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News: Smashing Pumpkins & Weezer announce joint UK dates for summer 2024

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Joanne Shaw Taylor, the chart-topping British blues-rock guitarist, is set to enchant the music world with her latest studio album, Heavy Soul, produced by Kevin Shirley (Black Crowes, Journey, Aerosmith).  Heavy Soul is set to release on June 7th through Joe Bonamassa’s Journeyman Records. Pre-order the new album from here. In anticipation, Joanne unveils her poignant new single, “Heavy Soul,” a compelling track that explores the weight …

Anyone who has watched WWE / AEW over the years will know that Chris Jericho always had a preference for rock as his walk on music. So it’s perhaps no surprise that he’s turned the tables, and used his pro-wrestling showmanship to front Fozzy – the band formed in Atlanta in 1999 as a cover …

With the bands first single due out next month and a UK tour to follow the month after Yorkshire based Static Lives, are set for a big year this year. Backseat Mafia caught up with the trio to find out a little bit about them. Give us a potted history of the band Lori : As …

In an act of audacious defiance that is sure to ignite controversy, death metal titans Deicide have released their provocative new digital single ‘Sever The Tongue’ today, Ash Wednesday, adding a layer of blasphemy to this day’s observances. This amplifies the band’s notorious reputation for challenging religious conventions, reinforcing their position at the vanguard of the death metal genre. If …

British death-doom legends, My Dying Bride, are proud to announce their 15th studio album, A Mortal Binding, set to be released on 19th April via Nuclear Blast Records. The news is accompanied by the release of the tempestuous, heart-wrenching new single ‘Thornwyck Hymn’. The track comes with a stunning video directed by Daniel Gray, depicting a maritime story of unfolding desire and tragedy. My Dying …

UK Black Metal legends Cradle Of Filth will headline this year’s Damnation with an exclusive “old school ritual performance”. On the 30th anniversary of the band’s debut, ‘The Principle Of Evil Made Flesh’, and 20th anniversary of ‘Nymphetamine’, they will revisit the classics from their extensive back catalogue at BEC Arena, Manchester on Saturday, November …

Coming from Season 10 of American Idol, powerhouse vocalist James Durbin has signed to Frontiers Music Srl for a multi-album deal under the moniker Durbin. The Santa Cruz, California native is set to unleash his follow up to 2021’s heavy metal opus ‘The Beast Awakens’ with his new album ‘Screaming Steel,’ due on the 16th …

The already monstrous Bloodstock Open Air Festival 2024 have treated us to another colossal announcement to tempt us to their hallowed grounds in August. A massive 19 more crushing bands have been added to August’s best metal weekender PLUS day tickets are now on sale !! Reinforcing the Ronnie James Dio Main Stage are Swedish …

Over their 9-year career, Brontide wrapped up several critically acclaimed releases and toured extensively, playing to captivated audiences around the UK, Europe and US. Their release of ‘Artery’ in 2014 saw them cement themselves as an influential band in the post-rock scene, along with wide-spread critical acclaim.  Clash described the album as “wholly bracing, carefully nuanced” and DIY called it “both inherently melodic and …