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October 27, 2004

(Los Angeles, CA – 26 Oct. 2004) California country fried southernrockers Judge Jackson will release their third album, ‘One Diamond’ onNovember 2 through Curtis Joe Records / Dreamscape Music Group.

Comprised of ten songs laced with piss and vinegar, ‘One Diamond’ is a 41minute ride through Tesla’s backyard with Lynyrd Skynyrd behind the wheel.Tracks such as “”King” and “Salvation” scream out at you while thealbum’s first single, “Amazing” and “Matt’s Song” (written in memory of afan who passed away) hit the listener in the heart with meaningful lyricsand memorable melodies.

Hailing from Los Angeles, the quintet formed in 1995 when lead vocalistTodd McTavish met guitarist Lee Jackson through a mutual friend. The duostarted writing together almost immediately and sensing a special magicexisted between the two of them they began the process of putting JudgeJackson together. The band played the famed LA club circuit for thebetter part of the ninties and released their debut album in 1998..

Now, with ‘One Diamond’ the band has reached a new plateau in theircareer, earning the respect of their peers and industry insiders alike.”I’ve always thought that if you have the 4 p’s – product, passion,perseverance and patience people will begin to take notice. We’ve alwaysconcentrated on delivering good material and that’s what has gotten usnoticed by the movers and shakers in the business.”

Judge Jackson are: Todd McTavish – Lead vocals, Lee Jackson – Guitars,Tyler Nelson – Guitars, Ryan Rogers – Bass, Chris Pendelton – Drums.

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