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  INTERVIEWS

Here's some of our best interviews since June this year.

We've done more than we can count since we started in 2008 so if you are looking for something before June 2016, try the search box at the top of this page.

 
 
echelon JENNIFER HABEN OF BEYOND THE BLACK TALKS LINE-UP CHANGES, 'LOST IN FOREVER' AND FUTURE PLANS
Ian Sutherland

johnny main AARON KEYLOCK LAYS HIS CRADLE ROCK CALLING CARD ON 'CUT AGAINST THE GRAIN'
Mark Taylor

jimmy degrasso BLACK STAR RIDERS' JIMMY DEGRASSO ON 'HEAVY FIRE': "THIS IS OUR MOST DIVERSE ALBUM YET." Mark Taylor

orphaned land KOBI FARHI: "ROGER WATERS BEHAVED LIKE THE LEAST OF THE IDIOTIC POLITICIANS."

black stone cherry BLACK STONE CHERRY: "THESE SHOWS ARE FOR THE DIE-HARD FANS..." Mark Taylor
Mark Taylor

status quo HEART TO HEART WITH FRANCIS ROSSI PART TWO
I Want To Make A Big Splash In The Country Scene

the mission THE MISSION'S CRAIG ADAMS: BACK TO THE SOUND OF THE BAND WHO SHALL REMAIN NAMELESS
Johnny Main

cellar darling CELLAR DARLING HAVE MORE SURPRISES IN STORE
Exclusive Interview With Anna And Merlin

delain DELAIN: "WE'VE DEFINITELY GOT A LOT MORE TRICKS UP OUR SLEEVE"
Mark Taylor

kieran robertson KIERAN ROBERTSON: SCOTLAND'S NEXT SHOOTING STAR INTERVIEWED. Johnny Main

fred leclercq FRÉD LECLERCQ OF DRAGONFORCE AND SINSAENUM: "WHO KNOWS WHERE I'LL BE IN TWO YEARS?" Luke Loki Milne

michael monroe MICHAEL MONROE: "LEMMY WAS REALLY UPSET WHEN RAZZLE DIED". Mark Taylor

meshiaak DEAN WELLS: MESHIAAK TURNED INTO SOMETHING SERIOUS PRETTY QUICKLY. Scott Adams

tax the heat TAX THE HEAT TURN UP THE TEMPERATURE FOR RAMBLIN' MAN FAIR. Mark Taylor

sabaton SABATON ON 'THE LAST STAND': "WE HAVE MET A LOT OF THE PEOPLE WE SING ABOUT" Mark Taylor

john corabi dead daisies THE DEAD DAISIES FRONTMAN JOHN CORABI SAYS 'MAKE SOME NOISE' IS "PRETTY DAMN CLOSE" TO BEING HIS "SGT PEPPERS"

blaze bayley BLAZE BAYLEY: "WHAT I REALLY WANT TO HAPPEN IS A ONE-OFF IRON MAIDEN GIG WITH ALL THREE SINGERS...". Mark Taylor






































johnny main GRAHAM BONNET OPENS THE BOOK ON HIS COLOURFUL CAREER INC REGRETS OVER LEAVING RAINBOW
Mark Taylor

stray STRAY: EXCLUSIVE VIDEO INTERVIEW WITH THE ORIGINAL LINE-UP AT 50th ANNIVERSARY SHOW
Mark Taylor

dani filth DANI FILTH ON EVE OF DEVILMENT UK TOUR: "BE HONEST. DON'T JUST EGO IT."
Aggy G

lionize NATE FROM LIONIZE ON WHY CLUTCH, CAMDEN AND CRISPS ROCK
Philip Welford

motorhead PHIL CAMPBELL AND THE BASTARD SONS DO IT REAL WELL

vader SUZI QUATRO TO RECORD STONES CLASSIC WITH PARLIAMENTARY ROCKERS MP4
Video Interview With MP4's Kevin Brennan

paul gilbert PAUL GILBERT TALKS CLARINETS, CHAKA KHAN, BRIAN MAY'S VIBRATO AND MUCH MORE
Andy Rawll

status quo HEART TO HEART WITH FRANCIS ROSSI PART ONE
Future Electrics Comeback Not Totally Ruled Out

buckcherry ANVIL HAVE SOMETHING TO SAY... About 'The Story Of Anvil II', Lemmy's Second Banana And True Love From The UK

buckcherry BUCKCHERRY'S KEITH NELSON ON CURRENCIES, CANCER AND CRAZY BITCHES
Sara Harding

sonic syndicate NATHAN BIGGS OF SONIC SYNDICATE: "WE'RE NOT THE BAND NUCLEAR BLAST ORIGINALLY SIGNED"
Luke 'Loki' Milne

cellar darling IT'S A BIG FOLK YOU TO THE UNBELIEVERS AT THE UNDERWORLD, WITH VIDEO INTERVIEWS
Equilibrium, Heidevolk, Finsterforst

metal talk total rock "WE'VE WRITTEN A SONG ABOUT MOTÖRHEAD." BIFF ON THE EVE OF FASTWAY/ GIRLSCHOOL DATES. Joe Geesin

zornheym ZORN TALKS ABUT THE INSPIRATION BEHIND ZORNHEYM'S NEW GROUNDBREAKING DEBUT

joanne shaw taylor JOANNE SHAW TAYLOR GOES WILD FOR NEW ALBUM: EXCLUSIVE VIDEO INTERVIEW. Mark Taylor

jorn lande JØRN HAS HEAVY ROCK RADIO TOTALLY COVERED... AND ABBA GET A LOOK IN TOO. Roger 'Berzerk' Fauske

tarja TARJA REVEALS HER SHADOW SELF AFTER THE BRIGHTEST VOID. Mark Taylor

inglorious INGLORIOUS RAMBLIN' ON MOTE PARK. Mark Taylor

dark phantom iraq METAL IS ALIVE IN IRAQ WITH DARK PHANTOM PLAYING IN A NATION OF DOGS. Andy Millen

headline maniac WHEN THREE OF EDDIE AND THE HOT RODS OPEN FOR THEMSELVES YOU GET HEADLINE MANIAC AND AN IDIOT ME. Roger Berzerk Fauske

extreme GET THE FUNK OUT! EXTREME TO HEADLINE RAMBLIN' MAN FAIR
"We are honoured to be headlining the Ramblin’ Man Fair. Extreme has always had a special relationship with the UK fans..."

scorpions EXCLUSIVE: SCORPIONS TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM IN EARLY 2018 AND CONTINUE TOURING
Brand new opus will be their first with Mikkey, who was Motörhead drummer for twenty-three years...

nidingr EXCLUSIVE UK PREMIERE: NIDINGR RELEASE FIRST SINGLE FROM FORTHCOMING NEW ALBUM
"To me this song solidifies a thing that is fucking great about Nidingr - no rules..."

iron maiden BREAKING NEWS: CELLAR DARLING SIGN WITH NUCLEAR BLAST
"We are proud and excited to have found partners who understand our music and share our vision..."

iron maiden BREAKING NEWS: IRON MAIDEN TO TOUR NORTH AMERICA IN JUNE/JULY
Support on all North American dates will be Ghost and tickets go on-sale from next Friday...

iron maiden HOME OF METAL TO JOIN BLACK SABBATH ON THEIR FINAL DATES
"Fans are our lifeblood, they've always been there to support us. The audiences have been getting bigger as the tour progressed..."

hammerfall EXCLUSIVE WORLD PREMIERE: HAMMERFALL UNLEASH NEW VIDEO FOR 'BUILT TO LAST' TITLE TRACK
Hammerfall are currently on tour throughout Europe and there are plenty of dates left to catch their new epic show...

grim reaper GRIM REAPER'S STEVE GRIMMETT SEVERELY ILL IN ECUADOR
"Unfortunately the operation didn't work and Steve is currently in the operating theatre having limbs removed..."

bill price GUNS N' ROSES AND SEX PISTOLS PRODUCER/ENGINEER BILL PRICE HAS SADLY PASSED AWAY
Price worked with Rod Stewart, INXS, Pete Townshend, Elton John, The Jesus And Mary Chain and Big Audio Dynamite...

fish marillion FISH CELEBRATES 30th ANNIVERSARY OF 'CLUTCHING AT STRAWS' WITH UK TOUR
"These are the only dates this year as because of my shoulder operation next month with the extensive recovery period..."

dokken UK EXCLUSIVE: ROSS THE BOSS ANNOUNCES TOUR DATES AHEAD OF SPECIAL GUEST SLOT ON MetalTalk RADIO THIS WEEK
"We are going to devastate every audience, every night, without mercy..."

ross the boss WAS BREAKING NEWS: CLASSIC DOKKEN LINE-UP CONFIRMED FOR RAMBLIN' MAN
Dokken, Lynch, Pilson and Brown will play together in England for the first time in around a quarter-of-a-century...

grand magus DEF LEPPARD AND POISON ANNOUNCE NORTH AMERICAN DATES
"I could not be more excited. I know all of us will give one thousand percent on stage..."

grand magus VIKINGS TO INVADE YORKSHIRE: GRAND MAGUS TO HEADLINE KEIGHLEY FESTIVAL
"Get your tickets now and prepare to raise your fists and bang your heads for the glory of Metal!"

armored saint ARMORED SAINT UK TOUR DATES AND 'MARCH OF THE SAINT (LIVE)' VIDEO ARE HERE
"We're really looking forward to playing these select UK shows in March..."

screaming eagles SCREAMING EAGLES TO FEATURE IN NEW AMAZON PRIME SERIES STARRING BRYAN CRANSTON
The band will be releasing a live mini-album in spring 2017 and will be touring in the UK, France and Germany throughout the year...

martyrd MARTYRD SET TO OPEN FOR METAL ALLEGIANCE, MARTY FRIEDMAN AND GUS G
"NAMM is a blast, total musical sensory overload from every direction. It’s like getting lost in a hurricane - I can't wait."

john garcia EXCLUSIVE WORLD PREMIERE: JOHN GARCIA UNLEASHES 'GIVE ME 250ml'
"This record is one of the most important of my career, difficult and challenging to do, but worth every minute of sweat!"

avenged sevenfold WAS BREAKING NEWS: AVENGED SEVENFOLD TO OPEN LONDON POP-UP STORE
The shop will be hosting in-store raffles and giveaways of exclusive and signed merchandise...

avenged sevenfold ROCK MEETS CLASSIC 2017 EUROPE LINE-UP IS HERE
Rock meets Classic has a terrific vibe and the legendary cross-over-project combines emotional classic with world-famous rock songs...

paddy goes to holyhead PADDY GOES TO HOLYHEAD ARE BACK FOR THE CRAIC ON ST PATRICK'S NIGHT
The band supposedly played their last ever gig two years ago in celebration of their 30th anniversary...

nightlord EXCLUSIVE THE UNKNOWN BAND WHO INFLUENCED METALLICA AIRS ON MetalTalk RADIO
Also featuring is the very first UK radio airplay of Cellar Darling, the band created by former Eluveitie members...

epica EPICA RELEASE 'BEYOND THE MATRIX' VIDEO - WATCH IT HERE
"The energy that lives within 'Beyond The Matrix' is extremely contagious. It will sweep you off your feet when the melodies enter your mind..."

nightlord JOHN COGHLAN'S QUO BACK ON THE ROAD AGAIN
John Coghlan's Quo have announced UK dates across the Kingdom that will see them busy throughout the year...

jimmy bain JIMMY BAIN'S WIDOW NEEDS OUR HELP
"Jimmy recently passed away without a proper will in place and now his better half is in trouble..."

michael schenker MICHAEL SCHENKER FEST 'LIVE' TOKYO FEATURING BARDEN, BONNET AND McAULEY OUT IN MARCH
Features guest appearances from some of the greatest rock vocalists who have worked with Schenker...

ozzy osbourne OZZY OSBOURNE OVERDOSED WHEN SHARON HAD CANCER
"I watched him scoop his hands into a bowl of pills, swallow a handful of something, and then wash it down with vodka..."

eluveitie ELUVEITIE NEW LINE-UP IS COMPLETE, FIRST GIGS GO DOWN A STORM
"Above all we're super happy and thankful that we're complete again and given the chance to have such gifted musicians on board..."

gene simmons GENE SIMMONS RESTAURANT HONOURS US VETS
"The opening day of every Rock & Brews is dedicated to our vets, the public is not allowed in."

deep purple DEEP PURPLE SUE THEIR LONG-TIME ACCOUNTANT FOR FOUR MILLION
"I'm completely irresponsible. I'm ignorant about money as a commodity — I have never really understood it."

tony iommi UK EXCLUSIVE: VINCE NEIL FIST FIGHT WITH BOY GEORGE STOPPED AS ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER SHUTS UP PRESIDENT TRUMP
"They screwed up. That was a huge miss and someone should have a talking-to."

tony iommi GLENN HUGHES: "I'M THRILLED TO BE TOURING THE UK IN JANUARY"
"Let's get 2017 going with a killer night for ROCK lovers, movers and shakers. I'm in. Let's go!"

tony iommi TONY IOMMI HAS SUCCESSFUL THROAT OPERATION AND IS CANCER-FREE
"We had to have it checked in case it may have been cancerous. But it turns out it wasn't, which I found out Christmas Day..."

ronnie montrose RONNIE MONTROSE REMEMBERED: ALL-STAR MEMORIAL CONCERT TO TAKE PLACE AT NAMM 2017
"Ronnie helped light a fire in me and made me want to approach guitar playing with that kind of zeal and expression..."

motorhead beer PHIL CAMPBELL AND MIKKEY DEE TO APPEAR AT MOTÖRHEAD BEER LAUNCH IN LONDON
This is sure to be one superb night with beer, live music and Motörhead, but not necessarily in that order...

tony iommi BLACK STAR RIDERS PREMIERE 'TESTIFY OR SAY GOODBYE'
Black Star Riders are set to release their forthcoming album 'Heavy Fire' on 3rd February via Nuclear Blast...

tony iommi WAS BREAKING NEWS: TONY IOMMI DROPS HEAVY METAL AND JOINS THE CHOIR
"It's a bit different to Sabbath!" says Tony, in probably the biggest understatement of all time...

tony iommi ROCK MUSIC IN SUPERHERO MOVIES
It's pretty wild to think that this whole ride that is the Marvel Cinematic Universe started off with a little AC/DC...

jimi hendrix JIMI HENDRIX'S WAH-WAH PEDAL AND AMP SURVIVES AUCTION HOUSE BURGLARY
"It was a very positive and uplifting experience to work for Jimi. He was like a shaman, a medicine man, a preacher.."

alestorm ALESTORM ENTER FLORIDA STUDIO BUT A CHALLENGE AWAITS THEM BACK IN BLIGHTY
"It is full of epic songs about pirates, drinking, and pseudoscientific cryptogeography..."

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