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Monte Pittman

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Below is our complete Monte Pittman 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.

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SXSW 2014 Day Two: Relapse Records, Monte Pittman

SXSW can be an overwhelming endeavor. From word-of-mouth parties and secret performances to unofficial day shows that the festival doesn't promote, planning takes more than cursory glances. After last year's exhaustive outing, I learned a lesson: keep it simple (stupid) and don't over plan. One best experiences South By Southwest by staying in a downtown hotel and taking pedicabs (or real car cabs depending on the extent of travel). For only $2 a day, a bus is the way to go for Austinites, as long as they're not staying past midnight. More...

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Monte Pittman Appearing On Documentary

"The Power of Three," the brand new album from guitarist Monte Pittman, is available now via Metal Blade Records.

Pittman, along with band members Kane Ritchotte on drums and Max Whipple on bass, went to Copenhagen earlier this year to record the album with producer Flemming Rasmussen.

Recently Monte was featured in a documentary entitled "Who the F**k is Arthur Fogel?" The documentary will make its broadcast premiere tonight at 8:00 PM Eastern on the EPIX Network. This documentary by Ron Chapman profiles Arthur Fogel, a relatively unknown businessman who revolutionized the global concert touring industry. When it airs on tonight, the documentary will include new material including concert footage and new interviews.

Monte commented on the film: "This documentary doesn't just show each step of the process that Arthur Fogel took to revolutionize the touring industry, it also showcases many of the biggest artists to ever grace the world of entertainment."

Catch Monte Pittman live:

3/19: Tulsa, OK @ Enso Bar
4/5: Los Angeles, CA @ Whiskey A Go Go W/ Holy Grail and Gypsyhawk More...

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Monte Pittman Releases New Music Video

Monte Pittman (ex-Prong) released a music video for the new track "Before the Mourning Sun." The song appears on the upcoming solo release "The Power of Three," which drops via Metal Blade Records on January 17th (G/A/S), January 20th (EU) and January 21st (North America).

The track list for the album is:

1. A Dark Horse (streaming here)
2. Delusions of Grandeur
3. Everything's Undone
4. Blood Hungry Thirst
5. On My Mind
6. Away From Here
7. Before the Mourning Son
8. End of the World
9. Missing
10. All is Fair in Love and War

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Monte Pittman Releases Third Single On ITunes

Monte Pittman, former bassist of Prong, has released "Before The Mourning Sun" on ITunes. The track was lifted from his forthcoming Metal Blade Records release "The Power of Three." Go here to listen to the track.

"The Power of Three" was recorded in Cophehagen by members Kane Ritchotte (drums), Max Whipple (bass) and Pittman himself and produced by the legendary Flemming Rasmussen (Metallica "Master of Puppets"). Metal Blade will release the album on January 21, 2014. More...

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Monte Pittman Streaming New Track "A Dark Horse"

Former Prong bassist Monte Pittman is streaming the new track "A Dark Horse." The song appears on the upcoming solo release "The Power of Three." The album is set for release on January 17th (G/A/S), January 20th (EU) and January 21st (North America) via Metal Blade Records.

"The Power of Three" was produced by acclaimed producer Flemming Rasmussen (Metallica/Blind Guardian). The track list is:

1. A Dark Horse
2. Delusions of Grandeur
3. Everything's Undone
4. Blood Hungry Thirst
5. On My Mind
6. Away From Here
7. Before the Mourning Son
8. End of the World
9. Missing
10. All is Fair in Love and War

Check out "A Dark Horse" here: More...

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Monte Pittman Signs With Metal Blade

Metal Blade Records is pleased to announce the signing of Monte Pittman, the guitarist known for his work with metal legends Prong and the illustrious pop-star Madonna. A release date for the new solo album will be announced shortly so stay tuned for updates.

Metal Blade Records founder and CEO comments: “We are so happy to welcome Monte Pittman to the Metal Blade Family. He is a tried and true metalhead and has recorded a crushing album! Metallica producer Flemming Rasmussen produced a devastating metal record with Monte and we could not be happier that we are working together on this!”

Guitarist and mastermind of the band, Monte Pittman adds: “I’m beyond excited to be working with Brian Slagel and all of the wonderful team at Metal Blade. I can’t think of anyone I can put my faith and trust in more with my new album and where my career is headed. Metal Blade’s track record has stood the test of time. Brian has been responsible for a majority of bands that have influenced me and gotten me to where I am now. More...

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