Author: Lee Vickers

Born metal head. Began a musical journey running Queensrÿche's official UK campaign in the late 1980s/early 1990s during the band's most successful period. Former reviews editor of the Classic Rock Society's 'Rock Society' magazine; features writer and "that back page" 'Graveyard Shift' scribbler. Will entertain anything in the genre but especially thrash (Bay Area in particular) and death metal.

INNER STREAM : ‘Stain The Sea’ – debut album by metal act formed by Argentinian singer out 16 July 2021 via Frontiers

Inner Stream blend elements of symphonic metal, electronic, goth and nü metal to create a distinctive and boundary pushing sound with a rich variety of textures, heavy riffs, powerful melodies and moments of pure emotion. Having signed to Frontiers in 2020, Stain The Sea is their debut album. "Bands like Lacuna Coil, Evanescence and Within..

MC ROADS release their debut single ‘Call It What You Want’, out now on Golden Robot Records.

Hailing from Detroit Michigan, Mike Cross is the original founding guitarist for American rock act SPONGE. Now, Mike is the lead vocalist and guitarist for his new band MC Roads, who have recently signed to Golden Robot Records. MC Roads offer up a powerful blend of melodic, guitar driven music and classic style songs. MC ROADS offer up a powerful blend of melodic,..

VAN CANTO Reveals New Single and Official Video for Amon Amarth Cover “Raise Your Horns”, new album, ‘To The Power Of Eight’, to be Released June 4, 2021 Pre-Order available

photo credit: Tim Tronckoe The world's most exciting acapella metal masters VAN CANTO return with their energetic and unique Rakkatakka-power and are set to release their highly anticipated, inimitable new offering, To The Power Of Eight, on June 4, 2021 via Napalm Records. VAN CANTO are well-known for their catchy tunes and sophisticated interpretations of various scene classics and follow..

Crobot: New single ‘Kiss It Goodbye’ from upcoming EP ‘Rat Child’ out 18 June 2021 on Mascot Records

Crobot have announced their new record Rat Child EP, which will be released globally on 18 June via Mascot Records.  The EP features a mighty cast of Frank Bello (Anthrax) , Howard Jones (Light The Torch/ex-Killswitch Engage)  and Stix Zadina (Steel Panther). Ahead of this they have revealed the video for Kiss It Goodbye featuring Howard Jones (Light the Torch/ex-Killswitch Engage) which you can watch below. Singer Brandon Yeagley shares, "Kiss..

PHIL CAMPBELL AND THE BASTARD SONS – Announce Wolf Jaw as UK tour support for November

Homegrown Welsh rockers Phil Campbell And The Bastard Sons have announced that Wolf Jaw will be providing support to them on all dates of their November UK tour (excl. HRH festival) Along with the band's previously announced Steelhouse and Bloodstock festival appearances, these shows will provide the first chance for UK fans to experience the new songs from the band's 2020 album We're The..

FLIGHT ATTENDANT – ‘Paradise’ : new single by Nashville-based eclectic indie band out now via Moraine Music Group/Membran

FLIGHT ATTENDANT photograph by Christopher Cruz  Flight Attendant are a Nashville based indie band who were making a name for themselves as a live proposition locally before Covid-19 shuttered venues. Paradise is the group's second single of 2021, the video for the track can be seen below and the song is available on streaming services...

Yngwie Malmsteen Reveals New Album ‘Parabellum’ + Video For New Song ‘Wolves At The Door’

Photo: Mark Weiss Yngwie Malmsteen and Music Theories Recordings / Mascot Label Group have announced the release of a new studio album PARABELLUM on July 23. The album will be available on CD, Red Transparent LP and digitally. Ahead of this they have revealed the video for the first song released from the album, Wolves At The Door . The name of Yngwie..