Georgia Music Award Winners 2014-16, “Avenue of the Giants,” Releases Its Much-Anticipated New Album, July 14
ATLANTA, Ga., June 29, 2017- The 2016 Georgia Music Award winners for “Rock Video of the Year,” Avenue of the Giants (AOTG) are taking 2017 by storm, “Whisper to Lions,” infuses a blend of rock & roll, and electronic dance music (EDM), and releases on Friday, July 14, to all digital media outlets. The talented veteran artists and producers of 25 plus years, have taken creativity to another level by collaborating with Tree Sound Studios-Atlanta.
Fazal ‘Foz” Syed, of the former band REHAB brings passion to the album as lead guitarist, writer, and producer along with Darrick Atwater as lead vocalist, whose inspirations helped to write and produce the diverse album tracks. Integral influences of the 11-track poprock album, “Whisper to Lions,” includes Mike Ferrell (drums) who has worked with country rap artist Big Smo, Tyler Sherard (bass guitar) who has gained experience with Grammy & DoveAward Winner, Rudy Currence, and Max Aden (guitarist, vocals) who is currently a student at the University of Georgia in musically renowned Athens, GA.
Clifton Collins, Jr. directed “For the Win,” which received the 2016 “Rock Video of the Year,” at the GA Music Awards. In addition, AOTG exploded online with the video of mash up single “Life Less Criminal" featuring David Banner, Rittz, Sa-Roc the MC, exceeding 47,000 views since its release. Track number seven, “Victory" features Will Turpin from legendary rock group Collective Soul on keys and features Grammy winner Morgan Garcia on co-production.
Exhilarate your mind with beats that are influenced by artists such as the Police, Led Zeppelin, Foo Fighters, Stone Temple Pilots, Incubus, and Michael Jackson. Avenue of the Giants(AOTG) has self-produced two albums since 2013, while touring across the United States, and released four critically acclaimed videos.
The album is a musical and lyrical mix that makes you jump up and bang your head to funky high energy grooves, or just laying back and doing some soul-searching about everyday life. Album artwork was created by Skam2, who has also created artwork for artists such as Eminem, Tribe Called Quest, and Dizzy Wright.
The veteran talented musicians joined together, and put in 1000’s of hours over nearly 2 years to craft the pop rock masterpiece. AOTG are going full-force to give music fans an album they can relate too on a personal level, but also turn up the speakers and blare the lyrics that create invigorating energy within your soul. “Whisper to the Lions" is distributed by Empire, based out of San Francisco, CA. Rock out with AOTG by purchasing your album July 14, on Amazon, iTunes, and Spotify.