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Photo of the band Shinedown

The track ‘Atlas Falls’, from multi-platinum band Shinedown, has only been available in a t-shirt/song bundle as a fundraiser for Direct Relief, one of the largest providers of humanitarian medical resources in the world. Today we can reveal that this fundraising has now passed the $300,000 mark. Written eight years …
Photo of Triptykon with the Metropole Orkest

Extreme Metal band Triptykon, backed by the Metropole Orkest, recently released the ‘Requiem (Live At Roadburn 2019)’ album and the album has now charted in the top ten inthe official charts of both Germany and Switzerland. The band tells us: “We feel deeply honoured about these news, not least due …
Photo of Bad Touch from the recording studio

With their album ‘Kiss The Sky’ due out on 19 June 202 via Marshall Records, Norfolk’s Bad Touch are on a mission to give us all a night we will never forget. Lead singer Stevie Westwood sat with MetalTalk to explain more: MetalTalk: You recorded the album in the iconic …
Image of Larkin Poe

Fresh from the success of their fourth album ‘Venom & Faith’, which gained a Best Contemporary Blues Album Grammy nomination, Larkin Poe have released a new video for their song ‘Keep Digging’. The track comes from their new album ‘Self Made Man’, which is to be released 12 June 2020 …
Myrath Live In Carthage album cover

Myrath are well known for their anthemic songs, mixing elements of Progressive Metal with the history, mythology, and music of their native Tunisia. If you’ve seen their videos, you know they match their incredible artistry with equally stunning visuals, and their live stage production is no different. Truly a feast for …
Together On Our Own

From a seed sown in a creative musical hub in Ramat Gan on the outskirts of Tel Aviv, the inspirational song ‘Together On Our Own’ has now been released with the backing of a global cast of sixty six musicians. Noa Gruman explained to MetalTalk how she heard Lev Kerzhner playing …
Massive Wagons Horse of Noise album cover

With the new album ‘House Of Noise’ set for release 17 July, Massive Wagons have today shared a hilarious Lego stop motion video for the new single ‘Bangin In Your Stereo’. The film features characters such as Noddy Holder, Superman, Darth Vader and R2D2 – see if you can spot …
Photo of the band Grand Slam

The light of Phil Lynott’s post Thin Lizzy band Grand Slam shone brightly, but briefly, during the mid 80’s and appeared to be firmly extinguished with Phil’s untimely death in 1986. However, Laurence Archer, who wrote and performed with Lynott and Grand Slam, rebuilt the machine and the bands debut album …
Photo of These Wicked Rivers who have released the album Eden today

I first came across These Wicked Rivers eighteen months ago whilst covering a New Wave Of Classic Rock weekender at The New Cross Inn in London for MetalTalk, when quite frankly, they blew me away. Two impressive EP’s have paved the way for today’s release of their debut album, so …
Cover of the book It Takes Blood and Guts by Skin

Skin, the iconic lead singer of Skunk Anansie, launches her book ‘It Takes Blood And Guts’ 24 September 2020. Co-written with Lucy O’Brien, the book details how Skin, a working class girl, used her vision to fight poverty and prejudice to become one of the most influential women in British …