Odyssey Desperado is a melodic hard rock project started by Odysseas Karapolitis in 2014 in Athens, Greece. His dream was to share the music, the melodies and the ideas he had in his mind with other people. For achieving this goal he worked with the multi-talented producer Bob Katsionis (Outloud, Firewind ) at Sound Symmetry Studio, also recruited one of the best Greek voices in the genre Manos Fatsis on lead vocals, and the legendary Paul Laine (ex-Danger Danger) on backing vocals. Four years later, the result of this cooperation has brought in the surface the album “Don’t Miss The Sunset, which he signed and will be released on 30 March 2018 by Lions Pride music.
1) Rush Of The Wave
2) You And Me Against The World
4) Dreams Die hard
5) Can’t Live Without You
6) Oasis (In The Desert Of Your Soul
7) Holding On To A Dream
9) Tomorrow You’ll Be Gone
10) Wings Of Silk
Odyssey Desperado are::
◾Odyssey Desperado – Lead & Rhythm Guitar’s
◾Bob Katsionis – Bass Guitar, Keyboards & Programming
◾Manos Fatsis – Lead Vocals
◾Paul Laine – Background Vocals
Mixed & Produced: Bob Katsionis
Mastered by: Nassos Nomikos at Vu Productions Mastering Studio
Recorded at: Sound Symmetry Studio, Athens, Greece.
7HY – Seven Hard Years – Will release their 3rd album called “For the record” next month August 31st via Lion’s Pride Music.
SEVEN HARD YEARS
-For The Record-
1. Never Say Goodbye
2. Burning Rain
3. Nothing Hurts Me Like You
5. Be Who We Want
6. Can’t Let You Go
7. That Song
8. Strangers Again
9. We Can Be Strong
10. I’m Gonna Be You
11. What Love Can Make Me Do
12. What Is The World?
Guitars, Keys, Bass, Drums, BGVs
Lead Vocals, BGVs
Additional Rhythm Guitars
Initially formed as a solo project by which to document his own songwriting adventures, Alan Kelly (formerly of UK major-label rockers Shy) has cultivated a strong, skillful stable of bandmates and collaborators in the continuing saga of 7HY (officially named Seven Hard Years).
Thanks to the world-shrinking power of social media, Alan was introduced to American vocalist Shawn Pelata via the now all-but-forgotten MySpace platform. Shawn was pushing his own band Line Of Fire at the time and the two struck up a quick long-distance friendship with hopes of one day doing some music together. That moment finally came in 2013 when the two worked together on what became the debut 7HY album ‘No Place In Heaven’ in 2014 (Lynchburg Music Group); an album that made a few significant ripples upon its release in 2014. They struck again in 2016 with ‘Stories We Tell’ (Lion’s Pride Music), an album that advnaced their visibility among rock fans and rock press alike to high praise.
Alan and Shawn wasted no time in preparing album #3, even as ‘Stories We Tell’ was still receiving active attention some months after its initial release. Alan enlisted the collaboration of one Andrew Chick, who had performed mixing duties on ‘Stories We Tell’. An accomplished writer and musician in his onw right, Chick provided a new wave of inspiration in Alan and between them an album was crafted rather painlessly. With Shawn once again handling the lead vocals and the spectactular Danny Beardsly enlisted to supply exemplary lead guitar work, 7HY is extremely please to announce the impending release of its latest effort entitled ‘For The Record’.
As an album, ‘For The Record’ carries the 7HY banner forward. While still centering around melodic chorus hooks and strong hard rock energy, the record finds 7HY expanding its horizons in terms of layers and production. Songs like “Never Say Goodbye”, “That Song”, and “Uprising” showcase what 7HY is best known for; hard-hitting rock with strong melodic currents. Then there are songs like the, dare we say, epic “What Is The World” with its broadly-scoped atmosphere and “Burning Rain”; a subtle, intensely mood-driven rocker. Suffice to say, the band has simply outdone itself.
With ‘For The Record’, Seven Hard Years has now firmly established itself as a legitimate force in the melodic hard rock universe.
AmadeuS Melodic Rock Show #62 is in the books!
Featuring NEW MUSIC from ANGELS OR KINGS, OVERLAND, SOUL SELLER, CREYE, PALACE, CRUZH, KEE MARCELLO, SECRET SPHERE,The RADIO SUN and heaps more from TEN, Eden, Night Ranger, Chris Ousey, Adellaide, Lionville, Firehouse, House of Lords during TWO HOURS of a Melodic Rock journey through the years!
Check it out and spread the word if you feel so!
The new album of melodic rockers 7HY (seven hard years) is called “Stories We Tell” and it will be released from Lions Pride Music in August.
For more informations click…………HERE
7HY are :
Alan Kelly (ex-Shy) – guitars, bass, keyboards, drums, backing vocals
Shawn Pelata (Livesay) – lead vocals
Roy Davis (ex-Shy) – bass
Claire Kelly – bass Martin Walls – bass
Dave Martin (Marshall Law) – lead guitar
Eliot Sora Kelly – lead guitar
Violet Janine Debut album “Between Red And Blue” is out now from Lionspride Music!
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