Much in demand producer Brett Hesla starts mixing DA's new album this week at BHP in Florida. More updates to follow!
DA is currently number 2 in the Reverbnation Rock charts locally.Click on the Reverbnation icon on this page to check it out.
New Solo deal
Fantastic news - on his recent trip Stateside- DA - has just agreed to a new deal with Florida based Trackspotting records . Plans are in the works to release a 4 song Ep as a precursor to the full album tentatively titled " A better balance".
After a year of writing and recording I am very happy to share that mixing of the new album has now been completed.
Happy New Year
I would like to thank everyone who has visited chokerock.com over the last year and wish you and yours a very Happy New year !!!
DA - has been busy mixing his self produced album.So far mixed are Violette, Killing Time ( Light fades to grey),
Mixing is going well -with three songs mixed so far.Look out for a sneak preview of one of the songs in the next few weeks.
DA-Number 2 on the Reverbnation rock charts
DA is currently back up to the number 2 position in the local Reverbnation rock charts and number 30 Nationally. If you haven't visited the site please do!!! Your continued support is much appreciated.
New Album ready for mixing
Recording for the new DA album moves to mixing stage.Over the next month 10 news songs will be mixed in readyness for release in the new year.
Wayne Boyd R.I.P
A great friend to myself and my former bandmates in Choke- Wayne Boyd, sadly passed away on the 25/10/2012.
The new Forum page
We've added a Forum page to the site,so feel free to get those burning issues of your chest or share your latest shortbread recipe ! Discuss : )
Recently a very close friend of Choke- Wayne Boyd became very ill and it wasn't looking good at all for him. However being the fighter that he is, Wayne is showing signs of recovery-which is fantastic news.Wayne and his wife Ruby hold a very special place in the hearts for all of Choke. To this end to show our appreciation and try and help out a "wee" bit, we have made available for a limited time one of Wayne and Ruby's favourite Choke songs "Bungee Girl".The song first saw the light of day as track three on the Damm it-Janet e.p back in 1996. The download will cost you $1.29.For every download we will be able to donate 0.99 cents.So please help us help our great friends Wayne and Ruby by doing your bit for Wayne Aid. To buy the download please copy the link into your browser. http://www.reverbnation.com/store/store/artist_1332438?item_type=music Thanks for your support.
www.reverbnation.com/chokerock will be making available a Choke rarity as a download.This will be a benefit release with all proceeds going to a very worthy cause.All details to follow.
Breaking news just in is that DA has just signed to the cutting edge and innovative Rock management company based in the US- Monolith Management. Both Dave and the guys at Monolith are excited about working together. Yeah !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Check out the free MP3 downloads by visiting the Download page.New addition is demo of a new song called These are the things recorded last year. Enjoy!!
DA-is currently rocketing up the ReverbNation Rock charts - Number 3 locally and number 35 in The Irish national rock charts.
Show in Spain confirmed
Dave will be playing The Golden Gloves Hard Rock Pub on Sunday September 23rd -Carerr De Jovara , 186 ,Calella,Costa Brava.
Watch out for some gig announcements in the coming days .
Gig Just confirmed
I will be opening for Goldfish Syndrome at The Meeting Place in Midelton on Thusrday August 2nd no cover doors at 9:30
Road to Nevis Tour Cancelled
Events for Charities have been forced to cancel the Road to Nevis tour which Dave was due to play in August.
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Its great to see so many different nationalities dropping by to check out chokerock.com. This month so far Australia, Brazil (a regular),Canada,China,England,Ireland,Italy,The U.S,Uzbekistan, Scotland and Spain. The next time you drop by why not say hello or join the mailing list- thank you for your support .... Dave
Nail Polish and Velvet pants
Just added to the Photo Vault are some pictures from a 1996 show in Orlando.The photos entitled Nail Polish and Velvet pants are from the lens of top bloke Jim Letherman...Enjoy