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  • THE DAMNED to headline 2017 CAMDEN ROCKS festival

    THE DAMNED, ORANGE GOBLIN and RUTS DC head the first raft of bands bound for next year’s CAMDEN ROCKS festival, which takes place on Saturday 3 June.   The full list of the first 40 acts to be confirmed can be seen in the poster below.   E...
  • LAST IN LINE and more added to STEELHOUSE festival bill

    LAST IN LINE, JARED JAMES NICHOLS and TEQUILA MOCKYNGBIRD are the last acts to be confirmed for next year’s STEELHOUSE festival, which takes place at Hafod y Dafal, outside Ebbw Vale on 29 and 30 July.     They join headliners SAXON and S...
  • Danish motorbillies GRUMPYNATORS to release second album in March

    Danish motorbillies GRUMPYNATORS are to release their second album, ‘City Of Sin’, via Target Records on 24 March.       It will be preceded by a single, ‘Take The Last Dance With Me’, on 3 February.   Volbeat guitarist R...
  • DANNY WORSNOP signs to EARACHE RECORDS for debut solo album release

    ASKING ALEXANDRIA/WE ARE HARLOT frontman DANNY WORSNOP has signed a worldwide deal with Earache Records for his upcoming debut solo album ‘The Long Road Home’, which is due for release on 17 February.     Worsnop comments: "Wi...
  • ORANGE GOBLIN frontman BEN WARD launches JustGiving campaign for laid off TEAM ROCK staff

    Orange Goblin frontman Ben Ward has launched a JustGiving campaign in the hope of raising £20,000 for the staff of Team Rock, publishers of Classic Rock and Metal Hammer. The campaign comes following the company’s liquidation and the announcement that ...
  • RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS cancel Irish shows due to illness

    RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS have been forced to cancel the last two dates of their European tour, which were due to take place in Dublin tomorrow (Tuesday) and Wednesday.     In a statement on both their Facebook page and official website, the ba...
  • IMMOLATION and VADER to co-headline Bristol Deathfest 2017

    IMMOLATION and VADER have been confirmed as the headliners for the first day of BRISTOL DEATHFEST.   Bristol Deathfest is a two day indoor festival held at The Bierkeller over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend of Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 April. ...
  • HRH add more acts to 2017 events

    The boys and girls at Hard Rock Hell HQ have been busy making lots of lovely pre-Christmas announcements around their various events next year.     First up is the confirmation that British blues rock legend Bernie Marsden, German hard rock...
  • STEVE HARRIS’ BRITISH LION added to STEELHOUSE 2017 bill

    Iron Maiden bassist STEVE HARRIS’ “side project”, BRITISH LION, are the latest addition to the bill for the 2017 STEELHOUSE festival, which takes place at Hafod-y-Dafal, just outside Ebbw Vale in south Wales, over the weekend of 29/30 July.   ...
  • RAVEN and DIAMOND HEAD to lead HRH NWOBHM 2017 bill

    RAVEN, DIAMOND HEAD and PRAYING MANTIS are among the acts who will be leading the charge at the second annual HRH NWOBHM fest, to be held at the O2 Academy in Sheffield on 2/3 December 2017.     With this year’s inaugural event still in f...
  • More Than 20 Additional Names Added to the Download Festival Line Up!

    Christmas has come early. We've just announced over 20 more names to the #DL2017 line up. But before we get to that, let's revel in the new name for our beloved Third Stage (*drumroll*) it's now The Avalanche Stage! Serving up the best riffs with a p...