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Vardis – New ‘Red Eye’ Studio Album Released May 20th on SPV

Vardis – Leading NWOBHM Rockers’ New ‘Red Eye’ Studio Album Unleashed May 20th on Steamhammer / SPV Hugely influential New Wave Of British Heavy Metal trio Vardis, who famously inspired metal giants such as Metallica and Megadeth, have signed to Steamhammer / SPV to release their first new studio album …

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Salem – Dark Days

NWOBHM band Salem release their latest studio album Dark Days on April 29th 2016, available from Pure Steel Records and shows them in a strong songwriting vein following the 2013 release of Forgotten Dreams. April will prove to be a busy month as the day after Dark Days is released, …

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Massive Wagons – Welcome To The World

Lancastrian Hard-Rockers Massive Wagons are set to release their third studio album on 29th April, titled Welcome To The World. The latest album comes as the result of a support campaign through PledgeMusic, which gave the dedicated followers of Massive Wagons an opportunity to show their support and gain an …

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Diamond Head – Diamond Head

The name Rasmus Bom Andersen may not be familiar with most rock/metal fans but since joining legendary NWOBHM band Diamond Head in 2014 as their lead singer, his debut European tour with them fired up the band enough to want to work on a new studio album, their 7th since …

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Hidden – True Mercian Metal

Formed in Tamworth, Staffordshire in 2013. Heavy Metal band Hidden released their debut EP True Mercian Metal last year. Containing a short intro track  False Ones Must Die and three tracks packed with the classic NWOBHM sound of bands like Saxon and Judas Priest. Lots of screaming guitars and vocals …

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Elixir To Start Skol Records’ Series Of The Replicas Of The NWOBHM Singles

Elixir To Start Skol Records’ Series Of The Replicas Of The NWOBHM Singles SKOL RECORDS proudly presents the first release in the series of the CD replicas of the legendary NWoBHM (New Wave Of British Heavy Metal) singles: ELIXIR “Treachery (Ride Like The Wind)”, which will be out on January …

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Holocaust – Predator

Before the luxury of the internet, the only way I could listen to new hard rock/metal music in my mid teens would be from Chris Tetley on Piccadilly Radio and Tommy Vance on the Friday Rock Show on Radio 1, so from the latter in 1980 I heard a single …

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Hammerhead To Release Special “Brofest Exclusive” 7″ single in February 2016

Hammerhead To Release Special “Brofest Exclusive” 7″ single in February 2016 HAMMERHEAD originally formed in the late ’70s and played throughout the ’80s, becoming known as part of the NWOBHM scene, after releasing the single “Time Will Tell c/w Lonely Man” in 1981, which reached No 5 in the British …

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Saxon To Release 9 Album Vinyl Box Set

NWOBHM Legends Saxon To Release 9 Album Vinyl Box Set via Demon Records on 18th March 2016 Demon Records has announced the release of an extraordinary Saxon Box Set containing vinyl LPs of the band’s nine studio albums recorded between 1991 and 2009. “Eagles and Dragons” will be released on …

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Diamond Head announce new vocalist and first album in eight years

Influential and iconic heavy metal band Diamond Head have announced their first album of new material in eight years. Entitled “DIAMOND HEAD,” the album features an exciting new talent in singer Rasmus Bom Andersen. In 2014 Diamond Head invited London based, Danish-born Ras to join the band. Together they completed …

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Salem – In The Beginning

With a new album in the can for Feb. 2016 entitled Not Guilty following the 2013 release of Forgotten Dreams, Salem fans can now listen to how they crafted their songwriting with In The Beginning, a superb 17 track compilation album of demo songs recorded between 1981-1983. Released via High …

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Soldier – Defiant

The last studio album from Soldier entitled Dogs Of War gave them a hard act to follow but current release Defiant shows Soldier are still in a strong song writing vein. Although slightly more melodic it still rocks hard and shows the NWOBHM survivors are a force to be reckoned …

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MYTHRA – Two Songs Available For Streaming

MYTHRA – Two Songs Available For Streaming First Official Anthology Out In November Legendary NWOBHM (New Wave Of British Heavy Metal) act MYTHRA will release the “Warriors Of Time: The Anthology” compilation via Skol Records. The limited edition CD album will include all classic MYTHRA tracks from 1979 through to …

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Vardis – Sign to SPV/Steamhammer

Vardis – Sign to SPV/Steamhammer SPV/Steamhammer is proud to sign one of the real and true veterans of the NWoBHM: VARDIS. VARDIS were forged out of Glam, Punk, Heavy Metal, Blues and Rock ‘n’ Roll in the crucible of 1970s northern England. They are a product of rock music across three generations: inspired …

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Saxon – Battering Ram

If there is ever a band that truly defines the meaning of the genre heavy metal then that band is Saxon and they have been hammering it out since 1976 when they were originally known as Son Of A Bitch. Their record company recommended a name change and so Saxon …

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Saxon Reveals New Track “Queen of Hearts” and Lyric Video

  Saxon Reveals New Track “Queen of Hearts” and Lyric Video On October 30, 2015, legendary British heavy metal quintet SAXON will release their 21st studio album, Battering Ram, in North America via UDR Music. The new album boasts a clinically ‘heavy’ echo of SAXON’s glorious NWOBHM sound! Ultimate Classic …

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Mythra Reveal “Warriors Of Time: The Anthology” Album Artwork

Mythra Reveal “Warriors Of Time: The Anthology” Album Artwork Legendary NWOBHM (New Wave Of British Heavy Metal) act MYTHRA will release the “Warriors Of Time: The Anthology” compilation via Skol Records. The limited edition album will include all classic MYTHRA tracks from 1979 through to the early ’80s, plus five …

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Nitehawks – Debut Album Out On Skol Records 30th September

Nitehawks – Debut Album Out On Skol Records 30th September NITEHAWKS, Italian representative of the NWOTHM (New Wave Of Traditional Heavy Metal), will release debut album titled “Vendetta” on September 30, 2015, on Skol Records. NITEHAWKS deal in a style of Heavy Metal which mix up energy of young acts such …

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Savage To Release a New Double Album on 9th October 2015

NWoBHM Cult Act Savage To Return With New Double Album NWoBHM cult act SAVAGE, will release their brand new studio album “7”, on October 9, 2015, via Minus 2 Zebra Records (distributed by Plastic Head). The double disc release will include complete live album titled “Live N Lethal” on second …

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