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Great White and Slaughter – Northfield Park, Ohio – February 22, 2020

The MGM Northfield Park (formerly the Hard Rocksino) near Cleveland, Ohio is nearly a two hour drive from home, but often gets shows that...
Black Steel – Relentless Force

Black Steel – Relentless Force

Australia's finest power metal band Black Steel returns with a 3 song teaser in advance of their new CD "Hellhammer" due out later this...
Agalloch – Pale Folklore

Agalloch – Pale Folklore

Sorrow never sounded so good.  Agalloch's Pale Folklore is a symphonic depressent of well structured compositions and tales of misery as told through the...
Iced Earth - Tribute to the Gods

Iced Earth – Tribute to the Gods

Iced Earth's 11 track covers CD finally sees the light of day outside of the their 5 CD box set.  With the band apparently...
Last Tribe - The Uncrowned

Last Tribe – The Uncrowned

"The Uncrowned" by Last Tribe mixes a variety of metal sub-genres from power to progressive.  Vocalist Rickard Bengtsson calls to mind Blaze Bayley with...
Balance Of Power – Perfect Balance

Balance Of Power – Perfect Balance

Balance Of Power's "Perfect Balance" is a melodic progressive metal masterpiece.  Lance King's vocal performance on this release is in the same league as...
Blaze – As Live As It Gets

Blaze – As Live As It Gets

"As Live As It Gets" is a live 2 CD set that covers Blaze Bayley's first 2 solo CD's ("Silicon Messiah" and "Tenth Dimension")...
Destruction – Metal Discharge

Destruction – Metal Discharge

Destruction's latest CD Metal Discharge delivers what the fans expect; unrelenting 1980's styled German thrash metal in the vein of fellow countrymen Sodom, Tankard...
Malstrom – Obligated by Obscurity

Malstrom – Obligated by Obscurity

Punishing metal from New York, Malstrom has a power thrashing sound that recalls bands such as Nuclear Assault and Kreator.  "Obligated by Obscurity" contains...
Jag Panzer – Decade Of The Nail-Spiked Bat

Jag Panzer – Decade Of The Nail-Spiked Bat

It is great to see this 2 CD set finally see the light of day.  I spoke with Harry Conklin after Jag Panzer's stellar...

Jack Russell’s Great White – March 23, 2018 – Northfield, OH

Jack Russell’s Great White performed at Hard Rock Live at the Hard Rock Rocksino in Cleveland, Ohio to a packed crowd in support of...

Black Widow – Satan’s Playground

Based out of Maryland, Black Widow offers a traditional old school metal approach that is most appealing to these ears.  Lead singer Cat reminds...