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MetalTalk’s Mark Taylor had a chat with the one and only David Coverdale and here’s what he had to say… Hi David. Whitesnake are about to release a brand new live album/DVD, ‘Made In Japan’, which was recorded at the Loud Park Festival in Saitama, Japan in October 2011 on …

Martin Walkyier, frontman of Sabbat, Skyclad and The Clan Destined, has been known as an outspoken orator for some time. He is not a man to hold his tongue. Sabbat with Andy Sneap on the far left and Martin Walkyier on the far right. His disputes with Andy Sneap (former …

When you think of Metal bands, you generally think of bands in the UK, mainland Europe, North and South America and, of course, Canada – but there’s also a burgeoning Metal scene in the Russian Federation. In the first of a series of MetalTalk interviews with bands from Russia, we …

Hot on the heels of their recent sell out reunion tour with ex-members John Coghlan and Alan Lancaster, Status Quo stalwarts Francis Rossi and Rick Parfitt are set to star in their debut feature film due for release in July 2013. Titled ‘Bula Quo’ the film, which was produced and …

CHOSEN Resolution (Independent Release) Words: Jools Green The debut full length release ‘Resolution’, from Irish death metal duo ‘Chosen’ follows a series of well received EP’s since their inception in 2005. The album stands as a testament to their sheer perseverance which has paid off against the odds. The band moved …

With the recent passing of Clive Burr, I thought it would be a good opportunity to shed a little light on the disease he lived with for the past 25 years, Multiple Sclerosis. I could have researched an article and presented you with a bunch of facts and figures, but …

STEVE GÖLDBY’S METAL CHRONICLES HOSTILE: The Garage, London Brummie bruisers Hostile hit town on what should have been a busy Friday night for them but unfortunately the band were let down by promoters and agents meaning that their latest London appearance was blighted by a poor attendance. So a massive …

STEVE GÖLDBY’S METAL CHRONICLES POWERWOLF/ASHES OF ARES/BATTLE BEAST/MAJESTY Camden Underworld, London Friday 27th September 2013 It’s game on! Four amazing Metal bands in one evening! Majesty, old comrades from hundreds of years ago, Ashes Of Ares, Matt Barlow’s brilliant post-Iced Earth project, both playing their first ever gig in London, …

STEVE GOLDBY’S METAL CHRONICLES MICHAEL SCHENKER’S TEMPLE OF ROCK/TANK SHEPHERD’S BUSH EMPIRE FRIDAY 31st MAY 2013 Pictures by Liz Medhurst The last time Tank officially played London was 28 years (1985), approximately three stone and several drummers ago so tonight was a watershed moment in their illustrious history. There was …

For many years, the members of Blind Guardian have talked about it, and finally lead singer Hansi Kürsch provides a proper update about it: the orchestral CD! Hansi posted the following statement online: “first a late, but still fresh, Happy New Year to everyone. After getting rid of some bonus …