Stone Free Festival has announced the first bands for its 2018 happening. Returning for a third year to the O2 arena in London, The Scorpions, Megadeth, Yes featuring ARW and Roger Hodgson head up the restored two day event, which takes place on 16th - 17th June 2018.
Europe guitarist John Norum joined Deep Purple on stage on Thursday night (23rd November 2017) at the O2 arena in London, for a run through the classic ‘Smoke On The Water’. Bolstering Deep Purple’s line-up to a two guitar band, Norum’s unannounced addition came on the final night of both bands’ joint UK run.
Germanic metallers Helloween delivered the set of their career on Tuesday night (14th November 2017) at the Brixton Academy in London. Mixing three separate eras with a spectacular live production, the newly-bolstered seven-piece created an event that exceeded all expectations.
The road to Ramblin' Man Fair has begun, with 'Copperhead Road' singer Steve Earl, the Lzzy Hale fronted Halestorm, southern rock merchants Blackberry Smoke, and progressive super group Sons Of Apollo the first acts to be announced for the 2018 event. Returning to Mote Park, Maidstone, this years' event takes place from 30th June - 1st July.
Three of the 90s' biggest rock bands are getting together for UK tour. Dubbed 'Britrock Must Be Destroyed', The Wildhearts, Reef and Terrorvision will take team up for a jaunt around the country in May 2018.
Vivian Campbell took top billing at the Northern Ireland Music Prize On Saturday night (11th November 2017), being named the ‘Oh Yeah Legend’. The Belfast-born guitarist was on hand to accept the gong at the event which was held at the city's Mandela Hall, as well as perform with his band Last In Line.
'Acoustic 70s' is a new three disc compilation bringing together some of the world’s best loved songs in their most primitive and raw form, performed by the artists themselves. Released on 24th November via Warner Music TV, we've got three sets to give away.
Primitive Race, the Los Angeles based musical collective have issued a statement on the passing of their band mate Chuck Mosley. Mosley, who fronted Faith No More between 1984 and 1988, passed away on 9th November 2017, from a suspected drug overdose.
Following the massively successful global tour in support of their sixteenth studio album 'The Book Of Souls', Iron Maiden will take to the road again in 2018. Kicking off in Estonia on 26th May, the 'Legacy Of The Beast' World Tour is also set to include a date at Belfast's SSE Arena on 2nd August.
Alice Cooper brought a theatrical spectacular to Dublin during a two night residency at Olympia Theatre on 8th and 9th November. Playing in support of recent album ‘Paranormal’, the celebrated performer thrilled, electrified, and shocked, with his action and hits-packed show.