May 8, 2020 - Rock and roll trio THE BLACK MOODS today (May 8) release their highly anticipated sophomore album SUNSHINE via Steelhorse Entertainment/The Fuel following the news of its title track becoming the fourth single to debut in the Top 40 of Billboard's Mainstream Rock charts at #37 earlier this week. "Sunshine"-the band's most recent single -premiered in April with an animated music video seen below. This follows the previous Billboard charting singles "Bad News" (#24), "Bella Donna" (#29) and "Whatcha Got (#30).


The Arizona-based band received hometown support with a cover feature (seen below) for the current weekly print issue of Phoenix New Times who praised the album saying, "Sunshine is a fun, refreshingly simple record-the kind that will have critics talking about a return to a bygone era of rock 'n' roll." They further share: "'Bad News' is one of those bangers you would expect to hear during the end credits of a '90s Jerry Bruckheimer action blockbuster, while 'Bella Donna,' inspired by The Doors, is a perfect summer single, its bluesy riff practically begging you to break out your air guitar."

THE BLACK MOODS recorded SUNSHINE with Grammy Award-winning producer Johnny Karkazis who turned their rehearsal space into a makeshift studio in order to capture the energy of their live performance which has seen the band tour alongside acts including The Doors' Robbie Krieger, Shinedown, Jane's Addiction, Whitesnake, Adelitas Way, and Otherwise. Its 10 tracks are "mostly chugging, big-chorused tunes with at least one foot in classic rock" (Houston Press, 4/30/20).

While unable to tour or perform live due to coronavirus restrictions, THE BLACK MOODS have been hosting weekly live stream concerts from their studio and have announced they will be performing a virtual record release show tomorrow, Saturday, May 9 at 8:00 PM PT via Facebook Live. RSVP and find further details here!

Lineup [l-r] Jordan Hoffman (bass), Josh Kennedy (vocals, guitars), and Chico Diaz (drums)

Photo Credit: Jim Louvau

✏️This press release originated by SROPR.✏️

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