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.

IN FLAMES ANNOUNCE 20TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION OF CLAYMAN PLUS LYRIC VIDEO FOR RE-RECORDED TITLE TRACK

Photo Credit: Stephanie Cabral Sweden’s influential and long revered heavy metal giants IN FLAMES are celebrating two major milestones in 2020: their 30th anniversary as a band, and the 20th anniversary of their seminal, critically acclaimed album Clayman. In honour of this monumental occasion, Nuclear Blast presents a special 20th Anniversary Edition of Clayman, to be released on August 28th, 2020. Today, the band is..

Photo Credit: Sanjay Parikh

Shinedown release New Single “Atlas Falls” With A Powerful Message Amid The COVID-19 Pandemic

Has Raised More Than $300,000 With Special “Atlas Falls” T-Shirt & Song Bundle Benefiting Non-Profit Humanitarian Aid Organisation Direct Relief This past Friday multi-platinum band Shinedown releases their new single Atlas Falls, sharing a message of optimism and faith in humanity amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Watch the lyric video below and pick up a copy of the single...

Die Kreatur- Panoptikum (Napalm Records)

It is easy to forget what Germany has brought to music over the decades, an endless list of of electronic, avant-garde and underground bands. From Krautrock to Neue Deutsche Welle (New German Wave) heavy electronica with its roots in British punk but faithful to the German tongue. The late 1980s and early 1990s heralded a..