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Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the legendary Mötley Crüe.

This weekend marks the 40th Anniversary of the legendary Mötley Crüe. On 17 January 1981, Nikki Sixx first jammed with Tommy Lee and vocalist/guitarist Greg Leon. Leon left, Mick Mars and Vince Neil were recruited and the rest, as they say, is history. Fans are being asked to sign the birthday …
Photo of the band Monk

Monk will release their new album ‘Katedralen’ 5 March 2021, and today they have shared the video for the first track ‘Arv’. ‘Katedralen’ is the bands fifth album and marks a more dynamic approach to song composition. Thomas Eriksen told MetalTalk: “The path I have walked from the first album up …
Photo of Joseph Williams and Steve Lukather.

Steve ‘Luke’ Lukather will release his new solo album ‘I Found the Sun Again’ 26 February 2021, via The Players Club / Mascot Label Group. A portion of the proceeds will be for The Ed Asner Family Center for Autism, LA. The album features album features five new original songs, …
Photo of the band Asphynx

“The human race is doomed and only death is real.” In which case it sounds like it is time for a new Asphyx album and obligingly they are ready “to noisily emphasise that oblivion is definitely coming” with their latest chunk of “mortality-threatening riffs” the ten track, fifty-minute assault on …
Photo of Damon Johnson & The Get Ready

Damon Johnson and The Get Ready will launch their new album ‘Battle Lessons’ on 19 February 2021. The follow up to the 2019 album ‘Memoirs Of An Uprising’, Johnson is joined by Jarred Pope (Tom Keifer) and bassist Robbie Harrington (Steve Vai). Written and recorded throughout 2020, the album was …
Photo of the Cover of Black Sabbath's Heaven And Hell

The legendary Ronnie James Dio joined Black Sabbath in 1979 and the resulting first two studio albums ‘Heaven And Hell’ And ‘The Mob Rules’ gained classic album status. These two albums will be released on 5 March 2021 as remastered deluxe editions. Released in April 1980, ‘Heaven And Hell’ reached …
Photo of Aor From Imperial Age

With todays news that Marko Hietala, the vocalist, bassist and songwriter from the Symphonic Heavy Metal titans Nightwish, has announced his resignation from the band and his withdrawal from public life, Imperial Age’s Aor spoke about his feelings on the matter. Imperial Age have previously told MetalTalk how they are …
Photo of Walking Papers

Seattle Rockers Walking Papers will release their new album ‘The Light Below’ on 5 February and ahead of this, an epic 12 minute video of the track ‘Divine Intervention’ has been posted, which can be seen below. Writer, vocalist and guitarist Jefferson Angell told us: “This album was different by …
Photo of Nottingham band Antre

Nottingham’s Atmospheric Black Metal outfit Antre return, intent on building on the successes of their 2019 full length ‘Void’, with their follow up EP ‘Dark Spectrum’. Antre – Dark Spectrum EP (Withered Hand Records) Release Date: 15 January 2021 Words: Jools Green ‘Antre’ is an old English word for a …
Nightwish, who have announced a partnership with World Land Trust

In a statement released this morning, Marko Hietala, the vocalist, bassist and songwriter from the Symphonic Heavy Metal titans Nightwish, has announced his resignation from the band and his withdrawal from public life. His statement reads: “Dear people. I am leaving Nightwish and my public life. “For a quite a …