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Sun
01
Dec

Introducing the Melodic Hard Rock of SHAD

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SHAD are:
Kevin Figueiredo - Drums
Ryan Bruder - Bass & Vocals
Saxon Kennedy - Guitar & Vocals
Matthew Shad - Lead Guitar & Vocals
 

Following the success of his last single, 'Keep Holding On', Matthew Shad has teamed up with Grammy Award winning Producer/Engineer Bob St. John.

Best known for his work with Extreme, Collective Soul & Duran Duran, St. John has also been behind the mixing console for Sir Elton John, Aerosmith's Steven Tyler and Journey's Steve Perry.

Shad & St. John hit the studio this past summer to begin recording songs for a new SHAD album featuring Extreme's Kevin Figueiredo on drums. Completing the quartet is bassist Ryan Bruder and guitarist Saxon Kennedy.

'Matthew is a brilliant artist and I am SO looking forward to working on this project with him and being a part of his lifelong dream. These are amazing melodic rock songs... timelless and unforgettable. Great things will be coming from us soon!' - Bob St. John


SHAD - Fool - 2019 Matthew Shad Released on: 2019-11-14

SHAD Belittle - 2019 Matthew Shad Released on: 2019-11-14


Two SHAD songs, 'Fool' and 'Belittle' are now complete and have been mastered by the amazing Ted Jensen at Sterling Sound in Nashville! Ted's incredible body of work includes "Hotel California" by The Eagles, "The Stranger by Billy Joel, "Some Girls" by the The Rolling Stones, "Ghost In The Machine" by The Police, "Madonna" by Madonna, "Back In The High Life" by Steve Winwood, "Far Beyond Driven" by Pantera, "Under The Table And Dreaming" by Dave Matthews Band, "Supernatural" by Carlos Santana, "Come Away With Me" by Norah Jones, "Black Gives Way To Blue" by Alice In Chains, "American Idiot" by Green Day, "California" by blink-182, "Walls" by Kings of Leon, "Crooked Teeth" by Papa Roach, "Outsider" by Three Days Grace, "When Legends Rise" by Godsmack, "Vicious" by Halestorm, "Victorious" by Skillet, "Living The Dream" by Slash & Myles Kennedy, "Evolution" by Disturbed, "Young & Dangerous" by The Struts, "Order In Decline" by Sum 41 and "Appetite For Destruction" by Guns N' Roses.

"Fool" & "Belittle" are now available to stream or download on all major platforms. A limited edition Vinyl 7" will be released this December.


iTunes: Fool - Single by Shad // Belittle - Single by Shad

Amazon: "Fool" // "Belittle"

Stay up to date on all things SHAD at the links below!

www.instagram.com/Shad.Band/
twitter.com/Shad_Band
www.facebook.com/ShadBandPage

 
Wed
27
Nov

HEAT 'II' Out February 21

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Friday, February 21, 2020
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NEW STUDIO ALBUM “H.E.A.T II”
RELEASED ON 21ST FEBRUARY 2020

PRE-ORDER FROM FRIDAY 29TH NOVEMBER
H.E.A.T II” is the first album by Swedish hard rock sensation H.E.A.T to be produced entirely by the band - with Jona Tee and Dave Dalone as producers. This album goes back to the band’s beginnings, redefining the raw H.E.A.T sound – a sound that oozes classic rock coolness paired with the snotty confidence of one of rock and roll’s most talented bands today. “This is what we would sound like if we made a debut album 2019, hence the title.” “H.E.A.T II” will be released on February 21, 2020 via earMUSIC.
“H.E.A.T II” will be available as CD DigipakVinyl and Digital on 21st February 2020 via earMUSIC. The album will be ready to pre-order from Friday 29th November 2019 HERE.

Photo Credit: © Steven Christie
The first single “One By One” (released September 27th) gave a first glance into what is to come for the new album and was followed by the second single “Rise”.
Earlier in 2019 the band recently released their live album “Live At Sweden Rock Festival”.  Their second ever live recording – and for the first time on video – includes all of the band’s remarkable hymns such as “Living On The Run”, “A Shot At Redemption” or “Bastard Of Society”. Every song from this setlist is as lively and intoxicating as the next, making this a memorable show that every rock music fan will enjoy.
In 2009, H.E.A.T had a huge hit in Scandinavia with the song “1000 Miles”. That same year the band’s second album “Freedom Rock” was nominated as one of the Top 50 albums in 2010 by Classic Rock magazine UK. Since then, they’ve toured all over the world, blowing audiences away with their outstanding live concerts.
In a time when artists like Foreigner, Journey and Whitesnake are enjoying a resurgence, teenagers are re-discovering the melodic approach to hard rock. The kids are suddenly wearing their classic rock band logos on t-shirts. H.E.A.T is the beacon of light that many say will carry this tradition into the future. They’re young, ambitious and full of energy and ideas.
H.E.A.T don’t hide their love for their classic rock heroes, but don’t try to copy it, either. They just do it and they want to be the best at it. And they are one of the best - drawing both young and old to their mesmerising, freshly sounding, energetic classic rock and bombastic melodies.
The band will play three exclusive shows in the UK in May 2020 with British rock band VEGA, award winning band Mason Hill and 4-piece Collateral. The four bands will play Wolverhampton KK’s Steel Mill (May 28), the London Garage (May 29) and Swansea Patti Pavilion (May 30). Tickets available via – www.planetrocktickets.co.uk & https://myticket.co.uk/artists/heat.
H.E.A.T is:
Erik Grönwall - Vocals
Dave Dalone - Guitar
Jimmy Jay - Bass
Jona Tee - Keyboards
Don Crash - Drums
MAY 2020 UK TOUR
PLUS GUESTS VEGA, MASON HILL & COLLATERAL
48-HOUR PLANET ROCK PRE-SALE FROM 9AM - WEDNESDAY 27TH NOVEMBER
VIA 
WWW.PLANETROCKTICKETS.CO.UK
TICKETS ON GENERAL SALE FROM 9AM - FRIDAY 29TH NOVEMBER
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Tue
26
Nov

PHANTOM ELITE Signs To Frontiers

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LABEL DEBUT DUE IN 2020
 
Frontiers Music srl is thrilled to announce the signing of metallers PHANTOM ELITE to a multi album deal! The band is fronted by singer Marina La Torraca (Exit Eden, Avantasia [live vocalist]) and features songwriting and production from former After Forever guitarist and producer Sander Gommans. Sonically, Phantom Elite is a perfect combination of symphonic, progressive, and heavy metal.
 
Originating six years ago, the seeds of Phantom Elite sprang from Sander Gomman's HDK project. While releasing the HDK album "Serenades of the Netherworld", Gommans brought together a group of young musicians with the intent of playing HDK's songs in a live setting. The natural chemistry among these passionate musicians wound up sparking a wealth of new and exciting musical ideas and Phantom Elite was born.
 
"With the backbone of a sure-fire label and its decades of history-making in the music business, we are proud to present the release of our next album in 2020,” says the band. "Impacting songs where modern meets symphonic and progressive, (very!) heavy riffs meet epic melodies, overloaded with a wide spectrum of emotions and love for music. For sure, a high note in our career!"
 
The debut album "Wasteland" (2018), and the accompanying well received tour of Europe, showed that Phantom Elite is ready to take flight.
 
The band's Frontiers debut, and second album overall, is anticipated to be released sometime in 2020. Marina, Sander, Max van Esch (guitars), and Joeri Warmerdam (drums) are currently working hard to finish work on the album, but their main goal is celebrating their shared love for music.
 
For those not familiar with the band, you can watch their video for 'Wasteland' here: https://youtu.be/OT1uKmcP7Ng
 
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Tue
26
Nov

DENNIS WARD Formally Departs PINK CREAM 69

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Update from DENNIS WARD:
Attention all Pink Cream 69 Fans!
It’s time that I make the official announcement of my departure from Pink Cream 69. I’ve had a wonderful time over the past 32 years meeting so many fans and making music with fantastic people. I want to thank all the guys, Alfred, Dave Uwe and Chris, for the years of fun and adventure. I hope that they continue to carry out the legacy of PC69 and I wish them many great concerts and musical experiences.
This departure is in no way a spontaneous decision. Many of you might have noticed that I have not performed with the band (other than a couple of shows) over the past few years. Fortunately Roman Beselt was able to step in for me often. I had been contemplating my departure for awhile now but have held on for no actual reason other than to not make any waves. My decision has nothing to do with my other activities; performing with Gus G, joining Magnum or my studio work as a producer/engineer. I have no hard feelings towards anyone in the band either, I just wasn’t enjoying the very few shows we’ve had the past few years and quite simply did not feel comfortable on stage anymore. I hope that will be reason enough for anyone curious.
So let’s all wish the guys a great future and please continue to support the band as much as possible! Take care 
Dennis
 
 
Tue
26
Nov

MRF5 USB Last Call SALE PRICE

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UPDATED PAYPAL LINK WITH CORRECT PRICE! JUST A FEW UNITS LEFT
 
MRF5 USB
Custom Wombat Design / 64G / $79 SALE / VERY LIMITED STOCK
 
 
 
 
MRF5 USB4 DIGITAL DOWNLOAD VERSION
64G OF FILES / $50 SALE / DOWNLOAD NOW
 
 

CONTENTS:
 
Acoustic Sets:
Jaded Past
The Radio Sun
Cassidy Paris
Boulevard
 
Friday:
Station
Jaded Past
Warp Drive
Fierce Heart
 
Saturday:
Gary Moon & Friends
Adriangale
Dave Friday Band
SJ Sindicate
Madman’s Lullaby
Far Cry
 
Sunday:
Boulevard
Shotgun Symphony
Maxx Explosion
Gary Brandon
Lynn Allen
 
 
Mon
25
Nov

HEARTS ON FIRE Ltd Longbox Edition SALE PRICE

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LONGBOX EDITION - VERY LIMITED STOCK - SALE PRICE - THIS WEEK ONLY WHILE STOCKS LAST
 
 
The preorder bonus material is of course no longer available, but there are a handful of longbox cases spare that I can offer first come first serve. The price will remain the same out of fairness to preorder customers and the high cost of the packaging and shipping. There is only a handful available, so order now. Regular edition available for shipping now - link below.
 
$22 (Incl Shipping)
 
 
 
HEARTS ON FIRE ARE:
Jean Funes - Lead and Rhythm Guitars, Acoustic Guitar (Sound Of Eternity)
Richard Andermyr - Vocals, Guitars (Rian)
Joel Mejia – Drums (Codigo Eterno)
Dennis Ward - Bass and Keyboards
 
 
Mon
25
Nov

TONY MITCHELL 'Beggars Gold' Special Edition SALE

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Friday, September 14, 2018
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7 UNITS ONLY AT THIS PRICE!
 
MelodicRock Records is very excited to announce the signing of TONY MITCHELL – the voice of British hard rock band Kiss Of The Gypsy.
 
‘Beggars Gold’ was be released via MRR in two formats - regular jewel case CD and a limited Special Edition.
 
TONY MITCHELL ‘Beggars Gold’ SPECIAL EDITION (2CD, Slipcase)(500 only) $20 (incl. shipping)
 
 
 
Mon
25
Nov

WICKED SMILE Announce Vocalist and Preview 'We Fall' Demo


Wicked Smile would like to announce Danny Cecati as the band's lead vocalist/front man. Formally of Pegazus and Eyefear fame, Danny is a charismatic & powerhouse singer and is the perfect choice for the band.
 
Wicked Smile also features guitarist Stevie Janevski (The Radio Sun, ex Black Majesty, Cyclone Tracy). *Spread the word and don't forget to Like or Follow the Wicked Smile Facebook, Instagram & YouTube pages.
Look out for the band's debut single 'We Fall' out early next year.
 
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