Better Off,” the second single from Better Noise Music Nashville artist, Cory Marks, is a rocking, countrified reflection on love not-quite-lost. The relatable break-up ballad is about bittersweet moment of parting ways with a toxic person in your life for your own happiness, even though it’s hard to let them go.  The video for “Better Off” is a walk through a town filled with memories of that previously-special someone.  “I had a great time on set while making this video.  Blake (director Blake Judd) did a great job showing love and loss while not being too obvious about but still capturing great moments in and out of the relationship,” explains Cory.

“Outlaws & Outsiders” (featuring Ivan Moody, Travis Tritt and Mick Mars), debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Top Rock, Hard Rock Digital Songs and Country Digital Song sales charts. Soundscan digital sales charts saw the track debut at #1 on US and Canadian Rock Genre and #2 on Canadian Country Genre chart.  The track peaked on iTunes Country Songs Charts around the world – with #1 position in Canada, #5 position in the UK and Australia.  The track also peaked at #1 debut on the Amazon Outlaw & Progressive Country chart and #3 in Country New Releases.  Spotify’s playlists, All New Rock, Hard Rock, Hot Road Trip and Rock Rotation all added the track upon release.  People from all over the world have been taking to social media to confirm that fans of Country and Rock music genres have more in common than ever before thought. “I was brought here because of Ivan Moody and I think I’m in love with this song,” commented fan Beep Boop Yeet via YouTube.

Full of autobiographical storytelling, guitar-driven anthems, drinking songs, and breakup ballads, Cory Marks’ songs are rooted in the influence of his hometown, where he grew up surrounded by the salt-of-the-earth residents of North Bay, Ontario. It was there where he began playing drums at ten years old. Whenever he wasn’t banging along to songs by Deep Purple, Ozzy Osbourne, and Rush, he was listening to his parents’ country records, developing a deep appreciation for outlaws like Waylon Jennings and Merle Haggard. Those two genres — classic country and amped-up rock — would eventually join forces in Marks’ own music, earning him a string of gigs with heavyweights like Toby Keith and Brantley Gilbert along the way.

Marks will be touring with Canadian Country star, Gord Bamford throughout Canada on #REDNEK Music Fest from Spring to Summer 2020.

 

#REDNEK MUSIC FEST TOUR:

With GORD BAMFORD (dates subject to change):  Get tickets HERE

Friday, February 21, 2020

Sandman Centre

Kamloops

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Westoba Place

Brandon

Friday, March 13, 2020

Mosaic Place

Moose Jaw

Saturday, March 14, 2020

Gold Eagle Casino

North Battleford

Thursday, March 19, 2020

Trans Alta Tri Leisure Centre

Spruce Grove

Friday, March 20, 2020

Bowes Event Centre

Grande Prairie

Saturday, March 21, 2020

Northern Regional Rec Centre

Fort Nelson

Sunday, March 22, 2020

Belle Centre

Peace River

Monday, March 23, 2020

Vanier Hall

Prince George

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

R.E.M Lee Theatre

Terrace

Friday, March 27, 2020

South Okanagan Events Centre

Penticton

Saturday, March 28, 2020

Abbotsford Centre

Abbotsford

Monday, March 30, 2020

The Bailey Theatre

Trail

Wednesday, April 1, 2019

Western Financial Place

Cranbrook

Thursday, April 2, 2019

Enmax Centre Arena

Lethbridge

Saturday, April 04, 2020

Deerfoot Inn & Casino

Calgary

Friday, April 17, 2020

Bold Centre

Lac La Biche

Saturday, April 18, 2020

Wildrose Rec Centre

Sedgewick

Saturday, May 9, 2020

Nexen Fieldhouse

Fort McMurray

Saturday, June 06, 2020

Affinity Place

Estevan