ROCKNATION ISSUE 28 Now Available Featuring Interviews with BABYLON A.D., ROXX GANG, ANGELS IN VEIN

Rocknation Issue 28 is now available and features 18 exclusive interviews with BABYLON A.D., ROXX GANG, ANGELS IN VEIN, CHERRY ST., DECOY, LASTWORLD, MAD MARGRITT, AOR, KELDIAN (NORWAY), CYANIDE 4 (GREECE), SANTA CRUZ, HELIX (Concert footage of RokIsland fest) & more

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BABYLON A.D. Excerpt

Derek Davis: We have 14 songs total on the new release, all taken from our live show sets. Of course we have the hits, Hammer Swings Down, Kid Goes Wild, Bang Go The Bells from our debut release, also Bad Blood from the “Nothing Sacred” album and songs from “American Blitzkrieg”, “The Lost Sessions” and our last album “Revelation Highway”are included. We had three shows to choose songs from that were mobile unit recordings. But most of the songs were taken from one show at Swiss Park Concert Hall In Newark CA .They seemed to sound the most together.


Kevin Steele: Well, on our first album “Things You’ve Never Done Before”, the lyrics and melodies were mine but I didn’t play a large role in the music. I had always wanted a bluesy, hard rock band in the vein of Aerosmith but with a guitar player like Wade Hayes (who was one of the greatest but most overlooked guitarists of that era in my opinion) a lot of my songs like “Ball n’ Chain” & “Red Rose” got pulled into more of a Metal vibe. There was also “Live Fast Die Young” which although a good song, I wasn’t entirely comfortable with. On “The Voodoo You Love” I was maturing as a songwriter and contributing more to the music and you can hear it in the direction we took. It was the first time saxophone and honky tonk piano were used and the first time I played harmonica on a Roxx Gang record. One thing most people don’t know is that with the exception of “Time Bomb” and “Thick As Thieves” all the songs on “The Voodoo You Love” were performed by the original Roxx Gang line up. By the time the record came out the new line up was intact so I felt we should use their picture on the album cover.

About Rocknation

Rocknation online magazine has featured notable names and up and coming artist the music scene. Past issues have had interviews with Judas Priest, Buckcherry, Linkin Park, 3 Doors Down, Halford, Disturbed, Hinder, Seether, Three Days Grace, Lamb Of God, Lit, Joe Perry, Shinedown, Puddle Of Mudd, Finger Eleven, Shadows Fall, Machine Head, Symphony X, Black Tide, Devil Driver, Nightwish, Heaven And Hell, Enuff Z’Nuff, Dirty Looks, Chimaira, Queensryche, Clutch, Otep, Hellyeah, Testament, Triumph, Sebastian Bach, Warrant and many more. ‘Rocknation’ has featured exclusive concert photos of Foo Fighters, Linkin Park, Hinder, Papa Roach, Buckcherry, Evanescence, Stone Temple Pilots, Dragonforce, Mudvayne, Saliva, Trivium and Alice Cooper. In 2006 to 2009 Rocknation printed newspaper was a bi-monthly issue carried in over 750 CD stores nationwide. Rocknation TV was a 30 minute music video TV show was carried in over 250 Cities on Time Warner and Comcast Public Access cable. The music video TV show featured 55 episodes including video interviews with Judas Priest, Ronnie James Dio, Duff McKagan, Shinedown, Buckcherry by west coast and east coast VJ’s.

About Perris Records

Perris Records has been in business over 29 years distributing and promoting the label’s hard rock bands such as Helix, Stephen Pearcy, L.A. Guns, Babylon A.D., Bang Tango, Enuff Z’Nuff, Heaven’s Edge, Roxx Gang, Dirty Looks to name a few. Perris Records is distributed worldwide by Select-O-Hits (Sam Phillips Jr. – Sun Records family), ALLIANCE (AEC) distribution & WOWHD.COM. WOWHD.COM ships to Australia, Denmark, Germany, Canada, France, Ireland, Japan, New Zealand, Sweden, The Netherlands & United Kingdom (UK).WOWHD Direct Link at Perris Records (Special links showing all Perris titles available at WOWHD in their selected country):

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