Texas Rock Band BLACKTOP MOJO, led by front-man MATT JAMES, has teamed with fellow Texas vocal powerhouse DYLAN WHEELER to release their potent cover of AUDIOSLAVE’s “Getaway Car.” Inspired during the band’s 2022 tour, the vocal heavyweights teamed up upon BLACKTOP MOJO’s return, showcasing that Texas is fast dominating the New Wave Of Classic Rock movement! “Dylan and Nathan were talking on the phone as we were rolling down the road … Continue reading BLACKTOP MOJO Team with DYLAN WHEELER for Cover of AUDIOSLAVE “Getaway Car”
Texas Rock Band BLACKTOP MOJO has released an animated, “Jealousy/Make Believe,” a two track compilation and first installment for the 3 song concept within their 2021 released, self-titled album. Created by front-man MATT JAMES and bassist CATT MURTIS on the porch of the band’s house in Palestine, TX, with an acoustic guitar, “Jealousy/Make Believe” blossomed in Nashville with the help of producer PHILIP MOSLEY. The animated video will be released in two … Continue reading BLACKTOP MOJO Introduce Fans to New Concept Theme with Animated Video, “Jealousy/Make Believe”
Texas Rock Band BLACKTOP MOJO has released a live video of their harrowing cover of THE TEMPTATIONS’ classic hit single, “My Girl”! Originally revealed on Valentine’s Day, “My Girl” is available to download / stream online NOW! ”We wanted to play the song live in a place where you could really feel the dilapidation of a broken heart. We snuck into this old church here in Palestine and the … Continue reading BLACKTOP MOJO Reveal Live Acoustic Video for Dark Cover of THE TEMPTATIONS’ “My Girl”!
March 2022 Tour Dates Announced! Texas Rock Band BLACKTOP MOJO has delivered the ultimate Valentine’s card lament with their newest release, an unexpected and yet deeply poignant cover of The TEMPTATIONS’S 1965 hit single, “My Girl.” Celebrating love while acknowledging the potential for loss, front-man MATT JAMES delivers an intensely emotional vocal performance, with the band providing an incredibly modern, bluesy backdrop on the iconic classic. The single will be available … Continue reading BLACKTOP MOJO Deliver Valentine’s Day Offering with Minimal, Harrowing Cover of THE TEMPTATION’S “My Girl”!
Texas Rock band BLACKTOP MOJO has released the official music video for their newest single, “Strike Me.” “‘Strike Me’ was recorded in our sessions for our self-titled album (released in 2021) at Sound Emporium in Nashville, TN and we had the privilege to add the background singing of the world famous McCrary Sisters on the track, who were an honor to work with. It was … Continue reading BLACKTOP MOJO Release Official Lyric Video for “Strike Me”!
By Glenn Woodell I got the chance to sit down with lead singer, Matt James before the show and talk about recent events. MMM: How would you describe your genre? Are you really southern rock and do you think it’s changed with the gain and loss of new members? I ask that because I’ve heard you described as southern rock and post grunge and I … Continue reading Blacktop Mojo with Hostile Within, 710OIL, and Magg Dylan at Elevation 27 in Virginia Beach, Virginia October 10, 2021
BLACKTOP MOJO has released the official music video for their single, “It Won’t Last,” off of their recently released LP, Under the Sun The video was shot in Fort Worth, Texas at the Bodega bar by longtime friend and videographer Dustin Dow and our new friend, Larry Hinson, whom we met on the ‘Defy The Sun Tour’ with Otherwise. “‘It Won’t Last’ is about the fleeting feelings … Continue reading BLACKTOP MOJO Release Official Music Video for “It Won’t Last”
Blacktop Mojo has announced the release of their third album, Under The Sun, on September 13th. The album follows “Burn the Ships” which featured the singles “Where the Wind Blows” and their cover of Aerosmith’s “Dream On”. “Under the Sun” is available now for pre-order at all download platforms. Anyone preordering Under the Sun will receive the first single “Can’t Sleep” as an instant gratis … Continue reading BLACKTOP MOJO Release Official Music Video for “Can’t Sleep”
Heavy rock band SMALL TOWN TITANS have paired front-man Phill Freeman with BLACKTOP MOJO’s Matt James on an extraordinary cover of the TEMPLE OF THE DOG classic hit, “Hunger Strike.” “The stars aligned with this one. The fact that we were all able to pay tribute to our musical heroes, and record it live off the floor in one of the best studios in the … Continue reading SMALL TOWN TITANS Team Up with Matt James (BLACKTOP MOJO) for Stunning Cover of TEMPLE OF THE DOG Classic Hit Single, “Hunger Strike”
Texas based hard rock band BLACKTOP MOJO has released the official music video for “Prodigal,” off of their most recent LP, Burn The Ships. “We had fun making the video with some of our good friends from our hometown acting out the main parts. We felt like the father-son dynamic in the video really reflected the song’s theme. The song is sort of autobiographical. It’s about the experience … Continue reading BLACKTOP MOJO Release Official Music Video for “Prodigal”