C.K.O. – Are You WIth Me (Sliptrick Records)

C.K.O. is a Swedish hard rock band and it is not a name I know nor does there appear to be a great detail of information about them out there so apologies for the lack of any real insight or historical comments. They line up with the tight and hard hitting Johan Widerberg on vocals,..

EXODUS: release music video for ‘The Fires of Division’ + launch pre-order for new ‘Persona Non Grata’ exclusives

With a bond forged in youth and decades-old friendship, the undisputed masters of thrash metal released their eleventh studio album, Persona Non Grata late last year via Nuclear Blast Records. Today, the band bring the heat with a music video for The Fires Of Division. Gary Holt states: "Time for our next video. This one is for The Fires of Division and it actually..

Larry McCray releases “Breaking News” single taken from forthcoming album “Blues Without You”

LEGENDARY BLUES GUITARIST LARRY MCCRAYRELEASES NEW SINGLE "BREAKING NEWS"TAKEN FROM HIS FIRST NEW ALBUM IN SEVEN YEARS"BLUES WITHOUT YOU"RELEASED BY KTBA RECORDS ON MARCH 25, 2022 STREAM THE NEW SINGLE HERE PRE-ORDER THE NEW ALBUM HEREHighly Anticipated Album Produced by Joe Bonamassa and Josh SmithReleased via Bonamassa's Keeping the Blues Alive Records"In the spirit of BB..

Beth Hart adds four new concerts to March 2023 UK Tour

RESCHEDULED MARCH 2023 UK DATESALL TICKETS REMAIN VALID FOUR NEW DATES ADDED IN GLASGOW, SHEFFIELD, MANCHESTER AND BRIGHTONTICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY 18TH MARCH AT 9AM TICKETS AVAILABLE FROMWWW.ALTTICKETS.COM/BETH-HART-TICKETSWWW.GIGSINSCOTLAND.COM/ARTIST/BETH-HART Photo: Roxanne de Roode "Sounding like her vocal cords are marinated in nicotine and whisky, Beth Hart wields her voice like an earth-scorching flame-thrower...Hart shows no trepidation..

Kris Barras Band – Death Valley Paradise (Mascot)

West country hard rocker, guitarist, tattooed ex-cage fighter and all round tough guy Kris Barras and his band return with their fourth full-length album, Death Valley Paradise. If you’ve been following them through the previous three, you’ll probably be pleased to learn that Barras’ guitar shredding skills and carpet tack vocal chords are still as..

Charger – Warhorse (Pirates Press Records)

Charger is a band from Oakland, California, featuring Rancid’s bass player Matt Freeman, who also handles the vocals here, Jason Willer on drums and vocals, and guitarist Andrew McGee. The band first made impression with their 2019 self-titled, 7-song EP, displaying a tasteful amalgam of influences from the punk, NWOBHM and speed metal scenes. If..

Spitfire – Denial To Fall (No Remorse Records)

Rather unsurprisingly, there have been several bands called Spitfire over the years and this most stirring of names is surely suited for full on, heavy metal bands! This version of Spitfire is from Athens, Greece and was formed way back in 1984 with the debut release coming out in 1987. Sadly, the band has had..

SEPULTURA : announce new UK headline tour dates in June WITH RAGING SPEEDHORN + CAGE FIGHT

Photo: Marcos Hermes Brazilian thrash legends Sepultura are pleased to announce three new UK summer headline shows, taking place after their highly anticipated performance at Download Festival 2022. Supports on these dates will be Raging Speedhorn and Cage Fight. Tickets will go on sale this Friday 18th March @ 10am GMT, venue pre-sale is available today. Sepultura - Summer 2022 10-06-22 ..

BLUES PILLS – announce summer festival tour for 2022

The wait is over and Blues Pills will finally return to stages all over Europe. The tour will include some of the biggest festivals from Donington's legendary Download, to the massive Hellfest and the alternative rock twins Southside / Hurricane in Germany, as well as selected club shows to present their latest third album Holy Moly! alongside other fan..

SKILLS – “Just When I Needed You” : second single by new supergroup / from debut album ‘Different Worlds’ out 13 May 2022 via Frontiers

The Frontiers label recently announced a 13th May release date for Different Worlds, the debut album by Skills, a truly super group that sees three established musicians combine forces with a recently discovered vocal talent for a stunning debut hard rock record. Skills features the eye-popping line-up of vocalist Renan Zonta (Electric Mob), guitarist Brad..