hard rock

Sweet reschedule 2020 UK Headlining Tour to November & December 2021

Legendary 70’s rock band Sweet has postponed their pre-Christmas UK Tour to 2021 as well as adding dates in Birmingham (Dec 2), Bexhill (Dec 4) and Nottingham (Dec 19).

The 16-date nationwide tour will start on November 25th, 2021, in Brighton and end on December 20, 2021 in Bury St Edmunds. Special guests on the tour are the popular Thin Lizzy tribute band Limehouse Lizzy.

Corey Taylor announces “Forum Or Against ‘Em” Global Streaming Event on October 2nd 2020

To celebrate the release day of his debut solo album, “CMFT”, on October 2nd, GRAMMY® Award-winning singer / songwriter, Corey Taylor has announced Forum Or Against ‘Em, a global streaming event of epic proportions featuring Corey and his solo band, shot at iconic Los Angeles venue, The Forum.

Joe Satriani reschedules Spring & Summer 2020 European & UK Tour to April and May 2021

World-renowned guitar virtuoso, Joe Satriani, has rescheduled his Shapeshifting UK & and the first leg of the European Tour until April and May 2021, due to the coronavirus pandemic. Tickets for his May 2020 UK “Shapeshifting” Tour will remain valid for the rescheduled 2021 dates.

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Doro to release “Magic Diamonds - Best of Rock, Ballads & Rare Treasures” on November 13th 2020

On November 13th, 2020, Metal Queen Doro proves once again that she literally gives her all when she cares about something. On this November Doro’s own label, Rare Diamonds Productions, will release her long awaited best of album “Magic Diamonds - Best of Rock, Ballads & Rare Treasures”.

Connor Bracken and the Mother Leeds Band announce live streaming show on September 25th 2020

To celebrate the release of their sophomore album “Nightbird Motel” on Friday 25th September, 2020, Connor Bracken and the Mother Leeds Band are taking to the airwaves to play the entire album live from top to bottom. The songs on this album were written to be played live and while the band can’t congregate with you in a crowd, they’ve found another way to bring the show to your home.

Diamond Head to release 40th Anniversary re-recording of “Lightning to the Nations” on November 20th 2020

Vital, venerated, and vintage, when Diamond Head first released “Lightning to the Nations” forty years ago in 1980, few could have predicted the importance it would carry - and establish - with regards to heavy metal's new wave and sound. Stacked and packed with riffs, “Lightning to the Nations” would be one of the prime catalysts for a movement known as the New Wave Of British Heavy Metal (NWOBHM).

Amahiru to release self-titled debut album on November 27th 2020

Amahiru arose from Frédéric Leclercq’s and Saki’s friendship. Having gotten to know each other in 2015 when Mary’s Blood opened for Dragonforce in Hong Kong, they immediately hit it off, both personally and musically.

After exchanging many ideas over the years, Frédéric finally travelled to Japan in March 2019 to finalise what soon became their debut album. Combining traditional metal with melodic and oriental-infused elements, Amahiru’s self-titled debut will be released on November 27th, 2020, via earMusic.

Jeff Scott Soto to release new solo album “Wide Awake (In My Dreamland)” on November 6th 2020

Vocalist Jeff Scott Soto has announced that his new solo album, “Wide Awake (In My Dreamland)” will be released on November 6th, 2020, via Frontiers Music Srl.

Produced by and written with Alessandro Del Vecchio, the release is the best of all the combined worlds of Soto’s previous solo albums and will delight his loyal melodic rock following.

Reb Beach to release new solo album “A View from the Inside” on November 6th 2020

Reb Beach has announced that his long in the works instrumental solo album will now see the light of day. “A View from the Inside” is slated for a November 6th, 2020, release via Frontiers Music Srl.

Watch the video for the new single “Infinito 1122” below.

Alter Bridge to release new EP “Walk the Sky 2.0” on November 6th 2020

Since the band announced the cancellation of their entire 2020 touring schedule, Alter Bridge has taken time to do what they are known best for – creating. Never a band to take a lot of personal time off, the band reviewed live recordings from their shows in January/February 2020 to pick a few of their live favorites of songs from their latest album, “Walk the Sky”.