Album Reviews

Metal Church – Damned If You Do

7th December 2018 Reinier de Vries

Metal Church carries the same difficult legacy as most of  my favorite bands, the first 3 albums are almost not to match. Slayer, Metallica, Anthrax, Exodus, Flotsam and Jetsam, Sepultura, Dream Theater, Helloween, Death, Agent [Read »]

No Picture

Metal Church

30th November 2018 Reinier de Vries

Formed in Seattle in 1982, Metal Church consisted of vocalist David Wayne, guitarists Kurdt Vanderhoof and Craig Wells, bassist Duke Erickson, and drummer Kirk Arrington. Their 1985 self-titled debut album, recorded when the thrash/speed metal [Read »]

Ross The Boss

26th November 2018 Markus Falkenberg

Guitarist Ross the Boss’ stature in the history of hard rock and heavy metal has been well-solidified for decades by this point – with a resume including some of the most influential and hardest-hitting bands [Read »]

Album Reviews

The Deep – Watching You

15th November 2018 Chris Galea

(Disclaimer: this review was based on an unofficial version of the EP sanctioned by the band. A release date had not yet been announced at the time this review was published.) The roots of The [Read »]

Album Reviews

Fifth Angel – The Third Secret

23rd October 2018 Reinier de Vries

I still remember buying their first album with the flying horse on the cover. Fifth Angel from Seattle with Ted Pilot, one of the best singers in metal. The music was melodic with great guitarsolos and well [Read »]

No Picture

Fifth Angel

22nd October 2018 Reinier de Vries

The Seattle music scene in the mid 1980’s was a breeding ground of exceptional talent. “Heavy metal” was a new wave of music that was beginning to sweep the globe, and Fifth Angel was one [Read »]