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NEWS ITEMS FOR AUGUST 2011


cradle of filth Cradle Of Filth 'Evermore Darkly...' CD/DVD Coming October 17th

skalmold Skálmöld: Grand Icelandic Viking Metal

black country communion Manowar Thank UK Fans For Facebook Challenge Submissions. But They Want More

black country communion Alice Cooper Posts Video Teaser For 'Welcome 2 My Nightmare'

ian anderson Ian Anderson Announces 'Thick As A Brick' UK Tour

vallenfyre Century Media Records Reveal More Details About New Signing Vallenfyre

bitches sin rapture Bitches Sin New Album Out On September 11th

chickenfoot Chickenfoot Confirm UK Release Dates For New Album

sebastian bach Sebastian Bach's Home Destroyed By Hurricane Irene

def leppard Def Leppard, Motley Crue And Steel Panther To Tour The UK In December

arch enemy Leaves' Eyes "Amazed At Police Ignorance" After Merch Is Confiscated

arch enemy Official Video For Arch Enemy's 'Bloodstained Cross' Online Now

aerosmith Aerosmith To Release new Album In May

helloween Helloween To Headline Global East Rock Festival

runawayslaurie Laurie Of The Runaways Dies At 53

doogie white kruk Doogie White On The Set Of Kruk's Latest Video

johnny newman_damages Heavy Metal Composer Releases Single To End Slavery

avenged sevenfold Steel Panther Completely Sell Out London, Plus Snippet Of New Album Now Online

avenged sevenfold Avenged Sevenfold Release Second Single From 'Nightmare'

behemoth lucifer Behemoth Release 'Lucifer' Making-Of Video

la guns LA Guns Featuring Phil Lewis Announce European Tour Dates

sylosis Sylosis Announce UK Headlining Tour

lita ford Reports Of Lita Ford's Death Are Made Up By Sick, Fake Website

where angels suffer Metal Supergroup Where Angels Suffer On The Road In The UK And Europe Now

nightwish Nightwish Sign New Deal With Nuclear Blast Records

buckcherry Buckcherry Release Video For 'It's A Party'

god bless ozzy 'God Bless Ozzy' Documentary Exclusive September Screenings

manowar6 Fifteen Minutes With Manowar's Joey DeMaio

riot2011 Riot New Album, New Deal

red hot chilli peppers Dream Theater Post Track-By-Track Video Breakdown Of New Album

red hot chilli peppers Six Hour Sundown Announce The Borderline With The Treatment

red hot chilli peppers Red Hot Chili Peppers Announce New Album Listening Parties

steelpanther Steel Panther London Gig Amid Rumours Of Crue/Leppard Tour

monstermagnetdopestoinfinity Monster Magnet Exclusive 'Dopes To Infinity' UK Gigs

kiss Kiss New Album Will Be A 'Monster!'

wayne findlay Wayne Findlay's New Project, 'No Sky Today', New Album Now Available

nirvana Alice Cooper Releases Video For 'I'll Bite Your Face Off'

nirvana London To Host Nirvana Exhibition For 20th Anniversary Of 'Nevermind'

heidenfest 2011 New Trailer Released For Heidenfest 2011

sabaton Grunge Legends The Melvins Head To The UK

sabaton Sabaton To Finish 'World War Tour' In Belgium

nevermore Nevermore Frontman Only Found Out About Guitarist And Drummer Quitting On Internet

devildriver Kiss Dropped From Michael Jackson Tribute Gig After Gene Simmons' Paedophile Comments

devildriver West Memphis Three Released From Jail

frankie banali Quiet Riot To Release Movie. Trailer Online Now

devildriver Devildriver Guitarist Suffers Seizure And Has To Sit Out Tour

darkness over x-mas Rise To Remain 'Power Through Fear' Video Online Now Plus Tour Dates

darkness over x-mas Heavy Rockers Feature On New Muppets Album: Now Streaming Online

metallica lou reed Metallica And Lou Reed To Release Collaboration Album

battlelore Battlelore Tour Of China Cancelled

the union The Union Announce UK Headline Tour For October

pukkelpop Storm Hits Pukkelpop Festival In Belgium Killing Three

devin townsend The Answer To Embark On UK And Irish Tour In September/October

devin townsend Mordecai Frontman Swaps His Guitar For A Broom In Bid To Clean Up Riot Hit Croydon

devin townsend Devin Townsend To Perform 'Quadrology' Live For The Very First Time

hammerfall Live Evil Festival Returns In October

hammerfall Hammerfall Announce Riot As Special Guests On Tour

chimaira age of hell Chimaira Streaming Entire New Album Online Now

black sabbath Exclusive: Black Sabbath Line-Up Have Reformed

rhapsody of fire Rhapsody Of Fire Split Into Two Bands

darkness over x-mas Suidakra Added To 'Darkness Over X-Mas Tour 2011

stampede and y&t Stampede To Support Y&T On Upcoming UK Tour

doogie white Doogie White Reveals Cover Artwork And Tracklisting For Solo Album

hammerfest iv Cradle Of Filth Release Mini-Album

hammerfest iv Hammerfest IV Update

nickoliveri High Voltage TV Broadcast This Saturday

nickoliveri Ex-QOSA bassist Facing 15 Years' Jail

jonlord2 Devin Townsend To Headline Damnation Festival

slamcartel Slam Cartel Release 'Sundown' Single

jonlord2 Jon Lord Sends Message To Fans As He Fights Cancer

pentagram Pentagram First-Ever UK Gig & DVD

tommorello Foreigner 'Acoustique' Package Released

tommorello Nightwatchman Tom Morello New Album

janilane Rockin' Reading - My Chemical Romance, Muse, Jane's addiction, Offspring!

janilane Ex-Warrant Singer Jani Lane RIP

rivalsons Rival Sons Return In November

anthrax2 Firewind Announce Tour & Album

anthrax2 Anthrax Top Hammerfest IV Bill

girlschool Girlschool Rerecord Top 5 Album, 'Hit And Run'

ufo UFO Confirmed For Monsters Of Rock Cruise

anthrax2011 Indie Industry Burnt By London Riots

anthrax2011 Anthrax 'Worship Music' With Joey Belladonna

coreyelvis Corey Taylor Becomes Elvis Impersonator

stumarshall Metal Musicians Contribute To Metal For Cancer

biohazard New Biohazard Album, 'Reborn In Defiance', Out In September

axlrudipell German Guitar Wizard Axel Rudi Pell Releases New Album

boa 'Into The Snakepit - Bloodstock Open Air 2010' DVD Now On Sale

rise to remain Onslaught To Tour In September With Gama Bomb

rise to remain Rise To Remain Release New Video 'Power Through Fear'

electric boys tainted nation Smokehead Rocks Tour: Swedes Assault On The UK With Tainted Nation

ministry Jourgensen: "The World Is A Shitty Place Without Ministry!"

doogie white AC/DC Collector's Edition Of Monopoly Now Available

doogie white Metal Mind To Release Doogie White Solo Album

staind Staind Announce October UK Tour In Support Of Seventh Album

ginger wildheart Ginger Wildheart Proves There Is No Science To Social Media

nidir en grey LA Guns To Tour UK And Europe In September

nidir en grey Japan's Dir En Grey Post Entire New Album Online

soil Soil Reunite With Original Singer For Co-Headline Tour With Puddle Of Mudd

nirvana nevermind Evanescence Announce Second London Show



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queen 'QUEEN ON AIR' WILL TAKE YOUR BREATH AWAY: RELEASE DATE AND CONTENTS RIGHT HERE
There's over three-and-a-half hours of revealing encounters recorded for the BBC and Capital Radio in London between 1976-1992...

iron maiden IRON MAIDEN ADD NEW DATE TO BOOK OF SOULS UK/EUROPEAN TOUR
"To add a second show at the London O2 arena at such an early stage demonstrates just how strong Iron Maiden are in the UK..."

grace digger PREPARE TO BE HEALED BY METAL: GRAVE DIGGER TO DELIVER TEN COMMANDMENTS ON FRIDAY 13th
"Grave Digger are back with a brand new album, and we're stronger, heavier and more Metal than ever!"

marcela bovio MARCELA BOVIO ANNOUNCES SOLO EUROPEAN TOUR DATES IN SUPPORT OF 'UNPRECEDENTED'
"This will be the first extended run of shows where fans can get to hear her new classically influenced material in headline shows..."

behemoth BEHEMOTH TO HEADLINE HEAVY SCOTLAND WITH ARCH ENEMY
Aiming to be the biggest and best new festival dedicated to all things dark, heavy, and vicious, Heavy Scotland is borne out of a love of Metal...

motley crue MÖTLEY CRÜE: RELEASE DATE FOR 'THE END – LIVE IN LOS ANGELES' IS HERE
Fans were left in tears as the show concluded with an emotional encore rendition of 'Home Sweet Home' from the second stage riser...

slayer SLAYER TO RELEASE 30th ANNIVERSARY 'REIGN IN BLOOD' PLAQUES
'Reign In Blood' was originally released on 7th October 1986 via Def Jam Recordings and was the band's first collaboration with Rick Rubin...

rainbow RITCHIE BLACKMORE'S RAINBOW TO RELEASE 'MEMORIES IN ROCK - LIVE IN GERMANY' IN NOVEMBER
This film captures the long awaited return to rock music for former the Deep Purple guitarist...

iced earth JAKE DREYER IS THE NEW ICED EARTH GUITARIST
"Jake will play on the upcoming Iced Earth studio album and will perform his first live show with us in November at Hammerfest in Germany..."

quartz QUARTZ ORIGINAL VOCALIST MIKE 'TAFFY' TAYLOR PASSES AWAY
"Our thoughts and deepest sympathies and condolences go out to his family and to all who were lucky enough to have met and known him. Legend."

metallica WAS BREAKING NEWS: NEW METALLICA VIDEO FOR 'MOTH INTO FLAME' IS HERE
Metallica's brand new official video for 'Moth Into Flame' from their forthcoming new album, 'Hardwired... To Self-Destruct' has just dropped...

jack bruce AN EVENING FOR JACK BRUCE GUESTS ANNOUNCED
'Very special guests' are still to be announced and we're speculating on whether or not Eric Clapton may be one of them...

titanfest TITANFEST CONFIRMS FINAL LINE-UP FOR 2016
"Hell is honoured to be included in the stellar line-up for this year's Titanfest and we look forward to laying waste to London...

freddie mercury ACM'S FREDDIE MERCURY SCHOLARSHIP WINNER ANNOUNCED
"Freddie wrote and recorded so much material at our studio and we really feel his legacy lives on whenever we hear his Fazioli grand piano..."

cat stevens METALLICA HARDWIRE CENTRAL PARK WITH CAT STEVENS
"Because this world is big enough to share and for it to go round..."

la guns WAS BREAKING NEWS: LA GUNS, WITH TRACII AND PHIL, UK TOUR DATES ARE HERE
"The only time we really bitch at each other is when we're in a band together, or when we're not in a band together..."

geoff tate WAS BREAKING NEWS: GEOFF TATE IS GONNA GET CLOSE TO YOU ON UK/EUROPEAN ACOUSTIC TOUR
The tour across Europe will see Geoff performing a very special night of story telling and acoustic songs spanning his thirty-five year career...

dan reed WAS BREAKING NEWS: DAN REED NETWORK ANNOUNCE 2017 UK TOUR
"After twenty-five years we were able to gravitate back to the passion we discovered playing together all those years ago, and battle once more!"

paco ventura UK EXCLUSIVE: KISS, EUROPE, RAINBOW STARS AND MORE FEATURE ON 'PACO VENTURA BLACK MOON'. LISTEN HERE
It's a powerful album with songs in English and Spanish and will appeal to lovers of Whitesnake, Rainbow and Yngwie Malmsteen...

berserker LITHUANIAN VIKINGS BERSERKER TO UNDERTAKE FIRST UK TOUR
This band deserves support so get your drinking horns out and go enjoy. You'll be glad you did...

hrh metal HRH METAL IS HERE: TWENTY QUID TO SEE SODOM, RAGING SPEEDHORN, EVILE, LAWNMOWER DETH AND MANY MORE
"It's the tenth year of HRH and it's time we gave all fans old and new something to celebrate it with..."

as i lay dying AS I LAY DYING SINGER TIM LAMBESIS FILES $35MILLION LAWSUIT OVER STEROID MAN-BOOBS
"The terror I felt at this moment of confirmed maturation has left me traumatized indefinitely..."

lynyrd skynyrd LYNYRD SKYNYRD FANS TAKE IT ON FAITH WITH NEW GARY ROSSINGTON ALBUM
"Even some of the Skynyrd band would say to us 'Hey, go do something — the fans want to hear it', so we finally we thought, 'Well, let's just do it.'"

stone hroken STONE BROKEN WILL WAIT FOR YOU WITH NEW SINGLE
The fourth single to be taken from their acclaimed debut album, 'All The Time', this is sure to be THE power ballad for 2016...

the who THE WHO TO PERFORM 'TOMMY' ACOUSTIC AT THE ROYAL ALBERT HALL
This special concert will be the first time the full band have performed Pete Townshend's classic rock opera since 1989...

anna murphy WAS BREAKING NEWS: IRON MAIDEN BOOK OF SOULS UK TOUR DATES RIGHT HERE
"Although we love playing festivals and stadiums, it is terrific to return to the intimacy and atmosphere of arenas..."

anna murphy UK EXCLUSIVE: CELLAR DARLING ARE BORN - EX-ELUVEITIE MEMBERS TAKE THE CHALLENGE - FIRST SONGS HERE, FIRST LIVE SHOW ANNOUNCED
"We have fallen. We have screamed. We have battled. We found strength. We will overcome."

ac dc UK EXCLUSIVE: ANGUS YOUNG CONFIRMS AC/DC WILL CONTINUE WITH AXL AND NEW BASS PLAYER
"Axl and Angus are also rumored to want to record new AC/DC material following Guns N' Roses' 'Not In This Lifetime' world tour..."

lords of the land SCOTLAND'S LORDS OF THE LAND FESTIVAL BILL UNVEILED
Dubbed 'Scotland's biggest festival of filth, loud noise and destruction', the organisers have once again dug deep...

cliff williams CLIFF WILLIAMS PLAYS HIS FINAL GIG WITH AC/DC AND WHO WE THINK COULD REPLACE HIM
"I couldn't have asked for anything more - being with the people I'm with and have been, being in this situation with this band, playing this music."

ultimate jam night NOW WE CAN ALL WATCH ULTIMATE JAM NIGHT DUE TO BROADCAST DEAL WITH ZINNA TV
"Our goal is giving music lovers a chance to experience something fresh on the live music scene."

suicidal tendencies SUICIDAL TENDENCIES NEW ALBUM ‘WORLD GONE MAD’ IS OUT SEPTEMBER 30th
"I think it's very typical and very traditional Suicidal Tendencies. It's that unforgettable style. It's Mike Muir."

gojira GOJIRA DEBUT NEW VIDEO FOR 'THE SHOOTING STAR'
'Magma' took the #1 spot on Billboard’s Hard Rock Albums chart this summer making them the first French band to hold the #1 spot in the chart's nine year existence...

glenn hughes GLENN HUGHES PREMIERES 'HEAVY', FIRST VIDEO FROM 'RESONATE'
'Resonate' is already a contender for Album of the Year and features Glenn's live solo band members...

prophets of rage PROPHETS OF RAGE RELEASE THEIR VERY FIRST VIDEO: 'THE PARTY'S OVER' EP OUT NOW
"An elite task force of revolutionary musicians determined to confront this mountain of election year bullshit..."

iggy pop IGGY POP: 'POST POP DEPRESSION: LIVE AT THE ROYAL ALBERT HALL' ON THE WAY
The Telegraph said: "I have been going to gigs for a very long time and that was one of the best I have ever seen."

hawklords HAWKLORDS UK TOUR DATES ARE HERE: GIRLSCHOOL'S KIM McAULIFFE GUESTS ON NEW ALBUM
"Exploring the themes of sex, death, art, time and identity. It's above and beyond a normal rock album!"

amon amarth AMON AMARTH PREMIERE 'RAISE YOUR HORNS' VIDEO FEATURING MANY SPECIAL GUESTS
Special guests include Biff and Paul from Saxon, Behemoth's Nergal, Rob Flynn of Machine Head, Doro, Jessie Leach, Zakk Wylde and many more...

thunder THUNDER MARCH 2017 UK TOUR DATES ARE HERE
"If we’re not playing the city/town where you live that's because we tried, but it wasn't available in the time frame. We did not do it on purpose."

pythia PYTHIA BASS PLAYER MARK HARRINGTON REPLACED BY ASH PORTER
"No drama, no problems, no fall outs etc, just simply a case that over time people's circumstances and situations can change...

the shockwaves EXCLUSIVE: NYC ROCKERS THE SHOCKWAVES DEBUT NEW SINGLE 'LIES' ON MetalTalk
The Shockwaves spent the summer in the studio hammering out new songs which will be released as a series of singles over the next few months...

skarlett riot SKARLETT RIOT FORCED TO CANCEL LONDON GIG
""Is this good business? Is this how we and the other bands on the bill should be treated and how our fans should be treated?"

def con one DEF CON ONE RELEASE FREE DOWNLOAD OF SEX PISTOLS 'ANARCHY IN THE UK'
"The crowds went absolutely crazy for it and quite a few people have suggested we should record it and release it..."

nightwish NIGHTWISH SINGER FLOOR JANSEN IS FOUR MONTHS PREGNANT
Additionally, today Ghost have released a Deluxe Version of 'Meliora', their acclaimed 2015 Grammy® Award-winning album...

eluveitie WAS BREAKING NEWS: ELUVEITIE CONFIRM NEW ALBUM DETAILS AND NEW ACOUSTIC SHOWS
"We're looking forward to 'Evocation II'! The concept of the album sticks in our head already for years and it has matured a lot..."

ghost GHOST ANNOUNCE SURPRISE NEW EP AND NEW VIDEO, AVAILABLE HERE NOW
Additionally, today Ghost have released a Deluxe Version of 'Meliora', their acclaimed 2015 Grammy® Award-winning album...

status quo BREAKING NEWS: RICK PARFITT DIED FOR SEVERAL MINUTES AND MAY HAVE PERFORMED HIS LAST QUO GIG
"He is far from being fit enough to undertake the rigours of Quo's touring schedule..."

black sabbath BLACK SABBATH TO RELEASE 'THE ULTIMATE COLLECTION': RE-MASTERED SET AVAILABLE NEXT MONTH WITH CRUCIFOLD VINYL TO FOLLOW
Curated in conjunction with the band, the 31-track offering features many classic songs..

the answer THE ANSWER REVEAL NEW SINGLE AND TITLE TRACK FROM FORTHCOMING ALBUM
The album is a hugely varied body of work encompassing elements of their Celtic background as well as their renowned trademark guitar attack...

sonic syndicate SONIC SYNDICATE ARE REBORN: NEW ALBUM 'CONFESSIONS' ON THE WAY
Aware that the band's 'new start' may cause a lot of listeners to raise their eyebrows the band do not fear the changes nor the future...

john otway OTWAY GOES WHERE NO BAND HAS BEEN IN OVER QUARTER OF A CENTURY
He's the first artist to record on the Caribbean island since The Rolling Stones made 'Steel Wheels' there in 1989...

out came the wolves OUT CAME THE WOLVES REVEAL DETAILS OF DEBUT ALBUM 'STRANGE FATE'
"This album is the culmination of our endless hard work and we couldn't be more excited to finally reach this turning point..."

kiss EXCLUSIVE KISS 'GODS OF THUNDER' DOCUMENTARY SET FOR 2017 RELEASE
As well as unseen footage of the band, the documentary was said to feature new interviews...

korn KORN AND LIMP BIZKIT ANNOUNCE UK TOUR FOR DECEMBER
Korn are return to the UK in December for an arena tour in support of their hotly anticipated, twelfth studio album...

santana SANTANA IV: 'LIVE AT THE HOUSE OF BLUES, LAS VEGAS' ON THE WAY
This release captures the long anticipated reunion of the classic and much-heralded line-up of Santana...

second relation EXCLUSIVE SECOND RELATION DEBUT VIDEO FOR 'COUNTLESS DAMAGES' ON MetalTalk
"The motion picture for the second single ‘Countless Damages’ is a schematic translation of the lyrics..."

queen UK EXCLUSIVE QUEEN + ADAM LAMBERT BRING A KIND OF MAGIC TO ISRAEL
Brian May and Roger Taylor each sang a song in Freddie's memory, and concert clips featuring the legendary frontman were prominent throughout...

phil campbell PHIL CAMPBELL AND THE BASTARD SONS TO RELEASE DEBUT EP ON MOTÖRHEAD MUSIC
Phil Campbell And The Bastard Sons are about to fly a mighty Welsh rock'n'roll flag in your direction...

veil of delusions VEIL OF DELUSIONS ANNOUNCE UK DATES
The band have played numerous shows across Europe, including appearances at the Amsterdam Metalfest 2016 and the FemMe Battle...

leonard haze LEONARD HAZE, FORMER Y&T DRUMMER, PASSES AWAY
"Kelly said that although his health had recently declined, they felt he had a few years left, so this is unexpected..."

scorpions SCORPIONS APPOINT MOTÖRHEAD DRUMMER MIKKEY DEE AS PERMANENT MEMBER
"The Scorpions fans have been most welcoming and its been great to meet all the crazy wonderful Motörheadbangers along the way..."

avenged sevenfold AVENGED SEVENFOLD ADD A SECOND NIGHT AT LONDON’S O2 ARENA
Tickets for all dates of what will be the band's first UK tour for three years are on sale here...

vixen VIXEN ANNOUNCED FOR HARD ROCK HELL AND BERNIE MARSDEN IS READY AND WILLING TOO
"Vixen will be a class addition - they are on fire at the moment, so it's a nice wee exclusive to add to the line-up..."

deep purple RITCHIE BLACKMORE: IAN GILLAN IS SICK AND DEEP PURPLE SHOULD GIVE IT A REST
"I'm deteriorating very fast, as we all are. All my friends are passing away. Some of my enemies are passing away too..."

europe EUROPE ANNOUNCE TAX THE HEAT, DARE AND THE ELECTRIC BOYS AS THE FINAL COUNTDOWN 30th ANNIVERSARY TOUR SUPPORT
"They are one of the young new bands out there that are keeping the rock business exciting and vibrant..."

napalm death NAPALM DEATH ANNOUNCE 2017 IRISH DATES
Napalm Death’s acclaimed fifteenth album release 'Apex Predator - Easy Meat' managed to enter the sales charts in several countries across the world upon release...

neal morse band THE NEAL MORSE BAND NEW ALBUM OUT 11th NOVEMBER: WORLDWIDE TOUR DATES ARE HERE
"Someone had suggested to me that I do a concept album based on this book, but I kind of forgot about it. Then when I began writing new songs last December..."

glenn hughes GLENN HUGHES NEW STUDIO ALBUM IS ABOUT TO 'RESONATE': UK AND EUROPEAN TOUR DATES ARE HERE
Now, finally, his first solo album in over eight years will see the light of day...

judas priest EXCLUSIVE JUDAS PRIEST HELL BENT FOR BLOODSTOCK 2017?
When this will be officially announced is anyone's guess but what we do know is that festival organisers are working hard right now to secure next year's headliners...

the skids THE SKIDS HEAD BACK INTO THE VALLEY WITH 2017 40th ANNIVERSARY TOUR
One of the gigs on the 40th anniversary tour will be a hometown performance at Dunfermline's Glen Pavilion...

possessed POSSESSED ANNOUNCE GLASGOW/LONDON DATES
The current line-up have been working together since 2013 and despite playing festival shows in Europe in 2014, this tour includes their first ever Scottish live date...

slayer SLAYER: AND THEN THERE WERE THREE...
"Slayer is notorious for letting the artist be the artist, the producer be the producer, and the director be the director, etc..."

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