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.

Holding Absence – Release video for fourth and final single ‘nomoreroses’ ahead of “The Greatest Mistake Of My Life”

With just a week to go until the release of The Greatest Mistake Of My Life, Holding Absence have revealed a video for their thunderous fourth single nomoreroses. Vocalist Lucas Woodland comments "We're super excited to release nomoreroses on the homestretch before TGMOML comes out next week! The song is definitely a heavier and more progressive track than people have heard from us in a while,..

FLOTSAM AND JETSAM release new single ‘Burn The Sky’, the first track taken from upcoming album ‘Blood In The Water’, out 24th June on AFM Records

Legendary thrash metallers FLOTSAM AND JETSAM have unveiled the first single of their upcoming studio album Blood In The Water via the official music video for the pummeling track Burn The Sky which can be watched below. “While we were in the process of selecting which songs we would use for the album’s videos, Burn The Sky was the only one..

LIGHT THE TORCH – Announce New Album ‘You Will Be The Death Of Me’ due June 25 via NUCLEAR BLAST + Drop New Video For ‘Wilting In The Light’

LIGHT THE TORCH — Howard Jones [vocals], Francesco Artusato [guitar], and Ryan Wombacher [bass] — will release their new album and second full length You Will Be the Death of Me on June 25 via Nuclear Blast. The band has dropped the video for the first track, Wilting In The Light, which was directed by Ramon Boutviseth in L.A. "You Will Be The Death Of Me has been..

KENT HILLI : ‘The Rumble’ – debut solo album by frontman of acclaimed Swedish rockers Perfect Plan out 18 June 2021 via Frontiers

Frontiers Music Srl is proud to present The Rumble, the debut solo album from Perfect Plan vocalist Kent Hilli and the culmination of the musical path that the Swedish singer has taken since the inception of the melodic rock quintet in 2014. To craft his own record, Hilli joined forces with multi-talented compatriot Mike Palace,..

ACCEPT announce “Too Mean To Die” European Tour!

Photo: Iana Domingos ACCEPT have been flying the flag of classic metal for decades, and with their latest album, Too Mean To Die, they have once again proven themselves to be international chart stormers with top 10 placings worldwide. Now, after a long absence due to Corona, they are proud to announce they will finally..

VAN CANTO Reveals Official Teaser for Upcoming Album “To The Power Of Eight” – Pre-Order Starts NOW. German Acapella Metal Innovators VAN CANTO Reveal Exciting Official Teaser for Eighth Full-Length Album

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, eighth inimitable offering, To The Power Of Eight, on June 4, 2021 via Napalm Records. Prepare for an outstanding vocal offering smashing in with full force! The record marks another..

MESHUGGAH: Enter Sweetspot Studios For New Record + Announce Return Of Fredrik Thordendal

Swedish extreme tech-metal pioneers MESHUGGAH have entered Sweetspot Studios in Sweden to record their ninth studio album and follow-up to their highly acclaimed and Grammy Nominated album, The Violent Sleep Of Reason. The band comments, "Things are happening. As some of you figured out we have entered Sweetspot Studios and have begun recording a new album. ::Spoiler:: There will be distortion and kicks...

SOCIAL DISORDER sign with AFM Records and share first single, ‘Windy Road’, from upcoming album ‘Love 2 Be Hated’, feat. members of Guns ‘n’ Roses, Ozzy Osbourne, Whitesnake, Rainbow & many more, to be released on June 18th.

SOCIAL DISORDER, lead by multi-talented Anders LA Rönnblom – best known as the founder and songwriter from Killer Bee and X-Romance as well as a member of Wolfpakk – has signed a worldwide deal with AFM Records for the release of their upcoming debut album! Rönnblom’s ability to write great riffs with classic melodies has..

ADARRAK Release “Bereft” Official Video, Featuring Marty Friedman (ex-Megadeth)

Singapore-based Death Metal newcomers ADARRAK have partnered with Spain's Friedhof Magazine in premiering the official video for Bereft, the first single from forthcoming debut album Ex Oriente Lux. The song features a guitar solo from ex-Megadeth shredder Marty Friedman. Check the video below. The video was directed and produced by ADARRAK with camera by Su Pao Shu Donald. Editing and post-production by Aimed..