New Music Spotlight: The Greatness That Is Kitsa

The msterpiece album “Dead By Dawn” by Kitsa appeared in The Hook Rocks Top 10 in the first quarter of 2024. We sit down with the band to talk their influences, the Seattle music scene, & working with producer Tony Reed. Please enjoy the episode!
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New Music Spotlight: Ryan Gamey of High Desert Queen

Texas Desert Rock band High Desert Queen is set to release their new album “Palm Reader” at the end of this month. Singer Ryan Gamey joins The Hook Rocks for a conversation about the album, the record store experience, & his path into heavy rock music. Please enjoy the episode!
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New Music Spotlight: Dino McCord of Red Voodoo

Rising up from Northern California Red Voodoo is on a path to greatness. Singer Dino McCord sits down with The Hook Rocks for a conversation about his influences, being mentored by Tesla’s Frank Hannon & Sammy hagar, and more. Please enjoy the episode!
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New Music Spotlight: Pete Dankelson Live’s It Up With New Music

Guitar phenom Pete Dankelson returns to The Hook Rocks with the gift of new music. His band Pete’s Diary is set to release their new single “Gotta Let You Go” this Friday from their debut full length album “Keep On Rocking”, out this June. Pete talks how the band took a big step forward in songwriting while working with acclaimed producer & ex-Buckcherry guitarist Keith Nelson. He also speaks about his friendship with LA. Guns guitar player Tracii Guns. Please enjoy the conversation!
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New Music Spotlight: The Georgia Thunderbolts

With two new singles and a new album on the way The Georgia Thunderbolts are ready to rock once again. Joined by both vocalist Tj Lyle & guitarist Riley Couzzourt they chat with The Hook Rocks about songwriting, making music, & how they have found their sound. Please enjoy the conversation!
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New Music Spotlight: Chicago’s Very Own Primal Moon

The Hook Rocks welcomes Chicago blues based rock band Primal Moon on the New Music Spotlight. The boys talk the realities of being an original rock band trying to make a name in the sea of cover bands. The conversation then turns to their 2023 album “Ain’t Gonna Change”. We learn about the bands music & how they found their sound. Please enjoy the episode!
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New Music Spotlight: Interview With Casandra Carson of Paralandra

The band Paralandra is about to release their new album “The Body Electric” on April 4th and lead singer/guitarist Casandra Carson stops by The Hook Rocks to talk the journey into rock’n’roll. We learn what started it all and her evolution as an artist while connecting with her father, who is also the lead guitarist of the band. Please enjoy the episode!
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New Music Spotlight: Jeff Fabb Prepares to See No Evil

Current Black Label Society & former In This Moment drummer Jeff Fabb is ready to release his latest single “See No Evil” this Friday. He chats with The Hook Rocks about his path to going solo and creating his own music as a multi-instrumentalist. Please enjoy the episode!
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New Music Spotlight: John & Arran of These Wicked Rivers

UK band These Wicked Rivers are set to release their new album “Force of Nature” on March 1st. The Hook Rocks sits down with both John & Arran for a chat about music, the record, & their perspectives on creating while also sharing thoughts about capturing the energy of their live shows when recording in the studio. Please enjoy the episode!
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New Music Spotlight: Interview With Sami Kääriäinen of Heezer

The Stoner Rock Genre has built a global presence one band at a time. Finland’s Heezer is a testament to that & The Hook Rocks sits down with lead singer & guitarist Sami Kääriäinen about the bands music, last years EP “Mushroom Hill Boogie Tapes”, & their full length album “Sungrinder”. Sami tells us how the band originated as well the big influence The Beatles has on their music. Please enjoy the episode!
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