Category: WIGGY BITS

BALANCE – In For The Count [Rock Candy Remastered +2]

An essential band in any Melodic Rock / AOR collection are without a doubt Americans BALANCE. Both their ’80s albums were officially released on CD & remastered by Rock Candy Records and are must haves for sure. “In For The Count” was Balance’s second effort, which despite originally appeared in 1982 defined the sound & style for the genre in...

BALANCE – Balance [Rock Candy Remastered & Reloaded]

An essential band in any Melodic Rock / AOR collection are without a doubt Americans BALANCE. Both their ’80s albums were officially released on CD & remastered by Rock Candy Records and are must haves for sure. Born in the US East Coast at the beginning of the Eighties, Balance were a mini super-group of sorts. Pride of place was...

PEPPY CASTRO (Balance / Wiggy Bits) – Just Beginning [Rare]

We think at 0day that after the recent Wiggy Bits post you need to check out vocalist PEPPY CASTRO latest solo album “Just Beginning”, a really good slice of classic rock with melody and a Seventies / Eighties feeling all over. “Just Beginning” was released via a small label in limited quantities and it’s quite hard to find. Peppy Castro...

WIGGY BITS – Wiggy Bits [Rock Candy Remastered] (2019) *EXCLUSIVE*

Formed in NY during the effervescent Seventies, WIGGY BITS put out only this self-titled album on major label Polydor, however they broke up soon after. But several other better known successful projects emerged from the ashes, with great vocalist Peppy Castro joining Balance, drummer Mike Ricciardella the band Network, and later, with guitarist Richie Cerniglia, both were part of ’80s AOR gods Aviator.
Rock Candy Records just remastered and released “Wiggy Bits” for the first time on CD, a proto melodic hard rock album plenty of elaborated arrangements.

MIKE RICCIARDELLA (Wiggy Bits / Aviator) – Sticking To It; Best Of (2015)

The just featured here at 0dayrox Wiggy Bits only album, includes into the band’s line-up seasoned drummer & songwriter MIKE RICCIARDELLA. Active since the late Sixties, Mike recorded as session musician for various artists, and was part of many bands such as Illusion, Wiggy Bits, Network, and AORsters Aviator. To resume his career and main bands, Ricciardela released this “Sticking...