Thursday, April 30, 2015

April 2015 reviews update

Apocalyptica - LIVE: Barts Pathology Museum, London by Andy Lye
Agnostic Front - The American Dream Died by Jackson May
Wino & Conny Ochs - Freedom Conspiracy by Andy Lye
Steve Hackett - Wolflight by Tom Cornell
Motor Sister - Ride by Andy Lye
Sweet & Lynch - Only To Rise by James Abel
Apocalyptica - Shadowmaker by Andy Lye
Bishop - Hate Wide Open by Ellis Davis
H.e.a.t. - Live In London by James Abel
Axel Rudi Pell - Magic Moments by Andy Lye
Nightwish - Endless Forms Most Beautiful by Tom Cornell
Michael Schenker - Spirit On A Mission by James Abel
Santa Cruz - Santa Cruz by Andy Lye
The Answer - LIVE: Islington Academy, London by Ellis Davis
Dan Patlansky - Dear Silence Thieves by Andy Lye
Dan Reed - LIVE: Bannerman's Bar, Edinburgh by Tom Cornell
Robben Ford - Into The Sun by James Abel
UFO - A Conspiracy of Stars by Andy Lye
Hässe Froberg - HFMC by Tom Cornell
U.D.O. - LIVE: Islington Academy, London by Andy Lye
FM - Heroes And Villains by Tom Cornell
Lordi - LIVE: Islington Academy, London by Andy Lye
Robin Trower - LIVE: Shepherd's Bush Empire, London by Andy Lye
Kenny Wayne Shepherd - LIVE: Shepherd's Bush Empire, London by James Abel

Tour Updates 30/4

Anvil
New dates: London (UK), Birmingham (UK), Glasgow (UK), Sheffield (UK)
Full itinerary

At The Gates
New dates: Metal Hammer Paradise Festival (DE)
Full itinerary

Black Label Society
New dates: Metal Hammer Paradise Festival (DE)
Full itinerary

Flotsam And Jetsam
New dates: Bologna (IT), Fort Defiance (US)
Moved dates: Patras (GR)
Full itinerary

Michael Schenker
New dates: Alcatraz Metal Festival (BE)
Full itinerary

W.A.S.P.
New dates: London (UK), Glasgow (UK), Dublin (IE), Belfast (UK), Alcatraz Metal Festival (BE), Wolverhampton (UK), Manchester (UK), Newcastle (UK), Nottingham (UK), Bristol (UK), Leeds (UK)
Full itinerary

Wolf
New dates: Alcatraz Metal Festival (BE)
Full itinerary

Festival Updates 30/4

The following line-up changes have been made to festivals in 2015:

Alcatraz Metal (BE)
Confirmed: W.A.S.P., Michael Schenker, Wolf
Full details

Brutal Assault (CZ)
Confirmed: Mayhem, (HED)p.e., Dødheimsgard
Full details

Raisesfest (FR)
Confirmed: The Quireboys, Bonafide, King of The North, Deadline
Full details

Summer Breeze (DE)
Confirmed: Thy Art Is Murder, Kyle Gass Band
Full details

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Festival Updates 28/4

The following line-up changes have been made to festivals in 2015:

Bloodstock (UK)
Confirmed: Ne Obliviscaris, Ol Drake, Silas, Pist, Triaxis, Burgerkill, Jasad
Cancelled: Jettblack, Hexis
Full details

Ozzfest Japan
Confirmed: Evanescence
Full details

Temples (UK)
Confirmed: War Wolf
Cancelled: Obliterations
Full details

The following line-up changes have been made to festivals in 2016:

Hammerfest (UK)
Confirmed: Exodus, Fleshgod Apocalypse, Lawnmower Deth, Ranger, Def-Con-One
Full details

Monday, April 27, 2015

Tour Updates 27/5

Anthrax
New dates: Loud Park Festival (JP)
Full itinerary

Arch Enemy
New dates: Loud Park Festival (JP)
Full itinerary

Joe Bonamassa
New dates: Brighton (UK)
Full itinerary

UFO
New dates: Holmfirth (UK)
Full itinerary

Whitesnake
New dates: Rogers (US), Saint Charles (US)
Full itinerary

Friday, April 24, 2015

EXCLUSIVE Apocalyptica interview

An exclusive interview with Apocalyptica founding member Eicca Toppinen, talking about their latest album Shadowmaker and new singer Franky Perez, is now online here.

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Tour Updates 23/4

Black Label Society
New dates: Würzburg (DE)
Full itinerary

Corrosion of Conformity
New dates: Barcelona (ES), Dublin (IE), Belfast (NE), Madrid (ES)
Full itinerary

Doro
New dates: London (UK), Norwich (UK), Buckley (UK)
Full itinerary

Saint Vitus
New dates: Gothenburg (SE), Oslo (NO), Bern (DE), Zagreb (HR), Bologna (IT), Budapest (HU), Prague (CZ), Warsaw (PL), Deventer (NL), Tallinn (ET), Belgrade (SB), Livorno (IT), Giavera del Montello (IT)
Full itinerary

Friday, April 17, 2015

Festival Updates 17/4

The following line-up changes have been made to festivals in 2015:

Brutal Assault (CZ)
Cancelled: Mastodon, Mushroomhead, Emmure
Full details

Download (UK)
Confirmed: Corrosion of Conformity, Suicidal Tendencies, Yellowcard, Funeral For A Friend, Lacuna Coil, Carcass, 36 Crazyfists, Blues Pills, Von Hertzen Brothers, Upon A Burning Body, Malefice, Krokodil, Three Days Grace, The Lounge Kittens, Antemasque, September Mourning, and 10 more
Full details

Kings of Black Metal (DE)
Confirmed: Thyrgrim
Cancelled: Vanhelga
Full details

In Flammen (DE)
Confirmed: Attic
Full details

ProgPower Europe (NL)
Confirmed: Soen
Full details

Raisemesfest (FR)
Confirmed: Freak Kitchen
Full details

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Tour Updates 16/4

Anvil
Moved dates: Barrie (CA)
Full itinerary

Black Label Society
New dates: Vagos Open-Air Festival (PT)
Full itinerary

Blaze Bayley
New dates: Arras (FR)
Full itinerary

Joanne Shaw Taylor
New dates: London (UK), Glasgow (UK), Liverpool (UK), York (UK), Southampton (UK), Milton Keynes (UK), Norwich (UK), Exeter (UK), St. Ives (UK), Hertford (UK), Kendal (UK), Clitheroe (UK), Sale (UK), Durham (UK), Frome (UK), Coventry (UK), Gloucester (UK), Newbury (UK), Shoreham (UK), Bromsgrove (UK), Lincoln (UK)
Full itinerary

Overkill
New dates: Tel Aviv (IS)
Full itinerary

Threshold
New dates: Rheine (DE)
Full itinerary

Whitesnake
New dates: Berlin (DE), Moscow (RU), Stockholm (SE), Milan (IT), Brussels (BE), Vienna (AT), Zagreb (HR), Sofia (BG), Helsinki (FI), Prague (CZ), Belgrade (SB), St. Petersburg (RU), Zurich (CH), Utrecht (NL), Skopje (MK), Elsingor (DK)
Full itinerary

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Festival Updates 14/4

The following line-up changes have been made to festivals in 2015:

CopenHell (DK)
Confirmed: Ensiferum
Cancelled: The Sword
Full details

Devilstone (LT)
Confirmed: Kataklysm, Maybeshewill, Suicidal Angels, Striker, Greenleaf, The Moth Gatherer, Dust Bolt, Förtress, Au-Dessus, Nrcssst, Tombstones, Phrenetix, No Real Pioneers, Hellhookah
Full details

Download (UK)
Cancelled: The Sword
Full details

Graspop (BE)
Confirmed: Kobra And The Lotus, Like A Storm
Cancelled: The Sword
Full details

Greenfield (CH)
Cancelled: The Sword
Full details

Nova Rock (AT)
Cancelled: The Sword
Full details

Party.San (DE)
Confirmed: Wehrmacht, Cowboy Bob, Trailer Trash
Full details

Tuska Open-Air (FI)
Cancelled: The Sword
Full details

With Full Force (DE)
Confirmed: Eskimo Callbay, Destrage
Full details

Thursday, April 09, 2015

Festival Updates 9/4

The following line-up changes have been made to festivals in 2015:

Bloodstock (UK)
Confirmed: Hang The Bastard, I Am I, Jettblack, Re-Animator, Fire Red Empress, Hexis, Dead Label
Full details

Maryland Deathfest (US)
Confirmed: Nekrofilth, Drawn And Quartered, Corrupt Leaders, Masacre
Cancelled: Inverloch, Entrails Massacre
Full details

Resurrection (ES)
Confirmed: Moonspell, Skindred, Suicide Silence, Danko Jones, The Exploited, Strung Out, Dark Funeral, Toundra, Decapitated, Defeater, Der Weg Einer Freiheit, Misanthrope, In Mute, Berri Txarrak, Deez Nuts, Dr. Living Dead!, Heart of A Coward
Full details

Tuska Open-Air (FI)
Confirmed: Abbath
Full details

Vagos Open-Air (PT)
Confirmed: Black Label Society, Midnight Priest, Ne Obliviscaris
Full details

Monday, April 06, 2015

Festival Updates 6/4

The following line-up changes have been made to festivals in 2015:

Eindhoven Metal Meeting (NL)
Confirmed: Nifelheim, Ahab, Solstice, Onslaught
Full details

Keep It True (DE)
Confirmed: Killer
Cancelled: Blaspheme
Full details

Lokerse Feesten (BE)
Confirmed: Rob Zombie, Black Label Society, Soulfly, Skindred
Full details

RockHarz (DE)
Confirmed: Serious Black
Full details

Temples (UK)
Confirmed: Ghold, Weak, Oblivionized, Venom Prison, Meth Drinker
Full details

With Full Force (DE)
Confirmed: Master, Burning Down Alaska
Full details

Tour Updates 6/4

Black Label Society
New dates: Lokerse Feesten (BE)
Full itinerary

Devin Townsend Project
New dates: Bournemouth (UK)
Full itinerary

Flotsam And Jetsam
New dates: Hamburg (DE), Frankfurt (DE), Ljubljana (SK), Igolstadt (DE)
Full itinerary

KISS
New dates: Melbourne (AU)
Full itinerary

Rob Zombie
New dates: Lokerse Feesten (BE)
Full itinerary