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Legendary pre-YES band MABEL GREER’S TOYSHOP to release new album

The psychedelic progressive rock group Mabel Greer’s Toyshop, which sprouted the first shoots of YES, have reunited and announced a new album entitled New Way Of Life, which will be released on 9th March through RSK Entertainment. The opening track Electric Funeral premieres on YouTube today.   New Way Of …

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FURYON ‘Lost Salvation’ Release Date Changed

UK rockers FURYON will release their second album, “Lost Salvation“, on February 23 via Dream Records in UK/EUROPE.  What’s to be expected is more explosive guitar riffs and solos in well-crafted song form. Expressive vocal delivery and melodies to scream along to. A possibly darker album still with progressive elements and a grungy edge. US/CANADA/JAPAN release date to follow. “Lost Salvation” …

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Biotoxic Warfare release title track of new album

Biotoxic Warfare

Greek thrashers Biotoxic Warfare have issued the title track to their forthcoming debut album, ‘Lobotomized’, as a single: ‘Lobotomized’ is released this coming Monday (January 19)  via Slaney Records.  The band have this to say about the album: “The sound of ‘Lobotomized’ is mostly influenced by the European Thrash Metal …

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DØDHEIMSGARD Announce Details Of New Album ‘A Umbra Omega’

Dødheimsgard, Norway’s premier experimental extremists have completed work on their fifth album, titled ‘A Umbra Omega’, set for release on March 16th on Peaceville Records. One of the top bands and boundary-pushing visionaries of the mid-90’s Norwegian Black Metal evolution, having released 4 full-length albums since their inception, DHG are widely …

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Thou Shell Of Death release limited 12″ EP

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Estonian black metallers Thou Shell Of Death are to release a two-track 12” EP, ‘Cave Hill’, via Talheim Records on January 30. The release – originally issued digitally last November – is billed as an homage to the American poet Madison J. Cawein, who died in December 1914, whose works …

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Announcing “Immortal RANDY RHOADS – The Ultimate Tribute”

One of the most venerated guitarists ever to grace hard rock music, the late, great Randy Rhoads (heralded as the legendary lead guitarist for Ozzy Osbourne and Quiet Riot) will be celebrated in the truest of fashions with the release of Immortal Randy Rhoads – The Ultimate Tribute on March …

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Bedemon archive recordings to be re-released

Bedemon artwork

Relapse Records are to re-release a collection of archival recordings from Bedemon – featuring original Pentagram members Randy Palmer, Geof O’Keefe and Bobby Liebling. The recordings, made between 1973 and 1979, have been unavailable for more than ten years, and are being re-issued as ‘Child of Darkness’ on February 24th.  …

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SHATTERED SKIES Release And Stream Entire New Album

Irish progressive metallers Shattered Skies today release their debut album ‘The World We Used to Know’ and have made it available to stream.   Check it out here: https://soundcloud.com/shattered-skies/sets/the-world-we-used-to-know   Shattered Skies have announced their debut album release tour in February 2015 via City Music Agency. The band will be taking in …

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HALESTORM New Album ‘Into The Wild Life’ Arrives 6th April

Halestorm

Atlantic recording group Halestorm has announced details of their massively anticipated new album. ‘INTO THE WILD LIFE’ will be released in the UK on April 6, with pre-orders launching from midnight tonight.   ‘INTO THE WILD LIFE’ marks the GRAMMY® Award-winning hard rock band’s third studio album and follow-up to …

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Michael Schenker announces new album “Spirit on a Mission”

Award-winning, legendary guitarist Michael Schenker releases a new studio album entitled “Spirit On A Mission” in the UK on Monday 23rd March. Released by in-akustik, the album of all-new material features Schenker’s Temple of Rock band – ex-Scorpions Herman Rarebell (drums) and Francis Buchholz (bass), ex-Rainbow’s Doogie White (vocals) and …

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Salythia unveils artwork, track list and release date for “Death D’core” EP.

Salythia unveils artwork, track list and release date for “Death D’core” EP. SALYTHIA, an up and coming progressive thrash band hailing from Sacramento, CA has announced details for their debut album titled “Death D’Core”. Taking influences from such bands as Trivium, Metallica, Mastodon, & Suicide Silence the band effortlessly melds …

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Blues powerhouse REBECCA DOWNES – debut album ‘BACK TO THE START’ – Feb 9th + Tour dates

“5ft 2 in her high heels, but a pocket powerhouse with a voice which makes Janis Joplin sound like a choir girl” – John Drummond, Promoter “Passionate, determined and sexy sounding vocal performances” – Ryan’s Gig Guide New UK blues sensation Rebecca Downes is set to release her much anticipated debut album ‘Back To The …

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Apostate to release second album in March

Apostate - Time Of Terror artwork

Ukrainian doom metallers Apostate are to release their second album, ‘Time Of Terror’, through Ferrrum on March 2. Originally formed in 1993, the band released one EP, ‘A Song Of The Dead Lake’, in 1997, before splitting up the following year.  Following the release of a retrospective, ‘From Consign To …

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ULI JON ROTH to Release “Scorpions Revisited”

UDR, The Home Of Legends, is set to release guitar legend ULI JON ROTH’s brand new double album of 19 re-invented Scorpions tracks, entitled Scorpions Revisited, on March 10, 2015. Pre-orders for the album will be available soon.   For over four decades, ULI JON ROTH has forged new frontiers …

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UFO – New Studio album ‘A Conspiracy Of Stars’ Released 23rd February on SPV

Multi-million selling veteran classic British hard rock / metal band UFO are set to release their awesome 22nd studio album, ‘A Conspiracy Of Stars’, recorded, produced and mixed by Chris Tsangarides, (Judas Priest, Thin Lizzy , Gary Moore etc), as a Digipak (including poster and bonus track), jewel case CD, …

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Ian Siegal to release new live album “One Night In Amsterdam”

Award-winning British songwriter, Ian Siegal, is set to release “One Night In Amsterdam”, his first full-band live album on CD and vinyl on March 9th. Released by Nugene Records, the new album dovetails Siegal’s nationwide March UK tour which kicks off at the Chester Live Rooms on March 17th. Fans …

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Kataklysm start recording new album

Kataklysm

Canadian death metallers Kataklysm have revealed that their new album – tentatively scheduled for a summer release via Nuclear Blast – will be called ‘Of Ghosts And Gods’. The band are currently in the studio recording the album – the follow up to 2013’s ‘Waiting For The End To Come’ …

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Relapse Records announce first batch of anniversary re-issues

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Relapse Records have announced details of the first deluxe final re-issues, being released to mark the label’s 25th anniversary.  Throughout 2015, the label will be commemorating the milestone with an extensive reissue campaign, featuring many of their classic and underground titles on deluxe vinyl. The first batch of four albums …

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THE BATTERY ELECTRIC to Release ‘The Heart and The Thrill’ 10th March

THE BATTERY ELECTRIC is a rock and roll band based in Asbury Park, NJ.  Formed in the summer of 2012 by three friends wanting to re-create back to basics rock and roll with strong influences of punk, soul, garage, and American classic rock, they have a crafted a sound that’s both …

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YESTERDAY’S SAINTS to Release Full Length Debut Album 3rd February

Concept albums are not new territory in metal by any means. But Northern Virginia’s YESTERDAY’S SAINTS elevate the notion of conceptual metal to a whole other level, thanks to the rich, extensive storytelling and the pummeling metal in Generation of Vipers. The music is as smart and thought provoking as …

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