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SAHHR – Self-Titled EP – A Metal Odyssey Album Review

Posted in Album Review, Black Metal, Metal, Music, rock music with tags , , , , on March 26, 2015 by Metal Odyssey

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4.5 Out Of 5 METAL Fists!

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SAHHR call Los Angeles, California home and are a Black Metal band. Their new 3 song and self-titled EP is bloodthirsty and scalding to my Metal senses! Whoa, I dig this EP and highly recommend  it to ALL Black Metal fans across planet Earth. Each time I listen to this EP, it carries me off to another imaginary and mystical Metal world; that’s what excellent Black Metal does for me. I appreciate any songs SAHHR wanted to include on this EP; still I beg SAHHR to release MORE of their Blackened rage very soon!!

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It’s all here, the blistering blackened Metal, vocals from the fiery depths of the nether world and an enjoyable atmosphere of fire and brimstone. No this isn’t cliché hot air coming from me, SAHHR is a Black Metal band to keep on your Metal radar and their new EP is worthy of buying and telling all your Metal peers about. By the way, the EP cover artwork is magnificent, to my eyes. Metal be thy name. – Stone

Track List: Altar Of Maggots, Slay The Savior, Miscreant

Below, listen to, enjoy and support SAHHR:

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MetalOdyssey

LONG LIVE SAHHR.

LONG LIVE METAL.

Stone.

SATYRICON – “Live At The Opera” DVD/CD/LP Releasing This April

Posted in Black Metal, Metal, metal music, Music, rock music with tags , , , , on February 17, 2015 by Metal Odyssey

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As read on the Satyricon Facebook page:

Dear Satyricon fans. We are working around the clock with a million different things currently, but we try to keep you posted in between.”Live At The Opera” is coming out in April as we tour Europe and this is the cover. There will be many editions with exclusive packaging and artwork, but this is the main cover. Very soon we will also post a song from the DVD that is a part of this elaborate album.

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Satyricon – “Die By My Hand” – Exclusive preview from “Live at the Opera”

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* For more info on SATYRICON:

Facebook: Satyricon

Website: http://www.satyricon.no/

http://www.twitter.com/Satyricon

MetalOdyssey

LONG LIVE SATYRICON.

LONG LIVE METAL.

Stone.

OUTRE – Stream New Song “Chant 3: The Fall” Off New Album

Posted in Black Metal, Metal, Music, music news, rock music with tags , , , , on January 20, 2015 by Metal Odyssey

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After suffering a setback with the loss of their vocalist Andrzej Nowak, Black Metal group Outre have unveiled a track from their upcoming album recorded with the participation of Stawrogin (Odraza/Massemord). A twisted and ripping track drawing as much from French bands such as Deathspell Omega as Outre’s compatriots Behemoth, it will surely draw the attention of those with a finely tuned Black Metal radar.

The band comments:
“We are now finishing the production of our debut LP “Ghost Chants”. With minor delay caused by our vocalist leaving, the vocals recording session are now heading to an end. We asked Stawrogin for help, in our opinion one of the best throats in the Polish black metal underground, and so far we are more than satisfied with the effects of his work. A promo track “Chant 3. – The fall” gives a sneak peek of what you can expect on our debut long player. We gave our best to make this record as much essential and intense as possible.”

Stream the song on Soundcloud here:

https://soundcloud.com/godzovwar/outre_chant_3_the_fall

Outre’s upcoming LP, entitled “Ghost Chants”, is set for release in early spring via Godz Ov War/Third Eye Temple/Essential Purification Records. It was recorded in No Solace and Impressive Art studios, and mixed/mastered by M. of the well-acclaimed Mgła. The track listing is as follows:

Chant 1. – Departure
Chant 2. – Shadow
Chant 3. – The Fall
Chant 4. – Lament
Chant 5. – Equilibrium
Chant 6. – Vengeance
Chant 7. – Arrival

Line-up:
Damian Igielski – Guitars
Mateusz Jamróz – Guitars
Marcin L.th Radecki – Bass
Maciej Pelczar – Drums

Stawrogin – Vocals

Discography:
2013 – Tranquility EP (self-released)
2013 – Thaw/Outre split (Third Eye Temple)

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(Source: Dewar PR)

Dewar PR – Facebook

OUTRE – Online:

Facebook

Bandcamp

Godz Ov War Productions

Third Eye Temple

Essential Purification Records

MetalOdyssey

LONG LIVE OUTRE.

LONG LIVE METAL.

Stone.

ASTRAL BLOOD Release Debut EP

Posted in Black Metal, Metal, Music, music news, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , on December 23, 2014 by Metal Odyssey

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Black Metal band Astral Blood are pleased to finally unleash their long-awaited self titled début EP. Consisting of 3  tracks of epic Black Metal, Astral Blood is a stunning introduction to the band.

Featuring Andrew Rasmussen of Noble Beast, Tommy Curry of Sept of Memnon and Joe Waller of Amiensus,  Astral Blood will appeal to fans of second wave Black Metal bands such as Emperor and Gorgoroth.

The album is currently available in digital format from Bandcamp for only $3 and can be listened to here: https://astralblood.bandcamp.com/

Physical copies will be available in 2015 via Tridroid Records.

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(Source: Dewar PR)

MetalOdyssey

LONG LIVE ASTRAL BLOOD.

LONG LIVE METAL.

Stone.

VENOM – “From The Very Depths” – New Studio Album Releases January 27th, In North America

Posted in Black Metal, Metal, metal music, Music, music news, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , on December 2, 2014 by Metal Odyssey

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(Photo Credit: Spinefarm Records)

NEW VENOM ALBUM LAUNCH CONFIRMED

The new VENOM album, From The Very Depths, will be available on January 27th, 2015, via: Spinefarm Records / UMG [Spine710386]. Containing 14 new songs and will be released on CD and Download formats. (Gatefold 4 x disc Vinyl Albums becoming available later). Spinefarm Records will also release a Single EP from the album; details coming soon.

Cronus (bass & vocals), Rage (Guitar) and Dante (drums) have returned with a follow-up to 2011’s studio album Metal masterpiece: Fallen Angels.

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FROM THE VERY DEPTHS - Track List:

ERUPTUS

FROM THE VERY DEPTHS

THE DEATH OF ROCK N ROLL

SMOKE

TEMPTATION

STIGMATA SATANAS

CRUCIFIED

EVIL LAW

GRINDING TEETH

OUVERTURE

MEPHISTOPHELES

WINGS OF VALKYRIE

RISE

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Formed back in 1979 in Newcastle Upon Tyne, VENOM have been a major influence on the Thrash Metal, Extreme Metal and of course Black Metal genres. Metal heavyweights such as Slayer and Metallica have acknowledged their influence and importance, throughout the years. The name VENOM equates to non-commercial, blue-collar and real Metal. VENOM was and shall always be synonymous with pioneering Black, Thrash and Dark Metal. Metal be thy name – Stone

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* For more info on VENOM:

Website: http://www.venomslegions.com

MetalOdyssey

LONG LIVE VENOM.

LONG LIVE METAL.

Stone.

COUNTESS – RELEASE ‘SERMONS OF THE INFIDEL’ CD: AN EXCLUSIVE COLLECTION OF RE-RECORDED CLASSICS

Posted in Black Metal, Metal, metal music, Music, music news, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , on November 15, 2014 by Metal Odyssey

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COUNTESS‘Sermons Of The Infidel’ contains a selection of 15 songs from Countess’ past. These tracks were selected by the band and all – save two live songs – were recorded again specifically for this album, throughout 2013 and 2014.

Eight of these tracks were released in 2013 as a digital-only EP. Due to popular demand, the band decided to release a physical version as well. The original eight tracks have been remixed and remastered and seven tracks have been added: five more new versions of Countess classics – including a Manilla Road cover – and two live songs, recorded at the ‘Metal Magic’ festival in Denmark this year.

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Though not an anthology in the strictest sense, this record does include many highlights from the band’s extensive discography. It is therefore a perfect record for those who aren’t familiar with Countess yet to get a first taste of the band’s unique take on metal.

‘Sermons Of The Infidel’ is released exclusively as a digipak with an 8-page booklet. The album is out now.

To get a taste of the album, listen to and watch Countess’ official video of ‘Bloed In De Sneeuw’, below. This perhaps Countess’ most well-known song as well as the first-ever Black Metal song with lyrics in Dutch. The original version was released on the band’s sophomore album twenty years ago.

‘Sermons Of The Infidel’ is out now and available from: http://countessmetal.bandcamp.comwww.heidenshart.nl and www.new-era-productions.nl

Sermons of the Infidel – Track List:

  1. Hymn To The Gods Of Yore
  2. Trumpets Of Dawn
  3. I Am The Infidel
  4. Child Of The Millennia
  5. Son Of The Dragon
  6. Sermon Of The Devil Preacher
  7. Alone Against The World
  8. Thermopylae
  9. City Of Satan
  10. Chosen By The Gods
  11. Chapel Of Doom
  12. Bloed In De Sneeuw
  13. The Veils Of Negative Existence
  14. Feuer Und Blut (live)
  15. Hell’s Rock & Roll (live)

ABOUT COUNTESS:

Countess is a Dutch band that has been unleashing metal music upon the world since 1992. Countess’ unique and harsh style of metal, characterized by an uncompromising loyalty to the old Heavy Metal and Black Metal traditions but by no means unoriginal, has certainly gone through changes over the years, but its essence has always remained the same.

The most important influences of Countess are the old Black Metal legends like Venom, Bathory and Hellhammer and traditional Heavy Metal bands like Manowar and Manilla Road.

Since 1993, Countess has released fourteen full-length albums. The most recent record, ‘Ancient Lies And Battle Cries’, was released this year.

In 2014 Countess also took to the stage again for the first time in more than sixteen years, including  succesful shows at the ‘Veneration Of The Dead’ festival in Rotterdam, ‘Under The Black Sun’ in Berlin and ‘Metal Magic’ in Denmark.

Currently, the band is rehearsing for more upcoming shows as well as working on new material. After 22 years, Countess is still going strong.

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* For more info on COUNTESS:

www.countessmetal.com

http://countessmetal.bandcamp.com

www.facebook.com/CountessMetal

www.twitter.com/CountessMetal

www.youtube.com/countessmetal

MetalOdyssey

LONG LIVE COUNTESS.

LONG LIVE METAL.

Stone.

SAHHR – Los Angeles-Based Blackened Metal Legion To Release Debut EP This Halloween Via Domestic Genocide; Teaser Video Posted

Posted in Black Metal, metal music, Music, music news, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , on September 17, 2014 by Metal Odyssey

Sahhr - debut EP - promo cover pic - 2014

Southern California-based Blackened Metal perpetrators, SAHHR, are readying to drop their self-titled debut EP upon the masses this Halloween!

Featuring past and current members of Skull And Bullets, Dowager, Scarecrow and Unwritten Law, SAHHR fuses all the prime elements of black metal, death metal and metalcore into a bestial mix of unrepentant audio torment fit for devout followers of Watain, 1349, Goatwhore and even Lamb Of God. The three-hymns comprising their forthcoming EP were written by vocalist Ryllyeh and guitarist Aarsoth, recorded at Lot 54 Studio in Huntington Beach, California by Dylan-James Ehren Brock (Ghost Of Abel, Skull And Bullets, Dowager, Intestinal Buffet) and will be released via Domestic Genocide on the unholiest of days, Halloween, alongside a special bloodbath of a video for second track, “Slay The Savior.”

Comments vocalist Ryllyeh: “We really feel people are going to dig the EP because these three songs really encompass the true scope of our sound. We try our best to stretch the limits of traditional black metal by adding elements from many different genres of extreme music, while still keeping it fluid and of course, at all times, HEAVY. We are pleased to join the Domestic Genocide roster as we’ve had dealings with the owner, Black Moor, before. He has very eclectic taste in metal and thought he would understand our sound. He also has a killer crew of people working behind the scenes so we know this debut will get in the correct hands.”

Sahhr – Track Listing:

  1. Altar Of Maggots
  2. Slay The Savior
  3. Miscreant

SAHHR formed earlier this year by singer/songwriter Ryllyeh. A veteran of the New York City punk and metal scenes since the early 1980s, Ryllyeh’s (AKA-Joe Truck, also a world-renowned tattoo artist) past musical endeavors include time spent in ’80s Deathrock bands Scarecrow and Braineaters, the latter of which included ex-Samhain guitarist, Damien. He also plays bass and screams in doom heavyweights-Dowager. Ryllyeh united with guitarist Aarsoth earlier this year and instantly began composing what would become the trio of tracks occupying the EP.

Sahhr will be released via Domestic Genocide Records on October 31st, 2014. In the meantime check out the twenty-second teaser clip below:

SAHHR Personnel:

Ryllyeh – Vocals

Aarsoth – Guitars

Nungh – Drums

Jukgoh – Bass

Daoloth – Guitars

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(Source: Earsplit PR)

* For more info:

http://www.enjoygram.com/sahhrofficial

Facebook: Sahhr

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http://www.domesticgenociderecords.com

http://www.facebook.com/domestic.genocide.records

MetalOdyssey

LONG LIVE SAHHR.

LONG LIVE METAL.

Stone.

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