“Rock’n’Roll like this is a rarity these days: dirty, passionate, full of anger
and lust for life, without irony or distance.” – Rolling Stone, Germany
Since exploding onto the scene in 2013, The Dead Daisies have taken the rock music world by storm, releasing four studio, one live and one covers album to date whilst touring with some of the biggest names in Rock including: ZZ Top, Aerosmith, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Bad Company, Judas Priest, KISS, Whitesnake, Def Leppard and the Hollywood Vampires.
With stellar musicianship and pulverizing live shows, fans worldwide are discovering that rock is indeed alive and well.
The current incarnation of The Dead Daisies features guitarist Doug Aldrich (Whitesnake, Dio), drummer Deen Castronovo (Journey, Bad English, Hardline), vocalist and bassist Glenn Hughes (Deep Purple, Black Country Communion), and rhythm guitarist David Lowy (Red Phoenix, Mink).
In an era where Rock has been proclaimed dead, time and time again, The Daisies defy the critics with ease.
Their 2016 studio-album, ‘Make Some Noise’ smashed straight into 23 music charts around the world with the title track ‘Make Some Noise’ being featured in a prominent campaign with the New York Yankees, the Arizona Cardinals and NASCAR. They were the first American Rock Band back into Cuba after the embargo was lifted in 2015, toured South Korea with the USO and played a momentous, massive Concert for Peace at Woodstock Poland with a 60-piece- Orchestra in front of over 300.000 people in 2017.
During a series of Sold Out shows across the UK & Europe, the band recorded their first live album, “Live & Louder”, which was released in conjunction with a series of shows the following year with nothing but the highest praise from music press and fans alike.
The end of 2017 saw the band head to Nashville to record their 4th studio album with producer
Marti Frederiksen at the helm. ‘Burn It Down’ was released five months later on April 6, after which the band embarked on a massive World Tour kicking it off with Sold Out shows in venues across the UK and playing to packed houses in Europe.
With the first single ‘Rise Up’ climbing charts worldwide and hitting the Top 40 in the US, The Dead Daisies followed up with the release of their new single and video ‘Dead And Gone’ on June
22. The amazing zombie-infested video and single received a massive response (third track off
the album making it go straight to Planet Rock UK’s highly coveted A-List) and landing on playlists in the US, Japan, South America, UK and Europe. June also saw amazing shows in Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya where the band’s Japanese fans commitment and enthusiasm are second to none.
July saw the band play a series of gigantic Festival & Headline shows across Europe and the UK, as well as stadiums with The Scorpions & Guns N’ Roses. DaisyLand was launched where the guys played intimate acoustic shows for the first 50 people at each venue. The fans and band loved it so much, this is something they do around almost every headline show now.
With the USA being home to everyone, The Dead Daisies were excited to tour North America in the late summer with Special Guests Dizzy Reed’s (GnR) “Hookers & Blow”. The DaisyLand Acoustic Sessions proved a hit at Guitar Center stores across the country, top-level Music Stores in Canada and the Bartels Harley-Davidson dealership in Los Angeles, all of which cemented the band’s reputation as a true “people’s band”!
‘Can’t Take It With You’ was released on October 12 and launched on Planet Rock reaching No. 1, while the band recharged their batteries, in readiness to hit the highs seas for the fourth time on the epic KISS Kruise VIII for Halloween.
The European winter saw the band return to dry land for the UK leg of their Winterland Tour slaying crowds at Hard Rock Hell, Monstersfest and WinterStorm Rock Festivals and, a series of Sold Out headline shows in O2 Academy venues. ‘Burn It Down’ got a haircut on November 12 and went straight out on the radio airwaves the world over! A quick trip across the channel and right into the EU leg of the last tour for 2018, hitting Planet Rockstock and fifteen Headline dates, to finish up Top 4 for ‘Best Bands 2018’ – Great Music Stories and No. 10 Ultimate Classic Rock – Best Album 2018! The also engaged with Spotify, and as a result their songs were streamed over 3 million times. 2018 was another an amazing year!
Welcome To Daisyland, a horror anthology series, saw songs from the Burn It Down album featured and include ‘Burn It Down’, ‘Judgement Day’ and ‘Dead And Gone’. A new acoustic version of Dead And Gone was released as a digital single when the first episode aired on Valentine’s Day, February 14.
‘Locked And Loaded’ the covers album came out on August 23. A compilation of ten tracks featuring crowd favourites, ‘Midnight Moses’, ‘Join Together’ and ‘Fortunate Son’. This album received hundreds of reviews and adds to prestigious playlists in the UK, US, Sth America, Europe and Australia.
The guys are having 2019 off to write songs, record an album and have a well-deserved break, in the lead up to what will be a busy 2020. As a sign of things to come, ‘Righteous Days’ can be heard on the Spotify platform now.
November saw the band headed to the south of France and the La Fabrique studios for ten days to start pre production on the new album set for release in 2020.
2018 was THE YEAR OF THE DAISIES!
Rock is indeed alive and well!!!