Chicago’s Sacred Dawn Returns with Thundering New Single and Upcoming Album Release in 2023

Sacred Dawn - New single Truth Be Told leads the way for their upcoming album release in 2023. An impressive mix of Progressive Metal and old-school hard rock. @sacreddawnmusic

Nita Strauss and Dorothy Deliver an Anthem of Change with Victorious

Rockstar Nita Strauss shares the inspiring story behind her new anthem 'Victorious' featuring powerhouse vocalist Dorothy & two killer cameos. Plus, the inspiring story of US Olympian Mikaela Mayer & her journey from music to boxing. @hurricanenita @dorothy


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Tesla Rocks Full Throttle Live Album and announces more Las Vegas Residency dates

The raw energy of Tesla's Full Throttle Live album, recorded at the Sturgis Bike Rally. From classics to new tracks, this short but sweet album won't disappoint. Words: @brian_boyle_72 @teslaband


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Raw, Gritty and Uncompromising, Kickin’ Valentina hit the Tivoli

Kickin' Valentina, the raw and gritty band taking the UK by storm. Experience their powerhouse rock 'n' roll live at The Tivoli on June 2, 2023. Photo: @jason_samuels_photography71 Words: Sophie James @tivolivenue @kickinvalentina

Ruby The Hatchet take over Lee’s Palace with Intoxicating Stoner Rock Energy

Experience the magic and mysticism of stoner rock's Tina Turner, Jillian Taylor, as she blows the roof off Lee's Palace in Toronto with Ruby The Hatchet hot as hell rock and roll. Photo: @melaniewebsterphotography Words: @mathematicaljester @rubythehatchet @leespalace


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The Agony / From tough times to rocking Prague’s O2 Arena with Scorpions

Interview Part Two: Discover how Niky from The Agony found the good in the Covid lockdown, leading to their biggest gig at O2 Arena in Prague with Scorpions. Interview: @pmonkhouse1 @theagonycz @jackiechambers432 @girlschoolreal @scorpions


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The Bleeding / Monokrator is the best Thrash-based album for ages

The Bleeding deliver a fierce beast with Monokrator. A fresh, sharp, and blackened Death/Thrash offering that packs a punch and engages at every twist. Words: Jools Green @thebleedingofficial @redefining_darkness

Pyrexia Reimagine Brutal Death Metal Classic System Of The Animal for 25th Anniversary

Pyrexia sound brutal like never before with the reimagined release of System Of The Animal 25. This album will reignite your love for Brutal Death Metal. Words: Jools Green @pyrexiaofficial

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Introducing Martiné – The Lana Del Rey of Heavy Metal

Discover Martinė, the Scandinavian enigma bringing a unique blend of rock and pop to the Metal dominions. With her debut single, Oxytocin, she's crafted a towering opening statement about embracing the power of femininity and setting boundaries. @martinecph @pmonkhouse

Arielle to join Sir Brian May and James Burton for Sunday Night at the Palladium

Join the legendary James Burton and an all-star lineup of musicians for an unforgettable night of music and fundraising for The James Burton Foundation. Don't miss out on this unique musical experience at the London Palladium on June 4th, 2023. Get your tickets now!

Rising: The Story of Niky Kandoussi and The Agony, Prague’s Hard Rock Sensation

Discover rising hard rock band The Agony, led by Czech musician Niky Kandoussi, who recently joined Girlschool on tour. MetalTalk interviews Niky on forming her own all-female band and overcoming the struggles of the music industry in Prague. Interview: @pmonkhouse1 @theagonycz

At The Mermaid podcast celebrates Birmingham’s 1980s underground music heritage

Birmingham's underground music in the 1980s. At The Mermaid, a captivating podcast series covering The Mermaid, a hub for DIY music and political education.

Algy Ward / Pioneering Bassist for The Damned and Tank Celebrated by Friend “Evo”

Remembering Algy Ward: A Tribute to the Iconic Bassist of Tank, The Damned, and The Saints. MetalTalk's Alex Eruptor speaks to Evo from Warfare about their over 40-year-long friendship filled with crazy but happy memories.

Einar Solberg / 16 – A Cinematic Journey Through Life’s Defining Moments

The emotional life-defining moments of Einar Solberg in 16. With haunting cello and Solberg's incredible vocal range, this album is cinematic and beautiful. Words: Robert Adams @einar_solberg @insideoutmusic

Kaine ready to join Chris Holmes on Mean Man Tour

Chris Holmes returns to the UK next month for his Mean Man tour, this time celebrating his 65th birthday. Joining Chris for the celebration is Kaine. Kaine's Rage Sadler says "It's an honour to support him on this tour." @chris_holmes_official @kaineband

See Award Winning Static Dress On Tour After Signing To Roadrunner

Static Dress, winners of Best Breakthrough Live Act, hit the road on an eight-date UK tour. Their latest album is a genre-defying masterpiece.Tickets out Friday @staticdress

Clutch Announce Limited Edition 7″ Sunrise On Slaughter Beach Boxset with Bonus Tracks

Clutch release limited edition 7" box set for Sunrise On Slaughter Beach, featuring three bonus tracks and stunning album art-themed jackets and more. @clutchofficial

The Unresolved – Convalescence Proves Curiosity Has Its Many Rewards

Discover the new release from The Unresolved, Convalescence, and delve into the intricate vocal and instrumental nuances and lyrical themes that make it a must-listen album. Words: Sophie James @the_unresolvedband

Kramer Dave Mustaine Vanguard Collection: A Metal Weapon for the Ages

New Kramer Dave Mustaine Vanguard, a serious Metal weapon with a symmetrical mahogany body, ebony fretboard, and signature Seymour Duncan Thrash Factor pickups.

Godsmack Rocks Mohegan Sun Arena on Final Stop of Best of Times World Tour

Godsmack at Mohegan Sun Arena do not stand alone. Read about their epic world tour, including a special show close to home for frontman Sully Erna. Words and Photography: @shannonwilk_ @godsmack @austin_meade @mohegansunarenapa

Dieth / Watch David Ellefson’s First Solo Lead Vocal Performance

Dieth - New single, Walk With Me Forever, features David Ellefson's first solo lead vocal performance. Check out their new album To Hell And Back

Download 20 Auction Launches with Rare Memorabilia Supporting Children’s Charities

Support children's charities and own priceless memorabilia from bands like Iron Maiden and Metallica. Join The Heavy Metal Truants Download 20 Auction. Photo: @rock_pixs

Halestorm / Heavy Music Award Winners Announce December Wembley Show

Halestorm and special guests Black Veil Brides play London's OVO Arena Wembley in December! Don't miss out on their only winter date in the UK. Ticket available 1 June.

2023 Heavy Music Awards: A Night Of Metal Excellence At Wembley OVO Arena

A night of excellence for the brilliantly talented Heavy Metal artists who make the community what it is. Notable winners included Halestorm, Skindred, Bad Omens... @HeavyMusicAwards @montysewellrocks_

The Arcane Order Returns With Epic Danish Extreme Metal Album, Distortions From Cosmogony

The Arcane Order returns with a much-awaited follow-up to their 2015 album. Distortions From Cosmogony, weaves elements of melodic death metal and technical riffs. Danish Extreme Metal at its finest. Words: Jools Green @thearcaneorderofficial @blacklionrecordsswe

Sophie Lloyd Launches Signature Kiesel SL6 Guitar Featured in New Music Video with Cole Rolland

Sophie Lloyd launches signature SL6 guitar in music video Lost, feat. Cole Rolland. Sophie is the first female artist to have a signature guitar from Kiesel. @sophieguitar_ @kieselguitars

Alissa White-Gluz joins Punk Rock Factory for The Little Mermaid

Punk Rock Factory's EP Poor Unfortunate Souls reimagines Little Mermaid songs with an edgy twist. Listen to Part Of Your World featuring Alissa White-Gluz now! Photo: @inglisnomad @punkrockfactory @alissawhitegluz @archenemyofficial

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