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FALL OF SUMMER OPEN AIR – Band Lineup And Info; VAMPIRE And The Legendary ENSLAVED Added To Potent Metal Roster

Posted in Heavy Metal, metal music, music news, rock music, rock music news, world news with tags , , , , , , , on May 17, 2014 by Metal Odyssey

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As reported on the Fall Of Summer Festival Facebook page:

The Fall of Summer team is glad to announce two more bands, both coming from Northern Europe. The first one, coming from Norway has been around and respected for more than 20 years, while the second one, coming from Sweden, has just released its first album. We are proud to add ENSLAVED and VAMPIRE to the festival line-up!

Fall Of Summer Festival will take place in Torcy (Seine et Marne / Ile de France) on September 5th & 6th.

TICKET INFO:

2-day passes are now on sale on Digitick (71.5€) ➨http://ow.ly/w1KWw

But also still available on YesGoLive (66.6€) ➨http://ow.ly/w1L03

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Above: Cover art of debut S/T Vampire album.

Facebook: Fall of Summer Festival

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LONG LIVE METAL.

LONG LIVE FRANCE.

Stone.

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SKELETONWITCH Confirms 2014 Tour With Amon Amarth And Enslaved

Posted in Black Metal, Death Metal, death metal bands, Extreme Metal, Heavy Metal, Metal, metal music, Music, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , , on September 16, 2013 by Metal Odyssey

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 New Track From Serpents Unleashed To Premiere Today Via SiriusXM

SKELETONWITCH – Although their busy Fall itinerary (which includes tours alongside Ghost B.C. and The Black Dahlia Murder) is their immediate focus, Blackened Metal heathens SKELETONWITCH are already looking ahead to 2014 with a massive month-long trek alongside Amon Amarth and Enslaved that will take the Ohio quintet to many markets they will not hit during their Autumn takeover. Tickets go on sale this Friday. Find a complete list of the group’s upcoming concerts below.

Comments guitarist Scott Hedrick of the New Year run, “We forged a friendship with Amon Amarth about five years ago when we first toured together and have had the chance to hang with Enslaved at European festivals. We’re fans of both bands, and all those guys rule. It takes a tour to another level when there’s that much camaraderie, and we can’t think of a better way to tour Serpents Unleashed this Winter. Good bands, good beards, and (hopefully) good beers. See you guys soon!”

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Last month, SKELETONWITCH unveiled “Burned From Bone,” the first taste of the their highly anticipated new album, Serpents Unleashed. You can still text SERPENTS to 24587 to obtain a free download of the track. Recorded with Kurt Ballou (Converge, Isis, Kvelertak) earlier this year, Serpents Unleashed – which will come available in CD, LP, cassette, digital download and limited edition 7-inch collector’s box formats — will be unleashed in North America on October 29th, in Australia, Germany, Austria and Switzerland on October 25th and in the UK and the rest of Europe onOctober 28th. Check out parts one and two in a series of Serpents Unleashed making-of webisodes HERE and HERE.

And if you’re jonesing for more, another new tune from Serpents Unleashed — hailed by Decibel as the band’s “best effort to date” — will premiere on Liquid Metal with Jose on SiriusXM channel 40 today between 3:00:PM – 9:00PM EST. Additionally, the world premiere of the group’s newest music video will take place tomorrow! Stay tuned for details.

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SKELETONWITCH
10/04/2013 Majestic Theatre – Madison, WI w/ Ghost B.C.
10/05/2013 Frank’s Power Plant – Milwaukee, WI SKELETONWITCH only
10/06/2013 Smith’s Downtown – Mishawaka, IN SKELETONWITCH only
10/07/2013 Newport Music Hall – Columbus, OH w/ Ghost B.C.
10/14/2013 Bijou Theatre – Knoxville, TN w/ Ghost B.C.
w/ The Black Dahlia Murder, Fallujah, Noisem
10/24/2013 Peabody’s Concert Club – Cleveland, OH
10/25/2013 Chameleon Club – Lancaster, PA
10/26/2013 Knitting Factory – Brooklyn, NY
10/27/2013 The Met – Pawtucket, RI
10/28/2013 Higher Ground – Burlington, VT
10/29/2013 Le Cercle – Quebec City, QC
10/30/2013 La Tulipe – Montreal, QC
10/31/2013 Ritual – Ottawa, ON
11/01/2013 Rum Runners – London, ON
11/02/2013 Mod Club – Toronto, ON
11/04/2013 Crocks – Thunder Bay, ON
11/06/2013 West End Cultural Centre – Winnipeg, MB
11/07/2013 Louis’ Pub – Saskatoon, SK
11/08/2013 Avenue Theatre – Edmonton, AB
11/09/2013 The Den – Calgary, AB
11/11/2013 The Biltmore Cabaret – Vancouver, BC
11/12/2013 The Center – Spokane, WA
11/13/2013 WOW Hall – Eugene, OR
11/14/2013 Whiskey Dick’s Saloon – South Lake Tahoe, CA
11/15/2013 Strummer’s – Fresno, CA
11/16/2013 Glasshouse – Pomona, CA
11/17/2013 The Rock – Tucson, AZ
11/18/2013 Tricky Falls – El Paso, TX
11/19/2013 Club Patron – Odessa, TX
w/ The Black Dahlia Murder, Fallujah, Wolvhammer
11/20/2013 Conservatory – Oklahoma City, OK
11/21/2013 Outland Ballroom – Springfield, MO
11/22/2013 Firebird – St. Louis, MO
11/23/2013 Blue Moose – Iowa City, IA
11/24/2013 The Castle Theatre – Bloomington, IL
11/25/2013 Mojoes of Joliet – Joliet, IL
11/26/2013 The Intersection – Grand Rapids, MI
11/27/2013 The Machine Shop – Flint, MI

SKELETONWITCH w/ Amon Amarth, Enslaved

1/17/2014 House of Blues – Las Vegas, NV
1/18/2014 Club Red – Phoenix, AZ
1/20/2014 Backstage Live – San Antonio, TX
1/21/2014 House of Blues – Dallas, TX
1/22/2014 House of Blues – Houston, TX
1/24/2014 Center Stage – Atlanta, GA
1/25/2014 The Ritz – Tampa, FL
1/26/2014 Revolution – Ft. Lauderdale, FL
1/29/2014 The Fillmore – Charlotte, NC
1/30/2014 NorVA – Norfolk, VA
1/31/2014 The Fillmore – Silver Springs, MD
2/01/2014 House of Blues – Boston, MA
2/03/2014 TLA – Philadelphia, PA
2/04/2014 Irving Plaza – New York, NY
2/07/2014 House of Blues – Chicago, IL
2/08/2014 Mill City Nights – Minneapolis, MN
2/09/2014 Grenada Theatre – Lawrence, KS
2/11/2014 Summit Theatre – Denver, CO
2/12/2014 Murray Theater – Salt Lake City, UT
2/14/2014 The Regency – San Francisco, CA
2/15/2014 Wiltern – Los Angeles, CA

w/ Amon Amarth
2/16/2014 House of Blues – San Diego, CA

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(Source: Earsplit PR)

* For More Info On SKELETONWITCH:

Facebook: Skeletonwitch

http://www.skeletonwitch.com

http://www.twitter.com/skeletonwitch

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PROSTHETIC RECORDS:

http://www.prostheticrecords.com

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LONG LIVE SKELETONWITCH.

LONG LIVE AMON AMARTH.

LONG LIVE ENSLAVED. 

Stone.

ENSLAVED – Sign Worldwide Contract With Nuclear Blast

Posted in Black Metal, Extreme Metal, Heavy Metal, heavy metal news, metal music, Music, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , , on April 27, 2012 by Metal Odyssey

Nuclear Blast proudly announce the worldwide signing of the Norwegian Extreme-Metal-Band ENSLAVED.

After publishing the latest two albums “Vertebrae” (2008) and “Axioma Ethica Odini” (2010) via Nuclear Blast USA in North America, the band currently signed a worldwide contract.

The Band commented:

“We’re very, very (yes, very) pleased and proud to sign this deal with Nuclear Blast worldwide. We’ve already worked with Nuclear Blast US through our two latest albums; and our personal friendships with NB guys and gals on both sides of the Atlantic are even older. There’s no drama – we take great pride in the fact that there seldom is with us – it is simply a matter of one contract ending, and us going for what seems to be our best option at this point in time and space. This time the best choice for Enslaved is changing things up somewhat. We’re excited to see what the mixture of passion and professionalism at Nuclear Blast can do with the Enslaved name in the years to come. There is no doubt that the level of ambition, the experience and seriousness about what we do, form perfect common ground for Enslaved and Nuclear Blast. We’re in the process of making a new album that will initiate our new partnership, watch out for the approaching wave of news about that. For now, let’s just say that the album will be an absolute (Nuclear) blast!”

Gerardo Martínez, Label Manager of Nuclear Blast USA, comments:

“Enslaved is one of the most amazing bands to ever come from Norway. We’ve had the pleasure of working with them on their last two albums in North America, and from this day forth worldwide.

Looking forward their new masterpiece to be unleashed to the masses later in the year!”

The new album will be released this fall.

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(Source: Nuclear Blast News)

For more info on ENSLAVED, click on the links below:

http://www.enslaved.no

http://www.facebook.com/enslaved

http://www.youtube.com/user/enslavedoffi…

LONG LIVE ENSLAVED.

Stone.

Destroyers Of The Faith 2012 – Metal Hammer Presents First Edition Of Extreme Metal Tour

Posted in Death Metal, Extreme Metal, Heavy Metal, heavy metal festivals, heavy metal news, metal music, Music, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , , , , on February 17, 2012 by Metal Odyssey

As I was trolling around for some cool Metal festivals for 2012, I came across Metal Hammer Presents: Destroyers Of The Faith 2012. The concert poster pic above says it all! Cannibal Corpse, Triptykon, Enslaved and Job For A Cowboy. ‘Nuff said there, when it comes to Metal of the Extreme! This potently Extreme Metal tour takes place this March    7th through the 11th out in the UK.

The new CANNIBAL CORPSE studio album TORTURE, releases on March 13, 2012 in North America, via Metal Blade Records.

For more info, click on the links below:

http://www.kililive.com/artists/destroye…

CANNIBAL CORPSE – Official Website

LONG LIVE EXTREME METAL.

Stone.

Enslaved “Vertebrae” – Progressive, Black Metal raises the bar

Posted in Album Review, Black Metal, black metal 2008, black metal 2009, black metal from norway, cool album covers, current heavy metal albums, current heavy metal music, current progressive metal albums, essential heavy metal albums, Extreme Metal, Heavy Metal, heavy metal album covers, heavy metal album review, heavy metal albums, heavy metal guitarists, heavy metal music, heavy metal music 2009, Heavy Metal Reviews, heavy metal vocalists, Metal, metal music, metal music today, Metal Reviews, Music, new heavy metal album, norwegian black metal, progressive metal, progressive metal albums, progressive metal music, recent heavy metal albums with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on June 3, 2009 by Metal Odyssey

main-150Enslaved, from Norway, has created quite the exquisite Black Metal album with “Vertebrae”. Why do I use the adjective exquisite to describe this album? Well, I revere the Progressive Metal of Mastodon and Dream Theater, the legendary Progressive Rock of Pink Floyd and the groove infested Black Metal of Satyricon. Enslaved encompasses the most Metal and progressively delicious elements from these favorite bands of mine, while incorporating them into their very own startlingly, mind popping sound. What Enslaved has done here, is taken Rock and Metal influences to a new level, creating an album that embraces everything that is brilliant about Heavy and Progressive music. (I am not saying Enslaved actually looked to these bands for inspiration, this is just my musical and Metal interpretation and/or opinion). Enslaved has their roots in Black Metal, a musical track record that overflows with Metal bragging rights… “Vertebrae” by no means exemplifies this band as not being original. This album is as original as it gets… I cannot truly count how many Metal bands there are, that dare to experiment with music so valiantly.

Black Metal has gone through a bit of a metamorphosis over the years… so have the other Metal genres. There will always be the blue collar – true to the roots style of Black Metal, it deserves it’s rightful place in the Metal universe. Enslaved, like their counterparts Satyricon, have taken the Black Metal stylings and tweaked them, in this case, Enslaved progressively tweaked. As with anything in life, change is a natural necessity that either is accepted or rejected. Change in the musical circles of Metal can often times be equated to selling out or mellowing down, every fan of Metal has their own right to personally object or accept what they want from their music. My point I am trying to make here is, Enslaved has not deceived me or let me down with their brand of Progressive, Black Metal on “Vertebrae”. Vintage Venom and Mercyful Fate will forever and always be at my Metal reach, Enslaved “Vertebrae” is an extension of what happens when musical and Metal barriers are broken down. 

In an all encompassing summary of the seven songs on “Vertebrae”, I hear the nod to the forefathers of Black Metal, with especially the lead vocals and the dark, macabre and searingly moody ambiance, coming from the musical background elements. The keyboards and organ can create Black Metal which pays homage to the original sound of this band and genre, it can also create the progressive path in which “Vertebrae” aims for as well. Herbrand Larsen is simply unreal on the keys, organ and vocals. The same can be said for each member of Enslaved… as a cohesive unit they have connected not only with each other with their Metal skills and prowess, they have also raised the bar musically, in a Metal world that is rapidly interconnecting with each others genres. I cannot resist myself by recommending highly “Vertebrae”, Enslaved has created an album that will be at the top of my Metal list for decades to come.

The members of Enslaved are: Ivar Bjornson on guitars, Grutle Kjellson on vocals & bass, Herbrand Larsen on keyboards, organ & vocals, Cato Bekkevold on drums and Ice Dale on guitars. Enslaved has given the Metal world seven brilliant new songs with “Vertebrae”, thus inspiring me to delve and journey even further into the vast genres and sub-genres of Metal music.

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