The primary two episodes of “No Cowl”, Hit Parader‘s first-ever music competitors TV present, might be seen under.
Alice Cooper, Bishop Briggs, Gavin Rossdale, Lzzy Hale and Tosin Abasi function the judges to assist discover the world’s subsequent best unsigned unique artist.
Whereas most music competitors exhibits corresponding to “American Idol” and “The Voice” encourage musicians to cowl different folks’s songs, “No Cowl” spotlights artists and bands that write and file their very own unique music. On the finish of season one, profitable artist(s) will safe a six-figure recording contract with Sumerian Information, 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.
All the 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 Lodge 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 Lodge can be residence to the famed Nightbird Recording Studios, Bar 1200 and Cavatina Restaurant.
Rock And Roll Corridor Of Famer Alice Cooper is extensively referred to as the unique “shock rocker” with a wildly profitable profession in music spanning six unbelievable many years. His hit songs “College’s Out”, “No Extra Mister Good Man” and “Poison” are staples of rock radio and his iconic appearances in motion pictures 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 am unable to look forward to ‘No Cowl’. To me, a band actually is not a band until they’re writing their very own materials, and if you understand something about me you understand that I’ve a really excessive customary for not solely the songs but in addition the efficiency. I am in search of 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 exhibiting 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 specific myself so I can not wait to dig deep and study 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 an incredible string of 23 consecutive High 40 hit singles on the Trendy 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 compounds 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 exhibits 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 frontrunner amongst her friends and fearless voice for her legions of younger followers. Star of many music journal cowl tales, she has gained 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 collection 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 greatest identified 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 massive position 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 truly 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 persona Caity Babs (SiriusXM‘s Octane) with behind-the-scenes interviews performed 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 can be 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 training and that getting devices into the fingers of these with a need to make music is a really life-changing occasion.
Dwell occasions are the spine of all the music enterprise and that’s the reason “No Cowl” has proudly partnered with the premier unbiased producer of rock and different festivals, Danny Wimmer Presents (Aftershock, Bourbon & Past, Epicenter, Louder Than Life, Sonic Temple, Welcome To Rockville). Winners of the primary season of “No Cowl” will probably be given the chance to carry out at a future DWP multi-day pageant.
UTA represents pioneering artists, storytellers, entertainers, and types. UTA‘s shoppers are a number of the most acclaimed figures in movie, tv, information, music, sports activities, theater, superb 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 collection are launched, new firms born. UTA is proud to supply company illustration for the winner of Season One in every of “No Cowl”.
Shelter Music Group is a of contemporary music firm whose major perform is artist administration, however which additionally features a file firm, a publishing firm, artist help providers, advertising, branding, and on-line/digital providers. Based by CEO Carl Stubner, Shelter works with a worldwide roster that features iconic artists corresponding 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 look ahead to being a part of the search!”
Winners of the primary season of “No Cowl” can even be given the possibility to file music at Nightbird Recording Studios, situated throughout the Sundown Marquis Lodge. 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 Information founder Ash Avildsen and Golden Gods producer Josh Bernstein.
“‘No Cowl’ would be the realest, most unfiltered illustration of the biz and the hunt of creating it as unsigned artist,” stated Avildsen. “No music competitors present has ever accomplished what we’re about to do.”