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NEWS ITEMS FOR APRIL 2012

ted nugent Ted Nugent "Insulted" As US Military Cancel His Concert

epica Epica Release New Video, 'Storm The Sorrow'

marauder Marauder Sign To Pitch Black Records For Fifth Album

the cult The Cult Reveal 'For The Animals' Video

beermageddon Three More Bands Added To Beermageddon

chapters Five Bands Including Chapters To Play Metal Night At Boston Music Rooms In London

manowar Manowar Release Second Sneak Preview Of Forthcoming New Album

lacuna coil Lacuna Coil Announce 'Dark Legacy' UK Tour For October And European Summer Festivals

steve hackett Steve Hackett To Release Double A Single For Childline

black sabbath Black Sabbath To Play Download Warm Up Show At Birmingham O2

nightwish Nightwish Song Chosen For Official Anthem For Ice Hockey World Championships

the offspring The Offspring Debut New Single 'Days Go By'

dark tranquility Dark Tranquility Sign New Contract With Century Media

gojira Grand Magus Release Title Track Of New Album 'The Hunt'

gojira Gojira To Release Live DVD And CD, 'The Flesh Alive'

cory smoot experiment Metal Blade Records To Release The Cory Smoot Experiment

corrosion of conformity Corrosion Of Conformity Playing Hopscotch Music Fest 2012

the black dahlia murder The Black Dahlia Murder Confirmed For Orion Music And More Festival In June

ginger wildheart Ginger Wildheart Album '100%' To Be Released In June

enslaved Enslaved Sign With Nuclear Blast

arch enemy Arch Enemy Release Video For 'Under Black Flags We March'

sailor jerry Sailor Jerry New London Bar Updates Gig Listings

campus Campus Announce New EP, Hevy Slot And Stream New Track

trivium Five Finger Death Punch, Trivium, Killswitch Engage And More All Confirmed For Trespass America Festival

aerosmith New Aerosmith Album Release Pushed Back To September

slayer Slayer To Perform 'Reign In Blood' At Only UK Show Of 2012

while she sleeps While She Sleeps New Single Info And Tour Dates Announced

dirty youth Rise Up: The Dirty Youth Release New Video

motorhead I AM I Confirmed For Bloodstock Open Air Main Stage

pythia Pythia Release Video For 'The Circle' And Reveal New Single Details

marino de silva Guitarist Marino De Silva In Las Vegas Jail Accused Of Multi-Million Dollar Fraud

malice in wonderland Malice In Wonderland Return With New Album

faith no more Faith No More To Play Hammersmith Apollo In July

ted nugent Ted Nugent Pleads Guilty In Illegal Bear Kill

tenacious d Tenacious D's 'Rize Of The Fenix' Set For Release May 14th

cattle decapitation Cattle Decapitation Premiere 'Kingdom Of Tyrants' Video

clutch Clutch Announce Summer Tour Dates With Prong and Lionize

marionette Marionette To Headline 'Slay The UK' Tour In May: Music Video In The Works

malice Malice To Release 'New Breed Of Godz' Album On May 28th

motorhead Motörhead Announce 2012 UK Tour With Very Special Guests Anthrax

metallica Brazilian Blowout With Band Contracts Breached And Fans Ripped Off

kiss EXCLUSIVE: Kiss To Play London HMV Forum In July

heaven and hell records Heaven And Hell Records Release Free Sampler

don bronco Don Broco Announce New Single And Debut Album

eyes of a traitor Eyes Of A Traitor To Play Ghostfest In Exclusive One-Off UK Appearance

rival sons Rival Sons Announce New European Tour

feed the rhino Feed The Rhino To Release New Album 'The Burning Sons' In July

ancient vvisdom Ancient Vvisdom Release New Video For 'Children Of The Wasteland'

keith moon Olympic Organisers Tried To Book Keith Moon To Perform At The Games

summer breeze More Bands Announced For Summer Breeze

iced earth Iced Earth To Begin Writing New Album This Fall

asia Asia Celebrate 30th Anniversary With World Tour And New Album 'XXX'

metallica Metallica To Play Outside Lands In San Francisco

ronnie montrose First Ever Ronnie Montrose Live DVD Out In May

cannibal corpse Cannibal Corpse's Paul Mazurkiewicz To Guest Judge Heavy MTL BOTB In Montreal

the skull The Skull Recruit Two New Guitarists

axl rose Axl Rose Publishes New Letter Regarding Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

soundgarden Soundgarden's First New Song In Fifteen Years Available As Free Download

veronica freeman benedictum Banshee Replace Benedictum On Warriors Of Metal Bill

high on fire High On Fire New Album 'De Vermis Mysteriis' Out 23rd April

jim marshall Touchstone Giving Away Free Track

fueled by fire Fueled By Fire Exclusive Album Stream And Track By Track Now Online

the treatment The Treatment To Join 'The Tour' With Kiss And Motley Crue

damnation festival Damnation Festival Confirms My Dying Bride

tracer Tracer Release New Single To Coincide With UK Tour

trucker diablo Trucker Diablo Added To SOS Fest And Billing Bikefest And MTV Australia

megadeth Megadeth Announce Very Special One-Off Show At London's Electric Ballroom

ted nugent Ted Nugent Being Investigated By US Secret Service For Threatening President Obama

hornet Marco Mendoza Tickets Competition Winners Announced

hornet Stirring Up A Hornet's Nest

robert plant Robert Plant To Debut New Band At UK Gig

jim marshall Download Festival To Pay Tribute To Jim Marshall

thunder Thunder Add Second Christmas Show In Manchester

kataklysm Spread The Metal Fest Announce Line Up - Kataklysm To Headline

the darkness The Darkness Confirmed As Support To Lady Gaga On 2012 European Tour

artillery Artillery Announce US Tour, Line-Up Change And More

since monroe Since Monroe Giving Away Free Track From Debut Album

ronnie montrose Ronnie Montrose's Death Was Caused By Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound

wykked wytch New Dates Added To Wykked Wytch Tour With Soulfly, Incite And Lody Kong

metaltalk.net Phil Kane In Mammoth Album Reviewing Session: Eight New Album Previews Online

counting crows Counting Crows New Album 'Underwater Sunshine' Released Today April 9th

hellfest Final Announcement From Hellfest 2012 On This Year's Line-Up

bury tomorrow Bury Tomorrow Shoot New Video For 'An Honourable Reign'

all else fails All Else Fails Announce 'Hell And High Water' Tour

i am i ZP Theart's With New Band I AM I Release First Track From Forthcoming Debut Album

sailor jerry Sailor Jerry To Open London Bar

axl rose Axl Rose Booed At Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

paul rodgers Paul Rodgers Only UK Concert Of 2012 Announced

tankard Tankard Reveal Album Title And Cover Countdown Begins

sabaton Sabaton Streaming English Version Of 'Carolus Rex'

fast eddie clarke Fast Eddie Clarke Interviewed On 6ft Plus

nickelback Nickelback Announce Second London Date At Wembley Arena

gojira Gojira Announce The Title Of Their New Album

children of bodom Children Of Bodom Celebrate 15 Years Of Wasted Youth With Commemorative Compilation 'Holiday At Lake Bodom'

viking skull Viking Skull Announce UK Tour

saint vitus Saint Vitus Premiere New Music Video For 'Let Them Fall'

wormrot New Film 'Louder Than Love: The Grande Ballroom Story' Gives All-Access Pass To 60s Detroit Rock Scene

metal blade Metal Blade 30th Anniversary: Band Greeting Video And New Company History Released

fury uk Remaining Fury UK Members To Found New Band In Wake Of Luke Appleton Joining Iced Earth

skindred Skindred Set To Rock Guilfest 2012

we are augustines We Are Augustines Announce Release Of New Single 'Juarez'

luke appleton Luke Appleton Of Fury UK Joins Iced Earth As New Bass Player

gypsy lee pistolero Lee Pistolero Quits The Gypsy Pistoleros On Album Launch Party Day

black sabbath Red Hot Chili Peppers, Black Sabbath, Black Keys To Headline Lollapalooza 2012

pendragon Pendragon Preview New DVD/Blu-Ray 'Out Of Order Comes Chaos'

udo celebrator U.D.O. Release 25th Anniversary Compilation 'Celebrator' On May 4th

metaltalk.net World Exclusive: ZP Theart Returns With New Band I AM I: Debut Album And First Gig In May

sabaton Sabaton Streaming Title Track From Forthcoming New Album 'Carolus Rex'

fatality Fatality Premiere 'Monstrous' Music Video

hell Hell Announce Two UK Shows With Primordial

the new jacobin club The New Jacobin Club Announce Western Canadian Tour And New EP 'Left Behind'

empires of eden Empires Of Eden Unleash 'Channelling The Infinite' Featuring UDO, Rob Rock, Steve Grimett And Many More

green day Green Day To Induct Guns N' Roses Into Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

phil lynott The Philip Lynott Exhibition Comes To London

wolfsbane Wolfsbane Confirm October UK Tour

grand magus Grand Magus Introduce New Drummer

all else fails All Else Fails Premiere New Music Video 'Obsidian Walls' On Puregrain TV

def-con-one Def-Con-One Sign Deal With SCarlet Records

jim marshall Jim Marshall, Inventor Of Heavy Metal, Passes Away Aged 88

joe bonamassa Joe Bonamassa To Release New Album 'Driving Towards The Daylight' In May

jack bruce Spectrum Road Featuring Jack Bruce, Vernon Reid And More To Release Debut Album In June

mortad Mortad Announce UK Dates

serj tankian Serj Tankian Putting Finishing Touches On Third Studio Album

tankard Tankard Release Third Studio Trailer And Announce Cover Countdown

wormrot Wormrot Confirmed For Extreme Metal Fest In Germany, Switzerland And Austria

tesseract Tesseract New EP 'Perspective' Coming Soon

scar symmetry Scar Symmetry Announce Their Return To The UK

matteo bizarri Matteo Bizzarri Of Voodoo Highway Plays For The Ritchie Blackmore Protege Shred Off 2012

wolf Wolf Talk Metal On Episode Two Of Zaragon TV

kobra and the lotus Download Add Another Thirteen Bands To The Bill

dragonforce Dragonforce Announce UK And Ireland Leg Of Mammoth World Tour

driver Driver, Featuring Roy Z And Rob Rock, To Release Masterpiece Album On May 25th

armand crump Slayer Guitarist: "The World Lost A Great Man Yesterday"

warriors of metal Warriors Of Metal Fest Releases Double CD 2012 Compilation

bury tomorrow Bury Tomorrow Sign With Nuclear Blast Records: 'The Union Of Crowns' Out In July

lemmy motorhead Lemmy Furious With Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame For Losing Valuable Ace Of Spades Jacket

tangerine dream Tangerine Dream To Perform One-Off London Show In June

takida Swedish Superstars Takida To Release Debut UK Single

anathema Anathema Unveil New Track For Free Download

thunder Thunder Announce Christmas Show 2012

chris robinson brotherhood The Chris Robinson Brotherhood To Release Debut Studio Album

thijs van leer Rick Wakeman, Hawkwind, Focus, Wishbone Ash To Play Crystal Palace Garden Party

gypsy pistoleros Gypsy Pistoleros To Play London's St Moritz Club

ashes you leave Ashes You Leave Streaming New Song 'Summers End'

sabaton Sabaton Announce New Line-Up

beermageddon Beermageddon Announce Larger Capacity Venue And Extra Day

napalm death Napalm Death: 'From Enslavement To Obliteration' Full Dynamic Range Edition Out Now

deadly circus fire Deadly Circus Fire Announce Showcase London Gig




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weapon uk WEAPON (UK) RELEASE NEW SINGLE IN SUPPORT OF BRITISH, IRISH AND EUROPEAN DATES
'Ride The Mariah!' video and free download is available now...

ZTV BLIND GUARDIAN BACK WITH A VENGEANCE; NEW SINGLE 'TWILIGHT OF THE GODS' RELEASED DECEMBER 7th
The wait is over! Blind Guardian are back!...

voodoo six BREAKING NEWS: LUKE PURDIE FORCED TO LEAVE VOODOO SIX DUE TO ILLNESS
The band were due to play at Legends Of Rock at Great Yarmouth this Friday night and are spending today trying to recruit a stand in vocalist...

ZTV ICONIC ROCK BAND NAZARETH ANNOUNCE VIP GIG AND DVD LAUNCH
Vocals are by newcomer Linton Osborne, an accomplished rock singer who also comes from Dunfermline and has been a friend of the band's for many years...

ZTV KISS' 'LOVE GUN' ALBUM GETS DELUXE TWO-CD TREATMENT
New version of 1977 studio recording contains previously unreleased demos, live tracks, 1977 Gene Simmons interview and liner notes by Def Leppard's Joe Elliott...

ZTV DEVIN TOWNSEND LAUNCHES SECOND EPISODE OF ZTV
"Whenever folks complain about plot inconsistencies, grammatical errors or pronunciation issues, I simply get to reply: "well that's how it is on Ziltoid's planet..."

dani filth DEVILMENT'S DANI FILTH SHOWS FANS HIS EXTENSIVE COLLECTION OF HORROR FILMS
Devilment will tour the UK in November in support of 'The Great And Secret Show'...

nightwish NIGHTWISH RELEASE LIVE CLIP OF 'ARABESQUE'
The band have also travelled to London to record with an orchestra for the new album...

manowar LOS ANGELES DOCK FIRE CAUSES MANOWAR TO RESCHEDULE RETURN TO JAPAN
The October 18th appearance is cancelled and replaced by two dates in Tokyo on October 29th and 30th...

blues pills BLUES PILLS ANNOUNCED AS RIVAL SONS TOUR SUPPORT
The dates in December are in addition to their headlining tour of the UK this November...

amorettes THE AMORETTES CONFIRMED AS SPECIAL GUESTS TO EUROPE AND BLACK STAR RIDERS 2015
The Amorettes continue to cement their reputation as one of the UK's hottest live acts...

richie ramone RICHIE RAMONE ANNOUNCES EUROPEAN TOUR AND NEW SINGLE / VIDEO RELEASE
Legendary punk drummer Richie Ramone and his band will perform a series of date in support of solo album 'Entitled'...

anthrax ANTHRAX UNVEIL THE LIVE VIDEO FOR 'IN THE END'
Charlie Benante introduces the clip taken from the band's forthcoming CD/DVD Release 'Chile On Hell'...

ulver boxset ULVER REVEAL DETAILS OF 'TROLSK SORTMETALL 1993 - 1997' BOX SET
A five CD or four LP box is available for pre-order with three hours of material including bonuses...

chronographs CHRONOGRAPHS LOSE VOCALIST MID-RELEASE CAMPAIGN
Do you have what it takes to fill Jon Sinfield's boots? Download the next single, record your own vocals and apply for the position...

blackwolf BLUES PILLS ANNOUNCE BLACKWOLF AS SPECIAL GUESTS FOR UK TOUR 2014
Blackwolf join The Vintage Caravan as support to Blues Pills in November. New single 'Kiss The Fire' is out now...

hammerfall HAMMERFALL ANNOUNCE LINE-UP CHANGES
"Life in a Heavy Metal band is indeed filled with twists and turns, highs and lows, ups and downs..."

metal all stars METAL ALL STARS SCHEDULE EXCLUSIVE LONDON GIG IN DECEMBER
A special one-off concert by the Metal All Stars featuring members of Megadeth, Dream Theater, Anthrax, Testament and many more is not to be missed...

voodoo vegas VOODOO VEGAS RELEASE LYRIC VIDEO FOR 'NO MORE'
This is the last release from the debut album as Bournemouth's finest prepare to return to the studio to record the follow-up...

enter shikari ENTER SHIKARI ANNOUNCE THE MINDSWEEP ALBUM DETAILS, PLUS 2015 EURO & UK TOUR DATES
"We pushed ourselves vocally with some of the rawest angriest vocals we've ever done as well as some of the most dulcet and delicate..."

black label society BLACK LABEL SOCIETY ANNOUNCE 2015 UK TOUR DATES
Zakk Wylde and co are bringing their explosive swagger to Europe in support of 'Catacombs Of The Black Vatican'...

evile EVILE ARE BACK WITH A NEW GUITARIST AND NEW TOUR DATES FOR 2015
"We finally get the chance to tour in support of our last album 'Skull'...we plan on playing that album in full at shows next year as we're really proud of what we put together..."

the temperance movement THE TEMPERANCE MOVEMENT 2 DISC DELUXE EDITION OUT NOW WITH BONUS LIVE TRACKS
Catch five stunning tracks recorded on the recent European tour. Fans who have already purchased the album can get these for free...

wildfire WILDFIRE FESTIVAL ANNOUNCE SEVEN NEW BANDS
Seven more red hot bands join headliners Tygers Of Pan Tang in what promises to be a scorching festival...

rival sons RIVAL SONS CONFIRMED FOR LATER WITH JOOLS HOLLAND
The band will preview their next single 'Good Things'. A further UK tour is planned for December this year...

ac/dc AC/DC REVEAL FIRST TRACK, ARTWORK AND TRACKLISTING FOR NEW ALBUM 'ROCK OR BUST'
'Rock Or Bust' is AC/DC's first studio album for six years and their first ever not to feature their founding rhythm guitarist Malcolm Young

manowar MANOWAR GIVE STUDENT MUSICIANS FROM ESSEN, GERMANY A NEW STAGE
Manowar will perform with the Bredeneyer Schulorchester. "We have offered them the opportunity to reach an audience that we know understands the tremendous power of music, and that they have more in common with than they may imagine..."

steel panther STEEL PANTHER UNLEASH VIDEO FOR 'PUSSYWHIPPED'
Biggest ever UK tour kicks off in March 2015, including a night at Wembley Arena...

texas flood THE TEXAS FLOOD SIGN LONG TERM DEAL WITH OFF YER ROCKA RECORDINGS
The powerhouse trio are ready to showcase their own brand of vintage rock to the world...

pythia PYTHIA ANNOUNCE RELEASE DATE, ARTWORK AND TRACKLISTING FOR NEW ALBUM 'SHADOWS OF A BROKEN PAST'
The band have also released the first song, 'The Key', which you can hear as part of the promo video here...

acdc AC/DC SHOOT NEW PROMO VIDEOS IN LONDON
Once inside Brian Johnson explained that Malcolm Young gave his blessing for the band to continue without him...

sanctuary SANCTUARY RELEASE VIDEO FOR 'FROZEN'
Seattle Thrash luminaries Sanctuary return with a new album and video, their first for twenty five years...

guns n roses GUNS N' ROSES TO RELEASE 3D CONCERT 'APPETITE FOR DEMOCRACY 3D: LIVE AT THE HARD ROCK CASINO - LAS VEGAS' INTERNATIONALLY
This is the first official Guns N' Roses live concert film since 1992's 'Use Your Illusion' concert video and features brand new live performances of classic GN'R tracks...

blues pills BLUES PILLS KICK OFF THEIR HEADLINING EUROPEAN TOUR
The three month tour takes in seven UK dates, including an upgraded venue in Manchester...

tesseract TESSERACT SIGN TO KSCOPE
The band have a new creative energy after reuniting with singer Dan Tompkins and have already written half of their third album, the follow up to 'Altered State', slated for a 2015 release...

primordial PRIMORDIAL TO RELEASE NEW FULL-LENGTH THIS NOVEMBER VIA METAL BLADE RECORDS
"We feel revitalized, the hunger never left and we are ready for another chapter to be written in our history..."

ill nino ILL NIÑO PREMIERE NEW MUSIC VIDEO FOR 'I'M NOT THE ENEMY'
The video tells a bold story of youthful injustice, overcoming social stereotypes and the dreams of constructing a better life...

devin townsend DEVIN TOWNSEND LAUNCHES ZTV AND NEW ZILTOID SITE
"I'm really excited to present to you the new Ziltoid website, and the first of three ZTV episodes leading up to the album release..."

judas priest JUDAS PRIEST OPEN US TOUR WITH NEW SONGS AND CLASSICS: SPOILER ALERT - FULL SETLIST HERE
The legendary British Metallers are touring in support of of their new 'Redeemer Of Souls' album...

tony wright TONY WRIGHT RELEASES FIRST SOLO ALBUM 'THOUGHTS 'N' ALL' ON 17TH NOVEMBER
The Terrorvision frontman has made a personal, heartfelt and passionate reflection of his journey...

off PUNK/HARDCORE LUMINARIES OFF! RETURN TO THE ROAD
There will be six UK dates before the band head off to mainland Europe...

queensryche BREAKING NEWS: QUEENSRYCHE ANNOUNCED AS HARD ROCK HELL VIII HEADLINERS
Following the official cancellation of W.A.S.P., Hard Rock Hell are pleased to announce that Queensryche will be stepping up to the top slot...

motorhead LEMMY TALKS TO FULL METAL JACKIE ABOUT HIS HEALTH, THE NEXT ALBUM AND THE MOTORBOAT CRUISE
Lemmy Kilmister was the guest on Full Metal Jackie's weekend radio show this weekend...

hellion HELLION ANNOUNCE NEW 'KARMA'S A BITCH' MINI ALBUM & SINGLE
Hellion's strongest line-up to date unleash first new material in over a decade...

blaze bayley BLAZE BAYLEY RELEASES 'SOUNDTRACKS OF MY LIFE' DVD
Blaze and backing band Absolva are captured in a performance celebrating 30 years in the business for Blaze...

black sabbath BREAKING NEWS: BLACK SABBATH TO RECORD NEW ALBUM AND DO ONE FINAL TOUR
Just as we told you back in May, Black Sabbath's Hyde Park performance on 4th July was not the last ever Sabbath gig...

def leppard DEF LEPPARD ROCK THE NFL AT WEMBLEY
A stage was set up on the pitch with the band performing in front of beautiful cheerleaders...

slipknot SLIPKNOT RELEASE 'THE DEVIL IN I' OFFICIAL VIDEO
Find out more about the new masks as the build up to the release of '.5:The Gray Chapter' continues...

sy keeler ONSLAUGHT'S SY KEELER TO SIT OUT FORTHCOMING US/CANADA/SOUTH AMERICA TOUR
Ex Anthrax legend Neil Turbin steps into the breach as the health issues of Sy Keeler's son mean he is needed at home...

vivian cambell VIV CAMPBELL TO UNDERGO STEM CELL TREATMENT
Trixter guitarist Steve Brown will fill in for Def Leppard's autumn dates...

haken HAKEN LAUNCH 'DARKEST LIGHT' VIDEO
"We've managed to chop the old song in half, cut away all the excess fat and produce a 6 minute rowdy riff roller-coaster that will surely find a home in the heavier side of our live show..."

the dead daisies THE DEAD DAISIES RELEASE 'THE FACE I LOVE' VIDEO
Get a look at the title track of the new EP here. A new album will follow in 2015...

primordial PRIMORDIAL ANNOUNCE UK DATES IN FEBRUARY 2015
There will also be an album launch in Dublin in November for 'Where Greater Men Have Fallen'...

protokult SING ALONG TO 'GET ME A BEER!' LYRIC VIDEO BY PROG FOLK METALLERS PROTOKUL
"For those of you who can't understand what the hell Martin is spewing, now is your chance to sing along! Get yourself a cold one and enjoy!"...

whitesnake WHITESNAKE ANNOUNCE NEW LIVE DVD/CD WITH CLASSIC AND RARE PERFORMANCES
"It's still hard for me to find the words when remembering that half the incredible band who originally recorded the 'Slide It In' album with me have passed away," says Coverdale...

metal church VOCALIST RONNY MUNROE QUITS METAL CHURCH
The band posted a statement on their official Facebook page assuring fans that the band is alive and well and that "big announcements" are expected soon...

bloodbath BLOODBATH STREAM FIRST NEW TRACK FEATURING NICK HOLMES AND REVEAL ALBUM TRACKLISTING
Sweden's masters of horror Bloodbath are set to release their fourth album of supreme death Metal, 'Grand Morbid Funeral', on 17th November 2014...

ac/dc AC/DC ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM, 'ROCK OR BUST', AND CONFIRM DEPARTURE OF MALCOLM YOUNG
AC/DC have announced details of their 17th studio album, their first for six years and their first ever not to feature Malcolm...

lordi LORDI RELEASE FIRST SINGLE FROM NEW ALBUM 'SCARE FORCE ONE'
Tour dates to follow for the Finnish sensations. "The overall sound of the band is more modern this time, and we've tried out some new tricks here and there..."

bloodstock CANNIBAL CORPSE WILL PLAY AN EXCLUSIVE UK SHOW AT BLOODSTOCK 2015
Cannibal Corpse, Sepultura and Ihsahn join the line-up that also includes Within Temptation and Opeth...

helix HELIX ANNOUNCE TOUR OF EUROPE
This will be the first Euro tour for Helix since heading out with Kiss and Ian Gillan in the 1980s...

threshold THRESHOLD DISCUSS HOW THEY FOUND THE NEW ALBUM ARTWORK ON THE INTERNET
Damian Wilson and Richard West discuss Threshold's new album 'For The Journey', out today...

quireboys THE QUIREBOYS RELEASE 'THIS IS ROCK N ROLL II' IN ADVANCE OF NOVEMBER TOUR
Re-packaged, re-styled and with 4 bonus tracks, the rare 2001 classic from The Quireboys will be available on 23rd October...

gwar GWAR REVEAL TWO NEW MEMBERS - BLÓTHAR AND VULVATRON
Meet the latest warriors to don the latex and styrofoam and join the intergalactic crew for Gwar's "Eternal" tour...

fear factory FEAR FACTORY SIGN TO NUCLEAR BLAST ENTERTAINMENT
The journey continues for one of the groundbreaking Metal bands of our time, with new material to be released in 2015...

tank TANK BEGIN WORK ON NEW ALBUM; BAND CONFIRMED FOR BANG YOUR HEAD
The band are scheduled to enter the studio in November with a release planned for early February...

blitzallica DIAMOND HEAD TO HEADLINE COUNTY DURHAM'S BLITZALLICA IN OCTOBER
Plus legendary Metal party band Dumpy's Rusty Nuts and old favorites Holosade who are reforming especially for this headbanging estravaganza...

saille SAILLE COMMENT ON FORTHCOMING THIRD ALBUM
"'Eldritch' differs quite a bit from our two previous albums," keyboardist Dries Gaerdelen says...

winger WINGER RELEASE VIDEO FOR 'BETTER DAYS COMIN'
Winger have released a new music video - the title track from their Billboard chart breaking album...

voodoo six VOODOO SIX ANNOUNCE SIX HEADLINE SHOWS IN EUROPE
This Autumn, Voodoo Six will play six headline shows in Germany, Belgium, and The Netherlands...

michael schenker MICHAEL SCHENKER ANNOUNCES DECEMBER UK TOUR
Schenker will perform songs from the new album, which features the new single, 'Lord Of The Lost And Lonely' plus all the classics...

johnny thunders LOOKING FOR JOHNNY: THE LEGEND OF JOHNNY THUNDERS MOVIE TO BE RELEASED NEXT MONTH
When Johnny Thunders died in New Orleans on April 23rd 1991, he left behind a mystery...

metallica METALLICA TO RELEASE 27 LIVE ALBUMS BEFORE THE END OF THE YEAR AND APPEAR IN THE GUINNESS BOOK OF RECORDS
To commemorate the anniversary of the LiveMetallica.com site, the band are offering CDs and LPs of every gig they played in 2014...

kobra and the lotus KOBRA AND THE LOTUS AND THE TREATMENT ANNOUNCE UK TOURS
Kobra And The Lotus will be kicking off their Headline Tour on 24th September in support of their latest record 'High Priestess'...

rival sons RIVAL SONS RETURN TO UK FOR DECEMBER TOUR
The band appear on Letterman in the US on October 9th, and will have an exciting UK TV appearance to announce soon...

linkin park LINKIN PARK PLAY TWO NIGHTS AT LONDON'S 02 ARENA IN NOVEMBER
Following their exhilarating headline sets at the European summer festivals, Linkin Park return for their own headline tour in November...

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 Z² 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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