Last few years were rough on Saxon, to say the least. First, in 2014, was the Nigel Glockler scare with a brain aneurism, then in 2019 Biff Byford underwent a successful heart surgery, and everybody knows what followed in 2020. Anyway, we were all lucky to have arrived safe in 2022 and witness Saxon’s 23rd..
...as perfect a clutch of NWOBHM jewels as I could imagine outside of an original 1980 12-inch EP... who can honestly say it isn't a special sort of thrill to briefly feel as if you are once again full of teenage energy and ambition, with the world hopefully at your feet? That's what this release..
Seven Sisters is a band from London, which has been active since 2013. Both their eponymous debut and second album The Cauldron And The Cross were really convincing in mixing US speed metal with NWOBHM. For third full length Shadow Of A Fallen Star Pt. 1,coming out on October 22nd, the band's rhythm section is..
New music incoming! – Dead Man’s Whiskey are delighted to release their brand-new single and title track Breakout from their upcoming new EP on Wednesday 21st July 2021. The single is accompanied by a music video, which the band will premiere on Wednesday 21st July 2021. After a year of lockdowns, writing and recording, the 5-piece London hard rock band are back with a..
NEW SINGLE "NEVER BEYOND REPAIR" NOW AVAILABLE TO STREAM Voodoo Six released the second single ‘Never Beyond Repair’ on Friday 11th December. Taken from their recently released album Simulation Game, critical consensus is that they’ve raised themselves to another level with this latest work. The band have signed a deal with Explorer 1 – a new Hollywood based full-service music company the..
It's been a good seven years since Greece's Black Soul Horde released their first album "Tales Of The Ancient Ones" and a lot has happened and changed since then, but their love for good old fashioned heavy metal remains stout and bulletproof. After a long and somewhat bumpy road, the Greeks finally return with their..
NEW SINGLE 'DO IT AGAIN' REMIXED BY ROMESH DODANGODA, NOW RELEASED (FRIDAY 23 OCTOBER 2020) NOW AVAILABLE TO PRE-SAVE FROM http://smarturl.it/mollykarloffdoitTAKEN FROM THE 'SUPERNATURALATION' EP AVAILABLE FROMmollykarloff.com Molly Karloff, the hard-hitting, British hard-rock power trio release their new single "Do It Again" from their critically acclaimed EP, "Supernaturalation" on 23 October 2020. The single and the EP..
Well, it seems to be Nostalgia Month here at VT - only last week I was waxing lyrical about the UK punk scene for the deluxe reissue of the debut album by Slaughter & The Dogs, and now here I am wrapping my ears around three CDs of some absolutely choice pickings from the New..
Take Control leaps from the speakers with a riff you could boil down to make soup with... Ah yes, the NWOBHM, or New Wave Of British Heavy Metal, to give it its full name! For those who were around at the time, it really was the most tremendously thrilling time to be a metal fan...
Albums like this warm my heart. Bands like Angel Witch are the living justification of why I am a heavy metal fan in the first place. These two sentences could just as well end this review, but why not as well start it. There surely are lots of young readers here, who haven’t even heard..