Tag Archives: NWOBHM

Diamond Head

Diamond Head, Burnt Out Wreck, Saints of Sin, Neuronspoiler, Alteration – Four Sticks Weekender Four Sticks Weekender

Finding our way south of the river we see our way through the hustle and bustle of the capital’s maze of streets and tube lines to New Cross. Here a fantastic live venue with that cosy pub feel is embracing a three day live music festival of which we are lucky enough to enjoy the first day of. As with ...

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Venom, Inc. “We’re probably the only band with a real zombie” Bloodstock 2018 Interview (Audio)

In 2014 former members of the iconic metal band Venom came together to form Venom, Inc. This included original guitarist Jeff ‘Mantas’ Dunn, former vocalist  Tony ‘Demolition Man’ Dolan, and drummer Anthony ‘Abbadon’ Bray. Having toured the world playing the Venom back-catalogue, they started writing new material and in 2017 were signed to Nuclear Blast. This lead to the instant ...

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Salem release new track ‘Taking Control’

NWOBHM stalwarts Salem have release new track ‘Taking Control’ First single from upcoming new album Attrition. formed in 1979 and built a strong following with their heavy rock based on thundering rhythms, soaring twin-guitars and powerful melodies. Salem’s 1982 single sold globally and continued gig across the northeast of England before folding in May 1983 but In 2010, Salem’s original ...

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Rabid Bitch Of The North unleash video for ‘Green Eyes’

Double denim, patches, facial hair and a taste of the olde, the Rabid Bitch of the North bring the NWOBHM with Northern Irish charm to the world with their outstanding new single ‘Green Eyes’. Available on 7” vinyl via Greek Label Alone Records, the new single ‘Green Eyes’ comes with a second new track ‘Your Misery’ as a double A ...

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Saxon’s Battering Ram – The Best of British!

Saxon are the best of British, the kings of metal with generations of fans everywhere. They’ve never changed from what they always have been, and why would they? They answer to no one, and new album Battering Ram is the perfect reason why they shouldn’t have to either. Opening the album with the title track ‘Battering Ram’, it is just ...

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Review: Girlschool – Propaganda EP

Currently on their first US tour in over 20 years, the longest-running female heavy metal band in history have a new EP out that’s being sold exclusively at live gigs. Something of an aperitif with a familiar flavour it features two tracks previously available on Girlschool’s 80s hit album Hit And Run (‘Kick It Down’ and ‘Watch Your Step’) that were rerecorded for the band’s Hit And ...

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Saxon – Wheels of Steel

The Saturday afternoon of Download Festival 2013 was full of fantastic bands. However, when this writer walked into the main arena and saw the singer of the band that was playing at the time was doing something utterly brilliant. He was body-surfing across the stage on a piece of wood with wheels on during their final song. This man was ...

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