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NECRONOMICON RELEASE YET ANOTHER SINGULARLY EXCELLENT ALBUM, ‘UNUS’

Canadian symphonic blackened Death Metal legends Necronomicon, fronted by Rob 'The Witch' Tremblay, return with their sixth full length, 'Unus', the pinnacle of their thirty year career and like its five predecessors...

CREAM CO-FOUNDER GINGER BAKER HAS PASSED AWAY AGED 80

Legendary Cream drummer Ginger Baker has very sadly passed away this morning, Sunday 6th October 2019, aged 80.The following statement appeared on Ginger's official Facebook page earlier.Best known for co-founding Cream with...

FROM THE ABYSS: THE DROWNING BECKON YOU INTO THE RADIANT DARK

Welsh death/doomsters The Drowning return with their fifth studio release, 'The Radiant Dark', their first with their new label, Transcending Obscurity Records, and what a label debut it is; an utterly crushing...

BLOODSTOCK REVEALS FIRST 2020 HEADLINER AND MORE

Devin Townsend will headline Bloodstock 2020 Friday on the Ronnie James Dio main stage. The show will be a very special set for fans, with more detail on the nature of the...

GRAHAM BONNET TO UNDERGO SPINAL SURGERY

Graham Bonnet will be unable to participate in Michael Schenker Fest's April 2020 UK dates as he will be recovering from spinal surgery to alleviate a pinched nerve.The former Rainbow frontnan is...

METALLICA POSTPONE TOUR DATES AS JAMES HETFIELD ENTERS REHAB

Metallica frontman James Hetfield has re-entered rehab to work on his recovery from alcohol addiction. The band have consequently postponed their previously announced tour of Australia and New Zealand.The tour was scheduled...

FROM THE ABYSS: MORTEM MAKE A LONG AWAITED RETURN WITH ‘RAVNSVART’

........."Before Arcturus there was Mortem".............Mortem were originally formed by Marius Vold and Steinar Sverd Johnsen back in 1989, one of the first Black Metal bands to emerge onto the newly forming scene...

OCTOBER RETRIBUTION BRINGS BLOODSHOT DAWN, INFECTED DEAD, BECOMES ASTRAL AND TYRANNOS TO CAMDEN

Retribution Alive and Promixity Bookings bring a blistering set of bands to the Black Heart in Camden. Melodic Death Metal crew Bloodshot Dawn return to headline one of London's finest venues. Modern...

FROM THE ABYSS: VOICE OF RUIN TRAVERSE THE DARKNESS WITH ‘ACHERON’

Swiss extreme Metal amalgamators Voice Of Ruin return with their third full length, 'Acheron', aptly named after one of the five rivers that ran through Hades in Greek mythology, sitting once again...

KISS, IRON MAIDEN, SYSTEM OF A DOWN FOR DOWNLOAD 2020

Kiss, Iron Maiden and System Of A Down will headline Download Festival 2020.Nine more bands have also been announced today and they are:Deftones Korn The Offspring Disturbed Gojira Alestorm Black Veil Brides Daughtry Of Mice And MenOf course, many, many...

SAXON POSTPONE REMAINING 2019 DATES: BIFF NEEDS HEART OPERATION

Saxon have been forced to postpone all their remaining 2019 shows as frontman Biff Byford has been diagnosed with a heart condition that requires immediate surgery. His post-op recovery period will last...

LARRY WALLIS, FIRST MOTÖRHEAD GUITARIST, HAS PASSED AWAY AGED 70

Larry Wallis, the first Motörhead guitarist, has passed away aged 70.Wallis joined the fledgling Motörhead in May 1975 while still a member of the Pink Fairies with Lemmy and Lucas Fox. Fox...

SHY VOCALIST TONY MILLS PASSES AWAY AGED 57

Shy vocalist Tony Mills has passed away aged 57 after a battle with cancer. Tony's wife Linda made the following statement earlier today."It is with a shattered heart that I announce the...

KK DOWNING, LES BINKS AND TIM ‘RIPPER’ OWENS TO PERFORM FULL-LENGTH SET OF JUDAS PRIEST CLASSICS ON FIRST NIGHT OF DAVE ELLEFSON’S ‘MORE LIVE...

Megadeth bassist David Ellefson will embark upon a European solo tour in November, including a very special one-off show at KK's Steel Mill in Wolverhampton on Sunday 3rd November.The night will include...

FROM THE ABYSS: STORTREGN BRING FORTH AN EVOCATION OF LIGHT

It's rare I review re-releases but occasionally a rare jewel re-emerges and 'Evocation Of Light', originally released as a limited edition CD and cassette in 2013 by Swiss melodic Black/Death Metal outfit...

CHINESE TREASURES AND NEW MUSIC – WHY YOU SHOULD BE EXCITED FOR GUNS N’ ROSES’ STUDIO COMEBACK

As Guns N' Roses prepare to embark on another US leg of their record breaking 'Not In This Lifetime' tour the entire music world waits with bated breath for possible new music...

FROM THE ABYSS: VERDELET FORGE FORWARD, AGAINST ALL ODDS

UK necro masters Verdelet present to you... 'Against All Odds', and it really is against all odds that you and I are privileged to hear this album, recorded, in the words of...

FROM THE ABYSS: CULT OF LUNA REVEAL ‘A DAWN TO FEAR’

Cult Of Luna return with their seventh studio release, 'A Dawn To Fear', and it is undeniably their most breathtakingly impressive offering to date. 2013s 'Vertikal' and its companion EP, 'Vertikal II',...
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