Ward XVI / Full theatric Metamorphosis shows announced

Ward XVI will bring their full theatric performances of their album Metamorphosis to shows across the UK this year. The band are also on the bill for Hammerfest, Primordial and Rockin' The Bowl. @wardxvi

Steve Vai / NFT auction set for Hydra reveal video

Steve Vai will release his latest album Inviolate, on 28 January. A unique NFT auction of the Hydra reveal video is planned. @stevevaihimself @officialibanezguitars


Continue to the category

Arjen Lucassen boldly goes back to where he has been before as Star One is reborn again

Arjen Lucassen's Star One to release Revel In Time. There really is so much to get to know and appreciate. If you love Arjen's work, Revel In Time will really hit the spot for you. @ayreon_official @floor_jansen_official @marcelabovio @cuijpersjohn


Continue to the category

The Darkness, London / God, it feels good to have live music back

The Darkness. London is waiting. The giant clock above the city feels like with every tick closer to Christmas, it also gets closer to something more menacing.

Myles Kennedy, Shepherd’s Bush / The house is full, and we could not be more ecstatic

@officialmyleskennedy @officialalterbridge @thecardinalblack @rock_pixs @danybass18


Continue to the category


Continue to the category

Burned In Effigy / Bigger, better, Rex Mortem will leave you stunned and impressed

REVIEW: Burned In Effigy weave a sublime meld of classical and progressive elements into their tracks. The result makes their debut full length, Rex Mortem, a stunning and essential listen. @burned_in_effigy

Chaos Perversion / Sensory annihilation of classic South American Extreme Metal style

Chilean Black/Death Metal duo Chaos Perversion are set to unleash their debut EP, Petrified Against the Emanation, upon the unsuspecting world. @sentientruin @death_total

MetalTalk News

Udo Dirkschneider summons his inner Sinatra with varied covers album, My Way

Udo Dirkschneider will release My Way, an album of seventeen cover songs that have influenced him during his life. My Way includes songs by Motörhead, Uriah Heep, Led Zeppelin Judas Priest and Frank Sinatra. @u.d.o._official

Judas Priest / Andy Sneap back as band reverse Rob’s four-piece reinvention.

Judas Priest have once again taken to social media, this time confirming that guitarist Andy Sneap is back as part of the Priest touring lineup.

Magnum kick off their Golden anniversary in fine style with The Monster Roars

There are some certainties in life. Death, taxes and corrupt politicians are just three. Veteran Brummie melodic rockers Magnum releasing yet another quality album is a sure addition to this list. #Magnum

Venom Prison / Nemesis is the beautifully unpredictable third single from Erebos

Venom Prison have released their new single Nemesis, taken from their forthcoming album Erebos, due 4 February through Century Media.

Darren Wharton / Dare to release Road To Eden, October UK Tour announced

Dare, featuring former Thin Lizzy member Darren Wharton, will release their tenth studio album Road To Eden, via Legend Records on 1 April 2022. An October 2022 UK Tour has also been announced. @darebandofficial

Klaus Meine / New Scorpions album Rock Believer “sees us return to our roots”

Scorpions will release their new album Rock Believer on 25 February 2022. Klaus Meine describes the new material as a return to the band's roots. @scorpions

The Frequency Conspiracy / Quarantine Covers led by the impressive Carry On Wayward Son

The Frequency Conspiracy, a project fronted by Joel Maitoza, have just released the album Quarantine Covers. Carry On Wayward Son and Rock Candy led by Andrew Freeman. @joelmaitoza @andrewfreemanofficial

Rust n’ Rage / Frontiers melodic rockers take no prisoners

Finnish rockers Rust n' Rage have completed their debut album with producer Jimmy Westerlund (One Desire). The band have signed with Frontiers Music Srl. @rustnrageband @frontiersmusicsrl

Chaos Perversion / Sensory annihilation of classic South American Extreme Metal style

Chilean Black/Death Metal duo Chaos Perversion are set to unleash their debut EP, Petrified Against the Emanation, upon the unsuspecting world. @sentientruin @death_total

The Rasmus / Lineup change leads Eurovision entry bid

The Rasmus will release the single Jezebel on 17 January 2022. Co-written with Desmond Child, the song is their entry into Finland's Eurovision selection contest. @therasmusofficial

Dirty Honey and Mammoth WVH revise Young Guns US Tour schedule

Dirty Honey and Mammoth WVH revise Young Guns US Tour schedule. The tour will now begin on 20 February at the Ogden Theatre, Denver. @dirtyhoneyband @mammothwvh

Jethro Tull / The Zealot Gene and “the divisive nature of societal relationships”

Jethro Tull have shared the title track from The Zealot Gene, their first studio album in over 18 years. The Zealot Gene will be released on 28 January 2022 via Inside Out Music. @jethrotull_

Shooter Jennings / June Dates announced, as Grammy winner remembers art teacher

Shooter Jennings has released Gene's Song, a tribute to art teacher Gene Sizemore. Seven June 2022 European dates also scheduled. @shooterjennings

Saxon / New song Remember The Fallen honours the COVID-19 dead

Saxon have released the second single from their new album Carpe Diem. Remember The Fallen is a tribute to the Covid-19 dead. @saxon.official

Great American Ghost / Ethan Harrison on new EP Torture World and lockdown blues

Great American Ghost's Ethan Harrison talks about the new EP, Torture World, and how the band battled through COVID-19 times. @greatamericanghost

Edgar Winter honours brother Johnny with all-star tribute album

Edgar Winter will release the album Brother Johnny on 15 April 2022. The album is a tribute to Johnny Winter, the legendary blues guitarist. @edgarwinterofficial @johnnywinterofficial

Vanir / Viking melodic Death Metal thrives with Dødsfærd

Viking melodic Death Metal band Vanir have released the single Dødsfærd. The track is taken from their forthcoming album Sagas, scheduled for release on 11 March 2022. @vanirofficial

Burke Shelley / Legendary Budgie founder dies aged 71

Burke Shelley, the lead vocalist and bassist of the pioneering Heavy Metal band Budgie, has died aged 71. The news of his passing was shared by his daughter Ela. #RIPBurkeShelley

Pixies / 2004 Brixton Academy shows to be officially released

The Pixies played a series of shows at the Brixton Academy in 2004, eleven years after their acrimonious split. The four shows were recorded and will be released as Live In Brixton on 25 February 2022. @pixiesofficial

Follow us


Don't Miss