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ozzy zakk OZZY OSBOURNE GOES WYLDE AS ZAKK RETURNS FOR 2017 TOUR
"I am so happy to be getting back on the road with Zakk, Blasko, Tommy and Adam..."

eluveitie ELUVEITIE EUROPEAN TOUR DATES ARE HERE
"We will of course lay waste your cities with a full neck-breaker set..."

the night flight orchestra EXCLUSIVE WORLD PREMIERE: THE NIGHT FLIGHT ORCHESTRA TALK 'AMBER GALACTIC' ARTWORK
"Most other classic rock bands sound like weed or LSD - we sound like cocaine."

iced earth ICED EARTH NEW SINGLE 'SEVEN HEADED WHORE' IS HERE
Three minutes of uncompromising, fast, powerful and real Metal...

hvmm EXCLUSIVE WORLD PREMIERE: HVMM UNLEASH 'LACERATE'
"Try limiting any preconceived ideas when listening..."

grim reaper STEVE GRIMMETT'S GRIM REAPER TO MAKE UK RETURN AT METAL BREW FESTIVAL
MetalTalk salutes Steve Grimmett for his sheer guts and determination on his speedy return.

cambridge rock CAMBRIDGE ROCK FESTIVAL 2017 CONFIRMED AT FANTASTIC NEW SITE
"This will be our thirteenth full festival and we aim for it to be the start of a new chapter..."

ye banished privateers EXCLUSIVE WORLD PREMIERE: YE BANISHED PRIVATEERS UNLEASH 'FIRST NIGHT BACK IN PORT'
"Lock up the taverns and hide away the Rum, June 30th in the year of our lord 1717 (2017)..."

status quo STATUS QUO AQUOSTIC 2017 WINTER TOUR DATES ARE HERE
"The show goes on because band and fans alike still love this amazing music..."

iron maiden IRON MAIDEN LAUNCH WORLD FIRST IN MOBILE GAMING
"We started as an albums band, that is what we were. The fact that we had hits was just a by-product."

queen QUEEN + ADAM LAMBERT TO TOUR UK AND EUROPE WITH NEW STATE-OF-THE ART SHOW
"We started as an albums band, that is what we were. The fact that we had hits was just a by-product."

rainbow RITCHIE BLACKMORE'S RAINBOW RECORDING NEW MUSIC
"I wrote one new song, and also recorded one of the old ones..."

airbourne BREAKING NEWS: AIRBOURNE CONFIRM NEW LINE-UP AND EUROPEAN TOUR DATES
"We say, good on ya mate, well-played and good luck!..."

the faces ROD STEWART REPORTEDLY REUNITING THE FACES FOR ISLE OF WIGHT FESTIVAL
"He will put on a bit of a show because it was on his bucket list to play the Isle Of Wight..."

allan holdsworth THE SAD PASSING OF INFLUENTIAL ROCK GUITAR HERO ALLAN HOLDSWORTH
Holdsworth was held in the highest regard as much by the Metal and rock community as by his fellow jazz and fusion players.

status quo STATUS QUO DELIVER WITH DELUXE CLASSIC AND 2016 LONDON SHOW RELEASES
"This release captures Quo on incredible form, at a concert that will live long in my memory."

warlock EXCLUSIVE: DORO PESCH WARLOCK TO TOUR USA IN SEPTEMBER
"New York, Chicago, LA, those are all pretty much confirmed..."

guns n roses GUNS N' ROSES NOT PLAYING DUBLIN
Publicity materials clearly stated "Slane Castle, Dublin, IE" but Slane Castle is not in Dublin at all...

eric cook ERIC COOK, FORMER VENOM MANAGER AND DEMOLITION RECORDS FOUNDER, HAS PASSED AWAY
"The music business has lost a powerhouse and a legend..."

cellar darling CELLAR DARLING DEBUT UK DATE IS HERE
"We have been asked to get our behinds over to the UK pretty much from day one..."

manowar MANOWAR ADD ADDITIONAL GERMAN DATE TO 'FINAL BATTLE' WORLD TOUR
"This second show will give our fans a chance to get an extra dose of Manowar that runs through their veins!"

ritchie blackmore RITCHIE BLACKMORE'S RAINBOW 'LIVE IN BIRMINGHAM 2016' DOUBLE CD ON THE WAY
This is the first release of the audio of the 2016 British show...

thunder WAS BREAKING NEWS: THUNDER CHRISTMAS SHOW DETAILS AND TICKET LINK ARE RIGHT HERE
"It is going to be brilliant fun - I feel very Xmassy just thinking about it..."

brian johnson BRIAN JOHNSON MEETS ROCK GREATS IN BRAND NEW SKY ARTS SERIES
This is a series to be savoured and definitely not to be missed...

riverside RIVERSIDE BACK ON THE ROAD AND READY TO START A NEW CHAPTER
"Our tour in April and May will also be cathartic and unforgettable – the opening of the new chapter."

bloodstock BREAKING NEWS: GHOST ARE THIRD BLOODSTOCK HEADLINER
"We are absolutely chuffed to finally be playing at the classic Bloodstock..."

download MORE THAN TWENTY NEW BANDS ADDED TO DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL BILL INCLUDING A STAGE HEADLINER
"The band is rocking better than ever, and we are fired up to have some fun with you guys..."

ensiferum STATUS QUO TO TOUR DOWN UNDER AS WALKWAY RECORD SPECIAL PARFITT TRIBUTE WITH JOHN COGHLAN
"We cannot wait to release this new record, and it is by far our best and strongest material to date..."

ensiferum ENSIFERUM NEW ALBUM WILL BE HERE IN SEPTEMBER
"The goal for the new album will be to capture the Ensiferum live energy on the songs..."

madina lake MADINA LAKE ADD ADDITIONAL UK HEADLINE SHOWS
"The stars have seemed to align perfectly and we cannot wait to play again..."

motorhead GEORDIE METALLERS DEF CON ONE SPLIT AND IT'S A DAMNED DISGRACE
"I have had a lot of messages and comments about how people are gutted they never got to see Def Con One live..."

motorhead BREAKING NEWS: MOTÖRHEAD'S BOMBER FLIES AGAIN ON NEW AIRBOURNE VIDEO
"Lemmy meant so much to us, and so much to rock'n'roll itself..."

metal church METAL CHURCH 2017 UK DATES ARE HERE
"The Metal Church fans over there have always welcomed us with open arms..."

the shockwaves EXCLUSIVE WORLD PREMIERE: THE SHOCKWAVES RELEASE NEW SINGLE 'FEARLESS CHILD'
"'Fearless Child' is a song about not being afraid to do what you want, to speak your mind and to live free...."

dead daisies WAS BREAKING NEWS: THE DEAD DAISIES 'LIVE AND LOUDER' IS COMING, IN MULTIPLE FORMATS
"This documents our last UK/European tour, and also shows the world how truly loud and supportive The Dead Daisies fans are..."

avenged sevenfold ROADIE DIES AT AVENGED SEVENFOLD GIG IN GERMANY
The accident happened at 2:00am German time and the 19-year-old is apparently from Esslingen...

hrh aor DAY SPLITS AND STAGE TIMES FOR HRH AOR 5 ARE HERE
HRH AOR 5 has increased its size and will take over the whole Pwllheli site for 2017...

ramblin man GLENN HUGHES, MARTIN TURNER'S WISHBONE ASH AND MORE ADDED TO RAMBLIN' MAN BILL
"Looking forward to returning to the UK to play at Ramblin' Man Fair with a selection of songs from my new album 'Resonate'..."

sammy hagar 'THIS IS SAMMY HAGAR - WHEN THE PARTY STARTED' GETS UK RELEASE
"I was changing into more of a lifestyle artist – some got it, some did not..."

bloodstock WAS BREAKING NEWS: ARCH ENEMY TO PLAY BLOODSTOCK 2017
"We are very much looking forward to being a part of this years edition of Bloodstock, which actually takes place very close to where my father was born..."

stoneface STONEFACE NOT FEELING STRAINED AHEAD OF GLASGOW CATHOUSE GIG
"We have two very special guest bands coming up from darn sarf to play with us at this show...."

rockingham ROCKINGHAM GOES WORKING FOR THE WEEKEND AS STELLAR LINE-UP IS ANNOUNCED
Rockingham Festival will take place at Nottingham Trent University over the weekend of October 20th to 22nd...

sophie lancaster THE SOPHIE LANCASTER FOUNDATION RECEIVES GOVERNMENT FUNDING
"For this funding to be granted in Sophie's 10th anniversary year is validation of our work in my daughter's memory..."

stone free BREAKING NEWS: BLUE ÖYSTER CULT, SWEET AND MORE ADDED TO STONE FREE FESTIVAL BILL
This year's Stone Free Festival again takes place at London's O2 with doors opening at midday on Saturday 17th June...

power quest POWER QUEST SIGN WITH INNER WOUND RECORDINGS
I am really pleased to have sealed the deal with Emil and Inner Wound for the release of the next PQ opus...

doomsday kingdom THE DOOMSDAY KINGDOM LYRIC VIDEO FOR 'A SPOONFUL OF DARKNESS' IS HERE
"I was laying by the pool, sipping some drinks and I got this idea in my head for a song..."

napalm death NAPALM DEATH EUROPEAN TOUR DATES ARE HERE
"We are officially as excited as small children..."

steve grimmett METAL ALL-STARS TO RECORD RELIEF SONG FOR STEVE GRIMMETT
Steve has been hospitalized in Ecuador since mid-January and has endured multiple operations...

whitesnake WHITESNAKE IN FULL FLIGHT SURE TO BECOME FUTURE COLLECTOR'S ITEM
Neil's collection also includes many back stage, off stage and soundcheck shots from the first Japanese tour in 1980...

hawkwind DEE SNIDER, LYNCH MOB, FEMME FATALE AND A (DIRTY) DOZEN MORE BANDS ANNOUNCED FOR HARD ROCK HELL 2017
"It's going to be a Hell of a year, and of course we'll still be delivering our core events..."

hawkwind 'FOR YOU'; WOKING PAYS TRIBUTE TO FALLEN SON PARFITT PLUS NEWS ROUND-UP
The event promises an exciting programme, packed with music, dance, art and entertainment...

hawkwind HAWKWIND TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM IN MAY - LISTEN TO SAMPLES HERE
Mid-March dates are dubbed 'A Glimpse Into Greenness', which gives some indication of the conceptual and lyrical themes behind the new album...

bloodstock festival PRIMORDIAL TO HEADLINE UPRISING FESTIVAL
Prior to this Primordial will play a one-off headline show at The Underworld, London on Friday March 31st 2017...

download DOWNLOAD ANNOUNCES ANOTHER 48 BANDS INCLUDING STEEL PANTHER, SABATON, IN FLAMES and KVELERTAK
Download Festival just got bigger with this mornings announcement of a further 48 bands...


iced earth ICED EARTH REVEAL SECOND SINGLE FROM 'INCORRUPTIBLE', 'RAVEN WING'
'Incorruptible' will be released on June 16th 2017 via Century Media...

ijudas priest ROB HALFORD ROCKS UP AT JUDAS PRIEST 'HELL BENT FOR LEATHER' ART EXHIBITION FIRST SHOWING
This is the first exhibition of its kind and features tattooing nobility...

rick parfitt JOHN COGHLAN'S QUO TO HEADLINE WOKING TRIBUTE TO RICK PARFITT
The event promises an exciting programme, packed with music, dance, art and entertainment...

manowar MANOWAR ADD NORWAY AND SWEDEN 'FINAL BATTLE' WORLD TOUR DATES
Including two shows in Gothenburg in one night...

rock goddess ROCK GODDESS NEW VIDEO FOR 'IT'S MORE THAN ROCK AND ROLL' IS HERE
"We are so proud of this, and of each other..."

diamond head DIAMOND HEAD FOUNDER BRIAN TATLER TO MAKE ONE-OFF 'IN CONVERSATION' APPEARANCE NEXT SUNDAY
Brian will be talking the audience through his career in the music industry...

judas priest JUDAS PRIEST 'HELL BENT FOR LEATHER' ART EXHIBITION COMING SOON
This is the first exhibition of its kind and features tattooing nobility...

diabulus in musica EXCLUSIVE WORLD PREMIERE: DIABULUS IN MUSICA UNLEASH 'LIES IN YOUR EYES' LIVE
"We could have never imagined that it would sound so awesome live."

thunder BREAKING NEWS: THUNDER ADD SECOND CHRISTMAS SHOW - TICKET LINK RIGHT HERE
"In true Santa style, we have given them the extra show they wanted..."

allan holdsworth PRAYING MANTIS ANNOUNCE INTIMATE LONDON GIG AS WARM UP FOR JAPAN DATES
Mantis will fly out to Japan for two dates in Osaka and Tokyo with the newly reformed Lionheart...

accept ACCEPT TO BRING SYMPHONIC TERROR TO WACKEN
"We want to present something that Accept has never done before and we hope we can give something really special to the fans..."

iron maiden ICONIC IRON MAIDEN ARTWORK PARODIED AND SENT TO DONALD TRUMP
There has been no response from the White House at the time of writing...

rock goddess ROCK GODDESS TO RELEASE BRAND NEW EP IN MAY
"We are so proud of this, and of each other..."

metal has no color COREY GLOVER, DUG PINNICK, DOC COYLE CONFIRMED FOR 'METAL HAS NO COLOR' AT UJN
"We believe its high time for people to come together and music has always held great healing power."

dead daisies DEAD DAISIES 'DIRTY DOZEN' US TOUR DATES ARE HERE
'Live & Louder' really helps define The Dead Daisies' sound....'

dead daisies ICED EARTH NEW ALBUM 'INCORRUPTIBLE' ARTWORK AND DETAILS ARE HERE
"The new output is on a par with the band's most favourite albums..."

john otway JOHN OTWAY COMPLETES FIRST MONTSERRAT ALBUM SINCE THE ROLLING STONES
"I wanted to make a better album than 'Steel Wheels' – and I did!"

unleash the archers EXCLUSIVE WORLD PREMIERE: UNLEASH THE ARCHERS REVEAL STUNNING NEW VIDEO FOR 'CLEANSE THE BLOODLINES'
"It was a brutal two days of filming in zero degree weather, but it was worth it..."

paul o neill TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA CREATOR PAUL O'NEILL HAS PASSED AWAY
"He was our friend and our leader - a truly creative spirit and an altruistic soul..."

hrh aor vi JOE LYNN TURNER, JACK RUSSELL'S GREAT WHITE AND SKID ROW LEAD THE WAY TO HRH AOR VI
"Some fantastic acts will be making music at Camp HRH Pwllheli next year..."

guns n roses GUNS N' ROSES ANNOUNCE SUPPORT BANDS FOR LONDON AND DUBLIN
Guns N' Roses have a long history of having high quality support bands for their UK tours...

motorhead EXCLUSIVE: LEMMY SOLO ALBUM ALMOST READY FOR RELEASE
"It was the total opposite of working with Motörhead..."

noddy holder CUM ON FEEL THE NEWZ EDITION 40
Latest news snippets, videos and more from Acid Reign, The Magpie Salute, Adrenaline Mob, Cradle Of Filth and many others...

jimmy degrasso JIMMY DEGRASSO LEAVES BLACK STAR RIDERS
"There is no way that his participating in that is going to interfere with Black Star Riders..."

threshold THRESHOLD REPLACE DAMIAN WILSON WITH GLYNN MORGAN
Unfortunately this is not a mutual decision, but I respect it...

madame mayhem MADAME MAYHEM ANNOUNCES SPRINGTIME TOUR DATES
"Cannot wait to open up for such a great band like Mr Big..."

iron maiden SATYRICON NEW ALBUM EXPECTED SEPTEMBER: EURO TOUR DATES ARE HERE
Their powerful, evocative performances are shows that stick in the memory...

iron maiden IRON MAIDEN TO REISSUE TWELVE ALBUMS ON HEAVYWEIGHT VINYL
Here's the opportunity to own the band's entire studio album legacy on vinyl simultaneously for the very first time...

tytan TYTAN READY TO SERVE JUSTICE WITH NEWS OF FREE ENTRY LONDON SHOW
Tytan have also just been added to a mouth watering bill for the Grimm Up North Festival...

feeder FEEDER CONFIRMED TO HEADLINE CAMDEN ROCKS FESTIVAL 2017
"It is great to be playing Koko again as part of Camden Rocks Festival in my old haunt..."

ufo BREAKING NEWS: UFO TO PLAY RAMBLIN' MAN
As well as UFO, Toseland and Stone Broken have been added to the Main Stage bill...

cheap trick CHEAP TRICK TO HIT THE UK IN JUNE
"We're as excited and energised today as we've ever been and we can't wait to hit the UK this summer."

chuck berry CHUCK BERRY PASSES AWAY AGED 90
"He would lay it all out, and that was his great skill. He was the first one..."

michael schenker BREAKING NEWS: MICHAEL SCHENKER 2017 UK TOUR DATES ARE HERE
"It is a miracle that after all these years, a tour like this will take place with the original band members of MSG..."

download WWE NXT RETURNS TO DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL THIS SUMMER
"This exclusive festival experience is only going to be bigger and better for round two..."

unleash the archers UNLEASH THE ARCHERS UPCOMING ALBUM DETAILS ARE HERE
"The best parts of our past albums combined into one with just a little more spit and polish..."

john wetton keith emerson Y&T FANS HURT STRAIGHT THRU THE HEART AS JOEY ALVES PASSES AWAY
As Ronnie Montrose once said about Joey, "There are rhythm players, then there is Joey"

alestorm ALESTORM UNVEIL FIRST DETAILS OF NEW ALBUM 'NO GRAVE BUT THE SEA
"This is the place where we would usually tell you this album is darker and heavier than our previous works, but that's probably not true..."

foreigner FOREIGNER 40th ANNIVERSARY UK TOUR WITH ASIA IS POSTPONED
Refunds can be obtained from ticket offices, or tickets can kept for rescheduled dates...

black sabbath BLACK SABBATH POST IMAGE THAT APPEARS TO BE THEIR OWN OBITUARY
So is the 'obituary' image a backtrack on the backtrack?...

axel rudi pell AXEL RUDI PELL TO RELEASE SINGLE WITH BONNIE TYLER AHEAD OF NEW ALBUM RELEASE
"Bonnie Tyler only records songs she personally likes, so I wrote this tune just for her and she really loved it..."

him HIM ANNOUNCE SHOCK FAREWELL TOUR AFTER 26-YEAR CAREER
"It shall not be a weepfest but a celebration of love Metal in all its lovecraftian glory! See you there!

fleetwood mac EAGLES AND FLEETWOOD MAC TO HEADLINE CLASSIC EAST AND CLASSIC WEST FESTIVALS
Both festivals will feature two days of music...

quiet riot 'AMERICAN IDOL' FINALIST IS THE NEW QUIET RIOT SINGER
"Is it troublesome? Absolutely. Is it risky? Absolutely. Is it the right thing to do? Absolutely!"

bloodstock KREATOR AND MORE TO PLAY BLOODSTOCK 2017
"We are happy to finally return to Bloodstock. WE SHALL KILL!"

iron maiden IRON MAIDEN BEAT THE TICKET TOUTS
"The plan put in place to help Iron Maiden minimise resale has been a huge success..."

queensryche QUEENSRŸCHE FRONTMAN TODD LA TORRE JOINS METAL ALL STARS RELIEF FOR STEVE GRIMMETT
"I am proud to be able to give back in any capacity..."

saxon SAXON, ALLEGIANCE OF ROCK, THE ANSWER AND MORE TO PLAY SILJA ROCK
"What makes us the best rock boat on the waves? The selection of music..."

warlock DORO PESCH REFORMS WARLOCK FOR SUMMER FESTIVALS
"We will be playing the entire 'Triumph And Agony' album. More dates in Europe and USA are planned..."

helloween HELLOWEEN SEVEN-PIECE PUMPKINS UNITED LINE-UP TO RECORD AT LEAST ONE NEW SONG
"Personally, I think we should do more; we should do something like an EP or so..."

death angel DEATH ANGEL UK DATES ARE HERE
"I am extremely proud to announce that Death Angel will finally be returning to the UK for a string of headlining shows..."

gojira GOJIRA DEBUT OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO FOR 'THE CELL'
The band return to the UK next month for a string of headline dates, with Code Orange and Car Bomb as support...

blue oyster cult BLUE ÖYSTER CULT UK REGIONAL TOUR DATES ARE HERE
These five shows are part of the Long Islanders' 45th anniversary tour...

colour of noise HARD TRUTHS FROM COLOUR OF NOISE
"It felt undignified to be begging, but Colour Of Noise live to play live..."




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