News: Band News


Adam Zemanek

Sunday, October 8th, 2017

Missouri classic rockers Shaman’s Harvest are about to embark on a massive tour supporting Nickelback, which as you can imagine calls for some pretty big beats and a massive, stadium-filling sound. Their latest album, Red Hands Black Deeds, is bluesy, combining a classic, hard-edged rock sound...

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Diamond Head announce dates

Friday, October 6th, 2017

​Diamond Head have announced more dates this year in the UK and Ireland kicking off in Dublin on November 23, 2017 and ending at the Blast from the Past Festival in Kuurne, Belgium on December 9, 2017. Currently in the studio working on the follow up to the highly praised self titled release from...

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Norfolk Band Needs Drummer

Monday, September 25th, 2017

The Mojo Preachers a local Norwich band are looking for a drummer so if you can help them find the last piece of the Mojo Puzzle do get in touch with them. The Mojo Preachers specialise in conjuring an eclectic, melodiously complex and original sound that while rooted in the blues has its mixing...

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Grant Hart dies after cancer battle

Friday, September 15th, 2017

The death of the 56-year-old Minnesota rocker was confirmed by his former band mate, Bob Mould, on Facebook on Thursday. Husker Du – Danish for “Do you remember” rose to fame in the 1980s with their melodic take on punk rock. Mould recalled meeting Hart while studying at university...

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Neuronspoiler premiere “Slay The Beast” video

Thursday, September 14th, 2017

British heavy metal outfit Neuronspoiler are premiering the first video from their upcoming new album with Metal Talk. Neuronspoiler will release their second full length album with a special launch event on Saturday 21st October at Boston Music Rooms in Tufnell Park, London. Joining them for this...

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Seven Sisters announce French dates in November

Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

Born in the depths of West London, Seven Sisters are a four- piece band forged from the same steel as the NWOBHM acts of yesteryear. Over the past three years they’ve gathered a reputation as a stellar act in the heavy metal scene, earning their stripes playing shows all over the UK and Europe off...

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Having A Blast

Friday, September 1st, 2017

Emily Dolan Davies is just back from a wild summer touring the States with Howard Jones! They had an absolute blast bussing from coast to coast, playing some incredible shows, and meeting the most incredible people! If you follow Emily on Instagram,...

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Drummer Richard Colburn was Left Stranded in North Dakota

Friday, August 18th, 2017

When you think its hard enough to get your own humble members to a local show and be set up and ready for an 20.30 start then this story will make you chuckle a little when you thank your lucky stars that you are not on a US tour like these guys from Belle and Sebastian. The drummer with indie group...

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Stewart Copeland A Life In Music

Sunday, August 6th, 2017

The amazing Stewart Copeland has an incredible history in music first for been part of one of the biggest bands in the world to then perform with a variety of the worlds top orchestras and has just recently taken part in a show called A Life In Music, the show that happened at Union Chapel in...

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The Raven Age’s Jai Patel

Monday, July 24th, 2017

It’s never going to be a bad thing having Iron Maiden as your dad. For ‘next generation of new wave of British heavy metal’ band The Raven Age, the Maiden connection is with guitarist and founding member George ‘son of Steve’ Harris. But Harris Jr has been supported from the band’s 2009...

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Mike Portnoy talks feel over technique

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

Today is my last day in my forties,” he says. “This is the perfect time to have a retrospective look at what the hell has gone on in my life!” Never mind so much what has gone in Portnoy’s 50 years, there has been a staggering amount of activity in just the half-decade. Looking back to the...

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Phil Rudd, coming back from the brink

Saturday, July 15th, 2017

It would have been a fitting one last jaunt around the world’s stadiums for the man that had powered classic ‘DC albums such as Highway To Hell, Back In Black and Let There Be Rock. That all changed in November 2014 when Rudd was arrested, and ultimately convicted, on drugs offences and making...

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Drummer Ken Mary steps in to replace Jason Bittner

Monday, July 10th, 2017

Flotsam And Jetsam announce their 2017 summer tour dates with a handful of shows in the US before traveling to Europe for select club dates centred around their appearances at this year’s Wacken Open Air and Into The Grave Festival, in Leeuwarden, NL. With the departure of Jason Bittner to Overkill,...

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Code Orange’s singing drummer Jami Morgan

Monday, July 3rd, 2017

Twenty-three-year-old singing drummer Jami Morgan commands Code Orange’s aggressive hardcore punk/metal hybrid from the back with gutteral vocals and an intense, cross-bred drumming style. They might be a young band, but the unbridled anger and power of acclaimed new album Forever proves that they...

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Steve Grimmett’s Grim Reaper announced five new festival dates

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

Steve Grimmett’s GRIM REAPER have announced five new festival dates starting at Bang Your Head in Germany on July 14, 2017. Normally that wouldn’t be much to write home about but after the past six months Steve Grimmett has had it’s a minor miracle. As widely reported Steve had to have part...

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