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When it comes to family contributions to British Heavy Metal, the Appleton brothers are racking up the points. Although still currently featuring in Blaze Bailey’s band and Iced Earth, it is with their own band Absolva that they produce their own full throttle metal. Joined by long term friend and …

IDES OF MARCH, specially formed for a one-off performance to commemorate forty years since the release of IRON MAIDEN’S debut album, have announced a fifth former IRON MAIDEN member will take part in their headlining BEERMAGEDDON performance on Sunday 30th August in Bromsgrove, England. This announcement arrives in the week …

SARI SCHORR ANNOUNCES HER NEW LIVE ALBUM AND EUROPEAN TOUR Sari Schorr ‘Live In Europe’ is to be released on 6th March. Recorded on her last tour, there are songs from her first two studio albums, with ‘Black Betty’ and ‘I Just Want To Make Love To You’ the reworked …

Blue Öyster Cult released Agents Of Fortune in 1976 and, while a bit more commercial than their earlier releases, it proved to be their breakthrough album gaining platinum status and unleashing ‘(Don’t Fear) The Reaper’ on prime time radio. In celebrating its 40th anniversary, the band performed the album in …

Norwegian Black Metal legends ‘Svarttjern’ return with their fifth full length, ‘Shame Is Just A Word’, a face ripping slice of crushing Norwegian Black Metal, which is, as always, packed to the brim with lustful misanthropic delights and is a more than worthy successor to 2016’s ‘Dødsskrik’, which although much …
IDEA OF MARCH - LOGO

IDES OF MARCH, featuring four former IRON MAIDEN members and fronted by PAUL DI’ANNO, have today launched a brand new band logo. The band name is also the title of the opening track on IRON MAIDEN’s second album and the last to feature DI’ANNO, ‘Killers’, and the first band artwork …

19th February 1980. Legendary AC/DC frontman Bon Scott had been out with friends, but the evening took a terrible turn as Scott passed out in his car and ultimately choked to death on his own vomit. He was only 33 years old. Through the late 70’s AC/DC had been gaining fans …

Vandenburg, the Dutch band that put Adrian Vandenburg on the map, are back after a three decade break. Adrian, who was part of the most successful Whitesnake lineup, has recruited the excellent Ronnie Romero (Rainbow) on vocals. Joined by Rudy Sarzo (Ozzy Osbourne, Whitesnake) on bass and Brian Tichy (Slash, Ozzy Osbourne, Foreigner) …

Californian rockers Papa Roach have released a new Acoustic performance of ‘The Ending’, ahead of their upcoming European tour. Taken from the 2019 album ‘Who Do You Trust’, this version of ‘The Ending’ was recorded live in the Italian city of Bologna by Bryson Roatchand and its a pretty raw …

Since performing a stunning one-off set at The Steel Mill, Wolverhampton, K.K. Downing has been busy in the studio, working on the next chapter of his career and has now partnered  with Explorer1 Music Group who will work together in all aspects of K.K.’s career. “I am very much looking …