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Iron Maiden - Legacy Of The beast

Recorded during Iron Maiden’s three sold out shows in Mexico City in September 2019, ‘Nights Of The Dead, Legacy Of The Beast: Live in Mexico City’ will be released as a double album 20 November, through Parlophone Records. Steve Harris says: “When the final leg of our 2020 Legacy tour …
AC/DC current lineup

The AC/DC promotional campaign gathers speed and the band have confirmed that Angus will be joined by singer Brian Johnson, guitarist Stevie Young, bassist Cliff Williams and drummer Phil Rudd for the new ‘PWR/UP’ album. The anticipated follow-up to 2014’s ‘Rock Or Bust’ will mark the return of Johnson, who …
Rob Halford of Judas Priest who is to release the book 'Confess'

Rob Halford, the Metal God has spoken. Confess, his new autobiography, is a unique and deeply revealing insight into the extraordinary life he has led; from a Walsall council estate through personal tragedy, addiction and disastrous sexual escapades, to the summit of Heavy Metal stardom and contentment. Rob Halford – Confess …
Photo of Rock legends Vanilla Fudge

Psychedelic Symphonic Rock legends Vanilla Fudge have signed to Golden Robots Records and will release their version of Led Zeppelins ‘Immigrant Song’ 22 September, with a new album due out in 2021. Featuring original members Mark Stein, Carmine Appice, Vinnie Martel and Tim Bogert the band will release ‘The Supreme …
Adrian Smith, on stage with Iron Maiden. London O2 Arena. Legacy Of The Beast Tour

The eagerly awaited autobiography from Adrian Smith, ‘Monsters Of River And Rock’, is released tomorrow (3 September) via Virgin Books/Penguin Random House and it is an engaging read from one of the more elusive members of Iron Maiden. Adrian Smith: Monsters Of River And Rock (Virgin Books) Release Date: 3 …
Iron Maiden

PIPPA LANG spends a weekend at London’s 02 Arena in the company of IRON MAIDEN, and lives to tell the tale of thirty years on the edge of the Maiden Family, with references to the ‘hilarious debacle’ of her first interview with the band in 1980. Words: Pippa Lang “Of …
Photo of Deep Purple, whose 21st Album Whoosh is out today

‘Whoosh’ is the 21st studio album from the legendary band Deep Purple, who formed an astonishing 52 years ago. Along with Led Zeppelin and Black Sabbath, Deep Purple formed the blueprint for what would became Heavy Rock and Metal, inspiring generations of bands and no doubt will continue to do …
Photo of Judas Priest guitarist Richie Faulkner

Richie Faulkner. Metal God. Sensational news from the Judas Priest camp this morning. KK Downing has retired and Richie Faulkner has replaced him. The band have released a full statement which you can read below. “It is with regret that Judas Priest announce that KK Downing has formally retired from the …
Iron Maiden - Top Of The Pops

‘Top Of The Pops’ was everybody’s favourite TV show back in the early 80s, the Thursday early evening half hour weekly showcasing an eclectic mix of then-current hits and Top 40 hopefuls of the day. Any kind of ‘commercial’ success was pretty much dependant upon an appearance on ‘TOTP’ in …

Born 8th March 1956 in East Ham London, Clive Burr first made a name for himself on the rising New Wave of British Heavy Metal Scene when he joined Samson as a drummer in 1977 who later featured Bruce Dickinson who would later become the vocalist of Iron Maiden. Words: …