Royal Hunt – Fear

Royal Hunt – Fear

Royal Hunt returns with "Fear", their follow up to live CD and last studio CD, Paradox, with a new singer and a somewhat stripped...
Overkill – Bloodletting

Overkill – Bloodletting

Blitz and wrecking crew once again fail to disappoint with their latest release “Bloodletting” (Metal-Is / BMG).  Pioneers of thrash, Overkill once again raise...
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...
Southern Gentlemen – Double Your Pleasure

Southern Gentlemen – Double Your Pleasure

When the package arrived from Leviathan Records, I was anxiously expecting the latest Chastain disc. Well, we did receive a “Chastain” disc, however it...
Sinner – There Will Be Execution

Sinner – There Will Be Execution

Sinner has put out a bountiful amount of material since I first heard “The Shiver” almost 20 years ago on their “Danger Zone” CD....

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...
OSI – Office of Strategic Influence

OSI – Office of Strategic Influence

OSI is a supergroup project consisting of Jim Matheos (Fates Warning) on guitar, Kevin Moore (Chroma Key, ex-Dream Theater) on vocals and keyboard, and...

Evanescence – Fallen

Fans of bands like Nightwish, The Gathering, Lennon Murphy and Lacuna Coil are either rejoicing or cursing Evanescence.  Their brand of atmospheric gothic rock...

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...

Orion Riders – A New Dawn

Italy’s Orion Riders release their first full-length CD “A New Dawn” that in many ways is more of a tribute to past melodic speed...
Zandelle – Twilight On Humanity

Zandelle – Twilight On Humanity

Holy 1985!  Taking the best brew of Metal Blade, Combat and US Independent metal releases, Zandelle has probably recorded the best true metal CD...
Lillian Axe – Live 2002

Lillian Axe – Live 2002

Considering the number of cash-in live releases that have circulated the last few years from melodic hard rock bands that were first signed over...