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Californian extreme Metallers Cattle Decapitation return with their fifth full-length, ‘Death Atlas’, the follow-up to 2015s blistering ‘The Anthropocene Extinction’, this time with a slightly longer time gap between releases than previous albums, but there have been a couple of line-up changes since ‘The Anthropocene Extinction’, the addition of Belisario …

Downes Braide Association (DBA) are releasing ‘Live In England’, a 2CD/DVD Box set, via Cherry Red Records tomorrow, 29th November 2019. To mark the occasion the video for ‘Tomorrow’ is premiering here on MetalTalk today. ‘Live In England’, is the fourth album release by the duo Geoff Downes and Chris …

After their surprise Halloween single, everyone’s favourite extreme grind/death loonies Raised By Owls are dropping another bombshell on us in the shape of a surprise Christmas single, seasonally titled ‘The Santanist’, because everyone knows: “Santa is an anagram of Satan?…. Or is Satan an anagram of Santa?…” Jools Green The …

Swiss extreme Metal duo Bölzer – Fabian ‘HzR’ Wyrsch and Okoi ‘KzR’ Jones – return with their second full-length, ‘Lese Majesty’, the follow-up to 2016s ‘Hero’, continuing in their stripped back, unorthodox and progressive style, as always just consisting of very ritualistic styled percussion, ten stringed guitar and vocals with: …

After a successful US tour and innovative album launch via streaming platform Twitch, DragonForce are mid-way through their UK tour, entertaining their loyal fanbase with material from new album ‘Extreme Power Metal’ and choice cuts from their surprisingly long career. Words and interview: Johnny Churchill Pictures: Robert Sutton MetalTalk caught …

Norway, over the last few decades, has produced some astounding musicians and two more to add to that impressive roll call are the Icelandic/Norwegian progressive Norse/doom/stoner Metal duo Golden Core who return with the follow-up full length to 2017s ‘Norwegian Stoner Machine’, the eight track forty-eight minute concept album ‘Fimbultýr’. …

Mötley Crüe have become the latest on a long list of bands to go back in their word and resume touring after promising fans they had played their last. Crüe signed a “cessation of touring agreement” back in 2014 before their 158-date ‘Final Tour’ which wrapped up with a hometown …

In the last couple of decades, the whole world has quietly and without fanfare become a lot more sophisticated. In the last twenty years, we have seen new technology and inventions that have directly impacted our day-to-day lives. The effect of advancement in technology is seen the most in the …

Lloyd Russell-Moyle, the Labour MP for Brighton Kemptown, used dog-whistle politics to launch an astonishing attack on Heavy Metal, theatre and art on Friday afternoon. Russell-Moyle will defend his dwindling majority on 12th December in the forthcoming General Election extravaganza against The Brexit Party’s Dr Graham Cushway, who MetalTalk readers …

Iron Maiden’s ‘Legacy Of The Beast’ tour continues into 2020 with dates in Australia, New Zealand, Japan and a first ever visit to The Philippines. This will be followed by shows in Israel and Dubai before circling back into Europe for a final run which will be mainly Festival and …