2015 has been an intense year for Bristol’s rising stars Tax The Heat. Following the release of two critically acclaimed singles “Fed The Lions” and “Highway Home” (both of which were playlisted across rock radio – A listed on Planet Rock) the band have cemented their live reputation by supporting the likes of Cadillac 3, Reef, The Graveltones, Black Star Riders, Masters Of Reality, Virginmarys and Thunder and festival appearances such as 2000 Trees, Download and Calling. The bands unique blend of classic blues driven rock with a modern alternative twist winning them a legion of fans.
The Canadian hard rocker Jon Mullane has delivered a straight ahead rocker record which steadily leans towards a modern rock fanbase with a touch of classic Billy Idol circa “Rebel Yell”. I had not heard much from this man until I heard of the track “Make You Move”. In 2008, Jon’s song Make you Move was picked up by NBC TV for their Summer Olympic promos. The tune brought Jon’s sound into North America in a big way. It was on the Mediabase/BDS Charts in the Hot AC and Rock formats and received extensive radio play.
When I get a fan coming up and telling me that I am the best singer in metal, that’s a huge high every time for me. That’s gotta be one of the biggest things of my whole career that I like above everything else. Somebody telling me something like that-wow! I feel that I don’t get a lot of notoriety as a metal singer…