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"Desert Dragon is an Award-winning band from Los Angeles, California formed by guitarist Greg Patnode. The Band released their 2nd album, EP ‘DESOLATION’ officially on September 01, 2012 featuring Billboard charting singles “Darkness Shines” and “Miles Away” produced by the legendary Ron Nevison (Producer/Engineer for Led Zeppelin, Bad Company, The Faces, Heart, Lynyrd Skynyrd).

In 2014 the band opened for “Blue Oyster Cult” in Los Angeles, CA, January 2014, and were on a SXSW Tour (March 09 – March 16, 2014) with shows from Phoenix, AZ to Austin, TX for the SXSW Festival on Thurs., March 13, 2014. Desert Dragon then headed for a double back tour to Las Vegas on May 17, 2014 for a live show on the Rooftop at the Downtown Grand Hotel & Casino Las Vegas and back to The House of Blues Sunset Strip for a Showcase Sunday, May 18, 2014.

In June 2014 the band split with their singer Ross and in July 2014 they signed ex-White Wizzard metal singer, Joseph Michael (WITHERFALL,MIDNIGHTREIGN,EX-WHITE WIZZARD) as their new lead vocalist. In Aug 2014 the band went into the studio in Los Angeles to mix their new album with James “Jimbo” Barton (Producer/Mixer for QUEENSRŸCHE, RUSH, ERIC CLAPTON, METALLICA). The result is Desert Dragons' most polished release to date "Before The Storm". The band has shifted its focus from Blues to Hard Rock and Psychedelia. This shift has given the band a new direction and they have even revamped some songs from their first album (“Take it Easy Now”, “Save My World”, and “Desert Horizons” ) to give them more hard rock content."

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The cover looks like Power metal.

Check out the first song Flying High. Cover be very deceiving. This is not for me....needs more metal! ;)

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First track is great, other two are horrible.


Yep..loved the first one then the other 2 made me not want to check out the rest of it.

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First track is great, other two are horrible.


Yep..loved the first one then the other 2 made me not want to check out the rest of it.


YEs as I was first placing the band info on the site I wrote to the first and fluffiest AOR fueled cut and then had to rethink my words as the others certainly skewed the opinion from the first video.


If they had others like number one, I would assume the disc would be a hit around these parts.

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