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AVANTASIA’S ALL-STAR ROCK OPERA SPACESHIP LIFTS FANS TO HEAVY METAL HEAVEN

Tobias Sammet's Avantasia hit London’s O2 Forum on Tuesday 17 April for a three-hour metal opera extravaganza. Shoehorning in enough vocal talent to launch a spaceship to the moon, the show galloped...

MOTÖRHEAD RELEASE SECOND VIDEO FROM ‘CLEAN YOUR CLOCK’: WATCH ‘WHEN THE SKY COMES LOOKING FOR YOU’ BELOW

Motörhead have released the second official video from the forthcoming and much anticipated 'Clean Your Clock' live album that will be released on 27th May 2016.'When The Sky Comes Looking For You'...

UFO: THE FORUM, KENTISH TOWN.

Support came from the little known Russian rockers with the unimaginative name of Reds Cool. They're a throwback to 80s rock and a little too close to Gorky Park for comfort.They're largely...

MARIO MAGLIERI, KING OF THE SUNSET STRIP, HAS PASSED AWAY AGED 93

The founder of Whiskey A Go-Go, Rainbow Bar & Grill and The Roxy Theater, Mario Maglieri, has passed away aged 93.Born on February 7th 1924 in Seppino, Italy, Mario moved to the...

AXL PAYS HUGE TRIBUTE TO BRIAN JOHNSON IN REVEALING BBC INTERVIEW WITH AC/DC

All set for Saturday night! New AC/DC frontman Axl Rose has given his first proper interview as Brian Johnson's replacemenet and his own first proper interview for five years and has paid a...

ORIGINAL RAINBOW BASSIST CRAIG GRUBER PASSES AWAY AGED 64

Craig Gruber, the original bass player in Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow, has sadly passed away after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was 64-years-old.Craig Gruber's career in music took off in 1974 when...

HAWKWIND LAUNCH ‘INTO THE WOODS’ WITH STUNNING ACOUSTIC BORDERLINE MATINEE

Legendary space-rockers Hawkwind treated a select audience to a performance of four acoustic numbers at London's newly refurbished Borderline on Thursday afternoon.The private showcase was to launch Hawkwind's new album, 'Into The...

CORROSION OF CONFORMITY: LIVE IN DUBLIN

After their triumphant show last June, North Carolina's loudest return to Dublin's fair city.Words: Brian Boyle: Photos By Dani KammlerHaving done permanent damage to the foundations of The Academy last June, this time...

JOE LYNN TURNER SAYS RAINBOW REUNION IS “PROBABLE”

Former Rainbow, Deep Purple and Yngwie Malmsteen vocalist Joe Lynn Turner has clearly recovered from the illness that forced him to cut short his recent UK tour as he gave an interview...

NIGHTWISH SONG CHOSEN FOR OFFICIAL ANTHEM FOR ICE HOCKEY WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP 2012

The Nightwish song 'Last Ride Of The Day', from their current album 'Imaginaerum' has been chosen as the official anthem for the upcoming hockey world championships which will take place May 4th-20th...

LED ZEPPELIN MASTERS HAMMER OUT THE GODS AT THE PALLADIUM

Tribute bands divide opinion, with heated debate amongst serious concert goers and the more casual fan looking for some light entertainment.Words: Mark Taylor, Pictures: Andy RawllHowever it's highly unlikely we that we...

TED NUGENT PLEADS GUILTY IN ILLEGAL BEAR KILL

Ted Nugent pleaded guilty yesterday, Tuesday 24th April, to transporting a black bear he illegally killed in Alaska, saying he was sorry for unwittingly violating the law."I would never knowingly break any...

DESPERADO JOE’S BONAFIDE BLUES COMMUNION

Sharp suited and sharp shooting rapid-fire blues licks from the very first beat, this was the third time that Joe has headlined this iconic venue and you could tell that he was...

SCREAM SERENITY UNLEASH ‘GOOD BUSINESS’

Scream Serenity reveal their stunning debut album, 'Eye Of The Storm', on Friday 1st December which is releasd via 3Ms Mucic.Today the band have released a new video single, 'Good Business', and...

SPACE ELEVATOR, THE GARAGE, LONDON

Space Elevator came crashing through the skies from outer space to an unsuspecting audience last March with the release of their eponymous debut album.Words: Mark TaylorPhotos: Sally NewhouseIt was the eye...

KK DOWNING ISSUES STATEMENT ON LEAVING JUDAS PRIEST. ROB HALFORD ALSO SPEAKS…

Former Judas Priest guitarist KK Downing has made a statement via his official website regarding his departure from the band earlier this week. You can read the full statement below.Benjamin Baudelot of...

THE QUIREBOYS, O2 ABC GLASGOW

The resurgence of The Quireboys' career continues with the band managing to land themselves a prestigious support slot with Heavy Metal legends Saxon, and with a short set tonight, the band are...

AC/DC DRUMMER PHIL RUDD PLEADS GUILTY TO DRUG POSSESSION AND THREATENING TO KILL CHARGES

The New Zealand Herald are reporting that AC/DC's Phil Rudd has pleaded guilty to methamphetamine and cannabis possession and threatening to kill charges in a New Zealand court this Tuesday morning, April...
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