Seven crazily excited Tweets about #bookofsouls!

This Friday will see British heavy metal legends Iron Maiden release their sixteenth studio album, Book of Souls. And for the record; it is bloody awesome – hell, even our resident Steve thoroughly enjoyed it (check out the review here) despite his dressing down of the Speed of Light single! And here is what a small … Continue reading “Seven crazily excited Tweets about #bookofsouls!”

Slayer release Cast The First Stone stream

Veteran American thrash band Slayer have released the second song for streaming, this one titled Cast The First Stone. The song is the latest to be released from their forthcoming new album Repentless. The album can be heard currently on SoundCloud here and has been made available through Adult Swim Singles. Repentless will be released this … Continue reading “Slayer release Cast The First Stone stream”

Magnus Karlsson is back with Free Fall and Kingdom of Rock

Primal Fear guitarist Magnus Karlsson has returned to his side project Free Fall to release his solo project’s second album, Kingdom of Rock. The star studded list of guest performers includes TNT vocalist Tony Harnell, former Deep Purple and Rainbow singer Joe Lynn Turner and one-time Black Sabbath singer Tony Martin amongst others. Magnus Karlsson … Continue reading “Magnus Karlsson is back with Free Fall and Kingdom of Rock”

Impalers join Lich King for Spanish dates

Danish old-school thrashers Impaler will join label-mates Lich King as support for a string of Spanish tour dates. The tour is part of Lich King‘s first ever tour of Europe. Impaler commented on their official Facebook page; “We’re going to Spain! Together with none other than the mighty Lich King, who will be embarking on their … Continue reading “Impalers join Lich King for Spanish dates”

At The Gates release new video

Legendary Swedish melodic death metal band At The Gates release a promotional video for the The Book of Sand (The Abomination). The video was created by Costin Chioreanu who was responsible for the artwork of their most recent studio album At War With Reality. At The Gates lead guitarist Anders Björler commented; “The Book of Sand (The Abomination) … Continue reading “At The Gates release new video”

Pink Floyd’s inflatable pig, Algie, goes home

Algie, the large inflatable helium pink pig which was flown near Battersea Power Station for the cover of 1977 album Animals, has been returned to Pink Floyd‘s management. Herald Scotland‘s story claims Algie was mistakenly listed for auction by Air Artists’ owner Robin Harris. Robin Harris comment; “The auctioneers rather jumped the gun with the list I … Continue reading “Pink Floyd’s inflatable pig, Algie, goes home”