Warped Tour 2014 has announced a few of the bands for 2014. Here they are:
Tags: Christian Martucci, entertainment, Jim Root, music, new music, Rock, Stone Sour, Tour
I know I have told you before that I love Christian Martucci’s music. I have my Ipod filled with great songs from Christian’s past and they are some of my favorite songs. From “Nowhere Ride” by The Chelsea Smiles to “Last Fucking Hope” by Black President and to “Shine”, “Downsider” and “Lights Out” from “Thousand Watt Stare“. Not to mention Christian’s solo project, “Man Without a Name”. Christian is just purely awesome on guitar and vocals. He has such a great unique sound that just draws you in and energizes you. He is like liquid adrenaline running through your veins.
Well, Stone Sour recently announced their upcoming tour which is set to start in January in Florida. They also made an announcement that due to the upcoming Slipknot album, guitarist Jim Root will not be heading out on tour with them. We will miss Jim but guess who is coming in to play for the tour??? That is right, the ever so talented Christian Martucci. So Christian will be rejoining his old bandmate Roy Mayorga who was in Black President with him.
So make sure to check the tour dates on the Stone Sour website so you can catch them out on this upcoming tour. Meanwhile, if you don’t already have it, head over Hardline Entertainment site to pick up Christian’s Thousand Watt Stare album Silver Dimes. Christian says of the album, “I’ve been in a few bands over the years that were expected to sound a certain way and it just never made me happy, It’s all about feel…That’s the thing that makes this band special to us. There are no rules.” The album definitely brings a much more heavier dark edge to their punk influenced sound. You will love it!
~ Enjoy, Marisol
Information & Links:
- Website: www.christianmartucci.com
- Website: http://www.stonesour.com/
- Facebook: www.facebook.com/ChristianMartucciofficial
- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thousandwattstare
- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/stonesour
- Twitter: www.twitter.com/martucci77
- Reverbnation: www.reverbnation.com/christianmartucciofficial
- Youtube: www.youtube.com/christianmartucci
Tags: Rock, Hard Rock, New Release, music, entertainment, Interview, Aftershock, Pop Evil, Onyx
We are excited to hear that Pop Evil has announced their upcoming tour in January! They will be touring with Stolen Babies and Stone Sour! The tour will start on January 14th at the House of Blues Orlando in Lake Buena Vistsa, Florida.
You can head over to their website for a complete list of tour dates. Don’t forget that they are still out on tour this month so check those dates as well. We are excited and hoping they add a San Francisco date, if not we will head down to LA for one of the shows!
We loved catching Pop Evil when they played at the Aftershock Festival earlier this year in Sacramento. In case you missed it, you can read our post here. Here is a bit from it:
“I headed over from the Media Tent to the Ernie Ball stage as fast as I could since Halestorm was taking the main stage. Then as I got closer and closer to the Ernie Ball stage, it was packed die hard Pop Evil fan’s like myself. It is so hard when these festivals have conflicting stage times but it was incredible to see the crowd at the Ernie Ball stage and Pop Evil dominated every second of their set. They truly captivate the audience and everyone was singing along to Trenches and Deal with the Devil. They also played one of my absolute favorites from their new Onyx album, Goodbye My Friend.
They have such great stage presence and owned that stage with their adrenaline filled set. For my first time seeing them, it was everything I wanted and even more. I literally couldn’t wait to find out when I could see them again.”
That was an awesome show! I remember it like yesterday. That day before their set, we had the chance to talk with Nick Fuelling and Chachi Riot and here is that video interview for you:
Make sure you have their latest album “Onyx” and check out their upcoming tour dates to see if they are coming to a town near you! Also, head over to their social media sites and stay up to date on all things Pop Evil!!! I will leave you with some awesome photos of their Aftershock set and their video for their latest single, Deal with the Devil.
Upcoming Tour Dates:
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Tags: Buzzkill, Garage, Grunge, Indie, music, new music, New Release, Punk, Rock, Twin Berlin
I have a very special treat for you today. I am listening right now to Buzzkill the new single by Twin Berlin off of their debut full length album, Sleazebrain which is due out February 18th,2014. It is unbelievably awesome! It reminds me of one of my all time favorite bands, Nirvana. Twin Berlin just exudes raw garage punk style reminiscent of early grunge days. Think garage style mixed with dirty punk and in your face rock!
Vocals on the track are mysterious and multi-dimensional. The song has some nice guitar solos and I can only imagine what energy these guys give off when they perform live. You will get hooked on the solid drumming and cool bass lines. Twin Berlin is Matt Lopez on Vocals and Guitar, Sean O’Neil on bass and James Janocha on drums.
Check out their new song, Buzzkill here:
Twin Berlin has worked on an EP with Travis Barker(blink182) an art collaboration with Mikey Welsh (Weezer), recorded with Garth Hudson (The Band), and have been busy performing with bands such as Alice in Chains, Jane’s Addiction, Coheed & Cambria, Third Eye Blind, Spin Doctors, Switchfoot, Eve 6, All Time Low, White Tie Affair and the list can go on and on. They have been featured on MTV, NBC’s Deception and countless others. They are a band that deserves to be heard and once you start, you won’t want to stop!
Their new LP is said to be “a raw and belligerent collection of songs born out of anxiety and self doubt, executed with a confident, sarcastic swagger.” Now if that doesn’t hook you in, I don’t know what will. I am really excited for this new album.
For now, visit their social media sites and while you are at it, head over to Itunes and pick up their music. Stay tuned, we will be bringing you an interview with Matt Lopez in the next couple weeks. I will leave you with a video for their bad ass song, “Can’t Take,Take, Take” which was produced by Travis Barker.
Information & Links:
- Website: http://twinberlin.net/
- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TwinBerlin
- Twitter: https://twitter.com/twinberlin
- Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/twinberlinmusic
- Itunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/twin-berlin/id319114600
Tags: Amy Rose, Artist, Country, Country Music, entertainment, singer
Canadian Country Music Artist Amy Rose recently won the coveted Independent Country Music Association award for Entertainer of the Year. Amy Rose has been blessed with a voice that is truly sensational. She currently has severeal singles out “I Just Want You To Know” and “(Redneck Reunion) Party Like A Redneck” which highlight her vocals and have you wanting more! Most recently she released “Sunshine” which has everyone taking a listen. “Sunshine” was the No. 1 at most added single to country radio and if you take a listen on her website, you will see why. It is a beautiful emotionally driven song that makes you feel as if they lyrics are warm hands embracing your soul.
Amy has been described as Part down-home country girl, part sophisticated musical veteran and “Redneck Diva”. Her versatility in her music is winning the hearts of country fans all over. We had the opportunity to interview Amy Rose and are pleased to bring that interview to you here:
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Music Junkie Press: Thank you Amy Rose for taking the time out to talk with us at Music Junkie Press! First we want to congratulate you on your win for IMEA Country Entertainer of the Year!
Amy: Thanks for taking the time to interview me, I truly appreciate it…
Music Junkie Press: Your song “Sunshine” has really been making some big moves on the charts! It is a beautiful emotionally driven song, can you tell me more about it?
Amy: Sunshine is a song about the pain we deal with from the loss of a love one… We have that one simple question that seems to be the hardest to answer and that’s “How” how do we move forward from that dark place without the one’s we love and cherish… The lyrical message of this song is so powerful it moved me when I first heard it and took all of 5 second to know this was a song I wanted to record…
Music Junkie Press: That song really is very moving and I love it. You really show your sassy side with Redneck Reunion. I LOVE THAT SONG! That must have been a fun video to make?
Amy: Party Like A Redneck was directed by Alex Colthart of Raw Footage Productions and was such an extremely F.U.N. video to shoot… I co-wrote this song based on my REDNECK family so when we sat down with the director to talk about the treatment, it was important to me to have the inspiration behind song have rolls in this video so needless to say EVERYONE aside from the dancers (because we can’t dance like that) LoL are all family and friends of this redneck chick including all the toothless people… Hehe To be honest the shoot that day was one hell of a big P.A.R.T.Y. (And yes, the beer was real) LoL
Music Junkie Press: it is a really fun video! Do you have a video out for Sunshine?
Amy: We have shot a video for “Sunshine” which is currently in post production with release TBA…
Music Junkie Press: We will be waiting for that video. hat artists most inspired you when growing up?
Amy: Dolly Parton!!! I absolutely adore her…
Music Junkie Press: Do you have a specific song writing process or ritual?
Amy: No, sometimes songs come to me at the weirdest times and places and can take 5 minutes to write or 5 months, I just hope when they do I have a pen and paper with me to capture it… Haha
Music Junkie Press: I see you have a few shows coming up here in December, what else are you working on?
Amy: Currently I am in the studio working on my next single “Country Crazy” produced by the incredible Marty Beecroft… Me and my gang will be heading back down to Nashville, TN in February 2014 to preform on the Billy Block Show and The Performing Writers Showcase as well as tons or press and radio interviews scheduled for the upcoming months AND just announced we will be ringing in the New Year with a show in Scarborough, Ontario!!!
Music Junkie Press: If you could take a song from a completely different genre and turn it into your own style, what might you choose?
Amy: Honestly I have always wanted to record a version of “Open Arms” by Journey as it is not only my wedding song but one of my absolutely all time favourite songs…
Music Junkie Press: That is such a great song. I would love to see you record that. If I could peak into your Ipod, what artist or song might I be most surprised at finding in there?
Amy: Hmmmmmmmm well I LOVED Hanson growing up and I might have mmmmmm bop on my Ipod which might happen to be on my recently played list… Hehehe
Music Junkie Press: I used to love them too. With the holidays coming how about some Holiday questions! What is the oddest gift you have ever received?
Amy: Hahaha no comment because that person who gave me the oddest gift will probably read this… LoL
Music Junkie Press: What is your favorite Holiday Food Item?
Amy: Turkey Stuffing and Egg Nog!!!
Music Junkie Press: What is your favorite Holiday family tradition that you still do today?
Amy: Every year my Husband (aka Mr. Amy Rose) Haha and I load up our 3 daughters and spend the day out at Drysdales Tree Farm looking for the perfect tree to cut down and bring home to decorate together… (I have come to look forward to this event every single Christmas as watching my children’s face light up with excitement as they each take turns cutting the tree down, melts my heart…)
Miusic Junkie Press: Do you have a favorite holiday movie or song?
Amy: Favourite Movie is Miracle On 34th Street and Favourite Song is O’Holy Night…
Music Junkie Press: Lastly, is there anything else that you would like to share with our audience?
Amy: I would like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and Happy 2014!!!!
Music Junkie Press: Thank you and we hope you have a wonderful Holiday Season too!!
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We hope you enjoyed our interview and please make sure to visit Amy Rose’s social media sites. You can also pick up her music here. I will leave you with her fun loving video for “(Redneck Reunion) Party Like a Redneck“.
~ Enjoy, Marisol
Information & Links:
- Website: http://www.amyrosemusic.com/
- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/amyrosemusicofficial
- Twitter: https://twitter.com/amy_rose_music
- Reverbnation: http://www.reverbnation.com/wildrosemusic
- Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/amyrosemusicofficial
- Music and Merch Store: http://www.amyrosemusic.bigcartel.com/