Album News & Reviews

 Chris Loomis

ALBUM REVIEW: Testament – ‘Titans of Creation’

ALBUM REVIEW: Testament – ‘Titans of Creation’

There is no doubt the San Francisco Bay area was a hot-bed for the origins of thrash-metal back in the mid-eighties with the likes of Metallica, Vio-Lence, Exodus, Death Angel and Heathen as well as Testament who are often credited as one of the most popular and influential bands of that thrash metal scene. Now […]

 Rachael Mattice

Album Review: Motorhead – 1979 Vinyl Box Set including Overkill and Bomber Reissues

Album Review: Motorhead – 1979 Vinyl Box Set including Overkill and Bomber Reissues

The loudest band in the world seemingly closed their guitar cases for good in 2015 when the last surviving member of the 1979 lineup passed away, but the legacy of Motorhead’s filthy rock n’ roll sounds are picking up speed again. The coalition of Ian “Lemmy” Kilmister, “Fast” Eddie Clark and Phil “Philthy Animal” Taylor […]

 Tamara Igleheart

Album Review: Aesthetic Perfection – Into The Black

Album Review: Aesthetic Perfection – Into The Black

Aesthetic Perfection’s fifth studio album Into The Black is set for release on March 29th, 2019 and it is by far their most ambitious work to date. Frontman Daniel Graves, keeping up with the ever-evolving music industry, did not originally plan to record another album; however, his loyal fans have spoken and thanks to Patreon, […]

 Chris Loomis

ALBUM REVIEW: Dee Snider – ‘We Are The Ones’

ALBUM REVIEW: Dee Snider – ‘We Are The Ones’

Dee Snider, one of the most recognizable voices, outright unforgettable appearances and dominant personalities in Heavy Metal is set to release his third solo album, We Are The Ones, on October 28 via Red River Records. With Twisted Sister quickly winding down to play their last shows before calling it a day, Snider is not […]

 Newswire

Iron Maiden to Release New Studio Album “The Book of Souls”

Iron Maiden to Release New Studio Album “The Book of Souls”

From www.ironmaiden.com: IRON MAIDEN’s eagerly awaited new studio album The Book Of Souls will be released globally on 4th September through Parlophone Records (BMG in the U.S.A.). It was recorded in Paris with their longstanding producer Kevin “Caveman” Shirley in late 2014, with the finishing touches added earlier this year.  However, the band decided to […]

 Newswire

Kill My Coquette To Release Debut EP On January 20TH

Kill My Coquette To Release Debut EP On January 20TH

Kill My Coquette To Release Debut EP On January 20TH Kill My Coquette To Play The Three Clubs in Hollywood on December 20 Los Angeles-based quartet Kill My Coquette – Natalie Denise Sperl (vocals / guitar), Dave Stucken (lead guitar), Mike Evans (bass), Kelly Hagerman (drums) – is set to release their self-titled debut EP […]

 Newswire

Pop-up Record Shop in LA this Weekend

Pop-up Record Shop in LA this Weekend

Scion Audio Visual will open a pop-up record store, Scion AV Record Shop, at the Scion AV Installation (7667 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles) on Dec. 13. The seven-week event will feature close to two dozen independent labels offering an assortment of vinyl rarities for sale. Shoppers may also enjoy a select complimentary Scion AV vinyl release, […]

 Chris Loomis

ALBUM REVIEW: Exodus – ‘Blood In, Blood Out’

ALBUM REVIEW: Exodus – ‘Blood In, Blood Out’

On October 14, Exodus released their 10th studio album Blood In, Blood Out via Nuclear Blast Records. A new Exodus record is always a highly anticipated event and is even more so this time around as vocalist Steve “Zetro” Souza has made a sudden and triumphant return to the band. It was announced earlier this […]

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