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BLAZE BAYLEY Postpones More U.K. Shows

Former IRON MAIDEN/WOLFSBANE singer Blaze Bayley has cancelled two more previously announced U.K. shows — May 12-13 in Tamworth. The rescheduled dates have not yet been announced. Blaze Bayley's shows in Bristol and Bradford (both England) — which were originally scheduled to take place this month — have been postponed to September 6 and September ...

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BLAZE BAYLEY: U.K. Shows Postponed

Former IRON MAIDEN/WOLFSBANE singer Blaze Bayley's previously announced shows in Bristol and Bradford (both England) — originally scheduled for this month — will be postponed. Bristol Bierkeller will now take place on September 6, and Bradford Rios will happen on September 8. According to a posting on Blaze's web site, "The band is working on ...

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BLAZE BAYLEY To Release New Album In October

Former IRON MAIDEN/WOLFSBANE frontman Blaze Bayley will release his new solo album in late October. The record will contain 14 new songs and will be supported by "a massive tour 2008/2009, covering over 150 concerts all over the world," according to Blaze's management. Bayley's new band, now called simply BLAZE BAYLEY, is as follows: Rico ...

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GIRLSCHOOL, BLAZE BAYLEY Confirmed For U.K.'s ROCK OF AGES FEST

GIRLSCHOOL and BLAZE BAYLEY (the namesake band of the former IRON MAIDEN/WOLFSBANE singer) have been confirmed for the Rock of Ages Fest, set to take place September 8-9 at The Palace in Tamworth, England. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: GIRLSCHOOL BLAZE BAYLEY DANTE FOX STAIRWAY SATIN DOLLS SACRED HEART FIORI JACK VIPER ...

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BLAZE BAYLEY: New Band Lineup Revealed

Former IRON MAIDEN/WOLFSBANE frontman Blaze Bayley has revealed the lineup of his new band, now called simply BLAZE BAYLEY. It is as follows: Rico Banderra - Drums Nick Bermudez (UNDER THREAT) - Guitar David Bermudez (UNDER THREAT) - Bass Rich Newport - Guitar Blaze Bayley - Vocals Check out a photo of the new band ...

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BLAZE: More Dates Announced

BLAZE, the band fronted by former IRON MAIDEN/WOLFSBANE singer Blaze Bayley, has lined up the following dates: Mar. 24 - Katowice, POL @ Metalmania Festival Apr. 13 - Barcelona, SPA @ Razzmatazz 2 Apr. 27 - Reichenbach, GER @ Die Halle H2O May 12 - Tamworth, UK @ The Palace Dec. 15 - Dudley, UK ...

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Former IRON MAIDEN Singer BLAZE BAYLEY To Tie The Knot

Former IRON MAIDEN/WOLFSBANE and current BLAZE vocalist Blaze Bayley will marry his longtime girlfriend Debbie on February 14 on the island of Gran Canaria. Blaze first met Debbie in the WOLFSBANE days in 1989 at a RHYTHM DAMAGE gig at the Arts Center in Tamworth, England and they remained friends while following their separate careers, ...

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Management: BLAZE BAYLEY Should Be Back On The Top Again

Metalhead Music Management, the new management company representing BLAZE, the band fronted by former IRON MAIDEN/WOLFSBANE singer Blaze Bayley, has issued the following statement regarding the band's current status and future plans: "After a lot of wrong information and misunderstanding and rumors from the old lineup over the last couple of days we feel morally ...

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BLAZE BAYLEY: 'Without Change There Cannot Be Growth'

Former IRON MAIDEN/WOLFSBANE singer Blaze Bayley has commented on the split with the members of his most recent BLAZE touring lineup. The departing members — Oliver Palotai (guitar), Luca Princiotta (guitar), Christian Ammann (bass), and Daniel Schild (drums) — issued a statement over the weekend blaming Blaze's new management for contributing to the ...

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BLAZE Mainman Parts Ways With Touring Lineup

Former IRON MAIDEN/WOLFSBANE singer Blaze Bayley has parted ways with the members of his most recent BLAZE touring lineup. The departing members — Oliver Palotai (guitar), Luca Princiotta (guitar), Christian Ammann (bass), and Daniel Schild (drums) — have issued the following statement regarding the matter: "We are in the sad situation to give out the ...

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BLAZE Frontman: New Material 'Is A Big Step Forward'

Former IRON MAIDEN/WOLFSBANE and current BLAZE frontman Blaze Bayley has issued the following update regarding the BLAZE band's current activities: "Hello, dear fans and friends, from me, the singer. I thought I would let you know what is going on with the band right now. "First, we are working on new songs. I am putting ...

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BLAZE Parts Ways With Longtime Manager

BLAZE, the band fronted by former IRON MAIDEN/WOLFSBANE singer Blaze Bayley, has parted ways its longtime manager Neil Marklew. Neil's statement on the matter reads as follows: "Firstly, my apologies for the lack of news this year, but, to be honest there has been nothing to report due to the band deciding to 'take a ...

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THE WILDHEARTS Guitarist CJ Working On Solo Album

THE WILDHEARTS guitarist Chris "CJ" Jagdhar is currently working on a solo album, "Something's Gotta Give", tentatively due in September 2006. Demo versions of three songs that are slated to appear on the CD — "Girls on Fire", "Could've Been Beautiful" and "Myself to Blame" — are available for listening on CJ's MySpace.com page at ...

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BLAZE Hard At Work On New Material

BLAZE frontman Blaze Bayley (ex-IRON MAIDEN, WOLFSBANE) has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "I am staying here in a secure location in Italy near Lake Como. Oli [Oliver Palotai, guitar] and Luca [Priciotta, guitar] and myself are working on all the songs for the next album. So far everything feels ...

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BLAZE: European Tour Dates Announced

BLAZE, the band fronted by former IRON MAIDEN/WOLFSBANE singer Blaze Bayley, have lined up the following dates in December: Dec. 02 - Espace Cultural - Eloyes, FRA Dec. 03 - Ten Weyngoert - Brussels, BEL Dec. 04 - Goudvishal - Arnhem, NETH Dec. 05 - La Locomotive - Paris, FRA Dec. 07 - Elfenbein - ...

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BLAZE: New Album Due In May 2006

Former IRON MAIDEN/WOLFSBANE frontman Blaze Bayley spoke to Blazefans.com prior to the band's show at Belgium's Izzefest festival on September 3 about BLAZE's forthcoming album and DVD. "The new album is planned for May 2006 along with the DVD coming a bit later featuring three exclusive songs and documenting the work on the ...

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BLAZE To Headline Belgium's IZZFEST

BLAZE, the band fronted by former IRON MAIDEN/WOLFSBANE singer Blaze Bayley, will headline the first Izzefest at Joc De Schuur in Izegem, Belgium on Saturday, September 3. Also scheduled to appear are ARKANGEL, DOUBLE DIAMOND, MORDA, AFTER ALL, CHIMAERA, AXAMENTA, THE RAPE OF LUCRECE, HEIDEVOLK, BLOOD REDEMPTION, CADUCITY, ZERO X TOLERANCE, REQUIEM and COLLAPSED. More ...

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CHARON: Moscow Concert Moved To Bigger Venue

CHARON's upcoming concert in Moscow, Russia has been moved to a bigger venue MSA Luzhniki. BLAZE (featuring former IRON MAIDEN/WOLFSBANE singer Blaze Bayley) and several other acts will also be appearing on the bill. Upcoming CHARON tour dates: May 13 - Red Club - St. Petersburg, RUS May 14 – MSA Luzhniki - Moscow, RUS ...

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BLAZE Working On DVD

BLAZE, the band fronted by former IRON MAIDEN/WOLFSBANE singer Blaze Bayley, are in the process of compiling footage for their first DVD. The disc will feature a new BLAZE album in stereo and 5.1, as well as a whole load of video footage from this year — "sort of like a year in the life ...

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BLAZE To Support WHITESNAKE In Wolverhampton

BLAZE, the British band led by former IRON MAIDEN/WOLFSBANE frontman Blaze Bayley, will be supporting WHITESNAKE at the Wolverhampton Civic Hall in Wolverhampton, England on Tuesday, November 30. Joining Bayley in the group's current lineup are bassist Nick Douglas (DORO), guitarists Oliver Palotai (ULI JON ROTH) and Luca Princiotta, and drummer Daniel Loeble (RAWHEAD REXX). ...

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BLAZE: Photo Of New Lineup Posted Online

A photo of the brand-new BLAZE touring lineup, taken at the band's Oct. 1 gig at Motion in Bergamo, Italy, has been posted online at this location. Joining mainman Blaze Bayley (ex-IRON MAIDEN, WOLFSBANE) in the lineup are bassist Nick Douglas (DORO), guitarists Oliver Palotai (ULI JON ROTH) and Luca Princiotta, and drummer ...

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Former BLAZE Guitarist STEVE WRAY Explains His Departure

Former BLAZE guitarist Steve Wray has commented on his decision to leave the group. Writing to the band's official forum, Steve said, "My decision to leave BLAZE has not been one taken lightly and it is with a 'heavy heart,' in some respects, that I leave. There are many reasons for my departure too many ...

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