Sun
22
Jan

Pre-Order SHOTGUN SYMPHONY 'The Last Symphony'

  MelodicRock Records is pleased to announce a partnership with the fantastic East Coast melodic rock favourites SHOTGUN SYMPHONY for a complete overhaul of their discography in one special, limited edition package released March 1.   SHOTGUN SYMPHONY – The Last Symphony is a 4-Disc set housed in two double jewel cases, with each one individually sealed, with a special slipcase that both discs go into. It was designed especially for this occasion.   Featured on the discs will be the albums Shotgun Symphony, On the Line of Fire and Sea of Desire all re-mastered from the original tapes!  
 
Fri
20
Jan

New Band BRIGADE Features Veteran Performers McAuley, Leese & Kottak

  Los Angeles, CA – Prominent musicians Howard Leese, guitar (Heart, BadCo, Rock Vault, Rock-n-Roll Hall of Fame Inductee), Robin McAuley, vocalist (MSG, Survivor, Rock Vault), James Kottak, drums (The Scorpions, Kingdom Come, Montrose) and Jason Boyleston, bass (Paul Rodgers band, Starship w/Mickey Thomas, guitar, Rock Vault, guitar) announced the formation of Brigade, a new Los Angeles based rock band.   Brigade is scheduled to perform their first gig at the Ronnie Montrose Tribute Concert on Saturday, January 21, 2017, 7pm, Yost Theater, Santa Ana, CA. This tribute show, organized by former Montrose frontman Keith St. John, is part of the weekend of live entertainment during the annual NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) convention in Anaheim, CA.  
 
Fri
20
Jan

R.I.P HOWARD KAUFMAN (Manager to Def Leppard/Chicago/Aerosmith)

  From Billboard.com:   The H.K. Management roster included Aerosmith, Stevie Nicks, Jimmy Buffett, Chicago, Lenny Kravitz and Def Leppard. Howard Kaufman, a frequent collaborator of Irving Azoff's and an influential artist manager whose clients have included some of the biggest names in rock n' roll, has died, Billboard has confirmed. He was 79. The cause of death is as yet unknown.
 
Wed
18
Jan

BLOODBOUND Launch 'War Of Dragons' February 24

  It’s been an impressive journey for BLOODBOUND: The Swedish power metal commando has become more and more popular in recent years. All this falls back on talent and hard work: Since 2005 BLOODBOUND have not only released six studio albums and a Live DVD/CD, they’ve also toured with giants such as Sabaton, HammerFall and U.D.O. - in the process winning over a very devoted and loyal fanbase of metalheads.  
 
Wed
18
Jan

MRR Teams With JOHNNY LIMA To Re-Issue Two Classics

  MelodicRock Records is pleased to announce another blast from the past, partnering with the one and only JOHNNY LIMA to reissue his long out of print self-titled debut (1996) album and the similarly out of print Made In California (2003).   The albums will be issued on a double disc jewel case with deluxe slipcover limited edition package.   And yes, of course there are bonus tracks!   Full details of the package and pre-order links will be detailed this week.   The 2-Disc set will retail for $25 (including shipping) and is strictly limited to 500 units worldwide.  
 

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