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CONCRETE ICON ‘Perennial Anguish’ (Black Vulture Records) Jools Green ‘Perennial Anguish’, the debut release from Finnish darkened death Metal four piece, Concrete Icon and follow up to their 2012 EP, ‘Where The Horns Reign’, is a dark fascinating album. With influences drawn from old school death Metal and combined with …

Within the last hour Motörhead have had to pull their performance at this year’s Wacken festival short due to the failing health of Lemmy. The band left the stage after just six numbers and details of exactly what happened are not yet totally clear. Our man at Wacken reports that …

After appearing at the inaugural Les-Fest last year, this Scottish quartet have been busy making quite a name for themselves all over the UK and Europe, so it was no surprise that a warm welcome was in store for them at this year’s Les-Fest. Johnny Main: Photos by Carlan Braid …

Recently metaltalk.net posted news about Lita Ford’s latest single ‘Mother’ which based on Lita’s own highly painful experience of being alienated from her children. According to Lita the alienation has come about as a result of her divorce from her husband Jim Gallet who is the father of her two …

German rock legend Udo Dirkschneider has been speaking about just one of the brand new songs which makes up an important part of the new album ‘Steelhammer’, released this week. ‘Basta Ya’, which features Spanish vocalist (and member of band Warcry) Vitor Garcia in duet with the vocalist, is sung …

Judas Priest at the cinema? Oh yes. For one night only at the exclusive Soho Hotel screening room in central London, I was privileged to watch the new Judas Priest: ‘Epitaph’ DVD on the big screen in impressive surround sound. Judas Priest: Epitaph (DVD) UK release: Monday 27th May 2013 (Sony …

There’s a few bands who have brought out their own branded alcoholic beverage this past few months so Iron Maiden are not the first to do this but they’ve done it in their own unique style and launched it with the typical class that permeates all Maiden product. Pictures by …

“Now people realise that we were innovators. When you work as hard as we did, you appreciate that” – Ian Hunter “On tour as support to Mott The Hoople (the only time Queen ever supported anyone), I was always conscious that we were in the presence of something great, something …

Black Sabbath singer Ozzy Osbourne made a surprising Facebook confession last night (April 15th). Metal legend Ozzy admitted to “drinking and taking drugs” over the past 18 months, something that our Black Sabbath insider confirmed to us very recently. This revelation comes after rumours yesterday that he has split with …

In the second of a series of MetalTalk interviews with bands from the Russian Federation, we talk to the band Wax Angel, a six-piece band from St Petersburg. Johnny Main Formed in 2006 by Sasha Danilov who along with some university friends, the group play in a post-Grunge style taking …