The Pittsburgh-based label, RFL Records, has teamed up with the
multi-artist coalition, Hear 'n Now, to release the initiative's
second single, "Let’s Rock the Stage." Off the heels of last year's
early pandemic collaboration, Hear 'n Now dropped the track "No Road
to Ruin," as a way to raise awareness and financial relief for those
who were hit hard by the initial impact of COVID-19.
This time around with Phase 2, efforts were focused on raising
awareness and support for the Save Our Stages Act which was designed
and implemented as a means to assist music venues and booking agencies
that may be facing financial crisis and/or permanent closure.
Once again, Pennsylvania based promoter and internet radio host,
William Loney, along with his Keep it Metal Promotions, organized a
team of passionate artists from around the United States and as far
away as Australia, who donated their time wanting to make a
“We're excited about the release of Let's Rock the Stage and
honored to be a part of Hear 'N Now once again,” said Keep it Metal
Promotion’s Loney. “Every little bit helps and this is our little
Hear ‘N Now – Phase 2 “Let’s Rock The Stage” available now
"Let's Rock the Stage" includes the talents of Chris Natalini of Blood
Feast, Stu "The Hammer" Marshall of Death Dealer, Steve Stine from
GuitarZoom, Taryn Dorothy of Starlight, Ed Mischke of Veronica, "The
V" Freeman, Brian Ozz of Blackened Earth and the band Corners of
“Playing live is such a huge part of what we do and seeing some of
these venues having to shut their doors is incredibly crushing to
me,” said vocalist Chris Natalini of Blood Feast. “So when Hear
‘n Now asked me to be a part of another project, I jumped at the
"Let's Rock the Stage" was written and produced by COS guitarist Mick
Michaels and mastered by former Metal Blade Records exec and legendary
producer Bill Metoyer (Slayer, W.A.S.P., Fates Warning).
“As artists, we have a responsibility to do our part to not only
help the scene thrive but to keep it alive…especially during times
like these,” said songwriter Mick Michaels. “We have to pay it
forward to ensure there is still a scene to be a part of for years to
Additional sponsors to the project include A Creation Productions,
March Baby Media, Wrecking Ball Metal Fest, Cosmick Productions and
the Vagabond Entertainment Group which produced the new single's lyric
“Appreciate being a part of it...thanks for having me on board,”
expressed guitarist Ed Mischke from Veronica “The V” Freeman.
“My pleasure…anytime,” echoed guitarist Stu “The
Hammer” Marshall of Death Dealer.
View "No Road to Ruin" lyric video here:
"Let's Rock the Stage" is now available digitally through RFL Records
and bundled together with several other songs including "No Road to
Ruin," "Wild Card" and "Tonight We Roll;" two tracks donated by
Corners of Sanctuary.
More on the Hear 'n Now initiative can be found at:
Keep it Metal Promotions