Tag: Jethro Tull

APE MACHINE Gearing Up For European Tour

Portland, Oregon heavy rockers APE MACHINE are set to kick a 13-date trek across Europe next week in support of their newest release, Mangled by the Machine.  The tour, which begins on Friday, May 31st in Münster and includes an appearance at the Freak Valley Festival (June 1st in Netphen – www.freakvalley.de) will see APE …

Ape Machine’s Mangled by the Machine set for May 14th Release on Ripple Music

Ripple Music has set May 14th as the date on which APE MACHINE’s Mangled by the Machine will be made available to the masses (one day earlier in the UK). A conceptual album that mixes animal aggression and technical precision, APE MACHINE’s Mangled by the Machine carries an organic depth and warmth rarely heard since …

HALESTORM Not Offended by Criticism of Winning Grammy

We recently posted about Halestorm winning Grammy in the “Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance” category at the 55th annual Grammy Awards. The band was in nomination with some heavy hitters:  Anthrax, Iron Maiden, Lamb Of God, Marilyn Manson and Megadeth.  Halestorm was nominated for the song “Love Bites (So Do I)”  from their 2012 album The Strange Case Of…. Shadows Fall drummer Jason Bittner said in our …

SHADOWS FALL DRUMMER Not Happy with Grammy Going to Halestorm: “Shit is rotten in the music business…”

Shadows Fall drummer Jason Bittner is holding no punches when giving his opinion on the Grammy going to Halestorm last night.  Bittner posted on his Facebook  page how he felt about things by saying, “How the FUCK does  Maiden,  Megadeth, LOG, and my “other family” Anthrax lose the Grammys to ________ (not gonna say the name)!!!!.  Shit is …

Jethro Tull’s IAN ANDERSON Discusses TONY IOMMI’s Short Time with the Band

Robert Cavuoto of InternationalGuitar.com recently posted an interview he had with Jethro Tull frontman Ian Anderson discussing, among other things, Tony Iommi’s brief stint with the band.  That particular portion of the interview is below.  Head here to read the article in it’s entirety. Robert: I just finished reading Iron Man, by Tony Iommi of …

Opeth – Heritage

It’s been a long time coming for the follow-up to 2008’s Watershed.  Heritage is quite the change of pace from anything that the band has ever done.  Gone for now are all traces of growling which would make you think it’s going to be just like Damnation, but that couldn’t be further from correct.  With …

High Voltage Weekend

Well, it’s that time of year again. High Voltage hits good old London Town, and Braingell Radio’s very own Pitbull will be there, braving the weather (it’s been shit this week), the proggers, and the emo’s , to bring you the best interviews that money cannot buy. The artists already brave enough to face the …

EVILE Confirmed for UK’s High Voltage Festival

British thrashers EVILE have been confirmed to play at this year’s High Voltage festival, which takes place on July 23rd and 24th at Victoria Park in London, UK. EVILE were among the latest bands to be recently announced for the UK’s Download festival, as well as Masters of Rock in the Czech Republic.  The band …

New Release Round Up

As we march inexorably on towards Christmas, we take a look at some prog and AOR live releases, plus something sensational from Sweden (apart from gorgeous blondes, ABBA and Volvos!) and latest from veteran Brits. Let’s start with an album that’s getting huge attention right now Sweden’s Ghost have delivered something special on their debut …

The Worst Bands I’ve Had To Withstand

Somehow in almost every article you can find me bitching about how many shitty opening bands get thrown onto otherwise good tours for no reason aside from bringing a different genre of kids out.  I’ve been going to concerts for the past decade now and I have seen some of the best shows I could …

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