Download Festival has added another burst of artists to its 2019 lineup. Joining already announced headliners Def Leppard, Slipknot and Tool for the event which takes place from 14th - 16th June 2019, are Vivian Campbell's Last in Line, glam metal flag bearers Skid Row, the hotly tipped Fever 333, and a host of other.
A host of names from right across the spectrum of the rock world are set to come together for Ultimate NAMM night at the Hilton Anaheim, California. In a star studded spectacular celebrating the power of music, Steve Vai, Billy Sheehan, Charlie Benante, Phil X, Rikki Rocket, and more will join the cast for the event which takes place on Saturday January 26, 2019.
Rush's legendary 2003 album 'Rush in Rio' is receiving it's first ever LP release via Rhino, on 18th January. Recorded in 2002 to support the trio’s seventeenth studio album, Vapor Trails, the tour saw Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson and Neil Peart play to some of the biggest crowds of the band’s career.
Ramblin' Man Fair has announced Black Stone Cherry as its' Saturday headliner. They join already announced acts The Darkness (Friday headliner), and Foreigner who close the event on Sunday, for the festival which takes place at Mote Park, Maidstone from 19th - 21st July, 2019.
On the first anniversary of Dolores O'Riordan's passing, The Cranberries have announced details of their final album. The set - titled ‘In The End’ - is a celebration, one that stands as a powerful testimony to the life and creative work of Dolores and her brothers in music Noel Hogan, Mike Hogan and Fergal Lawler.
A new year is upon us, and that means new ways to rock out. The big festivals like Download and Rock am Ring are a good few months away, but luckily there are numerous huge acts touring in the meantime. Unfortunately, though, for some bands, it could be the last time they are ever seen on stage. So who are we getting hyped about for the year ahead?
Mansun have announced details of a super-deluxe reissue of their hugely ambitious second album, 'Six'.
Originally released in 1998 a little over a year after their No. 1 debut album, 'Six' arrived at the tail end of the Britpop era. A hugely ambitious record that charted in the Top 10, 'Six' spawned four Top 40 singles.
Bloodstock have added four more acts to its 2019 line-up. The latest additions will join the likes of Anthrax, Queensryche, and headliners The Scorpions and Sabaton at the festival which takes place at Catton Park, Derbyshire, from 8th - 11th August, 2019.
Following on from September's appearance at Electric Picnic, and their first Irish show in almost two decades, post grunge icons Garbage are set to return to Dublin, for a gig at Iveagh Gardens on 18th July 2019.
Recently departed Machine Head drummer Dave McClain has rejoined thrash metal titans Sacred Reich. The skinsman, who left the Bay Area metal giants in November after 23 years, last played with the Phoenix icons in 1995.