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Ritchie Blackmore Announces New Rainbow Tour Dates Ritchie Blackmore has confirmed that his 21st-century lineup of Rainbow will tour the UK in June next year - more
Megadeth's Mustaine Calls For Big Four Tour in 2017 Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine says he'd be open to a repeat of the 'Big Four' tour in 2017 - more
Circle II Circle and Into Eternity's Adam Sagan Dead At 36 Adam Sagan, the former Circle II Circle and Into Eternity drummer, has died aged 36. - more
AC/DC Star Phil Rudd Announces Head Job Tour Former AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd has announced dates for the first leg of a European tour in support of his recently-reissued 2014 album - more
Deep Purple Release Video Previews For New Album 'Infinite' Deep Purple are sharing a preview of their upcoming album, 'Infinite.' The hard rock legends have issued a pair of video trailers - more
Bring Me The Horizon Release Live 'Happy Song' Video Bring Me The Horizon have released a live video for their track Happy Song. - more
Nightwish Singer Reacts To Backlash Over Slayer Jibe Nightwish singer Floor Jansen has responded to the 'fury' generated by her recent comments that 'Slayer are a dreadful band.' - more
Metallica Frontman Speaks Out Against Ticket Scalpers James Hetfield believes more can be done in the fight against ticket scalpers - and he says Metallica find the current situation frustrating - more
Gojira's Magma Named Album Of The Year By Metal Hammer Metal Hammer have named Gojira's Magma as Album Of The Year for 2016. - more
Jason Bonham On His Hopes For Led Zeppelin Reunion Drummer Jason Bonham says the best chance of a Led Zeppelin reunion is to not get his hopes up. - more
Between The Buried And Me and Haken Stars Form New Project Between The Buried And Me bassist and Haken guitarist and keyboardist Richard Henshall have joined forces - more
Thunder Announce New Album 'Rip It Up' Thunder have announced the release of their 11th studio album. It'll be titled Rip It Up - more
Vinyl Sales Outperforms Digital Sales In The UK Vinyl sales outstripped digital downloads in terms of value last week, the Entertainment Retailers Association has revealed - more
Killswitch Engage Release Documentary Clip Killswitch Engage have released a clip from their new Beyond The Flames: Home Video Part II documentary. - more
Melodic Metal Bands muses on Tours and Varied Style Dobber Beverly is one of the premiere drummers in the 4th largest city in the United StatesÔÇöHouston. Those who have heard his drumming in extreme bands Demoniacal Genuflection, Insect Warfare and War Master (Oceans guitarist Anthony Contreras also plays in War Master) can attest to his technical skill and speed. With Oceans of Slumber, though, he s... - more
Panzerfaust Streaming "The Lucifer Principle" After nearly three years of relative silence, on December 19th, Canada's Panzerfaust returns with fourth invocation - a concept record - entitled 'The Lucifer Principle' via Avantgarde Music.
'The Lucifer Principle' bridges the broader works of Howard Bloom's novel of the same title, which explores the intricate relationships among genetics, hum... - more
Stardust VI - Dark Nights Of The Soul Fest Details Announced From February 2nd to February 5th, 2017, Stardust VI - Dark Nights of the Soul will take place in Brooklyn, NY at Saint Vitus Bar.
Although appearing on the surface to be a conventional music festival, Stardust VI - Dark Nights of the Soul is anything but 'conventional.' Presented by the Stardust NYC collective, this edition will not only featur... - more
Zhrine Posts Full Live Set Footage Icelandic death metal cult Zhrine (featuring members of black metal luminaries Svartidaudi) has now seen the release of a full live set, shot recently on the band's first North American tour.
Shot at New York's Saint Vitus bar, the set is streaming below. Zhrine is fresh off the heels of a U.S. tour in support of latest album, 'Unortheta,' which... - more
Like Royals Posts "Wither Away" Video Sydney metal crew Like Royals just released brand new single 'Wither Away,' an intense five minutes of taking cues from melodic metalcore while confronting the battle between sobriety and addiction.
To celebrate this next incredible step, Like Royals and mates Brave Today will be setting out on a eight date tour through January and February stop... - more
Ur Announces "Hail Death" EP Release The Polish cold winter has created a new beast. The name of this beast is Ur and its primal sounds have been put together under the moniker of 'Hail Death.'
This debut EP will be released via Arachnophobia Records on the 15 of December, 2016 and the first track ÔÇťTotal InertiaÔÇŁ is available now through YouTube. Listen in below.
1. A Dying Star... - more
Amaranthe Announces North American "Maximalism" Tour Dates Amaranthe is bringing new album 'Maximalism' (reviewed here) to North America, just announcing a U.S. headline tour for 2017 with support from Failure Anthem, Citizen Zero, Cypher 16, and Smash Into Pieces.
Of the upcoming U.S. trek, guitarist Olof M├Ârck said: 'It is with great excitement that we can now confirm the next leg of our Maximalism Wo... - more
Tyr Headlining Cernunnos Pagan Festival 2017 The 9th edition of the French Cernunnos Pagan Festival will be headlined by Tyr and has now been confirmed to include Grimner, Griffon, Naheulband, Fejd, Dordeduh, Dalriada, Baldrs Draumar, PerKelt, and M├Âhrkvlth .
More than a music festival, Cernunnos Pagan Fest is a true medieval fair, with the next edition taking place on February 11th at La ... - more
Black Sites Announces Debut Album "In Monochrome" Chicago based metal band Black Sites will release debut album 'In Monochrome' on the 17th of February, 2017 via Mascot Records/Mascot Label Group (Black Label Society, Black Stone Cherry, Monster Truck, Big Jesus, Vola, Counting Days, Stoneghost)
In 2015, guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter Mark Sugar had a creative breakthrough that led him to ... - more
Void Omnia Kicks Off Tour With Ghost Ship Benefit Show California black metal cult Void Omnia today begins a West Coast tour in support of the recently issued 'Dying Light' debut LP. However, the band has adjusted the first date of the tour to take part in a benefit show for the victims of the Ghost Ship warehouse fire catastrophe.
Issues Void Omnia on the horrifying situation: 'Now, more than ever,... - more