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Jeff Beck / Legendary guitarist’s nine-date UK Tour starts this month

Legendary guitarist and double Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Jeff Beck will start his UK Tour in Cardiff on 27 May 2022.The nine-date tour includes two special dates at the London Royal Albert Hall. @jeffbeckofficial

Roland Hyams / The last of the old school music PR agents dies

It is with a heavy heart that MetalTalk are reporting the passing of Roland Hyams on Tuesday, 3 May 2022.Roland was the owner and operator of Work Hard P.R. and was possibly the last of the old school music PR's working in the business. #RIPRoland

Gun / Scottish rockers added to Monsterfest festival lineup

Scottish rockers Gun have been added to this year's Monsterfest Saturday night headline slot, replacing The Quireboys. Gun last played at the festival in 2019.

Demolition Man / There’s Only Black “is a pure ball of furious Venom Inc. power”

Extreme Metal pioneers Venom Inc. will release their new album There's Only Black, the follow-up to Avé, on 23 September 2022 through Nuclear Blast Records.@venom_inc @nuclearblastrecords

Gig Of The Week / M3 Festival make you love ’80s arena rock

M3 Festival. Rock fans will descend on the Merriweather Post Pavillion site this weekend.highlights including Kix, Yngwie Malmsteen and the Merriweather Post Pavillion debut of rock legends Blue Öyster Cult.

Judas Priest / K. K. Downing joins Judas Priest in Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

This year, Judas Priest will be inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame. Photo: @rock_pixsThe official site lists Les Binks, K. K. Downing, Rob Halford, Ian Hill, Dave Holland, Glenn Tipton, and Scott Travis in the list of inductees. @judaspriest @kkspriest

Greta Van Fleet / Dreams In Gold world tour hits UK and Europe next month

Grammy-winning Greta Van Fleet have announced the UK and European headline dates of their Dreams In Gold world tour. @gretavanfleetMarcus King and The Amazons are special guests on a selection of dates. Full details at MetalTalk

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The History of Iron Maiden in 36 minutes – A drum Medley of the Beast

Drummer David Winter has released a drum video covering every song Iron Maiden has released on a studio album in chronological order.This colossal undertaking covers all 160 songs released over 17 studio albums in 36 minutes. @ironmaiden @DavidWinterDrums

Cradle Of Filth / October European Tour includes Halloween party at The Indigo

This October, British Extreme Metal ghouls Cradle Of Filth will hit the road on their extensive Dark Horses And Forces European tour.The tour kicks off in Paris on 1 October and closes with a special Halloween special on 29 October at Londons O2 Arena. @cradleoffilth

Helloween and Hammerfall United Forces Tour restarts in May

The rescheduled United Forces Tour featuring Heavy Metal titans, Helloween and Hammerfall, begins on 4 May 2022 at Manchester Academy.Brixton Academy follows before the bands head out to mainland Europe. @helloweenofficial @hammerfall_official

The Dead Daisies / Glenn Hughes floors you on Daisyland Live version of Burn

The Dead Daisies have released their euphoric run through of Burn as the fourth Live From Daisyland EP track, recorded in Nottingham on their remarkable 2021 UK tour."We look forward to playing it this year with Brian Tichy on drums," Doug Aldrich says. @thedeaddaisies @glennhughesonline @douglasaldrichguitar Photo: @rock_pixs

Duende a Go Go Go! / Gypsy Pistoleros to record new album after autumn UK tour

The swashbuckling renegade flamenco rock rumba punk 'n' roll pioneers Gypsy Pistoleros have announced The Good, The Mad & The Beautiful 2022 Tour will start in Wolverhampton on 30 September. @gypsypistoleros

The Damn Truth / Montreal rockers October UK Tour announced

Fresh from their February UK tour with King King, Montreal rockers The Damn Truth return to these shores in October for two Planet Rock Rocktober gigs, three dates with King King and will headline a number of their own shows. @thedamntruth @kingkinguk

Mercutio / Dua Lipa cover released as Antagonist showcase announced

Mercutio bring their high energy and totally rousing live show to The Camden Assembly, London, on 20 May 2022, where the band will showcase their album Antagonist.The band has also released a cover of the Dua Lipa song New Rules, promising new material for June. @mercutioofficial

Papa Roach join Don Broco as special guests on a four-date UK arena tour

Papa Roach will join Don Broco as special guests on a four-date UK arena tour in March 2023.These will be their first Papa Roach UK dates since April 2019. Photo: @brysonroatch @paparoach @donbroco

Keith Wallen joins Red for autumn European tour

Keith Wallen from Breaking Benjamin will join Red on their European tour, which begins on 12 October 2022 in London.The tour features three UK dates before the artists move onto mainland Europe. @thebandred @kjwallen @breakingbenjamin

Alter Bridge / Winter European tour to feature Halestorm and Mammoth WVH

This winter, Alter Bridge will take their Pawns & Kings European tour to 25 cities over 18 countries. Joining them are Halestorm and Mammoth WVH."It's going to be a delicious sonic smorgasbord of Earth-shaking Rock 'n' Roll that goes to 11," says Myles Kennedy. Photo: @rock_pixs @officialalterbridge @officialmyleskennedy @markttremonti
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