Gig Review: HRH Metal Festival, Birmingham DAY TWO (18th February 2018)

After a full-on day of metal yesterday the mood at the beginning of day two was unsurprisingly a little sedate and I spotted a few people catching forty-winks in various dark corners of the main room before the bands started... but for every fragile-looking corner-lurker there was someone else valiantly attempting to make a start … Continue reading Gig Review: HRH Metal Festival, Birmingham DAY TWO (18th February 2018)

Review: Grave Digger – Healed by Metal

As a power metal fan, I could never go through life without eventually coming across Grave Digger, and strangely I did not come across them because of my power addiction. I actually discovered them four years ago when I moved to Scotland and was looking for music related to the wonderful lands and culture (well... … Continue reading Review: Grave Digger – Healed by Metal

Tuesday Video Roundup: Grave Digger, Third Ion, Area 11, Zornheym

As well as the four videos below, our "12 Songs of Xmas" kicks off today but you'll have to check back this evening to hear the first in that series! See if these will tide you over until then... Grave Digger - "Call For War" Less than two weeks after dropping the video for the title … Continue reading Tuesday Video Roundup: Grave Digger, Third Ion, Area 11, Zornheym

Tuesday Video Roundup: Grave Digger, Aaron Keylock, Beyond Recall, Yurodivy

Written hot on the heels of yesterday's post to make sure we get this one up on time, here is today's collection of tunes! Grave Digger - "Healed By Metal" The heavy metal legends are back with album number nineteen and will snap your neck while healing you with epic melodies and anthems! Grave Digger … Continue reading Tuesday Video Roundup: Grave Digger, Aaron Keylock, Beyond Recall, Yurodivy

Album news: Mötley Crüe, The Chronicles Of Israfel, SEASONS, Grave Digger

Some more album news for you on this fine Thursday.... Mötley Crüe On 4 November 2016, Eagle Rock Entertainment will release “The End - Live In Los Angeles” by Mötley Crüe on DVD, Blu-ray, DVD+2CD, DVD + 2LP, Deluxe Edition and Digital Video. This show captures the madness and the majesty of the final Mötley … Continue reading Album news: Mötley Crüe, The Chronicles Of Israfel, SEASONS, Grave Digger

Noise Records to relaunch with classic compilations

BMG purchased Noise’s holding company Sanctuary records from Universal Music in 2013, and will re-launch Noise Records in 2016. Noise's early releases - including the seminal 1984 Death Metal compilation - would lay the groundwork for future European metal mainstays such as Grave Digger, Hellhammer (who became Celtic Frost), Helloween, Kreator, Running Wild, and Tankard. These acts would … Continue reading Noise Records to relaunch with classic compilations