If you've been paying attention, you'll know that Mike Botello (frontman for the '80s prog metal band Awake) has been working on what could possibly be his last metal album. The album, Indigenous, is finally finished and should release in January. We caught up with Mike to get the skinny on what's been going on with him the last couple of years as he put this masterpiece together. What first got you into music? I have always had an interest in music from as far back as I can
The new album titled ‘Indigenous’, by Mike Botello, is scheduled for release January 19th, 2021. This album promises to be the Hardest, most Progressive Rock album in the ‘Botello” repertoire; featuring, Austin, TX based Prog Metal band, Militia’s Tony Smith on lead guitar and Mike Soliz on BG vocals. Jason Barrett, whose guitar performances appears on all of Mike Botello’s solo releases, also appears on this record. This is the first album by Botello to feature two guitarist
The New Single by Mike Botello! “I’m Down”, Has Been Released! The second single release off the new album, “Indigenous,” (scheduled release in mid to late spring of 2020) was released on March 3rd, 2020! The new single titled, “I’m Down,” is a song about narcissism; the ease of putting yourself before others, rather than serving, or acknowledging what is right and good for all involved; exposing the rough path this mentality provides. “I’m Down” is another heavy hitter, feat
The New Single by Mike Botello! “I’m Down”, Coming March 3rd, 2020! The second single release off the new album, “Indigenous,” - scheduled release in mid to late spring of 2020 - will be released on March 3rd, 2020! The new single titled, “I’m Down,” is a song about narcissism; the ease of putting yourself before others, rather than serving, or acknowledging what is right and good for all involved; exposing the rough path this mentality provides. “I’m Down” is another heavy h
New Lyric Video by Mike Botello! “Only the Strong Survive” Has Been Released! Celebrating the 30th anniversary release of Awake – “Spiritual Warfare”!! “Only the Strong Survive” was a fan favorite; featuring solid vocals, booming drums, skillful guitar leads and intense rhythm patterns. Click the link to begin the journey. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eyVgg1f4Bbo #Awake #Militia #MikeBotello
New Lyric Video by Mike Botello Celebrating the 10 Year Anniversary Release of “Rule of Law” A new lyric video has been released, in celebration of the 10 year anniversary of Mike Botello’s 3rd studio album. “Tug of War”, is a song off the album “Rule of Law”. This is a song about life’s struggle; knowing the differences between right and wrong, and the battle within. Click here: https://youtu.be/dwI-M4p1vX4 Visit BotelloMusic.com for more details. #MikeBotello #Awake #Militi
The new album "Indigenous" by Mike Botello is on track for release in 2020!! Pre-production is complete and is now headed for post-production. This record promises to be the most "intense" in the Botello repertoire, featuring the guitar work of Militia's Tony Smith and longtime guitar great Jason Barrett; The first album by Mike Botello to feature TWO guitarists! "Secret Identity" was the first single to be released and will be followed by "I'm Down" in early 2020. "I'm Down"
The 10 year anniversary of Mike Botello's 3rd studio album Rule of Law with a NEW video release “Creatures” Spring 2019: The 10-year anniversary of the official release of the album Rule of Law by Mike Botello, will kick off with the release of a brand new video of the single "Creatures". "Creatures" debuted back in September of 2009, along with "Cycles", and "Beyond" in 2010. Rule of Law has proven to be a Powerhouse release that stands out from the rest of Mike Botello's al
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