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October 17, 2021
PURE STEEL RECORDS RELEASE MINDLESS SINNER'S MISSIN' PIECES ON VINYL

After the timeless debut full length classic of Swedish Mindless Sinner,  “Turn On The Power”, the often overlooked, much more melodic second output “Missin’ Pieces” is now also being reissued on vinyl; for the very first time since the original release back in 1989.

A few years earlier, the Swedes simply shortened their band name down to MINDLESS and increasingly oriented themselves towards melodic Hard Rock, which is comparable to the early works of their compatriots Europe.

October 17, 2021
GREEN LUNG SHARES NEW LYRIC VIDEO "UPON THE ALTAR"

British heavy metal band Green Lung has released a new lyric video for the song, "Upon The Altar." You can check it out below.

The song comes from the band's new album, "Black Harvest," which is set to be released through Svart Records on October 22nd. This will be the group's second album, following the highly successful debut,

October 16, 2021
WATCH GEOFF TATE PERFORM QUEENSRŸCHE CLASSICS IN AGOURA HILLS

YouTube channel Heavy Metal Hill has uploaded video footage of Geoff Tate's October 15 performance at The Canyon in Agoura Hills, California.

Tate's current tour is celebrating the 30th anniversary of QUEENSRŸCHE's "Empire" and "Rage For Order" albums.

1986's "Rage For Order" introduced a much more polished look and sound for QUEENSRŸCHE.

October 16, 2021
HELLOWEEN SHARE OFFICIAL LYRIC VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE "RISE WITHOUT CHAINS"

Helloween have released a lyric video for the song "Rise Without Chains", featured on their new self-titled album, available via Nuclear Blast. Watch the clip below, and head here to order Helloween in your format of choice.

Helloween's new album has reached top positions worldwide, more than ten Top 10 entries with an incredible number #1 in Germany and Spain, as well as more #1 positions at the physical charts in Sweden,

October 16, 2021
EVERMORE - INK DEAL WITH SCARLET RECORDS

Sweden's Evermore are pleased to announce the signing of a multi-album worldwide deal with Scarlet Records. After releasing debut record earlier this year, the band have already entered the studio again to work on the follow-up, which is planned for a 2022 release.

Official statement from the label: "Originally formed in Karlskrona, in the southeastern region of Sweden, Evermore’s influences 

Interviews

UDO DIRKSCHNEIDER DOESN'T RULE OUT FUTURE PROJECTS WITH FORMER ACCEPT MEMBERS - "IF WE HAVE TIME, IF WE HAVE ENOUGH IDEAS"
October 15, 2021

The Metal Voice recently spoke to Udo Dirkschneider (original voice of iconic band Accept) about his upcoming U.D.O. album, Game Over.

When asked if there will be a future album from Dirkschneider & The Old Gang featuring former Accept members Peter Baltes (bass), and Stefan Kaufmann (guitar), Udo reveals: "We did the EP and people were saying is an album coming too?

METALLICA’S JAMES HETFIELD AND KIRK HAMMETT LOOK BACK ON 30 YEARS OF THE BLACK ALBUM: "IT REALLY WAS THE MASTER KEY TO EVERYTHING"
October 09, 2021

By the end of the 1980s, heavy metal – and, in particular, thrash metal – had become something of a musical arms race. “It was all about impressing the other bands with your heaviness, with your speed, with your technical prowess,”

Metallica frontman James Hetfield recalls to Guitar World. “Everyone wanted to come up with the heaviest riff on earth or the fastest song possible.” 

BLAZE BAYLEY EXPLAINS WHY IRON MAIDEN'S SOUND CHANGED IN THE 1990S - "THAT WAS A CONSCIOUS DECISION BY THE BAND"
October 08, 2021

Former Iron Maiden frontman, Blaze Bayley, has offered a tantalizing glimpse into the band’s recording process in the 1990s, explaining that they made a conscious decision to drop one of the key elements of their distinctive sound ahead of his vocal debut on 1995’s The X Factor.

Speaking about his recent shows which have seen him playing a ‘Maiden Years’ set, Blaze said; “The anniversary set was kind of my favourites and the ones I really enjoy doing; 

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