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Raven Announce 2013 North American Tour
There is going to be a crash, bang, wallop in North America this September, since new wave of British heavy metal and thrash icons Raven will embark on a tour of U.S. and Canada in support of the release of their 'Rock Until You Drop -- A Long Day's Journey' documentary. The DVD …
Raven’s New Producer Drops Out of the Sky
Numerous bands have found members through the Internet. New wave of British heavy metal veterans Raven actually found their producer that way. Or rather, their producer, Kevin 131 (aka Kevin Gutierrez) found them.
"I was on MySpace and Kevin sent me a message saying, 'I was a big fan fr…
Raven Survive Shattered Limbs, Re-Learn to Fly
New wave of British heavy metal pioneers Raven didn't call their new album 'Walk Through Fire' for nothing. Over the past decade, vocalist and bassist John Gallagher and his brother and guitarist Mark have overcome obstacles most bands never have to face...
Hard Rock and Metal New Releases — March 30
Black Breath, 'Heavy Breathing' (Southern Lord): The Catholics say deliver us from evil in the Lord's prayer, but Seattle's Black Breath deliver us some evil with 'Heavy Breathing,' a fast slab of garage-metal and crusted-over punk that'll leave you with a case of …
‘Sound of the Beast’ Author Ian Christe Reads Blabbermouth
One of the coolest parts about being part of the Noisecreep family is getting to talk shop with some of our favorite people in the hard rock scene. Ian Christe is one of the most respected figures in the world of heavy metal. Perhaps best known for his exhaustive 'Sound of the Beast' metal history b…
Anthrax Guitarist Scott Ian’s Top 10 Thrash Albums
There's no denying the influence and intensity of Anthrax's 1987 album 'Among the Living,' which is why it has earned a place in the upper reaches of many fans and critics' top thrash album. Since the album has just been released as a double-disc set, and since Anthrax helped shape the face of the m…
Veterans of NWOBHM, Raven Make Crowds Want More
"Anybody remember this place in Brooklyn called L'amours? Where the beers were tall and the skirts were very short?" Raven vocalist/bassist John Gallagher knew just how to ignite a spark in Europa's metal-hungry crowd. With the band's home being Newcastle, England, t…