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While Country Rock may not be on the lips of all Metal fans, what is certain is that Cory Marks’ amped up style has raised some eyebrows in Metal Land. Marks has released the track ‘Outlaws and Outsiders’ today, and the radio version of the song includes Ivan Moody (Five …
Heavy Metal band Anvil, Bannermans, Edinburgh

With the UK heading for the sharpest recession on record, caught in the middle of this pandemic are our Grass Roots Venues. Like many businesses, there are many of these in danger of going to the wall and MetalTalk have spoken with three such venues to find out why #saveourvenues is …

Angela Merkel has just made an announcement in Germany regarding major events in the country. This is a translation of a paragraph about it on a German news website. Merkel told German news: “Major events in Germany should not take place before 31 August. This means, for example, that football …
Visions Of Atlantis tShirt

With global Heavy Metal tours having to be scrapped due to the Coronavirus disaster, the financial burden for the music industry has never been so dire. This is especially true when gigs are cancelled mid-tour, where cash outlay has already happened and the expected door receipts and merchandise sales are …
Biff Byford, Saxon vocalist, discusses his first Solo Album

In an already tough market, the Heavy Metal music industry is continuing to see more setbacks as the effects of Coronavirus continues to make front page news. This morning Biff Byford announced his April/May solo tour has been cancelled. While this is a result of low-ticket sales over the last …
HRH AOR and Hammerfest postponed

HRH AOR 8 (12-15 March) and HAMMERFEST XII (19-22 March) have both been postponed in the wake of the current health situation.  Both festival websites have been updated with a postponement message. A statement from Chic Festivals includes the following: “With the recent outbreak of Coronavirus across Europe, we have …
Sons Of Apollo cancel European Tour

Sons Of Apollo, the band featuring former Dream Theater members Mike Portnoy and Derek Sherinian, Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal (ex-Guns N’ Roses), Billy Sheehan (The Winery Dogs, Mr. Big, David Lee Roth) and Jeff Scott Soto (ex-Journey, ex-Yngwie Malmsteen’s Rising Force), have tonight announced that their European Tour has been postponed. …