Tag: Iron Maiden

Review: “Dragons of the Ages” by Grimgotts

Formed in 2015 with the concept of being a Harry Potter themed Symphonic Power Metal Band before switching their focus to the realm of fantasy, “Dragons of the Ages” is the sophomore album from Grimgotts. Hailing from West Sussex, the band feature the vocal talents of founder Andy Barton, Synths from Fabio Garau, guitars from

Review: “As Summer Dies” EP by Hartsbane

Mixed by Ofer Dvir at Dmusic Studios, “As Summer Dies” is the forthcoming debut EP from Hartsbane. A modern Metal band from Israel comprised of drummer Aviram Zeevy, bassist Alon Shulman, guitarist Amit Fortus and of course vocalist Levi Kerzhner, they have a touch of Iron Maiden, The Raven Age and even Trivium about them. That’s

Review: “Conspiracy” by The Raven Age

Comprising vocalist Matt James, axe wielding duo Tony Maue and George Harris and a rhythm section of sticksman Jai Patel and bassist Matt Cox, The Raven Age hail from Harlow in Essex. Following their debut full length “Darkness Will Rise” in 2017 and winning the ‘Best New Band 2017’ at the Planet Rock Awards, the band

Spotlight: New Machine Head Album?

Kerrang! Magazine are asking what 9 things we want from the upcoming new Slipknot album in a recently released article here which makes for interesting reading. Coupled with the news that Robb Flynn has announced Machine Head as being “working on new heaviness” this week, it kind of got us thinking… What would we hope

Review: “Dyatlov” by Jonestown

2014’s Metal to the Masses (South East) winners and a band that Metal Hammer said had released “The best Metal debut of 2016, by far!” in their release “Aokigahara” are Brighton’s Jonestown. They signed to SPV imprint label of the moment Long Branch Records for their new album “Dyatlov” which saw release on 16th November with

Bootleg: The Iron Maidens in New York!

The World’s only all female tribute to Iron Maiden from Los Angeles California, The Iron Maidens in New York? Filmed on 8th May 2018? We saw them in 2017 and can tell you they know how to put on a live show. The songs are played to perfection with style and grace. No backing tracks

Awards: Time to Vote with Kerrang!

Having been strangely absent from the awards season last year, the Kerrang! Magazine Awards are back this year with a bang and a very interesting list of sponsors. The winners will be revealed at Islington Assembly Hall in London on 21st June and you can cast your votes here but before you do, here’s a rundown of

Bootleg: Killswitch Engage at The Filmore!

July & August will see Killswitch Engage joining Iron Maiden for a European run as the Metalcore mainstays follow up their hugely successful run with Anthrax dubbed “KillThrax”  by supporting another legendary band. To get you warmed up for those shows, here’s a full set filmed at The Filmore in San Francisco CA on 23rd

Riff Police! Pull Over! #8: Gojira Vs Iron Maiden!

1984 saw the release of the pretty much timeless “Powerslave” album from Iron Maiden. “Aces High” and “2 Minutes to Midnight” may overshadow it slightly, but “Flash Of The Blade” is a classy song with a memorable riff. Certainly Avenged Sevenfold thought highly enough of it to cover it for Kerrang! Magazine’s Iron Maiden Tribute

NEWS: Killswitch Engage to support Iron Maiden in 2018!

      Following their successful run with Anthrax on the “KillThrax” Tour in the US, Killswitch Engage will provide main support for Iron Maiden on their 2018 Legacy Of The Beast Tour. There will be six UK arena shows in a bigger European Tour. Let’s hope their fare better than The Murderdolls. 07/31 Newcastle,