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Nuclear Power Trio

The band Nuclear Power Trio, featuring world leaders Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin and Kim Jong Un, will release their debut EP ‘A Clear And Present Rager’ 30 October, via Metal Blade Records. The three powerful men have joined forces to unleash their nuclear and musical powers in a quest for Heavy …
DragonForce at The Electric Ballroom, Camden Town, London, 2017

Six months on from the ‘Reaching into Infinity’ album launch party at the Black Heart in Camden London and DragonForce are back in town on the European leg of their seven month world tour promoting said album, taking them through twelve different countries and five continents to date, culminating in …
Photo of Autopsy, who have a new live album 'Live in Chicago' out this month

Live is where Metal is truly at it’s best and any Metal band that performs live should eventually have a live album in their catalogue. Autopsy are, for me, all about the live experience, so a good one should encapsulate that vital live essence. Autopsy – Live In Chicago (Peaceville) …
Photo of the band Mors Principium Est

Finnish Melodic Death Metal duo Mors Principium Est, consisting of Ville Viljanen on vocals and Andy Gillion on guitars and programming, return with their seventh studio full length, the aptly but slightly unimaginatively titled ‘Seven’ and whilst the title may be low key the contents are decidedly impressive. Mors Principium …
Marillion, photo by Anne Marie Forker

Marillion have announced The Light At The End Of The Tunnel Tour for 2021, with ten dates culminating in two Hammersmith Apollo gigs, one seating, one standing. Steve Hogarth told us: “We’re currently writing album number 19 and, as you might imagine, looking forward with every sinew to getting back on the …
Motorhead, The Netherlands, 22 November 1987

What began as a joke amongst friends, ‘Zwaartekracht’ was a hand made photocopied Dutch Heavy Metal News magazine, which over time changed its name to ‘Metal Europe’, became professionally printed and at it’s peak had a local readership of 1000 copies.  This is the remarkable story of Marko van Haren, Donald …
Guns & Roses at Paradiso, Amsterdam, 2nd of October 1987

Our Saturday round up includes a track from the superb French band Furies, whose debut album was released yesterday. Also, Hollywood Undead have released a special version of ‘Heart of a Champion’, featuring guests Jacoby Shaddix of Papa Roach and Spencer Charnas of Ice Nine Kills, which you can see …
The Book "JUDAS PRIEST - 50 HEAVY METAL YEARS "

This afternoon Judas Priest announced that their tour with Ozzy is now postponed until 2022. A statement read: “Unfortunately due to the ongoing issues with COVID-19 the Ozzy Osbourne/Judas Priest UK/European 2020 tour has had to be rescheduled to 2022. “As soon as we have all the dates finalized we …
Legendary UK heavy metal four piece Orange Goblin

Legendary UK Heavy Metal four piece Orange Goblin are refusing to let COVID-19 scupper all their plans for their 25th Anniversary party and have told us that there will be two special Live Streaming shows in November, with very limited tickets available to watch the band perform at The Dome (Tufnell Park, …
Photo of Pedro Mau , from Kneel

It has been close to seven years since the release of his debut solo album ‘Interstice’, but multi-instrumentalist and producer Pedro Mau (ex-Kneeldown, Wells Valley) is back with a new studio effort called ‘Ailment’ for his project Kneel. Kneel – Ailment (Raging Planet/Planet K) Release Date: 16 October 2020 Words: …