Trucker Diablo – Featured Band On 365 Radio Network
Trucker Diablo was born in 2008 and quickly gained a name for themselves picking up endorsements along the way from their peers such as Ricky Warwick, Ginger Wildheart, Joe Elliot, Damon Johnson and Cormac Neeson.
2011 saw the band be hand picked by festival promoters to appear at Download Festival and finish off the year supporting Black Stone Cherry on the sold out Irish leg of their UK tour.
Leading right into 2012 the band has their single “Drink Beer, Destroy” feature on Kerrang TV, MTV Australia and Xbox game Rock Band 3.
Following on the boys took 2012 by the throat and played a massive 43 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.
After the success of their debut album “ The Devil Rhythm”, the band will release their highly anticipated second album “Songs of Iron”, which was released on 14th May 2013 through Ripple Music (USA) and Bad Reputation(EU). First single “The Rebel” was released February 2013 and second single “Drive” was released at the start of April. Third Single “Maybe You’re The One” was released in September 2013 and the band recently got tipped as a new band to watch on the U.S nationwide rock show, THAT METAL SHOW.
Last year Trucker Diablo announced an indefinite hiatus, the North Irish rockers are back with a brand new album, Rise Above The Noise, and UK Festival announcements too!
Rise Above The Noise, funded by a very successful Pledge campaign, and featuring 10 songs mostly written during the down time of the last 12 months, sees the band expand their songwriting, monster up their riffs and pull out those big choruses that made their peers like Ricky Warwick, Cormac Neeson and Ginger Wildheart take notice!
Already the band have been announced for 3 big UK Festivals, Pentrich Rock n Blues, Hard Rock Hell and Steelhouse, appearing alongside the likes of UFO, Dee Snider (who famously watched the bands set at Download Festival a few years ago), Y&T and Saxon, 2015 will be the year Trucker Diablo Rise Above The Noise!