The rock band, Heaven and Earth, lead by Stuart Smith, has landed two music placements in the new Hollywood Feature Film, Happy Birthday (See Exclusive Hollywood Cut Below), starring Steven Tyler (yeah the Steven Tyler). “Good Times” and “Rock n Roll Does” are featured in the movie which Quarto Valley Records, very own President and CEO, Bruce Quarto has been involved with as the Executive Producer. Since the inception of Heaven and Earth’s critically acclaimed album “Dig”, which was contracted and written starting in 2011, Mr. Quarto has been the sole Executive Producer of the entire Heaven and Earth band phenomena. When asked about the band’s forthcoming album, entitled, Heaven and Earth IV, Read more
Members of Heaven and Earth and friends perform live at the Muriel Anderson’s “All-Star Guitar Night” in 2006 at the NAMM show in Anaheim California. Performed acoustically using Babicz guitars. CD’s & DVD’s can be purchased at http://heavenandearthband.com/store/ Songs performed “Stone Cold”, “Heaven & Earth” and “Street of Dreams” Paul Mirkovich – Keyboards (Rockstar INXS/Foreigner/TheVoice) Joe Petro – Acoustic Bass (Heaven & Earth) Richie Onori – Percussion (The Keith Emerson Band/Sweet/Heaven & Earth) Howard Leese – Guitar (Heart/Paul Rodgers Band/Bad Company) Stuart Smith – Guitar (Sweet/Heaven & Earth) Joe Lynn Turner – Guitar & Vocals (Rainbow/Deep Purple)
A close friend of Heaven & Earth, DAQ has just released his first two singles, “What A World We Live In” and “Out Of Control”. You can find out more at http://daqofficial.com
Our friends in Toto have released a killer new single called “Orphan” which is already entering the rock charts worldwide. Here are the current positions around the world! Belgium = #10 Canada – #48 Denmark – #1 Finland – #3 France – #1 Germany – #6 Greece – #2 Italy – #4 Netherlands – #2 Norway – #2 Poland – #5 Sweden – #1 Switzerland – #11 US – #34 The single is available now on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/toto-xiv/id956225283 Here is their new promo video.
We just released our Newsletter June 25th. Check it out here: http://eepurl.com/brwfG5 See past issues here: http://us6.campaign-archive2.com/home/?u=fb45414bd5&id=755a28cb6c
The day has come — fan voting for Hard Rock Rising 2015 (Global battle of the bands) is now open! Vote for Heaven & Earth at the following link by February 16th for your vote to count: http://www.hardrockrising.com/#/4642?artist_id=2173237&voting_token=991e8cfec8940df85cb133c1883ec85a What Heaven & Earth Can Win: The Artist with the most votes in each participating location will be guaranteed a spot in the local live battles. Ultimately, the top five bands (one from each region) will be flown to Barcelona, Spain and one will open the Hard Rock Rising Barcelona music festival for 60,000 fans. Vote for Heaven & Earth here: http://www.hardrockrising.com/#/4642?artist_id=2173237&voting_token=991e8cfec8940df85cb133c1883ec85a The Ultimate Promotional Guide Voting is live until February 16th Read more
Rock Blues guitarist Stuart Smith from Heaven & Earth has signed an exclusive endorsement deal with the new Seattle based company, Aero 3 Guitars. Smith, pictured here with the prototype for the new “Aero 3 Stuart Smith Signature Model” which utilizes aerospace technology says: “ This is without a doubt the best sounding and easiest to play guitar I have ever held in my hands. As some of you will know I have been a Strat player for all of my life so it was a huge decision for me to even think about using a different instrument but the minute I picked it up and plugged it in I Read more
From Stuart Smith on Aero 3 Guitars: “I have to thank Soula Passas for introducing me to Rob Austin. A few months ago she told that a friend of hers had come up with some new technology for building guitars and that he was interested in building a guitar for me. Rob is an aerospace engineer who works for Boeing. I loved the ideas he had and also told him about the first Strat I’d ever bought back on Shaftsbury Ave in London back in the 70’s. I’d been playing it exclusively for so many years that I’d literally worn the neck out so Rob offered to build and install Read more