Video above just released is the true story of Lt.Billy Ryan and his wife Judy set in the 60’s. The song written & performed by Mystic Posse (Michael O’Brien- lead vocals Jackie O’Brien-vocals Aaron Bullock-guitar Jeffry Hemming-bass Michael Garcia-drums Paul Trudeau-keyboards)
MYSTIC POSSE is an eclectic rock fronted by the excellent voice and performances of Michael O’Brien, former Warner Brothers recording artist. He is the owner and creator of the legendary Toi on Sunset, late night Thai food rock cafe on the famous Sunset Boulevard which has been a mecca for rock stars and alternative rock for many decades. Jackie O’Brien writes and sings in French, as in the song One Track Mind, which she wrote with Michael O’Brien & Marcy Levy, who penned Lay Down Sally for Eric Clapton. She is also an actress who began her career in PRETTY WOMAN and has starred in numerous television shows and films since. Lead guitar is Aaron Bullock who has toured nationally, Jeffrey Hemming plays bass guitar and Michael Garcia is on drums. They just finished recording their new album WHERE OR WHEN to be released early in 2018.
Co-produced by Matt Pakucko (Rage against the Machine, Def Leppard) “Where or When” consists of 10 songs influenced by rock, metal and blues. The album was recorded in Los Angeles at Pakucko’s own Romper Room Studios. The studio atmosphere created a positive vibe for the 5-piece band whose members also include guitarist Aaron Bullock, bassist Jeff Hemming and drummer Mike Garcia. “Going into the studio is like entering another universe for me” explains vocalist Jackie O’Brien, “I love it. Everybody’s so focused. Matt Pakucko & Michael were amazing producers The songs evolved and we all surprised ourselves.”
The new album also features Paul Trudeau on Keyboards (Billy Idol). “Loved every minute, explains Michael O’Brien regarding Trudeau’s contribution. “It was like working with a Rock n Roll Beethoven.”
FORMER MEMBERS OF KILLER KANE AND JACKIE-O
TO RELEASE FOLLOW UP TO CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED DEBUT
HOLLYWOOD CA: “I wanted to record an album that would express my roots in rock, metal and punk.” explains front man Michael O’Brien about the overall outcome of their upcoming album release. “It exceeded my expectations; musically it was like busting out of jail!”
Michael O’Brien is known for being in the band Killer Kane with Blackie Lawless of WASP and Arthur Kane of The New York Dolls. He has also performed with John Entwistle of The Who and the alt rock band Nuclear Health. Michael, along with his wife, vocalist and actress Jackie O’Brien are the owners of the legendary Thai restaurant Toi on Sunset, where producer Quentin Tarantino wrote the screenplay for the movie “Pulp Fiction” and is also known for its late night hours and rock star atmosphere.
Jackie O’Brien, who was signed with WEA France, fronted the critically acclaimed rock band Jackie-O, and is also known as an actress who began her career in “Pretty Woman,” and “Anchorman, The Legend of Ron Burgundy” and is currently in the cast of “Grief” and upcoming feature “Rusty Tulloch”. They are the parents of interior designer and former actress Mariah O’Brien who is featured on the cover of Alice in Chains’ album “Dirt” and the Spinal Tap cover “Bitch School.”