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Image for the album from Heaven Below

Tribute and cover albums are a most tricky beast and whilst intentions are always good, the results are often a very mixed bag. Do you go for a straight copy of the originals or put your own individual spin? Both paths are fraught with dangers: the former potentially redundant and …
Photo of the band Lamb Of God

Burn the Priest have made waves in the underground Metal scene since their inception in 1994. Once they morphed into Lamb of God, the titans from ‘Richmond muttha***ing Virginia’ did not take long before embracing international mega stardom. Words: Dany Jones Lamb Of God (Nuclear Blast) – Out 19 June …
Poster for Papa Roach live stream concert

Papa Roach are set to perform their multi-platinum debut album ‘Infest’ on a live HD broadcast this Saturday (20 June) in the second part of their live streaming series. The bands first live streaming event, ‘INFEST In-Conversation’, was broadcast on the 20th Anniversary of the release of ‘Infest’ (25 April …
Cover the the new Imperial Age lockdown concert DVD

Imperial Age performed an online concert in Moscow on 25 April 2020 and it was a ground breaking success, with a stadium sized audience of 14,000 people watching on YouTube and 24,000 on Facebook.  The broadcast was made with 5 TV cameras and full cinematic and stage lights in Full HD …
Def Leppard - Download 2019

If you’re having a grumble about the weather at Download today, spare a thought for our good friends Uriah Heep who ran into a major problem on the road in North America today while out supporting Judas Priest. Kahmel Farahani and Dany Jones 14th June 2019: 11.00pm Heep’s bus broke …
Whitesnake - Download 2019

It’s thirty-two years and a day since the self-titled (‘1987’) Whitesnake album peaked at number two in the Billboard album chart but David Coverdale and the current line-up reminded their contemporaries exactly how to deliver a good time rock’n’roll show with a performance well worthy of a headline slot. Kahmel …
Clutch - Download 2019

While the festivites were getting going at Download and the Donington spirit was starting to shine through after the rain finally eased off, we were hit by a deluge of new rock and Metal news, so before we bring you further Download updates, here’s a round up of what’s happening. …
Last In Line at Download 2019

Download Festival 2019 is now well underway and Last In Line have absolutely obliterated the Main Stage at Castle Donington, leaving Tesla with the unenviable task of following them. Kahmel Farahani and Dany Jones 14th June 2019: 2.00pm Both bands played London on Wednesday, with Tesla performing a select gig …
Photo from Download 2019

Download Festival 2019 is off and rolling and Britain’s largest rock and Metal Festival has delivered, as usual, a stellar bill for 2019. This year’s headliners are Def Leppard, Slipknot and Tool but the major talking point so far has not been the bands, but the weather with Download becoming …
Photo of Bruce Dickinson taken by Mark Weiss

Episode Eight of MTTV welcomes the internationally famous photographer Mark ‘Weissguy’ Weiss, author of the new book ‘The Decade That Rocked: The Music and Mayhem of ’80s Rock and Metal’. Since being arrested and thrown in jail in the late 70’s for selling his images outside a Kiss concert, Mark …