Goo Goo Dolls Debut New Single, ‘Miracle Pill’

Courtesy: Warner Records

Goo Goo Dolls debuted its latest single this week.

The band debuted its new song ‘Miracle Pill’ Wednesday.  The song is streaming now through multiple outlets here.  The song is the title track to the band’s forthcoming new album, which is scheduled for release this fall.

Goo Goo Dolls front man Johnny Rzeznik explained the concept behind the song in a recent interview.

“‘Miracle Pill’ is a metaphor for the instant gratification and relief we seek from our own circumstances,” Rzeznik said.  “Are you sad? Take a pill. Are you lonely? Get popular on social media.  The fact of the matter is no one has 50 friends, much less 5,000.  I’m just trying to articulate my observations of the second decade of the 21st Century, with all its angst, avarice, confusion and insecurities.  We are inundated by bulls***, cheap, shiny objects and false solutions to every problem and desire we have.  I have no answers to these problems, but i don’t believe hero worship, life hacks, shortcuts and escapism are the answers.  I just want to make a real connection with real people in real time.”

Goo Goo Dolls is in the midst of a tour in support of its forthcoming album.  The tour is scheduled to run through Oct. 2 in Lima, Peru and features performances in cities, such as Clarkston, MI; Raleigh, NC and Tampa, FL.  The tour’s current schedule is noted below.

2019 Tour Dates
June 22nd – Maryland Heights, MO @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre*
June 23rd – Southaven, MS @ BankPlus Amphitheater at Snowden Grove*
June 25th – Council Bluffs, IA @ Harrah’s Council Bluffs – Stir Cove*
June 26th – Rogers, AR @ Walmart AMP*
June 28th – Woodlands, TX @ Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion*
June 29th – Dallas, TX @ Dos Equis Pavilion*
July 6th – West Palm Beach, FL @ Coral Sky Amphitheatre*
July 7th – Tampa, FL @ MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre*
July 9th – Jacksonville, FL @ Daily’s Place*
July 10th – Alpharetta, GA @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheater at Encore Park*
July 12th – Charlotte, NC @ PNC Music Pavilion*
July 13th – Raleigh, NC @ Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek Amphitheater*
July 14th – Virginia Beach, VA @ Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater at Virginia Beach*
July 16th – Nashville, TN @ Ascend Amphitheater*
July 18th – Walker, MN @ Moondance Jam*
July 20th – Tinley Park, IL @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheater*
July 21st – Noblesville, IN @ Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center*
July 23rd – Clarkston, MI @ DTE Energy Music Theatre*
July 24th – Cincinnati, OH @ Riverbend Music Center*
July 26th – Saratoga Springs, NY @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center*
July 27th – Bethel, NY @ Bethel Woods Center for the Arts*
July 28th – Gilford, NH @ Meadowbrook Music Pavilion*
July 30th – Bangor, ME @ Darling’s Waterfront Park Pavilion*
August 1st – Scranton, PA @ Pavilion at Montage Mountain*
August 2nd – Canandaigua, NY @ Constellation Brands Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center*
August 3rd – Wantagh, NY @ Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater*
August 5th – Lenox, MA @ Tanglewood Amphitheatre*
August 6th – Bethlehem, PA @ Musikfest*
August 7th – Burgettstown, PA @ KeyBank Pavilion*
August 9th – Columbia, MD @ Merriweather Post Pavilion*
August 10th – Camden, NJ @ BB&T Pavilion*
August 11th – Uncasville, CT @ Mohegan Sun Arena*
August 14th – Cuyahoga Falls, OH @ Blossom Music Center*
August 16th – Holmdel, NJ @ PNC Bank Arts Center*
August 17th – Mansfield, MA @ Xfinity Center*
September 22nd – Recife, Brazil @ Estádio do Arruda
September 25th – Sao Paulo, Brazil @ Allianz Parque
September 27th – Curitiba, Brazil @ Pedreira Paulo Leminski
September 29th – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil @ Rock in Rio 2019
October 2nd – Lima, Peru @ Estadio Monumental
*Co-headlining dates with Train

More information on Goo Goo Dolls’ new single, album, tour and more is available online now at:

 

Website: http://www.googoodolls.com

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/googoodolls

Twitter: http://twitter.com/googoodolls

 

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The Black Moods Announce New Live Dates

Courtesy: FM Music Management

The Black Moods has announced a new slate of live dates.

The rock band announced Wednesday, it will launch its new schedule July 14 in in Salt Lake City, UT.  The new live dates are part of the band’s ongoing tour, which will stop in Pinetop AZ Saturday and Madison, WI on June 30 also features performances in cities, such as Wilmington, NC; Denver, CO and Southbend, IN.  The tour’s current schedule is noted below.

The Black Moods Tour Dates:

6/22 Pinetop, AZ The Lions Den
6/30 Madison, WI WJJO Boob Toob
7/5 Monett, MO First On Front
7/12 Colorado Springs, CO The Black Sheep
7/14 Salt Lake City, UT Kilby Court w/ Them Evils
7/15 Denver, CO Steets w/ Them Evils
7/16 Sioux City, IA The Marquee w/ Them Evils
7/17 Des Moines, IA Leftys w/ Them Evils
7/18 Mankato, MN Whats Up Lounge w/ Them Evils
7/20 OshKosh, WI Rock USA
7/21 Racine, Wi Route 20 w/ Them Evils
7/23 Pekin, IL Twisted Spoke Saloon w/ Them Evils
7/25 Whitesburg, KY The Listening Room Whiteburg
7/26 Toledo, OH Frankies Inner City
7/28 Southbend, IN 103.9 Presents (The Big Growl)
7/30 Waterloo, IA Spicolis Reverb
7/31 Minneapolis, MN Varsity Theater w/ Gin Blossoms
8/1 Milwaukee, WI Turner Hall Ballroom w/ Gin Blossoms
8/2 Ft. Wayne, IN Sweetwater Pavillion w/ Gin Blossoms
8/6 Wilmington, NC Greenfield Lake Amphitheatre w/ Gin Blossoms
8/7 Chattanooga, TN The Signal w/ Gin Blossoms
8/9 Springfield, MO Mothers Brewing Company (KQRA WienerFest)
8/10 St. Louis, MO Hollywood Casino (KSHE Pig Roast)
8/13 Phoenix, AZ Comerica Theatre w/ Gin Blossoms & Collective Soul
8/14 San Diego, CA Voodoo Room @ HOB
8/15 Costa Mesa, CA Pacific Amphitheatre w/ Gin Blossoms & Collective Soul
8/16 Tucson, AZ The Rock

Courtesy: FM Management

The Black Moods debuted its most recent single ‘Bad News’ in March. via PureGrainAudio.com. The single’s video features live footage of the band set against the musical backdrop of the single.

Front man Josh Kennedy talked about the video in a recent interview.

“We put out the video for ‘Bad News’ with live footage from some of our past and current shows from our 2019 NYE show in Tempe, AZ,” Kennedy said.  “that being the band’s home town, we wanted to show not only how much fun we have, but just how great our fans are.  I think the energy from the night shows in it and that a good was had by all.”

The band’s debut of ‘Bad News’ comes almost a year after the band debuted its most recent single, ‘Bella Donna’ last June.  The band has released two albums to date, The Black Moods (2012) and Medicine (2016).

The Black Moods launched a tour in support of both albums and its new singles on March 4 in Ponte Verda, FL.  That tour ran through May 14 in Greesnburg, PA.

The Black Moods’ music can be found online at:

Spotify – https://open.spotify.com/track/3dMxvtFNu8IjZRhu4dAyg6
iTunes – https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/bad-news-radio-edit-single/1451621564
Apple Music – https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/bad-news-radio-edit/1451621564?i=1451621964

More information on The Black Moods’ tour, music and more is available online now at:

 

Websitehttp://www.TheBlackMoods.com

Facebookhttp://www.facebook.com/TheBlackMoods

Twitterhttp://twitter.com/theblackmoods

 

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Blacktop Mojo Announces New Album Release, Tour Dates; Premieres Album’s Lead Single, Video

Courtesy: TAG Publicity

Blacktop Mojo announced this week, the release date for its new album.

The band announced it will release Under The Sun, its third full-length studio recording, on Sept. 13.  Pre-orders for Under The Sun are open now.  The band debuted the music video for the album’s lead single ‘Can’t Sleep‘ on Wednesday.

The dark, breeding song presents a musical arrangement whose choruses lend themselves to comparisons to Nonpoint’s cover of Phil Collins’ ‘In The Air Tonight’ while the verses are more akin to so many songs from Breaking Benjamin.  The video is just as dark as the song’s arrangement, finding the band’s front man Matt James carrying a shovel through a forested backdrop at night.  The revelation as to why he is carrying the shovel is even darker.

 

Courtesy: TAG Publicity

Blacktop Mojo will tour in support of Under The Sun this summer.  The band’s tour is scheduled to launch July 12 in Dallas, TX and to run through Sept. 24 in Quapaw, OK.  The tour’s schedule is noted below.

Catch BLACKTOP MOJO Live on the 2019 CAN’T SLEEP TOUR w/Special Guests LULLWATER

07/12 @ The Blue Lights – Dallas, TX
07/13 @ Aftershock – Kansas City, MO
07/14 @ Apollo Theatre – Rockford, IL *
07/16 @ Spicolis – Waterloo, IA +
07/18 @ Durty Nellies – Palatine, IL
07/19 @ Rock USA – Oshkosh, WI
07/20 @ Kentucky Bike Rally – Sturgis, KY
07/21 @ Exit/In – Nashville, TN ^
07/23 @ Winchester Music Tavern – Cleveland, OH
07/25 @ Hard Times Cafe – Four Mile Fork @ Fredericksburg, VA
07/26 @ Muddy Creek Saloon – Heath, OH
07/27 @ Cotter Pin – La Crosse, WI
07/28 @ Q and Z – Ringle, Wi
07/31 @ Token Lounge – Detroit, MI
08/01 @ Manchester Music Hall – Lexington, KY
08/02 @ Madam Caroll Boat – Monticello, IN
08/03 @ Moefest – Monticello, IN
08/04 @ Madison Theater – Covington, KY +
08/06 @ Hard Rock Café – Pittsburgh, PA +
08/07 @ The Chance – Poughkeepsie, NY
08/08 @ Wally’s – Manchester, NH +
08/09 @ Alchemy – Providence, RI +
08/10 @ Spook Hill Bar & Grill – Adams Center, NY
08/11 @ Woodbury Brewing Company – Woodbury, CT
08/14 @ Eclectic Room – Angola, IN +
08/15 @ Illinois State Fair – Grand Central – Springfield, IL
08/16 @ Rose Music Hall – Columbia, MO
08/17 @ ABATE Summerfest 2019 – Bristol, IN
08/18 @ The Warehouse – Clarksville, TN
08/20 @ Sidetracks – Huntsville, AL +
08/21 @ 1884 Lounge – Memphis, TN +
08/22 @ Temple Live Commandry – Ft. Smith, AR
08/23 @ City Limits – Oklahoma City, OK
08/24 @ Downstream Casino – Quapaw, OK

+ w/ Lullwater
* Supporting Nonpoint
^ w/ The Georgia Thunderbolts

Tickets are available here while VIP packages are available here.

 

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Website: http://www.blacktopmojo.com

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/BlacktopMojo

Twitter: http://twitter.com/blacktopmojo

 

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King’s Classic Montreux Show Will Appeal To Her Most Devoted Fans

Courtesy: Eagle Rock Entertainment

Carole King has seemingly done it all over the course of her career.  She has released 17 studio albums, released countless hit songs, earned just as many awards and nominations for her music and even been honored with a Broadway music.  She will also serve as one of the featured performers for this year’s Independence Day celebration on PBS.  That’s a heck of a resume (of sorts), and is surely just the tip of the proverbial iceberg. Early this month, Eagle Rock Entertainment released a new archived performance from King from 1973.  The performance, recorded at the famed Montreux Jazz Festival, is a presentation that is sure to appeal to King’s most devoted fan base.  That is due in part to its set list, which will be discussed shortly.  King’s performance of said set list plays into that appeal, too.  It will be discussed a little later.  The recording’s liner notes put the final touch to its presentation and will also be discussed later.  Each item noted here is important in its own way to the whole of Carole King: Live at Montreux 1973.  All things considered, they make this recording a piece that King’s fans will agree shows why she is “King” in name, but royalty in the bigger picture of the music industry.

Eagle Rock Entertainment’s new Carole King live recording Live at Montreux 1973 is a presentation that will appeal easily to King’s most devoted fan base.  That is due in no small part to the recording’s set list.  The 15-song set focuses largely on King’s 1973 album Fantasy and her 1971 record TapestryWriter (1970) is represented here with a performance of ‘Up On The Roof,’ but otherwise, the set list is composed of songs from the noted albums.  Fantasy gets the bigger portion of the show, with 10 of the album’s 13 songs featured in the set in the near same sequence as they are presented in the album’s presentation.  The only songs featured in Fantasy that are not featured in this performance are ‘Directions,’ ‘Weekdays’ and ‘Welfare Symphony.’  Again, save for those songs, the rest of Fantasy is featured here in its exact order from the album.  In regards to Tapestry, that record gets seven nods.  The album features 12 songs, to put that previous number into perspective.  In other words, while it may not be featured in whole itself, it certainly receives a healthy representation, too.  The songs are not presented in the same sequence from the album, but King’s most devoted fans will obviously overlook that, considering again just how many of the album’s songs are here.  It is not known why King’s 1971 album Music and its 1972 follow-up Rhymes and Reasons are not featured as part of the set list, considering that the performance featured in this recording came only a month after the original release of Fantasy – this little factoid is one of the interesting notes featured in veteran journalist Jim Farber’s liner notes, and will be discussed later – but that aside, the set list that is presented is such that it will still appeal to audiences even without those albums’ representation.  Keeping all of this in mind, the set list at the center of Live at Montreux 1973 forms a strong foundation for the recording.  That foundation is strengthened even more by King’s performance and that of her band mates who eventually join her on stage.

King’s performance of the show’s set list (and that of her band mates (al clad in St. Louis Blues hockey jerseys – that should add even more appeal to a certain cross section of King’s fan base, considering history was made by the Blues this year) strengthens the recording’s foundation even more because of the group’s ability to pull audiences into the experience.  It is difficult to fully put into words just what it is about the group’s performance, but audiences are pulled into the show through the group’s performance.  Maybe it is the subtlety in King’s own performance.  Maybe it is the subtlety of her band mates’ performances, which build on her own work, or maybe it is all of the above.  Even in the concert’s more energetic numbers, there is a certain control among King and company that creates its own power, and in turn pulls audiences in that much more.  It’s like watching a good movie or reading a really good book.  The collective performances present such expert talent that audiences will have no problem escaping into the performance.  Audiences will know, obviously, they are not there as they watch, but at the same time, the performances make it so easy to get wrapped up in the performance.  That is a tribute to the work of all involved.  When this is considered along with the concert’s set list in general, the two elements together make Live at Montreux 1973 that much more appealing for King’s most devoted fan base.  They are not the only elements of this recording that the noted audiences will appreciate.  The recording’s bonus liner notes put the finishing touch to this recording’s presentation.

The inclusion of bonus liner notes is nothing new for Eagle Rock Entertainment’s live recordings.  The liner notes always add so much to the recordings’ presentations, too.  This recording is no exception to that rule.  As previously noted, veteran journalist Jim Farber – who has worked for outlets, such as Time magazine, The New York Times and Mojo magazine – crafted the liner notes for this recording.  Farber offers plenty of information to add to the experience through his liner notes.  He reveals in his notes that the performance featured here was recorded only one month after King released Fantasy, adding prior to the performance here, the songs featured on that record had not been tested in a live setting.  That is important to note because considering this would have been the first official live outing for Fantasy, it received quite the positive reaction from audiences at the time.  To that end, it makes the recording a certain historical documentation of sorts.  He further states the performance here was a stark contrast to the 10,000 people before whom King had performed only six weeks prior in New York.  Additionally, he notes that the performance featured here marked king’s first-ever international outing.  King jokes nervously with her audience late in the show how little French she knows (for those who might not know, Montreux’s location makes French one of four prominent languages spoken in that region of Sweden.  The other prominent languages spoken in Montreux are German, Italian and Romansh.), leading to some playful laughs from the audience along with King. King even makes light of that herself in the hour-long performance.  As if everything noted here is not enough for audience, Farber also makes note of King’s role in the advent of the Smooth Jazz movement through certain songs that are featured here.  Audiences can read about those songs for themselves.  Between the revelations discussed here and plenty of others that Farber makes in his liner notes, the notes in whole join with the performance to strengthen the presentation of Live at Montreux 1973 even more.  It gives King’s most devoted fan base that much more reason still to add this recording to their own music libraries.  All things considered, the recording in whole leaves audiences agreeing that King is royalty not just in name, but in the bigger picture of the music industry.

Eagle Rock Entertainment’s recently released Carole King live recording Live at Montreux 1973 is a presentation that King’s most devoted fan base will find appealing with each watch.  That is due, as discussed here, in part to the shows’ set list, which presents King at an early stage of her career; not its infancy, but still very early on.  The performance of King and her fellow musicians will certainly pull audiences into the concert, adding to the experience for the noted audiences even more.  The recording’s bonus liner notes, crafted by veteran journalist Jim Farber puts the finishing touch to the recording’s whole.  Each item noted here is important in its own way to the whole of Live at Montreux 1973.  All things considered, they  make Live at Montruex 1973 a virtual time capsule of Carole King’s career that her most devoted fans will assuredly appreciate.  It is available now.  More information on Live at Montreux 1973 is available online now along with all of Carole King’s latest news and more at:

 

 

 

Website: http://www.caroleking.com

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/CaroleKing

Twitter: http://twitter.com/carole_king

 

 

 

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Website: http://www.eagle-rock.com

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/EagleRockEnt

Twitter: http://twitter.com/EagleRockNews

 

 

 

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Amon Amarth Completes ‘Berserker’ Video Trilogy; Continues Tour Schedule

Courtesy: Metal Blade Records

Amon Amarth finished off the video trilogy from its latest album last week.

The band debuted the video for its single ‘Mjolner, Hammer of Thor‘ on May 31.  The song is the latest to come from the band’s new album Berserker, which was released May 3 through Metal Blade Records.

The video completes the trilogy that was started March 20 with the video for ‘Raven’s Flight‘ and continued with the video for the album’s second single, ‘Crack The Sky‘ on April 17.  The trilogy’s finale finds Amon Amarth leaving the club where it had performed and where an epic battle took place between the Berserker and a demonic female figure.  Before the Berserker can return to his realm, there is still one last battle between him and that evil demonic female.

Amon Amarth is touring in support of Berserker.  The band is scheduled to perform June 8 in Germany as part of the European leg of its tour.  That tour is scheduled to run through July 4.

Once the European leg of the tour wraps, the band will take the rest of the summer off before returning to North America for more live dates starting Sept. 26 in Seattle, WA.  That leg of the band’s worldwide tour is scheduled to run through Oct. 26 in Los Angeles, CA.  The tours’ schedules are noted below.

Summer European Festival Tour
June 6 – Sweden Rock – Solvesborg, Sweden
June 8 – Rock Im Park – Nuremberg, Germany
June 9 – Rock Am Ring – Nürburgring, Germany
June 11 – Incheba Expo – Bratislava, Slovakia
June 12 – Barba Negra Track – Budapest, Hungary
June 13 – Nova Rock – Nickelsdorf, Austria
June 14 – Greenfield – Interlaken, Switzerland
June 16 – Download UK – Donington, England
June 17 – King John’s Castle – Limerick, Ireland
June 20 – Knotfest at Hellfest – Clisson, France
June 21 – Graspop – Dessel, Belgium
June 22 – Copenhell – Copenhagen, Denmark
June 25 – Mystic Fest Poland – Krakow, Poland
June 27 – Sonic Park – Bologna, Italy
June 29 – Download Madrid – Madrid, Spain
July 1 – Le Bikini – Toulouse, France
July 2 – La Belle Electrique – Grenoble, France
July 4 – Rock Harz Festival – Ballenstedt, Germany

Berserker World Tour – Raid Of North America tour dates
w/ Amon Amarth, Arch Enemy, At The Gates, Grand Magus 

September 26 – Seattle, WA – Showbox SODO
September 27 – Portland, OR – Roseland Theater
September 28 – Vancouver, BC – PNE Forum
September 30 – Edmonton, AB – Edmonton Convention Centre
October 1 – Calgary, AB – Grey Eagle
October 3 – Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex
October 4 – Denver, CO – Fillmore Auditorium
October 6 – Minneapolis, MN – Skyway Theater
October 7 – Chicago, IL – The Riviera Theater
October 9 – Toronto, ON – Rebel
October 10 – Montreal, QC – M Telus
October 11 – Montreal, QC – M Telus
October 12 – New York, NY – Hammerstein Ballroom
October 13 – Silver Spring, MD – The Fillmore
October 15 – Charlotte, NC – The Fillmore
October 16 – Atlanta, GA – Tabernacle
October 18 – New Orleans, LA – The Fillmore
October 19 – Houston, TX – House Of Blues
October 20 – San Antonio, TX – The Aztec Theatre
October 22 – Phoenix, AZ – The Van Buren
October 23 – Las Vegas, NV – House Of Blues
October 25 – San Francisco, CA – The Warfield
October 26 – Los Angeles, CA – The Palladium

More information on Amon Amarth’s tour schedule, videos, album and more is available online now at:

 

Website: http://www.amonamarth.com

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/AmonAmarth

Twitter: http://twitter.com/amonamarthband

 

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Bravo Delta Debuts ‘Fire’ Video

Courtesy: Bravo Delta Music/O’Donnell Music Group

Bravo Delta recently debuted the video for its latest single.

The band debuted the video for its single ‘Fire‘ on May 31.  The video presents the band performing its new single in an auditorium setting as people hold signs with empowering messages that coincide with the song’s lyrical theme.

Bravo Delta front man Brandon Davis talked about that theme in a recent interview.

“In writing the song ‘Fire,’ I was inspired by many women I’ve had in my life that have had a passion, drive or desire to overcome something,” Davis said.  “Whether it’s been abuse, sickness, chasing a dream or whatever…these women had a “fire”…and weren’t going to let anyone or anything deter them from overcoming.  I think all of us can relate at some point.”

In addition to discussing the song’s lyrical theme, Davis also shared his thoughts on the song’s video.

“The concept and treatment for the video took a while for me to come up with, but I’m incredibly happy with what we produced,” he said.  “We wanted it to be an AA or NA meeting style setup, with women sharing their personal stories of positivity and overcoming.  Knowing that could be a very vulnerable kind of thing, we were fortunate enough to find some amazing ladies that wanted to share.  All shot on an iPhoneX at a Las Vegas location, the overall vibe, feeling and emotion of the video translates so well…we couldn’t be happier with how it turned out.”

The debut of the ‘Fire’ video comes more than four months after the band debuted the video for the lead single/title song from its new album Unbreakable.

Bravo Delta is in the midst of a tour now in support of its new album Unbreakable.  The tour launched Friday in Ogden, UT and is scheduled to run through Aug. 8 in Chesterfield, MI.  The band’s current schedule is noted below.

Upcoming Bravo Delta Appearances/Shows:

June 7, 2019 Kamikaze’s | Ogden, UT

June 8, 2019 Herman’s Hideaway | Denver, CO

June 11, 2019 Gabes | Iowa City, IA

June 12, 2019 Rochaus | West Dundee, IL

June 15, 2019 The Vanguard | Tulsa, OK

June 16, 2019 Prophet Bar | Dallas, TX

June 18, 2019 Rockin’ Cigar Bar | El Paso, TX

July 10, 2019 Saint Rocke | Hermosa Beach, CA

July 12, 2019 Encore | Tucson, AZ

August 6, 2019 Riot Room | Kansas City, MO

August 8, 2019 Diesel Concert Lounge | Chesterfield, MI

More information on Bravo Delta’s new video, upcoming live dates and more is available online now at:

 

Website: http://www.bravodeltamusic.com

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/BravoDeltaMusic

Twitter: http://twitter.com/bravodeltamusic

 

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John 5, The Aristocrats Announce Co-Headlining Performance

Courtesy: Adrenaline PR

John 5 will release his new album next month, and in celebration, has announced a special new live performance.

The famed guitarist — and his backing band The Creatures — will co-headline a special performance with The Aristocrats — Guthrie Govan (guitar), Bryan Beller (bass) and Marco Minnemann (drums) — on Sept. 1 at 1720 in Los Angeles, CA.  The performance will be the first for John 5 and The Creatures following the release of the group’s new album Invasion on July 31.

John 5 (a.k.a. John William Lowery) and The Creatures debuted the video for Invasion‘s lead single ‘Zoinks!‘ in January. He talked about his anticipation for the upcoming performance in a recent interview.

“John 5 and The Aristocrats — It doesn’t get much better than that,” Lowery said.  “It’s one show only and you’re not going to want to miss it.  It’s going to be a very exciting night, and definitely one to remember.”

The Aristocrats shared Lowery’s thoughts in a separate statement.

“We always say that anything can happen onstage at an Aristocrats show — and that goes double for a John 5/Aristocrats double bill!,” the band said.  “We’re psyched because the Aristocrats and John 5 are obviously coming at the instrumental rock thing from just completely different angles, and neither one of us is playing it straight down the middle.  Should be a fun night for anyone in L.A. who likes their music loud and bent.”

Tickets for the concert are available here.  VIP packages are available here.

The Travis Larson Band will serve as the opening act for the concert.

More information on the upcoming concert is available online now along with all of John 5 and The Creatures’ latest news at:

 

Website: http://www.john-5.com

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/John5official

Twitter: http://twitter.com/john5guitarist

 

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