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Hercules Morse Equine Size Comparison CD Album CD Album Review

Hercules Morse: Equine Size Comparison (EP)

Melodic Hard Rock
5.0/5.0

Did they name their band after a character in the Hairy Maclary children's books? The Old English mastiff Hercules Morse who was "as big a horse," ergo also the title ... [ Read More ]

Myriad Lights Kingdom Of Sand CD Album CD Album Review

Myriad Lights: Kingdom Of Sand

Melodic/Heavy/Power Metal
4.5/5.0

What's in a name? This is my first encounter with Italy's Myriad Lights. As I often do with new bands, I try not take press material too seriously when they describe ... [ Read More ]

Vicious Rumors Concussion Protocol CD Album CD Album Review

Vicious Rumors: Concussion Protocol

Heavy/Power/Thrash Metal
3.5/5.0

Will you believe it? Thirty-six years ago guitarist Geoff Thorpe formed Bay Area metal band Vicious Rumors. That's a long time to be forging American power metal ... [ Read More ]

Imminent Sonic Destruction Triumphia CD Album CD Album Review

Imminent Sonic Destruction: Triumphia

Modern Progressive Metal
4.0/5.0

My interest in Imminent Sonic Destruction started with their unique name. If that moniker doesn't stimulate some investigative interest, you need to bump up ... [ Read More ]

Liquid Steel Midnight Chaser CD Album CD Album Review

Liquid Steel: Midnight Chaser

Heavy Metal (Classic)
4.0/5.0

Now for round two. Austria's Liquid Steel returns with their sophomore album, Midnight Chaser. The band basically wears their influences on their sleeves ... [ Read More ]

Evergrey The Storm Within CD Album CD Album Review

Evergrey: The Storm Within

Melodic/Heavy/Progressive Metal
4.0/5.0

It's hard to believe, but Evergrey is celebrating a musical career that has spanned 20 years and produced ten albums. The latest is their ninth studio album, The Storm ... [ Read More ]

Sabaton The Last Stand CD Album CD Album Review

Sabaton: The Last Stand

Melodic/Heavy/Power Metal
4.0/5.0

With The Last Stand, Sabaton drops their eighth studio album, once more on the Nuclear Blast label. If you have any familiarity with Swedish metal band ... [ Read More ]

George Tsalikis The Sacrifice CD Album CD Album Review

George Tsalikis: The Sacrifice

Melodic/Heavy/Power Metal
4.0/5.0

Perhaps you recognize the name, George Tsalikis, but likely not. He lives in the heavy metal underground as the singer and principal songwriter for American ... [ Read More ]


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What's in a name? This is my first encounter with Italy's Myriad Lights. As I often do with new bands, I try not take press material too seriously when they describe a band. Give the album a first spin, I say. But their band name had me thinking, some ... [ Read More ]

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Click to read the Praying Mantis - Legacy CD album review

The history of UK's Praying Mantis goes back better than 40 years. The band predated the New Wave of British Heavy Metal, but the same phenomena propelled them to the spotlight. Mostly, over last decade or so, like much of classic rock and metal, they've flown under the mainstream ... [ Read More ]