Steve Hackett has announced details of his latest album ‘The Night Siren’, which is due for release on 24th March 2017 through InsideOut Music. As implied in the title, ‘The Night Siren’ is described as 'a wake-up call'; the warning of a siren sounding in this era of strife and division.
New Jersey Latin Metal legends Ill Niño have lined up a series of UK dates in celebration of '15 Years Of Revolution'. The lauded act, who formed in 1998, will play six dates in March, starting with a stop off at Norwich's Waterfront venue.
West Country rockers Reef have been confirmed as one of the headliners for this years' Amplified festival. Taking place in Quarrydowns, Gloucestershire form 21 - 23 July, the event also is also set to feature Puddle Of Mudd, Diamond Head, The Amorettes and a host of other acts.
Reactivated metal merchants Metal Church have announced a UK and Irish tour - their first visit to these shores in a number of years. Set for June 2017, the five-piece will play five dates in England, Scotland and Ireland.
One of the UK's fastest growing festivals, Ramblin' Man Fair has added a third day to its impressive and still growing itinerary. Set to take place once again in Maidstone's Mote Park, from 28 - 30 July, this years' even will be headed up by Saxon, Extreme, and ZZ Top.
Following on from their first ever UK appearance in 2016 for a one-off show at London's Islington Academy, The Iron Maidens - The World's Number One All Female Iron Maiden Tribute Band - have announced a run of dates across the UK for October 2017.
Bloodstock Open Air festival has added Arch Enemy, Chelsea Grin and Oni to its 2017 line-up. The trio join previously announced headliners Megadeth and Amon Amarth, as well as a host of others, at the Midlands' metal fest which takes place at Catton Park, Derbyshire from 10 - 13 August.
NYC post-hardcore heroes Helmet have added three UK dates to their forthcoming European tour in support of new disc 'Dead To The World'. The band will play London, Manchester and Glasgow in March, as part of the short run.
Steve Hackett will kick off his latest 'Genesis Revisited' tour in Dublin, with a string of dates to follow across the UK. Billed as 'Genesis Revisited And Classic Hackett', the tour will commence at the Irish capital with a show in Vicar Street on 26th April.
Stone Free Festival, which returns to London's O2 Arena for the second year running, has added Blue Öyster Cult, Gun, Sweet, The Answer and more to its impressive 2017 bill. Taking place on 17th June, the event is being headed up by Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow.