Weaver (guitars), Justin Rimer (Guitar), Michael McManus (drums)–will release
their fourth album, ONLY HUMAN, August 23 on the Executive Music Group label via Fontana/Universal.
Saliva), who had previously worked with 12 STONES on 2007’s ANTHEM FOR THE UNDERDOG, which was inspired by the effects of Hurricane Katrina on their hometown of New Orleans.
As singer Paul McCoy recently explained to Revolvermag.com: “One of the things
that I love about this record is that there are so many different things. We’ve
got some songs that are really heavy and then some really nice songs that have a
full orchestra behind them. There’s a lot of variety on this record. Those 12
Stones fans that like the heavy stuff, we’ve got something for them. And the 12
Stones people who like ‘Lie to Me’ and stuff like that, we’ve got plenty of
songs in there for them as well. This album’s our most mature for
The New Orleans band’s previous albums and singles have sold over two million copies in the U.S., in addition to singer Paul McCoy winning a Grammy® Award for “Best Hard Rock Performance” for his contribution on
Evanescence’s “Bring Me To Life” smash hit single which went on to sell over 14
million albums worldwide. The band has also garnered multiple GMA Dove
Nominations for their singles “Broken” and “Lie To Me.”
Stay tuned for further album details and news about the
band’s forthcoming summer tour.
The first single, ‘Coming for You‘, will be featured on an upcoming commercial for Erik Buell Racing.
According to a press release, this new offering will in no way mirror any of Michael’s recent work. From its musical conceptions to its presentation, Wratchet Head will be an entirely new interpretation of exactly what you would hope and expect to hear from an artist whose roots run deep in the hard rock/heavy metal genres.
“There were no unwanted ‘hands in the mix’ guiding or dictating the album’s direction, thus making the creative process wide open for Michael and the band,” says RPR President Joe O’Brien.
With renowned West Coast vocalist Rane Stone, heavy-handed drummer Adam Clark, guitarist Jesse Paul, bassist Steve Jackson, and a couple of TBA guest surprises, Wratchet Head will quickly establish itself as a force to be reckoned with.
Featured track titles include: ‘Coming for You‘, ‘Doomsday‘, ‘Your Confession‘, ‘All For You‘, ‘Only Human‘, ‘Broken‘, ‘Black And Cold‘, ‘Defy‘ and more.
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