Platinum selling legendary LA rockers ANGELES, with a heavy heart, announce that their friend and long-time guitar tech, Scott Ellison, has passed away.
“R.I.P SCOTT ELLISON... My best friend and guitar tech, Scott, passed Away at 5:30 yesterday morning... LOVE YOU SO MUCH BROTHER”
Just recently ANGELES announced that their drummer, Danny Basulto (2015–present), has decided to retire from his position. Furthermore the band announces their new drummer, Chris Cato!
Stated the band:
“ANGELES welcome Chris Cato on drums with the biggest guns in rock'n'roll ANGELES wishes Danny Basulto best wishes on his retirement.”
ANGELES' next confirmed shows in 2020/2021, so far are:
October 18th w/LOUDNESS @Whisky A Go Go
December 4th - w/LAST IN LINE @Whisky A Go Go
April 18th 2021 - Party In The Parking Lot @Rainbow Bar and Grill
On July 30th, ANGELES premiered their latest single 'Start Living' exclusively via Bravewords. Stream the single here:
ANGELES on new single 'Start Living':
“Start living is about what everyone is going through the last 4 months with being locked downed and all you want to do is start living again do the things you did before go to concerts, movies, out to dinner, just have fun”
ANGELES will have two songs from their new album 'Hell on High Heels' featured in the movie Hellweek The 10 Year Anniversary Edition Directed by Eddie Lengyel! More details TBA. Furthermore, 'Hell on High Heels' has officially being submitted for a Grammy Awards for 'Album of the Year' by a Duo or a Group.
'Hell On High Heels' tracklisting:
1. Hell On High Heels - Lytle/Collins - 4:43
2. Celebrate - Lytle/Collins - 3:37
3. Heal The Wounds - Lytle/Collins - 3:52
4. Apocalypse - Lytle/Collins - 4:24
5. Start Living - Lytle/Collins - 2:58
6. Rolling Like Thunder - Lytle/Collins - 3:56
7. Run - Lytle/Collins - 3:06
8. Holly Fenton - Merrit/James - 3:22
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Live footage for 'Hell on High Heels':
'Hell On High Heels' Album Features: Dale Lytle, Louis Collins, Cal Shelton and Danny Basulto.
Music recorded at Clear Lake Recording Studios N. Hollywood CA - Ara Sarkisian.
Vocals recorded at MT Studios Burbank CA - Matt Thorne.
Produced by Dale Lytle and Matt Thorne
Mixed and mastered by Matt Thorne
Front cover by Jeffrey A. Swanson
Back cover by Connie Lytle
Graphic Design by Monarch Digital Design
‘Hell On High Heels’ is now available worldwide as a special order CD.
CLICK HERE TO BUY THE CD (USA) – CLICK HERE TO BUY THE CD (WORLDWIDE)
More About ANGELES:
Dale Lytle and Dave Raudman united the musicians that would form the band known as Angeles. Their first Hollywood gig was at the Troubadour where they were setting attendance records playing the midnight slot on Sunday nights. They also played at The Whiskey and The Roxy on the Sunset strip in Hollywood California they became one of L.A.’s largest Indie bands of the 80’s. They performed at Devonshire Downs outdoor stadium to over 6,000 people twice and also played In-A-Godda_Da-Vida with Ron Bushy from Iron Butterfly.
In 1984, Angeles performed at the Reseda Country Club, appearing with Bon Jovi. They have also shared a stage with Quiet Riot, Motley Crue, Ratt, Guns N’ Roses, Metallica, and Ronnie James Dio, Jefferson Starship, Robbie Krieger of the Doors, Jack Russell’s “Great White”, The Tubes, Foghat, Y&T, Michael Schenker,and Dokken just to name a few of the legends of Rock N Roll. Signed to Mystic records, Angeles recorded their debut album “We’re No Angels”. In 1984. They were featured in the1985 September issue of Hit Parader magazine. A number of Angeles’ songs, including “Nasty Girls”, “You Want Me To Love You”, and “Can’t Find the Words” has been played on nationwide radio stations.
In 1999, their album “No Limits” was featured on 95.5 KLOS Local Licks Sunday night program. Angeles was honored to not only be featured on the program four times, but they were also the only band to ever have six songs played on a Double Local Licks feature in a single program. During one week in 1999, “Can’t Find the Words” was played 527 times. The song continued to play nationwide on radio stations. Angeles has released 12 album (CDs) to date. On February 2019, ANGELES emerged to Dark Star Records/Sony. The band's previous album "Fire It Up" was released on September 13th, 2019 via Dark Star Records/Sony. ANGELES' new stunning album 'Hell On High Heels' came out on July 3rd 2020, via Dark Star Records/Sony/Universal.
ANGELES line-up 2020:
Dale Lytle – Guitar
Louis Collins - Vocals
Chris Cato – Drums
Cal Shelton – Bass Guitar