Dee Snider Band Members Form New Band; Premiere New Single, Video

Courtesy: Mindsnap Music/Von Artist/The Orchard/Sony Music

Independent rock band Bomber Alley premiered its debut single and video last month.

The band — Talon Blaque (vocals), Nick Petrino (guitar), Russel Pzutto (bass), and Nicky Bellmore (drums) — premiered its debut single, ‘We Get By‘ and its companion lyric video Aug. 21. The single released through Mindsnap Music (on behalf of Von Artists, LTD.).

The musical arrangement featured in in ‘We Get By’ is a pure, guitar-driven work that throws back to the sounds made so famous by the likes of Guns ‘N Roses, Motley Crue, and Dee Snider. The Snider comparison should come as no surprise since three members of Bomber Alley are themselves members of Dee Snider’s solo band.

The press release announcing the premiere of Bomber Alley’s new single and lyric video provided no information about the song’s lyrical theme. However the lyrics presented in the lyric video point toward a theme of determination and getting past the things that we use to hold ourselves back. That is just this critic’s own interpretation and should not be taken as the only interpretation.

Speaking of the song’s lyric video, the video features the song’s lyrics over a variety of images, such as a guitar, a skull with a bullet in its mouth (taking the phrase “bite the bullet” literally) and other imagery.

In other news, the noted press release announced Bomber Alley is planning the release of its debut EP in 2022 through Mindsnap Music via Von Artist/The Orchard/Sony.. Its track listing and exact release date are under consideration.

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Puya Returns With New Single, ‘Potencial,’ Companion Video; Announces Live Dates With Dead By Wednesday

Veteran rock band Puya is back in the news.

The band unveiled its latest single, ‘Potencial‘ Thursday along with its companion video. The song features the band’s entire original lineup along with percussionist Oscar Santiago (ex-Ill Nino).

The band’s familiar Afro-Latin-tinged sound is just as evident as ever here. It is accompanied by an interesting blend of thrash and guitar rock influence. No information was provided about the lyrical theme featured in the new song, though the song’s video might shed some hint at the song’s theme.

The song’s video features a young man dreaming of becoming a rock star. He is sitting in his room watching Puya on his TV while what are assumed to be his parents argue right outside his room on their home’s balcony. As they fight, the young man makes his way up a mountain to its top. He ends up “performing with” the band, when his parents see him on the same TV. Their differences are soon forgotten. This all hints at a message of working to achieve one’s own potential no matter what.

Courtesy: Mindsnap Music

In other news, Puya is scheduled to perform live with Dead By Wednesday on a trio of dates in June. Those dates are noted below.

Invading Florida June of 2021 for 3 select shows…
– Thurs. 6/24 – @Pipers Pub, Pompano Beach, FL.
– Fri. 6/25 – @Brass Mug, Tampa, FL.
– Sat. 6/26 – @Shovelhead, Longwood, FL. (Orlando)

Dead By Wednesday drummer drummer Christian F. Lawrence (a.k.a. Opus) spoke highly of Puya as he talked about the bands sharing the stage this summer.

“I grew up listening to these guys since they were on Atlantic Records and playing Ozzfest so not only is it an honor to be opening up for them on their debut return in the states with my band DBW, but I’m happy to also say that I’ll be working with them on many different levels as well in the future,” he said. “Great bunch of guys and a very talented band!!!!!!!! We will be working on taking over the world once again with their unique style & original sound!” adds Opus, DBW & ELLEFSON drummer.

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