With three weeks to go til the metal hoards descend on Catton Park for a weekend of heavy merriment, BLOODSTOCK is pleased to reveal the final bands for this year and some extracurricular entertainment!
Joining the Ronnie James Dio main stage on Sunday are hotly tipped five-piece VENOM PRISON ( www.facebook.com/venomprison ). The Welsh death metallers romped home with the Best New Band gong at the Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards last month. Check out their latest video ‘Perpetrator Emasculation’, taken from their Prosthetic Records debut, ‘Animus’ - https://youtu.be/7I5vy2luGhQ .
Regrettably, we’ve two switches as MANTAR have had to withdraw from their slot on the Sophie Lancaster stage
Welcome to the Steelhouse Festival 2017 daily blog! Inglorious Inglorious are a band that have been flying since they hit the scene in 2014.
Called 'The Future Of Rock N' Roll' it's easy to see why they've gained such a following.
The band are made up of Nathan James on Vocals (who has sung with Trans-Siberian Orchestra and Uli Jon Roth), Andreas Eriksson on Lead Guitar, Drew Lowe on Guitar, Colin Parkinson on Bass and Phil Beaver on Drums.
The band are following in the footsteps of the bands that inspired them - namely Deep Purple, Led Zeppelin, Whitesnake, Bad Company, Aerosmith and The Rolling Stones.
They released their second album 'II' on May the 12th on Frontiers Music. It was mixed
BIGFOOT ’THE FEAR’ new video Frontiers Music Srl are proud to present the first video from the forthcoming debut album by one of their latest UK signings - Bigfoot. Bigfoot is a hard rock band from Wigan who burst onto the scene in the spring of 2014. With a wide range of influences from The Eagles through to Pantera, the group boasts the powerful vocals of Antony Ellis, dual lead guitars from Sam Millar and Mick McCullagh, plus the thunderous rhythm section of bassist Matt Avery and drummer Tom Aspinall. Having toured constantly around the UK and performed at festivals including Breakout, Bloodstock, Hard Rock Hell, Steelhouse and more, the quintet have built themselves a loyal grassroots
Static Fires, Swansea.
Following on from June’s ‘special’ blog for Mr. Stuart Cable, this month we return to a spotlight feature.
One of the first Welsh rock bands I worked with is Swansea’s Static Fires, who produce melodic rock that would suit fans of Foo Fighters,
The band is made up of:
Sam Randles - Rhythm Guitar, Vocals.
Jack Clements - Lead Guitar.
Tom Gibbins - Bass.
Jack Piper - Drums, Backing Vocals. They released their self titled debut EP in March 2016 and I worked with 2 of the EP tracks:
‘Spread Your Wings or Learn to Fall’
‘Dinner With a Psychopath’
("One of my favourite names of a
Welcome to the daily Bloodstock Open Air 2017 Festival blog! Battle Beast Battle Beast are a female fronted heavy metal band from Helsinki, Finland.
They are made up of Noora Louhimo on Vocals, Pyry Vikki on Drums, Joona Björkroth on Guitar, Juuso Soinio on Guitar, Eero Sipilä on Bass and Janne Björkroth on Keyboards.
Formed in 2008, they released their debut album 'Steel' on Nuclear Blast in 2012.
After the arrival of frontwoman Noora Louhimo and the release of their second album 'Battle Beast' they really found their feet. Following that with 'Unholy Saviour' and their latest effort 'Bringer Of Pain' the band have taken the metal world by storm.
With a formula of '100% heavy metal - 0% bu
Attention all "Classic Rock" fans!
In association with Sin City Swansea we have a pair of tickets to give away for the " Graham Bonnet" Band gig on Tuesday 25th July 2017 @ Sin City Swansea.
Simply head to our website and send us a message with "GRAHAM BONNET" as the subject.
The competition ends at 9pm on Monday 24th July and the winner will be announced live on the show.
Good luck & ciao for now 👊🏻
Welcome to the RT Rock Show Gig Guide for July.
It's looking like a fairly busy month ahead with a lot of amazing local gigs scattered through the month. The usual suspects of Fuel, Sin City, The Pit, Tramshed, Globe and The Duke all putting on awesome shows along with free shows at the likes of The Office and The Masons, a few corkers in Bristol and the month sandwiched end to end with top notch local festivals! Phew...
Julys Gigs First up is the one that is literally first up right at the start of the month and that's the Seven Sins Festival 2017 at Sin City in Swansea. This years edition of the festival is looking to be the best yet. Put together by the amazingly tireless duo of Mark a
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