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mercoledì 24 maggio 2017

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RESISTANCE Unveils Cover Artwork And Track Listing Of New Album


RESISTANCE Unveils Cover Artwork And Track Listing Of New Album

Formed in 2000, RESISTANCE are a Los Angeles based Heavy Metal band delivering a full on Metal assault from a broad range of influences. The band signed with Finland's Lion Music in 2004 and released two critically acclaimed albums: "Lies In Black" (2004) and the conceptual Metal masterpiece "Patents Of Control" (2007). In 2015 the band returned with the "Battle Scars" EP, and most recently inked a deal with No Remorse Records, which will release their brand new studio album, "Metal Machine". First reviews describe the album as "US Power Metal for fans of Metal Church and Liege Lord".

"Metal Machine" was produced and engineered by Dan Luna, Bill Metoyer and Resistance, and was is mixed and mastered by Neil Kernon. Album's cover artwork was painted by Dusan Markovic. "Metal Machine" will hit the streets on June 27, 2017, and will include 8 songs, including cover version of the Scorpions classic "Blackout".


"Metal Machine" track listing:

01. The Metal Machine

02. Hail To The Horns

03. Rise And Defend

04. Some Gave All

05. Time Machine

06. Dirty Side Down

07. Heroes

08. Blackout


MORE INFORMATION: www.noremorse.gr

VISIT THE BAND: www.facebook.com/resistanceusaofficial


lunedì 1 maggio 2017

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Svedish punk rockers Mahalium announce new music!


Svedish punk rockers Mähälium announce new music!

Mähälium started off in the autumn of 1998 when the three friends Daniel (bass) Rka (drums) and Tholle (vocals/guitar) found out that they all stood without a band. Soon after that they recorded and released a 4-track demo cassette called "Välkommen till Sverige" and was soon followed by the cd "Blågula ögon ser dig" and the 5-track demo cassette "Schackmatt". 1999 Mähälium brought in Simon on guitar and vocals, with that line-up they re-recorded "Landet dagen efter" för the compilation CD Röjarskivan 4. Simon later quits the band and are replaced with Arvid on guitar and vocals and it's by this time they are recording the 7 inch single "Du är såld" and later the cd "Ditt liv/ditt krig". In the spring of 2001 Rka says his about to quit the band and in the summer 2001 Mähälium is doing their last gig and at the same time releases "Ditt liv/ditt krig"

In the summer of 2015 Tholle and Daniel run in to each other and starts to talk memories and they both agree it would be fun to see if they still remembered the old songs. Time goes by and by accident Tholle runs into Arvid one late night at the pub, they haven't seen eath other for at least 10 years but Tholle tell Arvid the idea about getting together, have a cup of coffee, and just play for a while. Not without a doubt Arvid finally agree. Rka is contacted but has no interest in the band so the ask Bobban from the local ska band The Liptones to join in.
Now more than 15 years after their last gig by Mähälium, they´re back with new music. The first single "Olydnad Uppror Revolt" is released on May 12th and the new album "När verkligheten slår dig" is release May 26th.




LINE-UP:
Daniel - bas
Tholle - gitarr & sång
Arvid - gitarr & sång
Bobban - drums


DISCOGRAPHY:
Ditt Liv Ditt Krig, 2001
Du är såld, 2000
Schackmatt, 1999
Blågula ögon ser dig, 1999
Välkommen till Sverige, 1998

Compilations:
Äggröran 4, 2000
Röjarskivan 4, 1999


SOCIAL MEDIA / WEB LINKS
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Mahalium
Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/mahalium
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC35fqdm4RvgqFYrMyLocbig
Spotify:https://open.spotify.com/artist/1brS5LWVcyrXe2K00q41Jf





mercoledì 15 febbraio 2017

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SYNAPTIK announce new album titled Justify & Reason


DeFox Records and Heart Of Steel Records reveal details of upcoming Album "Justify & Reason" of prog metal band SYNAPTIK from England.
The new product is described as “A collection exhibiting real finesse, true technicality but not at the expense of neck-snapping riffs and a progressive air that’s both bracing and intimidatingly menacing”.

The Norwich men show no signs of slowing down as they are set to make a huge impact in 2017 by following it up with the release of their highly anticipated sophomore album, out March 10th on every worldwide webstores, iTunes, Amazon, Spotify, Deezer, Google Play, Tidal, Shazam...

The digital album track list:
1. The Incredible Machine 
2. Human / Inhuman
3. Conscience
4. White Circles
5. Esc Ctrl



Here is a taste of what to expect from the new album with the first song release ‘ESC CTRL’ which shows the band in their element in this powerful new video: 



Subscribe to band website for special offers on NEW "Justify & Reason" Merchandise and receive a £10 coupon to use in a new store and also a FREE download of "Esc Ctrl" as a thank you.
Www.synaptikmetal.com


Contact:
www.synaptikmetal.com
www.facebook.com/synaptikmetal
Twitter: @synaptikmetal
Instagram: synaptikmetal

Label contact:
http://heartofsteel.nlz.it

Press Bureau contact:
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American guitarist Tara Lynch launch Evil Enough album with many guests



Tara Lynch is an American guitarist, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. Tara will be releasing her new single “Trustless” from her forthcoming debut album “Evil Enough” on Friday, February 10, 2017. “Evil Enough” is a melodic metal album full of rich guitar dominant tracks, all written by Tara Lynch. Along with Tara on all lead/rhythm guitars, this album features an all-star lineup of high-profile guest musicians including Tony MacAlpine and Derek Sherinian (Dream Theater, KISS, Alice Cooper, Yngwie Malmsteen, Billy Idol) on keyboards, Björn Englen (Yngwie Malmsteen, Tony MacAlpine, Quiet Riot, Soul Sign, Dio Disciples) and Phil Soussan (Ozzy Osbourne, Billy Idol, Last In Line) on bass, Brian Tichy (Whitesnake, Billy Idol, Foreigner, Ozzy Osbourne) and Glen Sobel (Alice Cooper) on drums and the virtuoso vocals of Mark Boals (Yngwie Malmsteen, Uli Jon Roth, Dokken, Dio Disciples, Raiding the Rock Vault).

Says Tara, “Both the concept and meaning behind 'Trustless' are autobiographical. I've been through life's toughest moments and have come out on the other side much stronger for it. I've decided to tell my story both for therapeutic reasons and also in hopes that it can relate to and offer support to others in the same situation.

“The entire 'Evil Enough' album is a musical autobiography. Very often, the term 'blood, sweat and tears' is used as a metaphor to describe the work one puts in to something that they are 110% invested in. This would be an accurate metaphor where I am concerned. It has been a tremendously emotional journey into my own soul in order to both write the lyrics that explain my experiences, as well as write the melodies to convey the feelings involved within each experience.”


“Tara Lynch has a beautiful natural vibrato that I have only heard in the very top guitar players” - Derek Sherinian

Primarily self-taught, Tara played both electric and acoustic guitar and wrote songs in her childhood, picking up the bass guitar, drums and piano along the way. Very serious about her musicianship and the unending desire to improve, Tara has personally studied guitar with Steve Vai (Frank Zappa, David Lee Roth, Whitesnake, Alcatrazz), drums with Chad Smith (Red Hot Chili Peppers), bass with Björn Englen (Yngwie Malmsteen, Tony MacAlpine, Quiet Riot, Soul Sign, Dio Disciples) and piano with Derek Sherinian (Dream Theater, KISS, Alice Cooper, Yngwie Malmsteen, Billy Idol).

In 2015, Tara accepted the invitation from Geert Fiew (founder of Belgian band Beyond the Labyrinth) to write and perform guitar solos on Beyond the Labyrinth's upcoming fourth album, “The Art of Resilience”, to be released in early 2017. At the same time, Tara began writing for her own upcoming debut album, “Evil Enough”.

“Tara is just a pure pleasure and honor to work with. She knows what she wants but yet so humble and grateful. And what a talent! And did I mention sweetheart?” – Björn Englen

Featured performers on Tara Lynch’s “EVIL ENOUGH”:
Mark Boals (vocals)
Björn Englen (bass)
Tony MacAlpine (keyboards)
Derek Sherinian (keyboards)
Glen Sobel (drums)
Phil Soussan (bass)
Brian Tichy (drums)

On “Evil Enough”, all songs are written by Tara Lynch, who performs all lead and rhythm guitars, and on some tracks, bass guitar.

“After knowing her as a friend for many years, I knew it would be fun, but working with Tara is like holding a Tiger by the tail, she is so full of talent and energy, knows exactly what she wants and is not afraid to go for it! It was a really great experience!” - Mark Boals

In closing Tara has this to impart, “This album has been a labor of love and an important part of both my personal and musical growth process. At the end of the day, it's an album that I am extremely proud of and I really hope it touches people out there in the world who can relate to it and that it can help them know they're not alone.”

Along with the release of “Evil Enough” in 2017, Tara Lynch plans to tour. “Let's rock!” - Tara Lynch

To purchase Tara Lynch's “Trustless” single:
iTunes: http://itunes.apple.com/album

Tara Lynch's official website: http://www.taralynch.com

Press inquiries: Glass Onyon PR


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Long Branch Records is proud to announce Uneven Structure


Long Branch Records is proud to announce the signing of the french progressive metal sextet Uneven Structure. Their new album "La Partition", which they've worked on for almost four years now, will be released internationally in Spring 2017.

"La Partition" is a full concept album and the follow-up to the bands first EP "8" (2009) and their debut full-length "Februus" (2011) which both received great feedback and critical acclaim. More details will be revealed very soon!

Hailing from France, one of the biggest markets and breeding stock for bands within the Tech Metal and Progressive Rock scene, Uneven Structure was formed in may 2008 from the intention of Benoit Friedrich (bass) and Igor Omodei (guitar) to finally bring the technically enhanced and progressive music they had been working on for themselves alive. The sound they were aiming to create was a one of a kind merger of groovy polyrythmic guitar riffs with huge slick of ambient guitar leads, which they undoubtedly accomplished. Since the release of the debut album "Februus" in 2011 the band did multiple European tours with tech metal and prog rock genre-leaders such as Protest The Hero, Textures or Tesseract and performed at festivals such as Brutal Assault or Euroblast. 

While listening to the new album "La Partition" you will hear and feel the progress and growing the band made since "Februus", due to the fact that their sound is now even more complex and perfectly arranged, catchy, experimental and technically enhanced, but also groovy. A perfect combination of the hardness of metal with the elaborate techniques of prog and the atmospheric sounds of ambient. Not only has the sound of Uneven Structure been growing and changing with this new album, but also the band internally. With Arnaud Verrier on drums (ex Zuul FX and Kadinja) and Steeves Hostin (Beyond The Dust) as guitarist the band is more than perfectly prepared to continue their legacy, but also to open a new chapter in their musical career by performing mindblowing live shows all over the world.

More info:
www.unevenstructure.net
www.facebook.com/unevenstructure
www.instagram.com/uneven_structure
www.twitter.com/unevenstructure


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Fake Billy & The False Prophets launch New Single Celine Dion


Fake Billy & The False Prophets: a name that creates as many questions as expectations, and that's exactly the way Fake Billy likes it. Raw energy, strong songs and catchy hooks. Their first performance at 4:30 a.m. at some trash-party ended in blood on the floor beside the toilet and sweat dripping down the walls. Since then cellars, bars and festivals have ensured Fake Billy & The False Prophets developed into a razorsharp band with a tight garage-trash-rock 'n roll sound.

Their 2015 debut album Chickboy was well received by Dutch press. It brought them airplay on Dutch national radio and they toured extensively.

Celine Dion is the first single from their upcoming sophomore album scheduled for later this year. It is released under TCBYML sub-label BERT, dedicated to young musical talent. BERT was launched in 2016 and was created especially for Dutch artists and bands. BERT is exciting, challenging, new, enterprising, a feeling, a friend, full of idealism, adventurous and honest.



Fake Billy & The False Prophets - Celine Dion is released this week and available for purchase/streaming on all known digital platforms.

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Nancy Wilson of Heart to debut side project called Roadcase Royale


The Rock Against MS Foundation is honored to present Nancy Wilson, founding member of the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame group HEART and her critically acclaimed, newly formed side project ROADCASE ROYALE at the 5th Annual Rock Against MS Benefit Concert & Award Show – Saturday, March 25 at the Historic Los Angeles Theatre in Downtown Los Angeles.

Wilson has teamed up with former Prince band member and R&B singer Liv Warfield to form a new super group called ROADCASE ROYALE. The sound of ROADCASE ROYALE is muscular rock with some R&B/blues and in-depth ballads thrown in, reflecting the iconic sounds of both their respective bands.

Joining Wilson (guitar) and Warfield (vocals) are lead guitarist Ryan Waters (the musical director for Liv's solo work and Prince Protégé) along with HEART members Chris Joyner (keys), Dan Rothchild (bass), and Ben Smith (drums).

Get ready for an All-star studded event as the celebrities’ sweep the orange carpet raising awareness and funding to help people suffering from multiple sclerosis. Furthermore, on this evening the RAMS Foundation will present seven (7) amazing individuals the Platinum People Award as they honor the humanitarian spirit of extraordinary individuals who have shown courage, compassion, and unselfish character.

This year RAMS is privileged to honor and celebrate the life of the world’s most iconic and influential comedian, RICHARD PRYOR. This is an additional award, recently added for public figures that have created awareness and outreach to educate people of this ... As Richard Pryor said “This MS shit.” “Richard’s genius wasn’t just making people laugh, he used his comedy as a way to communicate the truth,” explains Pryor’s wife Jennifer Lee Pryor. “More than anyone, Richard could appreciate RAMS’ mission to not remain silent. RAMS uses every means possible to enlighten, inform and educate the public about MS. Telling the truth is their genius too.” 



TICKETS, ARTIST LINE-UP AND MORE INFORMATION WILL BE RELEASED FEBRUARY 15th!

Follow ROADCASE ROYALE on:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Roadcase-Royale-700511530112381
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/roadcaseroyale/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/RoadcaseRoyale

For more show information go to: www.facebook.com/rockagainstMSfoundation, www.rockagainstms.org, www.richardpryor.com, www.billburr.com, www.getGass.com


sabato 14 gennaio 2017

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GOBLIN COCK Necronomidonkeykongimicon vinyl version available


The band's upcoming release invokes the spirit of Pure Fun while appeasing their love of Doomed Art. Necronomidonkeykongimicon is an auditory tome of such importance that it needs to be experienced before the Secret Bastards find a way to marginalize it out of existence forever.

Goblin Cock is a band from beyond time, beyond space, beyond your naive concept of dimension in METAL. Since before your pathetic "god" had supposedly "created" you and your kind, Lord Phallus was hunkered in a cybertimeship/fun-dungeon skating the layers of what was considered "true metal" in all societies and in all generations. Eventually His Majesty realized that he really didn't care and launched a full-scale war against bland metal with an emphasis on ACTUALLY HAVING A GOOD TIME!

Goblin Cock is a heavy metal side project founded by Rob Crow (Pinback) hailing from San Diego, California. With all of its members taking on stage names like Lord Phallus (Rob Crow), Larben The Druid (Lara Benscher) and Bane Ass-Pounder (Dave Drusky), Goblin Cock is a tongue-in-cheek project which lyrically covers an array of unusual topics.


Available in purple vinyl, black vinyl, CD, digital. VIP exclusive comes in Halloween Orange vinyl w/ Blood Red Splatter and a bonus EP, a Cock Opera entitled “Dragonfucker” on a black 12” – with a screen-printed b-side, featuring visual art by Craig Horky.

More info HERE




domenica 1 gennaio 2017

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SYNAPTIK announce digital reissue of debut album


DeFox Records and Heart Of Steel Records are really excited to announce the re-release debut album of prog metal band from England SYNAPTIK.
The album titled "The Mechanisms of Consequence" Reissue Brain Spark edition remix, contains 9 songs in vein of technical Progresive Metal.
The digital release will be available on January 30th on every biggest worldwide webstores, iTunes, Amazon, Spotify, Deezer, Google Play Music, iHeart Radio, Tidal, Shazam...

SYNAPTIK is a British heavy metal band from the East Coast of England. Formed in 2012, the band’s music incorporates genres such as Thrash, Power & Progressive metal.
Synaptik liberally mix the band members’ eclectic range of influences creating a hybrid sound-scape with an appeal that transcends music genres. Melody, heavier-than-a-blackhole-riffage, dynamic vocals, death metal aggressiveness and more combined to create the Synaptik spark.



SYNAPTIK members have, in the past, shared stages with bands such as IRON MAIDEN, EXODUS, ONSLAUGHT and many more.

Such a wealth of experience and endless talent creates a back-bone of integrity, quality and a powerhouse live performance every time.
Merging various metal genres including but not limited to classic rock, classical, prog, tech, thrash and heavy metal allows SYNAPTIK to explore unique avenues with toe curling precision.

Album TRACKLIST:
1. Truths That Wake
2. A Man Dies
3. Your Cold Dead Trace
4. Irresistible Shade
5. Vacancy Of Mind
6. As I Am, As I Was
7. Utopia In Our Eyes
8. Allies
9. Your Cold Dead Trace (Alan Tecchio verses)



“The Mechanisms of Consequence” is an album that impresses from the first to the last song with its mix of emotion, aggression, heavy guitars & melodic vocal style. Founded in eastern England in 2012 by brothers John and Ian Knight, SynaptiK passionately connect Progressive Metal with Death/Thrash Metal, melody with brutality on their debut album.
Carried by John`s voice and words which draw their inspiration from personal experiences, human emotion and world events SynaptiK can be found in the intersection of such big names as Queensryche, Nevermore, Death, Atheist and Psychotic Waltz.

Ranging from the heavy opener “Truths That Wake” to “Your Cold Dead Trace” featuring Alan Tecchio (ex Hades /Watchtower as guest vocalist whose contribution creates a chorus that implants itself in your head then refuses to leave) to the atmospheric and dynamic “As I Am, As I Was “.
The second album titled "“Justify & Reason” will be launch in March 10th. 2017.

Band Members:
John Knight Vocals
Pete Loades Drums
Ian Knight Guitarist
Kev Jackson Bass
Jack Murton Lead Guitarist

Authors and Composers John Knight & Ian Knight

Contact:
www.synaptikmetal.com
www.facebook.com/synaptikmetal
Twitter: @synaptikmetal
Instagram: synaptikmetal


giovedì 29 dicembre 2016

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Expedition Delta & Chianti Rock wine




Expedition Delta & Chianti Rock: new endorsement deal & new video released

Srdjan Brankovic’s Expedition Delta just released a new music video for the track "Thank You For The Good Times” taken from the album “Expedition Delta II” out now via Perris Records.

Alongside Srdjan Brankovic (founder, songwriter, guitarist and producer of the band) also many other, celebrated musicians have been involved in the project: Bobby Koelble (Death/DTA) Nikola Mijic, (AlogiA, Eden’s Curse) Nicola Di Già (Banco del Mutuo Soccorso), Santiago Dobles (Aghora), Dario Esposito (Il Balletto di Bronzo).

Also: exciting news concerning an exclusive deal may be now announced: Chianti Rock is the new extraordinary endorser of the international supergroup!

The renowned brand of Made in Italy is going to produce a superb quality of unique red wine dedicated exclusively to Expedition Delta and their new hit “Thank You For The Good Time”

“The idea –says Domenico Tancredi CEO at Chianti Rock- is to connect one of the world famous brand of Made in Italy to amazing music, which is synonym of freedom and energy.
This is the basic idea of Chianti Rock. This wants to be a product where music and Rock & Roll lovers gather and share events, passions and pure emotions.
This wine comes from pure passion and love for the earth. I combined in it my long time passions: Chianti and Rock & Roll. 




Strong and intense, this wine is extracted from Sangiovese grapes only, grown and produced according to the production regulations of Chianti Consortium.

And Chianti Rock would uniquely customize your events. It is born to gather the numerous and multiple customers who love to listen to great live music.
It can also be an original and exclusive gift for friends, customers or colleagues”

To connect the excellence both in music and wine, the deal has been enshrined

To celebrate the joy in life, the thankfulness towards Life’s gifts, an original package, a new Case of Rock is born from the combination of amazing music, a delicious wine, a unique brand worldwide renowned, an authentic love and strong passion.

You can view the new video here


You can buy your Chianti Case of Rock here

You can buy the album here

http://www.srdjanbrankovic.com/expeditiondelta/



martedì 22 novembre 2016

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BarbaRossa ferocity, obscurity and melody


DeFox Records and INVINCIBLE Records are proud to announce the debut EP of italian death metal band BARBAROSSA.
The EP titled "He who walks alone" contains 5 songs in vein of Melodic Death Metal.
The digital release will be available December 20th on every worldwide webstores, iTunes, Amazon, Spotify, Deezer, Google Music, Nokia, Emusic...



Barbarossa band founded in March 2014 by Lorenzo and Davy, at guitars. 
After meeting in a pub they decided to give birth to a new musical project.
They started to work with hate and love (musically talking), while Lorenzo was Death metal sound-oriented Davy came from a Thrash Metal background and they both wanted to impose their will. 
After some weeks of insults, came the discovery of the concept of diplomacy and they started to go in the right way. They decided to create something based on ferocity, obscurity and melody….something modern but still with solid roots planted in the tradition of death and thrash metal. 
Something technical but that anyway puts the focus on spontaneity of the songwriting.

After some time Cristiano took place behind the drum heads, giving shape and power to Davy’s still unripe riffs, while in the meantime Lorenzo was given the task to make the walls tremble with growl vocals and to dash off the first lyrics.
To complete the line-up, arrived Alex on Bass guitar. He has a really well kept beard, worked out fingers and a growl as deep as an oceanic trench, so how could him not being in?
Barbarossa’s live debut arrived in December 2014 at Britannia pub in Vedelago, with a baptism of fire over expectations and a wide appreciation by the crowd witch pushed the band to carry on the project and to ask the best from herself.
So went on with satisfaction live activity In Northern Italy with some live gigs in Veneto and Emilia Romagna.
Today Barbarossa entering in the underground metal scene with their first ep: Operation Barbarossa, the fruit of long session of composition, whole nights playing and to conceive a lot of songs that they can collect the positive opinion of the worldwide metal kids ...Barbarossa is ready!!

line-up:
Cristiano Perin: Drums 
Alex Omega: Bass 
Lorenzo Telve: Guitar/Vocal 
Davy Scarpellini: Lead Guitar




Press bureau: http://www.dvlgator.eu



martedì 1 novembre 2016

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Steve Harris announce the British Lion tour


British Lion will be hitting the road for a European Tour in November & December 2016!

Tickets go on sale Monday 5th September at 2pm BST/3pm CET and will be available through www.steveharrisbritishlion.com.

A Message from Steve -

“It’s been great fun taking British Lion out on the road over the past three years and I’m delighted we have the opportunity to play some more shows in 2016. This club tour will be our most extensive European one yet. Due to the routing, we’re not able to get to Scandanavia this time round but will definitely see our fans there next time. On this tour we’ll be making our first visits to Slovakia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Southern and Northern Ireland, as well as a number of different cities in countries we’ve visited on previous tours. We’ve got a really strong show lined up including plenty of songs not on the British Lion album. The whole band is really excited and can’t wait to get out on the road again. We’ll be looking to record some more shows on this tour to add to the recordings we already have for an upcoming live album.”