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MISFITS “PROJECT 1950″ EXPANDED EDITION IN STORES OCT 27TH!

Posted in Music, music news, punk, Punk rock, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , on October 4, 2014 by Metal Odyssey

Misfits - Project 1950 - expanded edition - CD cover promo

EXPANDED EDITION CD

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EXPANDED EDITION LP

The Misfits special project showcasing punk covers of 1950’s era rock ‘n’ roll classics assembles an all-star line-up to bring this creature to life! Misfits founding member Jerry Only frontlines the spiked jukebox on Bass and lead vocals for every track—along with Black Flag alum Dez Cadena utilizing an arsenal of guitars to achieve a dynamic that best suits each song, and much more…

60’s pop-rock icon Ronnie Spector (known for timeless classics like “Be My Baby” and “Baby I love You”) makes a special guest appearance lending her inimitable vocals to “This Magic Moment” and “You Belong to Me”. The expertise of Jimmy Destri (Blondie) shines on keyboards for re-workings of “Runaway” & “Great Balls of Fire”. Also featured is longtime Misfits & Ramones collaborator John Cafiero (Osaka Popstar) contributing melodic punk-pop backing vocals to “Dream Lover”, “Monster Mash” and “Runaway”. Ed Manion (of Bruce Springsteen’s E Street band) who has performed with a wide variety of artists—including 50’s icon Dion, provides saxophone for “Diana” and “Runaway”. The gamut of 50’s era music has been reinterpreted along with a couple of 60’s era hits that were must haves for this theme driven collection.

Notably the highest charting release in the band’s entire legacy, “Project 1950″ is presented in an all-new expanded edition featuring three never-before released bonus tracks with Misfits drummer Eric “Chupacabra” Arce rounding out the lineup. All three songs have an underlying horror-centric common thread, and are newly recorded exclusively for this release!

A monster lurking in the mind of Jerry Only for years is unleashed as Misfits Records presents “Project 1950″.

CD in stores October 27th with all-new bonus tracks, newly expanded packaging art by Tony Squindo (Metallica), free poster, and extensive liner notes.

Look for the vinyl LP edition coming in November pressed on 180-gram Ltd Ed vinyl with exclusive variant cover art by Tom Whalen (Mondo), retro-style jacket, plus first pressing on fluorescent yellow colored vinyl—while supplies last.

PRE-ORDER THE EXPANDED EDITION CD @ INTERPUNK

PRE-ORDER THE EXPANDED EDITION VINYL @ INTERPUNK

…AND RECEIVE A FREE MISFITS RECORDS BUTTON & PATCH SET WITH YOUR ORDER!

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LONG LIVE MISFITS.

LONG LIVE HORROR PUNK.

Stone.

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Some Metal and Rock ‘N Roll Thoughts – Sunday, July 13th, 2014

Posted in classic rock, Hard Rock, Music, music news, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , , , on July 13, 2014 by Metal Odyssey

RAMONES - Promo album pic!

Above: Front cover for debut album RAMONES, released in 1976 via Sire Records. L to R: Johnny Ramone, Tommy Ramone, Joey Ramone and Dee Dee Ramone.

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It’s an overcast and humid Sunday morning, here in Southwestern Ohio. There are thunderstorms forecasted for later today, due to the cold front coming in from the Northwest. Reports are that some of these storms may be severe. Whoa. Temperatures are to drop to the lower 70’s for this (early) coming week too. That’s early October in July!

On a somber note, everyone at Metal Odyssey expresses condolences to the family, friends and fans of the legendary Tommy Ramone. At only 65 years of age,  Tommy Ramone passed away on July 11th. He was the original drummer for the Ramones and also contributed as a producer and songwriter for the band. Tommy Ramone was the drummer on the first three Ramones studio albums. If there’s a Rock And Roll Heaven, I’m certain the Ramones are now touring up there and making some noise. God bless them all.

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On this day in Rock History, the debut and self-titled album from Queen was released back in 1973. What more can be said? The rest truly is iconic Rock History. By the way, I was only seven years old then. Whoa!

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Jon Schaffer, (legendary guitarist & founder of ICED EARTH), has recently undergone neck surgery. Below is Jon Schaffer’s latest update and good news on his situation, as posted on the ICED EARTH Facebook page:

Hello friends,

I’m writing to let you know that I made it through the surgery and am steadily on the road to recovery. The surgeon informed us that everything went smooth during the operation and that I should be back in action within a few months.

Thank you all very much for your support, you truly are the best fans any band could ask for.

Take care and best to you all,

Jon Schaffer

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MetalOdyssey

LONG LIVE ROCK AND ROLL.

GET WELL, JON SCHAFFER.

REST IN PEACE, TOMMY RAMONE.

REST IN PEACE, FREDDIE MERCURY.

Stone.

MISFITS FIEND RETRO STYLE ACTION FIGURE COMING THIS FALL!

Posted in horror punk, Music, music news, Punk rock, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , on July 5, 2014 by Metal Odyssey

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As reported on Misfits.com:

Not one, but two versions of the macabre Misfits mascot coming just in time for Halloween from NECA!

Get your retro fix with this brand new Misfits Fiend poseable 8″ action figure dressed in tailored fabric clothing similar to the retro toy lines that helped define the licensed action figure market in the 1970s. Available in your choice of red or black flowing robes, both versions come complete with three different hands and a candelabra accessory.

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For the full details, visit NECA’s product page: Misfits – 8″ Clothed Figure – The Fiend Assortment

For more on NECA and their retro action figure line visit http://necaonline.com or follow them on Facebook and Twitter.

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LONG LIVE MISFITS.

LONG LIVE PUNK.

LONG LIVE HORROR PUNK.

LONG LIVE NEW JERSEY.

Stone.

ZOMBIE DANDIES – S/T Demo EP Is: Stone’s METAL Pick Of The Day!

Posted in glam metal, glam rock, Heavy Metal, metal music, music news, Punk rock, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , on April 14, 2014 by Metal Odyssey

The Zombie Dandies - EP - promo cover pic

THE ZOMBIE DANDIES – Just when I thought I was the only dude left on Earth that used the word dandy, along came The Zombie Dandies. In a way, I feel semi-redeemed for still using that magical word as an adjective in my writings. Heck, (drummer & vocalist) Marty has the last name: Dandy. Whoa.

A Glam/Punk band from Normandy, France, the other half of The Zombie Dandies is K1000 Zombie (guitars & vocals). This duo has released a self-titled demo EP back in 2012 and it is a DIY, raw, retrospective… dandy. This demo EP reminds me of the tape trading daze, (oops, I meant days), when underground and/or rising bands were being touted by us hell rats and Metalheads, back in the pre-digital era.

Fans of (the very early) Mötley Crüe and Sunset Strip era should dig The Zombie Dandies, while those who love the low-end production of early Misfits may become gleeful at what they hear from this demo EP. If you can never get enough of Too Fast For Love and then reach for the Ramones, you are in for a FUN surprise with The Zombie Dandies. Metal be thy name. – Stone

The Zombie Dandies S/T Demo EP Is: Stone’s METAL Pick Of The Day!

Give The Zombie Dandies A Listen Below! And… Get Your FREE Download Of This EP From The Zombie Dandies Bandcamp:

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* For more info on THE ZOMBIE DANDIES:

Website: http://www.zombiedandies.ml

http://zombiedandies.bandcamp.com/

Facebook: The Zombie Dandies

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LONG LIVE THE ZOMBIE DANDIES.

LONG LIVE FRANCE.

LONG LIVE ROCK ‘N ROLL.

Stone.

MISFITS – On Tour Worldwide In 2014

Posted in horror, horror punk, Music, news, Punk rock, punk rock bands, punk rock music, rock music, rock music news, world news with tags , , , , , , , on March 2, 2014 by Metal Odyssey

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SEE The Misfits “DEA.D. ALIVE!” IN CONCERT NOW! The Devil’s Rain will pour down torrentially as the band strikes Mexico City, Buffalo NY, Canada, Brazil & Argentina March-April 2014. Plus NEW DATES JUST ANNOUNCED with the ‘Fits in France & the UK this June. Check out the list of confirmed dates below, OR visit the Tour section and look for more to be added in the coming weeks.

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MISFITS:

Jerry Only – bass & vocals

Dez Cadena – guitars

Eric “Chupacabra” Arce – drums

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(Source: MISFITS RECORDS)

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Twitter: http://twitter.com/themisfits

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LONG LIVE MISFITS.

LONG LIVE HORROR PUNK.

Stone.

JUICEHEAD – First Gig Of The New Year, This Saturday March 8th, In Illinois!

Posted in Music, news, Punk rock, punk rock bands, punk rock music, rock music, world news with tags , , , , , , , on March 1, 2014 by Metal Odyssey

Juicehead - promo gig flyer - Illinois - March 8 - 2014

JuiceheaD will headline (with openers Voice of Addiction and The Horrids) at Brauer House in Lombard, IL Saturday March 8th. Those in the Midwest don’t miss JuiceheaD’s first show of 2014 and catch their headlining set consisting of your favorite cuts from “The Devil Made Me Do it” and “How to Sail a Sinking Ship”.

Followers of the band will also be pleased to hear the announcement that original drummer Zac Dawson is back from hiatus and returned to the fold. Look for Zac behind the kit with Rob Vannice (guitar/vocals), plus news of a new release from JuiceheaD, and more live shows to come later this year.

See JuiceheaD LIVE Sat. March 8th, 2014 @ Brauer House, 1000 N Rohlwing Road #13 Lombard, IL, 60148.

Click here for tickets.

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(Source: MISFITS Records)

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Website: http://juiceheadmusic.com

Misfits Records: http://misfitsrecords.com

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LONG LIVE JUICEHEAD.

LONG LIVE PUNK.

Stone.

MISFITS And OSAKA POPSTAR Holiday Tees And Ornaments Are Available NOW! Whoa!

Posted in christmas, holidays, Music, Punk rock, punk rock bands, rock and roll, rock bands, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , , , , on November 25, 2013 by Metal Odyssey

Misfits - Osaka Popstar - xmas shirts and ornaments - promo flyer - 2013

Check this out, all of you Fiends and Rock ‘N Roll addicts:

The cover art of the Misfits forthcoming “Horror Xmas” EP features a Grinchy-Green ‘Fiend’ available in your choice of Long Sleeve Pullover Sweatshirt, Short Sleeve T-shirt and Ltd Ed. Xmas Ornament…

PLUS a super-special, holiday themed variant of the femme fatale cover art of Osaka Popstar‘s latest release “Super Hero” is available now on a gorgeous full-color Long Sleeve T-shirt AND Ltd Ed. Ornament showcasing incredible new art by Josh Howard (of “Dead @ 17″ comics & “Monster High”).

Pick up either individually, or get both ornaments bundled as a set at the Misfits Records Online Shop (while supplies last), and save $5.00!

Order yours at: http://misfitsrecords.cinderblock.com/

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(Source: Misfits and Osaka Popstar Facebooks)

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LONG LIVE:

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Stone.

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