August 2014

ProngIndustrial-Thrash titans Prong are coming to our shores for the first time ever! The guys that delivered tracks like ‘Snap Your Fingers, Snap Your Neck’, ‘Broken Peace’ and ‘Rude Awakening’ will be at the Powerstation Sunday November 23, tickets are available now through Ticketmaster and Event ticketing.

Indonesia is run by a Metal head – it’s official! The country’s new President is Joko Widodo, he won the latest election by more than 6 per cent of the vote. The 53 year old has publicly proclaimed his love of metal citing his favourite bands as Lamb Of God, Napalm Death and Metallica.

Ozzy Memoirs

Ozzy Osbourne will release Memoirs of a Madman on October 7 in the U.S. It’ll feature CD and DVD revisiting both Ozzy’s audio and video history. The CD will contain 17 of Osbourne’s greatest hit singles and it will be released in single-CD, two-LP and two-LP picture disc formats. Whilst the DVD is two-discs of music videos, unreleased and out-of-print live performances and interviews from his solo career.


Meanwhile Judas Priest frontman Rob Halford has said that it’s unlikely he or other members of Judas Priest will release “tell all” autobiography’s. “It’s Rob Halfordbasically trust and respect for each [other]. I would never say anything about Glenn [Tipton], even about the music to a certain respect. But as far as the dirty laundry that some bands are very, very open about displaying, the most important thing for Priest is the music. We really treasure it.”