U.K. supergroup Crippled Black Phoenix is a progressive post-rock musical collective that has featured nearly 30 members in its rotating roster. A constant driving force is Justin Greaves of Electric Wizard and Iron Monkey, who started the band in 2004 with the help of Mogwai bassist Dominic Aitchison. In 2006, Crippled Black Phoenix released their first album, "A Love of Shared Disasters", and started concentrating on live shows, which often involved more than a dozen members on-stage.
Although originally having an unorthodox start, since all the band members were part of and busy with other projects at the time of the band's founding, Crippled Black Phoenix remained committed to staying together and forged their sound…
This 2012 disc gathers all known sides cut during a July 26, 1956 confab led by West Coast cool purveyors Chet Baker (trumpet) and Art Pepper (alto sax). Keen-eyed enthusiasts will note that this particular date occurred during a remarkable week – July 23 through July 31 – of sessions held at the behest of Pacific Jazz label owner and producer Dick Bock at the Forum Theater in Los Angeles. Recordings made during this week not only inform The Route, but three other long-players as well: Let's Get Lost, Chet Baker & Crew, and At the Forum Theater. These were likewise the first sides cut by Baker since returning from his triumphant and extended stay in Europe.
The Phoenix is the fifth studio album by American alternative metal band CKY. Recorded at Rancho De La Luna in Joshua Tree, California, it was produced by vocalist and guitarist Chad I Ginsburg and is due for release on June 16, 2017 as the group's first album on Entertainment One Music. The album was the band's first to be recorded following the departure of original frontman Deron Miller, who left in 2011, and the second to feature bassist Matt Deis, who returned in 2015.
Grammy-winning band Phoenix are thrilled to announce their new album, Ti Amo, set for release on June 9, 2017 via Loyaute/Glassnote/Atlantic Records. The band - comprised of Thomas Mars (vocals), Laurent Brancowitz (guitar), Christian Mazzalai (guitar), and Deck D'Arcy (bass) - detailed creating the album to the New York Times earlier this week, who called it the band's most unabashedly romantic record yet.' Ti Amo's first single, a brilliant, shimmering explosion called J-Boy,'
Victorius is the new power metal powerhouse, gracing the artist roster of Massacre Records! The band already released 3 studio albums since its formation more than a decade ago. They also toured with bands like Freedom Call or Van Canto through Europe, and played at numerous festivals like the Rock Harz Open Air in Germany. Victorius now presents its new and fourth album "Heart Of The Phoenix", to be released on January 13, 2017 - which also marks the band‘s third international release. The new album showcases the band‘s strengths: strong melodies, heavy and fast rhythms and sharp vocals.