Green Day’s Billie Joe stars in his first leading role

Rock stars and movies seem to go hand in hand these days actors like Jared Leto are in bands, Ozzy makes a cameo in Ghostbusters – now Green Day front-man, Billie Joe Armstrong, has been cast in his first lead role in quirky comedy ‘Ordinary World’. Armstrong plays ‘Perry’, whose punk-rock band are on ‘hiatus’ and he has to ajust ...

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Korn & Limp Bizkit Announce UK December Tour

The cold December winter time looks to be warming up with a whole heap of fantastic live shows lined up for everyone, so it only seems right that we have another added to the list of things to buy tickets for, right? Two of the biggest names in Nu metal are set to make their return to the UK as ...

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Ghost to release new EP ‘Popestar’ this week

Pope Idol. Yesterday we brought you the news of the new Ghost track ‘Square Hammer’. This was later revealed as the first track from upcoming EP ‘Popestar’. The EP will be released 16/09/16 (this Friday) and produced by Tom Dalgety, who has previously worked with Royal Blood and Killing Joke The band released this rather odd trailer today “Popestar” track ...

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Kobra and The Lotus announce new double album ‘Prevail I+II’

Canadian hard rockers Kobra and The Lotus have announced their fourth album will be called ‘Prevail I+II’  and will be released in two parts via Napalm Records. The first part will be released in February 2017, the second is due October 2017. Here is the first track taken from the double album ‘TriggerPulse’: Vocalist Kobra Paige had this to say: ...

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Neal Morse Band reveals new album ‘The Similitude of A Dream’

The Neal Morse Band release new concept album The Similitude of a Dream on 11th November via Radiant Records (through Metal Blade Records/SONY). This will be the eighth studio album from Morse, who has also played with Spock’s Beard, Flying Colors and Transatlantic, playing alongside Twisted Sister/ Winery Dogs/ ex-Dream Theater drummer Mike Portney and bass guitarist Randy George, with a permanent band line-up ...

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Ghost reveal brand new song, ‘Square Hammer’

Everyone’s favourite Swedish-satanic-rock-crew Ghost have revealed a brand new track. Square Hammer is widely thought to be our first taste of a promised new EP by the band that will feature “mostly covers”and due for release later this year. One of Ghost’s Nameless Ghouls commented: “We’re very proud of it. We’re obviously thrilled to be able to play something new. ...

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Glenn Hughes reveals details of new solo album ‘Resonate’

Following summer festivals and solo shows in the USA, UK and Europe, alongside the imminent return of Black Country Communion, Glenn Hughes will release Resonate, his first solo album in over eight years, to coincide with his November UK tour. Hughes’ twelfth album of original solo material, Resonate will be released on Friday 4th November 2016 through Frontiers Music Srl. It will be ...

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Alissa White-Gluz launches solo project with Napalm Records

Blue-haired vocalist of iconic metal band Arch Enemy , Alissa White-Gluz, has signed a solo deal with Napalm Records. Performing as simply ‘Alissa’, she is still a member of Arch Enemy, where as this project is more of a collective of like-minded individuals. This is what Alissa had to say: “I’m excited to announce that I am currently composing and ...

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SLAYER reveal ‘PRIDE IN PREJUDICE’ completing the ‘REPENTLESS’ trilogy

A convicted prisoner on death row…a family unit putting up the Christmas decorations… two worlds, lightness and darkness colliding…white supremacists…ruthless murders…Welcome to SLAYER’s ‘Pride in Prejudice’ music video. Conceived and directed by BJ McDonnell and featuring some of today’s most iconic horror movie actors including Danny Trejo (‘Machete,’ ‘From Dusk Til Dawn’) and Jason Trost (‘Hatchet III’), the premiere of ...

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The Dillinger Escape Plan announce final headline UK and European Tour‏

Following blistering performances at this year’s Reading and Leeds Festival, mathcore juggernauts The Dillinger Escape Plan have announced a final UK and European headline tour for early 2017. The band will be taking an “extended hiatus” following sixth album ‘Dissociation’ which is due out 14th October via guitarist Ben Weinman’s Party Smasher Inc. label and Cooking Vinyl. It all kicks ...

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