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After a rather disorientating night in which it never really got dark (at this time of year the sun doesn’t set so it’s virtually 24 hour daylight) and absolutely nothing to do with the acres of beer consumed the day before, honest, it was a slow start to the Friday …

Anyone who knows me will have heard me rave about Rival Sons for a while now. In fact, I had the pleasure of spending Valentine’s Day with them all (live on air, nothing sordid you dirty pervs). Tina Saul 7th July 2011 This was just after they made their debut …

I’ve been to a fair few festivals this year, too many to review every band but here’s my best of each festival. On most of the shows I’ve been working for Mr Big and quite honestly they’ve been the best band most days but that would be a little biased …

Judith Fisher 30th June 2011 Outloud: ‘Love Catastrophe’ (released July 27th) Presented as a cross between Riot, TNT and Skid Row, Outloud have produced a cracking, high-energy album packed to the brim with blistering, melodic and riff-riddled tracks that will appease even the hardiest AOR fan, and should take them …

I just got an email from Bernie Torme on the subject of the Ozzy guitarists’ article. Of course Bernie’s opinion is a little more valid than mine. A; because he’s one of those guitarists, B; because unlike me he really knows what he’s talking about. This is what he had …

Alice Cooper was joined by Johnny Depp in London’s famous 100 Club tonight. Playing a special club show, Alice raced through a phenomenal – and unique – set list of greatest hits and covers from bands which inspired the original Alice Cooper. Starting with ‘Train Kept A Rollin”, the 60s …

One of the original stalwarts of NWOBHM, British rockers Weapon released their first single in over thirty years ‘Ready 4 U’ on June 5th in digital format. Words: Judith Fisher Featuring the talents of original members Danny Hynes and Jeff Summers, Gavin Cooper (Paul Di’Anno’s Battlezone/Killers) and Ian Sweeting (The …

It’s the 6th of June and that makes it Iron Maiden day in our book. Maiden got the 666th news item on MetalTalk.net (you can see it by clicking here) and they get the 6th June article as well. “The night was black was no use holding back ‘Cos I …

Some things will never die and will last forever. The lover of life’s not a sinner. The ending is just a beginner. The closer you get to the meaning. The sooner you’ll know that you’re dreaming. Seven. It would be easy to select seventy great Ronnie James Dio tracks. Well …