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Judith Fisher 30th June 2011 Outloud: ‘Love Catastrophe’ (released July 27th) Presented as a cross between Riot, TNT and Skid Row, Outloud have produced a cracking, high-energy album packed to the brim with blistering, melodic and riff-riddled tracks that will appease even the hardiest AOR fan, and should take them …

I just got an email from Bernie Torme on the subject of the Ozzy guitarists’ article. Of course Bernie’s opinion is a little more valid than mine. A; because he’s one of those guitarists, B; because unlike me he really knows what he’s talking about. This is what he had …

Alice Cooper was joined by Johnny Depp in London’s famous 100 Club tonight. Playing a special club show, Alice raced through a phenomenal – and unique – set list of greatest hits and covers from bands which inspired the original Alice Cooper. Starting with ‘Train Kept A Rollin”, the 60s …

One of the original stalwarts of NWOBHM, British rockers Weapon released their first single in over thirty years ‘Ready 4 U’ on June 5th in digital format. Words: Judith Fisher Featuring the talents of original members Danny Hynes and Jeff Summers, Gavin Cooper (Paul Di’Anno’s Battlezone/Killers) and Ian Sweeting (The …

It’s the 6th of June and that makes it Iron Maiden day in our book. Maiden got the 666th news item on MetalTalk.net (you can see it by clicking here) and they get the 6th June article as well. “The night was black was no use holding back ‘Cos I …

Some things will never die and will last forever. The lover of life’s not a sinner. The ending is just a beginner. The closer you get to the meaning. The sooner you’ll know that you’re dreaming. Seven. It would be easy to select seventy great Ronnie James Dio tracks. Well …

Some things will never die and will last forever. The lover of life’s not a sinner. The ending is just a beginner. The closer you get to the meaning. The sooner you’ll know that you’re dreaming. Seven. It would be easy to select seventy great Ronnie James Dio tracks. Well …

This is MetalTalk.net’s 666th news item and just by pure coincidence, it’s Iron Maiden. Well it had to be really, didn’t it. On Friday 13th as well… CBC News are reporting that Iceland Express will be running an air service to Winnipeg in June and that Bruce Dickinson will be …

A new video interview has been posted online with Amon Amarth guitarist Olavi Mikkonen by Blank TV. Check it out for some brutal Norse discourse and learn the secrets of Amon Amarth as Blank TV rap with guitarist Olavi Mikkonen about their Surtur Rising tour, the 70,000 Tons of Metal …

Huge news has rocked the Metal world recently as KK Downing, half of Judas Priest’s legendary twin-guitar attack, has announced his retirement! The underlying reasons are not clear, but KK refers to an ongoing breakdown with band members and management in his official press release. With a World Tour booked …