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2020 Review

Adrian Smith, on stage with Iron Maiden. London O2 Arena. Legacy Of The Beast Tour

From getting pied by Iron Maiden, to what it is like to be in Iron Maiden (and more cowbell), here are some of the people who spoke with MetalTalk during the year that went tits up. Master axeman and fisherman Adrian Smith told Kahmel Farahani here (Part One) and here (Part Two) …
Photo of Steevi Bacon, Cats In Space

Continuing our review of 2020, we spoke with MetalTalk writer and gig lover Liz Medhurst. Did you go to any real gigs earlier this year. What was your favourite? Any great memories? There were a few good gigs to start the year off, including the always brilliant Legends of Rock …
Photo of Marilyn Manson

Continuing our review of 2020, we spoke with esteemed MetalTalk journalist and MTTV host Kahmel Farahani. Gigs of the year: Dream Theater The Black Crowes (unplugged) Phil X Burrfest Matt Pearce & The Mutiny Most Missed Gig of the year: Too many to name, but Hellfest, Guns N’ Roses, Genesis, …
Photo of Matt Pearce

Continuing our review of 2020, we spoke with Sally Newhouse, Robert Adams and Brian Boyle. Real gigs this year: Sally Newhouse: “Metalworks every Sunday at World’s End until Lockdown., and the wonderful ‘Legends Of Rock’ Festival in Gt Yarmouth in early March…the last gig I went to.” Brian Boyle: “Steel …
Photo of the band Revolting

Continuing our review of 2020, next up is MetalTalk’s From The Abyss columnist Jools Green. Did you go to any real gigs earlier this year? What was your favourite? Any great memories? Yes, in January: Enthroned/Schammasch/Caronte/ Vehement at the Boston Music Room, London. Dimmu Borgir/Amorphis at the O2 Forum Kentish Town. …
Photo of Steve Howe

Continuing our review of 2020, we spoke with MetalTalk writer Andy Rawll. Did you go to any real gigs earlier this year. What was your favourite? Any great memories? Chris Braide and Marc Almond, featuring Ian Anderson – Royal Festival Hall – 10 February An early contender for prog show …
The Goo Goo Dolls at The Roundhouse, Camden

2020 was one of the most challenging and extraordinary years for Heavy Metal and the music industry as a whole. Being a music fan now means listening by yourself and the shared experience of a concert hall gig is a memory at a time when isolation kicks in further. MetalTalk was read in …