New band Whom Gods Destroy – Featuring Derek Sherinian, Ron ‘Bumblefoot’ Thal, and vocalist Dino Jelusick – new album out in the New Year.

A new force of progressive metal has emerged - Whom Gods Destroy, a formidable new group formed by keyboardist Derek Sherinian, guitarist Ron 'Bumblefoot' Thal, and vocalist Dino Jelusick. Along with the potent rhythm section of bassist Yas Nomura and drummer Bruno Valverde, Whom Gods Destroy have recently signed a worldwide deal with InsideOutMusic. Sherinian and Bumblefoot have..

No Terror in the Bang -Heal (Klonosphere Records)

No Terror in the Bang is a progressive and cinematic metal six-piece from Rouen, France, whose sound illustrates a chiaroscuro universe oscillating between fragility and fury. In plain English, this means contrasts of light and shade, which hits the proverbial nail bang on its head!! The band's name refers to a phrase by Alfred Hitchcock, evoking the calm..

Zhiva – Into The Eye Of The Storm (Pride & Joy Music)

Zhiva is a female fronted hard rock band from Sweden and was initially formed in 2001 by the pairing of vocalist Anette Johansson and multi-instrumentalist Mats Edström. The band originally used the name Shiva with three albums being released up to the project closing in 2006 with the pair reuniting in 2016 but now with..

Velvet Thunder – Albums Of 2023

After another bumper year of quality music from across the rock spectrum, VELVET THUNDER is proud to present the best of the year. Thanks for reading in 2023 and see you all in 2024! Terry Craven Hawkwind - The Future Never Waits (Cherry Red) Withering Scorn - Prophets Of Demise (Frontiers) The Flower Kings -..

Video Nasties return with new single ‘Harvest of Flies’

Halloween may have passed but there's still some remnants of evil lurking behind as Video Nasties rises up once again with another unearthly offering - new single 'Harvest of Flies' released digitally today on APF Records. Video Nasties are:Stu Taylor - GuitarsRick Owen - BassDave Archer - DrumsDamian Von Talbot - Vocals Following their debut album 'Dominion'..

FM Confirm special guests Brave Rival, Collateral, Romeo’s Daughter & Hand Of Dimes on UK Tour

FM are pleased to announce their special guests on their highly anticipated "Old Habits Die Hard" 40th Anniversary UK Tour 2024 in March, April, May and June. Brave Rival support FM at Nantwich Civic Hall (March 30), Brighton, Concorde (April 5), Milton Keynes, The Stables (April 6), Southampton, The 1865 (May 24), and London, Dingwalls (May 25). Collateral support FM at Nottingham, Rescue Rooms (May 3), Gateshead, Glasshouse ICM (May 4), Leeds, Brudenell (May 5), Bury St..

Vambo – II (Pride & Joy Music)

I imagine that in secret laboratories across the world teams of scientists are working to crack the enigma of time-travel but they could save themselves a great deal of time simply by buying either of the two Vambo albums and they will find themselves immediately back in the 1970s! Vambo is a British hard rock..

Night Thieves set to release ‘Polarity’ EP, on 19th January

Massively appealing heavy rock four-piece NIGHT THIEVES are poised to climb higher with their blistering new EP, Polarity, out on Friday 19th January. The UK rockers will also deliver their deeply alluring new single and video, Through The Looking Glass, which arrives on Friday 12th January. Photo: Pearl Cook NIGHT THIEVES have already gathered distinguished support from Planet Rock, Powerplay, BBC Radio..

Everdawn – Venera (frontiers Music)

Everdawn is a female fronted symphonic metal band hailing from New Jersey in the United States with Venera being the band's second release. This follows on from the debut Cleopatra which came out in 2021 and immediately marked them out as a band to keep a close watch on. The band began life in 2014..

DORO – releases single/video ‘True Metal Maniacs’ + announces digital EP ‘Conqueress – Extended’

It has been an exciting year for DORO. The metal queen has been celebrating her anniversary of 40-years in music with two big and unforgettable shows, as a headliner at Wacken Open Air and in the sold out Mitsubishi Electric Halle in her former hometown of Düsseldorf. Plus her new album Conqueress – Forever Strong and Proud is out now.  Today, DORO wants to..