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BAZERK – Releases New Single “On The Radio”

Posted in Hard Rock, Metal, Music, music news, news, nu metal with tags , , , , , on December 3, 2022 by Metal Odyssey

Los Angeles’ nu-metal band Bazerk return with their new single ‘On the Radio,’ their first release with Golden Robot Records.

The track signifies a new era with ‘On The Radio‘ being the first single from their upcoming 2023 album, giving listeners a clear insight into the sound and direction they are heading. 

Listen to ‘On The Radio’ HERE

‘On the Radio‘ is sure to get the air waves buzzing with catchy melodic hooks and funky hip-hop beats. It will keep you dancing with a mixture of upbeat tones, guttural screams and a distinctive guitar riff that carries the tune.

Stream/buy ‘On the Radio’ HERE

ABOUT BAZERK:

Alternative rock/metal group from Los Angeles, Bazerk shock the world with their massive sound and uniqueness. Best known because of their song “Hello America” and for bringing a sick live stage show.

One of the most d diverse bands on the roster, breaking down the stereotype of this style of music, Bazerk create their own lane and boundaries, head-lining with major top streaming acts and spear-heading the way with concepts and originality.

With over 113k views of their outlandish video “Preacher Man,” over 3 million plays on Soundcloud and 90k + streams, the band has been featured in multiple magazines, writers/critics are calling them “the new Rage Against The Machine with a Twist.”

Get ready for Bazerk because, in their own words, “Our music has balls on it!”

Source: Golden Robot Records

Hear MÖTLEY CRÜE And RATT Hits Together!

Posted in Hair Metal, Hard Rock, hard rock music, Heavy Metal, Music, music news, news with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on November 28, 2022 by Metal Odyssey

From: Stephen Pearcy newsletter

Bring on the Aqua Net….your 80’s dream team has come true!! Vince Neil and Stephen Pearcy are bringing the 1980’s Sunset Strip Experience to your town…..starting with Coachella, California, Tempe Arizona, then more shows to be announced.

These 2 Legendary Voices of MTV and all things debaucherous will give fans a night filled with Hit after Hit taking you back to your days in the Sun blasting tunes from your Boombox while drinking Bartles & James at the beach. 🏖️

So wax up the Z28, load up the trunk with ice and wine coolers, pick up your hottest babe, and Come to the Coolest Party in your life!! Vince Neil and Stephen Pearcy are comin’ to your town and it’s Gonna be FRICKIN’ AWESOME!

Get your tickets today!

Israel’s TWISTED MIND Presents A Fiery New Brand Of Happy Metal With New EP “From Slave To Prophet”

Posted in Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, Metal, metal bands, metal music, Music, music news, news with tags , , , , , , , , on November 25, 2022 by Metal Odyssey

L- R – Lahav Zitiyat – Guitar, Oud, David Darash – Drums, Yanir Chmiel – Lead Vocals, Or Levy – Bass, Dan Saliman – Guitar, Bouzuki

Twisted Mind is an eclectic metal band influenced by a kaleidoscope of musicians that have inspired guitarist Dan Saliman, an Israeli musician of Yemenite and Moroccan-based heritage who grew up in a home where oriental music was frequently played. He formed the band in 2017 and in December, will have their debut album “From Slave To Prophet” ready to delight open-minded listeners around the world. The first single “Walked Through Hell”, captures the true essence of the band who shot the video in one night. They share their thoughts on the record and how they came up with the concept name:

“This EP is all about our timeline from where we started back then at the beginning of the pandemic and through the war of getting rock and roll less stigmatic. We strive to be the ones who will break the glass ceiling of musical genres. We didn’t come from great money and wealth. We are warriors, fighting hard and aiming to become something bigger, something which will bring a “word”. And while we are on our way, we try to inspire people to fight for their beliefs, unite for a cause, open their minds to other points of view and create amazing things together which will maybe make the world a better place.”

Every member of Twisted Mind is a great believer in the power of music and its ability to bring different worlds and traditions together. They hope and aspire that the new mix of cultures and sounds in their music will break the invisible wall and crush the stigmas between the genres and their rigid rules. Overall, “From Slave To Prophet” is something, fresh, and different.

This modern Israeli and self dubbed ‘Happy Metal’ band is recommended for anyone looking for something intriguing, and also for fans of Metallica, Muse, and Dhafer Youssef. The official video for “Walked Through Hell” is out now and the EP comes out on December 9, 2022.

Music Video – “Walked Through Hell” – https://youtu.be/Gghbn99tmUA

EP pre-save link – https://orcd.co/twistedepre

Track Listing:
1. Long Live Rock & Roll – 03:59
2. Burning Grounds – 04:49
3. Walked Through Hell – 03:52
4. Back Home – 06:25
5. From Slave to Prophet – 05:00
EP Length: 24:07

EP Recording Credits:
• All songs performed by: Twisted Mind
• All songs written by: Twisted Mind
• Produced by: Omer Lempert
• Mixed by: Omer Lempert
• Mastered by: Maor Appelbaum
• EP Artwork by: Inbar Kassavi

EP Recording Line Up:
Lahav Zityat – Guitar +Oud
Assaf Tirosh – Bass
David Darash – Drums
Yanir Chmiel – Lead Vocals
Dan Saliman – Guitar + Bouzouki

Live Line Up:
Lahav Zityat – Guitar +Oud
Or Levy – Bass
David Darash – Drums
Yanir Chmiel – Lead Vocals
Dan Saliman – Guitar + Bouzouki

Source: Asher Media Relations

GODWATT – Long-Running Stoner/Doom Metal Practitioners Unveil Details Of New Album “Vol. III”

Posted in doom metal, Heavy Metal, Metal, metal bands, metal music, Music, music news, news with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on November 17, 2022 by Metal Odyssey

During the past few years, long-running stoner/doom metal act GODWATT has been crafting their new opus “Vol. III”, which will be released on CD, LP and digital format on December 20th 2022 via Time To Kill Records.

To celebrate this delightful day of the album announcement, the Italian band are now premiering the video of new single “Signora Morte”. Watch it HERE.

Album tracklist:

01. Signora Morte
02. Sepolta 
03. Croce 
04. Delirio 
05. Oscura 
06. Non Ritornerai 
07. Lamenti

Pre-order:

https://godwatt.bandcamp.com/

https://timetokillrecords.bigcartel.com/category/godwatt

Pre-save:

https://bfan.link/godwatt-vol-iii

No one combines 70’s hard rock in the vein of Ozzy’s era Sabbath, heavy rock and stoner/doom metal streaks quite like Italy’sGODWATT. With unflinching viciousness and a sense of atmosphere unique to the band, with their upcoming new album they are going to push the boundaries of their craft even further.

Time To Kill Records:

https://timetokillrecords.bandcamp.com/

GODWATT:

https://www.facebook.com/godwatt/

FASTER PUSSYCAT – Announce Double A-Side Singles ‘Like A Ghost’ And ‘Pirate Love’

Posted in classic rock, Hard Rock, hard rock bands, Heavy Metal, Music, music news, news with tags , , , , , , , , , on November 17, 2022 by Metal Odyssey

Pre-order/add/save ‘Like a Ghost and ‘Pirate Love’ HERE

Iconic rockers Faster Pussycat have announced the upcoming release of double A-side singles ‘Like a Ghost‘ and ‘Pirate Love‘ which will be available digitally, via Golden Robot Records on November 28.

This release is the first for the band under the Golden Robot umbrella with Taime Downes saying earlier this year “The band and I are over the moon to join the Golden Robot Records rock-n-roll family! We are super excited to release some of our badass new tunes globally – we know the label see our vision and supports the band and we feel completely at home here.”

The double A-side single comes just a few months before Faster Pussycat are expected to hit Australian shores with an exclusive Australian tour edition of ‘Like a Ghost‘ and ‘Pirate Love‘ on coloured translucent blue 7″ vinyl available to purchase at these shows with only limited stock to be made available online.

Watch the video teaser for ‘Like A Ghost’ HERE

Like a Ghost‘ is a track about growing up in the 70’s, listening to the radio and doing what kids do and the memories it brings back. It features Taime‘s signature vocals carrying the song through to completion. The production on this track is second to none with blistering guitars and the band in full force.

Pirate Love‘ a cover of the legend Johnny Thunders stays true to the original with both tracks complimenting each other with strong instrumentals, killer vocals and an edge to them – everything you would expect from a top-shelf Faster Pussycat release.

Pre-order/add/save ‘Like a Ghost and ‘Pirate Love’ HERE

ABOUT FASTER PUSSYCAT:

Faster Pussycat is an American rock band from Los Angeles, California

Faster Pussycat has been releasing albums over the past 30 plus years, and have grown to be one of the most influential hard rock bands in the USA, especially during the late 1980s and early 1990s, resulting in sales over two million plus records worldwide and over 215,000 monthly listeners on Spotify alone with millions of streams. The band still tour the world and will be in Australia in January 2023.

Source: Golden Robot Records

GUERNICA MANCINI – Makes Her Solo Debut With ‘INCEPTION’ – Out Now!

Posted in female rock vocalists, Hard Rock, hard rock albums, Heavy Metal, metal music, Music, music news, news with tags , , , , , , , , , on November 11, 2022 by Metal Odyssey

Buy/stream ‘Inception HERE

Inception‘ is the first solo single from Swedish rock singer Guernica Mancini (lead singer of Thundermother) and will be available via Golden Robot Records on November 11th.

Having forged a successful career at the helm of Thundermother, with over 300,000 monthly listeners and millions of streams, Guernica has been working on a solo side project that can only be described as a mind blowing fusion of rock and pop.

Watch music video for ‘Inception’ HERE

Sonically, the first single features groovy guitar riffs backed by heavy drums and powerful vocals that display an impressive range, clarity and the perfect amount of grit.

Inception‘ will be premiered on Saturday by WBC Australasia and WBA Asia Boxing Champion Linn Sandstrom as the walkout song to make her U.K. main event debut at York Hall, London for the WBA Intercontinental Title.

Both Guernica Mancini and Linn Sandstrom have a lot in common; they’re both strong women hailing from Sweden who know exactly who they are and where they’re headed – TO THE TOP! 

Buy/stream ‘Inception HERE

Source: Golden Robot Records

DEADWOLFF – RELEASE NEW SINGLE “HEAVY ROCK N’ ROLL”

Posted in Hard Rock, hard rock bands, Heavy Metal, Metal, metal bands, metal music, Music, music news, news with tags , , , , , , , on November 11, 2022 by Metal Odyssey

Deadwolff released their new single ‘Heavy Rock n’ Roll’ today, their first single under Golden Robot Records, part of the Golden Robot Global Entertainment Group. 

In addition to release the new track, Deadwolff have released a music video to accompany the song on November 2.

Watch the music video ‘Heavy Rock N’ Roll’ HERE

The track is a punch in the guts from the start with heavy drums and guitar before you’re met with screeching vocals from lead singer Tommy Wolffe. You get exactly what you’ve bargained for will a song called ‘Heavy Rock n’ Roll.’ 

The track is a fast paced, heavy rocking tune. It’s a song for whatever you’re passionate about or for someone you love. What you’d do to feel the joy that only music or a loved one can bring. So, turn it up ands lap it on repeat. This is the new wave of heavy rock and roll.

Buy/stream ‘Heavy Rock n’ Roll HERE

ABOUT DEADWOLFF

Deadwolff is a three-piece band based out of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Founded in 2020, Deadwolff is composed of Tommy Wolffe, on bass and vocals, Bobby Deuce, on guitars and backing vocals, and Angus Pike on drums.

In late December of 2020, Boonsdale Records released the band’s debut EP digitally. Shortly after, Deadwolff signed with Metal Assault Records, based out of Los Angeles, and released their debut EP on cassette, which sold out quickly.

As of recently, Deadwolff has been touring throughout Canada, bringing their catchy hooks, and eccentric live show to electric audiences. Building momentum quickly, Deadwolff sought out and was noticed by Golden Robot Records, whom is set to release their full length debut album.

This is the new wave of heavy rock and roll. On-Line:
https://goldenrobotrecords.com/golden-robot-records/deadwolff/

Source: Golden Robot Records

Canada’s Alienatör Take A Dark And Harrowing Turn With “The Priest” Off “Regrets” – Out Nov 25th

Posted in Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, Metal, metal bands, metal music, Music, music news, news, sludge metal news with tags , , , , , , , , , , on November 6, 2022 by Metal Odyssey

Hailing from Canada, Alienatör is a sludge metal band that confronts tough issues with razor-sharp riffs and memorable hooks. They released their debut album “Pariahs’ in 2019, and are now following it up this year with “Regrets”, which is darker, more focused, and more intense. They say it also boasts better songwriting and more dynamics. The themes of this upcoming release also explore some heavy topics including alienation, grief, pain, and disgust at the state of the modern world. The single “The Priest” is no exception, which vocalist/guitarist Brad King explains:

This is the darkest song I’ve ever written. Another is where the bass really drives the song and the guitar comes in, jagged and angular on top. Ralph Rowe was an Anglican Priest who molested countless kids in fly-in reserves in the 70s and 80s. He ruined so many lives and plea-bargained for a prison sentence that was a slap on the wrist. There’s a documentary about him called “Survivor’s Rowe,” and I’ve met a few survivors through my work. Here, he serves as an example of the type of abuse of power we allow those in positions of trust. I’m proud of the dynamics of this one, lots of tension and release and the calm atmospheric part in the middle.”

The music video for “The Priest” can be seen and heard via its premiere on IDIOTEQ HERE.

Composed during the claustrophobia of the 2020 election and the global pandemic the album channels rage and catharsis before lulling the listener into a sense of security and then thundering down again into a feedback-drenched conclusion.

Compared to their debut release, fans will recognize a more hard-hitting sound, depth of songwriting, dynamics, darker themes, and more vulnerable and introspective lyrics. Alienatör has matured and grown as musicians, with the addition of drummer Simon Paquette who has added a lot of depth to the sound, and bass player Sean Skillen becoming part of the writing process has added a new dimension. The band is a more cohesive unit and it shows in the material.

Alienatör is recommended for sludge fans as well as those who enjoy Melvins, Neurosis, and Botch.

Album pre-order – https://alienator.bandcamp.com

Previous Single:

Blood Red Blood – ​https://youtu.be/BQcdJyF9PtM

Track Listing:
1. Revisionist History – 2:10
2. Loss Leader – 4:03
3. Blood Red Blood – 3:08
4. Regrets – 3:44
5. The Priest – 5:30
6. The Less Dead – 1:56
7. Flat Earth Society – 2:51
8. Irreconcilable – 2:59
9. Your Funeral – 3:20
10. Wounded Birds – 4:10
11. Dark Matters – 4:09
Album Length: 38:04

Album Recording Credits:
– All songs performed by: Alienator
– Music by Alienator
– Lyrics by Brad King
– Produced by: Sean Skillen
– Mixed by: Sean Skillen
– Mastered by: Brad Boatright
– Album Artwork by: Peter David Wragg
– Member of SOCAN
– Canadian Content (MAPL)

Album and Live Line Up:
Brad King – Vocals, Guitar
Sean Skillen – Bass, Vocals
Simon Paquette – Drums

For more info:
Exitmusicstudio.ca/alienator
Facebook.com/alienatorband
Instagram.com/alienatorband

Source: Asher Media Relations

ENUFF Z’ NUFF – New Studio Album “Finer Than Sin” Releases On November 11

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

Frontiers Music Srl is pleased to announce nthe upcoming release of the latest album from Enuff Z’nuff, “Finer Than Sin”. Now fronted by bass player and vocalist Chip Z’nuff for their last three studio albums, including The Beatles’ covers album “Enuff Z’Nuff’s Hardrock Nite”, the band are still delivering the band’s patented power pop melded with hard rock tunes.

Founding member Chip Z’nuff is once again joined by long-running members Tory Stoffregen (guitars), Tony Fennell (guitars), and Daniel Benjamin Hill (drums). “Finer Than Sin” showcases the musical stylings that have kept the banda loyal fanbase since the ‘80s, staying true to their rock ‘n roll roots. “Finer Than Sin” is the band’s 17th studio album overall.

“Finer Than Sin” – Tracklisting:

Sound Check
Catastrophe
Steal The Light
Lost And Out Of Control
Intoxicated
Hurricane
Trampoline
Temporarily Disconnected
God Save The Queen
Reprise

Total length: 0.42.06

Source: Frontiers Music SRL

Finnish Psyche Rock Band ASTRAL BAZAAR Has Released A New Single

Posted in Hard Rock, Music, music news, news with tags , , , , , , , , on November 1, 2022 by Metal Odyssey

Photographer: Miikka Laitila

Finnish psychedelic rock act Astral Bazaar has released a new single entitled “Beyond the Realization”.

Helsinki based Astral Bazaar’s new song dives deep deep into one’s mind with its smoothly floating melodies, mellow groove, and rich harmonies. The song’s introspective lyrics pull the listener into a mystically self-aware mindset. In this respect the song continues both the theme and story of the band’s previous album “A Sudden Realization”, released in 2021.

Listen to the single:https://push.fm/fl/astralbazaar-beyondtherealization

Band comments on the making of their new single: “Our original intention was to include this song on the album A Sudden Realization that was released last year. In fact some of the song’s musical elements were there already before we started making any other material for the album. However, in the end we decided that the song would perhaps work better on its own, and the listeners could then reflect the lyrics of the song on the story of the album.”

Beyond The Realization
Composer: Lauri Loikkanen
Lyrics: Lauri Loikkanen
Producer: Lauri Loikkanen

LINKS:
Bandcamp
https://astralbazaar.bandcamp.com/
Youtube
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHnbou9KoQmV33IE1v3aRGw
Instragram
https://www.instagram.com/astralbazaar_band/

Source: Secret Entertainment / Inverse Records

MATT SORUM – Inks Deal With AFM Records And Shares First Single & Video Of Debut KINGS OF CHAOS Album!

Posted in classic rock, Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, Music, music news, news, rock music albums with tags , , , , , , , , , , on October 29, 2022 by Metal Odyssey

Matt Sorum, the Grammy-winning drummer of Guns N’ Roses and Velvet Revolver, has signed with AFM Records for his first-ever album with his all-star musical collective, Kings of Chaos.

Kings of Chaos, to me, is the reason I started playing music in the first place — for the sheer fun of it.” says Sorum. “I’m so pleased to be partnering with the team at AFM. Working with them on the creative vision for the album has been a great experience.”

Matt Sorum is such an acclaimed rock icon. His clear vision and passion for Kings of Chaos really impressed us,” adds Nils Wasko, Label Manager, AFM Records. “Kings of Chaos will now come to life with an illustrious list of rock royalty joining Matt, and we can’t wait to be part of the journey.”

A video for the first single, titled “Judgement Day” (Pre-Save HERE!), has just been premiered with Guitar World. The song is a scorching rocker performed & co-written by Sorum, Slash, Dave Kushner & Duff McKagan features the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer on drums, as well as lead vocals.

“Drawing inspiration from the 1971 film Vanishing Point morphed with imagery inspired by Natural Born Killers, Director Brian Cox (Bring Me The Horizon, Cypress Hill, The Misfits) and I conceptualized a man running from his demons on a wild ride to find redemption guided by The Reverend Willy G (portrayed by Billy F Gibbons), an Angel (portrayed by Matt’s fashion designer, choreographer wife Ace Harper) on a motorcycle and his inner child. A Wayward Wanderer searching for the light” says Matt Sorum of the video.

Watch the video for “Judgement Day” now streaming HERE:

The debut album from Kings of Chaos is set for release in Autumn/Winter 2023. Expect original music and guest collaborations with some of rock’s biggest names — including some of today’s most talented and iconic female artists.

From the Sunset Strip to South Africa, Argentina and Brazil, Kings of Chaos have enthralled fans around the world with their ever-changing lineup of Rock and Roll Hall of Famers and multi-platinum artists. If you’ve been lucky enough to score a ticket to a KoC show, you might have caught Billy Idol, Steven Tyler from Aerosmith or Ann Wilson from Heart fronting the band — or even Corey Taylor from Slipknot, or the late Chester Bennington from Linkin Park. And yes, that was Slash on lead guitar — or Brian May from Queen, or Billy F Gibbons from ZZ Top. It’s a party on stage, and everyone’s invited.

“It’s a celebration with your bucket list artists you’ve always wanted to play with,” Sorum says.

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About Matt Sorum:
Matt Sorum is a multi-platinum, Grammy-winning musician who gained fame as the drummer for The Cult, Guns N’ Roses and Velvet Revolver. In 2012, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Guns N’ Roses. Sorum is also the founder of six startup companies, and sits on the Global Blockchain Business Council at UCLA. In 2022, he released his autobiography, Double Talkin’ Jive: True Rock ‘n’ Roll Stories from the Drummer of Guns N’ Roses, The Cult and Velvet Revolver.

Source: AFM Records

HOOTENANNY FREAKS – Releases A New Double Single And Music Video To Celebrate Their 25 Year Career

Posted in classic rock, Hard Rock, hard rock bands, Heavy Metal, Music, music news, music videos, news with tags , , , , , , , , , on October 27, 2022 by Metal Odyssey

Photographer: Lassi Hurskainen

Finnish Hard Rock band Hootenanny Freaks had their 25th anniversary in January 2022 and now they are releasing two new songs to celebrate their quarter of a century journey.

This release also presents the new singer Arttu Kettunen who have brought loads of new fresh energy to the band – that can be heard on both songs. The song Lose it All is about things going to hell and nothing seems to work out. A music video was also made for the song and it can be viewed on the band’s YouTube channel.

Falling Waters is an empowering song that tells about how it feels when the imagination takes over and you believe you have superpowers. The song is one of the heaviest tracks the band has ever recorded.

Currently the band is working on their next full length album.

Composers/Lyricists: Arttu Kettunen, Esko Kemell, Aapo Häyrinen, Marko Kuurne, Marko Leino

Check the music video: https://youtu.be/oG6JxiysTFo

Listen to 25th Anniversary Edition single on music services: https://push.fm/fl/hootenannyfreaks-25

More info: https://linktr.ee/HootenannyFreaks

Source: Inverse Records

LINDSAY SCHOOLCRAFT Releases Duet With SARAH JEZEBEL DEVA “Remember To Breathe”

Posted in gothic, gothic metal, gothic rock, Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, Metal, metal music, Music, music news, music videos, news with tags , , , , , , , , , , on October 22, 2022 by Metal Odyssey

“Remember To Breathe” is the latest magical offering from LINDSAY SCHOOLCRAFT. Featuring a duet with SARAH JEZEBEL DEVA and Mustis on piano, the new release delivers an epic and heavy sound, setting the stage for SCHOOLCRAFT to take her solo work to the next level in 2023.

LINDSAY comments: “This one is rather special because it’s the result of community. Community of musicians and community of fans.

The track was originally something I orchestrated that didn’t make a cut a few years back. But I love how on Patreon I can just throw up my lost demos and the community there decides what path I go down next.

I definitely have not been on the heavy train much the past few years, but it was time to change that. The minute I came across this demo I knew it had to be another duet with the one and only Sarah Jezebel Deva and along the way the lovely and talented Mustis lended his piano talents (I’m still over the moon about that). I also couldn’t have done it without the super talented team that came on board.”

Additional Credits:
Guitars and Drums: Fabian Daniel
Bass: Håkon Didriksen
Additional Orchestration: Chris Caouette
Mixing and Mastering: Tyler Williams
Artwork: Effy Gold

Join LINDSAY’s Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lindsayschoolcraft

Source: C Squared Music

THE 69 EYES – New Single “Gotta Rock” Now Playing!

Posted in gothic metal, gothic rock, Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, Metal, metal music, Music, music news, news with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on October 17, 2022 by Metal Odyssey

Photo by Marek Sabogal

Helsinki’s longest serving gothic rock vampires THE 69 EYES are unstoppable at the moment and have returned with yet another new song “Gotta Rock” – the first to come off their upcoming, as-yet-untitled new full-length slated to drop in early 2023.

“Gotta Rock” lives up to its name. THE 69 EYES version of the track initially premiered on Vain Elämää, the biggest Finnish TV primetime show, in which you could watch singer Jyrki 69 staying in a castle with seven other artists who performed each other’s songs during their time together. “Gotta Rock” is a cover from the famous Finnish hard rock band Boycott that released the rock anthem in the late ‘80s.

For this remake, THE 69 EYES received some famous help, as Jyrki 69 explains, “The Finnish classic rock band Boycott was one of our favorites in the ‘80s when we [started] THE 69 EYES. Due to the Finnish music TV program that I was recently featured in, we finally had a reason to make our own, more gothic rock sounding cover of Boycott’s ultimate classic smash hit ‘Gotta Rock.’ Die Krupps’ Jürgen Engler helped us to arrange it into this darkened mode!”

Stream or download THE 69 EYES’ rendition of Boycott’s “Gotta Rock” at THIS LOCATION.

Photo by Marek Sabogal

Further info on the new album from THE 69 EYES will follow very soon. In the meantime, you can still get the limited edition Drive EP, cut in the shape of a steering wheel exclusively handcrafted by Night Of The Vinyl Dead, HERE.

THE 69 EYES:
Jyrki 69 – vocals
Bazie – guitars
Timo Timo – guitars
Archzie – bass
Jussi 69 – drums

Source: EARSPLIT PR

THE ORIGINAL MISFITS – LIVE! New Years Eve 2022 W/ CIRCLE JERKS & TIGER ARMY At Michelob Ultra Arena In Las Vegas, Saturday December 31! Info You Need!

Posted in horror, horror punk, horror rock, Music, music news, news, punk bands with tags , , , , , , , , , on October 11, 2022 by Metal Odyssey

From: Misfits Records:

Featuring Original singer/songwriter GLENN DANZIG and Original bassist JERRY ONLY with Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein on guitar.

SEE the ORIGINAL MISFITS headline New Year’s Eve at the Michelob Ultra Arena at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, NV, Saturday, December 31, 2022!

The ORIGINAL MISFITS LIVE in concert joined by special guests, The Circle Jerks, and Tiger Army.

Tix On Sale Now at: https://www.axs.com/events/450052/the-original-misfits-tickets?skin=michelobultra

Want to travel in from out of state or out of the country to ring in 2023 A.D. with the ORIGINAL MISFITS and need a discount on hotel rates? Visit: https://book.passkey.com/event/50387084/owner/3623455/home

Ace Von Johnson – L.A. Guns Guitarist – Video Interview By Tanis Enos!

Posted in classic rock, Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, interviews, Metal, metal music, Music, music news, news with tags , , , , , , , on October 5, 2022 by Metal Odyssey

Ace Von Johnson is an accomplished rhythm guitarist and lends backing vocals for the acclaimed L.A. Guns. Ace is also a former member of Faster Pussycat. Recently, Ace was kind enough to take time from his schedule to do a video interview with our very own Tanis Enos. Kick back and enjoy the interview below!

CORROSION OF CONFORMITY – Announces November US Headlining Tour – Tickets On Sale Now!

Posted in concerts, Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, heavy metal bands, Metal, metal bands, metal music, Music, music news, news with tags , , , , , , , , , , on September 24, 2022 by Metal Odyssey

Photo by Nathaniel Shannon

Celebrating their 40th anniversary, icons of heavy metal, CORROSION OF CONFORMITY, have announced a US headlining tour this Fall! The excursion kicks off on November 10th in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and runs through November 27th in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Support will be provided by Spirit Adrift and The Native Howl. See all confirmed dates below and purchase tickets HERE.

CORROSION OF CONFORMITY w/ Spirit Adrift, The Native Howl:
11/10/2022 Chelsea’s Live – Baton Rouge, LA
11/11/2022 Vinyl Music Hall – Pensacola, FL
11/12/2022 Snowblind Festival – Atlanta, GA
11/13/2022 Growlers – Memphis, TN
11/15/2022 Ace Of Cups – Columbus, OH
11/17/2022 Lincoln Theatre – Raleigh, NC
11/18/2022 The Queen – Wilmington, DE
11/19/2022 Granite State Music Hall – Laconia, NH
11/20/2022 Reverb – Reading, PA
11/22/2022 The Machine Shop – Flint, MI
11/23/2022 The Forge – Joliet, IL
11/25/2022 Headliners Music Hall – Louisville, KY
11/26/2022 Mr. Small’s Theatre – Millvale, PA
11/27/2022 The Pyramid Scheme – Grand Rapids, MI

Since forming in 1982, CORROSION OF CONFORMITY has woven their distinct riffs deep into the fabric of heavy metal for over four decades. Across ten landmark, critically acclaimed albums, the band has continued evolving. From the early days of thrash to their more recent, blues-infused metal, the band has managed to progress with each release keeping fans and critics alike guessing.

CORROSION OF CONFORMITY’s most recent full-length, No Cross No Crown, was released in 2018 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. Recorded with longtime producer John Custer, the record marks the first studio recording with vocalist/guitarist Pepper Keenan in over a decade and, earning the #67 spot on the Billboard Top 200 Chart, #12 on the Billboard Top Current Albums Chart, and #3 on the Top Hard Music Albums Chart upon its first week of release, is the highest charting album of the band’s career.

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Source: EARSPLIT PR

KING BULL – Release New EP “Conflicting Opinions On Mold And Bacteria”

Posted in Hard Rock, Metal, metal music, Music, music news, news with tags , , , , , , , , on September 13, 2022 by Metal Odyssey

Conflictiong Opinions on Mold and bacteria is the new EP from Canadian synth rockers, King Bull and is out now on digital platforms via Riot Records.

Hell bent on making a record that would upset folks in the FM radio industry, King Bull haphazardly put together what is undoubtedly the best EP of 2022 which is titled Conflicting Opinions on Mold and Bacteria. Fancy recording studios and high budgets were scrapped in favour of a dank mildew filled basement with a tendency to flood when a hose happy French Canadian over waters spruce trees for no reason. If you’re sick of the highly polished overproduced rubbish that everyone’s putting out nowadays, you should give this a shot.

Listen to focus track ‘Scary’ (Feat. Ryan Kuly) HERE

King Bull began to really build a name for themselves globally with the release of their 2020 EP What Happened Here which was described as ‘’Sonically cohesive throughout, featuring snarling guitars, growling bass, thunderous drums and vocals that sound similar to a jet engine that isn’t working properly.’’ You get the drift. King Bull continue to develop their already sophisticated yet eclectic sound in 2022.

Listen to previous single ‘Never Seen You Smile’ HERE

Stream/buy Conflicting Opinions on Mold and Bacteria HERE

ABOUT KING BULL:

Hailing from Red Deer, Alberta which is not the most artistic of all Canadian communities, King Bull has been plying the trade for the last decade and a half.

They encompass 70’s rock and punk with an angsty vibe and some earthy streetwise riffs, powered by a punk-tinged, rock-ignited fuel. Fired up by intricate licks, buzz-cutter guitar tones and uniquely edgy vocals, they cover what is great about rock music.

This is a band for fans of The Who, Iggy Pop, Against Me, AC/DC, Queens of the Stone Age, David Bowie, The Drones, Neil Young etc, (anything with electric guitar that snarls a bit, really).

Source: Riot Records

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VANILLA FUDGE – To Release New Album “VANILLA ZEPPELIN” (2022 Remaster)

Posted in classic rock, classic rock bands, Hard Rock, Music, music news, news with tags , , , , , , , , on September 13, 2022 by Metal Odyssey

After recently releasing 3 remastered Led Zeppelin classics ‘Rock and Roll,’ ‘Immigrant Song’ and ‘Ramble On’ in the lead up, Vanilla Fudge will release the remastered album Vanilla Zeppelin digitally on 30th September via Golden Robot Records.

This is Led Zeppelin done ‘’Fudge’’ style and fully remastered. Vanilla Fudge roll these classics out in their own way, with some amazing and soaring organ interludes and adding their soul and funked up influence giving these songs a new life and identity of their own.

Watch the music video for ‘Immigrant Song’ HERE

Vanilla Zeppelin – Tracklisting:

1. Rock and Roll
2. Immigrant Song
3. Ramble On
4. Dancing Days 
5. Black Mountain Way
6. Your Time is Gonna Come
7. Dazed and Confused
8. Trampled Under Foot
9. Moby Dick
10. All of My Love 
11. Babe I’m Gonna Leave You 
12. Fool in the Rain 

Pre-order/add/save Vanilla Zeppelin HERE

ABOUT VANILLA FUDGE:

Vanilla Fudge was one of the first American groups to infuse psychedelia into a heavy rock sound to create “psychedelic symphonic rock” an eclectic genre which would, among its many off shoots, eventually morph into heavy metal.

Although, at first, the band did not record original material, they were best known for their dramatic heavy, slowed-down arrangements of contemporary pop songs which they developed into works of epic proportion.

Originally, Vanilla Fudge was a blue-eyed soul cover band called The Pigeons, formed in New Jersey in 1965 with organist, Mark Stein, bassist, Tim Bogert, drummer, Joey Brennan, and guitarist, vocalist and US Navy veteran, Vince Martell.

In the summer of 2006, the original Vanilla Fudge reunited to tour with The Doors of the 21st Century; it culminated in a VH-1 special, “Decades of Rock.”

Vanilla Fudge celebrated their 50th year Anniversary in 2017 and are still rocking the world in the current day with one of their greatest hits ‘You Keep Me Hanging On‘ featured in the Quentin Tarantinomovie ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.’

PRE-ORDER/ADD/SAVE NOW!
OUT SEPTEMBER 30

Source: Golden Robot Records

AUTOGRAPH “This Ain’t The Place I Wanna Be” New Official Music Video Is Streaming Now! New Forthcoming Album Dedicated To Randy Rand

Posted in classic rock, classic rock bands, Hard Rock, hard rock bands, Heavy Metal, Music, music news, music videos, news with tags , , , , , , , , , , on September 4, 2022 by Metal Odyssey

Autograph‘s new forthcoming release “Beyond”, was the last album to feature founding member and bassist Randy Rand. The album is due out on November 18, 2022 on Frontiers Music Srl, which the band has dedicated to Randy and in his memory.

“We tragically lost our brother, Randy Rand on April 26th 2022. His passing was untimely, as he had so much rockin’ left to do. We dedicate our upcoming album “Beyond” to our band mate and founding member of Autograph. His signature bass playing is a major part of the new record and his spirit is felt throughout.”

“The new album also serves as a catalyst for bringing Autograph into a new era of rock with it’s heavy-hitting and powerful sound. In the spirit of Randy’s love for the music, his excitement on the new release and eternal brotherhood, this one’s for you. Thank you Randy for keeping us connected, bringing people together from all walks of life and fueling the social bonds that music invites. Rest easy brother, we love you.”

Autograph – “This Ain’t The Place I Wanna Be” – Official Music Video | R.I.P. Randy Rand – YouTube

Steve Unger from Metal Church has taken over the bass duties for the band as the legacy of Autograph continues on with a new album dedicated to Randy Rand and a busy schedule of touring.

Current Band Line Up:
Simon Daniels – Lead vocals/guitar
Jimi Bell – Lead guitar/vocals
Marc Wieland – Drums
Steve Unger – Bass/vocals

Source: Best Bet Promotions

LONG LIVE AUTOGRAPH

GOD BLESS RANDY RAND

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