Out January 24, 2019: Screamin’ Rebel Angels: Heel Grinder LP
A Post-Punk, Rockabilly Masterpiece For the New Year
Screamin’ Rebel Angels are proud to release their sophomore LP Heel Grinder on Hey-Lo Records out January 24th, 2019: thirteen lucky tracks of raging, stomping, rock ‘n roll, post-punk to ring in the new year. The band will be throwing their NYC record release show at the Mercury Lounge on January 25th, kicking off a string of dates on the East Coast, with West Coast, Canadian and European dates to follow.
The music video for Ooh! My Soul, the first single from Heel Grinder has already racked up +38k Facebook views and counting, and can be seen here: https://youtu.be/ADIX7xvKAgM
Laura Palmer’s Screamin’ Rebel Angels are relentless, as in they DO NOT RELENT. Neither in their rock and roll, nor in the industrious pursuit of their craft and business. As a songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, illustrator and designer, Laura drives the music, business, and visual language of Screamin' Rebel Angels; a joyride into the universe of ferocious feminine power, primal rock 'n roll and a compelling creative spirit.
She also manages the band, its publishing company and its newly launched record label Hey-Lo Records. The band is truly a woman-owned small-business and takes its DIY credo to heart because they have to… it is either that or relent.
Screamin’ Rebel Angels’ sound is built upon a foundation of rockabilly but like The Clash and The Cramps before them, they take the style and run with it, making it into something timeless, exciting, and all their own. Screamin’ Rebel Angels are rockabilly the way Neko Case is country - they are, but that is really just the beginning of the story.
Live the band is incendiary. Palmer’s voice is a big as they come, and she is backed by purely top-shelf players. They burn up a room, and remind us why live music is a truly vital and necessary art form. In the studio they’ve managed to capture this lightning-in-a-bottle.
Production of Heel Grinder was handled by Tony Maimone (Pere Ubu, Bob Mould, Frank Black) and the album leaps out of your speakers. This album is the antidote to a world full of down-tempo EDM, chill-out mixes, and music to make us point-and-click. Screamin’ Rebel Angels strive make you sweat, dance, shout, and jump, and they WON’T relent.
Swiss hard rock band KING ZEBRA - featuring Eric St. Michaels (ex-CHINA) on vocals - have released a new digital single and music video for the song 'Like A Hurricane', taken from their forthcoming EP. The video can be viewed here: https://youtu.be/HnoRhbq7bRo
The track was recorded & mixed by V.O. Pulver (Gurd, Poltergeist) at Little Creek Studio and mastered by Dan Suter (Krokus, Shakra, Eluveitie) at Echochamber.
1. Like A Hurricane
KING ZEBRA is:
Eric St. Michaels - Lead Vocals (ex-China)
Roman Lauer - Lead Guitars, Vocals
Jerry Napitupulu - Rhythm Guitars, Vocals
Michael Mutter - Bass, Vocals
Benjamin Grimm - Drums
It was 2012 that four longhaired lads from Zürich started a band that completely dedicated itself to the sound of 80’s Rock. More than 80 shows later they are more determined than ever to reach out to both old and new fans with their original high-powered Music.
They recorded their first album in 2013 at the famous Tonmanufaktur Studios in Zürich. They were bold enough to call it “Greatest Hits”.
Two years later with the help of V.O. Pulver (Gurd, Poltergeist, Pulver and Panzer) at Little Creek Studio they produced and eventually released the album Wild! Wild! Wild!.
Then after some internal changes in 2016 including the addition of a second guitarist, King Zebra had to say goodbye to it’s singer Tom Hoochy Coo. One year later, Eric St. Michaels joined. With Eric’s longtime career as front man and shouter for the rock band China, this native-born American from New Jersey brought a distinctive voice and has contributed significantly to the newly defined sound of King Zebra. The first release with the new lead singer was called "Bad Idea".
In 2018 will find Eric St. Michaels, Lauer, Jerry, Ben and Michael on stage together and ready for action. Ladies and gentlemen, we loud & proudly present: King Zebra!
Today's guest post is from Chris Klondike Masuak Canadian-born Australian rock musician, guitarist, songwriter and record producer.
I pick Pony Boy up from the bus stop after school most days.
If it’s sunny I wait sitting on a brick wall swinging my legs and looking out over a 12th-century convent to the low green coastal mountains, disappearing into soft haze.
The bus swings round the corner pretty much right on the button and Pony Boy bursts out, talking a mile a minute about how he didn’t do anything at school.
We’ll stop at a bar on the way home. Spanish bars aren’t the frosted glassed sleazy dives we used to stand in fear and wonder outside of as kids in northern Canada. He’ll continue his monologue over hot chocolate and churros, stopping occasionally to talk to one of the patrons in whatever language suits them, which in this joint usually means “Deep Galego”.
Most of the old folks in town know Pony Boy. On those sunny days they’ll all be out sitting along the walkway beside the bay in the precious sunshine. He’ll stop and say hello to them, making sure that the ones who don’t see so well know it’s him. He shakes their hands or gives high fives. They’ll talk for a while about this and that while I stand back and watch.
If we don’t notice them when we walk past, they’ll wave and yell “Hola!”. He waves back and yells, telling them where we’re going.
We seem to have become a fixture. If I’m out on the street by myself, people I don’t even know will ask “You’re by yourself today? Where’s your boy?”
As we walk along he keeps up a running monologue, mostly about the various ways you can defeat zombies or the mechanical attributes of the robots he likes to build.
We’ll usually end up walking along beside the water to the music school and we’ll stand outside for a while, playing by the antique cannons and listening to the students clamouring away.
Violin concertos, bagpipes, rock bands...it’s the luck of the draw on any given day.
Some days we’ll walk further along the waterfront to the sports centre.
In July you can forget about swimming for a few weeks. Viveiro is home to Resurrection Fest, one of Europe’s biggest metal/thrash festivals. When that’s on, it’s impossible to get to the pool. It’s annoying.
A couple of years ago Motorhead did their final concert there. Last year Iron Maiden played. This year it was KISS and Scorpion.
We can hear it all from my place at the far end of the bay..
During the festival our medieval fishing village is choked with people. At first the locals were worried about all those strange kids with tattoos, piercings, dressed in black.
These days, they don’t even bother calling in any extra police. The 60,000 concert goers cause less trouble and are infinitely more polite than any couple of drunken Brits!
In August there’s a giant festival stage set up in the town plaza. Every night music drifts out across the water and echoes against the hills.
The bars are overflowing and while you listen to the concerts you can fill up on the free tapas!
The other night I was making my way back home after playing a Rock 4 West Papua benefit. It was 4 AM and the streets were still buzzing with activity. Some kids recognised me and yelled “Hey, Masuak!”
Take A Ride This Christmas With Rock/Soul Legend MITCH RYDER On His First-Ever Holiday Album!
Of the many gifts given to the world by the Detroit music scene, from the 4th time Hall of Fame nominees The MC5, The Stooges, The Rockets is the one "gift" who started THEM ALL the unforgettable voice of MITCH RYDER.
Whether performing with or without the amazing Detroit Wheels, Mitch has been one of the most dominant figures in the Motor City’s soulful/rock music scene for the last 5 decades, stuffing the world’s musical stockings with such sweet hits as “Devil With A Blue Dress On,” “Jenny (Take A Ride)”, "Detroit" and a whole lot more!
Just got this new press release presenting a collection of brand new recordings to celebrate the spirit and soul of Christmas, called Christmas (Take A Ride), which finds the blue-eyed crooner offering fresh takes on holiday classics made famous by Elvis Presley, Stevie Wonder, and Bruce Springsteen along with seasonal favorites “Let It Snow,” “Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer” and more!
Christmas (Take A Ride) will be available on both CD and digital starting October 26 via Goldenlane Records, a division of Cleopatra Records, Inc.
Also be sure to watch for a new album from Ryder featuring very special guest appearances by James Williamson (The Stooges), Sylvain Sylvain (NY Dolls), Walter Lure (Johnny Thunders & The Heartbreakers), Joe Louis Walker, Brian Auger and more! YES!!
An amazing Cassette Week update:Third Man Record's Ben Blackwell pulls a box of cassettes from his basement and discovers...
Ben Blackwell states, The cassette, titled 'He Once Ate A Small Child' is, as far as I can tell, the rarest physical release of a Jack White performance. And prior to the mention here, the release was completely undocumented. I doubt more than a half-dozen people even knew about it.
And he's granted Discogs permission to share the track via our YouTube channel. Read Ben Blackwell's Why Cassettes Are The New 45s and listen to the rarest physical release of a Jack White performance of Blondie's One Way Or Another HERE.
DISCOGS LAUNCHES CASSETTE WEEK OCT 8-13
Cassette Week Begins Today; Runs Through October 13, 2018 Leading Up To Cassette Store Day CASSETTE WEEK 2018
PORTLAND, OR October 8, 2018 - Today, Discogs, the world's foremost Database, Marketplace, and Community for physical music, launches Cassette Week (October 8-13, 2018). Cassette Week celebrates the humble cassette format throughout the week, leading up to Cassette Store Day (Japan, UK, USA) taking place on Saturday, October 13, 2018, around the world. Cassette Week begins with The Cassette Resurgence: An Apple, An Van, And The Go by Sean Bohrman (Burger Records).
Other features throughout the week will feature Ben Blackwell (Third Man Records) laying out why cassettes are the new 45s, while uncovering a previously unknown, non-Googleable Jack White appearance around the time the White Stripes were forming; and underground radio legend Bobbito Garcia breaking down how cassettes spread hip-hop culture, and his radio show, all around the globe.
Pressed onto 180 Gram Vinyl, the Collectible Album ($24.98), Available
For the Very First Time as an LP, Features Ten Blistering Live Performances
from U2, Mick Jagger, Metallica, Jeff Beck, Bruce Springsteen and More!
Fairfax, VA (October 10, 2018) - The date: October 29th and 30th, 2009. The event: rock 'n' roll royalty held court at Madison Square Garden for what the Philadelphia Inquirer called "the big mother of all rock concerts."
The legendary, history-making concert -- featuring a who's who of rock from the '50s to the '90s -- including artists performing together in unprecedented combinations that will most likely never be witnessed again can be found on THE 25TH ANNIVERSARY ROCK & ROLL HALL OF FAME CONCERTS: NIGHT 2, VOLUME 1, a brand-new vinyl release exclusively fromTime Life and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Being released to vinyl for the very first time, THE 25TH ANNIVERSARY ROCK & ROLL HALL OF FAME CONCERTS: NIGHT 2, VOLUME 1 features 10 performances from the second night of the critically-acclaimed and highly-rated HBO special, winner of the Primetime Emmy® Award for Outstanding Sound Mixing. Available for lovers of classic rock everywhere just in time for the holidays, the limited-edition 180 gram pressing will be available on October 19 and priced to add to every music collection for $24.98srp.
Mick Jagger and Fergie in a blistering version of the Stones' classic "Gimme Shelter," with U2 as the backing band
U2 invites Bruce Springsteen to join the band on their song "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For"
Ozzy Osbourne rocks with Metallica on the Black Sabbath classic "Iron Man"
Plus Jerry Lee Lewis, Buddy Guy, Lou Reed, Ray Davies, Patti Smith, Black Eyed Peas and Billy Gibbons and more!
Format: Vinyl LP
Run time: 40:42
Genre: Classic Rock
"Great Balls of Fire" -- Jerry Lee Lewis (1:56)
"People Get Ready" -- Jeff Beck with Sting (4:33)
"A Day In a Life" -- Jeff Beck (4:45)
"Sweet Jane" -- Metallica with Lou Reed (4:57)
"For Whom the Bell Tolls" -- Metallica (4:26)
"Iron Man" -- Metallica with Ozzy Osbourne (3:06)
"Vertigo" -- U2 (3:57)
"Because the Night" -- U2 with Bruce Springsteen, Patti Smith and Roy Bittan (4:20)
"I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For" -- U2 with Bruce Springsteen (5:42)
"Gimme Shelter" -- U2 with Mick Jagger, Fergie and will.i.am (5:00)
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