Receiving good amount of acknowledgment and accolades doesn't stop Kris Heaton Band to release quality music as he recently just sent out a new album entitled “World Gone Mad” on June 1, 2017. The new album continuing Heaton's iconic guitar tone and vocals that have earned him many admirers not just in United States but also other parts of the world too. Further confirmation can be seen on how one the singles from that release 'Who Let The Bullet Fly', have already received strong recognition by winning 'Best Rock Song 2017' from Akademia Music Awards. Certainly that track isn't the only gem music lovers can enjoy as the Connecticut based musician crafted 12 rock tracks that will take listeners into an exciting musical journey.
Keen on delivering another exciting stuff for the rock music enthusiasts, Oakland based rockers, Night Herons have just released their latest album entitled “Relevant Noise”, which received its official outing back on June 27, 2017. The new record is Herons' follow up to their 2014 debut “Shipyard Riot” and for their sophomore release, the trio certainly hoping for more success as they're now much more comfortable in terms of making music together. Already starting their recording process back in the summer of 2016, the rockers were able to produce 15 tracks which they believe are diverse but remain cohesive as one entity in an album.
Rock super group, The Winery Dogs have colored the music world since their first debut back in 2013 and notably following their second release “Hot Streak” in 2015. Those two records pretty much put the magnificent trio into many music enthusiast's hearts as they able to combine quality musicianship with exciting song writing process as well. Celebrating their success so far, back on August 4, 2017, the band via their record label, Loud & Proud have released a special live album entitled “Dog Years, Live in Santiago”, which contains footage from their live performance during their Chile, Santiago show. The package supposedly consisting of two disc edition with one Blu Ray disc of their 100 minutes live concert along with the band's eight music videos up til now. Not only that, the live album also consist the Dog Years' EP which is five previously unreleased tracks that were not officially shared world wide by the band, such as 'Criminal', 'The Game' 'Solid Ground', 'Love Is Alive' and 'Moonage Daydream'.
Releasing their self-titled debut back in 2015, melodic rock trio, Revolution Saints, return with their second outing entitled “Light In The Dark” which had its officially release back on October 13, 2017. The group consisting of big name musicians such as Deen Castronovo (drums, vocals), Jack Blades (bass, vocals) along with Doug Aldrich (guitar) have attracted many rock enthusiasts with their first record, but not many were expecting they will return again for a second album. However, this rockers proved that they do have a strong commitment in showcasing their willingness in recording another records together and share their musical spirit with the fans.
Heading into the end of 2017, a new exciting super group emerging once again, this time involving top quality musicians from former Dream Theater's duo, Mike Portnoy and Derek Sherinian combining with ex- Guns N'Roses recent axeman, Ron 'Bumblefoot' Thal, Billy Sheehan (Mr. Big and The Winery Dogs) along with Jeff Scott Soto (ex-Yngwie Malmsteen band, ex-Journey). Those top names in the music industry decided to join forces and name themselves Sons Of Apollo, a very intimidating label indeed, but pretty much worth it considering their musical qualities. The rockers' combination resulted in a thrilling debut album entitled "Psychotic Symphony", consisting of nine progressive metal/hard rock tracks that will blow the mind of any music fans from all over the globe.