The new Memphis May Fire album, Broken, has been released and was co-written and produced by Kane Churko. Churko co-wrote all 10 tracks on the record and was recorded at The Hideout Studio.The first single is "The Old Me." The album features rapper Andy Mineo on the track, "Heavy is the Weight." Churko also co-wrote, "Virus," a one-off single previous to the release of Broken. #MemphisMayFire
One OK Rock, an immensely popular band from Japan, released their Ambitions album at the top of 2017 and practically had a platinum album in it's debut week. Kane Churko, who has two co-writes on the record, also produced. While the album's release in the U.S. does not include Churko's co-writes, "Make It Out Alive" and "Lost in Tonight," the album has gone double platinum (500,000) in the group's homeland. This is also Churko's first number one in Japan. #OneOKRock
Some of the work Kevin and Kane Churko did in 2016 and earlier this year will be put on display later in 2017. First, Kevin produced and co-wrote on the upcoming In This Moment album, Half God/Half Devil. The album's first single, "Oh Lord," is due out later this Spring, with Devil releasing sometime in the Summer. Five Finger Death Punch recorded their new release with the Churkos, finishing their yet-untitled album (while no one was looking) over the Christmas holiday. Team Churko co-wrote with the band and Kevin produced. No official announcement on the album's released date and first single. Kevin went [...]
If you weren't paying attention, you would just assume that Kane Churko is a rock producer who only understands one genre of music: Rock. But that is not the case. Churko comes from a very pop music direction, growing up with his dad, producer Kevin Churko, and being in pop bands, such as Mr. Kane and Modern Science. In a feature by the Las Vegas Weekly, Churko talks about riding the wave of rock, but really being a pop guy.
The two songs at the top of at least two rock charts have become very familiar over the last month or so, as Disturbed and Five Finger Death Punch (pictured above) command those positions. One of the things in common with both songs? Both songs co-written and produced by Kevin Churko. "The Light" spent five weeks at the number one spot on the Billboard Mainstream Rock Songs chart, only to give way in the last reporting week to Five Finger Death Punch's "Wash It All Away," which spent the same amount of time at number two. In the most recent chart that came [...]
After a five year hiatus, Disturbed are back with a new album.The Chicago quartet chose to (not so) quietly step into Kevin and Kane Churko's The Hideout towards the end of last year and record 19 songs, which culminated in Immortalized, due out August 21, according to the band's website. Kevin helmed the sessions and is credited with co-writing all the songs.The lead track is "The Vengeful One," and based on some Disturbed Ones' reaction, the news of a new album is happily welcomed.
In This Moment has completed its follow-up to Blood, with Black Widow. The new set, recorded at The Hideout, is due out November 18 and was co-written with Kevin and Kane Churko, with Kevin, once again, behind the board. Churko Sr. has co-written and produced the last three ITM records.The first single, "Sick Like Me," was released digitally, September 9. While ITM's new label, Atlantic Records, is gearing up for the release of Widow, the band is back on the road, beginning in October.
Cadium Music Publishing proudly signs writer/producer/mixer/engineer and Juno award-winner, Kane Churko.Kane, the son of writer/producer Kevin Churko, has built quite a catalog, writing songs with Ozzy Osbourne, Five Finger Death Punch, In This Moment and Eyes Set To Kill, among others. Churko's contributions as a writer have resulted in FFDP's biggest selling song on 2011's American Capitalist with "Remember Everything" and the biggest selling song in Century Media's history, the title song to ITM's 2012 release, "Blood."Growing up in a musical family, Kane learned the Pro Tools ropes through his father and is currently the engineer of the elder Churko's studio, The Hideout, [...]
Five Finger Death Punch released the first of a two-disc set, today. The album, The Wrong Side of Heaven & the Righteous Side of Hell, Vol. 1, takes an unconventional approach by releasing a double-album, but in two shifts - Volume 2 of the offering to be released later this year. Vol. 1, co-written and produced by Kevin Churko, who partnered up w/ the band for the last two FFDP albums, is peppered with guest appearances by Tech N9ne, Max Cavalera (Soulfly), Maria Brink (In This Moment) and Hatebreed's Jamey Jasta. The first single, "Lift Me Up," features Rob [...]
Metal-ers, Gemini Syndrome, are getting ready to release their debut album, co-written and produced by Kevin Churko. Recorded at Churko's The Hideout, songs include the lead track and video, Pleasure and Pain, along with Left of Me, Babylon and Take This, among others. Pain is reacting very well with fans and the band has taken its act on the road with Mushroomhead, in the States. You can check out Gemini Syndrome's tour schedule, here.