Tag Archives: UFO

UFO tour will continue despite Paul Raymond’s death

Posted by on May 2, 2019

Tragedy struck on April 13th when UFO keyboardist/guitarist Paul Raymond died of a heart attack at the age of 73. Raymond’s death happened just one week after the group’s first leg of their Last Orders Tour in the UK as they had major touring plans this year to celebrate their 50th anniversary by embarking on […]

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Paul Raymond, UFO Keyboardist/Guitarist, Dies at 73

Posted by on April 14, 2019

Paul Raymond, keyboardist and guitarist for hard rock legends UFO, has died. The news broke on the musician’s passing on Saturday morning (13th) as Raymond died from a heart attack. He was 73. Raymond’s life partner Sandra announced his passing in a message on the Paul Raymond Project Facebook page, saying: “With a desperate and […]

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UFO announce final ‘Last Orders’ U.S. tour dates

Posted by on February 27, 2019

UFO have announced their final North American tour. That’s right, their final tour. As the group have been celebrating their 50th anniversary, Phil Mogg has kept his promise that it will be their last run as they are calling this trek ‘Last Orders.’ The band formed in London back in 1969 and fifty years later, […]

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UFO frontman Phil Mogg to retire after band’s 50th anniversary tour

Posted by on May 29, 2018

UFO frontman Phil Mogg has announced he will retire from the group after their 50th anniversary tour next year. Mogg has been with the legendary British hard rock outfit since the beginning, as well as being the only present member that performed on all 22 studio albums. The singer believes it’s been a long time […]

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Song premiere: Killer Bee take on Joystick Warriors, announce tour

Posted by on April 23, 2015

While Killer Bee have a career spanning more than 20 years, six CDs and tons of European tours, they’re flown under the radar in the United States except to the most ravenous fans of traditional heavy metal/hard rock. Today, they announced that they’ll be headed to America for a five-week tour starting next week. Touring […]

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Metal By Numbers 3/11: The charts lend a hand

Posted by on March 11, 2015

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. We’re pretty inclusive in this column. Sure it’s all about the metal, but we tend to even include bands with only the slightest ties to the genre. Case in point: this week’s top debut […]

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Video of full Metal Allegiance concert in Anaheim online

Posted by on January 27, 2015

We’ve been telling you about the all-star Metal Allegiance show since its inception on Motörhead’s Motörboat cruise last fall. The big night was last Wednesday, January 21 in Anaheim, CA at the House of Blues. If you weren’t there, now you can watch the entire show yourself on YouTube! The lineup of participating musicians and […]

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Win UFO’s ‘The Chrysalis Years (1973-1979 and 1980-1986)’ Box Sets!

Posted by on July 11, 2012

UFO have such a vast catalog that one box set wouldn’t do them justice. That’s why following the release of The Chrysalis Years: 1973-1979 compilation last year, the legendary British hard rock group released The Chrysalis Years (1980-1986) earlier this year. This 81-track box set collects together all six of the “post-Michael Schenker” albums UFO […]

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New & Noteworthy, May 22nd – Heading for the Dawn

Posted by on May 22, 2012

In the highly competitive music industry, even metal bands have to fight for increasing recognition with each new release. It’s very difficult for bands to see increases in sales numbers from one album to the next, as any reader of Metal by Numbers is aware. It’s gotten to the point where a band’s new album […]

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Exclusive: Don Jamieson Gives Preview Of ‘That Metal Show’ Season 10.

Posted by on March 29, 2012

This Saturday, March 31, That Metal Show kicks off its tenth season on VH1 Classic. Featuring appearances from members of Metallica, Iron Maiden, Disturbed, Motörhead, Pantera, Machine Head and many others, we thought it would be nice to have co-host Don Jamieson once again give us a preview of a few episodes. My sideburns and […]

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