Saxon have announced a ten Date U.K. tour in October and November with Fastway and Girlschool. The three band bill reaches Belfast with a show at The Limelight on 30th October, with a stop off at Dublin's Academy on 1st November.
Swedish marauders Sabaton have announced a series of dates with German metal legends Accept, in support of new album 'The Last Stand'. Provocatively dubbed 'The Last Tour', the European shows which include dates in Dublin and London, kick off in January 2017.
With less than 24 hours to go until an official announcement is made, speculation is mounting about a reported super-grouping of metal crossover group Rage Against The Machine with members of genre defining hip hop acts Public Enemy and Cypress Hill.
Bloodstock have announced a further slew of acts to bolster this year's already impressive festival line up. Joining the already announced headliners Twisted Sister, Slayer and Mastodon at the event which takes place in Catton Park, Derbyshire from 11 - 14 August 2016, Kill II This, Anti Clone and more will take to the stage, on the heaviest bill of the year.
Legendary pioneers of industrial-tinged extreme metal Fear Factory have announced they will be playing an intimate Bloodstock warm-up show at the Concorde 2, Brighton on 12th August. The performance will precede their highly anticipated appearance at the renowned Bloodstock Open Air Festival, on 13th August.
Steve Hackett has exclusively revealed more details about working under the shadow of his output with Genesis. Hackett was part of the talismanic group from 1970 to 1975, and recorded six albums with them including 1974’s lauded ‘The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway’.
With less than three weeks to go, Download Festival has added three more acts to its bulging roster, as well as unveiling the first ever festival beer in its very own 'Dogtooth'. Attractions at the Camp site village have also been revealed, with attendees set to be treated to Caravan of Lost Souls, Circus of Horrors and The Never-Ending Nightmare sideshows.
Gojira have debuted the video for 'Silvera', the second song to be released off their anticipated new LP 'Magma'. The Drew Cox directed music video shot in New York City, which is can be viewed below, follows lead single 'Stranded', which has already garnered 1.3 Million views on the band’s official YouTube channel.
Bloodstock Open Air have unveiled a number of sideshow attractions that will take place during the festival. As well as the search for 'Bloodstock's Strongest Man', the sword and armour of historical fighting team 'Battle Of The Nations UK' will entertain the crowd during the event which takes place in Catton Park, Derbyshire from 11 - 14 August 2016.
Alice Cooper has revealed that Aerosmith's Joe Perry was so impressed by the guitar playing abilities of Johnny Depp that he asked him for lessons. The revelation comes as Perry, who plays alongside Depp and Cooper in super group Hollywood Vampires prepares to descend on Europe, with a fistful of dates across the continent. The short tour comes ahead of Cooper's only U.K. appearance of 2016, at the Stone Free Festival in London.