Frontiers Records will release of DE LA CRUZ's debut full-length album, "Street Level", on March 22 in Europe and March 26 in North America.
Hailing from the Gold Coast, Australia, DE LA CRUZ is easily one of the most promising hard rock acts to come out of underground scene. They came to the attention of the fans when Geoff Barton of Classic Rock magazine described their sound as "a pomptastic, hyper-active [DEF] LEPPARD!" in his review of the band’s self-financed EP.
DE LA CRUZ was formed after a meeting between guitarist Casey Jones and Auckland-born singer Roxxi Catalano. With Catalano's air-raid siren vocals, street-level attitude and Jones' fretboard-melting riffs and string-searing shred, the pair instantly clicked musically and through a shared passion for '80s arena-style rock and musical respect, the dream was started. Jones and Catalano went on to record several demos via the Internet over the next few years until they put together the right lineup, adding Rory Joy on guitar, Grant Daniell on bass and Lacey Lane on drums.
"This album talks about our highs, the lows, the parties and all of the crazy times we've had!" says Jones. "We aimed for a killer album to introduce DE LA CRUZ to the world and this is the height of our musical existence thus far and we cannot wait for everyone to have the CD in their hands. This is DE LA CRUZ!"
DE LA CRUZ has kept the musical coordinates of its debut EP and developed into something new and exciting.
"DE LA CRUZ means anthemic rock!" continues Casey, "We make hard-hitting, yell-it-out-loud arena rock with a blast from the past and a twist of something new!"
"Street Level" track listing:
01. Street Level 02. Girls Go Wild 03. Turn It Up 04. Legions Of Love 05. Gimme Love 06. Cherry Bomb 07. Dreaming 08. Invincible 09. Worlds Collide 10. S.E.X. 11. Set The Night 12. Shine
The digital release of the first single, "Cherry Bomb", is scheduled for February 4.
DE LA CRUZ is:
Roxxi Catalano - Lead Vocals Casey Jones - Guitar Rory Joy - Guitar Grant Daniell - Bass Lacey Lane - Drums
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