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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
Historic Monsters Of Rock Cruise Nears Sellout; Last Chance To Reserve Cabin
Treasure Trove Of Previously Unheard Thin Lizzy Material To Be Released This Year
Sabaton Reveal New Album Title And Release Party Date
Horrendous Streaming Full New Album Online Now
Jon Oliva's Pain To Play 'Hall Of The Mountain King' At Bang Your Head
The Sweet Giving Away Free Live Album
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BLACKMORE'S NIGHT UNVEIL THE EXCLUSIVE VIDEO OF TITLE TRACK FROM 'ALL OUR YESTERDAYS'
Blackmore's Night will release 'All Our Yesterdays' on September 18th via Frontiers Music SRL...
KATAKLYSM TO RELEASE 10 VIDEOS IN 10 DAYS STARTING WITH 'BREACHING THE ASYLUM'
The build up to the 'Of Ghosts And Gods' album release starts here...
ENFORCER ANNOUNCE UK TOUR + RELEASE 'UNDYING EVIL' MUSIC VIDEO
"Feels awesome to be back on the road spreading the disease of 'From Beyond' to all maniacs throughout the continent..."
EAGLE ROCK RELEASE TASTE 'WHAT'S GOING ON - LIVE AT THE ISLE OF WIGHT FESTIVAL 1970'
The first ever video release of Rory Gallagher's band Taste at the IOW Festival is finally available...
SOTO ADD FURTHER EUROPE DATES TO SEPTEMBER TOUR
Jeff Scott Soto and his quality band have extended their run of dates with more to come...
BACKYARD BABIES RELEASE NEW VIDEO 'TH1RT3EN OR NOTHING'
This single, plus festival appearances, pave the way for the new album later this summer...
MONSTER MAGNET TO RELEASE 'COBRAS AND FIRE (THE MASTERMIND REDUX)' IN OCTOBER
"I guess I'd call it a deranged fusion of Garage-Psych, Fuzz Punk and Movie Soundtrack music..."
ATREYU REVEAL BRAND NEW MUSIC VIDEO FOR 'LONG LIVE'
Atreyu are gearing up for the release of the album with a flurry of activity...
QUEENSRYCHE ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM AND PREMIERE NEW TRACK
The much-anticipated new offering, 'Condition Human', sees vocalist Todd LaTorre deliver the performance of a lifetime...
AC/DC DRUMMER PHIL RUDD BAILED TO APPEAR IN COURT AGAIN IN TWO WEEKS
Phil raised his middle finger at waiting media as he left Tauranga District Court this morning...
MAD MAX TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM 'THUNDER, STORM AND PASSION' ON AUGUST 28th
A modern, state-of-the-art re-recorded 'best-of' collection of songs from the band's very successful 1984-7 period...
EAT THE GUN TO RELEASE FIFTH ALBUM 'HOWLINWOOD' ON AUGUST 28th
'Howlinwood' contains eleven insanely catchy compositions, including the first single 'How Does It Feel'...
HAMMERCULT TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM 'BUILT FOR WAR' ON AUGUST 28th
Accomplished Israeli thrash Metal act Hammercult have lined up the release of their blistering third album...
BLACKMORE'S NIGHT REVEAL BRAND NEW TRACK FROM 'ALL OUR YESTERDAYS'
Listen to the premiere of 'The Other Side' right here...
GHOST PREMIERE 'FROM THE PINNACLE TO THE PIT'
The track is taken from the forthcoming album 'Meliora' out August 21st...
AC/DC DRUMMER PHIL RUDD ARRESTED AGAIN
Phil Rudd is in jail again just over a week after he was convicted and sentenced to eight months' home detention...
HEAVY METAL KIDS ANNOUNCE ONLY HEADLINE SHOW OF THIS YEAR
This will serve as a warm up show before their appearance at the Rebellion Music Punk Festival...
AVANTASIA ARE BACK WITH A NEW ALBUM FOR 2016 AND A LONDON SHOW AT THE FORUM
"It will be an unseen All-Star Epic Operatic Classic Rock Metal Opera experience...."
METAL ALLEGIANCE POST A NEW STUDIO TRAILER ONLINE
A glimpse into the completed work of the supergroup with the revolving line up...
ATTICA RAGE ANNOUNCE UK & IRELAND 2015 TOUR
It's the Road To Hard Rock Hell with a run of dates covering the entire country...
SCREAMING EAGLES SET TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM 'STAND UP AND BE COUNTED'
Hot on the heels of the recent EP comes the full length follow up to 'Killers'...
PENTAGRAM UNVEIL NEW TRACK 'WALK ALONE'
"A song of devastation conquered by optimism and realisation of self worth. There is a light if you force yourself to look for it..."
CINDERELLA'S TOM KEIFER ANNOUNCES ONE OFF UK HEADLINE SHOW
He will be performing songs from his solo debut 'The Way Life Goes' & all the Cinderella classics...
UNIVERSAL RELEASE THE SIX ORIGINAL LYNYRD SKYNYRD ALBUMS ON 180G VINYL
Previously only available as part of a box set, these exact replicas can be bought individually...
W.A.S.P. REVEAL ARTWORK AND TRACKLISTING FOR 'GOLGOTHA'
Almost six years have passed since the world saw a new studio album from Metal icons W.A.S.P...
FOO FIGHTERS ANNOUNCE UK STADIUM SHOWS FOR SEPTEMBER
It's a triumphant return for Foo Fighters as they book their return following Dave Grohl's injury ...
MEGADETH ANNOUNCE UK TOUR CO-HEADLINE TOUR WITH LAMB OF GOD
"If you're not stoked about this bill, then you very simply do not like Heavy Metal..."
WILDFIRE FESTIVAL 2016 - OPEN FOR BAND SUBMISSIONS
This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of the brilliant Wildfire Festival...
DAVE DAVIES ANNOUNCES LONDON ISLINGTON ASSEMBLY HALL SHOW ON DECEMBER 18th
An evening celebrating his contribution to The Kinks legacy and the revolutionary guitar sound that changed rock 'n' roll...
TESSERACT ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM 'POLARIS' TO BE RELEASED ON 18th SEPTEMBER
"For the first time, we feel free from the bounds of genre specific expectations..."
CHILDREN OF BODOM POST NEW TRACK 'MORRIGAN' ONLINE
Get ready for the ninth album, 'I worship Chaos' with this taster...
VON HERTZEN BROTHERS REVEAL EUROPEAN TOUR DATES INCLUDING TWO UK SHOWS
Southampton and London are the lucky recipients of a VHB show...
DRAGONFORCE RELEASE LIVE DVD 'IN THE LINE OF FIRE'
The packed release is available on DVD, BluRay and CD...
NEAL MORSE REVEALS NEW LIVE ALBUM 'NEAL MORSE - MORSEFEST 2014 TESTIMONY AND ONE LIVE'
Neal and the band will hit the road for the 2015 Summer Alive Again Tour...
THE ANSWER PREMIERE NEW VIDEO FOR 'GONE TOO LONG'
Catch the hard working Irish rockers on tour including Whitesnake support dates...
LINKIN PARK'S MIKE SHINODA ANNOUNCES FORT MINOR SHOWS
Two European shows have just been announced...
LIVE EVIL MAKE THEIR 2015 LINE-UP ANNOUNCEMENT
The International Heavy Metal festival includes a Music For Nations stage and many acclaimed bands...
PHIL RUDD SENTENCED IN NEW ZEALAND FOR THREATENING TO KILL AND DRUG POSSESSION CHARGES
Judge Thomas Ingram told Rudd he needed to rehabilitate himself from drugs if he wanted to return to AC/DC...
VARG SIGN A WORLDWIDE DEAL WITH NAPALM RECORDS
"This partnership is nothing less than an unstoppable weapon! ATTENTION! The Wolves are coming!..."
CRADLE OF FILTH JOIN HAMMERFEST 8 AS ALL ACCOMMODATION SELLS OUT IN RECORD TIME
It's a Hammerfest debut for Cradle Of Filth to strengthen an already heavyweight line up...
GRAVEYARD ANNOUNCE UK NOVEMBER LIVE DATES
The dates are part of a European tour in support of the new album 'Innocence & Decadence'...
ACCEPT ANNOUNCE UK SHOW IN DECEMBER AT THE FORUM, LONDON
Traditionally an Accept concert is a storm of Heavy Metal that lasts for hours...
BELGIAN METALLERS ACID REISSUE CLASSIC ALBUMS
Three classic 80s Metal albums are getting a revamp with bonus features...
RITCHIE BLACKMORE TO RETURN TO ROCK WITH DEEP PURPLE/RAINBOW SHOWS IN JUNE 2016
"I've got a good idea about the ideal candidates, but it wouldn't be fair to say anything now..."
MAGNUM KEYBOARD MAESTRO MARK STANWAY ADDS "AUTHOR" TO HIS CV
Nearly 40 years of behind the scenes fun and madness from the world of rock comes to life...
LADYBABY - THE BABYMETAL PHENOMENON KEEPS GROWING
Just when you thought it couldn't get any worse, just when you thought that grown men shouldn't be listening to BabyMetal...
FORMER BAD CO. GUITARIST DAVE COLWELL LAUNCHES NEW BAND & ALBUM RELEASE WITH PLEDGE MUSIC
'20 Good Summers' is due for release later this year and there are exclusive rewards for pre-order pledges...
METOPOLIS CONVENTION TO BE HELD IN BRIGHTON IN MARCH 2016
There is a packed programme of events, including the chance for unsigned bands to play a set...
CARCASS PLAYING 'DEATHCRUSHER TOUR 2015' ALONGSIDE OBITUARY AND VOIVOD THIS OCTOBER
"Save your pennies for the heaviest tour of the autumn..."
JEFF LYNNE'S ELO 'LIVE IN HYDE PARK' RELEASED ON 11th SEPTEMBER
An opportunity to own this memorable concert on a disc packed with extra features...
GLENN HUGHES ADDS SOUTHAMPTON CONCERT TO AUTUMN 2015 UK TOUR
Another chance to hear The Voice Of Rock play a set encompassing the many aspects of his long career...
CRADLE OF FILTH ANNOUNCE UK TOUR DATES THIS OCTOBER
"We are chomping at the bit to get out there and start levelling cities with our unique brand of raucous, Hellish music and stage production..."
THE DEAD DAISIES ANNOUNCE UK HEADLINE TOUR DECEMBER 2015
Fresh from supporting Kiss across Europe and a stunning Download performance, The Dead Daisies are staying on the road...
KISSING CANDICE RELEASE NEW ALBUM 'BLIND UNTIL WE BURN'
"From the people who support us to the people who talk shit about us. There's a little something for everyone..."
JUDAS PRIEST ANNOUNCE UK TOUR WITH MICHAEL SCHENKER'S TEMPLE OF ROCK AS SUPPORT
The UK gigs come on the back of their appearance at Download earlier this month and will take place following their current European tour...
ABSOLVA ANNOUNCE UK AND EUROPEAN TOUR DATES AND REVEAL NEW ALBUM TITLE
Whilst Iced Earth has been on hiatus for the past year or so, Luke has been able to return to work with his brother in Absolva...
THE DARKNESS UNLEASH NEW SINGLE
Prepare for 'Last Of Our Kind' and a whole host of live dates...
FIRST BANDS, DESTINATION AND ONSALE DATES ANNOUNCED FOR 70000TONS OF METAL 2016
It's full steam ahead for the World's Biggest Heavy Metal Cruise...
SOTO CONFIRMED FOR MONSTERS OF ROCK CRUISE IN FEBRUARY 2016
The band will be promoting the new album 'Inside The Vertigo'...
ACID REIGN ANNOUNCE UK/IRISH TOUR WITH XENTRIX AND SHRAPNEL
The Kings of Apple Core are back with a tour and new recordings...
TURISAS, SORCERER AND EVILE HEAD ANOTHER BATCH OF METAL FOR HAMMERFEST 8
More Metal mayhem in Wales for the next round of Hammerfest, which is close to selling out...
KOBRA AND THE LOTUS REVEAL NEW TWO NEW LYRIC VIDEOS
The band have also been confirmed for the KISS/Def Leppard US tour this summer as well as headline UK dates...
CHRIS SQUIRE OF YES PASSES AWAY AGED 67
Chris revealed just over a month ago that he was being treated for Acute Erythroid Leukemia...
THE DEAD DAISIES RELEASE AN OUTSTANDING NEW MUSIC VIDEO FOR THEIR SINGLE 'MEXICO'
It's adventures galore for the band, all washed down with tequila...
DEEP PURPLE ANNOUNCE TWO MAJOR RELEASES AND CAREER FIRSTS
"But the real stars are all in the audience. Thank you..."
BIRMINGHAM THRASHERS ERADIKATOR ANNOUNCE AMAZING PACKAGES FOR RELEASE OF CRUSHING DEBUT ALBUM
Ferocious riffs and big melodies guaranteed to get any Metal fan's blood rushing...
THUNDER REVEAL VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE 'BLACK WATER'
The single is taken from the album 'Wonder Days' which highlights the band at their best...
VIVIAN CAMPBELL WILL NOT MISS DEF LEPPARD TOUR, DESPITE RETURN OF CANCER
"My brilliant doctors have steered me towards an alternative course of treatment that will enable me to rejoin the tour this Saturday night..."
STEVE HARRIS BRITISH LION ANNOUNCE JULY/AUGUST UK TOUR
And new Iron Maiden track on YouTube is fake...
KISS ARMY MAKE A MOCKERY OF DOWNLOAD POLICE TRIALS
How much of the tax payers' money did Leicestershire Police waste on this ill thought out exercise?
DEADSPACE PREMIERE NEW MUSIC VIDEO FOR DEBUT ALBUM 'THE PROMISE OF OBLIVION'
Deadspace has now morphed into a tight unit of musicians from Perth's underground Metal scene...
IRON MAIDEN VOCALIST BRUCE DICKINSON BUYS A 737 AND LAUNCHES HIS OWN AIRLINE
"Life is too short to do the things you don't love doing. I fly airliners and in my spare time I sing a bit."
SPOCK'S BEARD REVEAL RELEASE DATE AND ALBUM ART FOR 'THE OBLIVION PARTICLE'
The follow up to 'Brief Nocturnes and Dreamless Sleep' is set for release in August...
DARK TRANQUILLITY RELEASE VIDEO FOR 'THE SCIENCE OF NOISE'
Dark Tranquillity will be performing at European festivals over the summer...
FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH & PAPA ROACH TO PLAY WEMBLEY ARENA IN NOVEMBER
It's a heavyweight double whammy when two bands at the top of their live game hit the UK...
ANNIHILATOR SET TO UNLEASH 'SUICIDE SOCIETY'
The new album is some of the most technically perfect, crisp, and crushingly taut, riffage Jeff Waters has ever produced...
SKINDRED ANNOUNCE 'PUMP UP THE VOLUME' UK TOUR DATES FOR NOVEMBER
The full headline tour is in support of upcoming studio album 'Volume'...
NAZARETH ANNOUNCE UK DATES THIS AUTUMN
The pioneering legends welcome fans old and new to witness their current celebrated resurgence...
IRON MAIDEN RELEASE DETAILS OF NEW STUDIO ALBUM 'THE BOOK OF SOULS'
Maiden's eagerly awaited new studio album 'The Book Of Souls' will be released globally on 4th September...
HUNTRESS REVEAL COVER ART, TRACKLISTING AND A NEW TRACK FROM UPCOMING ALBUM 'STATIC'
"It is the heaviest and catchiest record we've written. I reveal life-long personal obstacles that I previously feared weaving into my lyrics..."
CALATRILLOZ PREMIERE NEW VIDEO FOR 'Z THE PSYCHOPATH'
Fans of operatic carnival Metal need look no further for a striking new album and video...
DRAGONFORCE PLAY SPECIAL ONE-OFF SHOW TO SAY FAREWELL TO THE SQUARE, HARLOW
The band will then head for their tour of South East Asia...
ORPHANED LAND ANNOUNCE EUROPEAN UNPLUGGED TOUR 2015
I've waited a long time to take my "Jesus white dress" out of the closet and I guarantee it is going to be a holy musical experience, something to remember..."
SLAYER ANNOUNCE CONTENT OF 'REPENTLESS' METAL EAGLE LIMITED EDITION
The impressive set contains many quality exclusive items...
I.C.O.N ANNOUNCE UK TOUR DATES IN SUPPORT OF NEW ALBUM 'THE BLACKLIST'
The band are all about the live experience, and further dates are expected to be added soon...
VIDEO FOOTAGE OF DAVE GROHL'S BROKEN LEG INCIDENT NOW ONLINE
At present, Grohl and the Foos are expected to be back for a two-night performance at London's Wembley Stadium...
SLIPKNOT, MUSE AND KISS HEADLINE EPIC DOWNLOAD 2015
In a blaze of fire, an explosion of colour, an endless montage of "I was there" moments Download has once again come to a truly thunderous conclusion...
THERION SIDE PROJECT LUCIFERIAN LIGHT ORCHESTRA TO MAKE THEIR LIVE WORLD DEBUT AT FEMME METAL FESTIVAL IN THE NETHERLANDS IN OCTOBER
With clear references to rock and Metal from the 70s and 80s, this album returns to Therion's roots...
CHRISTOPHER LEE PASSES AWAY AGED 93
The screen legend was famous for roles in Count Dracula, Lord Of The Rings and Star Wars...
THE TUBES ANNOUNCE 40TH ANNIVERSARY UK TOUR
The arch satirists of popular culture bring their outrageous live performance to the UK one more time...
MOTLEY CRUE MAKE FINAL EVER TOUR ANNOUNCEMENT INCLUDING FOUR UK DATES
These final ever British shows will have Alice Cooper as support...
SEX PISTOLS CREDIT CARDS UNVEILED BY VIRGIN MONEY
Rock n' roll is changing dramatically and not necessarily for the better...
JON LORD HONOURED WITH BLUE PLAQUE IN HOME TOWN OF LEICESTER
"I'm delighted to see this today. I'm very proud that he is being recognised by his home city."
STONEGHOST REVEAL VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE 'RAYNARDINE'
"Filth goes hand in hand with this song,we knew the video needed to show the beast it is in its natural habitat..."
THE GRAVELTONES ANNOUNCE UK TOUR SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2015
Tracks from second album 'Love Lies Dying' will make an appearance in the legendary live set...
SEPULTURA ANNOUNCE 30TH ANNIVERSARY UK TOUR DATES IN NOVEMBER
"We will be playing songs that we normally don't perform so all you hardcore fans will not want to miss the surprises..."
IGGY POP AND HOTEI RELEASE LYRIC VIDEO FOR 'HOW THE COOKIE CRUMBLES'
The single is taken from guitar superstar Hotei's new album, to be released this autumn...
KAETS SIGN WITH KLONOSPHERE AND RELEASE NEW TRACK 'MY CREATION'
There is a pre-order campaign happening for the debut album from the French Death Metallers...
GHOST UNVEIL TRACKLISTING FOR NEW ALBUM 'MELIORA' AT WORLD PREMIERE ALBUM PLAYBACK
The album is a marked improvement on its predecessor, 'Infestissumam'...
MOTORHEAD ANNOUNCE DETAILS OF NEW ALBUM AND TOURING PLANS FOR REMAINDER OF 2015
Motorhead are as strong, mean, loud, relentless, uncompromising and goddam heavy as ever...
BUCKCHERRY TO RELEASE 7TH STUDIO ALBUM, 'ROCK 'N' ROLL', ON 21st AUGUST 2015
"We focused on making a record that encompasses all of what we are. You get every flavour of Buckcherry..."
36 CRAZYFISTS TEAM UP WITH PUCK HCKY FOR HOCKEY-BRANDED MERCH
They shoot, they score - check out this unique range of merchandise...
DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT SET TO RELEASE 'DARK MATTERS' & 'SKY BLUE' SEPARATELY THIS SUMMER
The albums were previously available as part of Z
FOREIGNER RELEASE 'GREATEST HITS LIVE'
The 2005 concert is available as a standalone product for the first time...
SLAYER ANNOUNCE UK DATES WITH SUPPORT FROM ANTHRAX AND KVELERTAK
It's a welcome return to the UK for Slayer for a seven date run...
STRATOVARIUS ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM - 'ETERNAL'
"Everybody has been busy the last few months writing lots of new songs, and only the best has been recorded for 'Eternal'..."
DAMNED DOCUMENTARY TO DEBUT IN THE UK
Lemmy, Guns 'N' Roses, members of the Sex Pistols, and more appear in the film. Members of The Damned will appear at select screenings...
WHITESNAKE STORM THE ALBUM CHARTS AROUND THE GLOBE WITH THE RELEASE OF 'THE PURPLE ALBUM'
A limited edition box set is on its way along with a 42 date US tour...
NERVOSA ANOUNCE THEIR FIRST UK HEADLINE TOUR
"Playing on the same ground where the first Metal riffs were created is both an honour and a privilege..."
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...
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..."
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..."
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...
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...
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....
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..."
SEPULTURA ANNOUNCE TWO UK AND IRELAND SHOWS THIS AUGUST
Brazil's most successful Metal band are making additional stops after Bloodstock...
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...
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 14th
'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...
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...
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'...
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'...
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..."
MARK BOCKTING AND RAEMON BLOEM DEPART HEIDEVOLK
Heidevolk, Mark and Reamon have all made statements which you can read in full here...
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..."
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...
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...
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."
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...
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...
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'."...
IRON MAIDEN TO RECEIVE O2 SILVER CLEF AWARD
The iconic band have won the Outstanding Contribution To UK Music category...
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...
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...
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...
STYX RELEASE 'LIVE AT THE ORLEANS ARENA LAS VEGAS'
The definitive live show is available on DVD, CD, Blu-ray and digital formats...
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...
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