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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 whatever side of the fence you’re on, the fact remains he will always be a hugely important figure …

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 will be a double album containing nine tracks on the main CD and one long track, divided into …

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’ and you can see it here. As if a successful European Tour is not enough, the band has …

Ramblin’ Man Fair have announced Rival Sons as their Sunday night headliner for the 2020 edition of the Mote Park, Maidstone festival taking place on 17th to 19th July. Now in its fifth year, RMF recently announced Clutch for three sets in 2020, including the Friday Main Stage headline slot, …

When it comes to family contributions to British Heavy Metal, the Appleton brothers are racking up the points. Although still currently featuring in Blaze Bailey’s band and Iced Earth, it is with their own band Absolva that they produce their own full throttle metal. Joined by long term friend and …

IDES OF MARCH, specially formed for a one-off performance to commemorate forty years since the release of IRON MAIDEN’S debut album, have announced a fifth former IRON MAIDEN member will take part in their headlining BEERMAGEDDON performance on Sunday 30th August in Bromsgrove, England. This announcement arrives in the week …

SARI SCHORR ANNOUNCES HER NEW LIVE ALBUM AND EUROPEAN TOUR Sari Schorr ‘Live In Europe’ is to be released on 6th March. Recorded on her last tour, there are songs from her first two studio albums, with ‘Black Betty’ and ‘I Just Want To Make Love To You’ the reworked …
Blue Oyster Cult, live

Blue Öyster Cult released Agents Of Fortune in 1976 and, while a bit more commercial than their earlier releases, it proved to be their breakthrough album gaining platinum status and unleashing ‘(Don’t Fear) The Reaper’ on prime time radio. In celebrating its 40th anniversary, the band performed the album in …

Norwegian Black Metal legends ‘Svarttjern’ return with their fifth full length, ‘Shame Is Just A Word’, a face ripping slice of crushing Norwegian Black Metal, which is, as always, packed to the brim with lustful misanthropic delights and is a more than worthy successor to 2016’s ‘Dødsskrik’, which although much …
IDEA OF MARCH - LOGO

IDES OF MARCH, featuring four former IRON MAIDEN members and fronted by PAUL DI’ANNO, have today launched a brand new band logo. The band name is also the title of the opening track on IRON MAIDEN’s second album and the last to feature DI’ANNO, ‘Killers’, and the first band artwork …