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John Garcia Details New Acoustic Album

Ex-Kyuss frontman John Garcia - the living desert rock legend and most distinctive voice of an entire genre - is finally back with a new studio album! Normally you would expect some heavy guitars, pounding drums and fuzzy tunes from Mr Garcia. But not this time, as he is about to release something extremely special and presenting himself stronger and more emotional then he has ever been.

After successful tours all over the world, playing Kyuss, Slo Burn, Hermano and his solo project, John Garcia recently blew away the audiences with a unique live acoustic performance. Now the desert king has unveiled the first and hotly anticipated details about his upcoming acoustic solo album, entitled "The Coyote Who Spoke In Tongues" and is set to be released on January 27th via Napalm Records!

John Garcia comments satisfied: "This record is one of the most important of my career, difficult and challenging to do, but worth every minute of sweat!"

Recorded and mixed by Steve Feldman and Robbie Waldman, mastered by Gene "The Machine" Grimaldi at Oasis Mastering in California, "The Coyote Who Spoke In Tongues" offers an emotional acoustic ride through John Garcia's solo work as well as songs by Kyuss in new arrangements like you have never heard before!

With longtime desert and touring fellas Ehren Groban on the acoustic guitar, Greg Saenz on percussions and bassist Mike Pygmie,'The Coyote Who Spoke In Tongues' will be a MUST-HAVE for every fan of the desert rock and Kyuss era, and will come with an artwork very collector's heart will beat faster.

Dive into some Kyuss classics and John Garcia's solo project when he plays his tunes acoustic, the track list of "The Coyote Who Spoke In Tongues" will read as follows:

1. Kylie
2. Green Machine
3. Give Me
4. The Hollingsworth Session
5. Space Cadet
6. Gardenia
7. El Rodeo
8. Argleben II
9. Court Order More...

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Day Of The Shred 2015 Lineup Revealed

This fall, The Day of the Shred Festival returns to Southern California presenting a diverse lineup of heavy music acts.

Billed as an experience "to gather the living and remember the dead," The Day of the Shred will take place on November 1st (Dia de los Muertos) in Santa Ana, CA. Celebrating monolithic riffs, skateboarding and the souls of the departed, the second annual festival will be an all day, all ages event.

Tickets for the 2015 Day of the Shred Festival are on sale now at this location. Early bird general admission tickets are $59 (+ tax) and a limited VIP ticket package (which includes express entry, a signed festival screen print, access to the artist lounge, complimentary microbrew and snacks, a limited edition record bag and an exclusive Thief X Obey concert shirt) is also available. The band lineup consists of: More...

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John Garcia Releases "My Mind" Music Video

Former Kyuss and current Vista Chino frontman John Garcia released a music video for the new track "My Mind." The song is the opening track of the new self-titled solo album, which is set to be released via Napalm Records on the following release schedule:

July 25th: G/A/S
Aug. 1st: FIN/BENELUX
Aug. 4th: UK & Rest of EU
Aug. 5th: USA & CAN
Aug. 6th: ESP/SWE/NOR

The track listing for the album is:

1. My Mind
2. Rolling Stoned
3. Flower
4. The Blvd
5. 5000 Miles
6. Confusion
7. His Bullets' Energy
8. Argleben
9. Saddleback
10. All these Walls
11. Her Bullets' Energy

The video was directed by Douglas Quill. Check it out here: More...

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John Garcia Posts Preview Of Self-Titled Solo LP

Former Kyuss and current Vista Chino frontman John Garcia posted an interactive preview, featuring clips from the entire upcoming self-titled solo album. The album is set for release via Napalm Records on the following schedule:

July 25th: G/A/S
Aug. 1st: FIN/BENELUX
Aug. 4th: UK & Rest of EU
Aug. 5th: USA & CAN
Aug. 6th: ESP/SWE/NOR

The track listing is:

1. My Mind
2. Rolling Stoned
3. Flower
4. The Blvd
5. 5000 Miles
6. Confusion
7. His Bullets' Energy
8. Argleben
9. Saddleback
10. All these Walls
11. Her Bullets' Energy

Check out the preview clip here: More...

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John Garcia Inks Deal With Napalm Records

Former Kyuss and current Vista Chino frontman John Garcia has inked a solo deal with Napalm Records.

His new album is being recorded at Thunder Underground studios in Palm Springs, California with producers Harper Hug and Trevor Whatever for a late summer release. John Garcia also comments:

"I'm pleased to announce that after years of planning, I have finally signed my solo deal with Napalm Records. I'm extremely happy to be obligated to finishing this project that has haunted me long enough. Very excited to be working with Harper Hug and Trevor Whatever in the studio along with some other extremely talented musicians.

"This record will be coming out end of summer 2014 with extensive tours to follow. Thank you for your support and thank you to Napalm Records for making my dream become a reality."

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