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WHITESNAKE “Year Of The Snake” Is: Stone’s METAL Pick Of The Day!

Posted in classic rock, classic rock bands, Hard Rock, hard rock albums, Music, rock albums, rock concerts, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , , on March 3, 2013 by Metal Odyssey

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WHITESNAKE – YEAR OF THE SNAKE – Here’s some incredible news updates and tour info on Hard Rock legends Whitesnake for 2013! And it’s all… Stone’s METAL Pick Of The Day! Metal be thy name!

WHITESNAKE – MADE IN JAPAN:

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Deluxe 2CD/DVD Edition/ DVD Edition (1 DISC)  
Blu-Ray Edition (1 DISC)

RELEASE DATES:

JP Release: Wednesday 3rd April 2013

UK Release: Monday 22nd April 2013

US Release: Tuesday 23rd April 2013

Frontiers Records is pleased to announce Whitesnake’s highly anticipated live concert Made In Japan – released on Deluxe 2CD/DVD Edition, Blu-ray and DVD in the UK on Monday April 22nd (North American release is Tuesday April 23rd).

Multi-platinum Rock band Whitesnake co-headlined the “Loud Park” festival on October 15th 2011 at Saitama Super Arena in Japan during their “Forevermore World Tour.”

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WHITESNAKE – 2013 TOUR DATES:

01 May 2013

Takamatsu, JP

Support Hall

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02 May 2013

Kagoshima, JP

Shimin Bunka Hall

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04 May 2013

Nagoya, JP

Nagoyashi-Kokaido

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07 May 2013

Tokyo, JP

Sun Plaza

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09 May 2013

Tokyo, JP

Sun Plaza

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10 May 2013

Osaka, JP

Orix Theatre

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16 May 2013

Belfast, UK

Odyssey

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18 May 2013

Glasgow, UK

SECC

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20 May 2013

Sheffield, UK

Motorpoint Arena

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22 May 2013

Newcastle, UK

Metro Radio Arena

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23 May 2013

Manchester, UK

Manchester Arena

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25 May 2013

Nottingham, UK

Capital FM Arena

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26 May 2013

Cardiff, UK

Motorpoint Arena

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28 May 2013

Birmingham, UK

LG Arena

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29 May 2013

London, UK

Wembley Arena

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01 June 2013

Inzell, DE

Max Aicher Arena

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02 June 2013

St. Goarshausen, DE

Freilchtbuhne Lorely

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05 June 2013

Stockholm, SE

Grona Lund Tivoli

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07 June 2013

Helsinki, FI

Kivenlahti Rock Festival

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09 June 2013

St. Petersburg, RU

Oktiaborski Concert Hall

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10 June 2013

Moscow, RU

Crocus Concert Hall

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14 June 2013

Belgrade,RS

Kalemegdan Park

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15 June 2013

Zagreb, HR

Dom Sportova

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16 June 2013

Bratislava, SK

Aegon Arena NTC

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18 June 2013

Tilburg, NL

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19 June 2013

Brussels, BE

AB

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21 June 2013

Clisson, France

Helfest

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23 June 2013

San Sebastian, Spain

Donosti Arena

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24 June 2013

Barcelona, Spain

Palua Olimpic De Badalona

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26 June 2013

Madrid, Spain

Vistalegra

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28 June 2013

La Coruna, Spain

Coliseum

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19 July 2013

Merrillville, IN

Star Plaza

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21 July 2013

Cadott, WI

Rockfest

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26 July 2013

London, ON

Rock The Park

Get Tickets Here

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(Source: http://www.whitesnake.com)

For more info on WHITESNAKE, click on the links below!

facebook: Whitesnake/David Coverdale

http://www.whitesnake.com

http://www.twitter.com/davidcoverdale

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LONG LIVE WHITESNAKE.

Stone.

David Coverdale “The Last Note Of Freedom” – A Long Lost Song From The “Days Of Thunder” Soundtrack (1990)

Posted in classic rock, classic rock albums, Hard Rock, metal odyssey, movie soundtracks, movies, Music, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , , , on December 2, 2011 by Metal Odyssey

DAVID COVERDALE – As I was rummaging through some used CD’s at a thrift store this past week, I came across the Days Of Thunder soundtrack. At first glance, I was totally disinterested. I believe I saw bits and pieces of this Tom Cruise movie over the years, nonetheless I wasn’t banking on this soundtrack to impress me enough to buy it for the 97 cent asking price. (I know, 97 cents is dirt cheap). Once I took a gander at the artists and track list, (which is on the front cover), I changed my mind and decided 97 cents is worth paying for this 22-year-old soundtrack CD.

Hello, Hard Rockin’ legend David Coverdale and The Last Note Of Freedom. In all Metal honesty, I never knew David Coverdale sang a song for the Days Of Thunder soundtrack. Seriously, I find this to be an obscure song from him. Unless you’ve owned this soundtrack anytime since 1990 or are a David Coverdale expert, who would really know off the top of their head that this song even existed? Besides, Stone doesn’t know all either. I obligingly paid for this used and near vintage CD. Then, I headed straight to my car to give The Last Note Of Freedom a listen for my five-minute drive home.

David Coverdale sounds like, well, himself on this song. In other words, David’s vocals are excellent. There is a bounty of keyboards happening throughout the song, which was written by the legendary composer Hans Zimmer. Ready for this? The lyrics were written by… Billy Idol. How cool is that? There  is a valid music connection between David Coverdale, Hans Zimmer and Billy Idol, always and forever. Metal be thy name. The liner notes do not state any songwriting credits to David Coverdale.

Overall, is The Last Note Of Freedom a good song? Yes, it’s a good melodic song. This song definitely overflows with that late 80’s movie soundtrack vibe. Towards the end of the song is when David Coverdale starts singing with increased passion and intensity, you know, Whitesnake style. Despite some notable guitar parts and David’s vocals, I couldn’t see this song fitting on a Whitesnake album then or now. I feel confident calling The Last Note Of Freedom a mid-paced ballad, there are a few tempo shifts happening and it keeps this song interesting. At the end of my Metal day, I dig this remote David Coverdale song.

Days Of Thunder was released on Geffen and my used copy of this CD appears to be an original issue and not a re-release. After researching this song, I’ve found it to be only available on the Days Of Thunder soundtrack. Check out the other artists and songs heard on this soundtrack below. I found this soundtrack to be quite diverse and rather cool to finally discover. Not too shabby for 97 cents after all.

Days Of Thunder Track Listing:

The Last Note Of Freedom – David Coverdale

Deal For Life – John Waite

Break Through The Barrier – Tina Turner

Hearts In Trouble – Chicago

Trail Of Broken Hearts – Cher

Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door – Guns N’ Roses

You Gotta Love Someone – Elton John

Show Me Heaven – Maria McKee

Thunderbox – Apollo Smile

Long Live The Night – Joan Jett & The Blackhearts

Gimme Some Lovin’ – Terry Reid

LONG LIVE DAVID COVERDALE.

Stone.

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