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.

Three time Grammy Award winner Brian Setzer announces release of first solo album in 7 years; Gotta Have The Rumble out August 27th via Surfdog

BRIAN SETZER will release GOTTA HAVE THE RUMBLE, his first solo album in 7 years, August 27 on Surfdog Records physically (CD) and digitally, with the vinyl out this fall (TBA). On June 25th, the iconic guitarist, songwriter, vocalist and 3-time Grammy award-winner shared the first single/video, Checkered Flag, off the 11-track all original album. Watch the animated music video depicting a classic..

DEMETRA’S SCARS Releases a New Video for ”Going Through”; Single Pre-Order Available

Italian Alternative Metallers DEMETRA'S SCARS can't wait for the release of their eponymous debut EP - scheduled for July, 24th via Sheratan Records – so they decided to unleash a new video to pass the wait! Watch the new video for Going Through which can be viewed below. The band declared about the song: Going Through is about when we think our mistakes are..

SUBWAY TO SALLY Releases New Live Video for “Kein Meer zu Tief” (feat. MajorVoice)+New Live Blu-Ray/DVD/CD, Eisheilige Nacht – Back to Lindenpark

SUBWAY TO SALLY's annual Eisheilige Nacht concert goes virtual with exciting special guests! Chart-breaking German folk rock institution SUBWAY TO SALLY demonstrate their exceptional live presence once more, carving a unique stage experience in stone with their new BluRay/DVD/CD release, Eisheilige Nacht - Back to Lindenpark (#6 GER album charts). In an intimate setting, the Potsdam based unit drops..

ROBIN RED : ‘Robin Red’ – debut solo album by frontman of Swedish rock act degreed out 17 September 2021 via Frontiers

Known as the lead vocalist of Swedish hard rock band degreed, Robin Red has announced the September release of his self-titled debut solo album via Frontiers Music Srl. A first single from the record entitled Don't Leave Me (With A Broken Heart) is available now, of which Red says: "it was originally written by Thomas Jakobsson and..

The Anchoress releases ‘Unravel (Cross Bone T Remix)’ + more live dates announced including Long Division Festival

Photo: Isabella Charlesworth Following the release of her critically-lauded Top 40 album The Art of Losing, Welsh producer and multi-instrumentalist The Anchoress (aka Catherine Anne Davies) has shared a remix of recent single Unravel by rapper and producer Cross Bone T which is available on streaming services. Catherine comments: 'I was thrilled to get my good friend rapper/producer/mixer Cross Bone..

Haken – Announce ‘Invasion’ 2022 European Tour Dates

Captured at SECC on 09December,2019 by Max Taylor Grant HAKEN is making its much anticipated return to live shows with the Invasion 2022 Tour. The group is pleased to announce dates for Europe which kicks off 4th February 2022 in Cologne. Dates and ticket links can be found below.  Ray Hearne conveys the group's excitement here: "It's a..

UK’s Far From Refuge Release Official Video For ‘Crystal Cove’

UK's Far From Refuge are thrilled to present Crystal Cove, the first single from their upcoming album. The track is an onslaught of technical metal, where dynamic and uncompromising guitar work is accompanied by daedalian percussion and vicious vocals. Lyrically, Crystal Cove deals with the heartfelt emotions of rage at abandonment, the sorrow of isolation, and the futile search for..

SORCERESS OF SIN release ‘Massacre Of Meridian’ lyric video

UK metal band, SORCERESS OF SIN, have released a lyric video for their new single Massacre Of Meridian, the track is taken from their second album Constantine, which will be released on August 6th, 2021. The new video can be viewed below. Video production by Matt Nathan at MGNStudios. Music production by Twelve - Tone Studios. Additional artwork..