Australian rock band AC/DC is one of the best selling bands of all time, with a staggering 200+ million albums sold worldwide. AC/DC are pioneers of heavy metal music and have crisscrossed the globe on countless world tours.
Alter Bridge will be touring the UK in late 2019 in support of their new album. The American hard rock band will play shows in Nottingham, Manchester, Glasgow, Birmingham, Cardiff and London during their Walk The Sky Tour.
Architects will be touring the UK in early 2019 in support of their eighth studio album Holy Hell. The metal band will play shows in Manchester, Glasgow, Cardiff and London during January 2019.
Black Stone Cherry will be touring the UK's arenas this winter. The Kentucky rockers will play shows in Cardiff, Newcastle, Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham, Leeds and Wembley in December 2018.
Bring Me The Horizon will embark on a massive new tour in November 2018. The Sheffield rockers will play shows in five UK cities, including two nights at Alexandra Palace, as part of their First Love World Tour.
Bullet For My Valentine are a four-piece hard rock band from Bridgend in Wales. To date, they have released a total of four albums. The band's most recent album, Temper Temper, was released in February 2013.
Deep Purple is a band that's been synonymous with the British heavy metal scene since the late-sixties when they, along with the likes of Led Zeppelin and Black Sabbath, helped to define the new genre. Since that time, Deep Purple have sold more than 100 million records worldwide.
The Hollywood Vampires – featuring Alice Cooper, Joe Perry and Johnny Depp – will embark on a UK tour in the summer of 2018. The hard rock supergroup will perform shows in Birmingham, Manchester, Glasgow and London in June 2018.
Iron Maiden will play a series of UK arena shows during the summer of 2018. The heavy metal band will stop in Newcastle, Belfast, Aberdeen, Manchester, Birmingham and London during the Legacy Of The Beast World Tour.
Korn is an award winning nu-metal band from California, born out of the post-grunge period. Korn released their self-titled debut album in 1994 and immediately built up a loyal fanbase. However, it wasn't until the release of their third album, Follow the Leader, in 1998 that the Korn gained mainstream success.
Linkin Park exploded onto the music scene when their debut album, Hybrid Theory, went multi-platinum around the world following its release in 2000. The album's success, and the hit singles that it spawned, won the band a Grammy Award for Best Hard Rock Performance.
Metallica will visit the UK during the summer of 2019 as part of a European stadium tour. The rock gods play Manchester's Etihad Stadium on 18th June and London's Twickenham Stadium on 20th June during the WorldWired Tour.
American heavy metal band Mötley Crüe have sold more than 100 million records since forming in Los Angeles in 1981. Band members Nikki Sixx, Tommy Lee, Mick Mars and Vince Neil have completed countless world tours over the past 34 years – all in typically raucous fashion!
Motörhead is one of the best known heavy metal bands on the planet. Formed in 1975, the band has been at the forefront of the British heavy metal scene for the past 40 years.
Ozzy Osbourne will be rocking arenas across the UK for the last time in 2020. The Black Sabbath veteran will play shows in Newcastle, Glasgow, London, Birmingham, Manchester and Nottingham during October and November 2020 as part of his No More Tours II farewell tour.
Rammstein will play three huge shows across the UK during the summer of 2020. The German metal band will play Coventry's Ricoh Arena, Belfast's Boucher Playing Fields and Cardiff's Principality Stadium as part of their 2020 European Stadium tour.
Slayer will play their last ever UK & Ireland shows in November 2018. The thrash metal pioneers will play arena shows in Dublin, Wembley, Cardiff, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle and Glasgow as part of their Farewell World Tour.
Slipknot will be touring the UK & Ireland's biggest arenas in early 2020 – in support of their chart-topping album We Are Not Your Kind. The masked metallers will perform shows in Dublin, Manchester, Newcastle, Glasgow, Sheffield, Nottingham, Cardiff, Birmingham and London in January 2020.
Los Angeles based glam metal outfit Steel Panther consists of Michael Starr (vocals), Satchel (guitar), Lexxi Foxxx (bass) and Stix Zadinia (drums). They started out as a Sunset Strip covers band, but then started writing original music and became the 1980s parody band that they are today.
Thirty Seconds To Mars will return to the UK in 2018 as part of a massive European tour. The American rock band will perform shows in Cardiff, Manchester, Glasgow, London and Birmingham in March 2018.