Here we are! As announced a few days ago, Joke Addiction are ready to release their debut under the protective wing of Spider Rock Promotion!
G.A.S. (Get Away Simply), the title of the EP, will be released worldwide on Friday February 10th, 2017 esclusively for Spider Rock Promotion on digital platforms, distributed by Believe Digital.
The album, recorded at Arsonica Rec Studios in Syracuse, mixed and mastered by Joke Addiction, is genuino and pure Hard'n'heavy, where Thrash / Groove made in the USA, and Funk Grunge Rock echoes can be perceived, well blended with sociological issues, philosophical and intimate submitted by Joke Addiction in a mood that is anything but austere, according to the dictates of the genre.
Everything is done with a mastery in technique and arrangements that makes it seem Joke Addiction real veterans.
We jumped off the chair, and we are ready to bet that you will do likewise.
Spider Rock Promotion is pleased to announce a new entry in the roster: Joke Addiction!
We came across this Syracuse band by chance, and we were literally stunned by quality and attitude of these young rockers. Active for just over three years, Andrea Campisi (Voice and Guitar), Simone Giglio (Bass) and Carmelo Di Natale (Drums) play a great Heavy Groove Hard Rock that is catchy, energetic and sometimes cheeky, and it's able to awaken and satisfy nostalgical eighties echoes and beyond. The union with Spider Rock will materialize in early 2017, when we will release worldwide on digital markets a debut EP entitled G.A.S. (Get Away Simply). In the coming days we will provide more details on the release, such as release date, tracklist and cover artwork. For the moment, we warmly welcome home Joke Addiction at Spider Rock!
Elektradrive are proud to announce a brand new release for their debut album "Over the Space", out for the first time in 1986 and now re-published through Escape Music with the new title "30th Anniversary Edition".
The album has been fully remastered by Simone Falovo and will contain 5 bonus tracks too, such as the single debut "Let it survive/Brainstorm" (1984) and other sogns taken from demo-tapes of the Overdrive's period (83-84).
Thanks to the great originality in the style of their first album - and before of the AOR turn of the next ones - the band was labeled by many writers - famous Beppe Riva among them - as Space Metal Band, while Dave Reynolds reviewed the album on the legendary English magazine Metal Forces with an extraordinary 90/100.
Elektradrive made 4 studio albums, the last one in 2009: Living 4.
La storica power metal band italiana ha infatti siglato un nuovo contratto con l'attivissima Frontiers Records.
Inoltre, a seguito del recente abbandono di Sergio Pagnacco e Andrea De Paoli, la formazione toscana ha annunciato la nuova lineup: oltre ai due membri fondatori Olaf Thorsen e Andrea Cantarelli, Roberto Tiranti torna con estremo piacere a prendere il suo posto dietro al microfono, mentre alle tastiere fa l'ingresso in formazione uno dei più grandi talenti degli ultimi decenni, vale a dire il mai troppo considerato Oleg Smirnoff (con un background fatto di formazioni quali Death SS, Eldritch, Vision Divine e Anger).
Per quanto concerne la sezione ritmica, alla batteria troviamo John Macaluso (già attivo con Yngwie Malmsteen, Riot, Symphony X, James Labrie e Ark) e al basso Nick Mazzucconi.
Ma le novità non finiscono qui, perché i Labyrinth hanno annunciato che un nuovo album è già in programma per il 2017.
Queste le prime dichiarazioni rilasciate da Olaf Thorsen:
Abbiamo scritto sette canzoni complete che ci soddisfano molto. Abbiamo dei pezzi molto heavy e veloci, mentre altri più melodici e prog. Puntiamo a scrivere 10 o 11 brani per il nuovo album. Sappiamo cosa si aspettano da noi i fan e sono convinto che ameranno le nuove canzoni. Ci sono molte “killer melodies” e il sound sarà assolutamente riconoscibile come Labyrinth al 100%
La band toscana si esibirà con la nuova line-up per la prima volta al Frontiers Metal Festival i cui dettagli potete trovarli cliccando qui.
I decided to leave Labyrinth because I believe that a rock musician should dedicate himself only to one band.
During all these years I've been playing in Vanexa and Labyrinth, but now that both bands are going to carry out some big projects, I chose to stick with Vanexa. I've played with them since 1979 and soon the new album will be coming out.
Moreover I'm convinced that being committed to several projects means not trusting in your own capabilities, having no sense of belonging and often being opportunist.
He who plays in several bands thinks to be increasing his chances of success, but it's not like that. This idea is very far from the concept of "Rock Band", and the results are lots of unproductive groups. The essence of a rock band comes from the musicians in it, the ones who totally devote themself and employ all their energy and all their ideas to achieve something together.
If everyone played only in one group, there would be less bands in number, but all of them would be a lot more active, competitive and professional.
I thank Labyrinth for letting me share unmatchable musical experiences, but from now on I'll follow them only as a fan.
Being in two bands, playing in two different teams or voting for two political parties isn't my thing, I come from the 80's.