Electronic Press Kit
Renegade Cartel looks to break the mold of todays music, and the niche sub-genres of rock. In a world ruled by cover bands, we are still roaring forward with original music to prove to the world that rock and roll is here to stay. With influences across the 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s and beyond, our hope is to play music that everyone can groove and vibe to. With an EP and LP released, 21 tracks, running over 112 minutes, there's plenty to go around. Please read on for Audio, Video, Photos, and Accolades.
Vocals & Bass
From across the globe!
Boston Rock Radio on 'Dear World'
"...The first time I listened to their new debut album Dear World, I was floored. The song “When” is probably my favorite as I’m a sucker for a good old ballad. It’s a bluesy stripped down tune, that when you hear it for the first time, it's got you under the influence, The way the guitar starts out melancholy and somber, then Stephen’s powerful gritty voice kicks in, he takes you to another level in the universe. “Morning Light” is another one that caught my attention. I hear some old school grunge like a hint of Nirvana mixed with a little of Alice in Chains jacked up with Slash on the guitar. When I heard Let’s say if you mashed together the influences of Led Zeppelin, Black Crowes, Myles Kennedy, Slash, Alter Bridge, Alice in Chains, King's X then Renegade Cartel is their Wonder Child. All fifteen tracks have a little something for everyone the more you listen to them, so rock n roll minions go and check out this trio and spread the word. You wont regret it."
Christy Stites, Boston Rock Radio
Rock-N-Review on 'Dear World'
"The title track, ~Dear World~, is next and plays on those same memories. Almost a Black Sabbath feel to Vic's opening rhythm, some squeals for punch, and then Stephen's metallic Cliff Burtonesque bass tone had me listening slack jawed. I have never once in all my years of writing compared anyone to Burton, but this sound here has inklings of ~Anesthesia~ all over it. This is Metallica, Black Sabbath, and every guitar hero from 1991 all rolled up into one. Stephen's vocals are still the dominant force in this band to me, but there are times Vic’s playing and Stephen’s own bass threaten to steal the show, and this song is one of them."
Billy McDonald, Rock-N-Review
Sonic Perspectives on 'Dear World'
"Whether listeners are just dipping their toes in the hard rock scene, or if they have followed the genre from its inception, “Dear World” realizes the vision of rock without boundaries, and shows the beauty of how art evolves across time. Renegade Cartel fights to keep sounds from the past alive, and deliver an expertly crafted album that draws from the brightest stars of rock’s history to create a vibrant style suited for an ambitious and demanding modern era."
-Samantha Buckman, SonicPerspectives.com