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31st October 2017


Testament are returning to the UK and Ireland in March/April 2018 and bringing Canadian thrashers Annihilator along with them as well as Polish Death Metal label mates Vader.

Testament guitarist Eric Peterson tells us:

"I'm super excited about this tour! I can't wait!

"Really really looking forward to spending some quality time in the UK, Ireland and Europe and it's way too long overdue! Hails!"

The tour dates are:

Thursday 29th March: Bristol, Motion
Friday 30th March: Manchester, O2 Ritz
Saturday 31st March: Birmingham, O2 Institute
1st April: Dublin, Vicar Street
2nd April: Glasgow, QMU
4th April: London, Koko

Tickets for all dates are available right here.

Annihilator will release their highly-anticipated sixteenth studio album, 'For The Demented', on November 3rd via Neverland Music/Silver Lining Music. The Canadians have just released brand new extra-gory NSFW video, 'Piece Of You'.

judas priest


monsters of rock

Monsters Of Rock In Full Flight is strictly limited to 300 worldwide and is available from 30th November but those ordering before 31st October will have their name published within a dedicated page in the book.

It's a deluxe 128 page hardback book in a metal flight case with a narrative by Jerry Bloom.

When promoter Paul Loasby put on the first Monsters Of Rock Festival in 1980 he could probably never have imagined it would become an annual event that would endure for so many years.

Featuring bands from the UK, Germany, Canada and USA, Loasby chose to stage the event at the Donington race circuit in the middle of England and it would prove to be a defining moment for many of the bands on the bill.

Not least for headliners Rainbow as it was the their last ever show to feature drum legend Cozy Powell. As it would happen it turned out to be the last for vocalist Graham Bonnet as well. For many of the other bands on the bill such as Scorpions, Judas Priest and Saxon, they were all on the ascendancy and would soon go on to even greater success.

Now in celebration of this first ever Monsters Of Rock Festival comes this hardback book full of glorious photos of the bands that took to the stage for that inaugural event including back stage shots. Most of these shots have not been published before which add to the uniqueness of this deluxe 128-page book which is packaged in its own flight case.

Also included are stories surrounding the event with tales and recollections from those who were there, including artists and fans alike. Each book will be signed by the author. The 300 will sell fast and definitely go on to become collector's items so order yours now right here to avoid disappointment.


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