Accept - Blind Rage

Accept – Blind Rage


Nuclear Blast

Buy the CD here and the MP3 here.

Review by Rick Ossian

As with many bands who did their thing in the early days of Metal and consequently ripped many of our collective heads off, Accept is a band that has had two lives.  Their second act, if you will, features the vocals of one Mark Tornilla (T.T.Quick).  Many of you will say that the first act was better, and that Udo…

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Since Ms Romance mentioned them…

…here’s a little taster of Witchburn:

Kaine Reject Record Deals

Kaine Reject Record Deals


Young British Metallers, Kaine, who have recently self-released their new album The Waystone (which is available at Bandcamp here), have posted this message online to fans explaining why the band has decided to reject offers from record labels:

Kaine has been negotiating with a number of established European record labels over the past month and despite having firm offers the band has decided to…

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Wyrd Ways Rock Show CCLXXXVII

Wyrd Ways Rock Show CCLXXXVII


It’s Wyrd Ways Rock Show time again. You know you love it! This week, we’re casting our minds back to Wacken. That means music from Five Finger Death Punch, Arch Enemy, Hell and the mighty Motörhead. You’ll also be hearing part three of the Led Zeppelin documentary, covering the first three albums to celebrate the release of the most recent upgrades to the Zep legacy.

What else can you expect?…

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Machine Head and Devil You Know Tour UK in December

Machine Head and Devil You Know Tour UK in December

Rob and Howard

Machine Head frontman, Robb Flynn comments: “We’re really excited to announce the UK dates for our first full headline tour since 2011!  We can’t fucking wait to play new music for all you HeadCases!  We have some great support bands lined up, including Howard Jones’ (ex-Killswitch Engage) new band Devil You Know and one of the best bands around that happen to be some of the greatest dudes to…

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Coal Chamber Return to the Fray

Coal Chamber Return to the Fray

Coal Chamber

In a move that is sure to divide opinion, Coal Chamber (yes, THAT Coal Chamber!) have announced that they are working on new material, set to be released on Napalm Records in 2015.  (I wonder if that sound I can hear is Suzi squeee-ing! – Ed)

How many times do you get a second chance at anything in life? We toured the world, it was insane and crowds came out in force and we had a blast! For…

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Evile Announced New Lead Guitar Player

Evile Announced New Lead Guitar Player


Evile have announced former Fallen Fate member Piers Donno-Fuller as their new guitarist, replacing Ol Drake, who left the Yorkshire band in 2013, leading to a period of inactivity for the New Wave Of British Thrash heroes.

The bandlaunched their search for a replacement in October and received hundreds of applications, but bass player Joel Graham told TeamRock Radio’s Metal Hammer Magazine Show

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Introduction to Ms. Romance

Introduction to Ms. Romance

Hello Everyone…

Romance Revenge

Romance Revenge

I wanted to take a moment to introduce myself as I have the honor of being the newest edition to the wyrd family. Some of you may know who I am, I assume most of you don’t, so let me introduce myself.

My name is Romance aka Romance Revenge. I Randomly became one of Joanna Angel’s tattooed Vixens at the beginning of this year, but had already spent the last 10…

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Huzzah! Steampunks to the Rescue!

Huzzah! Steampunks to the Rescue!


A brand-new event created from the ashes of Alt-Fest – by the fans, for the fans!

Many music fans and members of the Alternative community worldwide were left devastated by the recent announcement that Alt-Fest music festivalwas cancelled. Not wanting to see good friends and fellow musicians disappointed and left with wasted and expensive travel tickets, Dale Rowles of Steampunk rock band BB…

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Not Good Enough Alt-Fest II

Not Good Enough Alt-Fest II

WARNING – NAUGHTY WORDS AHEAD:  All opinions expressed are purely my own, and I am venting.

So finally, THREE DAYS late, Alt Fest FINALLY issue a statement.

Just to put this into context, when Sonisphere was cancelled, we knew the reasons ON THE DAY it was cancelled.

That reason seems to have been “not enough tickets sold”.  Apparently they would have “only” had to sell another 3000 tickets to…

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