Led by Daniel James Leopold, Austin, TX-based Leopold and His Fiction deliver soul-drenched, bare-bones rock 'n' roll that shakes with the power of 73-era Stooges while seducing with the R&B of Motown. The album was produced by Chris 'Frenchie' Smith (…And You Will Know Us By The Trail of Dead, Jet) and Vance Powell (Jack White, Arctic Monkeys). Their songs have been heard on Sons Of Anarchy, Ray Donovan and Chevron/Texaco commercials.
The Strokes are an American rock band formed in 1998 in New York City. The band consists of Julian Casablancas (lead vocals), Nick Valensi (guitar), Albert Hammond, Jr. (guitar), Nikolai Fraiture (bass guitar) and Fabrizio Moretti (drums and percussion). The Strokes have been named one of the most prominent and influential rock bands to emerge in the 21st century. Upon the release of their debut album Is This It in 2001, the group met much critical acclaim. Since then, the band has maintained a large fan base, mostly in the UK, US, Canada and Australia. A number of members have embarked on a variety of side projects, although a fourth album, entitled Angles, was released on March 22, 2011.
Texan classic rockers SCORPION CHILD will release their second album, »Acid Roulette«, on June 10, 2016 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. Acid Roulette« chronicles the life trials of a traveling man who was imprisoned for a murderous crime," comments vocalist Aryn Jonathan Black. "He was forced into confessing by his wife and her wealthy lover so that they could live out their romance without him in the picture. Once sentenced to a life's term, he goes through extreme emotions dealing with the only woman he'd ever loved taking everything he'd known as "real" away from him. He has to create and redefine his own reality accompanied by its roller coaster of emotional reflection.