Ace Frehley – Origins Vol.2 (eOne Music/SPV)

The publicity that accompanied this promo gives a huge and extensive biography of Ace Frehley but I'm guessing that everyone already knows of him and his music, and if it so happens that you are a visitor from Mars or somewhere similarly unlikely then all you need to know is that he was in KISS,..

Mad Max – Stormchild Rising (SPV/Steamhammer)

It many respects Germany can be considered the real home of heavy metal given how many fine bands come from those shores. Virtually all are exceptional bands producing every genre of hard rock and heavy metal and all at the highest order with Mad Max being yet another of the brilliant bands delivering exceptional music...

Interview with Geoff Thorpe (Vicious Rumors)

Vicious Rumors have been carrying the flag of US power metal for more than 4 decades now and Geoff Thorpe, as the only original band member remaining, knows the story best. The perseverance this band has soldiered on with through personal tragedy (the loss of legendary frontman Carl Albert in 1995) and the grunge dominated..

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Legendary US melodic power metal band Vicious Rumors new ‘Celebration Decay’ Studio Album Released August 21st 2020 on Steamhammer/SPV

Seminal US Bay Area melodic power metal band Vicious Rumors are set to unleash their searing new studio album Celebration Decay on August 21st, 2020 as a Digi-Pak CD, double gatefold red vinyl LP with printed inner sleeves, download and stream. The follow-up to 2016’s highly acclaimed Concussion Protocol offering, Celebration Decay, Vicious Rumors’ thirteenth..

Magnum To Release 21st Studio Album In January

Birmingham’s own heavy rock veterans Magnum will be back with a brand new studio album next January, called The Serpent Rings. The album, which will be released by SPV on January 17th, comes almost exactly two years after the hugely successful Lost On The Road To Eternity. Here is the tracklist: Where Are You Eden?You..