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Jack Starr Prodigious Guitarist with 'Burning Starr' Releasing 'Souls of the Innocent'

Jack Starr Remarkable Metal & Blues Guitarist Exclusive on Interviewing the Legends: Rock Stars & Celebs

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Hello once again everyone I’m your host Ray Shasho and welcome to another edition of Interviewing the Legends.

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After 40 years in the Heavy metal arena, legendary US heavy metal guitarist Jack Starr's stories are endless. Instrumental in the early 80's with the development of POWER METAL with his first band VIRGIN STEELE, to eventually going solo and fronting JACK STARR's BURNING STARR for the last 35 years. Jack Starr has a story to tell. During A 5-decade career, BURNING STARR released material spanning many genres. From classic rock and metal to blues and even some jazz.

 Jack was involved, from the start, in the success of the Florida 80's In The Park yearly festival in the 2010's. Jack reflects on sharing the stage with fellow 80s contemporary’s LITA FORD, QUIET RIOT, LA GUNS, WINGER, SLAUGHTER to name a few. BURNING STARRS involvement contributed to the success and helped the 80's Metal Revival of the 2010's happen.

2022 brings more to the story. Global Rock Records has announced the signing of legendary US heavy metal guitarist Jack Starr's band Burning Starr, for the band's new album, Souls Of The Innocent. Souls Of The Innocent continues Jack and the band's commitment to true US style power metal, new vocalist Alexx Panza also continues the bands legacy of discovering great vocal talent. The new album will be released first half of 2022 and will surely impress the guitarists faithful following worldwide.

Global Rock will also be issuing a 3-disc Burning Starr anthology, covering the bands entire career, and featuring some rare and never heard tracks.

Please welcome Guitarist, Songwriter & Record Producer JACK STARR to Interviewing the Legends …



‘Souls of the Innocent’

By Jack Starr’s Burning Starr

Worldwide release on Global Rock Records, on July 15.


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Solo albums

Out of the Darkness (1984)

A Minor Disturbance (1990)

A Major Disturbance (1990)

Soon Day Will Come (2000)

Before the Steele: Roots of a Metal Master (2001) (compilation)

Swimming in Dirty Water (2011)


With Virgin Steele

Demo (1982)

Virgin Steele (1982)

Guardians of the Flame (1983)

Wait for the Night EP (1983)


With Devil Childe

Devil Childe (1984)

Phantom Lord (1985)


With Burning Starr

Rock the American Way (1985)

No Turning Back (1986)

Blaze of Glory (1987)

Jack Starr's Burning Starr (1989)

Burning Starr (compilation) (1998)

Defiance (2009)

Land of the Dead (2011)

Stand Your Ground (2017)

Souls of the Innocent (2022)


With Phantom Lord

Phantom Lord (1985)

PHANTOM LORD -"Evil Never Sleeps "(1986)


With Thrasher

Burning at the Speed of Light (1985)


With Strider

Strider (1991)

With Guardians of the Flame

Under a Savage Sky (2003)


With Jack Starr Blues Band

Take It to the Bank (2008)



  • Jack Starr Interview
  • Jack Starrs Burning Starr
  • Souls of the Innocence
  • New Music
  • Heavy Meral
  • Progressive Metal
  • Hard Rock
  • Classic Rock
  • Ray Shasho
  • Interviewing the Legends
  • The Rock Star Chronicles
  • Virgin Steele
  • Burning Starr
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The Zoom interview can be seen at https://www.youtube.com/c/InterviewingtheLegends in its entirety.



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