|Walter Trout Signs
With Provogue Records
Walter Trout has signed a new deal with Provogue
Records, an independent label based in The Netherlands specializing
in guitar heavy Blues Rock. Other artists on the Provogue label include
(Europe only) Joe Bonamassa, Rick Derringer, Leslie West, Pat Travers,
Scott McKeon, Julian Sas, and Eric Gales. Walter Trout's first release
for Provogue (the label's first U.S. release) is scheduled for late
spring/early summer '08.
Trout first signed with Provogue in 1989 where he released five
albums: 1989's live CD Face the Music, Life In The Jungle (1990),
Prisoner Of A Dream (1990), Transition (1992), and No More Fish
Jokes (1992). He left the label briefly to go with Silvertone in
1994. After one release, Trout returned to Provogue in '95 and released
three more albums: Breaking The Rules (1995), Positively Beale Street
(1997), and Face The Music (2000). Trout signed with German-based
Ruf Records in 1999, releasing a half dozen albums for the label.
The Provogue label has established itself as one of the strongest
brands in Blues Rock in Europe with it's latest success story being
Provogue Records label, debuting in the United States in 2008, will
be distributed by Megaforce/Sony RED Distribution. They plan approximately
four releases a year.