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OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE:
Salt Lake City’s Riksha have inked a worldwide deal with Zombie Shark Records, the new record label from Noah “Shark” Robertson (Motograter, Ex-The Browning). The band’s latest album ‘Five Stages Of Numb’ was recorded at Elevate Studios by notable producer and drummer for Chelsea Grin, Pablo Viveros. Album art was provided by Die Elster.
‘Five Stages of Numb’ will be available worldwide on May 12th, 2017 and can be pre-ordered at www.zombieshark.net
The band has released a computer animated music video for the title-track “Five Stages of Numb” produced by Vladyslav Tsarenko which can be viewed here: https://youtu.be/g3Vyz8OkTEE
Riksha’s sound is affectionately known as “throg”, a mixture of “thrash” and “progressive”. The band can best be compared to groove metal and nu metal bands such as Mudvayne, Tool, Pantera, Coal Chamber, Soulfly, Nothingface, and American Head Charge.
Riksha frontman Palmer states, “We couldn’t be more excited to be working with Zombie Shark Records and the great bands they represent.”
Riksha have released 2 previous studio albums recorded by Bruce Kirby at Boho Digitalia Studios – ‘Dream Drops Red’ released through Dark Harvest Records and the independently released ‘Night Begins’. Riksha burned up the underground metal scene in 2012, winning Project Independent’s “Industry Panel Favorite” voted on by a panel of producers, A&R reps, and record company owners. Since then, the band has purchased a 1973 Eagle Tour Bus and has hit the road throughout the US. Riksha is currently making plans to tour the U.S. in support of their upcoming release.
Zombie Shark Records label manager Michael Boodagh states, “Riksha is a growing artist that is continually perfecting their craft. I am pleased to welcome them to the ZSR team! I can’t wait to see what comes next!”
Riksha takes four guys and squeezes out as much sound and energy as possible. With a combination of both melodic and in your face vocal and guitar styles, Riksha hammers away with a musical montage of aggression, power, and strength to create a new and bold sound.
Guitar: Ian Law
Bass Guitar: Kevin Bronson
Drums: Max Dail
‘Five Stages of Numb’ tracklist:
1 – Departure Eminent
2 – Five Stages of Numb
3 – Shovel It
4 – Skeleton Rain Dance
6 – Banging Danger
7 – Repo Man
8 – Save Me
Press: Noah Robertson – firstname.lastname@example.org
Management: Todd Linley – email@example.com
Official music video for Five Stages of Numb
Jagermeister and Dark Harvest Records present: RIKSHA: UNHINGED 2014. Riksha is hitting the road in October for the UNHINGED 2014 TOUR, featuring dates in the Southern US. More dates TBA, so stay posted!