Season considered one of “No Cowl”, Hit Parader‘s first-ever music competitors TV present, will premiere on Wednesday, April 20. A trailer is out there beneath.
Alice Cooper, Bishop Briggs, Gavin Rossdale, Lzzy Hale and Tosin Abasi served because the judges to assist discover the world’s subsequent biggest unsigned unique artist.
Whereas most music competitors reveals equivalent to “American Idol” and “The Voice” encourage musicians to cowl different folks’s songs, “No Cowl” spotlights artists and bands that write and document their very own unique music. On the finish of season one, successful artist(s) will safe a six-figure recording contract with Sumerian Data, reserving company illustration from UTA, administration from the Shelter Music Group, high-profile pageant slot(s) by way of Danny Wimmer Presents, studio time at Nightbird Recording Studios, new gear from Gibson, model endorsements, licensing alternatives and extra.
Your complete first season was shot final 12 months on the legendary Troubadour in West Hollywood, California. Since 1957, The Troubadour has been on the forefront of musical discovery. From the early years of Bob Dylan, Neil Younger, Joni Mitchell and THE EAGLES to the U.S. debut of Elton John, the Los Angeles headline debut of METALLICA and the debut of the “Urge for food For Destruction” lineup of GUNS N’ ROSES.
Moreover, “No Cowl” filmed on location on the fabled Sundown Marquis Resort in West Hollywood, California. This unique sanctuary within the coronary heart of the Sundown Strip, is a home-away-from-home for generations of entertainers, creators and innovators, movers and magic-makers. The Sundown Marquis Resort can be residence to the famed Nightbird Recording Studios, Bar 1200 and Cavatina Restaurant.
Rock And Roll Corridor Of Famer Alice Cooper is broadly generally known as the unique “shock rocker” with a wildly profitable profession in music spanning six unbelievable a long time. His hit songs “Faculty’s Out”, “No Extra Mister Good Man” and “Poison” are staples of rock radio and his iconic appearances in films like “Wayne’s World” and “Darkish Shadows” have endeared him to a number of generations of followers.
When “No Cowl” was first introduced in October 2020, Cooper stated: “I can not look ahead to ‘No Cowl’. To me, a band actually is not a band until they’re writing their very own materials, and if you recognize something about me you recognize that I’ve a really excessive commonplace for not solely the songs but in addition the efficiency. I am on the lookout for the band who has all of it – the one who cannot solely write it and play it, however carry out it and make me consider it.”
Alt pop powerhouse Bishop Briggs has positioned herself to empower. With the platinum-certified viral hit “River”, and opening for COLDPLAY below her belt, Bishop is displaying no intentions of slowing down.
“I’m past excited to be a choose on ‘No Cowl’,” Briggs stated. “Songwriting is such a therapeutic outlet for me to precise myself so I can’t wait to dig deep and be taught extra about every one who will get on that stage.”
Because the lead vocalist, guitarist, songwriter and founding father of iconic multi-platinum rock band BUSH, Rossdale has bought over to twenty million information within the U.S. and Canada alone. BUSH has compiled a tremendous string of 23 consecutive High 40 hit singles on the Fashionable Rock and Mainstream Rock charts. Eleven of these hit the High 5, six of which shot to No. 1: “Comedown”, “Glycerine”, “Machinehead”, “Swallowed”, “The Chemical substances Between Us” and “The Sound Of Winter”. BUSH launched its eighth studio album, “The Kingdom”, in 2020.
“I am thrilled to be a part of ‘No Cowl’ — what a gifted panel of artists to be collaborating with,” stated Rossdale. “We have seen the reveals singing the hits — lastly the possibility to discover a actual band with their very own sound and their very own imaginative and prescient. I hope we catapult some nice artists into the highlight.”
Grammy Award-winning singer/guitarist Lzzy Hale brings a robust, highly effective perspective to “No Cowl” as she’s been fronting the band HALESTORM together with her youthful brother Arejay for over 20 years. Lzzy is a pacesetter amongst her friends and fearless voice for her legions of younger followers. Star of many music journal cowl tales, she has received a number of business awards such because the Golden Gods and was named Loudwire‘s “Artist Of The Decade.” Lzzy additionally has her personal Gibson artist sequence guitar, the Lzzy Hale Explorer.
“I am past excited to hitch my associates, friends and fellow rockers as a choose for Hit Parader‘s music competitors TV present ‘No Cowl’,” Lzzy stated. “I hope that my ardour and expertise will assist to encourage and encourage these younger bands to carve out their very own path on this world.”
Visionary guitarist Tosin Abasi is finest recognized from the prog-metal band ANIMALS AS LEADERS and as half proprietor of the customized guitar firm Abasi Ideas. Tosin was named “Guitarist Of The Decade” by Guitar World journal and is coming off his first huge function within the movie “Invoice & Ted: Face The Music”.
“I am actually trying ahead to being on this unbelievable panel of judges,” stated Abasi. “It is the primary time I’ve seen a present like this that really connects with the music I am into. That is going to be rad!”
“No Cowl” is co-hosted by singer Kellin Quinn (SLEEPING WITH SIRENS, PARADISE CITY) and radio character Caity Babs (SiriusXM‘s Octane) with behind-the-scenes interviews carried out by music business veteran Matt Pinfield (MTV, VH1).
“I am pumped for the chance to co-host ‘No Cowl’. I am excited to hitch the artists on their journey!” stated Quinn “I’ve seen first-hand the quantity of gifted musicians which are simply ready to be found! I am prepared for the remainder of the world to share that have! Prepare!”
As a part of “No Cowl”, collaborating artists get the possibility to carry out with and win prizing by way of a partnership with the world’s most iconic American guitar model Gibson. The crew at Gibson believes within the energy of music, supporting music schooling and that getting devices into the arms of these with a want to make music is a really life-changing occasion.
Dwell occasions are the spine of your entire music enterprise and that’s the reason “No Cowl” has proudly partnered with the premier unbiased producer of rock and various festivals, Danny Wimmer Presents (Aftershock, Bourbon & Past, Epicenter, Louder Than Life, Sonic Temple, Welcome To Rockville). Winners of the primary season of “No Cowl” can be given the chance to carry out at a future DWP multi-day pageant.
UTA represents pioneering artists, storytellers, entertainers, and types. UTA‘s purchasers are a number of the most acclaimed figures in movie, tv, information, music, sports activities, theater, positive artwork, books, video video games, podcasts, and different social and digital content material. UTA is the place screenplays discover patrons, groundbreaking movies discover financing, new TV sequence are launched, new corporations born. UTA is proud to supply company illustration for the winner of Season One among “No Cowl”.
Shelter Music Group is a of recent music firm whose main operate is artist administration, however which additionally features a document firm, a publishing firm, artist assist providers, advertising, branding, and on-line/digital providers. Based by CEO Carl Stubner, Shelter works with a world roster that features iconic artists equivalent to FLEETWOOD MAC, ZZ TOP, A PERFECT CIRCLE, Johnny Depp, PALAYE ROYALE, NOTHING MORE and the upcoming winner of first season of “No Cowl”.
“We’re proud and excited to be part of this artistic collaboration,” stated Stubner. “There’s a wealth of undiscovered expertise within the rock house, and we sit up for being a part of the search!”
Winners of the primary season of “No Cowl” can even be given the possibility to document music at Nightbird Recording Studios, positioned throughout the Sundown Marquis Resort. Nightbird celebrates multi-platinum and chart-topping tasks 12 months after 12 months, together with work with Kanye West, Ozzy Osbourne, Publish Malone and U2.
“No Cowl” is created and produced by Sumerian Data founder Ash Avildsen and Golden Gods producer Josh Bernstein.
“‘No Cowl’ would be the realest, most unfiltered illustration of the biz and the search of constructing it as unsigned artist,” stated Avildsen. “No music competitors present has ever achieved what we’re about to do.”