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Photo of the band Dvne

Dvne will release their second album ‘Etemen Ænka’ 19 March 2021, via Metal Blade Records and it promises to mark an imaginative and thrilling leap forward from 2017’s ‘Asheran’. Guitarist/vocalist Victor Vicart told MetalTalk: “It is an album that has a narrative musically and we hope will encourage the listener …
Cover of Agent Steel new album

Formed in 1984 by vocalist John Cyriis, L.A. Speed Metal band Agent Steel are finally back after a long break with a video for the new song ‘Outer Space Connection’. The track is released ahead of their new album ‘No Other Godz Before Me’, which is due for release 19 …
Cover of Chosen And Justified by The Dead Daisies

Buoyed by the success of ‘Holy Ground’, The Dead Daisies have released a stunning Sci-Fi video for the track ‘Chosen And Justified’, which you can also listen to on MetalTalk’s SoundCloud Tracks of the Week Playlist. MetalTalk understands the band were delighted with the reception for the album, which smashed into numerous Top …
Photo of Nick Menza, Chris Poland and James LoMenzo

A previously unreleased rehearsal recording featuring former Megadeth members Nick Menza, Chris Poland and James LoMenzo has emerged on YouTube. Edited by Menza, the track is a fusion jam and features the trio in an all-out original, free-for-all fusion jam session. Menza and LoMenzo had started work on a new project …
Photo of Ricky Warwick

MetalTalk TV recently caught up with Black Star Riders, Thin Lizzy and former frontman of The Almighty Ricky Warwick, whose sublime sixth solo album ‘When Life Was Hard And Fast’ was released recently to great acclaim. Interview: Robert Adams In the first of a two part interview, Ricky discuses the …
Photo of the Band Baest

Danish Death Metal phenomenon Baest have been busy establishing themselves as one of the countrys most promising recent Metal acts. Both their debut album ‘Danse Macabre’ in 2008, closely followed by 2019’s ‘Venenum’, received a lot of acclaim and which saw more of a  Baest defined sound continuing to develop. …
Photo of Rory McDonald from Voodoo Bloo

Voodoo Bloo have released their first UK Single ‘Her Name Was Human’ via PlasticGroove Records. Originally from Sheffield, frontman Rory McDonald is now based in Wellington, New Zealand where the bands alternative Rock has gone down a storm. McDonald told MetalTalk: “The track [‘Her Name Was Human’] has a lot …
Parliament at Sunset

Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced in this weeks UK budget that a further £390m will be invested in supporting arts venues in England, with £300m allocated to the existing Culture Recovery Fund. Other measures such as extensions to furlough, SEISS [Self-Employment Income Support Scheme] and the VAT cut on ticket sales …
Lineup for Heretic Fest 2022

Heretic Fest has moved to the weekend of 13 May 2022. There are some new band slots available, with details of how to apply for 2022 included in their statement below. It is with great regret that I must inform you yet again of the postponement of Heretic Fest 2021, …
Photo take from the film Pistol, the Sex Pistols' story

Principal photography has begun on director Danny Boyles’ TV series ‘Pistol’, a six episode series about the legendary Sex Pistol guitarist Steve Jones. The series is based on Jones’ book ‘Lonely Boy: Tales from a Sex Pistol’. Director Danny Boyle told MetalTalk: “Imagine breaking into the world of The Crown …