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Lindemann - Live In Moscow gig poster

Lindemann, the project of Rammstein singer Till Lindemann and Swedish multi-instrumentalist and producer Peter Tägtgren, will release their Moscow 2020 show on vinyl, CD and Blu-Ray on 21 May 2021. The realisation of the problems about to besiege the world caused by the spread of the COVID-19 virus and the …
Resurrection Kings

Resurrection Kings, featuring Craig Goldy, Vinny Appice and Chas West, will release their second album, ‘Skygazer’, on 16 July 2021 through Frontiers. Goldy told MetalTalk: “We all brought our ‘A’ game to the making of this album. With the freedom to utilise the music we were all influenced by that …
Soldiers Of Destruction

Formed in 1981, disbanded in 1984, Soldiers Of Destruction are back and ready to unleash their debut album ‘Cause And Affect’, set for release on 18 June 2021, via American’t Records. Having played around 40 shows with bands such as The Exploited, GBH, UK Subs, and Peter And The Test …
Photo of the band Epica

The Epic Apocalypse Tour, with Dutch Symphonic titans Epica, Finnish cellist Apocalyptica and supported by Wheel, has been moved to 2022. The tour will kick off on 6 January 2022 in Leipzig, and the bands will perform all over Europe, including a five-date run in the UK. The news comes …
Photo of Bob Harris and Cerys Matthews

The 2021 UKBlues Awards ceremony will be held on 9 May and hosted by blues legend and broadcaster Paul Jones. Originally due to be staged at The Powerhaus, Camden (formerly Dingwalls), this will be a virtual event celebrating the UK Blues scene. Ashwyn Smyth (Founder & Chair of the UKBlues Federation) …
Photo of Atom Seed

Someone recently asked me how I thought the music industry had changed in the UK for young musicians since the 1990s. Unfortunately, I haven’t been a young musician since the 1990s, so I can’t tell you what it’s like to be one these days. But from what I have seen, …
King King/The Damn Truth Feb 2022 Tour Poster.

The Damn Truth are to join King King on their nine-date February 2022 UK tour. Singer and guitarist Lee-la Baum said, “We’re looking forward to touring the UK with King King. We can’t wait to perform tracks from our new album for British audiences.” The Canadians have previously toured Europe …
Bloodstock 2021 Poster

Bloodstock 2021 have added nineteen bands to this years bill, with Evil Scarecrow set to headline the Sophie stage on Sunday evening. The band said: “So, we haven’t played as a band for a year. Not even a practice! We closed and abandoned our rehearsal room. Our van is gathering …
Form Tokyo, Survive

To celebrate signing with Split Screen Management, Tokyo “Samurais From Hell” Survive will stream a newly recorded concert ‘Live At Death Valley’ on 12 June 2021. Rather than a “live” stream, the performance will be pre-recorded, edited and produced. With recording currently underway, vocalist/guitarist Nemo told MetalTalk: “In the current …
Photo of Robin McAuley

He may not be mentioned in the same conversation as your Robert Plant’s, Ian Gillan’s, or Paul Rodger’s of this world, but to many Robin McAuley will always be classed as Rock royalty. And for a bit of irony, he was born 28 miles north of Dublin in Meath, known …