THE LICKERISH QUARTET (ex Jellyfish) – Threesome Vol. 1 & 2 (2021)

When former JELLYFISH Tim Smith (bass), Roger Joseph Manning, Jr. (vocals, keyboards) and Eric Dover (guitar) – also members of Imperial Drag, Slash’s Snakepit, Alice Cooper in between – convened after a twenty-year period apart to knock around new tunes together, it led to the kind of musical partnership that’s been a godsend for fans of well-crafted melodic rock / art rock &pop.
Baptized THE LICKERISH QUARTET with the addition of drummer Jeremy Stacey, their “Threesome” Vol.1 & 2 is full of smarts, wit and arrangements that often reached toward heights rarely seen in rock since the days of Queen, ELO and Todd Rundgren. Or, for that matter, The Lickerish Quartet’s direct ancestor Jellyfish…