Who Can Sleep Delivers Stunning Contemporary Indie Folk Pop Single


Indie Folk Pop Duo

Who Can Sleep are an indie folk- pop duo based in California. Having met while sharing a bill at the historic El Cid venue in Silverlake, Dean Vivirito and Lex Helgerson quickly discovered a spark, both musically and romantically. Vivirito wanted to start a project that wouldn’t be held back by labels or genres and so the two set out with the intention to create a contemporary sound that is both fresh and diverse. Combining ethereal instrumentation, country tinged guitars and stunning vocal harmonies, the project entitled Who Can Sleep is a cross-genre exploration of sound.

Helgerson composes heartfelt, candid lyrics as a vehicle for stories of inspiration. Who Can Sleep’s latest single “All Your Love” started as a dream. The songwriter instantly jotted down her visions when she woke up, painting a beautiful kaleidoscope of sounds and lyrics. Helgerson confides on the meaning of the song,

“Dean is very selfless in our relationship. He inspires me to be more generous, and sometimes I wonder if I give enough. I wanted to express the feeling that I might not be giving as much as I receive”. The contemplative track shimmers with soft, floating vocals, delicately twangy guitars and gentle percussion. Vivirito shares, “I distinctly remember while rehearsing the song, we were working on the tempo and groove and it was too fast. I told Lex the listener should be reminded of that post-sex feeling”. 

The duo are heavily inspired by the likes of Bruce Springsteen, so much so that they recently covered Side A of his seminal Born in the USA album. The two also find inspiration from great country classics, as well as modern tastemakers such- Billie Eilish, Blood Orange and Childish Gambino. 

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Parker’s Vulnerable and Devastatingly Beautiful New Single ‘Become The Fool’


Indie Artist

Visual artist, songwriter and musician PARKER has  announced her devastatingly beautiful new single Become The Fool, a heartbreakingly powerful song about an unbalanced relationship in which one person ends up sacrificing too much of themselves and their dreams for another.

PARKER has also announced a gorgeous Bauhaus-inspired clip to accompany Become The Fool.  This affecting new single is the first taste of what is set to be an incredibly exciting 2020 for this innovative artist. 

Become The Fool is about as vulnerable as a song can be.  Everything from PARKER’s delicate, glassy vocal delivery, to the melancholy synths and deep, arresting percussion, bleeds with heavy emotion, and will speak to anyone who has gone through a complicated heartbreak – one that perhaps they wondered if they would ever recover from.  Speaking on the inspiration behind the track, PARKER reflects, 

“This is the first song that was co-written with my writing and production team, Hans Van Vliet (QLD) and Becki Whitton (VIC), across three states and I’m really excited about it.  When a relationship ends it can be devastating.  But what happens afterwards can be a beautiful mess of experiences and vivid feelings.  When I got to the end of my longest relationship, I realised I had lost so much of myself.  I had been living for someone else and their dreams for so long I didn’t know who I was without them.  But through this experience, I was set free to find myself again, to pursue my creative practice with all my heart.

The video for Become The Fool is a stunning journey that explores the depth of emotion behind this extraordinary song.  The viewer feels connected to the main character as someone who is left behind in a world built for someone else.  The narrative begins in sepia tones, and as the clip progresses and the character reclaims the city for herself through expressive dance, the scene begins to fill with colour as an empowering metaphor for this story.  PARKER explains,

“The clip for this song is so incredible!  It was made in one month on a super tight budget.  It was made by Hans Van Vliet (7 Bit Hero + HUNZ) in just three weeks.  We took inspiration from bauhaus design; we wanted to create something that felt nostalgic yet contemporary.  Every single element in the clip has a meaning and a reason to be there. Nothing is superfluous.”

This wonderfully considered release is just the beginning of what is set to be a spectacular year for this multi-disciplinary artist, as she gives fans a taste of what is yet to come, 

“I’m really excited about all the singles and music videos we have lined up to release this year.  I’ve also got a number of live videos in the making!  I feel so lucky to be working with so many great film makers, musicians and audio engineers on these projects.

PARKER is Tash Parker.

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Riotron Debuts New Synth-Pop Single “There For You” Inspired By 80’s Greats


Riotron a.k.a Electro indie-pop artist Jeff Fettes has released a new single titled “There For You” off his forthcoming debut EP ‘Dark Highway,’ due out later this year.

“There For You” is the follow up to his debut release “I’m Sorry” which in just three months has collectively garnered hundreds of thousands of streams, with its subsequent lyric video racking up more than a million views since early December.

There For You is about how thinking of the people we love can bring them to us any time we need them. It doesn’t have to be spiritual or metaphysical it’s just the power of our memories,” says Fettes. “When you can’t be with them physically, they can still be there for you across time and space. It sounds cosmic but it’s really kind of simple and comforting.”

Sonically, the music of ‘There For You’ draws on modern synth-pop and electronica sounds, mixed with 80s-influenced new wave guitar. Even the name Riotron is derived from the hit song “Rio” by Duran Duran and the fantasy sci-fi film, ‘Tron’, all iconic to the eighties era which seems to be a big inspiration for Riotron’s music and imagery.

Inspired by pop artists like Phil Collins and Madonna, Fettes started writing his own music as a teenager. While attending university, he learned recording while working at a local studio, writing and producing songs for other artists. At one point, he had jobs as a cartoonist, programmer, musician, and writer but it was his hobby as an inventor that eventually drew him into a career, a number of his concepts growing into companies.

The success he found there left little time for performing or songwriting until recently. When politics created a sharp emotional divide among his friends and family, Fettes found it hard to talk about until one day he found himself sitting at a keyboard writing “I’m Sorry” about the conflict. The songs kept coming and shortly after he formed Riotron as the outlet for his new music.

Evoking styles like dance-rock, electronic synth-pop, and even jazz, Riotron’s upcoming 2020 LP, Dark Highway, is reminiscent of an 80’s movie soundtrack, with a collection of highly personal anthems. Thematically, it’s about how our darkest moments eventually lead to hope. Riotron’s Dark Highway sends its listener on a metaphorical drive through hell that eventually leads to love, acceptance, and self-forgiveness.

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Indie Pop Artist Renee Lamy Releases New Single ‘Poison’


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“Poison,” is a pop electronic song and is Renee Lamy’s third original release with more anticipated to come next year.

When talking about her latest single, Renee says,

“There is something sort of freeing about this song and in the same sense binding. It is about a love that, despite you knowing probably isn’t the best thing for you, you just are too happy in the moment to care. My overall feeling in this song is that you love who you love, and you can’t help who you fall in love with. And maybe you’re going to fall in love again and again but if you are happy now then enjoy it, no matter what other people think.” 

This is Renee’s third single to be released, following her song “Losing Game” that was released in January 2019. Both songs were recorded with Ryley Music Productions and Renee is excited to continue to share more of her music with everyone. 

In conclusion, Renee says, “When writing this song, I wanted to create something that would be easy for people to listen to. I hope this song is something that people can relate to and connect with but also blast in their car if they want to shut their mind off.” 

Poison is available on all streaming platforms!

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Firey Epic New Single from Goth-Metal Band Mono Inc. Studio Album


Goth Metal Band

German alternative-gothic rockers MONO INC. present their new single ‘Warriors’ ahead of releasing their eleventh studio album ‘The Book Of Fire’. This long-play saga of blazing flames, rigorous persecution and bloody torture will be released today January 24. Earlier, the band previewed the first singles ‘Louder Than Hell’ and ‘The Book of Fire’ with dramatic and firey cinematic videos to accompany.

Formed in 2000 and based in Hamburg, MONO INC. are Martin Engler (vocals
), Katha Mia (drums), 
Carl Fornia (guitars
) and Manuel Antoni (bass). This album follows up ‘Welcome to Hell’, which was released in July 2018.

The new album features contributions by Tilo Wolff (Lacrimosa) and Teufel (Tanzwut). MONO INC.’s previous studio-albums all placed in the Top 6 of the German charts or higher.

This sound phenomenon of this long-play takes you to a time of burning stakes. A time where scholars ran for their lives and ultimate existence. A time when knowledge gained over centuries was systematically erased. A time of the inquisition.

This new concept album from MONO INC. sheds light onto the story of the ‘Book Of Fire’, a mystical artefact containing the secret knowledge of centuries and chose a young healer to be its new owner in the dark middle-ages.

The persecution, sorrow and suffering that the bloodthirsty inquisition inflicted on her and her fight for freedom are wrapped up in a terrific way by these four musicians, formed around mastermind Martin Engler. This is heavier than ever before, but not without the band’s well-known, emotional depth.

From the very first sounds, you get pulled into an emotional roller-coaster, carried by epic anthems. You may shed tears over these soulful ballads and celebrate when heavy guitars and the angelic voice of drummer Katha Mia unite in perfect harmony.

But the concept of this album is perhaps too refined, too good to not make more of it. Thus, the band sets new standards by telling the whole story of the young healer Aellin in their first ever earbook, covering the whole tragedy of the inquisition era in 12 captivating chapters.

With their heaviest album ever, MONO INC. will take you with them to the somber time of the Inquisition, illuminated only by the torchlights of the henchman. Dive into the story of the witch on CD/DVD. In Europe, it is also available on vinyl and, for the first time ever, in an earbook (German only). Witness the whole tragedy of lost wisdom and humanity from the front-row seat.

‘Warriors’, as well as ‘Louder Than Hell’ and ‘The Book of Fire’ are now available through online stores such as Apple Music and for streaming via Spotify. As of January 24, ‘The Book of Fire’ LP will be released via SPV / NoCut in Europe and ADA / Entertainment One in North America. It can already be ordered directly from the band. In March and April, MONO INC. will be supporting this album with an extensive tour including 13 dates.

TRACKLISTING – CD:
1.    The Book of Fire
2.    Louder Than Hell
3.    Warriors
4.    Shining Light (feat. Tilo Wolff)
5.    Where The Raven Flies
6.    The Last Crusade
7.    Death or Life
8.    Nemesis
9.    Right for The Devil (Feat. Tanzwut)
10.   Run for Your Life
11.   The Gods of Love
12.   What Have We Done

THE BOOK OF FIRE TOUR’ 2020
06.03.20 – Münster, Skaters Palace
07.03.20 – Köln, Carlswerk Victoria
12.03.20 – München, Backstage Werk
13.03.20 – Nürnberg, Z-Bau
14.03.20 – Wiesbaden, Schlachthof
15.03.20 – Pratteln, Z7
20.03.20 – Berlin, Columbia Halle
21.03.20 – Leipzig, Haus Auensee
27.03.20 – Oberhausen, Turbinenhalle
28.03.20 – Stuttgart, Im Wizemann
29.03.20 – Saarbrücken, Garage
03.04.20 – Hannover, Pavillon
04.04.20 – Hamburg, Sporthalle

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Blonde Diamond Release New Dream Synth-Pop Single


Electronic Music

Shaping a soundscape of dreamy synth-pop bliss with unapologetic and captivating lyricism, Blonde Diamond have been on a trajectory that is hard not to be dazzled by.

The Vancouver based dream-pop band have graced stages across Canada, Europe, Australia, the US, and India, sharing bills along the way with stalwarts such as Portugal. The Man, Broken Social Scene, Bishop Briggs, Chromeo, Mother Mother, and more. 

Blonde Diamond’s newest offerings hone in on their strongest assets—frontwoman Alexis Young’s vocal prowess, reinforced by the band’s ethereal instrumentals. The first course they’ve prepared for us, single ”4AM Eternal” is out now.  Equal parts sexy and accessible, swirling guitars are accentuated by arpeggiated bass synths and snap-tight rhythms, and a bridge that is sure to lure you in to their siren call. 

Their debut single, “Feel Alright” (2016), peaked at no. 6 on the Spotify Viral Charts within a week of its release, with the rest of the Feel Alright EP now quickly approaching 1M streams. In 2017, Blonde Diamond were the winners of the coveted nation-wide JUNO Master Class mentorship program.

The band’s second EP “Fantasy Love” was premiered on CBC’s First Play Live in October 2018 featuring 6 freshly minted tracks, including the first single and video for Better When You’re Close, and second single Dark Place.

As they careened toward the end of the decade, Blonde Diamond smartly took a conscious step back from their guns-ablazing approach to prepare themselves for the next chapter of their career, shedding their former name (Youngblood) and paring down to a 4-piece powerhouse. Now, as Blonde Diamond walks the catwalk into 2020, grab a front-row seat to catch all the new delights they’ve prepared.

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Singer Songwriter Melbs bb Releases Dark Catchy Pastel Fantasy Single


Indie Artist

Dreamy singer-songwriter Melbs bb  announced her new single Astrology (clothesline), a catchy pastel fantasy with a dark, edgy underside, on January 22.  The artist has also released a sharp, self-made video to accompany the song, lovingly poking fun at the stereotypes of the signs of the zodiac.  To celebrate the release, Melbs bb will be playing an exclusive hometown launch show at the Workers Club in Melbourne on February 27.
 
Dream pop and inspired by indie icons Clairo and Beach House, Astrology (clothesline) will soak the listener in delicious guitar, synth, and Melbs bb’s unique, deep and arresting vocal.  The track sweeps up everything in its wake and envelops like a wave, prompting a feeling of deep comfort and movement in the listener; in other words, it might be the perfect soundtrack to that dark, warm drive home from a summer holiday – kinda melancholy, but acutely liberating, too.  Speaking on the inspiration behind the track, Melbs bb, otherwise known as Erica Lilly, says, “I got really into astrology last year, and after digging into my chart, it just explained a lot – particularly about my love life.  Stuff that I’ve talked about with my therapist was written in front of me on Co-Star.  Anyway, I just felt really called out and needed to vent, so I wrote this song.”
 
The video for Astrology (clothesline) is a comical and witty look into the traits of each astrological sign.  Clever and incisive, with a sweet DIY charm, this video includes something for everyone, and each viewer is sure to feel uncomfortably ‘seen’ at some point throughout! Reflecting on the process of creating the video, Erica explains,

“My friend Bax and I were brainstorming for the video, and she suggested a party where all the star signs were present.  As soon as she said it, a million setups started flooding to my brain – like water signs crying in the corner for no reason.  Virgos running around picking up cups – and so on.  The jokes wrote themselves really.  My friends Meaghan, Isaac, Liam and Sabrina shot and acted in the video and I directed, produced and edited it.  It took two exhausting days to get everything shot, but I have background in comedy and film so glad I was able to do it myself.”

Melbs bb will be launching Astrology (clothesline) at a very special show at the Workers Club in Melbourne on February 27.  Giving her audience a taste of what to expect from a Melbs bb live show, Erica enthuses, “Fans can expect a non-stop set of bangers.  My taste jumps around a bit and this definitely comes through in the songs I write – but I’m confident noone will be bored.  Confused, maybe – but definitely not bored!”

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Heart to Heart are back With New Single Insufferable


Rock Band

Quiet is nice. Quiet is comfortable. But quiet is dangerous, too — because quiet is the perfect disguise for a revolution.

Nick Zoppo knows this. Zoppo is the frontman of Heart to Heart, an energetic California rock quintet that formed a decade ago and has toured North America countless times. Even though the band cultivated a dedicated following and released two stellar full-lengths, Heart to Heart slowly receded from the music scene, laying mostly dormant the past few years. What made Zoppo put his passion on hold? His other passion: professional wrestling.

“In 2015, I moved to Chicago to train with WWE Superstar Seth Rollins,” Zoppo explains, “and three months turned into three-and-a-half years. In that time period, we were still playing a few shows and were still sending music ideas back and forth, it was just a little more tough with me being in the Midwest. I inevitably had to move back to California, and once I came back, we started rocking and rolling again.”

Zoppo’s alter ego, the “Outlandish Zicky Dice”, took the independent wrestling scene by storm, landing him bookings all across the world. Inspired by his character, Zoppo returned to Heart to Heart with a renewed passion, and his fellow bandmates — guitarist/vocalists Johnathan Hayes and Alex Lulow, bassist Justin Bratcher, and drummer AJ Wright — were just as excited to get to work.

The result is Heartbreaker, a six-song release that’s as musically aggressive as it is inherently melodic. It’s the kind of stuff that would stop you in your tracks at Warped Tour, or would make you open Shazam on your phone to identify the song if you overheard it coming from someone’s car stereo.

“Heartbreaker is a new, completely different, mature sound for Heart To Heart,” Zoppo says. “This record means the most to me, especially lyrically. I think of real pain in my life that I connect to music, and that’s what I draw on when writing lyrics.”

Look no further than Heartbreaker’s opening track, “Ø Love,” which finds Zoppo keenly observing, “We all learn from loss and pain and suffering.” Or check out “Someone Else,” which includes a potent bit of dialogue from Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind. Or just press “play” on standout track “Insufferable,” which sounds like the dissolving of a relationship in real time — and according to Zoppo, it was.

“It was literally what we were going through at the time,” he says. “I am telling the story as it happens — we were breaking up while I was in the studio. I’m speaking my mind and not holding anything back.”

It’s clear that Zoppo approaches each song as if it could be his last, using his lyrics as a way to directly speak his mind, no matter who may get caught in the crossfire. His approach may ruffle a few feathers (“I get texted from the subjects of songs sometimes,” he says with a chuckle), but it also allows for deeper bonds to be formed, as you can hear in the emotionally gripping “The (Q)uiet War,” a passionate song about mental health, which includes a real voicemail message from a musician friend of Zoppo’s who was near the point of ending his own life.

“You can just hear the true emotion and true pain in it,” he says of his friend’s confession, assuring that the friend is in a much better headspace now. “It’s a war inside your head daily. Even me — I play this character that’s full of himself in the wrestling ring, but I’m also trying to remember if I took my depression medication this morning. I like being a public figure that can talk about these things openly, and hopefully try to motivate someone else to remind them there’s a light at the end of the tunnel. It’s completely okay to not be okay.”

Zoppo not is only constantly working on himself, he is also helping others — the singer/wrestler is currently working toward his masters degree in special education, and he makes time in his busy schedule to work in a special ed class as well. All of this goes into making Zoppo a surprisingly vulnerable frontman — but while vulnerability might shine through in the studio, once he gets onstage, all bets are off.

“When I would go onstage, I would be this character that eventually turned into Zicky Dice,” he says. “Angus Young from AC/DC used to say he would black out onstage, and I feel that’s the same for me. I’m all about entertaining the crowd. Yeah, they’re there to listen to music. But this is a chance to give them a performance. I look forward to sharing these songs with the world as an older, more mature me and a more mature band.”

With Heartbreaker, Heart To Heart are ready to reintroduce themselves to the world. They’re older and wiser, sure; they all carry a few more scars, both physical and emotional; but their musicianship is more advanced than it’s ever been, and they’re ready to kick the listener in the face, sonically speaking.

“We really took our time and tried a lot of different things we haven’t done musically before,” Zoppo says. “New vocal techniques, harmonies, guitar overlays… We were in the studio for months, because we knew Heartbreaker had to be something incredible. Everyone here has a lot of shit on the line. We all really want to be our best.”

Quiet has ended. A revolution is about to begin. Heart to Heart are ready for you. Are you ready for them?

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Deanna Devore Releases Smooth Mouth Watering Neo-Soul Single ‘Lately’


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Deanna Devore is a Chicago and Toronto based multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, and producer. Her music beautifully blends downtempo electronic beats with organic instrumentation, creating emotionally captivating music that has been resonating with audiences across the globe. Devore’s polished musicianship, modern production techniques and compelling songwriting emanates a maturity and sophistication that spans across downtempo electronic, R&B, neo-soul, jazz and orchestral territories. 

 

Following the success of her highly acclaimed EP half and half, Devore is unveiling her new release ‘Lately’, featuring a mystery vocalist who cannot yet be announced. Thematically the single narrates the insecurity and ups and downs of a relationship, detailing how love can often feel like an emotional rollercoaster until it finally comes to an end. Its mellow grooves and smooth lo-fi beats cook up a mouth-watering release, oozing with seductive melodies and velvety vocals, which highlight the featured singer’s impressive vocal range. Emitting a sensuous flowing cadence, delicately layered harmonies and a pulsating rhythm, ‘Lately’ provides an alluring neo-soul track, showcasing Devore’s unique and fresh production. 

 

Devore’s inspiration sparks from a sonic level – the feeling and emotions that certain chords and melodies provoke. Her songwriting is built around the result and impact it will have on the listener.
“Lyrically I delve into the darkness and light of love and life”, reveals Devore. With influences partially rooted in the soul, R&B and jazz field, Devore doesn’t allow any limitations to her sound and her music includes elements of a multitude of genres. It’s this genre-blending sound which has allowed the musician to create music without boundaries. She shares, “I hope my music can bridge the gap for fans of all genres and be appealing to a variety of people”.

 

Devore has seen success performing to sold-out venues and festivals across the map, such as Summerfest, CMJ, NXNE, and 80/35. She has also had the pleasure of opening for renowned artists including Jamie Cullum, Bonobo and SG Lewis, as well as Raveena, Mother Mother and Yoke Lore. The composer has recently explored more commercial work, where her work can be heard in podcasts, feature films and even a Starbucks ad. 

 

Self-produced and performing all of the instruments on the track herself, Devore wishes to encourage other female artists to take a lead in their music,
“I’d love to inspire other songwriters and other female multi-instrumentalist/producers. There aren’t many of us out there it seems, so I’d love to inspire more female musicians to self-produce”.

 

Devore continues to be celebrated for her remarkable musicality and ‘Lately’ is another indication of what to expect in 2020.

 

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SHE NOVA, WINNER OF ‘BEST POP VIDEO’ KICKS OFF WORLD TOUR and Album


 

 

 

 

 

 

Indie Artist

Award-winning alternative pop artist and songwriter She Nova, shares yet another side of her musicianship with an intimate album “for the weirdos”, releasing first single “Neon Tears” on January 15th.

 

Her fans, named the ‘Weirdo Crew’, who watch the outgoing performers’ live streams on the platform Twitch, requested the singer release the “#mushifying” piano and vocal arrangements of her songs to the world.

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The multi-instrumentalist has notably collaborated with Grammy Award-winning Black Eyed Peas writer/producer Printz Board, performed on Fox Original Series “GLEE”, and was music director/keyboardist/singer for Atlantic Records artist Alexander Cardinale known for his song “Simple Things” featuring Christina Perri. Summer 2019,

She Nova won “Best Pop Video” at the Hollywood Women’s Film Festival for her self-made music video “ADHDAF”, where she depicts the ups and downs of having ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder), through contrasting a dark, muted palette with colorful, child-like “play” scenes.

She Nova is on her debut world tour the “Weirdo Crew Tour”, performing her gutsy, passionate one-women show with a variety of instruments, vocal harmonies and looping elements, creating one-of-a-kind performances each night. US dates for Spring 2020 have been announced.

Poster

TOUR

01/25 Phoenix, CA
01/30 Orange, CA
02/02 Paso Robles, CA
02/07 Monterey, CA
02/16 Lake Stevens, WA
02/20 Seattle, WA
02/21 Seattle, WA
02/22 Portland, OR
03/10 Fort Worth, TX
03/11 Dallas, TX
03/13 Dallas, TX
03/28 Fargo, ND
04/02 Fargo, ND
04/08 Atlanta, GA
04/09 Atlanta, GA

– JANUARY-APRIL 2020 (DATES TO BE ADDED) –

ABOUT SHE NOVA
She Nova’s debut single “She Weirdo” is an anthem to all the outcasts and dreamers who write their own identity. It’s a song that plays to the inner weirdo inside all of us… that voice in our heads that blurts crazy ideas that most say are weird or impossible. Listening to this voice was She Nova’s way of coping with a racing ADHD and dyslexic mind that refused to fit the norm. At a young age, she learned she could channel her seemingly random and up-side-down thoughts and feelings to create songs. She Nova aspires to be a role model for self awareness and mental health, helping others find the confidence to be uniquely themselves and find the superpower beneath their challenges. Here’s to the kids with fire in their bellies who chase wild dreams and march to their own beat, no matter who calls them weirdo along the way.

 

 

 

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Melodic Rock Fest Melbourne March 2020


 

 

 

 

 

 

Melbourne Theatre Melodic Rock Fest LogoThe music of the 1980s and 1990s will go down in history for its unbridled love of rock and its almost unashamed glam rock look that involved men wearing makeup and hairstyles that defied logic.

 

It is a period of music that, despite initial scepticism, flourished and turned into a worldwide phenomenon with new fashion cultures spreading as rapidly as the music itself.

 

It was a time where image held just as much importance as the music and a time that revolutionised the world of music and ushered in legions of imitators and pretenders that continues unabated today.

 

The music then was almost a guilty pleasure, but if you looked beyond the glam and make up the quality of musicianship was – and still is – second to none.

 

Melodic Rock Fest 2020 promises to turn the clock back to the final two decades of the Millenium, rolling out the best bands and artists of that period and unleashing them back into a musical climate that is vastly different to when they played their first chords in anger.

Headlining MelodicRock Fest 2020 will be Firehouse, with support from some of the biggest names to grace melodic rock, with FM, Eclipse, Enuff Z Nuff, Crazy Lixx, Ron Keel, XYZ, Janet Gardner, Paul Laine, Tony Harnell (TNT) and Kip Winger rounding out the international contingent.

With a strong emphasis on local talent, MelodicRock Fest will also feature Midnite City, White Widdow, BB Steal, Serpentine Sky, The Radio Sun, Teargas, Ragdoll, Madman’s Lullaby, Cassidy Paris, Saint Scarlett, Terramaze, KVLTS of Vice and Dangerous Curves.

Held over March 6, 7 and 8 at The National Theatre, Melbourne, Melodic Rock Fest 2020 is taking you back to the days when music was more than just a background distraction. The fact that so many of the bands who dominated that period are still touring and performing today is testament to the enduring nature of rock. Music transcends age barriers and will continue to prosper long into the next generation.

Yesterday’s heroes remain today’s pacesetters, with the greatest line up of melodic rock ever seen in this country only fuelling this belief.

Join the rock revolution and relive the moments that will remain an integral part of music for many years to come.

 

Motor Ace Playing Bushfire Benefit Australia Day


 

 

 

 

 

 

Epic Line Up To Pay Tribute To David Bowie’s Golden Years

Band

After making their highly anticipated return to the stage in 2018, beloved Aussie band Motor Ace are hitting the road for a run of summer shows, kicking off next week at 48 Watts in Newcastle on January 25, before heading to play Festivale in Launceston on January 31, Coopers Ale House in Adelaide on February 21, and finishing up playing in Dunsborough (WA) on February 22.  They will also be jumping on stage and doing what they do best to help Aussies in need, playing a bushfire benefit show on-ground in Sale, East Gippsland on Australia Day.
 
We all loved getting the band back together and had a really great time on the road last year, so when we were asked to do a few more shows, we were excited to take them on.  It was such fun to get out and play and we’re soo humbled that our fans haven’t forgotten us!” says drummer Damian Costin.
 
Passionate about helping those caught up in the bushfires that ravaged East Gippsland on new year’s eve, Motor Ace are keen to do all they can, Costin enthuses, “Words won’t fix anything right now.  Action is required, and getting down into the Gippsland area to do a benefit show is important to us.  So all ticket sales will be passed on in cash form, straight to those in the area that need it most.  There’ll be auctions, the hat is getting passed around and we are having a bbq to bring some slight relief to the area.  We’re hoping to get Melburnians along to spend some money in the community as well, donations are great, but actually getting in your car and heading down to eat, stay and be there is massively important right now too.”
 
With a rich musical history spanning over twenty years, Motor Ace’s debut album Five Star Laundry went gold within the first month of going on sale in Australia. After that massive feat, the band spent many months on the road touring and making music, with massive supports slots alongside Foo FightersOasis and Blink-182.  You couldn’t turn on the radio without coming across Motor Ace; and as sold out shows became the norm, their tracks became a mainstay on the ARIA charts.  Their timely sophomore album Shoot This was released in 2002 to abundant critical acclaim.  It spawned lead single Carry On that held the coveted #1 most played song on Australian airwaves for 8 weeks in a row, and Shoot This, debuting at #1 on the charts and achieving gold sales on release.  
 
Can we expect to hear a new Motor Ace tune any time soon? “Patch and Dave have been writing new music and we had a session in the studio late last year, the expectations are high, so we can’t drop anything until it’s really right.  The magic was there and that’s what is important to us, to find the magic,” beams CostinAnd quality takes time, and time is something we don’t have a lot of.  But I can confirm what we have been working on sounds fucking brilliant, better than anything that currently exists in this solar system.  The new tunes are like a universe of rainbows and magical musical notes sprinkled with pools of baby dolphins and fluffy pink sun lounges with a cocktail bar in your ear!
 
Motor Ace is Patrick Robertson (vocals, guitar), Dave Ong (guitar), Damo Costin (drums) and Matt Balfe (bass).
 
Tickets to the Motor Ace summer shows are on sale now.
 
MOTOR ACE – SUMMER 2020 TOUR
SAT 25 JAN | 48 WATTS, NEWCASTLE, NSW | 18+
Tickets available from www.oztix.com.au | 1300 GET TIX | All OZTIX Outlets
 
SUN 26 JAN | LIVE AT THE BUNDY HALL, SALE, VIC | ALL AGES
Tickets available from www.trybooking.com  | 1300 GET TIX | All Trybooking Outlets
 
FRI 31 JAN | FESTIVALE, LAUNCESTON, TAS | ALL AGES
Tickets available from www.ticketbooth.com.au | 1300 GET TIX | All ticketbooth Outlets
 
FRI 21 FEB | COOPERS ALEHOUSE, ADELAIDE, SA | 18+
Tickets available from www.oztix.com.au | 1300 GET TIX | All Oztix Outlets
 
SAT 22 FEB | HOTTER THAN HELL, DUNSBOROUGH, WA | 18+
Tickets available from www.oztix.com.au | 1300 GET TIX | All Oztix Outlets

 

Motor Ace Playing Bushfire Benefit Australia Day
 

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GUITAR VIRTUOSO BRADY NOVOTNY STORMS PRIVATE CASTLE IN PRODIGAL SON-INSPIRED MUSIC VIDEO


Guitarist

Since the February 2019 release of his debut album, Passions Collide, Pittsburgh-based guitar virtuoso Brady Novotny has been on a ride of epic proportions.

After leaving his beloved instrument behind for the better part of a decade, Novotny returned to his first love, like the Prodigal Son, returning to his loving and forgiving father.

The first single release, “Redemption’s Cry” received national and international airplay and charting, receiving press on such highly touted and diverse sites as JesusFreakHideout and Metal Devastation Radio. That single, combined with the subsequent title track release, received in excess of 150,000 Spotify streams and 35,000 youtube views. The latter also reached the Top 3 on the iTunes rock songs chart in Canada, earning Novotny status as one of the most exciting new artists of 2019.

Now, Brady Novotny’s journey has come full circle with the release of his brand new music video, “Ancient Romance.” The epic production, directed and produced by Novotny and Joshua Thomas, was filmed over three days at Otttis Castle in St. Augustine, Florida. Because they hand-pick their projects, it was one of the only music videos ever allowed to shoot at the location.

“This instrumental piece was written to transport the listener to another time period,” explains Brady. “The song combines elements of melodic rock guitar with a Flamenco influenced breakdown. ‘Ancient Romance’ has a unique, Renaissance vibe, using atmospheric guitar counter melodies with a vocal section by (my wife) Jenn Novotny. The story behind the video is loosely based off the scripture Luke 15:11, The Prodigal Son. My hope is that the viewer will not only be moved by the music, but also by the ancient message of God’s love.”

 

Guitar Virtuso Brady Novotny Storms Private Castle in Prodigal Son-Inspired Music Video

 

 

LINKS TO BRADY NOVOTNY

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bradynovotnymusic

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bradynovotnyofficial/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/bradyanovotny

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQMG6bjBHNLH2uxumRx1IyQ

Website: https://www.bradynovotny.com/ 

Guitar Virtuso Brady Novotny Storms Private Castle in Prodigal Son-Inspired Music Video

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Medusa Makes Her Mark With I Don’t Mind (Under The Covers)


Indie Pop Artist

Upcoming R&B artist MEDUSA makes her mark on the music industry, sharing fresh new single ‘I Don’t Mind (Under the Covers)’ alongside emerging rapper Q SMTH.

 

Taking her cues from the silky production acts like Jorja Smith and Mabel and incorporating elements of old school R&B from artists such as Justin Timberlake and Chris Brown, the soulful singer-songwriter crafts her unique R&B-pop sound.

Currently studying at Leeds College of Music, MEDUSA has always known music was her passion. Growing up surrounded by musical influences across various genre’s such as soul, R&B and Hip-Hop, MEDUSA soon began emerging herself in music. From the age of six, she would grasp every opportunity to sing, dance and play instruments, dreaming of a chance to perform on stage one day.

Speaking on the single, MEDUSA stated: It’ll make you forget your inhibitions and lose yourself in the moment. It’s expressing how two people don’t have to know one another to be lovers, they can “get to know each other under the cover”, wanting to feel good and have fun.

 

With soothing vocals over a playful beat, ‘I Don’t Mind (Under the Covers)’ thrives on emotionally raw minimalism, with Medusa’s refreshing voice acts as the central instrument.

 

‘I Don’t Mind (Under the Covers)’  is available on all streaming platforms January 17th.

 

Medusa Makes Her Mark With I Don’t Mind (Under The Covers)

 

 

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Pop Songwriter Livvy K Releases Latest Single ‘Way I Do’


Teen Pop Singer

Livvy K pairs catchy pop beats with a vocal performance beyond her years. This infectious tune brings out everything we love about pop music, its high production value drawn out of Livvy K‘s time in Vegas. ‘Way I Do’ was written to dance and sing along to.

A co-write between Livvy K and American John Gillette and Soli Ridge, the lyrics stem from Livvy K‘s personal experience of her time in Vegas where she recorded this song whilst performing with dance crew ‘The Killas Projekt’ who will also feature in the music video.

Livvy K is a diverse new artist who also models and dances alongside her career as a songwriter and singer. Having released her debut EP in 2018, Livvy K has since enjoyed plays on BBC Introducing. Livvy K also teamed up with MIND and Men Unite, two mental health charities in the UK to release her previous single ‘Broken’ which was written to raise awareness about mental health.

Livvy K is currently on a UK school tour and will play Croston Festival in March of this year.

Pop Songwriter Livvy K Releases Latest Single ‘Way I Do’ Single ‘Way I Do’

 

 

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Britain’s Beat Hotel releases rousing ‘Bury It Deep’ single off self-titled EP


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UK indie-rock outfit Beat Hotel presents their new single ‘Bury It Deep’, the second rewarding taste of their forthcoming eponymous EP, set for release on January 31 via Britain’s Occulation Recordings in the new year. This comes on the trail of their extremely well-received first single ‘Feel It’. Their first compositions in a long time, both tracks are upbeat and notably positive songs. These, as well as the new 6-track offering, will be available digitally. The mini-album is also being pressed on 12” vinyl.

The new mini-album features current and former members of The June Brides, The Loft, The Weather Prophets, Distractions, Mudlow, Mojo Fins and Lolita Storm.

Based between Brighton and Plymouth, Beat Hotel is the occasional manifestation of an idea for a band, that Arash Torabi (The June Brides, The Distractions, The Granite Shore) and Paul Pascoe formed after meeting at a 1988 gig by The Jasmine Minks‘ (first band signed to Creation Records). Many years later, their first released Beat Hotel single also featured The Jasmines’ frontman Jim Shepherd.

With a strong live presence on the local scene, they recorded plenty of demos, but did not release any recordings until 2013. That recording, ‘Best of Our Years / The Fire’, was a double A-side 7”. At that time, Dave Morgan, drummer from The Loft and The Weather Prophets (two other Creation Records’ artists) became a permanent member of Beat Hotel. He also played with The Rockingbirds and recorded with The Jazz Butcher, Primal Scream, Vic Goddard, Subway Sect, ATV).

They were later joined by guitarist Stephen Brett after recording at the legendary Rockfield Studios and playing Glastonbury with his former band Mojo Fins. Stephen also performs solo as SJ Brett. Also guesting here is Frank Sweeney of The June Brides and now Magic City Trio, with a recordings to his name for Primal Scream, Felt, and Slaughter Joe.

This long-awaited release presents a melodic, psychedelic wall of sound, a touch of garage rock & roll and balanced with more laidback, strings-laden atmospheric vibes. Of these tracks, five are originals written by Paul Pascoe, plus there’s a cover version of ‘Beat Girl’, originally recorded by ex-Loft member Bill Prince’s band The Wishing Stones in 1986. Frank Sweeney from The June Brides (Arash has also been a member since their reunion in 2011) also added some stunning strings and piano parts on this track.

“Every now and again, we produce something that’s very special to us. These forays into the physical world are usually inspired by a collaboration. This time it was driven by an unexpected creative surge due to the sudden and shocking end of a relationship. I felt like I had to relearn everything about how to be in the world and look seriously at who I actually am. I found comfort in the music that had given me a sense of belonging the first time around. The Jesus & Mary Chain, Echo & The Bunnymen, The Weather Prophets…these songs and songwriters, so familiar to my psyche, were there again to drag me to safety,” says Paul Pascoe.

“This collection of songs is about love and near-death and confronting the very worst aspects of ourselves, facing down those inner demons, the fears that haunt us and our deepest, darkest secrets. And… with one of the tracks beginning it’s recording journey in 1997 and getting its final guitar overdub and mix in 2019 (in all it’s 3 minutes 14 seconds of rock’n’roll glory), this record is also a tribute to the awesome power of getting shit done.”

Recorded at Church Road Studios in Hove, this record was produced, mixed and mastered by Paul Pascoe, the band’s lead singer, guitarist and songwriter. Also a member of Brighton bands Mudlow, Palm Springs and Perfect English Weather, previous studio work includes the last 2 albums by Barry Adamson of Magazine / Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds‘ fame.

Occultation Recordings is home to The Wild Swans, Factory Star (The Fall/Blue Orchids founder/guitarist Martin Bramah), Revolutionary Army of the Infant Jesus, and The Distractions.

‘Feel It’ and ‘Bury It Deep’ are being released across online stores, including Bandcamp., where the ‘Beat Hotel’ EP can also be pre-ordered. Releasing on 12″ vinyl on January 31, any physical orders also come with MP3 download.

On January 29, Beat Hotel will also be playing the Hope and Ruin in Brighton to celebrate their album launch.

 

SIDE 1                                                            SIDE 2
1. Feel It                                                         1. Beat Girl
2. Bury It Deep                                             2. Daddy, I Drown
3. Low Slung Loser                                     3. Heat Light Fire

CREDITS
All songs written by Paul Pascoe, except ‘Daddy, I Drown’ (written by Siena Barnes/Paul Pascoe) and ‘Beat Girl’ (written by Bill Prince)
Recorded at Church Road Studios, Hove
Produced, mixed and mastered by Paul Pascoe
Paul Pascoe – vocals, guitar and production
Arash Torabi – bass guitar and vocals
Dave Morgan – drums
Stephen Brett – guitars and vocals
Frank Sweeney – viola/keyboards
James Thomas – drums on ‘Low Slung Loser’

 

PRE-ODER ALBUM: https://beathotel2.bandcamp.com/album/beat-hotel

Britain’s Beat Hotel Releases ousing ‘Bury It Deep’ Single off Self-Titled EP

 

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Junior Eurovision star Efi Gjika releases latest single ‘Cool Kids’


Junior Eurovision StarAn energetic pop bop, ‘Cool Kids’ is the latest release from Albanian Junior Eurovision star Efi Gjika. This fun filled track channels her influences of Little Mix, Demi Lovato and Dua Lipa emphasising her strong vocal talent and presence. Empowered with a strong youth message, Efi Gjika gave some of her lucky fans the chance to be in the official video for ‘Cool Kids’ which was shot in Albania with some scenes even taking place in Krakow, Poland. Working with American based composer Ada Satka this song captures her inspiring experience at the Junior Eurovision contest in 2018.

‘Cool Kid’ follows the success of her previous song ‘Happy Birthday’ which went viral on YouTube. Efi Gjika represented Albania in the 2018 Junior Eurovision with her song ‘Barbi’ and was Albani’s spokesperson in JESC 2019. She is also a dancer and actress in Albania.

Efi Gjika’s versatility as an artist shines throug in her latest song ‘Cool Kids’ which is now available on all major streaming platforms.

Junior Eurovision star Efi Gjika releases latest single ‘Cool Kids’

 

 

LINKS TO EFI GJIKA

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/efigjikaofficial

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/efigjika/ 

Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/efigjika

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/3d0ww6avgwVD4syPNJz05p

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCX1CWGdO31awMPfznS3NCOQ 

Junior Eurovision star Efi Gjika releases latest single ‘Cool Kids’

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 Tapping Into a Popular Industry Helped Artists Reach New Heights


 

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How Tapping Into a Popular Industry Helped Artists Reach New Heights

Over the last few decades musicians who have tapped into popular industries, trends, and current events have been able to speak to their audience on a level that is aligned with their interests and passions. Similarly, our ‘How To Submit to Music Blogs, Magazines, and Radio, and Get Heard’ article  discussed several tips on how aspiring musicians can tap into a larger audience base and get their music heard. Here, we’d like to go over a few examples of how tapping into pop culture aspects has generally helped artists reach new heights.

The Gospel of Kanye

Case in point, Kanye West’s latest gospel album Jesus is King has been a controversial release, and despite mixed reviews, it has proven quite effective at generating buzz about the recently converted rapper. Many are calling his born-again Christianity nothing more than prosperity gospel for the rich that’s more about Kanye and his money rather than religion. Others focus solely on his new gospel music and have given Jesus is King generally favorable reviews. Whether a publicity stunt or a true intention to spread the gospel through his music, no publicity is bad publicity when you’re constantly the talk of the town.

 

From Gucci to Adidas

Run-DMC’s My Adidas, released in 1985 announced hip-hop’s infatuation with fashion and featured a subject that’s still very popular today – the classic Adidas sneaker. Since then, Run-DMC seemed to have started a trend that quickly caught on with rap and hip hop artists featuring clothing brands in their music which had huge appeal in popular culture. High Snobiety points out how hip-hop artist Chamillionaire has had some excellent beats in his storied career and seems to have been obsesses with Gucci as the song Gucci & Fendi was featured on his Mixtape Messiah 7 album. It was part of a collection of 61 tracks over three CDs released in 2004. It went to become the longest and most bought mixtape in Texas history.

 

A Solid Poker Face

Since the early 2000s poker has been a popular topic, especially with the poker boom that began in 2003. But even long before, AC/DC’s The Jack in 1975 and Aerosmith’s Deuces Are Wild released in 1994 popularized the poker phenomenon. More recently, songs like Lady Gaga’s Poker Face, released in 2008 came at the height of the poker craze of the last decade. Even today poker remains a popular game.  The World Series of Poker celebrated 50 years this past July underscoring the popularity of the game.

New platforms and new sites continue to crop up and in the span of 20 years, poker has gone from a niche industry to a revolutionary phenomenon in its prime. This is due to the rise of social media which has brought the game to a wider audience and allowed new apps like PPPoker to thrive. PPPoker’s numerous Twitter hashtags alone show how the platform is becoming more popular with people across the world. And it is this popularity that musicians are able to tap into to find new audiences – especially generations brought up on online gaming and social media hashtags.

 

A new musician should take the above examples on board when creating new content. By associating yourself with a brand, movement, or even a popular game you can reach out and connect to a much wider audience base.

 

 

Tapping Into a Popular Industry Helped Artists Reach New Heights

Ed Roman Returns With Brand New Empowering Single And Video “Stronger”


Indie Artist

Canadian singer-songwriter Ed Roman released his epic album, “Red Omen” in 2016. The album included tracks that received worldwide airplay on more than 600 stations around the globe, and, in the case of the title track, a Top 20 iTunes Pop chart hit in his homeland. The animated video for that single received its global premiere with Exclaim.ca, after having an incredible run of success at International Film Festivals. Taking advantage of the video’s raised profile, Ed committed to raising funds for Whole Dyslexia via rentals and sales of the video on Amazon Prime Video and Vimeo. Now, Ed is back with an empowering anthem, to be released on January 17th, 2020.

Ed Roman’s first newly recorded single since 2016, “Stronger” (MTS Records) went on pre-sale Friday, January 10th. The lyric video was premiered on Canadian Music Magazine’s site on Wednesday, January 8th. Written by Roman and produced with Michael Jack, “Stronger” is from Ed’s forthcoming collection, “A Recipe for Perpetual Spring.”

Ed says, “Stronger is a song about self reliance. It was born out of breaking free from states of mental and emotional oppression. The duality of existence and the metamorphosis of the mortal coil. The reclaiming of personal integrity and standing on your own 2 feet. It doesn’t happen instantaneously, but one day at a time. It’s not until you’ve come down the road or completed the journey that you can look back and truly understand it is the struggle that makes you stronger.”

Madison Mueller Is Back With New Single and it’s Too Nice!

 

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LINKS TO ED ROMAN

Website: http://edroman.net/home/ 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/edromanmusic

Twitter: https://twitter.com/specialedroman

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/5yj8noX90UYvg5w50rpZX3?si=UxDn8If-RXmAsXP4tehyMw

Ed Roman Returns With Brand New Empowering Single And Video

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DIMMU BORGIR Drummer Daray Featured On Drummers From Hell’s Drum Cam Compilation


 

 

 

 

 

 

Epic Line Up To Pay Tribute To David Bowie’s Golden Years

DrummerDrummers From Hell have posted online their ‘Drum Cam Compilation 2019’, featured also DIMMU BORGIR extraordinary drummer Dariusz “Daray” Brzozowski, performing ‘The Chosen Legacy’ at Rockstadt Festival-Romania 2019.

Just recently DARAY launched his own drum school “Daray Drum Academy”. He’s also offering individual drum lessons on 2020 European Tour with DIMMU BORGIR, see the tour dates below.

Read Daray’s announcement:

“I decided to start my own drum school DARAY DRUM ACADEMY. The decision was made after a many lessons, that I organized on tours with Dimmu Borgir and Hunter. The school is located in Warsaw in Poland. If you want to have a drum lesson with me but you are not from Warsaw, I will be offering individual lessons on my practice pads while on the tour with DIMMU BORGIR in Europe this January/February. Lessons will be 1 hour long, and cover areas of the students choosing. The price is 50Euros and NOT includes entry to the show. Bookings are essential. If you would like to book in a lesson, please email: daraydrumacademy@gmail.com with subject indicating which date/city you’d like to book.“

Dariusz “Daray” Brzozowski is one of the most recognized drummers within the metal scene. Well known for his extreme drumming, blastbeats, precision and supersonic speeds, he earned his reputation through the years and was repeatedly valued for his achievements. Extensively touring the world with his bands. He played over a 1000 shows.

Born in 1980, he got his first kit at the age of 14. His story began with the band Vesania, and was continued in Vader, Masachist, Hunter, Black River. He’s also a session musician for multiple bands. Today, drumming for Vesania and Dimmu Borgir and being an active clinician and educator, he remains in the lead of worlds‘ uncompromising drummers.

More information at http://daraydrumacademy.com, #daraydrumacademy

January 22 – London UK – 02 Forum Knetish Town
January 23 – Paris FR – Bataclan
January 24 – Zurich CH – Komplex 457
January 25 – Tilburg NL – O13
January 26 – Wiesbaden DE – Schlashthof
January 28 – Munchen DE – Tonhalle
January 29 – Filderstadt DE – Filharmonie
January 30 – Berlin DE – Columbiahalle
January 31 – Oberhausen DE – Turbinenhalle
February 1 – Hannover DE – Swiss Life Music Hall

More information at:
DARIUS “DARAY” BRZOZOWSKI: https://www.facebook.com/DarayOfficial 
DARAY DRUM ACADEMY: http://daraydrumacademy.com 
DIMMU BORGIR: https://www.facebook.com/dimmuborgir 

DIMMU BORGIR Drummer Daray Featured On Drummers From Hell’s