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.

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

Samantha Fish And Jesse Dayton – Musical Magic In Glasgow

Barrowland Ballroom - Jesse Dayton’s experience and style, married to a superb band and sprinkled with magic stardust of Samantha Fish, made for a great evening. Words: Ian Sutherland Photo: Kevin Kerr @jessedayton @samanthafishmusic @barrowland_ballroom

Lzzy Hale On Sensational Collaborations And Nashville Inspiration

Lzzy Hale discusses her sensational collaborations and the vibrant Nashville music scene. Don't miss Halestorm at Wembley Arena on 9 December 2023! @halestormrocks @officiallzzyhale @sophieguitar_ @ashleymcbryde

Halestorm / Lzzy Hale Reveals Secrets to Protecting Her Amazing Voice

Lzzy Hale Talks London Show, Vocal Training, and Social Media in Interview with MetalTalk. Catch Halestorm live at Wembley Arena on 9 December 2023! Interview: Ian Sutherland Cover Photo: @photos.bygeoo Hellfest 2023 @officiallzzyhale @halestormrocks @hellfestopenair

Lzzy Hale Promises Wembley Will Be An Amazing Celebration

Halestorm - European tour culminates in a headline show at London's Wembley Arena on December 9, 2023, and it's shaping up to be their biggest-ever solo headline show. Interview: @officiallzzyhale Don't miss this unforgettable celebration of rock 'n' roll! Words: Ian Sutherland @halestormrocks @thejoestorm @arejayhale @jodowa

Sharon Den Adel Reveals All About New Album Bleed Out And Going Independent

Within Temptation's Sharon Den Adel talks about the band's new album, Bleed Out, and their decision to release it independently, as well as their evolving sound and the challenges of using AI in their videos. Words: Ian Sutherland Photo: @andyshaw16 @wtofficial @sharonherindigo

Nothing Binary About Ayreon Experience – A Winner All The Way

The epic and unforgettable Ayreon: Live Beneath The Waves in Tilburg, Netherlands. A once-in-a-lifetime performance featuring 19 incredible vocalists. Words: Ian Sutherland Photography: Eddy Jolen @ayreon_official

The Filthy Tongues And Co Are A Revelation At Edinburgh Fringe

The Revelations Of Rab McVie: A Rock-infused Art Event at Edinburgh Fringe. Mind-Blowing and Visually Stunning. The Filthy Tongues - Maria Rud - Tam Dean Burn Words: Ian Sutherland Photography: Mark Holloway #revelationsofrabmcvie

Ian Moss Chisels Out A Little Corner Of Australia In Glasgow’s Òran Mór

The hidden gem of Australian music Ian Moss and his band bring Cold Chisel hits and soulful solo tunes to the UK. A rare treat at Òran Mór on 10 June 2023. @ianmossmusic @oranmorglasgow

Arjen Lucassen Talks New Album and Collaborations for Supersonic Revolution

Prog rock mastermind Arjen Lucassen talks about Supersonic Revolution - The Golden Age Of Music, in an interview with MetalTalk, discussing his influences and upcoming Ayreon live shows. Interview: Ian Sutherland @ayreon_official @mascotlabelgroup

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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