Dubbed "Basstory: An Intimate Evening of Riffs and Repartee with David Ellefson", the show combines solo bass performance with David's celebrated brand of storytelling, as he recounts intimate details of his struggles and triumphs in the name of Rock N' Roll.
4 new dates have been added with support from Combat Records artists Green Death, and Chicago classic Thrashers WRATH. BASSTORY will also include special VIP meet and greets, exclusive merchandise, and more. Read morehere.
Everlast's newest album, Whitey Ford's House of Pain, once again on his own indie Martyr-Inc label, is his seventh solo studio effort overall, and first since 2011's Songs of the Ungrateful Living (The Life Acoustic, re-recorded solo guitar versions of previously released songs, came out in 2013).
The 12-track release offers an eclectic stylistic sampling from throughout Everlast's nearly-three-decade-long journey. Guests include Slug and Aloe Blacc.here.
The tour kicks off on September 21 in Orlando and runs through November 3 in the band's NOLA hometown. Cane Hill will also appear at the Louder Than Life Festival in Louisville during this run.
"This is the first time we've gotten to tour on our own terms," said singer Elijah Witt. "We're excited to be in sweaty, as-intimate-as-can-be venues, playing songs from every release we have. It's going to be the most exciting string of shows we've ever had." Read morehere.
In the video, each of the three band members take a turn testing out a VR headset and exploring their own fantasies. The video takes a comedic turn when one of them gets thrown into a romantic night with an old woman.
Rockwell Sands had this to say about the band's unique blend of sounds, "We wondered what it would be like if we took all these different influences we loved-artists like Michael Jackson, the Eagles, Coldplay-and rolled them all into one band today." Watch the videohere.
Four semi-finalists will face off on the Golden Groove Stage at New Blues Festival V, Saturday, September 1. Two finalists will go head-to-head on the NBF Main Stage, Sunday, September 2.
6 String Showdown is a Summer-long series of regional blues guitar competitions to crown Southern California's best blues guitar player, the winner getting to perform on the Main Stage of this year’s New Blues Festival V. Each entrant gets personalized PR throughout the competition, including a web page on the 6 String Showdown website, publicity headshots by Rebecca Bogdanoff, and performance video for promotional use by MusicUCanSee.com. Finalists and Semi-Finalists will play before thousands and receive a Meet-And-Greet with bookers, club owners, A&R execs, record label owners and radio personalities. One winner receives over $5,000 in cash and prizes, including a guaranteed, Main Stage paid slot at the 2019 New Blues Festival. 6 String Showdown has partnered with Sweet Relief Musicians Cancer Fund and will donate a portion of the registration fees, making this truly an event by musicians for musicians. More infohere.
Undeniably the most definitive collection of the country star's material, this majestic 20-CD anthology delivers a complete assembling of Frizzell's recordings - including many tracks not on the prior Bear Family releases - that provide a fascinating, in-depth look at this legendary musician's work. No less an authority than the acclaimed author/producer Colin Escott has hailed this epic release as "the cornerstone of every country music collection."
An Article From Life's first nine CDs chronologically cover Frizzell's 25-year recording career. Disc One kicks off with the two songs on his 1950 breakout first single, "I Love You a Thousand Ways" and "If You've Got the Money, I've Got the Time," while Disc Nine ends with "Life's Like Poetry," a Merle Haggard tune from his last album, Classic Style, which released just months before Frizzell's tragic death in 1975, when he was just 47 years old. In between are 260-some tracks, all newly remastered, of all the songs Frizzell released on 45, 78 and LP, featuring such signature numbers as "Always Late (With Your Kisses)," "Look What Thoughts Will Do," "Forever (and Always)," "Long Black Veil," "She's Gone Gone Gone," and "Saginaw, Michigan." Read more
Phllps spoke to Impose about the track when they did an online premiere. He told them, "When you're at your lowest point in life, confused and down in a ditch, can you walk out of the fire? Can you find something worthwhile in the lows, and not just the highs? What are we really searching for besides just a memory?"
Growing up idolizing masters like Eric Clapton, Robert Cray, and Stevie Ray Vaughan, Phllps would go on to further his craft at SUNY Purchase before finding himself gigging in small clubs in NYC. A familiar tale, but the artist would soon take the leap, quitting his job at a restaurant in Brooklyn and dedicating all of his time to the new songs he was writing. Listen to the songhere.
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