After 25 Years Tora Tora Return with Bastards of Beale – New Track Released

After 25 Years Tora Tora Return with Bastards of Beale – New Track Released

It’s been a long time coming but Memphis blues rockers Tora Tora are officially back! The first single from the upcoming Bastards of Beale album, ‘Rose of Jericho’ is now out. The track is rife with hard-hitting bluesy riffs as well as soulful vocals delivered by Anthony Corder. The full album won’t be released until February on Frontiers Records but this sonic sampling will have to tide us over. The band states in the following…

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BLOODSTOCK 2019 – 4 More Acts Announced (Festival News)

BLOODSTOCK 2019 – 4 More Acts Announced (Festival News)

Bloodstock Metal Festival have added 4 more bands to the event happening at Catton Hall in Derbyshire, UK, in August next year. First up is special guests for Friday on the main stage known as the Dio Stage is the mighty Anthrax. One of the big 4 of thrash they will no doubt get the audience moshing and thrashing away to some unforgettable songs. They have graced the stage before and are always a popular…

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SYLENT STORM – Sylent Storm EP (December 5, 2018)

SYLENT STORM – Sylent Storm EP (December 5, 2018)

On December 5, 2018, Stormspell Records is releasing the self-titled debut EP by Medford, Oregon’s Sylent Storm on CD. The band’s six-track release was mixed and mastered at 60 Psycho Hum Studios in Medford, Oregon by Doug Hill. Known for his studio work with bands like Helmet, Mastodon and Scott Kelly from Neurosis, Hill said “As I worked on the tracks, it became obvious that these guys are die-hard fans of traditional metal and they did a great job keeping that spirit alive.” The…

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FLOTSAM AND JETSAM – The End of Chaos (January 18, 2019)

FLOTSAM AND JETSAM – The End of Chaos (January 18, 2019)

“Hell no!”, Flotsam And Jetsam’s master behind the microphone Eric “A.K.” Knutson exclaimed when asked if this was the band’s final swing of the axe! The End Of Chaos, out January 18, 2019, via AFM Records, certainly could be construed that way title-wise. But what do you do when you unleash arguably the finest hour in your 30-plus year career (2016’s genius Flotsam And Jetsam)? You head back to the dark n’ dusty garage to keep…

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EVERGREY – The Atlantic (January 25, 2019)

EVERGREY – The Atlantic (January 25, 2019)

In a music scene that has threatened to become increasingly trivial and contourless for a number of years, Evergrey are the (exceedingly ambitioned) silver lining on the horizon. Since 1993, the Swedish group surrounding frontman/songwriter Tom S. Englund has been synonymous with technically and compositionally outstanding standards, combined with lyrics and messages which go way beyond pure rock’n’roll prose. Their latest album release The Atlantic sees the five band members Englund, Henrik Danhage (guitar), Johan…

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CALL OF THE WILD – Full Festival Lineup Announced (News)

CALL OF THE WILD – Full Festival Lineup Announced (News)

A new festival has reached Decibel Geek‘s website editor/staff writer Rich “The Meister” Dillon, also co-host of the CGCM Podcast. This brand new discovery, titled Call Of The Wild, takes place in  the beautiful historic city of Lincoln, UK. The event, situated in late May 2019, features a few bands that have long been on “The Meister Radar”. Bands like Burnt Out Wreck, Massive and especially Trucker Diablo. Plus, of course, some known big hitters such…

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METAL IMMORTAL FESTIVAL – Announced (News)

METAL IMMORTAL FESTIVAL – Announced (News)

Pittsburgh based Traditional Metal band Lady Beast is presenting a one day music festival! The first time event, named after the band’s 2016 EP, Metal Immortal, takes place on June 29, 2019. The band’s frontwoman, Deborah Levine is spearheading the project and monumental task. A teaser post today on the Lady Beast Facebook page informs that all bands now confirmed. There are some vendor spaces still available, so contact Lady Beast/Deborah Levine for info. Also revealed…

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BLOODSTOCK Announces More Bands For 2019 (News)

BLOODSTOCK Announces More Bands For 2019 (News)

  Bloodstock Metal Festival have announced another five bands for the metal shindig at Catton Hall Derbyshire August 8 to 11. Plenty of metal to go around for all. FRIDAY NIGHT Firstly, the Friday night headliner in the Sophie tent will be Swedish trio Grand Magus.  At the moment, Grand Magus are busy at work recording their follow up to 2016’s Sword Songs.   Therefore, some new stuff to enjoy when they play that Friday night….

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Jake E Lee: “It Was Never Fun To Party With Ozzy”

Jake E Lee: “It Was Never Fun To Party With Ozzy”

In a recent interview with the Cobras & Fire Podcast, former Ozzy and current Red Dragon Cartel guitarist Jake E. Lee, at the 15:50 mark when asked what Ozzy was like when he drank said: “It was never fun to party with Ozzy, umm cause Ozzy when he’s sober is a sweet funny guy. He’s like one of the funniest guys I’ve ever met. He’s just he’s just fun to be around when he’s sober….

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The Second Wave of Bands for SWEDEN ROCK 2019 (News)

The Second Wave of Bands for SWEDEN ROCK 2019 (News)

SWEDEN ROCK 2019 reveals the next wave of bands for the event. The full press release announcing the 20 additions can be seen below (translated from Swedish via Google Translate and with slight edits). SWEDEN ROCK PRESS RELEASE Tuesday November, 20, 2018: ZZ Top is one of the 20 bands the Sweden Rock Festival today announces for the coming summer festival. We can now present another 20 pieces to the summer’s Sweden Rock Festival! ZZ…

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