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Photo of K-Rock band Bursters

South Korean five piece Bursters, who released their debut album ‘Once And For All’ last month, have followed this up with a lyric video for their new single ‘Smell The Rot’. Bursters have an energetic and powerful soundscape, which blends the heavier side of Metal with hints of mellow rock …
Photo of Dutch Symphonic Metal band Within Temptation

The flourishing Dutch Symphonic Metal band Within Temptation have released a great new single ‘Entertain You’, which revolves around the urge for self gratification at the expense of others. “There is blood on everyone’s hands”. Sharon den Adel told MetalTalk “We often cannot and do not want to see the consequences of our …
Photo of Michael Grant

Michael Grant & The Assassins are due to release their debut album ‘Always The Villain’ 10 July through Frontiers Music Srl. Grant, who plays all the instruments on the album, has been working on the project since 2018 and the sound, as seen on the single ‘Red Light Run’, has …
Photo Of Imperial Age

Russian symphonic Metallers Imperial Age recently caused a real stir by streaming not an acoustic set, but a full on Metal gig live on the internet during the Covid-19 crisis. MetalTalk caught up with founder members Aor (Alexander) Osipov and Jane Odintsova to find out all about the show and …
Photo of Trivium

Let’s get this out of the way right now – ‘What The Dead Men Say’ is a rocking Metal album which showcases everything that Trivium excel at. A watertight rhythm section, razor sharp riffing and Matt Heafy’s vocals going from a roar to a scream. Words: Robert Adams I think …
Heavy Metal band Anvil, Bannermans, Edinburgh

With the UK heading for the sharpest recession on record, caught in the middle of this pandemic are our Grass Roots Venues. Like many businesses, there are many of these in danger of going to the wall and MetalTalk have spoken with three such venues to find out why #saveourvenues is …
Photo of the band After Smoke Clears

London four piece After Smoke Clears have this morning premiered the second of six single releases planned for this year. ‘Deterioration’, which follows their debut single ‘The Vine’, is an excellent example of how the band blend Metal, tech and groove to deliver powerful songs. The band told MetalTalk that …
Iron Maiden Tour 2021

Iron Maiden have today announced their rearranged dates for 2021, with the new Legacy Of The Beast Tour commencing in Poland, 11 June 2021. A statement reads: Firstly, we are very pleased to tell you that we’ve managed to reschedule all our European own-shows on the Legacy Of The Beast …
Photo from the Papa Roach video

Papa Roach have released a video for the song ‘Feel Like Home’, which was filmed in quarantine and shows an entertaining look into the band members home lives, families and dogs. The band explains: “We’re all home, in quarantine, and decided to try and entertain our families a little bit …
Swallow The Sun - Acoustic show poster.

Swallow The Sun, who hail from the darkest corners of Finland, have scheduled a live acoustic performance of their brand of heavy melancholic Metal for tonight (7 May 2020). The performance will be streamed live from Sonic Pump Studios. The band told Metaltalk: “As you’ve heard, our North American tour …