Posts by Pete Alander

K.K.Downing press release

”First of all, I want to once again express my huge appreciation to all fans worldwide for the overwhelmingly positive response to my Bloodstock appearance in August and the Wolverhampton gig in early November. I am truly humbled and grateful. I am also taken aback with the compelling fan outcry for me to participate in the Judas Priest 50th anniversary celebrations next year. Consequently, I felt the right thing to do was to reach out to my former band-mates to gather their thoughts on this, and their response is they are not receptive to my participation in the band and they
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Steelfest 2019 ready to rumble – schedule and bands announced!

Finnish extreme metal -festival Steelfest has announced their schedule for this year. Two days of full-throttle -metal with bands such as Belphegor, Horna, Mysticum, …And Oceans, Mgla and Marduk will start the festival season with the most darkest ways imagined. Steel Mill is planning to participate and once again, share festival report and photo galleries from various performances! Still few tickets left, get yours from here!   PICS: PETE ALANDER
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Send your holiday greetings to K.K.!

Greetings! Staff here at the Steel Mill wishes you a happy holidays and very metal 2019! Now it’s Your chance to send your holiday greetings to K.K. Downing himself! Fill up the form below and it will be sent to K.K. himself.   We do not collect any personal information or use anything to spam you later.
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Fresh interviews available!

Hi everyone! K.K.’s fresh interviews : http://www.ironcityrocks.com/episode-388/ https://youtu.be/uRjS5jajqiY There is a huge interest of signed copies-how do I get one ? You can preorder signed copies of Heavy Duty: U.S. https://premierecollectibles.com/heavy-duty-signed/ U.K. (more copies on the way) http://www.bookabookshop.co.uk/…/heavy-duty-days-and-night…/  
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K.K.’s statement about Glenn’s retirement

“The news that Glenn has finally been forced to come to terms with his unfortunate condition long term came with deep regret and sadness for me. Equally, this ending of our guitar duo era is also something that I have to come to terms with. The insatiable appetite that myself and Glenn had for creating inspired and unique music for the world to enjoy for many decades, is something that can never be erased. However, everyone who has witnessed the evolution of our beloved music must come to terms with the fact that things will inevitably change, or just simply
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Steelfest Open Air 2017 festival report and image gallery

Steel Mill attended into notorious underground and extreme metal festival Steelfest, held in Finland Hyvinkää town. Read the review and remember to browse our Facebook page for pictures. FRIDAY IMAGE GALLERY! SATURDAY IMAGE GALLERY! FAN IMAGE GALLERY!
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Steel Mill attends Steelfest blasphemy again this year!

Steel Mill is attending again to the best summer starter festival in Finland, a blasphemous Steelfest. Go here to read our last year review. This years roster has been confirmed with following artists: Peste Noire (FRA) Carpathian Forest (NOR) Marduk (SWE) Mgła (POL) Nightbringer (USA) Sinister (HOL) Lvcifyre (UK) Enthroned (BEL) Firespawn (SWE) Cut Up (SWE) Zuriaake (CHI) Necrowretch (FRA) Fin (USA) Shape of Despair Sargeist Skepticism Baptism Purtenance  Anal Blasphemy Korgonthurus Kalmankantaja Azazel Front Thyrane The event is taking place at Hyvinkää, Finland on 19 -20. May 2017, featuring several bands from a limited genre of death-, black- and other obscure. Hyvinkää is
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Steel Mill is heading to Steelfest 2016!

Kickstart to your summertime with darkness and blasphemy! The capital of heavy metal, Finland, offers plenty of choices for metalheads throughout the year and one of the best ones is Steelfest Open Air which is held in Southern Finland, Hyvinkää city (or like local folks say ‘Heavynkaa‘). Steelfest is well known as a great starter for metal summer and it raises the bar really high for other fests. This year Steel Mill is joining the massacre and will provide exclusive cover-up with reviews and photos straight from the pit from such bands as Gorgoroth, 1349, Blaspheme, Batushka, Impaled Nazarene, Graveland
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K.K. Downing Discography on Steel Mill!

Steel Mill is proud to present the first part of expansive K.K. Downing discography featuring “Rocka Rolla”!  Along with our new web pages we decided to give extra effort to K.K.’s back catalogue and beginning with “Rocka Rolla” all chapters of a lenghty career will be fully explored and updated. K.K.’s comments will be exclusively featured and there will be rare singles, photos and video material. Dig in and gives us feedback! Check out the first item Rocka Rolla!
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Just released: K.K.Downing´s “Toys In The Attic Vol. 2”

We have a brand new video from K.K. Downing called “Toys In The Attic Vol. 2” where K.K. is showing his guitar gear from 80´s Hamers up to KxK’s. Check out the video and remember to subscribe to Steel Mill’s YouTube-channel.   There is also Part 1 available here.
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