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Photo of the band Goatwhore

The first time I saw Goatwhore live was 12 May 2012, in support of their ‘Blood for the Master’ album alongside Havok, Angelus Apatrida and Three Inches of Blood. I remember it vividly as it was only the second live gig I had reviewed for MetalTalk, but more importantly because …
Cover of the album by Airwaves

From the land of stunning natural beauty, incredible design and pop behemoths ABBA, comes this kaleidoscopic release that covers so many different musical bases it’s almost dizzying to listen to it. The Airwaves – Bitchy One Words: Paul Monkhouse Built around the duo of Sussi Johansson, lead vocals and bass, …
Photo of Doug Aldrich, from The Dead Daisies

Episode Twenty Two of MetalTalk TV features the legendary guitar player Doug Aldric, who spoke with Kahmel Farahani about the rather fantastic new Dead Daisies album ‘Holy Ground’. Doug tells us that writing with Glenn Hughes was a new adventure, and we think it has produced a great record. Here …
Photo fo the Graham Bonnet band

Graham Bonnet is back in the studio and working on a new studio album which should be out this summer, through Frontiers Music. Joining him and keyboard legend Don Airey in the studio are Beth-Ami Heavenstone, Conrad Pesinato and Mark Zonder. Graham told MetalTalk: “Similar to the first two albums with …
Photo of the band Bodycount

Body Count are inviting you to create the next official video for the song ‘The Hate Is Real’. As well as a $5,000 prize, the winner will get a backstage pass and a Zoom call with Ice. The contest ends 28 February 2021. Details for the contest are at http://bodycount.janolelamberti.com You …
Photo of Nathan James from Inglorious

Inglorious bring us Rocking into 2021 with the new single ‘Medusa’. The song is taken from their eagerly awaited new album ‘We Will Ride’ which is due for release 12 February 2021. The Blues/Rock track, which smoulders into an impressive chorus, is backed by a B Reel video, shown below, …
Photo of Swiss Heavy Metal band DREAMSHADE

Dreamshade will release their next album ‘A Pale Blue Dot’ on 5 March 2021 and today the band have shared an animated video for the track ‘Shanghai Nights’. Frontman Kevin Calì told MetalTalk: “The idea for the song came out while we were touring China last year. We have been …
Photo of the late Ken Hensley

Ken Hensley completed his new album ‘My Book Of Answers’ prior to his untimely passing on 4 November 2020 and today we can reveal that several videos were also recorded. ‘Lost (My Guardian)’ is the first one to be released, which you can watch below. ‘Lost (My Guardian)’ is a spiritual …
Photo of Ricky Warwick

Black Star Riders and The Almighty frontman Ricky Warwick will release his latest solo album ‘When Life Was Hard And Fast’ 19 February 2021, via Nuclear Blast. It is his first studio album in five years. With his band The Fighting Hearts, you can see him on the road in the UK …
Cover of Accepts Too Mean To Die

Accept have told MetalTalk that the release date for their fantastic new album ‘Too Mean To Die’ has been postponed to 29 January 2021. COVID-19 has caused the closure of the pressing plant, so the production of the finished album has been unfortunatly delayed. The band told us that they …