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The Treatment talk connection with Iron Maiden, supporting Steel Panther, their influences and more (video)

by on Apr.03, 2012, under CD/DVD RELEASES, INTERVIEWS, ROCK NEWS, VIDEO

UK rockers The Treatment, who will soon be blowing up in the USA as the openers on the KISS/Motley Crue North American Tour, sat down with Barbara Caserta of Italian web radio Linearock.it when they supported Steel Panther on March 22nd at Alcatraz in Milan, Italy. Check out the conversation below. The guys talk about how they got the gig with Steel Panther and their thoughts on the band, their influences, their connection with Iron Maiden, their current album and an upcoming E.P., their main goal as a band right now, upcoming gigs and more. All the guys in the band are around 18 years old, and although they made be young, they play and sound like bands that have been doing it for years.

The Treatment will support Thin Lizzy for a few shows during May in the UK, and play the Download Festival in Donnington on June 9th. the band grabbed the coveted support slot on the upcoming KISS and Motley Crue North American co-headlining tour, simply dubbed ‘The Tour.’ That huge tour kicks off on July 20th in Bristow, Virginia and run through September 23rd in Hartford, Connecticut. Nikki Sixx played their song ‘The Doctor’ on his Sixx Sense radio show, liked it, and it all came together from there. Good luck mates!

The Treatment are:
Matt Jones-Vocals
Ben Brookland-Guitar
Tag Grey-Guitar
Dhani Mansworth-Drums
Swoggle-Bass

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The Treatment was recently in the studio laying down tracks for a brand new 70′s covers EP; and as with the band’s debut album, “This Might Hurt”, released by Spinefarm Records last year, production has been overseen by Laurie Mansworth at Iron Maiden bassist Steve Harris’ Barnyard Studios, with Tony Newton mixing.

The track listing for the EP:

1. Run Run Run (Jo Jo Gunne)
2. Take Me Bake ‘Ome (Slade)
3. Evil Woman (Electric Light Orchestra)
4. Motorbikin’ (Chris Spedding)
5. Let’s Work Together (Canned Heat)

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