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The Story

The bands manager, SANJI TANDAN, presented them to Legendary founder and president of Warner label SIRE, SEYMOUR STEIN, (who had signed Internationally acclaimed acts like the Ramones, Talking Heads, Pretenders and Madonna) and he offered them a for the time historical record deal that made Easy Action the first hard rock act from Sweden to join the roster of a major US label.

In 1984 the Swedish Television (which only hosted two channels at the time) made a one hour prime time special about the band titled HOT SUMMER NIGHT.

Later that year the band starred in the horror/splatter movie BLOOD TRACKS, later renamed SHOCKING HEAVY METAL.

EASY ACTION left a historical imprint in the Scandinavian rock scene and achieved worldwide cult status.

What happened after the split up of Easy Action?

KEE MARCELLO joined EUROPE and sold in excess of 10 million albums and toured the world several times.

In the early 90’s he recorded the SY KLOPPS album (with NEAL SCHON, ROSS VALORY and PRARIE PRINCE) and RED FUN with FREDDIE VON GERBER. He has released 2 solo albums and is presently working on a third. He has also been doing producing/songwriting for other performers: (PERCY SLEDGE, THE MOFFATS, ALANNAH MYLES, PANDORA) which collectively has sold several million units. He is running his own studio in Gothenburg, Sweden; GEM STUDIOS, and a publishing company; GEM PUBLISHING, together with acclaimed publishing A&R, ROGER ÖSTMAN. (for info about Kee, go to; www.myspace.com/keemarcello)

ALEX TYRONE (under his real name PEO THYREN) went on to form glampop combo SHA-BOOM who sold gold and platinum with two albums produced by SWEET guitar player, ANDY SCOTT. In 1989 he became a born again Christian and recorded 3 albums and has toured all over Europe with his current band BIG. (for info about Alex, go to; www.bigcom.se)

ZINNY ZAN moved to New York to pursue a music career with little luck. After coming back to Sweden he joined SHOTGUN MESSIAH and moved to Los Angeles. They got signed to RELATIVITY RECORDS and sold over 500.000 units in the US alone, where they made 2 successful tours with Zinny controlling the mike. (TIM TIM, the bands bass player, is presently in the lineup of  MARYLIN MANSON’S band.) Today Zinny is playing with his own band; ZAN CLAN, that has released one studio album and one live album and has been on tour with bands like WHITESNAKE and QUEENSRYCHE. (for info about Zinny, go to; www.myspace.com/zanclan)


FREDDIE VON GERBER went on to form BAM BAM BOYS with singer MATTI ALFONSETTI (later in JAGGED EDGE and SKINTRADE). Then RAT BAT BLUE (with CHRIS LYNN) and after EUROPE split up: RED FUN with KEE MARCELLO.
He is currently working on an album with his new project; SUNSET GRILL. (for info about Freddie, go to; www.sunsetgrill.nu)

CHRIS LYNN appeared in the early version of ELECTRIC BOYS and recorded an album with RAT BAT BLUE (with FREDDIE VON GERBER). He later left the music business and is today pursuing a career as a successful stock broker.

DANNY WILDE later joined ROAD RATS (with CONNY BLOM from the ELECTRIC BOYS) and PELLE ALMGREN & WOW, LIKSOM.

2006 RE-UNION LINEUP:

ZINNY ZAN – vocals
KEE MARCELLO – guitar
MICAEL GRIMM – bass
BJÖRN "GRIZZLY" HÖGLUND – drums
SIMON ROXX - guitar
 



 

Contact

A&R: Larsa Gustafsson, Deaf & Dumb Records
Booking: Edward Jansson, Live Nation
Web: Tomas Coox, Studio Joox

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Credits

Thanx to: Tomas Coox, Studio Joox, Johan Ödmann, Jonas Beijer, Helena Larsson, Lasse Ljungmark , Snowy Shaw, Jens Ganman, Larsa & Edward, bandmembers past and present. All the photographers.