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MzMuffin has been singing all of her life …..in and out of school and church choirs, she has had music as a very important part of her life.
It is only two years agon that she has decided to go solo,…..and created her album “prelude” that was released in 010.
2011 promises the album “Immuffulation” which will be her most vibrant, expressive and totally original work yet. It exudes a harsh positivity needed for present life.

MzMuffin hopes to collaborate with other artists, as she has a lot of material written just waiting to be recorded,…..
and to grace the stage so that audiences could appreciate the messages she wants to radiate……live!
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Vin – MzMuffin 2012 with lyrics ( from the album Immuffulation)


STEEL SOUL is a Home Grown hard-rock band whose musical influences come from such rock legends as Deep Purple, Whitesnake, Jeff Beck, Rush & Led Zep……!!!

The band comes from Fort Lauderdale Florida, and was created by Tone D Farkas (guitars), Brian Fitzgerald (percussion, keyboards) and The fantastic (Your Name Here) (bass)Our newest member.

STEEL SOUL started touring the local clubs with repeats of classics of Rock’n’Roll. Concerts were starting to attract more people and the first fans made their appearance.
In 2008, for their first participation at Tobacco Road, the famous club in Miami Beach, Florida. STEEL SOUL opening act with a superb show in front of a crowd of about 165.

The band began to feel more confident on stage and the writing and compositions move to a higher level. The work led to the recording of the second album “Escape From Dominance” in 2012 which contains 10 tracks. This quality production is due to the talent of drummer Brian Fitzgerald, and the guitar player Tone D. Farkas. This album sounds much more professional than the first one.
“Escape From Dominance” will allowed STEEL SOUL the distribution of the two albums.

During the first part of 2012, STEEL SOUL have experienced many new opportunities and have increased their fan base to the tune of over 10,000.

Today, the band always hopes finding a biggest deal with a major and is preparing the recording of a third album in 2010 (surely the best one!!) and a new series of gigs across the USA with their new bassist (Your Name Here), who has been a major influence in the new songs written by the new STEEL SOUL.

So prepare yourself to a big dose of rock n’ roll, and amazing live performance guaranteed!!

http://www.reverbnation.com/steelsoul

SteelSoul Alien Hunter


Michelle in Alaska

 

http://www.reverbnation.com/michelletrumpler

 

Michelle Trumpler was born October 22, 1985 in Alaska. She has been playing piano since the age of 4. She attended the University of Miami’s Frost School of Music in Coral Gables, FL, where she studied jazz piano, and graduated with a B.A. in Music Engineering and Computer Science in 2008. Her credits include working with famed Latin producer and songwriter Estefano in 2009-2010, as an engineer and programmer, completing the debut studio album of Colombian singer and actress Natalia Betancurt, Teknarkia. Trumpler also formed the electronic dance duo P&M, along with Latin producer Pedro Namerow (Chayanne, Paulina Rubio, Marc Anthony, Thalia), and they released their first single in December 2010, called “Get Intimate”. She wrote two songs on Brazilian recording artist Wanessa Camargo’s Gold album titled DNA which was released on July 28, 2011 by Sony Music Entertainment. She is currently producing and writing for Pitbull’s artist Madai on his Mr. 305 inc. Label, and wrote and produced her debut single, “Mayday”. Trumpler now resides in Miami Beach, FL

 

Michelle

 

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http://www.reverbnation.com/jacquelineamira

 

http://www.myspace.com/jacquelineamira

 

I’m an old soul… I guess you can say I’m something of a goodie two shoes too…I don’t even swear… ever! ^^ I was the kid that had perfect grades, big glasses, got picked on a lot too…I am a true Disney kid… it was all I watched growing up!! well that and Power Rangers… LOL for me music is a form of therapy… Sang in school choir since I was 7…I enrolled into John Robert Powers in 2005… I was chosen to compete in IPOP Los Angeles in 2006 and I did very well!! I took home awards for both acting and singing… I also hold the title of Miss Florida Co-ed Idol 2007! (still have the crown & sash btw and I wear it on my birthday every year!!! LOL) I do speak multiple languages too… Before I was singing and performing pieces that I really didn’t feel a connection to… all that is about to change….


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Having been released from prison (Georgia Dept. of Corrections), in 1991 for Armed Robbery, I moved to Pensacola, FL. to serve a 5-year Probation Term. I dealt crack and powdered cocaine, and marijuana. I used powder cocaine and marijuana; snorting cocaine for 3 years, and lacing marijuana with cocaine daily. I coped with life by remaining numb to the vices that had me bound. But GOD…
May 19, 2000, I had a ‘Damascus Road experience’ where I had to go to jail and be audibly spoken to by GOD, HIMSELF…”you can either serve ME, or I can make it so that you can spend the rest of your life behind bars.” I am so Grateful, because not only was I set free from physical Imprisonment, but HE set me free from Soulish & Spiritual Bondage (as I still, today, remain on the POTTER’S WHEEL). It is GOD’S Grace and Mercy, the Blood of JESUS CHRIST, and “every Word that proceeds out of the mouth of GOD {especially 2 Corinthians 5:17} that allows GOD’S Glory to be Revealed, continuously:
May 2000 (Easter Sunday) – Salvation, by Faith through Grace in JESUS CHRIST;
October 2000 – Baptism of the Holy Ghost, and Fire;
June 2002 – called as a Minister of the Gospel of JESUS CHRIST;
November 2002 – High School Teacher 2002-2004;
May 2003 – Teacher (Staff Member) of the Year 2002-2003;
December 2003 – received A.S. in Education, Magna Cum Laude (Valedictorian);
August 2004 – 4th Grade Teacher 2004-2005;
October 2006 – released 1st Cd : ‘Testimonial Exhortations’;
July 2007 – received Clemency from Governor Charlie Crist;
December 2009 – established 501(c) 3 organization : Trance/Formers, Inc.;
December 2009 – released 2nd Cd : ‘Apostolic Parables’;
April 2010 – began Outreach Radio Broadcast on WRNE 980AM, “Keepin’ it JESUS”
September 2010 – opening act for BET Sunday’s Best;
October 2010 – released 3rd Cd : ‘I gotta go. . .’ (Mixtape)

 

http://www.reverbnation.com/saintnik


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STEEL SOUL is a Home Grown hard-rock band whose musical influences come from such rock legends as Deep Purple, Whitesnake, Jeff Beck, Rush & Led Zep……!!!

The band comes from Fort Lauderdale Florida, and was created by Tone D Farkas (guitars), Brian Fitzgerald (percussion, keyboards) and The fantastic Serge Kaltchenko (bass)Our newest member.

STEEL SOUL started touring the local clubs with repeats of classics of Rock’n’Roll. Concerts were starting to attract more people and the first fans made their appearance.
In 2008, for their first participation at Tobacco Road, the famous club in Miami Beach, Florida. STEEL SOUL opening act with a superb show in front of a crowd of about 165.

The band began to feel more confident on stage and the writing and compositions move to a higher level. The work led to the recording of the second album “Escape From Dominance” in 2010 which contains 10 tracks. This quality production is due to the talent of drummer Brian Fitzgerald, and the guitar player Tone D. Farkas. This album sounds much more professional than the first one.
“Escape From Dominance” will allowed STEEL SOUL the distribution of the two albums.

During the first part of 2010, STEEL SOUL have experienced many new opportunities and have increased their fan base to the tune of over 8,000.

Today, the band always hopes finding a biggest deal with a major and is preparing the recording of a third album in 2010 (surely the best one!!) and a new series of gigs across the USA with their new bassist Ron Nigro, who has been a major influence in the new songs written by the new STEEL SOUL.

So prepare yourself to a big dose of rock n’ roll, and amazing live performance guaranteed!!

 

http://www.reverbnation.com/steelsoul

Genres: Rock / Hard Rock / SteelSoul
Management: SteelSoul Productions, MusicXray, Newusb

SteelSoul Alien Hunter


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From Queens, New York, But Now Resides In Jacksonville, FL, Born October 4th 1989, American Hip Hop Artist David D. started writing at the age of 12. “It was more to just pass the time in class because I always seemed to finish my work before every one else. So I’d just take out my pad and start writing. Looking back it was kinda wack, but it rhymed!” The artist said during our interview. When he turned 15 years old he wrote a song entitled “Ketchup On Ya Fries” which was a comedic song about getting high and going to McDonald’s. “My friends loved it, especially ’cause I was a fat kid rapping about food. It was mad funny but it got me respect as a songwriter at a young age from my peers.” As he got older and times changed he started to take more of a serious approach to his work. “I started writing about girls, and how they made me feel. Life, and how it made me feel. I started getting more personal.” He changed his name from Young Promo to David D. because he felt like his music was going in a different direction. Feeling the need to reinvent himself to accomodate the new inspiration. “I wanted people to know they were getting me. My heart. My soul. My passion. David.” With the new change and approach to his writing he went to work and produced the mixtape “Random NOThingZ”, which featured many mainstream beats where David attempted to prove his flow has graduated with versatile and uncanny wordplay, metaphors, and similies. His use of syllables and his signature “Run-Off” verses provided all that was needed to turn heads. “Man, when that dropped. It was like I didn’t have to prove anything to my family anymore. It’s like they understood why I cared so much. It’s all I ever wanted, was for them to understand.” Using the buzz from his recent drop, David went on to create a hip-hop group dubbed “TeaM FLySh*T”. A group of artists that have grown and worked with David throughout his years. “I wanted to help get these guys on. They all have crazy talent and I enjoy each of their personalities. They’re my family and I knew at a young age that I would have to be the one that helped them reach success.” While working with his team he found an ad on Facebook for Def Jam distributed track “Goin Kanye”. There was a contest being held to win the official remix spot. “At first I was like, nah, not gonna submit. But then i listened to the beat and I just felt the words come. So I wrote. I realized that it could definitely be a hit so i submitted. The next day I received an email from the music group and it asked me to provide another verse. So I did. I later received another email stating I had won the contest and would be receiving promotional support from the music group. Needless to say, I flipped!” Now, armed with his team, buzz, and unmatched lyricism, David D. is on a mission to get to the top. “I’ve been doing this for a minute now, and I pride myself in not sounding like the rest of the rappers in Jacksonville. Not to knock their hustle, its just that they all sound alike. It gives us a bad name and promotes us as a mini-Atlanta. That’s not okay. We have the talent to stand with the Lil Waynes, the Eminems, the Jay-Zs and the Drakes. My team is built on the fact and we will prove it.”

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IM GUD! Live BY David D.


Addis

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ADDIS (a.k.a. Raptile) is an artist, producer and songwriter.

ADDIS was signed to Sony BMG in Europe and sold over 250,000 units overseas (worldwide sales approx. 500,000 units).

His catalogue of songs from Europe are available in the US on iTunes GLOBAL TAKEOVER 1-4. He has performed alongside many American acts such as Xzibit, Strong Arm Steady and Trey Songz.

His song “Neva Eva” was featured in the video game NBA Live 07 (EA Sports).Addis a.k.a Raptile’s album, “Classic Material“ went to # 8 on the German media control charts. His international career continues with the release of his 3rd single, “MY EVERYTHING” featuring Jamaican reggae superstar Wayne Wonder, whose it-single “No Letting Go” was top 10 worldwide in 2003.
He moved to Florida in January 2007.

His Artist Lionezz participated in ego trip’s Miss Rap Supreme aired on VH1 early 2008.

In 2010 ADDIS and his newly formed American-European Supergroup “Follow Your Instinct” released the Club Banger “Disco”.
The song hit the US Billboard Hot Singles Top 30 for 9 weeks peaking at #9.
The song also hit US Billboard Hot R&B/HipHop Singles Top10 for 8 weeks peaking at #6

http://www.reverbnation.com/addis

 

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Addis feat. Viper (Follow Your Instinct) – Murderer

 

 


MELODY MOROS

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MELODY Vocalist – Country Pop Rock
MELODY MOROS IS AN EXTREMELY VERSATILE VOCALIST THAT WAS BORN IN THE SUBURB’S OF DETROIT..HER PASSION FOR MUSIC AND SINGING HAS BEEN ONGOING SINCE THE AGE OF TEN WHEN SHE BEGAN SINGING IN HER CHURCH CHOIR AND STATE FAIRS..SHE HAS AN AMAZING CHECKLIST OF SONG’S RANGING FROM GOSPEL TO HEAVY METAL.MELODY’S STAGE PRESENCE CAN BRING ENVY TO EVEN THE MOST SEASONED PROFESSIONAL MUSICIANS.SHE HAS BEEN FORTUNATE ENOUGH TO WORK WITH SOME INCREDIBLE MUSICIANS IN BAND’S SUCH AS “MEDUSA”,”SHOT GUN”,”THE RANDY BLACK BAND”,”DANGERPOINT” AND “WISH”.WORKING WITH THE J.W.STONE AGENCY HER BAND DANGERPOINT TOURED JAPAN”HER KEYBOARD PLAYER FROM DANGERPOINT JIMMIE BONES TROMBLEY IS NOW WITH KID ROCK AND HAS WORKED WITH HANK WILLIAMS III AND UNCLE KRACKER.I CONTINUE TO BE AWE STRUCK BY MELODY’S SINGING RESUME WITH IT’S LONG LIST OF ACHIEVEMENT’S, HONOR’S AND AWARD’S”INCLUDING:FEMALE VOCAL FINALIST CATCH A RISING STAR COMPETITION AT “THE FAMOUS EDEN ROCK HOTEL” IN MIAMI – MODELING & FEMALE VOCAL FINALIST. ORANGE BLOSSOM COUNTRY MUSIC ASSOC. FLORIDA COUNTY FINALS(OBCMAI) 2ND PLACE FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR IN NEW COUNTRY CATEGORY 2ND PLACE FOR ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR IN NEW COUNTRY CATEGORY. ORANGE BLOSSOM COUNTRY MUSIC ASSOC.FLORIDA STATE FINALS(OBCMAI-NACMAI)4TH PLACE FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR. CAT COUNTRY RADIO 107.1 COUNTRY’S NEXT STAR?CONTEST THIS WAS AN ONLINE CONTEST TO SEE WHO WOULD OPEN THE SHOW FOR CRAIG MORGAN AT THE COCONUT FESTIVAL in CAPE CORAL, FLORIDA..HER VERSION OF”UNCHAINED MELODY” WAS CHOSEN IN THE TOP 27 AND MADE THE TOP TEN FINALS!!!!!TODAY SHE IS ACCOMPLISHING ANOTHER GOAL’S AS SHE PREPARE’S A DEMO DISC OF HER ORIGINAL SONG’S..SHE WAS DESTINED TO BE A BRIGHT SHINING STAR..HER ONGOING SHINING LIGHT CONTINUE’S TO ILLUMINATE THE HEART’S OF ANYONE THAT HEARS HER SING TODAY..HER BUBBLEY UPBEAT PERSONALITY IS A BLESSING TO FAMILY AND FRIEND’S..I CONSIDER IT A PLEASURE TO KNOW SUCH AN AMAZING TALENTED ARTIST AS MELODY.

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Genres: Country / Pop / Rock
I am a Country/Pop/Rock Singer who was born and raised in the suburbs of Detroit.I started singing in my church choir in 3rd grade and continued singing in chorus in school. I found my PASSION in music and have been singing ever since. Music has always surrounded my life growing up. Our Sunday’s after church, were spent out at the Lake or horse back riding in the country. I can remember our family’s Sunday afternoon jam sessions at home. My father would grab his accordian, my sister on the organ, Bongo’s or Spoons and rest was history….. At a young age I performed on WXYZ-TV “Starlit Stairway” Talent Show and also appeared as the monthly Guest Star. I also performed at The Michigan State Fair, Peach Festival in Romeo Michigan and did many USO Shows for the service men. As well as many Hospital Benefits. My parents were great supporters! My mother took time out of her busy schedule to travel me around at my young age. I have been in the following bands in Detroit doing the club circuit ” Medusa” Female Vocalist/Rock Band “Shot Gun” Female Vocalist/Pop/Top 40 Band ” The Randy Black Band” (2) Female Vocalists/Top 40 Band ” WISH” Lead Vocalist/Metal / Studio work Club Circuit and Concerts- J.W. Stone Agency(6 Month Japan Tour) “DANGER POINT” Female Vocalist/Top 40 Band In the 90’s I moved to Paradise (S/W Florida),due to my father’s health condition. And have been here ever since… I have always listened to a wide variety of music.Country being close to my heart… My father who is now deceased, was a hugh Hank Williams fan. His favorite song was “Your Cheating Heart”. I have performed as a “MADONNA” Impersonator with an Elvis impersonator at various Dinner Shows. I also sang on the Carnival Cruise Ship and have competed in various singing competitions. ACHIEVEMENTS – HONORS – AWARDS Flamingo Island Singing Contest – Championship Female Vocal Finalist Catch A Rising Star (Miami) – Female Vocal Finalist Orange Blossom Country Music Assoc (OBCMAI) Collier County Competiton- Catagory New Country – 2nd PLACE Female Vocalist Of The Year Catagory Performer New County- 2nd PLACE Female Entertainer Of The Year STATE Competition- Catagory New Country – 4th PLACE Female Vocalist Of The Year Cat Country Radio 107.1 Country’s NEXT STAR? Contest (This was an online voting contest to see who would open the show for Craig Morgan at the Coconut Festival) Song “Unchained Melody” from my CD was choosen as the Top 27 and I than Made the The TOP TEN Finalist!!!! My mother alway told me “Let the Light shine your way and the Stars guide your Steps

“THE WAY IT USED TO BE”

 


The Cruxshadows

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Independent dark electronic band from Florida, Cruxshadows went on to become one the premier indie electro-pop bands throughout the 90’s and 2000’s, redefining gothic into something less stereotypical. Founded by frontman Rogue, The Cruxshadows created a hybrid sound of synthesizer based music countered by electric violin and guitar. Known for their exciting live performances (which include choreographed dancers singing backup vocals), their positive message, and their deep hook filled club songs and anthems, this is a band that has made a career of thinking outside the “music industry box.” Their popularity and accessibility has allowed them to generate a sizable worldwide fan base and a large international appeal.

The Cruxshadows

 

 

One of the most enduring acts of the entire Darkwave subculture is the Florida based group The Crüxshadows. Originally formed in 1992, The Crüxshadows have consistently delivered their positive message through the portal of synth pop hooks and dark electronics to a massive international fan base of followers. From their self-released debut, the 1993 album Night Crawls In, right through to the present, The Crüxshadows have formulated their success out of old fashioned hard work.  They have logged an impressive one thousand plus performances in over thirty countries via their many marathon-like tours.

 

With the release of the seminal Telemetry of a Fallen Angel (existing in a few incarnations prior to Dancing Ferret Discs’ version in 1997), The Crüxshadows enjoyed their first defining moment courtesy of the infinitely catchy dance floor anthem “Marilyn My Bitterness.” With additional strong releases including The Mystery of the Whisper (1999), Until the Voices Fade (1999) and Paradox Addendum (2000) backed by lengthy tours, The Crüxshadows were able to build a legion of diversified fans consisting of everything from jarheads to gamers to anime & role playing enthusiasts.

 

While the lineup has indeed changed over the years, one constant has remained the same; Rogue, the vocalist, leader and mastermind of The Crüxshadows has directed his troupe towards an unconventional and lofty goal. “I want to change the world with music, I want people to find hope within themselves.  I want them to know that anything is possible if you believe and follow through.  I think that music has the power to inspire and move people to do amazing things” he muses.  He is not alone in his belief.  Their fans seem to believe it too.  The bands motto “live love be believe” is everywhere, and many of their supporters will tell you that the lyrics have changed their lives in some way.  This isn’t exactly typical for a band most often identified as gothic or dark-wave.  The Crüxshadows are not concerned. “Goth isn’t about being a stereotype” the front-man complains, “its about being who you want to be… about not running from yourself or your emotions.”  The charismatic singer/songwriter/producer understands an audience and tends to deliver his dramatic croon right in their laps.  Nothing they do is exactly new, but how they do it is completely unique.  The lyrics are deep and meaningful, the stage show is dynamic and entertaining, and the music is hooky and inspired by pop.  But pop it is not. It is a hybrid music that exists in a place just left of everyday, and just right of never-ever.

 

The band has maintained a surprising consistency despite the personnel turnovers that have plagued it in recent years.  Jessica Lackey, a singer/dancer who married Rogue in 2007, and keyboardist Jen Jawidzik, who was once Rogue and Jessica’s roommate, have stuck with it for the better part of the last decade.  “When we have to find someone new, I feel like sometimes they don’t understand all the hard work that was necessary for us to get to that point” Jessica states flatly, “It is not difficult to under-appreciate everything the band has accomplished, so people move on because they have not invested the same energy into the project.”  While the shows and the music continues to get better, that magically ‘permanent’ combination of personalities has continued to elude them.  The band has had a difficult time keeping guitar players and dancers in particular, but has seen turnover in almost every position.  These days Crüxshadows has Rogue backed by a mostly female band of new wave latex clad gypsies, and boasts an original mix of violins, dancers, guitars, and electronics. Tight and well-practiced, the seven performers interact on stage with clockwork like precision.  The audience is captivated.  Some of them scream.  Some of them sing along.  A few others stare at the stage dumbfounded.

 

Although The Crüxshadows maintain a strong fan base in their native United States, their most perceptible success seems to be  focused in Europe.   It is not uncommon for the band to share stages with the likes of Ladytron, Prodigy, The Cure, or even Bjork. The 2002 Tears EP topped the Deutsche Alternative Charts for months, a practice that has continued with all subsequent releases soaring to the DAC’s Top 10. “I don’t think we’re actually more popular there (In Europe)” says Rogue, “It just seems like there is more access to our fans.  What we do has more acceptance by the powers that be.  In America it feels like all of our victories are covered up or are unacknowledged by the media.”  2002 also saw the release of their fifth full-length album Wishfire; a fan favorite that featured the Euro hit “Tears” and a number of other dark dance mainstays. Similarly the follow-up album Ethernaut (released in 2003) brought the band what has become one of its most notable tracks, the European club anthem entitled “Winterborn (This Sacrifice).”

 

Remixes and special versions of songs have kept there fans satiated when no new traditional album lay on the horizon.  In 2004 Fortress In Flames was released featuring a cover by the popular American artist Chad Michael Ward.  There The Crüxshadows’ material was remixed by peers like the Dutch legends Clan of Xymox and German industrial giants In Strict Confidence.  Each year has seen some new disc from the band, and they come in a variety of formats.  The year 2005 witnessed the release of their first DVD Shadowbox.  The DVD is highlighted by a 2004 performance before a rabid crowd of 15,000 at the Wave-Gotik-Treffen in Leipzig Germany, where the ‘call and response’ raw energy the band delves out is served right back by an adoring audience.

 

In 2006 the band would seem to breakaway from their underground moniker.  The addictive single “Sophia” impressively debuted on the Billboard Hot Dance Singles Sales Charts in September at position #1, replacing Beyoncé in the top spot while landing  #7 on the Hot 100 Singles Sales Chart.  “We couldn’t believe it, doors began to open.  It was as if we couldn’t be ignored anymore, after a decade and a half we seemed to be getting some respect.  The local news in Florida even put us on the nightly news to get our take on the whole thing”, the frontman recalls.  The following year was pivotal for The Crüxshadows; in May the band successfully toured China performing at the Midi Open-Air Festival in Beijing, in the presence of many thousands of new fans. Later that year the band released the highly anticipated Dreamcypher album that contained yet another Billboard #1 Dance Single with the song “Birthday.”  This time the band climbed into the #2 spot on the Hot 100 Singles Sales Chart.  With Dreamcypher, The Crüxshadows melded their fondness for 1980s Synth Pop/New Romantic sounds with modern Euro dance nuances into perfection.  Dreamcypher joins the aforementioned shimmering “Sophia” and “Birthday” with the guitar fronted “Defender” and the majestic sounding “Eye of the Storm.”  The infectious disc would become The Crüxshadows’ best selling album to date both in the United States and abroad.

 

The following year witnessed another single marching up the Billboard charts.  “Immortal” continued the bands musical string of hits, despite the loss of violinist Rachel McDonnell.  David Wood and JoHanna Moresco stepped in as an electric violining duo who not only safe-guarded the signature instrument of the band, but expanded it by way of rich layering and counterpoint melodies impossible in previous years.  2008 also saw the band’s label Dancing Ferret Discs, withdraw from actively releasing new material.  This left the band to deal with a large number of new and unforeseen issues,  and delayed their plans to release a new full length album.

 

While The Crüxshadows spent most of 2009 touring in Europe, the band still managed to release yet another successful Billboard charting single in America.   “Quicksilver” debuted just in time for their annual appearance at Atlanta’s famed Dragon*Con Convention before an impressive capacity crowd of several thousand of their most loyal fans. “I think the new single, and really the most recent releases in general, are our most polished and well written work” says Rogue, “but there are still those in the scene, and in the business in general, that just think the whole thing is just dumb luck.”  The single was the first release from  Wishfire Records, a new label founded by the band, and eventually reached #1 on The Billboard Hot Dance Singles Sales Charts and #2 on The Billboard Hot 100 Singles Sales Charts.  Seemingly too pop for many critics and too underground for the industry, the band has apparently found the perfect balance for the people who matter the most to them; their fans.

 

The Crüxshadows have played by their own rules, and who is to say in a world of declining sales and illegal internet downloads that they haven’t gotten the balance right.  Time will tell.  For now, The Crüxshadows continue to defy as well as define the odds, and their dark yet positive machine continues to roll.

 

-by Brian Rogers, for public use.
Here it is. The highly anticipated video for The Cruxshadows’ new hit song “Quicksilver”. In late November of 2009, “Quicksilver” reached the #1 position on the Billboard Hot Dance Singles Sales Chart as well as the #2 position on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Sales Chart


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