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NEWS ITEMS FOR JANUARY 2012
Kyuss Lives!, Grand Magus, Orange Goblin And More All Confirmed For Metalfest 2012
Overkill Reveal Details And Artwork For New Album
Basick Records' 'Next Big Thing' With HMV Just A Week Away
Anterior To Split Up After Final London Show In March
Revocation Streaming Brand New Song
Deep Purple To Release New Studio Album
Circles Release Tour Video And Announce Second Australian Tour
Paganfest 2012 Line-Up And Dates Announced. Eluveitie To Headline
Thin Lizzy Announce Extra 2012 UK Tour Dates
Evanescence Release Video For 'My Heart Is Broken'
Jägermeister Serves Up Local Supports, Glasgow Show Upgraded Due To Phenomenal Demand
The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing Announce Second Album And Live Performances
Elimination Announce 'End Of Days' Tour With Triaxis
First Six Rory Gallagher Albums Released For 40th Anniversary
Decibel Magazine Tour Featuring Behemoth And Watain. Dates Announced
Opera Diabolicus Album '1614' Released
GWAR Announce More 'Return Of The World Maggot' Tour Dates
Manowar To Headline Gods Of Metal, Italy On June 21st 2012
Jane's Addiction Release 'Underground' Video
Riot Guitarist Mark Reale Dies At 57
Video For Primal Rock Rebellion (Iron Maiden's Adrian Smith And Mikee Goodman) Online Now
Legion Of The Damned To Re-Release 'Malevolent Rapture' And Full Of Hate Tour Dates Announced
Tesseract Reveal Details On New Album And Bamboozle Festival Appearance
Nile And Mayhem Confirm Exclusive UK Appearances At Bloodstock 2012
Suidakra Release New Video For 'Balor'
Live Music Bill Passed In House Of Commons And Set To Become Law
Rich Robinson New Album In March, UK Tour In February
Red Hot Chili Peppers 'Look Around' Video Released
Black Sabbath Move Writing Sessions From LA To Birmingham
Mastodon Premiere New Video For 'Dry Bone Valley'
The Popes New Album On The Way And UK Tour Announced For March 2012
Meat Loaf's New Album 'Hell In A Handbasket' Released Worldwide On 13th March
Iron Maiden Release Trailer For New Double Live Album/DVD 'En Vivo!'
Steven Tyler Slammed For Rendition Of 'Star Spangled Banner'
Soulfly Reveal Tracklisting For New Album 'Enslaved'
Aborted New Album Now Streaming Online
Anvil Announce Bass Player Glenn Five's Replacement
Borknagar Reveal New Album Artwork And Tracklisting
Jettblack Heading Out On Road Valient Thor In Europe And UK
Three More Bands Announced For Warriors Of Metal Fest V Open Air
Hawk Eyes Announce New Album Details And New Track Streaming Now
Cannibal Corpse: Artwork, Tracklisting And First Single From New Studio Album
Nazareth Announce UK 'Big Dogz' Tour For March 2012
Kill Devil Hill Unveil Debut Album Details. First Track Streaming Now
Biohazard Bassist Scott Roberts Hospitalised On Tour
Nightwish New Album Hits The Top Thirty In USA
SOPA And PIPA Bills Indefintely Suspended
Stuka Squadron Announce 2012 Tour Dates
Tony Iommi Has Written Two New Songs Since Cancer Diagnosis
UK Music Rallies Industry Support For Live Music Bill
Fozzy Signs Worldwide Deal With Century Media Records
The Answer Premier New Music Video For 'Nowhere Freeway' Featuring Lynne Jackaman Of St Jude
Furyon Sign To Frontiers Records In Worldwide Deal
Anguish Premieres the Track 'Lair Of The Gods'
Metalfest 2012 - Megadeth Confirmed As Headliner
Steve Hackett Single Release And February UK Tour Details
Rival Sons Confirm European Headlining Tour
Hammerfall Gets Judas Priest Support In Finland
Warbringer Ready To Kick Off North American Tour With Iced Earth and Symphony X
New Meshuggah Album 'Koloss' Out March 26th 2012, Headline UK Tour April 2012
King Diamond Joins Forces With ICM And The Agency Group
Blessed By A Broken Heart Premiere New Video For 'Forever'
Primal Fear Streaming New Song, New Album 'Unbreakable' In Stores January 24th
The Quill Announce Debut US Tour
Prong Announces Initial Tour Dates
King Mob To Release New Single 'Va Vah Voom' On January 16
Attica Rage Confirm New Bassist
Genesis' 'The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway' Live Show Comes To The UK For Four Shows In March
Metallica To Release 'Beyond Magnetic' On CD
BOA – Uniting The Flags Of Metal!
Rhapsody Of Fire Announce First Batch Of Tour Dates With New Line-Up
The Treatment Announce February UK Shows Plus A Brand New London Date
Snowy Shaw Live Album Artwork And Details Released
Malice Sign Worldwide Deal With SPV/Steamhammer
Stéphan Forté Debut Album Out 28th February In North America
Impaled Existence Release Live Video From Bloodstock 2011
Alice In Chains And Friends Fantasy Football League Charity Auction Launched
3 Inches Of Blood To Release 'Long Live Heavy Metal' In March
Epica Debuts New Song 'Storm Of Shadow' In Netherlands Show
Malefice Announce Swindon Show And Jägermeister Session With Marcus Hahnemann
Stealing Axion Joins InsideOut Music's Artist Roster
Antlered Man Release Debut Album Details And Offer Free Download
California's First Gray Wolf Since 1928 Named After Rock Band Journey
Borknagar Release Details Of New Album
Skydancer Streaming New Track Online Now
Kobra And The Lotus To Support Judas Priest In London
Pythia Announce London Launch Show
Primal Rock Rebellion Debut Album To Be Released 27th February
Corrosion Of Conformity To Headline At Desertfest
Deadly Circus Fire Reveal Title Of New Album
Metal Musicians Leave Messages Of Support For Tony Iommi After Cancer Diagnosis
Axl Rose: Jury Service Was 'Painless'
Brush Shiels Addresses Skid Row Naming Issues And Posts New Track
Crimson Shadows Announce 'Glory On The Battlefield' Album Launch Show
DesertFest Berlin Confirms Dates In April
Tony Iommi Makes Statement After Cancer Diagnosis
Lita Ford Signs To SPV/Steamhammer, New Album Title Revealed
Judas Priest Epitaph World Tour Only UK Date Of 2012 Announced
Mike Portnoy And Steve Morse's New Band Flying Colors Announce Debut Album
FM Sign Worldwide Publishing Deal With Dark Green/Peermusic
Cory Smoot CD Release/Memorial Show Is Huge Success
First New Van Halen Track Online Now, Plus Footage From Last Week's New York Gig
Deicide Confirm Only 2012 UK Appearance At Bloodstock Open Air
Thunderkraft's Industrial Folk Death Metal Album 'Totentanz' Out On March 12th
Axel Rudi Pell Reveals Cover And Tracklisting For 'Circle Of The Oath'
Motley Crue, Def Leppard, Rush, Journey Among Top Grossing North American Tours Of 2011
Shinedown Sign To Roadrunner And Release Video For 'Bully'
Prong Reveal New Album Title
Tony Iommi Is Diagnosed With Cancer Of The Lymphocytes
Rob Halford, Lemmy, Dave Grohl And Many More Huge Names On Board For Dio Tribute Album
Fear Factory Confirmed For Metalfest 2012
Kreator Enter The Studio To Record New Album
A Pale Horse Named Death Announce Line-Up Change On Eve Of European Tour
Kiss And Motley Crue To Tour Together In 2012
Uli Jon Roth Announces Concert Dates
Deep Purple Announce 'Smoke On The Nation' Tour Canada 2012
Howard Jones Makes Statement On His Departure From Killswitch Engage
Blaze Bayley To Be Joined By Guitarist Andrea Neri On Upcoming Tour
Wormrot Arrested In Kuala Lumpur During New Year's Eve Hotel Raid
Michael Schenker Announces 'Temple Of Rock' 2012 UK Tour
Chickenfoot Bring Road Test Tour To The UK Next Week
Eluveitie Release Second Song From Forthcoming New Album
Van Halen Intimate New York Gig Plus More Details On 2012 Plans
Nitrogods Reveal Tracklisting And Artwork For Debut Album
Rebirth Launch Kickstarter Campaign To Complete New Album
Kiss Looking For The Ultimate Rock 'Lady Demon'
Napalm Death Premieres New Song 'Leper Colony'
Pain Of Salvation Announce Ragnar Zolberg As New Guitarist
Slayer Drummer Dave Lombardo's Philm Mastering Debut Album
Van Halen Announce New Album Title And Release Date And US Tour Dates
Metallica Post Official 31-Minute Video Of 30th Anniversary Tour
Sodom Confirmed For Metalcamp 2012
Primal Scream Bassist Mani Plays His Final Show With The Band
Hopes Die Last To Release New Album 'Trust No One' On 13 February
Wykked Wytch 'The Ultimate Deception' Released In February
Steven Tyler Performs Beatles Classic With Alice Cooper
Howard Jones Leaves Killswitch Engage
All Shall Perish Forced To Cancel European Tour
Biohazard Release New Video For 'Reborn' From Forthcoming New Album
Cancer Bats To Play Six London Shows In One Day: Route Is Shape Of Pentagram
Goatwhore Announce North American Tour With Hate Eternal
Wendy Dio: Ronnie Would Have Given Original Black Sabbath Reunion His Blessing
Adrian Smith And Mikee Goodman Join FOrces In Primal Rock Rebellion
Guns 'N Roses And Sebastian Bach Tear Up Las Vegas On New Year's Eve
Beholder Announce UK Tour And Album Plans
JuiceheaD 'How To Sail A Sinking Ship' Out Now, UK Tour With Misfits In February
Wolfsbane Release 'Smoke And Red Light' Video
Katatonia Make Announcement Regarding New Album
Lords Of The Trident Release Video For 'Face Of The Enemy'
Pink Floyd To Reunite For 2012 London Olympics
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SABATON ANNOUNCE CO-HEADLINE UK TOUR WITH ALESTORM
Put on your army combats, grab a tankard of rum and prepare to witness the Metal event of 2016...
MÖTLEY CRÜE ANNOUNCE 'demandthecrue' CAMPAIGN FOR LAST EVER EUROPEAN TOUR
Have your say and cast a vote for which cities Mötley Crüe will play on their final leg...
PRIMORDIAL ANNOUNCED AS SPECIAL GUESTS FOR ABBATH LONDON SHOW
The band have also released a new video for 'Wield Lightning To Split The Sun'...
NILE REVEAL NEW ALBUM DETAILS AND COVER ARTWORK PLUS UK TOUR DATES
"This album is definitely not a box of candies. Keep in mind that opening the package means you will deal with the deadliest essence..."
THE GRAVELTONES ANNOUNCE LIVE SHOWS IN NOTTINGHAM AND LONDON TO CELEBRATE NEW ALBUM RELEASE
'Love Lies Dying' is released on May 31st. "Recording this album felt so right, we had the right producer and engineer and the sounds just fell out of us..."
ANTI-FLAG STREAM 'AMERICAN SPRING' VIA AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL
"Amnesty International's mission is to speak up and stand up for those who cannot for themselves. The record American Spring is about the very same idea..."
BLACKBERRY SMOKE ANNOUNCE EUROPEAN TOUR DATES
Blackberry Smoke are touring in support of their latest album, 'Holding All the Roses'...
DEATH ANGEL REVEAL ARTWORK FOR 'THE BAY CALLS FOR BLOOD' LIVE LP
"The title is written in the blood of victims whose bodies have been dragged down to the second deck of the bridge, where their assailants plot the next attack..."
NILE ANNOUNCE UK SHOWS THIS SEPTEMBER WITH SUPPORT FROM SUFFOCATION
Nile's withering live performances are nothing short of legendary...
SKARLETT RIOT RELEASE NEW SINGLE 'DIVIDE US'
One of the UK's most exciting young bands can be seen on a headline tour in support of the new CD...
FREE SCRAP METAL EVENT COMING TO GLASGOW
Eight hours of Metal is heading your way this June in this must-see event...
MELODIC LEGENDS AND ICONS JOIN THE HRH AOR 4 CRUSADE
Quiet Riot, Joe Lynn Turner, Tyketto, The Dan Reed Network are among the first batch to be announced...
NAPALM DEATH ANNOUNCE US FESTIVALS AND EUROPEAN TOUR DATES
It's a busy time for Napalm Death who can be seen at festivals and gigs throughout the summer, including Bloodstock in August...
ROCKCOMM TO HOST SPECIAL FESTIVAL FOCUS Q&A ON WACKEN OPEN AIR FESTIVAL WITH ITS CO-FOUNDER THOMAS JENSEN
As well as the festival focus, the prestigious rock music conference has doznes of panels and showcase covering all aspects of the industry...
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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