blaze-bayley in - CD Reviews, DVD Reviews, News

Arctic Tundra - DARKTHRONE

DARKTHRONE, the champions of the second wave of black metal, has been at it for nearly 30 years. Following its classic death metal debut, "Soulside Journey", the Norwegian band forged an ominous, hateful and cold sonic style that was truly scary at the time, by conventional standards, anyway. And it was much more than music. ...

Read more

Posted in: CD Reviews

GEOFF TATE, BLAZE BAYLEY And TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS: 'Trinity' Tour Hits Annapolis, Maryland (Video)

"Trinity", the tour featuring three of heavy metal's finest vocalists — Geoff Tate (QUEENSRŸCHE, OPERATION: MINDCRIME), Blaze Bayley (IRON MAIDEN, WOLFSBANE) and Tim "Ripper" Owens (JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH, BEYOND FEAR, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) — hit Rams Head Onstage in Annapolis, Maryland on November 26. Fan-filmed video footage of the concert can be seen below. Backed ...

Read more

Posted in: News

BURNING POINT Featuring Ex-BATTLE BEAST Singer NITTE VALO: 'The King Is Dead, Long Live The King' Video

Finnish melodic metallers BURNING POINT, whose current lineup includes singer Nitte Valo (a.k.a. Nitte Vänskä; ex-BATTLE BEAST), will release their new album, "The Blaze", on November 25 via AFM Records. The official video for the track "The King Is Dead, Long Live The King" can be seen below. "The Blaze" track listing: 01. Master Them ...

Read more

Posted in: News

GEOFF TATE, BLAZE BAYLEY And TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS Kick Off 'Trinity' Tour In Falls Church, Virginia (Video)

"Trinity", the tour featuring three of heavy metal's finest vocalists — Geoff Tate (QUEENSRŸCHE, OPERATION: MINDCRIME), Blaze Bayley (IRON MAIDEN, WOLFSBANE) and Tim "Ripper" Owens (JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH, BEYOND FEAR, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) — officially kicked off this past Thursday, November 17 at the State Theatre in Falls Church, Virginia. Backed by Tate's OPERATION: MINDCRIME ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Video: BOBBY BLOTZER's RATT Performs In West Memphis, Arkansas

Fan-filmed video footage of Bobby Blotzer's RATT performing on October 15 at Southland Casino in West Memphis, Arkansas can be seen below. Blotzer's RATT recently announced the addition of Mitch Perry (TALAS, HEAVEN, STEELER, MSG, LITA FORD) and Stacey Blades (L.A. GUNS) on guitar and Brad Lang (Y&T) on bass. They joined the band as ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Resurrection - OPERATION: MINDCRIME

It's only incremental now, but four years since the initial rift, the verbal artillery continues to fly over the neutral ground enforced between Geoff Tate and his former bandmates. As grossly demeaning as this brawl has been for all participants involved, Tate has productively moved on from QUEENSRŸCHE. However, fans have viewed Tate's new band, ...

Read more

Posted in: CD Reviews

GEOFF TATE On 'Trinity' Tour With BLAZE BAYLEY And TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS: 'It's Just Three People Who Get Along Famously'

Former QUEENSRŸCHE and current OPERATION: MINDCRIME singer Geoff Tate spoke to Rockin' Metal Revival about the upcoming "Trinity" tour, which will see him sharing the stage with two other singers, Blaze Bayley (ex-IRON MAIDEN) and Tim "Ripper" Owens (ex-JUDAS PRIEST). A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On how the "Trinity" tour with Owens ...

Read more

Posted in: News

BOBBY BLOTZER's RATT: First Official Photo Of New Lineup

The first official photo of the new lineup of Bobby Blotzer's RATT can be seen below. Blotzer's RATT recently announced the addition of Mitch Perry (TALAS, HEAVEN, STEELER, MSG, LITA FORD) and Stacey Blades (L.A. GUNS) on guitar and Brad Lang (Y&T) on bass. They joined the band as the replacements for Nicholas "Blaze" Baum, ...

Read more

Posted in: News

CHARRED WALLS OF THE DAMNED Feat. Ex-JUDAS PRIEST, DEATH Members: Entire 'Creatures' Album Streaming

CHARRED WALLS OF THE DAMNED, the brainchild of former DEATH/ICED EARTH drummer Richard Christy, will release its third full-length album, "Creatures Watching Over The Dead", on September 23 via Metal Blade Records. The entire CD can now be streamed using the SoundCloud widget below. Ask Christy what he wanted to achieve with "Creatures Watching Over ...

Read more

Posted in: News