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Perris Records is proud to release Sweden's hard rock band SAFFIRE "Where The Monsters Dwell" CD worldwide April 20th. For fans of 80's melodic hard rock like Deep Purple & Rainbow. Saffire was formed in 2005 when Victor Olsson and Dino Zuzic were in school together. The idea was to form a band based on old school melodic hard rock and heavy metal but add a modern twist to it. After months of searching and auditioning, the duo was joined by Magnus Carlsson, Martin Järbur and Gustav Elowson.

In 2007 they recorded a first demo but soon after, Gustav had to leave the band and was replaced by then 17-year old Anton Roos, who had just won the Swedish Drum Solo Champion of the year contest. Another demo was recorded in 2008 and Saffire started playing shows in the local area, slowly making a name for themselves. In 2010 Martin was replaced by Tobias Jansson, and an EP was recorded and released. The band kept playing lot's of live shows and finally in 2013, Saffire signed with Inner Wound Recordings for the release of their debut album ”From Ashes to Fire”.

The album was highly praised all over the world, and Rocknytt.net, Sweden's biggest rock website, put the album on their top 10 list of the best albums of 2013. Saffire went on to tour all over Scandinavia, playing some of the biggest festivals like Sabaton Open Air, Tons of Rock Gothenburg Sound Festival alongside bands like Slayer, Steel Panther, At the Gates and Sabaton.

In November 2015 they released their second album "For The Greater Good". The album was, as its precursor, highly praised all over the world. In January 2016 they held a sold out release show in Gothenburg which followed by a co-tour together with Spiritual Beggars in the spring. During the summer of 2016 they played many of the big rock festivals in Sweden which includes Sweden Rock Festival, Metallsvenskan, Skogsröjet and Rock in Lisch together with artists like Queen, GHOST, Twisted Sister, The Hellacopters etc...

 

 

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    • Grand Design - Viva La Paradise
    • Nice! Never got the debut so will pick that up for sure.   Might grab the other two also for the bonus stuff.
    • As mentioned before 'Loud Minority' gets the reissue treatment and so does their 2 follow-ups as well. From Frontiers: • CRAZY LIXX TO RE-ISSUE 2007 DEBUT ALBUM, "LOUD MINORITY" PLUS "NEW RELIGION" AND "RIOT AVENUE", EACH FEATURING BONUS TRACKS

      • ALL THREE AVAILABLE ON CD/COLOR LP/MP3 ON OCTOBER 12, 2018

      Swedish hard rock outfit Crazy Lixx will reissue their long out-of-print 2007 debut album, "Loud Minority" via Frontiers Music srl on October 12, 2018. In addition to the original 11 tracks found on the album, the reissue will also feature seven bonus tracks, including Japanese bonus tracks and early demo versions of track. Along with the reissue of "Loud Minority", reissues of the follow-up albums "New Religion" (2010) and "Riot Avenue" (2012) will also be available on October 12th, each with added bonus material on both as well.

      All three albums will be available on CD, Digital, and, for the first time, LP. The vinyl versions will all be special, limited edition color versions. See below for details and tracklisting. 

      Crazy Lixx vocalist and original member, Danny Rexon on the reissue of LOUD MINORITY: "The original pressing of 5000 albums was the only one ever made. We were on a small independent label at the time and even though the album was quite successful, peaking at #2 on the Swedish Rock charts, there was never any second pressing. The label ceased to be and we managed to buy out the rights for the album which we've now handed over to Frontiers. We're very pleased to be able to re-release this album a decade after it was originally out and after being unavailable for so long. Of all the requests we get from fans, this album has to be one of the most asked for." 

      "When we started out in the early 2000's I never thought vinyl would ever be a thing again, but since it has risen in popularity it's become something of a bucket-list thing to get our debut album (and the other ones of course) out on vinyl, so naturally we're very happy to be able to reissue these on vinyl," Rexon concludes. 
        Tracklistings:

      +“LOUD MINORITY”

      CD (Jewel Case) / 2xLP (180g, Gatefold, Red Color, Limited Edition) / Digital 

      Hell Or High Water
      Dr. Hollywood
      Want It
      Love On The Run
      Make Ends Meet
      Death Row
      Heroes Are Forever
      Do Or Die
      Pure Desire
      Boneyard
      The Gamble
      Bad In A Good Way (Bonus Track)
      No Guts, No Glory (Bonus Track)
      Do Or Die (Bonus Track - 2005 Single Version)
      Dr. Hollywood (Bonus Track - 2013 'Country' Version)
      Death Row (Bonus Track - Demo Version)
      Bad In A Good Way (Bonus Track - Demo Version)
      Love On The Run (Bonus Track - Demo Version)

      +“NEW RELIGION“ 

      CD (Jewel Case) / 2xLP (180g, Gatefold, Green Color, Limited Edition) / Digital 

      Rock And A Hard Place
      My Medicine (R.O.C.K)
      21 'Til I Die
      Blame It On Love
      Road To Babylon
      Children Of The Cross
      The Witching Hour
      Lock Up Your Daughter
      She's Mine
      What Of Our Love
      Desert Bloom
      Voodoo Woman
      Lights Out! (Bonus Track)  +“RIOT AVENUE“

      CD (Jewel Case) / 2xLP (180g, Gatefold, Blue Color, Limited Edition) / Digital

      Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
      Young Blood
      Riot Avenue
      Fire It Up
      Downtown
      In The Night
      Church Of Rock
      Heatseeker
      Sweet, Bad & Beautiful
      Be Gone
      Only The Dead Know
      Red Hot, Red Blooded (Bonus Track)
      Riot Avenue (Bonus Track - Acoustic Version)
      Fire It Up (Bonus Track - Acoustic Version)
      Sympathy (Bonus Track)

      Line-Ups:

      “Loud Minority”:
      Danny Rexon – Vocals
      Vic Zino – Guitars
      Joél Cirera – Drums
      Loke Rivano – Bass

      “New Religion”:
      Danny Rexon, vocals
      Andy Zata, guitars
      Joél Cirera, drums
      Loke Rivano, bass

      “Riot Avenue”:
      Danny Rexon, Vocals
      Andy Zata, Lead & Rhythm Guitars
      Edd Liam, Lead & Rhythm Guitars
      Joél Cirera, Drums
      Loke Rivano, Bass                    
    • I'd forgotten about this one.    
    • I'm enjoying this album. It's solid stuff.    
    • Song now on YouTube minus the video:  
    • Ted says over on his site that this is not a solo cd but more of a collaboration cd,his new solo cd will be released on Frontiers in 2019  that being said I don't mind the different sound/style for what its worth.
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