Formed in Nashville, TN-SHIROCK has just released Everything Burns (Deluxe) produced by Jay Ruston (The Donnas, Everclear, Matisyahu, and Cold War Kids) release includes eight new or unreleased tracks, 20 tracks in total, CD available at all digital outlets on The Movement Group with distribution through RED and specialized marketing efforts via CEN-Creative Entertainment Network. SHIROCK (pronounced SHY-ROCK) is: Chuck Shirock – lead vocals, guitar, Pap Shirock – lead vocals, keys, Adam Gatchel – drums, Kevin Whitsett – bass, Evan Weatherford – lead guitar.
“Shirock goes for a massive arena pop-rock sound that ebbs and
flows with emotion”
– HM Magazine
See SHIROCK at SXSW with Amy Stroup and The Bridge at Esther’s Follies Friday March 18.
Amy Stroup: 1:15pm
The Bridges: 3:15pm
Creating quite a buzz as an independent artist, Amy Stroup communicates what she knows is true about life in melodic lyric and verse. Amy has released four albums under her own label including, The Other Side of Love | Session One. She partnered with Grammy award-winning producer Nathan Chapman on the project to deliver delicately honest lyrics, pure vocals and smart instrumentation.
On her latest release, she has taken a less conventional approach and collaborated with a few good friends and producer Thomas Doeve to release the next three sessions of The Other Side of Love. Session Two features “Hold Onto Hope, Love”, “Chin Up”, “Odds of Being Alone”, and more as heard and featured on ABC’s Private Practice, Brothers & Sisters, One Tree Hill, and more released under her new venture Milkglass Creative. Amy’s single ‘Backed into the Corner’ was featured on this season premier of Grey’s Anatomy. In addition to television placements, her songs have been featured on national television ads including e Harmony and Walmart. Currently, she is recording for the session three release.
The Bridges were born July, 2002 with a disposition to blend lyric and harmony with haunting melodies and the poetry of reality. This masterful mix of pop, folk and indie rock leaves you confident and expectant. Get ready to enjoy these fresh songs that carry the listener through a wonderful range of sound.
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About Everything Burns: (www.everythingburns.org) Everything Burns is a 501(c)3, non-profit organization founded by members of the band SHIROCK, in 2009. The simple idea behind Everything Burns – the organization, is “Live For Things That Matter.” Everything Burns (EB) exists to provide practical ways for people to get involved in a variety of social causes. Over the past 6 months, Everything Burns has launched 10 ‘EB Chapters’ on High School and College campuses – on each campus, EB works with the students to identify social issues on a local, regional, or international level that they are passionate about. Together, Everything Burns works with the students to come up with practical, ‘hands-on’ ways to work towards solutions in these chosen social issues. Everything Burns – encouraging and equipping people to “Live For Things That Matter” by getting involved in their communities and around the world. Find out more at – www.everythingburns.org
About Music City Unsigned: www.musiccityunsigned.com Music City Unsigned supports and promotes a community of over 80 of Nashville’s best emerging artists, including Amy Stroup and Shirock. We have a passion for helping independent musicians build their careers and grow their audience. We do this by providing artist development advice, marketing, promotion & networking opportunities and artist showcases. Discover Nashville’s best emerging artists at MusicCityUnsigned.com.”
About Earbits, Inc: (http://earbits.com) helps labels, artists and live music promoters with highly engaging Internet radio promotions on Earbits.com, Earbits Mobile Radio apps, and across dozens of affiliate website partners. They’re funded by Y Combinator and Ron Conway’s Start Fund investment group, and help over 90 labels market 1,200 high quality artists through direct response radio programming.
Courtesy of Earbits expect some amazing door prizes at the party that include vinyl bundles from bands like Radiohead, Weezer, Guns and Roses, Moe, Public Enemy, Talib Kweli + Tek, Dr Dre and KRS ONE, all you need to do to be eligible to win is RSVP to HiDanaGirl@aol.com and come to the party.