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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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MOTÖRHEAD: Dallas And Houston Shows Canceled

MOTÖRHEAD has been forced to cancel its Dallas and Houston appearances, originally scheduled for September 4 and September 5, due to continued health issues experienced by the band's frontman, Lemmy Kilmister. British metallers SAXON, who were slated to support MOTÖRHEAD, will still play in each city (please check local media for up-to-date venue information). According ...

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MOTÖRHEAD Cancels San Antonio Concert

MOTÖRHEAD has canceled its scheduled concert tonight (Wednesday, September 2) in San Antonio, Texas — one day after the band walked off stage three songs into its performance in Austin. A brand new message on the MOTÖRHEAD Facebook page reads: "As you might have heard, MOTÖRHEAD again had to abbreviate a performance due to [MOTÖRHEAD ...

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PRAYING MANTIS: New Song 'Tokyo' Available For Streaming

Frontiers Music Srl will release the tenth studio album from British rockers PRAYING MANTIS, titled "Legacy", on August 21. The "Legacy" song "Tokyo" can be streamed below. The early reactions to the new songs have been outstanding and there is a real buzz beginning to emerge that this could arguably be the best album that ...

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Video: SAXON Performs At U.K.'s RAMBLIN' MAN FAIR

Fan-filmed video footage of British heavy metal legends SAXON performing at the Ramblin' Man Fair on July 25 at Mote Park, Maidstone, Kent, United Kingdom can be seen below. As previously reported, SAXON has set "Battering Ram" as the title of its 21st studio album, tentatively due this fall via UDR Music. Speaking to the ...

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PRAYING MANTIS: New Song 'All I See' Available For Streaming

Frontiers Music Srl will release the tenth studio album from British rockers PRAYING MANTIS, titled "Legacy", on August 21. The "Legacy" song "All I See" can be streamed below. The early reactions to the new songs have been outstanding and there is a real buzz beginning to emerge that this could arguably be the best ...

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PRAYING MANTIS: 'Fight For Your Honour' Video Released

Frontiers Music Srl will release the tenth studio album from British rockers PRAYING MANTIS, titled "Legacy", on August 21. The official video for the "Legacy" song "Fight For Your Honour" can be seen below. The early reactions to the new songs have been outstanding and there is a real buzz beginning to emerge that this ...

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ARMORED SAINT Announces More U.S. Shows With SAXON

Los Angeles, California's ARMORED SAINT will join back up with the legendary SAXON for some additional shows in the U.S. this fall to continue touring in support of the band's highly acclaimed seventh studio album, "Win Hands Down". ARMORED SAINT will also perform one very special headlining date in the U.S. this year and it's ...

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DIAMOND HEAD To Begin Recording New Album In July

Planet Mosh conducted an interview with guitarist Brian Tatler of NWOBHM (New Wave Of British Heavy Metal) legends DIAMOND HEAD before the band's June 27 concert in Belfast. You can now listen to the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On DIAMOND HEAD's plans to record a new studio album: "We ...

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Sweden's BLACK TRIP To Release 'Shadowline' In August

Swedish hard rockers BLACK TRIP are back and they are on a mission! Their first all-killer-no-filler album "Goin' Under", released in 2014 (2013 in Scandinavia), was soaked in the true spirit of the NWOBHM and showed that great heavy metal music still can be made. With bands like IRON MAIDEN, SAXON, THIN LIZZY and '70s-era ...

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MOTÖRHEAD Announces U.S. Tour; Special Presale Available

Grammy Award-winning iconic rock band MOTÖRHEAD will embark on a U.S. tour this summer. These North American shows start in mid-August, with SAXON and ANTHRAX as special guests on select dates, before ending with the now-legendary Motörboat cruise between September 28 and October 2 from Miami, Florida to Nassau, Bahamas. A special BLABBERMOUTH.NET presale

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PRAYING MANTIS To Release 'Legacy' Album In August

Frontiers Music Srl will release the tenth studio album from British rockers PRAYING MANTIS, titled "Legacy", on August 21. The early reactions to the new songs have been outstanding and there is a real buzz beginning to emerge that this could arguably be the best album that MANTIS have ever made! Bold words to be ...

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Why Heavy Metal Fans Are Most Loyal

Spotify last month published data that found heavy metal has the most loyal fans across the world of any major genre by a wide margin. The music streaming service put together a series of charts and interactives showing the variety of musical genres online and how these genres vary around the world. Pop ...

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