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GIRLSCHOOL – Metal Legends To Release 13th Studio Album On November 13th

Posted in Metal, Heavy Metal, Music, rock music, classic rock with tags , , , , , on October 3, 2015 by Metal Odyssey

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London’s NWOBHM Legends GIRLSCHOOL are to release their 13th studio album, Guilty As Sin, on November 13th, via UDR Music. Guilty As Sin will be available in red colored vinyl gatefold album and digipack. This hotly anticipated album was produced by the great Chris Tsangarides (Judas Priest, Thin Lizzy, Witch Cross, among others).

GIRLSCHOOL’s cover song of the Bee Gees huge 70’s Disco hit, Staying Alive, ought to be very interesting, indeed! Uh, oh. “Disco” was mentioned here on Metal Odyssey. May the Metal Gods forgive us all. Metal Be Thy Name!



Kim McAuliffe – Vocals and Guitar

Enid Williams – Vocals and Bass

Jackie Chambers – Lead Guitar and Backing Vocals

Denise Dufort – Drums

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  1. Come the Revolution
  2. Take it like a band
  3. Guilty as Sin
  4. Treasure
  5. Awkward Position
  6. Staying Alive ( Bee Gees Cover)
  7. Perfect Storm
  8. Painful
  9. Night Before
  10. Everybody Loves (Saturday Night)
  11. Coming your Way* BONUS*
  12. Tonight BONUS

* only available on limited edition and digital album



Side A:

  1. Come the Revolution
  2. Take it like a band
  3. Guilty as Sin
  4. Treasure
  5. Awkward Position

Side B:

  1. Staying Alive ( Bee Gees Cover)
  2. Perfect Storm
  3. Painful
  4. Night Before
  5. Everybody Loves (Saturday Night)
  6. Tonight ( Bonus)





IRON MAIDEN – Countdown Till Release Of New Single “Speed Of Light” On Friday!!

Posted in Heavy Metal, Metal, metal music, news, rock music with tags , , , , on August 13, 2015 by Metal Odyssey

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On Friday, August 14th, the new IRON MAIDEN track in 5 years gets released: Speed Of Light.

Click link below for a song snippet! Metal Be Thy Name!

An exclusive Speed Of Light CD single + T-shirt box will be available only at Best Buy starting Friday!

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IRON MAIDEN – Are Cover Story For New Issue Of METAL HAMMER

Posted in Heavy Metal, metal music, Music, music news, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , , , , on June 21, 2014 by Metal Odyssey

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IRON MAIDEN – There’s mascot Eddie, once again representing the iconic IRON MAIDEN, on the cover of Metal Hammer’s newest issue! Steve Harris and Bruce Dickinson are both interviewed for this cover story! Metal be thy name! This issue will be releasing next week; in the meantime, click the link below to read more:


* For more info on IRON MAIDEN:

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JUDAS PRIEST “Redeemer Of Souls” – Available For Pre-Order On iTunes; Album Info You NEED

Posted in Heavy Metal, metal bands, metal music, music news, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , , , on May 25, 2014 by Metal Odyssey

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JUDAS PRIEST – Redeemer Of Souls releases on July 14th, in the UK and on July 15th in the USA!

Redeemer of Souls is available on iTunes for pre-order now!


Crank Up Below, Redeemer Of Souls And March Of The Damned… Metal Be Thy Name!


Stone Says: I’m 100% digging BOTH new Judas Priest songs! Just knowing that the iconic Judas Priest are still around and creating new Metal material, really makes me feel like everything is freaking okay in the Metal world. Plus, I really appreciate the kick-ass album artwork for Redeemer Of Souls too! Metal be thy name.


Redeemer Of Souls – Track Listing:

01. Dragonaut

02. Redeemer Of Souls

03. Halls Of Valhalla

04. Sword Of Damocles

05. March Of The Damned

06. Down In Flames

07. Hell & Back

08. Cold Blooded

09. Metalizer

10. Crossfire

11. Secrets Of The Dead

12. Battle Cry

13. Beginning Of The End

Bonus tracks:

14. Snakebite

15. Tears Of Blood

16. Creatures

17. Bring It On

18. Never Forget


* For more info on JUDAS PRIEST:

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SATAN – Announces First U.S. Live Dates

Posted in Heavy Metal, heavy metal bands, Metal, metal bands, metal music, Music, news, rock music, rock music news, world news with tags , , , , , , , , on March 5, 2014 by Metal Odyssey

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Legendary NWOBHM band SATAN have announced a series of live dates in the U.S. and Europe.

SATAN is a Heavy Metal band originating from Newcastle, England in 1980, known as part of the New Wave Of British Heavy Metal movement. Though generally obscure throughout their career, the band is considered influential for playing a form of proto-thrash metal that was fairly advanced by the standards of the early 1980s.

Their 1983 debut album, Court In The Act, is now widely acclaimed and regarded by many as the pinnacle of their career, during which the band’s line-up underwent a number of personnel changes and even changes in band name, releasing albums under the name of BLIND FURY and PARIAH, before folding in 1990. Guitarist Steve Ramsey and bassist Graeme English went on to found folk metal band SKYCLAD, while vocalist Brian Ross reformed his original band BLITZKRIEG.

SATAN remained inactive until re-assembling for a one-off gig at Germany’s Wacken Open Air in 2004, and finally reunited in their original Court In The Act line-up for 2011’s Keep It True festival. The band performed at several european festivals in 2011 and 2012 and have announced more festival shows and even a new album for 2013, to mark the 30th anniversary of Court In The Act‘s release. Bow to your knees, SATAN was back with its new album Life Sentence, released in April 2013 on Listenable Records.

Life Sentence was featured on many a “Best Of 2013” lists, and has been heralded as one of the best comeback album of the decade.

Footage of SATAN performing “Cenotaph” at last year’s Live Evil Fest in London is now playing at this location.

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3/01 – Hambourg @ Hell Over Hammaburg – GER

3/08 – Santiago @ Evil Confrontation – CHILE

3/15 – Brescia @ Play it Loud – ITxs

4/05 – Helsinki @ PRKL Club – FI

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4/11 – Brooklyn, NY @ Black Bear Bar  – USA

4/12 – Montreal, QC @ Katacombes – CANADA

4/13 – Worcester, MA @ Ralph’s Rock Diner – USA

4/14 – Philadelphia, PA @ Kung Fu Necktie – USA

4/15 – Richmond, VA @ Strange Matter – USA

4/16 – Baltimore, MD @ The Metro Gallery -USA

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5/09 – Wuustwezel @ Puntpop – BE

5/31 – Alvesta @ Muskel Rock – SW

6/20 – Clisson @ Hellfest – FR

8/09 – Dobriach @ Sauzipf Rocks – AT

8/10 – Derbyshire @ Bloodstock open air – UK

8/30 – Bergen @ Beyond the Gates – NO

Critical Praise:

“The 80s NWOBHM legends return with an absolute beast of a comeback” – Metal Hammer

“With the original lineup all in place, Satan’s high-flying, expertly-phrased melody lines and riffing have returned as if reappearing, modified DeLorean-style, from the past.” – Worm Gear Zine

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 SATAN Line-up:

Brian Ross – vocals

Steve Ramsey – Guitar

Russ Tippins – Guitar

Graeme English – Bass

Sean Taylor – Drums



* For more info on SATAN:


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IRON MAIDEN – Headlining At Arras Main Square Festival In France, On July 3rd, 2014

Posted in Heavy Metal, heavy metal bands, Metal, metal music, Music, news, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , , , on December 17, 2013 by Metal Odyssey

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IRON MAIDEN will headline the opening night of the Arras Main Square Festival in France on July 3rd, 2014. The four-day Festival takes place between July 3rd – 6th.

For further information and details on how to buy tickets:


(Source: Iron Maiden Facebook page)

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Posted in Metal, metal albums, metal bands, metal music, Music, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , , on October 12, 2013 by Metal Odyssey

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HELL stream the new single from their upcoming new record Curse And Chapter, entitled The Age Of Nefarious.

Enjoy the stream on the bands Facebook page:

The Age Of Nefarious will be released October 25, 2013. Coming as a 10” Vinyl in several colored versions, it will include the single track plus three live songs recorded at the Bloodstock Festival, 2013.

The bands current incarnation with Andy Sneap (guitar) and David Bower (vocals) joining original members Kev Bower (guitar and keys), Tony Speakman (bass) and Tim Bowler (drums) will release the follow-up to their highly acclaimed debut Human Remains (2011) on November 22nd 2013 via Nuclear Blast.

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The track list of The Age Of Nefarious reads as follows:

Side A:

1. The Age Of Nefarious

Side B

1. On Earth As It Is In Hell (live)

2. Blasphemy And The Master (live)

3. The Oppressors (live)

Commented guitarist Kev Bower: “In a world dominated by conflict, disease, corruption, poverty, disaster and crime – much of which has religion at its source – this is truly the dawning of The Age Of Nefarious. The song was always going to be the perfect opener for the new Curse And Chapter album since it lays the foundation for everything which follows, but when we were approached by our friends at Nuclear Blast with the idea of producing a lead-off EP, we also decided that out of four possible EP album track candidates – this song should also be the one. It represents everything which HELL represents – it powers along in awe-inspiring majesty, but takes lots of unexpected twists and turns before reaching its inevitable conclusion. The artwork is once again the result of our collaboration with Dan Goldsworthy, and it shows just a tiny fraction of the artwork he has created for Curse And Chapter. With regard to the additional live tracks – where better to have recorded these than from the main stage at Bloodstock Open Air 2013 – the spiritual home of UK Metal, during one of the best shows we have ever played, and in front of 10,000 of the most dedicated Metal heads in the world. We are proud to be giving you a glimpse into the second Chapter……”

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And don’t miss HELL on tour this fall along with label mates CARCASS and Swedish Death institution AMON AMARTH, invading Europe on the following dates:

07.11. D Oberhausen – Turbinen Halle

08.11. NL Tilburg – O13

09.11. D Osnabrück – Hyde Park

10.11. B Brussels – AB Hall

12.11. UK Birmingham – Academy

13.11. UK Manchester – Academy

14.11. UK Glasgow – Barrowlands

15.11. UK Bristol – Academy

17.11. UK London – Forum

18.11. F Paris – Olympia

19.11. D Ludwigsburg – Arena

20.11. D Wiesbaden – Schlachthof

22.11. CH Zürich – Komplex

23.11. D München – Kesselhaus

24.11. I Trezzo Sull’Adda (Milano) – Live Club

27.11. D Berlin – Columbiahalle

28.11. D Leipzig – Haus Auensee

29.11. D Hamburg – Docks

01.12. N Oslo – Rockerfeller

03.12. S Gothenburg – Tradgarden

04.12. DK Copenhagen – Vega

06.12. S Malmö – Kulturbolaget

07.12. S Stockholm – Arenan

09.12. FIN Helsinki – Cable Factory


(Source: Nuclear Blast)

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