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SAXON Begins Writing New Material

British heavy metal legends SAXON have commenced the songwriting process for the follow-up to 2013's "Sacrifice", tentatively due next year. "We're on a bit of a break [from composing new material] at the moment," SAXON vocalist Biff Byford revealed during an interview with the "Rockposer's Roulette" radio show (hear audio below). "I did this SCINTILLA ...

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Maximum Overload - DRAGONFORCE

DRAGONFORCE is a band you either appreciate or you don't. It's a fact. Normally a band bearing such insane talent would rule the world, though no one will ever deny DRAGONFORCE is lacking a substantial audience. They're one of the fastest, most precise bands out there, but they have their share of haters as supporters ...

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DORO PESCH Speaks To TV ROCK LIVE In Paris (Video)

TV Rock Live conducted an interview with German metal queen Doro Pesch on May 21 at Le Trabendo in Paris, France. You can now watch the chat below. In honor of her 30th anniverary as a performing artist, Pesch celebrated with fans from all over the world with two separate-yet-unique shows on May 2 and ...

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QUARTZ: New Album And Compilation In The Works

Birmingham heavy metal band QUARTZ is writing material for a new album, tentatively due in 2015. In addition, the group is putting the finishing touches on a compilation featuring previously unreleased studio material from the '80s, to be released later this year via Skol Records. QUARTZ came out of the British hard rock hotbed of ...

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DORO Interviewed By Spain's 'Metalovision' (Video)

"Metalovision" conducted an interview with German metal queen Doro Pesch on May 25 in Barcelona, Spain. You can now watch the chat below. In honor of her 30th anniverary as a performing artist, Pesch celebrated with fans from all over the world with two separate-yet-unique shows on May 2 and May 3 at CCD Stadthalle ...

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DORO Joined By SAXON, KROKUS, LORDI, BLIND GUARDIAN, SODOM, Ex-ACCEPT, Ex-IRON MAIDEN Members At 30th-Anniversary Concerts (Video)

In honor of her 30th anniverary as a performing artist, German metal queen Doro Pesch celebrated with fans from all over the world with two separate-yet-unique shows on May 2 and May 3 at CCD Stadthalle in her hometown of Düsseldorf. She said: "We came up with something very special for our 30th stage anniversary, ...

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ROB HALFORD, COREY TAYLOR, SCOTT IAN, VINNY APPICE, HALESTORM Talk DIO At 'This Is Your Life' Listening Party (Video)

Rob Halford (JUDAS PRIEST), Scott Ian (ANTHRAX), Corey Taylor (SLIPKNOT, STONE SOUR), Tim "Ripper" Owens (JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN), Vinny Appice (HEAVEN & HELL, DIO, BLACK SABBATH, LAST IN LINE) and members of HALESTORM are among the musicians who ere interviewed at the March 17 exclusive VIP listening party for the Ronnie James ...

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Triumph and Power - GRAND MAGUS

Swedish trad metallers GRAND MAGUS have enjoyed a respectable global following as a subtler Scandinavian answer to MANOWAR. As would be expected by their seventh album, "Triumph and Power", there's no letting up with these guys. Consider this one 2014's best album to read the latest issue of "Red Sonja" by. The first three songs, ...

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