The eclectic Colorado progressive bluegrass music group Hot Rize also plays traditional bluegrass, jazz, and rock. They arrived collectively in 1976 and had been named following the key ingredient of Martha White colored Self-Rising Flour, the merchandise Flatt & Scruggs experienced promoted early within their professions. The bandmembers had been Tim O’Brien on lead and tranquility vocals, mandolin, and fiddle; Pete Wernick on banjo and tranquility vocals; and Charles Sawtelle on bass acoustic guitar, acoustic guitar, harmonies, and business lead vocals. Mike Scap departed in 1976 and was changed by bass participant, guitarist, and vocalist Nick Forster, who also became the group’s MC. Warm Rize documented their self-titled debut recording, a mixture of traditional and fresh materials, in 1979. Their second recording, Radio Boogie, arrived in 1981. A season afterwards, their alter ego Crimson Knuckles & the Trailblazers, a parody of hardcore ’50s nation music, recorded their very own record, Crimson Knuckles & the Trailblazers. In 1984 Scorching Rize released a concert record generally comprising traditional strikes, and in 1985 they released Traditional Ties. In 1991 another Crimson Knuckles record, Shades of days gone by, followed. After Consider It Home arrived in 1992, O’Brien and Wernick continued to successful single professions, while Forster continued to executive-produce the syndicated radio range present Etown. Sawtelle passed on in March 1999 following a two-year combat with leukemia. Scorching Rize regrouped in 2002, adding Bryan Sutton on electric guitar, and began carrying out shows again, occasionally playing Western golf swing music beneath the Crimson Knuckles & the Trailblazers moniker. When I’m Totally free, a new recording from Warm Rize, was released by Ten in Hands Information in 2014.