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.

MAJESTICA release new single ‘This Christmas’ alongside ‘A Christmas Carol – Extended Version’, European tour postponed

Last year, Majestica released their latest album titled A Christmas Carol; a pure symphonic power metal album based around the well‐known story of Ebenezer Scrooge from the Charles Dickens novel A Christmas Carol. It was inspired by the likes of Twilight Force, Rhapsody, Alan Silvestri, Danny Elfman and John Williams. Today, the band have released their 'A Christmas Carol - Extended Version' album, which finally completes the story surrounding grumpy old Ebenezer Scrooge with two new..

KRAEMER : ‘All The Way’ – debut album by Finnish vocalist Erik Kraemer (also of Simulacrum), out 28 January 2022 via Frontiers

Frontiers Music Srl is pleased to announce the upcoming release of All The Way, the debut album by Kraemer, which is a new collaboration that sees Finnish vocalist Erik Kraemer (also of Simulacrum) applying his voice to melodic hard rock songs in the classic Scandinavian style. Out on 28th January 2022, a first single from..

EPICA – postpone “The Epic Apocalypse Tour” with Apocalyptica to 2023

Once again, symphonic metal titans EPICA are forced to reschedule their co-headline tour with Apocalyptica due to the still ongoing restrictions in various countries that make it impossible to plan a 2-month-long tour run across Europe and 17 countries. To ensure the safety of their fans in the crowd, The Epic Apocalypse Tour is now postponed to January, February and March..

POWERWOLF invite you to the first streaming event in their band history: The Monumental Mass: A Cinematic Metal Event!

photo credit: Matteo Vdiva Fabbiani / VDPICTURES POWERWOLF stand for epic metal moments of superlatives and that's why their masses, as they dignifiedly call their shows, always go one step further. When the wolves call their pack in front of the screen, gigantic things can be expected. The Monumental Mass: A Cinematic Metal Event will set new standards..

COYLE GIRELLI : ‘From 7th Street With Love’ – second single from forthcoming solo album by New York based English singer-songwriter

'From 7th Street With Love' is the second single to be lifted from 'Funland', the forthcoming new solo album by New York City based English singer-songwriter Coyle Girelli. In contrast to its uptempo guitar-driven predecessor, 'Fun', it is a gorgeous and atmospheric piano-based paean to his adopted home, of which he states: "I wrote it during..

LALU : ‘Paint The Sky’ – new album by prog metal act led by French keyboard player Vivien Lalu out 21 January 2022 via Frontiers

Frontiers Music Srl is excited to announce the forthcoming release of the new album by progressive metal outfit LALU. Entitled Paint The Sky, it is out on 21st January 2022. A first single and accompanying video for the song The Chosen Ones is available now and features guest appearances from Jordan Rudess of Dream Theater and Simone..

PRAYING MANTIS : ‘Katharsis’ – new album by veteran UK hard rockers out 28 January 2022 via Frontiers

Frontiers Music Srl is excited to announce the upcoming release of the new album by veteran UK hard rockers Praying Mantis. Katharsis is their 12th studio record and sees the quintet steadily progressing from the sonic signatures of their previous release, 2018's Gravity. Out on 28th January 2022, fans can get a first taste of the band's latest..

CASKET ROBBERY Release “Bone Mother” Single

Madison (WI) - Midwest Death Machine CASKET ROBBERY have officially released their newest single, Bone Mother. The song is now available on Spotify and all other streaming platforms. Bone Mother is dedicated to the memory of Eric Orvold, father of CASKET ROBBERY vocalist Megan Orvold CASKET ROBBERY recently released a video for Bone Mother. HorrorPatch.com called the..