Los Angeles, CA: Sunset Strip rock darlings Poets & Pornstars today announced that they will open for Tesla on the remainder of their U.S. Tour. More than four decades after its countercultural beginnings, Los Angeles’ famed stretch of live-music venues continues to draw bands cranking out what band member Hal Ozsan calls “down-and-dirty three-chord rock.” “Poets & Pornstars” is a particularly spectacular example of the form, demonstrated by their eponymous debut album (due Aug. 21, 2007, on Wenzl-Hopper Records/Adrenaline Music Group). The band’s debut single “Rock and Roll” will be available today, June 26th at a number of Download stores and their brand new website poetsandpornstars.com will also launch today.
The Los Angeles Times described P&P’s sound as “a chest-pounding mÃ©lange of electric gloss,” which has made Hal Ozsan, guitarist Tom “Domo” Domaracki, keyboardist Randy Austin, bassist Sally Hope, and drummer Dave Plesh ideally suited to have shared the stage with Guns N’ Roses, Bon Jovi, Black Crowes guitarist Rich Robinson and Buckcherry, more than once playing to crowds of 15,000-plus.http://www.poetsandpornstars.com/video/poets_rocknroll.mov “The grassroots support of our fans and our connection with them at shows has been really intense and amazing,” Ozsan reiterates. “With every beat, with every chord struck, they are creating these songs with us.” This communal phenomenon is addressed on the Poets & Pornstars cut “Get Your Kicks.” Asked about that song and “Rock and Roll,” the lead track and first single off the album, he ventures: “In a very elemental way, rock ‘n’ roll represents those aspects of human nature that inspire us to find something majestic in ourselves. I, personally, have always felt a transcendent spark in rock music. I think our fans understand this on the most visceral level, and it’s part of what draws us all together.” “The adrenaline rush of rock ‘n’ roll wills the impossible and manifests the divine,” he declares. “For me, that manifestation is Poets & Pornstars, and with this record, we hope to pass along the spark of inspiration.”
Poets & Pornstar tour dates are listed below. For further information please contact: Deborah Radel or Heather Lindner at DRPR, 310.360.3997 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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