Drummer and founding member of MR. BIG, Pat Torpey, passed away Wednesday, February 7 at the age of 64 from complications of Parkinson’s disease. Family, band and management request privacy at this very difficult time. Services are pending.
Craig Goldy says, "[t]he band Dream Child was conceived during a brainstorming session with Serafino (President of Frontiers) and I one day while discussing other matters. I had been listening to my favorite bands a lot recently, Deep Purple and Rainbow's “Rising" album, among others in that style and had noticed that many people who also love those bands...
What do you get when you match a Brit from London who loves American AOR with an American from California who grew up on British Prog? Dukes of the Orient is the masterful pairing of vocalist John Payne (ASIA Featuring John Payne, ex-Original Asia, GPS) with keyboardist Erik Norlander (Last In Line, Lana Lane) who now present their eponymous debut album, ten years in the making.
"Myself and the band are so excited and proud to have been recognized by one of the world's leading rock labels. We know having a label as respected as Frontiers behind us makes a massive difference in our continued development. We are looking forward to working with Frontiers on our 3rd studio album, which we hope will be released in the autumn of 2018. I want to thank everyone that has supported us from the start in 2013 until now. Your loyal support has helped us get recognition from such an established label. We will do our very best to keep producing music that we and our fans are proud of and with this support it looks like we can do this for many years to come!" - James Toseland
Frontiers Music Srl announces the release of RAINTIMES debut album: a new melodic rock project featuring two young and talented Italian musicians, Pierpaolo “Zorro” Monti (Charming Grace, Shining Line) and Davide Barbieri (Wheels of Fire, Charming Grace) together with the awesome singer Michael Shotton (Von Groove).
Frontiers Music Srl is truly honored and excited to welcome such a huge talent to the label and firmly believes this will continue their unapproachable track record of bringing AOR fans music they are more than happy to hear. The new release will follow in the footsteps of “Solo”, with an updated production and sound befitting of the 21st century. The label anticipates releasing the record in early 2018.
Frontiers Music Srl is pleased to announce the birth of a new division to support and develop the touring activities of bands signed to the label. In order to assist artists with the booking of their live shows in Europe and elsewhere, Frontiers recently partnered with Truck Me Hard, which is an Italian company run by artists that know exactly what is needed to put together a successful tour.