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Dave was speaking to Jimmy Kay from Canada’s The Metal Voice about his upcoming induction into the Hall of Heavy Metal History, his new album with Altitudes And Attitude with Anthrax’s Frank Bello, his upcoming ‘More Life With Deth’, the direction of Megadeth’s new album and his upcoming Bass History …

Chris Dale, MetalTalk columnist, bass player for Bruce Dickinson, Tank, Atom Seed and many others is holding an eBay sale of much of his personal rock trivia collection. “I’ve been a hoarder of rock memorabilia over the years as a bass player, backline technician and fan,” says Chris. “I’ve been …

Barry McKay, the man suing Iron Maiden over the copyrights for six songs written before 1982, has taken to social media in an astonishing, lengthy rant that has surely jeopardised any chance he had of actually winning his case. It is claimed in court documents served this summer by “serial …

Michael Schenker Fest are set to invade the UK in November in support of their superb new album, ‘Resurrection’, and today the new official video for ‘Take Me To The Church’ is premiering. Michael Schenker tells us: “Today we are releasing the new video for ‘Take Me To The Church’, …

The originality and musical talent, with the fusion of Middle Eastern sounds with classic and Death Metal quickly saw them become a leading band in their home country, retaining that position ever since and also gaining a worldwide following. Interview: Liz Medhurst Pictures: Ash Phoenix The band’s prominence is not …

Iron Maiden are once again being sued over copyrights relating to songs from the early part of their lengthy career and this time there are six songs involved. Papers were recently filed with the High Court which laid out in full the particulars of the claim, just as they were …

Greece’s black ‘n’ thrash duo Nigredo have come out guns blazing with their debut full length ‘Flesh Torn – Spirit Pierced’ and their take no prisoners attitude that prevailed on 2015 EP ‘Facets of Death’ continues once more. The Abyss: Jools Green It’s an eight track forty-one minute onslaught from …

The 3rd Floor, Minnesota’s top rock and Metal show, relaunched last month for 2018 here on MetalTalk Radio and Edition six is ‘The Barbwire Episode’, featuring talk about the new Dokken album, ‘Return To The East’. You get to hear the new single, ‘It’s Another Day’, which is a brand …

Church Of Misery No Bueno were first on with their set consisting solidly of uncompromising riffage throughout. No need for a singer to get in the way or a bass player for that matter. Church Of Misery/Slabdragger/No Bueno: Garage, London Words: Chris Dale Guitarists Reuben Gotto and Jodie Cox fill …

Richie Kotzen is an interesting musician to say the least. He first came to attention as one of that generation of instrumental guitar players signed by Mike Varney to the Shrapnel label in the 1980s alongside Yngwie Malmsteen, Tony MacAlpine and Marty Friedman. Richie Kotzen: Islington Assembly Hall, London Words: …