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Public Sales Date For 70000TONS OF METAL 2019 Cruise Announced

70000TONS OF METAL™, The Original, The World’s Biggest Heavy Metal Cruise, has announced the Public Sales date and the first 28 of 60 bands for their ninth voyage, sailing January 31 - February 4, 2019, from Miami / Fort Lauderdale to beautiful Labadee and back. Public Sales will begin on Wednesday, October 3, 2018, at 12:00 PM EDT. Only 3,000 tickets will be sold. Prices start at USD 766.00 plus Taxes and Fees per person and includes on board accommodation, access to all performances, meals, and numerous special events including meet and greets with all bands on board. Sales for 70000TONS OF METAL Survivors (festival goers who have attended the event before) began on September 5, 2018, so limited tickets remain. Visit to book your cabin before they are gone. The first 28 of 60 bands that have been announced are: ACCEPT, ARKONA, CORONER, DARK FUNERAL, DELAIN, ELUVEITIE, ENSIFERUM, GLORYHAMMER, GOD DETHRONED, GRIM REAPER, HEIDEVOLK, IN VAIN, KALMAH, NE OBLI

Metallica Announce Huge European 2019 Tour With Ghost

Metallica have announced a massive European tour including 2 UK dates at London and Manchester. The metal legends will play Manchester’s Etihad Stadium on June 18 next year, before heading to London’s Twickenham Stadium on June 20. Support comes in the form of Ghost and Bokassa. See the full European dates and details below: Tickets will go on sale on September 28. Visit for more information.


After a triumphant live set at Saint Vitus Bar that was streamed across Kerrang! Magazine's social media, ascending Arkansas progressive doom quartet Pallbearer have released a sublime cover of the Pink Floyd classic, 'Run Like Hell'. The track is part of a compilation in tribute to the iconic album, The Wall. Compiled by Magnetic Eye, the collection is called THE WALL [REDUX] and joining Pallbearer areMelvins, Mark Lanegan, Ruby the Hatchet and Mars Red Sky to name a few. Listen to the track, over on Spotify: Purchase the compilation, here: The band recently teamed up with Audiotree to record a special live video for new track, 'Dropout', which can be viewed online, here: Order 'Dropout' digitally, here: Pallbearer's latest album HEARTLESS was released in March 2017. Order your copy below: C

NORTHWARD Release lyric video for 'Get What You Give'

NORTHWARD, the hard rock project from masterminds Floor Jansen and Jorn ViggoLofstad, will release its debut self-titled album on October 19th, 2018. After recently releasing their first single 'While Love Died', the duo unleash their second powerful single 'Get What You Give' today, including a lyric video. Watch the video via this link: You can get the single here: You can also find 'Get What You Give' in Novelties playlists: Pre-Safe at Spotify: In case you missed NORTHWARD's first single, 'While Love Died', check it out here: Watch the video: Get the single: Pre-save on Spotify: The album is now available for pre-order via this link:

Ozzy Osbourne Announces Last UK Tour With Judas Priest

Ozzy Osbourne has announced his last ever UK headline tour in 2019. The iconic rockstar that is Ozzy Osbourne who is also dubbed as ‘the Godfather of heavy metal’ is best known for being the lead vocalist of the legendary Black Sabbath who disbanded last year in 2017. He will celebrate an impressive five decades in the music industry, performing his final UK show at the O2 in London in February. Tickets for the shows go on general sale at 9am on September 7. They can be bought here . The full list of shows is below: February 1, 2019 — Nottingham, Motorpoint Arena February 3, 2019 — Manchester Arena February 5, 2019 — Newcastle, Metro Radio Arena February 7, 2019 — Glasgow, the SSE Hydro February 9, 2019 — Birmingham, Genting Arena February 11, 2019 — London, the O2 Judas Priest will act as tour support on select dates. "I've been extremely blessed to have had two successful music careers," Osbourne said of the tour. "I'm looking at this final tour as

EX-HIM Frontman Ville Valo Reveals New Band & Album

Ex-HIM Frontman Ville Valo has announced his return to music with his new band, Ville Valo & Agents, with their debut single, a cover of Rauli  Badding Somerjoki's  'Orpolapsi Kiurun'(‘Orphan Child Of The Skylark’) to drop later this month on the 21st September, with an album to follow in 2019. Ville has teamed up with Esa Pulliainen, guitarist with veteran Finnish band Agents, to record an album of songs inspired by late Finnish rock’n’roll singer Rauli Badding Somerjoki. “This story begins three years ago,” says Pulliainen, whose band played with Badding in the 80s. “Upon finding three demo cassettes in my drawer which had been sent to me by Badding back in the day, I knew I had to contact Ville right from the get-go. I was aware he knows his Badding inside out. I'm really happy that we were able to finalize this project. Badding meant for these songs to be recorded and even if it took us 30 years to make that happen, I feel I've kept my promise."