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SILENT TREATMENT RELEASING LONG AWAITED NEW ALBUM – NEW AMERICAN DREAM Aug 3rd

Los Angeles, CA – Silent Treatment, the hard rock/alternative Los Angeles based band will release their long awaited third album New American Dream Aug 3, 2009; you will be able to grab it early at the July 31, 2009 album release party to be held at the Knitting Factory in Los Angeles.

Silent Treatment has been featured in an interview in All Access Magazine, band of the week in the Rock N’ Roll Report, LA Cityzine and Cal State Fullerton’s daily newspaper The Daily Titan.

“Our goal for this album was to really appeal to people who love music –regardless of the genre or style- we poured our collective souls and passions into these songs and know our fans will love our ever evolving sound.”

The new album, New American Dream was co-produced by Kevin Churko who produced acclaimed albums like Ozzy Osbourne’s Black Rain and numerous Shania Twain hits and Mark Renk who has worked extensively with CBS Records and artists such as Daughtry, P.O.D and Linkin Park. Silent Treatment is releasing New American Dream as an independent album.

New American Dream features the singles “You and I”, “New American Dream”, “Some Other Way” and “Fear”. It also includes their rendition of the Doors single “Love Me Two Times”.

The new album will be available digitally on iTunes, Amazon, Rhapsody, eMusic. Selected stores will be carrying the CD as well as www.SilentTreatment.net starting August 3, 2009. For more information about Silent Treatment and their upcoming Summer/Fall U.S. Tour please go to www.SilentTreatment.net. You can also follow the band at Twitter and Facebook.

SILENT TREATMENT

Album Release Show – July 31st, 2009

Live @Knitting Factory (Main Stage)
7021 Hollywood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90028
ALL AGES

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Trouble with the Free Downloads!

If you are trying to download all the amazing free and legal MP3s on the site but are now having problems we are aware of the issue and are attempting to fix it.

Please have patience. Your rock and roll fix will be available shortly…

Thanks!

Mark

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A Letter From the Editor

If you are a regular visitor of the Rock and Roll Report you may have been wondering about the dearth of material this week but fear not! Because of you we had to move! That’s right. Because so many of you great music fans are hungry for some amazing rock and roll, you know the kind that tends to be ignored by the commercial rock media, we were forced to move to a new hosting service that could better accommodate us. Amazingly enough The Rock and Roll Report is growing each and every month, so much so that we outgrew our old home and moved over to the amazing folks at Media Temple.

The move gave the gang here at the Report a chance to rest but now that things are back to normal we are revving up our rock and roll engines and resuming our normal publication schedule. By Monday you will have your regular daily fix of what we think is some great music that is just too damn good to be ignored.

We hope you enjoy it!

Mark Boudreau
Editor – Publisher – General Fixer Upper

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We Continue to have some technical issues with the site. Please be patient!

We are working with our host providers in attempting to resolve these issues but in the meatime we have had to temporarily disable a number of features including the ability to play the podcasts direct from the site.

We apologize for the inconvenience. We will let you know when things return to full funcionality.

Mark and the Rock and Roll Report Team

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The Rock and Roll Report is back online!

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Sorry about being offline for the last few days but the nice thing is that the volume of traffic to the site crashed our server so at least people are still interested in great rock and roll!

We are just in the middle of mopping up the mess so things might not be as regular this week as normal but everything will be back to normal by next week. In the meantime browse through the archives and check out all the great stuff we have written about in the past or click on the “Free MP3s” category and download some great rock and roll!

Again we apologize for the disruption in service. We now return you to our regularly scheduled rock and roll programming.

Mark and Team Rock and Roll Report

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BE AEROSMITH’S OPENING ACT ON AERO FORCE ONE TOUR

Aerosmith and Guitar Hero are giving fans the chance to be the Opening Act for the massive Guitar Hero: Aerosmith Presents Aerosmith tour with special guests ZZ Top. The tour kicks off June 10 in St. Louis, MO. In each city the tour hits, two victorious fret-burners will perform before ZZ Top, playing Guitar Hero: Aerosmith on stage in front of massive audiences. One grand-prize winner will be chosen from Aerosmith’s YouTube channel online and others will be chosen from participating radio stations. Winners also receive two tickets to the show, a Guitar Hero: Aerosmith prize package and a personal pre-show congratulatory meet-and-greet with Steven Tyler and Joe Perry. Visit www.aeroforceone.com for details.

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DAISY ROCK ASKS YOU TO “PICTURE YOURSELF”

Daisy Rock and NBC 5 will hold the “Picture Yourself” Contest, which runs May 11 to May 22 and calls for viewers to e-mail in photographs of themselves dressed in rock star apparel. Winners will be picked on a daily basis at random and will have a chance to win Daisy Rock Girl Guitars and other merchandise. The contest will air May 18th through May 22nd on NBC 5 in the Dallas/Fortworth, TX, area. To learn more about the “Picture Yourself” contest, visit www.nbcdfw.com/station/contests_promotions/.

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What is The Rock and Roll Report All About?

200banner_002The Rock and Roll Report embraces the attitude of rock and roll with both barrels blazing. We specialize in bringing to you what we consider to be the best rock and roll on the planet. While we do spend some of our time listening to what the major labels put out, we like to concentrate on all that amazing music by unsigned bands and musicians and on smaller independent record labels as that is where we feel the passion burns the brightest.

Whether through our various features such as our regular “Band of the Week” with free MP3 download to our extensive CD reviews to our weekly podcast, monthly radio show and Rock and Roll Report TV, we are all about shining the light on those artists that we feel are getting the short end of the rock and roll stick. All the contributors to The Rock and Roll Report are passionate about their rock and roll and are involved because they want YOU to listen and enjoy.

In addition to all this amazing music we celebrate everything that rock and roll embraces with rock movie film reviews, peeks into the dark crooks and crannies of rock and roll history, amazing music photography, thought provoking rants and features and anything else that catches our rock and roll fancy, all served up with a mixture of attitude, sexiness and a healthy sense of fun.

We truly believe that the best way to discover amazing music is to have people passionate about what they like let you know what floats their boat and the Rock and Roll Report always ensures that it is the music first and foremost that is important. And as we are a niche free zone, our rock and roll encompasses everything from hard rock to heavy metal, power pop to punk, garage to psychedelic and everything in between. We don’t believe in overclasifying our music. We will leave that to others to argue about.

If you love rock and roll but have given up hope, come and join us at the Rock and Roll Report. Available on your computer, smart phone or MP3 player or pretty much anything that can connect to the Net, The Rock and Roll Report’s mission is to get you pushing that volume knob to 11. With multiple easy ways to stay in touch with what is going on, we hope that the Rock and Roll Report will become a trusted source of amazing music that will brighten your lights, get your woofers woofing and make your ears and eyes smile.

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CAST YOUR VOTE FOR MYSPACE READERS CHOICE AWARD

MySpace Music will host a special MySpace Readers Choice Award to be presented at the inaugural Epiphone Revolver Golden Gods Awards, featuring performances by Megadeth, Killswitch Engage, Hatebreed, All That Remains and Suicide Silence. MySpacers can now vote for the recipient of the MySpace Reader’s Choice Award until March 31 on the MySpace Metal community page (www.myspace.com/metal). This is America’s first-ever hard rock and heavy metal music award show. In addition to the live ceremony, scheduled for April 7 at Club Nokia in Downtown Los Angeles, the event will be broadcast on MTV2 as a one-hour special debuting May 2. Rock legend and MySpace Music artist Ozzy Osbourne will also be honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award.

(Look for coverage of the inaugural Golden Gods Awards on the brand new Rock and Roll TV!)

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Versailles Records Accepting Fan-Designed Cover Art for STP/Buckcherry Tributes!

Versailles Records has announced that it is seeking submissions from Stone Temple Pilots and Buckcherry fans for an original album cover design for the label’s forthcoming summer releases, ‘Wicked Garden: A Millennium Tribute to Stone Temple Pilots’ and ‘Lit Up: A Millennium Tribute to Buckcherry’. Collectively, these tributes will feature current/former members of Black Sabbath, Racer X, Kiss, Europe, Megadeth, Badlands, Alice Cooper Band, Lizzy Borden, Fuel, Surgical Steel, Bonham, Mountain, Circle Jerks, Slash’s Snakepit, Metal Church, Warrant, Dokken, Steelheart, Michael Shanker Group, L.A. Guns, White Lion, Machine Head, Ratt, WASP, Quiet Riot, and others. Interested fans should email Versaillesrecords2006@yahoo.com with a brief synopsis of the cover concept they have in mind prior to submitting any art, and include some kind of myspace or related portfolio web link. A final decision will be made on the official album cover selections this April.