Album Reviews

Arch / Matheos – Winter Ethereal

11th May 2019 Rick Ossian

Those of you who are firmly ensconced in the Fates Warning camp will doubtless have heard of these fellows by now. Winter Ethereal is the more-than-worthy follow-up to Sympathetic Resonance.  This slab is brought to [Read »]

Arch / Matheos

11th May 2019 Tommy Sonne Skøtt

Arch / Matheos began as a reunion between founding Fates Warning members John Arch and Jim Matheos, who hadn’t collaborated since Arch’s 2003 EP “A Twist Of Fate” and hadn’t fully collaborated for a whole album [Read »]

Manowar

9th April 2019 Tommy Sonne Skøtt

In the 1970s, Joey DeMaio was a bass tech for Black Sabbath and played with David “Rock” Feinstein in David Feinstein’s Thunder. He met Ross the Boss while on tour with Black Sabbath (“We met on English ground…”) and Manowar were formed. According [Read »]

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 »]

Album Reviews

Stryper – God Damn Evil

3rd June 2018 Markus Falkenberg

“Sing unto Him a new song; play skilfully with a loud noise.” Psalm 33:3   Christian Metal does not exactly have the best reputation in the Metal scene. “Preachy” and “boring” are coming adjectives you [Read »]

W.A.S.P.

18th February 2018 Kenn Jensen

W.A.S.P. is an American heavy metal band formed in 1982 by Blackie Lawless, who is the only remaining original member of the band. They emerged from the early 1980s Los Angeles heavy metal scene. The [Read »]

Album Reviews

Machine Head – Catharsis

30th January 2018 /raVen/

All Hail “Machine Head“!   Mix the genres of Nu Metal, Rap, American Heavy Metal and Punk into a musical metal blender and what it produces is Machine Head’s “Catharsis“.  A musical triumph that most [Read »]

Machine Head

29th January 2018 /raVen/

This article is about the band. For the tuning machine, see Machine head. For the Deep Purple album, see Machine Head (album). Machine Head Machine Head performing in Zurich in 2007. From left to right: Phil Demmel, Dave McClain, Robb Flynn and Adam Duce. [Read »]