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EP Review- Joyce Kennedy-Rock'n' My Soul

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Joyce Kennedy, the iconic vocalist of soul and rock, has released her latest EP  Rock'n My Soul . This is the first solo effort in a decade from her, best known as the lead singer of the legendary funk rock act Mother's Finest . Joyce 'Baby Jean' Kennedy has remained a staple of rock royalty since her breakthrough at the tender age of 16, reaching number one with 'I Still Love You'. Joyce Kennedy went on to achieve her greatest success with Mother's Finest, a band Kennedy formed with her husband, Glenn Murdock. In addition, Kennedy has gone on to tour and collaborate with such luminaries as AC/DC, Ted Nugent and Alice Cooper to expand on her impressive resume. 'Rock'n My Soul' comprise six tracks of soul, rock and themes of morality and inspiration. The EP begins with the classic rock vibes of 'My Badd'. Joyce Kennedy's powerful and gutsy vocals tower over rolling basslines, funky guitar leads and rhythmic drumming patterns that suck

Ten Best Track of the week- August 8th FT lamb of God, Alter Bridge, Iron Allies, John 5, Thundermother

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 Click on the player below to watch the Rambling Man's Ten Best tracks from the past week featuring Lamb of God, Alter Bridge, John 5 and a whole lot more

Song Of the Day- Gabrielle Metz- Mixtape

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  Country Singer/songwriter Gabrielle Metz returns with a tribute to all things country, and beyond on her latest single 'Mixtape'. Metz recalls the track is an ode to all the music she enjoyed listening to growing up. She states, “I grew up listening to everything, from country to rock, Motown to Top 40, There wasn’t much I didn’t hear growing up Metz recently signed a publishing deal wit h Heart Songs Music Group , following the success of her previous single 'Masks'. 'Mixtape' is a feel-good song that evokes memories of all those rock favourites from the past like Tom Petty and Lynryd Skynryd. Metz's voice is warm and soothing as her enthusiasm shines through on this track. Metz sings over simple strumming patterns of the acoustic guitar. Gabrielle Metz shows she is more than a little bit country on this enchanting track Words by Anselm Anderson If you want to discover further reviews like this, please click on the link below to follow the blog and rece

MUSIC NEWS: MODERN METAL ACT RITUAL UNLEASH 'OCEANS SUBSIDE' MUSIC VIDEO

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Fast-rising modern metall ers RITUALS continue their rise with the release of their stunning new single and video, 'Oceans Subside,' out now The song is taken from the band’s greatly anticipated new EP, Show Me The Signs , out everywhere on Friday 2nd September.   Taking from a slew of influences , RITUALS have carved out a sound that is entirely engrossing, and utterly enthralling. The Newcastle-based quartet hurl out enormous riffs, colossal beats, and mega hooks that hang in the air for aeons. Already strongly supported by a raft of industry tastemakers, RITUALS are undeniably poised to climb further. Support for the foursome’s debut EP, Awake , placed the riff merchants on the map with Kerrang’s Alex Baker championing the band on his Fresh Blood Show , as well as Metal Hammer, Powerplay, HRH Magazine, and ERB Magazine all rallying around offering widespread acclaim and praise. RITUALS’ live reputation is also surging as the northern heavyweights recently supp

MUSIC INTERVIEW: ALT ROCK DUO SLEEP NATION- LEAD VOCALIST BRAN MERRITT

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  Photo Credit:Kailey Adams Good Morning, Could you introduce yourself to the readers? My name is Bran Merritt. I’m the lead vocalist and guitarist for the out-of-control alternative rock duo known as Sleep Nation.  How would you describe how you reached this point in your musical journey? At the beginning of COVID-19, Sleep Nation consisted of four members. When our bassist and guitarist left, Joey and I were left with a massive decision: to quit, replace them with new members, or change course and become a duo. We chose the latter and it’s the best decision we could’ve made. It did, however, take a lot of convincing from one of my friends who are no longer with us, Brandon Hillis. How would you describe your sound? An alternative rock sound produced by only two people that rivals that of an entire orchestra. Who are your musical influences? U2, Nine Inch Nails, and Rush What can you tell me about your latest single ‘Get Out’? The song was inspired by a man who exclaimed “Love is all