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Slash Ft. Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators

Slash Ft. Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators will release their new album 4 on 11 February 2022, via Gibson Records. As well as a unique vinyl boxset, Gibson will also produce 250 limited edition Les Paul Standard 4 Album Edition guitars. Fill My World is the second single from the …
Joseph Hawker - Ethereal Shroud release the album Trisagion

Ethereal Shroud was originally formed back in 2013 by Joseph Hawker as a way to anonymously test the waters with the sound he wished to perfect, his slant on Atmospheric Black Metal, and something that was “denser, a more complex soundscape of Black/Doom Metal with ambitious, challenging song structures and …
Kris Barras / Back after the depression of Covid-19 with new album and tour set for 2022

The Kris Barras Band will release their new album Death Valley Paradise on 4 March 2022, ahead of their largest UK tour to date, which opens at the Phoenix, Exeter, on 8 March 2022. “I had some really dark times,” Kris says. “I didn’t want to get out of bed. …
Devin Townsend releases quite possibly the most personal album of his storied career

Canadian maverick Devin Townsend has released a five-part mini-documentary entitled Making Of The Puzzle via Youtube. Each episode runs approximately six to seven minutes long and is invaluable to understanding what this unique album is all about. Devin Townsend: The Puzzle / Snuggles (HevyDevy Records) Release Date: 3 December 2021 …
Photo of Smoking Martha

There must be something in the water, but Australia seems to produce world-beating bands regularly. Smoking Martha, the latest in a long line of thunder from down under, are making their bid for the top, and Universe is a loud and proud wake-up call for anyone yet to catch their …
Vardis to release 100 M.P.H.@100 Club

Vardis released their debut album 100 M.P.H. in 1980. Entering at number 52 in the U.K. album charts, the record would become a foundation block in the New Wave Of British Heavy Metal, propelling the band to even greater heights. To this day, the live recorded L.P., guaranteed no overdubs, …
Photo of Steve Vai

Steve Vai will release his new album Inviolate on 28 January 2022, with the vinal version set to follow on 18 March 2022. The new song Little Pretty has been released today. The album finds Vai playing almost exclusively on a Gretsch hollow body guitar in a dark-toned fusion-funk workout. “It’s …
Photo of the band Within Temptation

Within Temptation, who will tour the US with Iron Maiden in 2022, have released Forsaken, taken from their show The Aftermath, which first aired online in July 2021. Forsaken first appeared on the the bands third studio album The Silent Force, released in 2004. “The Aftermath is a show fueled by …
Freedom certificate, stained with Nadya Tolokonnikovas blood

Pussy Riot will auction a new piece of artwork entitled Drink My Blood created by found member Nadya Tolokonnikova. The artwork contains the freedom certificate, stained with Nadya’s blood, a bottle of her blood and a digitized freedom certificate set to the unreleased Pussy Riot song Anthem minted on Ethereum …
Skid Row release The Atlantic Years 1989-1996

It has been said in the past, “the day you reform is the day you cease being legendary.” And while the majority wouldn’t dare put Skid Row under that banner, to many, they were one of the main cogs in the roaring machine of ’80s Rock. Skid Row: The Atlantic Years …