Tytus – Rain After Drought (Fighter Records)

Tytus is a New Wave Of Traditional Heavy Metal band (NWOTHM) band out of Italy which formed in 2014 and this is their second album following the debut, Rise, which came out in 2016. To be fair, you only have to state that they are NWOTHM which is the modern take of the glorious NWOBHM..


AdderStone Records, the label started by internationally acclaimed composer and virtuoso cellist Jo Quail, have announced the deluxe vinyl reissue of her 2016 album Five Incantations on 20th November. Jo comments, 'With the original CD format being sold out for a few years, I am delighted to be able to now present to you a very special edition of Five..

King King – Maverick (Channel 9 Music)

Glasgow rockers King King finally get to see their fifth studio album Maverick released on Friday 6th November 2020 via Channel 9 Music (King King’s new independent label). Delayed more than once because of Coronavirus, the 10-track album, released on CD, vinyl and various bundles, is available for pre-order from www.kingking.co.uk. Maverick follows 2017’s critically acclaimed album Exile & Grace and includes the new line-up..

Spellbook – Magick & Mischief (Cruz Del Sur Music)

Spellbook wear their 70's influences on their sleeve but there’s nothing predictable about the album and they have delivered an interesting and varied slab of retro-rock. Those with a sharp musical ear might spot similarities between this band and the Pennsylvania-based retro rockers Witch Hazel. If so, give yourself a pat on the back because..

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ORIANTHI : ‘Impulsive’ – new single released yesterday by platinum-selling artist and world-class guitarist from the album ‘O’ released on 6 Nov 2020

Still from impulsive video The platinum-selling recording artist and world-class guitarist Orianthi recently announced a 6th November release for her new album, O, via Frontiers Music Srl. It is her first album in seven years. "It is a very inspired album, with things kept pretty raw. I didn't overthink it," explains Orianthi. "Marti [Frederiksen, producer, mixer, co-songwriter] and I wanted..

Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge – Blitz Sessions

Based in Oslo, Norway, Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge is a post-rock collective whose sound can be placed alongside artists like Mono, This Will Destroy You, Godspeed You! Black Emperor and Mogwai. Rolling guitar chords and haunting synths are the voices of YDNWR, floating on a sea of rumbling bass and drums. They describe themselves..

The Allman Betts Band 2021 tour

Hot on the Heels of their new album Bless Your Heart, The Allman Betts Band announce their May 2021 UK Tour. The dates include concerts at the Cardiff Globe (May 7), the London Garage (May 8), the Manchester Academy (May 9) and Glasgow St. Luke’s (May 10). PLANET ROCK 48-HOUR TICKET PRE-SALEWEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 30th to THURSDAY OCTOBER 1STvia www.planetrock.com TICKETS ON GENERAL SALE FROM FRIDAY..

Amaranthe – Manifest (Nuclear Blast)

You can see the metal elitists frothing at the mouth over Swedish sextet Amaranthe. The aural explosion of pop, power metal and dance beats, jagged riffs and songs that will take a number of extremes, heavy hitters mixing with ballads, three vocalists, growls and male cleans and then the delectable Elize Ryd, gorgeous production wraps..