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Ozzy Osbourne has postponed his European tour for the second time. The dates affected are the seven UK shows between 31st January 14th February 2020 and the European run between 17th February and 16th March covering eight different countries with Judas Priest as support. Live Nation Sweden have said the …

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 it’s a very exacting, carefully considered and superbly constructed offering, as anyone who has followed the updates and …

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 Eric Claption and Jack Bruce in 1966, Ginger became became “critically ill” last month and was …

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 offering! Jools Green The Abyss ‘The Radiant Dark’ is an eight track release that encompasses a hefty fifty-seven …

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 set to be revealed in due course. Here’s Devin to tell you the news: Devin also tells us: …

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 currently touring Europe with Alcatraz. Michael Schenker Fest’s second studio album, ‘Revelation’, was released this month through …

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 to begin in Perth, Australia, on October 17th and end on November 2nd in Auckland, New Zealand. …

………”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 in Norway, releasing the rare, highly coveted and brutal ‘Slow Death’ demo on cassette, with Euronymous and …

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 Kent Death Metallers Infected Dawn, Canadian prog Metallers Becomes Atral and London heavies Tyrannos support. Advance tickets are …

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 “Between tragic reality and fiction”, as they “draw their lyrical inspiration from both the darkest episodes of history …