Guitar Wizards Vol. III And IV Is Released Digitally With Tracks From Xander Demos And Members Of KISS, Megadeth, Dio And More!

December 17, 2014  |  No Comments

Guitar Wizards coverVersailles Records has announced the digital release of their Guitar Wizards Vol. III and IV compilation. The album features 37 tracks from artists like Bruce Kulick (KISS), Tony Franklin (Whitesnake/The Firm), Jeff Healey, Tracy G (Dio), Chris Poland (Megadeth), Blues Saraceno (Poison), Xander Demos (Sabbath Judas Sabbath/XDB) and other incredible guitar players. The album can be downloaded on itunes, Spotify, Amazon and all digital music outlets. Physical copies will have a February 2015 street date. Guitar Wizards Vol. I and II was released earlier this year. Read More

Ed Roman And Jiggley Jones Make No Depression’s Top 100 Best Albums Of 2014 Reader’s Poll

December 17, 2014  |  No Comments

no depressionMTS Management Group is happy to announce Ed Roman and Jiggley Jones have made the Top 100 of No Depression’s Best Albums of 2014 Reader’s Poll. Ed Roman’s Letters From High Latitudes (#75, MTS Records) and Jiggley Jones’ …A Mountain, a Struggle, a Tunnel, a Light…(#78, Lamon Records Nashville) bookended releases from John Mellencamp (#76, Plain Spoken) and Miranda Lambert (#77, Platinum.) They also ranked higher than Top 100 releases by Neil Young, Johnny Cash, and Blackberry Smoke. This is the first appearance on the prestigious list for both Roman and Jones. Read More

Xander Demos Joins Members Of Anthrax, Dio, Great White, Lizzy Borden, More For NAMM Metal Jam 2015

December 15, 2014  |  No Comments

10811603_10203067561237654_2128858802_nDecember 15, 2014 – ANAHEIM, CA. – Von Badsville & Neil Turbin Presents NAMM Metal Jam 2015 to benefit  the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund and Dick Wagner’s Rockers for St. Jude.  The 8th annual event will feature current/former members of Anthrax, Dio, DeathRiders, Alcatrazz, Arthemis, Great White, Exciter, Hurricane, Jon Oliva’s Pain, Femme Fatale, Leatherwolf, Lizzy Borden, London, Lynch Mob, Nitro, Bleed The Hunger, Obituary, Savatage, Snow, Steel Prophet, Deicide, Talisman, Sabbath Judas Sabbath, The Iron Maidens and more. .NAMM Metal Jam 2015 will be held on January 21, 2015, at The Slidebar Fullerton, only 5 miles from Anaheim Convention Center.  Advance tickets are available for $15 at https://www.purplepass.com/#20089/Von_Badsville_Events-2015_NAMM_Metal_Jam-The_Slidebar-January-21-2015.html. Tickets can be purchased at the door for $20. A NAMM badge is not required for admission. For more information, visithttp://www.nammmetaljam.com.

NAMM Metal Jam 2015 will feature an outstanding roster of 40+ NAMM Metal All Stars performing classics by Monsters Of Metal. This is the 8th annual event, which started in 2008 as Neil and Michael’s Metal Jam. Very special guest artists will be announced closer to the event date.


Namm Metal Jam 2015NAMM Metal Allstars Jam to include:

Michael Angelo Batio of Nitro, Holland – Guitar
Andy Martongelli of Arthemis – Guitar
Howie Simon of Alcatrazz, Talisman – Guitar
Thane Farace of Ghost Of War – Guitar
Xander Demos of XDB, Sabbath Judas Sabbath – Guitar
Mike Hansen of Hurricane, Bouilliet – Drums
Michael Olivieri of Leatherwolf – Vocals, Guitar
Tony Cavazo of Hurricane, Snow, Dubrow, Aeromyth – Bass
Courtney Cox of The Iron Maidens, Femme Fatale – Guitar
Jerry Best of Lion, Dio, Freak Of Nature – Bass
Robby Lochner of Jack Russell’s Great White, Fight – Guitar
Eric Ragno of London, Graham Bonnet, Joe Lynn Turner, White Sister – Keyboards
Carlos Zema of Immortal Guardian, Outworld – Vocals
Bill Hudson of Westfield Massacre, Jon Oliva’s Pain, Cellador, Vital Remains, Circle II Circle – Guitar
Neil Turbin of DeathRiders, Bleed The Hunger, x-Anthrax, x-Onslaught – Vocals
Marten Andersson of Lizzy Borden, Lynch Mob – Bass   Gabriel Guardian of Immortal Guardian – Guitar, Keyboards
Steve Kachinsky of Steel Prophet – Guitar
Ralph Santolla of Obituary, Deicide – Guitar
Dean Roberts of Leatherwolf – Drums
Jyro Alejo of Immortal Guardian – Guitar
Ronnie Peterson of Ghost Of War – Vocals
Dan Lauzon of Entropy – Guitar
Jack Frost of Seven Witches, Savatage – Guitar
Greg Walls of x-Anthrax – Guitar
Gary Daniels of Ghost Of War – Bass
Clammy Cohen of x-Exciter – Bass
Ronny North of Ronny North Band – Guitar
Doug Readmond of Ghost Of War – Drums
Greg Erba of Leatherwolf – Guitars
Rob Math of Leatherwolf – Guitars
Pat Guyton of Leatherwolf Bass
Cody Gilliand of Immortal Guardian – Drums
Thad Stevens of Immortal Guardian – Bass
Rik Charron of x-Exciter – Drums
Neal Shelton of Pyromania, Aeromyth, Painkiller – Guitar
Michael Warren of RockAstra, Michael Warren Band – Guitar
Kleber Mandrake of Axehammer – Vocals
Dave Keckhut of Made N America, Big Swede – Vocals
Mike Kerr of Mike Kerr Band – Guitar

More NAMM Metal Allstars to be announced soon!!

“Whiskey And Cigarettes” Show Welcomes Angel Mary And The Tennessee Werewolves This Sunday

December 15, 2014  |  No Comments

whiskey&cigarettes_banner transparentWhiskey and Cigarettes Country Radio Show is happy to announce the airing of their interview with howling-good country artists, Angel Mary and the Tennessee Werewolves.  The group joined Award-winning host, Nik Pizzigoni, to talk about their John Carter Cash-produced cover of “Folsom Prison Blues” and their association with former guest, John Rich‘s Redneck Riviera brand.



The interview with Angel Mary and the Tennessee Werewolves will air this coming Sunday, December 21, 2014 between 11am ET-3pm ET. The live show airs on Military Brotherhood Radio at http://www.militarybrotherhoodradio.comWhiskey And Cigarettes is also re-broadcast on 50 syndicating stations, worldwide, multiple times throughout the week.  The interview will also appear on the December edition of the “Whiskey and Conversations” talk show, broadcasting in January on iheartradio and other outlets.

amtw-intAngel Mary and the Tennessee Werewolves are made up of family members, Angel Mary (lead vocals, guitar), Christian Wolf (vocals, drums) and Antoine Wolf (vocals, bass.) They have been featured in Billboard Magazine, Music Row Magazine, and other high profile music publications.  The band is noted for their trademark “howling.”  For more information, visit www.tennesseewerewolves.com.

Whiskey And Cigarettes Radio Show is a weekly show, originating in Milan, Italy, hosted by the “Romeo of the Rodeo” Nik Pizzigoni.  Nik is a Nashville Universe Awards Winner, International Music and Entertainment Association Award Winner, AMG Heritage Awards nominee, Artists In Music Awards nominee and an Independent Country Music Association nominee. The show features a unique blend of classic, current and indie country, trivia, contests, artist spotlights and interviews and Nik’s European charm. Previous guests have included Charlie Daniels, Steve Wariner, John Rich, Oak Ridge Boys, Bill Anderson, David Ball, Bryan White, Doug Stone, Lee Greenwood, Collin Raye and many others.  www.whiskeyandcigarettesshow.com

Swedish Country Rocker Hicks Cooks Up Brand New Release Fresh Out Of “Mama’s Kitchen”

December 15, 2014  |  No Comments

Hicks - Mamas Kitchen coverMTS Management Group and MTS Records are happy to announce the release of international award-winning singer/songwriter and Swedish country music artist, Hicks‘ new single, “Mama’s Kitchen.”  ”Mama’s Kitchen” is being delivered to radio via digital delivery services Play MPE and Airplay Access. It is available for download on itunes, Amazon, Rhapsody, and all major online music retailers, worldwide.  ”Mama’s Kitchen” is the follow up to Hicks’ history-making debut single, “Hayride,” which reached the Music Row Country Breakout Chart Top 80, making him the first Swedish country act to achieve this honor. Read More

Xander Demos Is Featured On Cover Of “Guitar Wizards Vol. III And IV” Compilation!

December 10, 2014  |  No Comments

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Jiggley Jones Is Featured On New Chaos Music Compilation, “Indie Country Songbook Vol. 1″

December 9, 2014  |  No Comments

indie country songbookMTS Management Group is pleased to announce that Jiggley Jones is featured on Indie Country Songbook Vol. 1, a compilation from Chaos Music/Western Wranglers. Jones’ track, “Baby Blue,” which originally appeared on his debut EP, No Spring Chicken, is among 25 tracks on the collection, released on November 14, 2014. The compilation features tracks from Jones, Joe Farren, Dixie Still, Cathouse Thursday, and other independent country artists.  The release is available for digital download through Amazon. Read More

“Whiskey And Cigarettes” Show Welcomes Multi-platinum #1 Billboard Recording Artist, John Michael Montgomery This Sunday

December 8, 2014  |  No Comments

whiskey&cigarettes_banner transparentWhiskey and Cigarettes Country Radio Show is happy to announce the airing of their interview with multi-platinum-selling, #1 Billboard Country recording artist, John Michael Montgomery.  Mr. Montgomery joined host, Nik Pizzigoni, to talk about his legendary career and upcoming projects. Read More

Josey Milner Guests On “Take 2 Radio” and “The Joe Show” This Wednesday

December 8, 2014  |  No Comments

graduation day 6This Wednesday, December 10th, teen country sensation, Josey Milner will take to the airwaves on “Take 2 Radio” and “The Joe Show!”  Josey will be talking about the international radio success of her single, “Cowgirls,” as well as the upcoming release of a brand new single.  She’ll also be promoting the Nashville Universe Awards, coming up in February.   Be sure to tune in at 3pm ET/2CT, for Josey’s first interview on “Take 2 Radio.”  The show broadcasts live, and you can listen on Blog Talk Radio.  Then, at 9:15pm ET/8:15CT, Josey returns to “The Joe Show” featuring award-nominated comedian and personality, Joe Crawford.  Listeners can tune in live at http://joecrawfordlive.com/the-joe-show/.

Xander Demos Joins Ron Keel, Nitro, Benedictum, Others On Heavy Metal Mayhem Compilation

December 1, 2014  |  No Comments

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Metal guitar virtuoso, Xander Demos is being featured among 52 artists on the newly released compilation from Online Metal Promo and the Heavy Metal Mayhem Radio Show, From the Underground to the Above Ground Vol. 1. The free compilation includes a mix of 52 current, advanced and unreleased original songs from established and up and coming bands from the United States, UK, Canada, Australia, Brazil and France. Acts include Ron Keel, Nitro, Benedictum, Oblivion, Reverence, Sparta and more.  The compilation is available for free download at https://l.facebook.com/l/KAQEF2bU6/https://www.dropbox.com/sh/g4px67fcszcbh7t/AAAzqds7M-QUJh0xX2rG8XxSa?dl%3D0. Read More