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Savage Blade

From: British Columbia, Canada
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Savage Blade News

Below is our complete Savage Blade news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

Savage Blade Streaming Songs From New Album

Canada's traditional metal warriors in Savage Blade are excited to announce the release of their second album, "Angel Museum."

Following 2010's “We Are The Hammer,” the new record is firmly entrenched in the same classic sound and style of the previous first release, yet signals a growth in the band’s collaborative songwriting, arrangement, and production efforts. Savage Blade describes it as "intense, progressive, thrashy, epic, and wicked."

"Angel Museum" is available on limited edition LP, CD, and digital download directly from the band, and you can hear three tracks off the album at the Savage Blade website here. The track listing is as follows:

1. Forging the Sword
2. Angel Museum
3. Torch the Saloon
4. Never Cry Wolf
5. Wasteland
6. The Way of Metal
7. Waiting for the Wind
8. The Tablets of Thoth

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Savage Blade Offering Single As Free Download

Canadian metal act Savage Blade is currently offering a promotional single as a free download, which can be found at this location. The band also commented:

"As we’re nearing the end of our recording sessions for the new album, we thought it would be cool to give you a little something to hold you over until the new record drops! We’re stoked to bring you the Savage Blade 'Digital 7 Inch' promotional single!

"We dug into the archives, and pulled out a couple of classic metal cover tunes that we tracked WAY back for fun – Saxon’s 'Dallas 1PM' and the Rods’ 'Let Them Eat Metal.' A couple of great tunes from bands that have definitely influenced the Blade. With the help of our good buddy and engineer Cole St. Denys, we dusted ‘em off, mixed ‘em up and they’re right here waiting for you…."

Savage Blade is also currently working on the full-length album "Angel Museum," which is set for release late this year.

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Savage Blade Posts Studio Update

Savage Blade has posted a video blog from Serpico Audio, during the band's time recording vocal tracks for the forthcoming second album "Angel Museum." You can check out the clip below.

In The Studio - Vol. 1 from Savage Blade on Vimeo.

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Savage Blade Announces New Members

Canadian true metal warriors, Savage Blade announced the addition of our two new band members, Chris Killeen (Accident Scene, Circle the Wagons, Ravenhead) and Mike Hodsall (Noble Five, Circle the Wagons, Eugene's Axe). "Chris is an experienced, hard-hitting dynamic drummer," the band comments, "and Mike brings monster chops, big volume and an even bigger stage presence to the fold." With the lineup complete, Savage Blade has begun rehearsals and is working with veteran production company, PB PRO Audio, in developing the live show they plan to bring to fans at home and abroad.

The band's latest album, "We Are The Hammer," just recently received and international CD release via Pure Steel Records. Re-mastered for CD by Rocco Stellmacher, the album has hit hard with metal fans around the world, garnering rave reviews and receiving steadily-increasing underground support and broadcast airplay.

"Savage Blade have kicked out a massive debut album," says Andreas Lorenz of Pure Steel Records. "From first note to last, this album breathes the true spirit of classic heavy metal, with playing and songwriting skills that stand on the same level as many legendary 80's metal bands. We see a bright future with Savage Blade, and look forward to forging a successful partnership, and delivering their premium brand of vintage-style metal to the masses."

In addition to being available directly from the band's web site, the CD is available at fine music stores everywhere. "We Are The Hammer" is distributed by the following:

North America: Century Media
Germany: Twilight
Austria: Rebeat
Switzerland: Nonstop
Russia: Metalism Records
Great Britain: PHD UK
Italy: Masterpiece / Andromeda
Greece: Sonic Age, Steel Gallery
France: Seasons Of Mist
Spain: Arise
Sweden: Border Music
Finland: Firebox
Norway: VME
South America: Hart, Bertus
Taiwan, China: Rock Empire
Japan: Disk Union, Rockk Stakk Records

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Savage Blade Signs to Pure Steel Records

Canadian power metallers, Savage Blade, are proud to announce their recent signing with Germany's Pure Steel Records, for the worldwide CD release of their debut album, "We Are The Hammer."

"Savage Blade have kicked out a massive debut album," says Andreas Lorenz of Pure Steel Records, "From first note to last, this album breathes the true spirit of classic heavy metal, with playing and songwriting skills that stand on the same level as many legendary 80's metal bands. We see a bright future with Savage Blade, and look forward to forging a successful partnership, and delivering their premium brand of vintage-style metal to the masses." More...

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Savage Blade Posts New Single Online

Canadian power metal band, Savage Blade, are pleased to announce the online release of their first single, "We Are The Hammer," which is the title track from their forthcoming debut album.

Produced by the band and engineer/amateur wrestler Andy Chute, "We Are The Hammer" was recorded at Funktion Studios in Nelson BC, Canada and completed in the late spring of 2008. "We Are The Hammer" is currently being mixed in Vancouver BC by producer/engineer Futcher (the BeGoodTanyas, HellenKeller, Girl Nobody), and the band plans to announce an official release date for the album in the coming weeks.

In addition to posting the single on MySpace page, "We Are The Hammer" is also available for download here.

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Savage Blade Welcome New Vocalist

After a year-long search, Canadian power metal outfit Savage Blade are excited to announce the addition of lead vocalist Nikko Forsberg. Bringing an instantly memorable classic metal voice and commanding stage presence to the fold, this ex-Mormon wild child has proven to be the perfect fit for the true metal sound of Savage Blade.

The Blade is currently producing their debut album "We Are The Hammer" in Nelson BC, Canada, with the services of producer/engineer Andy Chute. Fueled by the NWOBHM and the classic power metal bands of the early eighties, Savage Blade pledge to Kill ’Em All For One. "We Are The Hammer" will be released in North America on indie label Black Banana Records, with European distribution to be handled by German-based Underground Power. In true 80's metal fashion, the band plans to release the album for retail on vinyl and cassette only, with online digital downloads available for free.

As a pre-album teaser, and in tribute to one of their biggest influences, the band has posted their cover version of the classic Saxon track, "Dallas 1PM," on their MySpace page.

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