ROCKET SCIENTISTS RELEASE "REVOLUTION ROAD"
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Topic: ROCKET SCIENTISTS RELEASE "REVOLUTION ROAD"
Posted: September 13 2006 at 17:43
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA – 14 September 2006 – As part of the recent partnership between Think Tank Media and ProgRock Records, the acclaimed American progressive rock legends Rocket Scientists have returned to the studio after an 8 year hiatus and are proud to announce the forthcoming release of their new epic double album, "Revolution Road". Combining Rocket Scientists' extraordinary blend of melodic and memorable songwriting with adventurous instrumental fireworks, "Revolution Road" takes the band to new heights of artistic achievement. Founding members Mark McCrite (guitar, vocals), Erik Norlander (keyboards) and Don Schiff (NS/ Stick) started writing and demoing songs for the album in 2002 and even played some California concert dates. But following the loss of their drummer, Shaun Guerin, the project was put on hold. The three musicians continued to collaborate on other projects including Lana Lane's "Winter Sessions" and "Lady Macbeth" CDs and Norlander's "Music Machine" concept album. Norlander also produced Don Schiff's remarkable 2005 solo album, "Peering Over Clouds". But following the Lana Lane 10th Anniversary Tour in 2005, McCrite, Norlander and Schiff officially reunited again as Rocket Scientists and began to record this new studio opus.
"Revolution Road" brings two new musicians to the Rocket Scientists universe. Drummer Gregg Bissonette, who previously played on Norlander's "Music Machine" and Lana Lane's "Covers Collection" and "Winter Sessions" CDs, brings his dynamic versatility and technical excellence to the band. South Carolina's David McBee has also been brought in as the second lead vocalist. McBee's powerful hard rock vocal ethic is the perfect contrast to McCrite's smooth and warm vocal stylings. Together, the two vocalists are a formidable pair that take Rocket Scientists to new uncharted worlds. "Revolution Road" is produced by Erik Norlander, and it contains stunning artwork from Polish surrealist Jacek Yerka who painted the cover to the band's last album, "Oblivion Days", Schiff's solo album, "Peering Over Clouds", as well the unforgettable covers that appear on the many famous Lana Lane albums. "Revolution Road" is a new milestone for Rocket Scientists, and it is one that will surely send the band to new altitudes.
”Revolution Road” is the fourth album by Rocket Scientists and the first on ProgRock Records. Details, audio samples and ordering information can be found at http://www.progrockrecords.com/artists/view.php?id=63. The album is available for immediate order and will ship in early October and be available in stores on November 7, 2006. The price is discounted $2 during the pre-order period.
About ProgRock Records
ProgRock Records is a division of theKompany.com, Inc. (www.thekompany.com) and was founded in 2002 with the goal of breaking new artists, working with established artists and creating a different and positive atmosphere for everyone to work in. Since that time, ProgRock Records has rapidly grown in to a recognized force in the music community.
About Think Tank Media
Think Tank Media (www.thetank.com) is an international production company and record label owned and operated by musicians Erik Norlander and Lana Lane. Think Tank Media exists to produce and promote high quality, timeless music with strong artistic integrity with its primary focus to record and promote music by Erik Norlander, Lana Lane and their related projects.
Edited by BigBoss - September 13 2006 at 22:53
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|Posted: September 13 2006 at 18:54|
Cool a concept album and a double album sounds right up our street,good luck with the new realease!
check the band's Bio& Discography here: http://www.progarchives.com/Progressive_rock_discography_BAND.asp?band_id=302
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