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.

LOST ZONE release video for ‘All Again’, new album ‘Ordinary Misery’ out now on Drakkar Entertainment

Following Resilience - Full Circle, the latest CD edition featuring nine exclusive acoustic versions and eleven powerful tracks by rock trio LOST ZONE, the band is gearing up for the release of their new studio offering entitled Ordinary Misery!  The band's sophomore, much awaited album will be out on April 5, 2024 via Drakkar Entertainment. Ever..

APOCALYPTICA release new breathtaking new video for ‘The Unforgiven II”

APOCALYPTICA are thrilled to release the second single from Apocalyptica Plays Metallica, Vol. 2 – the hotly-anticipated sequel to their legendary debut record. The Unforgiven II falls hot on the heels of first single The Four Horsemen, featuring Metallica's very own bassist Rob Trujllo. "We wanted to balance what we were doing between old and new," says lead cellist Perttu Kivilaakso. "The Unforgiven II has..

ISSA Announces New Album “Another World” Out June 7th 2024 via Frontiers Music

AOR sensation Issa, AKA Isabell Øversveen, proudly announces the upcoming release of her latest album, Another World, slated to be released on June 7th. This highly anticipated record marks the next exciting chapter in ISSA's musical voyage. Kicking off the journey is the release of the first single, Armed & Dangerous, accompanied by a visually stunning video which can..

German Heavy Metal Legends ACCEPT Reveal Second New Single, “The Reckoning”

Iconic heavy metal institution ACCEPT have released their second new single, The Reckoning, off of their highly anticipated album, Humanoid, out April 26, 2024! The dark accompanying music video channels ACCEPT's captivating live energy and matches the sinister instrumentation and apocalyptic lyrics of the track Formed in 1976, ACCEPT was the first internationally successful German heavy metal band. Currently, the frontrunners are..

The Cold Stares Release Powerful New Single “Horse To Water”

The Cold Stares, known for their electrifying blend of blues-rock, have released their latest single, Horse To Water, the first taste of an exciting slate of new material expected later this year. This new track emerges as a profound reflection on the band's unexpected yet embraced connection to their Southern musical roots, delving deep into..

RELIQA – announce new album ‘Secrets Of The Future’ + reveal video for new single ‘Killstar (The Cold World)

Progressive metalcore outfit RELIQA have announced the details of their new album, Secrets Of The Future, which is set to be released on the 31 May via Nuclear Blast Records for all territories outside of Australia, where it will be released via Greyscale Records. Alongside the announcement, the band have revealed the video for their brand new single Killstar (The Cold World)...