OVERKILL Announce 4 Band Bill For UK & Europe 2019 (News)

OVERKILL Announce 4 Band Bill For UK & Europe 2019 (News)

Overkill are heading to Europe in 2019 along with Destruction, Flotsam & Jetsam and Meshiakk in a tour headed as Killfest Tour 2019.  They are doing shows in Italy, Germany, France, England, Ireland and finishing in Scotland. The band are working on their 19th studio album which should be released in plenty of time before the shows in Europe and the UK in March next year. The New Jersey thrash stalwarts have been around for…

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RON RUNYON Lost In Sweden (News)

RON RUNYON Lost In Sweden (News)

Decibel Geek‘s YouTube Master thought he would be the big man. And it’s gotten him into trouble! You see last year was the first time that our very own Rockin’ Ron Runyon ventured beyond the borders of the United States. This brought the discovery of his directional challenge issues. I mean, the guy got lost trying to exit the Toronto airport during his layover. Yes, that’s right not lost in the city, lost in the…

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BLOODSTOCK – Variety Of Bands Named For 2 Smaller Stages (News)

BLOODSTOCK – Variety Of Bands Named For 2 Smaller Stages (News)

Bloodstock Metal Festival have made some more announcements regarding new bands and other things going on over the weekend of August 9 to 12. They have announced bands for the New Blood stage which is exactly what it says, a stage for new upcoming bands who have fought in various heats around the country to win a place at the festival. The first two bands announced are for the Friday and include Pelugion a three…

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BLOODSTOCK Metal Fest Unleash 4 More Bands To Slay In August (News)

BLOODSTOCK Metal Fest Unleash 4 More Bands To Slay In August (News)

With less than 21 weeks to go, Bloodstock Metal Fest (being held at Catton Hall Derbyshire August 9 to 12) are still announcing bands for the two main stages better known as the Ronnie James Dio and Sophie Lancaster stages (Dio and Sophie for short). In this series of four bands we have two from the UK, one from Scotland and another from England, as well as the US and for the very first time Nepal in…

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SWEDEN ROCK 2018 Announces 12 More Acts (News)

SWEDEN ROCK 2018 Announces 12 More Acts (News)

This morning Sweden Rock Festival unveiled the next crop of bands for the 2018 event. Of the 12 announcements today we find Decibel Geek favorites, Girlschool, H.E.A.T. and Crazy Lixx among the list. Nearly the full line up has now been revealed with just ten more bands left to announce. SWEDEN ROCK 2018 Announcement (translated with Google Translate) One of the progressive rock’s biggest bands now exists in two editions. Yes featuring ARW, coming to…

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NIGHTWISH Meets PAGAN’S MIND In New Band NORTHWARD (News)

NIGHTWISH Meets PAGAN’S MIND In New Band NORTHWARD (News)

I for one am extremely excited at the news of a new band called Northward due to my love of Dutch singer Floor Jansen from not only Nightwish but also After Forever along with Star One and several Ayreon albums. She has joined forces with Pagan’s Mind guitarist Jorn Viggo Lofstad. The twosome started playing and performing together at Prog Fest USA back in 2007 where they had a lot of fun playing a bunch…

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ROYAL HUNT Present New Video For “A Million Ways To Die” (News)

ROYAL HUNT Present New Video For “A Million Ways To Die” (News)

Danish Power Metal band Royal Hunt have unveiled a brand new music video for the track “A Million Ways To Die”. The song is taken from their latest album offering Cast In Stone due out February 7th, 2018 in Japan and February 21st, worldwide. For more information on Royal Hunt please see Shawn “Animalize” Irwin‘s email interview with founder Andre Andersen. The full press release appears below (with slight edits) as well as, of course, the…

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LEGIONS of METAL II – Up To Date Lineup (News)

LEGIONS of METAL II – Up To Date Lineup (News)

LEGIONS OF METAL II 2018 Born out of the ashes of Ragnarokkr Festival, the premiere Legions of Metal took place in Chicago last year. A fully loaded bill loaded with old school Traditional flavored metal bands from around the world. Held over three days, including a pre-party, the event saw Decibel Geek website editor Rich “The Meister” Dillon making the journey from Toronto. Heralded as a great success by festival attendees and judging by the announcement of year two, organizers also. Get ready for Legions…

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JANET GARDNER (VIXEN) Has Emergency Surgery (News)

JANET GARDNER (VIXEN) Has Emergency Surgery (News)

Janet Gardner, frontwoman of 80s all-female sensation Vixen was rushed to hospital recently. After a gig supporting her solo album (reviewed by Decibel Geek) in L.A. Gardner underwent emergency surgery. Thankfully all is well and we wish her a speedy recovery. You can read the details below in two Facebook posts. One on the Vixen page as well as Gardner‘s personal message posted on her own page. VIXEN FACEBOOK POST: It is with immense gratitude…

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First BLOODSTOCK FESTIVAL Announcements of 2018 (News)

First BLOODSTOCK FESTIVAL Announcements of 2018 (News)

Bloodstock Metal Festival continue to announce bands for the two main stages for the weekend in August (9th to 12th) including the headliner for the Saturday night on the second stage (The Sophie Lancaster Stage). Israeli progressive metal (and symphonic) outfit Orphaned Land will close the Saturday night in the tent. With an excellent new album out this month in “Unsung Prophets And Dead Messiahs” which is a concept piece taking the “allegory of the…

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