Mick Stingley

Iron Maiden

Iron Maiden Fulfills Its Live-Production Legacy on Latest Tour

Legendary heavy metal act Iron Maiden has returned to the United States for the first time in two years with the Legacy of the Beast tour. Having kicked off July 18 in Sunrise, Fla., the outing covers 27 shows across 26 cities, including two nights at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center.
Hollywood Vampires

Joe Perry: 'Hollywood Vampires Are the Best-Kept Secret in Rock 'n' Roll'

Things came together quickly for second Hollywood Vampires album 'Rise' (due June 21 on earMUSIC) when it came to writing. Alice Cooper is 71, Joe Perry is 68 and Johnny Depp is 56, but this isn’t a Viagra-dads garage band from a pharmaceutical commercial. This is a raw, aggressive and beautiful hook-filled riff fest by a bunch of guys who are playing with a level of enthusiasm that smokes bands half their age.
Abbath Doom Occulta

Abbath Doom Occulta on New Album 'Outstrider': 'Black Metal, to Me, Is Rock'n'roll'

Extreme metal band Abbath is set to release its second album, Outstrider (Season of Mist), on July 5. The follow-up to the group’s 2016 self-titled debut — a punishing collection of heavy riffs and galloping drums — “is about a rebel with total cause, you know?” says its namesake, Abbath Doom Occulta. “Seized out of Heaven and hounded out of Hell!”
Amon Amarth

Swedish Metal Veterans Amon Amarth Go the Concept Route With New Album 'Berserker'

To support new album Berserker, Amon Amarth hit the road on May 13 for a shed tour with Slayer, Lamb of God and Cannibal Corpse. AA will then head abroad for a summer European festival tour before returning to the States this fall for its headlining Berserker World Tour, featuring Arch Enemy, At the Gates and Grand Magus.