From the opening salvo of big bruising rocker ‘Wicked Woman’, you know what Blacktop Mojo’s new self titled album (Cuhmon Records) has in store – a heady mixture of Southern Rock, Grunge and Hard Rock. Lynyrd Skynyrd, Soundgarden and Black Stone Cherry are the ingredients, with the outcome being muscular riffs, big choruses, plenty of volume, and an angsty, grunge-like atmosphere.
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Texas rockers Blacktop Mojo have shared a new music video for their track “Signal’s Gone” from their Static EP, released last May. The song focuses on the breakdown of interpersonal communication. Check out the clip right now!
Blacktop Mojo just wrapped up their “Defy the Sun” co-headline tour with Otherwise to end 2019 and kicked off the new “It Won’t Last Tour” earlier in the year. They had a bunch more dates planned for 2020 before the pandemic hit. While they are plotting their next moves, check out singer Matt James performing an acoustic cover of ‘Nutshell’ by Alice In Chains, live at the House of Blues in Anaheim, CA. Continue reading
Fresh off their year-ending co-headline tour with Otherwise on the Defy the Sun Tour, Blacktop Mojo has shared a new performance video for their song ‘It Won’t Last’ off of their recently released and amazing full-length, Under the Sun. The video was shot in Fort Worth, Texas at the Bodega bar by longtime friend and videographer Dustin Dow and our new friend, Larry Hinson, whom we met on the Defy The Sun Tour. The band kicked off a new string of tour dates this week in California, and you can see all the dates below. Continue reading
Rock Fest has set most of its lineup, according to a report by The PRP. Slipknot, Disturbed, Staind, Limp Bizkit, Papa Roach, and dozens of more bands will head the bill at the annual fest held near Cadott, WI from July 16th-18th. One direct support act to headliner Limp Bizkit is still pending for Saturday, July 18th. They will be revealed on January 24th.Continue reading
I adore being entrusted with juicy secrets, ask my Skullpals. That does not necessarily mean I am successful at keeping the aforementioned secrets, also ask my Skullpals. Being the Skullgurl, I am privy to hearing new music before the general public. Every once and while I am sent a new album and I find myself checking to see if it was sent to me by the C.I.A. or the F.B.I. because the music is so mind-blowing, it must be highly guarded national secret. Such is the case with the new album by Blacktop Mojo, Under The Sun (Self-Released) The tertiary album by the Southern Rock dynamo’s is a secret that should not be kept, cannot be kept, from the music-loving populous. Full disclosure, I jumped on the Blacktop Mojo magic carpet ride in 2014 when I was sent their debut album, and have been continuously knocked on my keister by the magnitude of talent these five Southern gents possess.Continue reading
Texan Heavy Rockers Blacktop Mojo, one of the best up and coming American bands of the last few years, is making moves in 2019. The band has announced their new album Under The Sun, due out this September 13th after a successful crowdfunding campaign and years of work. Under The Sun is the follow-up to their acclaimed 2017 album Burn The Ships. The new album is available now for preorder at all download platforms. Anyone preordering Under the Sun will receive the first single ‘Can’t Sleep’ as an instant grat track. Watch the gripping video for ‘Can’t Sleep’ now!Continue reading
Rock USA goes out of its way to have a stacked lineup every year, and 2019 will have be no exception. Five Finger Death Punch, Rob Zombie, Disturbed, Marilyn Manson, Breaking Benjamin, Three Days Grace, Mastodon, Bad Wolves and over thirty more bands will descend on the 350-acre Ford Festival Park in Oshkosh, Wisconsin and hosts more than 25,000 fans per day, including nearly 3,000 campsites.Continue reading
Ghost Cult caught up with up and coming Texan band Blacktop Mojo last fall at Rock Allegiance Festival in Camden, New Jersey. Speaking to Matt James and Ryan Kiefer right after they performed, we chatted about the festival, their upcoming new record, crowdfunding with Pledge Music, building a close relationship with fans, what good publicity does for underground bands, their famous cover songs like Aerosmith’s ‘Dream On’ and Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Dreams’, how much Stevie Nicks rules, natural disasters, and more! Their current album Burn The Ships is out now via Cuhmon Records! Interview conducted by Keefy with Omar Cordy of OJC Photography. Continue reading