Wow, wow and wow again, suddenly it's 1974 and I'm in my beloved Sheffield City Hall waiting for a co-headliner between Uriah Heep and Jethro Tull. Of course, neither band wants to go on first so Ian Anderson and David Byron come up with the novel idea that both bands combine and they play the..
UK heavy proggers HeKz announce new line up & double concept album HeKz’s fourth album Terra Nova will see lead singer and bassist Matt Young joined by a new line up of international talent. 'HeKz has always been a musical chimera, fusing elements of heavy metal, hard rock and progressive music,' explains Young. 'The new..
Mascot Records will release the 15th Anniversary limited-edition vinyl pressings of Volbeat's debut album, The Strength / The Sound / The Songs,on 26th March 2021. A glow in the dark pressing will be available in all shops and online, while a limited number of unique marble editions will be available through volbeat.dk and EMP, via the button below. Pre-order The..
Photo: Jarmo Katila "Absolutely no questioning the fruit of our long partnership", Eero Sipilä BATTLE BEAST and NUCLEAR BLAST have renewed the bond of their successful partnership: The Finnish heavy metal sextet re-signed to the metal global player! Eero Sipilä, bassist of BATTLE BEAST states: "We are thrilled to announce our continued co-operation with the metal titans Nuclear Blast records. With..
Jason Bieler has just released his new solo album, Songs For The Apocalypse, under the moniker Jason Bieler and The Baron Von Bielski Orchestra and issued a creepy, mesmerising video for the song Beyond Hope. The song features Benji Webbe (Skindred), David Ellefson (Megadeth), Bumblefoot (Sons Of Apollo), and Ricky Sanders. Released on 22nd January,..
Dutch/Brazilian metal act Phantom Elite have issued a video for a song entitled Glass Crown from their new album, Titanium, which was released via the Frontiers label on 22nd January. Vocalist Marina La Torraca explains that "it's a cautionary tale about social media culture, a competition for a fragile glass crown. Who has never felt sick..
Under Attack is a heavy metal band from Italy, founded in 2018, in the style of Saxon, Ozzy, Dio or Judas Priest. All fans of the above will thoroughly enjoy this! The core of the band is duo Daniele Sciacca handling vocals, with multi instrumentalist Nando Bonini on guitar, bass and drums. For this album, they're also joined..
Depending on your musical preferences this album is going to be either pure genius or far too operatic for rock and I doubt there will be many who take solace in the middle ground! Legado de una Tragedia is a vehicle for the Spanish singer, composer, author and producer Joaquin Padilla and it appears he..
Paranorm is a progressive death/thrash band from Sweden, existing since 2008. With two EPs behind their backs (released in 2011 and 2014 respectively), now, finally the time has come for the full-length debut Empyrean. The eight-track album will be released on February 26th by Redefining Darkness Records and you can already listen to the first..
This is the debut EP by American outfit Ghosts Of Sunset and they have set their stall out by unleashing what they describe as a concept EP based on the '80s rock/hair metal scene. It's an ambitious target to pull this by only using six tracks and a total of twenty six minutes to play..