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Blackmore’s Night All Our Yesterdays cover
Submitted by thanos on Thu, 10/15/2015 - 00:09 / Reviews - Comments

Blackmore’s Night - All Our Yesterdays

New studio album for Blackmore’s Night, two years after “Dancer and the Moon”. Once again we get some nice folk acoustic pop tracks, with fine melodies and some great performances. Candice’s voice is wonderful as always and the one & only Ritchie still manages to send chill down our spine with his guitar, when he goes electric. I miss...
Sergeant Steel band pic
Submitted by newseditor on Mon, 10/12/2015 - 12:34 / News - Comments

Sergeant Steel’s video shootings: the making-of clip out now

Austrian hard rockers Sergeant Steel have released a making-of clip on YouTube. The time-lapse shot shows the video set during the band's shooting of “Dirty Habits”, and two yet unreleased music videos. Watch the time-lapse video below. Lead singer Phil Vanderkill explains: “What you see is nothing but the band, and our director Stefan...
Deadly Circus Fire The Hydra’s Fire cover
Submitted by rockavlon on Fri, 10/02/2015 - 21:24 / Reviews - Comments

Deadly Circus Fire - The Hydra’s Fire

Deadly circus Fire are being dscribed by Metal Hammer (UK) as “one of the most imaginative and formidable” prog bands currently plying their trade. Hardly says I. An amalgam of heavy guitars and various over processed vocals with section that have different time signatures for sure but sound more like a mash-up of Tool, Mastodon and Deftones, sounds...
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Submitted by newseditor on Thu, 10/01/2015 - 22:52 / News - Comments

Borknagar announces new album “Winter Thrice” - due out on January 22nd 2016

The newest studio album by Borknagar is completed and now set for a worldwide release through Century Media Records on January 22nd, 2016. The album is entitled “Winter Thrice” and will be the 10th album by these Norwegian epic black metal pioneers. The album was mixed and mastered at Fascination Street Studio in Sweden by Jens Bogren (Opeth, Kreator,...
Fates Warning US Tour 2015 poster
Submitted by newseditor on Thu, 10/01/2015 - 21:47 / News - Comments

Fates Warning working on new album - due out in 2016

U.S. Progressive Metal pioneers Fates Warning have started work on their upcoming, 12th studio album effort, to be released worldwide next year via InsideOut Music. Fates Warning guitarist and main composer Jim Matheos checked as follows to comment about the status of activities: “I'm happy to announce that all the music for FW12 is now written. Still...
Black Label Society US Tour 2015 poster
Submitted by newseditor on Fri, 09/25/2015 - 19:47 / News - Comments

Black Label Society announces new Winter US Tour Dates 2015

Hard rock legends Black Label Society, fronted by guitar icon Zakk Wylde, have announced a batch of winter tour dates for the end of 2015 with special guests Huntress and The Shrine. Tickets are on sale now here. Huntress has released their new LP "Static" today via Napalm Records. The Shrine will have an all new release due out early next year via...
One Machine The Final Cull cover
Submitted by rockavlon on Fri, 09/25/2015 - 00:21 / Reviews - Comments

One Machine - The Final Cull

One Machine is the brainchild of guitarist/songwriter Steve Smyth, a young man who after his graduation went on to join temporarily mostly as a second guitarist, bands like Testament, Nevermore, Forbidden with whom he still holds a membership, Dragonlord, Vicious Rumors etc…   He did come up with a band with various local and international talent from...
Tinkara & Max pic
Submitted by newseditor on Mon, 09/14/2015 - 19:44 / News - Comments

Tinkara Kovac and Max Navarro starring the Royal Gala Rock Festival 2015

The countdown to the inaugural edition of the Royal Gala Rock Festival - the music contest for rock and metal bands to be held on Friday, September 25th, 2015 in Pantianicco (UD, Italy) – has started. Excellent names for the jury that will evaluate the bands in the race. Two international rock stars of the caliber of Tinkara Kovac and Max Navarro, singer...
Steve Hillage Live in Madison Square Garden 1977 cover
Submitted by newseditor on Mon, 09/14/2015 - 11:52 / News - Comments

Steve Hillage to release “Live in Madison Square Garden 1977” on September 18th 2015

Steve Hillage is one of the most idiosyncratic and instantly recognisable guitarists in the world. Associated with the Canterbury scene, he has worked in experimental domains since the late 1960s. Besides his critically acclaimed solo recordings, along with prog legends Gong, Steve has been a member of the ensembles Khan and System 7. And now, much to the...
Threshold Euro Tour 2016 poster
Submitted by newseditor on Sat, 09/05/2015 - 14:47 / News - Comments

Threshold announces European Tour 2016

Threshold will hit the European stages in January 2016 with the tour titled “The Journey Continues”. The band will perform their latest studio album “For the Journey” in its entirety plus a selection of classics and old favourites. “In June we performed the whole of "For the Journey" for the first time. It was such a good...