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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 …

Last month we all heard the bad news that Storm Thorgerson, the legendary artist and visionary behind the album covers of Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath, Audioslave, Muse, Rainbow, Thunder, Peter Gabriel, The Scorpions, Bruce Dickinson, Dream Theater, Styx, Biffy Clyro, Helloween, Mars Volta and many more had sadly …

“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 …

Littlejohn, little mind. The British Daily Mail newspaper published an article online on Friday 5th April 2013 by their columnist, Richard Littlejohn, on the subject of Heavy Metal fans and other music lovers. In the article Mr Littlejohn suggests a series of negative stereotypes based around his idea of Metallers, …

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 …

Presumably over the next few years we’re going to see the last tours by Black Sabbath, AC/DC and eventually Iron Maiden as our heroes finally retire or go to join Jimi and Bon’s supergroup in the sky. Does that mean then that this is the end of the classic rock …

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 …