DANCE HALL PiMPS EMERGE ViCTORiOUS
AS ROCKWiRED.COM's ARTiST OF THE MONTH!!!
MAY 1, 2012 - The polls have closed for ROCKWIRED.COM's recent ARTIST OF THE MONTH campaign. Voters from all over the U.S. made their vote count and DANCE HALL PIMPS are ROCKWIRED.COM's newest ARTIST OF THE MONTH for their new release BEAST FOR LOVE. The debut album from the DANCE HALL PIMPS features twelve tracks (10 originals and 2 covers), showcasing the band’s fresh take on genres ranging from swampy garage rock to New Orleans-style rags and romp. Combining dark and twisted subject matter and wistful lyrics with upbeat tempos and mind blowing vocals, the album can hardly fit neatly into any genre. Innovative lyrics and catchy hooks are what have created memorable tracks with great stories. The singles off the album “MOMMY WAS A ZOMBIE” and “BEAST OF LOVE” offer up infectious hooks with foot tapping beats.“MOMMY WAS A ZOMBIE,” despite its novelty song title, tells the story of being raised by a drug addicted mother and without a father; without knowing the lyrics, its buoyant and cheerful roots rock beat masks the tragedy at the heart of the song. “BEAST OF LOVE” references classic horror movies to make a simple point: even monsters are just looking for love. Sometimes we become beasts as love takes the best of us. Sometimes we’re looking for a beast to love. The quest for love is told through captivating lyrics with subtle cinematic references and retro rhythms.Vocal tracks on the DANCE HALL PIMPS debut album BEAST OF LOVE were recorded at NIGHTBIRD STUDIOS at the famous Sunset Marquis Hotel and were produced by ROB HILL (KORN, XZIBIT) and GRAMMY Winner MATT HYDE (Cypress Hill, Porno for Pyros). Each member of the Dance Hall Pimps wrote, co-wrote or arranged at least one song on BEAST OF LOVE. A portion of the profits of Beast for Love will be donated to organizations that fight the sex trafficking of children in the United States and provide services to victims. “Pimp Music Not People,” DANCE HALL PIMPS are sex-positive among consenting adults, but oppose all human trafficking and sex slavery.RELATED LiNKS:
Other nominees for ARTIST OF THE MONTH included SUMMIT DUB SQUAD, ART KENYON, JANUS, TRYSETTE, BLUE MOVIE and WINCHESTER REBELS
ROCKWIRED.COM will be launching its latest ARTIST OF THE MONTH campaign on MAY 1, 2012. Nominees for this latest wave include ASH GRAY AND THE GIRLS, SOULICIT, UNDERRIDE, CHARM CITY DEVILS, FALL FROM GRACE, MEMORY OF A MELODY and NAAMA KATES. Polling is provided by MICROPOLL and is as simple as making a selection and clicking 'vote'.
While there is no trophy or huge payday for being an ARTIST OF THE MONTH winner, the benefits that come along with the title include expanded coverage and promotion. An ARTIST OF MONTH winner is awarded a month's worth of free site-wide advertising on ROCKWIRED.COM. A 60-second commercial spot promoting the winner and their album will be featured on ROCKWIRED.COM's entire programming for an entire month. The winner is also featured in a special edition of ROCKWIRED RADIO PROFILES. Banners are also given to the winners to further promote their ARTIST OF THE MONTH status on their own website or press packets. Lastly, winners are mentioned on all ROCKWIRED-related announcements/press materials.
"I'm excited by DANCE HALL PIMPS winning teh Artist of the Month title." says ROCKWIRED founder BRIAN LUSH "The badn was up against alot of very serious sounding rock bands nd it is always a pleasure to see a band with a little bit of quirk going for them walking away the winner."
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