|New York City punk’n roll singer/guitarist Acey Slade (Joan Jett and the Blackhearts/Dope/Murderdolls/TrashLight Vision) is recording his debut solo album VALENTINES FOR SICK MINDS which Acey promises will be “a cross between Motorhead and Cheap Trick!”VALENTINES FOR SICK MINDS features Christian Martucci (Stone Sour/Dee Dee Ramone) on lead guitar, Frank Ferrer (Guns and Roses/ Psycadelic Furs) and Kriz DK (Deadstar Assembly) on drums with Acey handling all bass, guitar, vocals and production.
Recording VALENTINES FOR SICK MINDS began in March at Studio E in Brooklyn with engineer Tom Camuso (Lenny Kravitz/Ours) and is being mixed by Kato Khandwala (Pierce The Veil/The Pretty Reckless/Breaking Benjamin). Featuring 10 brand new songs, Acey says, “VALENTINES FOR SICK MINDS is a proper punk n’ roll album. Given the music climate right now, a punk ‘n roll album sounds fresh! It sounds new again!”
Acey’s PledgeMusic campaign is filled with exiting offers and opportunities for fans to participate in, including cool album exclusives that have never been available to U.S. music fans before.
“Each time I’m in the studio I’ll invite you in to the studio with me when I give my exclusive PledgeMusic studio reports. You’ll get behind the scenes/making of and even some stories behind the songs every week up until the album is released.”
Fans will be able to pick the format they want and get the digital album before anyone else! Choose from digital download of the music only; physical CD; old-school vinyl; Book version or an album exclusive with a T-shirt screen-printed by Acey himself!
Other PledgeMusic options for Acey’s campaign include your name in the credits; original hand written lyrics to each song; the bass Acey played on tour with the Blackhearts (and on the album); a guitar used on tour with Wednesday 13; Skype sessions; exclusive signed and numbered photos; coffee – yes, coffee! – and a studio tour with Acey on a day of recording. All (Other) options include the first digital download of the album and all the studio exclusives.