January 6 2015
Happy SNEW Year. 2014 was quite an eventful year for us. We released the single "Thunderdog" which was the 3rd most played song of '14 on WSCA FM, "Stand Up High" from our first album appeared in the SciFi thriller "Extraterrestrial", 3 of our songs were used in the rock documentary "Inside Metal: The pioneers of L.A. hard rock and Metal" that Curtis also edited and was assoc. producer of, the song "Shinebox" was used in an NFL pre-game show on the Fox network and we also finally got our own Wikipedia page https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Snew thanks to the hard work of Cassey Holmes (we thank you so much).We are currently writing and recording the next album which we hope to present to you this year. Stay tuned for updates, news and surprises. It's going to be one rocing year for the Snew World Order.
September 20 2014
SNEW lead singer Curtis Don Vito is involved with a new documentary about the Los Angeles Hard Rock and Metal scene during the mid to late 70s titled "Inside Metal: The Pioneers of Los Angeles Hard Rock and Metal".
Curtis is Associate Producer and Editor of this in depth look at the ground breakers and architects of the metal phenomenon that would explode in the 80s.
The film includes interviews with Lars Ulrich of Metallica, Don Dokken, Michael Des Barres, Carlos Cavazo of Quiet Riot, Dave Meniketti of Y&T, Joey Vera of Armored Saint, and a host of others discussing what the L.A. club scene was like back in the day, the impact of bands like Van Halen and Motley Crue as well as the various reasons Hollywood became the rock n roll capitol of the music world. The doc also features many rare photos and concert footage never before seen of artists like the late Randy Rhoads.
The film’s producers and it's director Bob Nalbandian have created a Fan Backed campaign to help got the film into theaters across the country. If you would like to contribute please got to metalrockfilms.com
The film will be shown in select cities beginning in November with a DVD release to follow.
September 9 2014
The band is currently in pre-production on several tracks for the next album. It also should be noted that we've moved Lenny over to rhythm guitar and we are happy to announce Paul Ill is now on bass. It's sounding amazing.
June 4 2014
The Thunderdog tour which began May 23 and covered 5 states in 2 weeks was a smashing success. Thanks to all our fans and friends who were there for us and to all the promoters, managers, agents and crew at all the venues thank you for being so awesome. You ALL rocked us and we loved every second of it.
May 14 2014
The new single titled "Thunderdog" is now available on CD Baby and iTunes and other online venues very soon. This track was recorded at the new Snewdio Recording Studio and was produced by Bobby Owsinski. The track features a guest appearance by Willie Basse on bass and Lenny Spickle on rhythm guitar. It was mastered by Gene Grimaldi at Oasis Mastering. It's an ultra high energy mega rocker. The perfect track to kick off our 2014 tour which begins May 23 in Tucson Arizona. Check our tour schedule for dates and cities.
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May 2 2014
We are currently finishing up a new song titled "Thunderdog" which will be released as a single on iTunes very soon. This will be in conjunction with a May/June tour of the western states. Check our tour schedule for dates and cities. Check back here in the next week or so for the release date of Thunderdog.
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March 18 2014
Episode #10 SEASON FINALE of "LIVE from the SNEWDIO" is now up on YouTube. This weeks guests are Jon Leon from White Wizzard and Bobby Owsinski. We jam on "Stand Up High" and Alice Cooper's "Muscle of Love" with Jon on bass and Bobby on Hammond B3 organ. Chris Jakositz hosts our round table chat and Matt reviews the Alice Cooper album Muscle of Love. Season 2 of LFTS will be coming soon.
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