Self-Titled Debut By Japanese/American Hard Rockers BREAKING ARROWS Hits U.S.
Fresh off a series of explosive jam packed shows this past month at three high profile L.A. venues, Japanese/American hard rockers BREAKING ARROWS (www.breakingarrows.com) is excited to announce the long awaited physical U.S. distribution of their critically acclaimed self-titled debut.
Originally released by AudioNest and licensed from Sony Music Japan International, Breaking Arrows is currently for sale on Amazon.com and will soon be available via numerous other online U.S. outlets, including Bestbuy.com, BarnesandNoble.com, Target.com and Fye.com.
The band, which includes powerhouse vocalist Nik Frost, Japanese guitar great Daita Ito, bassist Francis Ten and drummer Brendan Buckley, recently wrapped a whirlwind jaunt through L.A., performing their trademark, high intensity shows for SRO crowds at Loaded (September 21) and Club Moscow (September 25) inHollywood, followed by an appearance at The Viper Room on the Sunset Strip October 2.
Breaking Arrows is leaving L.A. on Thursday, October 17 to gear up for their next show October 20 at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. They are one of the headliners at the Loudpark 13 Festival, which takes place October 19-20 and whose lineup includes Stone Temple Pilots, Europe, Angra, Behemoth andKing Diamond.
The video for Breaking Arrows' fiery debut single "Tears Falling Heavy" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RCRXEAyFefw has begun racking up numerous views on YouTube.
Ito remains the only Japanese guitarist to perform on the mega-popular G3 Tour, a tour organized by Joe Satriani which has had numerous runs throughout North America, Asia and Latin America since its inception in 1995. Guitar greats who have been featured on these tours include Steve Vai, Eric Johnson, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Steve Morse, Steve Lukather, Neal Schon and Billy Gibbons.
Breaking Arrows' debut album was produced by multi-platinum songwriter/producer Marti Frederiksen, whose extensive credits range from pop/rock and hard rock to country. In addition to his work with Aerosmith, Gavin Rossdale, Carrie Underwood, Buckcherry, Daughtry, Ozzy Osbourne, Fuel and Def Leppard, Frederiksen co-wrote all 13 songs on Motley Crue's 2008 release Saints of Los Angeles and has written or co-written songs with Mick Jagger, Jonny Lang, Scorpions, 3 Doors Down and Kenny Wayne Shepherd.