The Golden Gods – The Thorny Crown of Rock and Roll

Upon first look at the packaging and the first listen to “The Thorny Crown of Rock and Roll” by The Golden Gods, the thought...

Demonlord – Helltrust

Talk about don't judge a CD by its cover!  Demonlord has all the markings of a black metal release, while tucked neatly inside its...

Axxion

Canada is the place to look these days for killer underground heavy metal bands. Axxion is a 4-piece from Toronto, and their debut EP is...

Manowar – The Lord Of Steel (Hammer Edition)

The very controversial Manowar release "The Lord Of Steel" (Hammer Edition) draws extreme praise and damnation from longtime fans. The biggest complaint universally with respect...

Malice – New Breed Of Godz

"New Breed Of Godz" is the first release from Malice in over 20 years. The remaining original members of the band have recruited James Rivera...
Sex Museum - Fly By Night

Sex Museum – Fly By Night

Sex Museum's 16-song 2-CD live release "Fly By Night" is a great introduction to the band for first time listeners.  Usually, I try to...
Hollywood Rocks - Compilation

Hollywood Rocks – Compilation

As Deadline / Cleopatra Records prepares to release a 4 CD set paying tribute to the bands of the L.A. strip, ahead of it...
Nicollette Knight

Nicollette Knight – Nicollette Knight

The influx of female hard rockers in the past several months is a good sign for fans of this particular genre.  Based out of...
Eden's Fall - Harmony Of Lies

Eden’s Fall – Harmony Of Lies

"Harmony Of Lies" by Eden's Fall is one of those discs that catches you off guard at times when you don't know what to...
Damien Thorne - Sign Of The Jackal

Damien Thorne – Sign Of The Jackal

Back in 1986, I remember hearing Damien Thorne on a local underground metal show in my area.  The band had that classic mid 80's...
Angel Blake

Angel Blake – Angel Blake

Marko Tervonen's split from the Crown has resulted in the formation of Angel Blake.  While I always found the Crown to be musically excellent,...
Iron Maiden Edward the Great

Iron Maiden – Edward the Great

A new compilation from heavy metal’s most successful cash cow, the Iron Maiden back catalog, which averages 200,000 pieces sold per year in the...