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RATT Vocalist STEPHEN PEARCY To Release 4th Solo Record “SMASH” On January 27th, 2017

Posted in classic rock, Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, Music, news, rock music, world news with tags , , , , , on November 20, 2016 by Metal Odyssey


From the official website of STEPHEN PEARCY:

RATT vocalist STEPHEN PEARCY, founding member of the mega multi platinum rock band, has completed work on his highly anticipated new album. “I am very happy with the new music and the diversity of the songs. Erik, Matt, Greg and myself put a lot of blood into the music, It’s taken some time”. “I’m sure all the fans will be excited too. And to be involved with the Frontiers Music family is way cool,” says Stephen about the new songs .

“SMASH” is planned for release on Frontiers Music Sri Jan. 27th, 2017.

The good news is that the first taste of new music has been already made available! Check out “I Can’t Take It” now:

The teaser single “I Can’t Take It” was mixed and mastered by none other than the legendary Beau Hill, the producer of RATT‘s first four multi platinum albums.

“SMASH” was produced by Pearcy and Thorne for TFR, engineered, recorded and mixed mastered by Matt Thorne and co produced by the bands lead guitarist and co writer Erik Ferentinos at MT Studio’s – Burbank, CA.

Pearcy will be supporting “SMASH” with live dates in the U.S. and internationally.

With over (12) million records, gold and platinum videos sold in the U.S. alone with RATT, and many other awards touring the world (32) years and with over (20) albums to his credit with other ventures, solo projects, compilations, best of records with other bands he created, there is no slowing Pearcy down. He’s a top fuel dragster roaring over 300 MPH!

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On This Day In METAL History – May 16th… From KISS To HATEBREED

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

KISS - Dressed To Kill - promo album cover pic - #MO1976ILMGF9

‪On This Day In ‎KISSTORY – May 16th, 1975 – ‪‎KISS headlined Detroit’s Cobo Hall for the first time. The show before a sellout crowd of 12,000 plus, was part of the seventy-two date Dressed To Kill Tour. It was also the first of five shows that KISS recorded for their classic album, KISS ALIVE! – Source: KISS Facebook

Iron Maiden - Piece Of Mind - promo album cover pic - 1982 - #66IMMO0104

On May 16th, 1983 – The fourth studio album, Piece Of Mind, from the iconic IRON MAIDEN was released. My favorite song on this album is Revelations. The Trooper, Die With Your Boots On and Flight Of Icarus are songs that kick 100% Metal ass too. Long Live IRON MAIDEN!! 

Talk Dirty To Me - Poison - 45rpm - cover art promo - #MOILMFG9337

On May 16th, 1987POISON had their hit single, Talk Dirty To Me, ranked at #9 on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart. Whoa. This song is featured on POISON’s debut studio album: Look What The Cat Dragged In.

Poison - Talk Dirty To Me - 45rpm - Target Version - #MO9900ILMF

*Shown above is a more recent 45 rpm version from Target.

HATEBREED - The Concrete Confessional - promo album cover pic - 2016 - #MO99033ILMF

On May 16th, 2016 – The newly released studio album, The Concrete Confessional, from HATEBREED is ranked at #1, on the iTunes Top 100 Heavy Metal Albums Chart. F’N YEAH!! An ace album! Long Live HATEBREED!

DevilDriver - Trust No One - promo album cover pic - 2016 - #MOILMF99099

On May 16th, 2016 – The newly released studio album, Trust No One, from DEVILDRIVER is ranked at #2, on the iTunes Top 100 Heavy Metal Albums Chart. Trust No One is the seventh studio album from DEVILDRIVER. Dig it.


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