The latest batch of Iron Maiden CD remasters has been given a release date. Coming on the heels of batch 1, which appeared in November 2018, 'Powerslave', 'Somewhere in Time', 'Seventh Son of a Seventh Son', and 'No Prayer For The Dying' will be released on 22nd March 2019.
The annual winter NAMM Show has taken place in Anaheim, California. The yearly showcase for the music industry; from manufacturers to dealers to endorsees and performers, the 2019 event took place from 23rd – 27th January 2019.
Queensrÿche have announced European Festival dates, along with a few club shows in support of their upcoming album 'The Verdict', which is due for release on 1st March 2019. Special guests on the Seattle band's headline run will be Firewind and Mirrorplain.
Following its massive anniversary celebration of retro revival in 2018, Rewind Festival is set to return. Celebrating music icons of the 80s and beyond, Bryan Ferry, Foreigner, Michael Bolton, The Four Tops, Thin Lizzy, and Gloria Gaynor are confirmed to be headlining the festival which takes place over three weekends in August 2019.
Guitar maker Gibson launched its comeback in Anaheim, California on Thursday night (24th January 2019), with a star studded bash that pulled out all the stops to mark the iconic brand's return. Billed as 'NAMM Jam' and taking place during the industry's yearly get together, the event was headed up by ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons.
Download Festival has added another burst of artists to its 2019 lineup. Joining already announced headliners Def Leppard, Slipknot and Tool for the event which takes place from 14th - 16th June 2019, are Vivian Campbell's Last in Line, glam metal flag bearers Skid Row, the hotly tipped Fever 333, and a host of other.
A host of names from right across the spectrum of the rock world are set to come together for Ultimate NAMM night at the Hilton Anaheim, California. In a star studded spectacular celebrating the power of music, Steve Vai, Billy Sheehan, Charlie Benante, Phil X, Rikki Rocket, and more will join the cast for the event which takes place on Saturday January 26, 2019.
Rush's legendary 2003 album 'Rush in Rio' is receiving it's first ever LP release via Rhino, on 18th January. Recorded in 2002 to support the trio’s seventeenth studio album, Vapor Trails, the tour saw Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson and Neil Peart play to some of the biggest crowds of the band’s career.
Ramblin' Man Fair has announced Black Stone Cherry as its' Saturday headliner. They join already announced acts The Darkness (Friday headliner), and Foreigner who close the event on Sunday, for the festival which takes place at Mote Park, Maidstone from 19th - 21st July, 2019.
On the first anniversary of Dolores O'Riordan's passing, The Cranberries have announced details of their final album. The set - titled ‘In The End’ - is a celebration, one that stands as a powerful testimony to the life and creative work of Dolores and her brothers in music Noel Hogan, Mike Hogan and Fergal Lawler.