BLESSED BY A BROKEN HEART premiere video for “Rockin’ All Night”
Second video released from celebrated album Feel The Power, in stores now from Tooth & Nail Records
Jun 26, 2012 – International glam-rock consortium BLESSED BY A BROKEN HEART are pleased to let fans know that the rock stops for no clock with the premiere of their new video for boisterous track “Rockin’ All Night.” The video marks the band’s second from their latest album, Feel The Power – released earlier this year on Tooth & Nail Records.
Directed by the acclaimed Robby Starbuck, “Rockin’ All Night” perfectly encapsulates BLESSED BY A BROKEN HEART – a pulse-raising blast of glammed-up metal which has been praised by critics for embracing the glorious shred metal of the ’80s while still offering something singularly fun, inventive and sharply relevant for today. Released just in time for summer, the song is the perfect toast to motorcycles, all-night parties and glory days.
Watch “Rockin’ All Night”:
The follow-up to the band’s celebrated 2008 album Pedal to the Metal (Century Media), Feel the Power finds BLESSED BY A BROKEN HEART shrugging off metalcore trappings in favor of something more heartfelt. “The whole band is still obsessed with the ’80s, and that’s bled into our lifestyles. It’s not just when we’re on tour: We all kind of dress ’80s; we still have mullets. It’s become part of our lives,” explains singer Tony Gambino.
Like any artist with a notable body of work, BLESSED has experienced a near constant evolution over the past eight years, in some part due to lineup changes, but mostly due to a stylistic progression away from pure metalcore in favor of more traditional metal and hard rock. One listen to Feel The Power confirms that not only is this not the same band that recorded All Is Fair, but that that very fact is their saving grace. Staying ahead of the curve and distancing themselves from the pack is the key to BLESSED BY A BROKEN HEART‘s longevity, and the reason the new album will resonate with even the most veteran headbangers.
Select Praise For ‘Feel The Power’:
“[A] blend of DragonForce, Andrew W.K. and Avenged Sevenfold… the totally over-the-top ‘Holdin’ Back For Nothin” will absolutely explode mosh pits.” – Alternative Press
“Feel The Power is Blessed By A Broken Heart’s best work yet… bigger, better and heavier than anything they have done before” – Substream Music Press
“Unabashedly retro… lots of fun” – Outburn
“High-octane hard rock.” – Noisecreep
“a sound that’s true to the past and true to the present. Could [Blessed By a Broken Heart] be on to our future’s new musical trend?.” – HM
“Feel The Power cascades the listener with nuclear energy and an overwhelming amount of sound” – Hopecore
“An ear-candy overload of kick ass hair-metal with all the screaming guitars, massive hooks, mega-choruses, and stacked harmonies you could ask for. This album is a shred-metal smorgasbord…bringing serious muscle to the glam metal game. (9/10)” — Hard Rock Haven
“[Blessed By A Broken Heart] has revitalized their sound by bringing heavy influences of hair metal to the 80′s mix, making this a highly enjoyable metal release (8/10).” – Lexington Music Press
“Shred guitar that could go on for days … Blessed By a Broken Heart are doing their part to keep the ’80s alive.” – Rock Edition
“Blessed By A Broken Heart may have just hit a home run.” – Alternative Revolt
“[Feel The Power has] a distinct sense of fun, arena-sized fun, that is” – Blistering