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CRYSTAL VIPER – To Release New Video Clip And New Single On December 9th!

Posted in Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, Metal, metal music, Music, news, rock music, world news with tags , , , on December 5, 2016 by Metal Odyssey

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On December 9th, the Polish Heavy Metallers Crystal Viper will release a video clip to the first single off their new album, entitled “The Witch Is Back”. The video clip has been produced by the Grupa13 production house, which most recently also did the Kreator, Behemoth and Amon Amarth videos. “The Witch Is Back” single will be available as an online stream on Spotify, Apple Music and other streaming services and the digital download will be available on iTunes and Amazon. Fans that will decide to pre-order the digital version of the forthcoming new album, will be able to immediately download “The Witch Is Back” single for free.

CRYSTAL VIPER are returning after a 4 year absence, with a brand new concept album entitled “Queen Of The Witches”, which will be released on February 17, 2017, on AFM Records. The album has been produced by Bart Gabriel (Cirith Ungol, Mythra, Sacred Steel), and engineered and mixed by Mariusz Pietka (Jack Starr’s Burning Starr, Lonewolf).

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The album’s cover artwork has been created by the legendary German artist, Andreas Marschall (Running Wild, Blind Guardian, Obituary). “Queen Of The Witches” also features three special guests: the MANOWAR co-founder and guitar hero Ross The Boss, and no less legendary Jeff Dunn (aka Mantas) of Venom / Venom Inc., will appear with guitar solos in two of the songs. Except that, in one of the songs fans will hear a duet of Marta Gabriel and Steve Bettney, vocalist of the NWoBHM cult heroes Saracen.

“Queen Of The Witches” will be available as limited edition vinyl LP (first pressing: 500 copies on white vinyl, gatefold cover), CD, and digital download. The LP and CD versions will include different bonus tracks.

The album can be already pre-ordered: http://bit.ly/CRYSTALVIPER_Queen_PREORDER

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https://www.afm-records.de/en/

MetalOdyssey

LONG LIVE CRYSTAL VIPER.

LONG LIVE METAL.

Stone.

Trad-Metal Swedes GRAVEBREAKER Releasing Debut Album “Sacrifice” On Gates Of Hell Records

Posted in Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, Metal, Music, news, rock music, world news with tags , , , on December 1, 2016 by Metal Odyssey

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Old School Heavy Metal Swedes GRAVEBREAKER will release debut album Sacrifice on December 16th, via Gates of Hell Records (a Cruz Del Sur Music imprint). Stream the entire album at: https://gravebreaker.bandcamp.com/

This musical beast prowls the dark back alleys of Old School Heavy Metal, sharing its DNA with progenitors like ACCEPT, RISING FORCE, 80s BLACK SABBATH, MERCYFUL FATE, DIO, and MOTÖRHEAD.

No gravestone has been left unturned in GRAVEBREAKER’s quest for the original sounds of Heavy Metal – the hot-tempered drums, the irascible guitars and the fiery growls, all presented at breathtaking speed (oh, and the ferocious keyboards, of course…).
Are YOU ready for the SACRIFICE?

Only Traditional Heavy Metal, Accept No Substitute!

Sacrifice will be available as a  limited edition vinyl LP  (500 copies, 100 of which will be ultra-limited Coke-Bottle Green vinyl with patch, exclusively from the Cruz Del Sur Music webstore), limited edition CD (500), and in digital format.

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GRAVEBREAKER:
Nightmare – vocals
Fury  – guitar /bass
Devastation – drums
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Track Listing:
1. Overdrive
2.  Sacrifice
3. Gravebreaker
4. At The Gates Of Hell
5. Violent City
6. Kill And Kill Again
7. Road War 2000
8. Pray For Death
9. Spellbound

10. Messenger Of Death

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For more info:

www.gatesofhellrecords.com/

www.cruzdelsurmusic.com

http://cruzdelsurmusic.bandcamp.com/

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MetalOdyssey

LONG LIVE GRAVEBREAKER.

LONG LIVE METAL.

Stone.

JOE SATRIANI ANNOUNCES JOE SATRIANI’S G4 EXPERIENCE 2017: SURFING WITH THE ALIEN 30th ANNIVERSARY

Posted in classic rock, Guitar, Hard Rock, Metal, rock guitarists, rock music with tags , , , , , on November 30, 2016 by Metal Odyssey

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PACKAGES ON-SALE NOW  AT THE G4 EXPERIENCE

Los Angeles, CA (November 30, 2016) JOE SATRIANI reveals the details for Joe Satriani’s G4 Experience: Surfing with the Alien 30th Anniversary July 24-28 at Asilomar Center in Carmel, CA. Packages are available at the camp’s official site starting today— http://g4experience.com/

For its fourth installment, the G4 Experience enjoys a game-changing and historic first. The camp will celebrate the writing, recording, and performance of SATRIANI’s seminal GRAMMY Award-nominated, platinum-selling 1987 epic, Surfing with the Alien – one of the most successful instrumental guitar albums ever made. Recognizing the record’s 30th anniversary, campers will enjoy the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to pull back the curtain on the album with the visionaries behind the music.

SATRIANI will be joined by longtime co-conspirator and Surfing with the Alien co-producer John Cuniberti in addition to other special guests. His original live band during the record’s tour cycle, Stu Hamm and Jonathan Mover, return for the first time since 1995 for the evening’s performances.

About Joe Satriani’s G4 Experience: Surfing with the Alien 30th Anniversary, SATRIANI says, “To this day, every fan conversation ends up referencing Surfing with the Alien. We thought the best way to celebrate its 30th birthday would be to devote the 2017 G4 Experience to all things Surfing. It’s such a special moment for me, and I can’t wait to see everyone there so we can relive this album together and create new memories in the process.”

Sign-up is encouraged immediately as the event will sell out soon!

Source:

MAD Ink PR

MetalOdyssey

LONG LIVE JOE SATRIANI.

Stone.

ANNIHILATOR – Will Release “Triple Threat” via UDR Music, On January 27th, 2017

Posted in Heavy Metal, Metal, Music, news, rock music, world news with tags , , , , , on November 28, 2016 by Metal Odyssey

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Legendary Canadian Thrash/Heavy Metal masters Annihilator have lacerated many senses over the years with their supreme, aggressive Metal mastery, and on January, 27th, 2017, their legion of loyal fans can look forward to a series of fresh sensory experiences as Annihilator proudly present Triple Threat, a three-disc collection of Annihilator’s music in a trio of very different scenarios.

The main disc comprises a set of Annihilator’s classics performed acoustically, with band leader/guitarist/ songwriter and vocalist Jeff Waters bringing together band members Aaron Homma and Rich Hinks, Vancouver BC drummer and friend Marc LaFrance plus Ottawa session player Pat Robillard.

Recorded and mixed by Waters, this quintet recorded everything live, off the floor and in single takes at Watersound Studios in Dunrobin, Canada during late May and early June, 2016, giving Waters one of the most challenging, satisfying and perhaps ‘electric’ creative moments in his career.

The second disc will feature Annihilator’s vicious set from the 2016 Bang Your Head Festival, a set which illustrates the very best of what Annihilator is known for –tight, sharp, technically excellent and melodic Thrash Metal music. It will also contain some exclusive inside-Annihilator off-stage perspective, which captures further elements, flavours and detail of the band which fans will flip over.

“This was one of the coolest things I have done in my long career. Having 5 people in a room, from all different backgrounds and talents, coming together to play songs from the past and to try to sound like we are one but totally live and with feel. This was one of the biggest challenges that Annihilator has faced, musically.
Enjoy… we sure love this one.” – Jeff Waters, Annihilator

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Triple Threat will be available as DVD/2CDs, Blu-Ray/2CDs, a 2CD audio-only and digital download.

The BluRay and DVD visual content is split in 3 parts:

Chapter I – Annihilator Un-Plugged: The Watersound Studios Sessions (62 mins)
Chapter II – Annihilator Live at the BANG YOUR HEAD Festival (45 mins)
Chapter III – ANNIHILATOR: Summer Mini-Documentary 2016 (50 mins)

Plus Bonus Video Chapters: “Jeff’s Commentary On The Acoustic Songs” and “Jeff Answers Fan Questions”.

“Annihilator really is Canada’s thrash band; kind of an extension of the Big Four. We have Sepultura in the South, we have Annihilator to the North. I love Jeff, I love the band, I love his playing. His compositions are terrific. Annihilator rules.” – David Ellefson, Megadeth

For further information visit: www.udr-music.com

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Source:

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MetalOdyssey

LONG LIVE ANNIHILATOR.

LONG LIVE METAL.

Stone.

Glenn Tipton (Judas Priest) – “Baptizm Of Fire” And “Edge Of The World” Exclusive Bundle Are Available Now! All Royalties To Be Donated To Charity

Posted in Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, Metal, Music, news, rock music, world news with tags , , , on November 23, 2016 by Metal Odyssey

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Glenn Tipton’s albums ‘Baptizm of Fire’ and ‘Edge of the World’ are now available as an exclusive bundle featuring an autographed insert!

Get your copy: http://smarturl.it/gt_bofeotw_d2c
(Glenn will be donating all of the record royalties from this release of ‘BAPTIZM OF FIRE’ and ‘EDGE OF THE WORLD’ to the Teenage Cancer Trust Charity)

First released in 1997, Glenn Tipton’s ‘Baptizm of Fire’ featured guest appearances by (the late) John Entwistle, (the late )Cozy Powell, Robert Trujillo, Billy Sheehan and more.

Originally released back in 2006, ‘Edge of the World’ is an album Glenn Tipton recorded with legendary musicians John Entwistle and Cozy Powell in 1994.

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Source:

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MetalOdyssey

LONG LIVE GLENN TIPTON.

Stone.

IN SILENT AGONY – Releases New EP “Treacherous” – Part 2 Of Trilogy

Posted in Heavy Metal, Metal, metal music, news, rock music, world news with tags , , , , on November 21, 2016 by Metal Odyssey

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Orange County California’s one-man Metal band, In Silent Agony, the solo moniker of multi-instrumentalist & producer, Eski, has just released his second solo EP, Treacherous. Below is the first single from the new EP, Fear.

A follow-up to Villainous, released earlier this year in September, the new EP is part 2 of In Silent Agony’s triptych, or trilogy. Accompanied by cellist Kakophonix on the track “Our Darkest Shadows”, Eski produced, as well as performed all other instruments & vocals.

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Track Listing:
“The Silent Inquisition“
“Treacherous“
“Fear“
“The Killage“
“Disenchantment“
“Our Darkest Shadows (Feat. Kakophonix)

“Treacherous“ Line-up:
 
Eski – All Vocals, Guitars, Bass, Keyboards, Drum Programming
Kakophonix – Cello (on “Our Darkest Shadows“)

The EP is available for purchase digitally on iTunes & Amazon. Streaming is also available on Spotify, Apple Music, Google Play & many others!

Site Links:

http://www.insilentagony.com

http://www.facebook.com/insilentagony

http://www.youtube.com/c/insilentagony

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MetalOdyssey

LONG LIVE IN SILENT AGONY.

LONG LIVE ESKI.

Stone.

BLACK SABBATH “THE END” – Look At The Merch My BEST Metal Buddy Bought For Me From The Concert! Whoa! Amazing!

Posted in classic rock, Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, Metal, Music, news, rock music, world news with tags , , , , on November 16, 2016 by Metal Odyssey

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Above: My Black Sabbath “The End” concert tee!

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I first met Scott Coverdale back in 1988, while we were both attending the same Community College together. Our relationship has bonded into a legit brotherhood ever since. Scott has been a tremendous Metal researcher for Metal Odyssey these last several years, as well. In other words, Scott is my very BEST Metal Buddy. ‘Nuff said.

Scott Coverdale was hugely fortunate to attend the Black Sabbath concert at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut, back on August 27th of this year. This of course was one stop for Black Sabbaths’ “The End” Tour.

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Above: My autographed CD digipak (left inner side of duofold) – Tony Iommi & Geezer Butler.

I never thought in a million Metal years that Scott would purchase for me, as gifts, a tour tee and autographed “The End” CD for me, while he was at this show! Then again, this type of generosity from Scott is nothing new to me either. From everything that Scott told me about this Black Sabbath concert, he had a grand Metal experience!

Take a look below and above at the autographed tee and CD gifts I received from my Best Metal Buddy Scott! I still cannot believe I have this incredible cool and historic Black Sabbath concert merch! Thank you again, Scott! A brother like you I can never take for granted. Metal Be Thy Name!

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Above: Right inner side of my digipak – Ozzy Osbournes’ autograph! Whoa!

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Above: Backside of my Black Sabbath “The End” concert tee.

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Above: Front cover of Black Sabbath “The End” CD.

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Above: Back cover of Black Sabbath “The End” CD.

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* The CD was already pre-autographed by Black Sabbath and purchased at their merch booth by Scott.

* All photos of above merch taken by Stone.

MetalOdyssey

LONG LIVE SCOTT COVERDALE.

LONG LIVE THE METAL LEGACY OF BLACK SABBATH.

Stone.

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