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Review: Battle Beast “Circus Of Doom” [Nuclear Blast]

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In their previous album, No More Hollywood Endings, Battle Beast defined the new direction of their music: it became more symphonic, more pretentious and there were even some ...
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Review: Tad Morose “Matters of the Dark” [Century Media Records]

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I don’t know about you, but if you ask me, playing metal shouldn’t be complicated. Have a vocalist who can sing in tune, play a few riffs that ...
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Review: Riot V “Thundersteel” [CBS]

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Sometimes you just need to take a break in order to recharge your creativity. Such was with the case with Riot V, as their two post-Speranza albums weren’t ...
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Review: Ronin “Ronin”

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Here is a nice rocking album with all sorts of promising ideas and interesting stories. The album is somewhere between rock and metal, with some interesting experimentations in ...
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Review: Volbeat “Servant Of The Mind” [Republic Records]

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The Danish Volbeat play their mix of Metal, Psychobilly and Punk ‘N’ Roll since 2001 and they do it great. Just look on a list of their awards ...
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Review: Unto Others ”Strength” [Roadrunner Records]

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With shiny diamonds and tarnished gold comes bittersweet emotions… I got into Idle Hands around the release of their debut album Mana back in 2019 via the traits ...
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Interview: Anton Kabanen from Beast In Black

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Created in 2015 by Anton Kabanen, this band keeps growing strongly from year to year, releasing albums and sharing tours with top metal names around the world. Last ...
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Review: U.D.O. “Game Over” [AFM Records]

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After three years of relative silence German legends U.D.O. have returned with a brand new record Game Over, highly and proudly holding the banner of heavy metal. And ...
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Review: DORO “Triumph And Agony Live” [Rare Diamonds Productions]

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Doro has been the undisputed Queen Of Metal since her days as vocalist for Warlock and beyond, and even with her career in music spanning four decades, she ...
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Review: Savatage “Hall of the Mountain King” [Atlantic Records]

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Let me get something off my chest right away: by no means am I a huge Savatage fan. I enjoy plenty of their early stuff, but even back ...
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Review: Saber Tiger “Invasion” [Tusk Force]

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It’s 1992 and Japanese metal is going through some undeniable changes. Anthem are standing on their last legs before collapsing and Loudness delivers a respectful comeback before turning ...
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Review: Virgin Steele “Life Among the Ruins” [Shark Records]

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After the semi-epic Age of Consent, it would take Virgin Steele five years to release an actual follow-up and while that record saw the band getting their act together, Life ...
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Review: Iron Maiden “Senjutsu” [Parlophone Records]

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There will be no arguing that Iron Maiden became legends long time ago, I guess and they can afford to not release a new music at all. Everybody ...
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Review: Metal Church “Hanging in the Balance” [Rising Sun Productions]

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There are two things you can be certain about when it comes down to Metal Church. For one, they retained a sense of integrity over the decades. Second ...
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Review: Snake Bite Whisky “Black Candy” [Sliptrick records]

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After three years of silence Australian sleaze rock band Snake Bite Whisky has released their second full-length album “Black Candy” through Sliptrick Records, continuing to develop their joyous ...
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Review: Metal Church “Masterpeace” [Nuclear Blast America]

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I’m not sure why, but I can’t help but think that Metal Church’s later period has been rather overlooked. A shame, really, as I’ve recently dived into the ...
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Review: Dee Snider “Leave A Scar” [Napalm Records]

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Since the first Twisted Sister‘s split-up in far 1988, front man Dee Snider remains active and notable: he plays in another bands (Desperado, Widowmaker), participates in Symphonic Heavy ...
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Review: Powerwolf “Call Of The Wild” [Napalm Records]

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Last year Powerwolf released their compilation Best Of The Blessed as a way to earn some time, maybe money and remind about themselves as well in a lack ...
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Review: Lawrence Wallace “Journey Through Time” [Blasphemous Creations of Hell Records]

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Ah, Shred, yet another arpeggio sweeping genre that I am criminally illiterate in. Barring the flirtations I’ve had with Bob Katsionis’, Lawrence Wallace is one of the only ...
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AXEL RUDI PELL releases new digital single and lyric video for “There’s Only One Way To Rock”

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German Guitar wizard AXEL RUDI PELL released a new digital single and lyric video for the song “There’s Only One Way To Rock” today. The song is taken ...
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