Metal

Dutch symphonic metal band Delain attempt to go in many directions with the new album “Moonbathers”.   Text Review: There are some musical juxtapositions that should never work but end up becoming something great.  Adding a symphony to metal on paper sounds about as well planned as peanut butter and …

Periphery return with a whirlwind of prog metal brilliance in Periphery III: Select Difficulty.   Text Review: As a band continues in their career and the members mature it can be a turning point for where they decide to push themselves to be creative or to rest on their laurels …

Dez Fafara regroups DevilDriver with some new faces for the new album Trust No One.   Text Review: There is an old proverb of “The Only Constant In Life is Change”.  While there are occasional bands that stand the test of time for years without a band member ever leaving …

The circus is back to tell a tale about stopping the sun from rising in Avatar’s new concept album Feathers & Flesh. You can see my interview with Avatar at Welcome To Rockville by here = Interview with Avatar at Welcome To Rockville 2016 You can see my photos of …

Otep returns to the fray with a whirlwind of language and volume in Generation Doom.

Sweden’s Amon Amarth bring a tale of love and vengeance in Jomsviking.

Metal legends Anthrax deliver their 11th full album For All Kings.

Dream Theater tell a tale of the rebellion to save music through a 34 track rock opera.

Mustaine and company return with Megadeth’s 15th studio album: Dystopia.   Text Review: When one of the big four releases a new album it instantly gets the attention of everyone in the metal community.  And when your band reaches back to 1983, you have quite the reputation to live up …

After triumph and tragedy Baroness returns with its next colorful and wildly engaging album Purple.

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