For a country of its size, the small island of Ireland stands tall in its production of world famous and highly influential musical acts across a wide range of genres. From the gritty blues rock of Rory Gallagher, the traditional jigs of The Chieftains, the jazz, soul and R&B mixed brew of Van Morrison, and of course the all out rock assault of Thin Lizzy, it’s more than left its mark. But as far as pure Heavy Metal bands go, Ireland has never really pricked the map.
U.K.-based hardcore punk legends DISCHARGE have been forced to cancel their U.S. headlining tour, which was scheduled to kick off today (Saturday, May 28) at the Maryland Deathfest in Baltimore. “Due to circumstances beyond our control, our visas have been delayed and we are forced to postpone the immediately forthcoming tour dates in North America,” […]