US hard rock band, BULLETS AND OCTANE, have announced the release their new single and title track ‘Waking Up Dead‘ on April 13th, 2018. The new full length album “Waking Up Dead” will be available worldwide physical and digitally on May 25th via Bad MoFo Records/Cargo Records UK. BULLETS AND OCTANE present a brand new cover artwork for the new album, which can be viewed below.
There will be a special CD release show in Los Angeles at the world famous The Viper Room on the same day as the release of the album on May 25th and the subsequent festival and tour dates to be announced. Be on the look-out for BULLETS AND OCTANE in a city near you.
‘Waking Up Dead‘ was produced, recorded, mixed and mastered by Brent Clawson (Wednesday 13, Hell or Highwater, The Knives) at Joy Street Sound in Garden Grove, CA. Additional engineering by Travis Pavur (The Used, Anders Osborne) at Golden Beat Recording.
1. Bad Mother Fucker
2. Waking Up Dead
3. When We Were Young
4. Burning At Both Wicks
6. Fuck You Song
7. Murder Me Baby
8. Rolling Stone
10. Heart Attack
BULLETS AND OCTANE is:
Gene Louis – vocals
Felipe Rodrigo – guitar, backing vocals
Zachary Kibbee – bass, backing vocals
Jonny Udell – drums
May 25 – Viper Room, Los Angeles, CA – Album Release Party
July 5 – Helgea Festival, Knislinge, Sweden
July 6 – Uppsala Rock Nights Festival, Uppsala, Sweden
July 7 – Harry B James, Stockholm, Sweden
Bullets and Octane exploded onto the scene in 2003 with their debut EP “One Night Stand Rock N Roll Band” on Critereon Records. 2004 saw the 2nd EP “Bullets And Octane” and their debut album “The Revelry” produced by Gilby Clarke of Guns And Roses also on Critereon Records. In 2005-2006 they Supported Avenged Sevenfold in America and Europe on the City Of Evil Tour.
2006 was a big year for the band as they were signed to RCA/BMG Records. They released their first major label album “In The Mouth Of The Young“, which was produced by Page Hamilton of Helmet. They played The Download Festival and where on “The Family Values Tour” with Korn, Stone Sour, Flyleaf and Deftones. They headlined their own UK tour as well.
2007 saw them Leave RCA for Ares Records, released “Songs For The Underdog” album and tour with Unwritten Law. They had headlining UK Tour with The Knives that year as well. In 2009 they released “Bullets and Octane ” a full length album and Toured the U.K. with Gunfire 76 (Wednesday 13’s project).
In 2016 they played Lost Highway motorcycle show and concert with Social Distortion, Foghat and Eagles Of Death Metal as well as releasing a new song “Burning At Both Wicks“.
In 2017 back at it full time with a solid line up, released songs and videos for “Bad Mother Fucker” and “Waking Up Dead“, headlined a very successful tour of the U.K and Sweden. They finished the “Waking Up Dead” album and played a string of successful shows in Hollywood, Orange County and Las Vegas.
In 2018 they are looking to release the album “Waking Up Dead“. They are already slated to headline U.K. dates and Sweden dates in February to kick off the 20 Year anniversary of the band with what has been touted as the most solid line up in it’s history.