Ian Sutherland

HEAD OF EVENT EDITORIAL
Ian Sutherland is a music-mad Scotsman. He has been buying music and going to gigs for more than four decades. Ian has always found a way to be around music, be it promoting, DJing or getting beers in for the band.


Over the last decade, Ian has been reviewing albums and live shows as well as interviewing musicians. He has been quoted by the likes of Diamond Head and Within Temptation, to name but two, in their official press releases.

Ian's primary role now is Head Of Event Editorial at MetalTalk. He is responsible for coordinating and arranging all the live reviews for the fabulous team of rock and rollers at MetalTalk.

Ayreon / 01011001, An Incredible Weekend In Tilburg Captured Forever

Review: Ayreon 01011001 Live Beneath The Waves - Not a perfect package, but an essential purchase in my view. It's a fantastic souvenir of an incredible weekend. Words: Ian Sutherland @ayreon_official @mascotlabelgroup

Beaux Gris Gris And The Apocalypse – Hot New Nostalgia In Edinburgh

Gig Review: Beaux Gris Gris And The Apocalypse - Bannermans Edinburgh - 18 April 2024. A nostalgia for old-school musical traditions yet are somehow able to make it modern and relevant and above all captivating. Words: Ian Sutherland @beauxgrisgris @bannermans

DeWolff / A Edinburgh Heart Stopping Kind Of Show

Gig Review - DeWolff - Silveroller - The Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh - 14 March 24. Two bands that channel the sounds of the '70s in impressive live performances. Words: Ian Sutherland Photography: Colin Campbell @dewolfficial @Silverollerband @thevoodoorooms

Exclusive / Fish, As Musical Touring Journey Nears The End

Interview: MetalTalk caught up with Fish ahead of the announcement of final UK tour, the farewell tour The Road To The Isles. Read his thoughts on retirement. Interview: Ian Sutherland @fishderekdick

Bannerman’s Bar / The Best Music Venue In Edinburgh

MetalTalk Venues - Bannerman's Bar is a renowned historic establishment in the heart of the city's vibrant and eclectic Cowgate district. Find out What's On. Words: Ian Sutherland @bannermanslive @bannermans

Winterstorm / After The Storm With Danny Vaughn And Co

Review: Winterstorm Festival 2023: Troon. After The Storm. Jason Sweeney, Alan and Stevie Nimmo and Danny Vaughn. Winterstorm does it right. Roll on next year. Words: Ian Sutherland Photography: Scott Anderson @winterstormlive @therealdannyvaughn

Winterstorm / Tyketto Are Winners, But It’s A Close Run Thing

Review: Winterstorm Festival 2023: Troon. Saturday highlights include Tyketto, Doogie White, Graham Bonnet, Praying Mantis, Chantel McGregor and much more. Words: Ian Sutherland Photography: Scott Anderson @winterstormlive @tykettoofficial

Winterstorm Day 2 / A Massive Day Of Classic Rock

Review: Winterstorm Festival 2023: Day Two - From Lyin Rampant's riff-heavy metal to FM's smooth rock stylings, a day of diverse and captivating performances. Words: Ian Sutherland Photography: Scott Anderson @winterstormlive @massivewagons

Winterstorm / Michael Schenker Lets It Roll Down By The Seaside

Review: Winterstorm Festival 2023: A Classic Rock and Metal Celebration in Troon | Thursday highlights include Michael Schenker, The New Roses and much more Words: Ian Sutherland Photography: Scott Anderson @winterstormlive @michaelschenkerrocks

The Filthy Tongues Bring Dark Passions With Black Valentine

Album Review: The world of Scottish cult rockers, The Filthy Tongues. Black Valentine showcases gothic blues vibes with a Celtic burr and intense soundscapes. Words: Ian Sutherland @thefilthytongues

Ian Sutherland

HEAD OF EVENT EDITORIAL
Ian Sutherland is a music-mad Scotsman. He has been buying music and going to gigs for more than four decades. Ian has always found a way to be around music, be it promoting, DJing or getting beers in for the band.


Over the last decade, Ian has been reviewing albums and live shows as well as interviewing musicians. He has been quoted by the likes of Diamond Head and Within Temptation, to name but two, in their official press releases.

Ian's primary role now is Head Of Event Editorial at MetalTalk. He is responsible for coordinating and arranging all the live reviews for the fabulous team of rock and rollers at MetalTalk.

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