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Veteran goth rockers Gene Loves Jezebel have found a new lease of life recently under the leadership of Jay Aston. MetalTalk’s Mick Burgess caught up with the band’s front man on their recent UK tour. Interview and Pictures: Mick Burgess MT: You’re a couple of shows into your current UK …

A Mission To Play Heavy Metal In The Bosnian War, December 1994.  Re-Cap: In Part 1 of this feature I was telling the rambling tale of the time I went to Bosnia with the Bruce Dickinson band during the Siege of Sarajevo. In Part 2 we pick up at dawn …

‘Scream For Me Sarajevo’, the movie about the unlikeliest music concert ever, when Bruce Dickinson took his band into the war-torn Bosnian capital in 1994, will be released on DVD in June, along with the film’s soundtrack. This must-see documentary, inspired by bassist Chris Dale’s MetalTalk writings of 2012 includes …

Of course MetalTalk.net was at Rock in Rio. There would be no chance that the biggest Metal online magazine in the UK would miss that chance. The thing is, we had such a massive hangover from all those Caipirinhas we had there that it took us two months to recover …

A recent quote from Rush guitarist Alex Lifeson confirmed what Rush fans already knew, but hoped wasn’t true. He said – “We haven’t toured for a few years and there are no current plans for us to get together to write or record. You could say that we (Rush) are …

As part of their farewell ‘Epitaph’ tour Judas Priest are once again unleashed in the East, playing a handful of dates in Japan and ending the Far Eastern tour by playing a date in Singapore for the very first time in their long history. Fans have travelled from afar, including …

A Mission To Play Heavy Metal In The Bosnian War, December 1994 Back when I was in Bruce Dickinson’s band, I woke up way too early one day with the phone ringing. It was Bruce. “Morning!” he said chirpily. I looked through the curtains. He was right. “Yeah, morning!” I agreed. …

London has been spoilt again as this is the only UK date of the current ‘The Rise Of Chaos’ world tour, much to the dismay of the rest of the country, and with Metal hearts bleeding for our brothers-in-arms, the signs are good as a queue stretches round the block. …

New York blues rocker Sari Schorr has been treading the boards all around the world for some time now, but it took until 2016 for her to finally release an album. Words: Ian Sutherland, Pictures: Mark Holloway The title of that album is ‘A Force Of Nature’ and when she …

A quick wander around the town of Horsham and marvelling at the intriguing sculpture in its centre followed by a stodgy greasy fried breakfast, we dumped our stuff on the bus, hopped in, settled down in our respective seats to the sound of Dream Theater. Sonia Waterfield – Tuesday 5th April …