THE WINERY DOGS
CONTINUES THEIR ‘HOT STREAK’
WITH NEW ALBUM SET FOR RELEASE OCTOBER 2
ON LOUD & PROUD RECORDS
August 13, 2015 – The HOT STREAK will continue this
fall for THE WINERY DOGS (Richie Kotzen-lead vocals/guitar, Mike
Portnoy-drums, Billy Sheehan-bass). Their second appropriately titled,
self-produced studio album, HOT STREAK, is set for release
October 2 on Loud & Proud Records via RED (a division of Sony
Music Entertainment) and in the rest of the world via earMUSIC.
It will be preceded by the first single, “Oblivion,”
set for release August 25 at radio. A double vinyl edition of the
new album is also in the works and is due out in early November.
After playing over 100
shows in support of their self-titled debut album, THE WINERY DOGS
are eager to head back out on the road to get behind HOT STREAK.
Their first round of U.S. headlining tour dates will kick off October
3 in Ridgefield, CT at the Ridgefield Playhouse. Shows around the
globe are already being planned for 2016.
HOT STREAK shows
the powerfully pedigreed trio’s initial burst of collective
chemistry was no accident, from the strum and headbang of “Captain
Love” to the propulsive uplifting vibe of “The Bridge”
to the introspective acoustic harmonic convergence of “Fire.”
If these three Dogs thought they captured lightning in a supper
dish the first time around, HOT STREAK barks ups the aural
ante into exciting new territory.
“I feel we’ve
taken the band to another level,” explains Richie Kotzen.
“The compositions are stronger on this album. I feel more
connected lyrically and musically to what I did on this record than
on the last one. We’ve widened the musical scope of the band
on this record and moved it forward."
Mike Portnoy continues,
“Everything on this album was more of a collaboration than
on the first album. There’s just a natural chemistry. The
three of us really mesh very, very well, both musically and personally.
The mission of this band is to write catchy songs, and not have
the musicianship overpower that.”
we’re not playing it safe and just doing songs that automatically
fit in the category of what we did on the first record,” Billy
Sheehan concludes. “Some of them are a little different, and
we definitely took chances. And you have to do that — otherwise,
you don’t grow."
The trio first exploded onto the Rock scene with their self-titled,
self-produced and critically acclaimed debut album that was released
July 23, 2013 on Loud & Proud Records and a sold-out worldwide
tour. THE WINERY DOGS debuted on Billboard’s
“Top Alternative Albums” chart at #3, “Top Independent
Albums” chart at #4, “Top Rock Albums” chart at
#5, “Top Internet Albums” at #8 and “Top 200 Albums”
chart at #27.
Here’s the complete
track listing for HOT STREAK:
2. Captain Love
3. Hot Streak
4. How Long
7. Ghost Town
8. The Bridge
9. War Machine
11. Devil You Know
12. Think It Over
13. The Lamb
Check out THE WINERY
DOGS at any of the following tour stops:
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 and his band Enation, supergroup rock band The
Winery Dogs, renowned jam band The String Cheese Incident, multi-platinum
country artists BlackHawk, Seattle’s alternative Walking Papers,
critically-acclaimed singer/songwriter Willie Nile, powerhouse rockers
KIX and the classic 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 and in the rest of
the world by earMUSIC/Edel AG.
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