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    News: Tokyo Blade: 20 July 'Unbroken' Album Launch Show
    Heavy Metal 3MS Music are delighted to announce that Tokyo Blade return with a new studio album “Unbroken”, the band’s eighth, which is to be released 20 July 2018 [3MS018CD / 3MS018LP / 3MS018DA]. The band’s roots go right back to the heady days of the rise of the NWOBHM and on this eleven-track album they prove that their cutting edge remains undimmed, this is uncompromising stuff.
    Posted by Steven Reid on Fri, Jun 22 2018 @ 20:18 CDT
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    News: Thunder: London Xmas show announced and band tease 2019 activity
    General Thunder are delighted to announce that they will perform one of their now-legendary Christmas shows in London at The Roundhouse on Friday 21 December 2018. A limited number of VIP packages will go on sale Thursday 28 June and the general on sale will be Friday 29 June: tickets will be on sale from 0900 each day from www.thunderonline.com.
    Posted by Steven Reid on Fri, Jun 22 2018 @ 20:15 CDT
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    SoT Video: RANT- The Ultimate Concept Albums!
    General Join host Pete Pardo for his latest 'rant' as he discusses some of his favorite concept albums of all time.

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    Posted by Pete Pardo on Fri, Jun 15 2018 @ 13:35 CDT
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    The Latest Edition of What's Hot with Sea of Tranquility!
    General Join host Pete Pardo for the latest edition of What's Hot with Sea of Tranquility, as he reviews the latest from Amorphis, Ghost, Sleep, Black Stone Cherry, plus a Forgotten Favorite from Exodus!

    Click here to watch our recent YouTube show!

    Posted by Pete Pardo on Fri, Jun 15 2018 @ 13:34 CDT
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    SoT Video: The Latest Edition of What's Hot with Sea of Tranquility!
    General Join host Pete Pardo for the latest edition of What's Hot with Sea of Tranquility, as he reviews the latest from Graveyard, Dimmu Borgir, Joe Bonamassa, Mos Generator, The Golden Grass, Beth Hart, Sanhedrin, David Cross & David Jackson, Hekz, Hillmen, Hollow Earth, Promethium, The Who, Tangerine Dream, Chris Squire, and a Forgotten Favorite from Boston!

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    Posted by Pete Pardo on Fri, Jun 15 2018 @ 13:32 CDT
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    News: THE PINEAPPLE THIEF REVEAL MORE DETAILS ON DISSOLUTION
    Progressive Rock THE PINEAPPLE THIEF , THE UK'S FUTURE ART ROCK STARS, REVEAL MORE DETAILS ON NEW ALBUM DISSOLUTION

    RELEASED ON 31ST AUGUST ON KSCOPE

    PREMIERE OF FIRST SINGLE “FAR BELOW”

    The Pineapple Thief have revealed their first single, entitled “Far Below” from forthcoming new studio album Dissolution. The highly anticipated follow up to 2015’s Your Wilderness, is the band’s second album to feature King Crimson and Porcupine Tree virtuoso drummer Gavin Harrison. Vocalist, songwriter and guitarist Bruce Soord explains the song’s evolution ”’Far Below’ began life as a bit of a jam session between myself and Gavin. Gavin had this distinctive 6/8 rhythm going and it didn't take long for me to find the melodies. And so, a song was born. Is it my favourite track from the album? Impossible to judge as the album covers so much ground. But it does showcase what the four of us want The Pineapple Thief to be about and I for one can't wait to play this one live.”
    Posted by Steven Reid on Tue, Jun 12 2018 @ 19:53 CDT
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    News: VOIVOD Announce new album The Wake and European tour!
    Progressive Metal Canadian progressive sci-fi metal innovators VOIVOD are not only celebrating their 35th band-anniversary, but have also just wrapped up studio-work for their upcoming new studio album entitled “The Wake”. Expected for a late September worldwide release via Century Media Records, “The Wake” is the highly anticipated successor to 2013’s “Target Earth” album and the 2016 mini-album “Post Society”.

    VOIVOD drummer Michel “Away” Langevin checked in with the following comment:
    Posted by Steven Reid on Mon, Jun 11 2018 @ 20:07 CDT
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    News: Monster Truck Announce UK Tour with Black Stone Cherry & The Cadillac Three
    General MONSTER TRUCK Announce December 2018 UK Arena Tour With Black Stone Cherry & The Cadillac Three.

    New album ‘True Rockers’ Released: 14th September 2018 via Mascot Records / Mascot Label Group.


    O2 pre-sale: Wed 13th June, 9am
    LN pre-sale: Thu 14th June, 9am
    General Onsale: Fri 15th June, 9am

    TICKETS
    Posted by Steven Reid on Mon, Jun 11 2018 @ 19:55 CDT
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    Interviews: Finnish Thrash Veterans The Hirvi Finally Release Old School Killspree
    Heavy Metal The Hirvi (Finnish for the Moose) were a thrash mainstay in the late 1980’s in metro Finland. After a series of personal and personnel issues they never got around to recording some of their well known local thrash hits. This record is their first and captures their aggressive version of thrash and the spirit of their unique musicality. Guitarist/singer/songwriter Juha Virtanen recently caught up with Sea of Tranquility Staff Writer Mark Antony Rossi to discuss the excellent debut Old School Killspree.
    Posted by Pete Pardo on Mon, Jun 11 2018 @ 00:43 CDT
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    News: Black Star Riders Damon Johnson Pledge Campaign For Memoirs Of An Uprising
    General Black Star Riders (Thin Lizzy, Alice Cooper and Brother Cane) guitarist Damon Johnson Announces Pledge Campaign For New Solo Album “Memoirs Of An Uprising”

    Album Release in Late 2018

    Warwick Johnson Tour Dates Announced For The UK In Sept/Oct 2018

    Damon Johnson has announced a Pledge Campaign for his forthcoming new solo album “Memoirs Of An Uprising”. The album will receive a full release later in 2018.

    Damon has an illustrious career as a guitarist, vocalist and songwriter for Brother Cane, Alice Cooper and currently Black Star Riders and Thin Lizzy. The forthcoming album features ten brand new songs from Damon ��" and he is currently finishing the mixing, mastering and packaging around the album.
    Posted by Steven Reid on Tue, Jun 05 2018 @ 20:11 CDT
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    News: Uriah Heep to release Living The Dream Sept 14th via Frontiers Music Srl
    Heavy Metal British Classic Rock Icons Uriah Heepare pleased to announce the upcoming release of their 25thstudio album “Living the Dream”on September 14thvia Frontiers Music Srl.

    Today the first single and video for the song “Grazed By Heaven”has been released. It is available on all streaming services as well as an instant download with digital pre-orders. Watch it HERE
    Posted by Steven Reid on Tue, Jun 05 2018 @ 19:59 CDT
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    News: Pedro Pimentel news
    Heavy Metal Pedro Pimentel ( writes:

    Pedro Pimentel: Musician releases the first lyric video of the album "Stereotypes"

    Through his official YouTube channel, musician Pedro Pimentel presents the first lyric video of his latest album.

    "Querido inimigo" ("Dear enemy") is the third track of the album "Stereotypes" and features special guest Thiago Numa (Lady & The Tramps, Morfinna) as co-author of drums arrangement.

    Produced by Pandario, the lyric video of "Querido inimigo" can be found directly by the link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w21t07r3ARk .

    Released in April 2018, the album "Stereotypes" is available on the main streaming and download websites and can also be heard on ISKC, Floripa Rock and Rock Now radio stations.

    Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pedropimentelofficial
    YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/pimentelpedro
    Website: http://www.pedropimentel.com.br
    Posted by Pete Pardo on Tue, Jun 05 2018 @ 11:01 CDT
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    News: Jay Matharu news
    Progressive Rock Simon Carro writes:

    Jay Matharu releases video for track "Breathe In, Breathe Out" featuring an epic guest solo by Nili Brosh

    Watch the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=erXetdKi1Ts

    Progressive guitarist Jay Matharu launched his debut into the world of instrumental rock music with the release of his first album, These Clouds Are So Undisciplined! last October.
    Posted by Pete Pardo on Tue, Jun 05 2018 @ 11:01 CDT
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    News: Guy Manning news
    Progressive Rock Guy Manning writes:

    Damanek + Southern Empire + Seven Steps to the Green Door

    Wed 21/11/2018 Bergkeller, Reichenbach, Germany
    Thu 22/11/2018 Spirt of 66, Verviers, Belgium
    Sat 24/11/2018 De Boerderij, Zoetermeer, The Netherlands

    Damanek + Southern Empire

    Tue 27/11/2018 The Victoria, Swindon, UK
    Wed 28/11/2018 The Joiners, Southampton, UK
    Thu 29/11/2018 The Robin2, Bilston, UK
    Fri 30/11/2018 Boston Music Rooms, London, UK
    Sat 01/12/2018 CRS, Arts centre, Maltby, UK

    See www.damanek.com for links to tickets
    Posted by Pete Pardo on Tue, Jun 05 2018 @ 11:00 CDT
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    News: New Echo Us Video
    Progressive Rock Absolute Probability writes:

    FOR RELEASE MAY 21, 2018:

    Ethan Matthew's Echo Us is set to release two brand-new videoclips from the critically acclaimed album, To Wake a Dream in Moving Water.

    "Aeriel (Satre Dance)" (release date: May 22, 2018)

    "May Morning Dew" - Celtic-traditional (release date: May 14, 2018)
    Posted by Pete Pardo on Sun, Jun 03 2018 @ 22:13 CDT
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    SoT Video: The History of Deep Purple!
    General Join host Pete Pardo as takes a look at the long career & music of legendary British heavy rock pioneers Deep Purple!

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    Posted by Pete Pardo on Tue, May 29 2018 @ 12:14 CDT
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    SoT Video: RANT- The Magical Vocalist & Guitarist Duos!
    General Join host Pete Pardo as looks at some of the noteworthy singer & guitar player teams in rock history.

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    Posted by Pete Pardo on Tue, May 29 2018 @ 12:12 CDT
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    SoT Video: Top Guitar Solos!
    General Join host Pete Pardo as he runs down some of his favorite guitar solos of all time!

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    Posted by Pete Pardo on Wed, May 23 2018 @ 11:29 CDT
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    SoT Video: The Latest Edition of What's Hot with Sea of Tranquility!
    General Join host Pete Pardo for the latest edition of What's Hot with Sea of Tranquility, as he reviews the latest from Primordial, The Dead Daisies, plus a sampler from the new Wishbone Ash boxset and the Bang autobiography!

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    Posted by Pete Pardo on Wed, May 23 2018 @ 11:25 CDT
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    SoT Video: The Best Debut Albums of All Time!
    General Join Host Pete Pardo as he runs down his top debut albums from the 1960s to the present!

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    Posted by Pete Pardo on Wed, May 23 2018 @ 11:22 CDT
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    Past Articles


    Thursday, May 03

    · Warrior Soul, The Swamp Born Assassins; Glasgow Audio 26th March 2018 (0)


    Monday, April 16

    · RANT- The Allure of the Live Album! (0)


    Wednesday, April 11

    · The Latest Edition of What's Hot with Sea of Tranquility! (0)


    Monday, April 09

    · The History of Black Sabbath! (0)
    · The Top Hard Rock & Heavy Metal Albums of the 1970's- the Undergroun (0)


    Monday, March 26

    · The History of Triumph! (0)
    · The Latest Edition of What's Hot with Sea of Tranquility! (0)


    Tuesday, March 20

    · Ryan Hamilton & The Traitors, The Main Grains;Glasgow Stereo 18th March 2018 (0)


    Friday, March 16

    · Whitesnake's The Purple Tour CD/Blu-ray (0)


    Wednesday, March 14

    · Frank Zappa's The Roxy Performances Unboxed & Reviewed! (0)


    Tuesday, March 13

    · The Latest Edition of What's Hot with Sea of Tranquility! (0)
    · The Top Progressive Rock Albums of the 1970's (0)
    · RANT- The Death of the Rock Star (0)


    Monday, February 26

    · The Extreme Metal Sounds of My Silent Wake (0)
    · Insect Ark release Marrow Hymns (0)


    Sunday, February 18

    · The Top Hard Rock & Heavy Metal Albums of the 1970's (0)
    · The History of Uriah Heep! (0)
    · RANT-Rock Biographies & Autobiographies Parts 1-3 (0)
    · The Latest Edition of What's Hot with Sea of Tranquility! (0)


    Monday, January 29

    · Von Hertzen Brothers interview - War and Rebirth with Mikko Von Hertzen (0)


    Monday, January 22

    · Interview - Ryan Hamilton Touring with Traitors & being So Glad about EP (0)


    Sunday, January 21

    · Vhaldemar Unleash Against All Kings (0)
    · The Latest Edition of What's Hot with Sea of Tranquility! (0)


    Saturday, January 13

    · Why It's Never Too Late to Discover New Music (0)
    · The Latest Edition of What's Hot with Sea of Tranquility! (0)
    · Journey Into Lovecraft-ian Worlds With US Black Metal Act Crafteon (0)


    Thursday, January 11

    · The Metal World Mourns the Loss of Fast Eddie Clarke at Age 67 (0)


    Wednesday, December 27

    · The History of UFO! (0)


    Monday, December 25

    · Sea of Tranquility's Top Albums of 2017, Part 2 (0)
    · Sea of Tranquility's Top Albums of 2017, Part 1 (0)


    Monday, December 11

    · The History of Whitesnake! (0)
    · The History of Rainbow! (0)


    Wednesday, December 06

    · The Latest Edition of What's Hot with Sea of Tranquility! (0)
    · The Latest Edition of What's Hot with Sea of Tranquility! (0)


    Thursday, November 23

    · A Tribute to the Late Malcolm Young of AC/DC (0)
    · An Interview with Lion Music Recording Artist Jim Ledford! (0)


    Saturday, November 11

    · King Crimson Turn Back the Clock at The Egg in Albany, NY 11/8/2017 (0)
    · Power Metal extravaganza in Manchester! (0)


    Wednesday, November 01

    · The Latest Episode of What's Hot With Sea of Tranquility (0)


    Sunday, October 29

    · TSO/Savatage Guitarist Chris Caffery Guests on What's Hot With SoT! (0)


    Friday, October 27

    · Martin Eric Ain (Celtic Frost / Hellhammer) - R.I.P. (0)


    Saturday, October 14

    · The Kentucky Headhunters, Bad Touch, The Swamp Born Assassins; Glasgow 10th Oct (0)


    Tuesday, October 03

    · Covers and Cuts an interview with UFO guitarist Vinnie Moore (0)


    Friday, September 29

    · The Latest Episode of What's Hot With Sea of Tranquility (0)


    Wednesday, September 13

    · The Latest Episode of What's Hot with Sea of Tranquility (0)


    Wednesday, August 30

    · The Latest Episode of What's Hot with Sea of Tranquility (0)


    Sunday, August 27

    · The Dark Metal Sounds of Spain's Totengott (0)


    Sunday, August 20

    · The New Player on the Prog-Metal Scene...Until Rain (0)
    · The Latest Episode of What's Hot with Sea of Tranquility (0)


    Tuesday, August 15

    · Why Iron Maiden are Still the Kings of Heavy Metal! (0)


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