Dark Star Records is pleased to announce that they have just released the 15 Song Full Length Album ALMOST THERE By Artist Producer MATT MERCADO. This album is loaded with killer tracks that cover matt’s legendary music career from Daisy Chain, Mindbomb, Pivot Man, and More!!!
Matt Mercado has quite a history of success. Matt Mercado first ripped up the Chicago scene in the early ’90’s with local legends Daisy Chain, leading to a seven figure recording deal with Mercury Records (Kiss, Bon Jovi). The band changed its moniker to Mindbomb and recorded their first CD under the production of Max Norman (Mega Death, Ozzy Osborne). MindBomb went on to tour the US and Europe extensively opening for rock legends such as Kiss and Rob Halford. Mindbomb also gained critical recognition and many major motion picture sound tracks including the classics Cliff Hanger-Sylvester Stalone, and Kalifornia-Brad Pitt. Matt then went on to release two national CD’s with Pivot Man on Mystic Records (Warner Brothers) in 2000 and 2002. Various tracks from both CD’s were heavily featured on MTV’s Real World and Road Rules. In late 2005 Matt released his power metal group Supermercado’s “Scary Baby”. An internationally acclaimed album that garnered Matt the prestigious “Most Under Rated Artist of The last 20 years” in the 20th anniversary issue of Metal Edge Magazine. And, Supermercado along with Fall Out Boy, and Rob Zombie are featured in the Sierra Video game “Flat Out III”.
The band Cosmic Fury launches their new album “Cyber Dust” on the Dark Star Records Sony Music Label. This is the Debut release from this new Rock Supergroup. The band features former members of Daisy Chain, Mindbomb, Bunker Hill, Pivot Man, Supermercado, Roller and Zoetrope. Band leader and singer, Matt Mercado and bassist, Danny Vega, played together in the ’90s band Mindbomb. Mindbomb signed to Mercury Records which gave Mercado and Vega the chance to tour around the world with rock gods like KISS, Rob Halford, Jackyl and Mötley Crüe. Mindbomb songs were also featured in two major motion pictures: Kalifornia starring Brad Pitt and Cliffhanger starring Sylvester Stallone. After Mindbomb, Vega went on to play with drummer, Frank Iffland, in the popular local outfit, Bunker Hill, while Mercado launched Supermercado with guitarist and Zoetrope alumnus, Michael Ray Garret, thus completing the stellar lineup. “The new album “Cyber Dust” is Pure Genius” Quotes Label President Jeffrey A. Swanson, “Every song is a Radio Hit”. And, in support of the new album watch the World Premiere Music Video of the “Cosmic Fury Anthem”. The music video has a Special Cameo Appearance by none other than Ari Lehman who played Jason Voorhees in “Friday the 13th” Paramount Pictures (USA) Warner Bros. (International). The new album “Cyber Dust” is now available worldwide via Dark Star Records / Sony Music. Get it now on iTunes, Google Play, Amazon, Sony Music Unlimited, Spotify and wherever digital music is sold, streamed or downloaded.