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.

KAMELOT Reveals New Lyric Video for “NightSky” | North American Headline Tour Begins April 25

Modern heavy symphonic metal leaders KAMELOT will kick off their North American Kamelot: Awaken The World Tour 2024 - featuring support from Swedish heavy metal frontrunners HammerFall and modern symphonic metal unit AD INFINITUM (featuring KAMELOT touring guest vocalist Melissa Bonny) - on April 25 in Baltimore, MD! Tickets for this unmissable trek are on sale now, with VIP upgrades available in select cities via  Today, in..

KORPIKLAANI | release new single/video ‘Oraakkelit’

Finnish folk metal superstars KORPIKLAANI are happy to unveil their newest single and music video Oraakkelit. It's the third single from their upcoming new studio album, Rankarumpu, which is due to be released on April 5th, 2024.  KORPIKLAANI's twelfth studio album is once again full of tasty folk metal and its different flavors, but it also offers new spices. One of the most..

ANGRA – ‘Here In The Now’ music video feat. Vanessa Moreno & Chico Brown appearing; European »Cycles Of Pain« touring leg kickoff

Brazilian progressive power metal legends ANGRA celebrate kicking off their European Cycles Of Pain touring leg (all details can be found below!) by releasing a new music video for the song Here In The Now. The track is one of the highlights of their current, highly acclaimed album which hit the shelves on November 3, 2023. The material includes scenes recorded in Curitiba,..

Marty Friedman Announces New Album ‘Drama’ Out May 17, 2024 via Frontiers Music

MARTY FRIEDMAN`s presence in the world of music, the world of guitar, and Japanese pop culture is mystifying, bizarre, and nothing short of inspiring. From his groundbreaking beginnings with Cacophony, alongside the legendary Jason Becker, to his pivotal role in propelling Megadeth to its peak of popularity with his breath-taking range and unorthodox melodic sense, MARTY has solidified his status as..