Praying Mantis – Nowhere To Hide

Praying Mantis – Nowhere To Hide

The latest release from Praying Mantis, "Nowhere To Hide", is a wonderfully composed piece of melodic hard rock. The CD opens with three straight...
Phoenix Down – Under a Wild Sky

Phoenix Down – Under a Wild Sky

Though Kane Roberts is best known for co-writing and arranging three Alice Cooper Albums: Constrictor (MCA), Trash (Epic), and Raise Your Fist and Yell...
Opeth – Blackwater Park

Opeth – Blackwater Park

Beautifully morose death metal would be an accurate description of the latest release from Opeth.  Many of the songs on Blackwater Park have significant...
Odes Of Ecstasy – Deceitful Melody

Odes Of Ecstasy – Deceitful Melody

Hauntingly beautiful in its darkness, Odes Of Ecstasy’s 2nd release “Deceitful Melody” is an exotic masterpiece of despair.  The Greek band’s 8 song, ambient...
Mullmuzzler – Mullmuzzler 2

Mullmuzzler – Mullmuzzler 2

Mullmuzzler first celebrated the talent of vocalist James LaBrie apart from his groundbreaking progressive main course, Dream Theater, with Keep it to Yourself (1999). ...
Millenium – Hourglass

Millenium – Hourglass

Millenium’s second release “Hourglass” features former Vagabond, The Snakes and Ark vocalist Jorn Lande. “Hourglass” has received an incredible amouny of hype in regards...
Menza – Life After Deth

Menza – Life After Deth

Life After Deth a recent release from former Megadeth drummer Nick Menza is a difficult release to review because of its uniqueness, but certainly...
Melodica – Long Way From Home

Melodica – Long Way From Home

Melodica is a combined effort from Ted Poley (Danger Danger, Bone Machine) and Gerhard Pichler, an Austrian born guitar hero.  On their debut release,...
Megadeth – The World Needs A Hero

Megadeth – The World Needs A Hero

Perhaps metal music needs a hero! A band that can stick to what they do best and forget the mainstream once and for all. ...
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Manowar – Warriors Of The World

Manowar returns with a new label (Metal Blade) and a new CD in Warriors Of The World that is destined to be one of...
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...
Iced Earth - Tribute to the Gods

Iced Earth – Tribute to the Gods

Iced Earth's 11 track covers CD finally sees the light of day outside of the their 5 CD box set.  With the band apparently...