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Photo of Wolfgang Van Halen

Wolfgang Van Halen has released the first music from his solo band Mammoth WVH. The song ‘Distance’ is a tribute to his father Eddie and you can watch the video for the track below. Wolfgang wrote and performed all instruments and vocals on the song, which is an open letter …
Photo of the band Toxaemia

It’s taken over three decades to reach fruition, but Swedish cult Death Metal outfit Toxaemia are finally set to release their debut full length ‘Where Paths Divide’.  This will enthral anyone lucky enough to have copies of their 90’s EP’s demos/compilations as well as Old School Death Metal fans who …
Photo of the L.A. Guns

This L.A. Guns features the drummer (Steven Riley) and bass player (Kelly Nickels) from the best known late 80’s/early 90’s line-up of the band, augmented by another former bass player from a 2010’s line-up (Scott Griffin) and a completely new lead vocalist (Kurt Frohlich). L.A. GUNS – Renegades (Golden Robot …
Vivian Campbell, Phil Collen - Kerrang

In a perfect world Vivian Campbell would not be a member of Def Leppard. On 8 January 1991, while on a six month sabbatical from the group, their much loved guitarist Steve ‘Steamin’ Clark succumbed to his addictions and died as a result of a cocktail of alcohol and prescription …
Photo of Cats In Space

Cats In Space release their eagerly awaited fourth studio album ‘Atlantis’ on 27 November 2020 and will be supporting this with a full on live stream gig from K.K. Downings’ Steel Mill. MetalTalk spoke with guitarist, singer and songwriter Greg Hart to find out what fans can expect. Not content …
Photo of CJ Wildheart

CJ Wildheart has today (13 November) released the fantastic new single ‘State Of Us’, the first track from his lockdown inspired album ‘Siege’, due out in December. You can watch the video below, or listen on the MetalTalk Tracks of the Week Playlist. The album contains eight tracks and is …
Photo of David Ellefson

With his solo band Ellefson, Megadeth founding member and bassist David Ellefson, has more of an opportunity to show off his wide range of influences and musical interests. Ellefson – No Cover (earMusic) Release Date: 20 November 2020 Words: Brandon Oberkrieser Although he has spent some of the 2000s branching …
Photo of Jacoby Shaddix in The Retaliators

Papa Roach lead singer Jacoby Shaddix will make his acting debut in the Better Noise Films production ‘The Retaliators’, due for release next year. Shaddix told us: “When I heard about this film last year, I spoke to the creative team and I felt I had a vehicle to see …
Photo of Alice Cooper, who is releasing 'Detroit Stories' in February

The first song from the new Alice Cooper album ‘Detroit Stories’ has been released and you can listen to ‘Rock & Roll’ below. On ‘Rock & Roll’, Alice is joined by Steve Hunter, Johnny Bee and Paul Randolph, with “Honorary Detroiter” Joe Bonamassa providing that velvet touch. As previously reported, …
Reb Beach, Whitesnake

With a resume that includes Whitesnake to Winger and Alice Cooper to Dokken, you might imagine Reb Beach has more than enough on his plate to consider making a solo album. However, you would be wrong. Reb Beach – A View From The Inside (Frontiers Music s.r.l.) Release Date: 6 …