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After a triumphant tour with Journey that saw Foreigner play to tens of thousands of new fans and earn great critical acclaim, Foreigner announces the release of a brand new album, ‘Acoustique’. Foreigner first saw success throughout the world with their ground breaking debut album that featured chart hits such …

Based out of the remote country of Iceland, the mighty Sk√°lm√∂ld presents their own thrilling rendition of Viking Metal. Recently signed to Napalm Records, their debut for the label is entitled Baldur, a concept album based on majestic Norse Mythology. Fans of acts such as Enslaved and Amon Amarth are …

Bitches Sin release their new album September 11th entitled ‘The Rapture’. It is distributed through Metal Nation Distribution. The album was produced by legendary producer Chris Tsangarides (Thin Lizzy/Anvil) who also features on guitar with main man Ian Toomey. The album also features vocalist Dave Mills, whose monster Metal vocals …

Disaster struck this year with stage collapses at three festivals. In total, nine people were killed and almost two hundred injured. In allthree cases, the causes were sudden freak wind storms. On 17th July, the stage collapsed at the Ottawa Bluesfest during Cheap Trick’s set. Luckily, the band, crew and …

I’ve had my column at MetalTalk for a while now and have reviewed some marvellous Metal music. Classic bands like the Scorpions and Anthrax have rubbed shoulders with exciting new material from Dragonland and Taking Dawn. But there is one band that always stands apart: the enduring titans of Heavy …

Here’s the first of five interviews that Tina did at High Voltage this year – Glenn Hughes of Black Country Communion. Interview: Tina Saul: Pictures by Judith Fisher We’ve got St Jude, Skin, Ravenscreed and Thunder High Voltage interviews as well. Click here for the full lot.

BLACK SABBATH: WHY ALL THE FUSS? 22nd August 2011 Thanks to Tony Mottram for the pics. Limited edition art prints are available on Tony’s site by clicking here. Tony is also happy to speak with anyone who needs images… ********************************** Black Sabbath are legendary but if you’re new to Metal …

Do you wanna get rocked? DEF LEPPARD: MIRRORBALL (LIVE AND MORE) 19th August 2011 Def Leppard are a national treasure and their first proper live CD rocks! If you’re a long-term fan there’s lots here to enjoy and it proves there is life beyond the massive-selling ‘Hysteria/Pyromania’ albums. But it’s …

Judas Priest bassist Ian Hill talks to MetalTalk.net’s Jonathan Churchill about American Idol, producing Priest’s next studio album, and the music industry today. This has been a year of headlines for Judas Priest. Initially with the announcement of their final ever world tour, then the retirement of founder-member KK Downing, …

It’s Saturday night and the Priest is back! The Epitaph stage curtain is glowing red. The house lights are down. The crowd’s chanting “Priest, Priest, Priest” and I feel out of place because I’m not standing in my usual spot! Tonight is a special night for various reasons. KK Downing …