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.

UK metallers Enquire Within detail brand new EP & Single

Imposing Brit hard-hitters ENQUIRE WITHIN continue to rise with the launch of their ferocious new EP, Elysium, out on Friday 31st May. The EP is heralded by their explosive brand new single and video, Seeds of Destruction, which features Howard H Smith (Acid Reign), and is out now. Check out the video below. With a..


Sci-Fi alt-metallers SICK N' BEAUTIFUL are excited to announce the release of their new single and video, DEATH POLICE, out now via Frontiers Music.  "DEATH POLICE is one of their heaviest track to date, accordingly to bass player Big Daddy Ray. "The idea behind the song was to imagine an afterlife where there is no heaven or hell,..

Hugely captivating Welsh pop-punkers Fortune Teller reveal new single “Drop The Act” from Debut EP

Fast rising pop punk crew, FORTUNE TELLER surge onwards with the release of their alluring debut EP, Premonitions, out on Friday 29th March. The rampant tunesmiths have also unveiled their massively contagious new single and video, Drop The Act. Born late 2022 and coming at you from the striking and rugged Rhondda Valleys in South Wales, FORTUNE TELLER are..

PRIEST (ft. ex GHOST members) unveil the new single ‘Just a Game’. New album “Dark Pulse” out on May 31st 2024

Linköping, Sweden based synth wizards PRIEST will release their new album Dark Pulse on May 31st 2024 via their own label Blue Nine. PRIEST’s fourth studio album Dark Pulse was produced by Simon Söderberg (ex-GHOST) – it is a dark synth pop opus with rave elements and heavy industrial notes. With a signature blend of eerie synthesizers and pulsating hardware, PRIEST delves deeper into the shadows of..

DAEDRIC releases ‘Mortal Deluxe’, out now on FiXT

If you thought Daedric's release of Mortal was complete back in August of 2023, strap in. The ride is about to get a rocky. Daedric has released their Mortal Deluxe and it's now available across all DSPs from FiXT.  "Mortal Deluxe is the final quest. An immense experience the listener deserves and a rousing conclusion to my debut installment" says..

Emerging Metallers SMILE MORE announce new single & MOre!

Brit newcomers, SMILE MORE hurl out their savage new single and video, Thank You For Having Me. Rising from the ashes of a previous incarnation, Tokyo Psycho, SMILE MORE sprung to life after the Covid pandemic. Brought about by isolation and frustration, the artful metallers burrowed themselves away during lockdowns to unearth a treasure trove..

VISIONS OF ATLANTIS Announces New Album, “PIRATES II – ARMADA”, out July 5, 2024 via Napalm Records

The pirates of VISIONS OF ATLANTIS are about to take listeners on their heaviest symphonic adventure yet with their new studio album, entitled PIRATES II – ARMADA, set for release on July 5, 2024 via Napalm Records. The new successor to their high-charting previous release, Pirates (2022), is set as high as the waves cresting the Jolly Roger - taking..