Geoff Tate has delved deep into his past, performing a set of early Queensrÿche material during his stop off in Belfast with band Operation: Mindcrime. Taking place at the Empire Music Hall on Wednesday night (20th February 2019), Tate’s show was a treat for long-time fans of the Seattle band.
Download Festival, the champion of rock events, is pleased to welcome WWE NXT UK to the hallowed grounds of Donington Park across 14-16 June 2019, as well as Seventeen further bands including super group Simple Creatures, The Wonder Years, and Dinosaur Pile-up.
Poison’s Rikki Rockett has said he’s “hopeful” that the band will return to Europe, and that they will record new music in 2020. The drummer made the comments while chatting to eonmusic and the Neil Jones Rock Show at Ultimate NAMM night in Anaheim, California, which took place on 26th January 2019.
Ramblin' Man Fair has revealed the acts taking to its 2019 'Rising' stage. Featuring emerging talent, the plethora of new acts join already announced headliners The Darkness, Black Stone Cherry and Foreigner for the festival which takes place at Mote Park, Maidstone from 19th - 21st July, 2019.
US Thrash legends Sacred Reich have announced a return to live action behind forthcoming album 'Awakening'. Due for release during Summer 2019, the release, which features returning drummer, former Machine Head man Dave McClain, will be followed by a Winter tour that will see the band back in the UK and Ireland.
Whitesnake has confirmed a May 10th release date for their upcoming studio album "Flesh & Blood" via Frontiers Music Srl. The album will be available on CD/LP/Digital formats. See below for full details of the various configurations available.
Alice Cooper is back in the UK this October, returning to the country that first embraced him, in the 50th year since the first Alice Cooper album release. Bringing with him an all-new show, the shock rocker will be joined on the dates my post punks The Stranglers, and Detroit garage rockers The MC50.
Mark Knopfler has announced a brace of Royal Albert Hall dates, as part of his world tour with his band in 2019. Going out on the road in support of new album 'Down The Road Wherever', the trek hits the U.K. and Ireland in May 2019.
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.