MASS – Sea Of Black / release: 23.04.2010

Formed in 1980, this dedicated hard rock band from the Boston area has had numerous accomplishments. Most notably, they have sold over 100,000 albums worldwide and  performed with great acts such as Hanoi Rocks, Molly Hatchet, Winger, Stryper, Cheap Trick, Girlschool, Frank Marino and Mahogany Rush, Hurricane, Grim Reaper, Steven Stills and The Ramones along with many many others. Their first self titled EP with producer Jon Mathias was recorded at The Record Plant in New York City. The EP sold over 10,000 copies in the Boston area alone, and was enough to get record companies’ attention. Their first major label debut, “New Birth” with the single “Do You Love Me”, was number one for over six weeks at many radio stations along the east coast. In 1987 it was followed by “Mass”, “Take You Home”, “Mass” and “Voices in the Night” which was produced by Michael Sweet of Stryper. In 2007 Escape Music released “Crack Of Dawn” and excited old fans of the band as well as attracting many new ones. It’s now 2010 and the band have been working harder than ever for the new release Sea Of Black, an album that is chock full of ripping guitars and driving rhythms. Mass have always been a tight sounding four piece that have excelled in great songwriting and blinding musicianship. Although essentially a hard rock band Mass know how to hit the right notes with a ballad or two and they pour on the passion with ease. Astounding music…

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