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first pictures posted of talanas singer hal’s sinden new signature guitar

published today, the first glimpse of our singer hal sinden‘s new custom headless 7 string guitar, the ‘deadlight deception’, made by deadlight designs: http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10151033376988086.484573.602838085&type=1

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hard rock magazine debut new talanas video

NEW TALANAS VIDEO! head over to HARD ROCK MAG‘s official facebook page to find the youtube link in a recent news update for our new video ‘diaphora‘ (from the 2010 ‘reason & abstract’ EP): http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=409793139066061&set=a.260656550646388.67191.175171302528247&type=1&relevant_count=1

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talanas in ‘flying the flag for blighty’s metal scene’ report

one of our recent, more neoteric favourites loucifer speaks have just started a new blog piece about bands that are “Flying the flag for Blighty’s Metal Scene” (what better cause could there be for a bit of flag waving? especially given this weekend’s festivities), kicking off with a feature on us and our age-old compatriots [...]

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devolution may 2012

4 page feature & interview with talanas in devolution magazine #32

OUT TODAY: devolution magazine issue #32, where you’ll find a rather tastily lengthy & involved interview with us, plus our song ‘penetralium (featuring jason mendonca)’ from ‘the waspkeeper’ on the covermount CD: http://www.devolutionmerch.com/products/14179

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talanas featured in ‘greatest hits’ interview book

a series of ‘greatest hits’ interviews, conducted throughout 2011 by various writers for mudkiss fanzine, has been compiled and made into a rather splendid book. our interview, made during the northern leg our UK headline tour with spires last summer, appears in this with the excellent andy barnes at the helm: http://www.lulu.com/shop/melanie-smith/mudkiss-interviews-2011/paperback/product-20090883.html

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talanas singer hal sinden in the times newspaper

talanas singer / guitarist hal sinden made page 11 of the times newspaper today, on a piece about yesterday’s protest against abercrombie & fitch’s forthcoming store on savile row for the chap magazine.

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talanas mentioned in UK scene report

andy barnes of mudkiss provides a great overview of the northwest metal scene, during which he dubs talanas “honourary mancunians” in relation to our time spent with him during the northern leg of our last tour with spires (http://youtu.be/sH3zLE9R3-o?hd=1) http://andysnewmusic.blogspot.co.uk/2012/04/amazing-manchester-metal-scene-2012.html

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talanas easter song (video)

there’s a lot we don’t know about the festival of √Čostre, from its dark pagan roots to its suggestion that a chocolate hare came before the egg AND the chicken and that in all likelihood it wasn’t wearing protection. whatever the case, now is the perfect time to reacquaint yourself with our seasonal classic and [...]

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talanas singer hal sinden to give talk at the university of essex

our singer hal sinden will be a guest speaker for the ‘music & business talk’ event at the university of essex (being held by the essex university metal society) this saturday at 12pm. nudity will be unlikely. http://www.facebook.com/events/384062718272155/

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talanas custom engraved metal plectrum

many thanks to our singer’s brother-in-law, tom, for this birthday present for hal – the world’s first engraved metal talanas plectrum, on which it is physically impossible to play motown, country or crunkcore.

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