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Lordi Like Bees to Honey

A song written by KISS’s Paul Stanley and Jean Beauvoir, has just come out of storage to see the light of day from Eurovision Song Contest winners and Finland’s finest shock rockers Lordi. Beauvoir, who is known for working with names such as Bruce Springsteen, The Ramones and of course KISS, has had the song collecting dust in a desk ...

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Serious Black Let Go

German-American band Serious Black released their second single ‘Let Me Go’, taken from their new Suite 226 due out at the end of the month on AFM Records. Founded by guitarist Roland Grapow and bassist Mario Lochert back in 2013, Suite 226 finds the band returning to their power metal roots after pursuing a more hard rock vein on recent ...

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Graziadei Feeds the Fire

Under his Billybio guise, Biohazard and Powerflo’s Billy Graziadei has just released a video for ‘No Apologies No Regrets’ from his first solo album release, Feed The Fire. “I’ve always wanted to do a solo release and the timing of everything that I have been working on just seemed to fall in place,” said Graziadei. “I always let the creative ...

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H.E.A.T Come Clean!

The temperature is quite literally rising for Swedishband H.E.A.T as they ‘Come Clean’with the release of their latest single on this coming Friday17th January. It’s the third song to be taken from their forthcoming studio album entitled H.E.A.T II that will bereleased just over a month later on Friday 21st February.  For more news on H.E.A.T’s new album and forthcoming ...

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Rory Gallagher The Check Shirt Wizard

Live on stage, and caught in the moment, there have been few whose virtuoso guitar playing has been as inspired as the late Rory Gallagher’s.  The bestselling Live! In Europe, Irish Tour ’74 and Stage Struck released during his lifetime attest to this fact. However, following on from the highly successful Blues album, Chess/UMC is about to release Check Shirt ...

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Syteria’s Reflection

Blending classic rock stylings with a punk fuzz, great tunes with heart and feel, and bucket loads of passion, come Syteria with their new album Reflection, out on 21st February, through Syteria Records/Cargo Distribution. Formed by Jackie ‘Jax’ Chambers, lead guitarist with Girlschool, the Yorkshire based band also feature siblings  Julia Vocal (on Lead vocals, naturally) and Pablo Calvo (Drums), plus recent ...

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Satriani Inducted into Metal Hall of Fame

Over in the USA today, guitarist Joe Satriani will be inducted into the 2020 Metal Hall of Fame by his friend and former guitar student, Steve Vai. Hosted by television and radio personality, Eddie Trunk, the ceremony will take place during a non-profit charity gala whereby proceeds will go to bringing free drum therapy services to special needs children at ...

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Anchor Lane

Ricky Warwick Sings on New Anchor Lane Single

Scotland’s Anchor Lane release their new single ‘Dead Run’on R7 Records this coming Friday 17th January. The song was written by the band alongside Ricky Warwickof Black Star Riders, The Almighty and Thin Lizzy fame. The frontman also added backing vocals to the chorus. “When writing ‘Dead Run’, Ricky and I explored lyrics we had written about people in our ...

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Pyogenesis’s Steampunk Trilogy Nears Completion

Pyogenesis will release the third and final part of their musical steampunk trilogy in the form of A Silent Soul Screams Loud. It will be released on January 24th, 2020 through AFM Records. Topics highlighted in these alternative changes in 19th century society include Napoleon’s reign, Freud and religion, Bohemia, Frankenstein, Darwinism and the survival of the fittest and last ...

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Sons Of Apollo’s Desolate July

Ringing in the new decade with a sonic boom via the release of the third single from their second studio album, MMXX, United States supergroup Sons Of Apollo contemplate past and future in ‘Desolate July’. The song is a tribute to musician David Z, who tragically passed away in 2017. “From the few seconds of hearing this song, it guided ...

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