Blue Öyster Cult have confirmed their first ever Irish date. Appearing at Dublin's Academy on Thursday 28th July 2016, the show will see the band celebrating the 40th anniversary of the release of their seminal 'Agents Of Fortune' album, by performing it in full at the special show.
EXCLUSIVE: Bryan Ferry fronting Genesis: it might seem like an utterly ludicrous to suggestion, but a source very close to the band has revealed that the former Roxy Music man was in contention for the job following Phil Collins' departure in 1996.
Singer Songwriter Paul Simon has announced a tour in support of new album 'Stranger To Stranger'. As well as paying a string of dates across the U.K. and Europe, Simon will appear at Dublin's 3Arena on 21st November 2016.
Gojira and Amon Amarth have joined the line up this years' Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards, which takes place at London's Hammersmith Apollo on 13th June. The pair join the previously announced 'A Salute to Lemmy' featuring Saxon and remaining Motörhead members guitarist Phil Campbell and drummer Mikkey Dee in paying tribute to fallen band leader Ian 'Lemmy' Kilmister, who passed away in December 2015.
EXCLUSIVE: Steve Hackett has spoken about working with Ray Wilson, and revealed his feelings about some of Genesis’ post-Hackett work. The guitarist, who was a member of the influential progressive outfit from 1971 – 1977, made his comments while speaking in an exclusive interview with eonmusic.
Antipodean Metalcore heroes The Amity Affliction have announced details of their widely anticipated new album 'This Could Be Heartbreak'. The platinum-certified Australian band’s new LP will arrive on 12th August 2017, via Roadrunner Records.
Moody post-grunge heroes Saliva have announced the release date for new album 'Love, Lies & Therapy'. Set or 10th June 2017 via Universal Music Enterprises, the disc is set to feature a cover of Michael Jackson’s 'They Don’t Care About Us'.
Former Slipknot drummer Joey Jordison's new band, Vimic have unveiled a brand new video for new song, 'She Sees Everything'. Taken from their forthcoming debut album, 'Open Your Omen', the disc is set for release via Roadrunner Records later this year.
Kerrang! are excited to announce that metalcore/pop-punk titans A Day To Remember will be playing live at the Kerrang! Awards 2016, which takes place on June 9 at London’s Troxy. An exclusive U.K appearance, they'll be joining previously announced British metal heroes Asking Alexandria at the bash.
With their eagerly anticipated eleventh album ‘Foreverland’ due for release 2nd September, The Divine Comedy have announced 18 U.K. & Irish dates as part of a full European tour. The band, led by the multi-talented Neil Hannon will hit stages all across the U.K this October, with further dates including a stop off at Dublin's Bord Gáis Energy Theatre in early 2017.