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Free Metal Monday:Wacken Metal Battle Canada Compilation Vol. 4

Here's a HUGE offering for today's Free Metal Monday piece. The self-explanatory "Wacken Metal Battle Canada Compilation Vol. 4" was released back in February and this INSANE sampler features a whopping 96 tracks from the various bands...Show More Summary

Free Metal Monday: Angerhead - "Iron Fist" (Motörhead cover)

Active since February of 2011, Angerhead is a stone-cold killer San Jose, California-based metal band that is lead by mad-man Paul Hastey and rounded out by guitarist Eric Beard (Bomb and Scary, Dr. Chunk), bassist Jim Pegram (Patryk deRosa) and drummer Ron Redeen (ex-Brother Cain). Show More Summary

Current Playlist

Oops, I did it again. I am late with the my weekly Current Playlist posting and for that I do apologize. That's the bad news. The good news is that I actually knocked out more reviews than I had originally hoped to. With any luck I'll do the same thing this week. Show More Summary

Hot Coffin-Hot Coffin

Triple Eye Industries 2016 Fittingly enough on sale today of all days(!), "Hot Coffin" is the second full-length release from one of Milwaukee's best kept secrets. This self-titled LP serves as the follow-up to 2013's "LAW" and thisShow More Summary

Hammer Fight-Profound and Profane

Napalm Records 2016 Active since 2011, Hammer Fight (whose name I fucking love!) is a Atlantic City, New Jersey four-piece that just recently-released their major label debut, "Profound and Profane". Initially created by two former members...Show More Summary

Night Viper-Night Viper

Svart Records 2016 Night Viper is a heavy metal band from Gothenburg, Sweden. And when I say they are a heavy metal band I mean just that. This is pure, unfiltered and no-nonsense heavy metal that is just the way that dear old Mom used...Show More Summary

Fear Theories-The Predator

Crime Records 2016 Fear Theories is a traditional/power metal quartet that hails from Karmøy/Haugesund (Norway) and has been active since 2010. The band is comprised of rhythm guitarist/vocalist Andreas Tjøsvoll, lead guitarist Ole Sønstabø...Show More Summary

Atala-Shaman's Path of the Serpent

Self-Release/Independent 2016 Atala is a stoner rock/desert rock trio that hails from Twentynine Palms, California and is fronted by guitarist/vocalist Kyle Stratton (Domiculumn, Rise Of The Willing). The forthcoming "Shaman's Path of...Show More Summary

Free Music Monday: Bull Funk Zoo-"Would You?" Single

Self-Release/Independent 2016 "Would You?" is a brand new (name-your-own-price) single courtesy of the unique & largely experimental Dubai project known as Bull Funk Zoo (aka producer, multi instrumentalist, vocalist, and skilled guitarist Assaad Lakkis). Show More Summary

Dexter Ward-Rendezvous with Destiny

No Remorse Records 2016 For those of you who are not in the know (in which case why not?), Dexter Ward is a Greek five-piece that was formed back in 2009 and has a back-catalog that includes one promotional demo, a lone single, one split release with Black Soul Horde, and a full-length album entitled "Neon Lights"(Iron on Iron Records). Show More Summary

Current Playlist

What a crazy week! I should have known that I would get very little done. What with the two kids being off of school and having friends over for sleepovers and what not. As you'll have no doubt noticed I got next to nothing accomplished...Show More Summary

Assassin's Blade-Agents of Mystification

Pure Steel Records 2016 Lead by one-time Exciter front-man Jacques Bélanger, Assassin's Blade is a new heavy metal/power metal band whose members hail from both Canada and Sweden. With a run-time that exceeds the fifty minute mark, "Agents...Show More Summary

The Phoenix-My Turn To Deal

Demon Doll Records 2016 Formed back in March of 2011 (and citing bands such as Crucified Barbara, Halestorm, and Velvet Revolver as their primary influences), The Phoenix is a up-and-coming Italian band whose sound & style splits the difference between heavy rock and hard rock/heavy metal. Show More Summary

Miguel's B-Day Bash!

It had been so long since I’d been to a Metal show. Was the last one Bolt Thrower? Sabbath? Triptykon? I can no longer remember. After all, it’s been some time since my loved ones stuck me here in this nursing home. My exposure to Metal culture has since all but ceased. Show More Summary

Current Playlist

How in the hell is it Friday already and did I actually get anything done this week? It sure doesn't seem that way. Granted I did end up babysitting part of Wednesday and then all of Thursday. I'm even babysitting today and tomorrowShow More Summary

American Head Charge-Tango Umbrella

Napalm Records 2016 "Tango Umbrella" is the forth full-length album from American Head Charge. It follows the 2013 EP, "Shoot", and it arrives 11 years (!) after the release of the band's last full-length recording, "The Feeding". Having...Show More Summary

Over-Under: AC/DC

What is over-under?This is a feature where each month Andy and I will select a veteran band and then will list which album by that band we think is the most overrated and which album we think is the most underrated. We will also tell a little about why picked those albums. Show More Summary

Savage Master-With Whips And Chains

High Roller/ Skol Records 2016 Fans of female-fronted traditional/classic metal would do well to listen up as this is a important message. U.S. occult heavy metal band Savage Master return with album number two in "With Whips And Chains"...Show More Summary

Free Metal Monday: Happy Metal Annihilation Vol. 5

How's this for a Free Metal Monday offering? This fantastic sampler from Asher Media Relations (which was actually released back on December 11, 2015) features a grand total of 51 tracks! That's right friends. Asher Media Relations' holiday sampler "Happy Metal Annihilation Vol. Show More Summary

Zamboni-Zamboni

Self-Release/Independent 2016 Appropriately-enough formed in October of 2010, Zamboni is a punk-infused crossover/thrash metal band whose two founding members ( Robert Orr-guitar, vox, mixing, engineering and Chris Butera-bass, vox, artwork ) hail from Brooklyn, NY and Wantage, NJ. Show More Summary

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