Scala Mercalli – My Daemons

Scala Mercalli – My Daemons

Scala Mercalli hail from Italy and wear their influence of Iron Maiden proudly including a rousing cover of "Be Quick Or Be Dead".  This...
Cirrha Niva – Liaison de la Morte

Cirrha Niva – Liaison de la Morte

Cirrha Niva is a Dutch theatrical hard rock band that defies you to pigeon-hole their style.  Combining elements from Broadway music, jazz, classical and...
Silent Scythe – Longing For Sorrow

Silent Scythe – Longing For Sorrow

Sweden's Silent Scythe incorporates influences of old school thrash and Gothenburg metal with clean vocals to craft a wickedly delightful release.  Title cut "Longing...
Asperity – The Final Demand

Asperity – The Final Demand

Featruring members of Steel Attack among others, Asperity is a heavy metal side project that has proven to be a step above many of...
Ring Of Fire – Dreamtower

Ring Of Fire – Dreamtower

Mark Boals second release with his band Ring Of Fire is a virtual who's who of technical maestros.  Virgil Donati (Planet X) on drums,...
Atmosfear – Inside The Atmosphere

Atmosfear – Inside The Atmosphere

The first full-length CD by Atmosfear, "Into The Atmosphere", possesses qualities that call to mind such bands as Dream Theater and later Savatage.The 9+...
Virgin Steele - Guardians of the Flame

Virgin Steele – Guardians of the Flame

Regardless of the member vs ex-member politics involved, the first two full-length Virgin Steele CD's are just as important as Manowar's "Hail To England"...
Wave - See-through Hearsay

Wave – See-through Hearsay

Based out of Helsinki Finland where they formed in 1999, Wave has recently released a 2 track CDr demo which should definitely be of...
Devin Townsend Band – Accelerated Evolution

Devin Townsend Band – Accelerated Evolution

The multi-talented Devin Townsend provides a quick follow up to his last Strapping Young Lad release "SYL".  On this disc, Townsend seems to shed...
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Mystery Blue – Metal Slaves

Formed in 1982 by guitarist Frenzy, MYSTERY BLUE has come full circle.  From opening gigs for the likes of Saxon, Def Leppard and Motorhead,...

Stryper – May 11, 2018 – Pittsburgh, PA

In support of their 10th studio album, God Damn Evil, Stryper performed at Jergel's on Thursday, May 10 hot on the heals of festival...

Substitutes – Exploding Plastic Inevitable

The Substitutes CD arrived several months back and I downloaded a few tracks onto my iPod and thought nothing of it.  After a couple...