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Longtime Accept manager Gaby Hoffmann, who is also the wife of lead guitarist and founder Wolf, is retiring. The following was just posted on the official Accept website. “Dear friends, “We have a special announcement. After decades of dedication and hard work for the band, their manager, designer and lyricist …

When you receive a topic like this, you feel fortunate, because it seems that academic writing finally has some sense. It is truly inspiring to write on topics which you find engaging and to which you can relate, of course, if you can relate to rock and roll. It seems …

Having recently released their new album, ‘Shock’, Tesla have just completed their latest set of European dates, including a prestigious appearance on the Main Stage at Download festival. MetalTalk sat down with drummer Troy Luccketta to just after that performance to chat about the European tour, their new album and …

Deadland Ritual is the brainchild of Black Sabbath bassist Geezer Butler and also features former Guns N’ Roses and Velvet Revolver drummer Matt Sorum, long-time Billy Idol guitarist Steve Stevens and Franky Perez on vocals. They have just released their second single, ‘Broken And Bruised’, and on the eve of …

Manowar have pulled out of Friday night’s Hellfest headlining slot. Details are scant at the moment but the band were present on the festival site yesterday and had their own separate merch stand which was taken out of service in the evening. Apparently Manowar left the site later in the evening …

It’s been scientifically proven that certain types of music can boost your adrenaline. Rap and Metal are, so to speak, loud genres that give you an extra pump when you’re working out. Despite that, Metal’s unique sound has also been proven to increase focus and concentration, or in other words, …

With just eight weeks until Bloodstock 2019, the bands for this year’s Jägermeister Stage have now been revealed. Belfast’s Skypilot bring their heavy riffs and groove to Catton Park’s Jäger Stage on Friday, joined by Leicester grunge/hard rock outfit, Graves and blues Metal squad, Beggar. On Saturday, Irish heavy groove …

Japanese instrumental sensations D_Drive stormed into Britain last week and left a lasting impression with three absolutely superb performances that announced the band as a major force. Their first ever visit to our shores neatly coincided with the release of new album, ‘Maximum Impact’, their very first international release, which …

Over the years, more than a few country songs relating to the imperfect joys of gambling have been churned out to our everlasting delight. However, most don’t seem to know that there are quite a few Metal and hard rock songs about gambling that praise or revile the age-old activity. …

Marshall Live brings you ten bands for price of one as some of the most exciting up and coming names all ascend on the Marshall Arena at Stadium MK in Milton Keynes on 1st June for a day of live music. This brand new one-day festival celebrates the rock Gods …