Metal

The Swedish kings of video game metal bring out their sixth full album Phantom Shadow.  How does an album with less 8-bit bleeps and more instruments and atmosphere work for a group who is so identified with their unique style?

London’s power metal group bring up the speed with their sixth full album.  How loud do the dragons roar in 2014, and is it worth it for their long time fan base?

Kickstarter funds have funded another album.  This time from Australia’s prog metal band Voyager.  Is V a voyage worth listening to?

Sweden once again brings another big metal album.  How does Avatar’s dark and hypnotic new album sound and more importantly, will it haunt your nightmares? http://blip.tv/luckygetsrocked/rocked-avatar-hail-the-apocalypse-6878296

Los Angeles trio Kyng bring in a flaming boatload of hard rock and metal.  You’ll get that joke once you see the album cover. http://blip.tv/luckygetsrocked/rocked-kyng-burn-the-serum-6826394 FOLLOW Rocked on Twitter here = http://bit.ly/YZilwb

It’s the return of I Killed The Prom Queen after a five year hiatus.  What does Australian metalcore sound like in 2014?LIKE Rocked on Facebook here = http://on.fb.me/VJaDYSFOLLOW Rocked on Twitter here = http://bit.ly/YZilwb

Trivium releases their 6th full album and brings the melodic side of metal to 2013.  Does Vengeance Falls capture the groove and intensity that the band once had?Please watch, comment, and check out http://www.altrocklive.com for more!LI…

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