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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, …
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 …
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 …
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 …

Despite a couple of breaks in their illustrious career, Netherlands Blackened Death Metal legends ‘God Dethroned’ have still managed to amass a back catalogue of ten studio albums across their twenty-nine-years, from the 1992 debut ‘The Christhunt’ all the way to their comeback album ‘The World Ablaze’ in 2017 and are now …
Image of Melodic Rock Band FM

Friday Round-up: New albums announced from FM (above), Novena and Robby Krieger (The Doors). Biff Byford’s first solo album is in the shops. Plus John Prasec in Argentina and Jordan Red’s excellent new single. BIFF BYFORD Biff Byford’s new solo album, ‘School Of Hard Knocks’, is released today. It is a …
Iron Maiden - Top Of The Pops

‘Top Of The Pops’ was everybody’s favourite TV show back in the early 80s, the Thursday early evening half hour weekly showcasing an eclectic mix of then-current hits and Top 40 hopefuls of the day. Any kind of ‘commercial’ success was pretty much dependant upon an appearance on ‘TOTP’ in …

Finnish hard rockers Brother Firetribe have been hard at work on their new album and recently told MetalTalk that it is due for release later this spring. Ahead of this, they have released a new single ‘Rock In The City’ which is a tantalizing taste of the album to follow. …

After a years break, BROFEST, the Newcastle Upon Tyne Hard Rock and Metal Festival, returns with three days of metal mayhem split over two venues in the City.  Thursday 27th February. Trillians Rock Bar. Doors 7pm. Witchfynde, whose debut album ‘Give Em Hell’ is held up as a NWOBHM classic, take …