Grammy-nominated vocalist Tim “Ripper” Owens (ex-Judas Priest) has released the Return to Death Row EP. The EP was produced by Jamey Jasta (Hatebreed) and Nick Bellmore (Jasta, Dee Snider). Players on the EP include the aforementioned Nick Bellmore (Dee Snider/ex-Toxic Holocaust on drums), Charlie Bellmore (Dee Snider/ex-Toxic Holocaust on guitars), and Chris Beaudette (Jasta/Enteirro on […] …Continue Reading

Out Now Although I had heard of the legend that is Tim ‘Ripper’ Owens many a time and happened across his music from time to time, I didn’t really know that much about the man aside from the standard ex-Judas Priest reference attached to his name. That changed a couple of months ago when he […] …Continue Reading

Judas Priest and DIO are arguably the seminal Godfathers of Heavy Metal. For the first time in Australia, two former members of these bands will come together to form Metal Gods, in what will be the ultimate ode to Judas Priest and DIO. Metal Gods will feature singer Ripper Owens – famed vocalist for Judas Priest after the departure of Rob Halford in […] …Continue Reading

VIEW HEAVY AUSTRALIAN CONTENT DIGIMAG #95 HERE One of the music events of the year is about to hit Australia next week when the Metal Gods tour kicks off in Brisbane next Friday, October 14. Metal Gods features the talents of Ripper Owens and Simon Wright – who is our featured cover story this week […] …Continue Reading

VIEW HEAVY DIGIMAG #219 HERE This is certainly been a bumper week in metal, so without further ado let’s get straight into it! The movie the whole world has been waiting for in The Retaliators finally opens next week, which is why we have made the movie poster our first ever nonmusic digital magazine cover. […] …Continue Reading

Certain people and bands from heavy metal’s distinguished history are considered untouchable. Bands like Judas Priest, Black Sabbath, Dio and Rainbow have helped shape the metal scene into the all-encompassing genre of music that it is today, pioneering a sound that has become a way of life. While many outfits have covered any or all […] …Continue Reading

VIEW HEAVY DIGIMAG #214 HERE It’s been a big week for releases, with Amon Amarth and Arch Enemy both with new albums out or on the way. With Amon Amarth’s out this week we took the opportunity for a chat with the boys, which then became our featured cover so enjoy! We’ve done a lot […] …Continue Reading

Grammy-nominated vocalist Tim “Ripper” Owens (ex-Judas Priest) has been working on new music produced by Jamey Jasta (Hatebreed) and Nick Bellmore (Jasta, Dee Snider). Today, he has shared the video for the new single Embattled. Watch the video, shot by award-winning director Leo Liberti (Megadeth, Angra, Dee Snider), below. Players on the effort include Nick Bellmore (Dee Snider/ex-Toxic Holocaust on drums), Charlie Bellmore (Dee Snider/ex-Toxic Holocaust […] …Continue Reading

Grammy-nominated vocalist Tim “Ripper” Owens (ex-Judas Priest) has started working on new music produced by Jamey Jasta (Hatebreed) and Nick Bellmore (Jasta, Dee Snider) that will feature his heaviest songs yet.  Watch the album teaser below. Players on the effort include Nick Bellmore (Dee Snider/ex-Toxic Holocaust on drums), Charlie Bellmore (Dee Snider/ex-Toxic Holocaust on guitars), and Chris Beaudette (Jasta/Enteirro on bass). Jamey Jasta remarks, “Ripper […] …Continue Reading

VIEW HEAVY AUSTRALIAN ARTISTS DIGIMAG #73 HERE It’s a monster week in Australian music, with the inaugural Uncaged Festival due to kick off in Sydney on April 23 before moving to Brisbane the following day. We speak with a few of the bands appearing, including Molly & The Krells, El Colosso, I Built The Sky […] …Continue Reading