Alliance – In Control

Alliance – In Control

”In Control” is a 3 track independent power metal CD from Finland’s Alliance. The band is currently in search of a recording deal and...
Jezabel – Legiones Del Sur

Jezabel – Legiones Del Sur

Jezabel's second release is a powerful blast of Helloween / Gamma Ray inspired power metal.  Lead vocalist Leandro is a dead ringer for classic...

Spiders And Snakes – Hollywood Ghosts

"Hollywood Ghosts" by Spiders & Snakes is a tough review for myself as my personal tastes have moved further and further away from the...
Icarus Witch – Roses On White Lace

Icarus Witch – Roses On White Lace

Following in a tradition of killer power metal bands from one the lamest heavy metal towns in the USA (our hometown of Pittsburgh, PA)...

Seven Witches – Passage To The Other Side

While Jack Frost's unexpected removal from Savatage may seem like negative, in all actuality (musically) it appears to be a blessing for the talented...
Kaipa – Keyholder

Kaipa – Keyholder

"Notes From the Past" marked a return to music by Hans Lundin, the original founding member of Kaipa in the mid 70's. Roine Stolt...
Westworld – Skin

Westworld – Skin

Westworld, Mark Reale (Riot), Tony Harnell (TNT) and Bruno Ravel (Danger Danger, Talas) return with their second release "Skin" and fortunately, the band seems...

Pharaoh – After The Fire

Pharaoh is a 4-piece band that features the vocal prowess of Tim Aymar (313, Psycho Scream, Control Denied) and the guitars of Matt Johnsen. This...
Primal Fear – Devil’s Ground

Primal Fear – Devil’s Ground

"Devil's Ground" is the fifth release from Primal Fear and once again the German power metal machine delivers a hellacious assault of metallic anthems. ...
Requiem - Mask of Damnation

Requiem – Mask Of Damnation

Before all else, compliments to Jason Juta for the amazing art work on the cover of Requiem's "Mask Of Damnation", this is one of...
Nocturnal Rites - Shadowland

Nocturnal Rites – Shadowland

Sweden’s Nocturnal Rites 5th release Shadowland has been a constant visitor to my CD player for the past month or so.  Above their past...
Kelly Keagy – Time Passes

Kelly Keagy – Time Passes

Vocalist and drummer Kelly Keagy (Night Ranger) delivers a strong array of rockers and ballads on his solo release "Time Passes" and is backed...