UnBlack Friday Sale 2013! (All Weekend Long!)

UnBlack Friday Sale 2013! (All Weekend Long!)

First and foremost we want to wish each of you a very Happy Thanksgiving! Second we want to invite you to take advantage of the annual sale and get some good deals and special promo items! Check out the door busters!

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Deliverance announce release date for FINAL album!

In 1985, in a small damp garage in the midst of middle class housing in Los Angeles, CA. three musicians met up with a 15 year old singer/guitar player who placed an ad in the local Recycler Newspaper classifieds for “band wanted”. Little did they know that this was the beginning of what would become one of the most revered and celebrated musical entities, known to the metal world as Deliverance!

After only a few months of rehearsing, Deliverance began their march on the LA Club Scene. Playing and becoming regulars to such venues as The Waters Club, The Whiskey a Go Go, The Troubadour, The Country Club and The Oasis the group was becoming well known amongst their peers and garnering a rather large fan base in a short time.

After the release of their four song demo, Greetings of Death in 1987, the band became a nationally known act as the now infamous demo was receiving ranting reviews, and orders were coming in from all over the United States, and even South America and stretching into Canada. This of course led to invites to play shows states-wide, and also playing festivals in Southern and Northern California.

Deliverance’s unique sound of combining thrash/speed metal with melodic vocals was received well with the media and fans alike. This led to “D” being asked to contribute (2) songs to a compilation album aptly titled “California Metal” on Regency Records. Alongside other giants in the Christian Metal world such as Barren Cross, Guardian, Neon Cross and others, “D” was asked to provide a more melodic type of track as the brutal sound of thrash made the Pakaderm Production Team of John and Dino Elefante a little uncomfortable.

 “D” was of course up to the task and had the perfect song to balance out the edge of thrash with the song A Space Called You. But, as band leader Jimmy P. Brown II insisted, there would need to be an absolute representation of the bands live performance. This would be the world’s first national release of a Christian speed metal track with the song Attack! Unsure of how this new sound would be received by the world of CCM, the song was nicely hidden toward the end of the album. Much to the surprise of the label and production team, Deliverance was voted the most popular band of the entire release! The Big “D” (as the fans began to call them) were now on the path to become what CCM Magazine would call them years later, “The Biggest Band in CCM since Stryper”…

Four years after their beginning, the world was now ready to get what they’d been waiting for, the release of their self entitled debut full length LP. With the release of this album, “D” began their career as a touring band on the road. They now were taking their LA brand of speed metal to the world! The album received rave reviews and “D” has the esteemed honor to hold the Number 45 spot on Metal Hammer’s list of the Top 50 Thrash Albums of All Time! This list contains many of their musical peers such as Slayer, Metallica, Megadeth, Testament, Sacred Reich and many others. Deliverance is the only metal band on this list with a Christian worldview being hailed as a contemporary among these Thrash Legends!

Through many years and many changes, Deliverance has stood the test of time with stylistic, personnel, and the constant flood of change in the music scene. (9) Studio Releases and (2) live albums, a healthy share of airtime on MTV’s Headbanger’s Ball with their ground breaking video Weapons of our Warfare, 7 National and International Tours, “D” continues to be a welcomed guest to this huge party we call “The Metal Music Scene”!

Now, 28 years later, 2013 will see the release of The Big “D”’s 10th and Final Studio Release. Hear What I Say is a surprising fresh blend of the entire “D” musical repertoire rolled into one record. With (9) originals and (2) surprise cover songs, this release will once again show the world that Jimmy P. Brown II has not missed one step with his 4 man army! Always ready to deliver, he assembled a true cast of players for this final venture that were up to the task!

Michael Phillips – of Deliverance, Fasedown and Join the Dead fame on Lead and Rhythm Guitar

Manny Morales – of Deliverance fame on the 5 String Bass

And Jayson Sherlock – of Mortification, Paramecium, Horde and Revulsed fame on Drums

Jimmy P. Brown II says:

“I wanted to put the final chapter to this book called “Deliverance” in its proper prospective! There have been ups and downs, but in the end it was a magnificent journey with all the band members over the years, and more importantly our fans! This album is for them, to say goodbye in true “D” fashion! I am ever grateful to all the supporters throughout the years, but “D” has run its course. I want her to rest and go out with a nice beautiful and loud bang! To all our fans, supporters, and ALL of my former band-mates, it was a wonderful roller coaster ride, scary, exciting, nauseating, thrilling, terrifying, but in the end it was fun! Lives were touched, people found what they needed at the time, and now, the next journey will begin…”

3 Frogz Records/Roxx Records are very pleased to announce the release of the final offering from “Deliverance” entitled ‘Hear What I Say!’ September 3, 2013 the world will get what they have been waiting for the brand new and final album from “Deliverance”.

Stay Tuned for full release details in the coming weeks.

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Ultimatum – ‘Heart of Metal’ Limited Edition Box Set Announced

Ultimatum have been hard at work in the studio recording 4 brand new tracks which are scheduled to be a part of the band’s 20th Anniversary release entitled ‘Heart of Metal – 20 Years of Ultimatum’. The remainder of the tracks are set to be a selection of greatest hits selected from the band’s back catalog as voted on by their fans.

Ultimatum has once again signed on with Roxx Records for this brand new release. Being that this is the bands 20th Anniversary, Roxx really wanted to do this one up right for the band and their fans. “We were tossing around the idea of a kick starter, but felt the model is already a little dated” says Bill from Roxx Productions, “we didn’t want to burn people out on the concept, so we decided to get a little creative.”

Ultimaniacs will be happy to know that they can help the band with their recording costs and the label to produce a very special box set! We will be producing and pre-selling a hand numbered, black glossy print, silver embossed box set that will be hand numbered 1 through 100. Only 100 of this box will ever be made, never to be produced again! No gimmicks, no quotas to meet, you pre-order it you will get it!

But wait! There is more! Everyone that gets in on the box set preorder WILL win one of the many pieces of Ultimatum memorabilia donated by the band! All those true Ultimaniacs will be entered in to this very special drawing where we will be giving away many items from the bands personal archives, including Rob Whitlock’s BC Rich Warlock bass guitar, Scott Waters’ custom embroidered satin scarf off his mic stand, signed drum heads and drum sticks, shirts, posters and more! Every one that gets in on this box set pre-order WILL win a prize! And by purchasing this box set you will in turn be helping the band and label fund this project! And there won’t be a long wait. This special box set is already in production and will be delivered before the official CD release which is schedule for October 30th 2012!

Again there will only be 100 of this specially printed box set ever produced, so get your preorder in now before they are gone forever! Also a BIG thank you goes out to Dave Besanson for developing the new artwork for us!

Limited Edition Ultimatum 20th Anniversary Roxx Boxx

Packaged in a deluxe foil-stamped box, the Limited Edition Ultimatum 20th Anniversary Roxx Boxx will include:

1.  Heart of Metal – 20 Years of Ultimatum CD (The new CD with exclusive new tracks from Ultimatum. Includes a 12-page full color booklet.)

2.  Before the Pit (exclusive Roxx Boxx CD with alternative takes and demo versions of songs from Into the Pit.)

3.  Puppet of Destruction [Remastered & Expanded] (the first 15 Roxx Boxx sets will contain a bonus 2 disc version with the Fatal Delay demo)

4.  Ultimatum Live at Extreme Mardi Gras & Live at Up From the Ashes III  and the video clip for Heart of Metal  compiled on one specially made DVD

5.  Limited edition Roxx Signature Series guitar pick # 5 featuring Robert Guttierez of Ultimatum

6.  Woven Ultimatum patch

7.  Four exclusive Roxx Boxx inserts, personally autographed by the individual band members

This box set will be a strictly limited edition of 100 copies and will be hand-numbered. Once they are gone, they are gone! The special items represented in this box set will NOT be made available individually they will only be available as a part of the Roxx Boxx!

In addition to all of this and in effort to try and raise some funds for a worthy cause Ultimatum and Roxx Records will be auctioning off Box #1 in a very special eBay auction! The winner of this auction will receive Roxx Boxx # 1 / 100 in addition to a thrash fest of some of your favorite thrash releases from Ultimatum and the Roxx Records back catalog.

Fifty percent of the proceeds raised from this special auction are being donated to Sanctuary International in support of The Bridge Bunch  in an effort to help feed the homeless! If you feel led to donate on your own you can also do so by donating directly to Sanctuary International

This very special auction and the limited edition Roxx Boxx go on sale this Saturday August 11th at 9pm PST and the Box sets will be distributed in order by the date and time of your purchase.  For full auction details please visit this eBay auction link which will also go live on Saturday August 11th at 9pm PST…

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=290757407134#ht_1970wt_978

Or search for the title of the auction – Ultimatum – Heart of Metal Box Set # 1 of 100 Fundraiser Pastor Bob Stryper

So join us in celebrating 20 years of Ultimatum and pick up the Roxx Boxx set or the CD Edition of ‘Heart of Metal – 20 Years of Ultimatum’  Visit www.roxxproductions.com for full details and ordering information.