Artist: Danny Vash
Album: Hard Life
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Artist Name Danny Vash
Album Hard Life
Style of Music Rock, Hard Rock, Heavy Rock
Hometown Albuquerque, NM, USA
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Danny Vash Songwriter, Guitarist, Singer. Danny Vash is a Blue Pie Records artist. Get all the latest at Mike Alberts/Bass Bill Weber/Drums
Influences Jimmy Hendrix, Leslie West
Sounds Like Black Sabbath, Dio, Deep Purple

Danny Vash and Nite Wolf are a three-piece power trio from the Albuquerque New Mexico in the south-west United States. Their hard-hitting sound is a combination of Danny Vash on lead guitar and vocals, Bill Weber on drums and Mike Alberts on bass. Together they grind out crunchy riffs, complex melodies and songs with a classic hard rock sound. Danny Vash writes all music and lyrics. Their First album “TAKIN’ CONTROL” was recorded and produced by Danny Vash and Mike Alberts at their studio in the Sandia mountains of New Mexico.

Vash has musical roots that started in the San Francisco Bay Area. He has played with several of northern California’s top hard rock and metal bands before moving to the south-west. He has shared the stage with a number of national acts and helped produce CD’s for several local musicians in Albuquerque New Mexico. 2015 has been a stellar year for the songwriter as he continues to belt out mind-bending songs with screaming guitar work, and strong vocals with catchy hooks.

Danny Vash and Nite Wolf are paving their way into the global rock scene with their the success of their 2015 release “TAKIN’ CONTROL”. The first song from the album won “Best hard rock song of the month” award with the AKADEMIA of music in Hollywood California. The bands fan base grows and they continue gaining global notoriety. Their song ‘Passion Dreamer’ was picked up by Berkshire Media Group and affiliates along with the AKADEMIA of music including radio program directors of various FM networks and worldwide networks and that was one of the key events that has been driving all the radio play. With these two great companies behind Vash, radio play happened fast and has not stopped.

All of this activity snowballed into increasing heavy rotation throughout 2015 for “Takin Control” and the momentum shows no signs of stopping. Good music gets played and we now know that rock has a heart and soul New Mexico. Vash is committed to pushing his brand of hard edged rock to the world.

In November 2015, Danny was picked up by leading indie label Blue Pie Records USA and was signed to a global distribution and publishing admin agreement. The label is dropping the second album in April 2016, called “Hard Life”.

As the CEO of the label Damien Reilly says:

It is refreshing to know that rock still lives in this EDM music age. Danny takes me back to 1976 when bands like Ram Jam, ACDC, Cream and Led Zeppelin defined a generational sound. Danny brings passion and commitment to rock. You can’t beat organic radio play. Danny and his music have proven that in today’s rock world good music gets played on radio. The new album “Hard Life” is all the 1st was and more. You only have to play it once and it digs music worms into your brain and you want more and more.

Danny Vash is a Blue Pie Records USA artist and available at all leading digital retailers on the planet. Search ” danny vash”. You can get all the latest news on Danny Vash at the official Danny Vash site

2015 | 2016 High Points to date include:

  • The song ‘Passion Dreamer’ receives global radio play with heavy rotation in the USA FM stations. Over 300 + stations now playing the song in the USA alone.
  • TAKIN’ CONTROL wins “Best hard rock song of the month” award with the AKADEMIA of music in Hollywood California.
  • Danny Vash gathers two indie song contest wins in the USA for ‘Memory Of Me’
  • The song ‘Stuck on You’ follows on from “Passion Dreamer” and gets added to key rock genre stations and is now on over 200 + stations and growing.
  • Signed to Blue Pie Records USA.

Danny Vash and "Hard Life" 

This rock explosion of a song called "Hard Life " is pure rock and roll in pure epic proportions. The songs origins hail from the life experiences of Mr "Vash" aka Danny Vash.

The song was one of Danny's favorites from his extensive repertoire, and has now been turbo charged and taken on a whole new life thanks in part to Damien Reilly ( Oohlala, Rusty Anderson, Paul McCartney, Petula Clark ) for his pre-production work and then the master console genius production talents of Mr Danny Saber.

The song features Mr Kenny Aronoff on drums, Danny Vash on guitars, Danny Saber ( Rolling Stones, David Bowie, U2, Jack White ) on bass and the console with Damien Reilly riding shotgun on the guitar solo and song arrangements and the ever present and constant help of our session engineer Matt Cohen at Studio City Sound in LA.

A huge note of thanks goes out to Tom at Studio City Sound for the great vibe that he allowed to flourish in the recording sessions thanks to his good Friend Danny Saber.

The incredible mixing and vocal comping talents of Chris Garcia ( Santana, Del Ray, Scherzinger ) allowed the magic platform to come together for Tom Polce ( Bob Dylan, Jerry Lee Lewis, Lubrano ) to infuse his magic on the mixes. This in just one incredible powerhouse team that has delivered what we can only say has to be one of the greatest rock tracks to come out of LA since Guns and Roses decided to blast your ear drums into oblivion.

The final cut and polish on this diamond was completed by Mr Patrick Zajda whose mastering credits are just far too many to mention. He has made the diamond called " Hard Life " shine on.....with this incredible song.

We are so incredibly impressed with the talents of Mr Vash that a new album is on the way and we look forward to many long years of smashing the sonic sound barriers to wash your brain in what can only be described as " Classic Rock from a bygone era known as the 70's".

LONG LIVE ROCK AND ROLL as we say. For more information on Mr Vash please visit and

The Blue Pie Records Media Team


Danny Vash & Nite Wolf Feature Story on Marquix Global Network

Eschewing theatrics for real musicianship, Danny Vash & Nite Wolf have carved out a reputation for hard-hitting,steel-bending rock, paving the way for their first major radio hit.

Nite Wolf is a three-piece, hard rock power trio from the Albuquerque, New Mexico area featuring Danny Vash singer/songwriter/guitarist, Mike Alberts on bass guitar and Bill Weber on drums. Their sound and style influences ranges from Ozzy, Priest, and Rush to UFO, Mountain, and Hendrix. All self-taught musicians, Nite Wolf delivers a riveting, hard rock sound that combines influences from the 70’s, 80’s, and 90’s, to present day. When you hear Bill Weber's hard-hitting beat, Mike Albert's thumping bass lines and Danny Vash’s wailing lead guitar sound that screams like bending steel, you're in the presence of Nite Wolf. In addition to headlining many of their own shows in the Albuquerque area, Nite Wolf has shared the stage with industry moguls such as Robin Trower, Pat Traverse, Blue Oyster Cult, Frank Marino & Mahogony Rush and Savoy Brown. Perhaps it's the fact that they write, record and produce all their own music- qualities noticeably absent in today's pop music culture- that has fans all over the world vibing to their debut radio hit 'Passion Dreamer'. Reporter Lauren Thompson caught up with Danny Vash recently to learn more about this intriguing band and their plans for the future.:

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