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TYKETTO – Releasing New Studio Album “Reach” On October 14th, via Frontiers Music SRL

Posted in classic rock, Hard Rock, Music, music news, news, rock music, world news with tags , , , , , on August 4, 2016 by Metal Odyssey

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BREAKING NEWS: In celebration of the band’s 25th Anniversary, Frontiers Music Srl is pleased to announce the release of TYKETTO‘s brand new album “Reach” on October 14th.

After five years of relentless touring that included playing on some of the most prestigious stages on the planet, Tyketto (The Official) took their revitalized energy in to the studio in the spring of 2016. The sessions took place at the legendary Rockfield Studios in Wales (Queen, RUSH, Oasis). Musically the band is truly at the top of their game, with their muscular brand of Melodic Rock delivered with the finest arrangements and awesome performances.

Lead vocalist Danny Vaughn comments, “Although we only had planned on recording ten songs for REACH, we were so pleased with everything, we decided to keep all twelve songs on the record. We unanimously decided on REACH as the title of the album, as it defines who this band is in 2016. We have a new energy, some incredible new members, and a fresh outlook toward the future. All of us have pushed each other beyond our limits to make what we feel is a pinnacle record in our catalog.”

Drummer and founding member Michael Clayton Arbeeny adds, “Many bands who have been out as long as we have felt they need to fit into a preconceived notion of what their fans expect to hear. Following in the footsteps of icons such as Queen, Led Zeppelin, and Prince, we have decided to expand our musical boundaries and introduce our friends around the world to Tyketto 2016. Rest assured that all the songs on REACH still carry the trademark melodies and choruses our fans have grown to love over the decades. The band is feeling stronger and performing better than ever and we can’t wait to share this music with the world.”

In addition to Vaughn and Arbeeny, the unstoppable 2016 lineup includes Chris Green (guitars and vocals), Ged Rylands (keyboards and vocals) and Chris Childs (bass).

A video for the title track, “Reach,” will be released soon. An 11 country tour to support the album commences in October. Dates are below.

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REACH – Track Listing:
1. Reach
2. Big Money
3. Kick Like A Mule
4. Circle The Wagons
5. I Need It Now
6. Tearing Down The Sky
7. Letting Go
8. The Fastest Man Alive
9. Remember My Name
10. Sparks Will Fly
11. Scream
12. The Run
13. Precious Little Gets Away (Digital Bonus Track).

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TYKETTO:
Danny Vaughn – lead vocals
Michael Clayton Arbeeny – drums, percussion, vocals
Ged Rylands – keyboards, vocals
Chris Green – guitar, vocals
Chris Childs – bass guitar, vocals

TOUR DATES:
September 30th – Avalon – Hollywood, USA
October 1st – 5th – Monsters of Rock Cruise
November 13th – De Bosuil – Weert, Netherlands
November 14th – Spirit of 66 – Verviers, Belgium
November 16th – Pacific Rock – Cergy, France
November 18th – Hall of Fame – Wetzikon, Switzerland
November 19th – Riffelhof – Burgrieden, Germany
November 21st – Nachtlebel – Frankfurt, Germany
November 23rd – Matrix – Bochum, Germany
November 24th – Boerderij – Zoetermeer, Netherlands
November 26th – Cluny – Newcastle, UK
November 27th – O2 ABC2 – Glasgow, UK
November 28th – 02 Academy 2 – Liverpool, UK
November 29th – 02 Academy 2 – Islington, UK
December 2nd – Planet Rockstock – Trecco Bay, UK
December 4th – Robin 2 – Bilston, UK
December 5th – Rescue Rooms – Nottingham, UK

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http://www.frontiers.it

MetalOdyssey

LONG LIVE TYKETTO.

Stone.

DOKKEN Reunion Announced – Dokken, Lynch, Pilson and Brown – “Unleashed in the East” This October

Posted in classic rock, Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, Music, news, rock music, world news with tags , , , , , on August 3, 2016 by Metal Odyssey

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Only Six Special Shows Confirmed – October 2016

Tickets On-Sale August 27

(Los Angeles, CA – August 3, 2016) After years of intense speculation and recent rumors, it can now be confirmed that DOKKEN will indeed reform its classic lineup for 6 shows ONLY! Don Dokken, George Lynch, Jeff Pilson and “Wild” Mick Brown will return to the stage together, in Japan – for the first time in 21 years. Dubbed “Unleashed in the East,” leader Don Dokken explains why now. “I am very excited to come back to Japan and play with the members of Dokken that I spent so much time with. Being that its only 6 shows, we are going to make it as spectacular as possible”

After launching on October 5 in Osaka, Japan, the quartet will then head to Fukuoka, Tokyo (for the Loud Park Festival) before continuing on to Hiroshima, Aichi and finally, back to Tokyo for the final show on October 12th. Dokken’s Tooth and Nail, released in 1984, contained several hit songs including “Alone Again”, “Just Got Lucky” and “Into the Fire” and sold over three million copies worldwide and the band continued releasing many more records with the same success.

Tickets for this once in a lifetime event, as well as VIP package experiences, will be on sale beginning August 27th. This will be the one and only opportunity for fans to see the original line-up play their iconic hits.

DOKKEN IN JAPAN “UNLEASHED IN THE EAST” DATES:

Oct 5 – Osaka, Japan (Namba Hatch)

Oct 6 – Fukuoka, Japan (Fukuoaka Civic Hall)

Oct 8 – Tokyo, Japan (Loud Park Festival)* on sale now http://www.loudpark.com/16/

Oct 10 – Hiroshima, Japan (Blue Live Hiroshima)

Oct 11 – Aichi, Japan (Zepp Nagoya)

Oct 12 – Tokyo, Japan (Zepp Divercity, Tokyo)

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http://www.dokken.net

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Source:

MAD Ink PR

MetalOdyssey

LONG LIVE DOKKEN.

Stone.

EXTREME – “PORNOGRAFFITTI LIVE 25 / METAL MELTDOWN” – DVD/Blu-ray/CD Releases September 23rd

Posted in classic rock, Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, Metal, Music, news, rock music, world news with tags , , , , on August 2, 2016 by Metal Odyssey

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From Loud & Proud Records:

Last year marked the 25th anniversary of Extreme’s classic multi-Platinum, Grammy® nominated PORNOGRAFFITTI, the definitive album of the band’s career. To mark the anniversary, PORNOGRAFFITTI LIVE 25 / METAL MELTDOWN will be released September 23 by the award-winning production company Rock Fuel Media in association with Loud & Proud Records as part of their four-part “Metal Meltdown” DVD series. The concert film captures the Boston band performing the album PORNOGRAFFITTI in its entirety.

Directed by Brian Lockwood (Bon Jovi, Metallica, Motley Crue), the PORNOGRAFFITTI LIVE 25 / METAL MELTDOWN package includes a Blu-ray, DVD, and audio CD of the complete concert that was filmed on May 30, 2015 at The Joint at the world-famous Hard Rock Casino in Las Vegas. It also features Rockshow, a bonus documentary that takes fans through Extreme’s story, with exclusive interviews, ‘80s archive footage, and an exclusive photo gallery. Mixed in 5.1 Surround Sound, it’s set for release September 23.

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http://www.loudandproudrecords.com

MetalOdyssey

LONG LIVE EXTREME.

Stone.

BLACKFOOT “Southern Native” – New Studio Album Releases On August 5th!

Posted in classic rock, Hard Rock, Music, news, rock music with tags , , , , , on August 1, 2016 by Metal Odyssey

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From Loud & Proud Records:

Blackfoot, the Southern American Rock band who were originally formed in 1970’s by current lead guitarist of Lynyrd Skynyrd, Rickey Medlocke, are back with a new line-up and will release Southern Native on Loud & Proud Records, August 5, 2016. Over the last two years, Medlocke wrote, performed on and produced Southern Native.

Blackfoot has always been defined by their hard rock edge as evident on their most successful singles “Train, Train” and “Highway Song.”   In 2012, under Medlocke’s sturdy guidance, he recruited a completely new ensemble. The Jacksonville, Florida-based foursome, including lead guitarist/vocalist Tim Rossi, guitarist/vocalist Rick Krasowski, bassist Brian Carpenter and drummer Matt Anastasi, are carrying the torch for the next generation with their hard-driving sound.

“This record is head to head old school meets new school, classic to new rock for a brand new generation!” says Medlocke, “Turn it up loud!”

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Rickey bridged the generations by having his grandfather Shorty Medlocke play on those early Blackfoot records,” said lead guitarist/vocalist Tim Rossi “so having Rickey play slide and other guitar with us on this record bridges the modern gap. It’s a full-circle kind of thing.” That forward-moving proof can be found deep within the music of Southern Native, from the proud heritage callbacks of the title track to the tasty slide-driven travelogue of “Take Me Home” to the harmonic ramrod-riffage twist on Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young’s powerful “Ohio” (which includes quite a shrewd lyrical shout-out at the end).

Blackfoot have toured extensively over the past few years re-igniting their fanbase while introducing the new Blackfoot music and its members to fans of other Southern rock artists such as Skynyrd. Blackfoot will be touring all summer in support of Southern Native.

Southern Native – Track Listing:

01. Need My Ride
02. Southern Native
03. Everyman
04. Call Of A Hero
05. Take Me Home
06. Whiskey Train
07. Satisfied Man
08. Ohio
09. Love This Town
10. Diablo Loves Guitar

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http://www.loudandproudrecords.com

MetalOdyssey

LONG LIVE BLACKFOOT.

Stone.

CRY OF DAWN (Featuring Göran Edman) To Release Debut, S/T Studio Album On September 23rd, via Frontiers Music SRL

Posted in classic rock, Hard Rock, Music, news, rock music, world news with tags , , , , , , on July 25, 2016 by Metal Odyssey

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BREAKING NEWS: Frontiers Music Srl is pleased to present CRY OF DAWN, a new Melodic Rock/AOR project featuring Göran Edman on lead vocals and produced by Daniel Flores. The self-titled debut album will be released on September 23rd. For full details, check our website: http://www.frontiers.it/news/

CRY OF DAWN is a straight ahead AOR / Melodic Rock album that is a true feast for the ears of all lovers of this style of music. Picture hints of the likes of Night Ranger, Journey, Bad English and Starship and you’ll get a sense of what is in store for you! Hear for yourself with an album sampler:

https://youtu.be/l85g_qMKX0M

Pre-order details and first song COMING SOON!

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http://www.frontiers.it

MetalOdyssey

LONG LIVE CRY OF DAWN.

Stone.

STEVE VAI – Is Guitar World September 2016 Cover Feature

Posted in classic rock, Guitar, Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, Metal, Music, news, rock music, world news with tags , , , , , on July 25, 2016 by Metal Odyssey

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On the 25th anniversary of Passion and Warfare, the virtuoso discusses his masterwork and its sophisticated antecedent, the newly released Modern Primitive.

Get your copy today for just $7.99!

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For more info on Steve Vai:

www.vai.com

MetalOdyssey

LONG LIVE STEVE VAI.

Stone.

On This Day In METAL History – July 22nd… From DESPISED ICON To NONPOINT

Posted in classic rock, Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, Metal, Music, news, rock music, world news with tags , , , , , on July 22, 2016 by Metal Odyssey

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On July 22nd, 2016 – The newly released studio album Beast from DESPISED ICON is ranked #1, on the iTunes Top 100 Heavy Metal Albums Chart. Freaking whoa!!

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On July 22nd, 2016 – The newly released studio album Great Is Our Sin from Massachusetts’ Metal warriors REVOCATION is ranked at #2, on the iTunes Top 100 Heavy Metal Albums Chart. Dig it.

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On July 22nd, 2016 – The iconic IRON MAIDEN performed at the Mediolanum Forum in Assago, near Milan, Italy.

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On July 22nd, 2016 – On their Freedom To Rock Tour, the unbelievable KISS perform at the Pinnacle Arena in Lincoln, Nebraska.

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On July 22nd, 2016 – The recently released studio album from NONPOINT, The Poison Red, is ranked at #15, on the iTunes Top 100 Heavy Metal Albums Chart. BTW, NONPOINT kicks some serious ass live. Damn right, they do.

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LONG LIVE THE ROOTS & FAMILY TREE OF METAL.

Stone.

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