Paul Hutchings

WRITER / PHOTOGRAPHER
Paul's first three gigs were when he was 12. Saxon, Thin Lizzy and UFO made him a Metal Head for life. He has written for over a decade for numerous sites, including Moshville Times, Powerplay Magazine and The Razors Edge.


Paul now reviews interviews and photographs for MetalTalk and Musipedia of Metal, with occasional work for other sites.

Paul is part of The Miserable Metal Mind Podcast and in-house tog at The Patriot – The Home of Rock, Crumlin, South Wales. He often says his favourite band is Rush, followed by Opeth and Motörhead.

From Madrid To Malmo: The Motörhead Löst Tapes Collection

Get a glimpse into the phenomenal live shows of Motörhead with The Löst Tapes: The Collection. There are songs to bring a smile and maybe even the odd tear. Words: @hutchie224 @officialmotorhead

Bokassa / Jørn Kaarstad On New Album, Tour Memories And Salmon

Interview: Jørn Kaarstad, Bokassa. "If you ever see a salmon thrown onstage at a Red Fang gig in Norway, you'll have an idea where it came from." INterview: @Hutchie224 @bokassaband @redfangband

Samael Celebrate Passage With A Perfect Performance

Album Review: Samael – Passage – Live (Napalm Records) - Release Date: 16 February 2024. "A celebration of a record that is a landmark in our history. Words: @hutchie224 @samael_band @napalmrecordsofficial

Biff Byford Is ‘Pretty Fit’ And Excited For New Tour

Interview: Biff Byford - Saxon. Having released 24th studio album, Hell Fire And Damnation, the legendary band prepare to tour with Judas Priest and Uriah Heep. Interview: @hutchie224 @saxon.official

Night Slasher Debut Is Plenty To Get Excited About

Album Review: The raw and addictive Blackened Thrash of Night Slasher self-titled debut album. An album that fans of this genre should be keen to hear. Words: @hutchie224 @night.slasher.band @sliptrickrecords

Infected Rain – Time One Of The Most Intriguing Albums of 2024

Album Review: Infected Rain – Time. Latest album by the experimental Moldovans throws down the gauntlet to their peers in 2024. One Of The Most Intriguing Albums of 2024. Words: @hutchie224 @infectedrain_official @napalmrecordsofficial

Exclusive: UFO – Lights Out, The Shining Star, Has New Official Video

The iconic UFO album Lights Out is Reissued as a Deluxe Edition in 2024. A journey through their classic line-up as MetalTalk share the new Official Lyric video Words: @hutchie224 @ufo_rockband @chrysalisrecs

Bokassa / Hits Hard, Plays Hard And All Out Of Dreams

Album Review: The explosive blend of stoner, punk, and Metal in latest Bokassa album, All Out Of Dreams. Thunderous, this trio will captivate fans of the riff. Words: @hutchie224 @bokassaband @indierecordings

Florence Black / Stunning Bed Of Nails Foretells A Huge Year

Album Review - Florence Black highly anticipated sophomore release, Bed Of Nails. With high-tempo anthems, powerful riffs, and surprising twists, this album is a must-listen. Find out why these Merthyr Tydfil rockers are destined for success in 2024. Words: @hutchie224 @florenceblackuk

Upon Stone / Dead Mother Moon is a phenomenal record

Album Review: Upon Stone – Dead Mother Moon (Century Media). A Visceral, Aggression-Soaked Melodic Death Metal Masterpiece that gets better with repeated plays. Words: @hutchie224 @uponstone @centurymediarecords

Paul Hutchings

WRITER / PHOTOGRAPHER
Paul's first three gigs were when he was 12. Saxon, Thin Lizzy and UFO made him a Metal Head for life. He has written for over a decade for numerous sites, including Moshville Times, Powerplay Magazine and The Razors Edge.


Paul now reviews interviews and photographs for MetalTalk and Musipedia of Metal, with occasional work for other sites.

Paul is part of The Miserable Metal Mind Podcast and in-house tog at The Patriot – The Home of Rock, Crumlin, South Wales. He often says his favourite band is Rush, followed by Opeth and Motörhead.

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