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Photo of The Owen Guns

Having caused quite a stir, to put it mildly, with their previous EP ‘Violating Community Standards in August last year, the hilariously outspoken Australian Hardcore Punks The Owen Guns are determined to keep up the good work with their upcoming second EP, the seven track ‘EP2 – Electric Boogaloo’. Co-written …
Cover of Powertrippin' by The Almighty

Scottish rockers The Almighty’s highest chart placing album finally gets a well deserved reissue with a second disc of goodies and a couple of strange inclusions. The Almighty – Powertrippin’ Expanded Edition (Cherry Red Records) Release Date: 26 February 2020 Words: Robert Adams 1993 was a golden year for The …
Photo of Ric Galvez

Ric Galvez, former guitarist of Melodic Black/Death Metal outfit Astaroth Incarnate, has finally realised his creative dream with his new solo project Malice Divine. Malice Divine – Malice Divine (Independent) Release Date: 19 February 2021 Words: Jools Green Galvez has released his first self-titled studio full length, handling vocals, lyrics, …
Cover of Denizen Tenant by Joseph Williams

Joseph Williams , who is set to appear on MetalTalk TV this week, will release his next solo album ‘Denizen Tenant’ on 26 February, via The Players Club / Mascot Label Group and you can watch the tracks ‘Liberty Man’ and ‘Never Saw You Coming’ below. Williams told MetalTalk: “‘Liberty …
Photo of Anneke van Giersbergen

Few artists have managed to cover as many genres in a career as mercurial Dutch songstress Anneke van Giersbergen. Anneke van Giersbergen – The Darkest Skies Are The Brightest (InsideOutMusic) Release Date: 26 February 2021 Words: Ian Sutherland From her beginnings as lead singer with The Gathering and their melancholic …
Photo of Ricky Warwick

If you are a Rock fan, you will most definitely have heard the name Ricky Warwick. From leading Scottish rockers The Almighty, to admirably fronting Thin Lizzy as well as Black Star Riders, Mr Warwick certainly can not be accused of being work shy! That is not forgetting his solo …
Photo of singer/songwriter/guitarist Arielle

Arielle, born in New Jersey, raised in California and Hawaii, will release her next album ‘Analog Girl In A Digital World’ on 7 May 2021. Arielle recorded half of the album in digital and the other half on tape, and in this MetalTalk TV episode she explains her love of all …
Photo of Myles Kennedy, Alter Bridge

Myles Kennedy has told MetalTalk that he will release his second solo album ‘The Ides Of March’ this 14 May, via Napalm Records. Today he has released the first song ‘In Stride’, a track built around his slide playing. The album is set to showcase Myles’ love of Rock, Blues …
Photo of Damon Johnson & The Get Ready

Damon Johnson’s CV looks like a who’s who of the rock world, having had hugely successful stints with Alice Cooper, Thin Lizzy and the Black Star Riders but has also written with Sammy Hagar, Stevie Nicks, Skid Row, Ted Nugent, Santana and Queensryche amongst many others. He has been no …
Photo of the band Love And Death

When you have an act with a pedigree of the likes of Korn and Breaking Benjamin and when you have already proven your value in the market with a gem as shiny as their latest album ‘Between Here And Lost’, it seems hard to deviate from pre-conceived expectations. Nearly eight …