Stacey Blades gives us an update on Let It Rawk and the new single “American Rebels”

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It’s definitely cool when Stacey Blades gives me a call. We had a chance to talk about the impending release of the new Let It Rawk single “American Rebels” which drops on May 6th. I have had the chance to preview the track and it is a KILLER piece of work! Check out the conversation right here:

    

     Thanks Stacey!

     let it be loud, let it be dirty, LET IT RAWK!

     the Hellion

LYNCH MOB ANNOUNCES WYNTER 2014 WEST COAST TOUR; THADEUS GONZALEZ (EX-ELECTRIC SISTER) JOINS AS VOCALIST

LYNCH MOB ANNOUNCES WYNTER 2014 WEST COAST TOUR;

THADEUS GONZALEZ (EX-ELECTRIC SISTER) JOINS AS VOCALIST

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15 January 2014 : Los Angeles, CA…Lynch Mob will rock the west coast in February, delivering classic favorites and tracks from the latest record while introducing a new vocalist for the diversely-pedigreed band.

 

 

For twelve years with Dokken, George Lynch was able to develop a groundbreaking brand of guitar virtuoso that would also earn a Grammy nomination. In the early 1990s, Lynch launched his own project, Lynch Mob, which harnessed the talent of rock’s best players and released several well-received records, from 1990s WICKED SENSATION to the most recent UNPLUGGED. Tracks like “Wicked Sensation,” “River of Love” and “Tangled in the Web” have solidified George Lynch’s position on Guitar World’s list of Greatest Guitarists Of All Time. Live, Lynch Mob is described as desert- infused blues-based rock with a penchant for extended improvising, harkening back to the glorious jam days of the late 60’s and early 70’s.

 

 

“…a guitar hero by anyone’s standards.” Legendary Rock Interviews

“…one of the most gifted musicians on the planet…” Rock Music Star

 

 

Lynch’s current work also includes the film “Shadow Nation,” which explores a hybrid way of life, merging modern society with the ancient practices of people who have lived in harmony with the land for thousands of years; native American Indians. The film reveals its message through the journey of a group of renowned musical artists as they share their rock music on a road trip through Indian reservations of the southwest. http://shadowtrainmovie.com/synopsis/ He has also teamed with Arcane Inc. to create a new signature series of Mr. Scary guitar pickups http://mrscaryguitars.com/pickups/.

 

 

The current iteration of Lynch Mob is an unusual combination of rock backgrounds. Bassist Kevin Baldes is an original member of the Orange County alternative rock band Lit. Lit’s platinum album A PLACE IN THE SUN spawned three top ten hits including “My Own Worst Enemy.” He’s also played with Sugarcult, MEST and Good Man Down. Jimmy D’Anda is on drums. With L.A. based rock band BulletBoys and its hit “Smooth Up In Ya,” he earned a Gold album and toured the world with rock’s biggest acts.

 

 

Being introduced on this tour is new vocalist Thadeus Gonzalez. With Oakland-based Electric Sister, Tad enjoyed critical acclaim from not only the release of THE LOST ART OF ROCK & ROLL, but also supporting gigs with KISS/Motley Crue, Slash, Black Label Society, and Danko Jones. He’s been called “a frontman to watch” and “a definitive rock ‘n’ roll voice.”

 

 

 

Confirmed dates for the Lynch Mob Wynter 2014 tour include:

 

 

 

2/13 Vamp’d Las Vegas, NV

2/14 Whisky A Go Go Hollywood CA

2/15 Brick By Brick San Diego CA

2/19 El Corazon Seattle WA

2/20 Tonic Lounge Portland OR

2/21 The Boardwalk Orangevale CA

2/22 M15 Concert Bar Corona CA

2/23 910 Live Tempe AZ

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LET IT RAWK, AN ALL-STAR TRIBUTE TO THE SUNSET STRIP GLORY DAYS PRODUCED BY STACEY BLADES, DEBUTS IN LAS VEGAS JANUARY 2014

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The Vegas strip had nothing on the Sunset Strip when it came to rock ‘n’ roll, and a new multi-media show is bringing that experience to the stage in a special sneak preview.  LET IT RAWK will debut in the Chrome Showroom at Santa Fe Station and Casino in Las Vegas on Saturday, January 18 at 9pm PST.

 

LET IT RAWK is a loud, colorful, energetic and interactive experience of the hair metal era on LA’s Sunset Strip.  The showroom and stage will be infused with the sights and energy of a legendary rock club.  Performed by guys who were there, shaping the scene, the show’s playlist includes the greatest hits from the ‘80s and early ‘90s.  From Warrant to Motley Crue the best anthems will be performed in all the glory of the day.  And hits from the LET IT RAWK band’s careers are highlights.

 

The LET IT RAWK band is the real deal.  It’s fronted by Black “N Blue and ex-Warrant vocalist Jaime St. James. Guitarist Oz Fox is in the platinum-selling Christian glam rock band, Stryper. Dokken’s Sean McNabb has played bass for other Kings of The Sunset Strip including Great White and Quiet Riot. Drummer Brent Fitz from Slash And The Conspirators will be slamming the skins. Brent has also played for Vince Neil and Alice Cooper. The band will also feature floating members, such as Eddie Ojeda from Twisted Sister and Bullet Boys original drummer Jimmy D’Anda.  The anchor of the band is LET IT RAWK’s creator and producer, Stacey Blades.

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Stacey’s ten years with L.A. Guns cemented him as a must-watch guitar player, and his final record with the band, HOLLYWOOD FOREVER, earned him critical acclaim for his exceptional fretwork.  He left the band last year to pursue his other projects, including LET IT RAWK.  “I have been diligently working on this project since last March, and am super stoked to be sharing the stage with such awesome guys and talented musicians. The show will be playing a few times a month here in Vegas and then be doing casino shows nationally, LET IT RAWK! See you out there!”

LET IT RAWK debuts in the Chrome Showroom at Santa Fe Station and Casino, 4949 North Rancho Drive, Las Vegas, on Saturday, January 18 at 9pm PST.  General admission tickets are $21.  VIP meet-and-greet upgrades will be available soon.  Tickets are available athttp://www.ticketmaster.com/event/17004B798ED17265.

it’s loud, it’s sleazy, it’s RAWK N’ ROLL!!!

the Hellion

Stacey Blades gets real on the Hellion Rocks!

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     Great interview with the legendary Stacey Blades. We talked about the past, present, and future of Stacey’s endeavors. Very personable guy easy to talk with, and very humble. I was lucky enough to run into him at NAMM 2013.

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     Enjoy this awesome interview and support this hard working rocker! Here is the link to the interview:

     it’s loud, it’s dirty, it’s ROCK N’ ROLL!!!

     the Hellion