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Sad Planets release music video for new single “Just Landed”

Sad Planets – John Petkovic (Cobra Verde, Sweet Apple, Guided by Voices, Death of Samantha) and Patrick Carney (Black Keys) – has just released a new video for “Just Landed”.

The video for the lead track off Sad Planets’ debut album “Akron, Ohio” – out April 19th, on Tee Pee Record – features J Mascis on lead guitar.

Watch the music video for “Just Landed” below.

Sad Planets to release debut album “Akron, Ohio” on April 19th 2019

The debut album “Akron, Ohio” by Sad Planets will be released on April 19th, 2019, via Tee Pee Records.

The band consist of John Petkovic (Cobra Verde, Sweet Apple, Guided by Voices, Death of Samantha) and Patrick Carney (The Black Keys). The album also features a guest appearance by J Mascis (Dinosaur Jr.; also plays with Petkovic in Sweet Apple).

Listen to the first track “Not of This World” below.

Joey Stuckey Trio to release new album “In the Shadow of the Sun” on March 29th 2019

When blind guitar legend Joey Stuckey gives inspirational talks about overcoming odds and helping people define success on their own terms, he’s big on the concept of living a life of intention. Yet when the veteran blues rocker booked his progressive Americana trio into the legendary Sun Studio for a three hour session on an off day from their tour, he had no specific plan except to record a few originals and covers.

Moes Anthill - Quitter

Moes Anthill is a band that was formed in 2011 by vocalist and guitarist Mario Moe Schelbert, who’s also the main man behind the songwriting. The music style is a blending among rock, folk pop, folk rock, americana, acoustic pop/rock, atmospheric pop and alternative folk along with some modern touches. It’s not that “weird” or complex as it sounds, especially if you think of artists like Elliott Smith, Lou Reed, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Bruce Springsteen, Van Morrison, John Mellencamp and so on.

Hollis Brown signs with Cool Green Recordings/Mascot Label Group

Mascot Label Group has announced the signing of Hollis Brown to a global recording agreement with Cool Green Records.

Lead singer Mike Montali shares: “It’s an honor to be working with one of the best labels in the world. Can’t wait to do amazing things together”.

Mascot Label Group President, North America Ron Burman offers: “We’re thrilled to have Hollis Brown join our MLG family. I love their unique brand of infectious soulful authentic American rock. Mike’s got classic vocals in the vein of Petty, Dylan, and Young… I was blown away the first time I heard them”.

Erja Lyytinen announces March 2019 UK Tour

European Blues Award winner Erja Lyytinen will return to the UK in March 2019.

The Finnish slide-guitarist is currently on a short tour of the UK and is pleased to return for a nationwide 12-date tour in 2019.

The tour will include shows in Brighton (March 18), Sheffield (March 21), Glasgow (March 23), London (March 26) and Birmingham (March 28).

Tickets for all dates are available here or from the Box Office (no booking fee): 01472 349 222 (Mon-Fr: 9am-5pm).

Samantha Fish announces May 2019 UK Tour

Multi-Award-winning American Blues guitarist and singer-songwriter Samantha Fish returns for a nationwide UK tour in May 2019.

Tickets will go on sale on Friday 2nd November via www.alttickets.com.

The tour coincides with Samantha’s new studio album to be released in early 2019 which is the follow-up to her critically acclaimed 2017 albums “Belle of the West” and “Chills & Fever”.