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DEMON HUNTER “Extremist” – Smashes Into Billboard Top 200 At #16!

Posted in christian metal, christian rock, Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, Metal, metal bands, metal music, Music, news, rock music, rock music news, world news with tags , , , , , , , on March 29, 2014 by Metal Odyssey

Demon Hunter - Extremist - Billboard Charting - promo flyer - 2014

For the week ending April 5th, 2014, Demon Hunter’s Extremist has debuted on the Billboard Top 200 at #16! Well deserved, cause Extremist is a keeper! Whoa! Metal be thy name!

Also:

#2 Independent Albums and #2 Hard Rock Albums! Metal has invaded the Billboard Charts once again!

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Ryan Clark – Vocals

Patrick Judge – Lead Guitar

Jeremiah Scott – Rhythm Guitar

Jonathan Dunn – Bass

Yogi Watts – Drums

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For a recently related DEMON HUNTER post, as featured on Metal Odyssey, click on the link below:

DEMON HUNTER “Artificial Light” – Official Music/Lyric Video Is: Stone’s METAL Pick Of The Day!

Above link is for an original post featured on Metal Odyssey, on March 22nd, 2014.

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* For more info on DEMON HUNTER:

Website: http://www.demonhunter.net

Facebook: Demon Hunter

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LONG LIVE DEMON HUNTER.

LONG LIVE METAL.

Stone.

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DEMON HUNTER “Artificial Light” – Official Music/Lyric Video Is: Stone’s METAL Pick Of The Day!

Posted in christian metal, christian rock, Heavy Metal, Metal, metal bands, metal music, Music, music videos, news, rock music, rock music news, world news with tags , , , , , , , on March 22, 2014 by Metal Odyssey

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DEMON HUNTER – Seattle, by way of Nashville’s DEMON HUNTER have seen their seventh studio album released this past week: Extremist via (Solid State). Still boasting a fiery, melodic and potent wall-of-Metal-sound, DEMON HUNTER ceases to buckle over when it comes to constant and never-ending improvement with their albums; Artificial Light, from Extremist, is one example of this.

The all-encompassing, strong Metal grooves, intensity and inspiring lyrics from this Christian Metal band have always stopped me in my Metal tracks. Below is the official music/lyric video for Artificial Light; turn it up and receive a muscular dosage of Metal from DEMON HUNTER. Metal Be Thy Name.

DEMON HUNTER – Artificial Light Is: Stone’s METAL Pick Of The Day!

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Ryan Clark – Vocals

Patrick Judge – Lead Guitar

Jeremiah Scott – Rhythm Guitar

Jonathan Dunn – Bass

Yogi Watts – Drums

Demon Hunter - Extremist - promo band - album flyer - itunes - 2014

*Purchase Extremist at iTunes: http://smarturl.it/extmst

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* For more info on DEMON HUNTER:

Facebook: Demon Hunter

Website: http://www.demonhunter.net

Twitter: demonhunterband

Instagram: demonhunter

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Website: http://www.solidstaterecords.com

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LONG LIVE DEMON HUNTER.

LONG LIVE METAL.

Stone.

MICHAEL SWEET “I’m Not Your Suicide” (Official Video) Is: Stone’s METAL Pick Of The Day!

Posted in christian heavy metal, christian rock, classic rock, Hard Rock, Music, music videos, news, rock music, rock music news, world news with tags , , , , , , , , , on March 15, 2014 by Metal Odyssey

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MICHAEL SWEET – The legendary Michael Sweet has released (March 4th – Big 3 Records) a grand new music video, I’m Not Your Suicide, which is also the title track of his forthcoming solo album. I’m Not Your Suicide carries a positive message to young people: that choosing suicide from being abused or bullied is not the answer and help is available to those being tormented.

Child abuse in all its forms must be addressed and Michael Sweet has succeeded in raising the awareness to this troubling social crisis, through his song and music video. A suicide crisis hotline number is also shown at the end of this music video: 1-800-4-A-CHILD.

I love this song, both for its incredibly positive message to young people and for its melodic and inspiring music. A brilliantly beautiful song is I’m Not Your Suicide. The vocals of Michael Sweet are filled with intense and undeniable emotion. Amazingly well done. Listen and watch for yourself, below:

Find out more about Michael Sweet’s new single and how a portion of the proceeds are graciously going to benefit Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline:

https://donate.childhelp.org/page/contribute/michaelsweet

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The single I’m Not Your Suicide is available now on iTunes and Amazon.com.

* Pre-Order The New CD By Clicking The Link Below:

http://michaelsweet.portmerch.com/stores/product.php?productid=19030

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The full-length album, I’m Not Your Suicide, will be released on May 6th, 2014, via Big 3 Records.

Michael Sweet is the vocalist, guitarist, songwriter and co-founding member of the iconic Christian Heavy Metal band: Stryper. Michael Sweet is also an ex-vocalist and guitarist for the super-legendary Boston.

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Michael Sweet’s autobiography, Honestly – My Life And Stryper Revealed, will be released on May 6th, 2014.

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* For more related news features on Michael Sweet:

Michael Sweet Of Stryper – Expresses Thoughts On His New Solo Album “I’m Not Your Suicide”

Michael Sweet – “I’m Not Your Suicide” Single And Music Video Release Dates Announced!

The above links are for posts featured on Metal Odyssey, on January 24, 2014 and February 25, 2014.

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* For more info on MICHAEL SWEET:

Facebook: Michael Sweet

Website: http://www.michaelsweet.com

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LONG LIVE MICHAEL SWEET.

LONG LIVE STRYPER.

STAND UP TO BULLYING AND CHILD ABUSE, THROUGH AWARENESS, GUIDANCE, INTERVENTION AND PREVENTION.

Stone.

Michael Sweet Of Stryper – Expresses Thoughts On His New Solo Album “I’m Not Your Suicide”

Posted in christian rock, classic rock, Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, Metal, metal music, Music, news, rock music, rock music news, world news with tags , , , , , , , on January 24, 2014 by Metal Odyssey

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(Photo Credit: Michael Sweet Facebook)

As written by Michael Sweet and originally posted on the STRYPER Facebook page:

It’s an opportunity for me to express myself in new ways, and experiment a little more musically. As a writer, I respect all styles of music and although hard rock/metal is where I lay my head, it’s cool to be able try different things and reach outside the box. Stryper has a particular style and sound and it’s important that we don’t venture too far away from that. My new solo album has some heavy music on it and at the same time, it also has a little more diversity and different instruments going on which makes it very interesting. I used steel guitar on a few tracks, 12 string guitar here and there, mellotron, live cellos, B3, and all kinds of instruments that you don’t or most likely here on a Stryper album.

It’s exciting for me to be able to go into a studio and have the freedom to incorporate new sounds, techniques and instruments. I also brought in quite a few guest singers and musicians to add to the overall sound of the album. Kevin Max, Electra Mustaine, Tony Harnell, Chris Jericho, Doug Aldrich, Kenny Aronoff, Paul McNamara, Charles Foley, John O’Boyle & Pete Adams all helped to make this album the best solo album to date and a record that I’m most proud of. I look forward to all of you hearing it and I want to thank you all for being friends and fans, solo or not:-)

Love & Respect, Always ~ M

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I’m Not Your Suicide will be released on May 6th, 2014, via Big 3 Records.

Michael Sweet’s autobiography Honestly will be released on May 6th, 2014.

* For more info on MICHAEL SWEET:

Facebook: Michael Sweet

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LONG LIVE MICHAEL SWEET.

LONG LIVE STRYPER.

Stone.

STRYPER “Sympathy” (Official Video): Is Stone’s METAL Pick Of The Day!

Posted in christian rock, classic rock, Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, Metal, metal music, Music, music videos, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , , , , on November 21, 2013 by Metal Odyssey

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STRYPER – Released on November 5th, the NEW studio album, No More Hell To Pay, from the ever-legendary STRYPER has accumulated impressive Billboard Chart positions; while receiving critic and fan praise around the globe!! Another new and official music video from this sensational album has been released and it’s Sympathy.

Michael Sweet sounds ultra-fabulous on vocals and guitar, once again!! The entire band is Rocking on all fired-up Metal cylinders!! This new album isn’t about STRYPER being back. Nope. These Christian Metal icons have never denied their fans of Rockin’ inspiration! STRYPER are always touring, along with consistently reaching out to their fans via social media. No More Hell To Pay is about STRYPER bringing on their Heavy Metal attack!! This is STRYPER’s Metal 2013!! Dig it!! Metal be thy name!!

Below, Listen To Sympathy And Crank Up The Volume, While You Allow The METAL Of STRYPER To Flood Your Soul! Whoa!!

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Michael Sweet – Lead Vocals & Lead Guitar

Robert Sweet – Drums

Oz Fox – Guitar & Vocals

Timothy Gaines – Bass & Vocals

Purchase No More Hell To Pay, Via Links Below!

iTunes: www.smarturl.it/stryper

Via the Official STRYPER website: www.stryper.com

Amazon: http://smarturl.it/strypercd

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* For more info on STRYPER:

http://www.stryper.com

http://www.facebook.com/stryper

Frontiers Records - logo!

http://www.frontiers.it

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LONG LIVE STRYPER.

777.

Stone.

STRYPER – To Record Live CD/DVD At Legendary Whisky A Go Go, On November 16th!

Posted in christian heavy metal, christian rock, classic rock, classic rock bands, Hard Rock, hard rock news, Heavy Metal, Music, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , , on September 24, 2013 by Metal Odyssey

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STRYPER Will Be Recording This Concert For Their Upcoming Live CD/DVD!

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STRYPER - Live At The Whisky! Stryper records their live CD/DVD at The Legendary Whisky A Go Go! Don’t miss this opportunity to be a part of history as they perform classics along with all new material from the new release, “No More Hell To Pay”.

WHEN: November 16, 2013

TIME: 6:00 PM PST (6:00 PM DOORS)

WHERE: Whisky A Go Go – West Hollywood, CA

TICKETS: http://www.ticketweb.com/t3/sale/SaleEventDetail?dispatch=loadSelectionData&eventId=3817734&pl=ment

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STRYPER:

Michael Sweet – lead vocals & lead guitar

Robert Sweet – drums

Oz Fox – guitar & vocals

Timothy Gaines – bass & vocals

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STRYPER – No More Hell To Pay releases on November 5th, 2013, via Frontiers Records.

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(Source: Whisky A Go Go)

* For More Info On STRYPER:

Facebook: Stryper

http://www.stryper.com

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WHISKY A GO GO:

Facebook: whisky a go-go

http://www.whiskyagogo.com

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LONG LIVE STRYPER.

LONG LIVE WHISKY A GO GO.

Stone.

STRYPER FAN WEEKEND – October 11th-13th: Here’s All The Details!

Posted in christian rock, classic rock, Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, metal music, Music, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , , on September 15, 2013 by Metal Odyssey

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ARE YOU AN ULTIMATE STRYPER FAN? THEN YOU WON’T WANT TO MISS THE STRYPER FAN WEEKEND! BOOK NOW, LIMITED TO 100 ULTIMATE FANS!

As Reported on the STRYPER Facebook page:

Following last month’s announcement of the first annual Stryper Fan Weekend, to be held in Nashville, Tennessee from October 11-13, 2013, the multi-platinum rock band is pleased to release additional details and the complete schedule.

The three-day fan event, limited to only 100 fans, will be packed with live performances from Stryper, exciting events, surprise guests, giveaways (including Michael Sweet’s very own Merida C35-OMCES custom guitar) and exclusive access to the band. In addition, the entire weekend will be filmed for an upcoming live DVD to be released worldwide by Frontiers Records in 2014.

VIEW COMPLETE STRYPER FAN WEEKEND SCHEDULE & PURCHASE PACKAGES ON OUR WEBSITE: http://www.stryper.com

Stryper - No More Hell To Pay - promo cover pic

No More Hell To Pay – Releasing on November 5th, 2013, via Frontiers Records. You can pre-order by clicking the link below! Whoa!

No More Hell to Pay (CD/DVD Deluxe Edition)

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* For More Info On STRYPER:

Facebook: Stryper

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FRONTIERS RECORDS:

http://www.frontiers.it

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LONG LIVE STRYPER.

Stone.

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