RT Rock Show





Playing the latest tracks from

the world of rock 'n' metal along with classics.

Got a request? Send us a message




BLOODSTOCK is excited to announce four more bands for August’s best heavy metal weekender! Tickets are moving fast for 2018 and we expect another advance sell-out, so don’t delay in picking up yours! There's also only 6 days left to sign up to our deposit scheme... We welcome pirate metal’s finest, ALESTORM with a big ‘Oh Wow!’ as they join the bill on Saturday’s Ronnie James Dio main stage! Frontman Chris Bowes says, “Oh wow! It's been 10 years since our debut album, ‘Captain Morgan's Revenge’ came out and somehow, it's also been 10 years since we last played Bloodstock Open Air! Let's have a very silly party time, Englandshire. I promise we won't be shite." Grab the 10th Anniversar

PRIMORDIAL releases video for new single 'To Hell Or The Hangman'!

New album 'Exile Amongst The Ruins' out March 30th! Irish Pagan Metal Gods PRIMORDIAL will release their new album 'Exile Amongst The Ruins' March 30th through Metal Blade Records. Teaming with producer Ola Ersfjord, who worked on PRIMORDIAL's 2016 live album 'Gods To The Godless', the record was tracked at Dublin's Camelot Studios, located adjacent to their rehearsal room. PRIMORDIAL have now released the 2nd single out of the album. Please click HERE to watch the video for 'To Hell Or The Hangman', directed by Costin Chioreanu. Comments PRIMORIDAL singer A.A. Nemtheanga: "In 1493 Walter Lynch was hanged by his own father James Lynch, Mayor of Galwayon on the West coast of Ireland for the

The RT Rock Show Announced As Second Stage Sponsors For The Seven Sins Festival 2018! 🤘

We at The RT Rock Show are immensely proud to have been asked to once again get  involved in this years Seven Sins Festival as second stage sponsors. This year marks a step up in the working relationship for the Show and the Festival as this year we will be sponsoring the second stage for the whole weekend! The RT Rock Show  are big fans of the hard work and commitment shown by Mark and Krissy at Total Entertainment South Wales and continue to support them in their never ending quest to put great shows on for rock and metal fans in South Wales. Here we take a look at the bands scheduled to play on The RT Rock Show  Stage at Seven Sins 2018. Saturday 7th July First up are Saturday night headl

The RT Rock Show Playlist 12th February 2018

Missed the last show? Don't fear, listen again here! (And see what we played). Green Day - Jesus Of Suburbia Mr Big - Daddy, Brother, Lover, Little Boy Judas Priest - The Hellion/Electro Eye Michael Schenker Fest - Heart And Soul I Fight Bears - Believe In Me Love/Hate - Blackout In The Red Room Blitzkrieg - Who Is Blind? Dirty Thrills - The Brave Ozzy Osbourne - Bark At The Moon The King Lot - One Of These Days Whitesnake - Is This Love Def Leppard - Love Bites Tesla - Love Song Visions Of Atlantis - The Deep And The Dark Traitors Gate - Devil Take The High Road Anthrax - Safe Home Arch Enemy - The World Is Yours Digital Criminals - Are The Kids Alright? ShadowKeep - Guardian Of The Sea


While constantly touring all over Europe and the United States, CONAN are currently putting the final touches on the follow up to their latest 2016-studio record 'Revengeance'! Now the band unveiled first details about their upcoming full length, titled 'Existential Void Guardian' and which will see the light of day on August 31st 2018 with Napalm Records! Says guitarist & vocalist Jon Paul Davis: “Existential Void Guardian expands upon our previous lyrical and conceptual ideas. Bringing the listener’s focus from the screens of our favourite arcade machines to the minds of the characters through who’s eyes we view the 2 dimensional plane. Chris Fielding produced this album at Skyhammer Stud


Legendary longtime Judas Priest guitarist Glenn Tipton this morning has announced that he is fighting Parkinson’s Disease and will take a step back from band roles including touring. An official announcement from the band states - Ten years ago Glenn was diagnosed to have the onset of the early stages of Parkinson’s - from then until recently Glenn has lived his life as the great heavy metal guitar player he has always been, maintaining by his own definition a standard of quality and performance that is incredibly important. Right now Glenn is able to play and perform some of the Priest songs that are less challenging but due to the nature of Parkinson's progression he wants to let you al

Next Week On The RT Rock Show!

Join Carlo and Martyn on Monday the 12th of February for another fantastic edition of The RT Rock Show "LIVE" from Tircoed Studios. We will be playing new music from Black Stone Cherry, Myles Kennedy, Michael Schenker Fest, Visions Of Atlantis, A Perfect Circle, Tax The Heat, Rivers Of Nihil, Dirty Thrills and more! We have a poll to open the show on Billie Joe Armstrong from pop punk legends Green Day and to close the show is on Quorthon from legendary black metal band Bathory. We will be taking a look at a busy week for local gigs and play a few of the bands out there giggling including - Sepulchre, I Fight Bears, Traitors Gate, Digital Criminals, State Of Decay, Sounds Of Insane Music, Th

The RT Rock Show Gig Guide February 12th - 18th

Hello headbangers! Here it is, the Gig Guide for the week of February the 12th to the 18th. We’ve tried to include all notable gigs in the South Wales area with a few in Bristol. What ones are you going to? If we’ve missed any out let us know! Remember support your local scene!

The RT Rock Show Playlist 5th February 2018

Missed the last show? Don't fear, listen again here! (And see what we played). Motley Crue - Kickstart My Heart Cancel The Transmission - Take A Bow Skid Row - Youth Gone Wild Chris Bay - Radio Starlight Headless Crown - Century Of Decay Jaded Heart - Tomorrow Comes Alestorm - Captain Morgan’s Revenge Skam - New Dawn Heidevolk - A Wolf In My Heart The Urban Voodoo Machine - January Blues Accept - Generation Clash Trep - Silence The Crows Circle Of Reason - Colours Gary Moore - Over The Hills And Far Away Machine Head - Kaleidoscope Malum Sky - Eye Above Bernie Marsden - A Woman Like That Ministry - Wargasm Jaded Heart - Wasteland King 810 - Vendettas Prophecy - Sin Thy Majestie - The King

SHADOWKEEP „ShadowKeep" - Cover, Tracklist, Release Date: 30th March 2018

The release date of the of the new album ‘’ShadowKeep“ by the Prog Power Metal Band SHADOWKEEP on CD is March 30th, 2018. The pre-order phase will start on March 16th, 2018 in our webshop. 10 years SHADOWKEEP fans waited for a new album. 2018 the band is now striking back with a new singer and a new album. Nobody else than James Rivera from HELSTAR joined the quintet from England! So it is no wonder that the image of SHADOWKEEP will change now a little bit. In the past SHADOWKEEP were compared with the more progressive QUEENSRYCHE or CRIMSON GLORY. The Comeback album will go more into the direction of classic 80's US-Metal, because James Rivera and his remarkable voice is putting his stamp

Kris Barras isn’t one to shy away from a challenge….

As a former Mixed Martial Artist, the singer and guitarist has fought in front of 8000 people, lived it up in Las Vegas, dealt with bankruptcy, suffered a deep and personal loss, unleashed southern-fried blues fury on stages across Europe and been voted one of the best 13 Blues Guitarists in the World Right Now in 2017… Barras picked up the guitar and took up martial arts as a child. After playing in bands throughout his teens he became disillusioned. He had toured the east coast of the USA twice and recorded an album in Philadelphia, but struggled to get to the next level. By his early 20s, offers for fights were coming thick and fast. Music took a backseat as he travelled the world to c


New Zealand’s rising musical stars and teenage thrash metal band ALIEN WEAPONRY have signed a worldwide deal with Napalm Records! With such an impressive career that started five years ago when the band members were just 10 and 12 years old and this unique combination of thrash metal and Māori cultural background, Napalm Records is excited to welcome ALIEN WEAPONRY to their eclectic artist roster: „Napalm Records is proud to announce the signing of the thrash metal band Alien Weaponry from New Zealand“ says Sebastian Muench, A&R of Napalm Records. „Besides the fact that they are the youngest musicians we ever added to the Napalm band roster they are also one of the most exciting and unique


As we head into February, the days are clicking by and BLOODSTOCK is just six months away! Tickets are moving faster than ever in 2018 so don’t delay in picking up yours! There's another batch of bands to announce; one main stage band and seven more to flesh out part of the Sophie stage line up. BLOODSTOCK is pleased to welcome Swedish metal crew AMARANTHE to the Ronnie James Dio main stage on Sunday. Featuring three vocalists, the band are a unique mix of death and power metal. Their video for single ‘Maximize’, at , has already racked up more than 5.5 million views! Landing a Sophie Lancaster stage slot on Friday are Ma

Next Week On The RT Rock Show!

Join Carlo and Martyn on Monday the 5th of February for another fantastic edition of The RT Rock Show "LIVE" from Tircoed Studios. We will be playing some killer classics in the world of rock n’ metal including new music from Memoriam, Ministry, Ektomorf, Jaded Heart and many more. We take a look at all the big festival news and the local gigs where we will play a few cracking tunes from Malum Sky, Prophecy, Cancel The Transmission, Trep and Forgotten Remains. The poll to open the show is on Motley Crue frontman Vince Neil and to close the show it is on classic Guns N’ Roses pair Axl Rose and Duff Mckagan. Get your votes in! We have 2 tickets for the awesome Massive Wagons show in Sw

DOOMSDAY OUTLAW : new signing to Frontiers - 'Hard Times' album out in May

DOOMSDAY OUTLAW is a ten-legged hard rock, blues tinged juggernaut based in darkest Derbyshire. Coupling huge riffs and killer grooves with soaring, soulful vocals to deliver timeless tales of heartbreak and redemption, the group is set to show off its distinctive sound to the legions of hard rock faithful around the globe via a new album, 'Hard Times’, which is set for worldwide release via Frontiers in May 2018. Doomsday Outlaw vocalist Phil Poole says : "Not wanting to sound clichéd, but we’re so excited to be sharing our new album with the world. We’ve given everything to create something we are really proud of and having the opportunity to share it is really what's it's all about.


Following on from last year’s awesome show in the festival arena, BLOODSTOCK HQ is excited to announce the return of our very popular Strongman team, but there’s a difference this year! In 2018, in collaboration with our friends at 100%CA we are opening up the Strongman competition to the very strongest of the BLOODSTOCK fan base! If you think you have what’s required to be up there with the strongest in the country, check out one of the following two event links and enter for your chance to actually compete with the strongmen at this year’s BLOODSTOCK and be the winner of our first ever amateur BLOODSTOCK’s Strongest Man. BLOODSTOCK and 100%CA will be holding two UK qualifying heats, a N


Legendary New York influential post-hardcore band GLASSJAW have announced their return to the UK. They will play at London’s o2 Academy Brixton on 18/08/18. Tickets go on sale 9am Friday 2nd February at The band surprised their fans at the end of last year, dropping new album “MATERIAL CONTROL” on 1st December, unleashing the first new music in over a decade to a patient and dedicated fanbase. Dropped at barely a week’s notice, the highly anticipated album saw a rapturous reception from both fans and critics alike, with GLASSJAW’s fresh ferocity perfectly soundtracking the often puzzling and tumultuous period the world finds itself

HAVOK Announce European Tour In April

Modern Thrash Metal trailblazers HAVOK continue to promote their much acclaimed latest album “Conformicide” and will make their return to European stages for a tour in April together with Darkest Hour, Cephalic Carnage and Harlott. The European tour dates are as follows: HAVOK, Darkest Hour, Cephalic Carnage & Harlott – European Tour: 05.04.2018 Oberhausen (Germany) - Kulttempel 06.04.2018 Berlin (Germany) - Musik & Frieden 07.04.2018 Leipzig (Germany) - Hellraiser 08.04.2018 Weinheim (Germany) - Café Central 09.04.2018 Prague (Czech Republic) - Nova Chmelnice 10.04.2018 Budapest (Hungary) - Durer Kert 12.04.2018 Nürnberg (Germany) - Z-Bau 13.04.2018 Aarau (Switzerland) - Ki

CLOVEN HOOF sign worldwide Deal with PURE STEEL RECORDS

PURE STEEL RECORDS are honored and proud to announce the Offical world-wide signing of yet another NWOBHM Legend, the one and only CLOVEN HOOF! The band have begun to work on their new album titled "IMMORTAL" that will see its release in 2018 on CD, Vinyl and DDL! This album will be the follow up to 2017's "Who Mourns The Mourning Star?”. An album which has been a critical and commercial success. So much so, that the album has earned the award of "Album of the Year" by media and fans around the world. More details for "IMMORTAL" on the release date, track listing, artwork will be forthcoming. CLOVEN HOOF came onto the Metal world in 1979 and to this very day are still brandishing their no

Join our mailing list for the latest news, local gigs & competitions

Follow us on:

  • White Facebook Icon
  • White Twitter Icon
  • White Instagram Icon

© 2017 by The RT Rock Show - 106.5fm Radio Tircoed