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Die Ego unleash new single plans and more

DIE EGO keep on winning over new fans with their barrage of high voltage riffs, captivating vocals and hard-hitting drums. The rising metal crew will release their debut album, Culto, on Friday 12th June. The band are primed to release a new single and visual video for the title track, …

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Xpus – In Umbra Mortis Sedent

          Hailing from Italy, Xpus release this hefty slab of Death Metal in the form of ‘In Umbra Mortis Sedent’   Right from the off, this record sets its stall out firmly with the malevolent and slightly unnerving atmospheric tones of intro track ‘Abyssus Abyssum Invocat’, …

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BAD TOUCH ‘KISS THE SKY ALBUM’ TOUR RESCHEDULED

Bad Touch

BAD TOUCH ‘KISS THE SKY’ ALBUM TOUR RESCHEDULED   Due to the Coronavirus outbreak, Bad Touch the “Kiss The Sky” UK tour in support of the album, has been re-scheduled to September and October 2020. The rescheduled tour kicks off at The Waterfront in Norwich on September 18th and will feature Piston as the main …

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The Outlaw Orchestra Announce Release Date for Their Debut Album

The The Outlaw Orchestra

The Outlaw Orchestra Announce Release Date for Their Debut Album Ever-rebellious, Southern Country Rock-influenced, 4-piece powerhouse, The Outlaw Orchestra are delighted to announce the release date for their debut album ‘Pantomime Villains’. The 10-track bundle of foot-stomping fun will drop on Friday 29th May. The Outlaw Orchestra formed in mid-2016. The Orchestra brings together David Roux (guitars/lead vocals); Ryan Smith (drums/percussion/vocals); Pete …

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GODSMACK TAKE 400+ STUDENTS ON THE MUSICAL ADVENTURE OF THEIR LIVES

SULLY ERNA AND GODSMACK TAKE 400+ NEW ENGLAND MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS ON THE MUSICAL ADVENTURE OF THEIR LIVES BAND’S NEW MUSIC VIDEO “UNFORGETTABLE” OUT TODAY (APRIL 8) DOCUMENTS THE TWO-YEAR JOURNEY WATCH THE VIDEO HERE Godsmack – Photo credit: Chris Bradshaw   Multi-platinum hard rock titans GODSMACK today (Wednesday, April 8) have released the video for their …

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JIZZY PEARL’S LOVE/HATE sign to GOLDEN ROBOT RECORDS 

Jizzy Pearl

JIZZY PEARL’S LOVE/HATE sign to GOLDEN ROBOT RECORDS JIZZY PEARL has been a fixture on the world-famous Hollywood Sunset Strip since his edgy street rock band LOVE/HATE released their debut album Blackout In The Red Room in 1990. Blackout In The Red Room received Best Record of the Year honours from Kerrang! and Metal Hammer in addition to …

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BLOODSTOCK CLARIFIES 2020 EVENT POSITION

In these unprecedented times and following the recent cancellation of Download & other May/June festivals, BLOODSTOCK HQ wishes to reassure everyone that currently, BLOODSTOCK 2020 event planning is proceeding with full care and attention, in order to bring you the best event yet to celebrate 20 Years of BLOODSTOCK. The team are closely monitoring government …

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Smiling Assassin Release New Single ‘Coping’

British Hardcore Quartet Smiling Assassin Release New Single   “Coping” Releases Ahead Of New Album “Plight Of The Millennial”   British hardcore quartet Smiling Assassin have released their latest single “Coping” ahead of the release of their debut album “Plight Of The Millennial”.   Speaking about the single, vocalist George …

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KISS and DEF LEPPARD Jigsaw Puzzles to be Released!

Official KISS and DEF LEPPARD jigsaw puzzles to be released this month. North American hard rock legends KISS, and the British hard rock legends DEF LEPPARD, will get the Rocksaws jigsaw puzzle treatment in April. Zee Productions will release two classic DEF LEPPARD album covers, “Hysteria” and “Pyromania”, and four …

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Goldray to release new album ‘Feel The Change’

Following the release of their critically acclaimed debut album, ‘Rising’ in 2017, Kenwyn House (Reef) and Leah Rasmussen (EMI, Bedrock, Renaissance) AKA Goldray, return with a psych-rock fuelled second album ‘Feel The Change’, released on July 3. Written by House and Rasmussen and mixed by Pedro Ferreira (The Darkness, Therapy?, …

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PRETTY MAIDS MAID IN JAPAN FUTURE WORLD 30th ANNIVERSARY

Pretty Maids

PRETTY MAIDS MAID IN JAPAN FUTURE WORLD 30th ANNIVERSARY Danish hard rockers Pretty Maids are alive and kicking and set to release an exciting new live album via Frontiers Music Srl. ‘Maid In Japan – Future World Live 30th Anniversary’ is a special live document which sees the band offer a full performance …

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L.A. GUNS to release new single ‘Crawl’ on 20th April 2020

L.A. Guns

L.A. GUNS to release new single ‘Crawl’ on 20th April 2020 Having recently signed to Golden Robot Records part of the Golden Robot Global Entertainment Group, the legendary L.A. Guns are set to release their new single ‘Crawl’ on April 20th. ‘Crawl’ is now available for Pre-Order / Save. Pre-Order / pre-save ‘Crawl’: https://smarturl.it/LAGuns-Crawl If there was a band synonymous with the infamous …

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FIREWIND release their new single ‘Rising Fire’

Firewind

FIREWIND release their new single ‘Rising Fire‘, the first track to be taken from upcoming album ‘Firewind‘, out 15th May on AFM Records. Check out the video for Rising Fire: Since power metal masters FIREWIND announced their new line-up (which now features Herbie Langhans from Avantasia on vocals), fans and critics alike speculate …

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THE VERY BEST OF BOOTYARD BANDITS EP

THE VERY BEST OF BOOTYARD BANDITS EP RELEASE DATE 17 APRIL 2020 Off the back their critically acclaimed single Hoedown Showdown, Bootyard Bandits return with a brand new EP “The Very Best of Bootyard Bandits”, which will be released on 17 April 2020. You can check out the bands latest …

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DYNAZTY release their new album ‘The Dark Delight’

Dynazty

DYNAZTY release their new album ‘The Dark Delight’   DYNAZTY release their new album ‘The Dark Delight’ on 3rd April on AFM Records. After the huge success of the first-two singles, Swedish melodic metal band Dynazty released another hit song ‘Waterfall’. Waterfall is an absolute huge groove monster, simply epic! Check out the new …

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Downcast return with engrossing new single and video

Much acclaimed emotive punks downcast are back with a thunderous new single and video, Catharsis, https://youtu.be/FxjFEp30ACw   Hailing from Bristol and formed in the Spring of 2018, downcast carve out driven melodic bursts of infectious pop-punk laced with truly heart-wrenching lyrics and a poignant delivery. The much-revered quintet cite The …

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Ohnova unleash infectious new single ‘Nobody Move’

Channelling emotive drive, colossal riffs and infectious melodies, OHNOVA take from a range of sources, spanning from Queens Of The Stone Age through to Don Broco. The Scottish power trio have just reveal their ultra-magnetic new single and video, Nobody Move, https://youtu.be/4GDUvtoqx9M   Born in Glasgow in 2018, OHNOVA consist …

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Italian Rock And Metal Artists Against Covid-19

#UNITEDWESTAND – Italian Rock And Metal Artists Against Covid-19, Feat. Members Of RHAPSODY OF FIRE, DGM, TYGERS OF PAN TANG, EXTREMA And More Italian record label Volcano Records & Promotion promoted the project #UNITEDWESTAND to send a message of hope to the rest of the world. Twelve Italian artists included …

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MIKE LEPOND’S SILENT ASSASSINS to Release New Album

MIKE LEPOND’S SILENT ASSASSINS To Release Whore Of Babylon Full-Length May 29th Via Silver Lining Music; “Dracul Son” Video Now Playing + Pre-orders Available MIKE LEPOND’S SILENT ASSASSINS will release their brand new full-length, Whore Of Babylon, via Silver Lining Music on May 29th. Forging a union between the mighty worlds of heavy …

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