Rock Supergroup Deadland Ritual, which features bassist Geezer Butler (Black Sabbath), vocalist Franky Perez (Apocalyptica, Scars on Broadway), drummer Matt Sorum (Guns N’ Roses, Velvet Revolver) and guitarist Steve Stevens (Billy Idol) have added two additional UK dates to their European tour in June 2019. Deadland Ritual promises the live shows will be something special, mixing the original material with deeper cuts from their collective past. “Not the typical songs you would expect,” according to Matt Sorum. Continue reading
The Sisters of Mercy have booked headline gigs at The Roundhouse London on Friday 20 and Saturday 21 September 2019. They did a brief tour last summer, and have already been booked to headline a stage at this summer’s Hellfest. The band has been especially active lately on social media and their last full-length original album, 1990’s Vision Thing (East West/Elektra) was just released on streaming platforms for the first time last week. Tickets for the London shows go on sale this Friday 18th January 10 am local time at the link below.
Hellfest has unveiled the rest of their 2019 bill that had already announced a few bands. Tool, Slayer, KISS, Def Leppard, Gojira, Manowar, ZZ TOP, King Diamond, Dream Theater, Within Temptation, Lynrd Skynrd, Gojira, Whitesnake, Sisters of Mercy, Carcass, Emperor, Dropkick Murphys, Slash ft. Myles Kennedy And The Conspirators, Bloodbath, Deicide and many more. The takes places as always in Clisson, France and you can get tickets now at the links below. Continue reading
Slayer will embark in leg two of their planned farewell tour today in New Hampshire. The tour dates running through late next month and will feature Lamb Of God, Anthrax, Testament and Napalm Death as openers. The highly successful first tour features the same openers, but with Behemoth instead of Napalm Death. Make sure you get to these shows early as you don’t want to miss any of the bands and they will start on time. Slayer has booked a third leg for the UK later this year and a farewell performance at next summer’s Hellfest in France. Many more dates around the world are likely to be announced soon, but for now, check out the current dates. Continue reading
Hellfest concluded this past weekend will a rousing success! They have already made their first announcement of bands for the 2019 festival, which includes the final performance ever in France for Slayer. Continue reading