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Joel Hoekstra On Whitesnake And Joel Hoekstra's 13 Project

You could be forgiven for not knowing of Joel Hoekstra before he showed up this summer electrifying audiences around America with Whitesnake’s shockingly successful ‘The Purple Tour’. His rise in the world of rock has been a slow, steady climb that saw him go from a Broadway show (Rock Of …
Fish Announces 12 date UK Tour

Fish is soon to begin a twelve date tour of the UK supporting his upcoming, and apparently final album, ‘Weltschmerz’ and today the iconic Scot has divulged some exciting news about the make-up of the tour. The tour will celebrate key moments in the former Marillion frontman’s career in music, …
SUNFLOWER JAM - CELEBRATING JON LORD

Deep Purple keyboardist and composer Jon Lord sadly passed away in 2012 and this special charity evening was to celebrate his life and works. Mark Taylor It started off with a highly emotional speech from his wife Vicki thanking fans and friends from all over the world for the messages …
Dream Theatre - Hammersmith Apollo - February 2020

Tonight the line of fans snakes its way around the fabled Hammersmith Apollo as Dream Theater begin their first night of a two day run of shows on their ‘Distance Over Time’ tour. Words: Kahmel Farahani As the lights go down inside, Dream Theater kick off their set with the …
Uriah Heep to To Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Uriah Heep have announced a number of UK dates in November to celebrate their 50th Anniversary promising performances to be remembered. Guitarist Mick Box said in a statement “Who would have imagined back in 1970 that Uriah Heep would still be here celebrating their 50th Anniversary? It is an amazing feat …
Judas Priest announce 50 HEAVY METAL YEARS of the USA

Judas Priest have announced a string of September and October North American dates in celebration of their 50th anniversary this year. The ’50 Heavy Metal Years’ Tour will also feature Sabaton as openers. The band said in a statement: “Judas Priest are primed and ready to deliver the goods with …
Joe Satriani in conversation with MetalTalk

Joe was very kind to put some of his invaluable time aside to talk to Tony Conley and Gary Clarke from MetalTalk about the forthcoming box set ‘The Complete Studio Recordings’ and loads more. Gary ‘Rockulus’ Clarke and Tony Conley GARY: “‘The Complete Studio Recordings’ Box set is an impressive …
Elixir - ‘Voyage Of The Eagle’ is on sale from 6th March

Featuring four of the original line-up that created the highly acclaimed ’The Son of Odin‘ album, Elixir have today announced a new album is to be released the day before their eagerly awaited appearance at Burr Fest, an event which will see Kevin Dobbs reunited with the band for one …
Anvil - In conversation with MetalTalk

Anvil are here in the UK and had a very interesting evening in Huddersfield when they kicked off the ‘Anvil Is Anvil’ European Tour on Wednesday night, due to a tour bus mishap. Video and Photos by James Prorok Lips told us the probable name of the next Anvil album …
Jägermeister's logo is is not religiously offensive

A court in Switzerland has ruled that Jägermeister’s logo – a stag with a shining white cross between its antlers – is not religiously offensive. The German spirit brand had attempted to expand its trademark to cosmetics and entertainment services but the Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property attempted to …