Neither thrash nor part of the nascent Hollywood glam scene, five Pasadena lads raised on Iron Maiden, Saxon and Motörhead formed one of the most out-there heavy metal bands of the 1980s. JIMMY MARTIN talks to ARMORED SAINT’s JOEY VERA and JOHN BUSH about doing things their way, and their … Read More
Accuse us of nepotism all you want, but that we view TRIBULATION’s latest journey into the unknown pleasures of heavy metal exploration has little bearing on the fact that guitarist ADAM ZAARS is closely involved with Iron Fist. ‘THE CHILDREN OF THE NIGHT’ is so beautifully conceived, both bold and … Read More
Who knows how many hours that have been wasted arguing over our favourite heavy metal bands?
At gigs, in teenage bedrooms, down the pub – and now online – tempers have frayed, voices have been raised and eyeballs have rolled over matters that the majority of the population might foolishly consider … Read More
What follows is Chris Chantler’s look at the life of a man who embodied the meaning of the word “underground”; Manilla Road mastermind Mark Shelton – who sadly passed away following a triumphant performance at Headbangers Open Air last Thursday 26th July. Before we dive into it, please check out … Read More
Denver based four-piece KHEMMIS are set to guide us into their captivating world of heavy metal and crushing doom with their third studio album, Desolation released today.
Here guitarist / vocalist Phil Pendergast takes us through the vinyl back catalogue of one of his favourite bands and offers his appraisal of Thin Lizzy.
‘Desolation’ is released … Read More
Rock legend Dee Snider has unveiled his official video for new track ‘Tomorrow’s No Concern’ – the first track from his upcoming solo album ‘For The Love Of Metal’.
Says Dee: “Lyrically, it’s about me living for today, not in the past. So many people waste their lives away … Read More
Legendary metal queen DORO has announced two UK shows for 2019.
She will play Manchester Rebellion on March 12 and London Underworld on March 13.
The German metaller plays at Bloodstock Festival in Derbyshire on August 10 and releases her new double album ‘Forever Warriors, Forever United’ a week later on August 17th … Read More
Avenger and Desolation Angels headline the British Steel festival at The Camden Underworld in London starting tonight.
Tonight’s bill sees Avenger headline with Salem and Seven Sisters also playing. Desolation Angels headline Saturday night with Primitai, Neuronspoiler, Eliminator and Toledo Steel completing the bill.
Doors open at 5pm
Recording in bedrooms and underneath grocery stores, ANGEL WITCH leader KEVIN HEYBOURNE recalls the creation of what has been released on vinyl as the ‘Seventies Tapes’. In this abridged version of the feature from issue 21, IRON FIST’s KEVIN STEWART is all ears.
Original member, guitarist/vocalist Kevin Heybourne has … Read More
Swedish rock ‘n’ roll overlords The Dhamers release their new record on Friday and you can here it first right here via Iron Fist.
‘Creepiest Creep’ is released via Lövely Records and is the follow-up to last year’s ‘In The Dead Of Night’ album.
What do they sound like? Well … Read More
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