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SAXON Parts Ways With Longtime Manager

After over 16 years working together, British heavy metal legends SAXON and their manager Thomas Jensen have come to a wholly amicable, mutual agreement to part ways and explore new working avenues. SAXON's venerable frontman Biff Byford said: "We have had a great and successful period with Thomas and will miss him very much. We ...

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METAL CHURCH's 'XI' Lands On BILLBOARD Chart

"XI", the new album from hard rock veterans METAL CHURCH, debuted at No. 57 on The Billboard 200, having shifted 11,000 equivalent album units in the week ending March 31. The Billboard 200 chart ranks the most popular albums of the week based on multi-metric consumption, which includes traditional album sales, track equivalent albums (TEA) ...

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METAL CHURCH: Video Footage Of New York City Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of METAL CHURCH's March 28 performance at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill in New York City can be seen below. METAL CHURCH's new album, "XI", was released on March 25 via Rat Pak Records. Produced by guitarist Kurdt Vanderhoof and co-produced by Chris "The Wizard" Collier, the band's eleventh studio release ...

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MOTÖRHEAD Members To Join SAXON For LEMMY Tribute At Final Of Swedish Racing Series

British heavy metal legends SAXON will headline the Swedish racing series V8 Thunder Cars final, dubbed the "Lemmy 500", on September 24 in Ljungbyhed. The band's concert will include a musical tribute to iconic MOTÖRHEAD frontman Lemmy Kilmister, featuring a guest appearance by MOTÖRHEAD members Mikkey Dee (drums) and Phil Campbell (guitar). "It's going to ...

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METAL CHURCH: Official Lyric Video For 'Reset' Song

The official lyric video for "Reset", a brand new song from hard rock titans METAL CHURCH, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "XI", which will be released on March 25 via Rat Pak Records. Produced by Kurdt Vanderhoof and co-produced by Chris "The Wizard" Collier, the band's eleventh ...

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METAL CHURCH's KURDT VANDERHOOF Talks Return Of Singer MIKE HOWE, Illegal Music Downloading (Audio)

METAL CHURCH founding guitarist Kurdt Vanderhoof spoke to Metaleater's Tony Antunovich a few days ago about the band's much-anticipated new album, "XI", the return of vocalist Mike Howe, touring plans, illegal downloading and several other topics. You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. A couple of excerpts follow ...

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METAL CHURCH: Lyric Video For New Song 'Killing Your Time'

Hard rock titans METAL CHURCH will release their new album, "XI", on March 25 via Rat Pak Records. Produced by Kurdt Vanderhoof and co-produced by Chris "The Wizard" Collier, the band's eleventh studio release also marks the return of legendary vocalist and frontman Mike Howe. The official lyric video for the new METAL CHURCH song ...

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SAXON: Trailer For Nine-Album Vinyl Box Set 'Eagles And Dragons'

Demon Records has announced the release of an extraordinary SAXON box set containing vinyl LPs of the band's nine studio albums recorded between 1991 and 2009. "Eagles And Dragons" will be released on March 18. A trailer for "Eagles And Dragons" is available below. "Eagles And Dragons" features nine seminal NWOBHM albums which before today, ...

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SAXON To Release Nine-Album Vinyl Box Set 'Eagles And Dragons'

Demon Records has announced the release of an extraordinary SAXON box set containing vinyl LPs of the band's nine studio albums recorded between 1991 and 2009. "Eagles And Dragons" will be released on March 18. "Eagles And Dragons" features nine seminal NWOBHM albums which before today, were only released on vinyl in some regions including ...

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METAL CHURCH: 'XI' Album Cover Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

Hard rock titans METAL CHURCH will release their new album, "XI", on March 25 via Rat Pak Records. Produced by Kurdt Vanderhoof and co-produced by Chris "The Wizard" Collier, the band's eleventh studio release also marks the return of legendary vocalist and frontman Mike Howe. "XI" is available for pre-order in various exclusive bundles at ...

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OPETH's MIKAEL ÅKERFELDT Pays Tribute To LEMMY, DAVID BOWIE

Guitarist/vocalist Mikael Åkerfeldt of Swedish progressive metallers OPETH has posted the following message on the band's official Facebook page: "At the time of hearing the news of Ian 'Lemmy' Kilmister's [MOTÖRHEAD] passing on the early morning of the 28th of December, I felt a familiar feeling deep inside. That of losing someone really close. Someone ...

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METAL CHURCH To Release 'XI' Album In March

Hard rock titans METAL CHURCH return with their new album, "XI", slated for release on March 25 via Rat Pak Records. Produced by Kurdt Vanderhoof and co-produced by Chris "The Wizard" Collier, the band's eleventh studio release also marks the return of legendary vocalist and frontman Mike Howe. The reunion between Mike and METAL CHURCH ...

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THREAT SIGNAL Signs With AGONIA RECORDS

Agonia Records has announced the signing of Canadian melodic thrash metal powerhouse THREAT SIGNAL to a worldwide deal. The band has finished recording its long-awaited fourth studio album, "Disconnect", for an early 2016 release. Since their critically acclaimed debut offering "Under Reprisal" (2006), which won the Canadian Recording Of The Year Award at the Hamilton ...

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Video: MOTÖRHEAD's PHIL CAMPBELL Joins SAXON On Stage In Helsinki

MOTÖRHEAD guitarist Phil Campbell joined SAXON on stage on December 6 at Hartwall Areena in Helsinki, Finland to perform the SAXON classic "747 (Strangers In The Night)". Fan-filmed video footage of his appearance can be seen below. SAXON is currently touring Europe as the support act for MOTÖRHEAD. MOTÖRHEAD was forced to cancel three consecutive ...

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Video: GIRLSCHOOL Performs Live In Frankfurt

Fan-filmed video footage of GIRLSCHOOL's November 24 performance at Jahrhunderthalle in Frankfurt, Germany during the band's European tour as the support act for MOTÖRHEAD and SAXON can be seen below. GIRLSCHOOL's 13th studio album, "Guilty As Sin", was released on November 13 in North America via UDR Music in red colored vinyl, digital download and ...

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