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ALICE COOPER Drum Legend NEAL SMITH Releases ‘KillSmith And The Greenfire Empire’ – The Last Rock Opera

Posted in classic rock, Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, Music, music news, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , on October 9, 2014 by Metal Odyssey

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Westport, CT – From Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame drummer, song writer and founding Alice Cooper band member, comes his latest killer album. Neal Smith’s most recent album, the third in his critically acclaimed solo project KillSmith series that has garnered praise from fans and critics worldwide. And now, Neal takes his ferocious brand of rock and roll to another level! This time “KillSmith & The GreenFire Empire” weaves a tapestry of musical styles to tell the “GreenFire” story along with a little help from his friends.

Is this conceptual heavy metal adventure, being dubbed the last Rock Opera, destined to become a movie! The story of a poor boy who grows up in the jungles of South America, then becomes “Diablos the Emerald King” the most ruthless, furious and powerful drug lord in the world. As a young boy Diablos discovers an ancient secret that has been hidden for thousands of years in pre-Columbian jungle ruins. The secret he discovers is an ancient sacrificial drug called “GreenFire.” As GreenFire’s deadly addiction spreads like wildfire around the globe, it reaches a country called “Blue Soul Land.” The havoc it creates in “Blue Soul Land” and with grave consequences it unleashes the rage of a retired Special Ops Military hero who’s nicknamed “KillSmith.” “GreenFire Born Of Poison” is the first single off of the album.

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Says Neal, “My newest album/CD “KillSmith & The GreenFire empire” is my first concept album since the glory gory days of the band “Alice Cooper.” It’s a story of a poor boy who grows up in the jungles of South America, then becomes “Diablos the Emerald King” the most ruthless, ferocious and powerful drug lord in the world. As a young boy Diablos discovers an ancient secret that has been hidden for thousands of years in pre-Columbian jungle ruins. The secret he discovers is an ancient sacrificial drug called “GreenFire.” As GreenFire’s deadly addiction spreads like wildfire around the globe, it reaches a country called “Blue Soul Land.” The havoc it creates in “Blue Soul Land” unleashes the rage of a retired Special Ops Military hero nicknamed “KillSmith” with grave consequences. Is “KillSmith & The GreenFire empire,” the new heavy metal concept adventure CD being dubbed the last Rock Opera, destined to become a movie?”

KillSmith & The GreenFire Empire features: Neal Smith, lead vocals, backing vocals, drums, percussion, rhythm guitar and synthesizer, Peter Catucci, bass guitar, backing vocals and lead vocals on “Noelle No Wonder.” Very special guests performances by Lady Elizabeth Dellinger, backing vocals and intro lead vocals on “I Want Money”, Kevin Franklin, lead guitar, Pete “Keys” Hickey, synthesizer and keyboards. The amazing Hubert Martin lends lead vocals on “Good Morning Blue Soul Land.” Also, Joe Meo on saxophone, Rick Tedesco, on lead guitar, rhythm guitar and backing vocals and Doug Wahlberg, lead guitar.

Tracks:

1. BLESSINGS AND CURSES
2. GOOD MORNING BLUE SOUL LAND
3. SCREAMING BLOODY MURDER
4. THE KILL$MITH ÖVERTURE
5. PALACIO de ESMERALDAS
6. GREENFIRE – BORN OF PÖISON
7. I WANT MONEY
8. PÄNDEMÖNIUM
9. I REMEMBER BLUE SOUL LAND
10. DEATH TO THE KING
11. NOELLE NO WONDER

About Neal Smith:

Neal Smith is best known worldwide for his innovative drumming and outrageous stage antics with the original Alice Cooper band. His solid drumming is the hallmark sound behind such classic 1970’s Alice Cooper hits as “School’s Out”, “I’m Eighteen”, “Billion Dollar Babies” and “No More Mr. Nice Guy”. Neal is also a prolific songwriter, who helped pen many of the groups best known songs. Alice Cooper was the first band to introduce theatrics to the rock and roll stage, the group has sold over 25 million records worldwide.

Neal has six gold and five platinum records to his credit and has performed before millions on extensive grand world tours from the late 1970s to the present. Smith’s trademark drum style can be heard on additional albums, including the Billion Dollar Babies “Battle Axe,” The Plasmatics “Beyond The Valley Of 1984.” Buck Dharma “Flat Out.” Deadringer “Electrocution Of The Heart.” Bouchard, Dunaway and Smith “Back From Hell” and “BDS Live In Paris.” Cinematik “Cinematik” and “One Full Moon Away.” And Neal’s most recent critically acclaimed solo project KillSmith. KillSmith CD’s “Sexual Savior” and “KillSmith Two” garnered praise from fans and critics worldwide. And now, Neal takes his ferocious brand of rock and roll to another level! This time “KillSmith And The GreenFire” weaves a tapestry of musical styles to tell the “GreenFire” story with a little help from his friends.

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To purchase Autographed CD’s:

NealSmithRocks.com – Neal Smith: KillSmith & The GreenFire Empire (Autographed CD’s available NOW!)

http://nealsmithrocks.com/store

To purchase CD’s & digital downloads:

CD Baby – Neal Smith: KillSmith & The GreenFire Empire (CD’s available NOW! plus digital album and song downloads)

http://cdbaby.com/cd/nealsmith4

To purchase digital downloads: 

iTunes – Neal Smith: KillSmith & The GreenFire Empire (digital album and song downloads available NOW!)

https://itunes.apple.com/bf/album/killsmith-greenfire-empire/id907441353

Amazon.com – Neal Smith: KillSmith & The GreenFire Empire (digital album and song downloads available NOW!) Listen to 30 second samples of all songs!

http://www.amazon.com/Killsmith-Greenfire-Empire-Neal-Smith/dp/B00MJM5MAK

Amazon.com UK – Neal Smith: KillSmith & The GreenFire Empire (digital album and song downloads available NOW!) Listen to 30 second samples of all songs!

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Killsmith-Greenfire-Empire-Neal-Smith/dp/B00MKIBXG0

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Source: Glass Onyon PR

For more information: www.nealsmithrocks.com

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LONG LIVE NEAL SMITH.

LONG LIVE THE ROOTS OF METAL.

Stone.

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Legendary Drummer Neal Smith – Unleashes his NEW Youtube Video of “Squeeze Like A Python” from his latest album “KillSmith Two”

Posted in classic rock, drummers, Drums, Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, heavy metal albums, heavy metal news, metal music, Music, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , , , , on February 15, 2012 by Metal Odyssey

Legendary Alice Cooper Group Drummer and Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame Inductee Neal Smith Unleashes his NEW Youtube Video of “Squeeze Like A Python”  from his latest album  “KillSmith Two”. 

 Click on the link below and listen to Neal Smith on vocals, drums and guitar! Neal Smith and his band flat-out: ROCK! Metal be thy name, Squeeze Like A Python is one Hard Rockin’, memorable, kick-ass classic of a song! The video is very cool itself, with some fine eye candy dancing around. Now that’s Rock ‘N Roll… whoa. – Stone

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nO22Ttr_adM

Neal Smith ‘KillSmith Two’ is available from: http://cdbaby.com/cd/nealsmith3

* For more info on NEAL SMITH, click on the links below:

www.NealSmithRocks.com

http://www.facebook.com/NealSmithRocks

(Source: Glass Onyon Publicity)

LONG LIVE NEAL SMITH.

Stone.

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