Category: Honourable Mentions

Metal Bee Gees tribute camp it up in Manchester

 The ‘all metal tribute to the Bee Gees’ Tragedy camped up Mother’s Day at Manchester Academy last night. Spandex may be routine on a metal stage, but not quite like this!    Post by Tragedy, the #1 All-Metal Tribute to the Beegees in the Tri-state Area.   Metal Bee Gees tribute camp it up in …

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Yarmageddon tribute fest kicks off

Yarmageddon tribute fest kicked off last night. The Tribute to the Legends of Rock festival is held annually in Great Yarmouth as part of Classic Rock Tours. 50 bands play the ‘Vauxhall 5 Star Holiday Park’, from the 5th to the 8th of March. This years bands include Jef Leppard, The Scopyons, Rainbow in Rock, …

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The ‘metal revolution’ is here, allegedly

After some attempts to tease via social media yesterday, Metal Hammer declared a metal revolution. With hash tags and headlines like #‎TheRevolutionHasBegun and ‘[three metalcore bands] …lead the new metal revolution’, Metal Hammer ‘redefined metal‘.   To redefine something you must give new meaning to a thing that’s previously defined. Core is what metal is about? …

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Metal scene profile – Leather stage wear

As part of Metals Veins recent redevelopment, I’ll be doing profiles on the many different aspects of the UK metal scene. Punters, performers, businesses, and ancillary services all play many parts in making up the UK metal community, it’s not all just musical devil worshiping! I’m going to start off by introducing you to a …

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Metal Veins is back!

Metal Veins is back! After weeks of fiddling, f**king around and swearing, Metal Veins is back with a slicker look, a more streamline layout, and a renewed focus on the UK metal community! Want even more venues in the UK metal venues directory? Done! Want more profiles of UK metal bands? Done! More UK metal …

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Metal Veins is under development

MetalVeins.com is currently being redeveloped so that we can bring you more of what you want. Please be patient as we swear, fiddle, edit, format and re-format, all in the name of METAL! We aim to be back up and running by the end of January with new layout, focus and features. all of which …

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Iron Maiden for Xmas campaign

Iron Maiden for Christmas number one

With a battle cry of “Up the Irons! Up the charts! Up yer arse, Cowell” the ‘Iron Maiden for Xmas Number One‘ campaign is picking up pace. Team Eddie are working Facebook to put Iron Maiden’s Number of the Beast to the top of the UK Christmas charts in time for turkey dinner. If you’d …

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Eviscerated Panda’s go gigging

Metal Veins got sent a copy of Eviscerated Panda – A Metal Tale, and while we don’t currently do reviews (or interviews, because both take skills to be worthwhile, skills we don’t have on-staff at the moment), we did promise to share news of the book if we liked it. We did, so here goes… …

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Jogging metal fan gets local band Tintagel publicity  

When a friend of the band ran at the PM David Cameron wearing a Tintagel T-shirt, he got the local metal band the kind of publicity you can’t buy. And of course, the band in question are lapping it up. Dean Farley ‘accidentally’ ran slap-bang into the Prime Minster while jogging to the gym, causing …

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Hell Bent for … a KK Downing metal fragrance?

Ex Judas priest guitarist, KK Downing, is to release a metal fragrance in conjunction with Planet Rock. Downing told the Digital Journal of his plans in an interview published yesterday and Planet Rock confirmed the partnership as part of their Planet Rock dating. To quote the Planet Rock dating website… “A message from K.K. Downing: Dear …

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