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Nathan James joins Michael Sweet, Joel Hoekstra, Tommy Aldridge and Marco Mendoza in Iconic

Iconic, featuring Michael Sweet, Joel Hoekstra, Marco Mendoza, Tommy Aldridge, and Nathan James have released Nowhere To RunThe track is taken from their debut album Second Skin, due 17 June 2022 on @frontiersmusicsrl. @iconicoffiicalmusic

Marillion / A Friend Of The Earth marks Earth Day 2022

Marillion released A Friend Of The Earth with an accompanying video to mark Earth Day 2022.This song is chapters two and three of Reprogram The Gene, a track from their latest album, An Hour Before It's Dark. @marillionofficial

RIPPING OFF BLACK SABBATH IN COMMUNIST CZECHOSLOVAKIA – PART ONE

'Lásko, voníš deštěm' (Eng: ‘Feels Like Rain’), is the 1981 Czechoslovakian smash hit single ‘written’ and performed by one of the greatest Czech singers Marie Rottrová. Words: Miriam RitchieRottrová’s elegant chanson style lends...

RIPPING OFF BLACK SABBATH IN COMMUNIST CZECHOSLOVAKIA – PART TWO

Jiri Schellinger, a Czechoslovak Hard Rock rebel, was disliked by the Communist regime and his untimely death, in Bratislava on 13 April 1981, still invites debate and conspiracy theories. We look at...

Best Rock and Metal Songs

As a music fan with a particular fondness for anything that bangs, screams, and shreds, I developed a new hobby hunting for top lists on websites and online music magazines and checking...

Sunfall apply their impressive genre-blending style to Sepultura’s Roots Bloody Roots

UK nu-core band Sunfall has released an explosive cover of the Sepultura song Roots Bloody Roots along with a stylish visualiser.A storm of music, their impressive genre-blending style traverses the multi-dimensional world of art and vibrations. @sunfall_uk

The Mercy House / Back with Redemption after a seven-year break

After a seven-year break, The Mercy House are back and have today released their new single, Redemption, on the tenth anniversary of the release of their critically acclaimed debut album, A Broken State of Bliss. @themercyhouseband

Best Metal Covers of Hit Country Songs

I've got this thing lately where I scavenge Spotify for genre-crossing covers. It started with indie-folk covers of popular '80s hits, then quickly evolved to reggae versions and even tango versions of...

Mark Stein, the voice of Vanilla Fudge, says Let’s Pray for Peace

Mark Stein, who formed Vanilla Fudge with Carmine Appice, Tim Bogert, and Vince Martell, has released the single Let's Pray For Peace through Deko Entertainment, with all proceeds going to UNICEF for Ukraine's Refugees. @vanillafudgerox @dekoentertainment

The James Kennedy Column / “Rock isn’t dead, Gene Simmons, it’s been buried alive”

"I don’t care much for rules, but one that I always swear by is to ignore everything uttered by Gene Simmons."Rock is dead? Really, Gene?! Have you only just joined Myspace?" @jameskennedyuk @genesimmons

Ace Of Spades and No Sleep ’til Hammersmith: The Best Motörhead Albums of All Time

When thinking of the biggest and best Metal bands to have ever been formed, then Motörhead will likely be at the top of the list for many.Indeed, the band is one of...

Judas Priest / Rob Halford announces a Biblical Heavy Metal Scriptures book

Judas Priest frontman Rob Halford will release Biblical: Rob Halford's Heavy Metal Scriptures in hardback on 1 November 2022 through Headline Publishing / Hachette Books."Get comfy in your pew and prepare for the light of revelations." @hachettebooks @robhalfordlegacy @judaspriest

Vikings And Lionhearts tour to feature Machine Head and Amon Amarth

Machine Head will release their tenth studio album Øf Kingdøm And Crøwn, on 26 August 2022.The first single, Chøke Øn The Ashes Øf Yøur Hate, has been released, and the band will embark on the Vikings and Lionhearts tour with Amon Amarth and The Halo Effect later this year. @machine_head @amonamarth @thehaloeffectse

Rockville 2022, the largest Rock Festival in America, returns in May

Welcome To Rockville, the largest Rock Festival in America, returns for 2022 with its largest lineup ever, over the weekend of 19-22 May 2022."To say that Rockville is going to be legendary is an understatement," Lzzy Hale said. @welcometorockville

Gozer / Debut album is grounded in uniquely hypnotic aggression

Gozer, formed from the ashes of Archelon, will release their debut album, An Endless Static, on 17 June 2022, through Trepanation Recordings.The band's sound is grounded in uniquely hypnotic aggression, which you can experience in the first single, Fading Light. @trepanation.recordings @wearegozer

Sylvia Lancaster, mother of Sophie, dies suddenly

Sylvia Lancaster, the mother of Sophie, who was murdered in 2007, has died suddenly. The Sophie Lancaster Foundation Team said "her death was sudden and unexpected."Her death comes weeks after one of...

How Does Lack of Music Affect Your Grades in College

Sometimes the reasons for low grades are not obvious at first glance. What if you spend a lot of time memorizing important facts but can't achieve the desired result? You may be...

Devin Townsend / Win two tickets for the Royal Albert Hall Greatest Sets show

Devin Townsend kicks off his Greatest Sets Of My Life shows in Dublin on Wednesday, 13 April 2022.MetalTalk has one pair of tickets to give away for the Royal Albert Hall show on Saturday, 16 April. @dvntownsend @royalalberthall
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