VARGA release new song for FREE download from their upcoming ENTER THE METAL CD

September 3rd, 2013
by EvilG
VARGA - Enter The Metal

VARGA – Enter The Metal

Hamilton Ontario - based Progressive Metal Masters, VARGA, who reunited in 2011, have been hard at work in the studio with long time friend and Producer/ Engineer: Julius “Juice” Butty (Alexisonfire, Protest the Hero) completing their long awaited Enter the Metal & Return of the Metal CD’s. “In both collections of music, you’ll hear a return to our metal and progressive roots with songs laden with heavy licks, crazy time changes and insane vocals” says Joe Varga.

Enter The Metal, is slated for release October 30th 2013 and will be available on the bands web site as well as through Amazon.com and iTunes.

The band has also recently launched a new official website at: vargahq.com

STREAM THE NEW SONG HERE

DOWNLOAD THE NEW SONG FOR FREE HERE

VARGA is:
Adam Alex – Guitar
Dan Fila – Drums
Joe Varga – Bass & Vocals
Sean Williamson – Guitar

Discography:
Multiple Wargasms – 1991 (Independent)
Prototype – 1994 (Zoo/BMG)
Oxygen – 1996 (Zoo/BMG)

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Women In Metal – Free Seminar @ Noctis Valkyries Metal Festival and Conference

September 3rd, 2013
by EvilG
Women In Metal - Free Seminar @ Noctis Valkyries Metal Festival and Conference

Women In Metal – Free Seminar @ Noctis Valkyries Metal Festival and Conference

Noctis VI – Lucifer Rex Metal Festival Sept 19-21, 2013

On, Thursday Sept 19th, 2012  Scarab Productions is hosting a free seminar entitled: Women In Metal.  Run in conjunction with the 7th annual Noctis Valkyries Metal  Festival and Conference, this public speaking engagement will feature a presentation by Sarah Kitteringham (Metal Journalist/Photographer) and Laina Dawes (Author of ‘What Are You Doing Here?’).  In attendance will be special guest Dr. Deena Weinstein from DePaul University in Chicago and author of ‘Heavy Metal: A Cultural Sociology’.  The entire event will be facilitated by Dr. Sara Sutler-Cohen of San Francisco State University.

The event is being held at 7:00PM at The Ramada Hotel at 780-8th Ave SW and admission is free.
For more information please visit www.noctisvalkyries.com  or view the attached poster for the event.

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BRUTAL ASSAULT 2013

September 3rd, 2013
by Metal Rules

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BRUTAL ASSAULT 2013: INFERNO JOSEFOV

Wednesday – Saturday August 07-10, 2013
JAROMEŘ – Old Army Fortress JOSEFOV / Czech Republic (130km east of Prague)

by Ryan Bartek

BRUTAL ASSAULT 2013 program guide

BRUTAL ASSAULT 2013 program guide

Brutal Assault is one of those festivals that the random American or Canadian may have glimpsed in the advertisements of Terrorizer or Metal Hammer. From afar it always looks epic, but the reality of it is beyond words. Of course I’d never met anyone that had attended it from our side of the Atlantic. Indeed, when I was there this summer, I met maybe four Canadian guys and two Americans who were only there because they worked in Germany. Otherwise, I was nearly the lone dweller of North America, minus the bands themselves. It is a shame too, because apart from Obscene Extreme (which also takes place in Czech Republic), I found Brutal Assault 2013 to be one of the greatest metal fests I’d ever attended.

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SLAYER EXPANDS L.A. AND N.Y. CONCERTS TO FIVE-WEEK NORTH AMERICAN FALL TOUR

September 3rd, 2013
by EvilG
Slayer

Slayer

Following a summer of storming through Europe, South America and Mexico while topping the bills at solo shows and major festivals, Slayer will headline its first North American tour in two years. The five-week-plus trek will kick off on October 22 in Anchorage, Alaska, oddly enough marking the first time the band has played there since October 23, 1996. The tour will include the band’s previously announced return to New York’s Theatre at Madison Square Garden and the Hollywood Palladium, venues the band hasn’t performed at in 25 years.

Fan Club pre-sale opens today from 2PM local and ends this Thursday at 10PM local.

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Interview with LITA FORD

September 2nd, 2013
by Marko Syrjala
Lita Ford: Living Like a Runaway

LITA FORD

INTERVIEW AND PHOTOS BY MARKO SYRJALA

Lita Ford is a British-born, American rock musician and singer who was the lead guitarist for highly successful, but short lived, all-girl band The Runaways in the late 70’s. Ford achieved popularity for her solo career during the 1980’s. Her 1988 album LITA went platinum in the USA and it featured four commercial hits, including “Kiss Me Deadly”, “Back to the Cave”, “Falling In And Out Of Love” and “Close My Eyes Forever” which was a duet with Ozzy Osbourne. The 90’s wasn’t an easy time for hard rock bands/artists. Following the release of BLACK in 1995 Ford retired from the music business and focused on family life. Lita returned to the stage in 2008 and one year later she released WICKED WONDERLAND, which was her first album in almost fifteen years. Since then she has gone through many changes including a difficult divorce from Jim Gillette but she has also released her strongest album in decades titled LIVING LIKE A RUNAWAY (2012). Lita Ford and her renewed band arrived to a mini-tour in Scandinavia in July. I was fortunate to meet her at backstage in Skogsrojet festival in Sweden and here are the results of that interesting discussing session. Read on! Read the rest of this entry »

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D-A-D Live at Club Tavastia, Helsinki

September 2nd, 2013
by Marko Syrjala
D-A-D

D-A-D

01.08.2013

Club Tavastia, Helsinki

REVIEW AND PHOTOS BY MARKO SYRJALA

Danish D-A-D, originally called Disneyland After Dark, was formed in Copenhagen in 1984. The first album CALL OF THE WILD followed two years later. D-A-D had it’s heyday in late 80’s when they released album NO FUEL FOR THE PILGRIM (1989) which became their biggest success to date. Although the album included a highly successful single “Sleeping My Day Away” the final global breakthrough never happened. Despite the failure of the band taking over the world, D-A-D has actively continued its career and nowadays they have an excellent reputation as a live band. And it shows in Finland too. Just last year, the band played at the sold-out Club Circus, and now it was a return this time to Club Tavastia, which was also, of course, sold out.

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SPEEDWOLF to embark upon European tour

September 2nd, 2013
by EvilG

From the depths of Denver666 hell comes HELLS HEADBANGERS recording demons SPEEDWOLF on their first European conquest. Motor-charged, thrashed to death, and held together by an overdose of speed, this Fall of 2013, don’t miss your chance at seeing these purveyors of classic metal as they burn across the European wasteland! Full list of confirmed dates and venues are as follows…

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KISS – St. John’s, NL Saturday August 3rd, 2013

September 2nd, 2013
by Celtic Bob

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Saturday August 3rd, 2013
Mile One Center
St. John’s, NL

Review & Photo’s by Celtic Bob

 

This was Kiss’ second ever only show in this great Province (The first was 2011 in mine and EvilG’s hometown) and the first of 2 back to back nights at Mile One. The venue holds about 6-7,000 people so you get a decent view even if you are in the nosebleed seats.

I was in attendance at the 2011 outdoor show (REVIEW HERE) in the midst of a torrential rainstorm (and 25k + Fans) that began just moments before the band hit the stage. This time it was indoors so it would be a much more enjoyable evening.

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DEATHSTORM RECORDS sign Italian black metallers KURGAALL

September 2nd, 2013
by EvilG

DEATHSTORM RECORDS proudly announce the signing of Italian black metallers KURGAALL that will release their new, studio album entitled VOLUNTAS LUCIFERI on October 31, 2013; entirely produced by Algol from FORGOTTEN TOMB & HIEMS and recorded in ELFO STUDIO. Read the rest of this entry »

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BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR 2013

September 1st, 2013
by Metal-Rules.com UK Team

Bloodstock Open Air 2013

@ Catton Park, Derbyshire, UK

8th – 11th August 2013

Review by Anna Dumpe & Ben Spencer

Photography by Michelle Murphy


Imagine a weekend of nothing but pure heavy fucking metal.
Imagine being surrounded by the friendliest 15,000 people who share the same passion for heavy metal music and lifestyle. Imagine a place where it is respectable to have beer for breakfast and drinking until you drop in an accomplishment. Imagine a festival where you can see over 100 heavy metal bands and pretty much none of them suck.

Ladies and gents, this ain’t no heavy metal fairytale!

This is Bloodstock Open Air – the greatest heavy metal music festival of our times. It’s a place where metal heads run free, headbang until their heads roll off, shout ‘SLAYEEER!’ and avoid shower for 4 days straight.
It just does not get any better than this.

Our Metal-Rules.com UK team were privileged to attend Bloodstock Open Air 2013 and see things for themselves…here’s a ‘little’ insight of what went down.

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Jettblack Interview

September 1st, 2013
by Metal-Rules.com UK Team

Jettblack Interview

Interview by Rowena Lamb

Photo by Jo Moolenschot

Video by Vlad Borlea

http://www.jettblackuk.com

Jettblack Interview

Jettblack Interview

Straight after their ‘invite only’ London roof top gig to promote the release of their latest album ‘Black Gold’, we managed to have a quick chat with the guys…
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STEVE VAI @ Mandella Hall, Belfast

August 31st, 2013
by Metal-Rules.com UK Team

Steve Vai

@ Mandella Hall, Belfast

August 29th, 2013

Review by Jonathan Traynor

Photography by Paul Verner

Steve Vai @ Mandela Hall, Belfast

Steve Vai @ Mandela Hall, Belfast

FOR some, Steve Vai is just simply a fantastically fast and talented guitar player – but there is sometimes among the few who have not witnessed him live are those who doubt that he can deliver a coherent live rock show.

Until this Mandella Hall date I was one of those – of course I admire his recorded output, but could I really put up with two and a half hours of widdly, widdly guitar worship?
Thankfully I could.
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JETTBLACK ‘Black Gold’ Album Launch

August 31st, 2013
by Metal-Rules.com UK Team

Jettblack

‘Black Gold’ Album Launch

17th August 2013

@ Denmark Street, London

Review by Rowena Lamb

Photography by Jo Moolenschot

There are many ways to spend a Saturday night in London and our destination was, well….up.  Yes that’s right, up onto the rooftops of Denmark Street for the launch of ‘Black Gold’ by Jettblack.

Jettblack ‘Black Gold’ Album Launch

Jettblack ‘Black Gold’ Album Launch

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Overkill is entering the studio on Monday!

August 31st, 2013
by EvilG


Jersey Metal legends, OVERKILL are entering the studio on Monday to begin tracking their next record due out sometime next year. The new material will be tracked at Gear Recording and mixed by Greg Reely, who also mixed “The Electric Age.

OVERKILL will be appearing on “THE BATTLE OF SAN BERNARDINO” on September 13th supporting IRON MAIDEN, MEGADETH, TESTEMENT & ANTTRHAX. Tickets are on sale and can be purchased here.

The band will then hit the road harder than ever with KREATOR on the “LEGENDS OF THRASH 2013″ tour stretching coast to coast capped off by two nights in New York city. Read the rest of this entry »

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Members of DARK ANGEL Address Future Touring Rumors

August 31st, 2013
by EvilG

Each member of Dark Angel has come forward to express thoughts about future touring rumors spreading wildly across the web.

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