Certain Stars has been called rock 'n' roll, melodic powerpop, slack, indie rock.
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2019 News | CD Release
Certain Stars announces the release of its third full-length CD "The Devil Made Whiskey" on Cuba Libre Records. The band chose to record again with Shane Hochstettler (HOWL Street Studios) as they did for 2012's The Great Destroyer. The Devil Made Whiskey shows the band taking more chances- layering effects, and adding pedal steel (Leroy Deuster) to a few tracks, while staying true to the band's straight ahead rock roots.
The 11-song effort will be available on CD and across major streaming outlets (iTunes, Bandcamp, Spotify) in November 2019. A Milwaukee release show is planned for Friday, November 8 at Linneman's, with other cities (Chicago, Madison) to follow.
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Here is what they're saying about Certain Stars-
"...something tells me these Wisconsin hopefuls have the potential to open up that proverbial can of kick-ass".
The Big Takeover,
"This is a great rock CD with good songs, period. Certain Stars excel by not taking themselves too seriously while still being able to rock out . . . just good songs, unique personality, and an overall fun CD."
"Certain Stars has made an album I can throw on in my car and just rock out to. Itís melodic pop in the vain of Big Star - very high energy, very simple, very driving and upbeat. Itís packed to the brim with crunchy guitars and chugging bass lines designed to get you dancing at a bar, or while cruising down the highway in June."
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