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Acclaimed Prog Rock Band Rocket Scientists Tempts Fans With Video Teaser On YouTube

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El Dorado Hills, CA, July 26, 2007 — Acclaimed American progressive rock legends Rocket Scientists have posted the video Earthbound from their 2007 recording sessions on YouTube as a precurser to their forthcoming box set release Rocket Scientists - Looking Backward. The highly anticipated release is scheduled for mid-October on the Think Tank Media label, distributed in North America by ProgRock Records. The video was recorded in the same Los Angeles area studio where Rocket Scientists recorded their earlier albums. The band reunited to record updated versions of some of their previously released material specifically for the box set.

www.youtube.com/v/QT0IEOArHj0

In 2006, Rocket Scientists’ epic double CD release, Revolution Road, exceeded sales expectations prior to its November 7th street date when pre-sales orders catapulted the CD into a second pressing, even after the band’s eight year hiatus. Enthusiastic reviews appeared worldwide in publications such as ProgressiveWorld, The Doorway, Burrn!, Euro Rock Press, Empire, Strange Days, Sea of Tranquility, and Music Street Journal. The Sea of Tranquility readers even voted Revolution Road as the Best CD of 2006.

Rocket Scientists was formed in the late 1980s by keyboardist Erik Norlander and vocalist / guitarist Mark McCrite. The two released their first CD Earthbound in 1993 joined by then - session bassist Don Schiff. Schiff quickly became a part of the band for their second release in 1995 Brutal Architecture, and the three toured in the US and Europe in 1997 along with drummer Tommy Amato culminating in the live CD Earth Below and Sky Above: Live in Europe and America. In 1999, Rocket Scientists released Oblivion Days, raising the bar on already high expectations. At the turn of the century, Norlander, Schiff and McCrite all worked on solo projects in addition to backing symphonic rock vocal icon Lana Lane on several tours around the world. The latest release is the band’s fourth studio album Revolution Road, a double CD released in the fall of 2006, their strongest and most successful title to date. In October the band will release Looking Backward, a 5-disc retrospective box set containing remastered versions of the band’s first three studio albums along with a full-length CD of new recordings and remixes plus a DVD filmed during the recording sessions containing in-studio performance footage along with extensive interviews and archival session video dating back to 1993.

Rocket Scientists YouTube: www.youtube.com/rocketscientists
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