Monthly Archives September 2015

Rockingham Festival Is Ready For A Feast Of Melodic Rock In Nottingham’s Rock City!

RockinghamMelodic rock fans from all over the world used to flock annually to Firefest to see some of the finest bands in the genre. Some great new up and coming artists are packed into the three days playing alongside the vastly experienced veteran bands.

Saturday’s headliner Gotthard are one of the finest live bands on the circuit, and have a stunning back catalogue of songs to choose from. When vocalist Steve Lee was sadly taken away from us in a road accident, fans wondered if the band would carry on, but to their joy, they did and now grow from strength to strength with new front man, Australia’s Nic Maeder.

On Sunday 25th is Dokken, who are legends in the genre, and never fail to impress...

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DEF LEPPARD Announce New Studio Album For 30th October 2015!

Def LeppardDef Leppard are pleased to announce the release of a new studio album, ‘Def Leppard’, on the 30th October 2015.

Def Leppard have always known how to write hits, and this album is packed with them. The album was produced by Def Leppard, and longtime producer/engineer Ronan McHugh. The album was recorded at Joe’s Garage.

Joe Elliott (vocals), Vivian Campbell (guitar), Phil Collen (guitar), Rick “Sav” Savage (bass) and Rick Allen (drums) – continue to be one of the most important forces in rock music. The group’s spectacular live shows, filled with powerful melodic rock anthems, continue to sell out venues worldwide.

Def Leppard’s epic live shows and arsenal of hits have become synonymous with their name, leading the Rock Legends to be heralded as an institution in both the music an...

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EPHYRA – ‘Along The Path’ – New Album!

ephyra_coverEphyra is a Melodic Death Metal band with Epic and Folk influences. And a bright future ahead. The band debuted in 2013 with the album Journey, an exciting venture in every sense of the word, musically and on a personal level, with songs that range from epic, grandiose atmospheres to dark and introspective passages.

The band toured that album relentlessly, all over their native Italy and beyond, they appeared in radio shows and festivals such as “Fosch Fest” and many others, often sharing the stage with acclaimed international bands such as Satyricon, Carcass, Finntroll, Elvenking and Furor Gallico.

After having signed a deal with Bakerteam Records, Ephyra are ready to step onto the next level with their new album ‘Along The Path’, recorded at Elnor Studio by Mattia Stancioiu (Labyrin...

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REVERENCE – ‘Gods Of War’ Trailer Video Clip Posted!

96e6eba2-9502-4451-92eb-f3e496b62819US power/traditional metal act REVERENCE, featuring Riot V vocalist Todd Michael Hall, ex-Tokyo Blade guitarist Bryan Holland and ex-Savatage drummer Steve “Doc” Wacholz, released a video trailer clip featuring snippets from the upcoming sophomore full length album “Gods of War”.

“Gods Of War” is set for release via Razar Ice Records on November 4, 2015.

The following video clip features tracks from the new album: “Battle Cry”, “Angel In Black” and the title track “Gods of War”. The video can be viewed below.

https://youtu.be/qTatLKZF2zc

Bryan Holland says: It’s been 3 long years since you have had any new music from the power metal band REVERENCE. That’s a hell of a long time to go without some OLD SCHOOL METAL. So, with that being said, we are proud to give you this short sneak peek of ...

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MICHAEL KISKE Joins AVANTASIA On ‘GHOSTLIGHTS’ Album And Tour!

AvantasiaOn January 29th, the new Avantasia album ‘Ghostlights’ will hit the stores via Nuclear Blast. After Jorn Lande and Geoff Tate, a third very special guest can now be announced: former Helloween & current Unisonic vocalist Michael Kiske. 

Michael will not only appear on the album, he will also join Avantasia on the Ghostlights World Tour 2016. 

Tobias comments: “I have been friends with Micha for more than 15 years now. We recently joked when he asked me why he always gets to sing those high range speed Metal anthems. My answer was quite simple: “Because I can hardly think of anyone who could possibly do that any better!” 

Avantasia – Ghostlights World Tour 2016 
04.03. D Berlin – Huxley´s*
05.03. D Hamburg – Große Freiheit*
06.03. D Bremen – Aladin*
08.03. UK London – The Forum*
09...

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