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19th April 2012

trucker diablo

Trucker Diablo, whose debut album on Ripple Music has been critically acclaimed by media and musicians alike including Ricky Warwick of Thin Lizzy, Joe Elliot of Def Leppard and Cormac Neeson of The Answer, have been added to the main stage bill for SOS Festival in Manchester on 21 July headlined by Tygers of Pan Tang.

The following day, 22 July, Trucker Diablo headline Billing Bikefest at Billing Aquadome. Yesterday Australia got a big taste of the Big Truck when Drink Beer, Destroy debuted on MTV's Headbangers Ball down under.

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In the past few months Trucker Diablo have played Hammerfest, Twitrfest and opened some sold out shows for Black Stone Cherry in Ireland. They also closed out one of the nights at the December Sessions Festival in The O2 in London.

The band's debut album, 'The Devil Rhythm', has been released worldwide on US label Ripple Music.

The video for their current single, 'Voodoo', hit 10,000 views on Youtube within three days, and like the previous single, 'Drink Beer, Destroy', has been picked up by Kerrang TV and Radio in the UK. The video was also featured by Classic Rock Magazine on their Facebook page, and was Pure Rawk's Video of the Day.

'Drink Beer, Destroy' is also available to download and play on Rock Band on Xbox.

The 'Voodoo' video, produced by Gedzilla Films, the company behind I Am Fighter and Barry The Blender amongst others, can be viewed below.

Ricky Warwick – Thin Lizzy
"One of the best new bands from Northern Ireland!!"

Cormac Nesson – The Answer
"Great album guys. Refreshingly honest Northern Irish rock n roll."

Joe Elliot - Def Leppard "Absolutely Rockin stuff."



Wacken Winter Nights 2018 takes place between February 23rd and 25th 2018 and the great news is that you can now experience a full-on, top class German Metal Festival easily and affordably.

It only takes an hour to fly to Hamburg from London and we've had longer journeys than that within the capital and they were certainly more expensive than the £33 air ticket that just appeared in our 'flights to Wacken Winter Nights' search.


Wacken Winter Nights is organised by the same team who are responsible for the world's greatest Metal festival, Wacken-Open-Air and the 2018 bill includes Skyclad, Orphaned Land, Elvenking, Finntroll, Grave Digger, Aeverium, Comes Vagantes, Coppelius, Corvus Corax, Die Pressgëng, Elvellon, Heimataerde, Hell-O-Matic, Ignis Fatuu, Ingrimm, Irdorath, Johnny Deathshadow, Krayenzeit, Letzte Instanz, Mr Hurley und die Pulveraffen, Pampatut, Pat Razket, Schandmaul, Sündenrausch, The Aberlour's, The Moon And The Nightspirit, Torfrock, Visions Of Atlantis, Vroudenspil, Wind Rose and more.

Besides this rich billing of superb Metal bands, there is so much more to see in the festival area including the medieval market and also the walking acts and jugglers you will meet at the theme worlds, including Robert Blake, three-time World Cup winner of street magic.

Wacken Winter Nights is something not to be missed and you can check out the amazing ticket and accommodation prices right here.

We just priced up the whole four day trip with hotels, flights, shuttles and festival tickets for less than £300 and we don't think you will get a better value festival than that, anywhere.


MetalTalk recently sat down with Wacken founder and owner Thomas Jensen and that interview will be online next week and it's a fascinating insight into how Wacken originated from nothing to become the world's premiere Heavy Metal event.


Wacken 2018 takes place from 2nd to 4th August 20218 and as with Wacken Winter Nights, if you have never experienced all it has to offer, then you owe it to yourself to remedy that.

Already announced for Wacken 2018 are Judas Priest, Nightwish, Running Wild (exclusive), Arch Enemy, Dirkschneider, Doro (Special Anniversary Show), In Extremo, Sepultura, Amorphis, Amaranthe, Firewind, W.A.R., Belphegor, Mantar, Knorkator, Deserted Fear, Watain, Night Demon, Epica, Knorkator, Belphegor, Firewind, Deserted Fear and many more and we'll have more Wacken 2018 announcements during December.

As well as being the greatest Heavy Metal festival in the world, it is without a doubt the Mecca of Metal and the one thing that every single person who loves our music should have on their bucket list.

For 2018, MetalTalk have joined forces with Wacken-Open-Air to help you get to Wacken easily and inexpensively and you can peruse the ticket and travel options right here.

If you are interested in going to Wacken 2018 and have questions, please fill out the form below and we will contact you with answers to all your enquiries. You are under no obligation whatsoever by filling this form out. We won't add you to any mailing lists or send you loads of spam - all we will do is help you get to Wacken as easily and inexpensively as possible.



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