Motörhead Releasing ‘Under Cöver’ Compilation in September, Highlighted By Cover of David Bowie’s ‘Heroes’

Motörhead Releasing ‘Under Cöver’ Compilation in September, Highlighted By Cover of David Bowie’s ‘Heroes’

Over the years, the late Lemmy Kilmister and his cohorts in Motörhead recorded a ton of cover songs – and on September 1, the band will release a compilation featuring some of them in a new album called Under Cöver. The set will include a cover of David Bowie’s classic “Heroes,” which was one of the […]

Judas Priest’s Rob Halford Talks ‘Battle Cry’, Heavy Metal Longevity

Judas Priest’s Rob Halford Talks ‘Battle Cry’, Heavy Metal Longevity

Bred from the same downtrodden working class industrial town of Birmingham, England as fellow brethren Black Sabbath, Judas Priest transcended the suffocating oppressive forces of their hometown and infused it into their music, equal parts brute and brutality. Corralling  pulverizing lethal stadium sized riffs, dark gothic imagery and the soaring operatic vocals of “Metal God” […]

Four Decades of Hellfire with Judas Priest (Interview)

Four Decades of Hellfire with Judas Priest (Interview)

The 1984 mockumentary This Is Spinal Tap depicted the insanity of life on the road with the fictional heavy metal band. To prepare for the film, director Rob Reiner attended a concert by metal icons Judas Priest. “It physically hurt my chest,” said Reiner. “The reverberation in the hall was so strong that I couldn’t […]

Judas Priest Map Out ‘Redeemer of Souls’ Tour Dates

Judas Priest Map Out ‘Redeemer of Souls’ Tour Dates

Ever since unleashing their new studio album Redeemer of Souls earlier this month, metal icons Judas Priest have been preparing to hit the road. In addition to some previously-announced dates, the band unveiled a long list of scheduled gigs for the fall. Here’s the updated itinerary: *** – new date Oct-01 Rochester, NY Main Street […]