Phoenix Entertainment and Development

Phoenix Entertainment and Development

Friday, May 30, 2014

Stories of Seredipity


STORIES OF SERENDIPITY -




Welcome to Serendipity, Texas, a town where real people deal with real problems. Meet characters in their thirties and forties struggling with day-to-day issues and managing to find love in the process. Visit Serendipity, where the days are hot, and the nights are steamy!

Claire is a jilted bride, jumping at the opportunity to hunt for treasure in the house her uncle left her in his will. Her goal? To start fresh in this tiny town called Serendipity, fix up the old house and start a bed and breakfast. The hunky widower next door is not in her plans. And when he seems to show up all the time, butting into her business, she can’t seem to dampen her frustration. Or control her urges.

Max has the same problem. Something about the woman next door has made him forget all about the comfortable memory of his wife. He feels an inexplicable need to explore the tumultuous emotions that Claire evokes in him, but it seems like all he can ever do is make her mad.

But damn, she’s sexy when she’s mad…


Warning: Mature content not suitable for readers under 18

 


Welcome to Serendipity, Texas, a town where real people deal with real problems. Meet characters in their thirties and forties struggling with day-to-day issues and managing to find love in the process. Visit Serendipity, where the days are hot, and the nights are steamy! 

Alyssa has a hard time keeping up with her responsibilities, and she's has a lot: her elderly mother, both kids, her high school students, and of course, herself. When she starts dreaming of a handsome bad boy living a kinky lifestyle, she wonders what in the world her subconscious is telling her. She barely has time for her own life, much less one involving a guy with those kinds of appetites. 

Dalton has been living life on the edge for too long. When he begins dreaming of a woman from his hometown, Serendipity, he initially thinks it's something inside him, letting him know it's time to settle down. When his dad gets sick, and Dalton has to move back home to take care of the family ranch, he realizes his dream girl is a reality. 

Sparks fly in this sizzling novel that explores love and lust in a small town setting, complete with ex-husbands, high school football, and nosy school boards. 

Warning: Some content not suitable for under 18 years of age

Welcome to Serendipity, Texas, a town where real people deal with real problems. Meet characters in their thirties and forties struggling with day-to-day issues and managing to find love in the process. Visit Serendipity, where the days are hot, and the nights are steamy! 

Connor is trying to open a restaurant in Serendipity, Texas, where Jessie is trying to keep alive a struggling goat cheese business. When his cheese supplier flakes out on him, he needs a new cheese maker, but she is a little trigger happy since her ex-boyfriend has started stalking her. Add to the mix a ghost that has a crush on Connor, and you have a steamy romance that will send chills to your toes. 

Warning: Mature Content. Suitable for 18 and over

 Welcome to Serendipity, Texas, a town where real people deal with real problems. Meet characters in their thirties and forties struggling with day-to-day issues and managing to find love in the process. Visit Serendipity, where the days are hot, and the nights are steamy! 

According to the latest research, people who are HIV positive can live long, healthy lives with proper treatment and healthy lifestyles. So, why can’t Rachel seem to let go and be up front with Sam? Because he’s the first person to show interest in her in, well, a long time. She’s spent her adult life dealing with her illness and caring for her daughter alone, the only way she really knows how. 

Sam is dealing with his own issues: a single dad, a new town, transfer to a new position in a different firehouse, where he’s got to go through all the initiation rookie stuff all over again. But why won’t the hot neighbor let down her walls to let him in? 
When she does, will he react the way she needs him to? Or will it all just be a Hot Mess? 

Sparks fly as the heat level rises in this new novel of Serendipity.

Welcome to Serendipity, Texas, a town where real people deal with real problems. Meet characters in their thirties and forties struggling with day-to-day issues and managing to find love in the process. Visit Serendipity, where the days are hot, and the nights are steamy! 

After eighteen years of marriage, Amy has finally found a man to talk to, and it’s not her husband. She’s tried everything she can think of to put the umph back into her marriage, but when she meets Cool_Hand_Luke in a movie chat room, he validates her thoughts and opinions in ways her husband seems incapable of. With the holidays fast approaching, Amy tries to hold herself together for her family, while simultaneously exploring her new online relationship. Will she meet him in real life? Or will she figure out how to save her own marriage? Find out in this Holiday novella from Serendipity, Texas.

Wanted: someone to donate sperm the old fashioned way to create my child without emotional attachments. Must pass a health check. Must pass interview. Interested parties please meet at the McDonal Hotel at 11:00 am on March 1. If chosen, will need to pass a STD screen. Chosen applicant will be monetarily compensated upon positive pregnancy test. 

Kathy is thirty-four years old, and her biological clock is tick-tick-ticking away. When she breaks off her long distance relationship with Luke because of his reticence to take the relationship to the next level, she decides to take matters into her own hands. 

Luke didn’t mean to drive her away. He just made a mistake. He had a plan. And apparently his grand Valentine’s Day proposal wasn’t going to cut it. Luke is desperate to stop Kathy before she makes the biggest mistake of her life, but will he get to Vegas in time? 

Secondary characters from Chef’s Delight, Kathy and Luke continue their story in this new installment of Serendipity, a novella around 23 thousand words.

Welcome to Serendipity, Texas, where the days are hot and the nights are steamy. Meet real people with real problems, as they live life and find love in a small town.

12 years ago, Brent walked away from his one big love, and has regretted it ever since. He’s done nothing but make mistake after mistake with his life. Now, he’s finally getting his act together, starting up a sanctuary for abused and neglected horses, and staying clean.

Casey had put Brent out of her mind the best way she knew how, by going on with her own life: getting married and trying to have kids. When her marriage ends up being a mistake, she moves back in with her mother in Serendipity to lick her wounds. What she doesn’t expect is Brent, waltzing back into her life.

Can they put their own and each other’s mistakes behind them to move forward together? When Casey’s life is put in danger, Brent steps up, but will it be enough?

My Mistake is book seven in the Stories of Serendipity. You will meet some of the same characters, but they are all stand-alone novels.

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Four Winds Series


FOUR WINDS:

Uriel is one of God's Four Winds, the Archangel of Destiny. He has helped thousands of people throughout the ages find their destiny according to His will. This time however, what he doesn't realize, is that it's his own destiny he's supposed to fulfill. 
 
Heather is an exotic dancer, who's stage name is Heaven. It's not that that's what she's always wanted to do, it's just that it helps her pay the bills, and she's got a lot of bills, with taking care of her mother and her sister. When the mysterious Uriel comes into the club, she can tell he's different, just how different will rock her world...



Rafael is one of God’s Four Winds, the Archangel of Healing. He has answered the countless prayers for healing of loved ones, wondering what it was about the emotion that made humans willing to sacrifice so much. 

Grace is a lifeguard who has been on Rafe’s radar since she lost a little boy three years ago. What she doesn’t realize is the green haze that comes over her during a rescue is actually a divine presence who’s about to give up his celestial body to become a very real entity in her life. 

While Grace is trying to overcome her own demon, Rafe is discovering his own sexuality, but there’s a darker presence making himself known. The Deceiver wants what Rafe is getting, and he’ll do whatever it takes to have her.

Hope is an eccentric librarian who lives with her five cats and loves to spend her time fantasizing about living in a world of shape-shifters, vampires, and fairies. Although the existence of a paranormal world is far from Hope's reality, she can't help but sense there's something different about the mysterious man lurking in her library. 

Gabriel is God's Strength, the Messenger, who's been tasked with delivering the Word for millennia. His most recent assignment will be his last, to fall in love and become human. But he can't quite figure out what he's done to displease the Boss. Gabriel's latest assignment might be the hardest, but this gorgeous rubenesque quirk of a woman definitely has him intrigued.

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Anne Conley Interview Part 2

Welcome everyone to another big week on the Writer's Revolution. I am your host, the author of The Phoenix Blade, Andrew Hess. This week we have a big treat for all of the romantics out there as our guest this week is the author of the Stories of Serendipity Series and The Four Winds Series, Anne Conley




Now to have a little fun:

If you were stranded on a desert island, what three items would you bring (excluding family, laptop, or writing utensils)?
Since I’m all about survival, I would bring a machete, a zippo (cuz I can’t build a fire with sticks), and Henry Cavill.


We find out the world is going to end tomorrow.  How do you live your last day?
Making my husband and children happy.  Probably making chocolate chip pancakes, painting nails and shooting hoops.


If we were to make a movie of your life.  Who would play the part of you?
I would like Angelina Jolie to play me, not because we look alike at all, but because of her unrepentant attitude.  I admire her as a person, as much as I admire any celebrity, and I think it would be awesome if she was me for a movie.

Okay, crystal ball time.  Where do you see yourself in 5-10 years?

Same place, only more people will have heard of me.  Hopefully!  J

Do you have any questions for me?

Do you enjoy the promotional aspect of your writing?  What do you think is the most successful tool you’ve discovered in your own journey?

I love meeting new authors and aspiring writers while trying to promote and love learning new things while doing it. I love interviews and guest blogging because it gives readers an insight into the author.

I think social networking as a whole has been the greatest and most successful tool because you can create a network of friends, family, readers, fellow authors and just about anyone. Twitter has been very helpful in promoting my name, my books and any promotions that go along with it and has been very helpful in promoting the Writer’s Revolution and all of my guests.

Google + and Linkedin have also been instrumental as they have produced many of my guests for the Writer’s Revolution which I am very thankful for.

That concludes my interview with Anne Conley. Please check out blurbs from Chef's Delight (the third installment in the Stories of Serendipity) and Falling for Hope (the third installment from Four Winds)

Welcome to Serendipity, Texas, a town where real people deal with real problems. Meet characters in their thirties and forties struggling with day-to-day issues and managing to find love in the process. Visit Serendipity, where the days are hot, and the nights are steamy! 

Connor is trying to open a restaurant in Serendipity, Texas, where Jessie is trying to keep alive a struggling goat cheese business. When his cheese supplier flakes out on him, he needs a new cheese maker, but she is a little trigger happy since her ex-boyfriend has started stalking her. Add to the mix a ghost that has a crush on Connor, and you have a steamy romance that will send chills to your toes. 

Warning: Mature Content. Suitable for 18 and over





Hope is an eccentric librarian who lives with her five cats and loves to spend her time fantasizing about living in a world of shape-shifters, vampires, and fairies. Although the existence of a paranormal world is far from Hope's reality, she can't help but sense there's something different about the mysterious man lurking in her library. 

Gabriel is God's Strength, the Messenger, who's been tasked with delivering the Word for millennia. His most recent assignment will be his last, to fall in love and become human. But he can't quite figure out what he's done to displease the Boss. Gabriel's latest assignment might be the hardest, but this gorgeous rubenesque quirk of a woman definitely has him intrigued.






In the meantime, follow Anne on
Facebook @https://www.facebook.com/anneconleyauthor

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Anne Conley Inerview Part 1


Welcome everyone to another big week on the Writer's Revolution. I am your host, the author of The Phoenix Blade, Andrew Hess. This week we have a big treat for all of the romantics out there as our guest this week is the author of the Stories of Serendipity and The Four Winds Series, Anne Conley



Let’s get to know Anne a little more.  Tell us a about yourself.

My name is Anne Conley, and I live with my husband and children in rural East Texas.  I write Contemporary Romance, mostly to get out of doing housework, but also because I like telling stories that I can relate to.  I’ve recently discovered (within the last five years or so) that my stories are my greatest escape.  They’re steamy, and some have a little grit, but most of them are realistic and relatable (with the possible exception of the steamy parts, because sex isn’t always that great.)


 What inspired you to write?

I’ve always wanted to write a novel.  When the Indie Publishing boom started, I was reading all sorts of stuff, and complaining about it all to my husband.  Finally, he told me to just write my own book.  So I did.  I was tired of reading the same old, CEO bazillionaire takes the virgin type stuff, so I wrote some romances about people in their thirties and forties falling in love in a small Texas town called Serendipity.  And then I got a bug up my butt about writing a paranormal romance series about the archangels.  It’s an attempt to reconcile my Christian back bone with my smutty mind.  J


Tell me a little about your book.  (Title, plot)


My latest release in my series, The Stories of Serendipity, is My Mistake.  It’s about two people who were friends in high school re-uniting as adults and finding love, despite past mistakes.  Here’s the blurb:


Welcome to Serendipity, Texas, where the days are hot and the nights are steamy. Meet real people with real problems, as they live life and find love in a small town.

12 years ago, Brent walked away from his one big love, and has regretted it ever since. He’s done nothing but make mistake after mistake with his life. Now, he’s finally getting his act together, starting up a sanctuary for abused and neglected horses, and staying clean.

Casey had put Brent out of her mind the best way she knew how, by going on with her own life: getting married and trying to have kids. When her marriage ends up being a mistake, she moves back in with her mother in Serendipity to lick her wounds. What she doesn’t expect is Brent, waltzing back into her life.

Can they put their own and each other’s mistakes behind them to move forward together? When Casey’s life is put in danger, Brent steps up, but will it be enough?

My Mistake is book seven in the Stories of Serendipity. You will meet some of the same characters, but they are all stand-alone novels.


 How did you come up with the story?

I’m not sure exactly…I wrote the beginning of it for a Summer Heat Blog Hop I participated in, where we were supposed to have steamy excerpts or original pieces.  It sort of just grew from there.  I do have a close friend who has battled addiction for most of his life, and this was an opportunity for me to tell that story too.  It’s a steamy story of redemption with a little suspense thrown in for good measure.


 Tell me about your main character.  Who is he/she, what makes them special to you?

Casey is a spunky woman who has been let down by her life.  She runs to her mama’s house to lick her wounds after a particularly nasty divorce.  She reminds me a lot of myself: sassy, mama’s girl, likes to feel girly occasionally. 


 Who has been your greatest writing inspiration?

I met Liliana Hart at a writer’s retreat on my birthday one year, and she told her indie publishing story.  That got the ball rolling for me, and inspired me to do what I didn’t think was possible.  Since then, I’ve met so many great writers doing the same thing I’m doing, and it’s been one of the most remarkable journeys of my life.

Join us tomorrow for part 2 of my interview with Anne Conley. As an added bonus here are a few blurbs from her books  Dream On (the second in the Stories of Serendipity Series) and Falling for Grace (the second in the Four Winds Series)



Welcome to Serendipity, Texas, a town where real people deal with real problems. Meet characters in their thirties and forties struggling with day-to-day issues and managing to find love in the process. Visit Serendipity, where the days are hot, and the nights are steamy! 

Alyssa has a hard time keeping up with her responsibilities, and she's has a lot: her elderly mother, both kids, her high school students, and of course, herself. When she starts dreaming of a handsome bad boy living a kinky lifestyle, she wonders what in the world her subconscious is telling her. She barely has time for her own life, much less one involving a guy with those kinds of appetites. 

Dalton has been living life on the edge for too long. When he begins dreaming of a woman from his hometown, Serendipity, he initially thinks it's something inside him, letting him know it's time to settle down. When his dad gets sick, and Dalton has to move back home to take care of the family ranch, he realizes his dream girl is a reality. 

Sparks fly in this sizzling novel that explores love and lust in a small town setting, complete with ex-husbands, high school football, and nosy school boards. 

Warning: Some content not suitable for under 18 years of age




Rafael is one of God’s Four Winds, the Archangel of Healing. He has answered the countless prayers for healing of loved ones, wondering what it was about the emotion that made humans willing to sacrifice so much. 

Grace is a lifeguard who has been on Rafe’s radar since she lost a little boy three years ago. What she doesn’t realize is the green haze that comes over her during a rescue is actually a divine presence who’s about to give up his celestial body to become a very real entity in her life. 

While Grace is trying to overcome her own demon, Rafe is discovering his own sexuality, but there’s a darker presence making himself known. The Deceiver wants what Rafe is getting, and he’ll do whatever it takes to have her.



In the meantime, follow Anne on
Facebook @https://www.facebook.com/anneconleyauthor


Monday, May 26, 2014

Preview: Anne Conley


Welcome everyone to another big week on the Writer's Revolution. I am your host, the author of The Phoenix Blade, Andrew Hess. This week we have a big treat for all of the romantics out there as our guest this week is the author of the Stories of Serendipity Series and The Four Winds Series, Anne Conley




Anne Conley is a former high school teacher who lives her life out in rural East Texas with her husband and children. Since departing from teaching, Anne dove into her writing; finding her passion in composing two incredible Contemporary Romance novels that has transcended into a series for each. Stories of Serendipity, is a series that depicts life and love in a small town while her other series, Four Winds, shows what happens when God's Archangels fall in love.
In her own words, Anne describes both as;

 "They’re steamy, and some have a little grit, but most of them are realistic and relatable (with the possible exception of the steamy parts, because sex isn’t always that great.)"
Check out her blog, www.anneconley.com for updates, book blurbs, and more. For now check out a little from her debut books Falling For Heaven (Four Winds Series) and Neighborly Complications (Stories of Serendipity Series; which is free on Kindle)



 

Uriel is one of God's Four Winds, the Archangel of Destiny. He has helped thousands of people throughout the ages find their destiny according to His will. This time however, what he doesn't realize, is that it's his own destiny he's supposed to fulfill. 
 
Heather is an exotic dancer, who's stage name is Heaven. It's not that that's what she's always wanted to do, it's just that it helps her pay the bills, and she's got a lot of bills, with taking care of her mother and her sister. When the mysterious Uriel comes into the club, she can tell he's different, just how different will rock her world...




 Welcome to Serendipity, Texas, a town where real people deal with real problems. Meet characters in their thirties and forties struggling with day-to-day issues and managing to find love in the process. Visit Serendipity, where the days are hot, and the nights are steamy!

Claire is a jilted bride, jumping at the opportunity to hunt for treasure in the house her uncle left her in his will. Her goal? To start fresh in this tiny town called Serendipity, fix up the old house and start a bed and breakfast. The hunky widower next door is not in her plans. And when he seems to show up all the time, butting into her business, she can’t seem to dampen her frustration. Or control her urges.

Max has the same problem. Something about the woman next door has made him forget all about the comfortable memory of his wife. He feels an inexplicable need to explore the tumultuous emotions that Claire evokes in him, but it seems like all he can ever do is make her mad.

But damn, she’s sexy when she’s mad…


Warning: Mature content not suitable for readers under 18




Make sure you tune in to tomorrow for Part 1 of my interview with Anne Conley.

In the meantime, follow Anne on
Facebook @https://www.facebook.com/anneconleyauthor

Friday, May 16, 2014

CHARETTA Interview Part 3



Welcome everyone to the Writer's Revolution. I am your host, the author of the Phoenix Blade, Andrew Hess. After a few weeks on hiatus, we're back bringing you some amazing talent including our guests this week CHARETTA





Okay, time for a little fun.

 

I love the movie Airheads, when Chazz and his band takeover and hold a radio station hostage with water guns so they can have their demo played.  So, what’s the craziest thing Charetta has done to get noticed?

Mollo went on a blind date with one of the Mob Wives for their hit reality tv show and kept name dropping CHARETTA.   Unfortunately for us, but maybe fortunate for him, the scene was cut and it never aired. 

 

If the band was stranded on a deserted island (besides instruments and people) what would each of you bring (1 item only)?

My music plays list so I can sing all day long. I’d probably enjoy that a little too much…   

 

If we were in the middle of the zombie apocalypse, who in the band would survive, would be eaten, and who would go all Tallahassee (From Zombieland) on their zombie a$$?

I believe we would all find each other and go on a Zombie tour – shooting zombies and rocking out!


Tell us what we can expect from Charetta.  Any upcoming shows, tours, or albums?

We are discussing ideas for a new music video now and plan on getting something done within the next few months.   Also hoping to get out on the road for a tour this summer, but as of yet we don’t have anything firm nailed down.   Also working on some new material, which hopefully we can share with the world in the not so distant future.    

 

Okay, crystal ball time.  Where do you guys see yourselves in 5-10 years?

World Tour!

 

Time to get creepy.  Tell our readers where they can find you and follow you (Twitter, Facebook, website, albums).

Charetta.com

Charetta.com

Facebook.com/charettamusic

Twitter.com/charetta

Youtube.com/charettamusic

And of course on Pandora, Spotify, iTunes, Amazon………pretty much wherever you listen to music.


Any questions for me?     

Nope.   Just wanna thank you for taking the time to interview us.   We really appreciate the support! 

 
Any final words for our readers?              

Keep supporting local music!   \m/ \m/     




Thanks for tuning in and a big thanks goes out to our guest this week CHARETTA
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GTZJntaNt3A

Like them on Facebook and check out their songs while you're there.
https://www.facebook.com/charettamusic

And come see them this Saturday at SLAKE
251 W 30th in NYC
https://www.facebook.com/events/747675488605400/


And make sure you stay up to date on the Writer's Revolution by checking out
https://www.facebook.com/TheRealPhoenix13
https://www.facebook.com/ThePhoenixBlade

Thursday, May 15, 2014

CHARETTA Interview Part 2


Welcome everyone to the Writer's Revolution. I am your host, the author of the Phoenix Blade, Andrew Hess. After a few weeks on hiatus, we're back bringing you some amazing talent including our guests this week CHARETTA





Living the Dream


Tell us about some of the albums/songs Charetta has recorded.


We’ve gotten to work with to amazing producers: Brett Hestla and Mike Watts. They both pushed us and helped us sculpt our songs.  Our most recent EP Apocalypse (Watts) is something we’re all incredible proud of.  It’s stepping into the next realm for us of this post-Apocalyptic world, which is how I feel hanging out with people who love music. We’re all survivors of something and music has been our strongest connection and biggest therapy.  It’s something special we all share.  The EP also showcases the direction we’re taking our music. Adding our 2nd guitarist- Chris Fullam to the mix has helped us develop our sound into a more layered, youthful feel.

 
I know it’s cliché to ask, but what’s it like being on stage in front of a massive crowd?

Great question! When the audience is into it and moving it’s an instant natural high- they help build the energy on stage and make you feel on top of the world.  Sometimes we have crowds that are a little stiff so the energy is different- it’s our job to help them lose themselves in the music, and I’m happy to say that we always find ways to do that. Every audience is different and it’s important to read them and feel their vibe so you can connect with them.  

Everyone has that one band they would love to open for and also collaborate with.  Who would be your dream band to open for?

I think In This Moment would be sick! I’d beg her to let me sing a duet with her - I’d say “whatever you want just let me sing with you”. She’s a huge inspiration to me as a singer/screamer/performer.

What venue(s) have you always dreamed of playing at?

Well Madison Square Garden would be the ultimate venue for us.  It’s in our home town and playing to a packed crowd there would be a dream come true.

Tune in tomorrow for part 3. In the meantime, check out another one of CHARETTA's great hits.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JXy_xmVyOjA

Like them on Facebook and check out their songs while you're there.
https://www.facebook.com/charettamusic
Twitter.com/charetta
Youtube.com/charettamusic

And come see them this Saturday at SLAKE
251 W 30th in NYC
https://www.facebook.com/events/747675488605400/


And make sure you stay up to date on the Writer's Revolution by checking out
https://www.facebook.com/TheRealPhoenix13
https://www.facebook.com/ThePhoenixBlade

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

CHARETTA Interview Part 1



Welcome everyone to the Writer's Revolution. I am your host, the author of the Phoenix Blade, Andrew Hess. After a few weeks on hiatus, we're back bringing you some amazing talent including our guests this week CHARETTA







The Basics

Let’s start by getting to know CHARETTA.  Tell me about the band, the members, and how it originated.

Answered by Angelina DelCarmen – vocalist


How long has CHARETTA been together?

Charetta has been a band for almost 8 years now. I would say we’re hitting our 10k hours mark and then some!  

What’s the meaning behind the band’s name?

It’s a deadly venomous beetle in Egypt.

But if you ask me again tomorrow, I might give you a completely different answer.  ;)

What made you guys decide to become musicians?

I think we’ve all always been drawn to music. It’s in our veins.  We have very different tastes in music but when we come together – this magical sound happens.  

What has been the source of inspiration behind your songs?

Life is always the inspiration for songs.  The newer stuff we’re working on has been focused on bringing people together, inspiring strength and hope, and of course- bringing the rock.  

Everyone remembers their first.  Tell me about your first gig.

Our first gig was at alphabet lounge in the Lower East Side of Manhattan. We had rehearsed for 9 months and had been pretty tame in the studio, but once we hit the stage we became wild animals. We were hooked!

What has been your most memorable gig?

Opening up for Lacuna Coil and Sick Puppies at Irving Plaza has been my favorite gig so far.  The bands were all so supportive of each other, the venue is incredible and the fans made that show what it was-awesome!  They loved rocking out and moving around and that’s more than any band can ever ask for from fans.  Throughout our 8 years as a band- we’ve had incredibly supportive, fun fans!  We couldn’t have done it without them.  

Tune in tomorrow for part 2 of our interview with CHARETTA. In the meantime, check out another great song from CHARETTA "It Runs In The Blood"
http://youtu.be/TBk4qlVdSUc



Like them on Facebook, Twitter and Youtube and check out their songs.
https://www.facebook.com/charettamusic
Twitter.com/charetta
Youtube.com/charettamusic
 


And come see them this Saturday at SLAKE
251 W 30th in NYC
https://www.facebook.com/events/747675488605400/


And make sure you stay up to date on the Writer's Revolution by checking out
https://www.facebook.com/TheRealPhoenix13
https://www.facebook.com/ThePhoenixBlade
 
 

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Preview: CHARETTA


Welcome everyone to the Writer's Revolution. I am your host, the author of the Phoenix Blade, Andrew Hess. After a few weeks on hiatus, we're back bringing you some amazing talent including our guests this week CHARETTA


First let's meet the band

We have the voice of CHARETTA, the talented the beautiful Angelina DelCarmen
We have two incredible guitarists bringing some heavy handed rock to your ears we have Pablo LaFrossia and Chris Fullam
Next up we have the man that keeps you rocking with the bass Richard Mollo
And finally we have the man that has you drumming your hands on your legs, the air or on your friend's shoulders; on drums Adonis Sanchez



CHARETTA is a female-fronted modern rock band based out of New York City. Their sound can be described as aggressive, groove heavy rock topped with in your face, passionate vocals. Their 2013 release “Apocalypse” was recorded at VuDu Studios in Port Jefferson, New York and produced by Mike Watts (Story of the Year, Theory of a Deadman). The five song EP displays the bands growing maturity as recording artists and features some of their most memorable work to date. “Great grooves, monster riffs and killer vocals,” describes Watts.

The band formed in 2007 when Angelina moved from her hometown of Kansas City to New York City. Soon after, she met Pablo and Adonis who were searching for a singer to front their new project. “She sang on our demos and just blew us away. One audition was all we needed to hear,” says Adonis. The three immediately sparked a chemistry and began writing music together. Several months later they added Richard as their bassist and the band’s core foundation was born. Once the pieces were in place, they traveled to Orlando, Florida to record their debut self-titled EP “Charetta” with producer Brett Hestla (Tantric, Framing Hanley). It was released in 2008 and was later followed by a full length album in 2009 entitled “Defying the Inevitable”, also produced by Brett Hestla. That same year, they filmed their first music video for the song “It Runs in the Blood”. The video was featured in the independent film “5th of a Degree,” which won awards at both the Miami and Las Vegas film festivals. In 2010, the band made a creative decision to expand their sound and added Chris as their second guitarist. “Chris and I have very similar styles, so it was a pretty natural fit and easy transition for us,” shares Pablo. Later that year, the band began recording music with producer Mike Watts for the first time and would later release their “A Nation Distracted” EP in 2011. Coinciding with the release was a new video for the song “Lights Out” which featured Angelina in a girl vs. girl “Fight Club” type scene. “I was trained to do stage combat in college, so when the opportunity came up to assemble a storyline, it was an obvious decision to include some fighting,” adds Angelina.

Since then, CHARETTA has opened for such national acts as Red, Hinder & Saliva, and have clocked in over 200 live performances to date. They are now setting their sights on new heights and are poised to make a significant impact with their latest offering.

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And come see them this Saturday at SLAKE
251 W 30th in NYC
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