David Farrell

General Manager and 'THE' competition guy at planetmosh.com. Manager of The Goddanm Electric www.thegde.co.uk, Tour manager for Serpentine, and ex-general Dogsbody at Hammerfest.co.uk. Media partner to numerous bands. Also takes photos, writes reviews and likes classic rock, with a touch of thrash to get the blood flowing.

Tequila MockingByrd – Announce Debut Album “Fight And Flight” Out On 8th July

No salt. No Lemon. No chaser. TEQUILA MOCKINGBYRD are proud to be releasing their debut long player; ‘Fight And Flight’ (Distortion Records) on 8th July 2016 alongside lead track ‘I Smell Rock N Roll’. The Melbournians – Estelle Artois (vocals/ guitar), Jess Reily (bass) and Josie O’Toole (drums) distill high-velocity …

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Thousand Foot Krutch – Announce The Release Of “Exhale” Out On 17th June

Debut Single “Running With Giants” Becomes Band’s Fastest USA Chart-Climber Ever First TFK Music Video In Three Years Premieres On Loudwire   Nearly two years after Thousand Foot Krutch landed their second consecutive USA Hard Rock No. 1 and Billboard Top 10 album with OXYGEN: INHALE, the adrenaline-doused rockers are …

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Tax The Heat – Announce UK Tour Dates July 2016

Following the release of their critically acclaimed debut album, “Fed To Lions”, Tax The Heat are pleased to announce a series of UK live dates through July 2016. These will include headline shows, festivals and as support to Ash. Full dates as follows. Sunday 17th July 2016      Truck …

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Starset announce European dates as main suppot to Breaking Benjamin

Starset announce European dates as main suppot to Breaking Benjamin, festival dates, plus new album due in the autumn US rock act Starset are set to tour Europe in May/June 2016.  The dates are as follow Fri 27th May 2016             Koko, London UK (support to Breaking Benjamin) Sun 29th May                         …

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Grammy Award-winning Halestorm to perform live at Metal Hammer Golden God Awards

The Metal Hammer Golden God Awards 2016 in association with Fireball, Grammy Award-winning Halestorm announced as second band to perform live. A Salute To Lemmy, Saxon with Phil Campbell and Mikkey Dee of Motörhead to perform a UK-exclusive set to celebrate the life of Lemmy Kilmister. Grammy Award-winning Halestorm will …

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Bonfire-Pearls

Bonfire have been knocking around the hard rock scene for 30 years now and to celebrate their three decades of rock, they have released a double CD entitled ‘Pearls.’ You may think that this is just a collection of their greatest hits, with some rarities, alternate versions and other stuff on …

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Jeff Angell’s Staticland – New video “High Score” And New Self-titled Album

Jeff Angell’s STATICLAND will release its self-titled debut album May 6th on UDR, a captivating menagerie of songs that effortlessly shift from raucous, snarling, barn burners to moving Stones-inspired ballads that you will want to play on repeat. Produced By Grammy award winner Vance Powell (Jack White, The Dead Weather, The Raconteurs, Seasick …

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Former Nightwish singer Tarja – New video “No Bitter End”, New albums out in August

Leading up to the release of not only one but two upcoming new studio albums by Tarja in June and August, the queen of heavy rock premieres the official music video for her first single “No Bitter End” today. “No Bitter End”, the opening track of the prequel album “The …

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Four By Fate – Relentless released on the 3rd June.

These rock juggernauts, who have shred stages from Poughkeepsie to Norway, release their highly anticipated studio album Relentless on 3rd June 2016 via Amazing Record Co. “This record tells the tale of all the musical roads and history we’ve travelled. I couldn’t be more excited and proud to be a …

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A Salute To Lemmy – Metal Hammer Golden God Awards To Celebrate Lemmy Kilmister

The Metal Hammer Golden God Awards in association with Fireball has brought together rock behemoths, Saxon, with Phil Campbell and Mikkey Dee of Motörhead, to play a special one-off set of Lemmy’s favourite Saxon songs and Motörhead classics in a unique Salute To Lemmy. Lemmy was, and will always be, …

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Steve Hackett Releases Live Deluxe DVD set of Wolflight to Acolyte Tour filmed in Liverpool

Groundbreaking prog guitarist Steve Hackett has announced the release of his acclaimed     Acolyte To Wolflight With Genesis Revisited Tour as 2CD/2DVD deluxe package and stand-a-lone Blu-Ray and, after three London concert videos, he chose the Liverpool date for the recording. The Total Experience Live In Liverpool will be released on …

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Katana EU Tour 2016 – Official Dates

KATANA Announce European Tour May 2016 Swedish Heavy Metal outfit KATANA have announced a tour across Europe that will be taking place in May 2016. They will be supported byBLACKSLASH from the 20th – 22nd May and bySEVEN STEPS OF DENIAL between the 26th and 28th May. Following their last …

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JUSSKA Releases Video for “Limbo”

Belgian djent / progressive metal band Jusska released a video for the song “Limbo” taken from the band’s EP Tsuki which was released earlier in 2016. The video was directed by the band’s guitarist Leander Verheyen. He commented: “The actual idea was to make an animated video in the style of …

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Third Man Books announces Total Chaos: The Story Of The Stooges / As Told By Iggy Pop

Third Man Books is excited to announce one of the most anticipated books of the year about one of the most influential bands of all time… The Stooges. TOTAL CHAOS: The Story of The Stooges / As Told by Iggy Pop is the first time the story of this seminal band has been told entirely in Pop’s …

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The UK’s De Profundis & Egypt’s Scarab join forces for UK tour

De Profundis are about to hit the road again, co-headlining a UK tour with Egyptian death metallers Scarab. Arranged by Concept Music Group and named the Kingdom Of Serpents tour, the five date, Zero Tolerance Magazine sponsored trek will see the two metal behemoths descending upon Plymouth, Leicester, London, Brighton …

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Lionize – New EP “The Voyage” Out On May 13th

Lionize are pleased to announce the release of their brand new EP, “The Voyage”, on 13th May 2016. To support the release of “The Voyage”, Lionize will embark on a full UK tour, both headlining dates, supporting Less Than Jake and also an appearance at Desertfest in London on 29th …

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The Dead Daisies-July UK & Irish Dates Announced / New MAKE SOME NOISE Album Out August 5th ON SPV

**UK & EUROPEAN DATES ANNOUNCED FOR JULY/AUGUST IN SUPPORT OF NEW STUDIO ALBUM ‘MAKE SOME NOISE’ RELEASED AUGUST 5TH ON SPV*** This summer The Dead Daisies will return to Europe to play a series of high-profile festivals as well as headline shows in the UK, Ireland and Germany – all …

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Reckless Love announced for the ‘Camden Rocks’ festival, set to take place on Saturday, June 4th.

‘Merry metallers’ Reckless Love will be returning to London in June in the wake of their sold out show at the Scala Theatre in March. The flamboyant Finns, who have recently released their fourth studio album, ‘InVader’, via Spinefarm Records UK, have now been added to the line-up for the ‘Camden Rocks’ festival, set to take place on Saturday, June 4th. …

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Triple Sun sign to consouling sounds; Debut album announced

Consouling Sounds is delighted to announce the addition of TRIPLE SUN to their ever-growing roster, and today announces details of the band’s forthcoming album, The City Lies In Ruins. Listen to the track, The City Lies In Ruins, the first track to be taken from the album of the same …

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Spartan – The Invasion Of Olympus UK Tour 2016

Power/Death Metal quartet SPARTAN have announced a first time ever UK headline Tour this coming May. They will bring equally powerful support from KING LEVIATHAN and HOSTILE. SPARTAN hail from Haarlem, The Netherlands. This headline tour in the UK is to help promote their latest record “The Fall Of Olympus” that was released December …

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