Ann Arbor, Michigan hard rock band TAPROOT will guest on "The Music Meeting with Tony LaBrie" on the Flint, Michigan radio station Banana 101.5 Rocks tonight (Sunday, May 18) at 7:00 p.m. EST and 11:00 p.m. EST. The group will debut one of the new tracks off its forthcoming album, "Our Long Road Home", and will play songs from some other artists they like.You can listen to the program live via the Internet at this location. TAPROOT has set an August 5 release date through Velvet Hammer Music for "Our Long Road Home". The band recently posted a new song, entitled "You're Not Home Tonight", on its official blog. TAPROOT's follow-up to 2005's "Blue-Sky Research" was reportedly produced by Tim Patalan and is the group's first album since parting with Atlantic Records in June 2006. The band is also reportedly working on a DVD, but there's no word as to when that will see the light of day. Bassist Phil Lipscomb previously stated about the new CD's title, "[it] is a unique and expressive tribute to our newly found collective freedom of creativity as a band, with no strings attached. It's a tribute to the casual and comfortable settings of being at home with friends and family a place we love to be." Check out footage from the recording studio below. TAPROOT, which formed in 1997, is perhaps best known for its 2002 album, "Welcome". It included the hit singles "Poem" and "Welcome".
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