Blues Rock Guitar Legend PAT TRAVERS Gets Set For New Album Release, Shares New Single “RONNIE” In Tribute To His Friend RONNIE MONTROSE

 Pat Travers, the blues rock icon and guitar-slingin’ wizard is set to return to center stage with a masterful new studio album to be released worldwide on August 19. The Art Of Time Travel is a solid testament to the magic of Travers’ unique brand of classic blues rock, which has that supernatural ability to transport listeners into the not-too-distant past when rock was king and guitars dominated the airwaves – all while still sounding as fresh and relevant as ever. Indeed, The Art Of Time Travel harkens back to the muscular playing of Travers’ late ‘70s heyday, when the artist was topping the … Continue reading Blues Rock Guitar Legend PAT TRAVERS Gets Set For New Album Release, Shares New Single “RONNIE” In Tribute To His Friend RONNIE MONTROSE

GONE COSMIC: stream fierce new track – For Sabotage

Get ready to embark on a forceful sonic rollercoaster, as Calgary heavy rock warriors GONE COSMIC present their new single “For Sabotage” exclusively on The Obelisk today! Their new album “Send for a Warning, the Future’s Calling” will be available on September 2nd through Grand Hand Records. “Gone Cosmic are the kind of band who blow other bands off the stage. (…) They interpret progressive heavy rock as a means to generate movement, to energize and excite.” — The Obelisk About the song, vocalist Abbie Thurgood says: “We are constantly challenged by competitive societal attitudes such as ‘at all costs’ and ‘must win’ mentalities. ‘For Sabotage’ explores … Continue reading GONE COSMIC: stream fierce new track – For Sabotage

MIST release their very first music video for the song -Altar Of You

Slovenian doom metal band Mist mark their 10th anniversary this year. With this milestone they have just released their very first music video for the song »Altar Of You« from their 2018 album »Free Me Of The Sun« (Soulseller Records). When Mist first released their 2013 »Demo« as an all-female band they never dreamed it would become recognized around the globe for its unique dark harmonies contrasted by powerful feminine vocals. Their music is natural, raw and the riffs reflect the themes of their lyrics – nature, spells, death – which are more often than not deeply inspired by the … Continue reading MIST release their very first music video for the song -Altar Of You

LORD OF THE LOST Releases New Video for Cover of Iron Maiden’s – Children Of The Damned

German genre-fusing visionaries LORD OF THE LOST recently finished  up their summer tour of Europe with the legendary Iron Maiden! As one their biggest performances so far, the band conquered the stages of Europe’s largest metropolises. Now, to round off the end of the tour, the band has revealed a brand new video for their recent cover of Iron Maiden’s “Children of the Damned”, cut from their The Heartbeat Of The Devil EP released earlier this year. The video includes footage of some of the tour’s most electrifying moments, paying homage to Iron Maiden and their experiences together on tour. In total, LORD OF THE LOST played 18 concerts with Iron Maiden in 16 countries … Continue reading LORD OF THE LOST Releases New Video for Cover of Iron Maiden’s – Children Of The Damned

MONSTERS OF ROCK BLACK KK EDITION

THE MONSTERS OF ROCK BLACK EDITIONPERSONALLY SIGNED BY KK DOWNING.ONLY 40 COPIES AVAILABLE. PRE-ORDER STARTS FRIDAY AUGUST 5TH AT 3PM The Official History of The Monsters of Rock is a critically acclaimed celebration of the world’s greatest rock festival from 1980 to 1996.  The Black Edition, personally signed and numbered by Judas Priest’sKK Downing comes in a black “Carbon Fibre” style slipcase with red foil emboss. The edition ships with a separate red folder containing a replica 1980 programme, three new fold out posters and an A4 giclee print, again signed by KK Downing. The book also includes a T-shirt of the 1980 lineup. Once … Continue reading MONSTERS OF ROCK BLACK KK EDITION

Michael Rudolph Cummings: first track + solo album announced on Ripple Music

East Coast-based folk and outlaw country artist MICHAEL RUDOLPH CUMMINGS signs to Ripple Music for the release of his new solo album “You Know How I Get” as part the third chapter of the label’s “Blood And Strings – The Ripple Acoustic Series” this October 21st. Listen to a stirring first track with “Closer Than They Appear”! “There comes a time in most folks’ lives where something important reaches an end. Whether it be a friendship, a band, a relationship, a job, at some point the feeling will hit. What happens once it arrives is up to you,” says Michael Rudolph Cummings about this … Continue reading Michael Rudolph Cummings: first track + solo album announced on Ripple Music

Celebrating David Bowie Announces Expanded North American Itinerary in Front of Fall Run – Featuring Todd Rundren, Adrian Belew, Scrote, Royston Langdon and more

After performing rapturously received and critically lauded shows worldwide pre-pandemic, the original Celebrating David Bowie shows return in 2022 answering the question, “What makes Bowie different?”.  Rock’n’Roll Hall Of Famer Todd Rundgren, Adrian Belew (Bowie, NIN, King Crimson, Frank Zappa, Talking Heads), and CdB creator, producer, and featured artist Scrote bring Spacehog’s Royston Langdon, Fishbone’s Angelo Moore, and solo artist Jeffrey Gaines with saxophone great Ron Dziubla (Jon Batiste, Joe Bonamassa), Narada Michael Walden bassist Angeline Saris, and drummer Travis McNabb (Sugarland, Better Than Ezra) to interpret Bowie’s greatest hits. On October 31 and November 1 in Annapolis, MD Thomas Dolby will perform as a special guest … Continue reading Celebrating David Bowie Announces Expanded North American Itinerary in Front of Fall Run – Featuring Todd Rundren, Adrian Belew, Scrote, Royston Langdon and more

Electric Jaguar Baby: new album + video announced

Paris psycho-fuzz duo ELECTRIC JAGUAR BABY unleash their brand new video for “Hitmaker”, taken from their upcoming new album “Psychic Death Safari”, due out October 7th on Rebel Waves Records. Ripple Music is stoked to bring the incredible fuzz-worshipping French duo ELECTRIC JAGUAR BABY into the family through their garage/psych-rock imprint Rebel Waves Records. After three EPs and a 2019 debut full-length, the band’s 2020 tour got cut short when the world was put on hold. Locked down with all that built-up momentum, the band had no choice but to write new material until live music once again became a part of reality. ELECTRIC JAGUAR BABY “Psychic … Continue reading Electric Jaguar Baby: new album + video announced

Mark Weiss – Monsters on the Mountain Photography Workshop Coming to Gatlinburg, TN

Mark ”WEISSGUY” Weiss will be hosting his first Photography Workshop to take place at MONSTERS ON THE MOUNTAIN on August 19-21 in Gatlinburg, TN. Mark will also be doing a book signing at the event along with his #1 Best seller book The Decade That Rocked with over 1000 AMAZON 5 star reviews. Excerpt from Icon Rudy Sarzo’ interview from his radio show ‘Six Degrees of Sarzo’ on MONSTERS OF ROCK radio on Dash Radio talking about the Photography Workshop (watch here) Sign up for workshop here Mark’s first book, The Decade That Rocked, was published by Insight Editions and distributed by Simon & Schuster in June 2020, five … Continue reading Mark Weiss – Monsters on the Mountain Photography Workshop Coming to Gatlinburg, TN

Ritual Doom Metal Act FRAYLE, Featuring Gwyn Strang & Sean Bilovecky (formerly Disengage),To Release Anticipated Album Skin & Sorrow Sept. 23 Via Aqualamb Records/ Band Partners With Knotfest.com To Release Haunting Video For New Single -Bright Eyes

Frayle’s newest single and video may be their most gripping yet. The ritual doom metal act, featuring frontwoman Gwyn Strang and guitarist Sean Bilovecky, has partnered with Knotfest.com to premiere the video. Filmed in New York City and Salem, Massachusetts, the infamous site of the Salem Witch Trials, the provocative art piece is a powerful meditation on empowerment and shedding the mask to reveal the true self. Says Strang, “’Bright Eyes’ is about the facade we wear when we’re going through something heavy. Sometimes we’ll mask what we’re going through so that everyone around us feels comfortable or doesn’t ask us to show and share our vulnerabilities. The imagery of … Continue reading Ritual Doom Metal Act FRAYLE, Featuring Gwyn Strang & Sean Bilovecky (formerly Disengage),To Release Anticipated Album Skin & Sorrow Sept. 23 Via Aqualamb Records/ Band Partners With Knotfest.com To Release Haunting Video For New Single -Bright Eyes