Monthly Archives July 2015

Foo Fighters Announce Three Huge UK Shows for September!

Foo_datesFoo Fighters have announced three huge UK stadium shows for September.

The rockers will play Milton Keynes Bowl on September 5th and 6th and Edinburgh’s Murrayfield Stadium on September 8th.

The new dates come after the band were forced to cancel their shows at Wembley Stadium and Murrayfield as well as a headline slot at Glastonbury Festival earlier this summer.

The shows were shelved after frontman Dave Grohl suffered a fall and broke his leg during the second song of the band’s set at Gothenburg’s Ullevi Stadium back in June.

Iggy Pop will support at the band’s Milton Keynes shows, while Royal Blood and Honeyblood will support in Edinburgh.

The full dates list of dates and Support Acts are:

Saturday 5th September – Milton Keynes National Bowl (w/ special guest Iggy Pop)
Sunday 6th S...

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Mad Max To Release “Thunder, Storm and Passion” on August 28th 2015!

madmax-thunderstormandpassion-cover2015Mad Max will release the new album “Thunder, Storm and Passion” via Steamhammer / SPV shortly.

The album comes as a high class digipac and contains 12 re-recorded classis on CD 1 and a bonus CD “Live at Bang Your Head Festival 2014”. The complete tracklisting can be found below.

The band stated: “As a new member of the band we welcome Mr. Thomas “Hutch” Bauer on bass guitar! It all began in 1982 when the “New Wave of Britsish Heavy Metal” stormed in from Great Britain all over Europe. This was the starting point for the passionate and young German band from Muenster. Heavy Metal music was the rule, and sending the first demos ever to the recently founded company “Roadrunner Records” made them get one of their first signings...

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BLACKMORE’S NIGHT Unveil ‘The Other Side’ From ‘All Our Yesterdays’!

BMorenightOn September 18, 2015, Frontiers Music SRL will release ‘All Our Yesterdays’, the tenth studio album from BLACKMORE’S NIGHT, the world’s number one Renaissance act and one of the most popular folk-rock bands in the world.

The new album will be released on a variety of formats: CD, CD/DVD and Digital versions on September 18 and in LP and Box Set configurations on October 16.

Candice Night and Ritchie Blackmore’s lives and creative journeys have taken them through different characters and songs from a variety of times in history. That is part of the attitude in the song ‘Where Are We Going from Here’, about a traveling minstrel’s journey through life and age.

The title track (and also the first single and video), ‘All Our Yesterdays’ echoes the sounds of Candice’s Russian roots, while a...

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RAZER – The New Era Of American Hard Rock!

Razer 2015 Album Social Media PicThe Arizonian Rockers  RAZER can be bravely described as one of those talented musicians who rewrite the modern american Hard Rock, fused with the spirit of 70’s/ early 80’s.

The new album of the band is their own sign which will lead them directly to the top of the world’s musical stage. And there is no other way when they work with the legendary Alan Niven whose career has given a kick start to bands as Motley Crue, Dokken, Tesla, Guns N’ Roses and many others…

But for all this we are going to talk today with the bassist of the band – Chris Catero who is not only the writer of the songs in their new album , but also co-producer with Alan Niven.


– Hello Chris and welcome to Rock Arena! Why Razer? Who chose the name of the band?

CHRIS CATERO: Thanks for having me! I came ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE Announce New Album And Premiere New Track!

Queensryche-Mike-Savoia-630x419Queensrÿche are currently on tour in Europe and will be touring as direct support to the legendary Scorpions across North America from Sept 10th to Oct 9th. For all dates see below.

The band’s name is uttered in the same breath as many of the groups they looked to as influences and others who arose as peers. Queensrÿche built a dedicated legion of fans traveling the globe on tour with fellow rock giants like Iron Maiden, Guns N’ Roses, Metallica, Judas Priest and Def Leppard.

In recent years, they’ve consistently delivered high-octane live shows combining the hungry fire of a new band with the tempered experience of master showmen. Even with eleven gold and platinum plaques and a several Top 10 hard rock anthems woven into the very fiber of the genre, Queensrÿche won’t relent...

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