THE WINERY DOGS
WINERY DOGS’ SELF-TITLED ALBUM
DEBUTS AT #5 ON BILLBOARD’S “TOP ROCK ALBUMS”
#27 ON BILLBOARD’S “TOP 200 ALBUMS” CHART
July 31, 2013 –THE
WINERY DOGS (@TheWineryDogs) is sending a huge thank you to their
loyal fans in North America for giving their critically-acclaimed
self-titled debut album a strong debut on the Billboard charts.
Not only did it explode onto the “Top Rock Chart” at
#5, it also opens on the “Top 200 Albums” chart at #27.
The power trio--Mike
Portnoy (Dream Theater, Avenged Sevenfold), Billy Sheehan (Mr. Big)
and Richie Kotzen (Mr. Big, Poison)—self-produced THE WINERY
DOGS, which was released July 23 on Loud & Proud Records.
The album has been hailed as “...one of the most intriguing
releases of the year” by Loudwire.com, and in a recent
reader’s poll on Revolver magazine’s website,
fans called it their “Album of the Week.”
been limited to the U.S. shores. THE WINERY DOGS recently kicked
off their first-ever tour in Japan and South America to sold-out
crowds wherever they played. After one more stop in Buenos Aires
on August 1, they’ll head home for their first U.S. shows,
starting August 3 in New York City at B.B. King Blues Club &
Grill. While they’re in town, THE WINERY DOGS will appear
on “The Artie Lange Show,” which will air Monday, August
5 at 10pm ET on DirectTV and is streamed live on the show’s website.
On Tuesday, August 6 at 7pm, the band will take part in an in-store
signing session at Vintage Vinyl in Fords, NJ. For more information,
Once the first leg of
their U.S. trek concludes on August 8, Portnoy, Sheehan and Kotzen
will take a much-deserved break before heading back overseas for
their first shows in Europe throughout most of September, which
will include stops in England, Germany, Spain, Italy and Portugal.
The U.S. tour will start up again on October 3 in Agoura Hills,
CA at the Canyon Club.
Meanwhile, THE WINERY
DOGS will guest on the nationally syndicated radio show, "Rockline,"
with host Bob Coburn on Wednesday, August 14 at 8:30pm PT/11:30pm
ET. Fans are encouraged to speak with the band that night by calling
1-800-344-ROCK (7625). The show will be streamed on Rocklineradio.com
for two weeks beginning the afternoon after the live broadcast.
Check out THE WINERY
DOGS at any of the following tour stops:
Blues Club and Grill
About Loud & Proud
Loud & Proud Records is an independent record label founded
in 2007 by Tom Lipsky whose mission is to provide a true and transparent
partnership between artists and their record label. Labels under
Lipsky's direction in the past (CMC International, Sanctuary Records
Group) have been among the market leaders in the veteran artist
space with releases by Neil Young, Lynyrd Skynyrd, KISS, Robert
Plant, Morrissey, Earth Wind & Fire, The Allman Brothers Band,
Widespread Panic, Iron Maiden, Megadeth, Bad Company and more. In
a previous joint-venture with Roadrunner Records, Loud & Proud
was responsible for new albums by Rush, Lenny Kravitz, Rob Zombie,
Lynyrd Skynyrd, KISS, Kenny Wayne Shepherd and The Steve Miller
Band. Loud & Proud’s current roster includes five-time
Emmy Award winning actor and musician Jonathan Jackson (currently
on ABC’s Nashville) and his band Enation, critically-acclaimed
singer/songwriter Willie Nile, supergroup rock band The Winery Dogs,
Seattle’s alternative Walking Papers, country rock band Blackhawk
and classic rockers Starship featuring Mickey Thomas. Loud &
Proud Records is a registered trademark of Lipsky Music, LLC, and
is distributed in the U.S. and Canada by RED.
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