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Vomitile – Pure Eternal Hate

Vomitile – Pure Eternal Hate

Projectile Vomitile…

Nazareth to celebrate 50th anniversary with 'Tattoed On My Brain'

Nazareth to celebrate 50th anniversary with ‘Tattoed On My Brain’

Celebrating their 50th Anniversary as a band in 2018, Nazareth is marking the occasion with a hard rocking new album, “Tattooed On My Brain”. Scheduled for release on Frontiers Music srl on October 12, 2018, the album will be available on CD, LP, and digital formats. “Tattooed On My Brain” is their 24th full length […]

The Apocalypse Blues Revue - The Shape Of Blues To Come

The Apocalypse Blues Revue – The Shape Of Blues To Come

The new blues blues……

Interview with Fauxchisels

Interview with Fauxchisels

Horns. I want horns on it. And harp. Punk harp…

Def Leppard debut Spotify singles recording session

Def Leppard debut Spotify singles recording session

Def Leppard have unveiled their Spotify Singles. As part of the streaming platform’s coveted initiative, the multi-platinum rock legends performed the classic “Hysteria”in addition to a brand-new cover of Depeche Mode’s “Personal Jesus”.Listen and share the singles HERE.

Halestorm share new video ahead of 'Vicious' new album

Halestorm share new video ahead of ‘Vicious’ new album

With their brand new album ‘Vicious’ dropping next Friday, 27th July, US rockers Halestorm have today shared hot new track ‘Do Not Disturb’ from the record.

Rob Zombie signs to Nuclear Blast Records

Rob Zombie signs to Nuclear Blast Records

Nuclear Blast Records is pleased to announce the worldwide signing of rock and heavy metal icon and unique filmmaker, Rob Zombie. A follow up to his 2016 studio album, The Electric Warlock Acid Witch Satanic Orgy Celebration Dispenser and 2018’s Astro-Creep: 2000 Live is expected for a 2019 release. More details to be announced shortly.

Visigoth + Arkham Witch @ Boston Music Room, Tufnell Park, London - Friday 6th July, 2018

Visigoth + Arkham Witch @ Boston Music Room, Tufnell Park, London – Friday 6th July, 2018

Steel yourself…

Uli Jon Roth announces 50th Anniversary UK tour

Uli Jon Roth announces 50th Anniversary UK tour

Fresh off his G3 European and UK tour with Joe Satriani and John Petrucci, former Scorpions guitarist Uli Jon Roth is to celebrate his upcoming 50th Stage Anniversary, he will play 6 very special UK concerts.

Saxon Announce Special Tour Edition of Critically Acclaimed album ‘Thunderbolt’

Saxon Announce Special Tour Edition of Critically Acclaimed album ‘Thunderbolt’

Since 1979 SAXON have shown their ability to take rock ‘n’ roll and give it an electrifying edge which has since cemented their status as pioneers of the British heavy metal wave. With over twenty studio albums under their belt, SAXON has made their steadfast dedication to creating a dynamic body of work a staple […]

BLACKBERRY SMOKE announce 'The Southern Ground Sessions'

BLACKBERRY SMOKE announce ‘The Southern Ground Sessions’

Atlanta’s southern rock sons BLACKBERRY SMOKE have announced a brand new acoustic release, The Southern Ground Sessions, which is set for release on 26th October on both vinyl and digital platforms. Created as an accompaniment to their current album Find a Light – which landed at No. 12 on the Official UK Albums Chart, as well as the top spot on the […]

Bloodstock Open Air Festival 2018 - Preview

Bloodstock Open Air Festival 2018 – Preview

Countdown to Catton Park…

Interview with Kris Barras at Ramblin' Man Fair

Interview with Kris Barras at Ramblin’ Man Fair

Midlands Rocks caught a few spare minutes with Kris Barras at Ramblin’ Man Fair who managed to busy himself with two electric sets and an acoustic session in the VIP tent across the weekend.

Interview with Big Boy Bloater at Ramblin' Man Fair

Interview with Big Boy Bloater at Ramblin’ Man Fair

With his brand new album having just hit the shelves (and the servers) we caught up with one of the busiest artists at this years Ramblin’ Man Fair for a chat and a beer in his airstream caravan conveniently placed in the middle of the arena.

Soldat Hans – Es Taut

Soldat Hans – Es Taut

Wave your Hans in the air…

Ramblin' Man Fair - Sunday 1st July 2018

Ramblin’ Man Fair – Sunday 1st July 2018

Keep on Ramblin’

M2TM Final @ The Hammer And The Anvil, Birmingham - Sunday 8th July, 2018

M2TM Final @ The Hammer And The Anvil, Birmingham – Sunday 8th July, 2018

 Final countdown…

Theia release third album 'The Ghost Light'

Theia release third album ‘The Ghost Light’

Theia release their third album ‘The Ghost Light’ on 13th July on WDFD Records.

Alter Bridge to release 'Live At The Royal Albert Hall'

Alter Bridge to release ‘Live At The Royal Albert Hall’

Stone The Crows & Maggie Bell - Best Of . . . (2 CD Set)

Stone The Crows & Maggie Bell – Best Of . . . (2 CD Set)

And, they don’t even fade away . . .