Kahmel Farahani

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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.

Plush / “We’re just musicians,” Moriah Formica says, “and we love making music.”

Plush will soon tour with Slash and Myles Kennedy.INTERVIEW - Moriah Formica: "In no time, the four of us got together, and the chemistry was just flowing."@plushrocks @slash @officialmyleskennedy @kahmel_farahani

Esprit D’Air / Oceans is something to celebrate and admire

Not many modern rock bands have managed to gather a fanbase while fearlessly blending genres and even languages as Esprit D'Air have. In a time when too many bands are content producing background music, Oceans is something to celebrate and admire. @espritdairofficial @kahmel_farahani

Slash Ft Myles Kennedy / 4 is a modern sonic benchmark

Slash ft Myles Kennedy - 4 is a sonic benchmark for modern rock music. As an example of hard rock music recorded, played, produced and mixed to absolute perfection, 4 is going to take some beating. @Slash @officialmyleskennedy @kahmel_farahani

Saxon / Hammersmith feels like a tribute to the undying nature of NWOBHM

Saxon, Uriah Heep, Girlschool, Diamond Head played Hammersmith Eventim Apollo on 29 January 2022. A truly formidable lineup, see the review and photos at MetalTalk. @saxon.official @uriahheepofficial @diamond_head_official #Girlschool

Kahmel Farahani / 2021 memories in Heavy Metal

My abiding memory of 2021 was the feeling of the world returning to some semblance of normality and, in particular, the restarting of live music. Here are the highlights from @kahmel_farahani

Chip Z’Nuff / “We kept these antibiotics in case anybody caught anything”

Chip Z'Nuff talks about the early years of Enuff Z'Nuff, touring with Badlands, the emergence of Grunge, and working with Steven Adler for six years. @EnuffZnuff

Chip Z’Nuff / “Show me a band without influences, and I’ll show you a musician that hasn’t written one note”

Chip Z'Nuff talks about the new album from Enuff Z’Nuff, Hardrock Nite. @EnuffZnuff

Kip Winger could keep London rocking until the small hours

As Winger are in the midst of writing and recording their highly anticipated seventh studio album, frontman Kip Winger took a short break and made it over to the UK for a...

Matt Pearce, Mike Ross and Daniel Leigh light up The Grace

Matt Pearce and The Mutiny and The Mike Ross Band played a double headline show at The Grace, upstairs at The Garage in Highbury on 9 November 2021.Words: Kahmel FarahaniPhotography: Tracey McBride and Al...

Michael Schenker / A superb night from a Heavy Metal legend still at the top of his game

A gig that has been over a year in the making, Michael Schenker has finally been able to return to London's Shepherd's Bush Empire to celebrate his 50th anniversary in music. With...

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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