Brian Forsythe of Kix

Welcome to the Nothing Shocking Podcast Episode 161. On this weeks episode our guest is Kix guitarist Brian Forsythe. The classic Kix album has turned 30 and they’re out there celebrating the anniversary with a 2 CD Anniversary set: Fuse 30 Reblown.

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Keri Kelli

Welcome to the Nothing Shocking Podcast Episode 160. On this weeks episode our guest is Keri Kelli.

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Keri Kelli is currently the guitarist for Night Ranger and A New Revenge, but he’s played with everyone including Alice Cooper, Slash, Night Ranger, LA Guns, Vince Neil, among others. Currently he’s out with a new A New Revenge record, “Enemies & Lovers” which you can get right here: http://www.smarturl.it/anewrevenge 

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Leela James and the Chicago Open Air Review

Welcome to the Nothing Shocking Podcast Episode 159. On this weeks episode our guest is Leela James. Leela James along with The Truth Band have released one of if not the best EP of the year. From the second I hit play I was in love with this EP.

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This is a liberating project for James, who has joined forces with three super pedigree musicians to create songs that combine a little bit of blues, a little bit of soul, and a whole lot of rock ’n roll: guitarist Jairus “JMo” Mozee (Prince, Mary J Blige, D’Angelo, Anderson Paak, Kendrick Lamar), bassist Eric Ingram (who currently tours with Arianna Grande and has played with Lil Wayne), and drummer David “Dae-Dae” Haddon (who currently tours with Gwen Stefani).  

As she explains, “I was most excited to join forces with The Truth band in creating this ARE YOU READY? project, because I knew it would become something magical. We pretty much recorded the project over the course of two weeks and it was effortless, because the music just flowed naturally. It felt good to work on music and not be inhibited in the approach. I’m constantly evolving as an artist, not to mention I love all kinds of music, always have and always will, and I think this project is the beginning of showing just that.”  

"This is classic Psychedelic Soul in a digital world,” declares Jairus “JMo” Mozee. “A breath of fresh air."  

While David "Dae-Dae" Haddon continues, "Creating magic with Leela is a breeze, straight vibes. I can’t wait for you guys to hear this swag rock soul! The Truth band and Leela James are SWAG/ROCK/SOUL."  

And Eric Ingram concludes, "So dope to work with Leela! She is a BEAST!! Amazing voice, amazing energy and a creative monster! What else can me and my bros ask for working with an artist?! I’m sure everyone will feel those vibes when you hear these records!"  

Produced by LEELA JAMES & THE TRUTH along with executive producer Rex Rideout, and mixed and engineered by Ray Bardani (Beyonce, Meat Loaf, Scritti Politti, Dr. John), ARE YOU READY? was recorded at Sunset Sound in Los Angeles, CA, the studio where The Rolling Stones, Van Halen, Prince and many other legends recorded some of their biggest hits.  

Leela James has already conquered the R&B world after releasing six critically acclaimed albums, hitting #1 on Billboard’s “Top 10 Hip-Hop” and “R&B Artists To Watch” charts with her smash hit, “Don’t Want You Back” (the video for which has over 6.7 million views on YouTube), and performing at big music festivals such as Bonnaroo, Essence Festival, Capitol Jazz Fest, among others. She has opened the 2018 televised Victoria’s  Secret Fashion Show. She received a Soul Train Award for “Best R&B/Soul or Rap New Artist” and has been nominated for a NAACP Image Award for “Best New Artist.” Now she’s ready to break out her Rock ‘n Roll and Blues side with a new band and new EP, and excited for her fans to come along for the ride.  

Fans can follow LEELA JAMES & THE TRUTH and everything happening in LEELA’s world on her social media pages, including Facebook (which has over 289,000 Likes), Twitter (which has over 78,000 followers), and Instagram (which has over 190,000 followers).  

Here’s the track listing for ARE YOU READY?:  
1. Are You Ready? (intro)
2. Get Down
3. I’m Out!
4. Are You Ready? (interlude)
5. That Woman
6. I Still Believe

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