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A PERFECT CIRCLE – Announce Spring Tour

Posted in Hard Rock, Music, music news, news, rock music, world news with tags , , , on January 9, 2017 by Metal Odyssey

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BAND HELMED BY MAYNARD JAMES KEENAN AND BILLY HOWERDEL EMBARK ON FIRST NATIONAL TOUR IN SIX YEARS

Jan. 9, 2017, LOS ANGELES – A Perfect Circle will trek across North America this Spring in the outfit’s first tour since 2011, with the month-long outing kicking off at The Pearl in Las Vegas (April 7 and 8).
The band previously announced a May 7 performance at the Hollywood Bowl as well as a trio of festival dates: Welcome to Rockville (April 29), Fort Rock (April 30) and Carolina Rebellion (May 5).
The tour news arrives as the band begins work on their first new album since 2004’s eMOTIVe. “Getting back to writing music with A Perfect Circle is a great way to start the new year,” APC co-founder and guitar player Billy Howerdel said.
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Tour Dates:
April 7 & 8  Las Vegas, NV  The Pearl
April 10  Phoenix, AZ  Comerica Theatre
April 11  San Diego, CA  Open Air Theatre
April 13  San Francisco  Bill Graham Civic
April 14  Reno, NV  Reno Event Center
April 15  Salt Lake City  Maverik Center
April 17  Denver, CO  1st Bank Center
April 19  Kansas City, MO  Starlight Amphitheatre
April 20  St. Louis, MO  Chafietz Arena
April 22  Tulsa, OK  BOK Center
April 23  Grand Prairie, TX  Verizon Theatre
April 25  Austin, TX  HEB Center at Cedar Park
April 26  San Antonio, TX  Freeman Coliseum
April 27  Houston, TX  Smart Financial Center
April 29  Jacksonville, FL  Welcome to Rockville
April 30  Ft. Myers, FL  Fort Rock Festival
May 2  Atlanta, GA  Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
May 3  Nashville, TN  Bridgestone Arena
May 5  Charlotte, NC  Carolina Rebellion
May 7  Los Angeles, CA  Hollywood Bowl
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A Perfect Circle’s current line-up is Maynard James Keenan (Tool, Puscifer), Billy Howerdel (Ashes Divide), James Iha (Tinted Windows, ex-Smashing Pumpkins), Jeff Friedl (Puscifer, The Beta Machine) and Matt McJunkins (Eagles of Death Metal, The Beta Machine).

Tickets for all non-festival shows are on-sale this Friday, Jan. 13 at 10 am local time. Tickets for the Hollywood Bowl show are on-sale now.

The band re-launched their website and webstore over the weekend, which can be viewed at aperfectcircle.com.

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Source: Speakeasy PR & Marketing

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OVERKILL – Thrash Metal Warriors Announce 2017 North American Tour With NILE!

Posted in Heavy Metal, metal music, Music, music news, news, rock music, world news with tags , , , , , on December 24, 2016 by Metal Odyssey

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Legendary New Jersey thrashers, OVERKILL, have announced their 2017 North American trek with Egyptian themed Technical Death Metal champions and label mates NILE. The 25-date tour will kick-off on February 14th at The Trocadero in Philadelphia, make stops in Chicago, Anaheim, and Washington, DC before ending at the Starland Ballroom in Sayreville, NJ.

Bobby “Blitz” Ellsworth comments, “Can’t wait to roll ‘the wheel’ down the road. This Feb & Mar, USA, coming to a stage near you! Let’s make it another one to remember! Onward! Upward!”

OVERKILL will be touring in support of their upcoming album, The Grinding Wheel, which will be released February 10th via Nuclear Blast. Recently, the band released the video for Our Finest Hour.

NILE is touring in support of their latest release What Should Not Be Unearthed.

“All of us in NILE are really looking forward to the upcoming USA Tour with OVERKILL. This Tour is going to be Metal as Fuck,” comments NILE Mastermind Karl Sanders.

Joining OVERKILL and NILE for select shows are melancholic progressive metallers AMORPHIS and melodic Doom/Death merchants SWALLOW THE SUN.

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Tickets for the confirmed shows are now available for purchase at bit.ly/overkilltour and all other ticket outlets.

Catch OVERKILL live at the following dates:

2/14/2017 Trocadero Theatre – Philadelphia, PA
2/15/2017 Agora Ballroom (w/ LORDI) – Cleveland, OH
2/16/2017 Park Street Saloon – Columbus, OH
2/17/2017 Concord Music Hall – Chicago, IL
2/18/2017 The Cabooze – Minneapolis, MN
2/19/2017 Granada Theater – Lawrence, KS
2/20/2017 Gothic Theatre – Englewood, CO
2/22/2017 El Corazon – Seattle, WA
2/23/2017 Hawthorne Theater – Portland, OR
2/24/2016 Slim’s – San Francisco, CA
2/25/2017 City National Grove – Anaheim, CA
2/26/2017 Club Red – Tempe, AZ
2/27/2017 Sunshine Theater – Albuquerque, NM
2/28/2017 Trees – Dallas, TX
3/01/2017 Scout Bar – Houston, TX
3/02/2017 Alamo City Music Hall – San Antonio, TX
3/03/2017 Southport Music Hall – New Orleans, LA
3/04/2017 The Ritz Ybor – Ybor City, FL
3/05/2017 Variety Playhouse – Atlanta, GA
3/6/2017 The Fillmore – Charlotte, NC **
3/7/2017 The NorVa – Norfolk, VA **
3/8/2017 Howard Theatre – Washington, DC **
3/9/2017 Upstate Concert Hall – Clifton Park, NY **
3/10/2017 Palladium – Worcester, MA
3/11.2017 Starland Ballroom – Sayerville, NJ **
** With AMORPHIS & SWALLOW THE SUN

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LONG LIVE NILE.

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IMMORTAL – Begin Recording New Studio Album In January 2017

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

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From Nuclear Blast:

Immortal starts recording their ninth album in Abyss Studio in January 2017!

“The songs have been ready for some time, but we wanted to record it at the right place and time. We will once again work with Peter Tägtgren at Abyss Studio who produced our four last albums. The band will enter the studio during wintertime to have the right atmosphere. We look forward to record and present the new album to the IMMORTAL hordes sometime in 2017.

The tracks that will appear on the album are: ‘Northern Chaos Gods’, ‘Into Battle Ride’, ‘Gates To Blashyrkh’, ‘Blacker Of Worlds’, ‘Where Mountains Rise’, ‘Grim And Dark’, ‘Called To Ice’, and ‘Ravendark’.

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BLACK STAR RIDERS – New Studio Album Releases On February 3rd, 2017

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

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BLACK STAR RIDERS – The third Black Star Riders studio album, Heavy Fire, will be released worldwide on February 3rd, 2017, via Nuclear Blast Entertainment.

CD, Vinyl: nuclearblast.com/bsr-heavyfire
Digital: nblast.de/DownloadHeavyFire

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BLACK STAR RIDERS:

Ricky Warwick – Vocals/Guitar
Scott Gorham – Guitars
Damon Johnson – Guitars
Robert Crane – Bass
Jimmy DeGrasso – Drums

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DANKO JONES Signs With AFM Records – Announces New Album “Wild Cat” And Spring 2017 Tour Dates!

Posted in Hard Rock, hard rock albums, Music, music news, news, rock music, world news with tags , , , on December 15, 2016 by Metal Odyssey

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AFM Records is proud to announce the signing of Canadian Rock act DANKO JONES to a worldwide deal (except Canada). After having reached their highest chart positions to date in a handful of territories with their previous album Fire Music and having been awarded Gold & Platinum singles in Sweden, Danko return with their new masterpiece, Wild Cat, once again produced by Juno Award winning producer Eric Ratz.
 Wild Cat is due for release on March 3rd worldwide through eOne in Canada and AFM Records/Bad Taste Records in the rest of the world.

With Fire Music (2015), the predecessor to Wild Cat, Danko reached their highest chart positions to date in Germany, the Netherlands, Austria and Finland and also charted in another handful of key territories. The first single ”Do You Wanna Rock” peaked at #5 on the Active Rock radio charts in Canada, making it their highest charting single in Canada in their career. The song also received massive airplay around the globe.
 Danko Jones have never felt more vibrant or hungry than they are on Wild Cat. The 11-track album is a raw representation of the band’s collective musical history and influences, and without a doubt their most solid album yet.

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Celebrating 20 years in the rock n’roll game in 2016, Danko Jones have an impressive resume to show for the past two decades. In addition to sold out headline tours across Canada and the European continent they have also toured the US, Brazil, Japan, Australia and South Africa and done extensive collaborations with a vast number of great artists. The Canadian trio has spent months on the road with Guns N Roses, Motörhead and Volbeat and opened up for The Rolling Stones and Ozzy. Danko was recently featured as a guest vocalist on the Volbeat track “Black Rose”, one of the most streamed songs on their latest album and he also joined Mike McCready (Pearl Jam), Duff McKagan (GNR), and Barrett Martin (Screaming Trees) for a session with The Levee Walkers where he sang on two tracks.

The Wild Cat World Tour starts off with two shows in Finland in February and a series of shows in Europe in March and April. A Canadian tour and more European dates will be announced shortly, with other territories to follow.

“One of the most ridiculously entertaining and exciting live bands on the planet. Danko himself is a priapic whirlwind of charisma, riffs and lascivious charm.” 
- Metal Hammer UK

Tour Dates:
10/2 Kuopio – Arena (FI)
11/2 Joensuu – Arena (FI)
15/3 London – Garage (UK)
16/3 Luxemburg – Rockhal club (LUX)
17/3 Frankfurt – Batschkapp (GER)
18/3 Tilburg – 013 (NL)
19/3 Amsterdam – Melkweg (NL)
21/3 Köln – Live Music Hall (GER)
22/3 Berlin – Huxleys (GER)
23/3 Warsaw – Proxima (PL)
24/3 Krakow – Kwadrat (PL)
25/3 Dresden – Beatpol (GER)
26/3 Munich – Backstage (GER)
28/3 Winterthur – Salzhaus (CH)
29/3 Solothurn – Kofmehl (CH)
30/3 Paris – La Maroquinerie (FR)
22/4 Sälen – Ski & Rock (SE)

Official website: www.dankojones.com

Instagram: www.instagram.com/danko_jones

The Official Danko Jones Podcast: www.dankojones.com/category/podcast

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KIX – PLATINUM-SELLING HARD ROCK ICONS KIX REACH THE #1 SPOT ON THIS WEEK’S BILLBOARD TOP MUSIC VIDEO SALES CHART – WITH CAN’T STOP THE SHOW: THE RETURN OF KIX – A DOCUMENTARY

Posted in classic rock, Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, music news, news, rock music, world news with tags , , , , on November 8, 2016 by Metal Odyssey

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Photo Credit: Mike Morgan

THEIR HIGHEST CHARTING DEBUT IN THEIR 35 YEAR HISTORY

“We have always known from the way our passionate fans treat us that we are number one with them,” said the band. “We have always enjoyed that mutual love fest. And now, to have our fans lift us to #1 on the Billboard Music Video Chart is by far the greatest honor that they can bestow upon our band. We are grateful for this testimony of dedication. This perfectly illustrates that ‘fan’ is short for fanatic, and this is absolutely true when it comes to KIX fans. We are most certainly humbled beyond words!”

THE TWO-DISC DVD/CD WAS RELEASED OCTOBER 21, 2016 AND FEATURES THE MAKING OF ROCK YOUR FACE OFF – KIX’S FIRST NEW MUSIC IN 20 YEARS, INTERVIEWS WITH THE BAND AS WELL AS NOTABLE ROCK ARTISTS AND KEY ROCK MUSIC INDUSTRY FIGURES

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KIX IS ON TOUR NOW!

DVD INTERVIEWS:
Eddie Trunk (radio personality)
Taylor Rhodes (producer)
Nuno Bettencourt (Extreme)
Lzzy Hale (Halestorm)
Luc Carl (Sirius/XM)
Keith Roth (Sirius/XM)
Share Ross (Vixen)
Shannon Larkin (Godsmack/Wrathchild America)
Jeff LaBar (Cinderella)
Don Jamieson (Host of That Metal Show on VH1 Classic)
Jaime St James (Black N Blue/Warrant)
Chip Z’Nuff (Enuff Z’Nuff)
Alex Kayne (L’Amour)
Kevin Butler (Hammerjacks)
Steve Kicas (Hammerjacks)
Scott Spelbring (producer)

For more information, KIX bio, photos and more go HERE

TOUR DATES:
NOV 12 – Harrah’s Atlantic City – Atlantic City, NJ
NOV 26 – “WTPA Birthday Bash” @ Radisson Convention Center – Camp Hill, PA
DEC 9 – Warehouse Live W/ Faster Pussycat – Houston, TX
DEC 10 – Bomb Factory W/ Slaughter, King’s X, More – Dallas, TX
DEC 16 – Brunswick Volunteer Fire Department – Brunswick, MD
DEC 17 – Rams Head Live – Baltimore, MD
JAN 21 – Badlands Pawn Gold and Jewelry W/ Quiet Riot – Sioux Falls, SD

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VADER And IMMOLATION Confirmed For BRISTOL DEATHFEST! April 15th & 16th Of 2017

Posted in Death Metal, Heavy Metal, Metal, music news, news, rock music, world news with tags , , , , on November 7, 2016 by Metal Odyssey

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Vader & Immolation will now be co-headlining Bristol Deathfest on Saturday night whilst Hour of Penance and Defeated Sanity will co-headline Sunday night of the festival.

After releasing their eleventh brand new studio album The Empire through Nuclear Blast (on 4th November 2016) Vader confirm they will be co-headlining the first night of Bristol Deathfest alongside American titans, Immolation. Original Saturday headliners, Defeated Sanity will now co-headline Sunday night together with Hour of Penance. British lads, Ancient Ascendant have also been added and Dutch Abrupt Demise will make their first ever UK appearance at Bristol Deathfest.

The latest additions have secured Bristol Deathfest as one of the must attend events for any fan of death metal in the UK next year. Almost every band performing has released a new album in 2016 or will have new releases ready in 2017. Bristol Deathfest is the only place to see Hour of Penance, Defeated Sanity, Nader Sadek, Kraanium, Cytotoxin, Epicardiectomy, and Abrupt Demise in the UK next year.

Defeated Sanity will be performing the Disposal of the Dead EP in it’s entirety before Hour of Penance perform songs from their upcoming album Cast the First Stone and close the festival. Nader Sadek will be performing a special exclusive show at Bristol Deathfest which will feature Derek Roddy (ex-Hate Eternal/Nile, Serpents Rise), Destructhor (Myrkskog, ex-Morbid Angel/Zyklon), George Maier (Pestilence), Sarah Jezebel Deva (ex-Cradle of Filth/Therion) and Mahmud Gecekusu (Perversion).

Full Line-Up:
Vader (Poland)
Immolation (USA)
Hour of Penance (Italy) *
Defeated Sanity (Germany/USA) *
Nader Sadek (Egypt/USA/Norway/Germany/UK/UAE) */**

Dyscarnate (UK)
Kraanium (Norway/UK/Russia) *
Cytotoxin (Germany) *
Man Must Die (UK)
Epicardiectomy (Czech Republic) *
Ancient Ascendant (UK)
Necrosis (UK)
Scordatura (UK)
Abrupt Demise (Netherlands) */**
Body Harvest (UK)
Ascaris (UK)

* = Only UK appearance of 2017 ** = Debut UK appearance

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