Singer THUNDHERSTRUCK, ex-lead guitarist of MEGADETH JEFF YOUNG Mash-up SADE and VAN HALEN


Former So Far, So Good … So What! Megadeth-era guitarist Jeff Young and his partner and singer, Dyna Shirasaki have just launched a brand new “duo project” and a YouTube channel called Tenifer Jinn there.

The first live video on their channel, a sexy mash-up of Sade’s “Paradise” featuring Edward Van Halen’s classic riff of “Mean Street” plus some steamy solos from Young on the final record, is already garnering a lot of attention. interest and positive feedback. The video was recorded when the couple performed on the Pacific Ocean at a private party in Malibu, Calif., On July 4. The duo’s original debut single, “Gypsy Soul,” is scheduled to air on their channel next week.

Hailing from Los Angeles, California, Tenifer Jinn arrives on the independent music scene with an impressive pedigree:.

Lead singer, Dyna Shirasaki leads the famous all-female AC / DC tribute group, ThundHerStruck – set to share the bill with Cheap Trick, Grand Funk Railroad and Don Henley at the Moondance Festival in July 2021. Dyna a performed with ThundHerStruck around the world, spreading the gospel of “Let There Be Rock” to audiences from Los Angeles to the deserts of Iraq. For over a decade, they have performed at various events including military tours, national and international festivals, fundraisers, trade shows, bike shows, corporate events, casinos, for n to name a few.

Their CD release, You’ve Been ThundHerStruck, was very well received.

Dyna’s heritage is a mixture of Japanese, Spanish and English. She has been studying martial arts for over 10 years and currently has a 1st degree black belt in the Tang Soo Do style. Dyna also holds a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Occidental College and a doctorate. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from UCLA.

Guitarist Jeff Young shredded it off the Billboard charts in the late ’80s, selling over a million albums with Grammy-winning band Megadeth. In 2000, he co-wrote and produced a global fusion album for Reader’s Poll magazine, number one in sales / JAZZIZ magazine titled Chameleon for Brazilian artist Badi Assad. Jeff also wrote the cult column ‘Fingerprints’ in Guitar for Practicing Musician magazine. He is a class of 1984, a graduate of the Guitar Institute of Technology / Musicians Institute and a former blues student legendary studio guitarist, Steve Hunter (Peter Gabriel, Alice Cooper, Jason Becker, David Lee Roth).

In 1998, Jeff became the very first guitarist to transition from metal to the world fusion genre – co-writing and producing the Brazilian phenomenon, Badi Assad’s number one selling Verve / PolyGram titled Chameleon. The album rose to number one in Europe, also surpassing the JAZZIZ magazine readership survey: “Best Brazilian Albums of the Year”. Some of Assad’s flagship performances include Lilith Fair and Farm Aid 2000.

In 2003, Chameleon’s track “Waves” featured prominently in Michael and Kirk Douglas’ film It Runs In The Family and on the film’s soundtrack. Jeff’s first solo solo in 2009, Eleven World Fusion Songs, Equilibrium is available on Artist’s Own, Hi-Tone Eleven Records through iTunes and all other premium outlets.

2020 has proven to be a prolific year, with the release of new instrumental singles, “Slow Burn” and “In the Flesh” at this location.




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