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Bite The Bullet

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Escape Music is delighted to announce the release date for the much loved British Melodic Rock band Bite The Bullet, titled ‘Rocky Road'! 

Limited edition to 1000 CD copies only all will be numbered 1-1000

The first 300 CD copies will be hand signed by the band limited to 300 only!

Rocky Road is the new album from Bite The Bullet who’s previous offerings include ‘Bite The Bullet’ 1989 and 2019 (Jet Records/CBS and Rock Candy Records), ’Black and White’ 2021 (Escape Music) and ’End of the Line’ 2022 (Escape Music). 

Originally formed in 1986 by Mick Benton, who had previously released a solo EP on Atlantic Records, and Graham Cowling along with Malcolm Jones the band's first album was widely acclaimed at the time on both sides of the Atlantic and received airplay on major radio stations. However, with the demise of Jet Records and lack of publicity from CBS, coupled with the loss of worldwide support tour with the supergroup ELO, the band went into a 30 year hiatus. 

Mick, Graham and Malcolm carried on in cover bands playing hundreds of gigs in the UK and the BTB project was put on hold. In 2019, Rock Candy Records approached Mick and the original album was re-released. This rekindled Mick and Graham to write new Bite The Bullet songs and they released ‘Black & White’ in 2021 on Escape Music, followed by ‘End of the Line’ also on Escape Music in 2022, this time with original guitarist Malcolm Jones rejoining the band.

Over the last few months, the band has recruited new members Ant King on bass and Steve Hill on keyboards to play BTB’s music ‘live’ again and record their latest album ‘Rocky Road’.

The band's music is melodic rock in the genre of Mr Mister, Toto, Foreigner and Asia with British rock guitar overtones. The new album is loaded with 11 brand new tracks ranging from the dark hypnotic rocker Dead Man Walking to the beautifully melodic ballad Waiting For You.

Bite The Bullet: Rocky Road


Released Date - 21 April 2023

Catalogue NO: ESM375



1 Dead Man Walking       3:59

2 Not Today                    3:50 

3 Digging That Hole       4:10 

4 Call Of The Wild          3:59

5 My Frankenstein           3:36

6 Atlantic Highway         4:09

7 Dancing Eyes               4:05

8 Waiting For You           4:16

9 Sleeping Dogs              4:06

10 Rock Road                  3:22

11 Ironstone                     4:16


Recorded at Toucan Studio Northampton and Rock Hard Music Milton Keynes.

Produced by Mick Benton.


The Musicians:

Mick Benton - lead vocals, guitars, bass and keyboards

Graham Cowling - drums

Malcolm Jones - guitar

Ant King - bass, backing vocals

Steve Hill - keyboards, backing vocals

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