New Headlining Dates Added to Upcoming Tour
Metal Icon LITA FORD is gearing up for the release of her new album Living Like A Runaway, which will be unleashed June 19th in North America via SPV/Steamhammer. The album will be available in four configurations: a double LP, limited edition CD, standard CD and digital download.
Today a first look at the double LP edition of Living Like a Runaway has been unveiled. This exclusive double LP comes with colored vinyl including two bonus tracks as well as the CD version of the release.
Double LP Track Listing:
LP SIDE 1:
3. The Mask
LP SIDE 2:
2. Devil In My Head
LP SIDE 3:
1. Living Like A Runaway
3. A Song To Slit Your Wrists By
LP SIDE 4:
1. Love 2 Hate You
2. Bad Neighborhood
3. The Bitch Is Back
Coinciding with the album’s release, LITA is hitting the road this summer with Def Leppard and Poison on the “Rock of Ages Tour”. In addition to the dates with Def Leppard and Poison, LITA has confirmed additional headlining shows during the run. These dates are scheduled for June 21st in Tempe, AZ, June 28th in Lexington, KY and July 12th in Jim Thorpe, PA. A complete listing of all dates can be found below.
LITA FORD has teamed up with producer Gary Hoey and lyricist Michael Dan Ehmig to work on Living Like a Runaway. Together the team invested a lot of time and effort into this kick ass project: “We worked on the lyrics intensively to really give the songs a lot of meaning and that special emotional depth. I think that these are some of the best lyrics ever, period. FORD is referring to numbers such as ‘Devil In My Head,’ ‘Hate,’ and ‘The Asylum’ which see her bare her soul in a way which she has never done before.
Decibel Magazine is hosting a stream of the song “Mother” HERE.
Check out a stream of the new song “Branded” HERE.
Living Like A Runaway is available for pre-order on AMAZON.
Following the demise of the Runaways, LITA FORD concentrated on her own career and now looks back on many memorable hits including: the chart topping duet with Ozzy Osbourne “Close Your Eyes Forever” “What Do You Know About Love”, “Shot Of Poison”, “Larger Than Life” and “Kiss Me Deadly”. With the release of Living Like A Runaway, expect many more songs to be added to the list of hits.
LITA FORD on Tour With Def Leppard and Poison:
6/20: Salt Lake City, UT @ USANA Amphitheater
6/21: Tempe, AZ @ The Marquee*
6/22: Irvine, CA @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
6/23: Las Vegas, NV @ Red Rock Amphitheater
6/25: Denver, CO @ Pepsi Center
6/27: Kansas City, MO @ Sprint Center
6/28: Lexington, KY @ Buster’s Billiards + Backroom*
6/29: Atlanta, GA @ Aaron’s Amphitheater at Lakewood
6/30: Tampa, FL @ Tampa Bay Time Forum
7/2: Cincinnati, OH @ Riverbend Music Center
7/3: Nashville, TN @ Bridgestone Arena
7/6: Cleveland, OH @ Quicken Loans Arena
7/7: Detroit, MI @ DTE Energy Music Theater
7/10: Baltimore, MD @ Merriweather Pavilion
7/11: Newark, NJ @ Prudential Center
7/12: Jim Thorpe, PA @ Penn’s Peak*
7/13: Wantagh, NY @ Nikon at Jones Beach Pavilion
7/14: Atlantic City, NJ @ Revel Ovation Hall
7/16: Montreal, QC @ Bell Centre
7/17: Hamilton, ON @ Copps Coliseum
7/19: Chicago, IL @ Allstate Arena
8/9: Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ Bank Atlantic Center
8/11: Charlotte, NC @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
8/12: Virginia Beach, VA @ Farm Bureau Live
8/14: Pittsburgh, PA @ First Niagara Pavilion
8/15: Hershey, PA @ Hershey Park Stadium
8/17: Buffalo, NY @ Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
8/18: Boston, MA @ Comcast Center
8/20: Saratoga Springs, NY @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center
8/22: Bangor, ME @ Bangor Waterfront
8/24: Indianapolis, IN @ Klipsch Music Center
8/25: St. Louis, MO @ Chaifetz Arena
8/28: Des Moines, IA @ Wells Fargo Arena
8/29: Lampe, MO @ Black Oak Mountain Amphitheater
8/31: Oklahoma City, OK @ Zoo Amphitheater
9/1: Houston, TX @ Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
9/3: Dallas, TX @ American Airlines Center
9/4: Austin, TX @ Cedar Park Center
9/11: Albuquerque, NM @ Sandia Casino Amphitheater
9/12: Tucson, AZ @ Anselmo Valencia Amphitheater
9/14: Concord, CA @ Sleep Train Pavilion
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PUMP, the German heavy rockers featuring ex-BRAINSTORM singer Marcus Jürgens, entered Studio 22 to recording their fourth album titled “Waiting For The Rapture” to be released in later 2012. Video footage from of the recording sessions can be viewed below.
PUMP is a band with a solid foundation and real Rock-N-Roll blood runnin’ down their veins. Five guys who where only born to do one thing, rock the world! So get ready to rock! Welcome to the world of PUMP!
Rough mix of the new song “Halo (I Don’t Care)“:
http://soundcloud.com/rockngrowl/pump-halo-i-dont-careThe group, which recently signed a worldwide management deal with Germany’s Rock N Growl Management, consists of the following musicians: Marcus Jürgens – Vocals (Brainstorm, Kashmyr), Marcel “Selly” Bernhardt – Guitars (Tales Of Sorrow, Unfroynd), Michael Vetter – Bass (Watch Me Bleed, Chinchilla, Outrage, Unfroynd), Axel “Aki” Reissmann – Guitars (Downspirit, Hazy Shade), Andreas Minich – Drums (Unfroynd)
Polish female-fronted heavy metallers CRYSTAL VIPER take you back to the middle ages and inquisition with their brand new video clip “Witch’s Mark”.
The new CRYSTAL VIPER album “Crimen Excepta” was released on April 27th.
Blasting out a sound that is a little Taddy Porter, a little Airbourne, and a little American Bang, The Treatment have released a solid hard rock debut entitled This Might Hurt. Although the members of this band are very young, they pack a talent that most veterans of the hard rock scene would kill to have. Formed in Cambridge in 2008, this UK band has unleashed an epic record that fans of hard rock are going to love. Although new to me, this amazing beauty was released in February of 2011, forcing me to wonder why I haven’t heard this great music sooner.
Led by the gritty, sleaze vocals of lead singer Matt Jones, This Might Hurt captures all of the elements that a great rock record should have; superb guitar riffs, a solid bass, mighty, rhythmic drums, and an energetic lead singer that puts his all into every song he sings. The twin guitar attack of Ben Brookland and Tag Grey is so magnificent that it’s hard to believe these young men are recently out of their adolescent years. The lead solos and riffs performed by Brookland and Grey are utterly superb and help to solidify each song on This Might Hurt as exceptional rock and roll fun.
My lone complaint centers on one of my favorite songs on the record. “Nothing To Lose But Our Minds” is certainly one of This Might Hurt’s best songs, but unfortunately, the opening riff is so eerily familiar of a Marvelous 3 tune, that it almost feels as if The Treatment borrowed too heavily from the great late 90s band. It may not be exactly the same, but it’s a little too close for me to call it original. However, Led Zeppelin made a living off “borrowing” riffs, so I suppose I can give The Treatment a pass. The rest of the song, as well as the rest of the album, is clearly theirs.
The rock never stops on This Might Hurt. From the opening notes of “Departed” to the ending of “I Will Be There,” The Treatment has structured each song as an incredible ride for the ears. Layered with plenty of ear candy, This Might Hurt is a strong debut record from a band with plenty of talent and skill.
Be sure to keep your eyes on The Treatment. As they start to gain more notoriety and name recognition, it is certain that everyone will be talking about them in the near future. This young, hungry band is too good to ignore. If they can put together some extensive tour dates, and continue to open for acts like KISS and Motley Crue (which they will be doing this summer), everyone will know who The Treatment is.
Key Tracks: Just Tell Me Why, Nothing To Lose But Our Minds, Winter Sun
Rating: Out of 10
02. The Doctor
03. I Want Love
04. Just Tell Me Why
05. D***k, F**k, F***t
06. Nothing To Lose But Our Minds
07. Shake The Mountain
08. I Fear Nothing
09. Winter Sun
10. Lady Of The Light
11. Road Rocket
12. Stone Cold Love
13. I Will Be There
14. Just Tell Me Why (Acoustic)
The Treatment Is:
Matt Jones – Vocals
Ben Brookland – Guitar
Tag Grey – Guitar
Dhani Mansworth – Drums
Swoggle – Bass
Reviewed by Ryo Vie
One of the bands I got to see for the first time at Rock on the Range, is New York City’s Eve to Adam. I liked their set at Rock on the Range a lot, but the song I knew best is their cover of Alice Cooper’s “School’s Out”. While I don’t think anyone could ever top the original song, I think Eve to Adam’s cover of it is pretty decent. It rounded out a pretty good set for them at Rock on the Range.
Eve to Adam have released the song as their new single. The track was recorded during a two day break, while on tour with Creed, at Vudu studios in Long Island. The new single has been climbing the charts since hitting radio last week and was played by Alice himself on his syndicated radio show Nights with Alice Cooper. “School’s Out” is available on iTunes. You can check out the song, and our Eve to Adam photo gallery from Rock on the Range below!