hard rockers NUBIAN ROSE have inked a deal with UK
label Livewire/Cargo Records. Their sophomore album,
‘Mental Revolution‘, is scheduled for
a November release. The new album is armed with even heavier
riffs, deeper melodies and a more mature production.
master producer and studio wizard, Tobias Lindell, who has
produced albums such as ‘Tear The Walls Down‘ and
‘Address The Nation‘ by HEAT, ‘Split
Your Lip, from Hardcore Superstar and ‘Last
Look Of Eden‘, by Europe, has mixed ‘Mental
Revolution‘ and given it an outstanding and impeccable
sound. NUBIAN ROSE are planning on taking the next step of
their career and aiming to hit the top division.
“We are very happy to sign with Livewire/Cargo Records for
our second album. They have a reputation as being one of the most honest and
hardworking label’s in the business and that says A LOT in the music industry.
They have also shown true love to NUBIAN ROSE and our music and
that’s of course also very important to us“.
very exciting to be working with one of my favourite new bands of recent years
and signing NUBIAN ROSE to Livewire/Cargo
Records has been an aim for some time” –John
Dryland (Cargo Records)
Lilja Åkerlund – vocals Christer Åkerlund – lead
guitar Simeon Liljegren – bass Torbjörn
Weijnesjö – guitar, keyboards Thomas Weijnesjö –
in Stockholm, Sweden, in 2011, NUBIAN ROSE have already made a
name for themselves as one of Sweden’s top acts when it comes to energetic,
heavy riffing, melody driven, Hard Rock. NUBIAN ROSE evolves
around the magnetic charisma and majestic voice of Sofia Lilja,
combined with the unique talent of guitarist Christer
Åkerlund, NUBIAN ROSE has made sure that they are a
force to be reckoned with.
planning a self-financed, low-key release of their debut album,
‘Mountain‘, in 2012, they were shocked and excited by how the
music spread like wildfire worldwide. Within weeks of the Swedish release, they
were played on radio stations in the US, the UK, Italy, France and throughout
Europe. Rock fans everywhere immediately recognised their hook-filled brand of
Hard Rock with tunes such as; ‘Ever See Your Face‘,
‘Reckless‘, ‘Mountain‘ and the outstanding
power ballad ‘How Am I‘. Soon they were featured in great rock
magazines such as Classic Rock and the legendary Japanese
publication, Burrn!. The reviews were
excellent, Classic Rock
Magazine(8/10), Powerplay (9/10), Rock
Hard (8/10), Burrn! (83%), to name a few of the key
before the European release of ‘Mountain‘, NUBIAN
ROSE were also booked to play the main stage at the first Hard
Rock Hell AOR festival in Rotherham 2013. This was the band’s first
European show and their appearance was one of the festivals most talked about
with Sofia Lilja sporting a Union Jack cat
suit for part of the show to mark the event!
Autumn it’s time for NUBIAN ROSE to hit the ground running,
their sophomore album, ‘Mental Revolution‘, is set for release
on Livewire/Cargo Records.