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Sixx A.M. – Prayers for the Damned

Prayers for the Damned is the new album from SIXX A.M., released on April 29th via Eleven Seven Music.  It is the fourth studio album from the band made up of bassist Nikki Sixx, guitarist DJ Ashba and James Michael, who takes on lead vocal, production and mixing duties.  The band are about …

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SIXX: A.M. to release fourth album ‘Prayers for the Damned’ April 29th.

Rock luminaries, Dj Ashba (Guitar), James Michael (Lead Vocals) and Nikki Sixx (Bass), collectively known as SIXX:A.M, have unleashed the first single, “Rise,” from the first volume of their upcoming double album, Prayers For The Damned, which drops April 29 via Eleven Seven Music.  Adding to the excitement, SIXX:A.M. also …

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Tech-death metallers From Sorrow To Serenity unveil debut LP – available to stream and share

Metal Hammer – ”Riffs that could rattle the fillings in your teeth” Metal Injection – ”A blast of thunderous low end and grooves tighter than Zeus’ butthole” Highly promising technical death metallers From Sorrow To Serenity are delighted to finally unveil their acclaimed debut full-length album, Remnant of Humanity – …

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Zakk Wylde – Book of Shadows II

Zakk Wylde released Book of Shadows II via Spinefarm Records on April 8th.  It’s his first solo release in twenty years, and is the follow up to his classic Book of Shadows album.  The album was recorded and produced at Wylde’s home studio, The Black Vatican. Wylde has previously released …

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Wildfire Festival announce six new bands, including Sunday headliner Dorje

With June creeping ever closer, Wildfire Festival’s impressive main stages line-up is all but finalised but there’s still time to announce a further 6 bands. With the imminent arrival of stage 3 announcement to complete what will be an outstanding weekend, Scotland won’t know what’s hit it when the gates …

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BLOODSTOCK ADDS VALLENFYRE AND MORE…

Less than four months to go and BLOODSTOCK HQ is a hive of activity!  With the ‘Metal 2 The Masses’ heats well under way and finals scheduled to kick off in May, the booking team are racking up more and more bands for the UK’s best metal weekender this August! …

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VUKOVI announce new single ‘Animal’ to be released May 13 via Lab Records

Rising Scottish rock outfit Vukovi announce the release of brand new single ‘Animal’, released May 13th through Lab Records. Perfectly titled, it sees the band unleashing their feral side, pounding through three and a half minutes of perfect power-pop-rock that stomps along like the fortified gates have just crashed down …

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BLOODSTOCK add a batch of Sophie Stage bands, announce club nights

The clock’s ticking!  There are just 133 days ’til BLOODSTOCK, the best heavy metal party weekender of the year and  BLOODSTOCK HQ has a bumper batch of Sophie Lancaster Stage bands to announce to cheer you into April. Plus, if you didn’t win festival tickets in the very popular BLOODSTOCK …

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The White Buffalo announces European tour dates

American dark blues singer/songwriter THE WHITE BUFFALO has announced a number of European tour dates taking place this summer. Kicking off on July 17th and including shows across the UK, Germany and Italy, THE WHITE BUFFALO will be touring in support of his new album, ‘LOVE AND THE DEATH OF …

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More bands confirmed for Bloodstock Open Air

BLOODSTOCK HQ is currently a hive of activity, with even more bands being confirmed for this August’s best heavy metal weekender. Joining the Ronnie James Dio stage are the recently reformed industrial outfit, MISERY LOVES COMPANY.  The band inform us, “The UK was always special to MISERY LOVES CO, our …

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Les Claypool and Sean Lennon form new band, The Claypool Lennon Delirium

NEW ALBUM MONOLITH OF PHOBOS TO BE RELEASED VIA ATO RECORDS ON JUNE 3 LISTEN + SHARE (http://onebeatdigital.us4.list-manage.com/track/click?u=dbf9d104f4e73212f58498d38&id=c93751d92f&e=9be80d551b) NEW TRACK “MR. WRIGHT” LISTEN + SHARE (http://onebeatdigital.us4.list-manage2.com/track/click?u=dbf9d104f4e73212f58498d38&id=29e7bad8b1&e=9be80d551b) RADIO SINGLE “CRICKET & THE GENIE (MOVEMENT I, THE DELIRIUM)” Two worlds have collided, and what glorious and odd worlds they are. After Primus …

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Hemotoxin partner with Metal Underground for premiere of new song ‘Forgotten Faces’

Progressive Death/Thrash Outfit HEMOTOXIN have partnered with Metal Underground for the premiere of new song “Forgotten Faces” from upcoming Unspeakable Axe Records album Biological Enslavement. Stream the song at the link below. http://www.metalunderground.com/news/details.cfm?newsid=121951 HEMOTOXIN will release sophomore full-length Biological Enslavement April 15 on Unspeakable Axe Records.  Pre-order it here. Another new track, Transparent Eyes,” …

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Cats in Space to release new single ‘Only in Vegas’ 1/4/16

ONLY IN VEGAS’ the brand new single from CATS in SPACE to be released this April with a special  treat for all ‘Cat Fans’. Following on from the delicious 70s infused debut single ‘Mr.Heartache’,  ‘Cats in Space’ new offering is once again co-written by founder member Greg Hart, and 10cc …

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Doris Brendel + The Room to play The Railway, Bolton, 25/3/16

Only a week away now till Doris Brendel and The Room take to the iconic stage at The Railway in Bolton on Friday 25th March. In what may be one of the final gigs at this fantastic venue (If the brewery have their way) we are promising to blow the roof …

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Space Elevator to release new self titled album 13/5/16

UK rockers SPACE ELEVATOR, fronted by the mysterious singer ‘The Duchess’ release their new self-titled album on CD and Vinyl, due out on May 13, 2016 via SE Productions/Cargo Records. Produced by David Young/The Duchess/Adam Vanryne. Engineered by Adam Vanryne. Recorded at Mike Moran Music Buckinghamshire, England. Track listing: 1. …

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‘Love’s Gone To Hell’ EP by Doro available for pre-order.

Following her upcoming North American tour, Doro Pesch will be presented with the renowned ‘Metal Goddess’ award at the Vegas Rocks! Hair Metal Awards 2016 in the USA on May 15th. But before receiving this prestigious award, Doro will release her new EP (inc. single of the same name) ‘Love’s …

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High Fighter sign to Svart Records, announce debut album.

Hamburg- based Stoner Metal / Sludge outfit HIGH FIGHTER have just hit the studio to record their first full length album, now the band announced that they have signed a worldwide deal with Finland’s cult label SVART RECORDS! Born in the summer of 2014 by former band members of A …

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Katatonia announce details of new album and reveal new lineup

Katatonia, the Swedish purveyors of dark progressive rock/metal, have revealed details of their eagerly awaited 10th studio album – the new album, entitled The Fall of Hearts is set for release on the 20th May 2016 through their long-time home of Peaceville Records. “This album is probably everything we unknowingly ever dreamed of to release. …

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Finnish metallers Tyfon’s Doom sign with Gates of Hell

Finnish heavy metal entity Tyfon’s Doom has signed a deal with Cruz Del Sur Music subsidiary, Gates of Hell. Tyfon’s Doom is a one-man band that brings to the table an obscure and unpolished style of traditional heavy metal. Tommi Varsala, the man behind this project, was able to capture the …

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Derange confirm debut UK tour with support from Servant Sun

‘Poised to become the new darlings of the tech-metal scene’ Metal Hammer ‘Derange have some serious potential’ Powerplay  ‘The angry lyrics and energetic riffs definitely mark their brilliant work’ Front Magazine   Check out the new single ‘Echo’ – London based tech-metal quartet Derange are pleased to confirm their debut UK …

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