Members of Whitesnake, Megadeth, Dio and more gathered in Santa Ana, California on Friday night (26th January 2018) to pay tribute to one of the most influential guitarists of all time. Taking place at the Yost Theatre, Randy Rhoads Remembered paid tribute to the late Ozzy Osbourne player.
The annual winter NAMM Show in Anaheim, California has taken place, featuring a host of names from across the music world, from manufacturers to dealers to some of the most recognisable faces in music. Happening from 24th - 28th January 2018, the NAMM Show is the biggest music expo in the world.
Download Festival has added sixty-five acts to its 2018 line-up. Joining previously announced headliners Avenged Sevenfold, Guns 'N' Roses and Ozzy Osbourne are Korn front man Jonathan Davis making his first ever solo appearance at the festival, and veteran rockers Thunder, as well as a host of others. This years' edition takes place from 8th - 10th June 2018 at Donington Park, Leicestershire.
Def Leppard had announced a series of 'Hysteria' anniversary shows where they'll perform the record-breaking album in full. Taking in UK and Irish dates, including stops in both Belfast and Dublin, the trek will see the band joined by special guests Cheap Trick.
Bloodstock Festival has announced a further four bands for the 2018 bill. Joining headliners Judas Priest, Gojira and Nightwish are Venom Inc, Jasta & Friends, Orphaned Land, and Vola. Happening from 9th - 12th August, the event takes place at Catton Park, Derbyshire.