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Photo of Danzig Sings Elvis album cover

Glenn Danzig will release the ‘Danzig Sings Elvis’ album on 24 April and ahead of this has released his version of Elvis Presley’s 1957 hit ‘One Night’. Danzig, sometimes known as ‘Evil Elvis’, has spoken of his love for Elvis in the past and acknowledged the influence Presley has had …

Angela Merkel has just made an announcement in Germany regarding major events in the country. This is a translation of a paragraph about it on a German news website. Merkel told German news: “Major events in Germany should not take place before 31 August. This means, for example, that football …
Photo of British Rock singer Chez Kane

British Rock singer Chez Kane has signed to Frontiers Records on a multi-album deal. Kane, who also fronts the band Kane’d, was recommended to the label by Danny Rexon, frontman of Crazy Lixx. Chez tells us: “I feel so excited to have been asked to collaborate with Danny for a …
Harem Scarem band photo

When the question ‘who are Canada’s top rock acts’ is asked, most people would cite Rush, Nickleback, Monster Truck, Alexisonfire, Bryan Adams and possibly Devin Townsend while Harem Scarem would most probably go flying under the radar. Words: Robert Adams However, apart from a five year hiatus from 2008 – …
Zoltan Bathory of Five Finger Death Punch

Last Friday Zoltan Bathory, founding guitarist of Five Finger Death Punch, visited state troopers with the Nevada Highway Patrol in Las Vegas two weeks after trooper Sergeant Ben Jenkins was tragically murdered while assisting a stranded motorist in Nevada. Bathory is a major supporter of his local law enforcement, as well as …
Mike LePond's Silent Assassins album cover

Mike LePond’s Silent Assassins third album ‘Whore Of Babylon’ is set for release on 29 May via Silver Lining Music and ahead of this they have today released a video for the first single ‘Dracul Son’. Recorded between tours with Symphony X, ‘Whore Of Babylon’ is a no-holds barred Heavy Metal album …
Phear cover for Nevermore

Ontario based Phear have cut a slice of Metal history with their cover of Nevermore’s ‘Narcosynthesis’, in tribute to vocalist Warrel Dane who passed away in 2017. Dane was 56, and dies while in Brazil working on a solo album.  Their version of the classic track ‘Narcosynthesis’ is an awesome reincarnation …

The inaugural Heretic Fest has today been announced for 4 July 2020, with Inglorious filling the headline slot. To be held at The Corporation, in Sheffield, this years event sees eleven bands coming together to showcase some of the brightest young talents on the UK rock scene. Nathan James, vocalist …
Photo of Jiri Schellinger

Jiri Schellinger, a Czechoslovak Hard Rock rebel, was disliked by the Communist regime and his untimely death, in Bratislava on 13 April 1981, still invites debate and conspiracy theories. We look at two Schellinger ‘Sabbath’ tracks which were approved by the local ‘Validation Commission’. Words: Miriam Ritchie Schellinger was only …
Photo of Nick Menza

The first of three episodes from the ‘Menza Mega Video Vault’ web series will be made available on 25 April 2020 and will include Exodus frontman Steve ‘Zetro’ Souza  as a special guest. The web series with be released on the official Nick Menza Facebook page and YouTube channels. A …