Joe Elliott’s Down ‘N’ Outz – David Bowie Tribute “Goodnight Mr. Jones”

The track is taken from the bands last studio album “This Is How We Roll” – released in October 2019. In addition to Def Leppard frontman and 2019 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductee Joe Elliott, the band features  The Quireboys’ Paul Guerin (Guitar), Guy Griffin (Guitar) and Keith Weir (keyboards), plus Share Ross (Bass, Vixen) and Phil Martini (drums, Wayward Sons), takes a different approach on This Is How We Roll to their previous album. This new album only features one cover version (The Tubes “White Punks On Dope) – alongside eleven original Joe Elliott penned tracks. The Down… Continue reading

KISSIN’ DYNAMITE – sign with Napalm!

Napalm Records is proud to announce the signing of one of Germany’s standout rock acts, KISSIN’ DYNAMITE! Founded in 2007 as a school band, the Swabian powerhouse acclaimed their status as one of the best live acts out there at more than 600 shows around the world, while sharing the stage with acts such as Powerwolf, Steel Panther and U.D.O. With six studio albums and various chart entries (#7 on the German album charts with Ecstasy [2018]), the band established their trademark style – characterized by modern sounds, massive anthems and catchy hooks, paired with an 80s stadium rock attitude… Continue reading

CONAN – new live album

Heavily distorted and down-tuned sounds turn the legendary fields of the German Freak Valley Festival into madness. The undisputed masters of fantastical otherworldly sludgy doom, CONAN, will cast a spell on the listener and propel them straight into the crowd, captured in dust. Three years after the release of the ferocious caveman battle doom masterpiece Existential Void Guardian, CONAN waves the flag of Pain again and releases Live At Freak Valley on March 12, 2021 via Napalm Records. After their 2013 live album, recorded at Roadburn festival, and the self-released Live At Bannermans, their third live album could not be recorded at a better place than Freak… Continue reading

Trial (swe) – Sisters of the Moon

On January 29th, Trial (swe) will release a new 2-track EP, Sisters of the Moon, via Metal Blade Records. For a preview of Sisters of the Moon, a video teaser can be viewed at: – where the EP can also be pre-ordered. The members of Trial (swe) joined forces in 2007 in Sweden, laying their previous musical endeavors to rest to create something together. Doomed by the restlessness of youth, many songs were written during their humble beginnings, but few withstood the test of time. For two years, Trial (swe) rehearsed, wrote and fought their way through hard times… Continue reading

Ken Hensley – final album out March

The late Ken Hensley had completed work on his new album My Book Of Answers shortly before his untimely death on 4th November 2020. My Book Of Answers is to be released on 5th March 2021 as a CD/DVD and Vinyl Album through Cherry Red Records. You can pre-order the album here: For half a century Ken Hensley was a major influence in the rock world. An original member of Uriah Heep, Hensley was keyboard player, guitarist, vocalist and principal song writer with Uriah Heep for ten years. His subsequent solo career saw Hensley work with leading artists across the globe and he… Continue reading

Joanna Connor – “I Feel So Good”

Chicago-based slide guitar virtuoso and singer-songwriter, Joanna Connor, who is best known as one of the reigning Queens of blue rock guitar, releases her 14th album 4801 South Indiana Avenue on Joe Bonamassa’s new independent blues record label Keeping The Blues Alive on February 26, 2021. The album is available to pre-order . Today she also shares the upbeat first single “I Feel So Good” along with the companion music video. The new album, the follow up to her critically acclaimed studio album Rise, was produced by Joe Bonamassa and Josh Smith at Ocean Way Recording Studios in Nashville, Tennessee.… Continue reading

Dead Poet Society – .CoDA.

L.A.-based alt-rock band DEAD POET SOCIETY will release their debut full-length -!- (said as “The Exclamation Album”) on February 12th, 2021. The album is available for pre-order. The band has also shared the music video for their current single “.CoDA.” Watch it here. “.CoDA.” was originally recorded in 2018, landing as an instant fan-favorite. This brand new, reworked album version sees the song blown up and realized to its full potential. “More fighting, more screaming matches, another day walking out the door with a sick feeling in your stomach. Fuck them. You don’t need them. They need YOU… but still…… Continue reading

Feral Ghost – Say It’s Not Too Late

The British rock band FERAL GHOST returns with a brand new explosive single ‘Say It’s Not Too Late‘ taken from their second studio album scheduled for release in March 2021. The song will have a global release on the 29th January 2021. The single can be pre-saved here: Continue reading

Demon Head – The Feline Smile

On January 29th, Demon Head will release their new album, Viscera, via Metal Blade Records. For a preview of the record, a video for the new single, “The Feline Smile”, can be viewed here. Demon Head comments: “Today we give you ‘The Feline Smile’, the second single from our 4th album ‘Viscera’. 12-string guitar and pipe organ initiates the song’s many changes. Mellotron arrangements accompany brittle vocal harmonies developing into a climax of cryptic guitar solos. A song of haunting and hidden pleasure; the untamed wild of the feline smile. A cut-up video assemblage by David Thelen reveals artwork from… Continue reading

Budderside – Pardon Me feat Phil Campbell of Motörhead

Hollywood, CA-based heavy rock & roll outfit BUDDERSIDE have shared the second single, “Pardon Me,” featuring Motörhead’sPhil Campbell, from their upcoming sophomore album SPIRITUAL VIOLENCE out March 26 via Motörhead Music/Silver Lining Music. Available now across all digital platforms HERE, “Pardon Me” was inspired by none other than the late Motörhead vocalist Lemmy Kilmister who personally signed them to his label before his passing and previously enlisted frontman and vocalist Patrick Stone (ex-Adler’s Appetite) from his famous “road crew.” The animated video for “Pardon Me”—seen featured below—was, as STONE reveals, “inspired by my experience of meeting, being taken in by, working for and ultimately BUDDERSIDE being signed to Motörhead Music by Lemmy Kilmister.” STONE explains that “’Pardon Me’ is an oath. A… Continue reading