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Dubbed "champion of the riff" by Nashville Scene, Justin brings a highly original yet rooted approach, paying tributes to Hendrix-flavored rock and Buddy Guy-inspired blues!
NASHVILLE, TN, September 04, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- The highly anticipated sophomore album, VoLcanO, from Nashvillian Justin Kalk and his Orchestra is now available for pre-order on iTunes and, as of September 16th, digital music retailers including: Amazon, Xbox, Google Music and many of your favorite online stores worldwide.
With the pre-order already underway, VoLcanO will be available digitally on September 16, 2014 and via order for the exclusive audiophile quality red vinyl edition. The album features twelve powerful electronic rock music tracks recorded by Justin and his core band consisting of Steo Britton on Bass and Jeremy Williams on drums at the legendary Blackbird Studio [Nashville, TN - Kings of Leon, The Raconteurs]. The Grammy winning Producer, Tom Hambridge [Buddy Guy, Jonny Lang, Susan Tedeschi], directed the effort and contributed songwriting assistance. Included is custom artwork from renowned "Gonzo" artist Ralph Steadman, revered for his work with Rolling Stone magazine, Hunter S. Thompson's Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas and craft beer maker Flying Dog Brewery.
The band is hosting an official release party in their homebase of Nashville on September 28 for Lightning 100's weekly concert series, Nashville Sunday Nights at one of Nashville's iconic venues, 3rd and Lindsley. An east coast tour will follow in support of VoLcanO, with shows in Philadelphia, New York City and their hometown of Frederick, MD.
John Heithaus, the album's executive producer and a managing partner of Nashville based SuperStar Records said: "Artists like Justin come around only a few times in a generation. We love that his musical and artistic styles aligns magnificently with the spirit and dynamism shown in Mr. Steadman's illustrations. We think this presents fans around the globe with a fresh look at the next generation of rockers." For his part, Kalk says: "This album's been a creative brainchild born of the incredible collective labor of a team of innovative, talented and dedicated musicians. We also dedicate it to the club owners and promoters that help us reach audiences and, of course our growing fan base around the world in the "Orchestra Pit."
Dubbed "champions of the riff" by Nashville Scene, the Justin Kalk Orchestra brings a highly original yet rooted approach, paying tributes to Hendrix-flavored rock and Buddy Guy-inspired blues coupled with fiery guitar solos, orchestral compositions and a delivery that leaves you only wanting more!
About SSR: For too many years, musicians have struggled to break free from the 'chains that bind them' from the traditional record company machine and locked distribution system. In today's social business age, a new paradigm emerges -- a full service label that provides independent and established artists alike with a fully customized digital platform to reach audiences worldwide. Superstar Records provides conception-to-digital delivery support to Artists on a full 'ala carte' basis.
Our Artists directly participate in the ownership and control of their music and, also, maintain a 24/7 forum to communicate with fans old and new, market merchandise, gain critical audience feedback and connect fans to live performances and happenings (in person or on the web) around the globe. SSR Artists include the Grammy Winner Tom Hambridge, Quinn Sullivan, Jack Mack and the Heart Attack Horns, Andrew Morstein and the Justin Kalk Orchestra.
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