For fans of John Cyriis (Agent Steel)



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24.08.2006 - 23:47
Hellish Star

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Thanks to Ozman I have seen this video for the first time. This is the old Agent Steel with the amazing singer John Cyriis (the best in the metal scène to me). It is so beautiful I made a topic about it...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RWkUxl8V4uY

Agent Steel is a band that deserves much more respect after 4 superb albums...
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25.08.2006 - 10:34
Thryce
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For the last few weeks I'm trying to get into Agent Steel. I've only heard some material from the "post 1999-revival" era so far, but I definitely want to hear some old Agent Steel too. From what I heard so far, I can say they're very catchy, very fast and have some killer riffs.

And about John Cyriis, what a voice! One of the best high pitched vocalists I've heard
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25.08.2006 - 10:35
Marcel Hubregtse
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Written by Thryce on 25.08.2006 at 10:34

For the last few weeks I'm trying to get into Agent Steel. I've only heard some material from the "post 1999-revival" era so far, but I definitely want to hear some old Agent Steel too. From what I heard so far, I can say they're very catchy, very fast and have some killer riffs.

And about John Cyriis, what a voice! One of the best high pitched vocalists I've heard


Welcome to the club of John Cyriis appreciators.
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25.08.2006 - 17:39
Hellish Star

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John is god
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26.08.2006 - 03:51
VenoM_BM
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Can I post a few other great videos like:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wZpF1mVek0Y - Biomechanical
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EW2Ty52Utzw - Metal Church
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UKCKU10a6Bc - Mercyful Fate
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sk4UG_aaFlw - Heavy Pettin'
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sk4UG_aaFlw - Racer X
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L7dh95NS1v4 - Exodus
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9jIEECYx23c - Saxon
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kP29UujgYi4 - Chastian
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ol_BK9mjgSs - Zed Yago
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0nyvq0Yj5g0 - Wolfsbane
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lq8V6EHtpws - Wolfsbane

These are the ones bookmarked by me hope you enjoy them, as for the Agent Steel one...BLEED FOR THE GODS!!!
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27.08.2006 - 21:20
Thryce
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So I ended up downloading a full discography of Agent Steel. I listened to "Skeptics Apocalypse" all day, and it keeps blowing me away. Amazing Speed Metal band, truely amazing!! I don't really understand why MetalStorm doesn't label them as "Speed" but only "Thrash"... Anyway, MASTERS OF METAL, AGENTS OF STEEL!!!!

@ VenoM_BM : those video's and particularly that live video of Exodus are awe-some, thankyou!
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27.08.2006 - 23:54
Hellish Star

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Written by Thryce on 27.08.2006 at 21:20

So I ended up downloading a full discography of Agent Steel. I listened to "Skeptics Apocalypse" all day, and it keeps blowing me away. Amazing Speed Metal band, truely amazing!! I don't really understand why MetalStorm doesn't label them as "Speed" but only "Thrash"... Anyway, MASTERS OF METAL, AGENTS OF STEEL!!!!

@ VenoM_BM : those video's and particularly that live video of Exodus are awe-some, thankyou!


Well, they're totally underrated in general, and for sure on this forum...
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28.08.2006 - 00:42
VenoM_BM
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@ Thryce: You're welcome! If you can get their DVD although a bootleg it's great, I also recomend the Helstar & Jag Panzer ones!

About Agent Steel and that video: I showed it to a friend that is really a big fan and he went out of his mind, now I'm trying to get it on my pc (there must be a way to download youtube videos).

Some other great videos:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NYH4SLDCWkI - Fates Warning
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KJPU_M-Usg8 - Fates Warning
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MpPDFIswQ-c - Queensryche
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q_IYiko5YR8 - Queensryche
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_VYjMEY44CU - Queensryche
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XOBLmLrsr6A - T.N.T.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aBrNtexhm34 - T.N.T.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9seOv4YpvXE - Helstar
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YRfiDuvkU6o
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=69A7F4Lc0Do- Vicious Rumors
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8yZWi75D0cI - Vicious Rumors
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=43ZgMAdMtbI&mode=related&search= - Manilla Road
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4-RGmO3hyHQ - Metal Church (a classic)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hyG-KyLLdsM - Circle II Circle

Hope you'll enjoy these too.
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29.08.2006 - 05:17
MaidenVarius
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Agent Steel,god what a great band.They are simply amazing.John Cyriis is such an awesome singer.I found out about these guys actually by chance from The Awaken The Guardian booklet.I saw them mentioned and decided what the hell,and I will never regret it! These guys are definitely great!
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29.08.2006 - 18:59
Hellish Star

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Written by Guest on 29.08.2006 at 05:17

Agent Steel,god what a great band.They are simply amazing.John Cyriis is such an awesome singer.I found out about these guys actually by chance from The Awaken The Guardian booklet.I saw them mentioned and decided what the hell,and I will never regret it! These guys are definitely great!


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16.09.2006 - 23:04
Thryce
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With my new Super Saiyan Staff powers I improved and specified Agent Steel's genre on MS.
Since "Speed Metal" isn't an independant category on MS, I labeled Agent Steel as Speed Thrash Metal. I hope I can satisfy everyone a bit with that (although I do am aware there's a difference between the two genres)...
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18.09.2006 - 01:58
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I like this video
I like only first 2 Agent Steal albums, thaya re such great and old school, I had listen new albums, I mena latest but it isnt so good
About video, i just saw it today, great, great oldschool voice

@VenoM_BM are there soem place where I can see oll mercifull fate and King Diamnod videos?

I saw russian fan site but ewery day when I try get video, there saw ''40 dounlouds for day, tryleither'' I try ewery day
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03.11.2006 - 04:07
Fear Of God
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Hey, awesome vid's damnit!
I have never saw a video of agent steel, duh! why didn't I thaught of searching for it on youtube!

Cyriis is a hell of a guy, one of my most beloved vocalists, thank you very much for the video!
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04.11.2006 - 18:35
CollisionInMind
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I don't think it's so much that they're overrated, as much as it is that not enough people listen to them, if that makes sense. Everyone who's ever listened to Agent Steel has become a fan within ten seconds or less, it's a scientific fact.

Oh, holy crap. I just read the posts on the video thread. Whatever. Sweet video, thanks for the link!
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05.11.2006 - 03:15
Dangerboner
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lol...he even talks in a high voice.

The bass guitar on that video is pretty sweet too!
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06.11.2006 - 07:33
Hembrom
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Oh , i just have one album 'Order Of The Illuminati' ..... they are good ,,,,,, need to listen the old album now .. poor me
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02.03.2007 - 23:49
Hellish Star

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California-based metallers AGENT STEEL have issued the following update:

"AGENT STEEL is ready for the Full Metal Fest I on Saturday, March 3, 2007 in Mexico City.

"The last few days have been a bit stressful regarding matters with the Full Metal Fest. As of right now our travel arrangements are finally sorted out; our bags are packed and we're planning on performing for the diehard metal fans.

"Producer Bill Metoyer is currently mixing the new album, officially titled 'Alienigma', which will contain 10 brand new songs and will be released this year on Mascot Records with an European tour to commence in September with labelmates VICIOUS RUMORS."

"Alienigma" track listing:

01. Wash the Planet Clean
02. Lamb to the Slaugher
03. Fashioned From Dust
04. Hail to the Chief
05. Tiamats Fall
06. Extinct
07. WPD
08. Hibridized
09. Wormwod
10. Liberty Lying Bleeding
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30.04.2009 - 14:21
K†ulu
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Two updates from the band in 2009:

Friday, February 06, 2009

It's been a while since we posted news; Here's a quick update: We've been writing and rehearsing for a few months now, and we've created Five brand new AGENT STEEL songs!! No official titles just yet! working titles are: "Metallica" "Black Sabbath song" "Yesterday" "Old School" "New Song" (these are our working titles until Bruce comes up with the final lyrics). We want to write another five songs then we'll go into the recording studio to track. We plan on doing a Los Angeles show in the coming months to test out the new material live and get some feedback on the new tunes (possibly before April or May '09). We're planning on returning to Europe for seIective shows and 1 or 2 festival appearances, so we will keep you posted on developments.

Tuesday, April 07, 2009

Greetings!!! a quick update: Bernie arrived in town yesterday and we all got together at our rehearsal space in downtown Los Angeles and grinded an all day writing marathon and came up with two brand new songs! Epic Metal journey riffs and arrangements at its finest....Mr. Versailles delivered some great new ideas to add to what we've been working on thus far; making the new number of AGENT STEEL songs for our upcoming album at approximately nine. We plan on writing 2 more songs before we demo and start the recording the new untitled record.

http://blogs.myspace.com/agentsteel

P.S. So is this the official Agent Steel thread?
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03.05.2010 - 18:04
Hellish Star

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AGENT STEEL Rejoined By Original Singer JOHN CYRIIS - May 3, 2010

Long-running California metallers AGENT STEEL have issued the following update:

"As some of you may or may not have already heard the news that AGENT STEEL has parted ways with vocalist Bruce Hall. We as a band would like to acknowledge the accomplishments together with Bruce and the three solid metal offerings; 'Omega Conspiracy', 'Order Of The Illuminati' and 'Alienigma'. Together we had the fortune of touring and sharing the stage in some amazing places and visited some breathtaking countries. Bruce dedicated over a decade to AGENT STEEL and for this he should be recognized, and we part on good terms.

"We as a band still have the fire and passion to deliver the metal goods to fans from the past, present and future.

"We had been writing new material for the next chapter of AGENT STEEL and after the news got out that we separated from Bruce, we were contacted by original singer, John Cyriis. Call it destiny; call it what you will, but now the communicative channel is open between AGENT STEEL and vocalist Cyriis; we are in talks about an imminent AGENT STEEL reunion tour possibly involving summer/fall 2010 appearances and an extensive '2011' metal blitz.

"Honestly, we do not know how long this reunion will last; however this could be the long-awaited destiny of AGENT STEEL originally interrupted, so long as everything moves forward in an evolving good working climate.

"Our objective regarding this AGENT STEEL reunion is attached with the intentions of providing the opportunity to not only the dedicated fans, but also to a whole new generation of metal fans the chance to see AGENT STEEL live on stage with Cyriis; the original voice on the classic 'Skeptics Apocalypse', 'Unstoppable Force' and 'Mad Locust Rising' releases.

"The legacy continues...stay tuned."
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04.05.2010 - 07:53
Dangerboner
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Haha when I saw that Bruce left I wondered about John. Hmm I wonder how he sounds nowadays...
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11.06.2010 - 20:49
IRONdamien

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AGENT STEEL!!!!!!!!!
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08.10.2010 - 01:42
Dangerboner
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Someone posted this interview in M-A with Jon Cyriis. Dude is fucking crazy.
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08.10.2010 - 02:20
Marcel Hubregtse
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Written by Dangerboner on 08.10.2010 at 01:42

Someone posted this interview in M-A with Jon Cyriis. Dude is fucking crazy.


and that's putting it mildly
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08.10.2010 - 22:24
Vassago

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Written by Dangerboner on 08.10.2010 at 01:42

Someone posted this interview in M-A with Jon Cyriis. Dude is fucking crazy.



Wow, it's really nice to see that the interview John send us is spreading everywhere. He also said some true things about Agent Steel.

I hope you like the interview.
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