In late 1974, Roxy Music guitarist Phil Manzanera began thinking that the time might be right for him to record a solo album. When he eventually elected to do so, in December of that year, he did what would perhaps not have been most people’s first idea: he recorded two at the same time. While..
When released in June 1995, Marillion earned critical acclaim with Afraid of Sunlight – the band’s eighth studio album and final release on EMI. The album peaked at #16 in the U.K. and introduced fans to the Top 30 hit, “Beautiful.” Parlophone will revisit this neo-progressive classic on 1st November with two versions of AFRAID..
Darlings, are you ready? Summer is rapidly leaving us as the autumn air begins to roll into city and countryside alike, those first cool wisps innocent harbingers of the eventual biting chill of winter. And with this seasonal transition comes Stormwatch: The 40th Anniversary Force 10 Edition, the twelfth volume in the ongoing Jethro Tull..
One of Germany’s big 4 of Thrash – Sodom, will present some new music on November 22nd. Steamhammer will release the 12" EP, entitled “Out of the Frontline Trench” in various formats. Sodom return with three new songs and two classics (one of them re-recorded and one recorded live during their recent live-endeavors). A new..
British rock veterans Status Quo are releasing their 33rd studio album “Backbone” this Friday, September 6th, through earMUSIC/ EDEL. You can listen to samples of all 11 tracks included in the album via the link below. The 11-track record will be the band’s first without Rick Parfitt, who died on December 24, 2016, with all..
There is surely no doubt in any rock fan’s mind – when they write the final roll call of great frontmen, that of David Coverdale will be very prominent. In this interview, first published in the final issue of Rock Society magazine, David spoke about his remarkable career journey. ‘Here’s an interview for ya!’... As..
British veterans Angel Witch are preparing the release their first new album since 2012’s “As Above, So Below”. The new album, called “Angel of Light” is expected on November 1st, via Metal Blade Records. Angel Witch‘s 1980 eponymous debut on Bronze Records is with cult status still and now, nearly four decades later, the band..
To those not around at the time, it’s difficult to explain just what made the Pink Fairies great. Musically they were a multiple car crash involving psychedelia, heavy metal, MC5 proto-punk and hints of prog. With a big sense of humour and a lot of drugs. Did I mention the drugs? They did like the..
Norwegian rock outfit, Leprous, have launched the first single, “Below”, off their sixth and most ambitious studio album, Pitfalls, out on October 25 worldwide via InsideOutMusic. An intense video, directed by Dariusz Szermanowicz / Grupa13 (Behemoth, Kreator, Amon Amarth) and filmed in Wroclaw, Poland, can be found below. Vocalist and keyboardist Einar Solberg checked in..
A message from the band states: "We are truly heartbroken that we will not be able to see all of our European fans, as we have been clamouring for these dates since we announced them. We would like the fans and all those concerned to know the band is OK, please respect the band’s privacy..