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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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Battering Ram - SAXON

English metal-lords SAXON continue to show no signs of quit with their 21st (wowzers) album, "Battering Ram". Enjoying a prolific run under the same veteran lineup (with Nigel Glockler returning to the kit a decade ago), Biff Byford, Paul Quinn and the SAXON troupe give zero ounce of slack on "Battering Ram", which is pretty ...

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Singer MIKE HOWE Explains His Return To METAL CHURCH (Video)

The first part of an Electronic Press Kit (EPK) for the forthcoming METAL CHURCH album — featuring the band's returning vocalist Mike Howe — is available below. Howe, who fronted METAL CHURCH from 1988 until 1994, officially rejoined the band in April. In the summer of 2014, METAL CHURCH suddenly found themselves in need of ...

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SCORPIONS: Intimate Berlin Show Canceled Due To 'Technical Problems'

Veteran German hard rockers SCORPIONS have canceled their previously announced November 3 club show in Berlin due to "technical problems." The concert was slated to be attended by 250 fans who participated in a competition to win these rare tickets. A statement on SCORPIONS' Facebook page reads: "After their massive sold-out arena tour in North ...

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SAXON: 'Battering Ram' Electronic Press Kit Available

An Electronic Press Kit (EPK) for "Battering Ram", the 21st studio album from British heavy metal legends SAXON, is available below. The CD will be released on October 30 in North America via UDR Music. On "Battering Ram" — with Biff Byford singing as well as he ever has, Paul Quinn and Doug Scarratt making ...

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SAXON: Lyric Video For New Song 'Queen Of Hearts'

The lyric video for the song "Queen Of Hearts" from British heavy metal legends SAXON can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's 21st studio album, "Battering Ram", which will be released on October 16 in North America via UDR Music. On "Battering Ram" — with Biff Byford singing as well as ...

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ARMORED SAINT: Official 'Bootleg' Footage Of Las Vegas Concert

Official "bootleg" footage of ARMORED SAINT's July 11 performance at Count's Vamp'd in Las Vegas, Nevada can be seen below. ARMORED SAINT is currently on the road in North America with metal legends SAXON. The tour continues tonight in Washington D.C. Bassist Joey Vera offered up a comment about the tour: "We're stoked to be ...

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