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It’s about this time of the calendar when we look forward to a new year of Metal and also look back on Metal from preceding years. Like most of us, I believe that Metal evolved in a natural path from rock and blues, through the Gods Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix, …
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How about a competition? It is Christmas after all. Guitar picks, we all love them, don’t we? It’s one of Metal’s unwritten rules that guitarists must have plectrums (or plectra) with the band’s logo printed on one side and the autograph of the guitar hero on the other. These picks …
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THE PANDORA’S BOX OF POP A Creepy Hallowe’en Tale Of The Horrors Of Pop Music So it’s a bit odd, right, but a mate rang up and asked me if he could store a flightcase at my place for a few days. He’d pick it up later that week, he …
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Disaster struck this year with stage collapses at three festivals. In total, nine people were killed and almost two hundred injured. In allthree cases, the causes were sudden freak wind storms. On 17th July, the stage collapsed at the Ottawa Bluesfest during Cheap Trick’s set. Luckily, the band, crew and …
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At last the Tank tour kicked off this Summer in support of the very well received new album ‘War Machine’. Tank has come a long way since it first formed in the early eighties. Gone is the punky edge, replaced by a classic rock sheen, old frontman Algy Ward now …
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I’ve been to a fair few festivals this year, too many to review every band but here’s my best of each festival. On most of the shows I’ve been working for Mr Big and quite honestly they’ve been the best band most days but that would be a little biased …
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I just got an email from Bernie Torme on the subject of the Ozzy guitarists’ article. Of course Bernie’s opinion is a little more valid than mine. A; because he’s one of those guitarists, B; because unlike me he really knows what he’s talking about. This is what he had …
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I think this is one of the big debates in rock. I have this debate with Metallers on a regular, probably weekly, basis with several different people. So far this week I’ve had this chat three times – once with Skunkworks guitarist Alex Dickson and then with Tank guitarist Cliff …
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Yes, that’s right. MetalTalk.net is the only Metal website to send a journalist to Japan in the wake of the Earthquake/Tsunami/Nuclear disaster to report on how the rock scene has been affected. Am I absolutely insane to come out here? Yes, quite possibly. I’ll be honest with you, I’m not …
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Just before the new Tank album ‘War Machine’ (with your humble narrator on bass) came out, we got news that it had leaked out to filesharing sites and that over 10,000 people had already downloaded it free. Good news or bad? Well, good in that 10,000 people wanted to hear …
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