It was a close battle that ended up with a lead change going into the final day, but Bobaflex's Eloquent Demons has been voted by Loudwire's readers as the August 2017 Release of the Month. Quiet Riot's Road Rage got off to an early lead, but Bobaflex's Eloquent Demons closed the gap late in the voting and eventually surpassed Road Rage for the victory. Meanwhile, Galaktikon's Galaktikon II: Become the Storm finished third in the voting for the month.

Eloquent Demons is the band's eighth studio album, and their second featuring guitarist Dave Tipple and bassist Jymmy Tolland. Singer-guitarist Shaun McCoy says, "This album came together so naturally. If you listen to the stories that are metaphors or the songs that are just straight forward, the band is purging a lot of our inner demons through our art. We have more beautiful harmonies than we've ever had. Those sections have a poetic eloquence to them. Other vocal sections have a fearless evil vibe to them. They're violent  and aggressive lyrics about murder, revenge and embracing death on different levels. Hence, the demonic side of the album!"

The disc has already yielded their buzzy cover of Pink Floyd's "Hey You" and the band just issued an anthemic rocker called "Long Time Coming" that should keep the airwaves lit up for months to come.

You can look for Eloquent Demons arriving on Aug. 25 via BFX Records. A full track listing for the set can be found below and you can already purchase both "Hey You" and "Long Time Coming" via digital providers.

Meanwhile, Bobaflex have booked a wealth of tour dates with more to come. The band returns to the road Aug. 3 in Lafayette, La., and the group also has a special CD release show scheduled for Aug. 25 at the Newport Music Hall in Columbus, Ohio. Tickets for that show can be purchased here. As for the rest of their dates, see the stops listed below and stay tuned to the band's website as more shows and ticketing info will be revealed.

Once again, congrats to Bobaflex, as Eloquent Demons is the Loudwire August 2017 Release of the Month.


BFX Records / Photo by Cool World Photography
BFX Records / Photo by Cool World Photography

Bobaflex, Eloquent Demons Track Listing

Eloquent Demons (Intro)
I Am A Nightmare
Long Time Coming
Say What You Will
Lights Out
Real Sadness
Off With Your Head
Moon And The Shadows
Hey You

Bobaflex, "Long Time Coming" Video

Bobaflex 2017 Tour Dates

Aug. 3 - Lafayette, Ind. @ Lafayette Theater
Aug. 4 - Saint Joseph, Mich. @ Czar's 505
Aug. 5 - Jackson, Mich. @ The Foundry
Aug. 6 - Barrington, Ill. @ Penny Road Pub Inn
Aug. 8 - Sturgis, S.D. @ Full Throttle Saloon (2017 Sturgis Rally)
Aug. 10 - Helena, Mont. @ Lewis and Clark Tap Room17T
Aug. 11 - Great Falls, Mont. @ The Do Bar
Aug. 12 - Three Forks, Mont. @ The Bridge (Rockin' The Rivers Music Festival)
Aug. 15 - Moorhead, Minn. @ Jerry's Original Music Club
Aug. 16 - St Paul, Minn. @ Amsterdam Bar and Hall
Aug. 17 - Rockford, Ill. @ District
Aug. 18 - Danville, Ill. @ Vintage Villians
Aug. 19 - Washington, Ohio @ Southern Ohio Buckeye Bike Rally
Aug. 25 - Columbus, Ohio @ Newport Music Hall (CD Release Show)
Aug. 26 - Flint, Mich. @ Machine Shop
Aug. 29 - Braidwood, Ill. @ Top Fuel Saloon
Aug. 30 - St Louis, Mo. @ Firebird
Aug. 31 - Saint Joseph, Mo. @ Cafe Acoustic Live
Sept. 1 - Springfield, Mo. @ Outland Ballroom
Sept. 6 - Texarkana, Texas @ Shooters
Sept. 7 - Houston, Texas @ Proof Rooftop Lounge
Sept. 8 - Corpus Christi, Texas @ Boozerz Rock Bar
Sept. 9 - McAllen, Texas @ Sofie's "SS" Saloon
Sept. 10 - San Antonio, Texas @ Wax
Sept. 12 - El Paso, Texas @ The Lowbrow Palace
Sept. 14 - Flagstaff, Ariz. @ The Green Room
Sept. 15 - Las Vegas, Nev. @ Adrenaline Sports Bar
Sept. 19 - Grant Pass, Ore. @ Cedarwood Saloon
Sept. 20 - Portland, Ore. @ Rock Hard PDX
Sept. 21 - Seattle, Wash. @ Studio Seven
Sept. 22 - Spokane, Wash. @ Cruisers
Sept. 23 - Lewiston, Idaho @ 3rd Wheel Event Center & Concert Hall
Sept. 24 - Jerome, Idaho @ Diamondz Event Center
Sept. 27 - Spearfish, S.D. @ Z Bar
Sept. 29 - Mankato, Minn. @ Rd Rocks
Sept. 30 - Janesville, Wis. @  94.1 JJO Sonic Boom (festival)
Oct. 1 - Chippewa Falls, Wis. @ Every Buddy's Bar
Nov. 24 - Pittsburgh, Pa. @ Diesel Club Lounge
Nov. 25 - Niagara Falls, N.Y. @ Evening Star Concert Hall

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