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Since performing a stunning one-off set at The Steel Mill, Wolverhampton, K.K. Downing has been busy in the studio, working on the next chapter of his career and has now partnered  with Explorer1 Music Group who will work together in all aspects of K.K.’s career. “I am very much looking …

Of course you can buy day tickets for Bloodstock, but for those that fancy a whole (long) weekend of top quality Metal, the Weekend ticket is the way to go.  One of the main benefits is that you get an exclusive extra days entertainment. For weekenders, the party starts on the …

VADER, the Polish metal veterans, release their new album ‘Solitude In Madness’ in Spring this year through Nuclear Blast. Today they unleashed the brand new single, ‘Shock And Awe’ VADER vocalist and lead guitarist Piotr Wiwczarek told MetlaTalk: “I am so excited to finally show everyone how the new album …
Ayreon - Live on stage

Any Ayreon live concert is a huge spectacular event. Arjen Anthony Lucassen is certainly the Dutch king of Progressive Rock and, true to his roots, rather than just re-release ‘Into The Electric Castle’, put together a plan to record the album Live. The result is ‘Ayreon – Electric Castle Live …

Dutch Death/Doom Metal legends ‘Officium Triste’, return with their sixth full length ‘The Death of Gaia’. Once again it’s one of those albums you can completely immerse and lose yourself in; hugely evocative and emotive, awash with gentle melancholic melodies balanced against a and a mournfully doom rich heaviness. The …

Reed Mullin, drummer for Corrosion Of Conformity has died. He was 53 years old. His bandmates confirmed his passing in a social media post late last night, UK Time, which said: “Reed, It’s with heavy hearts that we say goodbye to a friend, a brother and pioneer. Love and condolences …
Gary Moore - Live From London

Gary Moore, who died unexpectedly aged 58 in 2011, found his career often entwined with the hard rock of Thin Lizzy and Phil Lynott. This included some collaborations in Moore’s 80’s solo albums, but while touring After The War (1989) he realised that his real love was the blues. “I …

Record breaking temperatures, following months and months of drought, have fanned the flames in devastating fashion across Australia pushing the Climate Crisis to the forefront of news, TV and conversations down the pub. All time temperature records were broken twice in Australia in December and by the end of last …

German thrash metal band Destruction have announced today that they will hit the UK for a five date tour in support of last years Born To Perish album. Support on all dates comes from Greek thrashers Suicidal Angels and Barcelona’s Crisix. Schmier told MetalTalk “We are very excited to finally announce …
BLACK STONE CHERRY - Announce Tour

Kentucky Rockers Black Stone Cherry hit the UK later this year with a sixteen date tour around the country, including a date at London’s historic Royal Albert Hall, by which time their new album will have been released. BLACK STONE CHERRY frontman and guitarist, Chris Robertson told MetalTalk “We are …