ELECTRIC MARY -Wins Battle of the Bands This Week On MDR! Coming in with 5,329 votes!
Melbourne rock n roll legends, Electric Mary , have come storming back with their first new music since their 2019 album Mother.
On The King Of Rock n Roll everything is bigger and badder than it was before. Big riffs, fat drums, cathedral sized choral background vocals and that unmistakable whiskey soaked croon of frontman Rusty Brown all packaged up with a monstrous production job that makes the track leap from the speakers! It’s as if the Mary ’s are playing live right in front of you.
The story follows the trials and tribulations of an ageing almost-rockstar clinging on to whatever relevance he can in the modern world. Make way for the King Of Rock n Roll!
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ABOUT ELECTRIC MARY
While on writing trip to New York, vocalist & songwriter, Rusty Brown, visited the Jimi Hendrix founded Electric Lady Recording Studios.
It was there that the infamous studio manager " Electric Mary Campbell" entered his life .. story after story of the rock history that wandered through the studio's had Rusty's head spinning, his direction was clear, and it now had a name “ Electric Mary ”.
Since then, Electric Mary have become globally renowned for their explosive brain-bending live performances and at home in Australia are regarded as one of, if not the best live bands in the country.
Over their decade and a half long career, Electric Mary have shared the world’s stages with some of the most revered names in hard rock including Whitesnake, Judas Priest, Deep Purple, Kiss, Alice Cooper, Motorhead, Def Leppard and many more, Their explosive brain-bending live performances at home and abroad are regarded as one of, if not the best live shows anywhere!.
2008's album, Down To The Bone received rave reviews around the world, including Rock Album Of The Year ahead of releases by Metallica and Queen by the UK’s Birmingham Mail.
The band ’s third album simply entitled ’III’ became a milestone in the genre as Rocktopia reviewed: " Already one of the more promising bands to have hit the scene in the last few years, 'III' keeps up Electric Mary 's high standards and is an album that deserves to see them make the next step into the big boys' playground. ".
Classic Rock Magazine (UK) enthusiastically concluded " 'III' is exactly the kind of album it should be mandatory for every CR reader to own ".
In 2014, the band released the infamous ‘The Last Great Hope’ mini album featuring live hits like 'Sweet Mary C’ and the astoundingly moody ‘Already Gone’. Next came their live album 'Alive in HELLDorado’ which was recorded over 2 Sold Out nights in The Basque Country in Spain. Mixed in Texas by American Producer The Machine (White Zombie, Clutch and King Crimson).
The album is a testament to the bands killer live shows and it's no wonder they already number Iron Maiden, Whitesnake, Judas Priest and E Street Band guitarist Steven Van Zandt among their growing number of admirers.
In 2019 “The Mary ’s” released their 4th studio long player ‘Mother’ which featured the massive singles, Gimme Love and Woman. They once again took off across the globe to tour their unique Australian brand of take no prisoners Rock n Roll.
After nearly 15 years, four studio Albums… a live album ... three E.P’s… dozens of American and European tours, broken teeth, broken bones & broken records. The Mary ’s roll on …