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Free Metal Monday: Skell-Skell

Self-Release/Independent2017Skell is a hard rock/heavy metal band from Spain. The group's influences include Metallica, Alter Bridge, Megadeth, ZebraHead, Godsmack, Nickelback, and Angelus Apatrida (to name just a few). This self-titled release looks as if it is the band's first recording since forming in 2013 and it is a name your price affair. Show More Summary

Free Metal Monday: White Boy Wasted-Rough Takes

Self-Release/Independent 2017 The Netherlands' White Boy Wasted play a hard & heavy version of speedrock. Members include Sid van Kastel (bass & vocals), Alex Kooy (guitar & vocals ), and Ian van Kastel (drums). Released on the 17thShow More Summary

Saturday Singles: Neon Animal-"Bring Back Rock 'n' Roll From The Dead [Digital Single]"

Self-Release/Independent2017Neon Animals is a UK band that is comprised of lead singer Mark Thorn, guitarist/backing vocalist Miguel Martins, bassist/backing vocalist Jonathan Gaglione, and drummer Iv K. Lizz. Just in case the singles' title isn't clear enough, Neon Animals wants to "Bring Back Rock 'n' Roll From The Dead". Show More Summary

Saturday Singles-Toxic Holocaust "Max Overload" cover

Self-Release/Independent2017The gods be praised, Joel Grind (of Toxic Holocaust fame) has covered Acid's "Max Overload". For those of you who are not in the know, Acid was a slick Belgian speed metal band that was lead by the only and only Katrien de Lombaert. Show More Summary

Decibel Demon-Declassified

Brutal Records 2016 I'm flying blind on this release so let's get all of the misc.apologies out of the way first. Back in early November I was sent a short email on this release, but for whatever reason I never anything heard anything more about this submission. Show More Summary

Tiger Junkies-Green Tea Or Die (7" EP)

Hells Headbangers 2017 Tiger Junkies' "Green Tea Or Die" EP was originally released on picture disk in 2013. It was the follow-up to the group's 2008 debut album, "D-Beat Street Rock 'n' Rollers", and come March 31st it will be re-issued on "tea green" vinyl and made available for digital download. Show More Summary

Interview with Serbian death metal band Nemesis

Nemesis is a five-piece death metal band from Serbia. I recently had the pleasure of sitting down and talking with the group. Andy-First off I would just like to thank you for taking the time to talk to us. How are things going for you...Show More Summary

Alan Blaisdell-Gravity

Self-Release/Independent2017Preceded in life by the nine-track recording "The Epic", Hillsboro, Oregon' multi-instrumentalist/vocalist Alan Blaisdell ( Reverse of Creation) recently-released his second solo album, the space-themed "Gravity". Show More Summary

Wheelie King-Wheelie King

Self-Release/Independent2017 Originally created in 1994 something, Wheelie King is a three-piece "rock" band from Madison, Wisconsin. For the uninformed (which included yours truly before I cheated and checked the name out) that's the same place that gave us Garbage...or more importantly Killdozer. Show More Summary

Interview with Lipstick members Greg Troyan and Steve Smith

Nashville, Tennessee's own Lipstick recently-released it's second album, "Lipstick II". I had the pleasure of sitting down and chatting with band members Greg Troyan (lead vocals, guitars) and Steve Smith (lead and backing vocals, bass, acoustic and electric guitars) about that album and so much more. Show More Summary

Stricken-Set 1.0

Self-Release/Independent 2017 Based in Wilmington, North Carolina and comprised of Brad McClanahan (vox), Will Baker (guitar), Scott Hollis (bass), and Josh "Wham" Wamsley (drums), Stricken is a riff-heavy hard rock/heavy metal band that was just formed last year. Show More Summary

Free Music Monday: Nervous Jerk-Ditch Life

Self-Release/Independent2016Nervous Jerk are a New Zealand-based band with a copy of releases to it's name. The group's latest one, "Ditch Life", came out in late December of 2016 and it features 12 fucking fantastic slabs of garage-worthy punk with various sub-genres (pop punk, power pop,etc.) tossed in for good measure. Show More Summary

Free Metal Monday: Crusie Forever-God Is A Triphead

Self-Release/Indepednet2017Available as a name-your-price digital download, "God Is A Triphead" is a new EP from UK acid rockers Cruise Forever. It's warm and welcoming and (just like the artwork above) it teases at better things to come!


Minotauro Records 2017 Boston's innovative rock band Seth, initial birthed in the early seventies and as always lead by founder/chief songwriter (and unsung hero!) Gerald "Gerry" Stafford (vocals, guitars, keys, mandolin and programming), originally appeared on these pages last year. Show More Summary

Lipstick-Lipstick II

Self-Release/Independent 2017 Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls...rock and roll fanatics of all ages. May I please have your attention for just one moment. Thank you. Believe it or not, it's been nearly a year and a half since we last heard from Nashville's (ever so fun!) Lipstick. Show More Summary

Candle-Demo 2016

Fighter Records 2017 Inspired by the likes of Hell, Mercyful Fate, Satan, and Witchfynde, Candle is a Swedish heavy metal band that was formed in 2015 by guitarists Markus Janis (Corrosive Carcass) and Christian Kanto. Lead vocalistShow More Summary

Pulsar-Alien Crusader

Rush of Power Records2017Pulsar is a N.W.O.B.H.M.-inspired traditional heavy metal band from Oslo, Norway that " May contain traces of (the bands) Purple Hill Witch and/or Condor vibes ". The three-track "Alien Crusader" is the group's...Show More Summary

Free Metal Monday: Moons-D E M O 2 0 1 6 6 6

Self-Release/Independent2016Released on October 7th, "DEMO201666" is Moon's first recording. It's only one song ("Snake Oil"), but for this South Eastern Pennsylvania-based band it goes a long way towards showcasing just how sweet Black...Show More Summary

Daniel Gazzoli Project-Night Hunter

Street Symphony Records 2016 The brainchild of skilled- musician and songwriter Daniel Gazzoli (guitar, bass, synth and backing vocals), "Night Hunter" is the full-length debut from the Italian melodic hard rock/heavy metal group that bears his name. Show More Summary


The End Records 2016 New York City's Tower, born some two years back and comprised of Sarabeth Linden (lead vox), James Danzo (guitar), Zak Penley (guitar), Philippe Arman (bass, backup vocals), and drummer Justin Sherrell (Bezoar, Blackout,...Show More Summary

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