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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, first with the 2019 release ‘The Door to Doom’ and more recently gaining a Grammy nomination as well as …

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 appeared on ‘Good Morning America’ last month to tell the world about his condition and has now …

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 confirm that The Wildhearts and FM will headline Monsterfest 2020, the very first time either band has performed in …

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 2010 when Burke was diagnosed with a six centimetre aortic aneurysm – a dangerous and abnormal swelling …

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 Nights released the following statement yesterday evening: “The stormy weather in Germany persists and now effects the Wacken Winter …

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, where you can try to beat your mates on a range of games on XBox and PS4 consoles. …

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 both Judas Priest and Foreigner). The Dead Daisies will also perform at  festivals such as Graspop and Hellfest …

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 Schoolcraft. Lindsay has been with the band for the last 7 years and in that time has been …

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 Biff Byford’s long-standing wish to explore rock ‘n’ roll a little more. The album is a personal …
Iron Maiden - Flying Bruce

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 entertaining repertoire in the fan-filmed video footage below. Bruce’s ‘An Evening With…’ performances feature an unscripted question-and-answer session …