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SATAN – U.S. Tour Starts Tonight

Posted in Heavy Metal, metal bands, metal music, music news, news, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , on April 11, 2014 by Metal Odyssey

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Legendary NWOBHM band SATAN will kick off its first U.S. tour tonight at Black Bear Bar in Brooklyn, New York. The influential Trad Metal pioneers will spend the next six days gracing North American stages in support of their 2013 comeback album, Life Sentence. Dates are as follows:

4/11 – Brooklyn, NY @ Black Bear Bar

4/12 – Montreal, QC @ Katacombes

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

4/14 – Philadelphia, PA @ Kung Fu Necktie

4/15 – Richmond, VA @ Strange Matter

4/16 – Baltimore, MD @ The Metro Gallery

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.

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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.

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

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

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Brian Ross – vocals
Steve Ramsey – Guitar
Russ Tippins – Guitar
Graeme English – Bass
Sean Taylor – Drums

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(Source: CLAWHAMMER PR)

* For more info on SATAN:

http://www.satanmusic.com

http://www.twitter.com/satanmusic_com

http://www.facebook.com/officialsatanpage

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LONG LIVE SATAN.

LONG LIVE METAL.

Stone.

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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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SATAN Live:

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

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(Source: CLAWHAMMER PR)

* For more info on SATAN:

Website: http://www.satanmusic.com

Facebook: Satan (Band)

Twitter: www.twitter.com/satanmusic_com

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LONG LIVE SATAN.

LONG LIVE METAL.

LONG LIVE NEWCASTLE UK.

Stone.

SATAN “LIFE SENTENCE” – SATAN REIGNS ONCE AGAIN!

Posted in Heavy Metal, heavy metal albums, heavy metal bands, Metal, metal bands, metal music, Music, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , , on August 2, 2013 by Metal Odyssey

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5 Out Of 5 METAL Fists!

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SATAN – On June 18th, 2013, NWOBHM legends, SATAN, returned with a new studio album: Life Sentence (Listenable Records). This sensational comeback album from SATAN is their first since 1987’s Suspended Sentence. SATAN has become one of the best comeback stories of 2013 and have solidly proved it to me with ALL ten songs on Life Sentence.

Each time I listen to this new SATAN album, I marvel at the quality of the musicianship, vocals and songs. Life Sentence is a complete SATAN package! Lyrically ominous and invitingly dark is this album; with haunting vibes that seems to cast a hypnotic Metal spell on my brain, which to me, makes SATAN so significant within this pioneering and sacred Metal genre that they helped bolster so many years ago.

SATAN delivers their retrospective Metal sound with authority; a sound that numerous newer bands are trying to recreate today. The NWOBHM was and forever will be an era of profound importance in Metal history; SATAN’s Life Sentence is a magnificent reminder of just that. With history aside, this new album from SATAN unleashes an enormous wave of relevancy; accentuating that their Metal sound is indeed timeless.

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I can easily label Life Sentence as a guitar-driven album, with guitarists Steve Ramsey and Russ Tippins leaving me helpless in numerous momentary lapses of Metal awe. Vocalist Brian Ross sounds excellent, tapping into his melodic and falsetto strengths. Listening to Brian Ross take command of the song is unreal. Graeme English on bass and Sean Taylor on drums are a non-stop force of Metal thunder! Whoa.

Siege Mentality, CenotaphTestimony and the title track are just four out of ten kick-ass songs that I could carry on about for another five hundred or more words. My Metal brethren who’ve already gotten into Life Sentence should surely share in my Metal passion I’ve expressed here. For those others in my Metal family who’ve not yet picked up this new SATAN album… you absolutely must!! Life Sentence is without question, one of the finest Metal albums released in 2013. SATAN reigns once again!

Metal be thy name.

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LIFE SENTENCE - Track Listing:

Time To Die

Twenty Five Twenty Five

Cenotaph

Siege Mentality

Incantations

Testimony

Tears Of Blood

Life Sentence

Personal Demons

Another Universe

Satan - classic logo - redBrian Ross – Vocals

Steve Ramsey – Guitar

Russ Tippins – Guitar

Graeme English – Bass

Sean Taylor – Drums

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The cover art for the album cover (pictured at top of post) was drawn by famed artist Eliran Kantor (SODOM, TESTAMENT, HATEBREED) –http://www.elirankantor.com

* For More Info On SATAN:

Facebook: Satan (Band)

http://www.satanmusic.com

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LISTENABLE RECORDS:

Facebook: Listenable records

http://www.listenable.net

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LONG LIVE SATAN.

LONG LIVE METAL.

Stone.

SATAN – NWOBHM LEGENDS: ARE COVER FEATURE ON HEAVYRIFF, JULY ONLINE ISSUE

Posted in Heavy Metal, heavy metal bands, Metal, metal music, Music, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , , on July 20, 2013 by Metal Odyssey

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SATAN – Newcastle UK’s nwobhm legends, SATAN, are the cover feature for HEAVYRIFF No. 8, July 2013. HEAVYRIFF is a Spanish online magazine that you can subscribe to for FREE! 

Subscribe for FREE to HEAVYRIFF and receive every month the number of the magazine in your inbox in PDF. All you have to do is click on that cool link below! Whoa!

http://HeavyRiff.webs.com/

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SATAN:

Brian Ross – Vocals

Steve Ramsey – Guitar

Russ Tippins – Guitar

Graeme English – Bass

Sean Taylor – Drums

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* For more info on SATAN, click below!

Facebook: Satan (Band)

http://www.satanmusic.com

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http://www.listenable.net

Facebook: Listenable records

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LONG LIVE SATAN.

Stone.

SATAN – Announced As First Headliner For: 2014 Evil Confrontation Festival II

Posted in Heavy Metal, heavy metal bands, heavy metal news, Metal, metal music, Music, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , , on June 30, 2013 by Metal Odyssey

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GRAND METAL NEWS FOR SATAN!

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As reported on the facebook page of SATAN (Band) and as announced by Evil Confrontation Records:

We are proud to say that Chile will be the first South American country which will have the HONOR of having one of the best bands of all the NWOBHM, which were not only the best in its time, but that also now, launching an album that surpasses the limits of logic, with a vocalist not aging and even improving. We are very pleased as an organization and mainly as fans, to announce that the first Headliner of Evil Confrontation Festival #2 comes from Newcastle, England and they come playing exclusively both their first full album, as well as their demos, singles and new songs, which sound as if taken out directly from distant 1983… Prepare to witness on Saturday, March 8, 2014… SATAN!

You may begin to book by sending an email to:

ConfrontacionMaligna@gmail.com

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Brian Ross – Vocals

Steve Ramsey – Guitar

Russ Tippins – Guitar

Graeme English – Bass

Sean Taylor – Drums

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SATAN – Life Sentence Is Out NOW On Listenable Records!

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For more info on SATAN, click on the links below!

Facebook: Satan (Band)

http://www.satanmusic.com

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Facebook: Listenable records

http://www.listenable.net

EVIL CONFRONTATION RECORDS:

www.EvilConfrontationRecords.com

Facebook: Evil Confrontation Records

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LONG LIVE SATAN.

LONG LIVE METAL.

Stone.

SATAN “Life Sentence” Out Now in North America Via Listenable Records

Posted in Heavy Metal, heavy metal albums, heavy metal bands, Metal, metal music, Music, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , on May 22, 2013 by Metal Odyssey

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SATAN has returned to North America! The NWOBHM legends are back in action with the stateside release of the highly anticipated Life Sentence.

Out now on Listenable Records and available wherever quality metal is sold, Life Sentence is also streaming in full, courtesy of the folks at Terrorizer Magazine, at this location: http://www.Terrorizer.com

Life Sentence, SATAN’s first full-length since 1987’s Suspended Sentence, will mark the 30th anniversary of the band’s highly acclaimed 1983 debut Court In The Act. The album features the same line-up that appeared on that now-classic piece of Metal history.

The cover art for the album (pictured below) was drawn by famed artist Eliran Kantor (SODOM, TESTAMENT, HATEBREED – http://www.elirankantor.com) and depicts a similar graphic concept as Court In The Act. Mixed by Dario Mollo at Damage Inc. Studio in Italy and tracked late last year at First Avenue in Newcastle, Life Sentence is a very strong uptempo Heavy Metal album that will undoubtedly become a Metal classic.

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 are a heavy metal band originating from Newcastle, England in 1980, known as part of the NWOBHM 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. 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 new album for 2013, to mark the 30th anniversary of their debut release.

Satan - Group Promo Pic - 2013 - #1

 SATAN Line-Up:

Brian Ross – vocals

Steve Ramsey – Guitar

Russ Tippins – Guitar

Graeme English – Bass

Sean Taylor – Drums

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(Source: ClawHammer PR)

For more info on SATAN, click on the links below!

facebook: Satan (Band)

http://www.satanmusic.com

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LONG LIVE SATAN (The Band)

Stone.

SATAN – LEGENDARY NWOBHM BAND IS: STONE’S METAL PICK OF THE DAY!

Posted in Heavy Metal, heavy metal albums, heavy metal news, Metal, metal music, Music, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , , on April 29, 2013 by Metal Odyssey

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SATAN – The legendary NWOBHM band SATAN, from Newcastle, UK, is Stone’s METAL Pick Of The Day! Whoa!!

Siege Mentality is taken from the forthcoming SATAN studio album: Life Sentence. This blazing and hellish Metal comeback album from SATAN will be released on April 29th in Europe and May 21st in the U.S., via Listenable Records. Metal be thy name!

LISTEN TO SIEGE MENTALITY BELOW!

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Life Sentence is available for streaming in its entirety at Terrorizer, by clicking the link below:

http://Terrorize.it/kA

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SATAN:

Brian Ross – vocals

Steve Ramsey – guitar

Russ Tippins – guitar

Graeme English – bass

Sean Taylor – drums

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Check out other recent & related Metal Odyssey feature posts on SATAN, by clicking the links below!

SATAN – Reveals Artwork For “Life Sentence”

LIVE EVIL FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES THE NEXT WAVES OF BANDS FOR OCTOBER 2013 – SATAN HEADLINING!

WINGS OF METAL FESTIVAL 2013 – Featuring SATAN & MANILLA ROAD – August 30th/31st, Montréal, Québec

SATAN – Confirmed For the Alcatraz Hard Rock & Metal Fest 2013 In Deinze, Belgium

SATAN – Releases New Track From Forthcoming Album “Life Sentence”

The above links are for posts featured on Metal Odyssey, on the following dates: March 26, 2013, March 17, 2013, March 17, 2013, March 17, 2013 and February 17, 2013.

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For more info on SATAN, click on the links below!

facebook: Satan (Band)

http://www.satanmusic.com

facebook: Listenable records

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LONG LIVE SATAN (NWOBHM BAND)

Stone.

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