Thursday, December 17, 2009

Green Car Motel Album Release Delayed Again

The Green Car Motel album has once again been delayed, not because of problems, but because of great feedback from radio. The album, which has two co-writes by Cisco DeLuna, was surveyed at European radio and the feedback apparently was great. Based on raves at radio, the label, Suonix, decided to slot the album for a better release time and decided on spring of next year. No specific date of the release yet.

Kevin Churko Completes Writing and Recording with Ozzy

Kevin Churko just finished co-writing and co-producing Ozzy Osbourne's latest album. The release is tentatively set for the second quarter of next year.

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Kevin Churko Co-Writes New Song with Slash

Kevin Churko co-wrote "Crucify the Dead" with Ozzy Osbourne and Slash for Slash's upcoming solo album, to be released next year. The album comes out on Roadrunner Europe.

Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Five Finger Death Punch Album Opens in Top Ten

Five Finger Death Punch's new album, "War Is The Answer," debuted at No. 7 on the Billboard Top 200 Album chart. The disc moved 44,000 copies. Kevin Churko has two co-writes on the album, "Bulletproof" and "Far from Home."

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

DeLuna contributes to score; Documentary Nominated for Emmy

Cisco DeLuna contributed music to the score of "The Judge and the General," which has been nominated for an Emmy. The documentary about the trial of Chilean dictator Pinochet in 1998, is a candidate for the award in the category of Outstanding Historical Programming - Long Form. The Awards ceremony takes place September 20 in Los Angeles, at the Nokia Theatre.

Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Kevin Churko Co-Writes Two Songs with Five Finger Death Punch

Kevin Churko has written two songs with Five Finger Death Punch for their upcoming album, "War is the Answer." The two songs are "Bulletproof" and "Far from Home." The album is due out next week.

Austria on Argentine TV show, "45db"

Austria's live performance on the TV show, "45 db," aired in Argentina tonight. In addition to their live set, the show includes interviews with the band. We hope to obtain the interview portion of the show, soon. You can check out some clips from their performance here.

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Austria Performance Airs on TV Tomorrow Night

Austria taped a show for Argentine television and it airs tomorrow night at 10pm, local time. To check out some of the clips from the performance, go to You Tube.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Good Lorenzo Press Coming In from Recent Live Dates

Lorenzo received some nice press from and GuitarWorld from the last rash of shows. Check out the article.

Monday, July 13, 2009

Kevin Churko Co-Writes Song with Adelitas Way

Virgin Records artist, Adelitas Way, has written "So What If You Go" with Kevin Churko, for the band's new album that releases tomorrow. Kevin also produced part of the the Las Vegas rocker's new release.

Thursday, July 2, 2009

Lorenzo to Open for Stone Temple Pilots and More

With a new line-up intact, Lorenzo has scored opening slots for Stone Temple Pilots, Gin Blossoms and Saliva. Check out the dates, plus another performance on the MMA Big Show!

7/08/09 - PNC Pavillion Riverbend w/ Stone Temple Pilots (Cincinnati, OH)

7/24/09 - Riverstar Center w/ the Gin Blossoms (Cincinnati, OH)

7/25/09 - Belterra Casino w/ the MMA Big Show

8/28/09 - Riverstar Center w/ Saliva (Cincinnati, OH)

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Ira Black Joins Lorenzo

Former Lizzy Borden guitarist Ira Black has joined Lorenzo. Black, who has also played in other groups including Metal Church, joined the band right before performing at the MMA Big Show, last weekend. (That show is to be scheduled for a future air date.) For all the latest on Ira, check out several sites, including his myspace page.

Thursday, June 18, 2009

Green Car Motel Album Release in Europe Delayed

The word is that the Green Car Motel album - to be released on Suonix - has been pushed back until late summer. Cisco DeLuna has two songs on the album.

Austria Plays to Full House

Apparently the June 11th show at Sala Lavarden in Rosario not only went well, but it had quite a turn-out (see photo above). Check out some of the footage from the show.

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Sunday, May 10, 2009

Kevin Churko in the Studio with Five Finger Death Punch

Hard rock band, Five Finger Death Punch, has enlisted Kevin Churko to produce at least part of the follow-up to "Way of the Fist." The Firm/EMI act are recording in Las Vegas, where Churko is based.

Thursday, April 9, 2009

Two Cisco DeLuna Songs on Green Car Motel Album to be Released on Suonix Records

The Green Car Motel is releasing their first album on Switzerland's Suonix Records. The album will include two Cisco DeLuna co-writes: "Debestar" and "Destino de Abril." The album is set to be released later this year in Europe and Japan.

Sunday, March 29, 2009

Kevin Churko Wins His Second Juno!

Kevin Churko wins again for Engineer of the Year for his work on the Simon Collins album, "U-Catastrophe." He was awarded for his recordings of two songs: "Disappearing" and "The Big Bang." Kevin co-wrote both songs with Simon. Churko's first Juno was for his engineering effort on Ozzy Osbourne's "Black Rain."

Monday, March 16, 2009

Kevin Churko Writes Theme Song for New Ozzy Osbourne TV Show

Kevin Churko has written the theme song for Ozzy Osbourne's new TV show, "Osbournes: ReLoaded." The show's first episode airs Tuesday, March 31 on Fox.

Friday, March 6, 2009

Lorenzo to perform live at the MMA Big Show, April 11th

Lorenzo is scheduled to perform live at the "Heavy Hitters" event on the CW's MMA Big Show, Saturday, April 11. The night's headliner is between Josh Hendricks and Brian Heden. Check your local listings for the time in your area.

Lorenzo's "Nothin' Left to Talk About" was used in two promo spots leading up to the Big Show's March 7th event, "Retribution."

Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Kevin Churko Nominated for Juno for Engineer of the Year

Writer/Producer, Kevin Churko gets another Juno nomination for Engineer of the Year. Churko engineered the Simon Collins album, "U-Catastrophe." He also co-wrote and co-produced the album. This is the third Juno nomination for Churko. He was nominated for two Junos last year for his work on Ozzy Osbourne's "Black Rain" album - Engineer of the Year and Producer of the Year. Kevin went on to win the award in the Engineer category.

Sunday, February 1, 2009

Lorenzo to release "Love Shape Bruise" with Bonus Track

Rock band, Lorenzo, will be re-releasing their album "Love Shape Bruise" with an additional song.  "Always Something There to Remind Me," the Burt Bacharach/Hal David hit will be added to the disc.  The re-release is due this month.

Friday, January 23, 2009

Cadium Music Publishing Signs Austria

Cadium Music Publishing signs Argentinean rock band, Austria. The up and coming Latin alternative rock band has been causing a stir in their home town of Rosario.