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Walter Trout snnounces Spring 2018 Tour Dates - including New Orleans Jazz Fest

Preparing for a nonstop year, Walter Trout does not plan to rest on his laurels following the success of his 2017 release, “We’re All In This Together”.

Having survived a near-death bout with liver disease and a liver transplant in 2014, he is now full of energy and joie de vivre, and wants to make every note, every gig, and every day count.

“We’re All In This Together” features 14 of today’s most prominent musicians, including Joe Bonamassa, Warren Haynes, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, John Mayall, Robben Ford, and Edgar Winter. The album debuted at #1 on the Billboard Blues Chart and stayed in the Top Ten for over three months!

Powerman 5000 to release new studio album “New Wave” on October 27th 2017

Powerman 5000’s legacy continues to push the boundaries of rock, metal, industrial, rap, and punk to create innovative and groundbreaking releases time and time again. Their upcoming highly anticipated album, “New Wave”, hits shelves on October 27th, 2017, in digital and retail outlets worldwide.

“New Wave” is PM5K’s eleventh official release since forming in 1992 and continues the strides and success from their platinum-selling album “Tonight the Stars Revolt!” to their most recent chart-topping single in 2014, “How to Be a Human”.

Powerman 5000 signs with Pavement Entertainment and announces new studio album “New Wave”

Powerman 5000 have inked a worldwide deal with Pavement Entertainment. The new album “New Wave” marks the next chapter in the world of PM5K and the follow up to 2014's highly successful “Builders of the Future”.

According to vocalist Spider One: “We went a bit dirtier on this one. Ripped it up more than the last couple of records. One of the goals was to recreate the noise of the live show. Keep in the chaos.” On the album title, Spider adds, “New Wave? Are we a new wave band? Well, I would say that we have always had more in common with Devo than Dio”.

Erja Lyytinen announces September 2017 UK Tour

Finnish slide guitarist and singer-songwriter, Erja Lyytinen, is pleased to announce that she will embark on her “Stolen Hearts” UK tour from September 20th – 26th.

The tour will feature songs from her latest critically acclaimed album “Stolen Hearts” mixed by, and vocals recorded by Chris Kimsey (The Rolling Stones, Bad Company, Marillion, Peter Frampton).

Nikka Costa to release new album “Nikka & Strings, Underneath and In Between” on June 2nd 2017

Nikka Costa who is best known for 2001 album “Everybody Got Their Something”, which featured the hit single “Like A Feather”, is back with her first new full album since 2011’s “ProWoah” EP.

Entitled “Nikka & Strings, Underneath and In Between” – the new album, which will be released on June 2nd, 2017, sees the celebrated soul, funk and blues singer dipping her toes in a refreshing collection of songs backed by a luscious string quartet.

Nikka is back in full swing with a collection of heartfelt songs that gives the listener more intimate and personal insight into her unique musical style than ever before.

Todd Rundgren to release new studio album “White Knight” on May 12th 2017

Todd Rundgren – the iconic songwriter, recording artist, producer and innovator – will release his newest album “White Knight” on May 12th, 2017, via Cleopatra Records.

The 15-track collection features a dynamic range of original songs and deft studio work by Rundgren, with an incredible array of guests to match, including Dam Funk, Donald Fagen, Daryl Hall, Bettye Lavette, Robyn, Joe Satriani, Joe Walsh, and others.

Listen to the album track “That Could Have Been Me” (featuring Robyn), below.

Erja Lyytinen to release new studio album “Stolen Hearts” on April 7th 2017

Erja Lyytinen is pleased to announce the release of her 10th studio album “Stolen Hearts” – released by Tuohi Records on Friday 7th April, 2017.

“Stolen Hearts” is the first album to be released since 2015’s “Live in London”, and the first studio album to be release since 2014’s Elmore James tribute “The Sky is Crying”.

The new album coincides with Erja’s “Stolen Hearts” April 2017 Tour which kicks off at Square & Compass in Ilminster on Sunday 9th April.

Walter Trout to release new live album “Alive in Amsterdam” on June 17th 2016

Walter Trout’s new album “Alive in Amsterdam” will be released on June 17th, 2016, via Mascot/Provogue.

“Alive in Amsterdam” is the sound of a man announcing his resurrection after a period on the ropes. As Trout’s army of international fans are painfully aware, recent times have taken the bandleader to the brink. Trout’s rebirth began with a successful liver transplant in May 2014, and gathered pace with 2015’s “Battle Scars”: the acclaimed studio album that channeled his near-death experience into raw autobiographical songs.