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HRH Metal - Day 1, Saturday 11th February, O2 Academy, Birmingham

HRH Metal – Day 1, Saturday 11th February, O2 Academy, Birmingham

Videos of the Week - Chickenfoot + Bonfire + Blondie + Once Human + Red Queen + Lionville + Deacon Blue

Videos of the Week – Chickenfoot + Bonfire + Blondie + Once Human + Red Queen + Lionville + Deacon Blue

Compiled by David Waterfield NEW RELEASES Chickenfoot – Divine Termination  Chickenfoot release a 2 CD compilation album ‘Best + Live’ on 10th March. The ‘best of’ album features this brand new track. Bonfire – Locomotive Breath With German vocalist Alexx Stahl now fronting the band, Bonfire return with their new album ‘Byte The Bullet’ on […]

Ruckwater - Bonehead EP

Ruckwater – Bonehead EP

Skewed blues and tattoos…

Wiegedood – De Doden Hebben het Goed II

Wiegedood – De Doden Hebben het Goed II

There are some bad Doods out there

Offret – S/T

Offret – S/T

Ethereal, mystical and evasive, and yet all-encompassing…

Pandemic Outbreak – Rise of the Damned

Pandemic Outbreak – Rise of the Damned

Polish thrash attacking religion and war… Nice.

Ramblin' Man Fair adds confirms more acts

Ramblin’ Man Fair adds confirms more acts

Ramblin’ Man Fair have today announced another five acts to their already stellar 3 day line up.

Ever Circling Wolves  – Of Woe or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Gloom

Ever Circling Wolves – Of Woe or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Gloom

Different shade of doom

Eternal Fear unveil ‘No Guts’ Lyric Video

Eternal Fear unveil ‘No Guts’ Lyric Video

Swedish Metal veterans Eternal Fear announce fifth studio album and release new video

Mord ‘A’ Stigmata  – Hope

Mord ‘A’ Stigmata – Hope

Stigmata attached

Alex Skolnick brings his band to the UK

Alex Skolnick brings his band to the UK

Legendary Testament guitarist Alex Skolnick will be bringing his AST band to these shores during March

The Fallen State release new video/EP and get ready to tour

The Fallen State release new video/EP and get ready to tour

Hotly tipped rockers The Fallen State set to go big in 2017

Videos of the Week - Amaranthe + The Pretty Reckless + Death Blooms + Depeche Mode + Vodun + Blaze Bayley + Arch Enemy

Videos of the Week – Amaranthe + The Pretty Reckless + Death Blooms + Depeche Mode + Vodun + Blaze Bayley + Arch Enemy

Compiled by David Waterfield NEW RELEASES Amaranthe – Boomerang  This is the new single from Amaranthe, taken from their fourth album ‘Maximalism’ released last autumn. Founder member Jake E features on the track but is notably absent from the video having recently announced his departure from the band. The Pretty Reckless – Oh My God […]

Bloodyard  – Darker Rage EP

Bloodyard – Darker Rage EP

Have you Hurd this lot?

Kreator – Gods Of Violence

Kreator – Gods Of Violence

Thrash as it was always meant to be…

Moon Duo - Occult Architecture Vol. 1

Moon Duo – Occult Architecture Vol. 1

Part One of the Portland Psychsters New Opus

Pénitence Onirique – V.I.T.R.I.O.L.

Pénitence Onirique – V.I.T.R.I.O.L.

A darkly atmospheric wonder…

DRAGONFORCE reveal details of new album

DRAGONFORCE reveal details of new album

New studio album Reaching Into Infinity out on EarMUSIC on 19 May 2017

VODUN announce UK tour & appearance at Desertfest

VODUN announce UK tour & appearance at Desertfest

Watch new music video for ‘Bloodstones’…

NAPALM DEATH Announce European tour

NAPALM DEATH Announce European tour

Full list of all upcoming dates