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Iron Maiden Announce The Future Past Tour – UK dates 2023

ANNOUNCE FIRST SHOWS OF 2023’sTHE FUTURE PAST TOURBAND SET TO PERFORM SONGS FROM LATEST ALBUM, SENJUTSU, ALONGSIDE A FOCUS ON THE ICONIC 1986 SOMEWHERE IN TIME RECORD & OTHER CLASSIC CUTS TICKETS GO ON GENERAL SALE FRIDAY 14 OCTOBER AT 9 AM VIA LIVENATION.CO.UK

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STONE BROKEN ANNOUNCE “COME CLOSER” TOUR 2023

Following the recent release of their third and highly acclaimed ‘Revelation’ album, Stone Broken are delighted to announce a new “Come Closer” headline tour, which will perform throughout the UK in February 2023. This 13-date run will offer fans a more intimate chance to experience Stone Broken perform the breadth of their fan-favourite repertoire, but with a more personal set-up …

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LOST SOCIETY | new album ‘If The Sky Came Down’ is out now + new video for ‘Awake’

The new masterpiece from Finnish powerhouse LOST SOCIETY, If The Sky Came Down, has finally been released today via Nuclear Blast Records. Front man Samy Elbanna comments: “It feels surreal to finally be able to utter these words: “If The Sky Came Down” is OUT NOW. I couldn’t be more proud of what we accomplished with this …

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Borders (Arising Empire) stream single ‘Fix This’ & Tour Dates

UK genre-defying quartet Borders have released their new single / video ‘Fix This’, taken from new album Bloom Season, out 18th November via Arising Empire. Watch the video to ‘Fix This’ here:  Borders have also announced an album release tour, including a headline slot at Techabilitation festival.Dates:Nov 11 – Lincoln, Platform at The Engine Shed Nov 12 – Leeds, BoomNov …

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Rival Sons – Announce New Album “Darkfighter” & Explosive New Single “Nobody Wants To Die”

2x GRAMMY-nominated band Rival Sons have announced details of their anxiously awaited new full-length album, DARKFIGHTER, which is set to arrive worldwide on March 10th 2023 and is available for pre-order / pre-save today [tracklisting below].Produced by longtime collaborator and multi-GRAMMY Award-winner Dave Cobb, DARKFIGHTER is led by the explosive single “Nobody Wants to Die,” which …

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BONFIRE releases new charity single ‘Freedom Is My Belief’, in support of Ukranian ​children. 

BONFIRE 4 UKRAINE KIDS!German Hard Rockers Release Charity Single, “Freedom Is My Belief”, in Support For & With Ukraine Children In cooperation with Johanniter-Unfall-Hilfe e. V., German hard rock titans BONFIRE finance the “Farba Project” with donations in order to help traumatized children and young people from Ukraine. Today, the band re-issued the song “Freedom Is …

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THE ANSWER release new single ‘Blood Brother’

Northern Irish rockers The Answer are set to make a spectacular and long-awaited return with their first studio single for almost seven years!  The new track titled ‘Blood Brother’ has been produced and mixed by rising British rock producer Dan Weller (Enter Shikari, Bury Tomorrow) and will precede the band’s comeback performance as special …

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ENUFF Z’NUFF: UK tour with Skid Row from mid-October to precede headlining UK/ROI

ENUFF Z’NUFFUK TOUR UPDATEHaving announced a week ago that the 11th November release of their brand new studio album would be preceded by a UK/RoI tour beginning on the 4th, US rock act Enuff Z’Nuff has subsequently been confirmed to support Skid Row on a dozen UK dates that commence …

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RONNIE ATKINS: ‘Symphomaniac’ – orchestral EP by Danish singer/songwriter

Danish hard rock singer/songwriter (and Pretty Maids frontman) Ronnie Atkins released his current studio album, ‘Make It Count’, in March 2022, the electrifying melodic hard rock masterpiece appearing almost a year to the day after the acclaimed ‘One Shot’. As he did with that record, he is issuing an EP …

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COASTAL FIRE DEPT. REVEAL NEW SINGLE PLANS!

Acclaimed UK post-grunge crew COASTAL FIRE DEPT. return with an astounding reworking of the Pixies’ classic, Gouge Away, out via L’islet Records. The single drops on Friday 28th October, and the video lands on Friday 4th November. Born in 2013 and hailing from Guernsey, COASTAL FIRE DEPT. feature guitarist and …

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BEYOND EXTINCTION REVEAL SPANKING NEW SINGLE!

Unstoppable Essex Death metallers BEYOND EXTINCTION go from strength to strength, unleashing their ferocious new single, Eyes Of God, Look Down Upon Me, out now. BEYOND EXTINCTION surpass their years with the sound, image, and creative maturity that exceeds all expectations from a band of their age. For the past …

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FRIDAYNIGHTLIGHTS RELEASE KILLER NEW VIDEO & SINGLE!

UK tunesmiths FRIDAYNIGHTLIGHTS have unleashed their mega-magnetic new single and video, Bridge To Engine Room – https://youtu.be/ytFamvK4nH0 . The track is taken from the band’s much anticipated new EP, IV, which was recorded with producer Bob Cooper (Ginger Wildheart, WSTR), and is set to drop in 2023. Harnessing emotive drive, …

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THE RUNNING FREE SHOWCASE ANTHEMIC SINGLE!

Emerging Brit alt-rock crew, THE RUNNING FREE, are poised to make their mark with the supreme slab of anthemic rock that is their brand new single and video, Belief, which is out now. Watch the video for the track, here – https://youtu.be/vxjt6WsbOgQ . With a strong affection for Foo Fighters, …

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MASSIVE WAGONS drop new yacht rock single/video ‘Please Stay Calm’

PRE-ORDER NEW ALBUM ‘TRIGGERED!’ OUT OCTOBER 28 UK TOUR FOLLOWS IN NOVEMBER – TICKETS ON SALE NOW Photo by Dean Chalkley Calling all fans of The Police, Toto, and The Darkness! Shifting gears a notch to deliver this yacht rock-inspired banger, British scallywags MASSIVE WAGONS have dropped their new single and its official video. With …

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Gypsy Pistoleros Release New Single ‘The Ballad of Tommy Shelby”

“The Ballad of Tommy Shelby”New Single from Gypsy PistolerosOut October 13th BUY HERE By Order of the Gypsy Fookin Pistoleros! UK Headline Tour begins with the release of a new very Special Blinding Single!The Renegade Flamenco Rock Rumba Punk ‘n’ Roll pioneers Gypsy Pistoleros release a brand new single ‘The Ballad …

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ALTER BRIDGE Release Lyric Video For New Song “This Is War”

ACCLAIMED ROCKERS ALTER BRIDGE RELEASE LYRIC VIDEO FOR ALBUM OPENER “THIS IS WAR” CUT FROM THE UPCOMING ALBUM, PAWNS & KINGS | WATCH HERE ALBUM SCHEDULED FOR WORLDWIDE RELEASE ON OCTOBER 14 | PRE-ORDER HERE GET TICKETS FOR PAWNS & KINGS TOUR GLOBAL TOUR DATES HERE  Photo: Chuck Brueckmann With the band releasing more content in advance of an album …

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Mrs Beckett – Interview

UK burly rock trio, MRS BECKETT, have now released their debut album, Unattractively Needy. The record has picked up widespread acclaim. With that in mind, we caught up with the band to find out more about their background: What is the full band line-up, who sings and who plays which …

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NIGHTBLADE DROP NEW VIDEO

Unrelenting UK riff slingers NIGHTBLADE have dropped their third album in an astonishing three years. The hard-working quintet’s brand-new album, Hope To Be There, is out now. The record is backed by a stunning new and video, If Only You Could Know, out now – https://youtu.be/icNqdcZpKp0  . Continuing to go …

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