Red Dragon Cartel, the rock quartet led by guitarist Jake. E. Lee (ex-Ozzy Osbourne), has been submitted for Grammy nomination consideration. The categories for which the band has been submitted are Best Rock Performance for the album "Patina," Best Rock Song, “Havana” and Best Rock Album. Voting ends August 2. "Patina" was written and recorded at bassist Anthony Esposito's Obscenic Arts in Dillsburg, Pennsylvania. Patina was mixed by Max Norman (Megadeth, Ozzy Osbourne, Bad Company). The album was released last November and followed up with tours in North America and Japan. "Patina" quickly gained great press both in the U.S. and abroad, as [...]
The much anticipated Red Dragon Cartel tour begins in Reno, Nevada, Saturday, February 23. The band hits large and small cities across the U.S. with a date in Toronto in March 16. This leg of the North American tour winds up March 31 in New Bedford, Massachusetts. The four-piece move on to tour Japan in April. For more details on tour dates, reddragoncartel.com. #RedDragonCartel #hardrock #bandsontour
Red Dragon Cartel's new album, Patina, was released Friday (11/9) and the band has announced it's tour dates which are across the U.S. and a date in Toronto, Canada. The Red Dragon Cartel tour dates begin late February, 2019 and conclude in early April. RDC has tour dates planned in Japan in April '19. For the upcoming North American dates, go to reddragoncartel.com. #rockbandsontour
Red Dragon Cartel's Patina comes out today. The Jake E. Lee-led project has been getting great reviews leading up to the release. In some one on one interviews, Lee drops some juicy quotes about some familiar musicians from his past. "Havana" is the lead single for Patina and the band recently released a video for "Crooked Man." RDC hits the road in February '19 with a U.S. tour and will be in Japan in April. With The Red Dragon Cartel album released, the next item is the announcement of live dates, which will be available as soon as available. #newrockmusic #guitarrock #mainstreamrock
Anthony Esposito, writer/producer and former member of Lynch Mob, has signed to Cadium Music. Esposito, who was a member of Lynch Mob and co-wrote the first three of the band's releases (two albums and one EP) before becoming Ace Frehley's bass player, is a current member of Red Dragon Cartel. Esposito also has a recording studio, Obscenic Arts, located in Pennsylvania. Anthony co-wrote the new Red Dragon Cartel album, Patina, with Jake E. Lee and recorded the album at Obscenic Arts. #RedDragonCartel #AnthonyEsposito #ObscenicArts
Guitar World Premieres Video to First Single, “Havana,” from Red Dragon Cartel’s New Album, “Patina”
Red Dragon Cartel dropped the first single from their new album today with "Havana." The video to the track also premieres today, courtesy of Guitar World. The album, "Patina," is due out November 9. #GuitarWorld #JakeELee #newrockmusic #Havana
As the November 9 release date of the new Red Dragon Cartel album approaches, Jake E. Lee has begun to share some of the details of Patina. The first single, "Havana," will be digitally released August 24. The CD version of Patina will include a bonus track, "Punchclown." Also, the Japanese release of the album will include an acoustic version of "Havana." More details forthcoming. #NewRockMusic #JakeELee #RedDragonCartel
After a four year wait, Red Dragon Cartel, will release its second album, November 9. The RDC album will include some band member changes. Led by master guitarist, Jake E. Lee, RDC's new album, Patina, also brings new members to the group, who include bassist Anthony Esposito (ex-Lynch Mob) and ex-Skid Row drummer, Phil Varone. The album was recorded at Esposito's Obscenic Arts Studio. Vocals include Darren James Smith. While track titles, which include "Speedbag" and "The Luxury of Breathing" have been announced, no previews of the music have been released yet.
Jake E Lee, founder of Red Dragon Cartel, and ex-guitarist for Ozzy Osbourne, is working on the follow-up to RDC's 2014's self-titled album. Jake talks about the band and working on the new record. #JakeE.Lee #RedDragonCartel
Ron Mancuso, a former band member of Ozzy Osbourne and Red Dragon Cartel, has signed to Cadium.Mancuso, who had a hand in the production of Ace Frehley's latest album, Space Invader, has co-writes with Bandlands and Beggars and Thieves. In the past, Mancuso has gone beyond band collaborations, writing cues for Access Hollywood, Big Brother and several sports televisionprograms.Based in Las Vegas, Ron plans to write and record for RDC's next album, with other writing projects in the works.