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Steve lives and breathes music. When not writing for his own band he's on the hunt for fresh new music.
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When Steel Panther Do Christmas, The Result Is ‘The Stocking Song’

The holiday season is in full swing and it wouldn’t be complete with out a brand new festive song from Los Angeles based Glam-metal quartet, Steel Panther, with all the lyrical antics you have come to expect from the band.  A lyric video has also been released for the new song, ‘The Stocking Song‘, and… READ MORE

Chris Broderick and Shawn Drover Part Ways With Megadeth

Chris Broderick and Shawn Drover Part Ways With Megadeth

In a shock announcement guitarist Chris Broderick and drummer Shawn Drover have both announced their departure from thrash veterans, Megadeth.  Both musicians released statements about their decisions to leave the band.

 Chris Broderick said in a statement via his website and Facebook; ‘Due to artistic and musical differences, it is with great reluctance that I… READ MORE

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System Of A Down Announce ‘Wake Up The Souls’ Tour To Commemorate 100th Anniversary Of Armenian Genocide

System Of A Down has announced the ‘Wake Up The Souls‘ tour to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, which will start April 10, 2015 at Wembley Arena in London, UK, then travelling through Europe culminating in a free show in Yerevan’s Republic Square in Armenia. The band has released a new interactive… READ MORE

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Jeff Loomis Joins The Ranks Of Metal Icons Arch Enemy

Jeff Loomis (Sanctuary, Nevermore) has been announced as the new guitarist for death metal outfit, Arch Enemy.  After the recent departure of Nick Cordle, Arch Enemy announced the news in a statement via the Official Arch Enemy Facebook page. Loomis had the following to say on joining the band; ‘I’m very excited to be playing… READ MORE

Death Metal Titans Bloodbath Release Video For ‘Church of Vastitas’

Titanic metal supergroup Bloodbath have just released ‘Church Of Vastitas‘, which is the third track to be released from their upcoming album, ‘Grand Morbid Funeral‘.  A promotional video has also been released and can be viewed below. After the departure of vocalist Mikael Åkerfeldt (Opeth) in April 2012, and a period of silence from the… READ MORE

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Opeth Set To Celebrate 25th Anniversary By Performing ‘Ghost Reveries’ In Full At The London Palladium

Opeth are set to celebrate their 25th anniversary as a band next year by performing a special one off concert in London next year.  After performing ‘Blackwater Park‘ in full back in 2010 at the Royal Albert Hall in London, which is more traditionally known for holding the BBC Proms, Opeth plan to follow suit… READ MORE

Machine Head Now We Die

Machine Head Unveil Official Video For ‘Now We Die’

Machine Head released the first music video for ‘Now We Die‘, from their new album, ‘Bloodstone And Diamonds‘.  The new album was released earlier this month and has been garnering positive reviews from critics with The Guardian stating that the album is ‘Striking an exquisite balance between brute force, insistent melody and bold experimentation, this… READ MORE

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Alissa White-Gluz Discusses Being Part Of Arch Enemy And Females In Metal

Alissa White-Gluz was recently interviewed by Up On The Sun, as reported by Phoenix New Times, discussing what it was like joining Arch Enemy earlier this year, what preparations she made before jamming with the band the first time, and what White-Gluz thought was the most challenging thing about being a female in Metal. Various… READ MORE

Periphery Announce Juggernaut Double Album And Tour

Periphery have announced details of their new double album, ‘Juggernaut‘, which will consist of ‘Juggernaut: Alpha‘ and ‘Juggernaut: Omega‘ and is set to be released through Sumerian Records on January 27, 2015. Periphery drummer, Matt Halpern explained the concept behind the album, saying; ‘Given the nature and complexity of the ‘Juggernaut‘ story, we’ve actually done… READ MORE

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Machine Head’s New Album ‘Bloodstone And Diamonds’ Streaming In Full Now!

Machine Head‘s New Album ‘Bloodstone And Diamonds‘ Streaming In Full Now! After months of waiting Machine Head are giving their fans a chance to listen their new album ‘Bloodstone and Diamonds‘ in full.  The album is set for official release this Friday in Europe and next Monday, 10 November in the UK and US.  The… READ MORE

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