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.

ALESTORM – New Album “Seventh Rum of a Seventh Rum” Out Now!

Superb swashbucklers set sail with their seventh set of seafaring songs! Oh wow! It's time to put on your pirate hat and inflate your rubber ducks, because the world-famous Pirate Metal Drinking Crew ALESTORM, have just set sail on a new voyage with their seventh studio album, Seventh Rum of a Seventh Rum! Produced once again by their long-time..

ANTHRAX – drops second live track/video ‘The Devil You Know’ from ‘XL’ 40th anniversary livestream concert release

Photo: Ignacio Galvez ANTHRAX has released The Devil You Know live, the second "early taste" single/music video from the band's 40th anniversary livestream concert, XL. The release will be available in the UK/Europe digitally on July 15th (Nuclear Blast), followed by a Blu-Ray release (inc. 2CD + 1Blu-Ray) on July 22nd. It will be available in North America on Blu-Ray/CD/Digital on..

LOST SOCIETY | drops video for new single ‘Stitches’

Finnish modern metal squad LOST SOCIETY recently shook the scene with 112', the first single from their upcoming album If The Sky Came Down, set to be released on September 30th via Nuclear Blast Records. With new track Stitches the band delivers a heavy pounding anthem for any modern metalhead out there, while addressing serious mental health issues. Front man Samy Elbanna stated about the..

STRYPER : ‘Rise To The Call’ – brand new single by legendary US heavy metal group out Now from album out late 2022 via Frontiers

The legendary heavy metal band Stryper have released a new single entitled Rise To The Call. It is taken from a forthcoming album set for release in late 2022 that is produced by frontman Michael Sweet and maintains the heavy trend established over the group's last few albums, albeit retaining their trademark melodies, virtuoso guitar playing..

THUNDERMOTHER release new lyric video for single ‘Hot Mess’, out now on AFM Records, new album ‘Black And Gold’ will be released on 19th August

Hardly any hard rock act has seen a rise recent years like the all-female rock band THUNDERMOTHER. Following their latest, chart-breaking album Heat Wave (2020), that has been praised by both fans and international music press alike, August 19, 2022 will see the Swedish rock ladies release their hotly anticipated, new album, Black And Gold, via AFM Records! Twelve adrenaline-fuelled songs..

Bon Jovi by Ross Halfin from Rufus Publications

Bon Jovi by Ross Halfin is the brand new book from Rufus Publications. At over 400 oversized pages this unique, photographic book covers the band for a ten year period from the mid eighties.  Ross had unique access to the band and the book features both intimate and stunning live portraits of the group as they..

MEGADETH Announce Their Hotly Anticipated New Studio Album ‘THE SICK, THE DYING… AND THE DEAD!’ Available 2nd September 2022, New Track, ‘WE’LL BE BACK’ Available Now

Thrash Metal pioneers MEGADETH will cap a summer of successful global touring with the release of their highly anticipated 16th studio album, The Sick, The Dying… And The Dead! via UMe on 2nd September 2022. Featuring twelve new tracks, The Sick, The Dying… And The Dead! will be released on CD, vinyl, and cassette, as well as digitally through all online..