LOS ANGELES, CA (PRWEB) February 4, 2005
After getting substantial international acclaim, Strange Generation, the launching album from the Michigan-based quartet Dirty Americans, will get a long-overdue domestic launch by Liquor and Poker Music on March 22.
. The 13-track recording, produced by Paul Ebersold (3 Doors Down, Saliva), was initially launched by Roadrunner Records last March in Europe and Japan, where it earned rave testimonials. In naming Strange Generation one of its top releases of the year, the prestigious U.K.-based songs magazine Classic Rock termed the cd “shit-kicking traditional rock, ” calling the band “a welcome modern take on Zep, Cream and Sabbath. ” Kerrang!, meanwhile, called Strange Generation “one of 2004′s essential shops for. ” In its 4K review, the publication called the record “rock music at its uplifting, unpretentious best … with psychedelic consistencies, feel-good carolers and lashings of ass-shaking soul. ”
. Last summer, Dirty Americans carried out at such high-profile overseas occasions as England’s Download Festival, Germany’s Rock Im Park and Japan’s Summer season Sonic Celebration. There, they shared stages with a who’s who of rock, from Motorhead and Metallica to Jet and The Darkness. Back in America, the group has established a burgeoning fanbase throughout the Midwest, where they ‘ve offered hundreds of copies of their Kiss ‘Em All Bye-bye EP and done with the similarity Alice Cooper, Clutch and Silvertide. Most just recently, the band supported Ted Nugent for 3 holiday programs, consisting of a sold-out gig at The Royal residence of Auburn Hills (house of the NBA’s Detroit Pistons).
. Without record label support, the band– singer Myron, guitarist Jeff Piper, bassist Pete Bever and drummer Jeremiah Pilbeam– has even garnered airplay and reassurance from such prominent radio outlets as the Detroit powerhouse WRIF. Doug Podell, WRIF’s operations manager and a midday DJ at the influential station, provided these comments on the team: “Brace yourself for the next generation of rockers from from the Motor City. Straight-ahead rock– add fuel and light! “
. The tune that has received the most attention to date is the title track, “Strange Generation. ” Alcohol and Poker’s deluxe Digipak pushing of the cd will consist of a video for the tune, filmed by well-known director Dale Resteghini (Hatebreed, Mudvayne, Fall Out Boy). Chance at Morley-Stanwood Senior high school in Central Michigan, the video informs the tale behind the track, according to Myron:
.”After the break up of my previous band, I required to do something productive to waste time until Dirty Americans was working, so I took a long-term alternative training job at a school three hours north of Detroit in the middle of nowhere, ” he explains. “The tune covers exactly what a bizarre turn it was to go from the hurricane of exploring to teaching Human Anatomy and Biology. I went from starting riots with 16-year-old fans to teaching them about the reproductive system … so unusual! “
. And the long, weird journey is only simply beginning, for the band will tour extensively throughout 2005. In the meantime, to preview the entire Strange Generation album, see http://www.dirtyamericans.com/ecard. Upon paying attention, one thing is crystal clear: the next generation of timeless rock has arrived.
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