Rockshots Records Signs Latvian Rock n’ Rollers QUICKSTRIKE For 2022 Debut Album “None of a Kind”
Rockshots Records is proud to announce their newest signing of Latvian classic rockers QUICKSTRIKE for the release of their debut album “None of a Kind” for early 2022.
Establishing their permanent lineup in 2017, the quintet has been performing authentic, high-quality rock n’ roll all over Europe as an unstoppable freight train gig after gig. Their momentum has even landed them a performance at the Baltic region’s largest motorcycle festival “Kurland Bike Meet” in 2018.
With the emergence of such bands as Greta Van Fleet, the sudden popularity of the Queen biopic, and the Guns n’ Roses reunion, they all point to one thing, good ol’ rock n’ roll is slowly preparing for its long-awaited return to the spotlight. Quickstrike‘s sound is reminiscent of those aforementioned bands and so much more as they prepare to share with the world their first full length that’s been three years in the making.
“While pre-production was started in 2018, the actual tracks were laid down and mixed at Hodila Records in 2019. The mastering process took place at White Wide Productions in 2021. This debut is a pandora’s box with a vintage feel, topped off with a mix of the band’s attitude and raw energy. We’re bringing the old school into the new decade – sonic satisfaction guaranteed. But don’t just take our word for it, experience “None of a Kind” for yourself.” adds the band.
A no-nonsense experience, Quickstrike offers the feel of raw guitars, sweet tones, genuine vocals, and real emotion by five musicians with true synergy. Each song on the upcoming album is an event of its own and it’s all real to reel.
“Keep it short – we can talk here or on the streets, but our music talks first, ‘cause it loves to speak!”
The writing process for the record is an all-around chamber. Lyrics are mainly written by vocalist “Piggy” and rhythm guitarist “Ritchskies”. While drummer “Fourleaf Graves” very often adds a melody in his head for a song. Instrumentally, Quickstrike‘s songs have a pattern of “Ritchskies” constantly giving birth to riff after riff at each band practice or sometimes making them up on the go, he’s been dubbed “the riff machine”, and the band just builds from there.
“None of a Kind” will feature eleven tracks with plans to release three singles “None of a Kind”, “Rebel Radio” and “Cheats n’ Liars”.
Quickstrike delivers a genuine “what-you-get-on-the-record-is-what-you-get-live” experience. Take it or leave it, no refunds, as you will not want any – guaranteed. An experience that will leave you dazed, amazed, crazed, and definitely craving for more. From beautiful harmonies to flamin’ high-octane performances (literally). This is a package that has been missing since the likes of Aerosmith and Guns n’ Roses. This is a band you can’t afford to miss, so stay tuned for live dates near you.