LEE BOYS, one of America's finest "sacred steel" ensembles, will
release their third studio effort, Testify, on October 23, 2012, on the Evil Teen, a record label co-owned
by Warren Haynes (Gov't Mule, Allman Bros. Band).
This family group consists of three brothers, Alvin Lee (guitar), Derrick Lee and Keith Lee (vocals) along
with their three nephews, Roosevelt Collier (pedal steel guitar), Alvin Cordy Jr. (7-string bass) and Earl
Walker (drums). "Sacred steel" is a type of music rooted in Gospel, but infused with rhythm
and blues, jazz, rock, funk, hip-hop, country and African music driven by the pedal steel guitar. In the last
five years, Lee Boys has for more than 750,000 music fans at festivals throughout the United States,
Canada, Europe and Asia. Their unique sound has attracted musical artists such as Allman Bros. Band, B.B.
King, Buddy Guy, Robert Plant, Robert Randolph, Derek Trucks, Mavis Staples, Gov't Mule, Blind Boys of
Alabama, Black Crowes, John Legend and The Roots - all of whom have performed
with the Lee Boys and/or invited them to tour with them. Heralded pedal steel guitarist Roosevelt Collier is
often seen performing with multiple bands over the course of any given festival.