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EXMORTUS – Embark On Headline Tour This July, With HATRIOT and SILVER TALON As Support

Posted in Death Metal, Extreme Metal, Heavy Metal, Metal, metal bands, metal music, Music, music news, news with tags , , , , , , , , , , on June 11, 2022 by Metal Odyssey

Source: From Exmortus Facebook

LONG LIVE EXMORTUS.

EYE OF THE DESTROYER – Release Crushing Single “What Goes Around Comes Around”

Posted in hardcore, hardcore music, Metal, metal music, Music, music news, news with tags , , , , , , , , on June 11, 2022 by Metal Odyssey

EYE OF THE DESTOYER have released their explosive new single “What Goes Around Comes Around”. The song is now available on all streaming platforms.

Listen: https://youtu.be/HenaKEkhVuA

Initially formed in 2013, by Joe Randazza and Chris Halpin, EYE OF THE DESTOYER spent five years touring the US pre-pandemic, and their first full-length Baptized in Pain released in 2019. Now in 2022, reunited with original drummer Dave Mericle, “What Goes Around Comes Around” sees the band’s unyielding drive continue.

Musically the new release leans significantly into the New York Hardcore influence of BIOHARZARD and MADBALL while still showcasing the huge influence of SUFFOCATION in the quartet’s sound. EYE OF THE DESTOYER recreate the anticipation and thrill of the mosh pit through deliciously distorted guitars, punchy percussion and unrelenting energy.

What are you waiting for? Dive straight in to this fierce, invigorating offering. EYE OF THE DESTOYER showcase a new direction in their journey through “What Goes Around Comes Around” and it’s one you won’t want to miss.

Members:
Joe Randazza – Vocals
Chris Halpin – Guitar
Dan Kaufman – Bass
Dave Mericle – Drums

Album Credits:
Recorded at the Soap Factory in Roselle Park, NJ
Produced by Eye of the Destroyer
Mixed and Mastered by Joe Randazza

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/eyeofthedestroyernj/
Bandcamp: https://eyeofthedestroyer.bandcamp.com/

Source: C Squared Music

ANVIL – U.S.A. Tour Dates, Cities And Venues Announced!

Posted in classic rock, Heavy Metal, Metal, metal bands, metal music, Music, music news, news with tags , , , , , , , , , , on June 8, 2022 by Metal Odyssey

Anvil US Tour:
6/8 Wed Pittsburgh, PA @ Crafthouse
6/9 Thu Detroit, MI @ The Magic Bag
6/10 Fri Cincinnati, OH @ Legends Bar & Venue
6/11 Sat Knoxville, TN @ BrickYard Bar and Grill
6/15 Wed Vienna, VA @ Jammin Java
6/17 Fri Virginia Beach, VA @ Vanguard
6/18 Sat Durham, NC @ Pinhook
6/19 Sun Greenville, SC @ The Radio Room
6/22 Wed Memphis, TN @ Growlers
6/23 Thu Oklahoma City, OK @ Whisky Nights
6/24 Fri Fort Worth, TX @ Ridglea
6/25 Sat Austin, TX @ The Lost Well
6/27 Mon El Paso, TX @ Rockhouse
6/28 Tue Tucson, AZ @ The Rock
6/29 Wed Phoenix, AZ @ The Rebel Lounge
6/30 Thu West Hollywood, CA @ Whisky A Go Go

7/1 Fri Garden Grove, CA @ Garden Amp
7/2 Sat San Diego, CA @ Brick By Brick
7/7 Thu Berkeley, CA @ Cornerstone
7/8 Fri Fresno, CA @ Fulton 55
7/9 Sat Reno, NV @ Altururo’s
7/10 Sun Ukiah, CA @ The Thirsty Axe
7/13 Wed Seattle, WA @ Substation
7/14 Thu Bellingham, WA @ Shakedown
7/15 Fri Portland, OR @ Dante’s
7/16 Sat Boise, ID @ The Olympic
7/20 Wed Denver, CO @ Herman’s Hideaway
7/22 Fri Wichita, KS @ Barleycorn’s
7/23 Sat Des Moines, IA @ Lefty’s Live Music
7/24 Sun Sioux Falls, SD @ Icon Lounge
7/28 Thu St Paul, MN @ Turf Club
7/29 Fri Madison, WI @ Crucible
7/30 Sat Iowa City, IA @ Wildwood
7/31 Sun Chicago, IL @ Reggies

Source: AFM Records

LONG LIVE ANVIL.

CREEPING DEATH – Announces North American Headlining Tour With 200 Stab Wounds, Tribal Gaze, And More – Tickets On Sale This Friday!

Posted in Death Metal, Extreme Metal, Metal, metal music, Music, music news, news with tags , , , , , , , , on June 7, 2022 by Metal Odyssey

Photo by Adam Cedillo

Following their recent run supporting Carcass and Immolation, CREEPING DEATH will return to the stage this August on a North American headlining tour. The trek begins August 16th in El Paso, Texas, runs through September 18th in Austin, Texas, and includes performances at this year’s edition of Psycho Las Vegas and Full Terror Assault. Support will be provided by 200 Stab Wounds and Tribal Gaze as well as Ingrown, Spirit World, Vomit Forth, Age Of Apocalypse, and labelmates Plague Years on select dates.

Comments the band, “We’re extremely excited to embark on our first headlining tour later this Summer. We can’t wait to hit the road with such an eclectic group of bands. We’ll see you all very soon!”

Tickets go on sale Friday, June 10th! See all confirmed dates below.

CREEPING DEATH continues to tour in support of their most recent release The Edge Of Existence EP, unleashed last year via MNRK Heavy. With a nod to crossover masters Iron Age, a bit of the tech-death of Cryptopsy, a foundation of forebearers Death, CREEPING DEATH summons a vibrant sound somehow both familiar and fresh. The Edge Of Existence EP further demonstrates the power, fury, and outright revelry at the heart of the band’s identity.

Captured at Homewrecker Recording Studio in Tucson, Arizona and produced and mixed by Ryan Bram (Gatecreeper, Bitter Rivals, Sex Prisoner), the six-song EP introduces three new certified hellraisers — “Relics From The Past,” “Humanity Transcends,” and the title track — alongside remade and revitalized versions of the three songs from the band’s 2016 debut EP — “Sacrament Of Death,” “Doused In Flames,” and “Skinned Alive.”

The Edge Of Existence EP is available on CD, cassette, digitally and vinyl at THIS LOCATION.

View the band’s previously released video for the EP’s title track HERE and a visualizer for “Humanity Transcends” HERE.

Source: EARSPLIT PR

LONG LIVE CREEPING DEATH.

CANNIBAL CORPSE – To Kick Off Mini East Coast Headlining Tour This Week En Route To Decibel Metal & Beer Fest

Posted in Death Metal, Extreme Metal, Metal, metal music, Music, music news, news with tags , , , , , , , , on June 7, 2022 by Metal Odyssey

Photo by Alex Morgan

Long running death metal icons CANNIBAL CORPSE will kick off a short run of East Coast headlining shows this week surrounding their performance at this year’s edition of the Decibel Metal & Beer Fest in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Support will be provided by Sanguisugabogg and 200 Stab Wounds on select shows. See all confirmed dates below.

CANNIBAL CORPSE w/ Sanguisugabogg, 200 Stab Wounds:
6/08/2022 The Underbelly – Jacksonville, FL
6/09/2022 The Orange Peel – Asheville, NC
6/10/2022 Hooligans Music Hal – Jacksonville, NC
6/11/2022 Decibel Metal & Beer Fest @ The Filmore – Philadelphia, PA *
6/12/2022 The Broadberry – Richmond, VA
6/13/2022 The Senate – Columbia, SC *

  • No 200 Stab Wounds

CANNIBAL CORPSE continues to tour in support of their critically adored Violence Unimagined full-length, released last year via Metal Blade Records. Comprising eleven tracks, Violence Unimagined is state of the art death metal played with passion and breathless precision, making for another flawless addition to what is inarguably one of the premier catalogues of the genre.

While they continue to do what they do with aplomb, the one substantial change to CANNIBAL CORPSE is the addition of guitarist Erik Rutan to their ranks, joining bassist Alex Webster, founding drummer Paul Mazurkiewicz, guitarist Rob Barrett, and vocalist GeorgeCorpsegrinderFisher. Known for his roles in Morbid Angel, Ripping Corpse, and most notably fronting the mighty Hate Eternal, Rutan has long established himself as one of the most dynamic forces in contemporary death metal. Simultaneously, he has built up a reputation as one of the most in demand producers in metal, having previously produced four CANNIBAL CORPSE albums (in addition to Violence Unimagined), alongside the likes of Goatwhore, Soilent Green, and Belphegor. Filling in live on guitar since 2019, in 2020 he became a full member, contributing to the writing process.

To preview and purchase Violence Unimagined, visit metalblade.com/cannibalcorpse.

http://www.cannibalcorpse.net

Source: EARSPLIT PR

LONG LIVE CANNIBAL CORPSE.

My Recent Cassette Purchases: CORPSEGRINDER, BURNING WITCHES And KILLER BE KILLED – Reviewed

Posted in Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, Metal, metal bands, metal music, Music, music news, music reviews, news with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on June 4, 2022 by Metal Odyssey

The self-titled CORPSEGRINDER release is a monstrous and impressive leap for this Death Metal legend. CORPSEGRINDER is jam packed with infectious riffs, entertaining lyrics and more badass grooves than I can count. This is way more like Obituary than Cannibal Corpse; yet CORPSEGRINDER stands alone on its musicianship and overall nod to straight-up Metal.

Killer Be Killed exemplify’s how Metal has evolved up to this point in time; a modern Metal sound that benefits from the brilliance of this supergroup. Max Cavalara shows off clean vocals with his growls, while each song on Reluctant Hero I find to be outstanding. Greg Puciato is a tremendous force on this album. An amazing Metal album which I already consider as a classic.

Burning Witches carry the torch for Traditional Heavy Metal while adding their own recipe of sound. These ladies bring a hefty dose of speed and melody to their songs, along with some growls and European Metal vibes. The Witch Of The North settles into this band’s growing and impressive discography perfectly. If you love DORO, you’ll love Burning Witches.

VØLUS – Release New Song “The Breathing Reflection”

Posted in Heavy Metal, Metal, metal music, Music, music news, music videos, news with tags , , , , , , , on June 3, 2022 by Metal Odyssey

Blackened death entity VØLUS has released a new track off its forthcoming album, Thrown to the Abyss. The song, titled “The Breathing Reflection,” is streaming now at this location.

Thrown to the Abyss is a follow-up to Festering AntiCosmic Wound (2020) and Deadstar Illumination EP (2021). The album name is taken from the song “Thrown to the Abyss” VØLUS wrote back in 2018 on The Vermin Speak demo.

Vargheist Records will release Thrown to the Abyss on June 11. Pre-order now at volusblackdeath.bandcamp.com.

Pre-save the album at distrokid.com/hyperfollow/vlus2/thrown-to-the-abyss

Justin Vølus – All Instruments, Vocals and Lyrics

TRACK LIST:
1) Traverse the Arkhanspire
2) Immortal Ninth Tribunal
3) Antediluvian Watchers
4) Chronoblast Paradox
5) The Breathing Reflection
6) Black Flame of Purification
7) Temporal Pathways
8) Ascendance Incinerated

Thrown to the Abyss was written, performed, recorded, and mixed by Justin Vølus, with mastering by Will Killingsworth at Dead Air Studio. Cover art by Dede Suhita.

Behold the Blackened Death Metal onslaught!

Source: ClawHammerPR

vargheistrecords.com

TORCHLIGHT PARADE – Release Title Track From Upcoming Release “Never Laugh When a Hearse Rolls By”

Posted in Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, Metal, metal bands, metal music, Music, music news, news with tags , , , , , , , on June 3, 2022 by Metal Odyssey

St. Louis Heavy Metal band Torchlight Parade are pleased to announce that they will release their upcoming album “Never Laugh When A Hearse Rolls By” on June 6 2022. The album will be released on both CD and digital formats. The band features guest musician Teddy Andreadis (Guns-n-Roses, Alice Cooper) on keyboards and a guest appearance from Sam Bam Koltun of Faster Pussycat.

Listen to the album’s title track: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-9OYzafFjjk

The band comments: ““Three fifths of our band is morticians by day. Both our band name and first album definitely made references to our morbid professions, but we thought we would go full tilt into the funeral theme for our second album. It tells the story of a gothic funeral ceremony with classic old school metal. In keeping with this theme, we even brought on board former Guns-n-Roses and Alice Cooper keyboardist Teddy “Zig Zag” Andreadis. We home listeners enjoy the Rock n Soul Ceremony! “

More information will be available soon.

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Source: C Squared Music

Finnish Heavy Metal Act Justice Theory Announces Their New EP “BEATEN WILL RISE”!

Posted in Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, metal bands, metal music, Music, music news, news with tags , , , , , , on June 2, 2022 by Metal Odyssey

Photographer: Jaakko Manninen

The EP includes 4 new tracks of pure metal attitude! It starts with the massive intro song “Beaten Will Rise” that leads you to the energetic first single “Fight Until You Die”. The rounds harden with high pitch vocals and fastness of the second single “The Abandoned” and eventually the EP ends with the most epic and rugged song released to date, “End of Chapter”.

Guitarist/vocalist Valtteri Saharinen states:“This EP started to form in early 2021 as I came up with the main riff to a song called “The Abandoned”. The riff itself got me inspired for a short album that handles themes such as loneliness, meaning of communality, mental endurance and pushing forward no matter what happens in your life. After the kickstart I decided to make three diverse songs about those headlines but at the same time keep the package focused on my mission. The end result became more than I could imagine, and as a band we are more than excited to finally let you hear this aggressive but controlled mayhem of our best songs due to date! I hope you like it, see you in the SHOW!

Listen to the EP on music services: https://push.fm/fl/justicetheory-beatenwillrise

All songs written by Valtteri Saharinen
Cover art: Petri Lampela
Recording & Mixing: Janne Korpela
Mastering: Mika Jussila, Finnvox

https://www.instagram.com/justicetheoryband/

THE MELVINS – ANNOUNCE “THE FIVE LEGGED TOUR”

Posted in Hard Rock, hard rock bands, metal music, Music, music news, news with tags , , , , , , on June 1, 2022 by Metal Odyssey

NEW LEG OF EXTENSIVE U.S. TREK OFFERS AN ADDITIONAL 43 OPPORTUNITIES TO SEE THE MELVINS THIS YEAR

May 31, 2022, LOS ANGELES – The Melvins, who set sail for “The Electric Roach Tour” on June 14, have announced the next wave of dates in what’s proving to be a gargantuan slate of 2022 shows, with “The Five Legged Tour” offering U.S. fans an additional 43 opportunities to take in one of the seminal band’s live performances.

Buzz Osborne says: “Nationwide once again! Nothing like touring the USA in the fall. Everyone’s a winner!”

Not to be confused with the band’s recent acoustic collection of a similar name (Five Legged Dog), the electrified trek kicks off Sept. 5 in San Francisco and wraps up with a special outing at The Halloween Freakout, a one-off, Los Angeles based festival (more details to be announced soon). Tickets for the seven-plus week tour are on-sale this Friday at 10 am local time. We Are The Asteroid open on all dates.

Photo credit: Chris Casella

The Melvins released two albums in 2021: Working With God, a newly recorded album featuring the band’s 1983 iteration (Osborne, Dale Crover and original drummer Mike Dillard), as well as the a 36-song acoustic collection, Five Legged Dog, which features a career-spanning collection of songs, from 1987’s Gluey Porch Treatments to 2017’s A Walk With Love & Death.

LONG LIVE THE MELVINS.

James LoMenzo Joins Megadeth as Permanent Bass Player

Posted in Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, Metal, metal bands, metal music, Music, music news, news with tags , , , , , , , , , , on May 31, 2022 by Metal Odyssey

From MEGADETH newsletter:

Megadeth announce bass player James LoMenzo as a permanent member of the band. LoMenzo was Megadeth’s bass player in the mid-2000s and recently stepped back in as a touring member for The Metal Tour of the Year. LoMenzo now officially rejoins the Megadeth family.

Dave Mustaine adds, “I am thrilled to welcome back James to the Megadeth family. James rejoined the fold as the touring bassist and it’s been a blast having him back, we thought let’s make it permanent.”

James: “I’m so excited to rejoin Megadeth and move forward full steam into the next phase of this iconic band’s history! With Dave, Kiko and Dirk there’s no stopping us! It just feels great to be home again.”

LONG LIVE MEGADETH.

MARTYRED – Texas Death Metallers Sign With Time To Kill Records

Posted in Death Metal, Extreme Metal, Metal, metal bands, metal music, Music, music news, news with tags , , , , , , , on May 31, 2022 by Metal Odyssey

Time To Kill Records is delighted to announce the signing of Texas-based death metallers MARTYRED.

MARTYRED successfully merges a more contemporary sound with the purest old-school death metal influences and spirit. The band is currently putting the finishing touches to their most complex, advanced, and their most furious and heaviest release to date.

Watch for more details on the new album release, new tour updates, and more news on other upcoming MARTYRED activities to be posted shortly.

Formed in 2003, by founding guitarist Mike DeBord, MARTYRED went on hiatus in 2010 and reformed in 2017. The band currently consists of Krieg Penny – Vocals, Mike DeBord – Guitars, Jason Frankhouser – Guitars, Stephen Fernandez – Bass, Rene Martinez – Drums. The group is known for their razor grinding guitars mixed with blackened thrash elements and often abstract time signatures, characterized by blast beats, complex riffing, and pit style hook riffs.

Additionally, their reality-based lyrics characterized by war themes and mental trauma that are notable in death metal. Various line-up changes throughout the years have left Mike DeBord as the sole remaining original member, as well as the band’s driving force. To date, MARTYRED has released 3 EPs and a full length album to be released this fall 2022.

Line-up:

Krieg Penny – Vocals
Mike DeBord – Guitars
Jason Frankhouser – Guitars
Stephen Fernandez – Bass
Rene Martinez – Drums

https://martyred.bandcamp.com/

https://timetokillrecords.bandcamp.com/

THE DEAD DAISIES – Release New Single: “Radiance”

Posted in classic rock, classic rock bands, classic rock news, Hard Rock, hard rock bands, Music, music news, news with tags , , , , , , , on May 28, 2022 by Metal Odyssey

From The Dead Daisies newsletter:

Hey everyone,

We’ve got some awesome news and really excited to bring you our new single, ‘Radiance’ off the upcoming album!

Hope you’re gonna love ‘Radiance’ with its thunderous opening, it really sets the scene on this heavy rock extravaganza.  You’ll dig the riff with its deep 70’s vibe, born in the industrious heartland of England.  Glenn’s power house vocal, towers above the musical storm of the duelling guitars of Doug and David and the earthshaking drums of Brian Tichy.  

This is going to rock LIVE! 

“Well new music out… we have a very unique and interesting song here called ‘Radiance’. Different than we have written before….It’s the first off our next album so crank it up!” – Doug Aldrich

Put Thursday June 2nd in your calendar cause we’re gonna give you a glimpse into the metaverse…

Our first meta cinematic (video) for ‘Radiance’ will introduce you to a parallel universe with the Daisies’ digital offspring, The Meta Daisies.  Accompanying them in this new dimension is their guardian Daisy at the helm.  ‘Radiance’ will give a promise of what’s to come in the Daisyland Metaverse. 

“I’m excited for everyone to hear ‘Radiance’, a little slab of new Daisies rock! It’s been a lot of fun recording with Doug, Glenn and David, and now I’m psyched to throw down live with the guys! Hope to see you all out there on tour this year!” – Brian Tichy 

Strap yourself in for a rockin’ ride, to infinity and beyond!

Click link below to hear Radiance:

https://thedeaddaisies.com/daisies-radiance/

LONG LIVE THE DEAD DAISIES.

The Finnish Power Metal Regiment, Remains Of Destruction, Released Their Album Called “New Dawn”

Posted in Heavy Metal, Metal, metal bands, metal music, Music, music news, news with tags , , , , , , , , on May 28, 2022 by Metal Odyssey

Promo picture by Jesse Yrjölä

The Finnish power metal regiment, Remains of Destruction, released their album called “New Dawn” on May 28, 2022. The revolutionary album transports the listener through beautiful melodies, heavy riffs, and epic moods. R.O.D has released a total of five singles from the album that have received good feedback, and the band assures that listeners will not be disappointed with their first full-length album.

“New Dawn” has also had high-level collaborators, such as Topias Kupiainen of Arion, long-time power metal expert Esa Orjatsalo, award-winning game music composer Kohld Haveneson, and Venezuela’s gift to music production, producer Felipe Grüber.

The songs’ themes on the album primarily deal with modern-day themes, and the texts revolve around the war in Ukraine, the pandemic, and the current state of humanity.

Album cover by Nicolás Oliveros

The band’s singer Jesse Yrjölä, who was responsible for the production and recording of the album, says of the new album:

“New Dawn” is an epic journey through a post-apocalyptic fictive alternate reality full of velocity and dangerous situations. The album follows the real world’s ugly situation through a third-person view, likened to a slightly whimsical universe according to our ideology through the eyes of different characters.

The concept of the album and some of the songs was in mind even before the whole band was formed. In the turn of the year, when our lineup was complete, we decided together to book an album-release gig and made a deal that we are going to finish the album by the gig. At that time we had released 3 singles and a total of five songs had been written! We worked our asses off throughout the beginning of the year and we were able to finish an album consisting of nine songs 3 weeks before the release! (The band’s singer laughs). We got a real supergroup of awesome peers who I want to thank a thousand times for their work! Without them, this album would have never seen the light of day.

We hope everyone gets on board with us to spread the message of power metal!

Listen to New Dawn album on streaming services: https://push.fm/fl/ghchb18a

Remains of Destruction – New Dawn (2022)

  1. Blood Moon
  2. Final Light
  3. New Dawn
  4. Mastermind
  5. Mankind’s Bequest
  6. Gaze Upon The Stars
  7. Northern Stars
  8. Silvery Fields
  9. From Shadows We Rise

Line-up:
Jesse Yrjölä – Vocals, Orchestration
Timo Pelkonen – Guitar, Backing Vocals
Saalas Ruokangas – Guitar, Backing Vocals, Orchestration
Janne Ollikainen – Drums
Jaakko Saloranta – Bass, Backing Vocals
Osmo Lassila – Piano, Keyboards

NEAR DUSK – Releases New Single ‘The Way It Goes’

Posted in Hard Rock, hard rock music, Music, music news, news with tags , , , , , , , on May 23, 2022 by Metal Odyssey

Near Dusk, the hard riffin’ mile high stoner rock, psychedelia and heavy blues drenched band, return with a brand-new single, The Way It Goes’, which is out now on all digital platforms via Iron Head Records / Golden Robot Records.

‘The Way It Goes’ is the first single lifted from Near Dusk’s forthcoming sophomore record and crosses all borders of modern rock ‘n’ roll. With woody riffs throughout, this track is about someone who’s destined to let you down every time.

Stream/buy ‘The Way It Goes’ HERE

ABOUT NEAR DUSK:

Laden with heavy woody riffs, slow driving tempos, and plenty of fuzz to go around, Near Dusk is fronted by guitarist and vocalist Matthew Orloff, low end soldier Kellen McInerney, and rhythm heathen Jon Orlof. The band maintains an original style while crossing all boundaries of classic stoner Rock.

https://www.facebook.com/Nearduskband
https://www.facebook.com/goldenrobotrecords/

Source: Golden Robot Records

LONG LIVE NEAR DUSK.

TURN COLD – Announce East Coast Tour With ALL HELL And Release New EP

Posted in Heavy Metal, metal bands, metal music, Music, music news, news with tags , , , , , , , on May 23, 2022 by Metal Odyssey

Atlanta crossover neanderthals TURN COLD, in conspiracy with Asheville black thrash maniacs ALL HELL, are pleased to announce a summer spectacle of heavy metal madness across the circle pits of the east coast. This July – HELL FREEZES OVER.

Their latest eponymous EP is another unapologetic homage to classic thrash and hardcore. No neck is safe from the weekend bangover.

Listen to the EP: https://turncold.bandcamp.com/album/2022-ep

Tour Dates:
7/8 West Columbia, SC – Art Bar
7/9 Chapel Hill, NC – The Cave
7/10 Washington, DC – Pie Shop
7/11 Philadelphia, PA – Kung Fu Necktie
7/12 Brooklyn, NY – St Vitus
7/13 Cambridge, MA – Middle East
7/14 Richmond, VA – Banditos
7/15 Asheville, NC – Odditorium
7/16 Atlanta, GA – Boggs Social Supply

Atlanta Based TURN COLD:
Brett – Guitar
Sten- Vocals
Matt – Drums
Twitch – Bass
Matt – Guitar

TURN COLD:
https://www.instagram.com/turnt.cold/

ALL HELL:
https://www.facebook.com/allhellband
https://www.instagram.com/allhellband/
https://allhell.bandcamp.com

Source: C Squared Music

ONSLAUGHT – TO BE INDUCTED INTO METAL HALL OF FAME AT MARYLAND DEATHFEST 2022!

Posted in Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, Metal, metal bands, metal music, Music, music news, news with tags , , , , , , , , , on May 21, 2022 by Metal Odyssey

Clifton, NJ, May 2022 – British Thrash Metal pioneers Onslaught will be Inducted into the 2022 Metal Hall of Fame, during their on-stage performance at Maryland Deathfest, May 28, 2022.

Now celebrating their 40th year, U.K Thrash legends Onslaught are one of the most ferocious, explosive and controversial Metal bands ever to come out of the UK. Releasing 3 now legendary albums in the 80’s (Power From Hell / The Force / In Search of Sanity) the band marked its path to become a major influence for many metal generations to follow.

Since reforming in 2005 the band have performed countless shows in no less than 70 different countries across the globe, earning themselves the reputation as one of the very best Live Acts in the metal scene today. Onslaught also have the enviable kudos of being the first International thrash band to perform in Vietnam and Lebanon respectively.

5 critically acclaimed albums were released between 2007 & 2015 – Killing Peace / Live Damnation / Sounds of Violence / VI / Live at the Slaughterhouse – with millions of streams between them. Onslaught have taken their sound to a whole new level of brutality with the release of the latest opus Generation Antichrist in August 2020. The album charted successfully in the USA, the UK, Europe and Asia.

Produced by Grammy award winning Engineer Daniel Bergstrand (Meshuggah / In Flames / Behemoth) Generation Antichrist gathered huge international acclaim, with many renowned rock and metal pundits declaring it the album of the year.

“We are excited to Induct British thrash metal pioneers Onslaught into the 2022 Metal Hall of Fame during their performance on stage at Maryland Deathfest,” says Metal Hall of Fame President/CEO Pat Gesualdo. “Thrash Metal is a crucial part of the entire spectrum of Heavy Metal, and also a huge foundation for the Metal Hall of Fame. We are very proud to have Onslaught represent this genre that we all love so much.”

About the Metal Hall of Fame
The Metal Hall of Fame is a volunteer non-profit organization that enshrines forever, those Legendary musicians, artists, and music industry executives who are responsible for making Hard Rock and Heavy Metal music what it is today. Their contribution to the genre is invaluable, and they keep inspiring fans throughout the world, from generation to generation. The Metal Hall of Fame holds the Annual Metal Hall of Fame Celebrity Gala every January.

The Metal Hall of Fame is a Volunteer Organization, and part of the 501 (C)(3) non-profit organization D.A.D. (Drums and Disabilities). Numerous Celebrities, Law Enforcement Agencies, Sports Stars, Doctors, School Systems, and Veterans Hospitals join with D.A.D. to bring music programs to help special needs children and wounded veterans in community centers and health facilities throughout the United States. 100% of the profits from all D.A.D. and Metal Hall of Fame events are dedicated to this great cause.

The Metal Hall of Fame Voting Process is derived by fans of all genres of Hard Rock and Heavy Metal, along with the Metal Hall of Fame voting committee. Fans cast their vote all year round for their favorite artists, bands, producers, and industry executives via the Metal Hall of Fame website at www.metalhalloffame.org.

Source: AFM Records

LONG LIVE ONSLAUGHT.

LONG LIVE THE METAL HALL OF FAME.

SPLINTERED THRONE – To Release “The Greater Good of Man”

Posted in Heavy Metal, Metal, metal bands, metal music, Music, music news, news with tags , , , , , , , on May 21, 2022 by Metal Odyssey

The traditional metal powerhouse from Portland, Oregon, are beginning their next chapter by unleashing the high-octane record The Greater Good of Man on August 19th 2022. Refining their classic metal sound fused with progressive hard rock and striking melodies, SPLINTERED THRONE have created a majestic and vivacious release.

Well known for their high energy live performances, and having supported the likes of FLOTSAM & JETSAM, PRIMAL FEAR, LITA FORD, and more, The Greater Good of Man sees the band distill their captivating sound. Following the departure of vocalist and founding member Brian Garrison, two-time Blues Music Award winner and European Blues Award nominee Lisa Mann stepped into the role.

Lisa Mann Comments: “I still pinch myself that I’m even in this band- and now we’ve written and recorded a kick ass album? It’s as good a feeling as sex and chocolate. Can’t wait to unleash it upon the world!”

Lisa was by no means a stranger to the world of metal having released her heavy debut album under the pseudonym of WHITE CRONE receiving raving reviews in the underground scene. Despite the pandemic disrupting initial plans, the band have produced an astounding new record. Opening with the enthralling “The Reaper is Calling”, SPLINTERED THRONE bring a high-spirited energy into the deadly track. Channeling their melodic essence, this opening number aptly establishes the mood of the album.

The title track, “The Greater Good of Man” delivers bluesy influences with dynamic bass, groove rhythms, and soaring vocals. Yielding a thrilling pace of high-speed riffs and unrelenting energy, the epic lyrical narrative of “Night of the Heathens” draws the listener into the storytelling. Also included on the album is a moving re-recorded version of the power-ballad “Immortal”.

The Greater Good of Man is the eagerly anticipated next milestone in SPLINTERED THRONE’s career. Showcasing compelling composition and genre fusion across the tracks, the album is a dynamic collection of energy, emotion and storytelling.

SPLINTERED THRONE:
Brian Bailey – bass
Matt Dorado – guitar
Kris Holboke – drums
Lisa Mann – vocals
Jason “JMo” Moser – guitar

Track Listing:
1.The Reaper is Calling* (4:10)
2. The Crossing (6:09)
3. Morning Star Rising (5:50)
4. The Greater Good of Man (3:55)
5. Let it Rain (4:04)
6. Underdogs** (4:50)
7. Night of the Heathens (3:23)
8. Time Stands Still (4:03)
9. Immortal 2020 (Remastered)** (4:34)

Credits:
All songs written by Jason Moser & Lisa Mann except: *written by Jason Moser, Lisa Mann, & Fred Osborn,**written by Jason Moser
ALL SONGS ARRANGED BY SPLINTERED THRONE

“Underdogs” was inspired by those struggling with addiction and to those who made it into Recovery.

Source: C Squared Music

https://splinteredthrone.com/

LONG LIVE SPLINTERED THRONE

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH – New Studio Album “Afterlife” Releases On August 19th

Posted in Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, metal bands, metal music, Music, music news, news with tags , , , , , , , on May 21, 2022 by Metal Odyssey

From FFDP newsletter:

AFTERLIFE was hands down our favorite record to make. It is our ninth album so at this point, we have legions of loyal fans, and our signature sound is more than established. It became its own island, our ground zero we operate from and we can always come back to. So when we started this record, there was an excitement of impending musical adventures, we knew we could step away as far as we wanted to, there was a freedom of truly “anything goes.”

This resulted in an album that is way more diverse than our previous ones, while it feels more unified, because there is a framework of overarching stories in Ivan’s lyrics and interconnecting musical motifs between songs. It was not planned in as a concept album, but we were so hyper-focused on painting a complete picture, it somehow feels like one…

We are very proud of it and are just as impatient as the fans waiting for the release, can’t wait to share it.

LONG LIVE FFDP.

CULTØ – Italian Melodic Death Metallers Sign With Time To Kill Records

Posted in Death Metal, Metal, metal bands, metal music, Music, music news, news with tags , , , , , , , , on May 15, 2022 by Metal Odyssey

Italian melodic death metallers CULTØ have signed to Time To Kill Records for the release of their debut album “Of the Sun”.

Watch for more details on the album, new tour updates, and more news on other upcoming activities to be posted shortly.

CULTØ combine a number of genres and influences, ranging from In Flames to Bloodbath and Septicflesh, filtered through a prism of metallic extremity. The result is fierce melodic death metal, mixing the best of old and new school into their own sound.

Line-up:

Dave – Vocals
Panta – Drums
Ema – Guitars
BT – Bass
John Pino Lisi – Guitars

CULTØ:

https://www.facebook.com/Cultzeroband

https://www.instagram.com/cultzeroband/

Time To Kill Records:

https://timetokillrecords.bandcamp.com/

https://www.instagram.com/timetokillrecords/

LONG LIVE CULTØ.

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