Facebook R&B crooner Mario has been relatively quiet on the music front for…
- Posted on Jun 8th 2010 8:40AM by Chris Cottingham
Adams recently attended the funeral of the former Black Sabbath vocalist, who died from stomach cancer aged 67 last month. "Eleven new solo tunes came out of nowhere," Adams wrote on his Facebook page on Monday. "Day after Dio's funeral they just fell out. Soft mellow acoustic jams -- lots of New Orleans scenery and vibe from the trip."
The new material follows 'Orion', described by Adams as his "first fully-realised sci-fi metal concept album", released on his own PAX AM label in May.
It was his first new material since parting ways with his old band, the Cardinals, at beginning of 2009. Adams recorded 2005's critically acclaimed folk rock triptych 'Cold Rose,' 'Jackson City Nights' and '29' with the band.
The new metal direction might seem unlikely, but if Adams's enthusiasm is anything to go by, it's no passing fad. "I am official[ly] very excited again," he concluded on his post.