VOODOO MOONSHINE was Formed in mid 2003
Recorded “The Decayed” Demo in October, 2003
The debut album “The Decade of Decay” was recorded between April 2004 and January 2005
March 2005: Voodoo Moonshine debut album is released with worldwide distribution thru “Perris Records”.
March 16,2005: Voodoo Moonshine top the “Trib-OverRide top 10 charts, with single “It’s about time” at #1 and follow up single “R.I.P” at #2.Also ranked #1 in the “Best new artist” category.
April 2005:Announcement of the opening of two new merchandise stores” Moonshine Market” and “The Misfit Marketplace” combined, offering over 52 “Voodoo Moonshine” items and memorabilia.
April 2005:Memphis Label showcase and video shoot for freshman DVD “The bottom of the barell”Slated for early 2006 release.
June 23rd 2005:”Voodoo Moonshine” signs a 12 dates, 22 day European tour scheduling shows in England, Ireland and Scotland.
June 24th 2005:Airplay in support of the tour begin in Bedford England with single “Locked and Loaded” in regular rotation on the dates between 6/24 and 7/22/2005 and resulting in being voted #1 band seven times.
June 24th 2005:”Locked and Loaded” debuts in Japan on “Tokyo Limited FM” in Tokyo. And is voted best band six times.
July 1-July 29th 2005:”Locked an Loaded” and “Its about time” are introduced to the airwaves in “Dublin, Ireland” and are one of the top three bands requested. Voodoo Moonshine release debut DVD “The Bottom of The Barrel”
September-December 2005: Anticipating the rescheduling of the cancelled shows “Voodoo Moonshine” took a break opting to work on new material and new merchandise as well as recording, with scattered shows played at that period. During this time “Radio Antenna”a radio station in Italy adds “Voodoo Moonshine” as an artist in regular rotation. Print magazine”Strutterzine”in Holland writes review.
January 2006: Makato.Org listeners vote “Voodoo Moonshine” artist of the month.
January 2006:“Voodoo Moonshine” lock down the top three spots for six weeks on “Mosiq.com”with “Locked and Loaded” holding the lead followed by the ballad “The one that got away” at #2 and “R.I.P”in a close 3rd.
February 13th 2006: Garageband.com Owned and operated by George Martin
(of Beatles fame) and consisting of artists and industry insiders vote” Voodoo Moonshine” Best male vocals, and Best guitars in “Groove rock” two weeks in a row as well as “R.I.P” as the reviewers track of the day on February 15th. Ranking as high as #29 of 123 artists on February 9th. And an all-time ranking of #573 of 1,668 artists.
February 23rd 2006:Audiences at “Gigster.com” Vote “Voodoo Moonshine” most popular band.
April 2006:with the help of album reviews in, Greece, Portugal, and Puerto Rico airplay began on H.O.R Radio in Portugal where” Voodoo Mooonshine”has remained in rotation to date. Canadian Radio station”Headbangers Basement” as well as its affiliates at 99.1 “The point” in Arizona and K103.7 FM in Montreal add “Voodoo Moonshine” into rotation ultimately leading to two radio interviews (4/10/2006 and later on 2/24/2007) due to favorable listeners response and requests
April 2006:”Voodoo Moonshine” offers phone ringtones to its fans in cooperation with “Myxer.com and Beta records”.
May 2006: Portuguese radio station“Classicos do Rock” add “The Decade of Decay” to its play lists where it remained for 11 months. Guitarist “Jeff Losawyer”appears in a radio interview on French radio station “Heavy Generations”.Glitzine Reviewer John Baxter is quoted as saying” Superb grooves running throughout and excellent vocals, comparing to the likes of “Tesla,Skynyrd, and Alice in chains” also Spotlighting “Aint my type” as the strongest track boasting a “killer chorus and guitar playing to die for, with the right exposure these guys will be huge”.
June 2006:”Voodoo Moonshine” release ballad “Wasted love” on Mosiq.com where it reaches #5 on the rock charts and “Cobwebs in my soul”#4 for most downloads.
July 2006:Japanese magazine “Heavy metal forces”Vol.9 spotlights “Voodoo Moonshine” and reviews the album printing an enthusiastic opinion of the band with respect and praise.
August 2006:Scheduled to play every night at the annual “Sturgis” bike rally in South Dakota with the likes Of “Kid Rock, Nickelback, Sammy Hagar and The Black Crowes””Voodoo Moonshine” was forced to cancel due to contractual restrictions outlined in the rescheduling contract for the European tour of 2005.
August 2006:The “Classic Metal show” air “It’s about time” on its “Rocks hard or hardly rocks” voters segment with” Voodoo Moonshine” finishing with a 83% positive rating placing them 15th out of approximately 64 artists and placing them higher than “Hinder, Guns and Roses, The Darkness, Buckcherry and Bon Jovi”. Also H.O.R radio charts find “Voodoo Moonshine holding the 8th and 9th position with “Locked and Loaded” and “Ain’t my type”
September 2006:”A great rock band with a bit of melodic edge” is what Ballbuster Hard music say’s