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9 December 2014: HeKz: 'Caerus'
8 December 2014: Raunchy: 'Vices. Virtues. Visions'
4 December 2014: Mia Klose: In Conversation About Her Solo Career
4 December 2014: Wretch: 'Warriors'
27 November 2014: Zero Down: 'No Limit To The Evil'
27 November 2014: Radio Alcatraz: 'It's All Coming Up Roses'
27 November 2014: Supernova Plasmajets: 'Reign In Plasma' EP
24 November 2014: Donnie Vie: 'The White Album'
24 November 2014: Harem Scarem: 'Thirteen'
24 November 2014: Bailey: 'Long Way Down'
20 November 2014: Charlie And Ben: In Conversation About Nasty Little Lonely
20 November 2014: Distorted Harmony: 'Chain Reaction'
19 November 2014: Neonfly: 'Strangers In Paradise'
18 November 2014: Crash In Clouds: 'Living On A Tightrope'
17 November 2014: Angels Or Kings: 'Kings Of Nowhere'
11 November 2014: Rated X: 'Rated X'
7 November 2014: Wicked Sensation: 'Adrenaline Rush'
7 November 2014: The Quireboys: 'This Is Rock N' Roll II'
3 November 2014: Vega: 'Stereo Messiah'
31 October 2014: Nubian Rose: 'Mental Revolution'
22 October 2014: Ten: 'Albion'
22 October 2014: Primus: 'Primus & The Chocolate Factory With The Fungi Ensemble'
17 October 2014: Lordi: 'Scare Force One'
10 October 2014: Allen/Lande: 'The Great Divide'
10 October 2014: Wolfborne: 'In The Beginning...'
8 October 2014: Yellowcard: 'Lift A Sail'
8 October 2014: Sixx: A.M.: 'Modern Vintage'
6 October 2014: Last Great Dreamers: 'Crash Landing In Teenage Heaven'
24 September 2014: Work Of Art: 'Framework'
23 September 2014: The Dead Daisies: 'Face I Love' EP
23 September 2014: Midnight Sin: 'Sex First'
18 September 2014: Moonland (Feat. Lenna Kuurmaa): 'Moonland'
18 September 2014: Grand Design: 'Thrill Of The Night'
15 September 2014: The Mojo Gurus: 'Who Asked Ya?'
5 September 2014: The Quireboys: 'Black Eyed Sons' [Deluxe Edition]
5 September 2014: Mono Inc.: 'The Clock Ticks On: 2004 – 2014'
3 September 2014: Blood God: 'Blood Is My Trademark'
3 September 2014: X-Drive: 'Get Your Rock On'
2 September 2014: Kissin' Dynamite: 'Megalomania'
2 September 2014: Evergrey: 'Hymns For The Broken'
4 August 2014: CJ Wildheart In Conversation About His Solo Career And The Wildhearts
4 August 2014: Long John Laundry: 'Voodoo Charm'
1 August 2014: Houston: 'Relaunch II'
1 August 2014: Gregory Lynn Hall: 'Heaven To Earth'
1 August 2014: Big Engine: 'Shot Like A Rocket'
31 July 2014: Adrenaline Rush: 'Adrenaline Rush'
31 July 2014: Asia: 'High Voltage'
30 July 2014: Crystal Eyes: 'Killer'
30 July 2014: Saliva: 'Rise Up'
30 July 2014: Reaper: 'An Atheist Monument'
22 July 2014: 2 Cards Of 25: 'Penumbra'
17 July 2014: Jeff Keith: In Conversation About Tesla
7 July 2014: Acacia Avenue: 'Cold'
7 July 2014: Rich Robinson: 'The Ceaseless Sight'
23 June 2014: The Rocket Dolls: 'Eyes'
13 June 2014: Rob Zombie: 'The Zombie Horror Picture Show' DVD
11 June 2014: Rainbows Are Free: 'Waves Ahead Of The Ocean'
11 June 2014: Tigers Of Junction Street: 'Tigers Of Junction Street' EP
10 June 2014: Seether: 'Isolate And Medicate'
9 June 2014: Metasoma: 'Mirror Of Life'
9 June 2014: Monuments: 'The Amanuensis'
6 June 2014: Hollywood Monsters: 'Big Trouble'
5 June 2014: Jack Blades: In Conversation About Night Ranger And Damn Yankees
5 June 2014: Tesla: 'Simplicity'
28 May 2014: Uriah Heep: 'Outsider'
28 May 2014: Grog: In Conversation About Die So Fluid
27 May 2014: Unisonic: 'For The Kingdom' EP
26 May 2014: Night Ranger: 'High Road'
21 May 2014: Gloryful: 'Ocean Blade'
21 May 2014: CJ Wildheart: 'Mable' [PledgeMusic Edition]
21 May 2014: Cactus & Cardigan: 'Highland Bastards' EP
19 May 2014: Vicious Rumors: 'Live You To Death 2 – American Punishment'
19 May 2014: Woodbridge: 'The Fire Inside'
19 May 2014: Sylar: 'For Whom It May Concern'
19 May 2014: Sebastian Bach: In Conversation About His Solo Career
14 May 2014: Amaryllis: 'Revolt' EP
13 May 2014: Timo Tolkki's Avalon: 'Angels Of The Apocalypse'
8 May 2014: Lauren Tate: 'My Reflection' EP
8 May 2014: Kip Winger: In Conversation About Winger And His Solo Work
8 May 2014: Temperance: 'Temperance'
7 May 2014: Electric Boys: 'Starflight United' (Swedish Import)
7 May 2014: Bad For Lazarus: 'Life's A Carnival, Bang! Bang! Bang!'
7 May 2014: Deborah Bonham: 'Spirit'
6 May 2014: Edgedown: 'Statues Fall'
6 May 2014: Die So Fluid: 'The Opposites Of Light'
1 May 2014: Neal Schön: 'So U'
1 May 2014: Outloud: 'Let's Get Serious'
29 April 2014: Mother Road: 'Drive'
29 April 2014: Haster: 'Let It Go'
23 April 2014: Bad Company: 'The Official Authorised 40th Anniversary Documentary' DVD
18 April 2014: Dale Hodgkinson: In Conversation About The Peckham Cowboys
16 April 2014: Black Label Society: 'Catacombs Of The Black Vatican'
16 April 2014: Xandria: 'Sacrificium'
14 April 2014: Tuomas Holopainen: 'The Life And Times Of Scrooge'
14 April 2014: Vardis: 'Vigilante: Nemo Me Impune Lacessit'
14 April 2014: Arkona: 'Yav'
10 April 2014: Three Lions: 'Three Lions'
9 April 2014: Sebastian Bach: 'Give 'Em Hell'
9 April 2014: Season Of Arrows: 'Season Of Arrows'
7 April 2014: Joe Satriani: In Conversation About His Solo Career, Chickenfoot And Collaborations
7 April 2014: The Black Marquee Los Angeles: 'Sessions From The Hive: Volume 1'
7 April 2014: Primate X: 'A Fool's Game'
4 April 2014: The Fire And I: 'Double Kamikaze'
4 April 2014: Winger: 'Better Days Comin''
2 April 2014: Miko Von Hertzen: In Conversation About Von Hertzen Brothers
30 March 2014: Brainstorm: 'Firesoul'
30 March 2014: Diabulus In Music: 'Argia'
28 March 2014: Gorka Elso And Zuberoa Aznárez: In Conversation About Diabulus In Musica
26 March 2014: The Pat McManus Band: 'Dark Emerald Highway'
25 March 2014: Chuck Garric: In Conversation About Beasto Blanco And Alice Cooper
25 March 2014: Klogr: 'Black Snow'
24 March 2014: Charlotte Wessels: In Conversation About Delain
21 March 2014: Sons Of The Sea: 'Sons Of The Sea'
18 March 2014: Gotthard: 'Bang!'
16 March 2014: Pretty Maids: 'Louder Than Ever'
16 March 2014: L.R.S.: 'Down To The Core'
12 March 2014: James Christian: In Conversation About House Of Lords
12 March 2014: Asia: 'Gravitas'
9 March 2014: Martyr De Mona: 'Impera'
6 March 2014: Seventrain: 'Seventrain'
1 March 2014: Anette Olzon: 'Shine'
1 March 2014: Dark Forest: 'The Awakening'
1 March 2014: Dead By April: 'Let The World Know'
25 February 2014: Richard Sjunnesson: In Conversation About The Unguided
25 February 2014: Feral Sun: 'Evacuate'
21 February 2014: Vanden Plas: 'Chronicles Of The Immortals – Netherworld'
21 February 2014: Vampire: 'Vampire'
18 February 2014: Captain Horizon: 'The Lights Of Distorted Science' [Bonus Edition]
18 February 2014: Daughtry: 'Baptized' [Deluxe Edition]
13 February 2014: Colorstone: 'Steam'
13 February 2014: Engines Of Vengeance: 'Lucky Machine' EP
12 February 2014: Mat Sinner: In Conversation About Primal Fear
11 February 2014: Ginger Wildheart: 'Albion' [PledgeMusic.com Edition]'
6 February 2014: Stefan Schmidt: In Conversation About Van Canto
6 February 2014: Skintrade: 'Refueled'
6 February 2014: W.E.T.: 'One Live – In Stockholm'
5 February 2014: Men Without Armies: 'Men Without Armies'
31 January 2014: House Of Lords: 'Precious Metal'
31 January 2014: The Unguided: 'Fragile Immortality'
29 January 2014: Supersuckers: 'Get The Hell'
28 January 2014: Tom Keifer: In Conversation About His Solo Work And Cinderella
28 January 2014: Martiria: 'R-Evolution'
28 January 2014: Indica: 'Shine'
23 January 2014: Rainbow: 'The Single Box Set 1975-1986'
23 January 2014: Jesse Andrews: In Conversation About Emperors And Elephants
23 January 2014: The Peckham Cowboys: '10 Tales From The Gin Palace'
21 January 2014: 68-75: 'Stay On The Ride'
21 January 2014: Emperors And Elephants: 'Devil In The Lake'
17 January 2014: Primal Fear: 'Delivering The Black'
17 January 2014: Van Canto: 'Dawn Of The Brave'
16 January 2014: Ring Of Fire: 'Battle Of Leningrad'
16 January 2014: The Brew: 'Control'
15 January 2014: Red Dragon Cartel: 'Red Dragon Cartel'
15 January 2014: Chrome Division: 'Infernal Rock Eternal'
13 January 2014: Veronica Freeman: In Conversation About Benedictum
13 January 2014: Tang: 'Dynamite Drug Diamond'
6 January 2014: Kevin Cronin: In Conversation About REO Speedwagon
5 January 2014: The Manic Shine: 'Let Go Or Be Dragged'
5 January 2014: Malice In Wonderland: 'The Royal Brigade'
13 December 2013: Agent: 'Kingdom Of Fear'
13 December 2013: Love/Hate: 'Crucified'
13 December 2013: Christer 'Krunt' Andersson: In Conversation About Tad Morose
10 December 2013: James LaBrie: 'I Will Not Break' EP
10 December 2013: Andi Deris: In Conversation About The Bad Bankers And Helloween
10 December 2013: Badfinger: 'Timeless... The Musical Legacy'
7 December 2013: Andrè Andersen: In Conversation About Royal Hunt
7 December 2013: Andi Deris & The Bad Bankers: 'Million Dollar Haircuts On Ten Cent Heads'
7 December 2013: REO Speedwagon: 'Live At Moondance Jam'
29 November 2013: Dawn Heist: 'Catalyst'
29 November 2013: Silent Force: 'Rising From Ashes'
28 November 2013: The Darkness/ LostAlone/ The River 68's: Inverness Ironworks
22 November 2013: Randy Ellefson: 'Now Weaponized!'
15 November 2013: Angelica: 'Thrive'
15 November 2013: Royal Hunt: 'A Life To Die For'
15 November 2013: Generation Kill: 'We're All Gonna Die'
11 November 2013: Michael Sweet: In Conversation About Stryper
6 November 2013: Benedictum: 'Obey'
6 November 2013: Mad Hatter's Den: 'Welcome To The Den'
6 November 2013: AOR: 'The Secrets Of L.A.'
6 November 2013: Terminal Gods: 'Machine Beat Messiah'
31 October 2013: Various Artists: 'Metal On Ice' EP
31 October 2013: Michael Kiske: In Conversation About Place Vendome And Much More
31 October 2013: Monster Magnet: 'Last Patrol'
31 October 2013: Almah: 'Unfold'
31 October 2013: Dogface: 'Back On The Streets'
31 October 2013: Zodiac: 'A Hiding Place'
29 October 2013: Monkey3: 'The 5th Sun'
29 October 2013: Iron Mask: 'Fifth Son Of Winterdoom'
27 October 2013: Rory Gallagher: 'Kickback City' Box-Set
21 October 2013: Place Vendome: 'Thunder In The Distance'
21 October 2013: Stryper: 'No More Hell To Pay'
17 October 2013: Seventh Key: 'I Will Survive'
1 October 2013: Lita Ford: 'The Bitch Is Back... Live'
25 September 2013: Cold Feet Controll: 'Tales Of The Brokenhearted Pt.II' EP
25 September 2013: Blues Pills: 'Devil Man' EP
23 September 2013: Big Guns: 'Down But Not Out'
19 September 2013: The Answer: 'New Horizon'
19 September 2013: Introducing... Cecile Monique
11 September 2013: Harem Scarem: 'Mood Swings II'
9 September 2013: Eden's Curse: 'Symphony Of Sin'
9 September 2013: Tigertailz: 'Knives' EP
5 September 2013: Coney Hatch: 'Four'
5 September 2013: Ministry: 'From Beer To Eternity'
29 August 2013: Sinheresy: 'Paint The World'
29 August 2013: Jesse Damon: 'Temptation In The Garden Of Eve'
29 August 2013: Siren's Cry: 'Scattered Horizons'
23 August 2013: Argus: 'Beyond The Martyrs'
12 August 2013: Arc Angel: 'Harlequins Of Light'
12 August 2013: Skinny Puppy: 'Weapon'
9 August 2013: Fergie Frederiksen: 'Any Given Moment'
BLACK SABBATH REUNITE WITH BILL WARD TO ACCEPT IVOR NOVELLO AWARD
Ozzy Osbourne, did not join the other three members at the ceremony for reasons unknown...
RIVAL SONS ANNOUNCED AS SPECIAL GUESTS FOR DEEP PURPLE EUROPEAN TOUR
"I cut my teeth on those early records... 'Machine Head', 'In Rock', 'Made In Japan' etc. The musicianship, performances and sheer bravado is nothing short of LEVELLING....
RAMBLIN' MAN FAIR ANNOUNCES TROOPER AS OFFICIAL ALE FOR FESTIVAL
One of Iron Maiden's famous creations is now the must-have ale for the must-see festival...
HELLOWEEN REVEAL STUNNING POST-APOCALYPTIC VIDEO FOR 'MY GOD-GIVEN RIGHT'
When the tough girl realises that she won't escape, she turns around and kills her chasers with a grenade which looks like the torch from the Statue of Liberty...
ROCK LEGENDS LUCIFER'S FRIEND TO RELEASE NEW BEST OF COMPILATION PLUS BONUS DISC WITH FOUR NEW TRACKS
The founder members have re-formed and will be taking their influential and ground-breaking original sound to fans old and new...
SYMPHONY X ANNOUNCES NEW ALBUM 'UNDERWORLD' OUT IN JULY
The album is a flowing, total experience Inspired by Dante and secret knowledge. "There's cool shit like this all over the record..."
CHRIS SQUIRE TO UNDERGO TREATMENT FOR LEUKEMIA
Chris will be receiving treatment in his hometown of Phoenix over the next few months...
SEPULTURA ANNOUNCE TWO UK AND IRELAND SHOWS THIS AUGUST
Brazil's most successful Metal band are making additional stops after Bloodstock...
AT THE GATES CONFIRMED TO PLAY AT DOWNLOAD
The Swedish Melodic Death Metallers can also be seen across Europe, South America and Australia...
BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE TO HEADLINE CAMDEN ROCKS
The band, playing their only London show this year, join an enticing 200 band line up...
3CD COMPLIATION 'MAGIC BUS' IS RELEASED ON UNIVERSAL RECORDS
Take a trip and relive the hippie trail with this mystical compilation bringing together the best of the era...
BRUCE DICKINSON GIVEN ALL CLEAR AFTER CANCER SCARE
Absolutely brilliant news this Friday afternoon - Iron Maiden lead singer Bruce Dickinson has been given the all clear...
THE EDGE GOES OVER THE EDGE ON U2'S OPENING NIGHT
This is karma's way of saying don't make your new album a compulsory free download on iTunes...
GUS G ANNOUNCES NEW SOLO ALBUM 'BRAND NEW REVOLUTION'
"It's a continuation of the modern hard rock style I followed on my 1st album, although I think this one's a bit heavier..."
MAC SABBATH, THE CHEESIEST AND BEEFIEST BAND IN THE WORLD TO DRIVE THRU THE UK
These mind-blowing sets are guaranteed to leave you satisfied...
PEARL HANDLED REVOLVER RELEASE NEW VIDEO FOR 'ABSINTHE IN ADELAIDE'
This stunning psychedelic new track is the first taste of the new studio album to be released later this year...
BILLY IDOL RELEASES VIDEO FOR 'SAVE ME NOW'
The dramatic promo was filmed in the Californian desert...
BETH HART ANNOUNCES LONDON'S UNION CHAPEL SOLO CONCERT
Beth will play solo in the UK for the first time ever - tickets for this unmissable show are on sale from Friday 15th May...
THE NEW ALBUM FROM VINTAGE TROUBLE IS SCHEDULED FOR RELEASE ON AUGUST 14
'1 Hopeful Rd.' is available for pre-order now. The band open for AC/DC in Europe this summer...
JOE SATRIANI ANNOUNCES NEW ALBUM 'SHOCKWAVE SUPERNOVA'
Satch releases a wildly ambitious album, showcasing his extroverted alter ego...
HRH 9 ANNOUNCES HELLOWEEN FOR NOVEMBER
Fans will get a chance to see this rare UK performance surrounded with the customary HRH community back drop...
GLENN HUGHES, THE VOICE OF ROCK, RETURNS FOR EURO DATES
Glenn has announced a month long string of dates across western Europe which will run from mid September to mid October...
ANVIL RETURN TO UK FOR SUMMER TOUR
Canadian Heavy Metal legends return to the UK for four dates in July...
VARDIS SPEED BACK AT '200MPH' WITH FIRST NEW MATERIAL AND LONDON DATE IN 30 YEARS
Hoplite Records proudly announce the first new Vardis release since 1986...
GIBSON TO LAUNCH RON WOOD SIGNATURE GUITAR
Not all vintage guitars were first built in the 1950s...
ART OF ANARCHY STREAM ALBUM SONG SNIPPETS
Their debut self-titled album will be in stores and online June 8th 2015...
PARADISE LOST LAUNCH VIDEO FOR 'BENEATH BROKEN EARTH'
"Doing a performance video with our miserable, old faces barely moving in a crappy, old basement was too much to resist..."
BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME PREMIERE EXCLUSIVE CLIP FROM 'MAKING OF COMA ECLIPTIC' DVD
'Coma Ecliptic' is available for pre-order from Metal Blade with special bundles and packages offered...
MARILYN MANSON UNVEILS NEW VIDEO FOR 'THE MEPHISTOPHELES OF LOS ANGELES'
Marilyn Manson will play live across Europe this summer, including an appearance at Download in the UK...
ENTER SHIKARI RELEASE 'TORN APART', THE NEW SINGLE AND VIDEO
The band can be seen at a string of summer shows and festivals across Europe...
DEATH ANGEL TO RELEASE 'A THRASHUMENTARY' DVD AND LIVE ALBUM
"This is the first time that the band in its current lineup has been able to collectively sit down, and tell the story of how Death Angel came to be..."
DAN REED NETWORK UK TOUR ANNOUNCED
Dan Reed was very excited to announce the six dates and said that "this would be a funky good time warp indeed"...
THE WILDHEARTS TO CELEBRATE 20th ANNIVERSARY OF 'P.H.U.Q' WITH UK TOUR
It's twenty years since the album went straight in at Number 6 on the national UK album charts...
ARCH ENEMY LAUNCH VIDEO FOR 'STOLEN LIFE (2015 VERSION'
This brand-new version of the song that was originally released on the 2014 album, 'War Eternal'...
WHITESNAKE RELEASE NEW 'SOLDIER OF FORTUNE' VIDEO
"It's a tribute. A homage. It's a huge thank you from me to Deep Purple for the opportunity I was given over 40 years ago..."
ACID REIGN ANNOUNCE NEW LINE-UP
"It's not a reformation, it's a reboot!" Howard 'H' Smith...
AC/DC KICK OFF EUROPEAN TOUR IN ARNHEM: VIDEOS AND SETLIST HERE: WARNING - CONTAINS BIG SPOILERS
The set list running order differed slightly from the show they played at the Coachella Festival...
ORIGINAL RAINBOW BASSIST CRAIG GRUBER PASSES AWAY AGED 64
Craig Gruber's career in music took off in 1974 when he joined Elf, the band fronted by Ronnie James Dio...
REV JONES SLATES DON DOKKEN, MARK BOALS AND THE HAIR CLUB FOR MEN
"...normally I would have hit him in the face but I didn't want to knock that really bad fucking wig off his head..."
VADER ANNOUNCE UK EXCLUSIVE SPECIAL SET THIS SEPTEMBER SUPPORTING VENOM INC
Death Metal legends Vader released the "absolute heaviest" studio album of their career last year, according to frontman Peter W...
STATUS QUO ANNOUNCE UK WINTER TOUR
Francis Rossi, Rick Parfitt, Andy Bown, John 'Rhino Edwards and Leon Cave will plug back in and bring their thunderous electric live show back to the nation's venues...
BORKNAGAR WORKING ON NEW STUDIO ALBUM
The original Borknagar vocalist Kristoffer Rygg (aka Garm/Fiery G Maelstrom/Trixter G) has already recorded vocals for two songs...
W.A.S.P. ANNOUNCE TEN DATE TOUR OF UK AND IRELAND IN SEPTEMBER
W.A.S.P. have announced a ten date tour of the UK and Ireland to promote their highly anticipated and long awaited new album 'Golgotha'...
DEW-SCENTED TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM 'INTERMINATION' ON 12th JUNE
The German/Dutch thrash commandos have finished recording their third full length studio release for Metal Blade...
JOE LYNN TURNER SAYS RAINBOW REUNION IS "PROBABLE"
"We are talking, but we have not sat in the same room yet to discuss anything..."
NEW ENGLAND - AOR LEGENDS RELEASE FIRST NEW MATERIAL IN 33 YEARS
This will be the first brand new material from New England in decades...
OZZY OSBOURNE CONFIRMS THAT BLACK SABBATH WILL RETIRE AFTER 2016 FAREWELL TOUR
"The plan is that next year we'll do the final Black Sabbath tour and then it's over..."
MOTORHEAD ANNOUNCE FIRST BATCH OF DATES FOR EU TOUR WITH SAXON AND GIRLSCHOOL
This year is Motorhead's 40th anniversary and we always knew that a big tour would take place...
MICHAEL SCHENKER'S TEMPLE OF ROCK ANNOUNCE JANUARY 2016 UK TOUR
Schenker will perform tracks from 'Spirit On A Mission' plus all the MSG, UFO and Scorpions rock classics...
MANTAS, ABADDON AND DEMOLITION MAN REUNITE TO CREATE VENOM INC: TOUR DATES ANNOUNCED
...now there is a second Venom on the circuit...
KAMELOT PREMIERE MUSIC VIDEO OF 'INSOMNIA' FROM UPCOMING ALBUM 'HAVEN'
It's time to step into the cinematic, epic and emotionally dynamic world of Haven. Check it out here...
THE DARKNESS LAUNCH NEW VIDEO FOR 'OPEN FIRE'
The Darkness have announced details of the first single from their forthcoming fourth album 'Last Of Our Kind'...
MOTORHEAD CANCEL MONSTERS OF ROCK, BRAZIL PERFORMANCE AS LEMMY TAKES ILL
Lemmy is undergoing tests in hospital and Motorhead's slot was filled by a jam session...
DORO ANNOUNCES UK TOUR THIS NOVEMBER AND LIVE DVD
Internationally renowned rock and Heavy Metal legend Doro Pesch has just announced a run of three UK shows this November...
DUTCH SYMPHONIC METAL STARS EPICA ANNOUNCE UK TOUR WITH SWISS FOLK METALERS ELUVEITIE
"Both bands bring their unique flavour to Metal and are known as top live acts, so we are certain that every single night is going to be one to remember..."
IGGY POP TO FEATURE ON GUITAR LEGEND HOTEI'S NEW SINGLE
"In creating this song, I knew that it needed a vocalist with a strong personality to fully bring it to life..."
ARMORED SAINT DEBUT 'MESS' FROM 'WIN HANDS DOWN'
"Possibly the heaviest song Armored Saint has ever written..."
CRADLE OF FILTH UNVEIL THE COVER ARTWORK FOR 'HAMMER OF THE WITCHES'
"...themes rife with heady witchcraft, be it persecution, retribution or unfettered spiritual liberation..."
MARK BOCKTING AND RAEMON BLOEM DEPART HEIDEVOLK
Heidevolk, Mark and Reamon have all made statements which you can read in full here...
AC/DC DRUMMER PHIL RUDD PLEADS GUILTY TO DRUG POSSESSION AND THREATENING TO KILL CHARGES
Phil remained silent in court except when asked to enter his plea and also refused to answer questions as he left the courthouse...
INGLORIOUS RELEASE VIDEO OF 'FOOL FOR YOUR LOVIN'' AHEAD OF LONDON HIPPODROME SHOWCASE
The video was recorded completely live and recorded and mixed by Steve Rispin at Liscombe Park Studios...
GUITARIST TRISTAN VISSER LEAVES MAJESTY
The split appears to be amicable and without bad blood. Tristan has left to pursue a solo career...
JUDAS PRIEST AND URIAH HEEP MEMBERS IN ALL-STAR METALWORKS JAM AT DAVEY RIMMER'S WEDDING
Other guests included all the members of Uriah Heep plus numerous faces from the London scene...
GUITARIST DANI EVANS LEAVES ALESTORM
"I hold nothing but respect for the guys and there is no bad blood between us..."
OZZY OSBOURNE HITS BACK AT BILL WARD: "BE HONEST WITH BLACK SABBATH FANS"
"Deep down inside you knew you weren't capable of doing the album and a 16 month tour..."
KISS ANNOUNCE EUROPEAN TOUR FOR MAY/JUNE 2015
"Prepare yourself for the greatest show on earth as Kiss are coming to OWN Europe..."
BILL WARD POSTS LONG STATEMENT ON HIS FEELINGS ABOUT BLACK SABBATH CONTINUING WITHOUT HIM
"The continuing misguided information about me has established a necessity on my part to confront these issues..."
ORIGINS OF IRON: AN ALBUM FULL OF EX-IRON MAIDEN MEMBERS AND THEIR MUSIC
After the success of the highly rated encyclopaedic book, 'Outside Iron Maiden' the author and organisers hatched a plan...
GRAHAM PARKER AND THE RUMOUR TO RELEASE 'MYSTERY GLUE' ON MAY 18th AND ANNOUNCE UK TOUR
'Mystery Glue' is a real return to form for this seminal British songwriter and powerhouse band...
MICHAEL SCHENKER'S TEMPLE OF ROCK TO HEADLINE GIANTS OF ROCK FESTIVAL 2016
Other acts already confirmed are Wishbone Ash featuring Andy Powell plus two of the finest bands to ever come out of Dunfermline...
AEROSMITH BLUE ARMY TOUR 2015 SUMMER TREK TO KICK OFF JUNE 13th
Following their wildly successful and acclaimed 2014 Let Rock Rule tour, Aerosmith will return to the road June 13th...
ACCEPT ANNOUNCE NEW GUITARIST AND DRUMMER AND POST NEW VIDEO CLIP
Looking back on 2014, it was the best year in the band's career so far...
BERNIE TORME ANNOUNCES 'BLACKHEART' NEW ALBUM AND TOUR SCHEDULED FOR OCTOBER 2015
"We did a storming little UK tour end of last year following the release of the 'Flowers & Dirt' album and I really caught the bug to play live again..."
BEHEMOTH RELEASE NEW VIDEO FOR 'MESSE NOIR' WITH PRODUCER ZEV DEANS
The combination of visual and auditory elements could not be more ideal...
CONAN ANNOUNCE UK HEADLINE TOUR IN JUNE
""As we gear up to record the follow up to 'Blood Eagle', we welcome you to join us on our only run of UK shows in 2015..."
MUSKEL ROCK ANNOUNCES SPECIAL HEADLINERS
Let Them Eat Metal On Metal because there's Thunder On The Tundra at this year's Muskel Rock Festival in Sweden...
PRIMUS ANNOUNCE 'AN EVENING WITH PRIMUS' JUNE UK DATES
Primus are set to return to the UK for the first time since 2012 for three special shows...
BABYMETAL TO FINALLY RELEASE SELF-TITLED DEBUT ALBUM IN UK VIA earMUSIC
Babymetal are a divisive phenomena in the Metal world today...
AC/DC OPEN ROCK OR BUST WORLD TOUR WITH SURPRISE SETLIST INCLUSIONS: WARNING - CONTAINS SPOILERS
The Rock Or Bust world tour resumes on April 17th during Coachella's second weekend before the band hit Europe in May...
SIX FEET UNDER ALL SET TO RELEASE THEIR ELEVENTH STUDIO ALBUM 'CRYPT OF THE DEVIL'
The band's eleventh studio recording boasts ten murderous slabs of audio repugnance...
METAL BLADE TO RE-ISSUE GWAR's 'AMERICA MUST BE DESTROYED'
'America Must Be Destroyed' is definitely their "heaviest" album. The hardest vocals, and the hardest music...
TONY IOMMI POSTS POSITIVE HEALTH UPDATE AFTER BLACK SABBATH PULL OUT OF OZZFEST
Sabbath have given no reason for their decision to pull out and Tony posted the following message just after 6.30 this evening...
TWISTED SISTER ANNOUNCE AJ PERO TRIBUTE CONCERT, FAREWELL TOUR AND AJ'S REPLACEMENT
"Dee Snider and the boys made the decision last month to call it quits - just one week before drummer AJ Pero died from a heart attack."
PATTI RUSSO ALL SET FOR APRIL/MAY UK DATES
Patti Russo made her name as Meat Loaf's female lead vocalist between 1993 and 2013 and tonight she sets out on a set of April and May UK dates...
MARTIN WALKYIER GOES SKYCLAD ANNOUNCED AS BEERMAGEDDON SATURDAY NIGHT HEADLINER
"Once again we will witness Skyclad in it's true glory, as intended from conception, the Skyclad that impacted Metal like no incarnation since..."
IRON MAIDEN CATALOGUE NOW MASTERED FOR ITUNES
"I honestly feel that there is a massive improvement in the quality of these classic albums..."
JOHNNY SOLINGER LEAVES SKID ROW; REPLACEMENT NAMED ALREADY
"We had a lot of great times together and created a lot of great music. We wish him nothing but the best."
SOS FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES SIX MORE BANDS
Skarlett Riot, The Raven Age, 13 Stars, Heartbreak Remedy, Liz Owen & Charlotte Hackett are added to the loaded bill this July...
GINGER WILDHEART ANNOUNCES "SONGS & WORDS TOUR" APRIL/MAY 2015
"This is a tale of redemption, self discovery and, ultimately, battling the odds and winning on my own terms..."
ANGRA GUITARIST KIKO LOUREIRO JOINS MEGADETH
He will be Megadeth's tenth guitarist in the band's thirty year history and he replaces the departed Chris Broderick...
CANADA'S ODIUM ISSUE STUDIO UPDATE AND OFFER FREE SONG DOWNLOAD
As the album comes together in the studio, Odium have no plans to slow down on the live performance front...
VIDESCAPE IS THE NEW WAY FOR MUSICIANS TO MAKE MORE MONEY FROM VIDEOS AND AUDIO
VidEscape is perhaps not a site many musicians and bands are familiar with but all that could change in the coming months...
VAN HALEN SHUT DOWN HOLLYWOOD BLVD FOR SPECIAL JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE PERFORMANCE
The band performed a forty five minute set to fans who were given free tickets to attend the outdoor event...
STATUS QUO TO ROCK ROCHESTER CASTLE FOR A RECORD FIFTH TIME
The Quo will perform at the picturesque Norman castle grounds on Wednesday July 15th with support from Steve Harley And Cockney Rebel...
SKARLETT RIOT ANNOUNCE UK TOUR
Dubbed the 'We Will Rise' Tour to promote their new EP, 'We Are The Brave', the band will be joined on the trek by The Raven Age...
DEF LEPPARD/WHITESNAKE/BLACK STAR RIDERS ANNOUNCE DECEMBER UK TOUR
Tickets go on sale at 10.00am on 1st April from Live Nation UK with pre-sale and VIP ticketing information coming soon...
DORO CONFIRMED FOR ROCK IN RIO AND ANNOUNCES HUGE EUROPEAN TOUR
"This is amazing and a dream coming true. I think that we might also play my hymn 'All We Are'."...
W.A.S.P. SIGN TO NAPALM RECORDS WITH NEW ALBUM SET FOR RELEASE THIS AUGUST
Almost six years have passed since the world saw a new studio album from Metal icons W.A.S.P...
EVIL SCARECROW SET OFF FOR 'ROAD TO DOWNLOAD' TOUR
Grab the chance to catch the Nottingham maestros of Metal around the UK before their appearance at Download...
IRON MAIDEN ISSUE BRUCE DICKINSON HEALTH UPDATE AS NEW PHOTOS OF BRUCE EMERGE
Things are looking very positive concerning the Bruce Dickinson cancer situation...
IRON MAIDEN TO RECEIVE O2 SILVER CLEF AWARD
The iconic band have won the Outstanding Contribution To UK Music category...
THE DARKNESS REVEAL FIRST SINGLE 'OPEN FIRE'
The single and the forthcoming album 'Last Of Our Kind' promise an explosion of rock following the band's break ...
THUNDER APPEAR ON WEEKEND WOGAN BBC RADIO SHOW
Thunder's new album 'Wonder Days' went straight into the Top Ten of the UK album charts and they have just completed a highly successful UK tour...
BANDMATES AND STARS PAY TRIBUTE TO TWISTED SISTER AND ADRENALINE MOB DRUMMER AJ PERO
Pero was on tour with Adrenaline Mob when members of that band were unable to rouse him on their bus on Friday morning...
RED DRAGON CARTEL NAME MICHAEL THOMAS BECK IN LEAD VOCALIST CHANGE UP
Darren James Smith is out, and a new era begins. The saga continues...
WALLS OF JERICHO ARE ENTERING THE STUDIO
The band will start work shortly on their first full length album since 2008...
DORMANT INFERNO & DIONYSUS ANNOUNCE SPLIT RELEASE 'BEYOND FORGOTTEN SHORES'
India's Transcending Obscurity label produces a Doom Metal double...
I.C.O.N SIGN TO METALBOX RECORDINGS
With a follow up album to 'New Born Lie' on the way and an extensive touring schedule, 2015 sees I.C.O.N in full flow...
SOLDIERFIELD RELEASE OFFICIAL VIDEO FOR 'THE ONLY WAR'
The video is from the latest acclaimed release 'Catharsis'...
SERPENTINE ANNOUNCE THE RELEASE OF THEIR ALBUM 'CIRCLE OF KNIVES'
The new studio album contains ten brand new songs from the melodic rock quintet...
RIVAL SONS HAVE RECORDED EXCLUSIVE RECORD STORE DAY TRACKS
The limited edition 7" contains two previously unreleased songs...
STYX RELEASE 'LIVE AT THE ORLEANS ARENA LAS VEGAS'
The definitive live show is available on DVD, CD, Blu-ray and digital formats...
ELECTRIC WIZARD CONFIRM FULL SUPPORTING CAST FOR HEADLINE SHOW AT THE ROUNDHOUSE IN LONDON
The Cosmic Dead, Purson and Moss are added to the May 15th bill...
MIKE PORCARO OF TOTO DEAD AT 59
The rock world was shook again on Sunday morning, March 15th 2015...
SICK OF IT ALL LAUNCH NEW VIDEO FOR 'GET BRONX'
"This video serves to show people across the world that as gritty and unpretentious as hardcore music is, it still translates to the big stage and doesn't need a tiny, intimate atmosphere to work..."
STEVE HACKETT LAUNCHES 'THE WHEEL'S TURNING' LYRIC VIDEO
"In contrast to the primal and gothic nature of much of the album, 'The Wheel's Turning' has a fun and nostalgic vibe..."
WARBEAST'S BRUCE CORBITT ISSUES UPDATE FOLLOWING HIS HEART SCARE
Bruce has been undergoing tests and has an important message to share...
ENTER SHIKARI ANNOUNCE INTIMATE DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL WARM-UP SHOW
Catch the band at Bristol in June before their slot headlining Download's second stage...
TONY IOMMI, NAPALM DEATH AND LAMB OF GOD APPEAL TO INDONESIAN PRESIDENT FOR BALI NINE DUO CLEMENCY
All artists are hopeful that their words will be persuasive and encourage President Widodo to grant clemency...
MEDIEVAL FOLK ROCKERS SERPENTYNE UNLEASH NEW VIDEO FOR 'VALKYRIES'
Over the last few years their live show has become quite the spectacle...
TANK REVEAL ALBUM ARTWORK FOR 'VALLEY OF TEARS'
"He's injected so much new energy and inspiration into the band since joining us in 2013..."
MIKE PORTNOY IN MEGA "DO YOU KNOW WHO I AM" MOMENT AFTER HAVING TO WAIT AT HOSPITAL
However well intended, the post comes across as though he is expecting to jump the queue due to his "status"...
ARMORED SAINT TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM THIS SUMMER
"There's everything from classic Armored Saint rocker songs to epic songs and we all dug deep deliver something special..."
DAVID GILMOUR ANNOUNCES 2015 SHOWS
The dates will coincide with the release of his as yet untitled fourth solo studio album...
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