A Joker’s Rage
A Joker’s Rage Debut Album
‘The Rain Dance’
It’s been a long time coming, but the day has finally arrived that the debut album from A Joker’s Rage sees daylight! The Rain Dance is a 12 track genre bending masterpiece, featuring recent hit single Shylock and also My Heroes which is also officially released today.
Full of catchy melodies and driving riffs it would be easy to classify A Joker’s Rage as simply a rock band, but after letting the album wash over you, it will become apparent that the band are adept at bringing in a range of influences without losing their signature sound.
The Rain Dance is an album that will keep listeners guessing from track-to-track as A Joker’s Rage take them on a full blown musical journey. There are nods to classic rock’s mighty heyday, full blown modern rock anthems, songs that have pop sensibilities and everything in-between. All the while, A Joker’s Rage have managed to create an album that flows brilliantly from start to finish and never once loses the sense of enjoyment and love from those who have assembled it.
Also released today is the second track from The Rain Dance called ‘My Heroes’ is a modern rock ballad for the ages, from its softly spoken intro to the enormous chorus, My Heroes is a track that will worm its way firmly into the listeners’ head and refuse to leave. You can check out the track below:
My Heroes follows on from the success of The Rain Dance’s previous single Shylock, which achieved widespread airplay at radio across the UK and beyond. Being released on the 25th of October along with the full album, A Joker’s Rage are gearing up for a great 2020!
Explaining the motivation behind the track, the band details how it is a direct experience from their own lives:
“This track is a personal one and covers how changes in personal circumstance can radically turn around lives for the better, in this example having children. Whilst the responsibility of parenthood can be seen as a burden (and particularly with the lifestyle of a musician), this track looks at the situation in a positive light.“.
Anyone who sees A Joker’s Rage’s photos will quickly notice the face paint – aka the #GAMEFACE. It’s something that may seem small to some, but those little things can sometimes make a big difference. To lead vocalist Zakk Taylor, guitarist Adam Gauton, bassist Geordie Ginface and drummer / keyboardist Matt Collinge, #GAMEFACE is the mode in which the band choose to escape reality, channel their alter egos and deliver their message.
“It’s our war paint. When the chips are down, life gets tough or you’re simply bored out of your skull, put your #GAMEFACE on and handle it with a stronger attitude”
Having most recently donned the #GAMEFACE for a show stealing performance in headlining SOS Festival 2019, as well as lighting up the stage at the inaugural Call Of The Wild Festival, A Joker’s Rage have cemented their reputation as one of the UK’s best live unsigned bands. They will be announcing live shows in support of The Rain Dance in the coming weeks – so stay tuned
About A Joker’s Rage
A Joker’s Rage are:
Zakk Taylor – Vocals
Adam Gauton – Guitar / Vocals
Geordie Ginface – Bass / Vocals
Matt Collinge – Drums / Keyboards / Vocals