Mike Ruocco Solo Album Set for June 12th Release

(New York, NY) – Baltimore, MD bred musician Mike Ruocco has announced details about his new solo album, titled THE RISE. THE RIDE. THE RISK., scheduled to be released independently via iTunes on June 12, 2012.

THE RISE. THE RIDE. THE RISK. is everything my music represents. The rise – this is beginning of my new career. The ride – a look back, reflecting on where I’ve been. The risk – this is all me.” says Ruocco.

Mixed by Jeff Juliano (Lifehouse, John Mayer, Dave Matthews), the albums lead single “Too Late” impacts Hot AC radio on March 26, and is currently available for purchase via iTunes.

Says the singer, “Positivity is a central theme on the album. As I got a little older, my nerves have calmed a bit, and I got tired of hearing all the anger in rock music,” adds the singer. “When I grew up, rock music encompassed a lot of different moods. I wanted to reflect that in my own music.”