DEVIL CITY ANGELS definitely has no shortage of professionals in its ranks—namely Tracii Guns of L.A. GUNS on guitar, drummer, Rikki Rocket of POISON, Eric Brittingham of CINDERELLA on bass, and singer Brandon Gibbs of THE GIBBS BROTHERS and CHEAP THRILL.
Bassist Rudy Sarzo of QUIET RIOT, WHITESNAKE and OZZY OSBOURNE replaced Eric Brittingham after the recording of the band's debut album and the band released their debut music video for their new single and today's tune "Boneyard".
The four musicians holed up in Southern California’s Patagonia Studios within a month of that impromptu first gig. The five-acre ranch allowed for a level of comfortable isolation, encouraging complete focus. As a result, they quickly conjured up a sound of their own.
The self titled debut album was officially released September 11, 2015. Their debut album was produced by the band in Los Angeles and mixed in Nashville by Anthony Focx.
Meet DEVIL CITY ANGELS:
Rikki Rockett (Drums) - best known as founding member and drummer of POISON for almost 30 years, selling over 20 millions records. In 2007, Rikki created the company Rockett Drum Works because, as a drummer himself, he understood how a beneficial a custom kit would be to other artists. Since then, the company has taken off to be a thriving business endorsing some of the best drummers in the music industry.
Tracii Guns (Lead Guitar) - most notably credited as founding member and lead guitarist for L.A. GUNS, as well as the following: Hall of Famers GUNS N ROSES, all star band CONTRABAND and BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION. Throughout his career, he has sold over 7 million records.
Brandon Gibbs (Lead Vocals/Guitar) - the powerhouse voice, songwriter and guitar player who started his career at the age of 14, with his twin brother in a band called THE GIBBS BROTHERS. During his tenure with THE GIBBS BROTHERS, a friendship formed with Rikki Rockett leading to Rockett producing the bands CD. (Brothers N Arms) Brandon was content to be the blues/rock guitar player who captivated the audience with his mesmerizing, beyond his years guitar playing. In late 2010, Brandon took his guitar on the road for a one-man acoustic show, where he connected with the voice he had never unleashed. He began recording songs and by August, 2012, his song "This Town", was on ESPN2 and NHRA season. Brandon teamed up with CINDERELLA bassist, Eric Brittingham, and started touring as an acoustic duo. They later added guitarist Jeff LaBar (CINDERELLA) and drums to create CHEAP THRILL, which toured for almost 2 years, and appeared on the Monsters of Rock, Cruise to the Edge and Moody Blues Cruises in 2013 & 2014. He has stunned audiences with his tireless performance and unique stage presence. Brandon is the front man that people are going to want to see again and again.
Rudy Sarzo (Bass) - Rudy has been a professional recording and performing artist worldwide for over 25 years. As a member of OZZY OSBOURNEs band, from March 1981 to September 1982, he toured the world in support of the “Blizzard of Ozz” and “Diary Of a Madman” records. His bass playing can be heard on Ozzy’s multimillion selling CD “Tribute” and “Speak of the Devil” CD and DVD. As a member of QUIET RIOT, from September 1982 to January 1985, Rudy recorded the multi-platinum albums “Metal Health” (the first Heavy Metal debut to reach #1 on the Billboard charts) and “Condition Critical”. As a member of WHITESNAKE, from April 1987 to September 1994, Rudy recorded the multi-platinum album “Slip of the Tongue”. Since then, he has joined a re-united QUIET RIOT, Yngwie Malmsteen’s Rising Force, DIO, and BLUE OYSTER CLUT to tour across the world. Rudy is also currently a member of ANIMETAL USA and TRED.
Today's tune "Boneyard" is taken from the self titled debut album "Devil City Angels", Century Media Records, 2015. The video is directed by Robert Graves, Producer: Marco De Molina, Cinematographer: Cornell Mitchell, Female Inmate: Brynn Route, Prison Guard: Ted Porter and Produced by: Veva Entertainment Co.
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