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SAXON Releases Music Video For 'Dambusters'

British heavy metal legends SAXON have released the official music video for the song "Dambusters". The track is taken from the band's latest album, "Carpe Diem", which came out in February 2022 via Silver Lining Music. Said SAXON singer Biff Byford: "It has been a great year for SAXON this year! A...
December 26, 2022

EXODUS's STEVE 'ZETRO' SOUZA: My Voice Is 'Pretty Much An Imitation' Of BON SCOTT

As part of Jonathan Montenegro's "My 3 Questions To" series, EXODUS frontman Steve "Zetro" Souza was asked to name his top three metal singers of all time. He responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "I could go on forever; there's so many that I could say. But you have to give… For me, Bon S...
December 24, 2022

SAXON Announces March 2023 European Tour

British heavy metal legends SAXON have announced more tour dates in Europe for March 2023. Support on the trek will come from German metal titans RAGE (all shows except Luxembourg). The dates are as follows: March 08 - Luxembourg, Luxembourg - Den Atelier March 09 - Germany, Mannheim - Capitol March...
December 23, 2022

AMON AMARTH Shares Music Video For 'Oden Owns You All'

AMON AMARTH's music video for the song "Oden Owns You All" can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's twelfth studio album, "The Great Heathen Army", which was released in August via Metal Blade Records. The LP was recorded with acclaimed British producer Andy Sneap, who previously worked...
December 9, 2022

SAXON's BIFF BYFORD On 'Wheels Of Steel': 'We Had No Sense Of Destiny. But We Did Know We'd Written Some Classics'

The latest issue of Rock Candy magazine celebrates the making of SAXON's game-changing New Wave Of British Heavy Metal album "Wheels Of Steel" with a 10-page mega feature including new interviews with every band member involved in the creation of the album, together with the producer and engineer. T...
November 30, 2022

DOUG ALDRICH Explains Why He Only Has Brief Appearance In DIO Documentary 'Dreamers Never Die'

In a new interview with "The Neil Jones Rock Show" on TotalRock, guitarist Doug Aldrich, who was a member of DIO for a short period between 2002 and 2006, was asked if he has seen "Dio: Dreamers Never Die", the first-ever career-spanning documentary on the life and times of legendary metal icon Ronn...
November 20, 2022

LION'S SHARE Releases New Single And Video 'Run For Your Life'

Swedish heavy metal band LION'S SHARE has made a new song, "Run For Your Life", available on streaming services and digital service providers. LION'S SHARE guitarist Lars Chriss commented: "These heavy and doomy riffs are what's closest to my heart and what comes out most natural when I pick up a gu...
November 16, 2022


GRIM REAPER's founding guitarist Nick Bowcott took part in a special tribute concert to the band's late singer Steve Grimmett at this year's Keep It True Rising festival, which is being held from September 30 to October 2 in Würzburg, Germany. Joining Bowcott at the event were the surviving members...
October 2, 2022

AVANTASIA Releases New Single 'The Inmost Light' Featuring HELLOWEEN's MICHAEL KISKE

EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet's AVANTASIA project will release its ninth album, "A Paranormal Evening With The Moonflower Society", on October 21 via Nuclear Blast. The disc will be the follow-up to "Moonglow", which came out in 2019. The official video for the LP's latest single, "The Inmost Light",...
September 23, 2022

KURDT VANDERHOOF Says METAL CHURCH Has Found Replacement For MIKE HOWE; New Album To Arrive In 2023

METAL CHURCH guitarist Kurdt Vanderhoof has confirmed to Metal-Rules that the band has found a replacement for singer Mike Howe. Howe was found dead at his home in Eureka, California in July 2021. According to TMZ, Howe's official cause of death was determined to be asphyxia due to hanging. A spokes...
September 23, 2022

PATRIK JENSEN And WITCHERY Soldier Through Lineup Changes And Pandemic To Release 'Nightside'

By David E. Gehlke "I'm a bit tired at the moment," laughs veteran Swedish riff lord Patrik Jensen. Jensen just returned from Japan with AT THE GATES, where he was tapped at the last minute to replace Jonas Stålhammar, who recently got the ax from the long-running melodic death metal innovators. Whi...
September 22, 2022

SAXON Releases Music Video For 'Black Is The Night'

British heavy metal legends SAXON have released the official music video for the song "Black Is The Night". The clip was directed by Ted Lindén of Bullsize Production. The track is taken from the band's latest album, "Carpe Diem", which came out in February 2022 via Silver Lining Music. Produced by...
September 21, 2022

Rockers React To Death Of QUEEN ELIZABETH II

Members of BLACK SABBATH, SAXON, DEF LEPPARD, STRYPER and THE OFFSPRING are among the musicians who have reacted on social media to the the passing of Queen Elizabeth II, the longest reigning monarch in British history, who died today at 96 years old. "The Queen died peacefully at Balmoral this afte...
September 8, 2022

AMON AMARTH 'Tried To Go For A More Dark, More Brutal Sound' On 'The Great Heathen Army' Album

AMON AMARTH guitarist Johan Söderberg spoke to El Cuartel Del Metal about the band's recently released twelfth studio album, "The Great Heathen Army". The LP was recorded with acclaimed British producer Andy Sneap, who previously worked with the band on 2013's "Deceiver Of The Gods" and 2016's "Joms...
September 5, 2022

DIAMOND HEAD's BRIAN TATLER On Next Studio Album: 'We've Pretty Much Got The Material Ready To Go'

NWOBHM (New Wave Of British Heavy Metal) pioneers DIAMOND HEAD will enter the studio in the coming months to begin recording the follow-up to 2019's "The Coffin Train" album for a tentative 2023 release. In a new interview with TotalRock, guitarist Brian Tatler said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.N...
September 1, 2022