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Posted: Tue Nov 08, 2016 7:10 pm
I'm not sure if I did this correctly. I attached a picture I saw from a Ronny Cates Facebook post he shared of a Greg X. Volz Facebook post. Did that make sense? I'm tired and on cold medicine. Anyway, CPR? Ronny sharing a Greg post? Any ideas?
Posted: Wed Nov 09, 2016 8:35 am
John Lawry commented "No. This is not Classic Petra".
Posted: Wed Nov 09, 2016 9:15 am
He later commented
"I'm in the studio producing it. We just started a coupe if weeks ago. Expect a, release early part of next year."
"Bob is an amazing guitarist and talented and an integral member of Classic Petra. And Petra. A person I love and respect dearly. This is a new band."
Posted: Fri Nov 11, 2016 4:26 am
And now those comments aren't there anymore...
Posted: Fri Nov 11, 2016 8:16 am
I can still see them...?
Posted: Sat Nov 12, 2016 11:14 pm
- Greg X. Volz, Vocals
Kirk Henderson, Guitar
Ronnie Cates, Bass
John Lawry, Keyboards
Louie Weaver, Drums
Posted: Sun Nov 13, 2016 6:20 am
I didn't recognize who Kirk Henderson was but he has worked with Greg X Volz a lot and played on his solo albums. I'm not sure if he toured with Greg in the 80's but if he has then I've maybe heard him live even.
So, this is a kind of Petra, but without Bob Hartman. I would guess Greg, Ronny and John stands for the songwriting.
I think this is cool anyway and look forward to it. Funny with Greg and Ronny working together and wasn't even in Petra at the same time.
Posted: Sun Nov 13, 2016 6:46 am
Boray wrote:I can still see them...?
I might be looking at the wrong thread. Didn't see them on the original post on Volz' page, but it looks you were referring to comments to a share/repost of that original post.
Interesting to see Kirk Henderson on the list. The only without Petra credentials.
Posted: Sun Nov 13, 2016 6:56 am
Kirk Henderson is a buddy of mine. He's been covered extensively in The Petra Zone. To learn more about him and Greg's post-Petra solo band, do a "Search" for him and "Pieces of Eight" on here.
Posted: Sun Nov 13, 2016 2:18 pm
Kirk Henderson was also part of a band that would later become King's X with Ty Tabor, Doug Pinnick and Jerry Gaskill.
Posted: Mon Nov 14, 2016 12:38 am
What does CPR stand for? Sounds like they didn't want to do business with Bob...
Posted: Mon Nov 14, 2016 7:21 am
Here are my "guesses" for fun:
Classic Petra Resuscitation
Classic Petra Revised
Classic Petra Re-Bobbed
Posted: Mon Nov 14, 2016 7:23 am
Dan wrote: Sounds like they didn't want to do business with Bob...
Probably 'cause Bob likes to MAKE money and Classic Petra didn't really. Word is they were forced to keep going as long as they did to work off the TBN video shoot and media production debt.
Posted: Mon Nov 14, 2016 12:37 pm
From a facebook comment by Ronny Cates, this seems to be basically Back to the Rock part II. New recordings of old Petra songs. I was hoping for 100% new stuff, but well... wasn't this what was planned from the beginning and they had a contract for? That Back to the rock should be followed up by a "part 2"?
Posted: Mon Nov 14, 2016 1:25 pm
Where's Mark Kelly? ( I actually remember asking that same question in '88 when I picked up my brand new copy of "On Fire") I personally prefer Mark's bass style to Ronny's (just personal taste, no offense to Ronny)