Steve Blower – The Prophecy (IX Music)

Steve Blower is a musician from Wakefield in Yorkshire with a love of heavy metal (who isn't?) and he formed the band Hamerex in 2004 and has been the front man since 2014. He has also runs his own solo career given that Hamerex was put on pause in 2018 with his debut album Back..

GWAR announce UK tour, new album & graphic novel

Following the announcement of their forthcoming aural masterpiece, The New Dark Ages, which is available for pre-order, your Lords and Masters GWAR are pleased to announce their return to the road.  On the first leg of the The Black Death Rager World Tour your favorite Scumdog warriors will touch down in Europe for the first time in almost..

degreed – Are You Ready (Frontiers Music)

Degreed is another in an exceptionally long list of impressive hard melodic rock bands from Sweden and their latest release, Are You Ready, is album number six in a successful career since the band formed back in 2010. The previous five albums have all been delicious hard rock albums built on a very melodic platform..

NEW HORIZON : ‘Event Horizon’ – third single from upcoming debut album by new elite power metal duo / ‘Gate Of The Gods’ out 11 March 2022 via Frontiers

Former H.E.A.T. bandmates Erik Grönwall and Jona Tee recently announced a continuation of their musical partnership in the new power metal band New Horizon and have issued a third single from their forthcoming debut album today.Entitled Event Horizon, the song resonates strongly with vocalist Grönwall, who explains: "When we tracked my vocals for it was when..

Stahlmann – Quarz (AFM Records)

The triumphant and seemingly unstoppable movement that is known as Neue Deutsche Härte (New German Hardness or NDH for short) continues with the latest album to add to the momentum being Quarz from Stahlmann, a band formed in 2008 with the latest release now being album number seven. Photo: Tom Row For many of us, the..

EDGE OF FOREVER : ‘The Days Of Future Past – The Remasters’ – 3xCD & digital reissue of first three albums by Italian rock act led by Alessandro Del Vecchio / out 11 March 2022 via Frontiers

Hot on the heels of their brand new studio album, 'Seminole', the first three studio albums by Edge Of Forever will be reissued digitally and as a 3xCD set via Frontiers Music Srl on 11th March. 'Feeding The Fire' (2004), 'Let The Demon Rock 'N' Roll' (2005) and 'Another Paradise' (2009) have been remastered by..

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GONG: THIS IS THE MOMENT AND NOW IS THE TIME – Twice rescheduled UK tour finally commencing February 27

The ever-metamorphosing entity that is GONG launches, as ever, into unknown – and unknowing – territory with a new tour for 2022 destined to be talked about, discussed, and argued over, up and down the land. From its beginnings in a French commune in 1967, through the Virgin Records years, mismanagement, court cases, break-ups and..

Static Abyss, The new band from Autopsy’s Chris Reifert & Greg Wilkinson

Static Abyss - The debut studio album of eerie Death/Doom metal depravity from Greg Wilkinson and Chris Reifert of US gorelords, Autopsy Released on 22nd April on Peaceville Records  "Jawbone Ritual" – the first single & lyric video released Static Abyss is the new mouthpiece for a rotten age consisting of the duo of Greg Wilkinson (Guitars/bass) & Chris Reifert (drums/vocals),..

The Flower Kings launch new single “Revolution”

The Flower Kings launch new single "Revolution", The Third track from the upcoming album By Royal Decree. Prog icons The Flower Kings are set to release their 15th studio album 'By Royal Decree' on the 4th March 2022.  Now, the band are pleased to share the third single from the album, Roine comments: "The songs on the..