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Posts Tagged ‘Metal’

Mooncry: “A Mirror’s Diary” – The songs are all masterfully crafted

“A Mirror’s Diary” is a crushing album from the German metal band, Mooncry. Anyone who likes creative, intelligently composed music, with amazing players, should give it a shot.  Overall the playing is as good you would ...


HAMMER: “THE WORST OF 2005/2015” – racy choruses and awesome guitar riffs!

The metal band HAMMER, featuring Richard (bass guitar, electric & acoustic guitar, mandolin, vocals and harmonica), Christian (electric, acoustic & lead guitar, vocals) and Arlek (drums, percussion, vocals), have releas...



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ROCK/METAL GUITARIST SEISMIC ANAMOLY ANNOUNCES TWO NEW RELEASES, “HIGH ROLLER” AND “WALKIN’ THE LINE”

Guitar shredding instrumentalist Seismic Anamoly has released his 2 newest CD’s, “High Roller” and “Walkin’ The Line”.  Each full-length CD contains 10 original tracks for a total listening time of about 108 minute...



Corners of Sanctuary: “Metal Machine” – old-school metal at its best, upgraded and tweaked!

Heavy Metal band, Corners of Sanctuary, first hit the music scene in 2011. In 2012, COS quickly began to gain momentum after releasing their first full‐length album titled Breakout. Soon after, COS signed with La Mazakuata Re...


LADYBABY – A fusion of J-pop and death growls!

LADYBABY is Lady Beard, Rie Kaneko and Kuromiya Rei  – a Japanese idol group who sing and dance beyond the boundaries of national borders, gender, and all generations. Armed with an original genre they call “Kawaii...



Mike LePond’s Silent Assassins – a cohesive work that delights on many levels

The aural acrobatics of Mike LePond’s Silent Assassins features some of the best examples of daring riffing and acrobatic melody the metal genre has had to offer since the 80’s; even what you may consider the album̵...


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Left In The Dark: “Shadowglass” unleashes the full melodic and hardcore power of this band

Left In The Dark is a 4 piece alternative-rock and metal band from the Dayton Ohio area. The band has released their 13 track debut album “Shadowglass”, which they recorded, mixed, and mastered themselves. The album was co-...


2015 Midi Award Winners – Voodoo Kungfu

The People’s Republic of China (PRC) is a cradle of civilization that is a recognized nuclear weapons state and has the world’s largest standing army, the world’s second-largest economy and is the world...



Seldom: “Black Mirror” – not over complicated, but immensely immersive

After performing with internationally acclaimed acts likes Buckcherry, Flyleaf, Puddle Of Mudd, Lacuna Coil, POD, Drowning Pool or Saving Abel, as well as successfully funding the production of a debut studio release via Kickst...


Nytro: “Some Things Never Change” – rough-riding rhythms and some good chanting choruses

I was a Judas Priest fanatic in the late 70’s and the 80’s but fell away in the 90’s as I didn’t like the direction that Painkiller was heading in. Now in 2015 I see that the Priest is back to their old ...