Music Industry News Network [07-24-2017]
Chicago Based Rock Band Introduce Us To "The Lost Art OF Empathy"
Chicago Illinois very own "Voice Of Addiction" look to introduce Chicago and the world to "The Lost Art Of Empathy." The politically charged and socially conscious Rock and Punk band recently released their sixth album "The Lost Art Of Empathy on July 16th, 2017. The album is distributed by Wrecking Ball Production and is available for purchase on the band's website and is available for streaming on all major platforms.
The song "Rustbelt" is the album's first single and it was also released on July 16th, 2017. Promotional efforts combined with touring is planned to promote the single. A direct link below is provided to listen to the single pre-hand. A private link can be provided for media and radio to download for review and rotation by request via email at:
Physical copies are also available per request to the above email.
Single Link: https://voiceofaddiction.bandcamp.com/track/rustbelt-3
A South-East tour is in place to support and promote the album. The next Chicago based show will be "Punk Rock Weekend Kick Off Party" at Liar's Club with The Hex Bombs & Squared Off on August 14th.
VOA's full tour dates can be viewed at:
Voice Of Addiction was founded in Chicago in 2004 and currently consist of members, preferring only their nicknames used, Ian Johnny X (Vox, Bass Guitar) Make-Up Jake (Guitar, Vocals) LOOKING (Drums). The band has been around over a decade doing over 1,200 shows across the U.S. & Canada. They have had 5 prior official releases & independently has sold 6,500 physical copies. Realizing the importance of live shows to their career, the band never fails to deliver a highly dynamic and energetic performance in which all are encouraged to participate. A feature length documentary is due to be released in 2018.
"It may sound like an attempt to start a revolution and the band has no problem with that, but the purpose in the music is awareness that maybe the wheels need to be dismantled, not reinvented" -Local Vertical
"The DIY trio blends rock, ska, and metal into an explosion of sound, touching on modern subjects with a view that is simultaneously radical and relatable" -Lumino Magazine
"... A punk band out of Chicago who have made it their mission to spread the word of injustice worldwide through playing socially conscious music." -Target Audience Magazine
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