Aug 092019
 

Building upon the success of his 2016 release “One Sided War”Stryper frontman Michael Sweet returns with his tenth solo LP, aptly titled “Ten”. The new album is scheduled for release on October 11 via Rat Pak Records in North America and Frontiers Music in Europe.

“Ten” features an all-star guest lineup that includes Jeff Loomis of Arch EnemyTodd La Torre of QueensrycheAndy JamesTracii Guns of L.A. GunsRich Ward of FozzyJoel Hoekstra of WhitesnakeGus G. of FirewindHowie SimonEthan BroshMarzi Montazeri of ExhorderWill Hunt of Evanescence , John O’BoyleMike Kerr and Ian Raposa of Firstbourne and more.

On the subject of guest musicians, Michael comments: “There is a different player appearing on every song. It started out where I was just going to have a couple of guest appearances on it, then I decided that it would be really interesting to bring in different players for every song. I started putting names out there and reaching out to people, and they started agreeing to do it. And then I had guys reaching out to me.” Continue reading »

Nov 212017
 

King’s X guitarist, Ty Tabor, will release his all new solo effort, “Alien Beans” on January 12th via Rat Pak Records. An EPK (Electronic Press Release) can be watched below.

“Alien Beans” is a double-disc album that features 10 all new studio tracks and a “best of” compilation disc. The “best of” disc is comprised of 11 remixed and remastered tracks personally selected by Tabor from his previous releases.

“I wanted to do a rock album and put some new, heavier stuff together. Along the way we also decided to remix some of the older stuff and make it a double album. Everything just fits together like it should,” explains Tabor. Continue reading »

Jun 012017
 

An EPK (Electronic Press Kit) for “Ignite My Insanity”, the sophomore album from Projected, the band featuring Sevendust members John Connolly (guitar) and Vince Hornsby (bass) alongside Alter Bridge/Creed drummer Scott Phillips and guitarist/vocalist Eric Friedman (a.k.a. E-Rock; Tremonti), can be seen below. The album will be released on July 21 via Rat Pak Records, the two-disc collection is currently available for pre-order in various configurations.

The follow-up to 2012’s “Human”, “Ignite My Insanity” features twenty-one all-new tracks from Projected and continues to build upon the sound the band established with its debut. It is an album designed to resonate with fans from the members’ original projects and guaranteed to garner new fans along the way. From the melodic piano interlude of the opener ‘Strike’ to the raucous ending of closer ‘Battlestations’, the new album takes the listener on a journey inside the minds of the band. Songs like ‘Six Feet Below’, ‘Gomorrah’, ‘Inhuman’ and ‘Upside Down’ are infectious rockers. The first single, ‘Reload’, is a frenetic composition that showcases the musicianship of these accomplished performers. Alter Bridge/Tremonti songwriter Mark Tremonti co-wrote ‘Rectify’ and ‘Call Me The Devil’ and Sevendust‘s Morgan Rose co-wrote ‘Concede’ with Projected. Continue reading »

May 262017
 

Projected, the project featuring Sevendust members John Connolly (guitar) and Vince Hornsby (bass) alongside Alter Bridge/Creed drummer Scott Phillips and guitarist/vocalist Eric Friedman (a.k.a. E-Rock; Tremonti), will release its sophomore album, “Ignite My Insanity”, on July 21 via Rat Pak Records. The two-disc collection is currently available for pre-order in various configurations.

The follow-up to 2012’s “Human”, “Ignite My Insanity” features twenty-one all-new tracks from Projected and continues to build upon the sound the band established with its debut. It is an album designed to resonate with fans from the members’ original projects and guaranteed to garner new fans along the way. From the melodic piano interlude of the opener ‘Strike’ to the raucous ending of closer ‘Battlestations’, the new album takes the listener on a journey inside the minds of the band. Songs like ‘Six Feet Below’, ‘Gomorrah’, ‘Inhuman’ and ‘Upside Down’ are infectious rockers. The first single, ‘Reload’, is a frenetic composition that showcases the musicianship of these accomplished performers. Alter Bridge/Tremonti songwriter Mark Tremonti co-wrote ‘Rectify’ and ‘Call Me The Devil’ and Sevendust‘s Morgan Rose co-wrote ‘Concede’ with Projected. Continue reading »

Apr 282017
 

Projected, the project featuring Sevendust members John Connolly (guitar) and Vince Hornsby (bass) alongside Alter Bridge/Creed drummer Scott Phillips and guitarist/vocalist Eric Friedman (a.k.a. Erock; Tremonti), will release its sophomore album very soon via Rat Pak Records.

A teaser video for the new disc is available below. Continue reading »