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Troy Redfern announces “The Wings of Salvation” album and “Come On” single

Hot on the heels of his critically acclaimed 2021 album The Fire Cosmic, blues-rock slide guitarist and singer-songwriter Troy Redfern returns with his most compelling album of his career with The Wings of Salvation. The 10-track album released Friday, September 23rd is available to pre-order from www.troyredfern.com/shop. The first single Come On released today is available to buy …

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Kirk Fletcher premieres music video “Afraid To Die, Too Scared To Live”

Kirk Fletcher premieres music video “Afraid To Die, Too Scared To Live” – the first single from his upcoming album “Heartache By The Pound” Acclaimed blues guitarist/singer-songwriter Kirk Fletcher has announced his long-awaited seventh studio album, “Heartache By The Pound” released on Friday, July 29. The album is available to pre-order HERE. Produced by Fletcher at …

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Elles Bailey to join Planet Rock for new weekly show

Multi-award-winning, singer-songwriter, Elles Bailey to join Planet Rock to present a weekly show every Saturday launching July 2nd. The genre-defying artist has powered her way to the forefront of the British blues and roots scene in recent years and was one of Planet Rock’s most played new artists of 2021. Now the smoky-voiced singer is …

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PRIEST Feat. Former Members Of GHOST: ‘Body Machine’ Album Out This July

Darkwave prophets PRIEST, featuring former members of GHOST, have announced their long-awaited new album ‘BODY MACHINE’, and premiered new single ‘BLACKLISTED’. Stream the new song: https://orcd.co/priest_blacklisted One of this year’s most intensely anticipated releases has finally been announced: the new full-length album from synth wave phenom, PRIEST! As most already know, …

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BEHEMOTH reveal ‘Off To War!’, from new album, ‘Opvs Contra Natvram’

BEHEMOTH, Poland’s overlords of extreme metal have revealed another track taken from their forthcoming 12th studio album, Opvs Contra Natvram, which is set to arrive via Nuclear Blast on 16th September 2022. Latest single, ‘Off To War!’ is a mission statement, accompanied by yet another evocative official video, the type that BEHEMOTH excel at, directed by Påhl Sundström …

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FLICKERTAIL release new single ‘Anything You Like’ (Live in the Studio), out now

FLICKERTAIL release new single ‘Anything You Like‘ (Live in the Studio), out now, new EP ‘Afterlife’ released on 24th June, out on Golden Robot Records.  ‘Anything You Like’ (Live in the Studio) comes from Flickertail’s upcoming EP Afterlife (Live in the Studio), and features a massive chorus combined with muscular, melodic guitars and a pumping, popping rhythm section …

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IN FLAMES – release new single ‘State Of Slow Decay’ 

Today, two international metal heavyweights celebrate an extension of their alliance: Swedish metal legends In Flames have re-signed with Nuclear Blast Records –extending their partnership on a worldwide level. As one of the most influential metal bands of all time, the news foreshadows some exciting plans for the Gothenburg legends, soon to be rolled …

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Twister – Release New Single “Own Worst Enemy”

Following their successful UK headline tour in April, modern rock outfit Twister is thrilled to announce their brand new single Own Worst Enemy out on 17th June 2022. The band will also release a music video on the 24th of June. Singer and guitarist Stevie Stoker comments: “Twister is evolving and progressing with every release and …

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VENOM INC. – release new single ‘Don’t Feed Me Your Lies’

Extreme Metal pioneers Venom Inc. are proud to unleash ‘Don’t Feed Me Your Lies‘ – the 2nd single from their upcoming their sophomore album ‘There’s Only Black‘, which will be released on September 23rd 2022. Almost 40 years after their inception, the revitalized 1989-1992 Venom line-up of guitarist Jeff “Mantas” Dunn and vocalist/bassist Tony “Demolition Man” Dolan and the new addition …

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I FIGHT BEARS CHARGE ON WITH A GRIPPING NEW VIDEO!

I FIGHT BEARS release their greatly awaited new EP, Liberosis, on Friday 24th June. The Welsh heavyweights have also just revealed their vicious new single, Beacon, out now – https://youtu.be/mECgg2UeJto Merging edgy metalcore and heavy metal, I FIGHT BEARS lace brawny, heady metal riffs, and manipulate them with pounding rhythms …

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NIGHTBLACK ARE BACK WITH A CRACKING VIDEO!

Unstoppable Brit rockers NIGHTBLADE are poised to reveal their third album in a remarkable three years. The prolific riff slingers deliver their explosive new album, Hope To Be There, on Friday 9th September. The record is preceded by a brand-new single and video, Tell Me How , which is out …

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RITUALS RETURN WITH STRIKING NEW VIDEO

High-flying modern metallers RITUALS continue their climb with the release of their immersing new single and video, In Devastation, out now. Watch the video, here – https://youtu.be/yapwbqCZilg . The track is lifted from the band’s much anticipated new sophomore EP, Show Me The Signs, out everywhere on Friday 2nd September. …

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Troy Redfern confirmed as special guest on Dare’s October 2022 UK Tour

Guitarist and singer-songwriter, Troy Redfern, dubbed as Britain’s “King of Slide Guitar,” has been confirmed as DARE’s special guest on their 12-date October 2022 UK Tour. Tickets are available from www.thegigcartel.com and www.seetickets.com. The news follows Troy’s support slot on When Rivers Meet’s April and May UK tour and precedes his highly anticipated new studio album slated for release …

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