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Massive Wagons House of Noise album cover

Massive Wagons new album ‘House of Noise’ has big shoes to fill after the 2018 release ‘Full Nelson’ crashed into the UK charts top twenty at an impressive sixteenth place. Their first album for Earache Records was a big step up from their previous three albums in terms of song …
Photo of Simon Kaviani

Kaviani has released a haunting version of the Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers’ classic single, ‘Even The Losers’, which you can watch below or via the MetalTalk Soundcloud Tracks Of The Week playlist.  Having recently covered for Sebastian Bach/Chevy Metal guitarist Brent Woods on Tara Lynch’s support of the UFO farewell …
Jo e Bonamassa at Royal Naval College, Greenwich, London, 2016.

No-one could accuse Joe Bonamassa of not paying his dues. Famously gigging almost non-stop for the past couple of decades, in that time he has become an authority on blues rock and the premier performer of the genre today. Greenwich Music Time, Royal Naval College, Greenwich, London 7th July 2016 …
Photo of Mike Portnoy's Shattered Fortress: Koko, London

For fans that yearn for founding member Mike Portnoy to return to Dream Theater and the long-held desire of the lauded drummer to revisit particular songs with deep personal resonance, the seven-year itch has now been well and truly scratched. Mike Portnoy’s Shattered Fortress Words: Andy Rawll, Pictures: Eric Duvet …
Steve Hackett 2021 Tour Poster

Originally scheduled for November this year, the Steve Hackett ‘Seconds Out +More’ tour will now start in September 2021, but with an additional eight shows added to the list. The shows will feature the 1977 Genesis live album ‘Seconds Out’ in full, plus other tracks. ‘Seconds Out’ was the massively …
Photo of the band Asking Alexandria

Asking Alexandria have released a special new acoustic version of their song ‘Antisocialist’, originally from their sixth album ‘Like A House On Fire’. You can watch ‘Antisocialist’ below. Guitarist Ben Bruce told MetalTalk: “Over the years we have been known to release many acoustic versions of our songs from a …
Photo of Joe Bonamassa

Guitar legend Joe Bonamassa has remixed and re-sung his debut album ‘A New day Yesterday’ as he celebrates the 20th anniversary of its release with a special edition, titled ‘A New Day Now’, set to be released 7 August via J&R Adventures. While Bonamassa had been involved with music as …
Photo of Bad Touch from the recording studio

Hot on the heels of their epic Rock Chart success for ‘Kiss The Sky’, Stevie Westwood took time out to talk to Erik Damian from MetalTalk TV about the album, the #SaveOurVenues campaign and what comes next when things start to get back to some semblance of normality. Released on …
Photo of the band The Infernal Sea

Black Metal gurus The Infernal Sea have told Metaltalk that their next album, ‘Negotium Crucis’, will be released 18 September and you can watch the title track below, right now. Hailing from East Anglia, The Infernal Sea firmly plant their plague-ridden UKBM stamp on their music, while drawing their influences …
Photo of the band Vicious Rumors

Vicious Rumors have today announced that their next album, ‘Celebration Day’, will be released 12 August 2020 via SPV/Steamhammer. The album was recorded and mixed between November 2019 and February 2020 at the Trident Studios in Pacheco, California. Founded by guitarist and vocalist Geoff Thorpe in 1979, Vicious Rumors now …