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REBEL ROCKERS THE LAST INTERNATIONALE HEAD OUT ON A UK HEADLINE TOUR

When Neil Young released his anti_Iraq war album ‘Living With War’ he bemoaned the fact that no one else was releasing music protesting at this and other injustices so that it fell...

OZZY OSBOURNE CANCELS 2020 NORTH AMERICAN TOUR DATES

Ozzy Osbourne has cancelled his 2020 North American 'No More Tours 2' dates, to allow him to continue to recover from various health issues he has faced over the past year.A statement...

BIFF BYFORDS SCHOOL OF HARD KNOCKS; A SOLO ALBUM 40 YEARS IN THE MAKING

Biff, bash, bosh – the school of hard knocks! When you hear Biff’s iconic voice you inevitably think of Saxon, given that’s where Biff’s vocals have featured for over 40 years. No...

EXPERIENCE A ‘REBIRTH BY BLASPHEMY’ WITH THE LATEST ALBUM FROM ‘MIDNIGHT‘

'Rebirth By Blasphemy' is the fourth full length from Midnight, which sits alongside a huge number of demos, EPs, compilations and splits.The Abyss: Jools GreenIt is in many ways, a rebirth for Athenar, the...

ROCK ACTS SIGN UP TO CREATE UNIQUE GUITAR TO RAISE FUNDS FOR NEW YORK DOLLS LEGEND SYLVAIN SYLVAIN

A Gretsch guitar, hand painted by Tyla from The Dogs D'Amour and signed by musicians including Keith Richards, Slash, Myles Kennedy, Michael Monroe, Faster Pussycat and Jizzy Pearl, is being auctioned to support...

SWEDEN’S CLASSIC DOOM KINGS CANDLEMASS PREMIERE BRAND NEW VIDEO FROM UPCOMING EP

Established in 1984, Candlemass have certainly had a big influence on the genre of Doom Metal. Since Johan Langquist returned to the fold in 2018, the five piece have been in resurgent form,...

OZZY SAYS ABOUT PARKINSON’S: “I’M GOING TO COME BACK FROM THIS!”

On the fiftieth anniversary of the release of Black Sabbath's debut album, Ozzy Osbourne has revealed that he was first diagnosed with Parkinson's disease way back in 2003.The original Black Sabbath frontman...

THE WILDHEARTS AND FM REVEALED AS HEADLINERS FOR MONSTERFEST 2020

The third Inverness Monsterfest may be nine months away (12th November 2020), but this years event looks like it will prove to be the biggest yet at The Ironworks. Today we can...

‘ONE LAST HURRAH’: BURKE SHELLEY TO RELEASE FINAL BUDGIE ALBUM AFTER REFUSING LIFE SAVING OPERATION

Burke Shelley, frontman and bass player of legendary Welsh Metallers Budgie, has revealed he's suffering from a life-threatening illness but has refused an operation which could save him.Budgie were effectively finished in...

WACKEN WINTER NIGHTS CANCELLED DUE TO EXTREME WEATHER CONDITIONS

A new windstorm threat, Storm Dennis, looms for Europe just days after deadly Storm Ciara triggered widespread travel disruptions from the United Kingdom to Germany. As a result of this forecast, Wacken Winter...

BLOODSTOCK CONFIRM SEVEN MORE BANDS FOR 2020

Acid Reign have landed a Friday slot on the Ronnie James Dio Main Stage at Bloodstock 2020. Six other bands have also been announced today, along with the Nordic Spirit Game Arena,...

THE DEAD DAISIES EUROPEAN SUMMER 2020 DATES ARE HERE

Today The Dead Daisies have announced this years European Summer dates, in what will be a two month run covering eighteen different countries. Its a combination of arena and amphitheatre shows (appearing with...

CRADLE OF FILTH ANNOUNCE THE DEPARTURE OF KEYBOARDIST LINDSAY SCHOOLCRAFT

Suffolk extreme metal and Nuclear Blast Records artists Cradle Of Filth, whose last album 'Cryptoriana – The Seductiveness of Decay' was released in 2017, have announced the mutual departure of keyboardist Lindsay...

BIFF BYFORD TO RELEASE DEBUT SOLO ALBUM AND ANNOUNCES UK TOUR

February 21st sees the long awaited release of legendary Saxon frontman Biff Byford's first solo album 'School Of Hard Knocks', with a Ten Date UK Tour announced starting in April.'School Of Hard Knocks' fulfils...

BRUCE DICKINSON SAYS IRON MAIDEN WILL NEVER RETIRE

Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson performed his one-man 'What Does This Button Do?' speaking show on Saturday night, February 8th, at Sala Radio in Bucharest, Romania, and you can see his highly...

BLAZE BAYLEY RELEASES ‘LIVE IN CZECH’ : LIVE ALBUM AND DVD

It may be twenty-one years since he departed Iron Maiden, but the appointment of Blaze Bayley as lead singer in 1994 still divides opinion amongst pockets of the bands hardcore fans. But...

METALTALK FRIDAY ROUND-UP: NIGHTWISH, CLUTCH, WHITECHAPEL AND CHESTER BENNINGTON

The news that NIGHTWISH have announced a new album means that something special is on the horizon. The band's ninth record 'HUMAN. :II: NATURE.' will be released on 10th April 2020 and...

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH RELEASE NEW LYRIC TRACK

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH are gearing up for the release of their highly anticipated eighth studio album, 'F8', and today they have released an engaging lyric video for the third track, 'Living The Dream'...
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