JD & The Straight Shot rattled attendees at Cork City’s ‘Live At The Marquee’ on Wednesday night (29th June 2016), with a forty-five minute set of classic Americana country blues. The respected act were in the Rebel City as special guest to former Eagles linchpin Don Henley.
EXCLUSIVE: Mike Portnoy has opened up about replacing A.J. Pero in Twisted Sister, saying it is "a total honour" to be taking the late drummer’s place. The Winery Dogs drummer made the remark about the role in a brand new interview with eonmusic.
Twisted Sister have announced details of a new live release in honour of late drummer A.J. Pero. Due for release on 5th August 2016, 'Metal Meltdown Live At The Hard Rock Casino - A Concert To Honor AJ Pero' was recorded in Las Vegas in May earlier this year.
EXCLUSIVE: Saxon are working on a brand new song in tribute to Lemmy and Motörhead. Bandleader Biff Byford made the revelation whilst speaking to eonmusic on the red carpet at the Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards, which were held in London on 13th June.
Bad Company featuring original members Paul Rodgers, Mick Ralphs and Simon Kirke have added an Irish show to their Autumn 2016 'Swan Song' tour. The lauded British blues rock act will play Dublin's 3Arena on 14 October.
Amon Amarth’s Johan Hegg Talks About Upcoming Headline Tour With Testament And What Motörhead Meant To Him.
EXCLUSIVE: Amon Amarth’s Johan Hegg has spoken about the band’s upcoming European tour with Testament and Grand Magus, calling it a “killer tour”. Speaking exclusively to eonmusic at the Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards, which were held in London on 13th June, the singer also paid tribute to Lemmy, who was remembered at the event.
EXCLUSIVE: Motörhead drummer Mikkey Dee has opened up about the passing of band leader Ian ‘Lemmy’ Kilmister, in a brand new interview with eonmusic, saying that every beat he plays in future, will be in tribute to the late singer. Speaking on the red carpet at the Metal Hammer Golden Gods, Dee also revealed his disappointment at being unable to play with Thin Lizzy on their 40th anniversary tour.
Tesla are to celebrate their thirtieth anniversary with the release of a special live recording of their debut album. Due for release on 26th August 2016, 'Mechanical Resonance Live' sees the Sacramento outfit taking on their 1986 release in full.
Alien Ant Farm have confirmed details of their winter U.K. and Ireland tour. Playing their chart-topping hit album 'ANThology' in full, the band will be joined by special guests (hed) P.E. for the trek which includes dates in London, Dublin and Belfast.
Legendary rock band Kansas have announced details of their first new album in sixteen years. Due for release on 23rd September 2016, 'The Prelude Implicit' comes ahead of plans to celebrate the band's fortieth anniversary with a special 'Leftoverture' Tour.