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DRAGONSCLAW: 'Defenders Of The Skies' Video Posted Online

"Defenders Of The Skies", the new video from Sydney, Australia-based "epic, aggressive" metallers DRAGONSCLAW, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's forthcoming debut album, "Prophecy", which features guest vocals from Blaze Bayley (IRON MAIDEN, WOLFSBANE) and Alessandro Del Vecchio (EDGE OF FOREVER, EDEN'S CURSE). Commented vocalist Giles Lavery: "We have worked really ...

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BLAZE BAYLEY Goes Acoustic: Interview, Performance Footage Available

British heavy metal vocalist Blaze Bayley (IRON MAIDEN, WOLFSBANE) was joined by Jase Edwards (WOLFSBANE, THE WILDHEARTS) in late August/early September for a series of "unplugged" shows in the U.K., playing acoustic versions of their favorite songs from WOLFSBANE, IRON MAIDEN and BLAZE BAYLEY. A video interview with Bayley and Edwards conducted by PurpleChicken.TV on ...

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WOLFSBANE Completes Recording New Album

Reunited U.K. rockers WOLFSBANE featuring former IRON MAIDEN frontman Blaze Bayley have finished recording their new CD for a tentative early November release. The band states, "We have 13 tracks 'in the can' and will probably end up with 10 or 11 on the finished album." WOLFSBANE which features Bayley, guitarist Jase Edwards, bassist Jeff ...

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BLAZE BAYLEY: Antwerp Concert To Be Filmed For Upcoming DVD

Former IRON MAIDEN and current WOLFSBANE frontman Blaze Bayley will have his September 23 solo concert at De Rots in Antwerp, Belgium professionally filmed for a forthcoming DVD. Commented Blaze: "I have chosen to record the show at The Rots as it is one of the smallest gigs on my European tour, the people are ...

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BLAZE BAYLEY: Footage From Belgian 'Warm-Up' Concert Available

Former IRON MAIDEN and current WOLFSBANE frontman Blaze Bayley and his solo band played a "secret" warm-up show on May 12, 2011 at De Verlichte Geest in Roeselare, Belgium to prepare for their upcoming festival appearances. Check out video footage of the performance below. Blaze's band at the show consisted of the following musicians: Blaze ...

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BLAZE BAYLEY Parts Ways With His Hair

Four years after appearing in ads for Optima Hair Specialists (see below), one of the leading exponents in the hair-replacement industry in Britain, former IRON MAIDEN and current WOLFSBANE singer Blaze Bayley has finally decided to shave off his locks and go bald. A photo of the new-look Bayley rehearsing on May 1 for his ...

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WOLFSBANE: Brand New Song Available For Streaming

Reunited U.K. rockers WOLFSBANE — featuring former IRON MAIDEN frontman Blaze Bayley — released their first record in 17 years on April 9. Entitled "Did It For The Money", it contains the brand new title track along with re-recordings of four old WOLFSBANE numbers. "Did It For The Money" EP track listing: * Did ...

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BLAZE BAYLEY To Tour U.S. In The Fall; First Date Revealed

British heavy metal vocalist Blaze Bayley (IRON MAIDEN, WOLFSBANE) will embark on his first-ever U.S. headlining tour in October/November. So far only one date has been revealed: October 30 at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill in New York City. Blaze recently parted ways with the rest of his band in order to pursue a ...

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BLAZE BAYLEY: And Then There Was One

British heavy metal vocalist Blaze Bayley (IRON MAIDEN, WOLFSBANE) has released the following statement: "First of all, thanks again for all the wonderful messages of support I have received in the last few days. "The mental, financial and emotional strain of keeping the BLAZE BAYLEY band together has proven to be too much for me ...

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BLAZE BAYLEY Parts Ways With His Band

British heavy metal vocalist Blaze Bayley (IRON MAIDEN, WOLFSBANE) has released the following statement: "Dear fans, due to financial and medical reasons, I've been forced to part ways with the [BLAZE BAYLEY] band. I will give a full statement in the next few days about my future plans. "I hope that all my fans will ...

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WOLFSBANE To Release New EP

Reunited U.K. rockers WOLFSBANE — featuring former IRON MAIDEN frontman Blaze Bayley — will release their first record in 17 years on April 9. Entitled "Did It For The Money", it contains the brand new title track along with re-recordings of four old WOLFSBANE numbers. "Did It For The Money" EP track listing: * ...

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SOULSPELL: 'Adrift' Video Released

"Adrift", the new video from the Brazilian power metal opera project SOULSPELL, can be viewed below. The song comes off the band's second full-length album, which came out last October via Inner Wound Recordings/Ulterium Records. The CD featured guest appearances by Jon Oliva (SAVATAGE, TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA, JON OLIVA'S PAIN), Tim "Ripper" Owens (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, BEYOND ...

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SAXON Announces U.K. Tour

Mighty English heavy metal legends SAXON return to the U.K. in April with 12 dates as part 1 of their world tour 2011. They will be joined on this tour by WOLFSBANE and FURY UK. SAXON will release the long-awaited follow up to its current album, "Into The Labyrinth", in March. The album will feature ...

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BLAZE BAYLEY Confirmed For Sweden's MUSKELROCK Festival

BLAZE BAYLEY, the namesake band of the WOLFSBANE/ex-IRON MAIDEN singer, is among the first confirmed bands for next year's edition of the Muskelrock festival, set to take place June 2-4, 2011 in Tyrolen outside Växjö, Sweden,. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: BLAZE BAYLEY HANDS OF ORLAC ANTICHRIST WITCHGRAVE NOCTUM

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WOLFSBANE To Release EP, Full-Length Album

According to Classic Rock magazine, reunited U.K. rockers WOLFSBANE — featuring former IRON MAIDEN frontman Blaze Bayley — are currently working on both an EP and an album. The former, featuring re-recordings of classic songs, is due out in March, with the latter following next September. The band — which features Bayley, guitarist ...

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BLAZE BAYLEY: Wakefield Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of Blaze Bayley's (WOLFSBANE, ex-IRON MAIDEN) September 26, 2010 concert at Snooty Fox in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England can be viewed below. BLAZE BAYLEY recently parted ways with drummer Larry Paterson and replaced him with Claudio Tirincanti. Blaze's new album, "Promise and Terror", was released on February 1. The singer's double live ...

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SOULSPELL: 'The Labyrinth Of Truths' Title Track Available For Streaming

Jon Oliva (SAVATAGE, TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA, JON OLIVA'S PAIN), Tim "Ripper" Owens (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, BEYOND FEAR, ex-JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH), Zak Stevens (CIRCLE II CIRCLE, SAVATAGE), Roland Grapow (MASTERPLAN, HELLOWEEN) and Blaze Bayley (IRON MAIDEN, WOLFSBANE) are among the singers who have contributed guest vocals to "The Labyrinth Of Truths", the second full-length album from the ...

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RICHIE KOTZEN To Guest On New ENEMYNSIDE Album

Vocalist/guitarist Richie Kotzen (formerly of POISON and MR. BIG) will contribute a guest guitar solo to the track "Too Many Times" on the forthcoming album from Italian thrashers ENEMYNSIDE, tentatively titled "The Black Issue". Other songtitles set to appear on the CD include "Withering Addiction", "The Cure", "Pitch Black", "Reveries" and "Faith No More". Commented ...

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SOULSPELL: 'The Labyrinth Of Truths' Release Date Announced

Jon Oliva (SAVATAGE, TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA, JON OLIVA'S PAIN), Tim "Ripper" Owens (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, BEYOND FEAR, ex-JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH), Zak Stevens (CIRCLE II CIRCLE, SAVATAGE), Roland Grapow (MASTERPLAN, HELLOWEEN) and Blaze Bayley (IRON MAIDEN, WOLFSBANE) are among the singers who have recorded guest appearances on "The Labyrinth Of Truths", the second full-length album from the ...

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BLAZE BAYLEY: French Tour Video Report Available

A three-part video report on BLAZE BAYLEY's (WOLFSBANE, ex-IRON MAIDEN) March 2010 French tour can be viewed in three parts below (courtesy of Nicolas Houbre from "French Heavy Metal Connection"). BLAZE BAYLEY recently parted ways with drummer Larry Paterson and replaced him with Claudio Tirincanti. Blaze's new album, "Promise and Terror", was released on February ...

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BLAZE BAYLEY Interviewed By METAL ASSAULT

On August 3, Aniruddh "Andrew" Bansal of Metal Assault conducted an interview with former IRON MAIDEN and current WOLFSBANE singer Blaze Bayley, who also fronts his own namesake band. You can now listen to the chat in three parts below. BLAZE BAYLEY recently parted ways with drummer Larry Paterson and replaced him with ...

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