This Friday’s Guest DJ: SEVENTRAIN

Seventrain band picture

California based band Seventrain first formed in 2012, and by 2014 had released their debut self-titled album with very promising results. The album charted on the CMJ Loud Rock Top 40 at #36 in its first week, and received high praise by critics worldwide. In addition, Seventrain was nominated for Best Hard Rock Album of the Year at the 2014 San Diego Music Awards.

In 2022, key Seventrain band members Eric Koonze, Dave Odegaard, Eric Horton, Greg Rupp and Calvin Lakin began working on their third effort to be released in 2023 through Steel Cartel Records.

On the Guest DJ Show this Friday, guitarist Eric Horton of Seventrain will play 10 of his favorite Heavy Metal tracks. After his playlist, we’ll play a handful of tracks off Seventrain’s 2019 release: Back on Track.

The Friday Guest DJ Hour Show airs at the following times:

15:00 and 21:00 Central Europe
9:00 am and 3:00 pm US East Coast
6:00 am and 12:00 pm US West Coast

Find ways to tune in here.

While you wait check out the official lyric video “So Far” from their upcoming album to be released in 2023 through Steel Cartel Records.


  • Bryce Van Patten

    Bryce is an audio engineer and a graphic designer here at Metal Express Radio. From the day he purchased his first album (Machine Head by Deep Purple), he has had a passion for heavy music, which has influenced his whole life. Bryce is from the great Pacific Northwest in USA, and has played in metal bands like Babylon, Holy Terror, The Wild Dogs, Warhead and Egypt through the 80s. He had his first interview for the Portland, Oregon publication The Rock Rag with guitarist Paul Gilbert in his Racer X days. Then he was honored to get to have drinks, and talk for an hour with the legendary Dan McCafferty of Nazareth for his second interview. In 2013, he spent an amazing hour talking to Andi Deris of Helloween, which was the high point of his heavy metal journalism.   In the year 2001, he formed Man in Black Music Publishing. They released recordings by several local bands, and in the spirit of the old Metal Massacre compilations, he created a 2-album series called The Defenders of Metal. The albums featured classic styled Metal bands from all around the world, with bands from Australia to England, and from Argentina to Russia. Currently, he is the producer/creator/vocalist of the Metal band The Black Tuesdays.

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