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SAXON Announces U.K. Tour

Mighty English heavy metal legends SAXON return to the U.K. in April with 12 dates as part 1 of their world tour 2011. They will be joined on this tour by WOLFSBANE and FURY UK. SAXON will release the long-awaited follow up to its current album, "Into The Labyrinth", in March. The album will feature ...

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BLAZE BAYLEY Confirmed For Sweden's MUSKELROCK Festival

BLAZE BAYLEY, the namesake band of the WOLFSBANE/ex-IRON MAIDEN singer, is among the first confirmed bands for next year's edition of the Muskelrock festival, set to take place June 2-4, 2011 in Tyrolen outside Växjö, Sweden,. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: BLAZE BAYLEY HANDS OF ORLAC ANTICHRIST WITCHGRAVE NOCTUM

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WOLFSBANE To Release EP, Full-Length Album

According to Classic Rock magazine, reunited U.K. rockers WOLFSBANE — featuring former IRON MAIDEN frontman Blaze Bayley — are currently working on both an EP and an album. The former, featuring re-recordings of classic songs, is due out in March, with the latter following next September. The band — which features Bayley, guitarist ...

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BLAZE BAYLEY: Wakefield Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of Blaze Bayley's (WOLFSBANE, ex-IRON MAIDEN) September 26, 2010 concert at Snooty Fox in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England can be viewed below. BLAZE BAYLEY recently parted ways with drummer Larry Paterson and replaced him with Claudio Tirincanti. Blaze's new album, "Promise and Terror", was released on February 1. The singer's double live ...

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SOULSPELL: 'The Labyrinth Of Truths' Title Track Available For Streaming

Jon Oliva (SAVATAGE, TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA, JON OLIVA'S PAIN), Tim "Ripper" Owens (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, BEYOND FEAR, ex-JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH), Zak Stevens (CIRCLE II CIRCLE, SAVATAGE), Roland Grapow (MASTERPLAN, HELLOWEEN) and Blaze Bayley (IRON MAIDEN, WOLFSBANE) are among the singers who have contributed guest vocals to "The Labyrinth Of Truths", the second full-length album from the ...

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RICHIE KOTZEN To Guest On New ENEMYNSIDE Album

Vocalist/guitarist Richie Kotzen (formerly of POISON and MR. BIG) will contribute a guest guitar solo to the track "Too Many Times" on the forthcoming album from Italian thrashers ENEMYNSIDE, tentatively titled "The Black Issue". Other songtitles set to appear on the CD include "Withering Addiction", "The Cure", "Pitch Black", "Reveries" and "Faith No More". Commented ...

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SOULSPELL: 'The Labyrinth Of Truths' Release Date Announced

Jon Oliva (SAVATAGE, TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA, JON OLIVA'S PAIN), Tim "Ripper" Owens (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, BEYOND FEAR, ex-JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH), Zak Stevens (CIRCLE II CIRCLE, SAVATAGE), Roland Grapow (MASTERPLAN, HELLOWEEN) and Blaze Bayley (IRON MAIDEN, WOLFSBANE) are among the singers who have recorded guest appearances on "The Labyrinth Of Truths", the second full-length album from the ...

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BLAZE BAYLEY: French Tour Video Report Available

A three-part video report on BLAZE BAYLEY's (WOLFSBANE, ex-IRON MAIDEN) March 2010 French tour can be viewed in three parts below (courtesy of Nicolas Houbre from "French Heavy Metal Connection"). BLAZE BAYLEY recently parted ways with drummer Larry Paterson and replaced him with Claudio Tirincanti. Blaze's new album, "Promise and Terror", was released on February ...

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BLAZE BAYLEY Interviewed By METAL ASSAULT

On August 3, Aniruddh "Andrew" Bansal of Metal Assault conducted an interview with former IRON MAIDEN and current WOLFSBANE singer Blaze Bayley, who also fronts his own namesake band. You can now listen to the chat in three parts below. BLAZE BAYLEY recently parted ways with drummer Larry Paterson and replaced him with ...

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Reunited WOLFSBANE Interviewed By UNDERKILL TV

Underkill TV conducted an interview with reunited U.K. rockers WOLFSBANE — featuring former IRON MAIDEN frontman Blaze Bayley — when they supported THE QUIREBOYS on their "A Little Bit of What You Fancy 20th Anniversary Tour" in December 2009. The chat has now been posted online and can be viewed below. WOLFSBANE has commenced work ...

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BLAZE BAYLEY Interviewed On 'Good Time Metal Oldies'

On April 22, 2010, Jason Saulnier of the "Good Time Metal Oldies" radio show conducted an interview with former IRON MAIDEN and current WOLFSBANE frontman Blaze Bayley. You can now listen to the chat in two parts below. "Good Time Metal Oldies" airs Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. EST on CIFA 104.1 FM in Nova Scotia ...

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ENEMYNSIDE: More Video Footage From The Studio Posted Online

Italian thrashers ENEMYNSIDE entered Temple Of Noise studios in April to begin recording their new album, tentatively titled "The Black Issue". Songtitles set to appear on the CD include "Withering Addiction", "The Cure", "Pitch Black", "Reveries" and "Faith No More". The third in a series of webisodes documenting the recording process for the new album ...

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Reunited WOLFSBANE Working On New Studio Album

The reunited U.K. rock band WOLFSBANE, featuring former IRON MAIDEN frontman Blaze Bayley, has commenced work on material for a new studio album. Tentatively due in 2011, the LP will be followed by a tour and select festival appearances. Formed in 1984 in Tamworth, England, WOLFSBANE signed to Def American Records, and Rick Rubin produced ...

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ENEMYNSIDE: Video Footage From The Studio Posted Online

Italian thrashers ENEMYNSIDE entered Temple Of Noise studios in April to begin recording their new album, tentatively titled "The Black Issue". Songtitles set to appear on the CD include "Withering Addiction", "The Cure", "Pitch Black", "Reveries" and "Faith No More". Check out video footage from the studio below. ENEMYNSIDE last year parted ways with guitarist ...

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BLAZE BAYLEY Announces New Drummer

Former IRON MAIDEN/WOLFSBANE singer Blaze Bayley, who currently fronts his own band, has issued the following update: "As you all probably know, Anna [Di Laurenzio; manager] and Larry [Paterson; drums] have decided to leave the [BLAZE BAYLEY] band. This is for reasons we will not go into to respect their privacy. We wish them well ...

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BLAZE BAYLEY Parts Ways With Drummer LAWRENCE 'LARRY' PATERSON

Drummer Lawrence "Larry" Paterson has announced his departure from Blaze Bayley's (ex-IRON MAIDEN, WOLFSBANE) band because of "personal and professional reasons." Due to "illness," Paterson was unable to make the South American leg of BLAZE BAYLEY's "Promise and Terror Tour", which kicked off on April 1 in Teresina, Brazil. Fan-filmed video footage of BLAZE BAYLEY's ...

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JON OLIVA To Guest On New SOULSPELL Album

Jon Oliva (SAVATAGE, TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA, JON OLIVA'S PAIN) has recorded a guest appearance on "The Labyrinth Of Truths", the second full-length album from the Brazilian power metal opera project SOULSPELL. Other musicians scheduled to appear on the CD include Tim "Ripper" Owens (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, BEYOND FEAR, ex-JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH), Zak Stevens (CIRCLE II CIRCLE, ...

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BLAZE BAYLEY Interviewed On 'The Metal Command'

Former IRON MAIDEN/WOLFSBANE singer Blaze Bayley was interviewed on the March 26, 2010 edition of "The Metal Command" radio show, which airs on 88.3 WBWC in Cleveland, Ohio. The chat is now available for streaming using the audio player below. Blaze's new album, "Promise and Terror", was released on February 1. The singer's double live ...

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BLAZE BAYLEY: Belgian Gig Cancellation Explained

Anna Di Laurenzio, the tour manager for former IRON MAIDEN/WOLFSBANE frontman Blaze Bayley has issued the following update: "The [BLAZE BAYLEY] band have now returned from the first leg of the European tour (which has been absolutely fantastic) but the last gig of the tour (in Belgium yesterday) had to be cancelled at very short ...

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ENEMYNSIDE Preparing To Enter Studio

Italian thrashers ENEMYNSIDE are preparing to enter Temple Of Noise studios to begin recording their new album, tentatively titled "Black Issue". Songtitles set to appear on the CD include "Withering Addiction", "The Cure", "Pitch Black", "Reveries" and "Faith No More". ENEMYNSIDE last year parted ways with guitarist Davide "Dave" Scala and replaced him with Tommy. ...

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BLAZE BAYLEY Interviewed On 'Mars Attacks' Podcast

Victor M. Ruiz of the "Mars Attacks" podcast recently conducted an interview with former IRON MAIDEN/WOLFSBANE singer Blaze Bayley. During the chat, Blaze discusses his new album, "Promise And Terror"; and his history with MAIDEN. You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below.

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TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS To Guest On New SOULSPELL Album

Powerhouse American vocalist Tim "Ripper" Owens (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, BEYOND FEAR, ex-JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH) has recorded a guest appearance on "The Labyrinth Of Truths", the second full-length album from the Brazilian power metal opera project SOULSPELL. "I sang a little part on a song — very small part, but very cool!" Owens tells BLABBERMOUTH.NET. "I ...

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BLAZE BAYLEY: More Interview, Tour Footage Posted Online

New interviews with BLAZE BAYLEY guitarsit Nico Bermudez and drummer Larry Paterson conducted on December 5, 2009 at Z7 in Pratteln, Switzerland can be viewed below. Also available is the "At The End Of The Tour" short film about the last three shows of BLAZE BAYLEY's "Man Who Would Not Die Tour". Bayley's new album, ...

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