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Updated: Dec 23, 2021

ThundHerStruck Singer, DYNA SHIRASAKI & ex-Megadeth Guitarist JEFF YOUNG Release New Song, Videos & Web Site

"The fiery front-woman of AC/DC tribute, ThundHerStruck teams up with Megadeth SFSGSW! era lead guitarist in super-up blues duo, TENIFER JINN!" - MusicMuseMag

Fans of gritty female vocals & top line, guitar-fueled songwriting will want to check out the new duo, TENIFER JINN & the suped-up, swampy blues of their first single, "Gypsy Soul" - arriving soon on their new official web site: Hailing from Los Angeles, California, TENIFER JINN arrives on the independent music scene with impressive pedigree:

Lead Vocalist, Dyna Shirasaki fronts the renowned, all-female AC/DC tribute band, ThundHerStruck - who recently stole the show opening for Cheap Trick, Grand Funk Railroad & Don Felder at Moondance Festival (July 2021).

Dyna has performed with ThundHerStruck worldwide, spreading the gospel of "Let There Be Rock" to audiences all the way from Los Angeles to the deserts of Iraq. For over a decade, they have performed at a variety of events, including military tours, national and international festivals, fundraisers, trade shows, bike shows, corporate events, casinos, just to name a few.​

Dyna's heritage is a mix of Japanese, Spanish and English. She has been studying martial arts for over 20 years, and currently possesses a 1st degree black belt in the style of Tang Soo Do. Dyna also has a B.A. degree in Chemistry from Occidental College and a Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from UCLA.​

Guitarist, Jeff Young shredded it up the Billboard charts in the late 80s, selling over a million albums with Grammy winning band, Megadeth. By 2000, he went on to co-write & produce a number one selling/JAZZIZ magazine Reader's Poll topping world-fusion album entitled, Chameleon for Brazilian artist, Badi Assad.

Jeff also wrote the cult-classic, 'Fingerprints' column in Guitar for the Practicing Musician magazine. He is a class of 1984, graduate of Guitar Institute of Technology/Musicians Institute & a one-time student of legendary blues & studio guitarist, Steve Hunter (Aerosmith, Alice Cooper, Jason Becker, David Lee Roth). ​

In 1998, Jeff crossed-over from metal to the world-fusion music genre, co-writing & producing Brazilian phenom, Badi Assad's number one selling Verve/PolyGram release entitled, Chameleon. The album climbed to #1 in Europe, also topping JAZZIZ magazine's Readers Poll: "Best Brazilian Albums of the Year."

Highlight performances with Assad included Lilith Fair and Farm Aid 2000. In 2003, the track 'Waves' from Chameleon was prominently featured in the Michael & Kirk Douglas film, It Runs In The Family and on the movie's soundtrack.

Jeff's 2009, eleven song world-fusion solo debut, Equilibrium is available on the artist's own, Hi-Tone Eleven Records via iTunes and all other choice outlets. 2020 turned out to be a prolific year, with the release of the new instrumental singles, "Slow Burn" & "In the Flesh" ON SALE NOW via​

“Jeff Young, voted 5th Most Underrated Metal Guitarist of the 80s" - Squidoo online magazine

"Jeff Young's improvised solo from 'In My Darkest Hour' voted among the Top Heavy Metal Solos of All Time” -

Joining Dyna & Jeff on their original outing, "Gypsy Soul" is renowned bassist, Ric Fierabracci & Shane Gaalaas Ric Fierabracci is an American bassist who has toured and/or recorded with such artists as Frank Gambale, Chick Corea, Sir Tom Jones, Dave Weckl, Billy Cobham, Bradley Joseph, Shakira, Nancy Sinatra, Planet X, The 5th Dimension, The Beach Boys, and Yanni. Shane Gaalaas is a Canadian-born drummer, multi-instrumentalist and songwriter best known for his long running affiliation with Japanese rock superstars B'z, whom he joined in 2002, and his extensive work with guitar virtuosos Michael Schenker, Yngwie Malmsteen, Uli Jon Roth, Vinnie Moore, and Jeff Kollman.

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