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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 …

I think this is one of the big debates in rock. I have this debate with Metallers on a regular, probably weekly, basis with several different people. So far this week I’ve had this chat three times – once with Skunkworks guitarist Alex Dickson and then with Tank guitarist Cliff …

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 …

Yes, that’s right. MetalTalk.net is the only Metal website to send a journalist to Japan in the wake of the Earthquake/Tsunami/Nuclear disaster to report on how the rock scene has been affected. Am I absolutely insane to come out here? Yes, quite possibly. I’ll be honest with you, I’m not …
Photo of Iron Maiden fans in Brazil

Sunday, March 27th, the day I and another 12,999 people had been waiting for had finally arrived. I’d been anxiously waiting for this day for the past month or so, watching all videos from the current tour on YouTube, sharing them on Facebook as well as bombing my friend’s wall …