Legion – Shadow Of The King

Legion – Shadow Of The King

Legion hits a home run with their CD release "Shadow Of The King", a basic, no frills American heavy metal romp.  Lead track "Shadow...

Spellbinder – Seal The Fate

“Seal The Fate” by Spellbinder is pure American power metal with that mid 1980’s feel to it and a basic, solid production that does...

Enchanter – Symbols In Stone

Classic power metal in the vein of the mighty Omen, Enchanter's "Symbols In Stone" is a 7-track release that will not disappoint fans of...
Alice Cooper – Dragontown

 Alice Cooper – Dragontown

Anyone who has heard the Last Temptation (Epic) or Brutal Planet (Spitfire) will find themselves in familiar territory when they visit Dragontown (Spitfire), the...
Andy Timmons – The Best Of X-tacy

Andy Timmons – The Best Of X-tacy

Many will remember Timmons from his taste of fame with the pop-metal band Danger Danger in the early nineties, but those dedicated enough to...

Fire Alley – Scorcher

Scorcher by Arizona's Fire Alley is a throwback to the days of AOR / melodic hard rock when bands had the freedom to take...
Vader – Blood : Reign Forever World

Vader – Blood / Reign Forever World

Poland's Vader formed in 1986 and were the first Eastern Bloc death metal band to sign with a western label (Earache) in 1990.  Today,...

Phoenix Reign

Another killer traditional metal demo from New York, Phoenix Reign originated in Greece in 1998 by founding members Billy Chrissochos and Chris Pollatos. They...

Korpiklaani – Voice Of The Wilderness

Upon first listen to the violins on "Cottages & Saunas" on the Korpiklaani CD "Voice Of Wilderness" I thought someone slid a Skyclad CD...

Unruly Child – UCIII

Typically, press releases for most discs blow so much smoke that leave you wondering what the hell the publicist was smoking. "UCIII" by Unruly...
Kreator – Violent Revolution

Kreator – Violent Revolution

Old school thrash meets the new millennium.  Kreator’s “Violent Revolution” recalls a time when bands like Testament, Slayer, Overkill and Exodus had a firm...

Top Albums Of 2012

1.  Halestorm - The Strange Case Of...