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ARMORED SAINT NEWS
Armored Saint launches "Aftermath (live)" single for fans via
PledgeMusic; reveals artwork and track-listing for new live album,
'Carpe Noctum'; kicks off USA tour with Queensryche next week
As previously announced, Armored Saint has teamed up with PledgeMusic to give fans a new live album: Carpe Noctum. Having toured with Metallica, Whitesnake, Alice Cooper, The Scorpions, and many other artists since their inception in the early 80s, Armored Saint
has always been a highly regarded live act - not only in their hometown
of Los Angeles, but also around the world. The only official release to
capture this, however, is 1989's live album, Saints Will Conquer - until now, with Carpe Noctum, which was recorded at the band's 2015 Wacken festival set, as well as their headlining show in Aschaffenburg, Germany.
For a first preview of Carpe Noctum, the live version of "Aftermath" is now available exclusively for pledgers at PledgeMusic: pledgemusic.com/armoredsaint
- where the album can also be pre-ordered in various formats and
bundles, with every "pledge"/purchase receiving a digital download of
the tracks, plus behind-the-scenes content (including footage from
Wacken 2015, plus 2016's Ozzfest and Queensryche appearances, and more!).
See below for the album's track-listing! Carpe Noctum track-listing
1. Win Hands Down (Live)
2. March of the Saint (Live)
3. Stricken by Fate (Live)
4. Last Train Home (Live)
5. Mess (Live)
6. Aftermath (Live)
7. Left Hook from Right Field (Live)
8. Reign of Fire (Live)
In regards to the PledgeMusic campaign, Armored Saint comments: "Why
PledgeMusic? Our fans have been extremely supportive over the years. We
want to share the process of realizing this project with you by giving
you the chance to be a part of it, from start to finish. How does it
work? You place your orders here and when the album is released, you
will get your items in the mail. But throughout the process, you will
have access to the regular updates that we will post on this page."
Next week, Armored Saint will join Queensryche and Midnight Eternal for a USA tour in support of Carpe Noctum and their latest studio album, Win Hands Down (2015). See below for all upcoming dates!
Armored Saint tour dates w/ Queensryche, Midnight Eternal
Nov. 15 - Showbox At The Market - Seattle, WA
Nov. 16 - Ace of Spaces - Sacramento, CA
Nov. 17 - Riverside Municipal Auditorium - Riverside, CA
Nov. 18 - House of Blues - San Diego, CA
Nov. 19 - Club Red - Mesa, AZ *
Nov. 21 - Jakes Backroom - Lubbock, TX *
Nov. 22 - Alamo City Music Hall - San Antonio, TX
Nov. 23 - Scout Bar - Houston, TX
Nov. 25 - Clicks - Tyler, TX
Nov. 26 - Trees - Dallas, TX
Nov. 29 - Mavericks at the Landing - Jacksonville, FL
Nov. 30 - Culture Room - Fort Lauderdale, FL
Dec. 1 - The Cuban Club - Tampa, FL
Dec. 2 - The Music Farm - Charleston, SC
Dec. 3 - Baltimore Soundstage - Baltimore, MD
Dec. 4 - Chameleon Club - Lancaster, PA
Dec. 6 - Irving Plaza - New York, NY
Dec. 7 - Rex Theatre - Pittsburgh, PA
Dec. 8 - Diesel Concert Lounge - Chesterfield, MI
Dec. 9 - Concord Music Hall - Chicago, IL
Dec. 10 - The Metal Grill - Milwaukee, WI *
Dec. 11 - Limelight - Peoria, IL
Dec. 13 - The Waiting Room - Omaha, NE
Dec. 14 - Kanza Hall - Overland Park, KS
Dec. 15 - The Black Sheep - Colorado Springs, CO
*=Armored Saint only
CRY OF THE WOLF MAGAZINE Interview With FRANKIE BANALI Of QUIET RIOT
QUIET RIOT was not the first band that got me into heavy metal. I was already well entrenched in the power and the glory of bands like Sabbath, Saxon, and Dio. But for an impressionable youth the constant nagging from the "cool" kids at school about how lame metal was became very bothersome. Cliched white sneaker wearing future lawyers were constantly picking on me and my metal head friends. QUIET RIOT one day came on the radio and changed all that. Like an asteroid hitting the dinosaurs they wiped away all the so called un coolness about metal and made it mainstream. Suddenly all the jocks were "banging" their heads to songs like "Metal Health", And "slick Black Cadillac". So years later after the heavy smoke has cleared I got the chance to speak with one of the key architects of QUIET RIOT, Mr. Frankie Banali. They are about to release ROAD RAGE on Frontiers Records and it so…
New England Metal & Hardcore Festival feat. Sabaton
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As a young proto-metalhead living in the hard streets of Riverside, Rhode Island we would all gather at whoever had the latest vinyl release and rock out for hours. Discussing techniques, listening to lyrics, guitar solos. The best albums offered up energy at its purest form. It transmitted from the vinyl grooves right into our little teenage brains. You could literally feel what the band or artist was trying to convey.
Metallica's latest release, Hardwired to self destruct offers up a modern day version of that same energy and spirit from days gone by. It is a powerful statement from a band that many had written off. One song...Now were all dead...that is the only song you need to listen to. But there are many, many more. This is grade a material from a group of artists who managed to capture their energy and channel it through this disc. This is real, this is power, this is the definition of a classic metal album.
Another great sign of a good, solid album is that you can list…