Quick news from Thursday 4th of April
Coheed and Cambria have shared an acoustic version of recent track The Gutter on their official YouTube channel. The band announced their return to the UK as one of the headliners of Bristol’s ArcTanGent festival from 15th-17th August.
More bad news for Ozzy Osbourne as his son, Jack Osbourne was attacked outside a coffee shop by a stranger. The attacker sucker punched Jack in the side of the head but got hot coffee thrown over him before he could escape. The attacker was later apprehended and tasered by police after resisting arrest and has been charged with assault and battery. Osbourne is said to be, “doing fine“.
Lamb of God will re-release Ashes of the Wake on May 3rd to celebrate the album’s 15th anniversary. The album will be available on double-vinyl with four non-LP tracks, including the B-Side Another Nail For Your Coffin and three previously unreleased demos. A digital version will also be available from all DSPs.
After making headlines last year for jumping from WWE to New Japan Pro Wrestling and again this year for signing with start up wrestling company AEW, Chris Jericho is jumping ship again as his band Fozzy has signed with Sony Music.
Mushroomhead have signed with Napalm Records.
Northtale have also signed with Nuclear Blast Records. The band is comprised of guitarist Bill Hudson (Trans-Siberian Orchestra), vocalist Christian Eriksson (ex-Twilight Force), and drummer Patrick Johansson (ex-Yngwie Malmsteen, ex-W.A.S.P.), Mikael Planefeldt (bass) as well as keyboardist Jimmy Pitts.
French art-rock act Klone have signed with Kscope who will release their forthcoming album Le Grand Voyage in September
Texan Rock trio Not Ur Girlfrenz have a new video for their single Somehow. The group are very reminiscent of early Avril Lavigne and have worked extensively with Jaret Reddick of Bowling For Soup.
Metal Report Editor.
Ex guitarist in Zenopede, ex vocals for a goth covers band that was hailed as the future of Welsh music, former DJ, promoter and nightclub director. Writer for Gear4Geeks’ Blog4Geeks and owner of Gear4Geeks ltd. First published music critique was Kerrang letter of the Week.
Definitely has never been the future, present or past of Welsh music.