Black Star Riders re-sign with Nuclear Blast

NEWS: Black Star Riders re-sign with Nuclear Blast ahead of Warwick/Johnson Diamond show and Ramblin Man slot Well – as you should know by now Black Star Riders’ duo Ricky Warwkick and Damon Johnson are playing the Diamond Rock Club in Ahoghill on July 5th, and BSR will then have a series of shows including a main stage slot at Ramblin Man Fair. Seems that it is a busy time for the guys on and off stage as they have announced a new worldwide deal with Nuclear Blast Entertainment. Back in 2012, Black Star Riders signed their first contract with Nuclear Blast Entertainment in the same year. Under the banner of the independent...

WAYWARD SONS Album: ...

Wayward Sons are delighted to announce the release of their debut album “Ghosts Of Yet To Come” on the 15th September through Frontiers Music Srl. The band is set to release four videos to support single releases. The videos together will make one short film. You can see the first video (for...

Chris Holmes Northampton Jun26

Chris Holmes Northampton

Loud, louder, loudest   A mid-week gig is uncommon for us, but when Chris Holmes and his Mean Man tour are visiting your local rock bar – the King Billy at Northampton, what choice do you have?!   Kicking off the night were American visitors Bob Dee with Petro. The New Yorkers are currently touring the UK and got the night off to a great rocking start.   Second up were Still Remains UK – a great local band with a huge following. With Andy Green on guitar, Pacey on bass, Miles Goodman on guitar (previously with Soldier) and Ethan Durrant on drums performed a short but storming set. Andy was also the organiser of...

THE FINAL COUNTDOWN ...

EXCLUSIVE CLIP FROM EUROPE’S ICONIC ROUNDHOUSE SHOW RELEASED https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yW2VYZVS5xE THE FINAL COUNTDOWN 30th ANNIVERSARY SHOW – LIVE AT THE ROUNDHOUSE IS RELEASED ON JULY 21st, 2017 Pre-Order Now – EUROPE_The_Final_Countdown_30th-Anniversary_Physical ON JULY...

ALBUM REVIEW: Rabid ...

ALBUM REVIEW: Rabid Bitch of the North leave sweet sensations on the palette on Nothing But A Bitter Taste AHH the heady days of the New Wave Of British Heavy Metal – our formative years when the Friday Rock Show was gospel and a myriad of bands infused musicality with punk attitude....

ALBUM REVIEW: Goatwh...

ALBUM REVIEW: Goatwhore gore the aural tracts on album number 7 – Vengeful Ascension GOATWHORE some five or six years ago seemed to be stuck in a rut, they’re blackened metal somewhat re-treading their own sound a little too much. However, on 2014’s ‘Constricting The...

NEWS: Just 51 days u...

WITH the countdown well underway the clock is ticking until we all gather at the sacred grounds of Catton Park – and to mark the 51 days to go this is the official statement that should keep everyone happy: Not long now before the BLOODSTOCK faithful thunder onto the hallowed turf of...

Stiff Little Fingers: ‘Best Served Loud – Live at the Barrowland’ Jun23

Stiff Little Fingers: ‘Best Served Loud – Live at ...

  Stiff Little Fingers: ‘Best Served Loud – Live at the Barrowland’ Review – Craig Grant – Stiff Little Fingers, the SLF or the Rigid Digits are the pioneers of punk rock. In 1977 the world was filled with acts such as the Pistols, the Buzzcocks, the Undertones and The Clash but the SLF stood out. They were angry and in a hurry to share their political slant on a world that was honed from their experience growing up during, ‘The Troubles’. Infectious hooks, no nonsense delivery and a commitment to telling it like it is was the trademark of a SLF show. By the time Suspect Device and Alternative Ulster came on at a gig you had been...

IN FLAMES JOIN FORCES WITH FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH...

JOIN FORCES WITH FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH FOR UK ARENA TOUR! A true clash of the titans! Chart-topping European legends In Flames will unite with US multi-platinum hard rock band Five Finger Death Punch, to play what promises to be the biggest and most exciting arena rock tour of autumn 2017. This marks the very first time that these two juggernauts have joined forces on the road together, and it will be a “can’t miss” moment for the genre and fans. The trek will ravage arenas across Europe and the UK beginning in November, stopping in most major cities, finally concluding on December 21st at the iconic Wembley Arena in London, UK.  ...

THE DEAD DAISIES SET TO ROCK WOODSTOCK, POLAND Jun21

THE DEAD DAISIES SET TO ROCK WOODSTOCK, POLAND

LIVE & LOUDER FOR PEACE & FREEDOM THE DEAD DAISIES SET TO ROCK WOODSTOCK, POLAND WITH THE GORZOW ORCHESTRA   High Octane, rip-roaring hard rockers THE DEAD DAISIES are proud to announce a monumental return to WOODSTOCK POLAND featuring in a gripping headline performance at a special “CONCERT FOR FREEDOM” with The Gorzow Philharmonic Orchestra on August 3rd, 2017.   Founder & President of Woodstock Poland, Jurek Owsiak has the following thoughts on The Dead Daisies and their return to his Festival:   “Woodstock 1969 became an incredible spark which inspired all freedom thinkers of the world to face their biggest...

OVERKILL, will be coming to London as a part of th...

Announced for ‘MTV Headbangers Ball’ London show!     Legendary New Jersey thrashers, OVERKILL, will be coming to London as a part of the ‘MTV Headbangers Ball’ Tour 2017later this year, which also includes 16 European dates. On this trek the band will be joining forces with metal legends Max & Iggor Cavalera, Finnish melodic death metallers Insomnium and up and coming German death squad Deserted Fear. Tickets are available here: 12th December – London – O2 Forum Kentish Town Full dates are as follows:   ‘MTV Headbangers Ball’ Tour 2017 Max & Iggor Cavalera, Overkill, Insomnium, Deserted Fear 26th  Nov – (DE)...

PIG‘PREY & OBEY...

PIG ‘PREY & OBEY’ BRAND NEW EP [METROPOLIS]  OUT NOW   Following his recent UK tour and ‘Swine & Punishment’ remix album, PIG aka Raymond Watts,  the Infidel of industrial rock, returns to feed, foul and further his reputation with a brand new EP, ‘Prey & Obey’.  This will...

DECAPITATED | BAND R...

Polish metal extremists Decapitated are inching closer to the release of their seventh album Anticult, which arrives via Nuclear Blast on July 7. The band has further stoked anticipation for the album by issuing the video for the new track ‘Earth Scar’. “We’re really...

NEWS: Cradle of Filt...

NEWS: Cradle of Filth to open Cryptoriana tour in Belfast OUR favourite dark creatures Cradle of Filth are set to open up its Cryptoriana tour in Belfast on 30th October. The tour is named after the band’s upcoming 12th full-length album. ‘Cryptoriana – The Seductiveness Of Decay’...

PENROSE

LOOK OUT FOR THERE NEW SINGLE COMING SOON  April 2017 Irish indie ensemble Penrose has its roots in a two person act originally started by musician Darragh McGrane in 2015. The line-up has gradually expanded to a five piece ensemble in 2015 and their pedigree is quickly developing with the band supporting the likes of Aslan, Jack L, The Original Rude Boys, and Paddy Casey on the vibrant Irish live scene…each performance well lauded by those media present at the gigs. Penrose can now be described as a solid Indie Pop band with catchy uplifting inide songs and anthems that have “attitude” and stick in your head. Mixing the pop...

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