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U.D.O. “Decadent” – Album Cover Artwork, Release Dates Revealed!

Posted in Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, Metal, Music, music news, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , on November 20, 2014 by Metal Odyssey

UDO - Decadent - promo album cover pic - #201501

Above is the cover artwork of the forthcoming U.D.O. album Decadent. Metal be thy name!

Release dates are: Europe on January 23rd, USA on February 3rd of 2015, via AFM Records.

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Website: http://www.afm-records.de/

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LONG LIVE U.D.O.

LONG LIVE METAL.

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On This Day In METAL History – November 19th…

Posted in classic rock, Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, Metal, music news, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , on November 19, 2014 by Metal Odyssey

Quiet Riot - Cum On Feel The Noize - promo single cover - #80KDFBCC

On November 19th, 1983Quiet Riot hits #5 on the Billboard Hot 100, with their hit cover version of Cum On Feel the Noise. This song was originally released in 1973 by the legendary Slade and their version hit #1 in the United Kingdom. This song is featured on Quiet Riot’s third studio album from 1983: Metal Health. This multi-platinum selling album reached #1 on the Billboard 200 Albums Chart and is regarded as the first Heavy Metal album to reach #1 on the Billboard Chart.

Cinderella - Dont Know What You Got (Till Its Gone) - promo single cover sleeve - 7 inch

On this day in 1988Cinderella hits #12 on the Billboard Hot 100, with their hit Don’t Know What You Got (Till It’s Gone). This song is featured on Cinderella’s second studio album from 1986: Long Cold Winter.

Vixen - limited edition - cut to shape - picture disc - edge of a broken heart - promo pic

On November 19th, 1988Vixen hits #26 on the Billboard Hot 100, with their hit Edge of a Broken Heart. This song is featured on Vixen’s 1988 self-titled debut album. This cool song was written by Richard Marx and Fee Waybill.

Bon Jovi - Bad Medicine - promo cover pic - #8800BJ

On this day in 1988Bon Jovi hits #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with their hit Bad Medicine. This song is featured on Bon Jovi’s fourth studio album, 1988′s New Jersey.

Nirvana - MTV unplugged in New York - promo cover pic - #1994DGN

On November 19th, 1994Nirvana entered the Billboard 200 Albums Chart at #1 with MTV Unplugged In New York. This album went on to sell five million copies in the United States, alone.

Motley Crue - band promo pic - band logo - 2014 - #771984

On this day in 1998Mötley Crüe opened their retail store S’crue in Los Angeles on Melrose Avenue. Vocalist Vince Neil helped open the front door during the grand-opening, making three huge cuts with a chainsaw. The store would eventually close two months later.

Happy Birthday - promo banner - #2014BD

Matt Sorum - Modern Drummer - cover feature - February 2005 - #001MS

Matt Sorum - Fierce Joy - Statosphere - solo album promo flyer - 2014 - #33MSBB

MATT SORUM

Born on November 19th, 1960, in California was Matt Sorum. Happy Rockin’ birthday, Matt! Man, whoa! Matt Sorum is a world-class drummer and famously known as drumming and/or recording for such prominent acts: Guns N’ Roses, Velvet Revolver, The Cult, Slash’s Snakepit and Johnny Crash among others.

Matt’s current projects are Kings Of Chaos and Fierce Joy. Kings Of Chaos are a touring all-star band of rotating musicians, playing cover songs and songs from their respective bands. Matt Sorum’s Fierce Joy – Stratosphere was released on March 11th, 2014, in the United States, to widespread critical acclaim.

Above photo top: Modern Drummer cover feature, (USA), February 2005 issue. Above photo bottom: Matt Sorum’s Fierce Joy – Stratosphere promo album flyer.

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LONG LIVE METAL.

LONG LIVE THE ROOTS & FAMILY TREE OF METAL.

Stone.

PRONG – Begins Australia Tour On November 19th

Posted in Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, Metal, Music, music news, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , on November 18, 2014 by Metal Odyssey

Prong - Ruining Lives In Australia - 2014 Tour promo flyer - November

The legendary Tommy Victor will be leading his band PRONG, through a 4 date tour of Australia: Ruining Lives In Australia Tour 2014. Beginning on November 19th in Sydney at the Metro Theatre and culminating on November 22nd at The Basement, in the capital city of Canberra, as headliners for Metal Fiesta #6, PRONG will be supporting their new and very addicting studio album: Ruining Lives.

Prong - Tommy Victor - Ruining Lives - promo cover pic - 2014 - #77TV

PRONG Ruining Lives was released on May 13th, 2014 in the U.S., via Steamhammer / SPV.

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PRONG:

Tommy Victor – Vocals & Guitars

Jason Christopher – Bass, Backing Vocals

Art Cruz – Drums

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* For more info on PRONG:

Facebook: - Prong -

Website: http://www.prongmusic.com/

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/prongmusic

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LONG LIVE PRONG.

LONG LIVE METAL.

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SLAYER – PHOTOS OF SLAYER’S KERRY KING AND TOM ARAYA WITH SCION X SLAYER MOBILE AMP TC AT SEMA

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

Kerry King - Slayer - Scion AV - promo pic - 2014 - #001

 Check Out Below: Scion x Slayer | Driven Henson Studios, ESP Guitar, Snake Farm Visit – Scion

Kerry King Tom Araya - Slayer - Scion AV - promo pic - 2014 - #002

Scion AV - Slayer - 2014 - promo pic - #003

Kerry King - Slayer - Scion AV - promo pic - Nov - 2014 - #004

Tom Araya - Slayer - Scion AV - promo pic - Nov - 2014 - #005

Kerry King - Slayer - Scion AV - promo pic - Nov. - 2014 - #006

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For more info on SLAYER:

http://www.slayer.net/us/slayeralbum15

Source: Speakeasy PR & Marketing

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LONG LIVE SLAYER.

LONG LIVE SCION AV.

LONG LIVE METAL.

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TNT – Long-Running Norwegian Heavy Metal Troupe Releases “30th Anniversary 1982-2012 Live In Concert With Trondheim Symphony Orchestra” Stateside Via Indie Recordings

Posted in classic rock, Heavy Metal, Metal, music news, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , on November 10, 2014 by Metal Odyssey

TNT - 30th Anniversary - 1982 - 2012 - Live album promo cover pic - #2014TH

Long-running Norwegian Heavy Metal troupe, TNT, is pleased to unleash their 30th Anniversary 1982-2012 Live In Concert With Trondheim Symphony Orchestra release, stateside via Indie Recordings.

This unique document of the band’s astounding three-decade career was captured on June 2nd, 2012 at the Clarion Hotel in Trondheim, Norway. The group performed a special set list while accompanied by the Trondheim Symphony Orchestra (Trondheim Symfoniorkester). The performance also includes special appearances by Hank Von Helvete (Turbonegro), Dee Snider (Twisted Sister), original TNT’s singer, Dag Ingebrigtsen, and vocalist Tony Harnell, who has since rejoined the group following the departure of Tony Mills. Throughout this amazing recording, one gets a taste of what has been, what is, and also what might be.

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30th Anniversary 1982-2012 Live In Concert With Trondheim Symphony Orchestra Track Listing: 

01. Fanfare For The Common Man.
02. Invisible Noise
03. Substitute
04. Refugee
05. As Far As The Eye Can See
06. Downhill Racer
07. Intuition
08. Northern Lights
09. Tekrø solo
10. Magica Lanterna
11. Sabre Dance
12. Harley Davidson
13. USA
14. Eddie
15. June
16. My Religion
17. Everyone’s A Star
18. 10.000 Lovers (In One)
19. Seven Seas

TNT’s 30th Anniversary 1982-2012 Live In Concert With Trondheim Symphony Orchestra is out on CD, DVD with an accompanying documentary and digitally in North America via Indie Recordings. For digital orders scroll to THIS LOCATION. For CD/DVD orders go HERE.

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(Source: Earsplit PR)

* For more info on TNT:

http://www.facebook.com/TNTtheband

http://www.tnttheband.com

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http://www.indierecordings.no

http://www.merchnow.com/catalogs/indie-recordings 

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LONG LIVE TNT.

LONG LIVE METAL.

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On This Day In METAL History – November 10th…

Posted in classic rock, Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, Metal, music news, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , on November 10, 2014 by Metal Odyssey

Riot - Rock City - promo album cover pic - #1977RS

On November 10th, 1977 – New York City’s RIOT releases their debut studio album: Rock City.

Billy Idol - Rebel Yell - promo cover pic - #1983BI

On this day in 1983Billy Idol released his second solo studio album, Rebel Yell.  This album went on to reach number six on the Billboard 200 Albums Chart,  selling two million (plus) copies in the United States. With a host of other musicians appearing on Rebel YellSteve Stevens played guitar, keyboards and bass on this album.

Triumph - Thunder Seven - album cover promo pic - #1984RE #198

On November 10th, 1984 – Canada’s Triumph released their seventh studio album: Thunder Seven. This album was released via MCA and would eventually be certified Gold in the U.S., by the RIAA. This album features the FM radio favorites: Follow Your Heart, Spellbound and Killing Time.

Sepultura - Morbid Visions - promo cover pic - #1986SM

On this day in 1986 – Brazil’s Sepultura released their debut studio album: Morbid Visions. The original Sepultura band lineup was: Max Cavalera (vocals & rhythm guitar), Igor Cavalera (drums, percussion), Paulo Jr. (bass guitar) and Jairo Guedez (lead guitar).

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On November 10th, 1992 – Brooklyn’s legendary Biohazard releases their second studio album: Urban Discipline via Roadrunner Records.

Happy Birthday - promo banner - #2014BD

DJ Ashba - Ashba Swag - promo flyer - #2014DJ

DJ Ashba - Gibson - Signature Les Paul - promo flyer - August 11 - 2014

DJ ASHBA

On November 10th, 1972, DJ Ashba was born. Happy Rockin’ Birthday, DJ! Whoa and hell yeah! DJ Ashba is a world-renowned guitarist for both SIXX:A.M. and Guns N’ Roses. DJ Ashba is also highly regarded as a grammy nominated and platinum recording artist, along with being the CEO of Ashba Media.

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Stone - 2011 Photo #1

LONG LIVE METAL.

LONG LIVE THE ROOTS & FAMILY TREE OF METAL.

Stone.

KISS – To Headline Massive European Festivals In 2015!

Posted in classic rock, Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, Metal, music news, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , on November 10, 2014 by Metal Odyssey

Kiss - Metal Festivals - 2015 - promo flyer - #1110

As reported on the KISS Facebook page:

We are excited to announce that KISS, along with Muse and Metallica, will be headlining the following German and Austrian Music Festivals:

May, 29-31 – Nürburg, Germany at Der Ring – Grüne Hölle Rock

May, 29-31 – Munich, Germany at Rockavaria Festival

June, 4-6 – Vienna, Austria at Rock in Vienna.

Meet & Greet VIP packages coming your way soon for 3 festivals this Spring ONLY at bit.ly/KISSfestivals. Information coming soon!

Visit www.Ticketmaster.at for tickets for the Vienna Festival.

Visit www.Ticketmaster.de for tickets for the German Festivals.

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* For more info on KISS:

Website: http://www.kissonline.com

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LONG LIVE KISS.

LONG LIVE ROCK ‘N ROLL.

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