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Photo of Jennifer Haben from Beyond The Black

MTTV Episode Nine features Dany Jones talking with Jennifer Haben, from the German Metal band Beyond the Black. Here the girls bond over things to do during lockdown, talk about being the ‘girl in the band’ and, of course, discuss the new Beyond the Black album ‘Hørizøns’ (Released 19 June 2020). …
Photo of Robb Flynn and Jesse Leach

The brutal protest songs ‘Stop The Bleeding’ and ‘Bulletproof’ have been released by Machine Head as a two song digital single entitled ‘Civil Unrest’, with ‘Stop The Bleeding’ featuring additional guest vocals from Killswitch Engage frontman, Jesse Leach.  Written days after the back-to-back murders of George Floyd and Ahmaud Arbery, the …
Image of the European Metal Festival Alliance

With a decimated landscape of Summer Festivals, this summer is one of the bleakest in history. To help rebuild the Metal community, Bloodstock have joined forces with twelve of the best independent Metal festivals to create the European Metal Festival Alliance, it’s sole aim to support the beleaguered independent festival …
Photo of Cat Pereira from the band Derange

On the eve of the release of the Heavy Metal ‘We Stand’ compilation, Derange vocalist Cat Pereira spoke with MetalTalk about the recent events across the world and how it has inspired bands such as Bloodywood, Exist Immortal, Derange, Godeater and Tiberius to come together to try and raise awareness and …
Underside, who have launched the Metal For Nepal program

Nepalese Metal Band Underside have relaunched their ‘Metal For Nepal’ Charity initiative, at a time when the Covid-19 pandemic has led to a Humanitarian Crisis in Nepal, with people already dying from starvation and thousands who are still without access to food and water. The cancellation of the climbing season …
Photo of Dead Posey

Dead Posey are a dark and brooding rock duo made up of Danyell Souza (vocalist and producer), and Tony F. (producer and multi-instrumentalist), whose music intersects the macabre and evocative, with a smattering of irony and black humour, while keeping it introspective and thought provoking. This unique admixture creates a …
Photo of the band Sky Valley Mistress

With the shelving of their ‘Faithless Rituals Tour’ and the wasted preparation, the current situation has hit Sky Valley Mistress hard, like many bands out there. But the band are using this time to work on new material and today they have released a cover of the Nine Inch Nails …
Photo of Vega album cover

The new album from Vega, ‘Grit Your Teeth’, is now in the shops and the band have released ‘How We Live’ as a single and you can watch the video below. ‘Grit You Teeth’ is a cracking album, with MetalTalk’s Brian Boyle describing it as “Brilliantly written, produced and performed, …
Photo of blues legend Walter Trout

Blues legend Walter Trout has told MetalTalk that his new album, ‘Ordinary Madness’, will be released towards the end of August. Trout has released a lyric video for the song ‘Wanna Dance’, which can be seen below, and it shows that he is still on great form for a man …
Photo of Steve Howe

Legendary Yes guitarist Steve Howe has announced he is to release his new album ‘Love Is’ on 31 July 2020 and today the first song taken from the album has emerged on his web page. ‘Love Is’ is his first release since ‘Time’ and the new album boasts five instrumental tracks …