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giraffe tongue norchestra ORCHESTRAL MANOUEVRES IN THE DARK STARRING ALICE IN CHAINS, MASTODON AND THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN. Sara Harding
 
queensryche TLT IS DYNAMITE: NEW KING OF RŸCHE N' ROLL IS CROWNED IN ENGLAND. Chris Nelson

quireboys QUIREBOYS SLEAZE ROCK RESURGENCE: IF ROD STEWART FRONTED THE STONES... Scott Adams

orphaned land ORPHANED LAND AND AMASEFFER OFFER A CHANCE OF REDEMPTION BY TAKING NO PRISONERS OF THE PAST. Liz Medhurst

circus maximus NORWEGIANS CIRCUS MAXIMUS GETTING A TASTE OF THE UNDERWORLD. Roger Berzerk Fauske

enter the ghost TESLA RECREATE 'MECHANICAL RESONANCE' WITH THE SOUL AND ATTITUDE OF THIRTY YEARS AGO. Jeff Kunze

absolva ABSOLVA SPIRIT BURNS A FLAME AS GLASGOW TASTES THE BLOOD. Johnny Main

enter the ghost HEART, JOAN JETT AND CHEAP TRICK KICK IT OUT IN DALLAS THREE FOR ALL. Liz Medhurst

fred leclercq FRÉD LECLERCQ OF DRAGONFORCE AND SINSAENUM: "WHO KNOWS WHERE I'LL BE IN TWO YEARS?" Luke Loki Milne

bloody hammers BLOODY HAMMERS STOKE THE FIRE WITH MANGA'S DARKEST EVER ALBUM. Johnny Main

cadillac three THE CADILLAC THREE HAVE MADE THE SOUTH RISE AGAIN. Brian Boyle

enter the ghost ENTER THE GHOST: MERCURY SHAKESPEARE COMPANY, OMNIBUS THEATRE, CLAPHAM COMMON. Andy Rawll

diamond head DIAMOND HEAD BRING LIGHTNING TO BILSTON. John Inglis

wacken THERE'S HEAVY METAL HISTORY IN 'LIVE AT WACKEN 2015 - 26 YEARS LOUDER THAN HELL'. Johnny Main

joanne shaw taylor JOANNE SHAW TAYLOR GOES WILD FOR NEW ALBUM: EXCLUSIVE VIDEO INTERVIEW. Mark Taylor

sabaton SABATON MAKE A GLORIOUS LAST STAND BEFORE GOING ANOTHER MAN DOWN. Ian Sutherland

michael monroe MICHAEL MONROE: "LEMMY WAS REALLY UPSET WHEN RAZZLE DIED". Mark Taylor

bloodstock BRITAINS ONLY TRUE METAL FESTIVAL WAS A BLAST... HERE'S WHAT WENT DOWN AT BLOODSTOCK 2016...

blackfoot TWISTED SISTER COME OUT AND PLAY TO BLOODSTOCKS LARGEST EVER AUDIENCE. Mark Taylor

blackfoot BLACKFOOT HAVE SHOWN KISS, ALICE COOPER AND AC/DC WHERE THEIR FUTURES LIE. Johnny Main

lounge kittens EVERYBODY HATES THE LOUNGE KITTENS BUT THEY HAVE THE LAST LAUGH AT EDINBURGH FRINGE. Ian Sutherland

disposable DISPOSABLE 'LIFE MISGUIDED' EP IS A MUST FOR EVERY THRASH FAN. Johnny Main

equilibrium EQUILIBRIUM RISE AGAIN WITH 'ARMAGEDDON': SINGEN LAUT AUF DIESES ABENTEUER

judas priest JUDAS PRIEST HELL BENT FOR VINYL AS THEY ISSUE A BATTLE CRY. Joe Geesin

atomic rooster ATOMIC ROOSTER BREAK THE ICE AT CAMBRIDGE ROCK, Danny Mattin

blue oyster cult BLUE ÖYSTER CULT BRING FORTUNE TO THE LONDON FORUM WITH HISTORIC GIG. Mark Taylor

dictators nyc DICTATORS NYC PROVE THAT FORTY YEARS ON THEY'RE STILL THE NEXT BIG THING. Ian Sutherland

graham bonnet GRAHAM BONNET LINE-UP OF EARLY SOLO ALBUMS. Mark Taylor

neal morse band NEAL MORSE BAND COME ALIVE AGAIN WITH NEW DVD RELEASE, Andy Rawll

steelhouse SUNLIGHT FALLS ON STEELHOUSE BUT THEN DOWN IN FALLS COME THE RAIN. Danny Mattin

meshiaak DEAN WELLS: MESHIAAK TURNED INTO SOMETHING SERIOUS PRETTY QUICKLY. Scott Adams

alan parsons ALAN PARSONS' JOURNEY FROM THE DARK SIDE OF THE MOON GOES SYMPHONIC IN COLOMBIA. Ian Sutherland

yardbirds YARDBIRDS BBC SESSIONS ARE THE ROOTS OF BECK, PAGE AND CLAPTON. Joe Geesin

kentucky headhunters THE KENTUCKY HEADHUNTERS SHOW GLASGOW THAT AT LONG LAST IT'S CHITLIN' TIME. Ian Sutherland

blues pills BLUES PILLS MAJESTICALLY UP THEIR GAME AND STRIKE GOLD AGAIN. Bryan Boyle

therion THE BIRTH OF THE LEGEND OF THERION IS IN THIS TWO DISC SET Ian Sutherland

van zant VAN ZANT, THE FIRST FAMILY OF SOUTHERN ROCK, SHOW THEIR COLOURS. Johnny Main

karmakanic KARMAKANIC COVER GOD, THE UNIVERSE AND EVERYTHING ELSE IN NEW ALBUM 'DOT'. Ian Sutherland

jorn lande RAMBLIN' MAN FAIR PROVES TO BE A SCORCHER
Whitesnake, Black Stone Cherry and more rock Maidstone to its core...

warren haynes WARREN HAYNES TURNS EDINBURGH INTO ASHES AND DUST. Ian Sutherland

jorn lande JØRN HAS HEAVY ROCK RADIO TOTALLY COVERED... AND ABBA GET A LOOK IN TOO. Roger 'Berzerk' Fauske

powerwolf POWERWOLF LEAD THEIR ARMY OF THE NIGHT INTO YOUR LIVING ROOMS WITH 'THE METAL MASS LIVE'. Ian Sutherland

uriah heep URIAH HEEP DEFINITIVE ANTHOLOGY IS VERY 'EAVY. Joe Geesin

anthrax ANTHRAX RE-ISSUES SHOW HOW TO GO FROM HERO TO ZERO IN TWO YEARS. Scott Adams

dead daisies THE DEAD DAISIES AND INGLORIOUS BLOOM IN DUBLIN ON A NIGHT OF SUMPTUOUS HARD ROCK. Brian Boyle

nazareth NAZARETH SCORE A WINNER AT CHELSEA'S UNDER THE BRIDGE. Mark Taylor

tax the heat TAX THE HEAT TURN UP THE TEMPERATURE FOR RAMBLIN' MAN FAIR. Mark Taylor

barb wire dolls BARB WIRE DOLLS: 'DESPERATE' - FIRST MOTÖRHEAD MUSIC RELEASE CONTAINS BLOOD AND SWEAT. Sean Camerön

tarja TARJA REVEALS HER SHADOW SELF AFTER THE BRIGHTEST VOID. Mark Taylor

sabaton SABATON ON 'THE LAST STAND': "WE HAVE MET A LOT OF THE PEOPLE WE SING ABOUT" Mark Taylor

hammers of misfortune HAMMERS OF MISFORTUNE: "WE'RE TOO METAL FOR THE PROGS AND TOO PROG FOR THE METALLERS". Johnny Main

inglorious INGLORIOUS RAMBLIN' ON MOTE PARK. Mark Taylor

ozzy osbourne GOD BLESS OZZY OSBOURNE: A RE-RELEASE OF THE 2011 MOVIE. Mark Taylor

status quo MAN DOWN STATUS QUO STORM THE CASTLE AS FREDDIE PROVES HE'S READY WITH THESE IMMORTAL CHORDS. Mark Taylor

steven tyler STEVEN TYLER COULD BE HIS OWN WORST ENEMY WITH COUNTRY RELEASE: YOU'LL EITHER LOVE THIS OR HATE IT. Scott Adams

joe lynn turner JOE LYNN TURNER IS STILL GLISTENING WITH BEST IN SUNSTORM SERIES YET. Brian Boyle

elm street ELM STREET WILL KNOCK YOU OUT WITH THEIR MARVELLOUS LEAD GUITAR WORK AND METAL FIST. Scott Adams

dark phantom iraq METAL IS ALIVE IN IRAQ WITH DARK PHANTOM PLAYING IN A NATION OF DOGS. Andy Millen

john corabi dead daisies THE DEAD DAISIES FRONTMAN JOHN CORABI SAYS 'MAKE SOME NOISE' IS "PRETTY DAMN CLOSE" TO BEING HIS "SGT PEPPERS"

joe bonamassa JOE BONAMASSA MAKES WORLDS COLLIDE IN GREENWICH WHERE IT WAS TIME FOR A SPECTACULAR EXPLOSION OF BLUES. Liz Medhurst

steve hackett STEVE CAN HACK IT IN LIVERPOOL AS THE TOTAL EXPERIENCE AND OTHER RE-RELEASES SHOW. Joe Geesin

vicious rumors VICIOUS RUMORS SOUNDING HALFORD-ESQUE ON 'CHASING THE PRIEST' AND OTHER CUTS FROM THEIR BEST OFFERING SINCE THE 80s. Scott Adams

bad company BAD COMPANY AND THE WINERY DOGS LIVE FOR THE MUSIC TO ROARS OF APPROVAL IN MINNESOTA. Jeff Kunze

heart THE WILSON SISTERS STRIP THE PAINT OFF TO REVEAL A BEAUTIFUL BROKEN HEART. Mike Foley

girlschool GIRLSCHOOL GUITARIST JACKIE CHAMBERS' ISSUES 'WAKE UP' CALL WITH SYTERIA. Johnny Main

kissin dynamite GERMAN ROCKERS KISSIN' DYNAMITE PUSH HARD ROCK INTO THE 21st CENTURY WITH 'GENERATION GOODBYE'. Ian Sutherland

hammercult HAMMERCULT PAY FITTING TRIBUTE TO MOTÖRHEAD, SLAYER AND ACCEPT BECAUSE LEGENDS NEVER DIE. Johnny Main

heart HEART KICK IT OUT FOR THE CROWD IN GLASGOW AND SHOW THEM NO QUARTER. Ian Sutherland

headline maniac WHEN THREE OF EDDIE AND THE HOT RODS OPEN FOR THEMSELVES YOU GET HEADLINE MANIAC AND AN IDIOT ME. Roger Berzerk Fauske

doro DORO STILL STRONG AND PROUD AFTER THREE DECADES OF ROCK AND METAL. Joe Geesin

wildfire festival WET WEATHER AT WISTON MUST MEAN THE LAST DAY OF WILDFIRE FESTIVAL 2016. Johnny Main

secret rule SECRET RULE RAISE THE BAR WITH 'MACHINATION' WITH DELAIN AND WITHIN TEMPTATION JOINING THE FUN. Ian Sutherland

wildfire festival SATURDAY AT WILDFIRE FESTIVAL ROCKS IN GLORIOUS (CAIRO) SUNSHINE AND MASSIVE SOUNDS. Johnny Main

wildfire festival WILDFIRE'S HORRORFLY STAGE DELIVERS HEAVY WITH A CAPITAL H. Johnny Main

wildfire festival FLAMES ARE FANNED ON WILDFIRE FESTIVAL FRIDAY AS ROCKY ROAD LEADS TO TRIUMPHANT OPENING DAY. Johnny Main

ritchie blackmores rainbow RITCHIE BLACKMORE'S RAINBOW 'BURN' BIRMINGHAM'S GENTING ARENA WITH SURREAL PERFORMANCE. Mark Taylor

joe lynn turner DON AIREY RECALLS HOW HE AND COZY POWELL "DISCOVERED" JOE LYNN TURNER AS LIVE ALBUM IS RELEASED. Joe Geesin

fates warning FATES WARNING RESURGENCE CONTINUES AS THE PROG METAL VETERANS PRODUCE SOME OF THEIR FINEST MUSIC EVER. Ian Sutherland

rage KING DIAMOND REIGNS SUPREME AT THE FORUM WITH NOT A CEMENT MIXER IN SIGHT. Philip Welford

testament TESTAMENT THRASH BARRY MANILOW AT THE O2, LONDON ON CHUCK BILLY'S BIRTHDAY. Steve Göldby

amorettes THE AMORETTES KEEP THEIR EYE ON THE PRIZE WITH THUNDER AND THIN LIZZY CO-WRITES ON THEIR LATEST ALBUM. Johnny Main

stone broken STONE BROKEN ADD ROCK N' ROLL TO THE MENU AT GLASGOW'S HARD ROCK CAFE. Johnny Main

stuck mojo STUCK MOJO ENTER VERBAL COMBAT WITH THE INFIDELS. Scott Adams

rage ALICE COOPER SEEMS LIKE HE'S EIGHTEEN AGAIN WHILE RICK WAKEMAN PUTS ON A WIZARD OF A PERFORMANCE AT STONE FREE

rick wakeman RICK WAKEMAN PUTS ON A SHOW OF "MAGNANIMOUS CLASS" AT (SWORD FROM THE) STONE FREE FESTIVAL. Danny Mattin

ayreon FROST: The Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh gig review by Ian Sutherland

motorhead MOTÖRHEAD HAVE TOTALLY CLEANED YOUR CLOCK WITH THEIR THIRTEENTH AND FINAL OVER THE TOP LIVE RELEASE. Joe Geesin

emerson lake and palmer EMERSON, LAKE & PALMER TRIPLE RE-RELEASE SERVES AS A VERY FITTING MEMORIAL TO KEITH EMERSON. Joe Geesin

rage THE DEVIL HAS STRUCK AGAIN: RAGE'S NEW OFFERINGS INCLUDE SKID ROW, RUSH AND Y&T TRACKS. Johnny Main

arkadia INGLORIOUS KEEP THE TRAIN ROLLING AT BILSTON by John Inglis


manowar MANOWAR TICKETS ON SALE FOR THE FINAL BATTLE WORLD TOUR

opeth OPETH DETAIL WEMBLEY ARENA SHOW

jon oliva SAVATAGE MAINMAN JON OLIVA RECOVERING FROM STROKE

ramblin man RAMBLIN' MAN FAIR 2017 DATES ANNOUNCED PLUS WHO WE THINK COULD HEADLINE NEXT YEAR

airbourne AIRBOURNE ANNOUNCE NOVEMBER HEADLINE UK TOUR

black stone cherry BLACK STONE CHERRY ANNOUNCE UK TOUR

marilyn manson EXCLUSIVE: CBS ATTEMPT TO DISCREDIT SLIPKNOT AND MARILYN MANSON FANS WITH "VIOLENCE" LIES

sex pistols SEX, DRUGS, ROCK N' ROLL, FASHION, CRIME: 'ANARCHY! THE McLAREN WESTWOOD GANG' UK SCREENINGS HERE

pink floyd PINK FLOYD TO RELEASE MAMMOTH 27-DISC BOX-SET IN NOVEMBER

deep purple DEEP PURPLE 'LIVE AT THE NEC' DVD ON THE WAY: FAREWELL JON, WELCOME DON

michael des barres AN AMERICAN WRITER ASKS WHY IT TAKES A BRITISH EX-PAT TO ASK, "WHAT'S GOING ON?" MICHAEL DES BARRES HAS THE ANSWER

arw ARW (JON ANDERSON, TREVOR RABIN AND RICK WAKEMAN) ANNOUNCE BAND FOR UPCOMING WORLD TOUR

keith moon YOU WON'T GET FOOLED WITH OFFICIAL KEITH MOON COMMEMORATIVE DRUM HEAD

cats in space CATS IN SPACE SET TO RELEASE SLADE CLASSIC WITH DANNY BOWES OF THUNDER ON GUEST VOCALS

andy fraser ANDY FRASER OF FREE'S LAST RECORDING WITH SAIICHI SUGIYAMA ONLINE HERE

tygers of pan tang TYGERS OF PAN TANG "SPECIAL TIME" HAS COME WITH NEW RELEASE

ritchie blackmore RITCHIE BLACKMORE'S RAINBOW TO PLAY AGAIN BUT WITH LESS DEEP PURPLE SONGS

ian gillan IAN GILLAN SAYS: "IT'S A WONDERFUL THING, VINYL..." WITH NEW COLLECTION ABOUT TO BE RELEASED

quireboys THE QUIREBOYS NEW ALBUM ON THE WAY: "THE LYRICS ON THE TITLE TRACK ARE SOME OF SPIKE'S BEST EVER!"

guns n roses STEVEN ADLER JOINS GUNS N' ROSES ON STAGE IN OHIO FOR FIRST TIME SINCE 1990

marillion MARILLION UNVEIL 'THE NEW KINGS' FROM FORTHCOMING STUDIO ALBUM 'FEAR'

stray del bromham STRAY TO ROAM AROUND THE UK ON TOUR INCLUDING A RARE REUNION OF THE ORIGINAL LINE UP

acid reign ACID REIGN GET IN FESTIVE MOOD EARLY WITH SPECIAL GIG ANNOUNCEMENT

heavy metal HEAVY METAL HELPS PEOPLE DEAL WITH MORTALITY ACCORDING TO OFFICIAL STUDY

motorhead MOTÖRHEAD STILL RUNNING DOWN THE HIGHWAY: PHIL, MIKKEY AND EDDIE ALL GEARED UP FOR FORTHCOMING DATES

magnum MAGNUM ANNOUNCE DECEMBER UK TOUR DATES

ozzy osbourne OZZY OSBOURNE: "I'M NOT HAPPY BEING SOBER"

delain DELAIN UNVEIL FIRST ALBUM DETAILS: EUROPEAN TOUR WITH EVERGREY AND KOBRA AND THE LOTUS ANNOUNCED

ac dc AC/DC FUTURE UNCLEAR BUT ANGUS SAYS HE WANTS TO PLAY WITH KEITH RICHARDS

hellyeah HELLYEAH HONOUR DIMEBAG IN NEW "MUST SEE" VIDEO OF PHIL COLLINS SONG

winterstorm festival TROON - ARE YOU READY TO ROCK? WINTER STORM FESTIVAL IS ANNOUNCED

armored saint ARMORED SAINT TO HEADLINE OZZFEST MEETS KNOTFEST KICK-OFF PARTY

british lion STEVE HARRIS' BRITISH LION TO HEADLINE PLANET ROCKSTOCK

thunder THUNDER PLAN TO GIVE THE GAME AWAY WITH A NEW BOOK

scorpion chld SCORPION CHILD AND JARED JAMES NICHOLS ANNOUNCE UK TOUR

clutch CLUTCH RELEASE OFFICIAL VIDEO FOR 'A QUICK DEATH IN TEXAS'

iron maiden IRON MAIDEN ILLUSTRATOR DESIGNS SHIRT FOR ONE DIRECTION'S ZAYN MALIK, THIRD TROOPER BEER LAUNCHED

bullet for my valentine BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE TO PLAY 'THE POISON' IN FULL FOR THE FIRST EVER TIME

soil SOiL 'SHINE ON' THE UK WITH COMPREHENSIVE TOUR

the answer THE ANSWER AND THE DEAD DAISIES ANNOUNCE NOVEMBER UK TOUR

runnning wild RUNNING WILD SAIL AGAIN ON 26th AUGUST WITH 'RAPID FORAY'

jeff lynne NO 'BIRMINGHAM BLUES' FOR JEFF LYNNE AS HE COLLECTS LORD MAYOR AND SILVER CLEF AWARDS

bev bevan FORMER ELO AND BLACK SABBATH MAN ANNOUNCES A MOVE TO NEW BAND WITH A ZING

hammerfall LIVE LIFE LOUD WITH HAMMERFALL ON 2017 EUROPEAN TOUR: NEW ALBUM ON THE WAY

the mission BAUHAUS FRONTMAN PETER MURPHY TO GUEST WITH THE MISSION ON THEIR 30th ANNIVERSARY UK TOUR

alter bridge ALTER BRIDGE TO HEADLINE ARENAS ACROSS EUROPE THIS WINTER WITH GOJIRA AND VOLBEAT

saxon EXCLUSIVE: THIS IS WHAT OUR FAVOURITE ROCKERS THINK OF THE CURRENT POLITICAL CLIMATE

absolva ABSOLVA UNLEASH 'HARSH REALITY' AND ANNOUNCE 2016 EUROPEAN TOUR DATES

aerosmith STEVEN TYLER ANNOUNCES AEROSMITH FAREWELL TOUR

anvil ANVIL ANNOUNCE UK AND EUROPEAN TOUR FOR OCTOBER/NOVEMBER

status quo IT'S TIME TO GET 'DOWN DOWN' TO BUTLINS AS SECOND STATUS QUO FAN CLUB CONVENTION IS ANNOUNCED

elo JEFF LYNNE'S ELO ANNOUNCE HUGE GIG AT WEMBLEY STADIUM

guns n roses GUNS N' ROSES USE THEIR ILLUSION TO SILENCE THE DOUBTERS WITH US TOUR GOING SO FINE

ac dc AC/DC BASSIST CLIFF WILLIAMS TO RETIRE AFTER ROCK OR BUST WORLD TOUR: "IT'S BEEN SURREAL"

meat loaf MEAT LOAF AND JIM STEINMAN GO ALL THE WAY WITH NEW ALBUM: LISTEN TO THE FIRST EPIC TRACK HERE

saxon SAXON ANNOUNCE UK TOUR WITH FASTWAY AND GIRLSCHOOL

ac dc AC/DC ANNOUNCE RESCHEDULED US TOUR DATES

bad company BAD COMPANY ANNOUNCE THE SWAN SONG UK TOUR WITH THREE ORIGINAL MEMBERS

purple records DEEP PURPLE'S RECORD LABEL, PURPLE RECORDS, IS RESURRECTED: SILVERHEAD FT. MICHAEL DES BARRES CATALOGUE RE-RELEASED

alestorm ALESTORM SIGN NEW CONTRACT WITH NAPALM RECORDS... IN RUM

eric clapton ERIC CLAPTON SUFFERING FROM INCURABLE DAMAGE TO HIS NERVOUS SYSTEM AND IS STRUGGLING TO PLAY GUITAR

motorhead saxon SAXON WITH PHIL CAMPBELL AND MIKKEY DEE PAY TRIBUTE TO LEMMY AT METAL HAMMER'S GOLDEN GODS AT HAMMERSMITH ODEON

rolling stones ROLLING STONES 'ANOTHER TIME, ANOTHER PLACE II' LIMITED EDITION ART PRINT BY RODNEY MATTHEWS NOW AVAILABLE

king of the north EXCLUSIVE: KING OF THE NORTH PREMIERE NEW SINGLE AND VIDEO ON MetalTalk

sabaton SABATON UNVEIL FIRST ALBUM TRAILER FOR 'THE LAST STAND'

led zeppelin LED ZEPPELIN CLEARED OF STEALING RIFF FOR 'STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN'

twisted sister TWISTED SISTER FEATURE IN FIRST METAL MELTDOWN, A NEW SERIES OF CONCERT DVDs ABOUT TO LAUNCH

richie ramone RICHIE RAMONE ANNOUNCES UK AND IRELAND TOUR FOR LATE 2016

tesla TESLA TO RELEASE 'MECHANICAL RESONANCE, LIVE!' AS SUMMER TOUR WITH DEF LEPPARD KICKS OFF

inglorious INGLORIOUS "HIGH AS A KITE" AS SECOND ALBUM GETS UNDERWAY AND DEAD DAISIES AND STEEL PANTHER TOUR DATES APPROACH

airbourne AIRBOURNE ARE 'BREAKIN' OUTTA HELL' WITH THEIR NEW ALBUM AND HEADLINE TOUR OF AMERICA AND EUROPEAN DATES WITH VOLBEAT

kiss KISS CAPTURE FULL LIVE EXPERIENCE WITH AUGUST RELEASE OF 'KISS ROCKS VEGAS'

marillion MARILLION REVEAL DETAILS OF THEIR NEW ALBUM AND IT'S GOT A VERY NAUGHTY TITLE

frontiers metal festival PRIMAL FEAR, LABYRINTH, VANDEN PLAS, LORDS OF BLACK AND MANY MORE ANNOUNCED FOR FRONTIERS METAL FESTIVAL

foo fighters FOO FIGHTERS SUING BRITISH INSURANCE COMPANIES OVER CANCELLED GIGS

metaltalk t shirts THIS SUMMER'S MOST SIGNIFICANT METAL FASHION ITEMS ARE HERE

maiden IRON MAIDEN PART COMPANY WITH ED FORCE ONE: SEE BRUCE SAY "GOODBYE" ON VIDEO HERE

ac dc AC/DC GO DOWN A STORM AS THEY STRAT THEIR STUFF IN LONDON

grave digger GRAVE DIGGER ANNOUNCE EUROPEAN TOUR DATES

lounge kittens THE LOUNGE KITTENS RELEASE THEIR VERSION OF AC/DC's 'DIRTY DEEDS DONE DIRT CHEAP'

john otway OTWAY IN THE PARK: JOHN OTWAY JOINS LINE-UP OF CHICHESTER'S PRIORY PARK FESTIVAL

queen QUEEN + ADAM LAMBERT TO PLAY THAILAND FOR THE FIRST TIME

hrh prog HRH PROG 5 ANNOUNCE MORE BANDS

orphaned land kobi fahri ORPHANED LAND'S KOBI FAHRI REVEALS SIDE PROJECT CONCEPT ALBUM 'KNA’AN' & EUROPEAN TOURING PLANS

as lions AS LIONS GEARING UP FOR FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH USA TOUR

paradise lost PARADISE LOST SIGN WITH NUCLEAR BLAST

crucified barbara CRUCIFIED BARBARA SADLY CALL IT A DAY

amon amarth AMON AMARTH VIKING CRUSADE TO TOUR UK AND IRELAND THIS AUTUMN WITH TESTAMENT AND GRAND MAGUS ON THE BILL

sabaton SABATON RELEASE LYRIC VIDEO FOR 'THE LOST BATTALION', FIRST SINGLE FROM 'THE LAST STAND'

fields of nephilim FIELDS OF THE NEPHILIM REVISIT 'ELIZIUM' AT THE SUMMER SOLSTICE SHOW

ben ash acm CARCASS'S BEN ASH JOINS ACM LONDON'S TEACHING FACULTY

exodus EXODUS ANNOUNCED FOR 'BATTLE OF THE BAYS' UK SHOWS WITH OBITUARY

twilight TWILIGHT FORCE TO RELEASE 'HEROES OF MIGHTY MAGIC' ON AUGUST 26th

wolf hoffman WOLF HOFFMANN RELEASES 'SCHERZO' – THE FIRST SINGLE FROM 'HEADBANGERS SYMPHONY'



black star riders BREAKING NEWS: BLACK STAR RIDERS UK TOUR DATES FOR MARCH 2017 ARE HERE
Black Star Riders will release their new album, 'Heavy Fire', in early 2017 and will be hitting the road in support of this in March...

pink floyd THE PINK FLOYD EXHIBITION: THEIR MORTAL REMAINS AT THE V&A IS UNPRECEDENTED AND INNOVATIVE
The Exhibition offers a unique insight into a group of world-class musicians who have always defied artistic boundaries...

ac dc phil rudd UK EXCLUSIVE: AC/DC'S PHIL RUDD SUFFERED A HEART ATTACK BUT IS NOW READY TO ROCK AGAIN. BUT NOT WITH AXL
"I sneaked out to the shop to get some cigarettes, then I realised I had no car, so I walked home to get the Ferrari, and drove back to the hospital..."

bloodstock BLOODSTOCK 2017 IS GO! DISCOUNTED EARLY BIRD TICKETS ON SALE HERE NOW
This price will not be available for long so grab your now before they sell out...

clutch CLUTCH DECEMBER UK HEADLINE DATES ARE HERE
A sure fire way to brighten up your holiday season, Clutch will be bringing the festive cheer to four UK cities...

sos festival SOS FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES FIRST NINE BANDS FOR ITS' 10TH EDITION IN 2017
"It's great for us that another Manchester band has the kudos to headline, just as Absolva did us proud on our Friday in 2016..."

tyr TÝR EUROPEAN TOUR UNDER THREAT OVER WHALE CONTROVERSY
Animal rights sympathisers, supporters and activists are in overdrive over this one with some pretty nasty comments being directed towards Heri and the band...

fm FM ANNOUNCE 'INDISCREET 30' NEW ALBUM AND UK TOUR DATES
"We have been asked many times if we would consider re-recording some of these tracks using today's modern technology..."

red hot chili peppers WAS BREAKING NEWS: RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS ANNOUNCE FIRST UK TOUR FOR FIVE YEARS
This exciting run kicks off with two nights at London's O2 on 5th and 6th December and takes in dates in Glasgow, Birmingham and Manchester...

motorhead MOTÖRHEAD IMMORTALISED IN WEST HOLLYWOOD AS THE IRON MAIDENS HEAD STAR-STUDDED ULTIMATE JAM
"I think it looks a lot like him. It's a compelling image. I think it will offer some closure. I think Lemmy is finally home."

uriah heep HEEP OF FUN FOR LEE KERSLAKE ROCK PARTY AT 100 CLUB
Lee will be joined by plenty of special guests for the evening, most notably every member of the current Uriah Heep line-up...

korn KORN UNVEIL NEW VIDEO FOR 'INSANE': DON'T TRY THIS AT HOME
'Insane' appears on Korn's latest and twelfth studio album 'The Serenity Of Suffering' which you can pre-order here...

status quo STATUS QUO REVEAL ARTWORK AND TRACKLISTING FOR 'AQUOSTIC II - THAT'S A FACT!'
This is the sound of a band living in the present, embracing the future, whilst cherishing their past...

london tattoo convention ORANGE GOBLIN TO HEADLINE LONDON TATTOO CONVENTION PLUS FIVE MORE ANNOUNCED WITH ORIGINAL 2000AD EXHIBITION
London Tattoo Convention have upped the rock and Metal music ante even higher than ever...

bruce dickinson EXCLUSIVE: SCREAM FOR ME SARAJEVO FEATURING BRUCE DICKINSON SCOOPS SARAJEVO FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS
The audience surveyed rated the film 4.98 out of a total of 5.00 while Al Jazeera awarded it the Best Documentary out of twenty two entrants...

wakrat WATCH RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE'S TIM COMMERFORD START NEW NATION IN PARLIAMENT SQUARE ON VIDEO HERE
"The current system is oppressive and elitist, promoting racist ideologies in order to push a self-serving agenda..."

led zeppelin LED ZEPPELIN GIVE YOU AN INSIDE LOOK AT 'THE COMPLETE BBC SESSIONS' SUPER DELUXE
Musical highlights on this new collection include the debut of a long-lost radio session that has achieved near-mythic status among fans...

saxon SAXON PRESENT A HOARD OF LIVE GLORY IN A BOX OF VINYL GOLD
"This is not going to be around again and with exclusive art work too. Bring it on - I think we'll play some of these tracks on tour in the Autumn."

journey toto JOURNEY AND TOTO LIVE SPECTACULARS ON THE WAY IN SEPTEMBER
"When I first listened back, the thought omnipresent in my mind was simply, 'That's that raw, sizzling energy we had in high school!'"

titanfest SKYCLAD, OLIVER/DAWSON SAXON AND MORE ANNOUNCED FOR TITANFEST
It's the 30th anniversary of Onslaught's 'The Force' and they requested that Titanfest be scheduled for November so that the album could be celebrated in style.

geoff tate GEOFF TATE'S OPERATION MINDCRIME UNVEIL TWO NEW TRACKS
"With the key finally in his possession, "H" has everything he needs to finally launch his long awaited project called The New Reality. Or does he..."

kai hansen KAI HANSEN ANNOUNCES DEBUT SOLO ALBUM AND LAUNCHES 'BORN FREE' VIDEO
As Hansen puts it in 'Born Free': "It made me feel so groovy – it gave me instant heat."

big country BIG COUNTRY HEADING OUT ON 'THE SEER' 30th ANNIVERSARY TOUR
Big Country will be performing 'The Seer' in its entirety when tbey hit the road for a 24-date UK tour starting on September 14th...

metallica UK EXCLUSIVE: METALLICA RELEASE 'HARDWIRED' - NEW VIDEO RIGHT HERE
"Has it really been eight years? Doesn't feel like it! We’re obviously beyond psyched to share new tunes with all our friends out there via MetalTalk...

tank UPDATED: TANK RELEASE DIGITAL DELUXE VERSIONS OF 'WAR MACHINE' AND 'WAR NATION'
"Doogies vocals were exactly suited to this period of Tank and we're extremely proud of what we created in these two albums."

pete way PETE WAY LEAVES HOSPITAL AFTER HEART ATTACK
"Pete Way and I would like to thank you all for your messages, kind thoughts and prayers..."

vader WAS BREAKING NEWS: VADER ANNOUNCE NOVEMBER LONDON GIG
Vader will be touring in support of their recently announced new studio album 'The Empire' which is due for release this autumn...

dead daisies THE DEAD DAISIES RELEASE NEW VIDEO FOR 'JOIN TOGETHER' AS 'MAKE SOME NOISE' CRASHES INTO WORLDWIDE CHARTS
"We want to thank all of our fans and friends around the world for the amazing support of our new record 'Make Some Noise'!"

bloodstock POLICE APPEAL FOR INFORMATION REGARDING SEXUAL ASSAULT AT BLOODSTOCK
"Police are appealing for anyone with information to get in touch and are asking people to share this appeal..."

guns n roses EXCLUSIVE: GUNS N' ROSES DOWNLOAD ANNOUNCEMENT ON THE WAY WITH AUSTRALIAN AND JAPANESE DATES CONFIRMED
Other possibles for the remaining two headline slots are Aerosmith, Def Leppard and Metallica...

dragonforce EXCLUSIVE: KRUSHER AGREES TO REFEREE STEEL PANTHER v DRAGONFORCE HEAVY METAL SUPERFIGHT
This is the one the fans want and this morning it has moved a step closer to actually happening...

the mission THE MISSION NEW ALBUM IS OUT ON 30th SEPTEMBER AND THE NEW SINGLE IS RIGHT HERE
"I can't say it's an album I enjoyed making but it is an album I needed to make..."

roger dean URIAH HEEP, BUDGIE AND ATOMIC ROOSTER ARTISTS WORK TO BE IMMORTALISED ON STAMPS
Roger Dean has designed over 100 album covers for artists including Yes, Asia, London Symphony Orchestra, Nightwing, It Bites and Snafu.

evil scarecrow WAS BREAKING NEWS: EVIL SCARECROW ANNOUNCE 'ROCK YOU LIKE A HURRICANADO' TOUR
"We'll be bringing our biggest, silliest show yet along with some brand new, probably never heard before, music 'genius'..."

blaze bayley BLAZE BAYLEY TO BE FEATURED IN MULTI-PART CANADIAN DOCUMENTARY
"I'm excited to be returning to Canada and I look forward to meeting my fans, with the opportunity for them to be a part of the documentary."

last in line LAST IN LINE ADDED TO WINTER STORM LINE-UP
Winter Storm, the festival that will take place over the weekend of 25th and 26th November in Troon, South Ayrshire, have already announced an exciting line-up...

gojira EXCLUSIVE: GOJIRA SAUVAGE BLOODSTOCK WITH BEST PERFORMANCE SO FAR
The future of Heavy Metal is bright, it's French and it's in the hands of environmentalists...

behemoth EXCLUSIVE: BEHEMOTH HOLD A MESSE NOIR AT BLOODSTOCK: GABRIEL BLOWS HIS TRUMPETS OVER ENGLAND
A stunning stage show that featured more fire than Pudding Lane in 1666...

motorhead EXCLUSIVE: DEE SNIDER GUESTS WITH PHIL CAMPBELL AT BLOODSTOCK TO PAY PERSONAL TRIBUTE TO LEMMY
"I need some closure, Phil needs some closure, you need some closure... so let's do this!"...

motorhead EXCLUSIVE: PHIL CAMPBELL FORMALLY OPENS LEMMY'S BAR AT BLOODSTOCK 2016
"He would be very proud right now and he would want you all to get your rocks off. This place is amazing..."

tony iommi GREAT NEWS FROM TONY IOMMI: CANCER IS IN REMISSION
"The chemotherapy and the follow-up treatment appear to have done the trick — but I'm aware that it could come back one day."

suicide silence SUICIDE SILENCE ANNOUNCE NOVEMBER 2016 UK TOUR
"Hold on to your butts cause we will be headbanging our way through your town! Bring your A game cause we will be bringing ours..."

ac dc AC/DC IN FULL FLIGHT: QUALITY LIMITED EDITION BOOK IS A MUST FOR COLLECTORS
All of the photographs have been carefully processed and digitally restored to optimise reproduction quality.

ozzy osbourne BOB DAISLEY FILES LAWSUIT AGAINST OZZY OSBOURNE, WHO RESPONDS
"We would have hoped that after 36 years that Mr Daisley would have lost his unhealthy personal obsession and resentment towards Mr Osbourne's success."

70 tons of metal 70000 TONS OF METAL: SIXTY BANDS, BARS THAT NEVER CLOSE AND MUCH MORE
Heavy Metal bands from around the globe playing concerts on four different stages...

lamb of god WAS BREAKING NEWS: LAMB OF GOD REVEAL NEW MUSIC VIDEO FOR 'EMBERS': MARK MORTON HAS SOME DEEPLY PERSONAL WORDS
"Nearly a decade after 'Walk With Me In Hell' it was happening yet again. Art was imitating life..."

iron maiden WAS BREAKING NEWS: IRON MAIDEN RELEASE "THANK YOU" VIDEO - WATCH IT HERE
Now it's break time for Iron Maiden but they will be back for a full scale UK Tour in 2017...

meat loaf WAS BREAKING NEWS: MEAT LOAF RELEASES SECOND TRACK FROM FORTHCOMING NEW ALBUM WITH JIM STEINMAN - LISTEN HERE
"Now psychologist and psychiatrists all over America are giving it to their patients..."

devin townsend DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT LAUNCH FIRST TRACK FROM 'TRANSCENDENCE' - LISTEN HERE
Devin has also announced that he will take part in a live Q&A tomorrow, 10th August, via Facebook...

anathema ANATHEMA LINE UP AUTUMN UK TOUR TO ROAD TEST NEW MUSIC
"There's something about the immediacy of playing something new before an audience who are hearing it for the first time..."

meshuggah MESHUGGAH TO RELEASE THEIR EIGHTH STUDIO ALBUM, 'THE VIOLENT SLEEP OF REASON'
Inspired by a Goya painting called The Sleep Of Reason Produces Monsters...

kansas KANSAS RELEASE FIRST SINGLE FROM 'THE PRELUDE IMPLICIT' - LISTEN HERE
"Recording 'The Prelude Implicit' was an incredible experience and I couldn't be happier with the results..."

todd rundgren TODD RUNDGREN LIVE ALBUM OUT AUGUST 26th IN MULTIPLE FORMATS
Watch the video clip of Todd's electrifying performance of 'Black Maria' here...

saxon EXCLUSIVE: SAXON AND GIRLSCHOOL TOO HOT TO HANDLE AT WACKEN: DIO MAKES GUEST APPEARANCE AND TWISTED SISTER'S FIRE BURNS ONE LAST TIME
Heavy Metal thunder struck Wacken's Main Stage...

wacken EXCLUSIVE: ARCH ENEMY CLOSE WACKEN IN STYLE AS TRIPTYKON AND CLUTCH IMPRESS: FIRST 2017 BANDS ANNOUNCED
German Metal festivals are still in full swing at 3.00am...

therion EXCLUSIVE: THERION STEAL THE SHOW AT WACKEN: CONTAINS NSFW STEEL PANTHER PHOTOS
Catch this incarnation of Therion when you can because today they were superb...

bruce dickinson IRON MAIDEN FRONTMAN TAKES ON THE GOVERNMENT: BRUCE SHOOTING CLOWNS JUST HOURS AFTER WORLD TOUR ENDS
"Byzantine - people in The Awkward Squad - reasons that I frankly don't want to understand - just get it fixed!"

pete way PETE WAY TAKING A FAST RIDE OUT OF HERE WITH SHOCKING AUTOBIOGRAPHY
"He blew millions on drugs and booze and left behind him a trail of chaos and carnage..."

eluveitie EXCLUSIVE: ELUVEITIE RETURN FROM THE DEAD TO DESTROY WACKEN
Somehow Chrigel has managed to create another incarnation of Eluveitie whilst the band were embroiled in a heavy touring schedule.

iron maiden EXCLUSIVE: IRON MAIDEN CLOSE THE BOOK WITH SPECTACULAR WACKEN PERFORMANCE
"After the show I was so relieved everything went well that I had a glass of wine while I said my farewells to my friends in the crew."

motorheaed EXCLUSIVE: NO SLEEP 'TIL HAMBURG: MOTÖRHEAD'S BOMBER MAKES ITS FINAL FLIGHT AT WACKEN
And he spoke, with his voice: "Don't forget us. We are Motörhead. And we play rock n' fucking roll."

status quo STATUS QUO'S RICK PARFITT HAS ALL THE REASONS TO BE HAPPY IN HIS CONVALESCENCE
"Had a lovely morning walk with Pappa Parf. He's really on the mend."

buckcherry BUCKCHERRY ANNOUNCE NEW RELEASE AND UK TOUR DATES
2016 is the 10th anniversary of their acclaimed '15' album and the huge rock hit that was 'Crazy Bitch'

dokken DOKKEN CLASSIC LINE-UP ANNOUNCE TOUR DATES
"Being that it is only six shows, we are going to make it as spectacular as possible."

weapon uk WEAPON (UK)'S 'SET THE STAGE ALIGHT' 35th ANNIVERSARY EDITION SET FOR RELEASE
The anniversary edition contains all Weapon UK's 1980/81 recordings and two live bonus tracks.

slayer WAS BREAKING NEWS: SLAYER FUTURE "VERY UNCLEAR" SAYS KERRY KING
"I'm holding off a lot of things I wanna do at home, just 'cause I don't know if I'm gonna be working in two years..."

black sabbath WAS BREAKING NEWS: OZZY OSBOURNE REVEALS SEX ADDICTION
"I am mortified at what my behavior has done to my family..."

black sabbath WAS BREAKING NEWS: BLACK SABBATH DENIAL ISSUED BY BILL WARD
"We have seen it reported in the news that Bill will be playing with Black Sabbath on The End tour..."

simon townshend THE WHO TOURING GUITARIST SIMON TOWNSHEND'S RE-MASTERED ALBUMS FEATURING EDDIE VEDDER ON THE WAY
"I would place it amongst his best work. Incredible how he just gets better and better..."

skillet SKILLET EXTEND THE UNLEASHED TOUR: LONDON DATE INCLUDED
The tour is in support of Skillet's new album 'Unleashed', their first in three years, which will be released on August 5t...

evyltyde EVYLTYDE TO HEADLINE LEICESTER'S FIREBUG: VEIL OF DELUSIONS TO MAKE THEIR UK DEBUT
Female fronted Metallers bring their take on traditional classic rock, 21st century style, to Leicester's Firebug venue in September...

devilment DEVILMENT, FEATURING DANI FILTH, TO TOUR THE UK IN DECEMBER
"It's going to be awesome touring this in our home nation just before Xmas. We literally can't wait; the shows are going to be insane!"

a7x AVENGED SEVENFOLD, DISTURBED AND IN FLAMES TO TOUR UK IN JANUARY
The tour hits eight UK cities between 10th and 21st January and tickets are on sale right now...

led zeppelin RANDY CALIFORNIA'S ESTATE APPEAL LED ZEPPELIN 'STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN' VERDICT
The jury agreed with the defence's argument that the chord progression was "commonplace” and dated back centuries...

iron maiden WATCH IRON MAIDEN'S NEW ED FORCE ONE SPECIAL VIDEO RIGHT HERE
"In this guise, with Iron Maiden down the side of it, it just blows the doors off ever other plane on the planet..."

joe bonamassa JOE BONAMASSA TO PLAY TWO SHOWS AT THE ROYAL ALBERT HALL
The Royal Albert Hall concerts will feature a hand-picked group of world-class musicians playing material from his latest album plus classic Bonamassa fan favourites...

blues festival FORMER WHITESNAKE MAN ANNOUNCED FOR THE GREAT BRITISH RHYTHM AND BLUES FESTIVAL
"We are really excited about the changes we are making and hope they will attract a wider audience..."

new england EXCLUSIVE: NEW ENGLAND ANNOUNCE NOVEMBER TOUR DATES INCLUDING JAPAN
New England have announced tour dates in support of last year's vinyl release 'I Know There`s Something Here' and upcoming album 'Live At The Regent Theater...

second relation SECOND RELATION PREMIERE TITLE TRACK OF FORTHCOMING THIRD ALBUM 'ENO'
Austrian prog rockers Second Relation's new single and video is premiering today and it's got Europe in a buzz...

amorettes THE AMORETTES ANNOUNCE SECOND LONDON SHOW ON CO-HEADLINE TOUR
"Our show at Our Black Heart in London has sold out in ten days, which is fantastic! How quickly could this one sell out?"

rudolf schenker SCHENKERS AT WAR: RUDOLF BREAKS HIS SILENCE ON MICHAEL'S ACCUSATIONS
"He's a trick master, and he's a wannabe. And that's it. He can do whatever he wants..."

gary rossington LYNYRD SKYNYRD UPDATE WITH MORE CANCELLATIONS DUE TO GARY ROSSINGTON ILLNESS
"Currently the band hopes to resume touring on Thursday 4th August at The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, The Woodlands..."

sabaton MAN DOWN IN THE SABATON CAMP AS THOBBE ENGLUND QUITS THE BAND
"There is this thing that I truly believe in, and that is that one should always follow the heart."

extreme EXTREME CELEBRATE 25TH ANNIVERSARY OF 'PORNOGRAFFITI' ALBUM WITH 'PORNOGRAFFITI LIVE 25/METAL MELTDOWN'
"Some of these songs were never played live before so we had to go back and relearn them for the tour."

iron maiden IRON MAIDEN'S STEVE HARRIS DROPS THE PRICE OF HIS ESSEX MANSION BY £1MILLION
The eight-bedroom mansion was on the market for £6.75million in 2012 but it's "guide price" is now a mere £3.95million...

hrh aor ALL GUNS BLAZING FOR NEW HRH AOR 5 ANNOUNCEMENT
Phil Lewis & Tracii Guns unite under the L.A. Guns banner once again for next year's HRH AOR 5 being held next March at Camp HRH in North Wales...

status quo ROCK 'TIL YOU DROP WITH STATUS QUO 1981-1986 VINYL BOX SET
In addition to the studio albums the box set will include an extra disc of b-sides and extended mixes...

zz top ZZ TOP TO RELEASE THEIR VERY FIRST OFFICIAL LIVE ALBUM IN SEPTEMBER
"In an abstract surrealism style, this collection is a definitive chronicle of the band hangin' together for four plus deluxe decades..."

beyond the black UK EXCLUSIVE: BEYOND THE BLACK SINGER JENNIFER HABEN IS LOST IN FOREVER AS FIVE MEMBERS DEPART THE BAND
"I have enjoyed the time together with the guys very much and am grateful for everything we have achieved together in Germany. I am currently looking for new colleagues..."

48 hours 48 HOURS TO ROCK THE UK TO A CITY OF ASHES
"We're hitting the road in September for a co-headline tour with our broseph's City Of Ashes! This will be one of the unsigned tours of the year!"

onslaught ONSLAUGHT, BEHOLDER AND ANIHILATED TOUR PROMISES TO BE A TOUR DE FORCE
"By the time we hit the road in November it will be well over two-and-a-half years since we did the last run and we feel the time is now right..."

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