Kahmel Farahani

WRITER
Kahmel Farahani has been a music writer for almost a decade, writing for different independent blogs and publications before finding his home at MetalTalk in 2018.


Now working full-time in the music and media business in accounts management, Kahmel also plays guitar and has been known to jump up with London Metal institution MetalWorks on a Sunday night.

Legendary Shock Rockers W.A.S.P. return to the UK with epic Roundhouse performance

W.A.S.P. electrifies sold-out Roundhouse in long-awaited UK return, delivering a hit-filled set and celebrating its legacy with iconic frontman Blackie Lawless. Photo: @rock_pixs Words: @kahmel_farahani @waspnationofficial @roundhouseldn

Ville Valo spreading his wings in Kentish Town

London O2 Forum, Kentish Town - 15 March 2023. An artist who seems to be spreading his wings again - it’s a very welcome return. Photo: @aggieanthimidou Words: @kahmel_farahani @heartagram @o2forumktown

Lovebites astonishing Judgement Day a treasure of Metal magic

Lovebites - Judgement Day is a triumph. Wonderfully constructed and beautifully executed, it is a testament of the hard work the band has put in this last year. Words: @rock_pixs @lovebites_jp @jpurecords

Tony Iommi leads my Heavy Metal memories of 2022 – Kahmel Farahani

Heavy Metal in 2022 was packed with incredible albums and so many incredible gigs, including some big surprises, but here are some of my highlights including Tony Iommi. @kahmel_farahani @rock_pixs @_ronniejamesdio @tonyiommi

Kiefer Sutherland / Straight-to-the-heart music and charm make it a night to remember

Kiefer Sutherland - Live at The 02 Shepherd's Bush Empire - 30 October 2022. His honest, straight-to-the-heart music and charm make it a night to remember. Photo: @rock_pixs Words: @kahmel_farahani @kiefersutherland @themarcford

Corey Taylor / A man of many talents and genres, mask or no mask

The London Palladium is hosting a rather special solo show. It's not hard to see why. This is the first international show for CMFT, Corey Taylor's solo project

Luke Morley, Thunder / “The first time I saw Ronnie sing was in 1974 when he was in Elf”

DIO: Dreamers Never Die. Thunder guitarist and songwriter Luke Morley says it's a wonderful thing to be able to celebrate the life and work of Ronnie James Dio. Photo: @rock_pixs @thunderonline @lukemorleymusic Interview: @kahmel_farahani

Tony Iommi / Ronnie James Dio was a great friend and the greatest Heavy Metal vocalist of all time

Monday, 26 September 2022, marked the UK premiere of the highly anticipated Ronnie James Dio movie DIO: Dreamers Never Die. MetalTalk spoke with Tony Iommi and Wendy Dio. Photo: @rock_pixs Words: @kahmel_farahani @_ronniejamesdio @tonyiommi

Black Label Society / Zakk Wylde and Co bulldoze the Electric Ballroom

Concert/Gig review. Black Label Society, The Electric Ballroom - 7 June 2022.BLS deliver a pre-Download thunderous celebration of Heavy Metal in Camden. Words: @kahmel_farahani Photography: @rock_pixs @blacklabelsocietyofficial @zakkwyldebls @electricballroomcamden

Space Elevator / The Unique Style of Persona Non Grata

Album Review: Space Elevator - Persona Non Grata. With origins in West End production We Will Rock You, Space Elevator still deliver with style all their own.Space Elevator have crafted their own take on a range of classic and familiar sounds. @spaceelevatorband

Kahmel Farahani

WRITER
Kahmel Farahani has been a music writer for almost a decade, writing for different independent blogs and publications before finding his home at MetalTalk in 2018.


Now working full-time in the music and media business in accounts management, Kahmel also plays guitar and has been known to jump up with London Metal institution MetalWorks on a Sunday night.

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