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  ATHEL
'Open Your Eyes To Society'
(Mortal Records)


Jeff Kunze

jeff kuntze



Athel are an alt-rock power trio from Chicago, Illinois that have just dropped their full-length album debut full of hooks and vocal melodies that run the line between rock, pop, alternative, punk, and Metal. The new album is called "Open Your Eyes To Society".

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The group is comprised of singer and guitarist Justin King, bass player Comron Fouladi, and drummer Christian Navarro. Although the band members are barely out of their teens, you get the feeling that the band are veterans of the music scene.

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Songs are well written and the performances are vocally and musically solid. The package is mastered by CKY's Chad Ginsburg and the production reflects the songs strengths.

This album covers a lot of ground, from the straight up rockers like 'Radio' and 'These Are The Times' to the alt pounding of 'All That I Am' and 'Paranormal Of The Abstract'.

'Their Shoes' and 'Me, Myself & I' ride the wave of pop punk.

The track that sums up what Athel is about and what Athel can deliver is 'Kara's Carousel'. It's a song that has universal appeal. With a strong melodic line, unforgettable hook in the chorus, and a rocking guitar riff, you've got something special.

The final result of this album is a superb blend of styles that cover many rock genres but always maintain melodic sensibilities and hooks.

Check out Athel and the new album 'Open Your Eyes To Society'.

29.5.12





WACKEN WINTER NIGHTS IS HEAVY METAL WONDERLAND

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Wacken Winter Nights 2018 takes place between February 23rd and 25th 2018 and the great news is that you can now experience a full-on, top class German Metal Festival easily and affordably.

It only takes an hour to fly to Hamburg from London and we've had longer journeys than that within the capital and they were certainly more expensive than the £33 air ticket that just appeared in our 'flights to Wacken Winter Nights' search.

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Wacken Winter Nights is organised by the same team who are responsible for the world's greatest Metal festival, Wacken-Open-Air and the 2018 bill includes Skyclad, Orphaned Land, Elvenking, Finntroll, Grave Digger, Aeverium, Comes Vagantes, Coppelius, Corvus Corax, Die Pressgëng, Elvellon, Heimataerde, Hell-O-Matic, Ignis Fatuu, Ingrimm, Irdorath, Johnny Deathshadow, Krayenzeit, Letzte Instanz, Mr Hurley und die Pulveraffen, Pampatut, Pat Razket, Schandmaul, Sündenrausch, The Aberlour's, The Moon And The Nightspirit, Torfrock, Visions Of Atlantis, Vroudenspil, Wind Rose and more.



Besides this rich billing of superb Metal bands, there is so much more to see in the festival area including the medieval market and also the walking acts and jugglers you will meet at the theme worlds, including Robert Blake, three-time World Cup winner of street magic.

Wacken Winter Nights is something not to be missed and you can check out the amazing ticket and accommodation prices right here.

We just priced up the whole four day trip with hotels, flights, shuttles and festival tickets for less than £300 and we don't think you will get a better value festival than that, anywhere.

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MetalTalk recently sat down with Wacken founder and owner Thomas Jensen and that interview will be online next week and it's a fascinating insight into how Wacken originated from nothing to become the world's premiere Heavy Metal event.

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Wacken 2018 takes place from 2nd to 4th August 20218 and as with Wacken Winter Nights, if you have never experienced all it has to offer, then you owe it to yourself to remedy that.

Already announced for Wacken 2018 are Judas Priest, Nightwish, Running Wild (exclusive), Arch Enemy, Dirkschneider, Doro (Special Anniversary Show), In Extremo, Sepultura, Amorphis, Amaranthe, Firewind, W.A.R., Belphegor, Mantar, Knorkator, Deserted Fear, Watain, Night Demon, Epica, Knorkator, Belphegor, Firewind, Deserted Fear and many more and we'll have more Wacken 2018 announcements during December.

As well as being the greatest Heavy Metal festival in the world, it is without a doubt the Mecca of Metal and the one thing that every single person who loves our music should have on their bucket list.

For 2018, MetalTalk have joined forces with Wacken-Open-Air to help you get to Wacken easily and inexpensively and you can peruse the ticket and travel options right here.

If you are interested in going to Wacken 2018 and have questions, please fill out the form below and we will contact you with answers to all your enquiries. You are under no obligation whatsoever by filling this form out. We won't add you to any mailing lists or send you loads of spam - all we will do is help you get to Wacken as easily and inexpensively as possible.

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