Iron Maiden are to release a series of vinyl reissues in the run up to their 2017 world tour dates. The set, which will feature twelve albums starting with 1990's 'No Prayer For The Dying' and finishing with 2015's 'The Book Of Souls' follows on from a similar reissue series that saw their 1980s' output re-released in 2014.
Bloodstock organisers have added a further seven bands to the line-up, as well as unveiling details of the popular regional 'club nights' in the run up to the event. Taking place at Catton Park, Derbyshire from 10 - 13 August, this year's BOA features headliners Megadeth and Amon Amarth.
UFO have been added to the bill for this years' Ramblin' Man Fair festival. The celebrated veteran British band join Scorpion Child, Toseland, Stone Broken and Caitlin Koch, as the latest acts to be announced for the event which takes place at Mote Park, Maidstone, from 28 - 30 July.
Belfast’s gig goers were on the march once again on Tuesday night (21st March), as West Coast cult metal heroes Armored Saint returned to the city for only their second ever gig in the Northern Irish capital.
Michael Schenker will reunite with not one, but three of his former vocalists for a spectacular series of concerts billed as 'Michael Schenker Fest'. The dates, which will see the guitar legend joined by Gary Barden, Graham Bonnet and Robin McAuley, are set to take place across the UK in November.
Download Festival, the undisputed champion of rock and metal, has announced the grand return of WWE NXT Live to Donington Park. Taking place between 9th - 11th June, some of the hugest names in wrestling will be joining the biggest names in rock at the UK's premier metal fest.
Monster Truck careered into Dublin on Tuesday night (14th March), for their first ever club date in the capital. More used to the enormodomes of Ireland, thanks to high profile support slots with Slash Featuring Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators and fellow Canadians Nickelback, the show was a chance to get up close and personal with the retro rockers.
KXM, the hard rocking super-trio comprising Kings X's dUg Pinnick, former Dokken guitarist George Lynch and Korn drummer Ray Luzier have unveiled a new video for 'Noises In The Sky'. Taken from forthcoming studio album 'Scatterbrain', the set is due for for release on Friday 17th March .
Rock legend Alice Cooper has confirmed a second date at Dublin’s Olympia Theatre on Thursday 9th November 2017. The show follows Alice's previously announced date at the Olympia, which is set to take place on Wednesday 8th November.
Wednesday 13 has confirmed two Download Festival warm-up shows for Dublin and Belfast. The former Murderdolls front man will play the Dublin's Voodoo Lounge on 8th June, and Belfast's Limelight 2 a day later.