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Steve Vai and Dreamcatcher Events announce Vai Academy 6.0 – “Finding Your Note” in August 2022

Steve Vai and Dreamcatcher Events have announced Vai Academy 6.0 – “Finding Your Note” will be staged August 4-8, 2022 in Las Vegas, NV at the Hilton Lake Las Vegas Resort & Spa. Featured guests at this year’s gathering include Nuno Bettencourt, Guthrie Govan, Larry Mitchell, Joe Robinson, Billy Sheehan, Yvette Young, plus special guest Tommy Emmanuel.

Battle Beast to release new studio album “Circus of Doom” on January 21st 2022

After re-signing to Nuclear Blast in early 2021, the Finnish heavy metal sextet Battle Beast are once again getting ready to unleash their force upon the world in the shape of their brand new masterpiece “Circus of Doom”.

The album is set to be released on January 21st, 2022, via Nuclear Blast and the first single will be revealed soon, on October 22nd. To shorten the wait, the band kick off the digital pre-order for the album today.

Tool announces Winter & Spring 2022 US and European Headlining Tour

Tool have announced a mammoth 2022 tour, with the Los Angeles-based band spending 3 months traversing the U.S. followed by a month of European dates.

Tool elected to kick off the highly-anticipated trek in Eugene, Ore. as a nod to the abrupt halt to their 2020 Fear Inoculum tour. Slated to play the Matthew Knight Arena on March 12, 2020, the show, along with the band’s remaining tour dates, was canceled as nationwide lockdowns began to take effect that evening.

Celeste announces Spring 2022 European Headlining Tour

There is a red light at the end of the tunnel in this concert deprived time. Having always been an immersive and sensory experience, the shows of French avant-garde black metallers Celeste will be taken to the next level on their upcoming European tour throughout March and April 2022, set to include a UK date at London venue The Dome on March 10th.

Obscura postpone 2021 European Tour to Fall 2022

Virtuosic extreme metallers Obscura have their sixth album “A Valediction” on the way, set to be released on November 19th, 2021, through Nuclear Blast Records and the German combo around mastermind and founder Steffen Kummerer is more eager than ever to finally hit the stages again.

But unfortunately, these times are still challenging, and the tour had to be postponed to 2022.

Emma Ruth Rundle announces February 2022 European Headlining Tour

Emma Ruth Rundle’s latest single “Blooms of Oblivion” intimately reflects on an experience that was too big for her as a child - “Down at the methadone clinic we waited / hoping to take home your cure / The curdling cowards, the crackle of china / you say that it’s making you pure”, she sings. For anyone that’s endured trauma and grief, there’s a beautiful solace in hearing Rundle articulate and humanise that particular type of pain not only with her words, but with her unique mysterious language of melody and timbre.