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Crash Course... In Rock n'Roll

by New Generation Superstars

A gritty British rock n' roll sound that NGS have embraced and incorporated into their own style. Built upon a solid foundation of anthemic chorus and crunching guitar riffs, with thundering bass and drums. A dream come true for rock fans.
Genre: Rock: British Invasion
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1. Come Over
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2:38 album only
2. Own Sweet Hell
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2:37 album only
3. Overload
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3:12 album only
4. Dopefiend
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4:24 album only
5. Bleed
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2:48 album only
6. One More
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2:33 album only
7. Always Gonna Be
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3:00 album only
8. Done Before
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2:18 album only
9. How to Hate Friends and Alienate People
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2:34 album only
10. White Trash
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2:27 album only
11. Aint Quite Right
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3:18 album only
12. Do it Cause i Can
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3:11 album only


Album Notes
After grabbing the attention of the music industry in the UK in 2007, New Generation Superstars continue to work hard with consistency, perseverance and enthusiasm which have gained them accolades worldwide.

Built upon a solid foundation over 5 years, the Nottingham based band has mastered their craft with anthemic choruses, crunching guitar riffs, accompanied by thundering bass lines and drums.

Hailed by rock fans and media critics alike, NGS capture the reason why, in their debut album “Crash Course in Rock n Roll”. Laid down in a record four days, with Grammy Award Nominated Producer Alan Smyth (Arctic Monkeys/Pulp).

The bands' debut album released in September 2007 (Underdog Records Ltd), has seen NGS attracting worldwide attention and glowing reviews, with distribution and sales in the UK and countries such as Japan, Finland, Spain, Italy and the USA. 2009 sees further work with Alan to complete the second album “Raising the stakes”, due for release July 2009.

2007 saw Kerrang! Magazine award a KKKKK live review, and naming them “Serious hope for British rock!’, with further praise following in late 2007. NGS were approached after a worldwide search by Classic Rock Magazine, to feature on the "Sons of Guns 2" cover mount CD, and have continued to be featured in Kerrang in 2008.

Relentless touring with many home grown and international acts over the past 2 years has led to the band jointly playing sold out shows at the Mean Fiddler (London), Underworld (London) and Rock City (Nottingham). A triumphant set at the Rock and Blues Festival (2007) to 2,000 Rock fans in the Cross Pistons Saloon, the Hard Rock Hell Festival (Minehead), the prestigious City Showcase in London and the headline slot on the second stage at The Bulldog Bash (2008) have all brought much deserved attention. Including being hand picked by Bruce Dickinson to be featured on his Radio 6 Rock Show, and to play with Duff McKagan’s Loaded.

With a style that has attracted fans from all walks of life, and tastes in all genres of music, New Generation Superstars are continuously forging a following worldwide, with major hits on official band sites, a strong presence on social networking sites, forums and even unofficial fan pages dedicated to the band.

The band has toured/played alongside the likes of: Duff McKagan's Loaded, The Distillers, Linchpin, Ginger/ The Widlhearts, The 69 Eyes, The Supersuckers Vain, Tokyo Dragons, L.A. Guns, Crystal Pistol, UK Subs Love/Hate, Blaze Bailey, Vice Squad, Wolfsbane.

AJ Superstar – Guitar and Vocals
Davey Messiah –Lead Guitar and Backing Vocals
Tony Carter – Bass and Backing Vocals
Chris Reed – Drums


"NGS are the real deal. They crave your attention!"
- Kerrang (June 08) KKKK

"Sleaze Rock aficianados need only check out Britains' own New Generation Superstars for their fix!"
- Kerrang (Dec 07)

"Hard, Sleazy Rock n Roll, capable of anything! The lead singer already has SUPERSTAR tattooed on his belly, you dont want to prove the cocky F**cker wrong do you?" - Classic Rock 7/10

“Balls out Rock n Roll” - Big Cheese 4/5

"A year after the TotalRock debut of their first single, they have secured a spot on the playlist, received glowing reviews from every rock magazine, critic and journalist and continually impress every punter, promoter and band they tour with. The New Generation Superstars have the WOW factor and I suggest you let them WOW the socks of ya by picking up a copy of ‘Crash Course in rock n Roll’!" - Samantha B, TotalRock Radio

"A raucous blend of rock, glam metal, punk and attitude, bound together in 12 hook-ladenanthems" Leicester Mercury 3/5

“The Kind of album the UK Rock Scene needs, It will show you the way forward” - Komodo Rock 8/10

“As tight as anything out there at the moment. One Hell of a debut Album” – Insomnia Magazine 5/5

“Raw, fresh Rock at it’s best, reminiscent of the days before Punk sold out to the fashion industry” – Fireworks Magazine

“Anthemic Tracks with more hooks than a cloak room, New generation Superstars have sprung out of the British Rock Scene” -

"Crash Course has a very "live" feel to the recording. A pile driver of a CD"- 4/5

"Dirty Rock' n Roll raised to the enth power,Crash Course in Rock N Roll will grasp the audience thanks to catchy refrains and a good technique" - Cathouse, Italy.

“A very successful Debut album, wider International recognition must follow” - 8/10

"Undoubtedly stirring up quite a fuss with their ongoing tour of the UK. The band are certainly going to live up to their name, through a few kick ass songs and reputedly amazing live shows. Their time in the limelight will be worth keeping up to date on" Sandman Magazine


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Steve Reason

This is fast!
This is a good album, but in my opinion ( and it may be different to yours ! ) this is more punk sounding than sleazy. I've been a fan of the sleaze scene since it started and I have all sleaze albums worth talking about and while there are definitely elements of that sound on this cd for the most part it is punky sounding rock played at 100mph. If that's what you like, you'll love this. For me, it's too fast, the drummer is very good but some of the fills sound like he's trying desperately hard to make them.
The overall sound of this cd is similar to the Backyard Babies at their punkiest and also they remind me on some tracks of sadly missed noise nutters Groop Dogdrill. The production captures the raw passion and fury of the band in full flow and suits the style of the music perfectly. In my opinion there are two awesome tracks on this cd, both of them coincidently are the mid paced tracks namely Dopefiend, which is what I would call an absolute killer sleaze track and also 'Ain't quite Right' is right up there too. Of the faster tracks two of them are superb, opener 'Come Over' and 'Done Before' are great songs in anyone's book with 'Do it cus I can' not far behind. As I say this is only my opinion, it is a really good album, but if it were full of tracks like Dopefiend it would be an all time classic.