Black Star Riders have released a trailer for new album 'Heavy Fire'. Due for release in February 2017, the disc will be followed by an extensive U.K. and Irish run of dates.
Kiss have added four U.K. dates, plus additional continental shows to their 2017 European tour. The four-piece will play shows in Glasgow, Birmingham, Manchester and London during the trek which kicks off in May.
Glenn Hughes has announced a string of shows across the U.K. for January and February 2017. The dates follow on from a previously cancelled run which was due to have kicked off at the beginning of November in support of latest album 'Resonate'.
Anthrax are set to play their entire 'Among The Living' album with a series of European dates in 2017. Released in 1987, the landmark disc will be celebrating its 30th anniversary as the band mark the occasion with the special shows dubbed 'Among The Kings - An Evening With Anthrax'.
Aerosmith have confirmed that their forthcoming tour will be their last. The news comes as the band announce a slew of European dates for summer 2017 that includes a show at Dublin's 3Arena as well as a headlining appearance at this years' Download Festival.
Def Leppard have announced details of a new live DVD. Filmed in the USA earlier this year, 'And There Will Be A Next Time - Live From Detroit' will be released on 20th February 2017.
Fresh from a recent jaunt across the country with Amon Amarth and Testament, Swedish riff lords Grand Magus have announced a return to the U.K. and Ireland, with headlining dates set for March 2017.
The first seven acts for this years Bloodstock Open Air have been announced, with headliners Amon Amarth set to close the Midlands' metal festival on Friday night. Blind Guardian and Testament will also appearing during the weekend, which takes place at Catton Park, Derbyshire from 10 - 13 August.
Founded by the Vikings in the tenth century, Dublin was once again host to the Scandinavian marauders on Wednesday night (2nd November), as Amon Amarth laid waste to the city’s Vicar Street venue.
Saxon were joined on stage by guitarist 'Fast' Eddie Clark, at their show at Dublin's Academy on Tuesday night (2nd November). Clarke, whose band Fastway were opening for the legendary NWOBHM act, made his appearance for a celebratory run through Motörhead’s 'Ace Of Spades'.