ROCK CANDY MAG PRESENTS ONE OF MOTÖRHEAD LEGEND – FAST EDDIE CLARKE’S LAST EVER INTERVIEWS

A few short months before his untimely death in January of 2018, Motörhead guitarist Fast Eddie Clarke gave one of his most revealing interviews ever to Rock Candy Mag editor HoJo. To celebrate the 40th anniversary of Motörhead’s fifth studio album, ‘Iron Fist’, Rock Candy Mag brings you the whole of that interview, covering every aspect of Eddie’s life and career in rock. Over the course of a two-hour conversation, Eddie spoke openly and honestly about all aspects of his long journey in rock. Explaining how he joined Motörhead, Clarke said, “Phil Taylor phoned me up and said, ‘Do you … Continue reading ROCK CANDY MAG PRESENTS ONE OF MOTÖRHEAD LEGEND – FAST EDDIE CLARKE’S LAST EVER INTERVIEWS

W.A.S.P. Announces VIP Meet and Greet Packages for the Upcoming U.S. Leg of the 40 Years Live World Tour

W.A.S.P. announce they are offering their first ever VIP meet and greet packages on the upcoming U.S. leg of the 40 Years Live World Tour. VIP meet and greet packages are available for all dates on the U.S. tour, including shows that are already sold out for show tickets. In addition to meeting Blackie Lawless and getting a personal photo with him, fans will also be able get a photo holding Blackie’s original B.C. Rich Widow bass guitar and get a photo standing next to “Elvis” – Blackie’s incredibly unique and one of a kind microphone stand. To purchase your VIP ticket … Continue reading W.A.S.P. Announces VIP Meet and Greet Packages for the Upcoming U.S. Leg of the 40 Years Live World Tour

HELD HOSTAGE, with Tim “Ripper” Owens, to Help Raise Funds for Kentucky Flood Victoms at O.A.K. Operation Appalachian Kentucky – For Children Affected By The Eastern Kentucky Flood 2022

 On July 26th. – 30th., 2022, Eastern Kentucky was annihilated by historic floods. On October 29, 2022 at 7PM Eastern At the Hal Rogers Forum located in Hazard, Kentucky Held Hostage, along with special guest vocalist Tim “Ripper” Owens will be performing at Operation Appalachian Kids (For Children Affected By The Eastern Kentucky Floods). Many children and their families were displaced and lost everything in this horrific disaster. Blastzone Mike & Joseph Hedge both lifelong residents of Eastern Kentucky witnessed the tragic devastation first hand. They decided to do something about this to help the children of eastern Kentucky and organized this benefit … Continue reading HELD HOSTAGE, with Tim “Ripper” Owens, to Help Raise Funds for Kentucky Flood Victoms at O.A.K. Operation Appalachian Kentucky – For Children Affected By The Eastern Kentucky Flood 2022

STEELHEART celebrates 30 years of rock

 With 30 years of hit songs and world-traversing tours under his belt, Miiljenko Matijević (aka STEELHEART) is releasing the single “We All Die Young” today as part of a STEELHEART 30th Anniversary album that will be out toward the end of 2022.   “30 years of making records and performing throughout the world… How lucky can one man be?  It all hit home when I completed the STEELHEART 30th Anniversary album,” Matijević enthuses. “I have re-written and re-recorded some of my most famous songs and I am beyond excited for the world to hear this album.  My deepest thank you to all the people who have supported and believed in me.  … Continue reading STEELHEART celebrates 30 years of rock

SHOW REVIEW: The Bay Area Strikes Back Tour featuring Testament, Exodus & Death Angel – Stroudsburg PA. Friday Sept 23rd, The Sherman Theater

The Bay Area Strikes Back Tour featuring Testament, Exodus & Death Angel stormed through the Poconos Friday September 23rd playing The Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg PA. The show attracted an good size crowd of die hard thrash metal fans considering, one of The Big Four “Megadeth” was opening for “Five Finger Death Punch” just miles away at the area’s amphitheater. OK on with The Good, Bad and Horrific. None of that here, just absolutely phenomenal. And I’ll say it. Death Angel killed it. Death Angel opened the show and set the bar and tone for the entire night. The band open with the title … Continue reading SHOW REVIEW: The Bay Area Strikes Back Tour featuring Testament, Exodus & Death Angel – Stroudsburg PA. Friday Sept 23rd, The Sherman Theater

METALLICA With Special Guest RAVEN Announce Special Jonny & Marsha Zazula Tribute Show November 6 at Hard Rock Live Seminole, FL

Metallica goes back to their roots with early labelmates Raven to honor the Zazula Family with a Tribute Concert for charity. “We’re excited to add one more night to the tour calendar this year with a special show at Hard Rock Live at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida, on Sunday, November 6, 2022. This night will be extra-special as we’ll be celebrating the life, legacy and achievements of Jonny and Marsha Zazula. Jonny gave us our first break in New York, released our first albums on his Megaforce Records label, and put us out on the road for our first real tour. With Marsha by his side, Jonny was a … Continue reading METALLICA With Special Guest RAVEN Announce Special Jonny & Marsha Zazula Tribute Show November 6 at Hard Rock Live Seminole, FL

The Pretty Reckless Share Gorgeous Acoustic Rendering of “Harley Darling” — WATCH + LISTEN

THE PRETTY RECKLESS SHARE “HARLEY DARLING” (ACOUSTIC) — WATCH + LISTEN OTHER WORLDS, NEW COLLECTION OF MATERIAL, ARRIVES NOVEMBER 4 VIA FEARLESS RECORDS THE PRETTY RECKLESS — Taylor Momsen [vocals, guitar], Ben Phillips [guitar, keys, piano], Mark Damon [bass], and Jamie Perkins [drums] — will release Other Worlds, a new collection of material, on November 4 via Fearless Records. Pre-order it here. Today, the band has shared the visualizer for the absolutely stunning acoustic version of “Harley Darling.” Watch + listen here. The Pretty Reckless dressed down this favorite from Death By Rock And Roll to its bare essence with a stirring and striking acoustic performance. “‘Harley Darling’ is a love letter to Kato Khandwala,” says Momsen. … Continue reading The Pretty Reckless Share Gorgeous Acoustic Rendering of “Harley Darling” — WATCH + LISTEN

SODOM Release New Single & Lyric Video for “After the Deluge” Out Today

German Thrash Metal legends SODOM release their new single and video for the song “After The Deluge” today! The song is taken from the 40th anniversary album ‘40 Years At War-The Greatest Hell Of Sodom’. The song is also available on all digital platforms HERE Tom Angelripper: “We dedicate this lyric video to our recently deceased friend and former guitarist Uwe Christoffers. With this fantastic song he wrote for Sodom back in 1985, he stays alive for all eternity. We will forever hold him in our restless and blackened hearts.” Watch the lyric video HERE Continue reading SODOM Release New Single & Lyric Video for “After the Deluge” Out Today

VENOM INC. – Release Video For Title Track Of “There’s Only Black” + New Album Out Today

The day has come for extreme metal pioneers VENOM INC. to finally unleash their new album, There’s Only Black, in its devastating entirety! Their sophomore album is a no-holds-barred assault on bigoted hypocrisy and conformism in today’s society, as well as a demonstration of musical superiority delivered by some of the genre’s true originators. In celebration, VENOM INC. have released a video for the title track ‘There’s Only Black’, which can be watched below. 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 of drummer Jeramie “Warmachine” Kling have returned with one hell of a follow-up … Continue reading VENOM INC. – Release Video For Title Track Of “There’s Only Black” + New Album Out Today

TOBIAS SAMMET’S AVANTASIA – release new single ‘The Inmost Light’ featuring Michael Kiske

Tobias Sammet’s AVANTASIA have today released ‘The Inmost Light’ featuring Michael Kiske. The new track is the latest single from AVANTASIA’s upcoming ninth studio album A Paranormal Evening With The Moonflower Society. The song sees both vocalists trading off their signature styles over a short, sharp attack of classic heavy metal that’s destined to be a hit live. Pre-order the album here: https://avantasia.bfan.link/APEWTMS Tobias Sammet comments:“Michi Kiske is not only a good friend of more than 20 years, he has been with AVANTASIA right from the beginning. His singing inspires me when I compose songs, and while finalizing the writing for a duet with him it always ends up in … Continue reading TOBIAS SAMMET’S AVANTASIA – release new single ‘The Inmost Light’ featuring Michael Kiske