Author Archives: Dan Harr

Versailles Records Announces Digital Release Of Guitar Wizards Vol III And IV

Versailles Records has announced the digital release of  their Guitar Wizards Vol. III and IV compilation. The album features 37 tracks from artists like Bruce Kulick (KISS), Tony Franklin (Whitesnake/The Firm), Jeff Healey, Tracy G (Dio), Chris Poland (Megadeth), Blues Saraceno (Poison), …
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Ed Roman And Jiggley Jones Make No Depression’s Top 100 Best Albums Of 2014 Reader’s Poll

MTS Management Group is happy to announce Ed Roman and Jiggley Jones have made the Top 100 of No Depression’s Best Albums of 2014 Reader’s Poll. Ed Roman’s Letters From High Latitudes (#75, MTS Records) and Jiggley Jones’ …A Mountain, a Struggle, a …
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Music Legend Paul Cotton Releases New Solo Album

Paul Cotton is proud to announce the release of his fifth solo album. 100% Paul Cotton gives the POCO singer a chance to revisit and reinvent 11 of his songs, including “Heart of the Night, Boomerang, and Please Wait for …
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The Sing-Off Live! Tour Adds The Exchange & Melodores To Lineup

Last night during its special one night, 2-hour television event, NBC’s hit a cappella music competition The Sing-Off crowned Nashville-based Melodores the winners of Season 5. The Vanderbilt University a cappella group was the only collegiate group to be selected …
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Thousand Foot Krutch Joins Alice Cooper To Benefit Teen Center

Top-selling rock band THOUSAND FOOT KRUTCH jump starts its holiday season, performing during Alice Cooper’s annual Christmas Pudding benefit event Dec. 13 in Phoenix, AZ at Comerica Theatre. TFK frontman Trevor McNevan is pictured (above center) with Alice Cooper backstage …
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Blake Shelton and The Voice Champ Craig Wayne Boyd Grant Songwriter Christmas Miracle

Stephanie Urbina Jones’ euphoric “My Baby’s Got A Smile On Her Face” has become the signature song of new The Voice winner, Craig Wayne Boyd. Coached and mentored by superstar Blake Shelton, Boyd first performed the song as his vocal …
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Country Newcomer Kelsea Ballerini Gets In The Holiday Spirit With “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas”

Kelsea Ballerini just released her rendition of “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas.” The blonde beauty is certainly been all the buzz, shaking things up with her debut single, “Love Me Like You Mean It,” which is in the Top 40 …
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Rock Legend Randy Bachman Announces “Heavy Blues” Dropping April 15

The man known as the “architect of Canadian rock n’ roll” is forging ahead into 2015 with a brand new project billed simply as BACHMAN. Joined by a virtuoso rhythm section with Anna Ruddick on bass and Dale Anne Brendan …
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2015 Unsigned Only Music Competition Judging Panel Announced

Unsigned Only Music Competition revealed today its high-profile judging panel for the 2015 competition, which is now accepting entries. The renowned panel consists of iconic recording artists and journalists and will determine the winners in eleven categories representing a wide …
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“So You Think You Can Dance” Auditions for Season 12 Begin

SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE‘s newest season features an intensified competition between dancers from stage and street, and is about to head out on the audition trail to five cities, including New York, Dallas, Detroit, Memphis and Los Angeles. Hopefuls will have the …
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Granger Smith Announces Part II of Wildly Successful Yee Yee Nation Tour

Country music sensation Granger Smith swept the nation and reached hundreds of thousands this fall with his headlining tour “YEE YEE NATION 2014.” Smith moves into the second leg of the tour with the launch of “YEE YEE NATION: PART …
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Essential Tips for Mixing Your Songwriter Demos

Once you’ve decided to up the ante and put your songwriter demos out there for the world to hear, it’s in your best interest to pay close attention to every step in the recording process. One of the most vital of these steps is the mix of your song. It’s not enough to have a great song. You need a great recording and a strong mix is an essential part of any…
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How 3-D Printing Will Change The Way We Play Music

Sometimes it feels like we have people telling us that 3-D printing is going to change just about everything: Fashion. Health Care.Architecture. Violence. Your dinner. Now we can add one more thing to the list: Music. A group of students at Lund University in Sweden recently became the first band to play 3-D printed musical…
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Buzz Cason – Troubadour Heart

“I’m all over the map as far as songwriting methods go,” says Americana artist and songwriter Buzz Cason. Talking about his latest album “Troubadour Heart,” released on the Plowboy Records label, he also confesses, “I’m letting the songs dictate how I sing the songs. That’s how I’ve always been,” and so his performance style…
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Fleetwood Mac at Philips Arena in Atlanta

Legendary rock band Fleetwood Mac made a stop on their tour at Philips Arena in downtown Atlanta where they performed for a sold-out crowd of fans. Back together again are the five members of the band who made it famous in the 1970’s: Mick Fleetwood, John McVie, Christine McVie, Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks. With over 100 million albums…
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Menace Beach Premiere ‘Tastes Like Medicine’ On Stereogum

Back in the good old of days of 1990, Color Dream games released Menace Beach for the then popular NES games console from Nintendo. Imagine skateboarding through a side-scrolling 8-bit world filled with balloons, clowns and disgruntled dockworkers in search …
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ShipRocked 2015: Lineup Additions & New Activities Announced

Various activities have been announced for ShipRocked–the ultimate rock music cruise vacation–which sails roundtrip between Port Miami and Great Stirrup Cay in the Bahamas from February 2-6, 2015 onboard Norwegian Pearl. In addition, the ShipRocked band lineup has been expanded …
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DW Fest Europe Announced Featuring Converge, Trap Them, Harm’s Way and Yaitw

Deathwish Inc. is proud to announce DW Fest Europe, a select group of shows featuring Converge, Trap Them, Harm’s Way, and YAITW. These shows start at Temples Festival 2015 alongside a multitude of fantastic bands, then run for a week …
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Arbiter Releases Lyric Video For Their “Bang Bang” Parody Cover off ‘Djent Rolls Deep Vol. 2′

With 2014 drawing to a close, Famined Records artist Arbiter are going out with a Bang Bang—with a cover of Jessie J’s Top 40 hit of the same name featuring Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj. Arbiter’s version of “Bang Bang” …
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TRACE ADKINS: Live Country! DVD, Digital Video To Be Released January 13

Eagle Rock Entertainment will ring in 2015 with Live Country! Trace Adkins’ new live DVD will be released on January 13, 2015. Pre-orders available beginning Dec. 19. [Pre-book Order Date December 19, MSRP $14.98] Eagle Rock Entertainment has announced the upcoming …
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