News Update: Zach has signed with Red Light Management (Dave Matthews, Alicia Keys) and just performed at CMA Music Fest in Nashville. His newest songs are posted here including the song “Heart’s Not Big Enough”, which was co-written by Zach, Derek Furhmann & Gregg Wattenberg (Train, Daughtry, Lifehouse)
Buzz Track: By Your Side
Since the time we featured singer-songwriter Zach Lockwood he has signed with Red Light for management and has been co-writing with some of the best songwriters. Last year, Zach also found himself sharing the stage with Randy Houser, Kenny Wayne Shepherd and David Nail in 2011. We’re expecting big things from this 22-year-old singer-songwriter who blends the honesty of modern country with the contagious energy of rock and roll.
Buzz Track: Perverting The American Dream
The Bourgeois has become a Kings favorite. Check out the video for the song American Dream. The most recent 3 song EP was produced by Steven Haigler who has worked with The Pixies, Brand New, and Local H. This 3 piece alt rock band falls between Cage The Elephant and Social Distortion. The band has 2 upcoming performances including June 22nd at the IDL Ballroom in Tulsa as part of their annual NewVo (new voices) show as well as The Eclipse in Tulsa with Hit The Lights on June 19th.
Buzz Track: Lazy Bones
The Reckless Kind will soon release an album that will deliver an old school classic rock sound. The band recorded the full length Album in Oakland, CA, with Ryan Massey (American Steel/Communiqué). This bay area act also features AFI drummer Adam Carson. Check back for tour dates.
News Update: Kings favorite SIIINES will perform June 13th at The Viper Room in
Los Angeles. Think Foo Fighters meets David Guetta. Check out the 30 second teaser video.
Buzz Track: Oh Yeah!
Los Angeles based electro/rock band SIIINES just released their first music video today, “Oh Yeah!” becoming a Kings favorite. They shot the video over 5 days in LA with Stevie D from Buckcherry. You can listen to the 3 song EP here.
News update: Shannon Labrie who we first featured is buzzing with several label and publishing interest. Redbull Soundstage will feature her in June.
Buzz Track: I Remember A Boy
Shannon Labrie, a singer-songwriter who typically performs in Nashville, Atlanta, and Memphis just released her debut EP, having songs featured on One Tree Hill. For fans of Sheryl Crow, Colbie Caillat, Adele, etc.
The Top 8 Emerging Artists
The All Ways – Chemical Overload
Kingsfoil – Give It Up Now
Irene & The Sleepers – Young Girls
Aria – Purgatory
The Brave Chandeliers - Madmen
Bright Matter – Never Know
Vikunja – Strangers
Chasing Colors – 5th of June
Buzz Track: The Light Of Your Love
Macaila grew up in Farmville, North Carolina listening to country and christian music and looking up to artists such as Reba McEntire, Martina McBride, Loretta Lynn and Leanne Womack. Her original music is comparable in style to Carrie Underwood and in sound to the voice behind Lady Antebellum. As a performer, comparisons have been drawn between Macaila and country music-favorite Miranda Lambert. We will keep you posted with upcoming dates.
Buzz Track: Chemical Overload
The All Ways who hails from NJ has become a Kings favorite. The track Chemical Overload falls between Bruno Mars and Train. Also, their cover of Adele’s Rolling In The Deep already garnered almost a half a million views on YouTube. The band most recently released an EP titled Chemical Overload and they usually perform in various venues in NYC including Arlenes Grocery, The Bowery Electric, etc. The band will perform June 9th at The Roxy in Los Angeles.