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HERMAN FRANK “Fight The Fear” – New Studio Album Releases On February 8th, 2019, via AFM Records

Posted in Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, Metal, Music, music news, news, rock music, world news with tags , , , , , , on November 2, 2018 by Metal Odyssey

AFM Records are thrilled to announce the new HERMAN FRANK album Fight The Fear.

Introducing Heavy Metal veteran HERMAN FRANK to the crowd is just meaningless, like carry coals to Newcastle. The guitarist has been an integral part of the German metal scene since the early 80s. From ACCEPT to VICTORY to his solo project starting in 2009 and his work as a producer.

Fight The Fear, releases by AFM Records on February 8th, 2019 and is the fourth studio album of his band’s history.

Fight The Fear thrills with Herman’s guitar attacks, killer riffs and outstanding, powerful vocals with good hook lines and catchy choruses. A Teutonic Metal fireworks as it could not be better!

Track List:
1. Until The End
2. Fear
3. Terror
4. Sinners
5. Hatred
6. Hail & Row
7. Hitman
8. Stay Down
9. Rock You
10. Don’t Cross The Line
11. Are You Ready
12. Wings Of Destiny
13. Waiting For The Night
14. Lost In Heaven

The album will be available as Digipak, clear orange, gatefold 2 Vinyl (ltd. to 250 units) and black 2-gatefold vinyl which is available here: https://shop.afm-records.de/de/herman-frank/

LONG LIVE HERMAN FRANK.

STONE.

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AVANTASIA “Moonglow” – Releases On February 1st, 2019

Posted in classic rock, Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, Music, music news, news, rock music, world news with tags , , , , , on November 1, 2018 by Metal Odyssey

Here is the official press release of The record label:

The wait is finally over! Tobias Sammet is pleased to announce the release of the upcoming AVANTASIA masterpiece Moonglow on February 1, 2019 through Nuclear Blast. Comprising 11 tracks, the new opus once again features several guest vocalists. This time round, Tobias worked not only with well-known faces such as Ronnie Atkins, Jørn Lande, Eric Martin, Geoff Tate, Michael Kiske or Bob Catley but also with new singers like Candice Night, Hansi Kürsch and Mille Petrozza who help to vitalize the new AVANTASIA record. Its cover artwork was created by Alexander Jansson.

Comments Tobias Sammet: “It’s alive! After more than two years of hard work – and what felt like 71 overnight shifts back to back recently – we’re ready to unleash Moonglow upon the universe. I believe it’s the most adorned and detailed album we’ve ever produced. Not over ambitious, but there is a lot of love for detail in there. AVANTASIA is the ultimate playground for a musician’s wildest fantasies to come true: Celtic elements, world music elements, big choirs, atmospheric stuff, amazing guest vocal performances and of course all that wrapped up in what I consider to be the typical AVANTASIA sound. Someone in the music business just told me that the embellished nature of the sound makes it hard to market it, it doesn’t fit in the contemporary musical landscape and “if you take a look around, no one really sounds like that.” – EXACTLY! THANK YOU! I can’t wait to release Moonglow, take my friends of the AVANTASIA family and hit the road for the big Moonglow World Tour.

Moonglow – Track List:

01. Ghost In The Moon
02. Book Of Shallows
03. Moonglow
04. The Raven Child
05. Starlight
06. Invincible
07. Alchemy
08. The Piper At The Gates Of Dawn
09. Lavender
10. Requiem For A Dream
11. Maniac
Bonus Track:
12. Heart

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For more band info: Avantasia

LONG LIVE AVANTASIA.

STONE.

POP EVIL – Announces 2019 Tour Dates!

Posted in Hard Rock, Music, music news, news, rock music, world news with tags , , , , , , on October 15, 2018 by Metal Odyssey

From POP EVIL facebook:

Starting 2019 with a bang! Come see us live for what will be one of our most memorable headline tours yet, with special guest Don Jamieson, Them Evils, and Savage After Midnight. There will also be a local band contest for each market. Stay tuned for more details! Bandsintown Pre-Sale starts this Wednesday with Password “POPBIT” along with our brand new VIP Package.

Public On-Sale starts Friday
https://popevil.com/

Tour Dates:

1/16 – Lincoln, NE – The Bourbon

1/17 – Denver, CO – Summit Denver

1/18 – Wichita, KS – The Cotillion

1/19 – Oklahoma City, OK – Diamond Ballroom

1/20 – Dallas, TX – House of Blues Dallas

1/23 – Houston, TX – House of Blues Houston

1/25 – Atlanta, GA – Center Stage – The Loft – Vinyl

1/26 – Charlotte, NC – The Underground at the Fillmore Charlotte

1/27 – Baltimore, MD – Baltimore Soundstage

1/29 – Syracuse, NY – The Westcott Theater

1/30 – Boston, MA – Paradise Rock Club

1/31 – Portland, ME – Aura

2/01 – Westbury, NY – The Space at Westbury Theater

2/02 – Sayreville, NJ – Starland Ballroom

2/05 – Lancaster, PA – Chameleon Club

2/07 – Chicago, IL – House of Blues Chicago

2/08 – Ft. Wayne, IN – Clyde Theatre

2/09 – Peoria, IL – Monarch Music Hall

2/10 – Louisville, KY – Mercury Ballroom

2/12 – Nashville, TN – The Cowan

2/13 – Fort Smith, AR – Temple Live

2/14 – Springfield, MO – The Complex Springfield

2/15 – Kansas City, MO – The Truman

2/16 – Madison, WI – Majestic Madison

LONG LIVE POP EVIL.

STONE.

FAITHSEDGE – Fourth Studio Album Releases In First Quarter Of 2019!

Posted in classic rock, Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, Music, music news, news, rock music, world news with tags , , , , , on October 12, 2018 by Metal Odyssey

Shown above: singer Giancarlo Floridia and Jeff Pogan at Costa Mesa studio.

Faithsedge is wrapping up the recording for their fourth album due 1st quarter of 2019

Fronted by singer/songwriter Giancarlo Floridia vocals were tracked by Jeff Pogan at Costa Mesa recording studios.

The album also marks the return of former Stryper bassist Tim Gaines holding up the rhythm section with Mr. Big / Ace Frehley drummer Matt Starr . Bass tracking was done in Arizona and drum tracking in Los Angeles.

Former Dokken guitarist Alex De Rosso will be doing all the guitar work for the album along with producing mixing and mastering of the album at The New Cube studios in Italy.

The album is promised to be a return to the melodic sounds of 80’s arena rock, also with a mix of progressive and metal.

For updates and info please check out:

http://faithsedgemusic.com/

LONG LIVE FAITHSEDGE.

STONE.

AVATAR – World Tour 2019 – Europe Dates Listed!

Posted in Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, Music, music news, news, rock music, world news with tags , , , , , on October 7, 2018 by Metal Odyssey

Avatar - Country - 2019 tour dates Europe flyer - #33MO333ILMG

Buy your tickets here: www.avatarmetal.com

16-Jan – UK – Glasgow
17-Jan – UK – Birmingham
18-Jan – UK – Manchester
19-Jan – UK – Bristol
20-Jan – UK – London
22-Jan – Belgium – Antwerp
23-Jan – France – Clermont-Ferrand
25-Jan – France – Nantes
26-Jan – Germany – Bochum
27-Jan – France – Strasbourg
29-Jan – Switzerland – Zurich
31-Jan – Austria – Vienna
01-Feb – Czech Republic – Zlin
02-Feb – Poland – Warsaw
03-Feb – Austria – Graz
04-Feb – Hungary – Budapest
05-Feb – Germany – Munich
07-Feb – France – Grenoble
08-Feb – France – Nancy
09-Feb – Germany – Frankfurt
11-Feb – Germany – Stuttgart
12-Feb – Netherlands – Amsterdam
22-Feb – Russia – Saint Petersburg
23-Feb – Russia – Moscow – Zil Arena
25-Feb – Finland – Helsinki
26-Feb – Finland – Tampere
28-Feb – Sweden – Norrköping
1-Mar – Sweden – Malmö
2-Mar – Sweden – Karlstad
3-Mar – Norway – Oslo
4-Mar – Denmark – Arhus

LONG LIVE AVATAR.

STONE.

BONFIRE To Release “Legends” Covers Double Album On October 19th!

Posted in Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, Music, music news, news, rock music, world news with tags , , , , on October 7, 2018 by Metal Odyssey

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From AFM Records:

A special release by German hard’n’heavy legends BONFIRE! The band delivers an extensive covers album, titled “Legends”, on October 19th.

Find out more about their upcoming “Bonfire And Friends” tour here: www.bonfireandfriends.de

CD1
01. Africa
02. Hold The Line
03. Rosanna
04. Man On The Silver Mountain
05. I Surrender
06. Stone Cold
07. Death Alley Driver
08. Black Masquerade
09. Burning Heart
10. Eye Of Tiger
11. Caught In The Game
12. Doctor Doctor
13. Lights Out
14. Rock Bottom
15. Child In Time

CD2
01. Jet City Woman
02. Silent Lucidity
03. Eyes Of A Stranger
04. Tears In The Rain
05. The First Time
06. Save Up All Your Tears
07. Hot Cherie
08. Dr. Love
09. Hallelujah
10. Rebellion
11. Heavy Metal Breakdown
12. Love Don’t Lie
13. I Wanna Be Loved
14. King Of Dreams
15. Frei Wie Die Geier
16. Erinnerung
17. Alt Wie Ein Baum

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

LONG LIVE BONFIRE.

STONE.

GUS G. – Fearless North America Tour Coming This September!

Posted in Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, Metal, Music, music news, news, rock music, world news with tags , , , , , , on June 6, 2018 by Metal Odyssey

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Firewind founder, former Ozzy Osbourne axeman and guitar virtuouso GUS G. will be embarking on a North American Tour in support of his newly released studio album: Fearless (AFM Records). Joining GUS G. on this tour are Hard Rock notables Vinnie Vincent and Richie Kotzen. Check the schedule below to see if GUS G. will be shredding in your city!

Sep 13 Houston, TX – Scoutbar+
Sep 14 San Antonio, TX – Rockbox+
Sep 15 Dallas, TX – Trees+
Sep 16 Lubbock, TX – Jake’s+
Sep 18 Scottsdale, AZ – BLK Live*
Sep 19 Las Vegas, NV – Count’s Vampd*
Sep 20 San Juan Capistrano, CA – Coach House *
Sep 21 Sacramento, CA – Holy Diver *
Sep 23 Portland, OR – Hawthorne Theater*
Sep 24 Seattle, WA – Studio Seven*
Sep 26 Oakland, CA – Yoshi’s*
Sep 28 Santa Clarita, CA – Canyon Club*
Sep 29 Agora Hills, CA – Canyon Club *
Sep 30 Pasadena, CA – The Rose*
+ w/ Vinnie Moore
* w/ Richie Kotzen & Vinnie Moore

Tickets & VIP upgrades: www.bandsintown.com/gusg

LONG LIVE GUS G., VINNIE MOORE & RICHIE KOTZEN.

STONE.

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