April 2, 2020

Author: Lee Vickers

Began a musical journey running Queensrÿche's official UK campaign in the late 1980s/early 1990s. Former reviews editor of the Classic Rock Society's 'Rock Society' magazine; features writer and Graveyard Shift scribbler. Decided that I was born a metal head, will entertain anything in the genre but especially thrash and death metal.

Sacred Reich launches video for ‘Salvation’

Sacred Reich have launched their new video for Salvation. Front-man and bassist Phil Rind comments: "We want to put something positive out there right now.Salvation is about music's ability to encourage and inspire us and bring us together." Salvation is off the band's latest album, Awakening. Watch the video (shot and edited by Fiaz Farrelly) below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7QGvcSD5V8A Sacred Reich's first record in twenty-three years, the towering Awakening showcases..

Photo: Richard Bolwell

Joe Satriani reschedules UK & European Tour

Joe Satriani releases statement on rescheduling the Shapeshifting UK Tour “The current COVID-19 virus has now reached pandemic proportions and is making daily life for all of us very challenging. As always, my concern for the health and safety of my fans, my band and crew always take precedence when touring, and now is no..

Body Count – Carnivore (Napalm Records)

Body Count - the crossover metal side venture of west coast hip-hop giant Tracy Marrow - better known as Ice-T - has been around for nigh on 30 years. As Ice-T himself explains on the 2017 album Bloodlust, 'moshing' occurred at hip-hop shows and Ice wanted to give his friend Ernie C an outlet to..

Sepultura – Quadra (Nuclear Blast)

Despite it being 24 years, the spectre of the Max Cavalera's acrimonious departure from Brazillian pioneers Sepultura still hangs thick. Even practically on the eve of the release of their new album there was yet another spat based on an interview that vocalist Derrick Green gave recently, a positive comment nicely stirred up and twisted...

CREMATORY Releases New Single And Video, ‘Rise and Fall New Album, ‘Unbroken’, Out March 6, 2020 Via Napalm Records

Credit: Stefan Heilemann A praise of fight and persistence – CREMATORY’s Rise And Fall dives deep into the dark struggles of human fate. The harsh wave of the electrifying synergy of industrial metal and gothic dimness hits stronger than ever before: German pioneers of European gothic metal, CREMATORY, release their third single, Rise And Fall..