Interviews

Jackie Chambers, Girlschool / From Mull Of Kintyre to the St Valentine’s Day Massacre and beyond

MetalTalk recently caught up with guitarist Jackie Chambers on this latest tour, delving back into the history of the band and looking to the future of both Girlschool and also her other outfit, punk-pop combo Syteria. Interview: @pmonkhouse1 Photo: @robert_sutton_photography @syteriaband @jackiechambers432

Oli Brown & The Dead Collective / ‘I’m going to give it my all, and I love it’

Oli Brown & The Dead Collective - 'To get that support and such a quick reaction to the music, it's everything to me, man...the most incredible feeling' Interview: @hutchie224 @olibrownofficial @blackfeatherjewelry

Oli Brown / RavenEye, ‘unfortunately, it just didn’t work out’

INTERVIEW - Oli Brown And The Dead Collective. In Part One, Oli talks about about RavenEye, touring with Kiss and how, 'unfortunately, it just didn’t work out.'

Memoriam | Karl Willetts, ‘it’s important for me to stand up and make a point’

Memoriam - Karl Willets Interview Part Two. Important "to stand up and make a point, make a stand, and say something important about things that I think need to be said." Interview: @hutchie224 @memoriamuk @willettsio

Memoriam | Karl Willetts – a work ethic that puts full-time artists to shame

Interview - Memoriam - Karl Willets. I find Karl in his usual relaxed and jovial mood, all ready to talk about the band's next album, Rise To Power. Interview: @hutchie224 @memoriamuk @willettsio

Dirty Honey / Marc LaBelle: ‘I think that was a great way to kick off the tour’

Dirty Honey - Marc LaBelle - Interview. The Dirty Honey show at the Waterfront in Norwich was the opening of the band's first headline tour of the UK. Photo: @rock_pixs Words: @pmonkhouse1 @dirtyhoneyband @campmoto

John Notto / It’s very important for Dirty Honey to break into the UK

John Notto Interview with MetalTalk.Saturday afternoon in Norwich and Dirty Honey were preparing for the opening night of their first headline UK Tour. Photo: @rock_pixs Interview: @pmonkhouse1 @the_john_notto @dirtyhoneyband

Becky Baldwin / Touring The Americas with Mercyful Fate

Becky Baldwin - Mercyful Fate - Interview, Part Two. Becky talks touring The Americas with Mercyful Fate, visa problems, learning the songs and feeling 'Ouch, my heart'. @beckybaldwinbass Interview: @hutchie224 @mercyfulfatecoven @furyoffic1al

Becky Baldwin / Mercyful Fate ‘said they want me to come to America’

Interview - Becky Baldwin talks about Fury, playing festivals and how, at Bloodstock, King Diamond invited her to play with Mercyful Fate in tour in America. @beckybaldwinbass Interview: @hutchie224 @mercyfulfatecoven @furyoffic1al @bloodstockopenair

Suzi Quatro talks through her song choices for Uncovered

In the act of what can only be called musical multi-tasking, Suzi Quatro put her in-between concert time to excellent use with the release of a six-track EP called Uncovered. Suzi talks about her song choices with MetalTalk. @suziquatroreal

Exclusive / KK Downing reflects on Judas Priest Hall Of Fame Induction

Exclusive / KK Downing reflects on the Judas Priest Hall Of Fame Induction."But when I reflected on it," KK said, "it was the band I started fifty years ago, and I would probably regret it if I didn't go. So I accepted the invitation."Photo: @rock_pixs @kkssteelmill @kkspriest
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Halestorm / Arejay Hale and MetalTalk chat at London’s O2 Arena

Halestorm / Arejay Hale and MetalTalk chat at London's O2 Arena. Arejay Hale talks about family and Christmas, and he told us how much he had enjoyed this tour. Photo: @rock_pixs Interview: @danybass18 @halestormrocks @arejayhale

Suzi Quatro / ‘I can’t say I’ve never done a room wreck’

The self-titled Queen of Rock and Roll, Suzi Quatro, has just returned to the UK from her Australian tour, but she still made the time for a chat with MetalTalk. @suziquatroreal
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Interview – Alter Bridge – Scott Phillips closes the Pawns And Kings Tour in London

Alter Bridge. Scott 'Flip' Phillips talks about looking forward to Mark Tremonti's Sinatra evening tonight, the Pawns And Kings tour and his love for Projected. Photo: @rock_pixs Interview: @danybass18 @officialalterbridge

Hillbilly Vegas Showcase brings iconic times to The Troubadour

At London's infamous, historically decorated The Troubadour - It feels like common knowledge that Hillbilly Vegas will bring nothing but iconic times to the evening. Words: @monty_sewell Photography: @rock_pixs @hillbillyvegas @troubadourlondon @conquest_music_ltd

Bernie Tormé / There weren’t many people who could play like Randy Rhoads

Remembering the late Bernie Tormé, not many people could play like Randy Rhoads. Bernie was one of them. Mik Gaffney talks to MetalTalk as Final Fling set for release. @bernie.torme Photo: @punkrocksal @mikgaffney

Tuk Smith / The cracking culmination of hard graft and challenge

INTERVIEW - Tuk Smith is in a relieved mood. Tuk Smith and the Restless Hearts debut album, The Ballad Of A Misspent Youth, has just been released. The culmination of hard graft and challenge, it's a cracking album.

Joe Lynn Turner / The industry changed, the world changed, and I changed

Joe Lynn Turner talks in depth about his hair loss, Peter Tägtgren, the state of the world, Glenn Hughes, Bob Dylan, the circus, guitars and guitarists, and why he has gone thoroughly badass on Belly Of The Beast. @joelynnturnerofficial
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