Photo by Scott Mitchell
As you’ve undoubtedly heard by now, QUEEN V is gearing up for a special performance at The Canal Room in NYC this Thursday, October 10th as part of CBGB Festival. As one of NYC’s top local rock acts, QUEEN V is prepared to celebrate the city’s rich music history with one of her most electrifying performances yet.
To celebrate QUEEN V’s CBGB Festival performance, BoweryBoogie.com is featuring an exclusive list of her Top 11 Lower East Side “haunts”. V names clubs (CBGB, of course), restaurants, boutiques and more to round out her list, and gives a personal background on each of her choices. View LES through QUEEN V’s eyes at this link. You can also win CBGB Festival passes via BoweryBoogie, courtesy of QUEEN V and the CBGB Festival. Enter here.
Also, take a click over to GuitarWorld.com, where they are giving away a special “QUEEN V Prize Pack” to one lucky winner! The prize pack includes The Decade of Queen V CD, a QUEEN V logo tote bag, t-shirt, bottle opener, signed poster and more. Enter here.
QUEEN V and The Village Voice recently released her brand new, U.S. veteran-focused, WWII-themed music video for her track ‘Right Or Wrong’. Who better to exclusively release it with than New York City’s largest alternative newsweekly, The Village Voice. Watch the video via The Village Voice at this link. Interesting tidbit— the video was filmed at VFW Post 3460 in Media, PA with several vets on hand as extras and as consultants for historical accuracy.
For the past several years, QUEEN V has been an advocate for veterans issues and a supporter of IAVA (Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, www.iava.org). The daughter of a Korean War veteran, V has supported veterans in various ways, like raising awareness at her concerts, where veterans are often granted complimentary admission, creating fundraising opportunities for IAVA, such as the “Rock For Vets” concert, attending IAVA’s annual Galas in New York and Los Angeles, and more.
One can say QUEEN V is more man you can ever be and more woman than you can ever get. A global icon in the making, QUEEN V already holds court as the reigning rock regent of NYC. With a decade under her belt as the quintessential Lady of Manhattan’s Lower East Side, QUEEN V has developed an obsessed fan base that stretches far beyond the concrete jungle.
QUEEN V released her latest album, The Decade of Queen V on June 25, 2013 via Royal Noise Records. Filled with one blistering hard rocker after another, featuring the tough yet soulful, passionate and empowered vocals of QUEEN V, backed by an army of guitar slingers (including herself), The Decade of Queen V encompasses her recorded output from 2005 to 2013.
The Decade of Queen V opens with “Revolution Baby” (2009) where Queen V snarls “if you think you own me, go to hell,” complete with a Led Zeppelin-styled blues-harp by Jon Paris, and ends with “Wasted” (2009), an anthem-for-the-ages co-written by Motörhead’s Lemmy who shares vocal duties with V. Other highlights on the album include the brand new “Cry Your Eyes Out,” the gutsy “My Machine (2009), which features a burning lead guitar solo by Tom Morello (Rage Against the Machine), and the deeply moving “Right Or Wrong” (2005). The 11 tracks on The Decade Of Queen V show that V is not only a fierce rock n’ roll siren, but also a nuanced and varied songwriter, able to traverse a diverse range of emotions.
For more information on QUEEN V, please visit these websites:
QUEEN V Official Website: http://www.queenv.com/web/
QUEEN V Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/officialQueenV
QUEEN V Twitter: https://twitter.com/theQueenV