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Nostalgic trips down memory lane (or organizing one’s old memorabilia) can turn out to be surprisingly fruitful sometimes. Especially if you’re a singer of a once successful ‘80s hard rock act, who happens to find a twenty-year-old reel of the band’s long-lost recordings in an old trunk. That’s what happened to Derek Davis, a frontman of newly reunited Babylon A.D. a while ago. It was decided the 1993 recordings – thought for many years to be lost – are worth sharing with the listeners. Hence you have an EP entitled Lost Sessions/Fresno, CA 93, now released digitally and on CD.

The material now released as Lost Sessions/Fresno, CA 93 was probably recorded right after the Nothing Sacred recording sessions, the fact which makes a real journey twenty years back out of the listening experience. It’s a freeze-frame shot of the late ‘80s/early ‘90s music era, a hard-edged piece of guitar rock which was “current” at the time and a throwback to the times when the sweetened glam or AOR tunes were replaced with more abrasive and sleazy music along with successes of bands such as Guns N’ Roses or Tesla…Read More

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