Guitarist extraordinaire Chris Caffery (Trans-Siberian Orchestra) is preparing to release his sixth solo studio album titled "The Jester's Court." It will be available on July 27th through Metalville Records and features a dozen hard rock tracks, lead by Caffery's amazing guitar work. The album begins with the intense chugging rhythm of "Upon The Knee" as Caffery supplies all the vocals, with help from famed musicians like Brian Tichy, Joel Hoekstra and Tony Dickinson just to name a few. Chris keeps the energy flowing with the heavy hitting numbers "1989" and "Magic Man" as he combines the perfect blend of vocals and music. The album continues with the mainstream rocker "Inside My Heart" and the outstanding instrumental "Luna Major" as you can hear all the elements fitting together perfectly. The seven-minute progressive rock epic "The Feeling Of A Little White Lie" showcases Chris' exceptional songwriting skills, as he closes out his new album with the power ballad "Baby You And I." To find out more about Chris Caffery and his latest release "The Jester's Court," please visit chriscaffery.com.
Next, from Germany comes the Metalville Records debut from hard rockers Hound. Their new album "Settle Your Scores" features a dozen tracks that will certainly get your blood pumping. They start out with the excitingly energetic blast of "Not So Long Ago" as you can hear the band's influences flow throughout their sound. The band picks up the tempo with the intense delivery of "Jim Vance" and the buzzing guitars of "The Perilous Realm" as they look to bring their live sound into the studio. The energy continues to flow through the album with the excellent musicianship of "Thoughts & Prayers" and the chugging rhythm of "Not At All." The set also includes a couple of epics pieces, the nearly eight-minute, bluesy feel of "The Secret Commonwealth" and the seven-minute progressive rocker "Flesh & Bone." To find out more about Hound and their latest release "Settle Your Scores," please visit facebook.com/hound.hardrock.
From the woods of West Virginia comes the duo of Travis Caffrey and Michael Sadler, who recently released their new album "Downhill Calendar" under the moniker The Chewers. Their new 8-song release begins with the seven-minute sonic journey of "I'm Getting Thinner," as spoken word lyrics are laid upon a grunge-like music backdrop. The album continues with the pounding rhythm of "Skin Stay Thin" and the thick, funk-like bass groove of "Rat Belly." The Chewers finish up their new experimental album with the storied lyrics of "Frankie's Downhill Calendar" and the guitar frenzy of "I Let The Stooge Loose." To find out more about The Chewers and their latest release "Downhill Calendar," please visit their Facebook page at facebook.com/thechewers.