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  GARY 'ROCKULUS' CLARKE

Gary Rockulus Clarke

I'm a fan of all sorts of Rock music and have done all sorts of things in the pursuit of my passion like presenting a Rock radio show and contributing to several Rock music-based online publications.


9 December 2014: HeKz: 'Caerus'
8 December 2014: Raunchy: 'Vices. Virtues. Visions'
4 December 2014: Mia Klose: In Conversation About Her Solo Career
4 December 2014: Wretch: 'Warriors'
27 November 2014: Zero Down: 'No Limit To The Evil'
27 November 2014: Radio Alcatraz: 'It's All Coming Up Roses'
27 November 2014: Supernova Plasmajets: 'Reign In Plasma' EP
24 November 2014: Donnie Vie: 'The White Album'
24 November 2014: Harem Scarem: 'Thirteen'
24 November 2014: Bailey: 'Long Way Down'
20 November 2014: Charlie And Ben: In Conversation About Nasty Little Lonely
20 November 2014: Distorted Harmony: 'Chain Reaction'
19 November 2014: Neonfly: 'Strangers In Paradise'
18 November 2014: Crash In Clouds: 'Living On A Tightrope'
17 November 2014: Angels Or Kings: 'Kings Of Nowhere'
11 November 2014: Rated X: 'Rated X'
7 November 2014: Wicked Sensation: 'Adrenaline Rush'
7 November 2014: The Quireboys: 'This Is Rock N' Roll II'
3 November 2014: Vega: 'Stereo Messiah'
31 October 2014: Nubian Rose: 'Mental Revolution'
22 October 2014: Ten: 'Albion'
22 October 2014: Primus: 'Primus & The Chocolate Factory With The Fungi Ensemble'
17 October 2014: Lordi: 'Scare Force One'
10 October 2014: Allen/Lande: 'The Great Divide'
10 October 2014: Wolfborne: 'In The Beginning...'
8 October 2014: Yellowcard: 'Lift A Sail'
8 October 2014: Sixx: A.M.: 'Modern Vintage'
6 October 2014: Last Great Dreamers: 'Crash Landing In Teenage Heaven'
24 September 2014: Work Of Art: 'Framework'
23 September 2014: The Dead Daisies: 'Face I Love' EP
23 September 2014: Midnight Sin: 'Sex First'
18 September 2014: Moonland (Feat. Lenna Kuurmaa): 'Moonland'
18 September 2014: Grand Design: 'Thrill Of The Night'
15 September 2014: The Mojo Gurus: 'Who Asked Ya?'
5 September 2014: The Quireboys: 'Black Eyed Sons' [Deluxe Edition]
5 September 2014: Mono Inc.: 'The Clock Ticks On: 2004 – 2014'
3 September 2014: Blood God: 'Blood Is My Trademark'
3 September 2014: X-Drive: 'Get Your Rock On'
2 September 2014: Kissin' Dynamite: 'Megalomania'
2 September 2014: Evergrey: 'Hymns For The Broken'
4 August 2014: CJ Wildheart In Conversation About His Solo Career And The Wildhearts
4 August 2014: Long John Laundry: 'Voodoo Charm'
1 August 2014: Houston: 'Relaunch II'
1 August 2014: Gregory Lynn Hall: 'Heaven To Earth'
1 August 2014: Big Engine: 'Shot Like A Rocket'
31 July 2014: Adrenaline Rush: 'Adrenaline Rush'
31 July 2014: Asia: 'High Voltage'
30 July 2014: Crystal Eyes: 'Killer'
30 July 2014: Saliva: 'Rise Up'
30 July 2014: Reaper: 'An Atheist Monument'
22 July 2014: 2 Cards Of 25: 'Penumbra'
17 July 2014: Jeff Keith: In Conversation About Tesla
7 July 2014: Acacia Avenue: 'Cold'
7 July 2014: Rich Robinson: 'The Ceaseless Sight'
23 June 2014: The Rocket Dolls: 'Eyes'
13 June 2014: Rob Zombie: 'The Zombie Horror Picture Show' DVD
11 June 2014: Rainbows Are Free: 'Waves Ahead Of The Ocean'
11 June 2014: Tigers Of Junction Street: 'Tigers Of Junction Street' EP
10 June 2014: Seether: 'Isolate And Medicate'
9 June 2014: Metasoma: 'Mirror Of Life'
9 June 2014: Monuments: 'The Amanuensis'
6 June 2014: Hollywood Monsters: 'Big Trouble'
5 June 2014: Jack Blades: In Conversation About Night Ranger And Damn Yankees
5 June 2014: Tesla: 'Simplicity'
28 May 2014: Uriah Heep: 'Outsider'
28 May 2014: Grog: In Conversation About Die So Fluid
27 May 2014: Unisonic: 'For The Kingdom' EP
26 May 2014: Night Ranger: 'High Road'
21 May 2014: Gloryful: 'Ocean Blade'
21 May 2014: CJ Wildheart: 'Mable' [PledgeMusic Edition]
21 May 2014: Cactus & Cardigan: 'Highland Bastards' EP
19 May 2014: Vicious Rumors: 'Live You To Death 2 – American Punishment'
19 May 2014: Woodbridge: 'The Fire Inside'
19 May 2014: Sylar: 'For Whom It May Concern'
19 May 2014: Sebastian Bach: In Conversation About His Solo Career
14 May 2014: Amaryllis: 'Revolt' EP
13 May 2014: Timo Tolkki's Avalon: 'Angels Of The Apocalypse'
8 May 2014: Lauren Tate: 'My Reflection' EP
8 May 2014: Kip Winger: In Conversation About Winger And His Solo Work
8 May 2014: Temperance: 'Temperance'
7 May 2014: Electric Boys: 'Starflight United' (Swedish Import)
7 May 2014: Bad For Lazarus: 'Life's A Carnival, Bang! Bang! Bang!'
7 May 2014: Deborah Bonham: 'Spirit'
6 May 2014: Edgedown: 'Statues Fall'
6 May 2014: Die So Fluid: 'The Opposites Of Light'
1 May 2014: Neal Schön: 'So U'
1 May 2014: Outloud: 'Let's Get Serious'
29 April 2014: Mother Road: 'Drive'
29 April 2014: Haster: 'Let It Go'
23 April 2014: Bad Company: 'The Official Authorised 40th Anniversary Documentary' DVD
18 April 2014: Dale Hodgkinson: In Conversation About The Peckham Cowboys
16 April 2014: Black Label Society: 'Catacombs Of The Black Vatican'
16 April 2014: Xandria: 'Sacrificium'
14 April 2014: Tuomas Holopainen: 'The Life And Times Of Scrooge'
14 April 2014: Vardis: 'Vigilante: Nemo Me Impune Lacessit'
14 April 2014: Arkona: 'Yav'
10 April 2014: Three Lions: 'Three Lions'
9 April 2014: Sebastian Bach: 'Give 'Em Hell'
9 April 2014: Season Of Arrows: 'Season Of Arrows'
7 April 2014: Joe Satriani: In Conversation About His Solo Career, Chickenfoot And Collaborations
7 April 2014: The Black Marquee Los Angeles: 'Sessions From The Hive: Volume 1'
7 April 2014: Primate X: 'A Fool's Game'
4 April 2014: The Fire And I: 'Double Kamikaze'
4 April 2014: Winger: 'Better Days Comin''
2 April 2014: Miko Von Hertzen: In Conversation About Von Hertzen Brothers
30 March 2014: Brainstorm: 'Firesoul'
30 March 2014: Diabulus In Music: 'Argia'
28 March 2014: Gorka Elso And Zuberoa Aznárez: In Conversation About Diabulus In Musica
26 March 2014: The Pat McManus Band: 'Dark Emerald Highway'
25 March 2014: Chuck Garric: In Conversation About Beasto Blanco And Alice Cooper
25 March 2014: Klogr: 'Black Snow'
24 March 2014: Charlotte Wessels: In Conversation About Delain
21 March 2014: Sons Of The Sea: 'Sons Of The Sea'
18 March 2014: Gotthard: 'Bang!'
16 March 2014: Pretty Maids: 'Louder Than Ever'
16 March 2014: L.R.S.: 'Down To The Core'
12 March 2014: James Christian: In Conversation About House Of Lords
12 March 2014: Asia: 'Gravitas'
9 March 2014: Martyr De Mona: 'Impera'
6 March 2014: Seventrain: 'Seventrain'
1 March 2014: Anette Olzon: 'Shine'
1 March 2014: Dark Forest: 'The Awakening'
1 March 2014: Dead By April: 'Let The World Know'
25 February 2014: Richard Sjunnesson: In Conversation About The Unguided
25 February 2014: Feral Sun: 'Evacuate'
21 February 2014: Vanden Plas: 'Chronicles Of The Immortals – Netherworld'
21 February 2014: Vampire: 'Vampire'
18 February 2014: Captain Horizon: 'The Lights Of Distorted Science' [Bonus Edition]
18 February 2014: Daughtry: 'Baptized' [Deluxe Edition]
13 February 2014: Colorstone: 'Steam'
13 February 2014: Engines Of Vengeance: 'Lucky Machine' EP
12 February 2014: Mat Sinner: In Conversation About Primal Fear
11 February 2014: Ginger Wildheart: 'Albion' [PledgeMusic.com Edition]'
6 February 2014: Stefan Schmidt: In Conversation About Van Canto
6 February 2014: Skintrade: 'Refueled'
6 February 2014: W.E.T.: 'One Live – In Stockholm'
5 February 2014: Men Without Armies: 'Men Without Armies'
31 January 2014: House Of Lords: 'Precious Metal'
31 January 2014: The Unguided: 'Fragile Immortality'
29 January 2014: Supersuckers: 'Get The Hell'
28 January 2014: Tom Keifer: In Conversation About His Solo Work And Cinderella
28 January 2014: Martiria: 'R-Evolution'
28 January 2014: Indica: 'Shine'
23 January 2014: Rainbow: 'The Single Box Set 1975-1986'
23 January 2014: Jesse Andrews: In Conversation About Emperors And Elephants
23 January 2014: The Peckham Cowboys: '10 Tales From The Gin Palace'
21 January 2014: 68-75: 'Stay On The Ride'
21 January 2014: Emperors And Elephants: 'Devil In The Lake'
17 January 2014: Primal Fear: 'Delivering The Black'
17 January 2014: Van Canto: 'Dawn Of The Brave'
16 January 2014: Ring Of Fire: 'Battle Of Leningrad'
16 January 2014: The Brew: 'Control'
15 January 2014: Red Dragon Cartel: 'Red Dragon Cartel'
15 January 2014: Chrome Division: 'Infernal Rock Eternal'
13 January 2014: Veronica Freeman: In Conversation About Benedictum
13 January 2014: Tang: 'Dynamite Drug Diamond'
6 January 2014: Kevin Cronin: In Conversation About REO Speedwagon
5 January 2014: The Manic Shine: 'Let Go Or Be Dragged'
5 January 2014: Malice In Wonderland: 'The Royal Brigade'
13 December 2013: Agent: 'Kingdom Of Fear'
13 December 2013: Love/Hate: 'Crucified'
13 December 2013: Christer 'Krunt' Andersson: In Conversation About Tad Morose
10 December 2013: James LaBrie: 'I Will Not Break' EP
10 December 2013: Andi Deris: In Conversation About The Bad Bankers And Helloween
10 December 2013: Badfinger: 'Timeless... The Musical Legacy'
7 December 2013: Andrè Andersen: In Conversation About Royal Hunt
7 December 2013: Andi Deris & The Bad Bankers: 'Million Dollar Haircuts On Ten Cent Heads'
7 December 2013: REO Speedwagon: 'Live At Moondance Jam'
29 November 2013: Dawn Heist: 'Catalyst'
29 November 2013: Silent Force: 'Rising From Ashes'
28 November 2013: The Darkness/ LostAlone/ The River 68's: Inverness Ironworks
22 November 2013: Randy Ellefson: 'Now Weaponized!'
15 November 2013: Angelica: 'Thrive'
15 November 2013: Royal Hunt: 'A Life To Die For'
15 November 2013: Generation Kill: 'We're All Gonna Die'
11 November 2013: Michael Sweet: In Conversation About Stryper
6 November 2013: Benedictum: 'Obey'
6 November 2013: Mad Hatter's Den: 'Welcome To The Den'
6 November 2013: AOR: 'The Secrets Of L.A.'
6 November 2013: Terminal Gods: 'Machine Beat Messiah'
31 October 2013: Various Artists: 'Metal On Ice' EP
31 October 2013: Michael Kiske: In Conversation About Place Vendome And Much More
31 October 2013: Monster Magnet: 'Last Patrol'
31 October 2013: Almah: 'Unfold'
31 October 2013: Dogface: 'Back On The Streets'
31 October 2013: Zodiac: 'A Hiding Place'
29 October 2013: Monkey3: 'The 5th Sun'
29 October 2013: Iron Mask: 'Fifth Son Of Winterdoom'
27 October 2013: Rory Gallagher: 'Kickback City' Box-Set
21 October 2013: Place Vendome: 'Thunder In The Distance'
21 October 2013: Stryper: 'No More Hell To Pay'
17 October 2013: Seventh Key: 'I Will Survive'
1 October 2013: Lita Ford: 'The Bitch Is Back... Live'
25 September 2013: Cold Feet Controll: 'Tales Of The Brokenhearted Pt.II' EP
25 September 2013: Blues Pills: 'Devil Man' EP
23 September 2013: Big Guns: 'Down But Not Out'
19 September 2013: The Answer: 'New Horizon'
19 September 2013: Introducing... Cecile Monique
11 September 2013: Harem Scarem: 'Mood Swings II'
9 September 2013: Eden's Curse: 'Symphony Of Sin'
9 September 2013: Tigertailz: 'Knives' EP
5 September 2013: Coney Hatch: 'Four'
5 September 2013: Ministry: 'From Beer To Eternity'
29 August 2013: Sinheresy: 'Paint The World'
29 August 2013: Jesse Damon: 'Temptation In The Garden Of Eve'
29 August 2013: Siren's Cry: 'Scattered Horizons'
23 August 2013: Argus: 'Beyond The Martyrs'
12 August 2013: Arc Angel: 'Harlequins Of Light'
12 August 2013: Skinny Puppy: 'Weapon'
9 August 2013: Fergie Frederiksen: 'Any Given Moment'









 

bloodstock BLOODSTOCK 2017 IS GO! DISCOUNTED EARLY BIRD TICKETS ON SALE HERE NOW
This price will not be available for long so grab your now before they sell out...

clutch CLUTCH DECEMBER UK HEADLINE DATES ARE HERE
A sure fire way to brighten up your holiday season, Clutch will be bringing the festive cheer to four UK cities...

sos festival SOS FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES FIRST NINE BANDS FOR ITS' 10TH EDITION IN 2017
"It's great for us that another Manchester band has the kudos to headline, just as Absolva did us proud on our Friday in 2016..."

tyr TÝR EUROPEAN TOUR UNDER THREAT OVER WHALE CONTROVERSY
Animal rights sympathisers, supporters and activists are in overdrive over this one with some pretty nasty comments being directed towards Heri and the band...

fm FM ANNOUNCE 'INDISCREET 30' NEW ALBUM AND UK TOUR DATES
"We have been asked many times if we would consider re-recording some of these tracks using today's modern technology..."

red hot chili peppers WAS BREAKING NEWS: RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS ANNOUNCE FIRST UK TOUR FOR FIVE YEARS
This exciting run kicks off with two nights at London's O2 on 5th and 6th December and takes in dates in Glasgow, Birmingham and Manchester...

motorhead MOTÖRHEAD IMMORTALISED IN WEST HOLLYWOOD AS THE IRON MAIDENS HEAD STAR-STUDDED ULTIMATE JAM
"I think it looks a lot like him. It's a compelling image. I think it will offer some closure. I think Lemmy is finally home."

uriah heep HEEP OF FUN FOR LEE KERSLAKE ROCK PARTY AT 100 CLUB
Lee will be joined by plenty of special guests for the evening, most notably every member of the current Uriah Heep line-up...

korn KORN UNVEIL NEW VIDEO FOR 'INSANE': DON'T TRY THIS AT HOME
'Insane' appears on Korn's latest and twelfth studio album 'The Serenity Of Suffering' which you can pre-order here...

status quo STATUS QUO REVEAL ARTWORK AND TRACKLISTING FOR 'AQUOSTIC II - THAT'S A FACT!'
This is the sound of a band living in the present, embracing the future, whilst cherishing their past...

london tattoo convention ORANGE GOBLIN TO HEADLINE LONDON TATTOO CONVENTION PLUS FIVE MORE ANNOUNCED WITH ORIGINAL 2000AD EXHIBITION
London Tattoo Convention have upped the rock and Metal music ante even higher than ever...

bruce dickinson EXCLUSIVE: SCREAM FOR ME SARAJEVO FEATURING BRUCE DICKINSON SCOOPS SARAJEVO FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS
The audience surveyed rated the film 4.98 out of a total of 5.00 while Al Jazeera awarded it the Best Documentary out of twenty two entrants...

wakrat WATCH RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE'S TIM COMMERFORD START NEW NATION IN PARLIAMENT SQUARE ON VIDEO HERE
"The current system is oppressive and elitist, promoting racist ideologies in order to push a self-serving agenda..."

led zeppelin LED ZEPPELIN GIVE YOU AN INSIDE LOOK AT 'THE COMPLETE BBC SESSIONS' SUPER DELUXE
Musical highlights on this new collection include the debut of a long-lost radio session that has achieved near-mythic status among fans...

saxon SAXON PRESENT A HOARD OF LIVE GLORY IN A BOX OF VINYL GOLD
"This is not going to be around again and with exclusive art work too. Bring it on - I think we'll play some of these tracks on tour in the Autumn."

journey toto JOURNEY AND TOTO LIVE SPECTACULARS ON THE WAY IN SEPTEMBER
"When I first listened back, the thought omnipresent in my mind was simply, 'That's that raw, sizzling energy we had in high school!'"

titanfest SKYCLAD, OLIVER/DAWSON SAXON AND MORE ANNOUNCED FOR TITANFEST
It's the 30th anniversary of Onslaught's 'The Force' and they requested that Titanfest be scheduled for November so that the album could be celebrated in style.

geoff tate GEOFF TATE'S OPERATION MINDCRIME UNVEIL TWO NEW TRACKS
"With the key finally in his possession, "H" has everything he needs to finally launch his long awaited project called The New Reality. Or does he..."

kai hansen KAI HANSEN ANNOUNCES DEBUT SOLO ALBUM AND LAUNCHES 'BORN FREE' VIDEO
As Hansen puts it in 'Born Free': "It made me feel so groovy – it gave me instant heat."

big country BIG COUNTRY HEADING OUT ON 'THE SEER' 30th ANNIVERSARY TOUR
Big Country will be performing 'The Seer' in its entirety when tbey hit the road for a 24-date UK tour starting on September 14th...

metallica UK EXCLUSIVE: METALLICA RELEASE 'HARDWIRED' - NEW VIDEO RIGHT HERE
"Has it really been eight years? Doesn't feel like it! We’re obviously beyond psyched to share new tunes with all our friends out there via MetalTalk...

manowar WAS BREAKING NEWS: MANOWAR TICKETS ON SALE FOR THE FINAL BATTLE WORLD TOUR
The Kings Of Metal are abdicating and our very last Call To Arms is coming...

opeth OPETH DETAIL WEMBLEY ARENA SHOW
"We'll only play this set list three times on the whole world tour so if you miss it, you'll have missed it..."

tank UPDATED: TANK RELEASE DIGITAL DELUXE VERSIONS OF 'WAR MACHINE' AND 'WAR NATION'
"Doogies vocals were exactly suited to this period of Tank and we're extremely proud of what we created in these two albums."

pete way PETE WAY LEAVES HOSPITAL AFTER HEART ATTACK
"Pete Way and I would like to thank you all for your messages, kind thoughts and prayers..."

vader WAS BREAKING NEWS: VADER ANNOUNCE NOVEMBER LONDON GIG
Vader will be touring in support of their recently announced new studio album 'The Empire' which is due for release this autumn...

dead daisies THE DEAD DAISIES RELEASE NEW VIDEO FOR 'JOIN TOGETHER' AS 'MAKE SOME NOISE' CRASHES INTO WORLDWIDE CHARTS
"We want to thank all of our fans and friends around the world for the amazing support of our new record 'Make Some Noise'!"

bloodstock POLICE APPEAL FOR INFORMATION REGARDING SEXUAL ASSAULT AT BLOODSTOCK
"Police are appealing for anyone with information to get in touch and are asking people to share this appeal..."

guns n roses EXCLUSIVE: GUNS N' ROSES DOWNLOAD ANNOUNCEMENT ON THE WAY WITH AUSTRALIAN AND JAPANESE DATES CONFIRMED
Other possibles for the remaining two headline slots are Aerosmith, Def Leppard and Metallica...

dragonforce EXCLUSIVE: KRUSHER AGREES TO REFEREE STEEL PANTHER v DRAGONFORCE HEAVY METAL SUPERFIGHT
This is the one the fans want and this morning it has moved a step closer to actually happening...

the mission THE MISSION NEW ALBUM IS OUT ON 30th SEPTEMBER AND THE NEW SINGLE IS RIGHT HERE
"I can't say it's an album I enjoyed making but it is an album I needed to make..."

roger dean URIAH HEEP, BUDGIE AND ATOMIC ROOSTER ARTISTS WORK TO BE IMMORTALISED ON STAMPS
Roger Dean has designed over 100 album covers for artists including Yes, Asia, London Symphony Orchestra, Nightwing, It Bites and Snafu.

evil scarecrow WAS BREAKING NEWS: EVIL SCARECROW ANNOUNCE 'ROCK YOU LIKE A HURRICANADO' TOUR
"We'll be bringing our biggest, silliest show yet along with some brand new, probably never heard before, music 'genius'..."

blaze bayley BLAZE BAYLEY TO BE FEATURED IN MULTI-PART CANADIAN DOCUMENTARY
"I'm excited to be returning to Canada and I look forward to meeting my fans, with the opportunity for them to be a part of the documentary."

last in line LAST IN LINE ADDED TO WINTER STORM LINE-UP
Winter Storm, the festival that will take place over the weekend of 25th and 26th November in Troon, South Ayrshire, have already announced an exciting line-up...

gojira EXCLUSIVE: GOJIRA SAUVAGE BLOODSTOCK WITH BEST PERFORMANCE SO FAR
The future of Heavy Metal is bright, it's French and it's in the hands of environmentalists...

behemoth EXCLUSIVE: BEHEMOTH HOLD A MESSE NOIR AT BLOODSTOCK: GABRIEL BLOWS HIS TRUMPETS OVER ENGLAND
A stunning stage show that featured more fire than Pudding Lane in 1666...

bruce dickinson EXCLUSIVE: SCREAM FOR ME SARAJEVO: DOCUMENTARY ON BRUCE DICKINSON'S BOSNIAN WAR GIG TO PREMIERE THIS WEEK
After the premiere, details will be released about how the documentary will be made generally available...

motorhead EXCLUSIVE: DEE SNIDER GUESTS WITH PHIL CAMPBELL AT BLOODSTOCK TO PAY PERSONAL TRIBUTE TO LEMMY
"I need some closure, Phil needs some closure, you need some closure... so let's do this!"...

motorhead EXCLUSIVE: PHIL CAMPBELL FORMALLY OPENS LEMMY'S BAR AT BLOODSTOCK 2016
"He would be very proud right now and he would want you all to get your rocks off. This place is amazing..."

tony iommi GREAT NEWS FROM TONY IOMMI: CANCER IS IN REMISSION
"The chemotherapy and the follow-up treatment appear to have done the trick — but I'm aware that it could come back one day."

suicide silence SUICIDE SILENCE ANNOUNCE NOVEMBER 2016 UK TOUR
"Hold on to your butts cause we will be headbanging our way through your town! Bring your A game cause we will be bringing ours..."

ac dc AC/DC IN FULL FLIGHT: QUALITY LIMITED EDITION BOOK IS A MUST FOR COLLECTORS
All of the photographs have been carefully processed and digitally restored to optimise reproduction quality.

ozzy osbourne BOB DAISLEY FILES LAWSUIT AGAINST OZZY OSBOURNE, WHO RESPONDS
"We would have hoped that after 36 years that Mr Daisley would have lost his unhealthy personal obsession and resentment towards Mr Osbourne's success."

70 tons of metal 70000 TONS OF METAL: SIXTY BANDS, BARS THAT NEVER CLOSE AND MUCH MORE
Heavy Metal bands from around the globe playing concerts on four different stages...

lamb of god WAS BREAKING NEWS: LAMB OF GOD REVEAL NEW MUSIC VIDEO FOR 'EMBERS': MARK MORTON HAS SOME DEEPLY PERSONAL WORDS
"Nearly a decade after 'Walk With Me In Hell' it was happening yet again. Art was imitating life..."

iron maiden WAS BREAKING NEWS: IRON MAIDEN RELEASE "THANK YOU" VIDEO - WATCH IT HERE
Now it's break time for Iron Maiden but they will be back for a full scale UK Tour in 2017...

meat loaf WAS BREAKING NEWS: MEAT LOAF RELEASES SECOND TRACK FROM FORTHCOMING NEW ALBUM WITH JIM STEINMAN - LISTEN HERE
"Now psychologist and psychiatrists all over America are giving it to their patients..."

devin townsend DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT LAUNCH FIRST TRACK FROM 'TRANSCENDENCE' - LISTEN HERE
Devin has also announced that he will take part in a live Q&A tomorrow, 10th August, via Facebook...

anathema ANATHEMA LINE UP AUTUMN UK TOUR TO ROAD TEST NEW MUSIC
"There's something about the immediacy of playing something new before an audience who are hearing it for the first time..."

meshuggah MESHUGGAH TO RELEASE THEIR EIGHTH STUDIO ALBUM, 'THE VIOLENT SLEEP OF REASON'
Inspired by a Goya painting called The Sleep Of Reason Produces Monsters...

kansas KANSAS RELEASE FIRST SINGLE FROM 'THE PRELUDE IMPLICIT' - LISTEN HERE
"Recording 'The Prelude Implicit' was an incredible experience and I couldn't be happier with the results..."

todd rundgren TODD RUNDGREN LIVE ALBUM OUT AUGUST 26th IN MULTIPLE FORMATS
Watch the video clip of Todd's electrifying performance of 'Black Maria' here...

saxon EXCLUSIVE: SAXON AND GIRLSCHOOL TOO HOT TO HANDLE AT WACKEN: DIO MAKES GUEST APPEARANCE AND TWISTED SISTER'S FIRE BURNS ONE LAST TIME
Heavy Metal thunder struck Wacken's Main Stage...

wacken EXCLUSIVE: ARCH ENEMY CLOSE WACKEN IN STYLE AS TRIPTYKON AND CLUTCH IMPRESS: FIRST 2017 BANDS ANNOUNCED
German Metal festivals are still in full swing at 3.00am...

therion EXCLUSIVE: THERION STEAL THE SHOW AT WACKEN: CONTAINS NSFW STEEL PANTHER PHOTOS
Catch this incarnation of Therion when you can because today they were superb...

bruce dickinson IRON MAIDEN FRONTMAN TAKES ON THE GOVERNMENT: BRUCE SHOOTING CLOWNS JUST HOURS AFTER WORLD TOUR ENDS
"Byzantine - people in The Awkward Squad - reasons that I frankly don't want to understand - just get it fixed!"

pete way PETE WAY TAKING A FAST RIDE OUT OF HERE WITH SHOCKING AUTOBIOGRAPHY
"He blew millions on drugs and booze and left behind him a trail of chaos and carnage..."

eluveitie EXCLUSIVE: ELUVEITIE RETURN FROM THE DEAD TO DESTROY WACKEN
Somehow Chrigel has managed to create another incarnation of Eluveitie whilst the band were embroiled in a heavy touring schedule.

iron maiden EXCLUSIVE: IRON MAIDEN CLOSE THE BOOK WITH SPECTACULAR WACKEN PERFORMANCE
"After the show I was so relieved everything went well that I had a glass of wine while I said my farewells to my friends in the crew."

motorheaed EXCLUSIVE: NO SLEEP 'TIL HAMBURG: MOTÖRHEAD'S BOMBER MAKES ITS FINAL FLIGHT AT WACKEN
And he spoke, with his voice: "Don't forget us. We are Motörhead. And we play rock n' fucking roll."

magnum WAS BREAKING NEWS: MAGNUM ANNOUNCE DECEMBER UK TOUR DATES
The latest album crashed into teh UK charts at number 31, their best position since the 80s...

don airey EXCLUSIVE: DON AIREY ROCKS CAMBRIDGE FIRST DAY ALL NIGHT LONG
Cambridge Rock 2016 kicked off in style last night as a packed out Main Stage area ensured that Don Airey took to the stage to rapturous applause.

status quo STATUS QUO'S RICK PARFITT HAS ALL THE REASONS TO BE HAPPY IN HIS CONVALESCENCE
"Had a lovely morning walk with Pappa Parf. He's really on the mend."

delain DELAIN UNVEIL FIRST ALBUM DETAILS: EUROPEAN TOUR WITH EVERGREY AND KOBRA AND THE LOTUS ANNOUNCED
"We have never had so many milestone events in one year and there is still more to come.

buckcherry BUCKCHERRY ANNOUNCE NEW RELEASE AND UK TOUR DATES
2016 is the 10th anniversary of their acclaimed '15' album and the huge rock hit that was 'Crazy Bitch'

dokken DOKKEN CLASSIC LINE-UP ANNOUNCE TOUR DATES
"Being that it is only six shows, we are going to make it as spectacular as possible."

weapon uk WEAPON (UK)'S 'SET THE STAGE ALIGHT' 35th ANNIVERSARY EDITION SET FOR RELEASE
The anniversary edition contains all Weapon UK's 1980/81 recordings and two live bonus tracks.

slayer WAS BREAKING NEWS: SLAYER FUTURE "VERY UNCLEAR" SAYS KERRY KING
"I'm holding off a lot of things I wanna do at home, just 'cause I don't know if I'm gonna be working in two years..."

black sabbath WAS BREAKING NEWS: OZZY OSBOURNE REVEALS SEX ADDICTION
"I am mortified at what my behavior has done to my family..."

black sabbath WAS BREAKING NEWS: BLACK SABBATH DENIAL ISSUED BY BILL WARD
"We have seen it reported in the news that Bill will be playing with Black Sabbath on The End tour..."

scorpion chld WAS BREAKING NEWS: SCORPION CHILD AND JARED JAMES NICHOLS ANNOUNCE UK TOUR
"It is our pleasure to announce a return to the United Kingdom. Now that 'Acid Roulette' is in play, we will have some real fun...."

clutch CLUTCH RELEASE OFFICIAL VIDEO FOR 'A QUICK DEATH IN TEXAS'
"Originally, I was going to be drawn-and-quartered, but we didn’t have the budget for four horses..."

simon townshend THE WHO TOURING GUITARIST SIMON TOWNSHEND'S RE-MASTERED ALBUMS FEATURING EDDIE VEDDER ON THE WAY
"I would place it amongst his best work. Incredible how he just gets better and better..."

skillet SKILLET EXTEND THE UNLEASHED TOUR: LONDON DATE INCLUDED
The tour is in support of Skillet's new album 'Unleashed', their first in three years, which will be released on August 5t...

evyltyde EVYLTYDE TO HEADLINE LEICESTER'S FIREBUG: VEIL OF DELUSIONS TO MAKE THEIR UK DEBUT
Female fronted Metallers bring their take on traditional classic rock, 21st century style, to Leicester's Firebug venue in September...

ac dc AC/DC FUTURE UNCLEAR BUT ANGUS SAYS HE WANTS TO PLAY WITH KEITH RICHARDS
"At this point, I don't know. We were committed to finishing the tour. Who knows what I'll feel after..."

marilyn manson EXCLUSIVE: CBS ATTEMPT TO DISCREDIT SLIPKNOT AND MARILYN MANSON FANS WITH "VIOLENCE" LIES
If you happen to see any reports about what happened on Saturday night at the First Niagara Pavilion, be very careful what you believe....

sex pistols SEX, DRUGS, ROCK N' ROLL, FASHION, CRIME, POLITICS: UK SCREENINGS OF 'ANARCHY! THE McLAREN WESTWOOD GANG' HERE
Much more than the short lived punk phenomenon however and explores the notion of Malcolm McLaren as the great architect of British Punk...

pink floyd PINK FLOYD TO RELEASE MAMMOTH 27-DISC BOX-SET IN NOVEMBER
Pink Floyd delve into their vast music archive to produce a deluxe package that includes seven individual book-style volumes...

devilment DEVILMENT, FEATURING DANI FILTH, TO TOUR THE UK IN DECEMBER
"It's going to be awesome touring this in our home nation just before Xmas. We literally can't wait; the shows are going to be insane!"

a7x AVENGED SEVENFOLD, DISTURBED AND IN FLAMES TO TOUR UK IN JANUARY
The tour hits eight UK cities between 10th and 21st January and tickets are on sale right now...

hellyeah HELLYEAH HONOUR DIMEBAG IN NEW "MUST SEE" VIDEO OF PHIL COLLINS SONG
"...and he's, like, 'Dude, you're gonna be singing this song for the rest of your life."

opeth OPETH UNVEIL FIRST TRACK FROM FORTHCOMING NEW ALBUM: LISTEN HERE
"We're happy with the tune. It's heavy, a bit 'meat and potato' but what the hell... we love it! Hope you do too!"

led zeppelin RANDY CALIFORNIA'S ESTATE APPEAL LED ZEPPELIN 'STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN' VERDICT
The jury agreed with the defence's argument that the chord progression was "commonplace” and dated back centuries

iron maiden WATCH IRON MAIDEN'S NEW ED FORCE ONE SPECIAL VIDEO RIGHT HERE
"In this guise, with Iron Maiden down the side of it, it just blows the doors off ever other plane on the planet..."

joe bonamassa JOE BONAMASSA TO PLAY TWO SHOWS AT THE ROYAL ALBERT HALL
The Royal Albert Hall concerts will feature a hand-picked group of world-class musicians playing material from his latest album plus classic Bonamassa fan favourites...

winterstorm festival TROON - ARE YOU READY TO ROCK? WINTER STORM FESTIVAL IS ANNOUNCED
A new rock festival is heading to the Scottish seaside town of Troon in South Ayrshire this November...

blues festival FORMER WHITESNAKE MAN ANNOUNCED FOR THE GREAT BRITISH RHYTHM AND BLUES FESTIVAL
"We are really excited about the changes we are making and hope they will attract a wider audience..."

armored saint ARMORED SAINT TO HEADLINE OZZFEST MEETS KNOTFEST KICK-OFF PARTY
The September 23rd pre-festival concert includes a night of performances from Armored Saint, Havok, Exmortus and Thrown Into Exile...

new england EXCLUSIVE: NEW ENGLAND ANNOUNCE NOVEMBER TOUR DATES INCLUDING JAPAN
New England have announced tour dates in support of last year's vinyl release 'I Know There`s Something Here' and upcoming album 'Live At The Regent Theater...

british lion STEVE HARRIS' BRITISH LION TO HEADLINE PLANET ROCKSTOCK
"Fundamentally, it's still rock, and if you see it live, it's really powerful live..."

second relation SECOND RELATION PREMIERE TITLE TRACK OF FORTHCOMING THIRD ALBUM 'ENO'
Austrian prog rockers Second Relation's new single and video is premiering today and it's got Europe in a buzz...

amorettes THE AMORETTES ANNOUNCE SECOND LONDON SHOW ON CO-HEADLINE TOUR
"Our show at Our Black Heart in London has sold out in ten days, which is fantastic! How quickly could this one sell out?"

thunder THUNDER PLAN TO GIVE THE GAME AWAY WITH A NEW BOOK
The band plan to launch the book at an event being held as part of the 'Louder Than Words' literary festival in Manchester on Saturday 12th November.

rudolf schenker SCHENKERS AT WAR: RUDOLF BREAKS HIS SILENCE ON MICHAEL'S ACCUSATIONS
"He's a trick master, and he's a wannabe. And that's it. He can do whatever he wants..."

jon oliva SAVATAGE MAINMAN JON OLIVA RECOVERING FROM STROKE
"I lived the rock n' roll lifestyle since I was 18. It's all I knew and I enjoyed the ride very much..."

ramblin man RAMBLIN' MAN FAIR 2017 DATES ANNOUNCED PLUS WHO WE THINK COULD HEADLINE NEXT YEAR
After what was probably the best rockin' weekend of the year so far, we didn't have to wait long before we could start planning for the 2017 rematch...

airbourne AIRBOURNE ANNOUNCE NOVEMBER HEADLINE UK TOUR
The band will play ten UK date beginning in Portsmouth and Norwich on November 17th and finish off with two nights at The Electric Ballroom in Camden, London...

black stone cherry BLACK STONE CHERRY ANNOUNCE UK TOUR
"We have never done anything like this before and we knew the UK was the only place to do it. That's all we're gonna say about it!"

gary rossington LYNYRD SKYNYRD UPDATE WITH MORE CANCELLATIONS DUE TO GARY ROSSINGTON ILLNESS
"Currently the band hopes to resume touring on Thursday 4th August at The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, The Woodlands..."

extreme EXTREME CELEBRATE 25TH ANNIVERSARY OF 'PORNOGRAFFITI' ALBUM WITH 'PORNOGRAFFITI LIVE 25/METAL MELTDOWN'
"Some of these songs were never played live before so we had to go back and relearn them for the tour."

ozzy osbourne OZZY OSBOURNE: "I'M NOT HAPPY BEING SOBER"
"It scares me. I hear all the time people say that they have another drink in them but they may not have another sobriety in them..."

paul rodgers IT'S NOT ALL RIGHT NOW! PAUL RODGERS SUES DONALD TRUMP
"We will make America great again. God bless you and good night, I love you."

heavy metal HEAVY METAL HELPS PEOPLE DEAL WITH MORTALITY ACCORDING TO OFFICIAL STUDY
"Metal music can be seen as cultural good for fans and thereby can form part of their social identity."

motorhead MOTÖRHEAD STILL RUNNING DOWN THE HIGHWAY: PHIL, MIKKEY AND EDDIE ALL GEARED UP FOR FORTHCOMING DATES
"Every snare hit I do from now on until the end of my career will be a small tribute to Lemmy..."

iron maiden IRON MAIDEN'S STEVE HARRIS DROPS THE PRICE OF HIS ESSEX MANSION BY £1MILLION
The eight-bedroom mansion was on the market for £6.75million in 2012 but it's "guide price" is now a mere £3.95million...

hrh aor ALL GUNS BLAZING FOR NEW HRH AOR 5 ANNOUNCEMENT
Phil Lewis & Tracii Guns unite under the L.A. Guns banner once again for next year's HRH AOR 5 being held next March at Camp HRH in North Wales...

deep purple DEEP PURPLE 'LIVE AT THE NEC' DVD ON THE WAY: FAREWELL JON, WELCOME DON
The two share keyboard duties during the night in a very fitting "passing-of-the-torch" moment...

status quo ROCK 'TIL YOU DROP WITH STATUS QUO 1981-1986 VINYL BOX SET
In addition to the studio albums the box set will include an extra disc of b-sides and extended mixes...

zz top ZZ TOP TO RELEASE THEIR VERY FIRST OFFICIAL LIVE ALBUM IN SEPTEMBER
"In an abstract surrealism style, this collection is a definitive chronicle of the band hangin' together for four plus deluxe decades..."

tygers of pan tang TYGERS OF PAN TANG "SPECIAL TIME" HAS COME WITH NEW RELEASE
"The new Tygers album is finished, done and dusted and ready to unleash on our 'Tygertastic' audience. You're gonna love this one, it's a MONSTER..."

andy fraser ANDY FRASER OF FREE'S LAST RECORDING WITH SAIICHI SUGIYAMA ONLINE HERE
"'Melting Away' became one of Andy's last recordings. He still had so much to offer and I was really looking forward to continuing to work with him."

ritchie blackmore RITCHIE BLACKMORE'S RAINBOW TO PLAY AGAIN BUT WITH LESS DEEP PURPLE SONGS
"I would do probably ninety-five percent Rainbow songs; that's what they seem to want to hear. And it didn't occur to me. I just naturally assumed they wanted to hear everything."

saxon EXCLUSIVE: THIS IS WHAT OUR FAVOURITE ROCKERS THINK OF THE CURRENT POLITICAL CLIMATE
Comment from Saxon, Slash, Thunder, Iron Maiden, Uli Jon Roth, Hawkwind, Cher, Johnny Rotten, Machine Head And More...

beyond the black UK EXCLUSIVE: BEYOND THE BLACK SINGER JENNIFER HABEN IS LOST IN FOREVER AS FIVE MEMBERS DEPART THE BAND
"I have enjoyed the time together with the guys very much and am grateful for everything we have achieved together in Germany. I am currently looking for new colleagues..."

cats in space CATS IN SPACE SET TO RELEASE SLADE CLASSIC WITH DANNY BOWES OF THUNDER ON GUEST VOCALS
"It's is one of my favourite Slade songs, so when they asked me to sing on their version it took me a good second and a half to say yes..."

guns n roses WAS BREAKING NEWS: GUNS N' ROSES ADD MORE TOUR DATES FOR OCTOBER AND NOVEMBER
The Gunners' newly announced dates are for South America with ten dates in Argentina, Brazil, Peru, Chile and Colombia with more to be announced soon...

keith moon YOU WON'T GET FOOLED WITH OFFICIAL KEITH MOON COMMEMORATIVE DRUM HEAD
Manufactured as a special, custom product by Remo, these 14" high-gloss drum heads are a perfect collector's item for true fans of the legendary drummer and The Who...

the answer WAS BREAKING NEWS: THE ANSWER AND THE DEAD DAISIES ANNOUNCE NOVEMBER UK TOUR
"The fact that we get to debut this new material with our mates The Dead Daisies just adds to the rush we're currently experiencing. You really don't want to miss this one!"

ian gillan IAN GILLAN SAYS: "IT'S A WONDERFUL THING, VINYL..." WITH NEW COLLECTION ABOUT TO BE RELEASED
"You just bought something significant, not easily disposable. And look at the sleeves - aren't they cool..."

quireboys THE QUIREBOYS NEW ALBUM ON THE WAY: "THE LYRICS ON THE TITLE TRACK ARE SOME OF SPIKE'S BEST EVER!"
"I approached the songwriting from a different angle and it felt good. There's a lot of passion there."

48 hours 48 HOURS TO ROCK THE UK TO A CITY OF ASHES
"We're hitting the road in September for a co-headline tour with our broseph's City Of Ashes! This will be one of the unsigned tours of the year!"

hammerfall WAS BREAKING NEWS: LIVE LIFE LOUD WITH HAMMERFALL ON 2017 EUROPEAN TOUR: NEW ALBUM ON THE WAY
"We can't wait to get back on stage again to have a gigantic Heavy Metal party every night with all our Templar friends!"

joe perry AEROSMITH GUITARIST JOE PERRY REPORTEDLY SUFFERS HEART ATTACK DURING HOLLYWOOD VAMPIRES GIG
"Thanks to everyone asking about our brother Joe Perry," Alice Cooper wrote. "He is stable right now, with family and is under the best care."

onslaught ONSLAUGHT, BEHOLDER AND ANIHILATED TOUR PROMISES TO BE A TOUR DE FORCE
"By the time we hit the road in November it will be well over two-and-a-half years since we did the last run and we feel the time is now right..."

arw ARW (JON ANDERSON, TREVOR RABIN AND RICK WAKEMAN) ANNOUNCE BAND FOR UPCOMING WORLD TOUR
"I have played with arguably the three greatest bass players ever and I can't wait to play with one of them again!"

marillion MARILLION UNVEIL 'THE NEW KINGS' FROM FORTHCOMING STUDIO ALBUM 'FEAR'
'The New Kings' can also be heard on Marillion's current tour which starts on Monday 11th July in Barcelona...

michael des barres AN AMERICAN WRITER ASKS WHY IT TAKES A BRITISH EX-PAT TO ASK, "WHAT'S GOING ON?" MICHAEL DES BARRES HAS THE ANSWER
This incendiary cover of Marvin Gaye's classic confronts America's issues in an incredibly timely and head-on manner...

freedom call FREEDOM CALL RELEASE A NEW METAL HYMN 'HAMMER OF THE GODS', AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD NOW
The trademark bold vocal harmonies remain. The track is taken from forthcoming opus 'Master Of Light'...

guns n roses STEVEN ADLER JOINS GUNS N' ROSES ON STAGE IN OHIO: FOUR FIFTHS OF 'APPETITE' LINE-UP PLAY TOGETHER FOR FIRST TIME SINCE 1990
"On the drums, you might know this guy. Ladies and gentlemen, Mr Steven Adler..."

ac dc AC/DC BASSIST CLIFF WILLIAMS TO RETIRE AFTER ROCK OR BUST WORLD TOUR: "IT'S BEEN SURREAL"
"AC/DC has been... you know, just... I don't know what else I would wanna do. I love the music and I love playing in the band, and I'm all filled up..."

guns n roses GUNS N' ROSES USE THEIR ILLUSION TO SILENCE THE DOUBTERS WITH US TOUR GOING SO FINE
Axl is clearly in his element on this tour, running across the stage to jump on the monitors mid-song and displaying all the panache of a man completely on top of his game...

stray del bromham STRAY TO ROAM AROUND THE UK ON TOUR INCLUDING A RARE REUNION OF THE ORIGINAL LINE-UP
No need to move a mountain as both Stray and Del Bromham's Blues Devils are on their way to a venue near you...

amorettes THE AMORETTES ANNOY THE NEIGHBOURS WITH RAUCOUS NEW SINGLE
'Let The Neighbours Call The Cops' was co- written by vocalist Gill Montgomery and Black Star Riders front man Ricky Warwick...

eagles of death metal WAS BREAKING NEWS: EAGLES OF DEATH METAL WANT YOU SO BAD ON TWO UK DATES IN AUGUST
This is EODM's first visit to the UK since the band were caught up in the terrible events at The Bataclan Theatre in Paris back in November 2015...

soil SOiL 'SHINE ON' THE UK WITH COMPREHENSIVE TOUR
"We are looking forward to seeing some new places and making some new friends this time around..."

acid reign ACID REIGN GET IN FESTIVE MOOD EARLY WITH SPECIAL GIG ANNOUNCEMENT
'Tis the season to Thrash as Acid Reign team up with Shrapnel with far from obnoxious results...

iron maiden IRON MAIDEN: LEGACY OF THE BEAST MOBILE RPG GAME IS OUT NOW
"We've always wanted to make a quality Maiden mobile game as we think the combination of Eddie and the music is so well suited..."

rick parfitt status quo EXCLUSIVE: STATUS QUO'S RICK PARFITT SEEMS TO BE 'FINE FINE FINE' AS HE IS SPOTTED OUT AND ABOUT
Following the recent health scare a picture has emerged online of him taking a walk in Kingston over the weekend...

bullet for my valentine BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE TO PLAY 'THE POISON' IN FULL FOR THE FIRST EVER TIME
"We promised you something special right? See 'The Poison' played in full for the first time in Manchester! Tickets on sale now here..."

alter bridge WAS BREAKING NEWS: ALTER BRIDGE TO HEADLINE ARENAS ACROSS EUROPE THIS WINTER WITH GOJIRA AND VOLBEAT
This will be their biggest headline tour yet with twenty-four dates across fifteen countries, kicking off on November 4th 2016

the mission WAS BREAKING NEWS: BAUHAUS FRONTMAN PETER MURPHY TO GUEST WITH THE MISSION ON THEIR 30th ANNIVERSARY UK TOUR
"Peter's appearance will help make these shows the special events that we always wanted and hoped they'd be..."

iron maiden IRON MAIDEN ILLUSTRATOR DESIGNS SHIRT FOR ONE DIRECTION'S ZAYN MALIK, MAIDEN LAUNCH THIRD TROOPER BEER AND HI-ON-MAIDEN TO HEADLINE PICCSTOCK
A full-bodied beer using a blend of chocolate and crystal malts to give "a roasted malt and caramel backbone with hints of liquorice and honey"...

bruce dickinson BRUCE DICKINSON TO TAKE PART IN TOP GEAR STYLE CHARITY ROAD TRIP
"The enthusiasm from the group is amazing which will lend itself to making it an unforgettable trip..."

anvil WAS BREAKING NEWS: ANVIL ANNOUNCE UK AND EUROPEAN TOUR FOR OCTOBER/NOVEMBER
Anvil will not only be playing dates in Scotland and Wales but also English towns which rarely see major international artists, such as Huddersfield, Doncaster and Grimsby.

status quo IT'S TIME TO GET 'DOWN DOWN' TO BUTLINS AS SECOND STATUS QUO FAN CLUB CONVENTION IS ANNOUNCED
The weekend will feature live music from ex-Quo drummer John Coghlan and his band with long time friend of the band, Jackie Lynton also scheduled to appear...

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