Hammerheart – Demo 2002

This four-track advance promo release by Hammerheart bodes well for the full-length release.  Metal in the vein of late 70's Halford era Judas Priest...

Melodic Rock Festival 5 – Part 2

While we hadn't traveled nearly as far as many of those in attendance at Melodic Rock Fest 5 (just one time zone and a...
Titanium Black - Bleed For You

Titanium Black – Bleed For You

If you are one of those folks who has been extremely disappointed with the recent output from Queensryche and Savatage, allow me to give...
Luca Turilli – Prophet Of The Last Eclipse

Luca Turilli – Prophet Of The Last Eclipse

Rhapsody mastermind Luca Turilli has an uncanny ability to churn out epic, classical music on a consistent basis.  With his latest solo CD "Prophet...
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L.A. Guns – Pittsburgh 08-05-2017

The original Hollywood Vampire’s, L.A. Guns, brought sleaze to a sold-out Saturday night crowd at Jergels in Warrendale, PA, pulling no punches as they...
Witch Meadow - Down Eternity's Hall

Witch Meadow – Down Eternity’s Hall

Formed in 1994 by guitarist Bryan Martin, Witch Meadow released a demo in 1995 titled "When Midnight Calls" and in 1996 released the CD...
Silver Mountain - Breakin' Chains

Silver Mountain – Breakin’ Chains

The last time I heard Sweden's Silver Mountain would have been their "Shakin Brains" LP around 20 years ago.  That is why I wondered...
Shadow Gallery - Legacy

Shadow Gallery – Legacy

After a decade of discovery and success, Legacy from Shadow Gallery is released to the progressive metal world. The band is lead by Mike...
Tarot - Suffer Our Pleasures

Tarot – Suffer Our Pleasures

Tarot is one of those bands that over the years I had read about or heard about but never had the chance to hear....

Operatika – Dreamworld

Operatika is a 5-piece female fronted band from New York who has released a 4-track disc titled "Dreamworld".  Vocalist Slava Popova bears a striking...
Sonata Arctica - Silence

Sonata Arctica – Silence

"Silence" from Finland's Sonata Arctica makes a strong statement from the start.  "Weballergy" has the influences of Finnish legends Stratovarius, Helloween and Hammerfall. Yet,...
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...