Asia forced to cancel 30th Anniversary UK Tour

ASIA, featuring the original line-up of Geoff Downes (keyboards),  Steve Howe (guitar), Carl Palmer (drums) and John Wetton (Lead Vocal, bass), has been forced to cancel the 30th Anniversary UK Tour due to drummer Carl Palmer coming down with a severe case of E. coli.
Tickets are refundable from the point of purchase.
A list of the cancelled dates are as follows:
Tavistock The Wharf (Dec 15)
Holmfirth Picturedrome (Dec 16)

Circle Of Fate - New single “The Other Side Of Me” out now

Much to the excitement of fans across the globe, Chicago melodic rock outfit Circle Of Fate released their new single “The Other Side Of Me” digitally on December 1, 2012. For the last 15 years Circle of Fate has been captivating audiences all over the world and now with their new single, fans of the band will not be disappointed! Lead vocalist and founding member Michele Caruso says, “The song is a punky song about different sides that a woman has to her. You never know what you are going to get. The songs, as always, are open to interpretation to the listener”.

Kreator to record Oberhausen show for future DVD/Blu Ray release

German thrash titans, KREATOR, have announced to be recording their show on December 22, 2012 in Oberhausen for a future DVD/Blu Ray release.
Commented band leader Mille Petrozza: "The „Phantom Antichrist“ world tour is among the most successful and amazing tours in the history of KREATOR, thanks to all of you - the fans! So we have decided to record a new live Album/ DVD/ Blu Ray at our homecoming show in Oberhausen on December 22nd.

Touchstone - Christmas Show in London

Progressive Music Award 2012 nominees TOUCHSTONE are delighted to announce their annual Christmas bash at London’s Borderline venue on Friday 21st December 2012 with the legendary AOR outfit ROMEO'S DAUGHTER appearing as very special guests.
Romeo's Daughter have recently completed highly successful UK tours with FM, and of their own, to promote their latest album "Rapture", and released their new single "BITTERSWEET" on Monday 19th November 2012.

Colin Edwin & Jon Durant - Burnt Belief out on December 21st 2012

Alchemy Records will mark the end of days, December 21, 2012, with the release of "Burnt Belief", a progressive instrumental collaboration between bass player Colin Edwin (Porcupine Tree, Metallic Taste of Blood, Ex-Wise Heads) and guitarist/composer Jon Durant. The album will be released through Alchemy Records in the U.S. and will be available on iTunes, CDBaby, Burning Shed and Amazon.

Devious - recording session for Walk in – Play – Walk out

Devious was recently guested at the As Loud As studio in Herveld (NL), to do a one-take recording session for Walk in – Play – Walk out (WIPWO). This online video concept was developed by producer/sound engineer Sven Lens to create extra exposure for talented bands and artists.
The execution is raw and simple; every band/artist walks into the studio, plays a set of 15 minutes and walks out again. Just play, basically. Giving everything you’ve got. The live sessions are recorded in high quality video & audio and published on the WIPWO website.

Superhorrofuck - Gore-Geous Dead out on December 21st 2012

After the release of the first single from the new EP, “Voodoo Holiday”, Superhorrorfuck revealed the artwork and the tracklist of the “Gore-Geous Dead” upcoming EP.
The new Superhorrorfuck's EP "Gore-Geous Dead" will be released on December 21st (Mayan prophecy permitting) in collaboration with logic(il)logic Records and Atomic Stuff Promotion. 
1. Death Becomes Us
2. Voodoo Holiday