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THUNDERMOTHER Release New Album Heat Wave + Interview with Filippa Nässil

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One of the best hard rock albums you’ll hear in 2020 is Heat Wave from Sweden rockers Thundermother! An album that has it all, balls to the wall rock ‘n’ roll, bluesy jams, soaring ballads and hard rock anthems that will have you cranking them loud and proud all the way to 11!

I recently chatted to guitarist and founding member FILIPPA NÄSSIL, which you can check out below.

ABOUT HEAT WAVE

“Heat Wave”, the title of the fourth Thundermother album is as succinct as the message from the Swedish high voltage rock’n’rollers:

“Be ready, Thundermother will come over you like a sound heat wave! We sweep you away with our sound energy. And our goal is nothing less than Rock ‘n’ Roll World Domination!”


Thundermother have big plans with a solid foundation. The Thundermother sound on the new album “Heat Wave” is even groovier, fatter and presents 13 tracks with an absolute catchy tune. “Heat Wave” that reveals the full potential of the four exceptional musicians. The special mix that Thundermother create on this album appeals to fans of rock ‘n’ roll, blues, punk and heavy metal alike.

In 2017 the band reformed completely. Founder and guitar goddess Filippa Nässil achieved a real stroke of luck with this line up. Front woman Guernica Mancini gives the songs a unique touch with her blues-soaked voice. The band is completed by the hard rhythms of drummer Emlee Johansson and Majsan Lindberg on bass. The new band formation found its line within rock ‘n’ roll.

For the first time since the band was founded in 2010 all four band members now contribute to the new songs. Whether in the lyrics or the arrangements – Thundermother’s heart and brain are in the music. The fine tuning was provided by the Danish hard rock hitmaker Soren Andersen, an experienced producer and gifted guitarist who has worked for Glenn Hughes, Mike Tramp, Dave Mustaine, Tommy Aldrige, etc.

In the space of three weeks the rockers created a top-class album in his Copenhagen Medley recording studio. Thundermother and Soren Andersen: According to the producer, a “match made in heaven”. You can hear the emotional and creative harmony that has existed from the beginning between the producer and the band in the songs.

The result: A more sophisticated version of an AC/DC-Motörhead-Sound, with fresh modern hard rock elements and a rich 70s groove. The songs cover the entire spectrum of life, everything from love ballads, blues songs to party hits.

Filippas Nässil’s favorite track on the album is called “Free Ourselves”. An energetic song with a stunning AC/DC-like sound and a political message: Don’t let laws regulate you that way. Rock’n Roll needs space, we humans need space to develop.

Emlee Johannsson prefers the song “Driving in style”. A cool mix of heavy metal riffs with a chorus that sounds like a skate punk song.

“Heat Wave” is the musical expression of the lifestyle of the hard rockers: Thundermother don’t just play rock’n’roll. Thundermother are rock’n’roll!

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The Dead Daisies Serve Up New Single, Video, Video Game & Tour Dates!

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The Dead Daisies wows its fandom on every level, serving up a feast of rock music and storytelling on every digital channel using Epic Games’ Unreal Engine

As the world slowly comes out of lockdown, rock group THE DEAD DAISIES today blasts out of the gates with a smorgasbord of treats for rock fans all over the world. Releasing their latest single Like No Other and using Epic Games’ Unreal Engine (best known for the hit game Fortnite), the band worked with Creative Works London to create the video and its own mobile game DAISYS REVENGE. The Dead Daisies are taking it up a level at the intersection of the entertainment industry where rock music meets gaming.

Committed to making the music from their widely acclaimed, chart-storming album Holy Ground as accessible as possible throughout the pandemic, the band decided to cover every possible touchpoint with their music and the story of Daisy, their eponymous heroine.


LIKE NO OTHER – THE SINGLE & VIDEO

Out today, the latest radio edit single featuring drummer Tommy Clufetos ‘Like No Other’, is the fifth to be released from the HOLY GROUND project. This is accompanied by a new video which continues the narrative of Daisy who starred in the video on one of their previous singles entitled ‘Bustle And Flow’. 

DAISY’S REVENGERETRO MOBILE GAME

That narrative continues with the launch of a rock-fuelled rapid-fire retro mobile game, Daisys Revenge, based on the popular ‘Duck Hunt’ console game of the 80s. The game follows Daisy on her quest through Daisyland and streams HOLY GROUND throughout, thrilling and challenging the player while they rock out!

The Dead Daisies worked with London-based agency Creative Works, to develop this inventive way of creating new and meaningful connections with rock fans while they waited for live events to be rescheduled. Taking the graphics and narrative from The Dead Daisies chart topping music video ‘Bustle and Flow’, Daisys Revenge, a free to play mobile game, is a world-first for the music industry. Featuring supernatural heroine Daisy, it transforms the music’s video’s narrative into a high impact, fast-paced, loud and rocking, FPS game.

Rock while you play Daisys Revenge! Available to download on the App Store & Google Play Store now.

Check out the mobile game here: www.daisysrevenge.com/


THE DEAD DAISIES – LIVE SHOWS

The excitement doesn’t stop there with the same storyline featuring as part of the live shows with the first dates announced kicking off 23rd June in the US and more dates to be announced in the coming months as live shows return globally.

https://thedeaddaisies.com/like-no-other-world-tour/

“The Dead Daisies are known for creating unique and engaging fan experiences” said rock impresario David Edwards, the band’s manager. “We like to innovate and connect with rock music fans on every level – we already have live podcasts, and a show on Monsters of Rock radio and now with the game and video we can further extend the music’s reach while keeping fans guessing what Daisy will do next.”

This ground-breaking multi-platform interconnecting narrative, first sees Daisy emerging from the Daisyland underworld in the Bustle and Flow music video. Then she dominates in the Daisys Revenge mobile game, setting player challenges in Daisyland, and her journey continues with The Dead Daisies latest single release ‘Like No Other’ where the story picks up, following Daisy who has travelled to the future to face a new enemy.

The catalyst for this pioneering approach came as a result of the global pandemic seeing the postponement of all of 2020’s live music tours. Live music shows are the lifeblood of the music circuit. Now, music fans and especially fans of The Dead Daisies, ‘one of the most exciting bands in modern rock’ have a concert in their pocket. And with the announcement of a raft of global tour dates set for the second half of 2021 The Dead Daisies music is now accessible on every platform: Live and Digital.

There is more to come: Daisys Revenge is the first of a series of planned media brands from The Dead Daisies. Talks are underway with major players to create DAISYLAND, the TV series.

Listen to Like No Other and watch the video here: https://thedeaddaisies.com/likenoother-2021/

ROCK IS INDEED ALIVE & WELL!

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Starset Release New Transmission ‘Infected’

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STARSET have released a new transmission “INFECTED.”

The song was assembled to celebrate the two-year anniversary of the globally-renowned Arknights video game, which is set in a dystopian, post-apocalyptic future.

Sometimes we just simply need to let the music do the talking and in the case of the US rockers, Infected is a gloriously anthemic track. Hit play below and hear for yourself…

Stream & Purchase the song here.

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The Dead Daisies Go Live To Air With A Radio Show Like No Other!

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MONSTERS OF ROCK®, the gold standard of hard rock for over 40 years, welcomes The Dead Daisies to the radio airwaves. Their first radio show entitled “LIVE FROM DAISYLAND” with host Doug Aldrich is live this Wednesday April 21st at 3PM PST.

MONSTERS OF ROCK® RADIO is home to music’s greatest hard rock & heavy metal! If Rock & Roll is your religion, this is your house of worship. MONSTERS OF ROCK® is currently heard by over 600,000 listeners a day on the Dash Radio Network.

Influenced by 70’s rock, THE DEAD DAISIES have gone from strength to strength since their debut album in 2013 releasing five studio albums and playing live to a growing army of fans worldwide. With the likes of Glenn Hughes (Deep Purple/Black Country Communion), Doug Aldrich (Whitesnake/Dio), Tommy Clufetos (Black Sabbath/Ozzy Osbourne) and David Lowy (Red Phoenix/MINK), this band is up there alongside the pantheon of legendary rock bands.

“LIVE FROM DAISYLAND” will be nothing short of amazing! Listeners will get insider access to all things Daisies with a band member or two being in-studio each week. You’ll be able to listen to some amazing rock tunes along with some great stories, the latest Daisies news, new releases, tour gossip, all live from either the studio or out on the road…

“We’re thrilled to be partnering with Monsters of Rock Radio and I’m honoured to be the shows debut DJ. This is a first for us, there’s lots of surprises and kick ass playlists every week !! We really hope you enjoy listening and as always, thanks for all your support !” – Doug Aldrich

“I’m excited to bring one of the most authentic bands in rock to the biggest and most
authentic brand in live digital radio”. Our partnership with Dash Radio gives rock fans
global access to the best rock for free, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and
unencumbered by commercials.” – Harlan Hendrickson, CEO of Monsters of Rock Radio

“Giving brands as iconic as MONSTERS OF ROCK® and The Dead Daisies a 24/7
home to deliver the best audio programming live directly to fans is why we built Dash,” I
can’t wait to welcome the members of The Dead Daisies to Dash Radio and expand
both brands.” – Scott Keeney, CEO of Dash Radio.

So, tune in and turn it up for the first show featuring Doug Aldrich with two hours of rock
and fun. The party starts at 3pm PST Wednesday April 21st and then every Wednesday
same time same bat channel! “LIVE FROM DAISYLAND” will re-air on Sunday nights
from 8PM to 10PM PST immediately following Rudy Sarzo’s award winning show, “Six
Degrees of Sarzo”.


You can listen here: https://www.themonstersofrock.com/

or tune into your local radio station here, get the App and/or Google Play:
https://dashradio.com/monstersofrock

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