Ward XVI / Full theatric Metamorphosis shows announced

Ward XVI will bring their full theatric performances of their album Metamorphosis to shows across the UK this year. The band are also on the bill for Hammerfest, Primordial and Rockin' The Bowl. @wardxvi

Steve Vai / NFT auction set for Hydra reveal video

Steve Vai will release his latest album Inviolate, on 28 January. A unique NFT auction of the Hydra reveal video is planned. @stevevaihimself @officialibanezguitars

Five Finger Death Punch / The Tragic Truth and Ivan’s rebirth into a new life

Five Finger Death Punch have released a truly emotional video for the song The Tragic Truth. The film is celebrating singer Ivan Moody's 42nd birthday. @5fdp

Helsott / Billy The Kid is alive and thriving in Will And The Witch

Helsott have released the title track to their new album Will And The Witch, due this spring through M-Theory Audio. A concept piece about how Billy The Kid became the fastest gunfighter in the wild west. @helsott @mtheoryaudio

Tony Martin / Singer confirms that his Sabbath-era albums to be reissued

Black Sabbath, have been reissuing their albums in super deluxe boxset format. They will revisit the Tony Martin era albums, according to a post on the singer's Facebook page. @blacksabbath @t0nymart1n

Thunder Rising / Time travel and the re-discovery of sounds from the past

Thunder Rising to release Back To The Time Of Rock. The album is a real time travel towards the re-discovery of sounds from the past. #ThunderRising #FrankCaruso

Fourth Son South / New EP Machine talks “about life and hope”

Fourth Son South, from South Africa, will release their new EP, Machine, on 21 January 2022. Machine is the follow-up to their debut album The Sounds Around Your Head, released in 2020. @ptoussa

Cyan Kicks join the battle to be Finlands Eurovision entry

Cyan Kicks, from Helsinki, have released the new single Hurricane which will be their entry into Finland's annual Eurovision selection contest. Here they will be challenging The Rasmus. @cyankicks

Valentin The Mad creates Deadly Obsession. The world needs this quirky talent

Valentin The Mad releases the prog Metal instrumental track Deadly Obsession. With a recent track incorporating auto-tuned boars that appear as vocalists, the world needs this quirky talent. @valentinthemad

Joel Peters announced as permanent Phil Campbell And The Bastard Sons vocalist

Joel Peters announced as permanent Phil Campbell And The Bastard Sons vocalist. Peters joins following his standout audition tape and a successful UK tour through November. @phil_campbell_and_the_bs

Soilwork / Rasmus Ehrnborn joins with new album due this year

Swedish melodic Death Metal legends Soilwork have officially added Rasmus Ehrnborn to their ranks. A new Soilwork album is due this year. @soilwork

Samantha Fish / Tour rescheduled again, with three new dates added

Covid-19 restrictions and the current European uncertainty has found Samantha Fish having to reschedule her February 2022 tour to October. Support is Willie & The Bandits @samanthafishmusic @willeandthebandits

Scarlet Rebels / See Through Blue a contender for classic rock album of the year

Scarlet Rebels release See Through Blue on 18 January. We already have a contender for classic rock album of the year on our hands right here. @scarletrebelsofficial

Udo Dirkschneider summons his inner Sinatra with varied covers album, My Way

Udo Dirkschneider will release My Way, an album of seventeen cover songs that have influenced him during his life. My Way includes songs by Motörhead, Uriah Heep, Led Zeppelin Judas Priest and Frank Sinatra. @u.d.o._official

Judas Priest / Andy Sneap back as band reverse Rob’s four-piece reinvention.

Judas Priest have once again taken to social media, this time confirming that guitarist Andy Sneap is back as part of the Priest touring lineup.

Magnum kick off their Golden anniversary in fine style with The Monster Roars

There are some certainties in life. Death, taxes and corrupt politicians are just three. Veteran Brummie melodic rockers Magnum releasing yet another quality album is a sure addition to this list. #Magnum

Venom Prison / Nemesis is the beautifully unpredictable third single from Erebos

Venom Prison have released their new single Nemesis, taken from their forthcoming album Erebos, due 4 February through Century Media.

Darren Wharton / Dare to release Road To Eden, October UK Tour announced

Dare, featuring former Thin Lizzy member Darren Wharton, will release their tenth studio album Road To Eden, via Legend Records on 1 April 2022. An October 2022 UK Tour has also been announced. @darebandofficial
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