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Starting the tour with a bang, Marco and three brilliant support bands prove that rock’n’roll is very much alive and well in 2018. Words: Kahmel Farahani Pictures: Steve Ritchie Kicking off the night nice and early with their stripped back bare-bones sound, Annakii play a fine set. Frontwoman Anna shows …

The big recent Kiss news is that Gene Simmons is releasing a 150 song, 10 CD boxed set of his demos over the years. He calls it “the greatest boxed set of all time”. It is flight cased in a bank vault, it has a lavish book, a medallion, an …

Release Date: Friday 6th May 2016 Johnny Main The members of London based Killit have extensive experience of touring the live circuit as they do rocking hard in studios. They’ve spent time in such bands as rockers King Lizard and Ace Mafia, which also featured current members of Judas Priest …

As the final day of the festival dawned, we once again managed to drag ourselves out of bed and headed down to the Mash and Barrel for another quick breakfast that would hopefully set us up for the day. Hard Rock Hell AOR V – Day 3, Saturday 11th March: …

As soon as I heard the news I teared up. I wasn’t a close friend or a relative, but still I felt like I’d been punched in the gut right at my assemblage point. ANDY FRASER – July 3rd 1952 to March 16th 2015 Words: Tony Conley I walk into the …

The Metal world was shaken when Judas Priest sensationally announced the departure of founding guitarist KK Downing in April 2011 and although both KK and the band did not go into specific detail about the split at the time, KK did say: “There had been an on-going breakdown in working …

SCOTT ADAMS: TERROR AUSTRALIS Greetings from Canberra, the throbbing heart and soul of Australia – whatever the doomsayers tells ya… Okay, an exaggeration, but it’s the last one you’ll find in this column. Over the next few weeks, months, shit, even years if Mr Goldby can put up with me, …

Raw Glory are pleased to announce that they will be gigging again, and would like to introduce their new drummer, Les Binks (Judas Priest) to the band. The line-up will be Cos Verrico on guitar, Paul Manzi on vocals and Andy Hodge on bass, with the addition of Les Binks …

With the outdoor festival season drawing towards a closure, it was the start of the indoor mini-fests and there was no better way than to start that than with a good old fashioned knees up with five names from the New Wave of British Heavy Metal movement (NWOBHM) at a …

After appearing at the inaugural Les-Fest last year, this Scottish quartet have been busy making quite a name for themselves all over the UK and Europe, so it was no surprise that a warm welcome was in store for them at this year’s Les-Fest. Johnny Main: Photos by Carlan Braid …