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24th February 2017

the shockwaves

Queens hard rock trio The Shockwaves continue their journey toward the release of their new EP by dropping a second single, 'Fearless Child', from the upcoming EP and it's premiering here today on MetalTalk.

The band will celebrate the release tonight, February 24th, at Pianos with friends The Hampton Brothers and Earthquake Lights, fellow denizens of Brooklyn's Douglass Recording Studio where The Shockwaves have been laying down new tracks.

Here's 'Fearless Child' right here.

the shockwaves

The band's new single was born out of a jam brothers Keith Walpole (drums) and Eric Walpole (guitar and vocals) recorded within a few hours.

When the band began playing the song live, audiences responded positively to the song's guitar driven energetic kick-in-the-ass vibe. Frontman Eric told us:

"'Fearless Child' is a song about not being afraid to do what you want, to speak your mind and to live free. And I think the sound of the track really lends itself to that sort of vibe."

See the All Stars of Douglas Recording at Lower East Side venue Pianos at 9.00pm.

the shockwaves

judas priest


monsters of rock

Monsters Of Rock In Full Flight is strictly limited to 300 worldwide and is available from 30th November but those ordering before 31st October will have their name published within a dedicated page in the book.

It's a deluxe 128 page hardback book in a metal flight case with a narrative by Jerry Bloom.

When promoter Paul Loasby put on the first Monsters Of Rock Festival in 1980 he could probably never have imagined it would become an annual event that would endure for so many years.

Featuring bands from the UK, Germany, Canada and USA, Loasby chose to stage the event at the Donington race circuit in the middle of England and it would prove to be a defining moment for many of the bands on the bill.

Not least for headliners Rainbow as it was the their last ever show to feature drum legend Cozy Powell. As it would happen it turned out to be the last for vocalist Graham Bonnet as well. For many of the other bands on the bill such as Scorpions, Judas Priest and Saxon, they were all on the ascendancy and would soon go on to even greater success.

Now in celebration of this first ever Monsters Of Rock Festival comes this hardback book full of glorious photos of the bands that took to the stage for that inaugural event including back stage shots. Most of these shots have not been published before which add to the uniqueness of this deluxe 128-page book which is packaged in its own flight case.

Also included are stories surrounding the event with tales and recollections from those who were there, including artists and fans alike. Each book will be signed by the author. The 300 will sell fast and definitely go on to become collector's items so order yours now right here to avoid disappointment.


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