Deep Purple Finish New Album, Announce UK Tour With Blue Öyster Cult

Deep Purple have officially finished their new album. Ian Gillan confirmed the news on Facebook. With this news, the band have also announced a UK tour with Blue Öyster Cult:

10/02 – Manchester Arena
10/03 – London The O2
10/05 – Glasgow The SSE Hydro
10/06 – Leeds First Direct Arena
10/08 – Arena Birmingham

Deftones, Faith No More, System Of A Down, Etc. Set For 2020 Hellfest

The lineup has been revealed for the 2020 Hellfest Open Air Festival. The event will be held in Clisson, France on June 19-21 and the daily stage lineups can be found below.

June 19:

Mainstage 01: Deftones, Incubus, Opeth, Leprous, Ego Kill Talent, Soen, and Frog Leap

Mainstage 02: Volbeat, The Offspring, Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes, The Inspector Cluzo, Ghostemane, Danko Jones, The Wildhearts, and Laura Cox.

Altar Stage: Obituary, Death DTA, At The Gates, Entombed A.D., Grave, Unleashed, Cadaver, Necrowretch, and Tremplin Voice Of Hell.

Temple Stage: Mayhem, Abbath, Rotting Christ, Primordial, The Great Old Ones, Seth, Mephorash, Numen, and Tremplin Voice Of Hell.

Valley Stage: Electric Wizard, Baroness, OM, Witchcraft, Black Mountain, Elder, ASG, Greenleaf, and Ecstatic Vision.

Warzone Stage: Body Count, Suicidal Tendencies, Powerflo, Youth Of Today, Dog Eat Dog, Slapshot, Jesus Piece, Higher Power, and In Other Climes.

June 20:

Mainstage 01: Faith No More, Infectious Grooves, Alter Bridge, Heaven Shall Burn, Thy Art Is Murder, Crystal Lake, and Fire From The Gods.

Mainstage 02: Deep Purple, Airbourne, Steel Panther, Alestorm, The Darkness, Last In Line, L7, The Dead Daises, and Galactic Empire.

Altar Stage: Sepultura, Sacred Reich, Flotsam And Jetsam, Exciter, Loudblast, Xentrix, Rectal Smegma, Brutal Sphincter, and Karras.

Temple Stage: Wardruna, The Hu, Ensiferum, Taake, Kamppfar, Einjerjer, Helheim, Aktarium, and Artus.

Valley Stage: Envy, Mono & The Jo Quail Quartet, John Garcia & The Band Of Gold, High On Fire, Pelican, Me And That Man, The Picturebooks, Duel, and Point Mort.

Warzone Stage: Social Distortion, The Toy Dolls, Agnostic Front, Reverent Horton Heat, Anti-Flag, Frustration, Guerilla Poubelle, Lion’s Law, and Grade 2.

June 21:

Mainstage 01: System Of A Down, Korn, Maximum The Hormone, BABYMETAL, Jinjer, Lacuna Coil, Kontrust, and Deadly Apples.

Mainstage 02: Judas Priest, Running Wild, Down, Michael Schenker, Doro, Delain, Sortilege, Battle Beast, and Tempt.

Altar Stage: Devin Townsend, Meshuggah, The Black Dahlia Murder, Periphery, Dying Fetus, Misery Index, Ingested, Dyscarnate, and Exocrine.

Temple Stage: Watain, Alcest, Belzebubs, Borknagar, Gaahls Wyrd, Regarde Les Hommes Tomber, Numenorean, Penitence Onirique, and Deliverance.

Valley Stage: Killing Joke, Perturbator, Life Of Agony, 3TEETH, Hangman’s Chair, Twin Temple, Inter Arma, Lysistrata, and Abrahma.

Warzone Stage: Walls Of Jericho, August Burns Red, While She Sleeps, Lionheart, Rotting Out, Landmarks, Moscow Death Brigade, and Wolfpack.

Watch Footage Of Iron Maiden Frontman Bruce Dickinson Performing At 50th Anniversary Celebration For Late Deep Purple Keyboardist Jon Lord’s “Concerto For Group And Orchestra”

Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson was among the musicians that performed at the 50th anniversary celebration for late Deep Purple keyboardist Jon Lord’s “Concerto For Group And Orchestra.” That event took place at Palais Montcalm in Quebec City, QC last night (November 21) and footage from it can be seen below:

[via Blabbermouth]

Metallica, Black Sabbath, Led Zeppelin, Mötley Crüe, Etc. Members Featured In “Come On Feel The Noize” Documentary

Cleopatra Entertainment will be releasing the German-produced documentary “Come On Feel The Noize: The Story Of How Rock Became Metal” next month. The film will be available on VOD platforms starting on December 3, before being released on DVD on December 17. The documentary, which was written/produced by Thore Vollert and directed by Jörg Sonntag, features interviews with Jimmy Page (Led Zeppelin), Ian Gillan (Deep Purple), Ozzy Osbourne (Black Sabbath), Gene Simmons (KISS), James Hetfield (Metallica), Nikki Sixx (Mötley Crüe), and more.

[via Blabbermouth]

Deep Purple To Release New Live Album “Live In Rome 2013” In December

Deep Purple have announced that they will be releasing a new live album titled “Live In Rome 2013” on December 6. The effort will be available as a numbered limited CD digipak, a limited colored 3LP set, and digitally. Pre-orders can be found HERE.

Track Listing:

CD 1:

01. “Intro”
02. “Fireball”
03. “Into The Fire”
04. “Hard Lovin’ Man”
05. “Vincent Price”
06. “Strange Kind Of Woman”
07. “Contact Lost”
08. “Guitar Solo”
09. “All The Time In The World”
10. “The Well-Dressed Guitar”
11. “The Mule”
12. “Bodyline”
13. “Lazy”

CD 2:

01. “Above And Beyond”
02. “No One Came”
03. “Key Solo”
04. “Perfect Strangers”
05. “Space Truckin'”
06. “Smoke On The Water”
07. “Hush”
08. “Bass Solo”
09. “Black Night”

Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, Korn, Disturbed, Etc. Set For 2020 Graspop Metal Meeting

The lineup has been revealed for the 2020 Graspop Metal Meeting festival. The event will take place in Dessel, Belgium on June 18-21 and it will feature: Airbourne, Alcest, Alestorm, Alter Bridge, Amorphis, Anathema, Anti-Flag, August Burns Red, Babymetal, Battle Beast, Beyond The Black, Body Count, Boston Manor, Bury Tomorrow, Chelsea Grin, Creeper, Deep Purple, Deez Nuts, Deftones, Dimmu Borgir, Disillusion, Disturbed, Dog Eat Dog, Dool, Down, Dream State, Dying Fetus, Enter Shikari, Exciter, Fields Of The Nephilim, Foreigner, Fu Manchu, Gaahls Wyrd, Good Riddance, Heathen, Heaven Shall Burn, High On Fire, In Extremo, Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, Kadavar, Killing Joke, Killswitch Engage, Korn, Lagwagon, M.O.D., Mayhem, Me And That Man, Mercyful Fate, Mispyrming, Motionless In White, My Dying Bride, Naglfar, Obituary, Of Mice & Men, Opeth, Our Survival Depends On Us, P.O.D., Paradise Lost, Powerflo, Powerwolf, Sacred Reich, Sepultura, Shvpes, Silverstein, Slapshot, Soen, Steel Panther, The Great Old Ones, The Offspring, The Vintage Caravan, Thunder, Tribulation, Vltimas, Wayward Sons, and Wednesday 13.

Joyous Wolf Added To Deep Purple’s U.S. Tour

Joyous Wolf will be opening for Deep Purple on most of their fall U.S. tour. You can find the dates for that run below.

Tour Dates:

09/03 Riverside, CA – Fox Performing Arts Center
09/04 Los Angeles, CA – The Wiltern
09/06 Temecula, CA – Pechanga Theater
09/07 Murphys, CA – Ironstone Amphitheatre
09/08 San Francisco, CA – Warfield
09/10 Portland, OR – Keller Auditorium
09/11 Seattle, WA. – Paramount Theatre
09/13 Reno, NV – Grand Theatre at The Grand Sierra Resort
09/14 Las Vegas, NV – House Of Blues
09/15 Salt Lake City, UT – Delta Hall at Eccles Theater
09/17 Denver, CO – Paramount Theatre
09/19 Kansas City, MO – Uptown Theatre
09/20 Shawnee, OK – FireLake Arena
09/21 Tulsa, OK – The Joint at Hard Rock
09/23 Houston, TX – Revention Music Center
09/24 New Orleans, LA – Saenger Theatre
09/26 Orlando, FL – Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
09/27 St. Petersburg, FL – Mahaffey Theatre
09/29 Atlanta, GA – Coca Cola Roxy
09/30 Nashville, TN – Andrew Jackson Hall – TN PAC
10/02 Washington, D.C. – Warner Theatre
10/04 Monticello, NY – Resorts World Catskills Epicenter
10/05 Boston, MA – Orpheum Theatre
10/06 Portland, ME – Merrill Auditorium at City Hall
10/08 New York, NY – Beacon Theatre
10/09 Uncasville, CT – Mohegan Sun
10/10 Philadelphia, PA – Tower Theatre
10/12 Indianapolis, IN. – Murat Theatre
10/13 Milwaukee, WI – Riverside Theatre
10/15 Detroit, MI – Fox Theatre
10/16 Northfield, OH – MGM Northfield Park – Center Stage
10/18 Chicago, IL – Rosemont Theatre
10/19 Minneapolis, MN – The Armory