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EASY ACTION DROPS THE BOMB

This spring marks the 10:th anniversary of EASY ACTION’s comeback show at the Sweden Rock Festival in 2006. The Swedish glam pioneers ZINNY ZAN (Shotgun Messiah, Zan Clan) and KEE MARCELLO (Europe, K2) had not played together for over 20 years, and the show was meant to be a one time thing.

Zinny Zan; -”.. but with the new members SIMON ROXX (Ammotrack, Volume Unit), BJÖRN ”Grizzly” HÖGLUND (The Summit, Martina Edoff) and MICHAEL GRIMM (Supergroupies) we had so much fun, and sounded so good … that we decided to have a go at it.”

The following years the band played several club dates and festivals, and supported TWISTED SISTER for a handful of Scandinavian dates. In 2008 the band released a new version of ”We Go Rocking”, and the new song ”Jack’s Back”. In 2009 the band had written enough material for a new album, and the basic tracks were laid down in September 2009. In 2011 the new album entitled ”Looking Up Your Old Address” was still not finished.

Björn ”Grizzly” Höglund: -”That’s when we lost Michael due to complications with his diabetes, and... well that’s where we left it. The album is still on the shelves.”

In January of 2016 the band retrieved a hard drive consisting of multi angle pro shot video footage of the 2006 show at the Sweden Rock Festival.

Björn ”Grizzly” Höglund: -”I started going through the footage and the energy of that show just hit me! We had something special in that line-up. Seeing Michael on that stage playing with his childhood favorite band, and all the fun we had, was moving to say the least .. But there was almost no audio recorded at the Sweden Rock show, so we decided do go back to the album we never finished. The song ”Drop The Bomb” was close enough to completion so we decided to use that.”

Ironically that song was written back in 1984 and intended for Easy Action’s sophomore album.

Zinny Zan; -”We wanted to close the book by at least releasing something from the would be album. If not for all the people who asked about the band .. then for Michael. Though I am sure that many of the songs we wrote will surface some way or another pretty soon.

"Drop The Bomb" is out NOW!

YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PXgo05qh4TQ&feature=youtu.be

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/3qEI5aEky5mLLq8LqUwfIT

iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/se/album/drop-the-bomb-single/id1107401959

Also released today, for the first time on digital platforms, are the two songs we recorded with Chris Laney at Polar Studios in 2008. A re-recording of ”We Go Rocking” and the Zan/Marcello penned ”Jack’s Back”. How’s that for a Friday night huh..? Play it loud!

iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/se/album/we-go-rocking-single/id1107399675

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/7i9b7rvNs1jx3JowsJblom
"Blood Tracks" finally available on DVD

The special edition DVD-release of "Blood Tracks" is still available, and it is a real fiest for fans of Easy Action!

"Blood Tracks", directed by Swedish cult director Mats-Helge Olsson, has gained a big following since it´s release in 1983, and this is the first time that the film is available on DVD.

The DVD can be ordered here. European shipping available.

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What´s up?

THE GIST OF IT
We have received quite a few e-mails from you guys recently, asking about what´s going on with the band. So here it is:

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Micael and Grizzly´s tribute to Noice

What does EASY ACTION have in common with members of CRASHDIET, KING DIAMOND, HARDCORE SUPERSTAR, HAMMERFALL and teenage heartthrob JOHAN PALM? The answer is that they are all part of the tribute album to NOICE that Grizzly and Micael fished just days before Micael passed away in May 2011. 

Buy it here!

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Zinny re-mastered

The re-mastered version of Zinny´s debut soloalbum "City Boy Blues"is out on iTunes now! It is a fine collection of songs recorded soon after Zinny returned home to Sweden after his many years in the U.S. Among the guests featured on the album is Zinny´s fellow gunslinger from Easy Action; Kee Marcello. Check out a brand new interview with Zinny here!
Get the album on iTunes right HERE!
Check the YouTube promo HERE!

 
Remembering Michael

 A few words about Michael.

Our dear friend and bandmate Micael Grimm passed away in May of 2011. He struggeled with diabetes all of his grown life, and it was that decease that in the end took him from us. No words can express how anyone of us in the band feels about losing Micael. He was always one second away from laughter, in any given situation, good or bad, and he was pivotal to our decision to keep going after the supposed one off reunion show at Sweden Rock in 2006. He showed us the true meaning of a fighting spirit and he is greatly missed by us all.
We Salute You
. Rest in peace.

Zinny Zan, Kee Marcello, Björn "Grizzly" Höglund, Simon Roxx
 

Contact

A&R: Larsa Gustafsson, Deaf & Dumb Records
Booking: Edward Jansson, Live Nation
Web: Tomas Coox, Studio Joox

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Credits

Thanx to: Tomas Coox, Studio Joox, Johan Ödmann, Jonas Beijer, Helena Larsson, Lasse Ljungmark , Snowy Shaw, Jens Ganman, Larsa & Edward, bandmembers past and present. All the photographers.