Post Tagged with: "classic metal"

W.A.S.P. ReIdolized (The Soundtrack to the Crimson Idol) cover
Submitted by newseditor on Fri, 11/17/2017 - 21:42 / News - Comments

W.A.S.P. to release “ReIdolized (The Soundtrack to the Crimson Idol)” on February 2nd 2018

This year marks the 25th anniversary of “The Crimson Idol” - the legendary story of Jonathan Aaron Steele, which was originally intended to be accompanied by a movie, with several hundred hours of film that were shot to create approximately 60 minutes of movie footage. The album is still considered to be the best of W.A.S.P.'s career, and one of...
Pänzer Fatal Command cover
Submitted by rockavlon on Tue, 11/14/2017 - 01:03 / Reviews - Comments

Pänzer - Fatal Command

I found Panzer’s debut, “Send Them All to Hell” hopelessly banal, as in fact I have found most of the Tornillo fronted Accept material and Destruction’s material from the past decade. Panzer seemed to be a way for two of the guys that were dismissed from Accept, to get on a high profile band with another “Nuclear Blast” alumnus,...
Mark Siedlecki II pic
Submitted by newseditor on Mon, 11/13/2017 - 18:28 / News - Comments

Midnite Hellion announces new guitarist Mark Siedlecki II and live dates for 2017 & 2018

U.S. Heavy Metal trio Midnite Hellion, who recently released new album “Condemned to Hell”, are pleased to announce the addition of new guitarist Mark Siedlecki II to the line-up. The band released the following statement concerning the new member: “We are extremely pleased to introduce the newest Hellion, Mark Siedlecki II on lead guitar! Mark...
Saxon Thunderbolt cover
Submitted by newseditor on Tue, 11/07/2017 - 16:30 / News - Comments

Saxon to release new studio album “Thunderbolt” on February 2nd 2018

Saxon isn't wasting any time in 2018. Following the critically acclaimed release of “Battering Ram” in 2015, the heavy metal giants are set to release their latest studio album, “Thunderbolt”, on February 2nd, 2018, via the Militia Guard label (Silver Lining Music). The new album “Thunderbolt” will feature original artwork...
Iced Earth Euro Tour 2018 poster
Submitted by newseditor on Fri, 11/03/2017 - 20:04 / News - Comments

Iced Earth announces January 2018 European Tour

US metal legend Iced Earth return to Europe for the “Incorruptible” world tour in January, supported by Freedom Call and Metaprism. Backed up by their brand new studio album “Incorruptible”, which received raving reviews everywhere (album of the months in Rock Hard, Aardschok and Rock It, soundcheck #2 in Metal Hammer, soundcheck #3 in...
Argus From Fields of Fire cover
Submitted by rockavlon on Wed, 11/01/2017 - 00:37 / Reviews - Comments

Argus - From Fields of Fire

Not to be confused with other bands with the same name, this American quintet return some four years after the rather respectable “Beyond the Martyrs” with their fourth album. Having been around for a dozen years, they haven’t had any serious missteps and have kept the quality control of their releases rather high.   Things are no different...
Stryper band pic
Submitted by newseditor on Tue, 10/31/2017 - 15:38 / News - Comments

Stryper announces new bass player Perry Richardson

After months of speculation, multi-platinum rock band Stryper is excited to announce the addition of iconic bass player Perry Richardson to the band lineup. Richardson joins original members Michael Sweet (vocals and guitar), Robert Sweet (drums) and Oz Fox (guitar), all of whom are currently in pre-production on their upcoming album due in 2018 from Frontiers...
Portrait Burn the World cover
Submitted by rockavlon on Tue, 10/31/2017 - 00:57 / Reviews - Comments

Portrait - Burn the World

Metal Blade might have relied mostly on extreme metal and new-sound bands in the past few years, but they still know how to pick some fairly decent classic metal bands, when it comes to it. Sweden’s Portrait have been around for about a dozen years… they’ve released four albums (this one included) and they do subscribe to the occult style of...
Lars Eric Mattsson Sand and Blood cover
Submitted by rockavlon on Thu, 10/26/2017 - 00:08 / Reviews - Comments

Lars Eric Mattsson - Sand and Blood

Lars Eric Mattsson has been releasing albums for some thirty years, now. He keeps releasing them either under his name or as LEM’s Vision, or Mattson I suppose, sometimes more “band” efforts while at other times more “solo”. I suppose, now shortening his name into an acronym, supposedly makes it more “modern” or something?...
Judas Priest North American Tour 2018 poster
Submitted by newseditor on Mon, 10/23/2017 - 23:52 / News - Comments

Judas Priest announces Spring 2018 North American Tour and new album “Firepower” - due out in ealry 2018

Judas Priest have revealed the title of their upcoming studio album, which will be released in early 2018. The new album will be titled “Firepower”. “Firepower”, the band's eighteenth studio album, was recorded with longtime collaborator Tom Allom and Andy Sneap (Megadeth, Exodus, Testament, Accept). Moreover the band has announced a...