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Famous Underground

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Below is our complete Famous Underground news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

Famous Underground Releases "Bullet Train" Video

Canadian hard rock outfit Famous Underground, the band featuring former Slik Toxik vocalist Nick Walsh, has released a new video for the song "Bullet Train." Watch the new clip below.

Famous Underground recently announced a show for Toronto, ON on June 27th at Rockpile East. Walsh checked in with the following update:

“Come One, Come All! This truly is an entrance to summer bash. Even if you are planning on going away for the long weekend, spend your Friday night with Famous Underground, some friends and rock! We will be performing some new songs that we are in the middle of recording and mixing for our next CD. Hope to see you all there. Horns up!”

The band's self-titled studio release was produced by Nick Walsh and mixed by Darius Szczepaniak (The Black Crowes, Sacrifice) at Rouge Valley Studio in Toronto. More...

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The Rockstar Ramblings: Dirty Hair

Ireland's DIRTY DIAMONDS have released an EP titled 'Leaving Town', and have issued their first single from the album, “Let’s Get Loud.” Guitars ready? Check. Lead singer arms extended? Check. Wind blowing through your hair during the chorus? Check. Everything appears to be in order including the special effects budget at 2:47. Two questions: 1. Is the camouflage tee worn by the drummer considered bad ass? 2. Is the air guitar by the lead singer during the solo bad ass? ANSWERS: 1. Yes 2. No…

I missed this video (been out for a while) from FAMOUS UNDERGROUND. The video for the song “Necropolis” is from their self titled release. Love the movie theater setting and the song hits fast! The lead singer’s appearance looks like the result of Sebastian Bach and Vince Neil having a kid. Apparently he HAD to front a rock band (sort of like being born into a NASCAR family – not a lot of options). Not a huge fan of lyrics displayed throughout the video, but always appreciates a dirty theater and overall creepiness…

TYKETTO singer, Danny Vaughn joined BURNING KINGDOM and the result is the video for “Watching As It Burns.” The song will appear on their upcoming album, ‘Simplified.’ The video is VERY dramatic. The arms up and out in one motion – good move. “TURNING BACK ON YOU!” This video makes me feel good. The guitarist is straight out of the hair eighties and the darker haired guitarist could have just left a seventies porn set. The keyboard player is playing the shit out of the keys and the drummer pounds with his “O” face. At 1:57, the hair, I mean MY GOD, THE HAIR! What about the song? I have no idea, I am having way too god a time with the video. “WATCHING AS IT BURNS!” Here we go, at 2:40 here comes the fire, oh no, WATCH OUT! The hair is going to catch fire…

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Famous Underground Signs With Dust On The Tracks

Canadian metallic hard rockers Famous Underground have just inked a worldwide two album deal with German label Dust on the Tracks Records. The next album is slated for an April, 2013 release.

Vocalist/guitarist Nicholas Walsh says, "It’s great to know that our music can reach many people. We had multiple labels interested in the band, and ultimately went with DOTT due to their understanding of our music and how and where it needs to be exposed."

Bassist Laurie-Anne also states, "Under the stable of Rock ‘n’ Growl Management and DOTT Records we feel that we have a great team to propel us forward into the New Year."

Famous Underground's self-titled studio release was produced by Nick Walsh, and mixed by Darius Szczepaniak (Sum 41, Black Crowes, Big Sugar, Sacrifice) at Rouge Valley Studio in Toronto. The new recording takes Walsh’s writing to a more defined state where the lyrics delve more into the complexities of the real world. More...

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