Ryan Roxie makes guest appearance on new Torpedohead video “All Those Wasted Years”

Rock n’ roll power trio Torpedohead kick off the new year with the brand new single All Those Wasted Years. Featuring Ryan Roxie (Alice Cooper) on guitar and Michael Butler (Rock and Roll Geekshow) on add. vox. The video showcases the band performing in front of a one shot angle enviroment in a vinyl record store delivering a stompin’ rock n’ roll anthem with a sticky chorus in classic Torpedohead style.

The new single “All Those Wasted Years is available on all music download and streaming services January 26 !

Combining a riff oriented hard edged sound with melodic supercatchy choruses and fast and furious punk n’ roll while transforming this into their own modern rock sound, Germany’s power trio Torpedohead lives the imagination of a 70s stadium rock n’ roll tape coming through a trashy 90s stereo, digitally remastered today for speeding down the autobahn !

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Quiet Riot releases “Rehab: Relapsed & Remastered” reissue featuring new Kevin Dubrow track “I Can’t Hold On”

Legendary rock band Quiet Riot has just re-released “REHAB: RELAPSED AND REMASTERED” via Red Samurai Music. The album includes a previously unreleased track entitled “I Can’t Hold On,” originally written and demoed by Kevin Dubrow and Alex Grossi in 2003. The finished track features a hauntingly powerful vocal from DuBrow and is a semi-posthumous reunion of DuBrow, Frankie Banali, and Rudy Sarzo. The song was edited and produced by Alistair James, who most recently engineered for Joe Perry and Johnny Depp on the latest “Hollywood Vampires” release “Rise.” 

Available for the first time digitally. Download/stream at: https://ffm.to/rehab2023

“The “I Can’t Hold On” video honestly conveys the reason for Quiet Riot to carry on and Celebrate Frankie’s and Kevin’s memories and the Quiet Riot legacy,” says bassist Rudy Sarzo. “To play bass on “I Can’t Hold On” with Kevin and Frankie 40 years after our Metal Health record sessions along with Alex Grossi is truly a blessing.”

“It’s so great to finally hear this track the way it was supposed to be done,” says Alex Grossi. “I completely forgot about it until it turned up on an old iPod last summer. The way it came to life almost 20 years later is truly special and a perfect tribute to Kevin and Frankie.”

At the helm of Red Samurai Music is Regina Banali, widow to the late Frankie Banali. “I am now the steward of Frankie’s life work and the band, and it is very important to me to protect the Quiet Riot legacy,” states Banali. “Rehab‘ was a very important recording to both Frankie and Kevin and a significant part of the soundtrack to the film “QUIET RIOT: Well Now You’re Here, There’s No Way Back.” 

2022 saw the current line-up of QUIET RIOT, which in addition to Sarzo and Grossi, includes vocalist Jizzy Pearl and Type O Negative drummer Johnny Kelly perform nearly 70 shows, including headlining the opening night of the “Sturgis Motorcycle Rally,” “Monsters On The Mountain” and the 15th annual “Rocklahoma Festival.” The band is currently booking an extensive tour for 2023 to celebrate the 40th anniversary of “Metal Health,” which was originally released on March 11th, 1983.

Joe Normal releases new single/video “Ya Gotta Open Your Heart”

Joe Normal has just released “Ya Gotta Open Your Heart”, a Psychedelic Glam Acoustic Pop Rock ala T-REX & ZIGGY STARDUST.

Filmed at the iconic Colorado Street Bridge (locally known as Suicide Bridge) the video is a tribute to the souls who perished in this location.

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Joe Normal releases new single/video “Living In The Borough”

“LIVING IN THE BOROUGH” is a mostly autobiographical slice of teenage Americana growing up tough in Elizabeth, New Jersey of the late 70’s and early 80’s just before discovering my calling as an artist.

We’ve all had our share of childhood trauma, and some of us have worked hard to overcome its hold over our adult lives. Though “Living In The Borough” is my own deeply personal story, perhaps you may relate to one or more of the scenes I have depicted here.

Ultimately, it was music that delivered me from the destructive path I was on, and gave my life meaning and purpose. For that I am grateful.” Joe Normal

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Post-Riot Grrrl Quartet How Tragic Unveils Eco-Punk Epic Video for “Goodbye Cruel World”

Big Budget-Looking Video Made On Gonzo Girl Trip During COVID

“…..riot grrrl energy that today’s world needs.”-The Aquarian Weekly

Big corporations are peddling deceiving “disposable plastic.” Recycling programs are being discontinued due to cost effectiveness. And here we are frozen in indecision: what do we do for the ailing planet? Helpless and hopeless, some say f#$@ it, and others get punk rock about it and make a rousing statement. Today, the post-riot grrrl four-piece band, How Tragic, takes a stand with its achingly-beautiful apocalyptic “Goodbye Cruel World” video.

“The world is burning, the ship is sinking, and people are like ‘what’s the point in even trying anymore?’” says the Brooklyn, New York-based songwriter, singer, guitarist, producer, and

director Paige Campbell. “It feels like we can’t do anything to help; it feels like there’s no point in trying; it feels like we don’t know who to believe and what is the truth. There’s a special place for people who still have the fight left in them, and this is their song.”

The “Goodbye Cruel World” video boasts breathtaking landscapes; stylishly, high-concept cinematics; and a captivating video performance by Paige. The backstory behind the video is that Paige, and two of her friends, found themselves stranded together when the pandemic took over. They were confused, terrified, and kind of curious if they could spend lockdown doing something creatively constructive. The trio set out on a cross-country adventure that stretched from the vintage elegance of the Silver Sands Motel in Southampton NY; to North Carolina in a ghostly KMart location being liquidated, and the gorgeous sand hills in Jockeys Ridge State Park; to Bisbee, Arizona at a vacant beautiful hotel and artist retreat and in the desert; and, finally, back to New York City months later with How Tragic reuniting for a filmed street performance at Coney Island.

“Goodbye Cruel World” is a mid-tempo punk song with a touch of 1950s balladry overtones, and it’s as seething as it is sensual, smoldering with ill-fated romantic ideals. One choice passage reads: We hemorrhage apathy, As The World Turns/There’s not much else to do but sit and watch it burn/Goodbye, cruel world/Goodbye, cruel world/and this wasteland/Goodbye cruel world. This is a song for the ages, but we will probably be looking down at our phone checking out influencers, and the meticulously-curated lives on display when the earth explodes in a big ball of fire. But we can’t say we weren’t warned.

Previously, How Tragic (unsigned) has been championed by rock legend Rodney Bingenheimer who introduced the band on his radio show where he premiered the single “Deathwish.” The quartet has issued the 4-song EP, Past Lives—co-produced by Paige alongside producer, engineer, and mixer Matt Chiaravalle (Courtney Love, Debbie Harry, Warren Zevon)—and debuted as a headliner at the iconic rock venue the Mercury Lounge.

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