Tag Archives: heavy metal

Crusader Records Launched

Heavy Metal… the bastard son of early rock n’ roll and the blues has remained a driving force in music since the day it reared its ugly head. Blistering guitar histrionics with razor sharp vocals and attitude to shatter the eardrums of anyone within striking distance! Couple all that with a rabid and loyal fanbase, heavy metal is a genre ...

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New audio series ‘Heavier! Faster! Louder!’ explores the origins of North East heavy metal scene.

A brand new six-episode audio documentary, entitled Heavier! Faster! Louder! The Story Of Tyneside Heavy Metal, will explore the origins of the North East England heavy metal scene. This will launch on February 27th. The series is narrated by renowned DJ, and local legend, Alan Robson and features influential metal bands such as Venom, Raven, Tygers Of Pan Tang, and ...

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Shakra Turned On

Shakra has a new single out. ‘Turn The Light On’ is taken from the Swiss band’s forthcoming album. The second track extracted from Mad World that will be out on 28th February through AFM Records, the intention for the band was to write “songs that stick in your mind and are just made for the stage.” Have they succeeded? Check ...

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Anvil Legalised

Ahead of their UK tour, Canadian heavy metal band Anvil release their new music single ‘Legal At Last’, the title track from their upcoming album, to be released on AFM Records. “’Legal At Last’ is our way of telling the public: ‘It’s okay, Anvil are okay, you’re allowed to like us at last!” stated Lips, the band’s vocalist/guitarist. When it comes ...

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DeadRisen

From the USA’s East Coast Tri-State area come DeadRisen, embracing the evolutions the metal genre has taken and seeking to push the envelope to the next level as the genre approaches its 50th anniversary. Intended as an explosive cocktail of older, traditional musicians with young, hungry new school guys where you can expect to hear them incorporate anything from blues ...

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Touring Vices

Manchester metal band Vice will be supporting The Three Tremors on all their UK shows this coming February. Focussing on powerful anthems with strong melodies and hooks, band likes Machine Head, Meshuggah, Lamb of God and Dream Theater are natural influences. The band debuted at the Bloodstock Open Air Festival in 2016, and have played the likes of HRH Metal, Hammerfest X ...

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Shyyne Go Their Own Way

Wolverhampton band Shyyne recently signed with WDFD Records who will release the band’s new album Go Your Own Way in February, with the title track just released as a single. Formed in 2015 by  ex-Surrender and Rezist frontman Toni Gale and former Roulette guitarist Mark Wilkins, they set upon establishing themselves as an 80s style sleaze metal act and attracting ...

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Byford’s Backstreet Confessions

Biff Byford has released the second single and title track from his debut solo album, School of Hard Knocks. The Saxon front man has also released a video to accompany the single, wherein he relates the experiences of growing up in a Northern working-class background and the choices he made to climb rock’s ladder towards fame and glory. Visually we ...

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PSSR Get Busted

Watch out for PSSR a band with affiliations to act as diverse as Guns N’ Roses, The Allman Brothers and The New York Dolls! Apparently, fans of AC/DC, Aerosmith, Motorhead and The Stooges will find equal pleasure in their music, the band having signed with Golden Robot Records, and their first offering being the single ‘Busted’. “‘Busted’ is one of ...

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Fruity American Gluttons

Jacksonville, Florida, heavy rock/metal band American Glutton has released the title track from their latest album Fruit Will Rot as a single. Featuring veteran performers in the form of singer Raven Cain, a solo artist in his own right, guitarist Tommy Harrison (Dogs of Pleasure) , bassist Dani Harrison (The Hippie Werewolves), and drummer Kirk Ferguson (Conflict of Interest) Fruit ...

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