October 28, 2020

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.

Sons of Apollo launch video for new song Desolate July

SONS OF APOLLO - featuring former Dream Theater members Mike Portnoy and Derek Sherinian, Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal (ex-Guns N’ Roses), Billy Sheehan (The Winery Dogs, Mr. Big, David Lee Roth) and Jeff Scott Soto (ex-Journey, ex-Yngwie Malmsteen's Rising Force) - are ringing in the new decade with a sonic boom with their second studio album,..

Live Review – Monster Truck

The Parish, Huddersfield 22 November 2019 Photos: Ian Jenkinson When we have the sad situation that music venues up and down the land are closing their doors, it is encouraging to see that The Parish in the West Yorkshire town of Huddersfield is going from strength to strength. A good old fashioned rock pub –..

FRENCH MIDDLE EASTERN/FUSION PROG METAL QUINTET MOBIUS UNVEIL DETAILS AND PREORDERS OF FORTHCOMING STUDIO ALBUM KALA

Having recently performed at this year’s Euroblast Festival alongside the likes of Car Bomb, Voyager and Between The Buried And Me, modern progressive metal outfit MOBIUS are thrilled to reveal the first details and pre-order links for their forthcoming sophomore studio album Kala. Arriving on 30th January 2020, Kala - the Sanskrit word for “time”..

Slayer – The Repentless Killogy (Nuclear Blast)

What is left to say about Slayer? For nearly four decades the LA foursome have been the pure embodiment of thrash metal, unrelenting and at the same time - reliable. Even in the 1990s when thrash seemed like nothing more than a memory, Slayer entered the decade on the still stunning Seasons In The Abyss..

Steelhouse festival celebrates 10 years in 2020

Steelhouse Festival is 10! Running from the 24th-26th of July 2020, the Welsh international classic rock festival celebrates a decade of decibels on top of its now infamous mountain top location in South Wales. Having reached this milestone, Steelhouse 2020 looks to be the biggest yet with the announcement of it’s first 6 acts and..

ACCEPT welcomes new member Philip Shouse

ACCEPT are currently busy preparing for their two upcoming North American shows next week; on November 8th at the Arcada Theater in St. Charles, IL and November 10th at the Foamhenge Festival in Houston,TX. In preparation for those shows, today, the band put out this statement: "Unfortunately, Uwe Lulis will not be able to join..