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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 Men Of course, many, many more bands will be announced for Download …

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 into 2020. Biff says: “As everyone knows now, we are going to have to reschedule some of the …

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 left the band in September 1975 and was replaced by Phil ‘Philthy Animal’ Taylor. He played on …

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 passing of my loving husband and best friend Tony Mills. He was diagnosed with terminal pancreatic cancer …
KK DOWNING, LES BINKS AND TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS TO PERFORM FULL-LENGTH SET OF JUDAS PRIEST CLASSICS

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 a full band set from Ellefson’s Sleeping Giants band, followed by a full-length set of Judas Priest …

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 Stortregn is one such album, this time coming out as a gatefold album on marble coloured vinyl via …

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 reunited line-up of Slash, Duff and Axl Rose. Kahmel Farahani Several as yet unreleased and unfinished …

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 the band, “on the 31st March 2019, at one rehearsal, in one take; No frills, No bullshit!” Jools …

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’, were pretty stunning listens but this atmospheric sludge/progressive Metal six-piece have surpassed their achievements with this latest jewel …

Blaze Bayley will headline Burr Fest 2020 which takes place at The Dome in London’s Tufnell Park on Saturday 7th March 2020. The former Iron Maiden frontman completes an incredibly strong six band line-up which also includes Elixir, Tytan, Airforce, Absolva and Kaine. The festival organisers made the following statement: …