Neonfly are extremely proud to announce that they’ll be once again supporting British melodic rock legends and 80’s chart-toppers Magnum in April/May 2014. Neonfly were invited to support Magnum on the European leg of 2012’s epic ‘On The 13th Day’ tour; including dates in Germany, Switzerland, Belgium, France, Czech Rep. & Holland. This Spring Neonfly will be supporting Magnum across their full 13-date UK tour, in the process playing some of the country’s most prestigious indoor venues such Nottingham’s Rock City and Wolverhampton’s legendary Wulfrun Hall. Four Scandinavian dates & more European shows tbc round off an awesome package.
Confirmed dates with Neonfly so far are as follows:
09.04. DK-Copenhagen – Amager Bio
10.04. SE-Gotheburg – Sticky Fingers
11.04. SE-Borlange – Liljan
12.04. SE-Sandviken – Backstage Rockclun
19.04. UK-Southampton – The Brook
20.04. UK-Buckley – Tivoli
22.04. UK-Oxford – O2
23.04. UK-Bristol – O2
24.04. UK-Norwich – Waterfront
25.04. UK-Leamington Spa – Assembly Halls
26.04. UK-Manchester – The Ritz
28.04. UK-Nottingham – Rock City
29.04. UK-Glasgow – Garage
30.04. UK-Newcastle – O2
02.05. UK-Holmfirth – Picturedome
03.05. UK-Wolverhampton – Wulfrun Hall
04.05. UK-London – Islington Town Hall
“Magnum are one of, if not THE best British melodic rock band, it’s always a pleasure to play with them, they are a huge inspiration to us, so when you get the call to hit the road with them, you jump to the challenge” writes Neonfly singer Willy.
Neonfly have a packed year ahead including a new album release by powerhouse metal producer Dennis Ward (Unisonic, Angra, Pink Cream 69, Krokus…). Their as yet untitled sophomore release is chock full of ballsy metal & epic grandeur with lyrics that grab the head and music that grabs the heart. It drops big in late 2014, there’s a stack of dates to come including more big supports and headline shows.
So keep your eyes on the skies for Neonfly. Stadium Metal For The Masses… & Beyond!
WebLinks: www.neonfly.net / www.facebook.com/NeonflyUK / twitter.com/NeonflyUK.
A new candid interview with Mecca’s Joe Vana is now online at: traffic.libsyn.com/beatsandeats/BE_Bite_-_Joe_Vana_-_Singer_Song_Wr.mp3. The interview starts about 16:00 mark.
Two new interviews from Metal Shrine: Don Airey – metalshrineblogg.blogspot.se/2014/02/intervju-med-don-airey.html and Andy Deris – metalshrineblogg.blogspot.se/2014/02/intervju-med-andy-deris.html
Human Fortress were returning to the scene with “Raided Land” in November last year. The album was well-received and became what many fans were hoping for: a return to the band’s epic melodic metal roots. Here’s the brand new lyric video for the song “Under Siege”:www.youtube.com/watch?v=nvdOYqwy_-Q.
NEW DIO TRIBUTE DUE:
The Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund has announced a Dio tribute album, This is Your Life, to celebrate the life and legacy of Ronnie James Dio. Covers of his songs from Rainbow, Black Sabbath and Dio will be performed by various artists such as Metallica, Motцrhead and Rob Halford. Check out the full track list below. This is Your Life will be available April 1 via Rhino. Dio lost his battle with stomach cancer in 2010.
1. “Neon Knights” – Anthrax* 2. “The Last In Line” – Tenacious D* 3. “The Mob Rules” – Adrenaline Mob 4. “Rainbow In The Dark” – Corey Taylor, Roy Mayorga, Satchel, Christian Martucci, Jason Christopher* 5. “Straight Through The Heart” – Halestorm* 6. “Starstruck” – Motцrhead with Biff Byford* 7. “The Temple Of The King” – Scorpions* 8. “Egypt (The Chains Are On)” – Doro 9. “Holy Diver” – Killswitch Engage 10. “Catch The Rainbow” – Glenn Hughes, Simon Wright, Craig Goldy, Rudy Sarzo, Scott Warren* 11. “I” – Oni Logan, Jimmy Bain, Rowan Robertson, Brian Tichy* 12. “Man On The Silver Mountain” – Rob Halford, Vinny Appice, Doug Aldrich, Jeff Pilson, Scott Warren* 13. “Ronnie Rising Medley (Featuring A Light In The Black, Tarot Woman, Stargazer, Kill The King)” – Metallica* 14. “This Is Your Life” – Dio.* Previously unreleased.
NEW FATAL SMILE VIDEO – “LIKE A ROCKSTAR”:
Fatal Smile’s brand new video for the single “Like A Rockstar” directed by Owe Lingwall, Dreamday Media is officially released & can be viewed here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=5SkdDoKUN-Y. The bands 5ґth album “White Trash Heroes” will be released by FS Records/GMR Music Group on April 7 and the band will follow up with their “White Trash Over Europe Tour” on the following dates:
Fatal Smile – “White Trash Over Europe Tour”
April 10, Garage Deluxe, Munich, Germany
April 11, Rattlehouse Rock, Bruckmьhl, Germany
April 12, VMax, Leipzig, Germany
April 13, Futurum Music Bar, Prague, Czech Republic
April 25, Backstage Bar, Trollhдttan, Sweden
April 26, Rockbеten M/S Harmony. Helsingborg, Sweden
April 31, Josefs House Of Blues, Eskilstuna, Sweden
May 10, Hammersmith Visby, Sweden
May 22, Six Pence, Kristiansand, Norway
May 23, Hawk Club, Fredrikstad, Norway
May 24, Olsen Pе Bryn, Oslo, Norway
June 20, Skull Fest, Wervik, Belgium
June 21, High Voltage, Copenhagen, Denmark
Aug 1, Rock Out Wild, Sorsele, Sweden
Aug 2, Skogsrцjet, Rejmyre, Sweden
Sept 6, Metal War Fest, Budapest, Hungary
More dates will be added, for more info: www.fatalsmile.com.
VOODOO SIX TO SUPPORT UFO IN EUROPE:
Voodoo Six are very pleased to announce they will be supporting UFO in Europe this Spring. Voodoo Six are Special Guests for 10 shows in Sweden, Denmark and Germany. This European tour comes after their own headline tour of the UK in March and the band are really looking forward to returning to Europe with UFO. More European shows will be confirmed shortly.
2014 tour dates:
12 March – Slade Rooms, Wolverhampton
13 March – Sound Control, Manchester
14 March – Audio, Glasgow
15 March – Buskers, Dundee
17 March – The Cluny, Newcastle
19 March – Warehouse 23, Wakefield
20 March – Rock City Basement, Nottingham
21 March – The Underworld, London
22 March – The Craufurd Arms, Milton Keynes
23 March – The Joiners, Southampton
27 March – KB, Malmц, Sweden – w/UFO
28 March – Liljan, Borlдnge, Sweden – w/UFO
29 March – Sticky Fingers, Gothenburg, Sweden – w/UFO
30 March – Denim & Leather at APT, Jцnkцping, Sweden – w/UFO
1 April – Godset, Kolding, Denmark – w/UFO
2 April – Empore, Buchholz, Germany – w/UFO
4 April – Rдucherei, Kiel, Germany – w/UFO
5 April – Tante Ju, Dresden, Germany
6 April – Gewerkschaftshaus, Erfurt, Germany w/UFO
7 April – K17, Berlin, Germany w/UFO
4-6 July – Sonisphere, Knebworth UK
13 September – Rock & Metal Circus Festival, UK
Visit www.voodoosix.com for all the latest news.