As announced just before Christmas, Earache Records release a vinyl only celebration of new rock’n’roll music with a compilation album on 13 March 2020.
To further prove the point, Earache will also be presenting a special live launch show in London on 10 March at O2 Academy2 Islington featuring a line-up of Tomorrow Is Lost, Jack J Hutchinson, The Dust Coda, Loz Campbell and just confirmed, Revival Black.
In recent years, too many rock icons have left us too soon; musicians that have left an emphatic mark on our lives and the evolving story of popular music. Their music will live on, but perhaps one of the greatest legacies the likes David Bowie, Tom Petty, Malcolm Young, Chris Cornell and Lemmy Kilmister have left us with is they have inspired a new generation of young blues-influenced guitar bands in Britain and beyond today. In a media world where the word ‘classic’ has, at times, become synonymous with rock – as people look back nostalgically on the genre’s past glories – it is perhaps time to consider the term ‘modern’ rock, to look at what’s happening as we venture into a new decade at grassroots venues and grassroots media outlets around the UK.
In almost every town of the UK you will find dozens of young guitar bands writing music, playing local gigs and connecting with fans on a range of social media platforms. This is a movement, Earache Records presents a taste of what’s happening in rock n’ roll today with the ‘New Wave of Rock N Roll’ compilation – a vinyl only release packed with new talent – released on 13 March, and available to pre order now at http://www.earache.com/nwornr.