FIST announce new line-up

20th April 2017

NWOBHM vererans FIST have released the following statement announcing the band’s new line-up: “Fist would like to wish departing members Glenn S Howes and Steve East all the best for their future projects. “The main reason [Read »]


New video from BONFIRE

15th February 2017

In anticipation of their new album, German Melodic Rockers BONFIRE have released a video-clip of ‘Locomotive Breath’. The new album will be called “Byte The Bullet” and will be released on the 24th of March. [Read »]


FIST vocalist/guitarist leaves band

14th February 2017

Glenn S. Howes has announced his departure from NWOBHM icons FIST, a departure he described as ‘amicable’. He does, however, assure fans that he’ll remain with Fist in order to allow the band to fulfil their [Read »]


Nightrage video ‘poisons’ the web

1st February 2017

Greek/Swedish band Nightrage are preparing to release their 6th album. Entitled “The Puritan”, the album will be released on the 31st of March through Despotz Records. Nightrage recently released a video of the song ‘The Venomous’ which [Read »]


Interview with THUNDERSTICK

12th January 2017 Chris Galea

For most Metal fans my age, drummer Barry Graham Purkis needs no introduction. For the the rest of you…well… Barry Purkis honed his craft both locally and abroad with Mal Ryder & The Primitives. On [Read »]


Mick Zane, Malice guitarist, dead at 57

24th December 2016

Mick Zane (real name Michael Landauer)  , co-founding guitarist of Malice, has passed away last night. He was diagnosed with a brain tumor around 2014 and had since undergone a number of operations. Earlier this year a fund-raising [Read »]

Live Reviews

UK Metal scene update

20th November 2016 Chris Galea

IT LIVES! Soldier, Spartan Warrior, Buffalo, Sacrilege, Quartz, Chariot, Troyen, Battleaxe, Tygers Of Pan Tang, Dealer, Praying Mantis, Grim Reaper, Snatch-Back, Salem, Demon, Saracen, The Deep, Mythra, Blitzkrieg, Paralex, Raven, Iron Maiden, Sparta, Chaser, Seventh [Read »]