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Photo of Prog rock legends YES

YES release their new studio album The Quest on 1 October. The album has been produced by Steve Howe, who is joined by Alan White, Geoff Downes, Jon Davison and Billy Sherwood. The album includes additional percussion provided by guest Jay Schellen, who supplements the YES live performances. “It is …
British King of the Blues, Troy Redfern

Troy Redfern, dubbed as Britain’s “King of Slide Guitar”, has released a video for the track Ghosts, which was made available last week to download for free from his website. “To me, this song is part two to an old song of mine called The Line,” Troy told MetalTalk. “It’s …
Photo of Edge Of Paradise

Los Angeles based Edge Of Paradise will release their new album The Unknown on 17 September and have shared the exciting single My Method Your Madness. “My Method Your Madness is supercharged, heavy and exhilarating,” Margarita Monet told MetalTalk. “Lyrically, it is exploring whether our choices have a rippling effect …
Photo of Brian Setzer

The iconic guitarist, songwriter, vocalist and three-time Grammy award-winner Brian Setzer will release Gotta Have The Rumble, his first solo album in seven years, on 27 August 2021. The first single Checkered Flag, which features an animated hot rod race film created by Juan Pinto, is available to watch below. …
Photo of Swallow The Sun

Finnish Death-Doom Metal masters Swallow The Sun will release the live album 20 Years of Gloom, Beauty and Despair – Live in Helsinki on 30 July. The band have shared the track Don’t Fall Asleep (Horror, Pt. II), which you can watch below. To celebrate the bands anniversary, “We were …
Photo of Steve Hackett

The legendary guitarist Steve Hackett will release his new album Surrender Of Silence on 10 September 2021, via Inside Out Music. Wingbeats is the first single from the new album, and you can watch this below. The new album is a full-on electric piece. “Lockdown cobwebs are blown away in …
Gary Bowler, Satans Empire

Gary “Mägpie” Bowler marks Record Store Day with a 12″ vinyl version of the recent single Dancing With The Devil. The track is a version of the Cozy Powell hit and features performances by Neil Murray, David Stone, Frankie Aiello and Bernie Tormé. There is a competition to win a …
Kitt Wakeley releases Symphony of Sinners and Saints

With the success of the previous album Midnight in Macedonia, Kitt Wakeley received Grammy nominations and won several best album, best producer, best songwriter, and many more awards to cap a stunning 2019, early 2020 period. Kitt Wakeley recently told MetalTalk that “There is no doubt that 2019 and 2020 …
Photo of the band D-A-D

After a COVID-19 Denmark countrywide enforced two-year break, the new rock festival Cannonball will be held on 4 September 2021 in Naestved, in what will likely be the largest outdoor festival in Scandinavia this year. The capacity for this year’s festival will be 5,000, with the possibility to expand this …
Photo of Swedish Metal band Sabaton

Sabaton will commence The Tour To End All Tours in Spring 2022, visiting 26 cities in 17 countries. The band will hit the UK for four dates, with the first show at The SSE Arena, Wembley, on 18 March. Support is from Mongolian rock band The Hu and Finnish Heavy …