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On This Day In METAL History – July 31st… From IRON MAIDEN To XANDRIA

Posted in classic rock, Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, Metal, Music, rock music with tags , , , , on July 31, 2015 by Metal Odyssey

Journey - Escape - promo album cover pic - 1981 - #MMSAMNS0801

On July 31st, 1981 – The fabulous JOURNEY released their seventh studio album: Escape. This album has sold 9 million (plus) copies in the United States. Sweet potatoes and gravy!

Iron Maiden - Classic Band Logo - RWB - #33MMGMSAS31

On July 31st, 2013 – The magnificent IRON MAIDEN performed at Arena Zagreb in Zagreb, Croatia. This was a concert on the Maiden England Tour. Run to the hills!

Trivium - Silence In The Snow - promo album cover pic - 2015 - #OMFMBSS0433

On July 31st, 2015 – The forthcoming studio album, Silence In The Snow (Special Edition), from TRIVIUM, is ranked at #2, on the iTunes Top 100 Heavy Metal Albums Chart. This new TRIVIUM album releases on October 2nd, 2015.

Xandria - Fire And Ashes - promo album cover pic - 2015 - #MMGMSAS3133

On July 31st, 2015 – Germany’s Symphonic/Cinematic Metal band XANDRIA have their new EP, Fire And Ashes released today, via Napalm Records. Fire And Ashes features a cover song of I’d Do Anything For Love (But I Won’t Do That) from the great MEAT LOAF. NICE! This new EP is also ranked at #44 on the iTunes Top 100 Heavy Metal Albums Chart. Whoa!

Kataklysm - promo band pic - 2015 - Of Ghost And Gods - #MMGMSALB043314

Above: KATAKLYSM

Kataklysm - Of Ghosts And Gods - promo album cover pic - #99MONLSMSOT3333

On July 31st, 2015 – Canada’s Melodic Death Metal band KATAKLYSM releases their twelfth studio album Of Ghosts And Gods, via Nuclear Blast Records. Freaking YEAH!

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LONG LIVE METAL.

LONG LIVE THE ROOTS & FAMILY TREE OF METAL.

Stone.

GRIM VISION – To Release “War Agony” 7″ On Bastardized Recordings August 28th

Posted in Metal, metal music, Music, rock music with tags , , , , on July 30, 2015 by Metal Odyssey

Grim Vision - promo band pic - 2015 - #MMSAMCS77704

Hamburg’s GRIM VISION will release new EP War Agony on limited edition 7″ vinyl through Bastardized Recordings August 28th. A furious mix of hardcore and dark metal, the three songs of War Agony featured poem-based lyrics about the destruction, WAR and AGONY caused by humanity in the 19th and 20th centuries.

The track-listing is:

  1. 1. Fallen Soldier
  2. War Machine
  3. Ten Minutes

Grim Vision - 7 inch promo cover - War Agony - 2015 - #MMMBSAS2404

Stream new track “Fallen Soldier” and pre-order the digital version of War Agony at http://grimvision.bandcamp.com/album/war-agony or below:

The 7-inch vinyl limited edition “BOLT THROWER” version is available in four different colors, and in special pre-order packages at this location.

War Agony - Bolt Thrower Version - Grim Vision - 2015 - #4424MMSAMMS

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Source: ClawHammer PR

Clawhammer PR - promo logo - 2015 - #0323CHMO

For more info:

www.facebook.com/grimvisionhh

Bastardized Recordings - Large Logo!

www.bastardizedrecordings.de

www.facebook.com/Bastardizedrec

 Bastardized YouTube

MetalOdyssey

LONG LIVE GRIM VISION.

GRIM VISION KICKS FREAKING METAL ASS.

LONG LIVE METAL.

Stone.

On This Day In METAL History – July 29th… From ALICE COOPER To CONVICTIONS

Posted in classic rock, Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, Metal, Music, rock music with tags , , , on July 29, 2015 by Metal Odyssey

Alice Cooper - School's Out - promo 45rpm cover sleeve - #1972MICMASICS04

On July 29th, 1972 – The legendary ALICE COOPER (The Band) had their iconic hit single, Schools Out, ranked at #7, on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart. Whoa, man!

Led Zeppelin - classic band logo - #071385MOSLMNMS33

On July 29th, 1973 – The great LED ZEPPELIN lost $180,000 in cash when a thief(s) stole their hotel safe deposit box, with receipts from two concerts at Madison Square Garden. This awful theft happened at The Drake Hotel in New York City.

Bon Jovi - Lay Your Hands On Me - promo 45rpm cover sleeve - 1989 - #0433ILMILMASTOS

On July 29th, 1989 – New Jersey’s BON JOVI had their hit single, Lay Your Hands On Me, ranked at #7, on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart.

Convictions - promo band pic - 2015 - #337744MOMNMSF

Above: CONVICTIONS

Convictions - Hallowed Spirit | Violent Divide - EP - promo cover pic - 2015 - #ILMSMMNSTOS

On July 29th, 2015 – Ohio’s very own CONVICTIONS have their Hallowed Spirit | Violent Divide EP ranked at #11, on the iTunes Top 100 Heavy Metal Albums Chart. Hell and freaking yeah!

Happy Birthday - promo banner - #2014BD

Neal Doughty – keyboardist for REO Speedwagon, born in 1946

Geddy Lee – bassist & singer for RUSH, born in 1953

John Sykes – guitarist for Thin LizzyWhitesnake & Blue Murder, born in 1959

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LONG LIVE METAL.

LONG LIVE THE ROOTS & FAMILY TREE OF METAL.

Stone.

OHRENFEINDT – Will Release Their New Album “Motor An!” – On September 18th, 2015, via AFM Records

Posted in Hard Rock, Metal, Music, news, rock music with tags , , , on July 28, 2015 by Metal Odyssey

Ohrenfeindt - Motor An! - promo album cover pic - 2015 - #33WLMSMMBSSOT4OU

Don’t miss the chance to see OHRENFEINDT live on stage in Germany and Switzerland:

21.10.2015 DE Nürnberg – Hirsch

22.10.2015 CH Pratteln – Z7

23.10.2015 DE Köln – Underground

24.10.2015 DE Hannover – Musikzentrum

05.11.2015 DE Berlin – Magnet

06.11.2015 DE Fulda – Kreuz

07.11.2015 DE München – Backstage

13.11.2015 DE Bochum – Matrix

14.11.2015 DE Leipzig – Hellraiser

19.11.2015 DE Ludwigsburg – Rockfabrik

20.11.2015 DE Affalter – Zur Linde

21.11.2015 DE Aschaffenburg – Colos-Saal

18.12.2015 DE Burglengenfeld – VAZ Pfarrheim

26.12.2015 DE Hamburg – Gruenspan

22.01.2016 DE Bremen – Aladin

23.01.2016 DE Celle – CD-Kaserne

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Source:

http://www.afm-records.de/

AFM Records - logo - white background - 2015 - #MOGNALS

For more OHRENFEINDT:

http://www.ohrenfeindt.de/

OHRENFEINDT – Vollgasrock!!! aus St. Pauli

MetalOdyssey

LONG LIVE OHRENFEINDT.

LONG LIVE METAL.

Stone.

RIFFTERA – To Release A Debut Album “Pitch Black” On August 28th; Lyric Video “Rotten To The Core” (Feat. Björn “Speed” Strid) Out Now!

Posted in Heavy Metal, Metal, metal music, Music, rock music with tags , , , on July 27, 2015 by Metal Odyssey

Rifftera - promo band pic - 2015 - #330727MOMMNSOP14

Rifftera’s debut album Pitch Black will be released on August 28th, 2015 by Inverse Records. It contains 8 songs and 54 minutes of angry, tight, crushing and yet beautiful riff-oriented Metal. Excluding drum recordings and mastering, which were done by a professional, the album is completely homemade.

Rifftera - Pitch Black - promo album cover pic - 2015 - #330024SMMBSTO

Drums on the album has been played by a session drummer Thomas Tunkkari. Singer of Soilwork; Björn “Speed” Strid, is featuring on a song called Rotten To The Core. A lyric video from aforementioned track available here: https://youtu.be/AbMuyBgZ60U and below:

Track List:

  1. Back To Life (5:22)
  2. One Step Closer (5:53)
  3. Lightbringer (5:27)
  4. Ashes Fall (7:03)
  5. Rotten To The Core (6:20)
  6. Open Wounds (5:24)
  7. The Ruins Of The Empire (6:40)
  8. Pitch Black (11:48)

Rifftera is:

Janne Hietala – Guitar & harsh vocals

Mikko Kuoppamaa – Guitar & clean vocals

Antti Pöntinen – Keyboards

Jupe Karhu – Bass

Rifftera - Classic Band Logo - 2015 - #7714SMAMBSOT26

More info:

https://www.facebook.com/rifftera

http://www.youtube.com/user/rifftera

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Source:

Inverse Records - logo - #2015IRMO

www.inverse.fi

MetalOdyssey

LONG LIVE RIFFTERA.

LONG LIVE METAL.

Stone.

21OCTAYNE – To Release Sophomore Album “2.0” In September!

Posted in Hard Rock, hard rock bands, Music, rock bands, rock music with tags , , , on July 27, 2015 by Metal Odyssey

21Octayne - 2.0 - promo album cover pic - 2015 - #MRMNSTOS43324

German rockers 21OCTAYNE (featuring members of The Joe Perry Project and Rhapsody) will release their highly anticipated sophomore album, 2.0, on September 25th (EU) and October 2nd (US), via AFM Records.

Following the successful debut “Into The Open” from 2014, the band has crafted 10 diverse, powerful rock songs for the new record (3 additional tracks are featured on the ltd. Digipak).

Track List:

  1. Devil In Disguise
  2. Take Me Back
  3. When You Go
  4. Love’s Just A Heartbreak Away
  5. Take Me Away
  6. Lost
  7. The Circle
  8. Date With Myself
  9. Fly Away
  10. Tale Of A Broken Child

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Source:

AFM Records - logo - white background - 2015 - #MOGNALS

http://www.afm-records.de/

MetalOdyssey

LONG LIVE 21OCTAYNE.

Stone.

GENE SIMMONS – Is Cover Feature For August 2015 Issue Of UK’s Bass Guitar Magazine

Posted in classic rock, Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, rock music with tags , , , , , on July 27, 2015 by Metal Odyssey

Gene Simmons - Bass Guitar Magazine - cover feature promo pic - 2015 - #KMOMMSSOTF

Check out Gene Simmons on the cover of the August 2015 issue of UK’s Bass Guitar Magazine. Pretty cool, I think. Whoa and Metal Be Thy Name!

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MetalOdyssey

LONG LIVE GENE SIMMONS.

LONG LIVE KISS.

Stone.

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