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Stargazer

Audio Recording Info:

Recorded live in Los Angeles 2020 @ Light Black Productions, engineered and mixed by Rob Black. 

MUSIC VIDEO

Collaboration Featuring:

John Evermore: Vocals

Doug Weiand: Guitars

Joey mancaruso: Drums

Kent Hiltz: bass Guitar

Stargazer

Filmed by Rob Mestas at Defiant Digital Productions and John Evermore in Los Angels 2021

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Joey Mancaruso

Drums

Doug Weiand

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Stargazer

"Stargazer" is the fifth track from British rock band Rainbow's 1976 album Rising.

This song cover is a collaboration with John Evermore of Diamonds Hadder and friends, Doug Weiand, Joey Mancaruso, Kent Hiltz and James Staples.

 

The song was recorded live at Light Black Productions in Los Angeles Ca 2020 - it was engineered and Mixed by Rob Black.

 

The video footage was shot by Rob Mestas at Defiant Digital Productions and John Evermore in Los Angeles 2021 The final video was edited by John Evermore

 

Video Features:

John Evermore – Vocals - John is the lead singer of Los Angeles based Diamonds Hadder.

To know more about John Evermore, visit: www.diamondshadder.com

Doug Weiand – Guitar - Doug Weiand is a composer, session and touring guitar player based in Los Angeles. An artist influenced mostly by heavy metal and rock yet with the sensibilities and experience in jazz, classical music and rock fusion as well. Legato technique and exotic scales approaches are very present on his playing, resulting in a distinguished "outside" sound."

To know more about Doug please visit: @dougweiand

 

Joey Mancaruso – Drums - Joey Mancaruso is both a touring and session drummer hailing from the greater Los Angeles basin. He has worked with a number of artists ranging from Robert Hecker (Redd Kross) to Stephen Carpenter (Deftones). The main bulk of his work is rooted in Heavy Metal/Prog/Jazz.

To know more about Joey Mancaruso please visit: @joenan_the_barbarian

James Staples – Bass (Recording) - Raised in Ventura County and brought up in the Ventura County music scene, James Lionheart took an opportunity on bass on short notice after many years of guitar playing, once secondary has now become his main instrument of choice. Heavily inspired by old school rock and metal genres, Lionheart carries a sound that really captivates the ears.

To know more about James Staples please visit: @lionheartbassmaster

 

Kent Hiltz – Bass (Video Performance) - Kent Hiltz is a vocalist, guitarist, bassist, and drummer with a lifelong love of all things heavy metal. His musical journey has taken him from Indiana, to Nashville, touring the United States and Japan, and now Los Angeles.

To know more about Kent Hiltz please visit: @kentdavidhiltz

 

This song and video were done for the love of heavy metal and as nothing more than a tribute to such an amazing song and record which we all grew up listening too and admiring.

Foot Pedal Magic

Foot Pedal Magic

Bella Studio Mascott

Bella Studio Mascott

Joey's Drums in the Big Room

Joey's Drums in the Big Room

Bella Sleeps

Bella Sleeps

Cool Studio Trinkets by Mr Black

Cool Studio Trinkets by Mr Black

Big Room Drums

Big Room Drums

Mr Black at Work

Mr Black at Work

Mr Black Meets Bella

Mr Black Meets Bella

Rigs in the Real

Rigs in the Real

Joey on Break

Joey on Break

Doug Warming Up

Doug Warming Up

The Stargazer Crew

The Stargazer Crew

John Evermore During a Video Take

John Evermore During a Video Take

Joey and Kent on Break

Joey and Kent on Break

Doug Weiand

Doug Weiand

Doug Weiand

Doug Weiand

The Camera

The Camera

Kent Hiltz

Kent Hiltz

Joey the Barbarian

Joey the Barbarian

The Drums in the Tower

The Drums in the Tower

Diamonds Hadder on Corral

Diamonds Hadder on Corral

Joey on Drums

Joey on Drums

James Staples at Light Black

James Staples at Light Black

John Evermore Video Still Under Fire

John Evermore Video Still Under Fire

Hadder in the Laser Beam

Hadder in the Laser Beam

James in Light Black during mixing sessions

James in Light Black during mixing sessions

Joey in Big Recording Room

Joey in Big Recording Room

John Evermore on video Shoot Day

John Evermore on video Shoot Day

Kent Hiltz

Kent Hiltz

Joey Mancaruso

Joey Mancaruso

Rob Black

Rob Black

Doug Weiand Video Still

Doug Weiand Video Still

Mr Black Mixing

Mr Black Mixing

James Staples Tracking at Light Black

James Staples Tracking at Light Black

Video FX of John Evermore in the tower

Video FX of John Evermore in the tower

John Evermore Video Still

John Evermore Video Still

Doug Weiand Video Still

Doug Weiand Video Still

Doud Weiand Video Still

Doud Weiand Video Still

Joey Mancaruso

Joey Mancaruso

Kent Hiltz

Kent Hiltz

Diamonds Hadder Studio

Diamonds Hadder Studio

Stargazer Crew

Stargazer Crew

John Evermore Video Still

John Evermore Video Still

John Evermore Laser Show

John Evermore Laser Show

John Evermore Video Still

John Evermore Video Still

The Stargazers in the Francisco Studio Hallway

The Stargazers in the Francisco Studio Hallway

Kent Rocking in Video

Kent Rocking in Video

Joey Setting Up for Video

Joey Setting Up for Video

Joey Macaruso Video Still

Joey Macaruso Video Still

Doug Weiand Laser Beam Video Still

Doug Weiand Laser Beam Video Still

Evermore Footage on Corral

Evermore Footage on Corral

Doug Solo Video Still

Doug Solo Video Still

Joey Mancaruso Rocking

Joey Mancaruso Rocking

John Evermore video Still

John Evermore video Still

Kent on Video Day

Kent on Video Day

Doug Weiand Solo Scream

Doug Weiand Solo Scream

Kent Hiltz Video Day

Kent Hiltz Video Day

Joey Mancaruso at Light Black

Joey Mancaruso at Light Black

Kent and John

Kent and John

John Evermore Laser Still

John Evermore Laser Still

Kent in Smoke

Kent in Smoke

John Evermore Video Still

John Evermore Video Still

Joey Mancaruso at Light Black

Joey Mancaruso at Light Black

Kent Hiltz at Franscisco Studios

Kent Hiltz at Franscisco Studios

John Evermore Video Still

John Evermore Video Still

Doug Weiand warming up

Doug Weiand warming up

Joey Close Up video still

Joey Close Up video still

Joey setting up

Joey setting up

Kent Hiltz

Kent Hiltz

Hanging around

Hanging around

Joey Mancaruso Video Still

Joey Mancaruso Video Still

Guitars at Hadder Lock Out

Guitars at Hadder Lock Out

Kent and Doug on video day

Kent and Doug on video day

John Evermore Laser Still

John Evermore Laser Still

Kent Hiltz Rocks

Kent Hiltz Rocks

John Evermore unused footage still

John Evermore unused footage still

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Stargazer

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