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It is Friday night, and if you have had a long week, it is time to enjoy yourself.  How about cranking up some loud Glam Metal/Sleaze Rock to get the party started? I have the perfect band for you, Midnight Sin from Italy. This Glam Metal / Sleaze Rock band is just what you need to create that high energy street rock with blends of hair metal for attitude.  Definitely a great band to check out. Want a taste of their dirty rock? Check out their lyric video for their song, Feed Me With Lies:

Midnight Sin is:

  • Albert Fish – Vocals
  • LeStar – Lead Guitar
  • Maurice Flee – Rhythm Guitar
  • Acey Guns – Bass
  • Dany Rake – Drums

Stay tuned for more new music by Midnight Sin as they are just about to release their album, sex fiRst . Make sure to visit their social media sites so you can stay up to date on their latest news.

~ Marisol

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We recently told you about the Sleaze Rock n Roll band Rockstars On Mars. These guys are breathing the Vodka tinged air back into Sleaze Rock and having you crank up the music to 11, and you begging for more. They have just released a new music video. This time it is for Fancy Panoucha and it was mixed/mastered by Martin Sweet of Crashdiet.  Check it out here:

I hope you love these guys as much as we do! They really bring the sleaze rock n roll into your soul. In case you missed our interview with lead vocalist, London Le Grand, here it is one again.

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Band Members:

  • London LeGrand – Lead Vocals /harmonica/percussions/piano
  • Dave – Bass Guitar /back vocals
  • Johnny – Guitars /back vocals
  • Caesar – Drums /percussion/back vocals

Music Junkie Press: Thank you very much for taking the time out to talk with us here at Music Junkie Press! First, I have to ask…How in the hell did you guys get to Mars???

London: u mean MARS as a location ? as in ROCKSTARS ON MARS ? our band name and a term we’ve used before to fuck with one another that means “FUCKED UP CRACK HEADS” ? its easy , all u gotta do is commit SOCIAL SUICIDE too ! its fun lol! its called rock n` roll, real rock n roll! trying to start or recrank the motor on a music movement thats not everybody yet gets.. this is like viking shit .We are saying fuck it , we´re setting sail and gonna make our society that gets us rather than moving over after the buildings are up and all the work has been done, or waiting around like ones that are pissed off cause shit aint moving fast enough but don’t do their part to start that band . FUCK THAT! we are up on that stage with broken equipment ,shit shorting out,so fucked up were falling off stage and usually just dangling by a thread ..but were doing it .. cause were not waiting until we HAVE what we don’t to scream FUCKING HEAR US!!! U WILL NEVER KILL ROCKING ROLL !! we´ll do it with broken acoustic guitars if we have to, and no mic and shove our rusty broken stings up somebody`s ass if they try to stop us or snob out on us cause we got the balls to do it anyway we have to.

Music Junkie Press: All kidding aside, we love your music, it is definitely bringing back the great sleaze rock music back to the forefront where it belongs. How did Rockstars On Mars form?

London: ..its wasn’t hard to find one another even in rock city DEATH METAL CAPITAL OF THE WORLD “GOTHENBURG,SE.” .. we are those rodeo clowns that wonder what the fuck people are talking about when they look at us like we are rodeo clowns.. that shits been going on for years though.. but one night, went to a club called ROCK BAR a well known in Gothenburg, got TOO DRUNK TOO FUCK and realized we were some of the last standing that looked like rodeo clowns ,That night we decided to start a BAND that dirty little sleaze glam rocker girls would be into. Now we have some new clothes and a shit-ton of make up. Thanx ladies.

Music Junkie Press: How did the name come up?

London: we were gonna go with “music junkie” but we couldn’t find any sleaze rock like we had in the 80´s so the shooting up stopped and we went to music rehab.. ROCKSTARS ON MARS is the aftermath to a Valium and a cup of coffee ,so to speak . How did u come up with your name ? Just kidding we love u cats but if we weren’t dicks ,would u love us?

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Music Junkie Press: Well, you got me there and we would still love ya! Can you tell us a little bit about each of you? Maybe three things we wouldn’t know?

London: we`re white trash , mentally insane,a fuck the rules sleazy glam rock ,smart ass band of motherfuckers that luv baby chickens lol! girls ! chicks rock ! most people think we are innocent POP with our singers new tattoo that reads “FILTHY WHORE” lol!

Music Junkie Press: We are loving the song and video Too Kool For Skool! Will you be releasing an album or EP soon where we can pick up the song here in the US?

London: man ,we just released a 8 song self titled ep on our very own DIRTY SLUT RECORDS®. Our sexy ass friend “Martin Sweet” from “CRASHDIET” mastered the songs for us too .. TOO KOOL was recently featured on Nicke Borg from BACKYARD BABIES radio show on Bandit Rock but that was before MARTIN got a hold of it and gave it a even harder dirtier punch in the face that we knew he could and would do. THANK YOU NICKE n´ MARTIN!!! You can find our cd on Facebook and our webstore ,we feel thats the coolest way to get it cause u have cd in hand with the album art like it was meant to have .. u can also get it on itunes & Google play but at the web store we got shirts,photos,g string panties (those are cool) buttons and pins and shit ..soon were adding ROCKSTARS ON MARS baseball caps and they are the 80s sleaze glam ones ,with the mesh in the back, that look cool as shit backwards with a bandanna … wanna get one?

Music Junkie Press: I was hoping that you had an EP out. I will have to see if we can get it here in the US. We love the new video for Too Kool For Skool, who did you work with on the video?

London: Rene U Valdez @ Greenworks , he’s the perfect cat for us ..he understands what were doing..he knows the Faster Pussycat ,Vain, Seahags, Dogs d ámour,old GnR, D.A.D., Johnny Crash just to mention a few video vibes that we´re into.. He gets it. He’s done some vids for HARDCORE SUPERSTAR , ADDICTION FOR DESTRUCTION, THE BACKYARD BABIES ,NICKE BORGS HOMELAND ,DREGEN ,ANVIL , INFLAMES… ROCKSTARS ON MARS has 2 with him so far we are in the middle of a third with him that is in the cans, right next to the TRASH cans lol! LIKE WE LIKE IT ! it should be out at later date .. the videos are available on youtube or our website.

Music Junkie Press: We understand that you have been working with Martin Sweet of Crashdiet, how did that come about?

London: Well we’ve been friends with CRASHDIET for a while now, but a tattooist friend of mine in LA turned me on to them a while ago. First time I heard them it was like waking from a coma and it was 86 all over again ,I couldn’t believe it was a new band! fucking cool!! It’s like this in the sleaze glam scene in Sweden, from head to toe, heart to soul ,the lifestyle, everything that many have thought of being only of yesteryears is very alive and kicking ,and not a trend but a culture and still is made up of those same street kids that would never and will never give up and this attitude explodes through the music as real as it ever did before. It’s sleazy, it’s dirty, at times feels like a train wreck waiting to happen, it’s loved, its hated ,It’s misunderstood, but no matter what it is ,it stays hungry it’s rude , it fights for it’s kind ,it’s perfect because it’s unperfect.. It’s rock n roll! IT’S “FUCK YOU ROCK N ROLL”! Now u add shit tons of make up, the most fucked up shit we can find to wear, while getting off everytime we get sneared at by the same people that act like they would’ve worshiped the PMRC long ago and mix in that we surf your couches, aint got no jobs, people half the our age sometimes even look at u like “grow the fuck up”, not to mention we will blow your computers up with porn lol! ,drink everything u got then puke on your welcome mats cause u tell us we have to leave and combine that with a couple of cigarette burns in the carpet and i guess you have to ask yourself ,anyone who wants to work with US fucked up “perma kids” and supporting what WE call rock n roll are ones of us and deserve us never to quit and leave them to stand alone. Finding ones that tell us to fuck off is a dime a dozen but ones that are on our side that´s another story we are their family …dysfunctional family yes but none the less. Now, to answer your question , we stalked them at their shows until we all became friends lol! jk we love the fuck outta them and PETER LONDON bassist from CRASHDIET is at the moment talking to us about playing rhythm guitar in ROCKSTARS ON MARS . They’re are pics on Facebook with us passed out drunk in the park in the grass with about 10 people. THAT WAS OUR BUSINESS MEETING ..

Music Junkie Press: Can you tell us what you are currently working on?

London: 

1.getting PETER LONDON from CRASHDIET in this shit and us drinking more straight vodka together than Chris Holmes drank on the movie DECLINE OF THE WESTERN CIVILIZATION pt2 THE METAL YEARS and all his years in W.A.S.P. hehe thats alotta fucking Vodka (fuck it! we´re a thirsty band),

2.getting DAVE some new duct tape to hold his bass to the strap. It keeps breaking accidentally over the heads of people that confuse him for being a sexy chick,yea i don’t think that angry fucker likes guys grabbing his ass too much.

3.getting JONAS some more beer so he can spit it in the crowd when he “jacks off” his guitar neck during his solos (we love it when he does that) its sexy cool (its like ROXX GANG shit!!)

4.getting more porno mags to decorate the stage and a microphone that doesn’t shock when stuck down my pants and fucked on stage , cool Hendrix feedback effect and only a few minor burns to date

Music Junkie Press: I hope you get everything done soon! For your fans who have never seen you live in concert, what can you tell them to expect from a Rockstars on Mars show?

London: hope a clusterfuck ,train wreck,doing it by the skin of our asses,and still after we’ve passed out ,tried to fuck everybody in the audience including hitting on each another lol! , after the ambulances and firetrucks and we are on stretchers in straitjackets it would be an honor to have someone say oh my god , i remember that was once called SLEAZE GLAM and for those who have never seen it,to be inspired to be.

Music Junkie Press: Do you have any plans to tour or come to the USA soon?

London: why not turn the whole planet sleaze glam and lets put rocket boosters on this motherfucker and go where no one’s gone before.. i bet u there are some fine space bitches out there don’t you? BARBARELLA,SUPER GIRL,somebody,anybody!!!!

Music Junkie Press: We can’t wait for Rockstars on Mars to come to California and play! Lastly, what would you like to share with our audience?

London: All that are digging ROCKSTARS ON MARS we fucking love you!!!! and girls in cowboy boots are hot as fuck please wear them, they turn us on!!!

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One thing is for sure, I can’t wait for these guys to get out here and play some shows in California. Now that will be an amazingly entertaining interview. We will make sure to bring them lots of Vodka. porn magazines, and hide our welcome mats! We will have to send out advance notices with tickets that all girls are to wear cowboy boots and for everyone to prepare to be inspired. Get ready for Rockstars on Mars.

Make sure to visit their social media sites and also pick up their self titled CD through their Facebook page or Website. Also be sure to pick up some cool merch! I will leave you with another of their bad ass tracks, Tequila n Gin.

~ Marisol

Information & Links:

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Need some Sleaze Rock n Roll to infect your soul? Well, then I have just the band for you; Rockstars On Mars. These guys are breathing the Vodka tinged air back into Sleaze Rock and having you crank up the music to 11, and you begging for more. It is time for you to check out these guys and see how they make being dirty and bad, feel oh so good!

Band Members:

  • London LeGrand – Lead Vocals /harmonica/percussions/piano
  • Dave – Bass Guitar /back vocals
  • Johnny – Guitars /back vocals
  • Caesar – Drums /percussion/back vocals

We had the opportunity to interview vocalist London LeGrand who you may know from his time with hard rock super group Brides Of Destruction with Nikki Sixx of Mötley Crüe and Tracii Guns of L.A. Guns.  One thing is for sure, London is the real deal who calls it like it is and says exactly what is on his mind. And I wouldn’t want it any other way. Just makes me love these guys even more. So grab a drink, put on some Rockstars on Mars and check out our Q & A here:

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Music Junkie Press: Thank you very much for taking the time out to talk with us here at Music Junkie Press! First, I have to ask…How in the hell did you guys get to Mars???

London: u mean MARS as a location ? as in ROCKSTARS ON MARS ? our band name and a term we’ve used before to fuck with one another that means “FUCKED UP CRACK HEADS” ? its easy , all u gotta do is commit SOCIAL SUICIDE too ! its fun lol! its called rock n` roll, real rock n roll! trying to start or recrank the motor on a music movement thats not everybody yet gets.. this is like viking shit .We are saying fuck it , we´re setting sail and gonna make our society that gets us rather than moving over after the buildings are up and all the work has been done, or waiting around like ones that are pissed off cause shit aint moving fast enough but don’t do their part to start that band . FUCK THAT! we are up on that stage with broken equipment ,shit shorting out,so fucked up were falling off stage and usually just dangling by a thread ..but were doing it .. cause were not waiting until we HAVE what we don’t to scream FUCKING HEAR US!!! U WILL NEVER KILL ROCKING ROLL !! we´ll do it with broken acoustic guitars if we have to, and no mic and shove our rusty broken stings up somebody`s ass if they try to stop us or snob out on us cause we got the balls to do it anyway we have to.

Music Junkie Press: All kidding aside, we love your music, it is definitely bringing back the great sleaze rock music back to the forefront where it belongs. How did Rockstars On Mars form?

London: ..its wasn’t hard to find one another even in rock city DEATH METAL CAPITAL OF THE WORLD “GOTHENBURG,SE.” .. we are those rodeo clowns that wonder what the fuck people are talking about when they look at us like we are rodeo clowns.. that shits been going on for years though.. but one night, went to a club called ROCK BAR a well known in Gothenburg, got TOO DRUNK TOO FUCK and realized we were some of the last standing that looked like rodeo clowns ,That night we decided to start a BAND that dirty little sleaze glam rocker girls would be into. Now we have some new clothes and a shit-ton of make up. Thanx ladies.

Music Junkie Press: How did the name come up?

London: we were gonna go with “music junkie” but we couldn’t find any sleaze rock like we had in the 80´s so the shooting up stopped and we went to music rehab.. ROCKSTARS ON MARS is the aftermath to a Valium and a cup of coffee ,so to speak . How did u come up with your name ? Just kidding we love u cats but if we weren’t dicks ,would u love us?

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Music Junkie Press: Well, you got me there and we would still love ya! Can you tell us a little bit about each of you? Maybe three things we wouldn’t know?

London: we`re white trash , mentally insane,a fuck the rules sleazy glam rock ,smart ass band of motherfuckers that luv baby chickens lol! girls ! chicks rock ! most people think we are innocent POP with our singers new tattoo that reads “FILTHY WHORE” lol!

Music Junkie Press: We are loving the song and video Too Kool For Skool! Will you be releasing an album or EP soon where we can pick up the song here in the US?

London: man ,we just released a 8 song self titled ep on our very own DIRTY SLUT RECORDS®. Our sexy ass friend “Martin Sweet” from “CRASHDIET” mastered the songs for us too .. TOO KOOL was recently featured on Nicke Borg from BACKYARD BABIES radio show on Bandit Rock but that was before MARTIN got a hold of it and gave it a even harder dirtier punch in the face that we knew he could and would do. THANK YOU NICKE n´ MARTIN!!! You can find our cd on Facebook and our webstore ,we feel thats the coolest way to get it cause u have cd in hand with the album art like it was meant to have .. u can also get it on itunes & Google play but at the web store we got shirts,photos,g string panties (those are cool) buttons and pins and shit ..soon were adding ROCKSTARS ON MARS baseball caps and they are the 80s sleaze glam ones ,with the mesh in the back, that look cool as shit backwards with a bandanna … wanna get one?

Music Junkie Press: I was hoping that you had an EP out. I will have to see if we can get it here in the US. We love the new video for Too Kool For Skool, who did you work with on the video?

London: Rene U Valdez @ Greenworks , he’s the perfect cat for us ..he understands what were doing..he knows the Faster Pussycat ,Vain, Seahags, Dogs d ámour,old GnR, D.A.D., Johnny Crash just to mention a few video vibes that we´re into.. He gets it. He’s done some vids for HARDCORE SUPERSTAR , ADDICTION FOR DESTRUCTION, THE BACKYARD BABIES ,NICKE BORGS HOMELAND ,DREGEN ,ANVIL , INFLAMES… ROCKSTARS ON MARS has 2 with him so far we are in the middle of a third with him that is in the cans, right next to the TRASH cans lol! LIKE WE LIKE IT ! it should be out at later date .. the videos are available on youtube or our website.

Music Junkie Press: We understand that you have been working with Martin Sweet of Crashdiet, how did that come about?

London: Well we’ve been friends with CRASHDIET for a while now, but a tattooist friend of mine in LA turned me on to them a while ago. First time I heard them it was like waking from a coma and it was 86 all over again ,I couldn’t believe it was a new band! fucking cool!! It’s like this in the sleaze glam scene in Sweden, from head to toe, heart to soul ,the lifestyle, everything that many have thought of being only of yesteryears is very alive and kicking ,and not a trend but a culture and still is made up of those same street kids that would never and will never give up and this attitude explodes through the music as real as it ever did before. It’s sleazy, it’s dirty, at times feels like a train wreck waiting to happen, it’s loved, its hated ,It’s misunderstood, but no matter what it is ,it stays hungry it’s rude , it fights for it’s kind ,it’s perfect because it’s unperfect.. It’s rock n roll! IT’S “FUCK YOU ROCK N ROLL”! Now u add shit tons of make up, the most fucked up shit we can find to wear, while getting off everytime we get sneared at by the same people that act like they would’ve worshiped the PMRC long ago and mix in that we surf your couches, aint got no jobs, people half the our age sometimes even look at u like “grow the fuck up”, not to mention we will blow your computers up with porn lol! ,drink everything u got then puke on your welcome mats cause u tell us we have to leave and combine that with a couple of cigarette burns in the carpet and i guess you have to ask yourself ,anyone who wants to work with US fucked up “perma kids” and supporting what WE call rock n roll are ones of us and deserve us never to quit and leave them to stand alone. Finding ones that tell us to fuck off is a dime a dozen but ones that are on our side that´s another story we are their family …dysfunctional family yes but none the less. Now, to answer your question , we stalked them at their shows until we all became friends lol! jk we love the fuck outta them and PETER LONDON bassist from CRASHDIET is at the moment talking to us about playing rhythm guitar in ROCKSTARS ON MARS . They’re are pics on Facebook with us passed out drunk in the park in the grass with about 10 people. THAT WAS OUR BUSINESS MEETING ..

Music Junkie Press: Can you tell us what you are currently working on?

London: 

1.getting PETER LONDON from CRASHDIET in this shit and us drinking more straight vodka together than Chris Holmes drank on the movie DECLINE OF THE WESTERN CIVILIZATION pt2 THE METAL YEARS and all his years in W.A.S.P. hehe thats alotta fucking Vodka (fuck it! we´re a thirsty band),

2.getting DAVE some new duct tape to hold his bass to the strap. It keeps breaking accidentally over the heads of people that confuse him for being a sexy chick,yea i don’t think that angry fucker likes guys grabbing his ass too much.

3.getting JONAS some more beer so he can spit it in the crowd when he “jacks off” his guitar neck during his solos (we love it when he does that) its sexy cool (its like ROXX GANG shit!!)

4.getting more porno mags to decorate the stage and a microphone that doesn’t shock when stuck down my pants and fucked on stage , cool Hendrix feedback effect and only a few minor burns to date

Music Junkie Press: I hope you get everything done soon! For your fans who have never seen you live in concert, what can you tell them to expect from a Rockstars on Mars show?

London: hope a clusterfuck ,train wreck,doing it by the skin of our asses,and still after we’ve passed out ,tried to fuck everybody in the audience including hitting on each another lol! , after the ambulances and firetrucks and we are on stretchers in straitjackets it would be an honor to have someone say oh my god , i remember that was once called SLEAZE GLAM and for those who have never seen it,to be inspired to be.

Music Junkie Press: Do you have any plans to tour or come to the USA soon?

London: why not turn the whole planet sleaze glam and lets put rocket boosters on this motherfucker and go where no one’s gone before.. i bet u there are some fine space bitches out there don’t you? BARBARELLA,SUPER GIRL,somebody,anybody!!!!

Music Junkie Press: We can’t wait for Rockstars on Mars to come to California and play! Lastly, what would you like to share with our audience?

London: All that are digging ROCKSTARS ON MARS we fucking love you!!!! and girls in cowboy boots are hot as fuck please wear them, they turn us on!!!

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One thing is for sure, I can’t wait for these guys to get out here and play some shows in California. Now that will be an amazingly entertaining interview. We will make sure to bring them lots of Vodka. porn magazines, and hide our welcome mats! We will have to send out advance notices with tickets that all girls are to wear cowboy boots and for everyone to prepare to be inspired. Get ready for Rockstars on Mars.

Make sure to visit their social media sites and also pick up their self titled CD through their Facebook page or Website. Also be sure to pick up some cool merch! I will leave you with another of their bad ass tracks, Tequila n Gin.

~ Marisol

Information & Links:

SG

We are bringing back our weekly feature of Thirsty Thursday Spotlight. Here is where we feature a band that has the thirst to rock and are determined to roll. Here is where we feature a band that you need to know. Today’s featured band is Shattered Generation from Nottingham, England.

These young guys have the passion, energy, and music to satisfy your need for rock. Shattered Generation can be desribed as Glam Metal/Sleaze Rock, Hair Metal, 80’s style rock yet with a modernized sound. They are in way imitating the 80’s bands, these boys have their own unique style and sound.

Shattered Generation is:

  • Johnny Wildheart – Vocals
  • Lexi Black – Lead Guitar, Backing Vocals, Synths
  • Acie Wilson – Bass, Backing vocals
  • Jonno – Drums, Backing Vocals

The first time I hear them was when I was at my desk playing submissions and I pressed play and went off to get my coffee. Within a couple seconds, I ran back, stubbed my toe as I rushed back to check out who was this band? I was loving what I was hearing and needed to crank it up louder! I did and that is how I got my introduction to Shattered Generation. Check out the song I was listening to, Out of Line:

This is a band that even faced with obstacles, nothing will stop their energy. Vocalist Johnny Wildheart has a heart condition and had to have a pace maker installed last year. These guys are determined more than ever to deliver high energy rock and roll. They are currently working with Dito Godwin (Motley Crue, No Doubt, KISS) and Jon Moon (Pink Floyd, Bryan Adams) and you will definitely be hearing a lot more from Shattered Generation.

We will see if we can bring you an interview with these fast rising rockers and hopefully get them to the US soon! Make sure to visit their social media sites and stay up to date on their latest news.

~ Marisol

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NiteRain

Last year we introduced you to NiteRain as one of Tuesdays Travels.  Here is an excerpt from that post:

“This week, I have incredible ’80s inspired rock band from Oslo, Norway as our Tuesdays Travels Pick.  They are NiteRain and they have an amazing sound. Their music reminds me of catching early Motley Crue out on the Sunset Strip in the ’80s.  Early Vince Neil style vocals, Kick ass guitar riffs, slamming bass and energetic drums. Together you have the intense rock n roll of NiteRain.”

NiteRain is Adrien Persen on Guitar, Sebastian Tvedtnaes on Vocals, Morten Garberg on Drums and Frank Karlsen on Bass. They have been known to have explosive stage presence and deliver high velocity sleaze rock. These guys are definitely in the running to take over the glam sleaze rock scene! They have had great success in touring with L.A. Guns across Europe and we hope they come out here to the US soon. Their glam infused rock is just as contagious as their fierce energy and is something we need.

You can read more from that post here. Today these bad ass rockers have released their new single, “The Threat” which is off of their upcoming second album. Check it out here:

 

 

The song is awesome. I love the guitars, high energy and attitude that it delivers. NiteRain always has some great backing vocal chants that just have you rockin! Sebastian’s vocals come on powerful and feed your need for rock.  It really has me excited for the new album! Make sure to visit their social media sites so you can stay up to date on their latest news.

~ Enjoy, Marisol

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NiteRain

NiteRain

Last week for our Tuesdays Travel pick of the week, we had introduced you to NiteRain.  Here is an excerpt from that post:

“This week, I have incredible ’80s inspired rock band from Oslo, Norway as our Tuesdays Travels Pick.  They are NiteRain and they have an amazing sound. Their music reminds me of catching early Motley Crue out on the Sunset Strip in the ’80s.  Early Vince Neil style vocals, Kick ass guitar riffs, slamming bass and energetic drums. Together you have the intense rock n roll of NiteRain.”

NiteRain is Adrien Persen on Guitar, Sebastian Tvedtnaes on Vocals, Morten Garberg on Drums and Frank Karlsen on Bass. They have been known to have explosive stage presence and deliver high velocity sleaze rock. These guys are definitely in the running to take over the glam sleaze rock scene! They have had great success in touring with L.A. Guns across Europe and we hope they come out here to the US soon. Their glam infused rock is just as contagious as their fierce energy and is something we need.

You can read more from that post here. This week we wanted to bring you an interview with lead singer, Sebastian but he says we can call him Baz! Check it out here:

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Music Junkie Press: Thank you very much for taking the time out to talk with us here at Music Junkie Press! We are so glad we found you guys! You give us a fresh new dose of BAD ASS ROCK N ROLL!  When and how did NiteRain get started?

Baz: NiteRain started out in 2010 with four guys who wanted to kick ass and play bad ass rock n roll. it was crucial to us that the songs and the live shows was loud, heavy and aggressive. People tend to call us Punk/Hairmetalers!

Music Junkie Press:  We love the heavy and aggressive sound you guys have! We are excited about the upcoming release of your album, CROSSFIRE on the 15th. Will we be able to get that here in the States?

Baz: Oh yes you will! CrossFire will be released worldwide so everybody can get it. even if you are from Japan or Australia you can get it! Order it from http://www.amazon.com or http://www.plastichead.com. or if you just want it digitally you can get it on iTunes.

Music Junkie Press:  So glad we will be able to get it here, we will spread the word. You guys have such a successful 80’s style sound that you almost sound like a lost Motley Crue recording! What bands most influenced you?

Baz: Thank you for saying that! We are definitely influenced by Mötley Crüe, also Guns N Roses and Skid Row. These bands got the songs and the attitude. It’s important to have both.

Music Junkie Press:  I know out here in the States, being a glam or 80s rock style, sometimes gets frowned upon and you have to deal with a lot of negativity, how has it been for you guys out there?

Baz:  Nobody has fucked us over, people in different genres seems to respect us. And we don’t have that lipstick glam style that some bands have. We are more into darker stuff.

Music Junkie Press:  I admire that in your culture where you guys do respect others from different genres, we should take a lesson from you guys! What advice do you have for young teens who want to follow their dreams of getting into music?

Baz: Don’t listen to your parents and practice, practice, practice! I dont know how many hours we spent fighting with our parents in our youth playing too loud and singing too much at night etc. Do what you want to do in life. And when you get the chance, don’t miss it! Today my parents are really supportive!

Music Junkie Press:  I  know what you mean about the loud music at night. If only everyone appreciated music as we all do. Judgement Day is such a bad ass song, can you tell me more about it and the story behind it?

Baz: Yes, I can! We wrote that song about the whole Maya Armageddon stuff in 2012. All these Hollywood movies came out, National Geographic had tons of episodes on this stuff. People were kind of aware that something was gonna happen. We just took it easy and wrote a song about it all, in our minds this was gonna be the last rock n roll song on this earth since we put it out the day before the end of the world or the same day or something!

Music Junkie Press:  Well I am glad it wasn’t your LAST SONG and we are all here to enjoy more NiteRain! Your live performances that we have watched on Youtube are amazing and you guys really put on a full 150% spectacular show. Do you have any pre-show rituals?

Baz: Thanks again, there is a lot of energy going on! We have some rituals, but we can’t tell the world about it! Haha!

Music Junkie Press:  OK, we will have to let it be a secret… for now! f NiteRain could put together a dream tour, what three bands, living or dead would you have on the bill?

Baz: Thats a good one! I will say a nice evening with NiteRain, Mötley Crüe and Guns N Roses on the bill would be very exhausting to the audience! Would be sick!!

Music Junkie Press:  That would be a world class tour that no one would want to miss. If I could peak into your Ipod, what artist or song would I be most surprised at finding in there?

Baz:  If you could peek into my Ipod you would see a lot bands you wouldn’t believe, but I must say I’m a sucker for Gypsy Kings! They got so many feelgood songs, unfortunately I missed their show in Norway the 2nd November. I was on my own tour. Damn!

Music Junkie Press: NiteRain is ideal for a residency style tour on the Sunset Strip. You guys have the complete package and people would love it. Do you have any plans on coming out to America, specifically California?

Baz: We would love that! I was in California, Los Angeles this summer and hung out with the best of people. I’ve never met so many great people in 11 days. People ain’t shy over there! Love it! If we got the opportunity or got invited for something like that we would be sitting on a plane right away! Nothing would stop us!

Music Junkie Press:  Well you guys would truly fit right in and we would love to have you. What 80’s song would you consider to be your anthem song or theme song to your life?

Baz: For NiteRain? Definitely L.A Guns with the song No Mercy!!

Music Junkie Press:  Nice choice! What are your two favorite gear items you need to have? (guitar, pedal, sticks, etc)

Baz:  Since I sing I always carry my own mike and my libido. The other guys, I don’t know. They have their Ampegs and Blackstars, picks, sticks and chicks! That’s our favourite gear!

Music Junkie Press:  Love that! We have seen that you have performed at Stadiums, festivals and nightclubs. What was your favorite show you ever performed?

 Baz: Every show is different. It’s as much fun to play at a packed stadium as it is to play at a packed nightclub. The energy is the same! It’s raw and brutal!

Music Junkie Press:  Lastly, is there anything else you would like to share with our audience?

Baz: Hey everybody! Its NiteRain here! We hopefully get our asses over to America in 2014 to play for you guys. Hope you all come see us! Come over and say hi, we love that. Take care and check out our Facebook www.facebook.com/niterainkicksass and our debut album ¨CrossFire¨ is out the 15th November! ¨Vi sees¨

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We will definitely be counting down to the release. Three more days until “Crossfire” is out. So head over to their social media sites and follow them and say “Hi”.  We will keep our fingers crossed to have NiteRain take over the Sunset Strip in a residency!  Check out this teaser from NiteRain that will leave you begging for more!

 

~ Enjoy, Marisol

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This week, I have incredible ’80s inspired rock band from Oslo, Norway as our Tuesdays Travels Pick.  They are NiteRain and they have an amazing sound. Their music reminds me of catching early Motley Crue out on the Sunset Strip in the ’80s.  Early Vince Neil style vocals, Kick ass guitar riffs, slamming bass and energetic drums. Together you have the intense rock n roll of NiteRain. Check out this teaser from NiteRain:

 

NiteRain is Adrien Persen on Guitar, Sebastian Tvedtnaes on Vocals, Morten Garberg on Drums and Frank Karlsen on Bass. They have been known to have explosive stage presence and deliver high velocity sleaze rock. These guys are definitely in the running to take over the glam sleaze rock scene! They have had great success in touring with L.A. Guns across Europe and we hope they come out here to the US soon. Their glam infused rock is just as contagious as their fierce energy and is something we need.

NiteRain is releasing their album Crossfire on November 15th worldwide and will be kicking off the event with a release party at the Hard Rock Cafe in Oslo, Norway. Norway and Europe can pre-order their album here  and we will keep you posted with links in the future on the worldwide availability. For now, check out some of the songs from their upcoming album by visiting their Facebook page here.  Here is a video of them performing at the Back in the Fields Rock Festival in Norway earlier this year.

 

We will continue to bring you more news about NiteRain and will work on getting together an interview with this bad ass band! For now, head over to their social media sites and follow them and say “Hi”.  I hope we can get NiteRain to come out and play on the Sunset Strip in 2014. Now that would be a great New Year’s Resolution!

~ Enjoy, Marisol

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For today’s Tuesdays Travels, I didn’t travel far to bring you some over the top Hard Rock/Glam Rock. From Montreal, Canada, I want to introduce you to RUSTED! If you thought that only 80’s bands brought you heavy guitar riffs, pounding drums, power vocals and catchy choruses, the complete rock look, you are mistaken. RUSTED has everything you want in bad ass rock and roll band and their music will have you quickly hooked. It is almost as if they were sent from a time machine from a set at the Whisky on the Sunset Strip to here today. However, they got here, I am DAMN glad they are here! Check out this video for my favorite song of theirs, Young, Wild & Free:

 

So who is RUSTED? You have Tony Rust on Vocals, Tommy D. Eagle on Lead Guitar, Mark Shark on Bass, D. Izzy on Drums, and Maniac on Rhythm/Lead Guitar. We had the opportunity to interview singer Tony Rust and we are pleased to bring that interview to you here:

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Music Junkie Press: Thank you very much for talking with us here at Music Junkie Press! We first learned of your band from Justyn Vynn formerly of Snakeskyn Whiskey and we are glad we did! Your music ROCKS! We understand Justyn is filling in for your guitarist, how is everything going with that?

Tony Rust:  Justyn is really an awesome guitarist and we are really lucky to count on him to fill in while our guitarist Maniac is stuck outside the country…so we really need to thank him a lot for that! He’s a real brother for us!

Music Junkie Press: When did RUSTED begin and how did you all meet?

Tony Rust: The whole story begins in a small northern town of Quebec called Rouyn-Noranda (In Abitibi-Temiscamingue) when me and Dizzy first met during class in high school. At this point we weren’t really serious at all about playin’ music in a band we were just two kids having the same passions about hard rock/heavy metal music. But we first started playin’ in a band together and the things got bigger and serious. After a couple years and bands, we decided to move to Montreal to get us a better chance and other band members to fill in the spots. We first met Tommy D.Eagle and Maniac and then a year after we finally found Mark Shark and the perfect line up was there! And from that moment on, we’ve been really happy with the band and things are going very well!

Music Junkie Press:  I understand you recently released “Rock Patrol” in April and you truly deliver KICK ASS ROCK from start to finish, definitely no filler songs on this album! If you had to pick your favorite or song closest to you from this album which would it be and why?

Tony Rust: For me it’s really hard to choose but if i really need to, I will say Last Stand is surely one of my favorites. I really love that western 80’s cowboy kind of songs (reminds me Bon Jovi’s Blaze of glory or Wanted Dead or Alive) . Each time we play this song live, the crowd really seems to dig it!

Music Junkie Press: We love your video for Young, Wild and FREE, that song is one I have been playing first thing in the morning to get my day started! Tell us more about that song?

Tony Rust:  We recorded Young Wild N Free as a single one year ago. For us it was really a big thing cause it was our first time working with a real professional in studio. Pierre Bazinet(Worked with Celine Dion, Jean Leloup, Paradox) gave us so much to learn about the music industry and how it really is, I think the whole recording experience of YWF really helped us grow as musicians.

Music Junkie Press: Are you working on any videos now for Rock Patrol?

Tony Rust: Yes we are! We have so many ideas for many songs on the record but we finally chose Last Stand as the next video! We are shooting the video at the beginning of September and we hope to release it this fall!

Music Junkie Press: If Rusted could put together their dream lineup with three bands (living or dead) which would they be?

Tony Rust: Hum…thats a good question! It’s so hard to choose only 3 bands! For me it will be : Aersomtih, Iron Maiden, Guns N’ Roses ! (And so many others haha)

Music Junkie Press: Can you remember what your first concert was?

Tony Rust: My first ever big arena rock concert was Guns N’ Roses in 2006 at the Quebec Colisé Pepsi(Pepsi Coliseum in Quebec City)! It was amazing for me, a real rock n’ roll revelation. The opening act was Sebastian Bach of Skid Row and some all naked strippers! It was the first time for me being in such a huge place with such a huge crowd!

Music Junkie Press: With the ’80s making a comeback with Rock and my fave time, what song from the ’80s would you say is your Anthem or Theme song?

Tony Rust: Once again it’s really hard to choose only one…but one of the songs which will always remind me of the 80’S will always be Livin’ on a prayer from Bon Jovi. Such a strong song! With the sing along, pounding drums, epic solos, everything about this song is so 80’s ! I love it

Music Junkie Press: Do you have upcoming tour plans or plans to play here in the US?

Tony Rust:  Of course! For now we are working on getting our visa’s done and then we surely will tour the USA next summer!

Music Junkie Press: If I could peak in your Ipod, what artist or song might I be most surprised at finding in there?

Tony Rust: Lots of classic rock artist like Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan, U2 and some classical artists like Beethoven and Mozart! In fact I listen to lots of different kinds of music!

Music Junkie Press: Everyone enjoys a great cover song or remake, if you could take any song from any genre and turn it into the RUSTED style, what song might that be?

Tony Rust: We used to play lots of covers back in the day, but now we rarely play covers, almost never to be honest.  But one of the covers I always loved playing was Wild Child from Wasp! Such a killer song with a badass chorus!

Music Junkie Press: One of the songs from Rock Patrol that really stands out to me is Last Stand, can you tell me a little more about that song?

Tony Rust: This song is one of my favorite too! When I first started writing the lyrics for the song I was truly inspired by all the wild west movies like The Good The Bad and The Ugly. I really wanted the song to have this 80’s western cowboy ballad kind of vibe. When Maniac played me the first riff of the song I was like  “Ỳes! We got it! This is going to be our “Wanted Dead Or Alive“!

Music Junkie Press: Lastly, is there anything else you would like to share with our audience?

Tony Rust: First of all I want to thank you Marisol for this interview! For everything about the band you guys can keep in touch on our Facebook page/Twitter/Instagram and our Youtube Chanel. The Last Stand video is on it’s way to be released this fall! So keep on rockin’ guys and see you soon on the road! Keep the 80’s rock spirit alive!

Here is one more video for you for their song, “Rock Patrol” which is off of the album of the same title that you can download here and keep the 80’s rock spirit alive!

 

Also head over to their social media sites and stay up to date.  We can’t wait for their new video for The Last Stand and if you are lucky enough to be in the Montreal area, GET YOURSELF TO A SHOW! We are excited for them to come play for us here in the US and hopefully we will be seeing them hitting the stage at the Whisky in no time.

~ Keep Rockin, Marisol

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