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BLAZE BAYLEY To Release 30th-Anniversary Booklet

To celebrate his 30 years as a singer next year, Blaze Bayley (WOLFSBANE, ex-IRON MAIDEN) will release a booklet with career information, albums, personal comments and stories, tour dates and pictures. Blaze says: "I will add fan pictures to the booklet as YOU have made it possible for me to keep going for 30 years! ...

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United World Rebellion Chapter One - SKID ROW

The SKID ROW clan knows as well as anyone trying to maintain a presence under adverse conditions what a grinding uphill battle feels like. As ACCEPT initially weathered the scorn of longtimers for putting Mark Tornillo front and center in the stead of the immortal Udo Dirkschneider, they've somehow managed to win over more people ...

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The Underground Resistance - DARKTHRONE

As the entire Norwegian black metal brouhaha of the early 1990s fades deeper and deeper into history and myth, blurring the fine line between which incidents were horrifyingly true or imaginatively apocryphal, almost all of the bands either involved or born out of those events have likewise moved well beyond its original tenets - religious, ...

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The Circle and the Blue Door - PURSON

From all the media hype and comprehensive promotional campaign leading up to the release of 2013's "The Circle and the Blue Door", you would think that PURSON was being groomed and positioned to become occult rock's first breakout pop stars. Not least because the British group's focal point is singer and guitarist Rosie Cunningham, whose ...

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PAUL DI'ANNO: New Helsinki Concert Footage Posted Online

Fan-filmed video footage of former IRON MAIDEN singer Paul Di'Anno's May 10 performance at On The Rocks in Helsinki, Finland can be seen below. As previously reported, Di'Anno's previously announced U.S. tour, which was originally scheduled to kick off in January and was then postponed until May/June, has once again been called off. According to ...

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DRAGONSCLAW: 'Judgement Day' Audio Samples Available

Australian traditional metal act DRAGONSCLAW posted a preview sampler of its upcoming sophomore album, "Judgement Day". The CD is expected for release later this year through an as-yet-undisclosed new label. Comented DRAGONSCLAW vocalist Giles Lavery: "We are extremely happy with how 'Judgement Day' has turned out. I feel we have our strongest batch of songs ...

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BLAZE BAYLEY To Release 'Best-Of' Album

Former IRON MAIDEN and current WOLFSBANE frontman Blaze Bayley will celebrate his 30th anniversary as singer with the release of a "best-of" album in November. According to Blaze, the collection "will feature songs from previous albums that will be remastered by Rick Plester" and will be supported by a tour in 2014. Blaze will also ...

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BLAZE BAYLEY: New Audio Interview Posted Online

Metal Shock Finland's chief editor Mohsen Fayyazi recently conducted an interview with former IRON MAIDEN and current WOLFSBANE singer Blaze Bayley for the Middle Eastern webzine Jorzine. You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. Blaze released a collaborative acoustic EP with Belgium-based classical guitarist Thomas Zwijsen, "Russian Holiday" on February ...

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ARCKANUM Announces New Album Details

Swedish black metal project ARCKANUM will release its eighth full-length album, "Fenriz Kindir", in Europe on May 10 and in North America on May 14 via Season Of Mist. Commented ARCKANUM mastermind Shamaatae: "This album is a dedication to the flaming giant-wolf, son of Loki; created from the Chaos-fires of Múspellsheimr. It is a tribute ...

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THOMAS ZWIJSEN Inks Deal With KING RECORDS For Japan

Dutch classical guitarist Thomas Zwijsen's album "Nylon Maiden" will be released in Japan on March 27 via a new deal with King Records. The CD contains unique arrangements of IRON MAIDEN tracks on classical guitar. The Japanese CD version of "Nylon Maiden" will contain two bonus tracks and the Japanese digital version will contain three ...

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BLAZE BAYLEY: Pro-Shot Footage Of Ukraine Concert

Professionally filmed video footage of former IRON MAIDEN and current WOLFSBANE singer Blaze Bayley's November 7, 2012 performance at the Citadel festival in Lviv, Ukraine can be seen below. Blaze released a collaborative acoustic EP with Belgium-based classical guitarist Thomas Zwijsen, "Russian Holiday" on February 5. The effort features four re-arranged songs from previous albums ...

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PAUL DI'ANNO: Pro-Shot Footage Of Ukraine Concert

Professionally filmed video footage of former IRON MAIDEN singer Paul Di'Anno's November 7, 2012 performance at the Citadel festival in Lviv, Ukraine can be seen below. Di'Anno's previously announced U.S. tour, which was scheduled to kick off last month, has been postponed until June. The trek was called off due to the fact that the ...

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JACK RUSSELL Interviewed At NAMM (Video)

Dave Castagno of RadioScreamer and Screamer Magazine conducted an interview with singer Jack Russell of GREAT WHITE FEATURING JACK RUSSELL (formerly JACK RUSSELL'S GREAT WHITE) at this year's NAMM (National Association Of Music Merchants) show, a massive music-products convention that took place January 24-27 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. You can now ...

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PAUL DI'ANNO: Rescheduled U.S. Tour Dates Announced

Former IRON MAIDEN singer Paul Di'Anno's previously announced U.S. tour, which was scheduled to kick off last month, has been postponed until June. The trek was called off due to the fact that the musician had not secured a proper working visa to be able to enter the country. Commented Paul: "I can't wait to ...

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