The people have spoken and the people want TRUCKER DIABLO. “Drive,” the recently released single from the Northern Ireland melodic rockers has been selected as Track of the Week in In Classic Rock Magazine’s latest online poll.
The song, which comes off of the band’s forthcoming album, Songs of Iron, beat out new tunes from ALICE IN CHAINS, VOLBEAT, AIRBORNE, SPIRITUAL BEGGARS, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE and others for top honors. The article, and video for “Drive” can be viewed at this location.
Heavy melodies firmly planted on a foundation of steamroller rock n’ roll aggression is the fuel behind the latest offering from Northern Ireland export, TRUCKER DIABLO. Songs of Iron picks up where the breakthrough hit album, The Devil Rhythm left off, blasting listeners with the sonic fury of modern heavy rock mixed with a road worn southern swagger. After releasing two viral videos (“Drink Beer, Destroy,” and “Voodoo”) taking the stage at Hard Rock Hell, Download, and opening for The Foo Fighters amongst others, TRUCKER DIABLO surged to new heights of popularity in 2012. Now 2013 finds the band upon their international acclaim by cranking out another set of pile-driving melodic rockers. Songs of Iron, ups the ante on heaviness, crunching guitars and sing-along chorus, and is sure to please TRUCKER fans the world over, new and old.
“Big things are starting to happen for that band and they really deserve it, because they’re a really great bunch of guys, hardworking, fantastic musicians and players and I’m a big, big fan of theirs.” – Ricky Warwick: Black Star Riders/Thin Lizzy
“If you call yourself a ‘tastemaker’ and don’t know Trucker Diablo then get the f*ck out you’re fired! Trucker Diablo are Rock N’ Roll pure and simple” – Brian Basher: Hard Rock Nights, KHRN Dallas
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The Trucker boys took 2012 by the throat and played a massive 40 shows, which including some key highlights from playing Hammerfest with Anthrax, supporting Foo Fighters at Tennents Vital, supporting Terrorvision on their UK tour, rocking crowds on the main stage at Hard Rock Hell festival and topping off 2012 by supporting their heroes Thin Lizzy in Belfast. Trucker’s second album Songs of Iron, will be released in May 2013 through Ripple Music and Bad Reputation (FRA). There’s a big open road in front of Trucker Diablo, jump on board, be a part of the convoy and catch them on tour in the U.K and Europe in 2013.