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Beermageddon 2014 announces final acts & festival’s stage times

The final line-up Beermageddon 2014 is now complete. The latest acts added to an already astounding array of bands are Cryostorm, Fury, Donna Dale and the Metallic Magic of Will Jones.
 
Beermageddon had the following to say about the new additions:
“For Sunday Night’s main support we welcome Cryostorm. Taking our coveted main support slot on the Sunday Evening and supplying thrash infused melodic death metal, Beermageddon welcomes the intelligently bright, and brutally melodic powerhouse Cryostorm!!!
 

Joe Satriani launches video for A Door Into Summer

Guitarist Joe Satriani has launched a video for his new single “A Door Into Summer” taken from his new 2013 album “Unstoppable Momentum”.  
 
The video features exclusive footage from the famed Skywalker Ranch in Marin County, California, where Joe recorded the new album with Mike Keneally, Vinnie Colaiuta and Chris Chaney.
 
The video is directed by Jon Luini and Arthur Rosato for Chime Interactive.  
 
Watch the video below...

Paul Raymond Project - New UK live dates

Following a successful solo album launch show at London’s Borderline venue earlier this month and his UK and European tour dates with UFO, Paul Raymond is pleased to announce the addition of two new live dates to the Paul Raymond Project 2013 UK tour schedule.
 
April 20 – Monroes Bar @ Carnegie Arts Centre, Workington
Box office: 01900 602122
 

Joanne Shaw Taylor announces Borderline concert

Following her acclaimed performance alongside Annie Lennox at the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee concert in June 2012, the release of her critically acclaimed third studio album "Almost Always Never", and a nationwide UK tour, blues rock sensation Joanne Shaw Taylor returns to the UK on Sunday 12th May for an exclusive London concert to record a new live DVD in the intimate setting of one of London's most famous live music venues, The Borderline. Tickets for this show go on sale Monday 25th March at 9am.
 

Joe Satriani - Unstoppable Momentum on May 6th

Legendary performer and the hardest working guitarist in the business, Joe Satriani confirms the release of his 14th studio album, “Unstoppable Momentum” in the UK on Monday May 6 (U.S. release is Tuesday May 7) through Epic Records/Sony Music UK. The album was recorded at Skywalker Sound in San Francisco and was produced by Satriani and Mike Fraser (AC/DC).
 
The new album features an amazing array of talented players including: Vinnie Colauita (Sting, Jeff Beck) on drums, Chris Chaney (Janes Addiction) on bass and Mike Keneally (Dethklok) on keyboards.

Joe Bonamassa - UK Tour September 2013

Following the March 25th release of Joe Bonamassa’s live album and DVD, “An Acoustic Evening At The Vienna Opera House”, the internationally renowned guitarist will embark on 7-date UK arena tour during September 2013.
 
Tickets go on sale to the general public Friday 15th March from the 24 Hour Box office: 0844 478 0898.  Book online: www.thegigcartel.com.
 

Karelia - UK Tour & album release date

French metal rockers Karelia are set to release a new album in the UK with "Golden Decadence" on 15th April 2013 through Rocksector Records.
 
Karelia was formed with a deep will to play popular, multi-layered metal, staying free from cliché and genre-typical settings. Following the release of their self-produced demo and shows with acts such as Kamelot, Karelia signed in 2003 with Drakkar/Sony-BMG and released two albums, "Usual Tragedy" (2004) and "Raise" (2005).
 

Wintersun - UK & Ireland shows 2013

Wintersun have just been confirmed to play several shows in the UK and Ireland in July 2013. The Finns will rock the stages in London, Manchester, Nottingham, Newcastle, Belfast, Dublin and Bristol.
 
The band comments:
"We're very happy to announce a UK / Ireland Tour in July 2013! After the great reception we got during our last visit in UK at Bloodstock 2011 we're really excited to finally return to your area with seven club shows in July! Hope to see you there"!
 

Journey, Whitesnake & Thunder in the UK

Journey and Whitesnake, with special guests Thunder, will appear onstage together for the first time ever taking in eight dates across the UK throughout May 2013.
 
Tickets are available online from: www.livenation.co.uk or www.ticketmaster.co.uk.
 
Journey, one of the most popular American rock bands of all time, are responsible for creating some of the best-known songs in modern music.

Bonemud announce UK & Poland Shows

Continuing a busy live schedule which saw appearances at BRISFEST and NEW HOUR FESTIVAL in 2012, Bristol based alternative metal rapcore merchants BONEMUD have announced a number of UK shows and a couple of dates in Poland for 2013.
 
Tour dates:
February 16th - Bristol - The Exchange w/ Mad Hatter 2.0
March 1st - Birmingham O2 Academy - w/ Carrion - POLISH ROCK LIVE
March 2nd - Northampton - Polish Club w/ Carrion - POLISH ROCK LIVE