Her Chariot Awaits Release “Take Me Higher” Video, Debut Album Due in May

New supergroup Her Chariot Awaits is a hard rock/metal band featuring the highly regarded Spanish vocalist Ailyn (ex-Sirenia) and guitarist and producer Mike Orlando (Adrenaline Mob). The band’s self-titled debut will be released on May 22, 2020 via Frontiers Music Srl. Watch the new video for their single ‘Take Me Higher’, right now! Continue reading

Adrenaline Mob – We The People

I gotta admit, I liked Adrenaline Mob’s second disk Men of Honor. It was great for doing cardio. So, I had a good feeling going into We The People (both Century Media). It didn’t disappoint. We The People is the same hard-driving, pristine, Heavy Metal album Adrenaline Mob’s predecessor was. Adding David Zablidowsky on bass and Jordan Cannata on drums, We The People exhibits a healthy rhythm section that has us all breathing a sigh of relief. I honestly didn’t think it would “work” without AJ Pero, but bless! I’m happy this album is as strong as it is.  Continue reading

Adrenaline Mob Guitarist To Appear On That Metal Show In May

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Guitarist Mike Orlando of Adrenaline Mob has been announced as a musical guest on the May 2, 2015 episode of That Metal Show. Adrenaline Mob has released the Dearly Departed EP and will be on an American tour supporting Drowning Pool.

Mar 12: Main Street Station – Daytona Beach, FL (Daytona Bike Week)
Mar 14: Beach Blvd Concert Hall – Jacksonville, FL
Mar 17: The Warehouse Bar & Grill – Clarksville, TN
Mar 19: Fish Head Cantina – Baltimore, MD
Mar 20: The Chance – Poughkeepsie, NY
Mar 21: Starland Ballroom – Sayreville, NJ
Mar 22: Muncheez – Beckley, WV
Mar 24: Altar Bar – Pittsburgh, PA
Mar 26: Hard Times – Fredericksburg, VA
Mar 27: Mickey’s Bar – Lancaster, OH
Mar 28: The Machine Shop – Flint, MI
Apr 01: Johnny’s Roadhouse – Laporte, IN
Apr 02: The Mad Magician – St. Louis, MO
Apr 03: Trees – Dallas, TX

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Adrenaline Mob Streaming “The Devil Went Down To Georgia”

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Adrenaline Mob is streaming a guitar driven version of “The Devil Went Down To Georgia” from their Dearly Departed covers EP, out now via Century Media Records, here.

In a departure from their 2013 covers release Coverta the disc will feature in addition to 4 cover tunes, an unreleased track from the Men of Honor sessions, 3 acoustic renditions of songs from both Omerta and Men of Honor, and an edited version of the Men of Honor track “Dearly Departed.”

The disc, co produced by vocalist Russell Allen and guitarist Mike Orlando, features the following tracks:

01: Snortin’ Whiskey (Pat Travers)
02: Dearly Departed (Edited version of Men of Honor track)
03: The Devil Went Down to Georgia (Charlie Daniels Band)
04: Crystal Clear (Acoustic version of Men of Honor track)
05: Sabbath Medley (Black Sabbath)
06: Whatever Gets You Through The Night (Unreleased from Men of Honor sessions)
07: Angel Sky (Acoustic version of Omerta track)
08: All on the Line (Acoustic version of Omerta track)
09: Tie Your Mother Down (Queen)

Adrenaline Mob Releasing Dearly Departed February 10

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Adrenaline Mob is releasing Dearly Departed on February 10, 2015 via Century Media Records. Co-produced by vocalist Russell Allen and guitarist Mike Orlando, this disc will feature four cover tunes, an unreleased track from the Men of Honor sessions, three acoustic versions of songs from the Merta and Men of Honor albums, and an edited version of “Dearly Departed.”

01: Snortin’ Whiskey (Pat Travers)
02: Dearly Departed (Edited version of Men of Honor track)
03: The Devil Went Down to Georgia (Charlie Daniels Band)
04: Crystal Clear (Acoustic version of Men of Honor track)
05: Sabbath Medley (Black Sabbath)
06: Whatever Gets You Through The Night (Unreleased from Men of Honor sessions)
07: Angel Sky (Acoustic version of Omerta track)
08: All on the Line (Acoustic version of Omerta track)
09: Tie Your Mother Down (Queen)

Testament, Whitesnake, etc Members On Randy Rhoads Remembered

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The Randy Rhoads Remembered: A Celebration of a Guitar Legend! has been confirmed for Friday, January 23, 2015 at The Observatory in Santa Ana, CA, celebrating the life of original Ozzy Osbourne guitarist Randy Rhoads.

Show creator Brian Tichy and partner Joe Sutton conceived this event in 2013 after agreeing years before that Randy Rhoads deserved fresh recognition for his musical impact. They are both huge fans of Rhoads. Tichy himself played with Ozzy Osbourne in 2000. On top of the best guitar players in the world rocking their favorite Rhoads’ songs, Randy’s brother Kelle Rhoads performs and both his sister Kathy and he share their stories making this a very touching and personal experience for all involved!

The following artists have been confirmed as participants in Randy Rhoads Remembered:

GUITARISTS:

Tracii Guns (Devil City Angels)
Joel Hoekstra (Whitesnake / Night Ranger)
Nik Kai (Kemical Kill)
Kiko Louriero (Angra)
Marzi Montazeri (Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals / Marzi Montazeri’s Heavy As Texas)
Mike Orlando (Adrenaline Mob)
Mitch Perry (MSG / Edgar Winter)
Monte Pittman (Madonna)
Rowan Robertson (DIO / Bang Tango / DC4)
Janet Robin (Student of Randy Rhoads / Lindsey Buckingham)
Alex Skolnick (Testament / Alex Skolnick Trio)
Brian Tichy (Whitesnake / Foreigner / Ozzy Osbourne / Billy Idol)
Jeff Watson (Night Ranger)
Brent Woods (Student of Randy Rhoads / Vince Neil / Sebastian Bach)
Phil X (The Drills / Bon Jovi)
Roy Z (Halford / Bruce Dickinson / Tribe of Gypsies)
Mark Zavon (Kill Devil Hill)

“THE MADMEN” (RRR House Band):
Michael Devin: vox (Whitesnake)
Stephen LeBlanc: keys (Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Exp.)
Rudy Sarzo: bass (Ozzy Osbourne / Quiet Riot / Whitesnake / Queensryche)
Phil Soussan: bass (Ozzy Osbourne / Billy Idol / Big Noize)
Brian Tichy: drums (Whitesnake / Foreigner / Ozzy Osbourne / Billy Idol)

SPECIAL GUESTS:
Dewey Bragg (Kill Devil Hill / MOTH)
Host: Dean Delray (Rock n’ Roll Comedian)
Kathy Rhoads D’Argenzio
Dave Ellefson (Megadeth)
Kelle Rhoads
Jeff Scott Soto (Journey / Talisman)
Chas West (Bonham)

*In addition to this lineup, there will be some very specials guests –
some will be announced and some won’t, so stay tuned!

Guns N Roses, Janes Addiction, etc Members Set To Perform At 2015 Bonzo Bash

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The 2015 Bonzo Bash NAMM Jam! will be happening at The Observatory in Santa Ana, CA on Thursday, January 22, 2015, with an all star cast set to perform.

With Bonzo Bash creator Brian Tichy newly endorsed by Ludwig-Musser Drums and Percussion, the legendary Ludwig is revealed as the main sponsor of the highly anticipated 2015 Bonzo Bash NAMM Jamm! Led Zeppelin’s John Henry “Bonzo” Bonham is consistently regarded as the #1 drummer in rock. Bonham played Ludwig drums his whole career and his name is synonymous with Ludwig.

Having Ludwig sponsor Bonzo Bash gives an added authenticity to the celebration! Tichy/ Sutton Productions is very excited to have the two entities come together, all in the name of John Bonham!

The following artists have been confirmed to participate in this year’s Bonzo Bash:
DRUMMERS:

Steven Adler (Guns n’ Roses / Adler)
Athena (Femme Fatale / Ex-Wives of Rock)
Kenny Aronoff (John Mellencamp / John Fogerty / Smashing Pumpkins)
Charlie Benante Fan Page (Anthrax)
Jimmy D’Anda (Lynch Mob / Lies, Deceit & Treachery)
Bevan Davies (Wayne Static / Danzig / Jerry Cantrell)
Cortney DeAugustine (Frank Hannon Band / Ronnie Montrose / Michael Lee Firkins)
Joe Franco (Good Rats / Twisted Sister)
John Hummel (Lady Gaga)
Brandon Kachel (Barbarian Overlords)
Corky Laing (Mountain / Bonzo Bash Legend Award Recipient)
Thomas Lang (Asia / John Wetton / Paul Gilbert)
Dave Lombardo (Slayer / Philm)
Khurt Maier (Salty Dog)
Roy Mayorga (Stone Sour)
Stephen Perkins (Jane’s Addiction)
Mike Portnoy (The Winery Dogs / Dream Theater)
Gregg Potter (The Buddy Rich Band)
Bobby Rondinelli (Rainbow / Black Sabbath)
Glen Sobel (Alice Cooper)
Matt Starr (Ace Frehley / Mr. Big)
Todd Sucherman (Styx)
Jason Sutter (Marilyn Manson / Foreigner / Chris Cornell)
Mike Terrana (Rage / Yngwie Malmsteen / Tony Macalpine)
Brian Tichy (Whitesnake / Foreigner / Ozzy Osbourne / Billy Idol)
Franklin Vanderbilt (Lenny Kravitz / Stevie Wonder / Chaka Khan)
Les Warner (The Cult / Bow Wow Wow)
Simon Wright (AC/DC / DIO / Queensryche)

SPECIAL GUESTS:
Burning Rain (Doug Alrich / Keith St. John / Sean McNabb / Matt Starr)
Host: Dean Delray (Rock n’ Roll Comedian)
Ali Handal (Neil Young / Paul Williams)
Robert Mason (Warrant)
Jeff Ocheltree (John Bonhams’s drum tech)
Mike Orlando – Fan Page (Adrenaline Mob)
Mitch Perry (MSG / Edgar Winter)
Dizzy Reed (Guns N’ Roses / The Dead Daisies / Hookers & Blow)
Phil X (The Drills / Bon Jovi)
The Moby Dicks: Michael Devin (Whitesnake), Stephen LeBlanc (Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Exp.), Brian Tichy (Whitesnake / Foreigner / Ozzy Osbourne / Billy Idol), Chas West (Bonham), Brent Woods Music (Vince Neil / Sebastian Bach)

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Jeff Scott Soto’s SOTO Releasing Album, Streaming Lyric Video For “The Fall”

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Jeff Scott Soto’s SOTO will be releasing their debut album Inside The Vertigo on January 30, 2015 via earMUSIC. Watch the lyric video for “The Fall” here.

SOTO is comprised of Jeff’s most current solo band: Jorge Salan (lead guitar), BJ (keyboards, guitars), David Z (bass) and Edu Cominato (drums).

Produced by Jeff Scott Soto, Inside The Vertigo features tracks co-written with his bandmates as well as a of his famous friends/colleagues. Collaborators include guitarists Gus G. (FIREWIND, OZZY OSBOURNE), Jason Bieler (SAIGON KICK), Mike Orlando (ADRENALINE MOB) and Joel Hoekstra (NIGHT RANGER, TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA), all of whom perform on their penned tracks for the album. Others appearing as guests/co-writers are Casey Grillo (KAMELOT), Connor Engstrom, Tony Dickinson, Leo Mancini, Hugo Mariutti and Gary Schutt.

Inside The Vertigo was recorded during the latter months of 2013 and mixed/mastered in Boston by Soto’s longtime engineer and friend John Ellis.

Inside The Vertigo track listing:
01. Final Say
02. The Fall
03. Wrath
04. Break
05. Narcissistically Yours
06. End of Days
07. Inside The Vertigo
08. When I’m Older
09. Trance
10. Jealousy
11. Karma’s Kiss
12. Fall To Pieces

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