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Photo of Toby Jepson

It was all looking swimmingly well when Little Angels landed the number one spot in the UK charts with their 1993 album ‘Jam’. Scarborough’s finest then went from opening stadium shows for houmous muncher Bryan Adams, sharing private jets with Bon Jovi and receiving lavish gifts from Van Halen to …
Image of the band Grave Digger

German Metal overlords Grave Digger have just released ‘Fields Of Blood’, their 20th studio album release of their impressive 40 year career and it is an as Metal as it gets. MetalTalk’s Sid Kissinger spoke with Chris Boltendahl in Episode Ten of MetalTalk TV to find out what the inspiration and …
Photo of Lamb Of God

Lamb Of God, who released their superior self-titled eighth studio album last Friday, have some great lockdown content coming up for fans over the next couple of days. Already released today, is a live recorded three song quarantine performance of ‘Checkmate’, ‘Laid To Rest’ and ‘New Colossal Hate’, which you …
Evanescence and Within Temptation - new tour date poster

Evanescence and Within Temptation have had to move their rescheduled tour from September 2020 to September 2021, as ongoing restrictions and travel plans have made it impossible to deliver their massive co-headline European tour this year. Originally scheduled for April 2020, the date was initially put back five months, but …
Kiss fans at Donington 2015

Last weekend thousands of Metal fans gathered at Castle Donington for the annual Download Festival, this year headlined by Slipknot, Muse and Kiss. MetalTalk reported just as the event kicked off (here) on how Leicestershire Police Force had decided to use the Download Festival at Castle Donington as part of …
Photo of Metallica at Download 2004

On 5 June 2004, 100,000 fans filled Donington Park for the annual Download Festival. Being the biggest summer music festival in England for Metal and Rock fans, the festival has attracted some of the biggest acts in history. Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden, AC/DC and many others have all graced the …
Rush - Permanent Waves album cover

Starting with with one of the greatest opening tracks of all time, ‘The Spirit Of Radio’, there is little to be said about the six tracks on the original album that has not already been discussed at length by in rock literature and documentaries. Rush – Permanent Waves 40th Anniversary …
Photo of the band The Sword

Texan Heavy Rockers The Sword have today (19 June) released two staggering packages which cover their 17 year career over 82 songs. Released via Craft Recordings, ‘Chronology 2006–2018’ details their complete discography over 52 tracks (12 previously unreleased), while ‘Conquest of Kingdoms’ covers 30 tracks (16 previously unreleased) of rarities …
Photo of Riff, in 1995

‘Replenish’, the debut album from Reef, was released 19 June 1995 and it is set to be reissued in September. The album went on to chart at number nine and featured in Kerrangs albums of the year (number 10).  The album included the hits ‘Naked’ and ‘Good Feeling’ and it propelled …
Photo of the band Nemesium

From the deep dark recesses of Geelong, Australia, comes Blackened Death Metal five-piece ‘Nemesium’ with their debut full length ‘Continua’. “A series of tales about torturous struggle, transition into a new age and the decimation of the world as it currently exists”, it is unnervingly current and all set to …