Tag Archives: heavy metal

Black Country Communion

Black Country Communion announce new album ‘BCCIV’

Black Country Communion have announced they will play two exclusive concerts in Europe in January 2018 to support the release of their forthcoming new album BCCIV due on Friday 22nd September, with ‘Collide’ the first single taken from it alongside a music video just released. The band will hit the Black Country to play Wolverhampton Civic Hall on Tuesday 2nd January and then take the ...

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Orden Ogan – Gunman

  Orden Ogan have released the video single ‘Gunman’ from new parent album Gunmen, released through AFM Records. It comes two years after the German power metal band’s fourth studio album, Ravenhead, which reached #16 in the German charts. The band took their name in 1997, and it roughly translates as “The Order of Fear,” taken from the German for “order” ...

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The Iron Maidens announce UK live dates

Following their 2016 UK debut, all-female tribute band The Iron Maiden return to our shores in October, and not only taking in the capital city as part of a five date tour. Front woman Kirsten Rosenberg can’t hide her excitement: ‘Having played the UK last year – And even getting to meet some of the original members of Iron Maiden ...

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Saxon announce ‘The Solid Book Of Rock’

British heavy metal legends, Saxon release The Solid Book of Rock, on August 18th 2017, a hefty collection comprising not only nine of Saxon’s studio albums from 1991 to 2009 but also eight bonus tracks and two bonus CDs and three DVDs. The bonus CDs comprise Classics Re-Recorded that was originally issued with the initial pressings of Killing Ground, and ...

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Michael Schenker Fest Live

Michael Schenker Fest Live Toyko (2 CD + DVD)

‘Searching For Freedom’ plays over the PA over and the Japanese audience rises and politely as cameras roll around the impressive looking International Forum on the evening of August 24th 2016. Then like some Teutonic trickster god transported into the heart of the rising sun Michael Schenker stands before them centre stage, arms raised as he calls out “Hello, Toyko… ...

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The Iron Maidens

The Iron Maidens announce 2017 UK tour

Following the success of their 2016 UK debut show, The Iron Maidens will be returning to the UK for five shows this October. Formed in Southern California  back in 2001 in, as the world’s first all-female Iron Maiden tribute band, they have captured the attention of Maiden fans worldwide and fellow musicians too – Having been joined on stage by ...

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Born Again - Strike it with Power

Review: Born Again – Strike it with Power

A fantastic start to what sounds like a brilliant album. Vocally strong with real power backing them up – you could say real head banging ferocity can be obtained when listening to this. It’s a bold track with a lot of clout and heavy metal rhythms. The second track ‘ The second track ‘Strike With Power’ does that most definitely ...

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Michael Schenker

Michael Schenker – Live in Tokyo with MSG Vocal Trio

Following hot on the foot of last year’s powerful DVD release Michael Schenker Temple of Rock On A Mission, recorded in Spain with hard rock guitar legend Michael Schenker and former Scorpions’ members, comes Michael Schenker Fest “Live” Tokyo filmed and recorded in Japan with Schenker reunited with vocalists and former members of his M.S.G. band. Filmed and recorded in front of a crowd ...

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Nightrage release new track ‘The Venomous’

Greek /Swedish heavy metal band Nightrage featuring have released ‘The Venomous’, the title track for their forthcoming 2017 album as a single via Despotz Records. Nightrage was formed in 2000 by Greek guitar hero Gus G. (Ozzy Osbourne, Firewind) and rhythm guitarist Marios Iliopoulos (Dies Irae, Exhumation) and have undergone a number of personnel changes along the way, including Jo ...

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Red Tide Rising – Mad World

Having just completed touring the USA with Drowning Pool, Denver modern metal merchants Red Tide Rising have released a reinterpreted version of the Tears for Fears classic ‘Mad World’ (also made popular by Gary Jules), that can be downloaded from iTunes. ‘Mad World’ became a set highlight after breaking out into it during a set when playing it while on tour ...

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