Sheila

Former Editor, Team Co-ordinator as well as PR, news poster, pass requester, Ex-Scottish Team Leader for PM since 2011 \m/ \m/ Also owner of the infamous Garfield L'arpie, who is a official mascot of RACPA UK. Check out RACPA UK (Rock Against Child Pornography and Abuse UK) http://www.racpauk.org/

NIGHTMARES to release debut album ‘Suspiria’ in June

Heavy music’s most anticipated new band,  Nightmares, have announced their debut record, Suspiria, out today June 2nd, 2014, via Rise Records. The band have also released new music, the magnificently brutal track “Cujo,” from their forthcoming album. Nightmares will hit the road on Rise Records and Friends tour this spring. …

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EMPRESS AD sign with Roadrunner Records

ROADRUNNER RECORDS are thrilled to announce the signing of British prog-metal band EMPRESS AD. Formed in 2011, and until now known simply by the monicker EMPRESS, brothers Ollie (guitar and vocals) and Alex Loring (bass), together with Edd Unwin (drums) and Tom Meadon (guitar) have crafted a sound that belies …

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THE AMITY AFFLICTION reveal new album details

Roadrunner recording group The Amity Affliction has announced details of their eagerly awaited new album. Titled ‘Let The Ocean Take Me’, the Australian metalcore masters’ fourth full-length record will be released on June 9. Named by Alternative Press as one of 2014’s “Most Anticipated” albums, ‘Let The Ocean Take Me’ …

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NILE announce additional Glasgow show in June

US pharaohs of technical brutality NILE are heading back to UK shores this summer for a string of live dates in June. The band have just announced an additional date at Glasgow, Audio on 24th June. Full list of tour dates are below (including ticket links): Sun 22nd June – Southampton, The Brook …

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BLOODSTOCK announce first wave of New Blood Stage bands, plus Easter Competition!

The award-winning BLOODSTOCK FESTIVAL are excited to announce the first batch of breaking bands to grace the Hobgoblin-sponsored ‘New Blood’ stage in 2014. BLOODSTOCK is very proud to support new bands from all over the world and the ‘New Blood’ stage gives them the platform to showcase grass-roots acts, underlining …

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GHOSTFEST 2014 announces first 16 bands

The UK’s biggest mosh-fest GHOSTFEST is back and ready for over 2000 metal / hardcore fans to indulge in a weekend of brutality and kicks things off announcing 16 killer bands. Presented by IMPERICON at Leeds University on 28/29 June 2014, the weekend will feature two stages with 40 bands, including some very special …

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INSOMNIUM launch ‘While We Sleep’ video

INSOMNIUM has launched a video for the first single “While We Sleep” of their upcoming album “Shadows Of The Dying Sun”, out April 28th in Europe and April 29th in North America via Century Media Records. The glamorous clip, which was directed by Dariusz Szermanowicz (produced by grupa13.com – Behemoth, …

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NORMA JEAN all set for UK Tour this month!

Following the release of Norma Jean’s 6th album Wrongdoers, the band is now embarking upon a 5-date UK tour.  The new album showed expanded categories for their life and music and received a mass of gleaming reviews. Wrongdoers came together amidst many setbacks, frustrations and creative tensions but the resulting …

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OPETH return with ‘Pale Communion’ on 16th June

Swedish progressive titans OPETH unleash their hugely anticipated eleventh studio album, ‘Pale Communion‘ via Roadrunner Records on 16th June. ‘Pale Communion’, which follows the band’s 2011 critically lauded prog masterpiece ‘Heritage’, was produced by OPETH’s own Mikael Åkerfeldt and mixed by longtime friend and collaborator, Porcupine Tree visionary Steven Wilson.  …

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DIABOLICAL premieres ‘Oracle’ video

Swedish Death Metal masters Diabolical premiere their new video ‘Oracle’ exclusively with Terrorizer. Watch ‘Oracle’ Here. Guitarist Carl Stjärnlöv comments, “The concept of the ‘Oracle’ song and the Oracle chapter of the Book of Neogenesis is very special. It has a deep meaning to the concept of Neogenesis and it …

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THE OFFSPRING celebrate 20th Anniversary Of ‘Smash’ with full album performances & releases

20 years ago today, The Offspring released their breakout album ‘Smash’ on Epitaph Records and made history. To celebrate the band will begin playing the album in its entirety on tour in Europe this May, June and early July before finishing out the Summer with soon to be announced US …

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MACHINE HEAD return to UK for five special shows…

Bay Area metal titans, MACHINE HEAD return to the UK this summer with an unexpected move set to delight their rabid ‘Head Case’ fanbase. The band are set to play a short run of five super-special underplays, in much smaller clubs than they usually play. Frontman Robb Flynn explains the …

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SAVAGE MESSIAH nominated for Metal Hammer Golden God Award

London metallers SAVAGE MESSIAH have been nominated for an award at this year’s Metal Hammer Golden Gods. The band have been nominated in the “Best New Band” category, following the release of their new album, THE FATEFUL DARK, which has proven to be a hit amongst critics and fans alike. …

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ROCKHARZ 2014 – Last bands confirmed!

The final line up for the ROCKHARZ 2014 is now complete. The last confirmed bands are: XANDRIA: The female fronted Symphonic Metallers XANDRIA who will arrive in Ballensted with their new singer Dianne van Giersbergen and material from their upcoming album “Sacrificium”, which will be released in May 2014. EISREGEN: …

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HELLFEST 2014 – Lockers available to rent!

This year for your comfort, Hellfest adds lockers in the Metal Corner. Several sizes are available (M,L,XL). They should be reserved on our partner’s website.  A key will be given to you with your purchase order. In addition, the same service provider will suggest to you an other system of …

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Wacken Metal Battle Canada Announce Toronto Round Five Winners; Line Up For Toronto Semi-Finals Comp

Wacken Metal Battle Canada is proud to announce Shotgun Cure and The Blackcloud Syndicate winners of Toronto’s fifth and last qualifying round that took place on Friday, April 4th at The Rivoli. Both bands will move on to compete at one of two city semi finals on April 26 @ Hard …

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THE BREW all set to tour the UK next month!

UK rock band THE BREW have announced a series of UK live dates in May 2014. The ‘Control’ tour follows the release of their critically acclaimed new album ‘Control’ and music video ‘Repeat‘ ‘Control’ was produced by Toby Jepson – Little Angels, The Answer, Saxon and Classic Rock Magazine 2013 …

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BLUES PILLS announce exclusive UK acoustic show at Vans Store, Camden on Saturday 26th April

Multi-cultural blues rockers, Blues Pills, have just announced that they will be performing an exclusive acoustic show at the Vans Store in Camden, London on Saturday 26th April at 3.45PM. You can only gain access to this acoustic set with a Desertfest wristband and due to a limited capacity, entry …

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VAINAJA set release date for SVART debut

SVART RECORDS announces May 23rd as the release date of VAINAJA’s debut album, Kadotetut. Taking influences from early ’90s death metal and doom, VAINAJA is a three-headed beast from Finland, and their Kadotetut debut is one of the heaviest records ever made in the Finnish language. Besides the crushing riffs …

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