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Rock 02/08/2004

Music journalists sgree, 'Stripped' tribute to Classic Rock a hit

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WARREN, OH. ( - "Many of them are better than the originals!", said Frank Moore, owner of, an Internet Radio station, when asked what he thought about the songs on Land of the Cover Band Live - Vol. I, the unique, new classic rock tribute from solo acoustic artist, Paul Rader. Recorded live in Key West, Florida at Bear Bottom Beach Club during Spring Break '04, Rader's LOCB Live - Vol. I is surprising fans and music critics with it's high energy Arena Rock feel.

"The dude can play and sing up a storm," says Keith "Muzic Man" Hannaleck, who's reviews are posted on thousands of music related websites on the Internet, "and he does all of these classic tunes justice, giving them their due by playing his a** off and singing as if it was the last gig he would ever do." Keith is just one of many reviewers recognizing Rader's talents as a performer and musician.

J-Sin, owner of, a website devoted to independent music reviews and politics, calls Paul "a great entertainer" with an "incredibly versatile voice." This is Rader's fifth independent release and his first all-cover song collection, offering up stripped down renditions of great classic rock songs from artists like Janis Joplin, Lynyrd Skynyrd, The Eagles, The Who, Cat Stevens, Steve Miller Band, and a handful of other popular favorites.

Land of the Cover Band Live - Vol. I is being distributed by, the world's largest seller of Independent music. Fans and music lovers can visit the official website for the Cd,, to read behind the scenes information about the project, fan and critic reviews, Rader's biography, and can get show dates on a calendar page that's updated daily.
If that's not enough, Paul's artist site,, has more detailed info on his career and current news about the performer.

Paul Rader maintains a 175+ show schedule each year. He splits his time between Put-in-Bay, Ohio on South Bass Island in Lake Erie during the summer season and Key West, Florida during the fall and winter. Rader is a fourteen year veteran of the East-Coast solo acoustic music scene.
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