Wyrd Ways Rock Show Special Edition

Since I am away from my computer until Thursday evening, this week’s Wyrd Ways Rock Show will be a subscribers-only special, entitled “Greatest Openers”.  The show will… erm… showcase some of the best album openers in Metal.  Expect to hear from Iron Maiden, Metallica, Megadeth, Slayer, Black Sabbath, Judas Priest, Turisas, Amon Amarth and many more.

It’ll be ready and waiting for you on Friday.

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Front man Rado introduces Anti-Mortem

Front man Rado introduces Anti-Mortem

Anti-Mortem

What the American hard rock and metal scene needs right now is an infusion of youth and some new blood coursing through its veins. Enter Oklahoma natives and saviours of southern-infused hard rock ANTI-MORTEM and their upcoming debut album, New Southern. Formed in 2008 and with over 300 shows already to their name, the combined average age of this Oklahoma quintet is just 21-years-old. ANTI-MORT…

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1349 Return

1349
Norway´s masters of blackened sonic evil, 1349, are finally back with a deadly vengeance. Four long years after the release of the masterpiece Demonoir, the band will return with a new full-length album this Autumn. This album will be released on Indie Recordings throughout the world, except for North America where Season of Mistwill be handling the album. Get ready for an absolutely MASSIVE…

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WARDRUNA NOMINATED FOR METAL HAMMER GOLDEN GODS

WARDRUNA NOMINATED FOR METAL HAMMER GOLDEN GODS

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Wardruna are nominated for Best Underground Band at this years Metal Hammer Golden Gods, which is taking place at the IndigO2 on 16th June!

Vote for Wardruna!
http://goldengods.metalhammer.co.uk/vote/best-role-model

Wardruna has previously enchanted people from all over the world with their two mesmerizing releases Gap Var Ginnunga and Yggrasil, they have performed stunning concerts on great…

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FROM THE VASTLAND NOMINATED FOR METAL HAMMER GOLDEN GODS

FROM THE VASTLAND NOMINATED FOR METAL HAMMER GOLDEN GODS

From The Vastlands
We all know that there is a lot of great music out there, in countries where people are not able to express themselves freely and live out their visions and lifestyles as they please. One of these examples is Sina with his one man band From The Vastland from Iran.

From The Vastland released the album ‘Kamarikan‘ on Indie Recordingsvia the “Freedom of Speech – Music Builds bridges” foundation…

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NEW VIDEO FROM PATRIA, ALBUM TEASER OUT NOW!

NEW VIDEO FROM PATRIA, ALBUM TEASER OUT NOW!

Hailing from Brazil, PATRIA is one of the most imminent Black Metal bands in South America today! They have 4 releases behind them, and will release Individualism via Indie Recordings on the 21st of April.

The album teaser for the coming Patria release Individualism is now on YouTube! Get a sneak peak of each of the 11 blasting tracks of the album to be released in less than two weeks!

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BABYMETAL TO MAKE UK DEBUT AT SONISPHERE

BABYMETAL TO MAKE UK DEBUT AT SONISPHERE

BabyMetal

One of the best things about being in 2014 is that when something happens which is truly unique, no matter where in the world it happens, everyone knows  about it.

The latest musical phenomenon to go viral is Japan’s BABYMETAL, and in a move that is really getting the usual suspects whining and moaning, Team Sonisphere snapped them up to join this year’s line up.

Since uploading latest single “G…

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Lacuna Coil - Broken Crown Halo

Lacuna Coil – Broken Crown Halo

Lacuna Coil Broken Crown Halo

Century Media

Review by Suzi H

Minions  Readers come closer and let Auntie Elfie tell you a story…….

Once upon a time there was a very angry young woman who liked to listen to Heavy Metal. One day, in her meanderings through music, her ears were assaulted by a glorious cacophony of sound led by a woman of tiny stature with a big voice. And lo, our heroine discovered Lacuna Coiland…

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Doom Over Birmingham

Windhand Poster

Heretic, Sirius and Re-Animator Promotions are proud to present a truly monumental slab of pure, unadulterated Doom and Sludge from across The Pond.  Relapse Records‘ critically-acclaimed Psychedelic Doomsters WINDHAND are joined by Blackened Sludge Titans INTER ARMA, both hailing from Richmond, Virginia, USA with sterling support provided by Birmingham’s finest Psych Doomsters, the mighty ALUNAH

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Twelve New Bands Added To Sonisphere 2014 Line-Up

Twelve New Bands Added To Sonisphere 2014 Line-Up

With just three months to go until the return of the mighty SONISPHERE festival to KNEBWORTH, a further twleve acts have been added to the star-packed line up.

After their late night trip down memory lane in 2010, million selling power trio Therapy? return to BOHEMIA, this time to perform their 1995 classic “Infernal Love”. Featuring chart topping hits such as “Stories”, “Loose” and “Diane”,…

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