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PALE MARE – Announce Canadian Tour

Posted in concerts, Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, Metal, Music, music news, news, rock music, world news with tags , , , , , , on April 13, 2019 by Metal Odyssey

Toronto heavy metallers Pale Mare are excited to announce a nine-stop Canadian tour this May, following a late April performance in their home city.  Catch Pale Mare on the following dates:

  • April 19 – Toronto, ON @ Coalition
  • May 9 – Sherbrooke, QC @ Le Murdoch
  • May 10 – Montreal, QC @ L’Escogriffe
  • May 11 – Quebec City @ Scanner Bistro
  • May 14 – Charlettown, PEI @ Babas
  • May 15 – Halifax, NS @ RadStorm (AA show)
  • May 16 – Sydney, NS @ Governors Pub
  • May 17 –  St John, NB @ The Panic Room
  • May 18 – Halifax, NS @ Gus’s Pub
  • May 19 – Fredericton NB @ The Capital

About Pale Mare
Pale Mare is a Toronto-based heavy metal band, born out of the desire to play music that is loud, aggressive, and full of thick groovy riffs.  The band released their self-titled EP in November of 2017 through Medusa Crush Records and was met with high praise from the likes of Metal Hammer, Exclaim!, and many more.

Having provided local support for Eyehategod, Corrosion of Conformity, Windhand, Satans Satyres, Weedeater, Serial Hawk, Black Wizard, King Buffalo, Set and Setting and Perturbator, Pale Mare have established themselves in their home town of Toronto as a massive force to be reckoned with, and have attracted a loyal fan base through relentlessly crushing live performances. Their sound has been likened to early Baroness, High On Fire, Mastodon, and Black Tusk; full of fire, attitude, brimstone, tone, and soul.

Praise for Pale Mare
“Sounding like Motorhead developing a penchant for doom, this self-titled EP is raw, heavy and filthy in the best possible way.” — Metal Hammer

“You guys are bad, man. Baaad” – Pepper Keenan (C.O.C.)

Connect With Pale Mare:

Source: Dewar PR

LONG LIVE PALE MARE.

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LIZZY BORDEN Announces North American Summer Tour With Demons & Wizards And Týr

Posted in Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, Metal, metal music, Music, music news, news, rock music, world news with tags , , , , , on April 11, 2019 by Metal Odyssey

LIZZY BORDEN will support power metal veterans Demons & Wizards on a North American tour this summer. Set to commence on August 17th in Los Angeles California, the trek will wind its way through twelve cities and come to a close September 5th in New York City. Additional support will be provided by folk metal labelmates Týr. See all confirmed dates below.

LIZZY BORDEN w/ Demons & Wizards, Týr:

8/17/2019 Wiltern – Los Angeles, CA

8/20/2019 Showbox SODO – Seattle, WA

8/21/2019 The Commodore – Vancouver, BC

8/22/2019 Roseland – Portland, OR

8/24/2019 Summit Theater – Denver, CO

8/26/2019 Gas Monkey Live – Dallas, TX

8/28/2019 Concord Music Hall – Chicago, IL

8/29/2019 Skyway Theater – Minneapolis, MN

8/31/2019 Danforth Music Hall – Toronto, ON

9/01/2019 Corona – Montreal, QC

9/04/2019 The Palladium – Worcester, MA

9/05/2019 Playstation Theater – New York, NY

LIZZY BORDEN released his latest album, My Midnight Things, last year via Metal Blade Records. His first full-length in over a decade, the record earned the #11 spot on Billboard’s Top New Artist Albums, #17 on the Current Hard Music Albums, #43 on Top New Artist Albums Consumption, #46 on Independent Current Albums, and #148 on Top 200 Current Albums upon its first week of release.

My Midnight Things was produced by BORDEN, with co-producer Joey Scott (who also handled all drum duties), mixed by Greg Fidelman (Metallica, Black Sabbath, Adele, U2), and mastered by Tom Baker (David Bowie, Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson, Tom Petty). To preview and purchase My Midnight Things visit: metalblade.com/lizzyborden.

More info on Lizzy Borden:

http://www.lizzyborden.com
http://www.facebook.com/Reallizzyborden

Source: Earsplit PR

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Blackened Thrash Band WIDOWER To Release “Cataclysmic Sorcery” via Black Market Metal Label

Posted in Heavy Metal, Metal, metal music, Music, music news, news, rock music, world news with tags , , , , , on April 9, 2019 by Metal Odyssey

Blackened thrash metal scourge WIDOWER is set to unleash their first-ever full-length album, Cataclysmic Sorcery. This nine-track hellstorm delivers an unrelenting battery of rapid-fire drumming, dueling guitar harmonies, tortured screams and pummeling thrash rhythms. With sadistic intensity, WIDOWER blur the lines of black metal, death and thrash.

The band recently launched the premiere of album track “Cosmic Holocaust.” Stream it now at widoweratx.bandcamp.com/track/cosmic-holocaust or below:

“WIDOWER doesn’t fuck around” – Cadaver Garden

Black Market Metal Label and WIDOWER will release Cataclysmic Sorcery on CD, digital, cassette and LP on May 24.

Track Listing:

  1. House of the Lord
  2. Into the Crypt
  3. Hell Sent
  4. Bestial Endowment
  5. Mandatory Immolation
  6. Fornicate Upon Mass Graves
  7. Tree of Ignorance
  8. Cosmic Holocaust
  9. Forgotten Realm

WIDOWER:

Jimmy “Corpsetoucher” Byam – Guitar, Vocals

Danny Rabon – Guitar, Vocals

Jake Holmes – Bass, Backing Vocals

Sterling Junkin – Drums

Pre-order Cataclysmic Sorcery at:

blackmarketmetallabel.bigcartel.com/product/widower-cataclysmic-sorcery

widoweratx.bandcamp.com/album/cataclysmic-sorcery

Over the course of eight years, this Austin, Texas-based band has released three acclaimed EPs, laid waste to stages across the U.S. and contributed two songs to the film “Zero Charisma.” Cataclysmic Sorcery is the first WIDOWER release to feature drummer Sterling Junkin (Venereal Baptism, Narcotic Wasteland) and bassist Jake Holmes (Churchacide, In Oblivion).

More label & band info:

facebook.com/widoweratx

www.blackmarketmetal.net

blackmarketmetallabel.bigcartel.com

facebook.com/blackmarketmetal

Source: ClawHammer PR

LONG LIVE WIDOWER.

STONE.

METALOCALYPSTICK: Canada’s Premier Women Focused Metal Festival Announces 2019 Lineup w/ Lost Nebula, Interitum, Massive Scar Era and more!

Posted in Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, Metal, metal music, Music, music news, music videos, news, rock music, world news with tags , , , , , , , on April 9, 2019 by Metal Odyssey

Happening on: June 29-30 – Lone Butte, BC

Lone Butte, BC, Canada will once again be shaken by the sounds of heavy metal on Canada Day weekend with the 2019 edition of Metalocalypstick Festival. Over the course of the weekend, 22 bands will take the stage, each featuring at least one woman in a show of feminine power across metal, punk and rock.

This year, bands from Canada, Tasmania, Mexico, Egypt and USA will gather for the one of a kind festival in the Canadian wilds. The non-profit organization is dedicated to giving back to the community and donating 100% of the proceeds to local charities including Girls Rock Camp and the Vancouver Rape Relief and Women’s Shelter. Each year an independent band is also sponsored by the festival to further their musical pursuits.

Spotify Playlist here – Festival Digital Sampler of 2019 Performing Bands – Metal Queens Vol. 3

Promo video (clips from 2017):

The lineup for 2019 includes:

Attack The Fire (Vancouver)
Call Of The Siren (Edmonton)
Chaos Century (Vancouver)
Crimson Caliber (Medicine Hat)
Fallen Stars (Vancouver)
Forsaken Rite (Edmonton)
Interitum (Launceston, Tasmania)
Kayas (Vancouver)
Kelevra (Regina)
Kosm (Vancouver)
Lost Nebula (Hermosillo, Mexico)
Massive Scar Era (Vancouver/ Cairo, Egypt)
Obsidian (Vancouver)
Ophelia Falling (Vancouver)
Orchestry (BC)
Sins Of Sorrow (Edmonton)
Siren’s Rain (Puget Sound, USA)
Subterranea (Toronto)
Sugar Wash (Edmonton)
The Shit Talkers (Vancouver)
Violent Betty (Saskatoon)
The Vth Circle (Vancouver)

Tickets for the event and more information is available through the official website: http://metalocalypstickfest.rocks/

About:

Featured in publications such as Metal Hammer and Billboard, Metalocalypstick Fest not only celebrates women in metal but also gives back to the community. Formed in 2016 as a non-profit organization, they are dedicated to raising funds and donating 100% of proceeds to local charities Girls Rock Camp, Vancouver Rape Relief and Women’s Shelter, and Earth Protectors plus they sponsor an independent band picked by Metalocalypstick Fest judges.

The festival was founded by Kaija Kinney of Vancouver’s Anarcheon after researching a lack of female based metal festivals to apply her band to, Kinney took matters into in her own and decided to produce the event.

“This festival means the celebration of both sexes coming together and creating something amazing. People like to say women in metal aren’t a big deal anymore and that we are all the same. I feel that is untrue, this is still a male dominated world and woman are still looked as lesser. I want to showcase all these bad ass ladies and celebrate the differences of men and woman rather than pretend we are all equal. Truth is we are different why can’t we celebrate that?” says Kinney.

Festival Location:
Lone Butte Community Hall
5994 Hwy. 24
Lone Butte, BC

Links:
Billboard Magazine: Canada’s Metalocalypstick Fest Will Celebrate Women in Rock While Giving Back 
Vancouver Sun: Metalocalypstick Festival showcases women of metal
FB: www.facebook.com/metalocalypstickfest

2019 Partners:

Absolute Underground Mag
Atonita Draws
Asher Media Relations
Broken Neck Radio
Exclaim!
Metal Devastation Radio
Metal Master Kingdom
Pabst Blue Ribbon
Prairie Fire Events
PureGrainAudio
Pure Rock Radio
Whitelf Films

Source:

LONG LIVE METALOCALYPSTICK.

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NOCTIFERIA – Announced To MetalDays 2019 Line-Up!

Posted in Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, Metal, metal music, Music, music news, news, rock music, world news with tags , , , , , , on April 6, 2019 by Metal Odyssey

Slovenia’s legendary NOCTIFERIA are just confirmed for this year’s Metal Days 2019, going onstage on Tuesday 23rd July! With these underground legends, ALPHA OMEGA Management will bring to the festival in all 11 bands from its roster, which are in alphabetical order: ALTAIR, ANIMAE SILENTES, ATREXIAL, FALLEN ARISE, HYDRA, KAIROS, NOCTIFERIA, NOX VORAGO, SISKA, UNHUMAN INSURRECTION and W.E.B.!

Metal Days 2019 organizer stated:
“This is the last Artist Announcement for 2019, and all we can say is; be ready for the best Summer Metal Party!”

Get more information at https://www.metaldays.net

The updated running order of Alpha Omega roster bands, is the following:

Monday 22nd July
Ian Fraser Lemmy Kilmister Stage: UNHUMAN INSURRECTION (alongside Arch Enemy, Neurosis etc.)
Bosko Bursac Stage: SISKA (alongside Necrophobic, Dornenreich etc.)

Tuesday 23rd July
Ian Fraser Lemmy Kilmister Stage: W.E.B. (alongside Architects, Finntroll etc.)
Bosko Bursac Stage: NOCTIFERIA, KAIROS (alongside In The Woods, Tribulation etc.)

Wednesday 24th July
Ian Fraser Lemmy Kilmister Stage: ALTAIR (alongside Dream Theater, Philip H. Anselmo etc.)
Bosko Bursac Stage: ATREXIAL (alongside Akercocke, Saturnus etc.)

Thursday 25th July
Ian Fraser Lemmy Kilmister Stage: HYDRA (alongside Demons & Wizards, Hypocrisy etc.)
Bosko Bursac Stage: FALLEN ARISE (alongside God is an Astronaut, Gaahls Wyrd etc.)

Friday 26th July
Ian Fraser Lemmy Kilmister Stage: NOX VORAGO (alongside Dimmu Borgir, Tarja etc.)
Bosko Bursac Stage: ANIMAE SILENTES (alongside Impaled Nazarene, The Ruins of Beverast etc.)

Official FB Event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1149599001844843
Tickets: https://www.mhshop-online.com/c381/metaldays-2019

Source: Alpha Omega Management

LONG LIVE NOCTIFERIA.

LONG LIVE METAL.

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Italian Trad-Metal Trailblazers TIR Releasing ‘Metal Shock’ May 10th On Gates Of Hell Records

Posted in Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, Metal, metal music, Music, music news, music videos, news, rock music, world news with tags , , , , , , , on April 5, 2019 by Metal Odyssey

One of the very first Italian heavy metal bands returns with its first full-length album in eight years, Metal Shock! Trailblazing and traditional metal ensemble TIR will release Metal Shock May 10th on Gates of Hell Records. The album’s first single is streaming below.

Stream “La Luna nel Cerchio” below:

youtu.be/DaUphjvpLoQ

Metal Shock is the band’s second full-length in a career that dates back to 1980. Metal Shock is an album that challenges the old-school metal status quo by having lyrics sung entirely in Italian.

Recorded at Trick Studio in Rome in late 2018/early 2019, Metal Shock is sung entirely in Italian, giving TIR yet another angle in a career that has been marked by going against the grain. Several of the songs found on Metal Shock date all the way back to the band’s halcyon ’80s period and were subsequently re-written and tinkered with until the members of TIR were satisfied. This type of meticulous detail shines throughout the album, where TIR’s penchant for knifing twin guitar melodies, hefty gallops and the multi-faceted vocal capabilities of Cialone are pure touchstones of metal’s undisputed glory era.

Traditional metal fans will instantly heed the call of TIR’s melody-dominated style and taut songwriting approach. Metal Shock marks a new beginning for a band, who, even as they are approaching the four-decade mark, are playing some of their most inspired material to date. TIR shows with Metal Shock that there is nothing stronger than conviction.

Track Listing:

  1. Città In Fiamme
  2. La Sfida
  3. Banche Armate
  4. La Luna Nel Cerchio
  5. Crazy Mama
  6. Dentro Il Vuoto
  7. Lasciateci Fare
  8. Metal Shock
  9. Beat 150
  10. Mitra
  11. Memoria (Faber)

TIR:

Sergio Bonelli – Guitars

Danilo Antonini– Guitars

Dino Gubinelli – Bass

Piero Arioni – Drums

Giuseppe Cialone – Vocals

CD Pre-order:

tinyurl.com/y4ecttdc

Vinyl LP Pre-order:

tinyurl.com/yxqnzurl

TIR BIO:

A year away from their 40th anniversary, Italian traditional metal outfit TIR remains one of the best-kept secrets in the underground. Formed in 1980 by the guitar tandem of Sergio Bonelli and Danilo Antonini, TIR opted for the path of most resistance: Instead of releasing studio albums and seeking major label assistance, they preferred to perform live shows. Their performances soon became can’t-miss events in Rome. Aided by fire, pyrotechnics and even live snakes, TIR’s reputation spread like wildfire (no pun intended) in their home city, catapulting their lone release of the decade, 1984’s self-titled demo, into the frenzied world of underground tape trading. However, while the metal scene waited for TIR to record a proper full-length album, the band stuck to their guns and simply kept playing live.

TIR would split in 1986, only to reform two years later. It wasn’t until 2011 that the band saw fit to release an album of original material, the appropriately titled Heavy Metal. Eight years later, TIR (who, in addition to Bonelli and Antonini, comprise long-time bassist Dino Gubinelli, vocalist Giuseppe Cialone and drummer Piero Arioni) return with Metal Shock, their first release for Gates of Hell Records.

More label & band info:

TIR on Facebook

cruzdelsurmusic.com

cruzdelsurmusic.bandcamp.com

Source: ClawHammer PR

LONG LIVE TIR.

LONG LIVE METAL.

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NORSEMEN – Italian Death Metallers Announce New Album “Bloodlust”!

Posted in Heavy Metal, Metal, metal music, Music, music news, news, rock music, world news with tags , , , on April 2, 2019 by Metal Odyssey

NORSEMEN have joined forces with Time To Kill Records for the release of their debut album “Bloodlust”.

Emerging out of the Northern Italian scene in 2017, NORSEMEN is a death metal band fascinated by Norse Vikings and Norse-Gael culture. Full of grandeur and aggression, the band’s music depicts the ancient Viking world through a brutal and violent soundscape bearing comparisons with Unleashed, Immortal and Amon Amarth.

NORSEMEN build layers of brooding sounds which sometimes unfurl at a glacial pace and other times lurch with rhythmic propulsion, each piece distinct, densely packed, and all-consuming in their evocative atmospheres.

“Bloodlust” will be released on 26th April 2019 via Italy’s Time To Kill Records.

Track List:

  1. Intro
  2. Evil Master
  3. Black Mountain
  4. Fenrir
  5. Bloodlust
  6. Odin
  7. Serpent
  8. Surtur
  9. Warrior’s Fate
  10. Time Wrecked Kingdom

Line-up:

Antonio Brignoli – Guitar

Giuseppe Bergamaschi – Bass

Guido Genovesi – Guitar

Paolo Munziello – Drums

Federico Rota – Vocals

More Band Info:

https://www.facebook.com/NorsemenOfficial/
https://officialnorsemen.bandcamp.com/

Time To Kill Records:

https://www.facebook.com/timetokillrecords/
http://www.timetokill-records.com/

Source:

LONG LIVE NORSEMEN.

LONG LIVE DEATH METAL.

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