After 25 Years Tora Tora Return with Bastards of Beale – New Track Released

After 25 Years Tora Tora Return with Bastards of Beale – New Track Released

It’s been a long time coming but Memphis blues rockers Tora Tora are officially back! The first single from the upcoming Bastards of Beale album, ‘Rose of Jericho’ is now out. The track is rife with hard-hitting bluesy riffs as well as soulful vocals delivered by Anthony Corder. The full album won’t be released until February on Frontiers Records but this sonic sampling will have to tide us over. The band states in the following…

Share This:
Read More

Vinnie Vincent Special vol6 – Ep341

Vinnie Vincent Special vol6 – Ep341

Promoter Joe D’Angelo joins us for Vinnie Vincent Special vol6; our thoughts on Miami, Memphis, and more. We said we’d never do another one of these but with recent events taking place, we had to chime in. In this latest volume, Joe tells us about his experience booking and working with Vinnie Vincent. Vinnie appeared in Miami for The Gathering KISS Kruise Preparty. He appeared for two meet and greet days as well as a…

Share This:
Read More

WHITESIDE’s DAUGHTER – Act 1 (EP Review)

WHITESIDE’s DAUGHTER – Act 1 (EP Review)

WHITESIDE’S DAUGHTER – BIO Whiteside’s Daughter are a new band from Mississippi and Alabama.  They are streaming, for a limited period, what is what we would call in the old days “Side 1” of their album.  This goes out under the title of Act 1. They describe themselves as “Southern Gothic Prog” which is certainly a first as far as I am aware. The album is called The Life You Save.  It is a concept…

Share This:
Read More

Tora Tora Sign with Frontiers – New Album Expected 2019

Tora Tora Sign with Frontiers – New Album Expected 2019

Memphis hard rock legends Tora Tora have signed with Frontiers Records. Recording will commence in 2018 for a tentative early 2019 album release. Known for their blues-tinged rock sound, Tora Tora was a big part of a late 80s buzz in the Memphis rock scene. Their debut album, Surprise Attack, received radio and MTV attention on the singles ‘Walkin Shoes‘, ‘Guilty‘, and ‘Phantom Rider‘. Sophomore release, Wild America, failed to get a foothold to propel…

Share This:
Read More

Tora Tora Wild America Unleashed w/Anthony Corder

Tora Tora Wild America Unleashed w/Anthony Corder

We return with the latest installment of our Albums Unleashed series and this one is Wild! Aaron and Chris return this week along with special guest Anthony Corder to discuss the fantastic 1992 A&M Records release of Tora Tora’s Wild America. This album hit the shelves amidst a tidal wave of grunge music that was taking over the airwaves. The musical climate at the time relegated it to a slot just outside the Billboard Top…

Share This:
Read More