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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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Video: ARMORED SAINT Performs In New York City

Fan-filmed video footage of ARMORED SAINT's May 12 performance at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill can be seen below. ARMORED SAINT will release its seventh studio album on June 2 in North America via Metal Blade. Titled "Win Hands Down", the CD was produced by bassist Joey Vera and mixed by Jay Ruston (ANTHRAX, ...

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METAL CHURCH Rejoined By Singer MIKE HOWE

Singer Mike Howe, who fronted METAL CHURCH from 1988 until 1994, has officially rejoined the band. In the summer of 2014, METAL CHURCH suddenly found themselves in need of a new singer. As fate would have it, guitarist Kurdt Vanderhoof was already in talks with Mike for another project that he was working on with ...

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BLIND GUARDIAN: Fan-Filmed Footage Of Strasbourg Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of BLIND GUARDIAN's April 15 performance at La Laiterie in Strasbourg, France can be seen below. BLIND GUARDIAN's tenth studio album, "Beyond The Red Mirror", was released in North America on February 3 via Nuclear Blast. Four and a half years in the making, the follow-up to 2010's "At The Edge Of ...

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ARMORED SAINT: New Song 'Mess' Available For Streaming

Los Angeles, California metallers ARMORED SAINT will release their seventh studio album on June 2 in North America via Metal Blade. Titled "Win Hands Down", the CD was produced by bassist Joey Vera and mixed by Jay Ruston (ANTHRAX, STEEL PANTHER, STONE SOUR). The song "Mess" from "Win Hands Down" can be streamed using the ...

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BLIND GUARDIAN: Video Footage Of Antwerp Performance

Fan-filmed video footage of BLIND GUARDIAN's April 11 performance at Trix in Antwerp, Belgium can be seen below. BLIND GUARDIAN's tenth studio album, "Beyond The Red Mirror", was released in North America on February 3 via Nuclear Blast. Four and a half years in the making, the follow-up to 2010's "At The Edge Of Time" ...

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SEVEN WITCHES Putting Finishing Touches On New Album

SEVEN WITCHES is putting the finishing touches on the follow-up to 2013's "Rebirth", tentatively titled "The Way Of The Wicked". The new CD is being mixed by Joey Vera (FATES WARNING, ARMORED SAINT, MOTOR SISTER) and will be distributed by ILS/Caroline in the U.S. SEVEN WITCHES leader Jack Frost says: "I pushed myself harder than ...

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