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Below is our complete Odium 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.

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Asher Media Offering Free Metal Sampler

It's that time of year: Asher Media Relations is proud to offer its latest holiday sampler "Happy Metal Annihilation Vol. 4" featuring 44 tracks of headbanging fury from bands the PR company have had the honor of working with in 2014.

"It's been a great year supporting metal and rock and we like to showcase this year's talent we've enjoyed working with. We like to thank all our media friends, partners and the fans for your continuous support in helping the unheard to be heard! Looking forward to 2015!" comments AMR founder / music publicist Jon Asher.

Download yours for free over at this location, or stream all the tracks below. The full track listing is as follows: More...

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Odium Returns With New Track

Following 2012's "Burning Bridges To Nowhere" and a short break from the industry to make some much needed changes, Odium is back with a new lineup.

Today the band unleashes new single "Failure II," which can be heard below, courtesy of Pure Grain Audio.

“The break has definitely had a positive influence on us as a band,” says guitarist and original founding member Bo Louther. “It has allowed us to step back and really just make music purely because we love it. Also, with a new vocalist comes a whole new dynamic [and] we’re open to experimenting a bit more.”

With a new full-length album in the works, Odium is gearing up to unleash material that’s set to be more aggressive than ever, but will still keep the band’s signature sound. More...

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Odium Announces New Tour Dates

Melodic death metallers Odium, who have aggressively toured across Ontario and Quebec over the last year in support of "Burning The Bridges To Nowhere," are proud to announce they will be hitting the road once again for their headlining Ontario Alliance tour with Deathpoint and Aquila. Dates are available below.

4/19/13 Guelph - TBA*
4/20/13 Hanover - The Forum*
4/26/13 Hamilton - Club Absinthe
4/27/13 Toronto - Bovine Sex Club
5/3/13 Windsor - Coach & Horses
5/4/13 London - Brannan's Bistro
*No Aquila More...

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Chariots of the Gods Announces Quebec Show Dates

Ottawa, ON's melodic death thrashers Chariots of The Gods have announced they will be performing at this year’s Drummondville Metal Fest V on February 9th, 2013, with Quebec's top metal talents Cryptopsy (Montreal), Ghoulunatics (Montreal), Bookakee (Montreal), 101 Proof (Montreal), Trollheims (Trois-Rivieres), Odium (Walkerton, ON) and L’Habit Me Suce Le Moine (Drummondville). Chariots of the Gods will also be performing in Montreal, QC the following week on Feb 16th, 2013, with Burning The Oppressor.

"With our album being released soon, we look forward to playing it live at Drummond Metalfest 5, along with playing with incredible bands, in front of one of the best crowds in the province of Quebec," comments vocalist Renaud Jobin.

The band is set to release their full length album, "Tides of War," on Tuesday, January 29th, 2013, and unleashed their second single, "Unbound," featuring guest vocals by Aleksi Sihvonen of Norther, which can be heard at this location. You can pre-order the album at the band's Bandcamp here, along with a free download of the title track. More...

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Pit Stories: A Truly Dedicated Fan

Each Tuesday we have metal musicians check in with their most memorable mosh pit stories from live shows.

This week vocalist Tom Emmans of Odium shares the following story of a truly dedicated (or perhaps just overly drunk) fan fighting through the pain to see the end of a show:

One time at a show in our home town a fan broke a beer bottle in the pit and it sliced his whole arm down to the bone. Everyone was freaking out cause they thought someone had knifed him. Turns out he was just partying and having a good time, not even realizing he was bleeding all over the place. When the ambulance arrived he was trying to convince them to let him stay until we were done. They were like "Uh no. You could bleed out. Your entire arm is cut to the bone." So they raced him to the hospital and stitched him up. He showed up for our last song drunk as fuck, smiling from ear to ear. See you at the next one brother!

You can check out Odium's music by downloading the track "No Way Out" on the free "Happy Metal Annihilation Volume 2" compilation over here, or watch a music video for the track below.

Check back in again next week as we continue to share more Pit Stories from rock and metal bands. More...

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Asher Media Offering Free Sampler

Asher Media Relations, which represents some of Canada's best up and coming metal talents, is proud to offer a holiday sampler to fans near and far to head bang their season greetings.

Featuring nineteen tracks of AMR's 2012 roster, the sampler showcases metal genres ranging from brutal death, thrash, power, prog to folk, and a taste of some heavy rock. Download the sampler for free via Bandcamp here or listen in the player below. The track listing is as follows:

1. Titans Eve - Destined To Die 03:08
2. Adrenechrome - Titans Fall 03:18
3. Chariots of The Gods - Tides of War 03:20
4. Auroch - From Forgotten Worlds 04:35
5. Tribune - The Succubus 03:14
6. Mortor - Under The Flag 03:00
7. Psychostick - Jolly Old Sadist 03:24
8. Dark Century - Kill The Crowd 03:55
9. XUL - Mastication of Putrescent Empyrean Remains 05:14
10. Odium - No Way Out 04:18
11. Vesperia - Pints Held High 04:21
12. Scythia - Sailor's Accolade 03:19
13. Edge of Attack - Forever 03:46
14. All Else Fails - This Burden of Life 05:13
15. The Rabid Whole - Future 03:56
16. Arcane Saints - Never Say Die 04:07
17. Project Mars - Hey! 03:07
18. New Jacobin Club - My Smile 02:36
19. The In & Outs - Sleepy Sheep 03:35 More...

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Odium Releases Deftones Cover

Ontario's emerging melodic metal frontrunners, Odium, have just premiered a cover of Deftones' "Passenger" via BlankTV.

"Think of it as an early Christmas present from the Odium family to all of our fans who asked for this cover. December 1st you get to open that present," commented the band.

"Passenger" originally appeared on Deftones' third studio album, "White Pony," in 2000. "Burning The Bridges To Nowhere," Odium's sophomore album, was released earlier this year through Year Of The Sun records.

Metalunderground.com interviewed Odium frontman Tom Emmans in October. You can read the full interview here.

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Odium Offering Song For Free Download

Walkerton, ON melodic metallers Odium are now offering their latest track "Blue Channel" for free download on SMNNews.com here.

The tune is from the band's latest album "Burning The Bridges To Nowhere," released earlier this year via Year of The Sun Records. Odium will be performing at this year's third annual Woodstock Funfest along with show dates in Ontario and Quebec (dates listed below). You can also check out the band's music video for "No Way Out" below.

September 29, 2012 - Funfest @ Woodstock Polish Hall - Woodstock, ON
October 3, 2012 - Hard Luck Bar - Toronto, ON w/ Burning The Day, Deterrence, Them Thieves
October 4, 2012 - Piranha Bar - Montreal, QC w/ Endast, The Fierce, We Were The Fires of Rome
October 6, 2012 - The Royal Canadian Legion - Ottawa, ON w/ Seeded Among Seven Hills More...

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Odium Announces Upcoming Live Shows

Walkerton, ON melodic metallers Odium are proud to announce upcoming Ontario and Quebec show dates along with a performance at this year's third annual Woodstock Funfest.

"Funfest has become an event we look forward to. We've played it for the last few years. It's always run really well and the bands are some of the best in the Canadian underground. If Odium wasn't playing I'd still be going!" comments Odium vocalist Tom Emmans.

Odium has also unleashed a new music video for "No Way Out" on Blank TV, which was directed by Chad Archibald of Black Fawn Films. Check out the clip at this location. Odium's upcoming tour dates are:

September 22, 2012 - The Richmond Tavern - London, ON w/ Nothing Left For Tomorrow
September 29, 2012 - Funfest @ Woodstock Polish Hall - Woodstock, ON - Show Details
October 3, 2012 - Hard Luck Bar - Toronto, ON w/ Burning The Day, Deterrence, Them Thieves
October 4, 2012 - Piranha Bar - Montreal, QC w/ Endast, The Fierce, We Were The Fires of Rome
October 6, 2012 - The Royal Canadian Legion - Ottawa, ON w/ Seeded Among Seven Hills

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Woodstock Funfest 3 Compilation Available

Misguided Aggression has teamed up with Exclaim.ca to offer a 16-track compilation, featuring the bands performing at the Woodstock Funfest 3, for streaming and free download. The compilation is available at this location. Details on the festival are as follows:

Woodstock Funfest 3 - Saturday September 29, 2012 - Woodtock, ON The Polish Hall, 878 Dufferin. $15/$20. All-ages/licensed.

"We are all very excited about this year's Funfest 3," comments Misguided Aggression guitar player Ben Dobson. "The Woodstock Funfest has become a fairly large and anticipated event, and we are always trying to top our lineup from previous years. The lineup this year is by far our most diverse featuring everything from death metal to hardcore to rock and even a couple rap acts! Beheading Of A King hasn't hit Woodstock before so they're is a lot of anticipation for them, as well as the reunion of local favourites Our Apologies. We have a YouTube channel set up so everyone can check out videos from all the bands playing here."

The lineup will be: More...

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Woodstock Funfest 3 Lineup Announced

Woodstock, Ontario's metal veterans Misguided Aggression have announced the 3rd Woodstock Funfest Metal Festival, rallying the best of Canadian metal from Ontario and Quebec onto one stage for a marathon all-day performance. The fest takes place on Saturday September 29th, 2012.

"We are all very excited about this year's Funfest 3," comments Misguided Aggression guitar player Ben Dobson. "The Woodstock Funfest has become a fairly large and anticipated event, and we are always trying to top our lineup from previous years. The lineup this year is by far our most diverse featuring everything from death metal to hardcore to rock and even a couple rap acts! Beheading Of A King hasn't hit Woodstock before so they're is a lot of anticipation for them, as well as the reunion of local favourites Our Apologies. We have a YouTube channel set up so everyone can check out videos from all the bands playing at this location."

Tickets will be available as of July 30th through the bands. Further details are available on Facebook. The currently announced lineup is as follows: More...

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Odium Releases New Music Video

Odium has released a new music video, and the Chad Archibald-directed clip is available in the player below. The band also commented:

"Here it is! The video for our new single 'No Way Out' from 'Burning the Bridges to Nowhere' (shot by Chad Archibald). Let us know what you think, we LOVE IT!"

Catch Odium live on the following dates:

June 29, 2012 - The Underground - Hamilton, ON w/ Deathpoint, Misguided Aggression
July 5, 2012 - Richmond Tavern - London, ON w/ Myley Cyrus Got Fisted, Mutual Execution
July 6, 2012 - Club 344 - Guelph, ON w/ Saigon Hookers, Darlings of Chelsea
July 7, 2012 - The Coach and Horses - Windsor, ON w/ guests

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Odium Announces Ontario Shows

Walkerton, ON melodic metallers Odium, who released latest album "Burning The Bridges To Nowhere" on Year of The Sun Records earlier this April, have announced upcoming show dates in the province of Ontario in promotion of the 10 track anthem chanter, which is the follow up to the band's debut full-length "At The Bottom." Dates for the trek are below, and the following press release was also issued about the band:

"Founded in 2006 by drummer Joe Mullen and vocalist Tom Emmans, Odium was born in order to create a focused project centered on the themes of growth and attrition. After being joined by bassist Dale Burrows and guitarists Bo Louther and Andrew Fullerton, it was clear the band was quickly becoming a cohesive group of musicians that had found their strengths in each other’s abilities to contribute to the writing process.

"Most convincing is Odium’s arsenal of musical weapons that contribute to their overall sound, which was properly harnessed by Canadian producer Greg Dawson (The End, Moneen, Choke) on both of Odium's metal opus' underlining the quintet’s penchant for writing metal songs that are as heartfelt as they are heavy with Odium’s emotional hybrid of epic crescendos and fiery heaviness. Over the years, Odium has opened for such well known bands as Alexisonfire, The Agonist, Beneath the Massacre, Divinity, Moneen, Fuck the Facts, Fairwell to Freeway and Arise and Ruin."

You can also stream the band's entire "Burning The Bridges to Nowhere" album at this location.

June 29, 2012 - The Underground - Hamilton, ON w/ Deathpoint, Misguided Aggression
July 5, 2012 - Richmond Tavern - London, ON w/ Myley Cyrus Got Fisted, Mutual Execution
July 6, 2012 - Club 344 - Guelph, ON w/ Saigon Hookers, Darlings of Chelsea
July 7, 2012 - The Coach and Horses - Windsor, ON w/ guests

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Odium Streaming Entire New Album

Canadian act Odium has teamed up with Exclaim.ca to stream the entire new album "Burning the Bridges to Nowhere" online. Check out the full album stream at this location. The album will be released this coming Tuesday April 24, 2012 on Year of the Sun Records.

The track listing is as follows:

1. Burning The Bridges To Nowhere
2. Within The Distraction
3. Blue Channel
4. Viral By Nature
5. Insomnia
6. The Ghost Upstairs
7. Claw My Eyes Out
8. Identity Of The Doomed
9. No Way Out
10. The Descent

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Odium Reveals New Album Details

Canadian metal band Odium has released the track "Insomnia" for free download for a limited time. The song is the first single taken from the band's upcoming sophomore album "Burning The Bridges To Nowhere." The album will be released on Tuesday April 24, 2012 on Year of the Sun Records.

Check out the song here or in the player below. After the success of the debut album “At The Bottom,” the band reunited with producer Greg Dawson (The End, Moneen, Choke) to record "Burning The Bridges To Nowhere."

"I think that when people listen to this album, they're going to get a sense that this is a band that really is committed to doing whatever it can to get their music out there," commented label owner C. Benner. "They're passionate about playing music and connecting with their audience. There's just something about the way that Odium's songs sit with you. With 'Burning the Bridges to Nowhere,' they've really captured and defined their sound and that's really exciting for their fans. This is an epic record."

The track listing is as follows:

1. Burning The Bridges To Nowhere
2. Within The Distraction
3. Blue Channel
4. Viral By Nature
5. Insomnia*
6. The Ghost Upstairs
7. Claw My Eyes Out
8. Identity Of The Doomed
9. No Way Out
10. The Descent More...

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Odium Streaming New Song Online

Ontario's Odium has issued the following update about streaming the new song "Insomnia" online:

"New record is complete, and we've posted 'Insomnia' for y'all to check out. We plan on hitting the road in these next coming months and hope to see you all there!! Check out the Facebook page for more updates."

You can listen to the new song "Insomnia" and find more details on Odium via the band's MySpace page here.

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Free Sixty Track Compilation Available

Derelict has issued the following announcement about appearing on the free "Sounds To Destroy The Masses" compilation:

"www.thenewreview.net has released it's 1 year anniversary compilation, called Sounds To Destroy The Masses. Derelict, along with label mates Odium and Misguided Aggression, are featured with close to 60 other heavy artists. The comp is completely free, so go to this location to download it. Also of note, Eric and Max both write reviews for The New Review. Find archives of all their posts in the 'staff' section of the website."

Other bands appearing on the compilation include Cephalic Carnage, Rikets, Skinlab, Hell Within, Chelsea Grin, and more.

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Agathodaimon Announces 15th Anniversary Show

Germany's Agathodaimon has issued the following announcement about performing a 15th anniversary show in Frankfurt with Odium, Contrast, and Apsis:

"We just realized that Agathodaimon was formed almost 15 years ago - so we decided to have a little party the 10th September, at 'Die Halle' in Frankfurt. Well, nothing big and fancy, but we’ll play an extended, long set with lots of old classics, plus there’ll be other bands such as Odium, Contrast and Apsis. And of course there will be time to chat and have a drink together, so, come along and party with us! (Apart from that, it will be the last concert that will take place at this venue before it will be closed!)

"To celebrate our anniversary, we’ll be giving away 3*2 tickets for the concert in Frankfurt (that's in Germany, folks ;). Just send us an email to competition@agathodaimon.de and let us know why you should be getting free access, and you might be the lucky winner of 2 tickets."

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Odium Posts "Population Zero" Video

Odium has posted a music video online for the "Population Zero" single, which can be viewed below. The clip was directed by Chad Archibald of Black Fawn Films and is the second single taken from the band's debut LP "At The Bottom."

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Odium Posts New Video Bio and Interview Online

Odium has posted a new video bio featuring an interview with the band members regarding the history of the band and their latest CD, "At The Bottom." Check it out below.

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