Archive for February 8, 2013

HATEBREED “The Divinity Of Purpose” – Lands #1 On Billboard Hard Rock Charts!

Posted in hardcore metal, Metal, metal albums, metal music, Music, news, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , on February 8, 2013 by Metal Odyssey

Hatebreed - The Divinity Of Purpose - promo cover pic!

As reported on the facebook page of Hatebreed:

Thank you again to all the Diehards out there who helped push The Divinity of Purpose to #1 on the Billboard Hard Rock charts!! We can’t do this without you!

Don’t have yours yet? Get it at Hot Topic, Best Buy, fye or online at iTunes here: http://smarturl.it/HBdiv

Hatebreed - Billboard - #1 Hard Rock - 2013_______________________________________________________

For more info on HATEBREED, click on the links below!

facebook: Hatebreed

http://www.hatebreed.com

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LONG LIVE HATEBREED.

Stone.

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PESTILENCE – Signs To Candlelight Records

Posted in Death Metal, Extreme Metal, Heavy Metal, Metal, metal music, Music, rock music, rock music news, Thrash Metal with tags , , , , on February 8, 2013 by Metal Odyssey

Pestilence - Large Logo!

Candlelight Records today confirms the worldwide signing of PESTILENCE. The celebrated eastern Netherlands-based band is currently preparing to enter the studio to begin work on their seventh studio album, titled Obsideo. The album is expected to be produced by vocalist/guitarist Patrick Mameli and set to feature ten new songs. No release date is set as of press time.

The band comments, “PESTILENCE is very excited to announce that they have signed a recording deal with Candlelight Records. We feel that our new material is very special and innovative and that it needs the back up of a solid company like Candlelight to get it out there to the Metal world.”

Obsideo will feature band mastermind Mameli and long-time partner guitarist Patrick Uterwijk with new German bassist George Maier and Australian drummer Dave Haley. Mameli notes, “PESTILENCE is chuffed to have Dave Haley in the lineup. Dave is one of the five best extreme drummers in the world, and his talent brings PESTILENCE to new levels that couldn’t be reached otherwise. Georg Maier is a young and talented bass player that will turn some heads. Both guys are really down to earth and real easy-going. Of course, Patrick Uterwijk is my most respectable and long-going friend and musician.”

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Formed in 1986, PESTILENCE took influence from early American and German Thrash Metal to cultivate it’s now signature Death Metal sound. Four albums would see release and continued worldwide growth for the band before members decided to go separate ways in 1994. Fourteen years later, the band would reform and in 2009 released Resurrection Macabre (Mascot). On review, noted website Chronicles Of Chaos said, “Mameli and company chose to steer this effort down paths previously unexplored whilst maintaining their unmistakably vintage essence.” Blabbermouth added, “distinctive and unique… a diverse and satisfying metal experience.”

In recent years, PESTILENCE has also returned to the live stage; their first North American tour in over 16 years commenced at the annual Maryland Death Fest May 30, 2010. Commenting to Noisecreep after announcement of the 18-city tour, Mameli said, “we will put our heart and soul into these upcoming shows and hope to make lots of fans happy with both old and new material.” PESTILENCE was a featured performer on the second annual 70,000 Tons of Metal Cruise that left Miami on January 23, 2012. The band performed two sets on the popular Caribbean cruise that also featured Cannibal Corpse, Crowbar, My Dying Bride, Samael, Overkill, and Venom among others.

PESTILENCE is exclusively endorsed by Ibanez Guitars and Pyramid Strings.

Candlelight Records - Logo - B&W

Candlelight Records

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(Source: Earsplit PR)

For more info on PESTILENCE, click on the links below!

facebook: Pestilence (official)

http://www.pestilence.nl

http://www.candlelightrecordsusa.com

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LONG LIVE PESTILENCE.

Stone.

OSAKA POPSTAR – “Super Hero” Vinyl – Splatter Variant Is Sold Out, White Vinyl Available Now!

Posted in Music, news, Punk rock, punk rock albums, punk rock bands, Rock, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , , on February 8, 2013 by Metal Odyssey

Osaka Popstar - Superhero - vinyl - splatter & white

SPLATTER VARIANT SOLD OUT: WHITE VINYL AVAILABLE NOW

SOLID WHITE “Super Hero” vinyl 12-inch by Osaka Popstar is AVAILABLE NOW. Click the link to order now @ only $8.99

White w/ Red & Blue Splatter Variant Edition—COMPLETELY SOLD OUT. Congrats to everyone who scored one!

http://osakapopstar.cinderblock.com/

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As reported on Osaka Popstar

For more info on OSAKA POPSTAR, click on the links below!

http://osakapopstar.com

http://twitter.com/osakapopstar

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LONG LIVE OSAKA POPSTAR.

Stone.

Stone’s Relocation Files: Part One – My METAL Head Is Spinning!

Posted in classic rock, Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, living, Metal, metal music, Music, people, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , , on February 8, 2013 by Metal Odyssey

Motorhead - The World Is Ours Vol 2 - promo cover pic!

As I have expressed on both Metal Odyssey and twitter during the past month of January, my family and I have relocated to Ohio. Ohio ROCKS. I’m not just saying that cause I’ve been living here in a hotel for about 8 days now; in fact, every person I’ve met in this grand state thus far is downright friendly. Stone digs that. Meeting new people and experiencing new places is what life is all about. Metal be thy name and ring that relocation bell!

Within these next 24 hours, our official status of becoming residents of Ohio will be solidified; as we move into our new home. With a new home comes (the possibility of) no immediate internet access; resulting in a temporary burp in Metal coverage you are used to reading and seeing on Metal Odyssey. Have no fear, I have purposely scheduled some (very cool) posts that will run through the third week of February (just in case the internet is not installed/delivered to our residence in a timely fashion). I truly hope you dig what I’ve got in store for you with these Rockin’ posts too!

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By now you must be asking: Stone, why is that album cover for Motörhead The Wörld Is Ours – Vol 2: Anyplace Crazy, As Anywhere Else at the top of this post? I answer: this CD is one of the first I’ve purchased while living here in Ohio. I found this Motörhead CD at Best Buy. Plus, I couldn’t resist tying in the title of this double live Motörhead album with this post. Anyplace Crazy, As Anywhere Else… that’s what relocation is all about. Nuff’ said.

There are so many little and big things to accomplish when you relocate! My Metal head is spinning! No, I’m not kidding! Okay, after that crybaby outburst, I want to thank each and every visitor (both casual and loyal) to Metal Odyssey for understanding there may be a lapse in normal action in the coming days. Hopefully the internet arrives to our new home quickly and I can breathe a sigh of relief! In the meantime… keep on Rockin’ with no sign of stoppin’! 

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Back on January 2nd, I wrote about the relocation that would be taking place in the live’s of my family and I. You can read all about it by clicking that handsome link below! Whoa!

Relocation Is On The Horizon For Stone… What’s Next For Metal Odyssey?

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LONG LIVE METAL.

LONG LIVE ROCK ‘N’ ROLL.

Long Live Motörhead.

Stone.

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