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NWOBHM LEGENDS JAGUAR SEEK NEW VOCALIST

Calling all caterwaulers! NWOBHM legends Jaguar are on the hunt for a new singer and they’re appealing for any prospective vocalists to get in touch with the band following the departure of long-standing frontman Jamie Manton. “We took a new guy on recently but it didn’t work out, so we are back to...

ALGY WARD TO RELEASE NEW TANK ALBUM ‘STURMPANZER’ IN 2015

  What with the world and his wife going off to war at the moment, it couldn’t be more appropriate a time to discover that Tank, the trailblazing NWOBHM band formed by gravel-throated bassist and cider enthusiast Algy Ward in 1980, is roaring back into battle with a new album entitled...

JON LEON ANNOUNCES NEW WHITE WIZZARD LINEUP

Well, here’s tenacity for you. Jon Leon, the beleaguered bass player and sole constant member of White Wizzard since the retro-styled LA metal band was formed in 2007, has just announced the group’s latest lineup.   As usual, Jon Leon will be handling the low-end in White Wizzard MkVIII, and he’ll...

SLEEP SAID TO BE WORKING ON NEW ALBUM

Perhaps it’s not surprising that Sleep have taken a decade and a half to produce a follow-up to their last album, 1999’s Jerusalem; they were, after all, the band who coined the term ‘Marijuanaut’ (n. one who leaves Earth to cultivate ‘erb in space) on that very...

CHRISTMAS CHEER: UNCLE ACID MAINMAN K. STARRS RELEASES DELIGHTFUL XMAS DITTY

If you’re making plans to go and see Ozzy, Geezer, Tony and whoever isn’t Bill Ward on drums playing as “Black Sabbath” this winter, you’ll no doubt be aware that – provided you can resist the temptations of the smoking area or the off licence outside the venue –...

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