Dark Star Records is pleased to announce that they have just signed Richrath Project 3:13 to the Label. The band is currently playing the music of REO Speedwagon and music written by Gary Richrath and Michael Jahnz. New Album Coming Soon Featuring Gary Richrath.
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RICHRATH PROJECT 3:13
New Album Coming Soon
BIO: Michael Jahnz started the REO connection when he became lead vocalist and front man for the legendary Gary Richrath, former lead guitarist and song writer for REO Speedwagon. They toured together for over a decade as the Gary Richrath Band playing the songs Gary had written for REO Speedwagon as well as original Richrath tunes and songs Michael had written with Gary. Michael and his band Richrath Project 3:13 continue to honor the memory of the late Gary Richrath at every show.
Dark Star Records is pleased to announce that they have just signed Death Pop Radio the Chicago based hard rock band. And, the new self titled full length album drops on 05/07/21
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NEW ALBUM COMING SOON
DEATH POP RADIO
Release Date: 05/07/21
BIOGRAPHY: DEATH POP RADIO (formerly Ravens) began their journey as a song, not a band. A fun collaboration that quickly blossomed into a full blown Hard-Pop-Grunge melting pot of back stories and musical experience.
Their debut single and video, “Ravens”, had thousands of views and hits within days. DEATH POP RADIO was born and came into the world with a natural buzz within the Chicago music scene.
The band started in late 2017 when guitarist Dee J Nelson ran into lead vocalist Eric Liljehorn at a King’s-X show in Chicago. A few quick words; a potential collaboration and mutual love for all things musical. The two began working on a few of Dee J’s songs together and both could tell something right away was simply “clicking”. Shortly after the release of “Ravens” it was clear a full band was in order. In need of a name, the band started out by temporarily using the title of its flagship song “Ravens” and while the temp name stuck longer than expected the guys eventually found the name that would fit them and their unique blend of rock and grunge – DEATH POP RADIO
Dee J and Eric were soon joined by two Chicago area veterans, drummer Jimmy B and bassist Mike Streicher. With a mixed bag rhythm section of thrashy, grunge drumming and hard rock bass added into the fray, DPR was on their way to creating their own flavor and sound. DEATH POP RADIO’s self-titled debut Album will be released worldwide through Dark Star Records on May 7th, 2021. DPR’s haunted\fun house style is on full display in forthcoming singles include “Rock ’em Sock ’em” “Ravens”, and “Wake Up Drop Dead”. With their raw and driving rhythms and sing-along style hooks, Death Pop Radio’s sound sits comfortably somewhere between Kings X and White Zombie. Add in a sprinkle of industrial sound design and this black bird soars.
Death Pop Radio is:
Dee J Guitars – Vocals/Production
Eric Liljehorn/EL Mysterioso – Vocals / Lyrics
Mike Streicher – Bass/Vocals
Jim Bluthardt – Drums
The band is currently in the Top 200
on the Billboard Radio Charts for their
song “Heal the Wounds” from the Album
Hell on High Heels
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FOR “LITTLE BIT FASTER”
The New Music Video “Little Bit Faster” is now Streaming on YouTube as well as ROKU and its 40 Million Subscribers. Watch it on the Killer Movies TV Network including The Dark Star Records Channel and The Ultimate Music Channel.
Dark Star Records is pleased to announce the world premiere of Lost Inside Your Love the latest music video From Fierce Heart.
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“LOST INSIDE YOUR LOVE” in 4K
Directed by Stefano Milla
The video was filmed in “Painted Canyon” Mecca California and was shot and directed by Stefano Milla who directed films for Sony and Lionsgate including: “Richard The Lionheart”. “Lost Inside Your Love” is a return to the 80’s ballads and has now been released right before Valentines Day.
The song “Lost Inside Your Love” has also been released as a second single to radio, following the first single “Out For Blood” which made the Top 200 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock Indicator Charts.
“This beautiful song tells a timeless story of love from the point of view of a rock musician on tour. For all the romantics out there like myself, we are pleased to bring you this brand new video from FIERCE HEART. “Lost Inside Your Love” is a song that’s written for lovers everywhere – so turn down the lights, turn up the music, and have a happy, romantic Valentine’s day! – Rex Carroll
Dark Star Records is pleased to announce that Elliott Waits For No One have just released their latest music video for the song Megalomaniac Directed by Tim Roth. The video for their third single “Megalomaniac” had premiered worldwide on the Tinnitist.
Jenny Franck talking about the new single “Megalomanic”, “For me the song is a pinnacle anthem for what individuality means, and has become in the world today. People truly believe they are larger than life itself, and yet they still cannot defy death.”
Brian Troch wrote the main riff for “Megalomaniac” during the Chicago Cubs World Series game. He went into his studio after it appeared that Cubs could blow it and couldn’t bear to watch, so he went into EWFNO home studio and out came the beginnings of “Megalomaniac”. Brian returned again to watch the game and the Cubs won the World Series a definite Win Win!
Drummer Jeff Tortora recorded the strobe light demented whisper scene in the music video at 3 AM in his hotel room in Germany while on tour with the Blue Man Group.
Brian wrote lyrics but Jenny Franck had a specific idea to better re write the lyrics. Only three original lyrics remain, Jenny liked the opening lyric of “Preen all my feathers”. Jenny is quoted as saying “I’ve always wanted to do a bird song” the song turned out brilliantly with such deep metaphorical meaning that Brian had no problem delivering her lyrics.
“This amazing music video is really a sign of our times, as we all deal with this worldwide pandemic”
~ Jeffrey A. Swanson President of Dark Star Records
IN OTHER NEWS:
The band is also excited to announce that their second single “You Can’t See Through Me” just won Best Sci-fi Short Film from The Golden Short Film Festival.
WINNER FOR BEST SCI FI SHORT FILM
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Elliott Waits For No One is:
Brian Troch and Jenny Franck
Along with Jeff Tortora
Dark Star Records is pleased to announce that Angeles has hit the Top 200 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock Indicator Charts. Congratulations to the Band, their Music Label DARK STAR RECORDS / SONY / UNIVERSAL and all the Fans.
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The new CD including the Hit Single “Heal The Wounds” is available at Walmart, Best Buy, Target and Amazon, and on Digital at Spotify, Pandora, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play and More! Hell on High Heels is also available as a Full Length Vinyl LP, and two songs from the album will be featured in the 10 year anniversary re release of the movie HELLWEEK Directed by Eddie Lengyel.
NOW AVAILABLE WORLDWIDE
HELL ON HIGH HEELS BY ANGELS
Dark Star Records is pleased to announce that the new full length album FABLE by Leaving Eden is now available worldwide at Target, Walmart, FYE, Amazon and other fine outlets along with all Digital Retailers.
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For THE ROSE by LEAVING EDEN:
The New Lyric Video “The Rose” is now Streaming on YouTube as well as ROKU and its 40 Million Subscribers. Watch it on the Killer Movies TV Network including The Dark Star Records Channel and The Ultimate Music Channel.
Dark Star Records is pleased to announce that Fierce Heart has hit the Top 200 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock Indicator Charts. Congratulations to the Band, their Music Label DARK STAR RECORDS / SONY / UNIVERSAL and all the Fans.
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“OUT FOR BLOOD” in 4K
on YouTube with over 100,000 views
Directed by Stefano Milla
The Music Video was Directed by Stefano Milla who has made movies for SONY and LIONSGATE
Dark Star Records is pleased to announce that TRIP 6 have just released their new full length album SPIT Now Available Worldwide and the band also has the #3 Most Added Album in the Nation on the NACC Loud Rock Charts
The new album SPIT is Available at all major retailers like Walmart, Best Buy, Target as well as all Digital Platforms including Spotify, Apple Music, Pandora and More!
Last Year Trip 6 was on TOUR with GRIM REAPER and this is what Steve Grimmett has to say about the new album:
I was looking forward to hearing this SPIT from Trip 6 as I had a first hand experience at hearing the boys live for several weeks but I wasn’t ready for this assault on the senses that I got, this hard hitting powerhouse of an album blew me away