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.

Judith Hill -Baby, I’m Hollywood! (Regime Music)

Class will always win out regardless of style or genre and an album by Judith Hill would not normally feature on this site but this Grammy winning singer and songwriter deserves to have her music brought to your attention. She is an artist from Los Angeles and has filled plenty of column inches in her..

STONETRIP release their video for single ‘Nightmare’, new self-titled EP set for release on 10th December, out on Golden Robot Records

Melbourne hard rockers STONETRIP, produce a groove laden modern rock sound mixed with classic rock sensibilities. The band are known for their explosive live show, complete with arena-ready sounds and are well on their way to reinvigorating the local rock scene and making a huge dent globally. Having recently released two blistering arena rock influenced singles Runaway and Nightmare (via Golden Robot Records)..

Exodus – Persona Non Grata (Nuclear Blast)

It is incredible that thrash has been around for forty years -  forty-two if the roots of Exodus and the late 1970s are taken into consideration. The Bay Area of San Francisco lit the touch paper in terms of defining a genre. It has hardly been a straight road for Exodus over that time, a..

ACCEPT release digital single “The Undertaker – Live” + ‘Too Mean To Die’ exclusive silver vinyl

Photo: Iana Domingos Accept were getting ready to tour mainland Europe in January 2022, but unfortunately virus related circumstances are not allowing the dates to go ahead as planned. Against all expectations and hopes, the legendary band have had to postpone these dates until January/February 2023. "As much as we want to, the current Covid situation just doesn't..

THE THREE TREMORS release their new album ‘Guardians Of The Void’, out now on Steel Cartel Records

THE THREE TREMORS, featuring Tim “Ripper” Owens , Harry “The Tyrant”  Conklin, and Sean “The Hell Destroyer”, have announced their new album Guardians Of The Void and a corresponding US Tour for Nov 2021. Coming off the successful release of their self-titled debut album, several North American and European tours, release of the solo versions of the first..

HYPOCRISY release music video for third single ‘Children Of The Gray’

In less than a month's time, the newest addition to the Hypocrisy catalogue, Worship, will be released via  Nuclear Blast Records. Today, the band releases an animated music video for their third single Children Of The Gray. Peter Tägtgren comments, "Costin Chioreanu did an amazing job with his drawings. He illustrated my words perfectly. If we don't take care of this planet, we..

SEVENTH CRYSTAL : ‘Live At NSL’ – new live EP by Swedish melodic rock outfit follows recent debut album, out now via Frontiers

Swedish melodic rock sextet Seventh Crystal has released a special live EP entitled Live At NSL on all digital music platforms and made a video of the full performance available via YouTube. Comprising seven songs, the EP was recorded earlier in 2021 at Nordic Sound Lab. Live At NSL Say What You Need To SayDeliriumWhen..