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Ripple Music to Release ‘Songs of Iron’ from Northern Ireland’s TRUCKER DIABLO on May 14th; “Drive” Single Just Released

| 27 April 2013 | Reply


Songs of Iron from Northern Ireland melodic rockers TRUCKER DIABLO will be released May 14th through Ripple Music.

Heavy melodies firmly planted on a foundation of steamroller rock n’ roll aggression is the fuel behind the latest offering from Northern Ireland export, TRUCKER DIABLO. Songs of Iron picks up where the breakthrough hit album, The Devil Rhythm left off, blasting listeners with the sonic fury of modern heavy rock mixed with a road worn southern swagger. After releasing two viral videos (“Drink Beer, Destroy,” and “Voodoo”) taking the stage at Hard Rock Hell, Download, and opening for The Foo Fighters amongst others, TRUCKER DIABLO surged to new heights of popularity in 2012. Now 2013 finds the band upon their international acclaim by cranking out another set of pile-driving melodic rockers. Songs of Iron, ups the ante on heaviness, crunching guitars and sing-along chorus, and is sure to please TRUCKER fans the world over, new and old.

Album cut “Drive” was recently released as the second single. The song is a melodic rocker with licks and hooks that draw you in and will have you singing along in no time. Firm live favorite “Drive” is the perfect rocking tune on that long road trip to your next adventure. Check out the video for “Drive” at this location.

In January, TRUCKER DIABLO debuted a video for the album’s first single, “The Rebel,” which can be viewed by clicking HERE.

Pre-order Songs of Iron at  The Ripple Music Webstore.

  1. Red Light On
  2. Year Of The Truck*
  3. The Rebel
  4. Drive
  5. Not So Superstar
  6. The Streets Run Red
  7. Lie To Me*
  8. Maybe You’re The One
  9. Bulldozer
  10. Rock Hallelujah
  11. Highway Radio
  12. When’s It Gonna Rain?
  13. Shame On You
  14. I Wanna Party With You*

(*) indicate CD only tracks

“Big things are starting to happen for that band and they really deserve it, because they’re a really great bunch of guys, hardworking, fantastic musicians and players and I’m a big, big fan of theirs.” – Ricky Warwick: Black Star Riders/Thin Lizzy

“If you call yourself a ‘tastemaker’ and don’t know Trucker Diablo then get the f*ck out you’re fired! Trucker Diablo are Rock N’ Roll pure and simple” – Brian Basher: Hard Rock Nights, KHRN Dallas

The Trucker boys took 2012 by the throat and played a massive 40 shows, which including some key highlights from playing Hammerfest with Anthrax, supporting Foo Fighters at Tennents Vital, supporting Terrorvision on their UK tour, rocking crowds on the main stage at Hard Rock Hell festival and topping off 2012 by supporting their heroes Thin Lizzy in Belfast. Trucker’s second album Songs of Iron, will be released in May 2013 through Ripple Music and Bad Reputation (FRA). There’s a big open road in front of Trucker Diablo, jump on board, be a part of the convoy and catch them on tour in the U.K and Europe in 2013.

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