Michael Monroe Releasing Blackout States on October 16th via Spinefarm

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Michael Monroe will be releasing a new studio album titled Blackout States on October 16, 2015 via Spinefarm Records. This 13-track outing was produced by Chips Kiesbye (Hellacopters, Nomads) in Gothenburg, Sweden, and mixed by Petri Majuri in Helsinki, Finland.

With Blackout States, Monroe’s current touring and recording outfit, comprised of bassist Sami Yaffa (ex-Hanoi Rocks/New York Dolls), guitarist Steve Conte (ex-New York Dolls/Company of Wolves), guitarist Rich Jones (ex-Black Halos/Amen), and drummer Karl Rockfist (ex-Chelsea Smiles/Danzig), provided strong creative support for a groundbreaking artist whose reputation continues to flourish. Many of rock’s most noted performers, including Dave Grohl and Slash, have cited Monroe’s unwavering drive and three-decade-plus career as a genuine source of inspiration.

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The Compulsions Announce Upcoming Shows

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The Compulsions have announced upcoming US performances in support of their new album Dirty Fun, out April 14, 2015 via Compulsions Records. The band features vocalist/rhythm guitarist Rob Carlyle, lead guitarist Richard Fortus (Guns N Roses), drummer Frank “Thunderchucker” Ferrer (Guns N Roses) and bassist Sami Yaffa (Hanoi Rocks, New York Dolls). Listen to the album trailer below.

Apr 13: Nights With Alice Cooper (Interview and Performance) – New York City, NY
Apr 14: The Mercury Lounge (9:45pm set time) – New York City, NY
Apr 16: The Viper Room (10:00pm set time) – Los Angeles, CA

Dirty Fun Tracklisting

01: “Hellbound Babies”
02: “Silly Little Woman”
03: “Evil Bastards”
04: “Lucky”
05: “House Of Rock”
06: “Long Tall Sally”
07: “The Feel”
08: “I Still Got The Hots For You, Baby”
09: “Stay Eazy”
10) “Buzz Awhile”

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The Compulsions Releasing Dirty Fun In April

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New York rock quartet The Compulsions will be releasing their second album Dirty Fun, out April 14, 2015 via Compulsions Records. The band features vocalist/rhythm guitarist Rob Carlyle, lead guitarist Richard Fortus (Guns N Roses), drummer Frank “Thunderchucker” Ferrer (Guns N Roses), and bassist Sami Yaffa (Hanoi Rocks. New York Dolls).

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Following is the complete tracklisting for DIRTY FUN:
1) “Hellbound Babies”
2) “Silly Little Woman”
3) “Evil Bastards”
4) “Lucky”
5) “House Of Rock”
6) “Long Tall Sally”
7) “The Feel”
8) “I Still Got The Hots For You, Baby”
9) “Stay Eazy”
10) “Buzz Awhile”

The band has booked an upcoming record release show:

Mar 27: The Mercury Lounge – New York City

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