Yesterday saw the release of the introductory track “El Dorado” off of the seminal British heavy metal titans Iron Maiden’s upcoming fifteenth studio album, ‘The Final Frontier.’
Judas Priest vocalist Rob Halford shares with Goldmine the feeling of making the “British Steel” album and the adventures on its original tour.
The classic album, bookended by two of the best metal songs put to record — “Rapid Fire” and “Steeler” — is celebrated here in all its glory.
News of the week, covering everything from Lilith and Ozzfest to Stuart Moxham of the Young Marble Giants.
Queensryche’s self-titled EP, released on the band’s own 206 Records back in 1983, is a great record. The autographed version from the fan club is even better.
Forged of molten British metal in Judas Priest’s fiery smithy, “Hell Bent For Leather” is a kind of declaration of independence for bikers everywhere.
Looking at small bits of art necessarily enters the realm of the abstract, and, of course, a guitar solo is usually shorter than a band’s catalog, much less an album or even a song. So, this gets tricky.
Heaven & Hell is on the road this summer, and they’re bringing some very special heavy metal guests along for the ride.