BLACK COFFEE Announce Go Fund Me to Finance New Record & Facilitate Future Touring

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Columbus, OH based Rock Band BLACK COFFEE has announced a GO FUND ME campaign to help fund their upcoming new album. Funds will also go towards renovating an old school bus for future touring.

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“We need your help to convert our school bus into a tour bus so we can play shows worldwide and so we can work on our studio album with some of the top producers in the world who have worked with everyone from AEROSMITH, AC/DC, GUNS N’ ROSES, FLEETWOOD MAC, METALLICA, BLACK SABBATH, RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, and SOUNDGARDEN to ADELE, ARIANA GRANDE, KATY PERRY, and PHARRELL.” – Black Coffee

Click to Donate to Black Coffee’s Go Fund Me Page

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Track List:
1. Creamer
2. I Barely Know Her
3. Hurricane
4. Monica
5. Born to Lie
6. The Traveler
7. Psychedelic Red
8. Fade
9. Away

Click HERE to Download ‘Take One’!

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Black Coffee formed in late 2017 and consists of drummer Tommy McCullough, singer Ehab Omran, guitarist Justin Young, and bassist Nick Fratianne.

With the release of Black Coffee’s first demo, Take One, on April 21st, the Columbus, Ohio rockers definitely possess the sound, style, confidence and work ethic to drive this band’s success. Take One and the original single, “I Barely Know Her,” is available on all streaming services, and its accompanying video which debuted Friday, April 20th.

Fans can expect a diverse selection of original music. From the raw and dominant 1st single to the blistering, “Hurricane,” and funky, “Monica,” . . . along with otherworldly, “The Traveler,” and drive-with-the-top-down classic,“Born To Lie,” Take One proves to be one of the most exciting musical debut’s in modern history.

Black Coffee combines superb musicianship with a high-energy performance. Dedicated to re-inventing modern rock music, Black Coffee parts the proverbial sea for the next generation of artists.

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Music Legends King Crimson To Play Greensburg, PA – November 20

Music legends King Crimson will be making a rare appearance at the Palace Theater in Greensburg, PA on November 20, 2017! The band continues their 2017 North American tour with the fall leg including a 19-show run spanning October 19 to November 26. King Crimson is also performing at the Paramount Theatre in Long Island on November 13th.

Now in their 48th year, King Crimson will be returning to America in the Fall of 2017! The new dates see the group performing in some states and cities that have not been visited in a while. Atlanta, Georgia, for example, last had live Crimson music in 2001, while Texas has experienced something of an epic Crimson drought since 1974, not counting ProjeKct Three’s week-long residency in the Lone Star state during March 1999.
Tour dates:
19 Oct Bass Concert Hall, Austin, TX – tickets
21 Oct Music Hall, Dallas, TX – tickets 
23 Oct Center Stage, Atlanta, GA – tickets 
24 Oct Center Stage, Atlanta, GA – tickets 
26 Oct Duke Energy Centre for the Performing Arts, Raleigh, NC – tickets 
28 Oct Lisner Auditorium, Washington D.C. – tickets 
29 Oct Lisner Auditorium, Washington D.C. – tickets 
31 Oct New Jersey Performing Arts Centre, Newark, NJ – tickets 
02 Nov Merriam Theatre, Philadelphia, PA – tickets 
03 Nov Merriam Theatre, Philadelphia. PA – tickets 
06 Nov Orpheum Theatre, Boston, MA – tickets 
08 Nov The Egg, Albany, NY – tickets 
09 Nov The Egg, Albany, NY – tickets 
11 Nov Miller Symphony Hall, Allentown, PA – tickets
13 Nov Paramount Theatre, Long Island, NY – tickets
15 Nov Capitol Theatre, Port Chester, NY – tickets
17 Nov Beacon Theatre, New York, NY – tickets
18 Nov Beacon Theatre, New York, NY – tickets 
20 Nov Palace Theater, Greensburg, PA – tickets
22 Nov Michigan Theatre, Ann Arbor, MI – tickets 
24 Nov Hard Rock Rocksino, Cleveland, OH – tickets
26 Nov Riverside Theatre, Milwaukee, WI – tickets
 
For more ticket information: https://www.dgmlive.com/tours?liveshow=on
 
With three drummers up front including Pat Mastelotto, Gavin Harrison and Jeremy Stacey, as well as the return of multi-instrumentalist Bill Reiflin on keyboards, guitarist, and original founding member, Robert Fripp, states that this “double quartet formation” is likely to make more noise than ever before. Rounding out the eight piece line up are guitarist and vocalist Jakko Jakszyk, long-time bassist Tony Levin, and saxophonist Mel Collins, who was a mainstay of Crim from 1970-1972. 
 
As well as standard tickets, the band’s label, DGM, also has announced sale of VIP Royal Packages, limited to just 60 per show. Details can be viewed at the label’s interactive and recently redeveloped website, www.dgmlive.com.
 
Here’s what the press have raved about King Crimson’s summer 2017 North American tour:
 
On our final evening at the festival, we were witness to the concert that inevitably proved to be its highlight…The blend of mood, melody, ambiance and atmosphere dazzled the audience, which responded with frequent standing ovations.” – Lee Zimmerman, Goldmine Magazine
 
“Complex musical structures, the power, the intensity and the flight of guitars, flutes and especially drums, the progressive rock of King Crimson unfolded like never…With a dense and complex performance that perfectly coincided with the title of the tour entitled Radical Action, King Crimson took over all the years of his long career, offered new material and transported the music lovers to their rich universe and especially without compromise.” –  YVES LECLERC, Journal de Quebec
 
“Fripp and his band offered an impeccable performance in two stages. No melodies, no flapping, only musicians at the top of their art.” – IAN BUSSIÈRES La Presse, Quebec
 
“The band finally reaps all that it has sown in its many transformations…the company of the good old days got its money’s worth! In short, the king is not dead, far from it, and they still rejoice.” – Réjean Beaucage, Voir.ca
 
There was an undeniable nostalgic thrill to these songs, but considering the unconventional setup and the band’s longstanding aversion to living in the past, they weren’t presented as museum pieces…this remained a celebration from a band that has found a way to honour the scope of its legacy without abandoning its avant-garde principles. Crimson has never sounded more complete, or more joyous, on stage than it does now.” –  Jordan Zivitz, Montreal Gazette
 
“The eclectic setlist covered the bands forty plus years, beginning with 1973’s ‘Larks’ Tongues in Aspic, Part One’ earmarked by one of several Mel Collins’ exemplary solos, then jumped a decade later for the fluid ‘Neurotica’ with Fripp’s hyper-kinetic guitar riffs perched alongside a dizzying high tempo jazz beat. The uniqueness of seeing each of these seasoned musicians working is near indescribable and has to be experienced live, to fully embrace their vision – think of eight master painters working in their own style, but on a common canvas, and you begin to get the idea of things.” – We Heart Music, Minneapolis
 
“As part of their 17-show ‘Radical Action Tour 2017,’ King Crimson made a stop at the Greek Theatre for what can only be succinctly described as nearly three hours of absolute musical bliss — subtle and pastoral on one hand, a cacophony of sonic thrusts on the other.” – Shawn Perry Vintage Rock
 
“While their strong EP of new originals ‘Heroes,’ (in tribute to David Bowie) has devoted fans pleased and open-eared, it’s the rarities from the back catalog that haven’t been played in decades or ever that make this tour’s lineup exceptionally strong. Astounding as it was, King Crimson still has the propensity to tackle songs from all over their vast catalog, while incessantly adding new intersections and elements.” – Dylan Muhlberg, Grateful Web
 
In other news:
 
The band has recently released “The Elements Of King Crimson 2017 Tour Box.” As with previous releases in the “Elements” series, the full variety of King Crimson’s music is presented over 2 CDs! Featuring extracts from rehearsals, new live recordings, elements from studio recordings, full tracks, alternate takes and finished recordings from 1969-2016, many of which make their first appearance on CD. 
 
Every line-up is featured across the double CD set. Of particular interest on the new set is the inclusion on disc 2 of every part of “Larks’ Tongues in Aspic” (some studio, some live) from “Part I” to “Level 5” – interspersed with elements taken from the original studio sessions and rehearsals. 
 
Packaged in a DVD-sized fold out digipak style book case with a 24 page booklet including sleeve notes by co-compiler Sid Smith, photos of memorabilia, full info about the 2016 tour and a number of band and individual photos of the current band line-up. http://shop.schizoidshop.com/the-elements-of-king-crimson—2017-tour-box-p1670.aspx
 
Also, coinciding with the first leg of the tour, King Crimson released a CD EP titled “Heroes – Live In Europe, 2016.” Recorded in Berlin during the band’s 2016 European tour., the EP was released on June 2nd 2017 and, along with “The Elements Of King Crimson 2017 Tour Box,” can be ordered via the shops atwww.dgmlive.com as well as available through traditional retail outlets. The US based Schizoid Shop has recently added a range of new shirts and other band-related merchandise, and offers weekly specials including offers to win free tour tees.www.schizoidshop.com.
 
For more information: www.dgmlive.com
 
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Sabi releases Fleetwood Mac “Dreams” cover + mixtape tracklisting

A day before the release of her mixtape 0 to 60: Love SoundsSabi releases another sneak peak from her debut with a moodier version of Fleetwood Mac‘s 1977 Billboard Hot 100 single “Dreams” from their Rumors album.  PREMIERE: http://www.idolator.com/7493087/sabis-cover-fleetwood-mac-dreams

The singer/songwriter also released the tracklisting from the 11-track mixtape hosted by Power 106’sYesi Oritz and DJ Carisma which features production from G.O.O.D Music artist Ryan McDermott,Mark FeistThe ArsenalsThe Costars, and a guest feature from Young Money’s Tyga.

Tracklisting is as follows below:

1.  Intro (ft. Yesi Ortiz and DJ Carisma) (Prod. Ryan McDermott)2.  Cali Love (ft. Tyga) (Prod. Mark Feist)

3.  Love Sounds (Prod. Ryan McDermott)

4.  Better Than This (Prod. Mark Feist)

5.  Hollywood Romance (Prod. Ryan McDermott, Co-Prod. The Arsenals)

6.  24K (Prod. Jonas Jeberg)

7.  Both of Us (ft. Ryan McDermott) (Prod. Ryan McDermott, Co-Prod. Mike McTaggart)

8.  The Change (Prod. The Costars)

9.  Body Language (Prod. Mark Feist)

10.  Dreams (Cover) (Prod. Ryan McDermott)

11.  Cali Love [Remix] (ft. Tyga) (Prod. Ryan McDermott)

On expectations of the mixtape, the 25-year old reflects, “I want listeners to walk away from hearing this EP and have a real conversation about love, ‘real’ meaning being honest about their fears and scars so that they can begin to heal.  That has been my process this past year and while I feel like my personal growth has been off the charts, there’s still a ways to go.  I just wanna share my experience.”