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camden rocks SEX PISTOLS SET FOR CAMDEN ROCKS REUNION? PUBLIC IMAGE LIMITED AND THE PROFESSIONALS BOTH ON 2018 BILL
"PiL at the Electric Ballroom on their 40th anniversary is going to be incredible."
def leppard DEF LEPPARD UK TOUR DATES ARE HERE AS BACK CATALOGUE MAKES DIGITAL DEBUT
"I am delighted that we can bring the whole Hysteria album to arenas across Britain and Ireland."
pat travers BREAKING NEWS: PAT TRAVERS TO PLAY RARE EUROPEAN SHOW AT SILJA ROCK
The master six-stringer has expressed his excitement about returning to Europe.
journey def leppard DEF LEPPARD AND JOURNEY TO TOUR NORTH AMERICA
"We are all anxious to share our sound with the world again."
glenn hughes GLENN HUGHES TO PERFORM CLASSIC DEEP PURPLE LIVE FOR FIRST TIME AT STEELHOUSE FESTIVAL
"I may be the last man standing to do this..."
anvil ANVIL'S ROBB REINER TALKS 'POUNDING THE PAVEMENT' ON MetalTalk RADIO
Robb is in great spirit on the eve of the unleashing of Anvil's seventeenth studio album.
doro pesch DORO TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM IN AUGUST AHEAD OF WACKEN AND BLOODSTOCK
"A diverse album with many fast songs and countless Metal anthems."
carousel vertigo EXCLUSIVE WORLD PREMIERE: CAROUSEL VERTIGO RELEASE 'REVENGE OF ROCK AND ROLL'
"Rock is dead, long live rock!"
skindred SKINDRED NEW ALBUM, SINGLE AND UK TOUR DATES ARE HERE
"It is looking like being a turbo charged bumper year..."
dead daisies WAS BREAKING NEWS: THE DEAD DAISIES SET TO BURN IT DOWN IN 2018: NEW ALBUM DETAILS ARE HERE
"The new Daisies album will melt your face!"
magnum MAGNUM MAINMEN GIVE LOWDOWN ON 'LOST ON THE ROAD TO ETERNITY'
Tony and Bob gave the lowdown on every track of the new opus.
inglorious INGLORIOUS RELEASING ACOUSTIC VIDEOS THROUGHOUT 2018: WATCH THE FIRST TWO HERE
From their acoustic session, recorded at YouTube Space in London.
phil campbell EXCLUSIVE VIDEO CLIP: PHIL CAMPBELL AND NEIL STARR TALK FAVOURITE GUITAR SOLOS
There are some surprises so expect the unexpected.
janet gardner JANET GARDNER UNDERGOES SURGERY TO REMOVE BLOOD CLOTS FROM BRAIN
She had a hole drilled into her skull to relieve the hematoma.
myles kennedy MYLES KENNEDY DEBUT SOLO UK HEADLINE DATES ARE HERE
'Year Of The Tiger' is released in March.
fast eddie clarke MOVING TRIBUTES PAID TO FAST EDDIE CLARKE
A true legend, in every sense of the word, he will be badly missed.
anvil ANVIL TO RECEIVE MetalTalk AWARD AT HALL OF HEAVY METAL HISTORY JANUARY INDUCTIONS
"It is celebrating our long, amazing history..."
paddy goes to holyhead CRAIC ADDICTS PADDY GOES TO HOLYHEAD TURN GREEN FOR ST PATRICK'S
"MetalTalk did not believe a word of it and we smashed the bookies."
grimner EXCLUSIVE WORLD PREMIERE: GRIMNER RELEASE 'EN FALLEN JÄTTE'
"This album has been an absolute joy to create..."
megaherz EXCLUSIVE WORLD PREMIERE: MEGAHERZ RELEASE TITLE TRACK OF FORTHCOMING NEW ALBUM 'KOMET'
"The pain, the intoxication, the strength."
thunder THUNDER LIVE RELEASE, 'STAGE', ON THE WAY
"This is most definitely up there with the best of them."
zornheym ZORNHEYM TO EMBARK ON UK TOUR IN SUPPORT OF DEBUT ALBUM 'WHERE HATRED DWELLS AND DARKNESS REIGNS'
Special guests are Yorkshire Black Metal outfit Ante-Inferno.
fast eddie clarke MOTÖRHEAD AND FASTWAY LEGEND FAST EDDIE CLARKE HAS PASSED AWAY
The awful news was announced by Chiswick Records founder Ted Carroll.
thy antichrist EXCLUSIVE WORLD PREMIERE: THY ANTICHRIST RELEASE 'METAL TO THE BONE'
"Raise your horns, because we are Metal to the bone!"
babymetal BABYMETAL GUITARIST MIKIO FUJIOKA DIES AGED 36
Mikio had toured with Babymetal since 2013.
black label society BLACK LABEL SOCIETY CANCEL MORE SHOWS BECAUSE OF ZAKK WYLDE'S 'SEVERE ILLNESS'
New dates will be announced soon.
iron maiden IRON MAIDEN, HELP FOR HEROES AND ROBINSONS LAUNCH LIGHT BRIGADE ALE
"We are very proud to have been asked to get involved."
joe payne EXCLUSIVE: THAT JOE PAYNE ANNOUNCES BAND MEMBERS FOR FORTHCOMING LAUNCH SHOW
Ex-Enid frontman returns with an epic single and his first live performance in nearly two years
brian downey WAS BREAKING NEWS: BRIAN DOWNEY'S ALIVE AND DANGEROUS WILL RETURN TO NELLS JAZZ & BLUES AS PART OF LONDON FLEADH WEEK
2018 celebrates the 40th Anniversary of Thin Lizzy's 'Live And Dangerous' album.
bloodstock ORPHANED LAND AND VENOM INC TO PLAY BLOODSTOCK 2018
Orphaned Land are the Saturday night Sophie Lancaster stage headliner.
ensiferum ENSIFERUM 2018 EUROPEAN TOUR DATES ARE HERE
"We are gonna treat you with a special set..."
vuur VUUR EUROPEAN HEADLINE DATES ARE HERE
"The setlist will include most tracks form the Vuur album and my favourites from my heavy back catalogue."
visigoth VISIGOTH REVEAL 'CONQUEROR'S OATH' DETAILS AND RELEASE FIRST SINGLE
Visigoth have produced eight iron-forged anthems of pure Metal magick...
zakk wylde BLACK LABEL SOCIETY CANCEL SHOWS DUE TO ZAKK WYLDE'S "SEVERE ILLNESS"
Black Label Society are touring in support of their tenth album, 'Grimmest Hits'.
chris tsangarides STARS PAY TRIBUTE TO CHRIS TSANGARIDES
"A great guy with amazing talent, and humour and smile to match."
gene simmons GENE SIMMONS REVEALS FULL TRACKLISTING FOR 'THE VAULT'
Gene will personally deliver 'The Vault' to you...
chris tsangarides CHRIS TSANGARIDES HAS PASSED AWAY AGED 61
An absolute Heavy Metal legend, Chris is best known for his work with many bands.
green day GREEN DAY'S BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG ATTACKS INSTAGRAM USER OVER TRUMP COMMENTS
"Don't listen to my fucking records!"
decapitated DECAPITATED ARE FREE AFTER RAPE AND KIDNAPPING CHARGES ARE DROPPED
In 2014, the accuser admitted to lying to police about an assault.
judas priest JUDAS PRIEST RELEASE FIRST SINGLE FROM 'FIREPOWER': LISTEN HERE
"We went back to the organic way of recording..."
tengger cavalry EXCLUSIVE WORLD PREMIERE: TENGGER CAVALRY RELEASE MUSIC VIDEO FOR 'CIAN BI' TITLE TRACK
"A bloody road between Northern China and Mongolia."
rfl records RFL RECORDS SEEKING NEW TALENT AS NEW SIGNINGS ARE ANNOUNCED
"We saw so many artists that have greatness in them that were not being heard..."
frost and fire ANGEL WITCH AND CIRITH UNGOL TO CO-HEADLINE FIRST LONDON FROST AND FIRE FESTIVAL
"We are simply expanding the Frost And Fire concept to cross the Atlantic..."
music energy sleep MUSIC, ENERGY LEVELS AND THAT ELUSIVE GOOD NIGHT'S SLEEP
Even the most violent songs can be relaxing...
cloven hoof CLOVEN HOOF 'THE DEFINITIVE' TWO PART COLLECTION OUT ON METAL NATION THIS MONTH
Repackaged and given a professional release with distribution for the first time.
metal video games INSPIRED BY A MUSICAL LEGEND - 10 ROCK AND METAL MUSICIANS IN VIDEO GAMES
It's time for rock'n'roll music, madness, and sheer mayhem...
best of 2017 MetalTalk BEST OF 2017s
A very happy 2018 to all our readers and here's our writers' Best Of 2017s.
iced earth ICED EARTH TO RE-RECORD BACK CATALOG
"Now that we are free, the way that we are going to be doing business is going to be completely different..."
retribution RETRIBUTION BRINGS YOU EUROPEAN SOUNDS IN JANUARY
January brings with it an ominous air, a wicked chill in thoughts and deeds...
retribution BRUTAI TO HEADLINE RETRIBUTION IN FEBRUARY
Four bands who incorporate various prog influences into their sound....
therion THERION MAIN MAN CHRISTOFER EXPLAINS THE PLOT BEHIND 'BELOVED ANTICHRIST'
Over three hours of playing time and twenty-seven different vocal roles...
phil campbell PHIL CAMPBELL SHELVES HIS BOOK PLAN
"It just did not feel right at the time."
magnum BRUM ROCKERS MAGNUM REGENERATED AND ALL HANDS TO THE POMP
Just as Deep Purple's plans are 'Infinite', so are Magnum's 'Eternal'"
bloodstock BLOODSTOCK LAUNCHES 2018 DEPOSIT SCHEME
2018 is shaping up to be another stellar year for Bloodstock...
within temptation WITHIN TEMPTATION GIVE AWAY LIVE 'BLACK X-MAS' SHOW
Autumn/Winter 2018 European Tour dates here.
in flames IN FLAMES TO HOLD THEIR OWN SWEDISH FESTIVAL
"I think every band dreams of being able to do this one day."
therion THERION RELEASE FIRST SINGLE FROM 'BELOVED ANTICHRIST', TEMPLE OF NEW JERUSALEM
Christofer Johnsson was haunted by the desire to compose an opera...
michael schenker MICHAEL SCHENKER RETROSPECTIVE, 'A DECADE OF THE MAD AXEMAN', OUT IN JANUARY
A collection that documents his studio and live output between 2007 and 2016...
you spin me round YOU SPIN ME ROUND: EDITION EIGHT - 18th DECEMBER 2017
Edition Eight of MetalTalk's new album review radio show, You Spin Me Round, is available on our On Demand page now...
the dead daisies THE DEAD DAISIES 2018 UK AND EUROPEAN TOUR DATES ARE HERE
"It is about time the old rock spirit is resurrected..."
stonewire STONEWIRE SUNDAY IS COMING AND FIRST TASTER OF NEW ALBUM IS HERE
"It feels just as magical as it did the first time round..."
gene simmons GENE SIMMONS BEING SUED FOR ALLEGEDLY GROPING A WOMAN
A lawsuit has been filed in the name of Jane Doe...
hall of heavy metal history HALL OF HEAVY METAL HISTORY EXPRESS FULL SUPPORT FOR JUDAS PRIEST AFTER AWARD REJECTION
"The disrespect that you face is unacceptable..."
doctor browns MetalTalk STATEMENT ON MIDDLESBROUGH VENUES 'NO FEMALES' POLICY
"Due to our big connection to Middlesbrough, we feel it necessary to comment..."
audrey horne EXCLUSIVE WORLD PREMIERE: AUDREY HORNE RELEASE 'AUDREVOLUTION'
"We just gave you a war, now we bring you a revolution..."
status quo STATUS QUO CANCEL GERMAN DATES AND FIRST RICK PARFITT SOLO TRACK AVAILABLE HERE
"The cancellation of shows is always a last resort."
megaherz EXCLUSIVE WORLD PREMIERE: MEGAHERZ RELEASE 'VORHANG AUF'
"The pain, the intoxication, the strength..."
northern invasion TOOL AND AVENGED SEVENFOLD TO HEADLINE NORTHERN INVASION 2018
"The pain, the intoxication, the strength..."
motorhead MOTÖRHEAD TRIUMPHS OVER THE BEATLES, BOWIE, CLAPTON, HENDRIX, THE STONES AND THE DALEKS
Philthy Animal Beasts Bonhams - double the drums, double the volume and double the price.
warel dane sanctuary SANCTUARY FRONTMAN WARREL DANE DIES IN BRAZIL
"I am in total shock right now..."
ur black vortex EXCLUSIVE ALBUM PREMIERE: UR DEBUT ALBUM 'BLACK VORTEX' STREAMING NOW
"Let the Black Vortex swallow you!"
the amorettes WAS BREAKING NEWS: THE AMORETTES SIGN WORLDWIDE DEAL WITH SPV/STEAMHAMMER
"SPV have a tremendous reputation for supporting their artists..."
decapitated ALL DECAPITATED MEMBERS RELEASED FROM JAIL AWAITING RAPE TRIAL
The accuser has a documented history of providing false information to the police.
you spin me round YOU SPIN ME ROUND: EDITION SEVEN - 11th DECEMBER 2017
Edition Seven of MetalTalk's new album review radio show, You Spin Me Round, is available on our On Demand page now...
anthrax ANTHRAX SHOW THEY'RE KINGS AMONGST SCOTLAND WITH DVD RELEASE
"The floor actually started moving up and down..."
therion THERION 'BELOVED ANTICHRIST' DETAILS ARE HERE
This show is not be missed...
billy idol BILLY IDOL 2018 UK AND EUROPE TOUR DATES ARE HERE
More dates to be revealed in the coming days...
josh homme JOSH HOMME KICKS FEMALE PHOTOGRAPHER IN FACE AT LA GIG
"He swung his leg back pretty hard and full-blown kicked me in the face..."
wildfire festival LIONHEART AND MASSIVE WAGONS TO HEADLINE WILDFIRE FESTIVAL 2018
"More than seventy bands will appear across three stages..."
alice cooper ALICE COOPER CAST AS KING HEROD IN 'JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR LIVE!'
"We all look forward to the King of Shock Rock taking on the King of Judea."
magnum MAGNUM RELEASE FIRST SINGLE AND VIDEO FROM 'LOST ON THE ROAD TO ETERNITY': EUROPEAN TOUR DATES ARE HERE
'Lost On The Road To Eternity' will be released on January 19th 2018.
anvil ANVIL RELEASE FIRST SINGLE AND VIDEO FROM 'POUNDING THE PAVEMENT': EUROPEAN TOUR DATES ARE HERE
'Pounding The Pavement' will be released on January 19th 2018.
myles kennedy MYLES KENNEDY RELEASES VIDEO FOR 'YEAR OF THE TIGER' FROM DEBUT SOLO ALBUM
"I am grateful to Napalm for believing in me..."
nemesea EXCLUSIVE WORLD PREMIERE: NEMESEA RELEASE FIRST VIDEO WITH NEW VOCALIST
"Vocalist Sanne pulls off a tour-de-force with audible ease..."
the damned THE DAMNED TO PLAY EXTRA LONDON DATE ON THE 'EVIL SPIRITS' TOUR 2018
The tour will coincide with the release of their first new album in over a decade.
wacken winter nights WACKEN WINTER NIGHTS IS HEAVY METAL WONDERLAND
It only takes an hour to fly to Hamburg from London...
jimi hendrix NEW JIMI HENDRIX ALBUM WITH TEN UNHEARD TRACKS ON THE WAY
"We have a growing commitment to preserve the legacy of Jimi..."
you spin me round YOU SPIN ME ROUND: EDITION SIX - 4th DECEMBER 2017
Edition Six of MetalTalk's new album review radio show, You Spin Me Round, is available on our On Demand page now...
hrh viking HRH VIKINGS UNLEASH A VALHALLA ADVENTURE IN THE CITY OF STEEL
"We have been threatening to do this for some time now...."
dirty thrills DIRTY THRILLS POSTPONE DATES DUE TO BEREAVEMENT
"Please accept our sincere apologies for any inconvenience caused...."
blodstock FOUR MORE TOP BANDS CONFIRMED FOR BLOODSTOCK 2018
2018 is shaping up to be another stellar year for Bloodstock...
stone temple pilots STONE TEMPLE PILOTS ANNOUNCE NEW SINGER AND RELEASE BRAND NEW SINGLE 'MEADOW'
"It was clear right away that Jeff had the range to sing vocally challenging songs..."
mick ralphs GIBSON CUSTOM MICK RALPHS 1958 LES PAUL STANDARD REPLICA IS HERE
Mick Ralphs is a founding member of Mott The Hoople and Bad Company...
heidevolk EXCLUSIVE WORLD PREMIERE: HEIDEVOLK RELEASE VIDEO FOR 'ONTWAAKT'
"Heavy guitars, thundering drums and Heidevolks trademark dual vocal harmonies..."
saxon SAXON RELEASE NEW 'THUNDERBOLT' VIDEO
"Stand clear and fasten your seat belts!"
michael schenker MICHAEL SCHENKER FEST RELEASE OFFICIAL VIDEO FOR 'WARRIOR'
"My vision was to let the four voices sound like the four musketeers!"
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