GRAMMY®-winning, progressive music titans Dream Theater are announcing the return of drummer Mike Portnoy to the group. Portnoy will reunite with guitarist John Petrucci and bassist John Myung – the trio formed the band at the Berklee College Of Music in 1985 - along with long-time members, vocalist James LaBrie and keyboardist Jordan Rudess. Dream Theater will be going..
Long Island veterans Suffocation have been torturing our eardrums since 1988, and together with Immolation (from the same state and formed in the same year) are among the death metal bands that have persevered on their style and sound through all these years. Their ninth album, Hymns From The Apocrypha, however, marks a big change..
British slide guitarist and singer songwriter, Troy Redfern is pleased to announce the release of his new single Getaway; the second single taken from his forthcoming 2024 studio album Invocation. Released Wednesday 25th October, Getaway is available on all streaming platforms HERE. The single is accompanied by an official music video available to watch on YouTube below. Featuring his strongest material to date, the Invocation..
British rock band Kira Mac is pleased to announce their 12-date Spring 2024 UK Tour. Planet Rock will launch a 48-Hour Ticket Pre-sale at 10am BST on Monday October 23rd.Tickets go on general sale 10am BST on Wednesday October 25th at planetrock.com, thegigcartel.com and www.kiramac.com.The UK tour starts Thursday April 25th at Leeds Brudenell Social Club and ends at the Stoke Underground on Saturday May 11th. Kira Mac are: Rhiannon Hill, Joe Worrall, Alex Novakovic and Bret Barnes Kira..
Symphonic metal supergroup EXIT EDEN, feat. Clémentine Delauney (Visions of Atlantis), Anna Brunner (League of Distortion) and Marina La Torraca (Phantom Elite), are back to mesmerize audiences with their second studio album - illustrating strength and female empowerment with the title Femmes Fatales - set for release on January 12, 2024 via Napalm Records. EXIT EDEN's new masterpiece contains..
Fem could easily be described as one of the heaviest albums ever released! Think of funk dragging its feet. Or Arnold Schwarzenegger's lunchbox. With Pyramido you won't get the usual hackneyed "congregating-at-a-sacrificial-altar- doing-bonghits-with-satan-while-worshipping-riffs-and-watching-vintage-biker-flicks" patter that is commonly hinted at when describing this kind of music. What you will get though is honest, soulful, yet aggressive and..
A fascinating show, one band playing monster tracks from 50 years ago, the other performing top quality material only a year old - but they share the same enthusiasm for classic rock, the same belief in "well-being through music", and both featuring absolutely majestic singers. For me, this was sort of a double-header, I love'em..
Ascending UK riff merchants, AKKADIAN, are poised to break with their formidable new EP, The Devil Has Evolved, out Friday 27th October. The rampant metal crew have also just released the EP’s namesake, The Devil Has Evolved, as a video and single. Watch the video, here Coming at you from Cambridge, England, AKKADIAN were originally formed in 2018...
The common thread through these ten songs is Girelli’s ability to write those melodies or hook lines that get under your skin. He’s no need for bombastic orchestration or big solos; the music is strong enough in itself and it’ll have you coming back again and again. Coyle Girelli has written songs for global acts..
Fuzzed-up alternative crew SWEET HOUDINI draw a line in the sand with their mega-infectious new single and video, Dominatrix, out now. Watch the video below. Hailing from Essex, England, freshly-formed trio, SWEET HOUDINI capture the essence of '90s alt-rock and punk, embracing the raw emotion, energy, and uncertainties that defined the era while taking it to new heights...