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Best of the Rest: Which British Metal Bands Follow “The Big 4?”

Posted by on November 11, 2019

Judas Priest vocalist Rob Halford recently discussed his one-time ambition to host a show of “The Big 4 of the UK,” which would have emulated The Big Four: Live from Sofia, Bulgaria involving Metallica, Megadeth, Anthrax, and Slayer in 2010. Halford said the UK’s big four would be Priest, Iron Maiden, Motorhead, and Black Sabbath.  […]

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Lineups revealed for Knotfest meets ForceFest

Posted by on September 5, 2019

  Theatrical metal pioneers Slipknot have announced the full lineups for the two day-event: Knotfest Meets ForceFest. Knotfest will take place on November 30th to the Parque Deportivo Oceania in Mexico City as ForceFest will take place on December 1st. Knotfest will feature headliners Slipknot joined by Godsmack, Evanescence, Bullet for My Valentine, 311, Papa […]

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Knotfest meets Forcefest initial lineup revealed

Posted by on July 30, 2019

In more Slipknot news, the lineup has been announced for this year’s Knotfest Meets Forcefest. The two festivals have collided for 2019, which will take part at the Parque Deportivo Oceania in Mexico City on November 30th and December 1st.   Check out the lineup (so far) below: KNOTFEST: November 30th  Slipknot Evanescence Behemoth Carcass Suicidal […]

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Jeff Podoshen’s Top 5 Concerts of 2018

Posted by on December 11, 2018

2018 was an intense year for metal on the road.  While the year started off terribly with Taake having their US tour cancelled because of terroristic threats made by Antifa, we were still able to take in some great shows this side of the Atlantic.  Here are my Top 5: 5)  Obituary w/ Pallbearer & Skeletonwitch […]

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Saxon drummer Nigel Glockler nearly lost his nose in dog attack

Posted by on October 29, 2018

Needing over 100 stitches to reattach what the dog took, Nigel Glockler of Saxon is lucky to have his nose back! The drummer shared his injury on Facebook, revealing a dog didn’t seem to take a liking to his face and attempted to bite his nose off. Read Glockler’s statement below: “I was at the […]

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Saxon premiere “Predator” Music Video

Posted by on September 20, 2018

Tomorrow (21st), Saxon will kick off the next leg of their Thunderbolt tour. To celebrate the upcoming trek, these British metal legends have released a music video for the song “Predator.” The track is taken from their latest effort Thunderbolt and features Amon Amarth’s Johan Hegg. Vocalist Biff Byford commented: “Great fun doing the new […]

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Saxon Fly in With Special Tour Edition of “Thunderbolt”

Posted by on August 22, 2018

British heavy metal legends Saxon, who released one of the top metal records of the year some months back, are set to release a refreshed version of the masterful “Thunderbolt” on September 7.  This new edition, labeled the “Special Tour Edition” gives fans some additional tracks. We first reviewed “Thunderbolt” at Metal Insider here this […]

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BMG to reissue three classic Saxon albums this month

Posted by on May 14, 2018

On May 25th, just in time for Memorial Day weekend, BMG will reissue three classic albums from the British heavy metal legends Saxon. Denim And Leather, Power & the Glory, and Crusader will be available on coloured splatter vinyl for the first time, which will also feature album lyrics, rare photos and memorabilia. CD copies […]

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Monsters Of Rock Cruise sets its sights on Jamaica for 2019

Posted by on April 19, 2018

If you’re a fan of ’80s and ’90s hair metal, you’ll be psyched to know that the 9th annual Monster Of Rock Cruise, has announced it’s lineup and dates –  February 24 – March 1, 2019. Departing out of Miami, Florida, this five-day/five-night cruise, dubbed “Band Overboard,” will embark on Royal Caribbean’s newly remodeled Mariner […]

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Saxon Flies into DC with the Black Star Riders on the Firepower Tour

Posted by on March 20, 2018

This past Sunday in the nation’s capital, England’s Saxon and LA’s Black Star Riders brought their classic sounding metal to the beautiful new Anthem music venue on Washington D.C.’s Southwest waterfront.  Both bands were opening for Judas Priest.  More on those guys here. Don Jamieson from VH1 Classic’s That Metal Show introduced the show that […]

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