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  CINDERELLA'S TOM KEIFFER TO RELEASE HIGHLY-ANTICIPATED DEBUT SOLO ALBUM MAY 6TH
14th March 2013

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Best known as the singer/songwriter/guitarist of the Philadelphia-based Blues-Rock band Cinderella, TOM KEIFER is making his debut as a solo artist with the release of his long-awaited and highly-anticipated solo album, THE WAY LIFE GOES. The album is set to be released May 6th via Merovee Records (through Warner Music Group's Independent Label Group).

The collection of 14 new songs ranges from intimate, organic, acoustic tracks to driving hard rock.  It embraces the blues, rock and country roots that have always been present in his unique sound that has generated the sale of over 15 million records worldwide for Cinderella.  Rolling Stone praised KEIFER as "a gritty, bluesy (rocker) with enough genuine swagger to draw comparisons to Mick Jagger."

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THE WAY LIFE GOES is a raw, introspective look at the roller coaster ride that has been KEIFER's life for the past 15 years.  From being told that he would never sing again as a result of a partially paralyzed left vocal cord, to the emotional and personal battles that followed, his solo debut is a story of perseverance, a testament to the power of passion and will, when combined with a true love of music. 

KEIFER launched his first-ever solo tour in the USA on February 9 2013 in Winston-Salem, NC at Ziggy's.  The 14-city trek of small, intimate rooms was an up-close and personal preview of songs from THE WAY LIFE GOES along with some Cinderella classics.  The tour was extremely successful, and additional dates are being booked in the USA for the April / May 2013.

TOM KEIFER recently spoke with HuffingtonPost.com about THE WAY LIFE GOES.  "The idea for a solo record started in the nineties when the band parted ways and we left Universal," he said.  "There was just a changing of the guard in the industry at that time and I started thinking about a solo record. I wrote for it for many years and the songs just kept going on the pile and I never got around to actually making a record...We started cutting tracks for this record in 2003 and I went to the pile of songs that had been building up and picked some that I liked and I've just been working on it ever since.  It was produced independently of a label, because the idea from the beginning was to just work and record until I was happy with it.  I wrote with a lot of different people--my wife, Savannah, who's a great writer, co-wrote a lot of the songs on the record and also co-produced the record with me, and a good friend of ours, Chuck Turner who's a great engineer and producer.  So from the beginning, the attitude was, 'Let's have fun and just make a great record and it'll be done when it's done.'  Little did we know it'd be nine years later…it's done and we went through some crazy stuff and mixed and remixed and reworked things over and over and probably made a lot of mistakes along the way, but finally got it where we were all happy with it, so here it is."

Complete track listing for THE WAY LIFE GOES:

1.  Solid Ground
2.  A Different Light
3.  It's Not Enough
4.  Cold Day In Hell
5.  Thick And Thin
6.  Ask Me Yesterday
7.  Fools Paradise
8.  The Flower Song
9.  Mood Elevator
10. Welcome To My Mind
11. You Showed Me
12. Ain't That A Bitch
13. The Way Life Goes
14. Babylon

Full 2013 USA tour dates announced are as follows

DATE               CITY                        VENUE
Fri 2/15            Pittsburgh, PA              Altar Bar
Sat 2/16           Salisbury, MA               Blue Ocean
Sun 2/17          Portland, ME                Asylum
Tue 2/19         Cleveland, OH               Peabody's
Fri 2/22           Chicago, IL                 Viper Alley
Sat 2/23           Lexington, KY               Buster's
Sun 2/24           Detroit, MI                 Magic Bag
Tue 2/26           Grand Rapids, MI            The Intersection
Wed 2/27         Cincinnati, OH              20th Century
Thu 2/28           White Marsh, MD             House of Rock

www.TomKeifer.com



NOW AEROSMITH FANS CAN HAVE THEIR NAME IN FUTURE COLLECTOR'S ITEM

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Here's a fabulous Aerosmith pictorial document as seen through the lens of famed British photographer Tony Mottram. Tony photographed the band over many years for various magazines and now has a monthly column here on MetalTalk.

As was often the case, only one photo ever got published and in the fast moving world of weekly magazines sometimes entire sessions would be done and left undeveloped.

Tony started shooting Aerosmith from towards the end of the period with Jimmy Crespo and Rick Dufay and onwards through the return of original members Joe Perry and Brad Whitford that resulted in the albums 'Done With Mirrors', 'Permanent Vacation' and 'Pump'.

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As well as shooting the band several times in England, this collection includes images from a session at the band's rehearsal room in Boston. Littered throughout is a mixture of live and off stage photos including a selection of photos taken at London's famous Marquee club when they were joined on stage by Jimmy Page.

This limited edition hardback book, presented in a flight case and printed on silk paper, is an opportunity to own a unique selection of photos, most of which have never seen the light of day before.

This unique item is presented in an aluminium flight case and will be published in late November. Earlybird subscribers who order by 31st October will have their name printed within a dedicated page in the book.

To be sure not to miss out on this unique, future collector's item, hit the PayPal button here:



Publication date: 31st November 2017
ISBN: 978-1-908724-81-6
Format: Casebound.
Pages: 128 pages, printed on 170 gsm, silk paper.
Size: A4 landscape.







 


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