GEARS Release Official Music Video for “Tango Yankee”

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Miami, FL hard rock band GEARS has released the official music video for their single, “Tango Yankee” featuring Lajon Witherspoon of Sevendust. Originally premiered on Tattoo.com, “Tango Yankee” was produced by Corey Lowery.

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“With ‘Tango Yankee,’ we just really wanted to write something dedicated to several members of our families that have served in the Military, Law Enforcement, and First Response. We really wanted this to be special, so getting one of our favorite vocalists from one of our favorite bands was very exciting and made this track just that, special. Lajon came in and absolutely crushed the track vocally. I really love the way it turned out. Trip and LJ complimented each other so well. Put that together with Clint’s epic solo and of course, Corey at the helm, this really turned into something spectacular. I believe that the thought behind the song is something that most Americans can relate to as many of us have or have had loved ones serve. Maybe even a little something that can get us past all of our political disagreements, unify, recognize the sacrifice and just say a simple ‘Thank You’ to all those who fight for our freedom, protect us and keep us safe.” – Jimmy Wooten – GEARS

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Miami based hard/heavy rock act GEARS isn’t your average start-up garage band. Despite being confronted with a near disastrous setback at the cusp of their debut, headlining tour, jarring line-up changes, and financial challenges, the band has persevered and rebuilt.

Founded in February 2014, Trip 6 (Urban Rebel), Eli Parker (Endo), Tommy Herres (SCARLET CARSON) and Jimmy Wooten (SKINMASK) were all looking for new projects as their old ones had run their course.

We all wanted to do something more modern, but still rang true to our influences. Something that we could aggressively market and tour on. So, we all met up in Miami after months of talking about doing something together and what came out was the first EP, Set in Motion.

They released Set in Motion in May 2014, immediately launching into their first headline run with support from I-Exist. Just three days into the tour, their equipment trailer disconnected, resulting in a massive, horrific accident; not only did they lose their gear, but the tour van was totaled and the band members sustained serious injury. In spite of this tremendous blow, the group endured and continued the tour without missing a beat.

Later it developed that two of the founding members were unable to continue, leaving the band reeling and having to replace them with skilled, compatible substitutes:

“I was talking with a mutual friend, Joe Taback (12 Gauge Embrace) about needing a guitar player for GEARS because we let go of Eli and he suggested Bobby Thomas. I called him and showed him the songs and he was ready to go. As far as bass, I knew Chris from when Needlemouth was a thing out in Cali and I always liked his playing and he was super laid back & cool. I knew both of these dudes were definite upgrades at their instruments and were a better fit personality wise than what we had to deal with previously.”

In June 2015, Wooten and Six teamed with Corey Lowery (Saint Asonia, Stuck Mojo, Stereomud, Dark New Day) and Troy Mclawhorn (Evanescence, Seether, Dark New Day) on their new EP Pride Comes Before the Fall, and announced the addition of new members Bobby Thomas and Chris Dorame. They hit the road for their Riser Tour, once again with I-Exist, in July, wrapping up the run in September, but kept the momentum going with the digital release and lyric video for their debut single off of Pride Comes Before the Fall, “Face Down”. The band rounded out the year with the release of their much anticipated sophomore EP on November 10th, with both headlining tours and a support slot with Trapt slated for 2017.

After a very successful tour in 2017 with Seasons After and Bridge to Grace, GEARS has released a new single and video for “KING.” Once again, joined by Corey Lowery in the studio, GEARS continues to evolve. Boasting an even heavier sound with groove and aggression, they set out for Headlining Dates as well as Support Slots with Nonpoint, Upon a Burning Body and will round out their 2018 Summer/Fall Tour Dates with the last of 3 legs with All That Remains concluding at the end of September.

After touring much of 2018 with All That Remains, GEARS has shifted focus to releasing more music. Their first 2019 offering will be “TANGO YANKEE’ which features LAJON WITHERSPOON of SEVENDUST.

We’re still moving forward and, despite everything that has been an obstacle in the short time we’ve been a band, everything still keeps growing and getting better.

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OF LIMBO Releases Official Music Video for “Nicotine”

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Long Beach, CA Rock band OF LIMBO has released the official music video for their single, “Nicotine.” Directed by Brandon Troy Vancour at NuVisions Studio* in Santa Ana, CA, “Nicotine” is the title track off of their 2017 EP.

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“2019 we are going to battle the road again, but this time we will win” – Jake Davies

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Track List: 1. And On 2. Happened Again 3. LGFU 4. Viva Las Vegas 5. The Devil You Know 6. Nicotine

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Brothers Jake and Luke Davies were raised in Melbourne, Australia. Growing up on rock ’n’ roll, they developed a passion for playing music together, one that would lead them to Long Beach, California. OF LIMBO pride themselves on making every show a party. Their high-energy performances create an electric atmosphere that is infectious, making it impossible not to have fun. The group’s newest release, ‘NICOTINE,’ is further proof that they don’t follow whatever happens to be the current trend, but instead have a refreshingly unique hard-rock sound. Keep an eye on OF LIMBO in the near future.

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AWAKE AT LAST “The Change (Feat. Spencer Charnas)” Visualizer

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Dover, DE based Dark Pop / Hard Rock Band AWAKE AT LAST has released a vivid visualizer for their single, “The Change (Feat. Spencer Charnas).

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“‘The Change‘ is anthemic and bold. It’s a call to arms to our listeners to not only make a change in themselves to pursue more fulfilling lives, but also to lead by example and BE the change in the world that show’s others they don’t have to be afraid to make the transformation themselves.””I can’t wait to finally release the title track of this amazing record we’ve worked so hard on.” – AWAKE AT LAST Click to Pre-Order ‘The Change’ Online

AWAKE AT LAST with Famous Last WordsDayshell, and At My Mercy: 05/10 @ Legends Bar and Venue – Convington, KY 05/11 @ The Champ – Harrisburg, PA 05/12 @ Alchemy – Providence, RI 05/13 @ Revolution Music Hall – Amityville, NY 05/14 @ Kingsland – Brooklyn, NY 05/15 @ Championship – Trenton, NJ 05/16 @ Canal Club – Richmond, VA 05/17 @ Drunk Horse Pub – Fayetteville, NC 05/19 @ Soundbar – Orlando, FL 05/21 @ Crowbar – Tampa, FL 05/22 @ Connect Live – Acworth, GA 05/24 @ House Of Rock – Corpus Christi, TX 05/25 @ Dirty Dog Bar – Austin, TX 05/26 @ Prophet Bar – Dallas, TX 05/27 @ 89th St Collective – Oklahoma City 05/28 @ Fubar – St Louis, MO 05/29 @ Vaudeville Mews – Des Moines, IA 05/30 @ Amsterdam Bar and Grill – St Paul, MN 05/31 @ Annex – Madison, WI 06/01 @ Citadel – Indianapolis, IN

AWAKE AT LAST with Eyes Set To Kill and Rivals: 06/28 @ Let There Be Rock School – Frederick, MD 07/01 @ Bungalow – Manchester, NH 07/02 @ Alchemy – Providence, RI 07/03 @ The Cave – West Haven, CT 07/05 @ Mohawk Place – Buffalo, NY 07/06 @ Crofoot Ballroom – Pontiac, MI 07/07 @ Rockpile – Toronto, Ontario 07/08 @ Rockpile – Ottawa, Ontario 07/09 @ Salle Multi – Quebec City, Quebec 07/10 @ Piranha Bar – Montreal, Quebec 07/11 @ Montage Music Hall – Rochester, NY 07/12 @ INKCarceration Fest – Mansfield, OH

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Both as a band and as individuals, Awake At Last continue to stand for positivity, spirituality, self-help and making an impact every single day. Returning with their debut full-length release, The Change, they have never sounded more confident, more energized, or been more determined to reach out to those who might be struggling in the world. The Change releases June 21st via Outerloop Records. “We pushed ourselves to our limits as songwriters,” states guitarist Imran Xhelili. “There is more variety on this record and there are songs that lean in a heavier rock/metal direction with other songs being a lot lighter and more dynamic. All of the choruses on this album have huge hooks, and there are more sections that are less guitar heavy and carried by different elements, like pianos and orchestral instruments.

The lyrics are also more direct in how they carry across the messages we have always had at the forefront of our music.” While making waves with their previous output, this combination is the sound of a band who have truly come into their own. From front to back, every song carries a message of hope. Having commenced writing for it even before the release of their Life/Death/Rebirth EP in 2016, the finished result is not something that came easily. “We all had demons we had to battle mentally and physically,” explains vocalist Vincent Torres. “You wouldn’t believe the pressure that comes down on you when you begin the process for a full length record. After we pushed through the turmoil and embraced the wonderful things that came as a reward it became pretty clear that what we had made should be called The Change. I think this is a perfect name, because it represents the spiritual evolution that we all went through.”

Having achieved a lot in 2018, including a stint on the final run of the Warped Tour – commencing the day after they finished tracking The Change – appearing on the iMatter Festival alongside Underoath and August Burns Red and opening for Asking Alexandria in Louisville, Kentucky, the band are striding into the fifth year of their existence on a high. The first taste of the record is single “Dead Generation”, which stands as a wake-up call, urging everyone who hears it to stand up and speak with their own voice, rather than becoming part of said dead generation. This perfectly represents both the band – rounded out by guitarist Eric Blackway, bassist/vocalist Tyler Greene and drummer Jon Finney – and their core message, continuing to place their fans first, and wanting to do all that they can to help improve their quality of life. “I want people to understand the symbiotic relationship between a band and its fanbase and I want them to feel like they’re along for the ride with us,” Torres states. “We are a band that is built on the foundation of endurance and perseverance, and nothing we’ve accomplished has been easily accessed. I want our fans to know that the reason we are able to live this dream is because they continue to support us and allow us to do so, but most of all I want them to understand that whatever it is that nurtures their soul can also be obtainable if they strive for it and believe in themselves.” Xhelili expounds on this, noting “As individuals, it can feel hard at times to find our own identity and our individual greater purpose. It all may feel rather heavy and bog us down constantly. However, we are here to take a stand and try to rise above all of that and be a respite for all of the darkness around us, as a shining light.” The casual listener also might be unaware of the interconnectedness of Awake At Last’s releases, with Torres explaining that there’s a deep-rooted storyline following a character on their journey through multiple lives.The Change in fact serves as a direct sequel to Life/Death/Rebirth. “The being who experienced the afterlife in Life/Death/Rebirth is reborn into a new vessel in The Change, but in order to interrupt the endless cycle of life and death they’ve been going through they attempt to imbue their new vessel with all of their cellular knowledge. They believed that by doing this the vessel in The Change could bring about a great revolution in the world and finally end the process so the soul may finally rest. What happens next is yet to be determined.”

The album was produced by Kile Odell of Failure Anthem and Josh Landry in Greensboro, NC, the energy and the dynamic of the team essential to shaping the record into its finished product. With Xhelili admitting the pressure of making a full-length was nerve-wracking, he also claims that this nervous energy helped them nail it down. “We all were striving and yearning for this to be the biggest and best album it could be and we all walked away very proud and satisfied with the end result.” For Torres, the process was not an easy one, the sessions taking a toll on him, having his lyrics chopped and changed by the production team after extensive demoing not something that immediately sat well with him. “It was hard fought but after all was said and done I’d learned so much about taking many words and turning them into poetry, and I believe the sessions made me a much better musician and songwriter. After some push and pull I think the compromises made created the perfect record and I think you can feel some of that struggle in the music, but also feel how to get through it.”The Change also marks the band’s transition from a fully independent band to one partnered up with Outerloop Records, which is a landmark event in their story. This partnership has allowed the band to make the album they want, and having the backing of a label will allow them to spread their music far further than they could with previous releases. “They believed in the vision we were striving for and we signed with them for this record to see the vision come to life,” explains Torres. “It is a bit of an adaptation process when you go from being completely DIY and independent to having a team behind you, but overall it’s really cool to be able to bounce ideas off of multiple sources and work with some amazing people who want the same thing that we do.”

As they continue to build momentum, the quintet’s ambitions remain true to their original aspirations: wanting to establish an even stronger connection to their fanbase. “I want to create a movement where individuals from all walks of life can come together and support one another as we continue to evolve and make changes in order to pursue fulfilling lives,” states Torres. Given the demons that had to be battled and overcome to reach this point it’s unsurprising how eager they are for people to hear what they have achieved. “This is the moment we’ve spent years working towards and these are by far the strongest Awake At Last songs we have written,” says Xhelili. “I feel proud of every single song that made the record and there is no filler. This is an album the fans can listen front to back and be immersed in the underlying concept and themes that tie it all together.”

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SKIVER Releases Official Music Video for “No Goodbyes”

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New York Visual Hard Rock Band SKIVER has released the official music video for “No Goodbyes,” off of their upcoming Maxi-Single “No Goodbyes / Noise“, out NOW.

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“This song is a very important marker for us. We’re still a very new band and we want to come into this scene making a real impression, whether its with our sound, our looks, or anything else about us. We don’t want to be one of those forgettable “whatever” bands. We want you to know us. Then if you know us, we want you to either love or hate us.” – Skiver

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HAZEN Releases Official Music Video for Stunning New Cover of SOUNDGARDEN’s “Black Hole Sun”

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Alternative Hard Rock Band HAZEN has released the official music video for their cover of the SOUNDGARDEN hit single “Black Hole Sun.”

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“We’re very excited to release our interpretation of this classic song. It has meant a lot to us and many others over the years. With his legacy, Chris Cornell has always been a contributing inspiration through his music. This is a tribute to him and what Soundgarden has done for us as musicians.” – Hazen

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Formed in 2017, Hazen from Gilbert, AZ raced into the Arizona Alternative Metal market by storm. They released their initial debut EP Undone on May 19th, 2017 which sprouted the beginning of their growth and reach in the Arizona music scene. Shortly after the release of Undone, the band shared the stage with bands like Kobra And The Lotus, Xandria, Letters From The Fire, Once Human, September Mourning, and Powerman 5000. On April 6th, 2018 the band released their second 5 song EP, This House, which proved to show they were nothing but ready for the years to come. Immediately following the release of This House, the band began a string of headlining shows in Arizona, and shared the stage with New Years Day, Stitched Up Heart, Rivals, The Scars Heal In Time, Doll Skin, Code Red Riot, and Gemini Syndrome. This House has caught the attention of tens of thousands of people with a combined over 160,000 YouTube views on their content within the first 30 days of release, and thousands of new fans worldwide. Hazen currently has a daily streaming reach of over 52 different countries with a new online streaming fan base in Europe that consists of over 1/2 of their total online streaming reach. Currently on their headlining Midwest Fallout Tour with more to come. This band has received a great deal of positive feedback and is looking to a promising future as a new name in Alternative Metal music.

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ASHES TO OMENS Release Official Music Video for “The Conflict Within”

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Athens, GA based Hard Rock Band ASHES TO OMENS has released the official music video for their single, “The Conflict Within.” Directed and Produced by Halo Union Productions, “The Conflict Within” is off of their upcoming album due to release in 2019.

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“’The Conflict Within’ is a song about the self-realization of overcoming constant obstacles that’s in your path while dealing with and accepting your own personal failures. It’s about overcoming your own self rejection and focusing on lifting yourself up in your darkest hour, staying positive in light of the darkness and overcoming adversity.” – ASHES TO OMENS

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Ashes to Omens is a 5 piece hard rock band from Athens, Ga. They formed in late July 2017 and have influences from all backgrounds of rock and roll. They’re currently booking gigs in the southeastern U.S., and went on numerous tours in 2018.

The band quickly released their debut single, The Screws,” in August of 2017 and accompanied by a music video in February 2018. Their self-titled debut album hit the charts in June 2018 and catapulted them to the number one position for Rock on Reverbnation in Athens where they have held consistently for 13 months.

Not long after the release of their album, it was featured in Georgia Music Spotlight as being “energetic, straight ahead hard rock”. Full of monolithic mid-tempo hard rock riffs, anthemic (Slash-esque) guitar solos, and gritty, commanding vocals with the ideal level of attitude and energy for the genre. As well as getting a stellar review from Life in General.

In July-August 2018, the band opened for legendary Cinderella front-man, Tom Keifer to a sold out crowd at Innovation Amphitheater to an over-welmingly positive response and left with the crowd on their feet. They have also played gigs with several national acts, including Hallowpoint (Missouri) and Demon In Me (Cali). They are currently working on their 2nd album with the incredible Led Belly Studios in Dawsonville, GA with master producer Matt Washburn. Ledbelly is responsible for several releases from national acts, Mastadon, Artemis Pyle, Legion X and many more. They are currently releasing a new single from that album, “The Conflict Within,” which will be available on all platforms on March 5th, 2019

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Austin Music Awards Honors BLACK HEART SAINTS

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The 37th Annual Austin Music Awards, held at Austin City Limits Live on February 27th, presented BLACK HEART SAINTS with the “Best Metal Band” award in front of over 2,000 attendees. The award recognizes Black Heart Saints’ contributions to the Austin music scene and formally anoints the band as the city’s most promising act in the hard rock / heavy metal genre.

Other big winners of the night included Willie Nelson taking home the Best Country award, and Ghostland Observatory representing Electronic Music.

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Most recently, the band has been featured as the go-to support act for the biggest names in rock, including Slash & Myles Kennedy, Pop Evil, and Steel Panther. Black Heart Saints’ charismatic live show has been jettisoning to the forefront of Texas rock, following the success of chart-topping acts from the Lone Star State such as Nothing More and The Sword.

The soaring vocals of front-man Josh Ross have drawn comparisons to Myles Kennedy and Chris Cornell. While the band is influenced by the likes of Mötley Crüe, Guns ‘N Roses, and other legendary hard rock acts, the commanding presence of Black Heart Saints’ live show brandishes an updated take on the genre.

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Dangerous & dirty, with a distinct groove steeped in classic rock, yet with a modern edge, Black Heart Saints gives fans exactly what they want – rock god vocals catapulted over explosive, memorable riffs – leaving legions of the rock ‘n’ roll faithful yearning for more.

After debuting at SXSW in 2014, this powerhouse quartet has been building a solid reputation as a support act for national touring bands such as Slash featuring Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators, Sevendust, Pop Evil, Nonpoint, Coheed and Cambria, Filter, POD, The Toadies, and more.

The soaring vocals of front-man Josh Ross have drawn comparisons to Myles Kennedy and Chris Cornell. While the band is influenced by the likes of Mötley Crüe, Guns ‘N Roses, and other legendary Hard Rock acts, the commanding presence of Black Heart Saints’ live show brandishes an updated take on the genre.

Quickly conquering some of the biggest stages and festivals in the United States, Black Heart Saints has built an impressive resume, and has been recognized as one of the nation’s top emerging rock acts: – Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Headliner – Austin Chronicle Music Awards: Top 10 Best New Bands – Austin Music Foundation Artist of the Month, 2017 – San Antonio’s Fiesta Oyster Bake Headliner – SXSW Performer – Buffalo Trace Battle of the Bands Grand Prize Winner – ESPN X Games Austin Performer

In 2014, Black Heart Saints represented their hometown at the ESPN X Games in Austin. 2015 kicked off with key performances during South by Southwest Festival, Texas Rockfest, and Fiesta Oyster Bake in San Antonio. The band also went back to the studio to record a string of upcoming singles produced by Omar Vallejo at Austin’s renowned 512 Studios.

After debuting their first official music video for the hit single “Touch The Sky” on MTV, VEVO, and YouTube, Black Heart Saints is poised to launch a memorable international career with ambitions to dominate stages across the globe. Half-way through 2016, the band gained nationwide airplay on Sirius XM’s Octane and Faction channels.

In 2017, the band received two major accolades: Black Heart Saints was chosen as Austin Music Foundation’s Artist of the Month, and received a spot in the top 10 Best New Bands in Austin Chronicle’s Austin Music Awards for 2016-2017.

The band’s first full-length release – ALIVE – was soon followed by the Road to Sturgis Tour 2017, which put Black Heart Saints’ charismatic live performance to the test when the band took the stage at the world-renowned motorcycle rally, attended by over 500,000 bikers from all around the globe.

Foreshadowing a successful 2018, Black Heart Saints embarked on an extensive tour to the West Coast beginning in January, which included a highlight performance at the legendary Viper Room in West Hollywood, California. Throughout the summer, the band was tapped to support some of the biggest names in rock — both new and old, including Steel Panther, Dokken, Jackyl, as well as upcoming arena acts Blacktop Mojo and Joyous Wolf. After a successful onslaught of summer shows, Black Heart Saints will enter the studio this fall to record an upcoming record that is destined to be a chart-topper.

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ROARING TRUTH Release Official Video for “Homesick” Debut, Self-Titled EP Out NOW!

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Dallas, TX Heavy Metal band ROARING TRUTH has released the official music video for their single, “Homesick,” off of their debut, self-titled EP.

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“‘Homesick’ is a musical journey carried by transcendent melody and churning rhythm that leads the listener along the lyrical pathways of existential crisis and resolution. Come aboard this pilgrimage of power…” – Roaring Truth

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Track List: 1. Black Box 2. Homesick 3. Flying Above it All 4. I Remember Today 5. Rebel? 6. Do as I Say

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Roaring with thunder born of the tribal roots of metal, Roaring Truth incorporates powerful melodies and scorching riffs in a fresh, yet classic, delivery of energetic metal and hard rock anthems. Formed in Dallas in 2015, they deliver metal and hard rock the way Texas does it- Big, Loud, & Proud! Their first single, “Homesick”, as well as their follow-up single “Rebel?”, have received radio airplay in Dallas/Ft. Worth on both KNON 89.3 and “The Eagle” 97.1, along with numerous podcasts and internet radio stations throughout the world.

Roaring Truth is: James Jones- Vocals Marty Hill- Guitar Dillon Moses- Guitar Jordan Greer- Bass James Michael McLester- Drums

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YEAR OF THE LOCUST Release Lyric Video for “Stay Alive,” Pre-Order NOW

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New York Hard Rock Band YEAR OF THE LOCUST has released the lyric video for their single “Stay Alive.” Featuring Troy Lucckette (TESLA) and Brian Bonds (FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE), “Stay Alive” off of YEAR OF THE LOCUST‘s upcoming, self-titled EP.

“‘Stay Alive’ is a redemption song; when you think it’s time to give up is just the best time to turn it up.” says Scot McGiveron (Vocals). “Troy is so creative and brought so much energy to the drum track, while Brian’s energy and guitar-play is just always so powerful.”

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YEAR OF THE LOCUST is also currently on the road with TESLA on their SHOCK USA tour.

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Tour Dates: 02/08 @ The Pageant – St. Louis, MO 02/09 @ Murat Theater – Indianapolis, IN 02/12 @ Palace Theater – Greensbourg, PA 02/15 @ Penn’s Peak – Jim Thorpe, PA 02/17 @ House Of Blues – Myrtle Beach, SC 02/19 @ Ryamn Auditorium – Nashville, TN 02/20 @ Buckhead Theater – Atlanta, GA 02/22 @ House Of Blues – Orlando, FL 02/23 @ @ House Of Blues – Orlando, FL

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Year of the Locust is a motley collection of personalities from the American Northeast. Hailing from NYC, Washington Dc, and West “By God” Virginia, the band’s sound has come into it’s own under the watchful eye of producer/guitarist Brain Bonds.

“I remember going to see them at The Masquerade in Atlanta. In the moments before YOTL hit the stage I (and everyone else) heard some sort of guttural gang chant erupt from the backstage area. It really grabbed everyone’s attention. The tenacity they brought to their show and the way they commanded the stage was reminiscent of the arena bands I enjoyed as a kid. That type of power is a unique thing, and I knew I wanted to know more about them.” -Brian Bonds

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YEAR OF THE LOCUST to Join TESLA on SHOCK USA TOUR

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New York Hard Rock Band YEAR OF THE LOCUST has announced that they will be hitting the road with legendary rock band TESLA. Launching February 2nd in Madison, WI, the SHOCK USA TOUR will wind through the Midwest and the East Coast before ending February 23rd in Orlando, FL.

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The band has also revealed a snippet of their upcoming single, “Stay Alive.” Produced by Brett Hestla, “Stay Alive” features TESLA drummer Troy Luccketta.

“Having our dear friend Brian Bonds’ guitar work in the studio is always inspiring. And Troy Luccketta’s drumming on “Stay Alive” really took the song to a new level. It was an honor to have their energy.” – Scot McGiveron (Vocals)

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Tour Dates: 02/02 @ The Sylvee – Madison, WI 02/05 @ House Of Blues – Chicago, IL 02/06 @ House Of Blues – Chicago, IL 02/08 @ The Pageant – St. Louis, MO # 02/09 @ Murat Theater – Indianapolis, IN 02/12 @ Palace Theater – Greensburg, PA 02/15 @ Penn’s Peak – Jim Thorpe, PA * 02/17 @ House Of Blues – Myrtle Beach, SC 02/19 @ Ryamn Auditorium – Nashville, TN 02/20 @ Bukchead Theater – Atlanta, GA 02/22 @ House Of Blues – Orlando, FL 02/22 @ House Of Blues – Orlando, FL

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Year of the Locust is a motley collection of personalities from the American Northeast. Hailing from NYC, Washington Dc, and West “By God” Virginia, the band’s sound has come into it’s own under the watchful eye of producer/guitarist Brain Bonds.

“I remember going to see them at The Masquerade in Atlanta. In the moments before YOTL hit the stage I (and everyone else) heard some sort of guttural gang chant erupt from the backstage area. It really grabbed everyone’s attention. The tenacity they brought to their show and the way they commanded the stage was reminiscent of the arena bands I enjoyed as a kid. That type of power is a unique thing, and I knew I wanted to know more about them.” -Brian Bonds

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