By Thomas S. Orwat, Jr.
Tokyo Motor Fist, super group consisting of some of the most talented musicians in rock music, is the brainchild of Paramus, New Jersey guitarist/songwriter Steve Brown. The soon-to-be 50 year-old Brown is best known as the founding member of the glam-metal band Trixter, who dominated the MTV playlists in 1990, and fill in guitarist for Def Leppard. Joining Brown in Tokyo Motor Fist are all-star musicians: Ted Poley (Danger Danger) – vocals, Greg Smith (Ted Nugent band) – bass and Chuck Bergi (Billy Joel band) – drums.
On Friday, July 10th Tokyo Motor Fist will be releasing, “Lions” their second album on Frontiers records. This eleven track album is truly an EPIC, melodic, hard rock masterpiece, and features some very catchy and innovative guitar work from Steve Brown. The first two singles from the record (shown further down on this page) have already been highly praised by rock fans and music critics alike.
What follows is an exclusive interview with Steve Brown. During this interview, Brown discusses the new Tokyo Motor Fist record, performing as a guitarist in Def Leppard, his time with Trixter and much more. Take a listen and please subscribe to our YouTube channel here.