Tag Archives: heavy metal

More Saxon Classics Due 

Innocence Is No Excuse, Rock The Nations and Destiny are the latest Saxon albums to be given some impressive deluxe reissue status as of 27th July through BMG. The CDs will feature 24-page media books containing original lyrics, rare photos and memorabilia, alongside bonus tracks including a selection of early demos – Some that didn’t even make final track listings ...

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Judas Priest

Heavy Metal Bliss in Norway: Judas Priest & Megadeth at the Oslo Spektrum

What better way to spend a sunny Tuesday evening in the capital city of Norway, i.e. Oslo, than with two of the best and most legendary metal outfits of all time? I am of course referring to US thrash metal stalwarts Megadeth and the British gods of metal that are Judas Priest, two bands who in large part have shaped ...

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Judas Priest

“It’s the Priest style of heavy metal” says Rob Halford of Judas Priest

The godfathers of pure heavy metal, the magnificent Judas Priest, hardly need any introduction at all. How can one even begin to summarise what the seemingly unstoppable British outfit have meant and still mean to legions of fans all over the world? Where to begin? The entire back catalogue is so vast and impressive that it defies words, and the ...

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Bad Flowers & Federal Charm Co-headline Planet Rock Tour

Midlands based hard rock band, The Bad Flowers and Stockport-based blues rockers Federal Charm will co-headline a Planet Rock Presents UK tour this September. Tickets go on sale today at 9am from Planet Rock and both The Bad Flowers and Federal Charm’s own websites. The Bad Flowers feature Tom Leighton (vocals, guitar), Dale Bollard Tonks (bass) and Karl Selickis (drums). They were named as one of Planet Rock Radio’s “Ones To Watch” with heavy radio airplay ...

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Tad Morose Play Apocalypse

With Swedish heavy metal band Tad Morose due to release their Chapter X album through GMR music on 15th June  they’re getting ahead of the game with their first single from the long player, ‘Apocalypse’ out now. ‘Apocalypse’ is the opening track on Chapter X and has been described as “A semi-proggy, symphonic melodic metal tune loaded with a chorus ...

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Motorjesus Race To Resurrection

 Its been four long years since Mönchengladbach’s Motorjesus rose up the German rock charts with their Electric Revelation album, now with line-up tweaks fine-tuned the gasoline rockers are preparing for the release of their fifth long player Race To Resurrection on 15th June through Drakkar Entertainment. Since their last full length release the band, now featuring Andy Peters (Guitars), Chris ‘Howling’ Birx ...

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Lordi unleash new single ‘Your Tongue’s Got The Cat’

Eurovision song contest winners and Finnish horror rockers Lordi have released a new single and accompanying lyric video and it goes by the title of ‘Your Tongue’s Got The Cat’ The song is taken from the band’s new album Sexorcism to be released on AFM Records on 25th May and has been described as “An uncensored shot with a full on ...

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Tad Morose Plead Chapter X!

Veteran Swedish heavy metal band Tad Morose have signed a new record deal with GMR Music as they ready their tenth album, Chapter X. Together nearly three decades, the Bollnas based outfit followed the release of 2015’s St. Demonius with a successful European headline tour as well as making the rounds on the festival circuit before launching into the early ...

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Stryper

Stryper’s God Damn Evil Album!

That Stryper were promoted as a Christian rock band I’d always assumed they’d sound like a poodle rock version of 70s Casablanca act Angel without Guiffera’s keyboards. Maybe they were, I’ve still not dipped into their back catalogue, but being signed to Frontiers – the home of many US melodic rock bands who made a mint during the 80s and ...

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Crowbar

CROWBAR – To the Thunderous Beat of Impending Doom – Live in Bergen, Norway

Sludge metal stalwarts Crowbar from New Orleans recently laid siege to one of the coolest venues in Bergen, Norway, more specifically the atmospheric and darkly lit Hulen, which is an old bomb shelter located inside a rocky hill. What better place to experience the southern harbingers of gloom and misery than in such a venue, right? The turnout was slightly ...

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