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Black Sabbath, 1976

Much maligned at the time, people said that, after an untouchable run of six classic albums, the wheels had finally come off of the Heavy Metal locomotive that was Black Sabbath with the 1976 release of Technical Ecstasy. Black Sabbath – Technical Ecstasy – Deluxe Boxset (BMG) Release Date: 1 …
Whitechapel set to release the album Kin

Whitechapel has released A Bloodsoaked Symphony, along with a somewhat brutal video directed by David Brodsky. The track is taken from their forthcoming album Kin, set for 20 October 2021. Kin follows on from 2019’s The Valley, a confident evolution in their sound. “To me, it was like the stars …
Joanne Shaw Taylor

Throughout her twelve-year recording career, the infectious Blues tones of Joanne Shaw Taylor have never disappointed. When her debut album White Sugar was unleashed in 2009, a fairly male-dominated Blues scene was knocked out of its comfort zone and given something serious to think about. Joanne Shaw Taylor – The …
A new Ritchie Blackmore book by Ross Halfin will be released in December, featuring images from Halfins extensive library.

A new Ritchie Blackmore book by Ross Halfin will be released in December, featuring images from Halfins extensive library. The pre-sale is from 29 September at 3 pm at Rufus Publications. Halfin started photographing Blackmore with Rainbow in 1980, and the collection of both on and off stage photos demonstrate …
Bruce Dickinson from Heavy metal legends Iron Maiden

Bruce Dickinson has added two December dates to his An Evening With series. Tickets for the Liverpool and Edinburgh shows go on sale on 29 September 2021 at 10 AM. Bruce recently had to postpone his two shows, as a member of his immediate household has tested positive for COVID-19, …
Photo of Albert Bouchard, Blue Öyster Cult.

Albert Bouchard, founding member of Blue Öyster Cult, will release the next part of his Imaginos trilogy on 21 October 2021. Imaginos II – Bombs Over Germany (minus zero and counting) continues the story of an alien conspiracy brought to fruition during the late 19th and early 20th century through …
Photo of Radiohead

Radiohead will release Kid A Mnesia in celebration of the 21st anniversary of the albums Kid A and Amnesiac. This triple album release also contains the new album Kid Amnesiae, which is comprised of recording sessions during the creation of the bands third and fourth albums. With alternate versions and …
Photo of the Heavy metal band Primitai

This Saturday, 25 September 2021, Primitai are putting on a special night to celebrate the release of their acclaimed new album Violence Of The Skies, which sees them push their Heavy Metal roots to the boundary with power and Progressive Metal. The band spent 2020 writing and recording the album …
Photo of Mark Tremonti

Tremonti unleash fifth studio album Marching In Time in a climate of uncertainty, disconnect and an incredible longing for brighter days. Tremonti – Marching In Time (Napalm Records) Release Date: 24 September 2021 Words: Dany Jones Mark Tremonti immediately springs to mind when you think of attributes such as incredible …
Photo of Mike Ross

Roots rock, blues, and Americana tour-de-force Mike Ross has announced a six-date tour, with the first date in Brighton on 29 September. He will also play the Leek Blues and Americana Festival before heading to Spain and Portugal for twelve dates. “Man, I absolutely can’t WAIT to get back on …