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Stormzone to release concept album

Northern Ireland power metallers Stormzone are to release their fifth album, ‘Seven Sins’, via Metal Nations on August 3. Recorded at FireMachine studios and produced by guitarist Steve Moore, ‘Seven Sins’ is a concept album.  Set in the 18th century, the album tells the story of the mysterious Dr Dealer, his travelling …

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Heartbreak Remedy release new album in September

Cumbrian rocksters Heartbreak Remedy are to release their debut album, ‘Midnight Groove’, on September 11. Heartbreak Remedy took its first breath in 2013 when Matty Penn (Bass and Lead Vocal) and drummer Stephen Jackson hatched a plan to form a band that embraced LA’s classic rock sound, but with the groove of …

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Gasoline Outlaws – ‘No Rules No Laws No Regrets’

Gasoline Outlaws emerged on to the Northern Ireland rock scene at the turn of this year, when former Black Freeway/Last Known Addiction singer Matt Fitzsimons, freshly returned from a sojourn down under, re-united with his brother Chris and in turn teamed up with former Yellow Sam guitarist Adam Parkin and …

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Diamond Head working on new album

Stourbridge metal legends Diamond Head (pictured right, in rehearsal) have revealed that they are currently midway through writing a new album. They hit the studio on July 6 to begin recording the, as yet untitled, album which is expected to be released later in 2015.  It will be the first Diamond Head …

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Soulfly to release new album in August

Soulfly will release their tenth studio album, ‘Archangel’, via Nuclear Blast Entertainment on August 14.  It will feature guest performances from Todd Jones of Nails, Matt Young of King Parrot, as well as Richie and Igor Cavalera. “I am so proud to be releasing Soulfly’s tenth album,” commented founder/vocalist/guitarist Max Cavalera. “I …

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Shardborne to release debut album in July

Irish instrumental prog metallers Shardborne – who play the PlanetMosh-backed Perverting The Innocent festival later this year – are to release their full-length debut, ‘Living Bridges’, via Out On A Limb Records on July 10 . The band said of the album – the follow up to their 2011 ‘Aeonian Sequence’ EP:  “[It’s] progressive metal …

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Year Of The Goat to release second album in July

Swedish retro occultists Year Of The Goat are to release their second album, ‘The Unspeakable’, via Napalm Records on July 31. It follows last year’s acclaimed EP, ‘The Key And The Gate’, the title track of which will feature, in an alternative version, as a bonus track. The full track listing …

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The Dead Daisies declare a June ‘Revolución’

The Dead Daisies – the superstar collective featuring past and current members of the likes of Guns N Roses, Black Sabbath, Thin Lizzy and Mötley Crüe – are to release their second album, ‘Revolución’, via INgrooves on June 1. The band have also confirmed that they will be returning to Europe this …

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Jim Peterik & Marc Scherer – ‘Risk Everything’

For some artists, there is one seminal song that, in the eyes of many from the outside looking in, must surely seem to hang around their necks like the proverbial artistic albatross.  For Jim Peterik, founder of Survivor, it must surely be ‘Eye Of The Tiger’:  despite the passage of …

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The Dirty Youth – ‘Gold Dust’

To be honest, it’s not terribly hard to compare The Dirty Youth to the likes of superstar upstarts such as Paramore:  both bands have young – cute, if you’re so inclined to describe them so – female singers, and both play infectious pop-punk infused rock music.  The main difference, of …

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Ten to release new album on May 20

Manchester-based melodic hard rockers Ten are to release their 12th studio album, ‘Isla de Muerta’, via Rocktopia Records on May 20. The album – the follow up to last year’s ‘Albion’ – is the second to feature the current line-up of vocalist Gary Hughes, lead guitarists Dann Rosingana and Steve Grocott, John …

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Raven to release new album in April

Seminal British heavy metal trio Raven, who last year celebrated their 40th anniversary, have confirmed the release their first new studio album for five years ‘ExtermiNation’ will be issued on Steamhammer / SPV on April 27.  It will be available as a 14-track CD, a digipak (with bonus track), a …

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Skyforger to release new album in April

Latvian blackened pagans Skyforger release their new album, ‘Senprūsija’, on April 6 via Thunderforge Records. Frontman Peter said of the new album, the title of which translates into English as ‘Old Prussia’: “[It] is dedicated to the Prussians, the now extinct third Baltic nation. For us Latvians and Lithuanians, the …

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Bad Guys – London’s Bad Guys bring you their 2nd opus: Bad Guynaecology

London’s Bad Guys bring you their 2nd opus: Bad Guynaecology Recorded in a snake pit, in a quarry, on top of a mountain, in the desert, at night, during a thunderstorm, Bad Guynaecology is the second album from London’s own hard rockers Bad Guys. Featuring heavy riffs courtesy of a …

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Ostrogoth – New Album ‘Last Tribe Standing’ Out Now

New Ostrogoth Album “Last Tribe Standing” Out Now! “Last Tribe Standing”, the first official Ostrogoth release since 1987, which features current band lineup that has been active since their return at Germany’s Keep It True Festival (in 2012), is out now on Empire Records. “At first the idea was to …

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Trucker Diablo – Ahoghill, Diamond Rock Club 07/03/2015

They say that a week is a long time in politics, but a year is an extremely long time in the music business.  Fans can lose interest in a band who have been quiet for any length of time, never mind a full 12 months:  after all, it could be …

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Celtachor to release second album in April

Irish blackened folk metallers Celtachor will release their second album, ‘Nuada Of The Silver Arm’, via Trollzorn Records on April 24. Recorded in September and October of last year at Sun Studios in Dublin with Ola Ersfjord, and mastered by Chris Common, the album concept deals with the life and …

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White Widdow – ‘Crossfire’

For some inane and unknown reason, this third album from Melbourne’s White Widdow initially fell under this reviewer’s radar – which is something which almost became a crying shame as it is a hugely powerful slice of melodic rock. Very much rooted in the classic Eighties roots of the genre, …

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Von Hertzen Brothers release ‘Trouble’ lyric video from their forthcoming album, ‘New Day Rising’

Von Hertzen Brothers Get Into ‘Trouble’!   Finnish chart-toppers the Von Hertzen Brothers release lyric video for ‘Trouble’ – a track from their forthcoming studio album, ‘New Day Rising’, out March 23rd on Spinefarm Records… Mixed by Juno Award winner Randy Staub (Metallica, Alice In Chains), ‘Trouble’ blends the key elements of VHB‘s music: atmosphere, intelligence, epic feel, progressive leanings and serious riffs. …

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Trucker Diablo – ‘Rise Above The Noise’

Exactly a year ago, mid-Ulster hard rockers Trucker Diablo shocked fans by announcing that they were putting the brakes on and going on an indefinite hiatus.  Guitarist Simon Haddock had already announced his intention to quit the band, due to family commitments:  a show at a small social club on …

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