Posts Tagged “Battlezone”

Former Iron Maiden vocalist Paul Di’anno has posted a short message online via his official Facebook page, in which he has bluntly announced that he will retire next year. His statement reads as follows:

“I am gonna be ” Pulling The Plug” next year 2013, and making it my “Farewell Tour”…it was good whilst it lasted.

“Details will follow in the next few weeks/months.”

Di’anno began his career with Iron Maiden, with whom he recorded two classic albums before being let go. He went on to front a number of other bands including Killers, Battlezone and Praying Mantis, as well as releasing solo records. For more information about his career, feel free to check out our Sunday Old School columns about Iron Maiden and Di’annos post-Maiden career.

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The Australian metal commandos in Assaulter will embark on a European tour in July of 2012. Comments vocalist/bassist S. Berserker:

“We will be conquering the ancient continent on our ‘European Proselytism Tour’ in July/August 2012 in support of our sophomore LP of toxic Speed/Death Metal, ‘Boundless’! This will be Assaulter’s first visit to European shores with our raw live show. You have been warned!”

13/07/12 – DK – Frederica – Metal Magic Festival
20/07/12 – FI – Lieto – Hammer Open Air
21/07/12 – DE – Pössneck – Hell’s Pleasure Festival
03/08/12 – IE – Dublin – The Pint
04/08/12 – UK – London – The Ultimate Australian Battlezone @ The Dome
10/08/12 – DE – Schlotheim – Party.San Open Air

More dates will be confirmed soon. You can also check out the live video for “Exalt The Master” the band just recently posted in the player below.

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British blackened doom band Legions of Crows has signed to Funeral Rain Records to release it’s debut effort, “Stab Me.” Guest vocals on the album will be provided by ex-Iron Maiden, Battlezone vocalist Paul Di’Anno. To stream new songs from “Stab Me,” visit the band’s MySpace page.

“Stab Me” tracklisting:

Provident Hymn
Fellating The Lamb
Defecate
Carrion Pond Drove
Legions Of Crows
Bullshit Acres
Dull Grey
Coventry Carol

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Paul Di’anno, the former singer for British heavy metal legends Iron Maiden as well as such bands as Killers and Battlezone, has been released from jail after serving two months for benefit fraud.

He is currently planning to embark on a headlining tour entitled, “Running Free Again.” A message from the singer reads as follows:

“Back home again, and looking forward to Running Free Again, and seeing you all in a few weeks. Thanks for all the Birthday wishes too. Also, relieved to say, I managed not to drop the soap!”

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According to the Daily Mail, Paul Di'anno the former vocalist of such bands as Iron Maiden, Killers and Battlezone, has been jailed today after being found guilty of benefit fraud. Di'anno was sentenced to nine months for claiming over


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