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SBM Issue 10 Press Releases  

FERMATA FINISHES "VESSEL" EP FOR RELEASE IN EARLY APRIL
NEW VIDEO SHOT BY SHANE DRAKE COMING SOON

Named for the mark in music theory meaning "stop" or "hold" over a note, FERMATA has seemingly done nothing of the sort, as is demonstrated by their increasingly momentous list of performances alongside artists like The Vandals, Kottonmouth Kings, Alien Ant Farm and Prong.

 

ZZ TOP DOES THE TEXAS TWO STEP with DELUXE EDITIONS OF FANDANGO! and TRES HOMBRES."That little ol' band from Texas" with the big sound, ZZ TOP, makes righteous blues boogie and down-and-dirty grooves that faithfully abide by the Lone Star State's "bigger is better" philosophy.

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6 MORE BANDS CONFIRMED FOR SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL 2006 QUEENSRYCHE(US) We are happy to announce Sweden Rock will be visited by Dr X and his makers. One of America's originators of the majestic, melodic and semi-progressive metal, Queenryche, is now confirmed for this years festival. They will perform the entire classic "Operation: Mindcrime", beginning to end. We might also get a few tasters from part 2, to be released this spring.

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Brad Wilson RIPPIN' GUITARIST BRAD WILSON ROCKIN' THE BLUES ON TWO WHEELS NEWS 
Southern California's Lighting Guitar Ace, Brad Wilson, has completed over 75 tour dates with his band in the first half of 2005 and is set to begin the next series of shows. Brad is a barnstorming regional favorite and takes to the road with his power trio, playing songs from his latest solo record while adding traditional blues tunes from an upcoming release titled Rockin' The Blues.

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Jersey Jams A Chemical Thing': Mickey Hart Chats About Hydra and the Dead By Bob Makin At 61, Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart isn't about to slow down. He could be taking it easy, recording in his own state-of-the-art studio in Northern California or playing with his latest percussive invention, the Hydra, which follows the ambient RAMU (Random Access Musical Universe). Instead, Hart is out on the road with cats less than half his age.

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Blackeyed Katy For information contact: Jeff Cordell

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Blackeyed Katy Releases First Studio Album

Nashville, TENNESSEE--Blackeyed Katy a dynamic new rock band hailing from Southwest Georgia has just finished recording their first CD "dealin'". The band recorded the CD in Nashville at Eclectic Studios under the skilled engineering hand of Nick Sparks and producer H.L. Voelker. The members of Blackeyed Katy couldn't be happier for the opportunity. "We've been playing music together for a number of years, so recording tracks for our new CD was the next step, we couldn't wait to get into that studio and rock," says Blackeyed Katy.

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GRITZ Ray Brand Passes

 

CRAWLERS GUITARIST RAY BRAND DIES OF CANCER


DECATUR, ALABAMA- Ray Brand, 59, lead and slide guitrist for the Huntsville based blues band The Crawlers, died at 8:16 pm on July 29, 2005 at his home in Decatur, surrounded by his band mates and wife, Audrey. Brand had been diagnosed only a week earlier with terminal cancer that had spread throughout his organs.


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Blind Boys of Alabama - Atom Bomb Video

The Blind Boys' most adventurous forays into pop music yet, featuring loops, raps and roaring blues riffs. Guests include David Hidalgo (Los Lobos), Charlie Musselwhite, Billy Preston, and Gift of Gab (Blackalicious).
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King Karma
THIS SATURDAY NIGHT is the television premier of BLOODSUCKERS, a high-tech adventure about intergalactic vampire-hunters, starring Joe Lando (Alien Nation: The Enemy Within and Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home) and Michael Ironside (Total Recall, Starship Troopers and TV's SeaQuest).

 

 

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Singer/Songwriter/Recording Artist JANELLE Launches NEW ALBUM “Glorious Sexual Cool” and NEW WEBSITE – www.janellemusic.com

June 6th, 2005 -- It has been a year in the creation, and so much has happened (as for all of us)…in this time. Some of you know me as the front woman of the Los Angeles, CA band Exploiting Eve.  After playing in this project for almost 8 outstanding, musical years, as many of you know, I left this project to pursue new endeavors.  Some of you are new fans as well, but now everyone is up to speed, so straight-ahead we all go…..

“Glorious Sexual Cool” - Within this last year I embarked on starting my first indie-record label and music publishing company, and began to record this new musical creation.  Many of the songs I wrote on my own, and others I collaborated with gifted and skilled record producer, Michael Jost who owns and runs the Venice recording studio, Cosmic Revolution Studios.  The album was entirely produced by Michael Jost and myself as well.  It then made it into the master-Mastering hands of Charlie Watts from Technovoice Mastering Studios (Ventura, CA). 

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KATHRYN GRIMM PERFORMS AT UPCOMING 7TH WORLDFEST FOOD & MUSIC

FESTIVAL FOR EARTH DAY - SUNDAY, APRIL 17 - WOODLEY PARK, VAN NUYS

*Kathryn Grimm Is Featured "Blueblood" Artist On "BLUES DELUXE" Nationally Syndicated Radio Program, Week Of April 17-23, Heard On 102 Stations With Two Million Listenership!!*

 

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GRITZ MAGAZINE PRESENTS GRITZFEST
Southern Fried Family Reunion Will Benefit Safe-Schools

GRITZ Magazine is teaming up with The Handlebar and Palmetto Music to stage a one-day “GRITZFEST” in Greenville, South Carolina on Saturday, July 23rd beginning at 7 pm at The Handlebar on Stone Avenue, Greenville. The event is a benefit for the SAFE-SCHOOLS program.

 

INTRODUCING THE BEST LUXURY DENIM EVER... SECOND SKIN DENIM BY California Born
Never before has denim felt this good! Introducing California Born Denim, a lifestyle collection resulting from two women's daily struggle to achieve the denim trinity - fit, fabric and finish...

California Born DEBUTS NATIONALLY ON AMERICAN IDOL
California Born, a new, premium, women’s denim line, made waves on American Idol’s Top Three episode when third place finalist, Vonzell Soloman wore California Born jeans during the results show.