Spirits Of Fire Posts New Music Video “It’s Everywhere” Online

Spirits Of Fire, the new supergroup featuring Tim “Ripper” Owens (ex Judas Priest/Iced Earth,) Steve DiGiorgio (Testament, Sadus, ex Death,) Chris Caffery (Trans Siberian Orchestra, Savatage) and Mark Zonder (ex Fate’s Warning and Warlord,) has posted a new music video online for the song, “It’s Everywhere.” You can check it out below. The song comes from the band’s upcoming eponymous debut, which is scheduled to be released on February 22nd through Frontiers Music.

Tracklisting:

1. Light Speed Marching
2. Temple Of The Soul
3. All Comes Together
4. Spirits Of Fire
5. It’s Everywhere
6. A Game
7. Dispensable
8. Meet Your End
9. Never To Return
10. The Path
11. Alone In The Darkness

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Spirits Of Fire Posts New Music Video “It’s Everywhere” Online

Spirits Of Fire, the new supergroup featuring Tim “Ripper” Owens (ex Judas Priest/Iced Earth,) Steve DiGiorgio (Testament, Sadus, ex Death,) Chris Caffery (Trans Siberian Orchestra, Savatage) and Mark Zonder (ex Fate’s Warning and Warlord,) has posted a new music video online for the song, “It’s Everywhere.” You can check it out below. The song comes from the band’s upcoming eponymous debut, which is scheduled to be released on February 22nd through Frontiers Music.

Tracklisting:

1. Light Speed Marching
2. Temple Of The Soul
3. All Comes Together
4. Spirits Of Fire
5. It’s Everywhere
6. A Game
7. Dispensable
8. Meet Your End
9. Never To Return
10. The Path
11. Alone In The Darkness

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Judas Priest Cancels South African Shows

British heavy metal legends Judas Priest has announced that they have been forced to cancel their planned first shows in South Africa. A statement from the band posted on social media reads as follows:

“Due to circumstances totally beyond our control we are extremely sorry to have to announce that because of logistical and technical reasons the South African shows have been cancelled – we are very disappointed that this has happened as we were looking forward to performing in South Africa for our fans there for the first time – we have been touring the world for nearly 50 years and have always honored our commitments – we are all very upset about this situation.”

Judas Priest has been touring in support of their critically acclaimed new album, “Firepower,” which was released last year.

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Ozzy Osbourne Removed From Intensive Care

Last week, heavy metal icon was forced to cancel his European tour with Judas Priest after being admitted to hospital due to complications from a bout with the flu. He was moved to the intensive care unit, where he was said to be doing well. Today, the singer has been moved from the ward in Keck Hospital of University of Southern California.

Ozzy’s wife/manager, Sharon Osbourne, returned to her daytime talk show, The Talk, today, and offered and update on Ozzy’s condition.

“He’s doing good, he’s breathing on his own,” says Sharon. “He’s overcome by the response he’s had.”

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Ozzy Osbourne Postpones Entire European Tour With Judas Priest On Doctor’s Orders

Following the announcement yesterday that heavy metal icon Ozzy Osbourne had postponed shows in Dublin, Manchester, Newcastle and Nottingham after coming down with a case of the flu, the singer has delayed his entire European run on doctor’s orders. After seeing his physician again, Osbourne has been diagnosed with a severe upper-respiratory infection which the doctor feels could develop into pneumonia given the physicality of the live performances and an extensive travel schedule throughout Europe in harsh winter conditions.

Statement from Ozzy:
“I’m completely devastated for having to postpone the European leg of my tour. It just seems that since October everything I touch has turned to shit.

“First the staph infection in my thumb and now coming down with the flu and bronchitis. I want to apologize to all of my fans who have been so loyal over the years, my band, my crew and to Judas Priest for letting you all down. However, I promise the tour with Judas Priest will be completed. It’s being rescheduled right now to start in September. Again, I apologize to everyone. God Bless. Love you all, Ozzy.”

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Ozzy Osbourne Postpones Four UK/Irish Shows With Judas Priest

Heavy metal icons Judas Priest has announced that the upcoming shows in Dublin, Manchester, Nottingham and Newcastle supporting fellow metal legend Ozzy Osbourne have been postponed after the headliner was taken ill. A statement from the band reads as follows:

“It is with great regret we have to announce that the first four UK shows on the Ozzy Osbourne/Judas Priest tour have been postponed due to Ozzy having a very bad case of flu – therefore Dublin, Nottingham, Manchester and Newcastle will be rescheduled at a later date – details to follow once finalised – we are very sorry that this has happened and to disappoint so many fans – we wish Ozzy well and look forward to the Glasgow, Birmingham and London shows together – and to the rescheduled ones in the future.”

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The Three Tremors Release New Single “Invaders Of The Sky”

The Three Tremors, the new project featuring vocalists Tim “Ripper” Owens (Spirits Of Fire/ex Judas Priest/ex Iced Earth,) Harry “The Tyrant” Conklin (of Jag Panzer and Satan’s Force fame) and Sean “The Hell Destroyer” Peck, known for his work with Cage and Dealer, has posted a new single and lyric video online for the song, “Invaders Of The Sky.” You can check it out below. The song comes from the band’s eponymous debut album, which will be released on January 18th through Steel Cartel Records.

Ripper: “There is a lot going on in this song. This is 3 singers brining it old school with power and highs! To tell you the truth this is what you are going to get on the whole CD!”

Harry: “I would have to say this is one of the more thrashy tracks on album. It has a real chaotic feel too it which I love. I think we are opening the live set with this one too, it’s going to be crazy doing this one live.”

Sean: “Trying to pick which songs to do videos for was almost impossible. All 12 songs on this record are so strong that I have a new favorite each time I listen to it. We decided to pick Invaders From The Sky for one of our videos because the whole imagery of an alien invasion we thought would look killer underneath the ferocity of the music. Hats off to the guys at GHD who did an incredible job putting it together and making it look just how we wanted it. When the album hits in a couple of months everyone will sympathize with how hard it was to single out just which songs to do videos for. Everyone has a different favorite!”

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Spirits Of Fire Featuring Ripper Owens To Release Debut Album In February, Posts New Video Online

Frontiers Music Srl is known for building new bands/projects featuring musicians of outstanding quality and who come from unique backgrounds. After an intense brainstorming session, a dream team of renowned metal musicians including Tim “Ripper” Owens (ex-Judas Priest, Iced Earth), Chris Caffery (Savatage, Trans-Siberian Orchestra), Steve DiGiorgio (Testament, Death, etc.) and Mark Zonder (ex-Fates Warning, Warlord) was born and put together under the direction of renowned LA-based producer Roy Z. (Bruce Dickinson, Halford, Tribe Of Gypsies).

Called Spirits Of Fire (after the title of one of their songs), the band has completed work on their debut album which is set for release on February 22nd via Frontiers Music Srl. The music can best be described as “classic Priest meets Savatage”. Today, Spirits Of Fire release their first video and single, “Light Speed Marching”. Find the video below.

The album will be available on CD, Red Color Vinyl, Standard Black Vinyl, Collector’s Box (CD + T-Shirt, Size L), and Digital formats. Pre-order “Spirits Of Fire” on CD/LP/Digital and stream the singles here.

North American fans can get limited edition, exclusive red color vinyl & collector’s box (feat. CD + T-Shirt – Size L only) here. These are very limited and this is the only retailer in North America carrying these items. European fan can get the same items here.

Guitarist Chris Caffery on his influences for the record and working with Roy Z: “My influences for writing on this record were the bands that we were and are still in! I wanted to write songs that [Judas] Priest, Savatage, Testament, and Fates Warning fans would like. But, I wanted them to have a personality of their own as well. To give it a vibe that was Spirits Of Fire! I grew up listening to Judas Priest and spent 30 plus years working with Jon Oliva and Paul O’Neill with Savatage and TSO. Many years playing Criss’ music. These influences for me came naturally! Especially because I’m a fan of all of our bands!

“This was the first time that I ever worked with Roy and it was so much fun. I have been a huge fan of his work for a long time. He’s written music, played on, and produced some of my favorite metal albums ever. He had a difficult job bringing this all together and I can’t think of anyone that would have been a better producer and co-worker for this album!”

“I always just sing to the song, whatever I feel it should be. It’s like a character thing! I like layers! This music is really perfect for me and in my natural wheel house. I like to sing all over the place and change it up and this all happens on this album. This is just the start of an amazing band, I mean sky is the limit and I actually can’t wait to record the next album, because this one is so great and perfect,” says vocalist Tim “Ripper” Owens.

Drummer Mark Zonder adds about his playing and writing process, “I am the kind of player that plays what I think fits best with the music. With Spirits Of Fire, the music was more aggressive and hard hitting which I really liked. Again, I tried to be very mindful of the song and the vocals, but tried to add parts that were interesting and creative for the listener.”

Tracklisting:

1. Light Speed Marching
2. Temple Of The Soul
3. All Comes Together
4. Spirits Of Fire
5. It’s Everywhere
6. A Game
7. Dispensable
8. Meet Your End
9. Never To Return
10. The Path
11. Alone In The Darkness

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Ozzy Osbourne & Judas Priest European/UK Tour Announced

Ozzy Osbourne‘s forthcoming European/UK tour will find him joined by Judas Priest as special guests in early2019. Dates for said trek , dubbed ‘No More Tours 2‘, will run as follows:

01/30 Dublin, IRE – 3 Arena
02/01 Nottingham, UK – Motorpoint Arena
02/03 Manchester, UK – Manchester Arena
02/05 Newcastle, UK – Metro Radio Arena
02/07 Glasgow, UK – SSE Hydro
02/09 Birmingham, UK – Genting Arena
02/11 London, UK – O2 arena
02/13 Munich, GER – Olympiahalle
02/15 Frankfurt, GER – Festhalle
02/17 Hamburg, GER – Barclaycard Arena
02/19 Berlin, GER – Mercedes-Benz Arena
02/22 Stockholm, SWE – Tele2
02/24 Helsinki, FIN – Hartwall Arena
02/27 Zurich, SWI – Hallenstadion
03/01 Bologna, ITA – Unipol Arena
03/03 Barcelona, SPA – Palau Sant Jordi

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