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News: Mott the Hoople to release Mental Train (The Island Years 1969-71) six CD box set

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See: Greek Metal Thrashers SENSE OF FEAR release New Video “Unbreached Walls”

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News: Bloodstock – New Bands Added

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Utopia, the metal group centred around guitarist John Bailey and Corrupt Moral Altar vocalist Chris Reese have announced UK tour dates for February 2022 following the release of their debut album ’Stalker’ last month on APF Records. John comments, “One of the things about music like this is that it’s very easy to let it …

The September 24, 1991 release of Nirvana’s Nevermind touched off a seismic shift in global youth culture. Rising to #1 worldwide over the next few months, its impact would elevate Kurt Cobain, Krist Novoselic and Dave Grohl from a promising Pacific Northwest cult band to one of the most successful and influential artists of all time.  Nevermind returned …

One of the places that made the strongest impression on Bjørnson & Selvik during the initial research and following performances that created their second collaborative piece “Hugsjá” was the area of Hardanger, a few hours from their base in Bergen, Norway. Hardanger is mysterious, pure and able to blow the minds of even the most …

BMG is proud to present a new series of vinyl reissues from Slade. On 3rd September the first release in this beautifully presented new series, ‘Slayed?’, is released on limited edition yellow and black splatter vinyl.  Slade’s third album ‘Slayed?’ was originally released on 1st November 1972 and reached Number One in the UK charts. It remained in the …

Craft Recordings celebrates the 20th anniversary of Drowning Pool’s best-selling debut, Sinner, with the album’s first-ever vinyl release. Set for release on September 17, 2021, the nu-metal classic features such favourites as “Tear Away,” “Sinner,” and the band’s platinum-selling signature hit “Bodies.” “Sinner is literally perfect. I remember hearing and seeing it all come together,” says Drowning Pool frontman Jasen Moreno. “We shared the …

Nuclear Blast Records are happy to announce the signing of exciting young psychedelic hard rock band Gaupa from Falun, Sweden.  With surreal lyrics, an energetic, very unique singer, and an addictive sound that combines progressive stoner rock with doom, folk and psychedelic rock influences, Gaupa released their self-titled debut EP in June 2018 and have since made a name for themselves …

Wednesday 13, The Duke of Spook and his band of devilish ghouls are set to hit the road once again this October for the ‘Halloween Crusade Of Blood’ Tour, their first UK headline run in over five years. Wednesday’s theatrical live shows are the stuff of legend, so you won’t want to miss his brand new …

Last year has been a challenging yet menacing one for bands all over the world: It has been a time of insecurity, worries and the fear of never being able to return to the status quo of touring. But, Sabaton never was a band to fall that easily due to difficult circumstances. Instead of giving up on …

Hot on the heels of announcing their Nov/Dec 2021 US touring extravaganza with Evanescence, US rockers Halestorm are delighted to confirm new tour plans for the UK/Europe in Feb/Mar 2022.   The shows will be “An Evening With…” performance in smaller than usual venues, making the band’s patiently awaited return to the stage an intimate and special experience, …

Metallica marks the 30th anniversary of its self-titled fifth album — a/k/a The Black Album — with two landmark releases, both out September 10th on the band’s own Blackened Recordings: Watch the trailer, below:  The Black Album is one of the most commercially successful and critically acclaimed records of all time. Its 1991 release not …