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METAL CHURCH To Release 'XI' Album In March

Hard rock titans METAL CHURCH return with their new album, "XI", slated for release on March 25 via Rat Pak Records. Produced by Kurdt Vanderhoof and co-produced by Chris "The Wizard" Collier, the band's eleventh studio release also marks the return of legendary vocalist and frontman Mike Howe. The reunion between Mike and METAL CHURCH ...

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THREAT SIGNAL Signs With AGONIA RECORDS

Agonia Records has announced the signing of Canadian melodic thrash metal powerhouse THREAT SIGNAL to a worldwide deal. The band has finished recording its long-awaited fourth studio album, "Disconnect", for an early 2016 release. Since their critically acclaimed debut offering "Under Reprisal" (2006), which won the Canadian Recording Of The Year Award at the Hamilton ...

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Video: MOTÖRHEAD's PHIL CAMPBELL Joins SAXON On Stage In Helsinki

MOTÖRHEAD guitarist Phil Campbell joined SAXON on stage on December 6 at Hartwall Areena in Helsinki, Finland to perform the SAXON classic "747 (Strangers In The Night)". Fan-filmed video footage of his appearance can be seen below. SAXON is currently touring Europe as the support act for MOTÖRHEAD. MOTÖRHEAD was forced to cancel three consecutive ...

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Video: GIRLSCHOOL Performs Live In Frankfurt

Fan-filmed video footage of GIRLSCHOOL's November 24 performance at Jahrhunderthalle in Frankfurt, Germany during the band's European tour as the support act for MOTÖRHEAD and SAXON can be seen below. GIRLSCHOOL's 13th studio album, "Guilty As Sin", was released on November 13 in North America via UDR Music in red colored vinyl, digital download and ...

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Battering Ram - SAXON

English metal-lords SAXON continue to show no signs of quit with their 21st (wowzers) album, "Battering Ram". Enjoying a prolific run under the same veteran lineup (with Nigel Glockler returning to the kit a decade ago), Biff Byford, Paul Quinn and the SAXON troupe give zero ounce of slack on "Battering Ram", which is pretty ...

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Singer MIKE HOWE Explains His Return To METAL CHURCH (Video)

The first part of an Electronic Press Kit (EPK) for the forthcoming METAL CHURCH album — featuring the band's returning vocalist Mike Howe — is available below. Howe, who fronted METAL CHURCH from 1988 until 1994, officially rejoined the band in April. In the summer of 2014, METAL CHURCH suddenly found themselves in need of ...

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SCORPIONS: Intimate Berlin Show Canceled Due To 'Technical Problems'

Veteran German hard rockers SCORPIONS have canceled their previously announced November 3 club show in Berlin due to "technical problems." The concert was slated to be attended by 250 fans who participated in a competition to win these rare tickets. A statement on SCORPIONS' Facebook page reads: "After their massive sold-out arena tour in North ...

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SAXON: 'Battering Ram' Electronic Press Kit Available

An Electronic Press Kit (EPK) for "Battering Ram", the 21st studio album from British heavy metal legends SAXON, is available below. The CD will be released on October 30 in North America via UDR Music. On "Battering Ram" — with Biff Byford singing as well as he ever has, Paul Quinn and Doug Scarratt making ...

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SAXON: Lyric Video For New Song 'Queen Of Hearts'

The lyric video for the song "Queen Of Hearts" from British heavy metal legends SAXON can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's 21st studio album, "Battering Ram", which will be released on October 16 in North America via UDR Music. On "Battering Ram" — with Biff Byford singing as well as ...

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ARMORED SAINT: Official 'Bootleg' Footage Of Las Vegas Concert

Official "bootleg" footage of ARMORED SAINT's July 11 performance at Count's Vamp'd in Las Vegas, Nevada can be seen below. ARMORED SAINT is currently on the road in North America with metal legends SAXON. The tour continues tonight in Washington D.C. Bassist Joey Vera offered up a comment about the tour: "We're stoked to be ...

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MOTÖRHEAD: Dallas And Houston Shows Canceled

MOTÖRHEAD has been forced to cancel its Dallas and Houston appearances, originally scheduled for September 4 and September 5, due to continued health issues experienced by the band's frontman, Lemmy Kilmister. British metallers SAXON, who were slated to support MOTÖRHEAD, will still play in each city (please check local media for up-to-date venue information). According ...

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MOTÖRHEAD Cancels San Antonio Concert

MOTÖRHEAD has canceled its scheduled concert tonight (Wednesday, September 2) in San Antonio, Texas — one day after the band walked off stage three songs into its performance in Austin. A brand new message on the MOTÖRHEAD Facebook page reads: "As you might have heard, MOTÖRHEAD again had to abbreviate a performance due to [MOTÖRHEAD ...

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PRAYING MANTIS: New Song 'Tokyo' Available For Streaming

Frontiers Music Srl will release the tenth studio album from British rockers PRAYING MANTIS, titled "Legacy", on August 21. The "Legacy" song "Tokyo" can be streamed below. The early reactions to the new songs have been outstanding and there is a real buzz beginning to emerge that this could arguably be the best album that ...

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