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Gig Of The Week appears here regularly...

16th-19th October 2014: Classic Rock Tours Presents 'Legends Of Rock - The Originals'
12th October 2014: Crucified Barbara, The Dome, Tufnell Park, London
5th October 2014: Kobra And The Lotus, 02 Academy, Birmingham
27th September 2014: Steve Grimmet's Grim Reaper/Amulet/Dark Forest, Boston Music Room, London
19th September 2014: Dragonforce/Neon Fly, King Tuts Wah Wah Hut
6th/7th September 2014: Highway To Hell 5, Glasgow Classic Grand 2014
29th August 2014: Amulet/Flight: The Black Heart, Camden, London
21st August 2014: The Graveltones, The Craufurd Arms, Wolverton, Milton Keynes
4th August 2014: Cambridge Rock Festival, Haggis Farm Polo Club, August 7th to 10th 2014
2nd August 2014: Machine Head/Hostile: Newcastle University Student Union
26th July 2014: New Device/Agent/Ded Orse: The Borderline, London
19th July 2014: House Of X, Borderline, London
11th July 2014: Snakecharmer, Islington Assembly Hall
4th July 2014: Black Sabbath, Friday 4th July, Hyde Park, London
28th/29th June 2014: Ghost Fest, Leeds University
21st June 2014: Winger, 02 Academy Islington
12th June 2014: Tesla, 02 Academy Islington
6th June 2014: Red Dragon Cartel, 02 Academy Islington
29th May 2014: Angel Witch/ Satan's Satyrs: The Black Heart, Camden, London
24th May 2014: UDO: The Crew And Queens Hall, Nuneaton
12th May 2014: H.E.A.T.: The Garage, London
7th May 2014: Clutch, O2 ABC, Glasgow
1st May 2014: Absolva, The Garage, London
29th March 2014: Cat Scratch Fever 2, The White Lion, Streatham, Sarf London
12th March 2014: Reuben Archer's Personal Sin, Borderline, London
4th March 2014: Uriah Heep, Koko, London
21st February 2014: The Answer: The Empire, Middlesbrough
10th February 2014: Behemoth/Cradle Of Filth: London Forum
27th January 2014: Lost Society: Camden Underworld, London
18th January 2014: Lamb Of God/Decapitated/Huntress, Brixton Academy
12th January 2014: Iced Earth/Warbringer/Elm Street: Birmingham O2 Academy
31st December 2013: Paddy Goes To Holyhead, Merton Manor Club, London
18th December 2013: Monument, The Garage, London
14th December 2013: The Damned - Roundhouse, London
6th/7th December 2013: Les-Festive: Ivory Blacks, Glasgow
28th November - Sunday 1st December 2013: Hard Rock Hell 7
17th November 2013: The Temperance Movement, Koko, London
7th November 2013: Skid Row, Ugly Kid Joe - Waterfront, Norwich
2nd November 2013: Les-Fest Is Ready To Rock The North West
25th October 2013: The Von Hertzen Brothers And Touchstone, The Garage, London
4th October 2013: Hostile, The Garage, London
28th September 2013: Warrior Soul, Nambucca, North London
19th September 2013: Y&T, O2 ABC Glasgow
13th September 2013: Sweet/Paddy Goes To Holyhead/Weapon (UK)
5th September 2013: Hornet/ Motherload/ Death Valley Knights
1st September 2013: Steve Vai - St David's Hall, Cardiff
23rd-25th August 2013: Beermageddon, Stoke Prior
17th August 2013: NWOBHM Manorfest 17th August
8th to 11th August 2013: Bloodstock Open Air Festival
1st to 4th August 2013: Cambridge Rock Festival
28th/29th July 2013: Steelhouse Festival. Ebbw Vale, Wales
19th July 2013: Wintersun/Bloodshot Dawn/Savage Messiah, O2 Academy Newcastle
13th July 2013: Clutch, Principal Club Theater, Thessaloniki, Greece
7th July 2013: Suicidal Tendencies, London Electric Ballroom
28t - 30th June 2013: Les-Fest
19th June 2013: Danzig/Misfits/Doyle, Manchester Academy Wednesday June 19th
14th-16th June 2013: Download Festival
8th June 2013: Tracer, Sheffield Plug
29th May 2013: Rush: SECC, Glasgow
24th May 2013: Cage The Gods at Judas Priest 'Epitaph' Screening: The Forum, Kentish Town
18th May 2013: Absolva/Exit State/Babylon Fire, Birmingham Asylum
3rd May 2013: Meshuggah/Devin Townsend Project/Periphery, Brixton Academy
26th April 2013: Dirty Rose, Severenth, Dana O'Hara, Dreadnought Rock Club, Bathgate, West Lothian, Scotland
20th April 2013: Michael Schenker's Temple Of Rock, Nottingham Rock City
13th April 2013: Rival Sons, Leeds University
6th April 2013: H.E.A.T. Rock City, Nottingham
31st March 2013: The Treatment, Rock City, Nottingham
23rd March 2013: FM With Special Guests IT Bites, Shepherds Bush Theatre, London
17th March 2013: Bullet for My Valentine/Halestorm, Round House, London
10th March 2013: Dan Reed The ABC Glasgow
27th February 2013: Uriah Heep Islington Assembally Halls London
23rd February 2013: Snakecharmer, Islington Assembly Hall
11th February 2013: Orange Goblin Plus Guests, Islington Academy, London
7th February 2013: The Formula, The Flapper, Cambrian Wharf, Birmingham
1st February 2013: Paul Raymond Project/Pig Iron, Borderline, London
22 January 2013: Clutch, Koko, London
7 January 2013: The Sword/The Amorettes, Glasgow ABC
31 December 2012: Paddy Goes To Holyhead New Year's Eve Knees Up In London
29 December 2012: The Pretty Things, Borderline, London
21 December 2012: Touchstone Christmas Show At The Borderline With Special Guests Romeos Daughter
17 December 2012: Thin Lizzy/Quireboys, Shepherd's Bush Empire, London
8 December 2012: Evil Scarecrow/Pure Negative/Oaf And The MetalTalk.net Christmas Party
23 November 2012: More/Wretched Soul, The Red Lion, Gravesend, Kent
17 November 2012: Motörhead, Brixton Academy
9 November 2012: Soundgarden, Shepherd's Bush Empire
3 November 2012: Damnation Festival 2012, Leeds University Union
28 October 2012: Alice Cooper's Halloween Night Of Fear, Duff McKagan's Loaded, Ugly Kid Joe at Wembley Arena
20 October 2012: The Gallows At The Camden Underworld
11 October 2012: City Showcase Brings Rock Night Back To London
4 October 2012: Reckless Love/Voodoo Six, Camden Barfly
29 September 2012: Denim And Leather NWOBHM Festival, Slade Rooms, Wolverhampton
27 September 2012: Warrior Soul/Generation Graveyard, Islington Academy
10 September 2012: The Cult/Gun, Barrowland Ballroom, Glasgow
8 September 2012: An Evening With Magenta, Borderline, London
28 August 2012: Jack Russell's Great White, Underworld, London
25 August 2012: Tokyo Blade, Borderline, London
13 August 2012: Kobra And The Lotus, The Mercy House, Hornet, Borderline
9-12 August 2012: Bloodstock Open Air Festival, Catton Hall, Derbyshire
31 July 2012: Dio Disciples/Hostile/Monument, Islington Academy
27 July 2012: Tony Martin's Headless Cross, The Asylum, Birmingham
22/23 July 2012: The Tubes: Leicester Square Theatre, London
15 July 2012: Jon Oliva's Pain, The Garage, London
4 July 2012: Kiss, Forum, London
30 June 2012: Pythia/Mortad, Borderline, London
27 June 2012: Gojira, Islington Academy, London
20 June 2012: Godsmack, HMV Forum, London
12 June 2012: Megadeth, Electric Ballroom, London
8-10 June 2012: 10th Anniversary Of The Download Festival
1 June 2012: Guns N' Roses/Thin Lizzy/Kobra And The Lotus, London
27 May 2012: I AM I/Primitai/Achilla, O2 Academy 2, Birmingham
26 May 2012: Six Hour Sundown, Pacific Rock Clergy, Paris, France
16 May 2012: No Dice, Dingwalls, Camden Lock, London
6 May 2012: Michael Schenker/Exit State, Shepherd's Bush Empire
1 May 2012: The Quireboys/Pat McManus Band, London Borderline
29 April 2012: Paradise Lost, Scala, London
20 April 2012: Evil Scarecrow, Nambucca, London
15 April 2012: Meshuggah, Animals As Leaders, The Garage/G2, Glasgow
11 April 2012: The Gypsy Pistoleros, Soho's St Moritz Club
6/7/8 April 2012: Desertfest, Camden, London
30/31 March 2012: Spoilt For Choice In London
25 March 2012: UFO/Heavy Metal Kids, Bristol Acadamy
17 March 2012: Paddy Goes To Holyhead, Purple Turtle, Camden
10 March 2012: FM, Shepherd's Bush Empire
5 March 2012: Van Halen, Philadelphia, PA, Wells Fargo Center
25-28 February 2012: Monsters Of Rock Cruise
19 February 2012: Alestorm, Norwich Waterfront
15 February 2012: Dragonforce, 100 Club, London
12 February 2012: Rich Robinson, King Tut's Wah Wah Hut Glasgow
4 February 2012: Argent/Wishbone Ash, Shepherd's Bush Empire
27 January 2012: A Pale Horse Named Death, London Borderline
20 January 2012: Thin Lizzy/Clutch, The Ironworks, Inverness
14 January 2012: Chickenfoot, Brixton Academy
5 January 2012: Danny And Ben From Thunder, The Sage, Newcastle
31 December 2011: Guns 'n Roses/Sebastian Bach, Las Vegas
23 December 2011: Guns 2 Roses, Swansea
12 December 2011: St Jude, Glasgow
5 December 2011: Christmas Metal Festival Part II
29 November 2011: Hard Rock Hell, Prestatyn
25 November 2011: Christmas Metal Festival Part I
18 November 2011: Mötorhead, Manchester O2 Apollo
10 November 2011: Manowar, Belfast
4 November 2011: Iced Earth/White Wizzard/Fury UK, Islington
23 October 2011: Faster Pussycat/Pink Cigar, London Underworld
21 October 2011: The Union, Islington Academy
14 October 2011: Y&T/Stampede, Highbury Garage
12 October 2011: Smokehead Rocks Tour, Islington Academy
9 October 2011: LA Guns, Camden Underworld
1 October 2011: Balaam And The Angel, Islington Academy
23 September 2011: Rise To Remain, Camden Underworld
20 September 2011: Mr Big, Shepherd's Bush Empire
14 September 2011: Slam Cartel, London Water Rats
10 September 2011: Heavy Metal Kids, Pink Cigar
5 September 2011: The Treatment, Six Hour Sundown, No Americana
28 August 2011: Evil Scarecrow, Nottingham Rock City
15 August 2011: Blaze Bayley, Monto Water Rats
8 August 2011: Bloodstock Open Air
1 August 2011: Tank/Blitzkrieg
25 July 2011: Airbourne, Black Spiders
18 July 2011: High Voltage Festival
13 July 2011: Crimson Glory
4 July 2011: Anvil, Stampede
30 June 2011: Sepultura, Nightlord, Revoker
26 June 2011: Kobra And The Lotus, Praying Mantis, Triaxis
17 June 2011: Dio Disciples, Islington Academy
6 June 2011: D.R.U.G.S., Camden Barfly
30 May 2011: Journey, Foreigner, Styx
9 May 2011: Heavy Metal Kids, Featuring Phil Lewis
2 May 2011: John Waite, Borderline
26 April/1 May 2011: Corrosion Of Conformity, Magnum, Pink Cigar
18 April 2011: Saxon, Wolfsbane
16 April 2011: Paul Rodgers Down 'N Outz
2 April 2011: Vain, Michael Monroe, Wolfsbane
29 March 2011: Paradise Lost, Kentish Town Forum
27 March 2011: Manowar, England
17 March 2011: Paddy Goes To Holyhead, Purple Turtle
10 March 2011: D.R.U.G.S., Camden Underworld
5 March 2011: Touchstone, O2 Islington Academy
27 February 2011: Heavy Metal Kids, 100 Club
23 February 2011: Metal Hammer Razor Tour, Camden Underworld
17 February 2011: St Jude, Half Moon, Putney
13 February 2011: Rob Zombie, Skindred, Revoker, O2 Academy Brixton, London
6 February 2011: Murderdolls, Black Veil Brides, The Defiles, HMV Forum
31 January 2011: Pallas, Kingston Peel
24 January 2011: Little Caesar, London Underworld
10 January 2011: Four Wheel Drive, London Water Rats
3 January 2011: Big Country, London Islington Academy
30 December 2010: Black Country Communion, London Shepherd's Bush Empire
18 December 2010: Glen Matlock, London Monto Water Rats
11 December 2010: Tigertailz, London Scala
6 December 2010: Enuff Z'Nuff, London Borderline
29 November 2010: Five Free Bands Including Dangerous Breed
28 November 2010: FM, Four Wheel Drive, Airrace, Islington Academy
22 November 2010: Motorhead/Michael Monroe, Brixton Academy
15 November 2010: NWOBHM 30th Anniversary Concert At London Gatwick


Gig reviews and other articles...

25 July 2013: Night By Night: Borderline, London, 17th July 2014
13 March 2013: FM Album Launch, Islington Academy
21 December 2011: Best Of 2011
23 June 2011: Kobra And The Lotus, Triaxis, Swansea Garage
14 June 2011: Nirvana 2011 Destroy Rebuild Until God Shows (D.R.U.G.S.), Camden Barfly
14 March 2011: D.R.U.G.S., Camden Underworld, London
6 January 2011: Pink Cigar at the St Moritz, London



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evil scraecrow AT LAST! A NEW VIDEO FROM EVIL SCARECROW
"It's an emotional thing for us to watch back. We hope that translates to everyone that watches it too!"

sabctuary SANCTUARY POSTS LYRIC VIDEO FOR 'EXITIUM (ANTHEM OF THE LIVING)'
Sanctuary continue that legacy that they started decades ago, delivering yet another fresh take on "classic-sounding" Metal...

electric mary ELECTRIC MARY ANNOUNCE MINI ALBUM AND UK TOUR
Australian five piece Electric Mary are back to spread Rock n' Roll's genuine flavour to Europe...

accept ACCEPT REVEAL LIVE CLIP OF 'PANDEMIC' FILMED IN FRONT OF 750,000 PEOPLE AT WOODSTOCK FESTIVAL 2014
UK fans can catch the band live at The Forum in London on the 27th November 2014...

hornet HORNET ANNOUNCE NEW EP AND SINGLE
"We really wanted to just expand the sound we already had by incorporating more of our influences to make our sound more modern and diverse..."

jimmy barnes JIMMY BARNES ANNOUNCES NEW 30th ANNIVERSARY ALBUM 'HINDSIGHT'
2014 marks the 30th anniversary of Jimmy Barnes' debut as Scottish born Australian rock singer-songwriter...

dragonforce DRAGONFORCE SUPPORTS ANNOUNCED FOR FORTHCOMING TOUR
London based hard rockers Neonfly will support in the UK mainland, with Northern Irish Metalheads Conjuring Fate doing the honours at the Belfast and Dublin shows...

within temptation WITHIN TEMPTATION TO HEADLINE BLOODSTOCK 2015
Within Temptation appear as a UK exclusive. Prog Metal titans Opeth will also appear on the bill...

emigrate EMIGRATE CONFIRM NEW ALBUM FOR UK RELEASE VIA SPINEFARM RECORDS
'Silent So Long' is the second album from the band formed by Rammstein's Richard Kruspe...

highway to hell WINNERS OF HIGHWAY TO HELL 5 ANNOUNCED
Texas Flood are the overall winners from an outstanding field, winning a contract and an appearance at Hard Rock Hell...

grim reaper THE LEGENDARY GRIM REAPER RETURN TO LONDON
Get down to the Boston Music Room on 27th September for Grim Reaper with Amulet and Dark Forest...

quireboys THE QUIREBOYS ANNOUNCE UK TOUR FOR NOVEMBER 2014
The 30th anniversary celebrations continue with a world tour including a trip to North America and a nine date UK leg...

eric martin MR. BIG SINGER ANNOUNCES UK SOLO ACOUSTIC TOUR
Eric Martin will play nine unplugged dates in December 2014 with a mix of solo and Mr Big material...

absolva ABSOLVA ANNOUNCE NEW BASSIST
British classic Metallers Absolva are delighted to announce the appointment of new bassist Karl Schramm...

manowar MANOWAR ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM PLANS AND UPDATED TOURING SCHEDULE
Manowar will headline Loud Park Festival in Tokyo on October 18th 2014 and will then resume the 'Kings Of Metal MMXIV' World Tour...

skyscraper SKYSCRAPER RELEASE VIDEO FOR 'MONDAY MORNING'
This dynamic band has been taking critics by storm with their inimitable brand of melodic hard rock...

the more i see THE MORE I SEE ANNOUNCE OCT/NOV TOUR WITH SAVAGE MESSIAH AND BULL RIFF STAMPEDE
Featuring world renowned guitarist Gizz Butt, the band always deliver incredible live shows that combine passion, energy and breathtaking musicianship...

devin townsend DEVIN TOWNSEND REVEALS Z DETAILS AND ANNOUNCES SPECIAL ROYAL ALBERT HALL PERFORMANCE
Devin Townsend is extremely pleased to announce the release of long-awaited new double-album...

blastfest AT THE GATES, DARK FUNERAL, ROTTING CHRIST AND MORE ANNOUNCED FOR BLASTFEST 2015
Bergen, Norway, former home of the legendary Hole In The Sky Festival and considered thee black metal capital of the world...

exodus EXODUS REVEAL SPECIAL GUESTS ON NEW ALBUM 'BLOOD IN, BLOOD OUT'
Bay Area thrash Metal provocateurs Exodus proudly announce the special guests appearing on their latest showcase of unrefined rage...

panzer PANZER STREAMING LYRIC VIDEO FOR 'THE LAST MAN ON EARTH'
Brazilian thrash/stoner act Panzer have just released a new lyric video on for the second track of the album 'Honor'...

bush BUSH ANNOUNCE OCTOBER 20th RELEASE FOR 'MAN ON THE RUN'
Multi-platinum alt-rock band Bush have announced an October 20th release date for their highly anticipated new album...

absolva ABSOLVA RELEASE VIDEO FOR 'LIVE FOR THE FIGHT'
The video features Luke Appleton (Iced Earth) who is playing bass for the band on the forthcoming European Tour...

giants of rock GIANTS OF ROCK FESTIVAL: FIRST BANDS ANNOUNCED
The reformed Family and pomp rockers Magnum will headline the event...

weapon uk ESTRELLA TO SUPPORT GILBY CLARKE ON TOUR AND ANNOUNCE A NEW SINGLE
The band are currently gearing up for a thirteen date trek with Clarke that includes dates in Wakefield, London and Edinburgh...

weapon uk WEAPON UK ANNOUNCE TOUR DATES FOR NOVEMBER
Weapon UK have tour dates confirmed in support of their critically acclaimed album 'Rising From The Ashes'...

amulet AMULET DEBUT ALBUM 'THE FIRST' RELEASED IN SEPTEMBER: FIRST TRACK NOW ONLINE
The album track 'Mark Of Evil' has just been uploaded to Soundcloud. Raise your fists and bang your heads on this one...

michael schenker MICHAEL SCHENKER'S GUITARS STOLEN FROM GERMAN RECORDING STUDIO
German police are examining evidence and the studio for fingerprints and DNA evidence to help catch the criminals...

jimi jamison JIMI JAMISON OF SURVIVOR PASSES AWAY AGED 63
Jimi Jamison, lead singer of Survivor, very sadly passed away on Sunday night...

distorted harmony DISTORTED HARMONY UNLEASH FOOTAGE FROM 'CHAIN REACTION LIVE!'
The Tel Aviv quintet are looking forward to bringing their show to Europe this November...

ensiferum ENSIFERUM TO BEGIN RECORDING SIXTH STUDIO ALBUM NEXT MONTH
"We are convinced that this will be a ground breaking album for us and the whole genre. Modesty? What's that?"...

les-fest wildfire LES-FEST WILDFIRE ANNOUNCES FURTHER ACTS FOR SUMMER 2015
Max Raptor, Anihilated and more join the stellar array of main stage bands...

mystery deeexpus THE HOUSE OF PROGRESSION & THE MERCH DESK PROUDLY PRESENT MYSTERY & DeeEXPUS LIVE
It's a night of Prog at The Borderline on Tuesday 9th September, one of three chances to see this unique pairing...

butcher babies BUTCHER BABIES ANNOUNCE DETAILS FOR UPCOMING 'UNCOVERED' EP
The breakthrough Metal act have chosen five of their favourite tracks to get a makeover...

avenged sevenfold AVENGED SEVENFOLD RELEASE NEVER BEFORE SEEN ORIGINAL VIDEO FOR 'UNHOLY CONFESSIONS'
Take a fresh look at the 2004 track taken from the essential 'Waking The Fallen: Resurrected'...

reckless ambition RECKLESS AMBITION AND DIRTY LIONS TO PLAY THE ROCK PATCH THIS SATURDAY
Anyone who hasn't seen Reckless Ambition, then you are in for a real treat...

meshuggah MESHUGGAH ANNOUNCE 25TH ANNIVERSARY SHOWS IN EUROPE
Celebrate 25 years of musical deviance on this tour which includes a date a London's Roundhouse...

mr big MR. BIG CHANGE RELEASE DATE FOR NEW ALBUM "...THE STORIES WE COULD TELL"
The original line-up are back with some of their most powerful material to date and their signature hard rock sound...

well eavy 'WELL 'EAVY - VOL. 1' COMPILATION TO BE RELEASED BY HANGMAN - AMULET'S OWN LABEL
Get down to the free entry release party in Camden on 29th August...

slipknot DEF LEPPARD TO PERFORM NFL PRE-GAME SHOW AT FIRST LONDON NFL GAME OF 2014
Joe Elliott: "I know what the atmosphere in the ground is like for 'our' football so I'm really looking forward to performing there before the NFL game..."

slipknot SLIPKNOT REVEAL NEW ALBUM AND TOUR INFORMATION
'.5: The Gray Chapter' will be released on October 21 followed by US dates with Korn...

hard rock hell HARD ROCK HELL 8 ANNOUNCES MORE ACTS
The Vintage Caravan, Blue Pills, Horisont, Spiders and Santa Cruz have been added to the line up for November...

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