FASTER INFERNO (formerly RAIDERS OF ROCK N' ROLL), the British band featuring guitarist Tyson Schenker — the son of the legendary SCORPIONS and UFO guitarist Michael Schenker — has called it a day. The group's official statement on the matter reads as follows:
"Sadly, it reaches a point when everything comes to an end. Faster Inferno has reached this point. We have finished as a band, with every member deciding to take their seperate ways.
"We would like to thank everyone who has been involved with us for the past few years; we have enjoyed every second of it. Again, we would like to thank everyone who has supported us!"
Tyson Schenker is currently looking to join or form a new band.
FASTER INFERNO supported MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP on the U.K. leg of their "Tales of Rock 'n' Roll World Tour 2006". The Cambridgeshire blues-influenced hard rock act, which also included singer Matt Taylor, bassist Gianzo and drummer Phill France, released the 2004 EP "Strippers & Beards" under its previous moniker.
FASTER INFERNO performed at Germany's Wacken Open Air festival in early August. Check out video clips at YouTube.com:
"Hard Rockin' Lover" (video)
"Love Gun" (video)
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