Rock Supergroup Announces Name, Updates Album Work

Courtesy: Frontiers Records/Alpha Omega Management

The fire is burning bright with rock super group Spirits of Fire.

The previously unnamed band, which features Steve DiGiorgio (Testament, Death, Sadus), Tim “Ripper” Owens (Judas Priest, Iced Earth, Beyond Fear), Christopher Caffery (Savatage, Trans-Siberian Orchestra) and Mark Zonder (Fates Warning, Chroma Key, Ten), now has a name – Spirits of Fire — and details on its debut album.

The band announced this week that it is halfway through the recording process for its as-yet-untitled debut album. The album, said producer Joey Z. He added he was excited for the album’s release.

“It’s going to be a great album!,” Joey Z said. “Fans can look forward to a release in the early part of 2018.”

The album, which will be released via Frontiers Music Srl, does not have a release date yet. That information will be announced later.  Audiences can keep up with that and more information from Spirits of Fire online at http://www.facebook.com/SpiritsOfFireBand.

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Leprous Debuts ‘Stuck’ Video; Announces Tour Dates

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Leprous has unveiled the video for its latest single.

The band debuted the video for its new single ‘Stuck’ Friday morning.  The video, directed by Troll Toftenes, features the band performing its new song in what is clearly meant to look like a live performance.  That is evident with the use of the lighting, amps and camera angles, which the band addressed in a recent interview.

“Doing a performance video to enhance the special edit version of this song felt like an obvious choice, and the footage captured by Troll Toftenes supports the dynamics of the music in a great way.”

The song, the second from the band’s latest album Malina—the album’s first single was ‘From The Flame’–is itself a dramatic change of pace for the band, as it boasts a much more radio-friendly sound than what has been presented in any of the band’s previous albums. The band said in a recent interview that the change in sound was intentional.

“‘Stuck’ is Leprous in a new package!,” the band said. “ It’s straight to the point, groovy, and has probably the guitar and bass sound on the album that we’re most happy with.”

Audiences will be able to hear ‘Stuck,’ ‘From The Flame’ and the album’s other nine songs when Malina is released Friday, Aug. 27 via InsideOut Music in stores and online. It will be available on standard CD platform as well as digital download, deluxe expanded edition, and vinyl.  Pre-orders are available now here.

The album’s track listing is noted below.

LEPROUS – “Malina”:
1. Bonneville
2. Stuck
3. From The Flame
4. Captive
5. Illuminate
6. Leashes
7. Mirage
8. Malina
9. Coma
10. The Weight Of Disaster
11. The Last Milestone

Leprous will make its way across Europe this fall in support of Malina beginning Oct. 28 in Copenhagen, Denmark. The band’s current tour schedule includes shows in Lyon, France; Milan, Italy; Budapest, Hungary and many other locations.  The band’s current tour schedule is noted below.

Here is a list next of shows for LEPROUS:
LEPROUS – Festivals 2017:
11.08.2017 Rasnov (Romania) – Rockstadt Extreme Fest
19.08.2017 Mo i Rana (Norway) – Verket Festival

LEPROUS, Agent Fresco, AlithiA & Astrosaur – European Tour:
Presented in Germany by Eclipsed, Laut.de, Guitar & Metal.de
28.10.2017 Copenhagen (Denmark) – Pumpehuset
29.10.2017 Hamburg (Germany) – Logo
30.10.2017 Cologne (Germany) – Luxor
31.10.2017 Esch (Luxembourg) – Rockhal
01.11.2017 Haarlem (The Netherlands) – Patronaat
02.11.2017 London (UK) – The Dome
03.11.2017 Dublin (Ireland) – Voodoo Lounge
04.11.2017 Leeds (UK) – Damnation Festival
05.11.2017 Vosselaar (Belgium) – Biebob
06.11.2017 Paris (France) – Trabendo
07.11.2017 Nantes (France) – Barakason
08.11.2017 Bordeaux (France) – Rocher Palmer
11.11.2017 Toulouse (France) – Le Metronum
12.11.2017 Marseille (France) – Le Moulin
13.11.2017 Milan (Italy) – Magnolia
14.11.2017 Lyon (France) – CCO Villeurbanne
15.11.2017 Winterthur (Switzerland) – Salzhaus
16.11.2017 Colmar (France) – Grillen
17.11.2017 Munich (Germany) – Backstage Halle
18.11.2017 Vienna (Austria) – Szene
19.11.2017 Budapest (Hungary) – A38
20.11.2017 Prague (Czech Republic) – Rock Café
21.11.2017 Warsaw (Poland) – Proxima
22.11.2017 Berlin (Germany) – Musik & Frieden
23.11.2017 Aarhus (Denmark) – Atlas
25.11.2017 Oslo (Norway) – Vulkan Arena
And more dates to be announced soon…

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EODM’s New Live Recording Is A Powerhouse Performance

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The wait is almost over.  Eagle of Death Metal will release worldwide its latest live recording I Love You All The Time: Live at the Olympia In Paris.  This 19-song (technically 22 with the three bonus performances) recording is an electrifying performance from the band, and a truly powerful statement in itself to those who would try to spread fear and terror around the globe.  It is a statement to those individuals that they will not leave any one living in fear and terror, but rather will unite the world.  That is evident through the band’s fiery performance, which will be discussed later.  Examining the performance on another level, it is a concert that new and more seasoned fans alike will appreciate in part for its wide-reaching set list, which will be discussed shortly.  The concert’s production values round out its most important elements.  Each element, audiences will note, is important in its own right to the recording’s whole.  All things considered, they make this recording one more of this year’s top new live recordings and yet more proof of why Eagle Rock Entertainment is still the leader in live recordings.

Eagles of Death Metal’s latest live recording, I Love You All The Time: Live at the Olympia in Paris, is a strong new musical effort and statement from the veteran rock outfit.  That is evidenced in part through the recording’s extensive set list.  The primary set list consists of 19 total songs, which are lifted from each of the band’s now four full-length studio recordings.  The addition of the three bonus songs, which are themselves pulled from the band’s first three albums, pushes that total to 22 songs.  Audiences will be pleased to see that a clear attempt to balance the set list was made in reading through the show’s featured songs.  Counting the bonus tracks, Peace, Love, Death Metal and Death By Sexy each received seven nods throughout the concert.  The band’s most recent album, Zipper Down (2015) is represented with five songs.  Heart On, the band’s third album, is the most lightly represented of the band’s albums, with three songs pulled for the show.  Why it was so conservatively represented is anyone’s guess.  Regardless, it is clear that the band made a full-on effort to give audiences the fullest picture possible of its catalogue in this concert.  That being the case, it becomes clear why the show’s set list is so critical to this recording.  It takes the audiences quite impressively through the band’s body of work from beginning to present.  Keeping this in mind, the concert’s set list is only one of its key elements to be examined.  The band’s performance of that set list is just as important to examine as the set list itself.

The band’s performance of its rich set list is so important to discuss here in that it one must take into account that this is a make-up show from the band’s Feb. 16, 2016 show at the Bataclan Theatre that was tragically cut short by terrorists.  The band’s energy throughout the course of the 90-minute-plus concert is so frenetic.  From front man Jesse Hughes’ full-on performance to Josh Homme and Julian Dorio’s often-time synchronized drumming to the work put in by the rest of the musicians on stage, not a single second is spared.  The band puts everything on that proverbial table throughout and leaves nothing there by the show’s end.  It shows entirely how much being able to perform the show meant to the band.  The audience in attendance showed its appreciation for that devotion, too, giving its all back to the band.  The result is a performance that will have home viewers just as enthralled and engaged as the audiences who were present at the concert’s taping, making the show pass before audiences even realize it is done.  That is a powerful statement in itself.  It is not the concert’s last important element either, even as important as it proves to be.  The concert’s production values round out its most important elements.

The production values presented throughout the course of EODM’s new live recording are collectively so important because they serve to heighten and really illustrate the energy exuded by the band in its performance.  This includes the original production and post production.  The camera work gives audiences the best seat in the house (or rather in their own houses; yes, that bad pun was intended), as they take viewers on stage with the band, into the crowd, and even into one of the theatre’s elevators with Hughes.  Through those various angles (and the hard work put in by the editors in post), audiences get a full picture of the Olympia’s size, which is apparently not that big.  The audio mix is just as important to note here.  Even with the Olympia being a semi-quaint venue, its openness absolutely cries out for a home theater system for those wanting a full concert experience.  That is not to say that the audio doesn’t sound good without a home theater system, but it such a system would not hurt the experience. Again, kudos go to those behind the editing for making the sound come out so well in the end. When this is all joined with the positives of the concert’s set list and the band’s performance the result is a concert that EODM fans everywhere will appreciate and enjoy and a work that is another one of this year’s top new live recordings.

I Love You All The Time: Live at the Olympia in Paris is one of this year’s top new live recordings and more proof of why Eagle Rock Entertainment remains today the leader in live recordings.  It is a strong, bold statement from Eagles of Death Metal and its fans, that shows that the good will always triumph over the evil in the world.  From a deep-reaching set list to a fiery performance by the band of that set list to top-notch production values, this recording boasts plenty of positives.  The whole of those elements makes this recording a concert that will keep audiences completely engaged from start to finish, not even realizing how much time has passed by the concert’s end.  It is that enjoyable.  Considering this, the whole of this recording makes the concert, once again, one of the year’s top new live recordings.  It will be available in stores and online Friday, Aug. 4.  more information on I Love You All The Time: Live at the Olympia Theatre is available online now along with all of Eagles of Death Metal’s latest news and more at:

 

 

 

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Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/eaglesofdeathmetal

Twitter: http://twitter.com/EODMofficial

 

 

 

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Discovery Dives Into ‘Shark Week’ With Seal

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Discovery Channel’s annual Shark Week broadcast is officially under way, and the network launched the week with quite the interesting promotional spot.

Discovery Communications launched its annual Shark Week broadcast with a promo spot starring music star Seal. The spot sees Seal on stage at a beach singing his hit song ‘Kiss From A Rose’ when he is suddenly eaten whole by what looks like a great white shark.

As the shark devours the singer, his audience scatters, screaming in terror as font appears on screen reading, “It’s still a bad week to be a seal.”  Audiences can view the spot online now here.

Courtesy: Discovery Channel/Discovery Communications

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Revolution Saints Announce New Album Release Date, Specs

Courtesy: Frontiers Music Srl

Revolution Saints has a new album on the way.

The band announced this week it will release its sophomore album Light in the Dark Oct. 13 via Frontiers Music Srl.  The album will come roughly two years after the band – Deen Castronovo (ex-Journey, Bad English), Doug Aldrich (The Dead Daisies, DIO, ex-Whitesnake) and Jack Blades (Night Ranger, Damn Yankees) – released its self-titled debut album.

The record will be available on CD, Deluxe CD/DVD combo pack, vinyl and limited edition box set. The Deluxe CD/DVD combo pack features bonus live tracks on the CD, live footage on the DVD from the band’s first-ever live performance recorded at the Frontiers Rock Festival in Milan (recorded this past April), a “Making Of’ documentary and music videos for ‘Light in the Dark’ and ‘I Wouldn’t Change a Thing.’

The limited edition box set will feature the album in its deluxe CD/DVD combo pack, 180-gram vinyl, Large-size T-Shirt, poster, lithograph and poster.

Pre-orders for Light in the Dark are open now at iTunes, Frontiers Records’ online store, Amazon and Google Play.  The record’s full track listing is noted below.

Here’s the complete track listing for LIGHT IN THE DARK:
1. Light In The Dark
2. Freedom
3. Ride On
4. I Wouldn’t Change A Thing
5. Don’s Surrender
6. Take You Down
7. The Storm Inside
8. Can’t Run Away From Love
9. Running On The Edge
10. Another Chance
11. Falling Apart
12. Back On My Trail (live, bonus track on deluxe edition only)
13. Turn Back Time (live, bonus track on deluxe edition only)
14. Here Forever (live, bonus track on deluxe edition only)
15. Locked Out Of Paradise (live, bonus track on deluxe edition only)
Bonus DVD contents:
–REVOLUTION SAINTS live at Frontiers Rock Festival (“Back On My Trail,” “Turn Back Time,” “Here Forever,” “Locked Out Of Paradise”)
–Making of LIGHT IN THE DARK (documentary)
–“Light In The Dark” (song video)
–“I Wouldn’t Change A Thing” (song video)

In anticipation of Light in the Dark’s upcoming release, Revolution Saints unveiled the music video for the album’s title track this week. It can be viewed online now here.

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SRCVinyl To Re-Issue Classic Mudvayne Album

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SRCVinyl is celebrating the 15th anniversary of Mudvayne’s sophomore album The End Of All Things To Come with a special vinyl re-issue of the album this summer.

The album, originally released Nov. 19, 2002, will be re-issued Sept. 15, 2017 on two separate limited-edition vinyl releases—a clear with black smoke 180-gram pressing and a red 180-gram vinyl. The prior pressing will be limited to 500 copies and the latter to 1,000 copies.

Each pressing will be presented in a matte gatefold jacket with Spot-UV and 11×22 dull text insert.  Pre-orders for the forthcoming vinyl re-issues will open Aug. 4.  Both pressings will retail for MSRP of $29.99.

More information on the re-issues is available online now here.  The album’s full track listing is noted below.

Tracklisting:

SIDE A

Silenced

Trapped In The Wake Of A Dream

Not Falling

SIDE B

(Per)version Of A Truth

Mercy, Severity

World So Cold

SIDE C

The Patient Mental

Skrying

Solve Et Coagula

SIDE D

Shadow Of A Man

12:97:24:99

The End Of All Things To Come

A Key To Nothing

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PBS Kids Taking Families Back To Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Again

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PBS Kids is taking families on another trip to Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood this summer.

Public Media Distribution will release Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: King Daniel for the Day on Tuesday, Sept. 5. The single-disc compilation will feature eight more episodes spanning 110 minutes. The disc’s title episode follows Daniel as King Friday makes Daniel king for a day, teaching Daniel an invaluable lesson about kindness to others.

Also included in this collection is a special birthday episode in which Daniel and his friends celebrate Prince Wednesday’s birthday in “Prince Wednesday’s Happy Birthday.”  Daniel also learns important lessons about responsibility and sacrifices in “Daniel Takes Care of Snowball” and “Looking for Snowball.”

This is all just a taste of what PBS Kids’ latest Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DVD offers families.  Even more fun and lessons are presented in the DVD’s other three episodes—“The Neighborhood Fall Festival,” “Sharing at the Library” and “Daniel Share With Margaret.”

Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: King Daniel for the Day will retail for MSRP of $14.99. More information on this and other Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood DVDs is available online now along with activities, games, printouts and more at:

 

 

 

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