THE WINERY DOGS Set To Release Limited Edition Vinyl Of ‘Dog Years: Live In Santiago & Beyond 2013-2016’ As Part Of Record Store Day’s Black Friday, November 24

October 17th, 2017
by Celtic Bob
On Record Store Day’s Black Friday, November 24, THE WINERY DOGS–Richie Kotzen (vocals, guitar), Billy Sheehan (bass), Mike Portnoy (drums)—will release a limited edition vinyl of their recently released DOG YEARS: LIVE IN SANTIAGO & BEYOND 2013-2016 exclusively to independent record stores. It consists of three red and white marble colored vinyl albums, featuring the live audio from the concert as well as the DOG YEARS EP.
For participating stores, fans can go to Recordstoreday.com.
Originally released in both standard and deluxe editions August 4 on Loud & Proud Records, DOG YEARS: LIVE IN SANTIAGO & BEYOND 2013-2016 is a collection of live concert footage, music videos, and an EP of previously unreleased studio tracks. A trailer can be seen on the label’s official YouTube page.
A standard two-disc edition of DOG YEARS: LIVE IN SANTIAGO & BEYOND 2013-2016 includes one Blu-Ray disc of the 100-minute concert, eight music videos from the band’s two albums, and the DOG YEARS EP on CD. A special edition five-disc package consists of one Blu-Ray disc, one DVD of the live concert material and the eight music videos, the DOG YEARS EP on CD, as well as two CDs of the live concert audio.
About Loud & Proud Records:
Loud & Proud Records is an independent record label whose mission is to provide a true partnership between artists and their label. Loud & Proud boasts a diverse collection of established, veteran artists in the rock and jam genres, as well as developing artists in the same vein. Labels under Lipsky’s direction in the past included CMC International, Sanctuary Records Group and a joint-venture with Roadrunner Records, all of which employed a similar philosophy and collection of artists, ranging from Robert Plant, KISS, and Iron Maiden to Lynyrd Skynyrd, The Allman Brothers Band, and Widespread Panic. Loud & Proud Records is distributed worldwide by ADA, a Warner Music Company and is marketed outside North America by International Solutions.

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Steel Panther To Release Limited Edition Picture Disc as Black Friday Record Store Day Exclusive

October 17th, 2017
by Celtic Bob

 

The Lower The Bar Bitchin’ Edition In Stores on November 24th Features the Bonus Track “Red Headed Step Child”

 California rock and party legends Steel Panther have something special coming for their Fanthers. The band will be releasing a limited edition, picture disc vinyl as a Black Friday Record Store Day exclusive. The Lower The Bar Bitchin’ Edition will be in record stores on November 24th and will become an instant collector’s item, as it is limited to 1500 pieces in the United States. The vinyl edition features the critically acclaimed last album as well as the previously limited release track, “Red Headed Step Child.” Each vinyl version will also feature a download card so fans that purchase the vinyl can also get the Lower The Bar Bitchin’ Edition digitally, which comes with another bonus track, “Momentary Epiphany.”

 

Lower The Bar Bitchin’ Edition

 

                Side A

  1. Goin’ in the Backdoor
  2. Anything Goes
  3. Poontang Boomerang
  4. That’s When You Came In
  5. Wrong Side of the Tracks (Out in Beverly Hills)
  6. Now The Fun Starts

 

Side B

  1. Pussy Ain’t Free
  2. Wasted Too Much Time
  3. I Got What You Want
  4. Walk Of Shame
  5. She’s Tight
  6. Red Headed Step Child

Momentary Epiphany (Download Only)

 

Steel Panther recently released the video for the song “Wasted Too Much Time.” Steel Panther drummer Stix Zadinia directed the latest clip, which visualizes the message of the song and the pitfalls of staying in a relationship that isn’t working. Stone Sour make a cameo appearance in the NSFW video performing at a house party and singer Corey Taylor does his best Michael Starr impersonation. The video has been viewed over a million times collectively since it was released last month and can be seen here:

https://youtu.be/klYtT4fabQA.

 

Steel Panther recently wrapped a successful co-headline tour with Stone Sour. The band will be playing more shows throughout the United States in November and December before heading overseas on an international tour. All dates, ticket information and VIP packages can be found at: http://steelpantherrocks.com/tour/.

 

ABOUT STEEL PANTHER:

For the uninitiated, Steel Panther was formed in 2000 and is comprised of Michael Starr (lead singer), Satchel (guitarist), Lexxi Foxx (bass) and Stix Zadinia (drums). Hailing from Los Angeles, the epicenter for rock n’ roll in all its debauchery and glamour, Steel Panther has established themselves as the world’s premier party band, melding hard rock virtuosity with parody and criminally good looks. Steel Panther is a global phenomenon with four full-length albums, touring across the world, platinum-level You Tube status and high-profile television appearances such as Jimmy Kimmel Live, Larry King Now, and FOX NFL Sunday.

 

Rolling Stone avowed, “There’s a reason Steel Panther have transcended their origins as a cover band playing the Sunset Strip,” while Metal Sucks declared, Steel Panther’s concept is genius…their songwriting is…preposterously snappy – and relatable.”

 

Connect with Steel Panther:

Website: www.steelpantherrocks.com

Twitter: @Steel_Panther

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/steelpantherkicksass

Instagram: steelpantherkicksass

 

Connect with Record Store Day:

Website: http://smarturl.it/sp_ltb_rsd

Twitter: @recordstoreday / #RSDBF

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RecordStoreDay/

Instagram: recordstoredayUS

 

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Run to the Hills: The Iron Maidens are back in town!

October 16th, 2017
by Metal-Rules.com UK Team

After their triumphant UK debut in 2016, the world’s one and only all-female Iron Maiden tribute return to our shores in October, and this time they’re here to conquer the land of their idols beyond London.


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ANVIL To Release New Album “Pounding The Pavement”

October 15th, 2017
by Celtic Bob
 European Tour Confirmed For 2018
 

Of course there are bands that have garnered higher chart positions, sold more albums and filled bigger venues than Anvil. Yet there are few metal acts that have earned as much respect from their colleagues as the Canadian act surrounding vocalist/guitarist Steve ´Lips` Kudlow and drummer Robb Reiner. The most renowned Anvil aficionados include, among others, international stars such as Metallica and the late Lemmy of Motörhead, who have expressed their unreserved admiration time and again. The reasons for this evident respect are obvious: since 1978, Anvil have been the epitome of a passionate heavy metal band that refuses to be thrown off course by setbacks, adverse conditions and inconsistencies on the business side of things. Their latest album Pounding The Pavement proves their impressive stamina: never before have Anvil sounded as diverse, determined and inspiring.

Why has Pounding The Pavementturned into such an awesome offering? Kudlow’s explanation is simple: “The songwriting process started immediately after the work on our previous album, Anvil Is Anvil, had been completed,” he says. “So our thoughts instantly turned to the future again. After Anvil Is Anvil had been cut, everybody knew what we had just delivered and what Anvil’s future should sound like.” Despite the diverse range of their ideas, Kudlow, Reiner and their bassist Chris Robertson have succeeded in filling the typical trademarks of this unusual band with life once again – which is an important aspect for every Anvil release, after all tradition and reliability play an essential role in this group. Kudlow: “Of course we always allow inspirations from earlier recordings to seep in, but always with an emphasis on evolving the characteristic Anvil sound. Lots of fans keep asking us to play the way we did in the so-called good old days. That’s why I try from time to time to pick up on that exciting feel of our older material. Mind you, it’s always exclusively about the basic atmosphere of that time, never about copying an older song.”

Pounding The Pavement was produced at the Soundlodge studios in Rhauderfehn in the northwest of Germany, where Anvil found not only the necessary peace and seclusion to concentrate on their recordings, but also met in studio owner Jörg Uken the ideal producer for their ambitioned work. Talking of which: the programmatic album title Pounding The Pavement is a synonym for the consistently serious challenge of ensuring Anvil’s financial survival. Kudlow: “I feel nothing could describe the way we’ve been working for the past forty years better than Pounding The Pavement: Anvil have tried for four decades to earn enough money to survive and continue to make music.”

The new album “Pounding The Pavement” will be released on January 19th, 2018 through SPV/Steamhammer as a digipak version (+1 bonus track and poster), 2LP gatefold coloured version, download and stream.

Track Listing:
1. Bitch In The Box  4:29
2. Ego  2:57
3. Doing What I Want 3:17
4. Smash Your Face  4:20
5. Pounding The Pavement  3:05
6. Rock That Shit 3:21
7. Let It Go  3:00
8. Nanook Of The North  5:57
9. Black Smoke  3:26
10. World Of Tomorrow 4:37
11. Warming Up  3:03
12. Don´t Tell Me  3:51 (bonus track)

ANVIL will embark on a massive European-Tour from February to April 2018 – here are the confirmed dates:

ANVIL “Pounding The Pavement” European Tour 2018

01.02.NL-Leiden – Gebr. De Nobel
02.02.NL-Venlo – Poppodium Grenswerk
03.02.NL-Hengelo – Metropool
04.02.NL-Tilburg – Little Devil
06.02.GB-London – Underworld
07.02.GB-Stoke – Eleven Music
08.02.GB-Newcastle – Trillians
09.02.GB-Grimsby – Yardbirds
10.02.GB-Glasgow – Cathouse
11.02.GB-Wigan – Pure
13.02.GB-Belfast – The Limelight
14.02.IE-Dublin – The Academy
16.02.GB-Buckley – Tivoli
17.02.GB-Bridgend – Hobos
18.02.GB-Brighton – Green Door Store
20.02.GB-Bilston – Robin 2
21.02.GB-York – Fibbers
22.02.GB-Evesham – Iron Road
23.02.GB-Weston – The Bear
24.02.B-Kortrijk – De Kreun
25.02.F-Paris – Le Trabendo
27.02.F-Colmar – Le Grillen
01.03.E-Irun – Sala Tunk
02.03.E-Madrid – MON
03.03.E-Valencia – Paberse Club
04.03.E-Barcelona – Sala Boveda
10.03.I-Florence – Circus
11.03.I-Brescia – Circolo Colony
13.03.CH-Solothurn – Kofmehl
14.03.D-Munich – Backstage
15.03.D-Essen – Turock
16.03.D-Mannheim – 7er Club
17.03.D-Münster – Sputnikhalle
18.03.D-Berlin – Musik & Frieden
20.03.D-Flensburg – Roxy
22.03.SE-Gothenburg – Sticky Fingers
23.03.SE-Finspang – Hugo
24.03.SE-Uppsala – Katalin
25.03.SE-Stockholm – Fryshuset Klubben
28.03.NO-Oslo – Olsen Pa Bryn
29.03.NO-Haugesund – Flytten
30.03.NO-Hamar – Gregers
31.03.NO-Odal – Odal Rock Club
04.04.D-Frankfurt – Nachtleben
05.04.D-Hamburg – Markthalle
06.04.D-Siegburg – Kubana

Tour Agency: www.itm-agency.com

For More Info Visit:
https://www.facebook.com/anvilmetal/
https://www.facebook.com/steamhammerofficial/

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SPECIAL SCREENINGS of ROB ZOMBIE’S HALLOWEEN and JOHN CARPENTER’S LEGENDARY HALLOWEEN

October 15th, 2017
by Celtic Bob

This HALLOWEEN Night Celebrities will sweep the Orange Carpet at the Historic Los Angeles Theatre in Downtown Los Angeles in benefit three amazing non-profits – The Rock Against MS Foundation, sCare Foundation and Fur & Feather Animal Sanctuary.

 

Relive the terror and watch special screenings of John Carpenter’s 1978 legendary cult classic Halloween and Rob Zombie’s Halloween 1 & 2 back to back – Courtesy of Compass International Films and Dimension Films with very special thanks to Malek Akkad for making this a true to life Halloween extravaganza!

 

This Night of Fright includes:

  • CELEBRITY ORANGE CARPET 
  • HALLOWEEN MOVIES – back to back Screenings – John Carpenter’s HALLOWEEN & Rob Zombie’s H1/ H2
  • DJ’s & SCARE BAR guaranteed to give you a jolt!

o   DJ Greasy George

  • LIVING DEAD PIN-UP GIRL CONTEST – Hosted By The Reverend Martini
  • THE MORGUE – Full Stage – Rotating bands from Rockabilly/Psychobilly/Industrial & Melodic

o   The Zooms – Surfer Rock

o   Tres Muertos – Psychobilly

o   Cigaratz – Psychobilly

o   Hurricane – Rock

o   Skum Love – Industrial

  • CREEPY CONFECTIONS CANDY BAR – Specialty doughnuts/chocolates/candy for the Trick or Treater
  • HELLS KITCHEN – Red Balls Pizza Rocking out vegan and non-vegan!
  • HORROR ARTIST EXHIBITION BOOTH
  • SCARY VENDORS

 

WHEN: Tuesday, October 31st

WHERE: The Los Angeles Theatre

615 S. Broadway

Los Angeles, CA – 6th& Broadway

DOORS: 5pm

CARPET: 7pm

TICKETS: www.HelLAHorror.com

$30 – $150

Special Limited $20 Tickets – Use Promo Code HALLOWEEN31 from now to October 20

MOVIES: Starts 6:15 PM – Movie order TBA

BANDS: Start 7:00 pm – Lineup order TBA

 

For more information or to buy tickets: click www.HelLAHorror.com or www.HalloweenMovies.com

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MARTIN POPOFF’s LED ZEPPELIN: All the Albums All the Songs Book Available NOW!

October 15th, 2017
by Celtic Bob

Yay! Led Zeppelin: All the Albums All the Songs is now ready for orders at my site with super-easy Pay Pal Buy Now buttons at:

 

http://www.martinpopoff.com/html/led-zeppelin-all-the-albums-all-the-songs.html

 

Price including shipping:

US orders: $39.00 US funds

Int’l orders (all books go air): $55.00 US funds

Canadian orders: $50.00 Cdn. funds

 

Pass the cold compress for me ‘ead, in stock now, MY COOLEST BOOK EVER. It’s 1.075 kgs of pure, dense writing called:

 

LED ZEPPELIN: All the Albums All the Songs

As the back cover says…

 

THE STORY BEHIND EVERY STUDIO TRACK.

Commonly described simply as heavy, Led Zeppelin’s music was actually a complex amalgam of blues, rock, folk and country. Martin Popoff dissect each of Zep’s 81 studio tracks, including the circumstances that led to their creation, the recording processes and their historical contexts. Introductory essays for each album features sidebars listing studios, release dates and personnel. Beautifully illustrated with rare performance and offstage photography and memorabilia, the result is a stunning look at the foursome who forged the template for the marauding modern rock ‘n’ roll band.

 

Folks, this is the gosh-darn prettiest book I ever got to stick my name on. It’s hardcover, full colour throughout on heavy premium gloss. The cover is weirdly velvety and makes use of spot varnish and neon inks. And the dimension is this odd 7 3/4” x 10” which is… there’s just something really unique about it.

 

But inside, there are tons of pictures Voyageur Press unearthed that I’d never seen before, plus loads of memorabilia shots.

And the bottom line is that ever last thought I ever had on Zeppelin has got to be in here, because I basically had to write a couple of pages of text on each and every Zeppelin song. This was pure hard-graft writing, melding analysis with hundreds of trivia nuggets, opinion (some of it not so complimentary—possibly get in some trouble here) and obsessive dissection, which was in truth, so gratifying to execute ‘cos for years I wanted to say my piece on Zeppelin.

 

Plus, there’s interview footage in there for a few sidebars, where I’ve offered quotes from my interviews with John Paul Jones, Aubrey Powell, Ron Nevison, the late Andy Johns, a bit from Robert Plant and a few other rock stars who tell me why Zep rules.

Book will be signed to you from me, so let me know if it is a present for someone else, or you don’t want it signed.

Ask me if you’d prefer a PayPal invoice (please indicate what country you are in), or just do yer usual and direct funds to martinp@inforamp.net

 

Or mail payment (personal check in US funds, cash, or INTERNATIONAL money order), to: Martin Popoff, P.O. Box 65208, 358 Danforth Ave., Toronto, Ontario, Canada M4K 2Z2

 

Sweet postage savings to be had for multiple orders (or two of pretty much anything—long story, ask me!), for US and Canadian orders. Email me at martinp@inforamp.net with any further questions, and see www.martinpopoff.com for descriptions, cover art and ordering info for my other available 45 or so books that I have available for autographin’ and shippin’.

 

 

See www.martinpopoff.com for info on my 71 books.

Latest are:

Led Zeppelin: All the Albums All the Songs

Tornado of Souls: Thrash’s Titanic Clash

Rush: Album by Album

Beer Drinkers and Hell Raisers: The Rise of Motorhead

Martin Popoff, PO Box 65208, 358 Danforth Ave., Toronto, Ontario M4K 2Z2

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DragonForce – Interview with Herman Li

October 15th, 2017
by Metal-Rules.com UK Team

DragonForce

Interview with Herman Li

Electric Ballroom, London – October 13, 2017

Interview by Torbjørn ‘Toby’ Jørstad

Photography by Graham Hilling

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MORBID ANGEL To Release New Album Kingdoms Disdained This December Via Silver Lining Music; New Track Playing + Preorders Available

October 14th, 2017
by EvilG
Morbid Angel - Kingdoms Disdained

Morbid Angel – Kingdoms Disdained

Legendary death metal unit MORBID ANGEL will unleash their ninth studio album on December 1st via Silver Lining Music and JVC in Japan. Titled Kingdoms Disdained, the record reunites founding guitarist Trey Azagthoth with bassist/vocalist Steve Tucker.

Just one play of MORBID ANGEL’s searing Kingdoms Disdained, and you’ll realize that this is the only true current aural document of a world sinking into uncharted despair. “The album title says it all,” says Tucker, “everybody’s fed up and nobody can figure out how to fix it. We’ve got all these miniature wars in neighborhoods, cities, countries, and we’ve got people with varying opinions causing chaos, yet everyone is doing what they feel is right. Which all makes it feel like the world has reached a point of utter madness and confusion.”

As if fate constructed the moment, these forefathers of death metal found themselves witnessing the storm’s eye as they prepared to create Kingdoms Disdained, deciphering it with their ferocious music via long-held Sumerian-based beliefs. “It’s been written but nobody pays attention, because we erase our history,” furthers Tucker. “We don’t understand much about the Sumerian texts because things got erased, buried, and broken up. And for years, Trey and I talked a lot about the idea of those Gods waking up and coming back to show us that they’re angry.”

Recorded at Mana Studios in St. Petersburg, Florida and produced by MORBID ANGEL with Erik Rutan (MORBID ANGEL, Cannibal Corpse, Hate Eternal, Six Feet Under, Belphegor), Azagthoth, Tucker and drummer Scotty Fuller (Annihilated; former Abysmal Dawn) created eleven pieces of devastatingly dynamic death metal. Compositions such as “Garden Of Disdain,” “Architect And Iconoclast,” and “The Pillars Crumbling” supremely illustrate Azagthoth’s incredible creative alchemy with Tucker as well as his own incomparable guitar work.

“We’re always trying to paint pictures; to create images,” notes Tucker, “and I think this album is a fair image of the world today, but taken from a different perspective; the perspective of those Gods who built this, who may be resting now but are starting to wake up.”

Kingdoms Disdained also features artwork courtesy of Irish mixed-media artist Ken Coleman, who created a series of pieces that further augment the stories being told. Don’t walk meekly around the edge of Kingdoms Disdained, go all-in on the journey and MORBID ANGEL’s intense importance to these times will be crystal clear.

MORBID ANGEL’s Kingdoms Disdained will be available on CD, vinyl, and digital formats. Preorders are currently available. A special-edition boxset will be available to order shortly.

Kingdoms Disdained Track Listing:
1. Piles Of Little Arms
2. D.E.A.D.
3. Garden of Disdain
4. The Righteous Voice
5. Architect And Iconoclast
6. Paradigms Warped
7. The Pillars Crumbling
8. For No Master
9. Declaring New Law (Secret Hell)*
10. From The Hand Of Kings
11. The Fall Of Idols
*(Not available on the vinyl format.)

 

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Drift Into Black Release new EP, Shadow People

October 14th, 2017
by EvilG

For close to 20 years Craig Rossi has handled keyboard duties for the Doom metal band Grey Skies Fallen, recording 4 albums, 2 EPs, and 2 Singles with the group. He has played numerous shows all across the US sharing the same stage with the likes of Opeth, Anathema, Arch Enemy, Amorphis, and Katatonia. Now he has embarked on a new musical journey – Drift Into Black.

Their new five track EP entitled, Shadow People, draws inspiration from many types of rock/metal genres mainly the realm of Dark rock, atmospheric, doom, and metal. Craig Rossi has taken on the task of vocals, guitars, keyboards, mixing and mastering. Nate Louis whom is a session drummer was called upon for the recording.

If Anathema, Tiamat, and Katatonia all had a love child, Drift Into Black would be it”. The EP will will be released as a digital release early December on all streaming sites.

The first single “Born Without Eyes” was just officially released on Bandcamp and streaming on sites such as Spotify, itunes, and Amazon. To purchase or stream “Born Without Eyes” click the links below. The cover art and track listing for the upcoming EP can be viewed below as well.

Drift into Black - Shadow People

Drift into Black – Shadow People

Track Listing:
Dawn of a New Day
Born Without Eyes
A Funeral for My Enemies
Drift Into Black
Quicksand

https://driftintoblack.bandcamp.com/releases

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Moonspell – new album coming out, tour plans with Cradle Of Filth

October 13th, 2017
by Arto Lehtinen

Portugal-based dark metal pioneers, Moonspell, are back with a brand new album, 1755. Set to be released on November 3rd via Napalm Records, this record will outclass all standards you have ever heard from Moonspell before. The band have released a lyric video for the new song “Evento”.

From the first second the conceptual dramaturgy Moonspell have created feels like a detonation of the mind. 1755 is more than just the band’s new magnum opus: It’s the musical version of the year of horror where a giant earthquake wrecked their home Lisbon. Naturally this album comes and is sung in Portuguese. The album, produced by Tue Madsen (Meshuggah, The Haunted, Dark Tranquility, Dir En Grey, Die Apokalyptischen Reiter) also features Paulo Bragança, supplying a hauntingly voice of a Fado fallen angel who is a big part of the Portuguese culture. His fascinating vocals are featured in “In Tremor Dei” (eng.: “Fear Of God”).

Says Fernando: “I have been fascinated with Portuguese history since I can remember. The year of 1755 marked the birth of a new Portugal. Much more than just the greatest natural disaster ever to occur on European soil, the great Lisbon Quake, shockwaves can not be reduced to a dramatic death toll. From absolute tragedy, a new city was born, giving way to a new time where Portuguese relied more on themselves than on the crown or the cross, granting us, much of the city, the lay country, the free will that we enjoy today. This is not just another album from us. It’s a musical and lyrical History document, a homage we pay to our legacy and to the amazing skills and resilience of our fellow Portuguese back then, of all mankind when brought down to the knees by the violent forces of Nature and Reason. Whatever is, is right… yet the earth shakes.”

1755 tracklisting:

“Em Nome Do Medo”
“1755”
“In Tremor Dei” (featuring Portuguese guest vocalist Paulo Bragança)
“Desastre”
“Abanão”
“Evento”
“1 De Novembro”
“Ruínas”
“Todos Os Santos”
“Lanterna Dos Afogados”

“Todos Os Santos” lyric video:

1755 is a dark adventure in medieval landscapes – emotionally, technically and completely earthshaking. The album is available for pre-order here.

Tour dates:

October
30 – Lisbon, Portugal – Lisboa Ao Vivo (Special album release show)
31 – Lisbon, Portugal – Lisboa Ao Vivo (Special album release show)

November
1 – Porto, Portugal – Hard Club (Special album release show)
3 – Santiago, Spain – Malatesta
4 – Bilbao, Spain – Santana 27
5 – Valencia, Spain – Rock City
6 – Barcelona, Spain – Salamandra
7 – Zaragoza, Spain – CC Delicias
8 – Madrid, Spain – Sala Caracol

Cradle Of Filth have announced a run of European tour dates, with Moonspell confirmed as special guests for the duration of the tour. The schedule is as follows:

January
18 – Roxy – Prague, Czech Republic
19 – Garage – Ostrava, Czech Republic
20 – MMC – Bratislava, Slovakia
21 – A38 – Budapest, Hungary
23 – Kwadrat – Kraków, Poland
24 – Progresja – Warsaw, Poland
25 – B90 – Gdansk, Poland
27 – Hellraiser – Leipzig, Germany
28 – C-Club – Berlin, Germany
29 – Grunspan – Hamburg, Germany
30 – Schlachthof – Bremen, Germany

February
1 – 013 – Tilburg, Netherlands
2 – Patronaat – Haarlem, Netherlands
3 – Hyde Park – Osnabruck, Germany
4 – Essigfabrik – Cologne, Germany
6 – Zeche – Bochum, Germany
7 – Batschkapp – Frankfurt Am Main, Germany
8 – Hirsch – Nuremberg, Germany
9 – Garage – Saarbrucken, Germany
10 – Z7 – Pratteln, Switzerland
12 – Live Club – Trezzo Sull’adda, Italy
13 – Zona Roveri – Bologna, Italy
14 – Le Fil – Saint Etienne, France
15 – Salamandra 1 – L’hospitalet De Llobregat, Spain
16 – Mon Live – Madrid, Spain
18 – CC John Lennon – Limoges, France
19 – La Machine Du Moulin Rouge – Paris, France
20 – Le Metaphone – Lille, France
21 – La Rondia – Besancon, France
23 – LKA Longhorn – Stuttgart, Germany
24 – MS Connexion Complex – Mannheim, Germany
25 – Conrad Sohms – Dornbirn, Austria
26 – Simm City – Vienna, Austria
27 – Backstage Werk – Munich, Germany

March
1 – Trix – Antwerp, Belgium
2 – Roxy – Flensburg, Germany
3 – Posten – Odense C, Denmark
4 – Vulkan Arena – Norway, MI
5 – Fryshuset Klubben – Stockholm, Sweden
7 – Nosturi – Helsinki, Finland
8 – Zal Oyhidaniya – St Petersburg, Russia
9 – Red – Moscow, Russia

 

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Decapitated’ band members charged with rape in Spokane County

October 13th, 2017
by Arto Lehtinen

All four members of the death metal band Decapitated have been formally charged with rape in Spokane County.

The four had already been charged with kidnapping in the first degree. The rape charges vary between the four, from second degree for Rafal Piotrowski and Waclaw Kieltika, to third degree for Mikola LLysejko and Hubert Wiecek.

Waclaw Kieltyka will appear in Superior Court Friday, according to his attorney.

The four men were arrested Sept. 9 in Santa Ana, California, on suspicion of first-degree kidnapping stemming from an Aug. 31 incident in downtown Spokane.

A woman told police that she had been raped by all four members of the band after she was invited onto their tour bus following one of their shows.

 

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L.A. Guns New Album “The Missing Peace” Released Today

October 13th, 2017
by Celtic Bob
L.A. Guns New Album “The Missing Peace” Today via Frontiers Music Srl
 
First Studio Album in 15 Years to Feature Tracii Guns & Phil Lewis 
The Missing Peace, will feel instantly familiar to the band’s fans.
-Billboard
 
The classic line-up lives to (gun)fight another day
 
It’s a ripper
-Team Rock
 
A strong reunion release for LA Guns’ two most iconic members, who prove from start to finish that they still have a musical chemistry and can deliver the goods.
-ZRockr
 
Their spirit presents us a perfect rock album with an invigorating sound in 2017.
-My Global Mind
 
Do whatever you need to do to get your hands on it. You won’t be disappointed.
-Hairband Heaven

Tracii Guns and Phil Lewis are back together as L.A. Guns with their first studio album in 15 years! “The Missing Peace” is available today via Frontiers Music Srl.

Buy or stream the album here: http://radi.al/MissingPeace

As the revival of the classic ’80s hard rock and heavy metal scene continues unabated here in the 21st century, one reunion has been at the top of the wishlists of many a fan for a long time: the songwriting combination of Tracii Guns and Philip Lewis under the L.A. Guns banner. What once seemed like a distant memory with no hope of returning has now come around and fans are about to be rewarded for keeping their fingers crossed and their hopes up.

For More Info Visit:
http://www.lagunsmusic.com
https://www.facebook.com/LAFknGuns/

https://www.instagram.com/laguns/
https://www.facebook.com/traciiguns/

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PANORAMA (feat. members of Unisonic, Pink Cream 69, Random Eyes, Gods Of Silence, Amoral) Signs With Rock Of Angels Records

October 13th, 2017
by Celtic Bob

Swiss/Finnish/American hard rock band, PANORAMA, have signed with European label ROAR! Rock Of Angels Records. PANORAMA’s debut album “Around The World“, includes 11 tracks and is produced, recorded, mixed and mastered by Dennis Ward(Unisonic, Pink Cream 69).

PANORAMA is:

Christian Palin – Vocals (Random Eyes, ex Adagio)
Dennis Ward – Bass (Unisonic, Pink Cream 69)
Sammy Lasagni – Guitars (Gods of Silence, ex Kirk, ex Godiva)
Ben Varon – Guitars (Amoral, ex Grease Helmet)
Philipp Eichenberger – Drums (Gods of Silence, ex Kirk)

In 2008 the Swiss guitarist, Sammy Lasagni (Gods of Silence, ex Kirk, ex Godiva), met the Uruguay born singer Christian Palin (Random Eyes, ex Adagio) for the first time when Godiva, supported the band Adagio – fronted by Christian. The chemistry between the two was immediately obvious so they decided that they would, at some point in time, try to make music together. The two kept in contact but the years plodded along until 2015when a certain long telephone call on a cold winter’s day changed everything. Right then and there they decided to get to work. They began writing songs and in record time 15new songs were born. They decided to work with Dennis Ward (Unisonic, Pink Cream 69) as a producer. The guys soon after met with Dennis and introduced their songs. Dennis was genuinely impressed. So impressed that he agreed to work with them and joined the band not only as producer, but as a bass player too. The guys completed their line-up with Finnish guitarist, Ben Varon (formerly of Amoral and Grease Helmet) and Swiss drummer Philipp Eichenberger (Gods of Silence, ex Kirk). Panorama was born!

Under the direction of Dennis Ward, who took over the whole production (produced, recorded, mixed and mastered), the band recorded their debut album “Around the World” partially at HOFA studios in Karlsdorf Germany and at The TrakShak, Dennis’ private studio. It was a long process but the album turned out fantastic. A Hard Rock production with a bit of Scandinavian influences and Christian has proven himself to be a world-class singer. Together with ROAR (Rock of Angles Records) Panorama found the perfect partner to release their album “Around the World” in early 2018. More to come…

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www.panorama-band.com

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Bigfoot’s Self-Titled Debut Out Today via Frontiers Music

October 13th, 2017
by Celtic Bob
Bigfoot’s Self-Titled Debut Out Today via Frontiers Music Srl

Commanding vocals, a twin guitar attack that meshes fierce staccato rhythms and lightning lead guitar lines, and a stomping beat all combine to grab your attention.  
-Classic Rock
“This long-awaited debut is overflowing with nutritious, meaty goodness that leaves a succulent aftertaste long after its consumption.”  
-Fireworks
“This is some of the most enjoyable rock you will hear all year. 10 out of 10” 
-Powerplay
Bigfoot delivers the goods, offering fans classic hard and heavy melodic rock, and proving that they aren’t some mere and occasional EP band. Welcome to the big leagues Bigfoot.
-Dangerdog Music Reviews
 
If you are looking for an album with a good hard rock sound and that 80’s groove then Bigfoot is not only the band for you but also the album for you.
-Shockwave Magazine

The day is finally here and Frontiers Music Srl is pleased to release the self-titled debut of one of their latest UK signings – Bigfoot.

Bigfoot is a hard rock band from Wigan who burst onto the scene in the spring of 2014. With a wide range of influences from The Eagles through to Pantera, the group boasts the powerful vocals of Antony Ellis, dual lead guitars from Sam Millar and Mick McCullagh, plus the thunderous rhythm section of bassist Matt Avery and drummer Tom Aspinall.

Buy or stream the album here: http://radi.al/Bigfoot

Watch the video for the track “The Fear” HERE.

This Bigfoot is no myth, but they are about to become legends.

For More Info Visit:
Website  bigfootband.co.uk
Facebook  facebook.com/bigfootukrock
Twitter  twitter.com/bigfootukrock
Instagram  instagram.com/bigfootuk
YouTube  youtube.com/user/bigfootukrock

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BLACK SABBATH “The End” DVD Out November 17, 2017

October 13th, 2017
by Celtic Bob

Almost five decades ago, the toll of a bell and rolling thunder marked the conception of an ear splittingly monolithic riff. In that moment, Black Sabbath and the sound of Heavy Metal were forged. The band embarked on what Ozzy describes as “the most incredible adventure you could think of”, a journey that would go on to define a genre.

• The End, to be released on November 17, 2017, captured the final destination of that adventure – an unforgettable farewell show at the Genting Arena in Black Sabbath’s hometown of Birmingham. Filmed February 4, 2017, The End captures the legendary line-up celebrating their storied career, marking the closure of a monumental chapter in rock history. Pre-orders are open now.

• With a hit packed set list including Iron Man, Paranoid, War Pigs and many more, the high production values, visual effects and pyrotechnics wowed fans, as the band delivered the most emotionally charged show of their lives. “Because it was Birmingham, it was a special night for us,” said Tony. “It was great to look out and know that all these people have come to see us. What a great feeling. There’s nothing like it”.

• All visual formats feature special bonus material of the band playing a selection of their favorite songs not played on tour. These intimate live sessions at Angelic Studios were recorded in the days after their final live performance, and mark the band’s final studio recordings. Geezer said, “It will never be ‘The End’ for me. I’ll always be a part of Sabbath, and Sabbath will always be a part of me”.

• Following last month’s world premiere of a companion documentary film in over 1,700 cinemas around the world, Eagle Vision will release the full live show of The End on November 17 on DVD+CD, Blu-ray+CD, double CD, triple 180gm vinyl and a limited deluxe collector’s edition. A limited number of exclusive merchandise bundles are also available at PledgeMusic.

• The End captures a once-in-a-career performance, an essential snapshot of musical history and a fitting farewell to true innovators and original heavy metal icons, Black Sabbath.

FORMATS
• DVD+CD and Blu-ray+CD
• DVD and Blu-ray Tracklisting
• 01. Black Sabbath
• 02. Fairies Wear Boots
• 03. Under The Sun / Every Day Comes And Goes
• 04. After Forever
• 05. Into The Void
• 06. Snowblind
• 07. Band Intros
• 08. War Pigs
• 09. Behind The Wall Of Sleep
• 10. Bassically / N.I.B.
• 11. Hand Of Doom
• 12. Supernaut / Sabbath Bloody Sabbath / Megalomania
• 13. Rat Salad / Drum Solo
• 14. Iron Man
• 15. Dirty Women
• 16. Children Of The Grave
• 17. Paranoid
• EXTRAS
• THE ANGELIC SESSIONS
• 01. The Wizard
• 02. Wicked World
• 03. Sweet Leaf
• 04. Tomorrow’s Dream
• 05. Changes

• CD Tracklisting
• THE ANGELIC SESSIONS
• 01. The Wizard
• 02. Wicked World
• 03. Sweet Leaf
• 04. Tomorrow’s Dream
• 05. Changes
• Double CD and Triple Vinyl tracklisting
• 01. Black Sabbath
• 02. Fairies Wear Boots
• 03. Under The Sun / Every Day Comes And Goes
• 04. After Forever
• 05. Into The Void
• 06. Snowblind
• 07. Band Intros
• 08. War Pigs
• 09. Behind The Wall Of Sleep
• 10. Bassically / N.I.B.
• 11. Hand Of Doom
• 12. Supernaut / Sabbath Bloody Sabbath / Megalomania
• 13. Rat Salad / Drum Solo
• 14. Iron Man
• 15. Dirty Women
• 16. Children Of The Grave
• 17. Paranoid

• The limited deluxe collector’s edition contains:
• The End on DVD and blu-ray
• The End on double CD
• The Angelic Sessions on CD (all housed in gatefold card sleeves)
• A 32-page perfect bound book on heavyweight stock
• A metal Winged Demon pin badge
• A replica The End tour laminate
• 3 Plectrums (all housed in a DVD-height two piece rigid mirror board box)

 

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