Main Heavy Metal News On 22/04/2014

Mach22 Release Lyric Video for “One Trick Pony”

Philadelphia based rock Gods in the making Mach22 have released a lyric video for the track “One Trick Pony”. The song is off their forthcoming debut album, ‘Sweet Talk Intervention’, due for release on May 6th. 

Mach22’s rise is set to mach speed with no turning back. With killer riffs, bluesy rhythms, and soulful delivery, the band’s songs span the emotional spectrum, capturing that classic rock feel with a modern edge. It’s no wonder guitar icon Slash chose them as Grand Prize Winner in Guitar Center’s Onstage with Slash contest. 

‘Sweet Talk Intervention’ will be available for purchase through the band’s website — www.mach22music.com — iTunes, and damn near everywhere else. The album was produced by Cinderella guitarist Jeff Labar and engineered by Ronnie Honeycutt (Jackyl). Additional engineering and tracking was done at Tribe Sound Studios in West Chester, PA, by Brian Davis and mastered at Sterling Sound in NYC by UE Nastasi. 

Hardbone Complete Latest Studio Album

Hardbone are set to release their third studio album, entitled ‘Bone Hard’, on June 27th through Rude Records. 

The German rockers have posted three songs from the upcoming disc online — “One Last Shot”, “Sound Of The City” and “Fire”. The album follows 2010’s ‘Dirty ‘N’ Young’ and 2012’s ‘This Is Rock ‘N’ Roll’, both of which reached the Sleaze Roxx Top 10 of their respective years. 

 

‘Bone Hard’ track listing:
01. Take It Off
02. Bad Boy
03. Sound Of The City
04. Move On
05. One Last Shot
06. A Girl Like You
07. All Night Long
08. Taking You Down Tonight
09. Neckbreaker
10. Fire 

S.U.N. Supergroup Release ‘Nomad’ EP

Rock supergroup Something Unto Nothing (S.U.N.) — featuring multi-platinum Canadian vocalist and Juno Award winner Sass Jordan, guitarist Brian Tichy (Whitesnake, Billy Idol, Foreigner, Ozzy Osbourne), bassist Michael Devin (Whitesnake, Kenny Wayne Shepherd) and drummer Tommy Stewart (Godsmack, Lo Pro, Everclear, Fuel) — has released a follow-up single and video for “Nomad (Rock Radio Edit)” along with three new songs on Robo Records. 

The ‘Nomad EP’ features a new Rock Radio version of the single “Nomad”. The EP also features two stunning cover songs of core classic rock artists, the Neil Young classic “Hey Hey My My” and a live acoustic guitar version of Paul McCartney’s monster piano ballad “Maybe I’m Amazed” — “one of the best songs ever written” according to Tichy and Jordan. The other new song on the EP is the explosive “Going Going Gone”. Tichy describes it as “all melody and power chords. It’s old Journey meets Joe Walsh”, he also adds “and the snare drum sounds killer!” 

S.U.N. released their debut album ‘Something Unto Nothing’ to rave reviews in 2013. According to Sass Jordan, “S.U.N. is currently working on our sophomore release. We’ve already completed about 6 songs, but have decided to release this EP in the meantime, due to popular demand.” 

The band is grateful for all the support and positive feedback. “All of us in S.U.N. are psyched the album and new EP are both available in stores and that we have been getting great reviews from the media and fans alike,” says Tichy. “You would have thought we were paying people to write this stuff! I had to ask Sass if she was mailing out checks for all these great words of support and high accolades!” 

‘Nomad EP’ track listing:
1. Nomad (Rock Radio Edit)
2. Hey Hey My My (Into The Black)
3. Going Going Gone
4. Maybe I’m Amazed (Sass Jordan & Brian Tichy – Live Acoustic Stomp) 

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Melodic Rock Brief News on 04/03/2014

The Oddfathers video for Shake You Up is the first video from the new, Jack Douglas produced EP, Part Iyoutu.be/FVeImRykPCg.

Blood Of VanGogh is a new band from Ontario, Canada. The band consists of four veteran rockers that have been in bands such as Helix, Sass Jordan, Filthy Lying Bastards and Syre. Please click on the links to learn more of Blood Of VanGogh: youtu.be/Myh30fY0rHs /bloodofvangogh.com.

Another new radio show can be heard online – this time from Sweden, featuring the latest news from the world of melodic rock and metal. The host of Metal Journalen is Fredrik Frippe Persson and the first show will be aired on Tuesday March 11 at 21.00 in Sweden. Fredrik Frippe Persson will have interviews with Johnny Цhlin from Nation, Bjцrn Lodin from Baltimoore and Matti Alfonzetti from Skintrade in future shows. Listen on the web: www.radio943.se/radiospelare.php. Metal Journalen on Facebook:www.facebook.com/MetalJournalen.

A youtube link to the most current live performance of the “Tribute Mash” act Can’t Stop Rock – currently on tour in Germany: youtu.be/WORErbzNB1Q. Like on Facebook at: www.facebook.com/woos.rocknrollcircus.

This week on The Double Stop Podcast, Stuart Smith (Heaven & Earth) is interviewed. He discusses his own personal history and the formation of Heaven & Earth. He touches on Kelly Keeling’s struggles, the Richie Sambora situation in Bon Jovi, the state of the music business and the making of the new album Digwww.youtube.com/watch?v=j642OE7OLdg / thedoublestop.com/episode-5-stuart-smith-heaven-earth-sweet.