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  • FESTIVAL NEWS: Black Star Rider head up latest Hard Rock Hell XI announcement

    Black Star Riders have been confirmed to headline the Saturday night at Hard Rock Hell XI, which takes place at the Hafon-Y-Mor holiday camp just outside Pwllheli in north Wales from 9 – 12 November.   They join already confirmed fellow headliner...
  • TOUR NEWS: Black Star Riders announce November dates

    Black Star Riders have announced a run of nine dates for this November:     Tickets go on sale on Wednesday (2 August) from all usual outlets.   Black Star Riders play the main stage at Ramblin' Man Fair tomorrow (Saturday 29 July)....
  • It’s The End Of The End in Sabbath film

    A film telling the story of the last ever tour by one of metal’s most iconic bands is to get a one-off screening in cinemas across the UK.   ‘The End Of The End’, chronicling Black Sabbath’s sold out final show in their hometown of Birmingh...
  • ALBUM NEWS: Second Blind Idiot God album to be re-released in October

    Indivisible Music is set to release a remastered ‘Undertow’, the second album by Blind Idiot God (BIG), originally released in 1989, on 13 October.     The re-issued version will come with three bonus tracks: their collaboration with sa...
  • Slipknot to mark ‘Day Of The Gusano’ in “one night only” screenings of new documentary

    Slipknot’s new documentary, ‘Day Of The Gusano’, is to get a “one night only” cinema release in September.   Tickets are now available for the one off screenings, which are taking place at more than 100 cinemas across the UK on Wednesday ...
  • ALBUM NEWS: The Quireboys to deliver some ‘White Trash Blues’ in September.

    The Quireboys are to release their new album, ‘White Trash Blues’, on 5 September, via Off Yer Rocka Recordings. As its title suggested, the album will be the Quireboys’ own take on a number of iconic blues songs, including classics by the likes of ...
  • Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington found dead

    Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington has been found dead at his home in Los Angeles.   The LA Coroner's office confirmed that the singer, aged just 41, had taken his own life.   Bandmate Mike Shinoda has tweeted that he is"shocked and hea...
  • FESTIVAL NEWS: Bloodstock confirms final acts, plus line-up changes

    With three weeks to go, the final bands appearing at this year’s Bloodstock have been confirmed. Two changes to the lineup on the Sophie Lancaster Stage. also have been announced as has some extracurricular entertainment.   Welsh death metallers ...
  • Adrenaline Mob bassist David Z killed in crash

    It has been confirmed that David Z, bassist with Adrenaline Mob and Trans-Siberian Orchestra, was killed in an horrific traffic accident in Florida yesterday (Friday).   The highly-respected musician, real name David Zablidowsky, joined Adrenaline ...
  • NEW RELEASE: For The Win prove it’s ‘All Or Nothing’ on new video

    For The Win have released ‘All or Nothing’, taken from their new album, ‘Heavy Thoughts’, which is being issued via Victory Records on 25 August:     “’All Or Nothing’ is a phrase that we live by when it comes to this band and...
  • TOUR NEWS: Still Remains announce first British shows in nearly a decade

    Still Remains have announced their first British shows in nearly a decade with a run of nine headline shows in October:     Tickets go on sale tomorrow (Friday 14 July).  Wars and Carcer City are special guests on all dates.  ...
  • ALBUM NEWS: Satyricon to release ‘Deep Calleth Upon Deep’ in September

    Satyricon will release their ninth studio album, 'Deep Calleth Upon Deep' on 22 September, via Napalm Records.     Frontman Satyr said of the album:   “Approaching this release, what I always kept in mind is that either this is the...
  • DVD News: Alice Cooper to release 'Welcome To My Nightmare' special edition in September

    Alice Cooper’s legendary 1976 concert film ‘Welcome To My Nightmare’ is to be released on DVD on 8 September, via Eagle Rock Entertainment.     The special edition release will also feature the 1975 TV special ‘Alice Cooper: The Nig...
  • NEW RELEASE: Departed ask ‘Are You Ready?’

    Departed released their new single, ‘Are You Ready?’ this past Friday (7 July).     The release celebrates confirmation that the Devon quartet will be supporting Michael Schenker on his forthcoming ‘Michael Schenker Fest’ tour: &nb...
  • ALBUM NEWS: Overoth to open 'The Forgotten Tome' in September

    Irish extreme metal horde Overoth have confirmed that they will release their second album, ‘The Forgotten Tome’, on 22 September, via Hostile Media.    Photo credit: Paul Verner   The band said of the new album:   "We'v...
  • ALBUM NEWS: Kaipa to declare they’re ‘Children of the Sounds’ in September

    Swedish progressive rockers Kaipa will release their 13th studio album ‘Children of the Sounds’ on 22 September.     The album features the line-up of Kaipa founder Hans Lundin, accompanied by Per Nilsson (Scar Symmetry), Morgan Ågr...
  • NEW RELEASE: Nicotine Pretty offer free download of new single

    Nicotine Pretty – the new band of Über Rockers fronted by former Sick Liver Ginge Knievel – today release their self-titled new single:     Nicotine Pretty is available for free download HERE.   www.facebook.com/NicotinePretty/...
  • TOUR NEWS: The Melvins announce October dates

    The Melvins – who released their new album, ‘A Walk With Love & Death’ today (Friday) – have announced five UK dates for this October.   They are:   Monday 9 - Bristol, Exchange Tuesday 10 - Leeds, The Brudenell Wednesday 11 - Gl...
  • FESTIVAL NEWS: Three new bands added to Damnation bill

    Italian occult rockers Psychedelic Witchcraft, Belgian black metallers Wiegedood and Ginger Wildheart’s Mutation project are the latest bands to be confirmed for this year’s Damnation Festival, which takes place  at Leeds University Union on Satu...
  • TOUR NEWS: The Jesus And Mary Chain to spread ‘Damage And Joy’

    The Jesus And Mary Chain have confirmed details of the second leg of their ‘Damage And Joy’ tour, with a run of 11 dates in September and October.     Tickets are available HERE....