Eric Harris (vocals/bass) and Andrew Packer (guitars) of the Pasadena, Calif. rock band GYPSYHAWK recently stopped by the Metal Blade offices to film a track-by-track breakdown of their upcoming full-length album, Revelry & Resilience, which Metal Hammer deemed as being “no fuss, no frills, just proper rock loud n’ proud” (out August 24/27). The two-part video is currently available exclusively at Loudwire.com, one of the top destinations for hard rock and heavy metal news on the web. Check the videos out HERE.
Revisiting the electrifying sounds of bullshit-free 70s rock,GYPSYHAWK are a breath of fresh air compared to the endless onslaught of breakdown-obsessed bands cluttering up heavy music. Marinating their wares in whiskey and weed, they hurl out blistering riffs and irresistible hooks and grooves, doing their damnedest to ensure that everyone at their shows is having as much fun as they are. With Revelry & Resilience, their second full-length and Metal Blade debut, this vibe bleeds from the speakers from start to finish, determinedly putting a smile on your face and compelling you to throw your hair around, no matter how much or how little you might have. “It’s music for girls to shake their asses to and dudes to bang their heads,” states vocalist/bassist Eric Harris. “It’s good-time rock and roll, and we don’t take ourselves too seriously, but at the same time we’re not one-dimensional ‘yeah-dude-let’s-party-all-
Revelry & Resilience will be in stores on August 24th/27th, 2012. Fans can pre-order the album and listen to the first single,Hedgeking, now at metalblade.com/Gypsyhawk.
“equal parts bold classic-rock boogie and hazy space rock”Alternative Press Magazine – Top 100 bands you need to know in 2012
“‘Metal without the clichés’ they used to say of UFO and Gypsyhawk have obviously been paying attention… No fuss, no frills, just proper rock loud n’ proud.” Metal Hammer UK – 8/10
“Hedgeking is some rockin’, catchy shit, man” MetalSucks.net
Andrew Packer – Guitars
Eric Harris – Bass and Voice
Ian “P.P. Rider” Brown – Drums
Erik “Ron Houser” Kluiber – Guitars