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As reported last week, Manowar have joined forces with celebrated British actor, author and adventurer Brian Blessed for the spoken narration on ‘The Warrior’s Prayer’ from their upcoming album ‘Kings Of Metal MMXIV’. MetalTalk were personally invited to the recording session by Joey DeMaio himself and we will have more …

…and why your favourite band aren’t playing in your home town this year. We had a look before at what managers and producers did for bands. This month let’s look at Booking Agents and Promoters. Who are they? What do they do? And most importantly who would win in a …

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 …

Something I started doing for a bit of fun was a Rock and Metal Pub Quiz. It takes place on the first Wednesday of every month at the Soho Rocks Bar in the centre of London’s West End. I’m doing it there every first Wednesday of the month. I’ve always …

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 …

Festival season is upon us and with so many great European Metal Festivals this year I’m sure some of you are thinking of popping out to one or two? Sweden Rock Festival Maybe Sweden Rock Festival or the Italian Gods of Metal? Hellfest in France is good and the Wacken …

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 …