Ozzy Osbourne is to be honoured as 2018’s Golden God at The Metal Hammer Golden God Awards. Returning to the Indigo at The O2 in London, the event takes place on Monday, 11th June, and honours the most inspirational, important and groundbreaking artists in rock and metal.
Returning after a short absence in 2017, the Kerrang! Awards have just announced the nominations for this years' event. Taking place in London on 21st June 2018, Foo Fighters, Architects and Enter Shikari lead the pack, with three nominations each.
Iron Maiden have recreated the stage set to their current 'Legacy Of The Beast' tour in a new PvP arena to their same-named game. In a global first, the move represents an unparalleled level of integration in the mobile space, with the arena designed in tandem with Iron Maiden’s actual touring stage set. The announcement comes as Maiden kick off their thirty-eight date 2018 European tour.
Danish metallers Volbeat brought the riffs, rockabilly, and roof raising antics to Dublin’s Olympia theatre on Sunday night (28th May 2018), as they kicked off their European tour in Ireland. Following a show in Belfast on Saturday night where the band played to a packed Telegraph Building, the Danes arrived in the capital to a roaring reception.
Metal queen Doro Pesch has announced the second part of her upcoming European tour, which will include two U.K. dates, in Manchester and London. The tour sees the German singer celebrate her 35th live anniversary, plus upcoming double studio album 'Forever Warriors, Forever United'.
Following four intimate and acclaimed live shows debuting at London’s Dingwalls and The Half Moon in Putney, Nick Mason’s Saucerful Of Secrets will be touring their unique live show of early Pink Floyd across Europe, including six shows in the UK.
Fish has announced details of a full digital release of his solo catalogue, as well as live dates in support of forthcoming release 'Weltschmerz'. The news comes as the Scot prepares for an appearance at 2018's Ramblin' Man Fair Festival in Maidstone, where he'll perform Marillion's classic 1987 album 'Clutching At Straws' in full.
Guns N’ Roses have announced the release of an expanded version of 1987’s Appetite for Destruction, the band’s blockbuster debut album. The new edition includes in-progress demos and unreleased tracks. Appetite, which is still the best-selling debut album ever, is re-released as the band embarks on its third year of a reunion tour, after years of seeming like it was never going to happen. News of the reissue came after a billboard of the original album artwork was discovered in Camden, North London.
Mike & The Mechanics have announced their 2019 nationwide ‘Looking Back Over My Shoulder Tour’. An epic run of thirty-four UK concerts running from February to April, the stint includes a stop off at the prestigious Royal Albert Hall.
Dynamo Concerts is set to release a brace of live album taken from archive recordings from the legendary Dutch music festival. With a full series to follow, the first releases will be sets by Pantera and Soulfly.