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"Women Who Rock Magazine"

"A no-frills in-your-face powerhouse performance. There were no gimmicks here...brought the crowd to whooping roar." - Veronica Dominguez

"GoodTimes Mag 2"

"An arena-size sound highlighted by Ferro's quivering Grace Slick vibrato." - Michael Buening

"GoodTimes Magazine"

"A highly original duo...axeman Sobel laid down a thick bed of crunchy, detuned metal riffs, over which vocalist/percussionist Lorraine Ferro showcased her astonishingly powerful voice. Ferro, who also captured the audience with her dynamic presence and rhythmic stage gyrations, sings with a voice that has to be heard live to truly be appreciated. She absolutely ripped through the set, and combined with Sobel�s guitar and competant backing vocals, the two put on a big-time, ass-kickin� rock show."
- Brendan Manley

"Songwriters Monthly"

"...a musical hurricane creating exquisite chaos..." - Allen Foster


Mmm. Deep, substantial, ground-shaking power rock...Go listen. I encourage—nay—I demand it. - Kristen Brown

"BallBuster Hard Music"

I can't believe this is an independent band...This ten song CD is one of the best releases that I've heard in a long time and, the beauty of it is the fact that Loudlife has a fresh and original sound...The only way a band can rise above everyone else out there is to take something that you've heard before...and make it different. I think Loudlife has accomplished that...and then some... Lorraine has a set of pipes that can bury them all...I kid you not. If you're looking for something new, something good, something that will entertain you while kicking your ass...you don't have to look any further than Loudlife. Listen to this disc from start to finish one time...that's all it will take to turn you into a fan. At the end of the year when I try to come up with my top ten albums of the year..this one's gonna be on that list. No doubt about it. Do yourself a favor and check them out...NOW!
- Paul Autry

"Hits Magazine"

"Rootsy NYC songstress has chops and hooks" - Buzzin Top 20 Wheels and Deals chart

"Time Out NY"

"Loudlife is a local rock band that features dark guitar riffs by Geoff Sobel and the over-the-top vocals of Lorraine Ferro. Ferro's been called the female Chris Cornell, but we see her as more of a poor man's Ann Wilson, which is saying something." - Cristina Black

"Aural Fix"

“I entered a standing room only Zen Den (filled to capacity and then some!) to catch the last couple of songs by Lorraine Ferro who played gutsy rock.� - Mike Ferrari


Some facts:
CD "LoudLife" - band: LoudLife - produced by Teddy Kumpel
CD "Come Here Go Away" - band: G-Spot, produced by Lorraine Ferro '04
CD "Past Times With Good Company" band: Blackmore's Night (Ritchie Blackmore) Live double album - Lorraine featured singer- '04
CD "Sounds of Hope NYC" - 9/11 charity CD compilation '02
CD "Languishing In Turbulence"- artist: Lorraine Ferro - produced by Teddy Kumpel '01
"Adonai" - multi platinum #1 CCM single from CD "Testify", and "Wow-best of the '90s" - band: Avalon - co-written by Lorraine Ferro '99, won Dove Award for Inspirational Recorded Song of the Year
"Stand" - multi platinum #1 CCM single from CD "So Far", and "Wow '96" -(Sparrow) artist: Susan Ashton - co-written by L. Ferro '96
"Feed the Fire" - single - artist: Jessica Simpson co-written by Lorraine Ferro '96


Feeling a bit camera shy


"FERRO-cious" vocalist and multi-platinum hit songwriter LORRAINE FERRO and "guitarsenal" lead
guitarist and songwriter GEOFF SOBEL showcase the power of their collective talents in their new eponymous CD, LOUDLIFE. At the core of this intense, emotional 'Soundgarden meets Led Zeppelin' sound is the push-pull dynamics of FERRO's powerhouse voice, reminiscent of a female Chris Cornell, and SOBEL's signature lead riffs, reminding fans of guitar greats Jimmy Page, Joe Perry and Randy Rhodes. At the helm of their project is producer Teddy Kumpel (Nine Inch Nails, Spin Doctors), taking the sound of LOUDLIFE to a whole new level, creating an explosive result that brings to mind Steve Tyler and Joe Perry, or Layne Staley and Jerry Cantrell.

LOUDLIFE's lyrics dig deep: sacred sex, being buried alive, immortality...these are among the topics. In "May I Print," a sensuous voice asks, "Do you feel my imprint in the center of your soul? /Are you strong enough to let me make you lose control?"? And in the urgent and soul-baring "Let Go of the Wheel," a control freak struggles to break free: " Love has set my course, but I still wanna steer it" / I need to Let go of the wheel"

A LOUDLIFE live show is so powerful, listeners are left awestruck and spent at the end of the evening. FERRO and SOBEL have performed at innumerable legendary east coast clubs, including Arlene's Grocery, The Bottom Line, Fez, CBGB's, Meow Mix, and The Saint. Also on their resume are several charity shows and benefit concerts, raising money and awareness for the Battered Women's Resource Center, and the nation-wide September 11th Concert, raising funds for the children of the WTC victims.

If FERRO's voice sounds familiar, it could be that you've heard her sing on national TV and radio spots, or in live or studio performance with Ritchie Blackmore, Dar Williams, Lesley Gore, Ce Ce Wynans, or even opening for the likes of Starship and others.

In Daylle Deanna Schwartz's brand new Billboard Book entitled, "I Don't Need a Record Deal: a survival guide for the indie artist" Lorraine is included among artists and acts such as Michelle Shocked, Arrested Development, and Clint Black, and is quoted multiple times.

She was signed to EMI as a staff writer, and wrote the multi-platinum #1 singles "Stand" and "Adonai," and has won honors including a Dove Award, placement in the John Lennon Songwriting contest, a Songwriters Hall Of Fame's Abe Olman Scholarship, and this year won second overall prize in the USA Songwriting Competition, marking her second time as an award winner. She's also been a featured artist on Hit Magazine's "Buzzin Top Twenty" chart. As testament to her songwriting chops, FERRO's songs have been covered by artists ranging from Jessica Simpson to Lesley Gore on her much-touted 2005 CD, "Ever Since".

SOBEL's guitar-stylings are much sought after by the cream of NYC's up and coming independent artists, and is in demand as a studio session player. His signature lead riffs and interesting time changes are pure hard-rock genius, and he plays a fierce electric guitar adaptation of the Bach Violin Sonatas. SOBEL has also done time as a jazz musician while a student at NY's Mannes School Of Music, speaks numerous languages, including Chinese, spends time practicing the martial art of Wu-Mei, and solves calculus problems for fun.

Together, FERRO and SOBEL have created a musical coupling unlike any other. The combination of fierce vocals and furious guitar will peel the paint off your walls, and quite possibly crack your crystal chandelier.

For more info, and to see a fan filmed video, go to www.loudlifeband.com.