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Jim Gillette (US) | 1987 | Album | Heavy Metal | 7.5/10
Here we have early Jim Gillette material before he went on to form Nitro with Michael Angelo Batio.... Read More

13 Views, 0 Replies, Last Post: Mick Bynes, 05-04-2017 03:37 PM
Hideaki Nakama (JP) | 1989 | Album | Speed/Power/Progressive Metal | 8.5/10
Hideaki Nakama is the former guitarist of Japanese heavy metal band Hurry Scuary. After the band sp... Read More

46 Views, 3 Replies, Last Post: Sea of Madness, 04-19-2017 10:21 AM
Ranger (FI) | 2016 | Album | Speed/Power/Progressive Metal | 9/10
Artist: Ranger (FI) Release: Speed & Violence Rating: 9/10 Following Ranger since their release.... Read More

56 Views, 4 Replies, Last Post: Heavy Thrashhead, 03-31-2017 02:31 AM
Judas Iscariot (US) | 1996 | Album | Black Metal | 9/10
Judas Iscariot is one of those American Black Metal band that gives me a lot of attentions. I been ... Read More

20 Views, 0 Replies, Last Post: MetalSamurai1014, 03-27-2017 03:03 PM
Helloween (DE) | 1994 | Album | Speed/Power/Progressive Metal | 8.5/10
As I'm reviewing several Helloween albums, I've purposely chosen to skip the two really bad albums ... Read More

13 Views, 0 Replies, Last Post: Painkiller, 03-25-2017 10:26 PM
Helloween (DE) | 1988 | Album | Speed/Power/Progressive Metal | 7.5/10
In my humble opinion, this Helloween album hasn't held up well over time. There's just something ab... Read More

11 Views, 0 Replies, Last Post: Painkiller, 03-25-2017 09:11 PM
Starless (JP) | 1985 | Album | Miscellaneous | 9/10
What a masterpiece this album is. Starless meticulously combined all of the essentials of hard/pop ... Read More

8 Views, 0 Replies, Last Post: Painkiller, 03-25-2017 04:32 PM
Helloween (DE) | 1987 | Album | Speed/Power/Progressive Metal | 8.5/10
Right off the bat, "Initiation" is just another one of those Helloween intros that's either boring ... Read More

18 Views, 0 Replies, Last Post: Painkiller, 03-25-2017 03:23 PM
X Japan (JP) | 1988 | Album | Speed/Power/Progressive Metal | 9/10
X Japan, known as simply X in the 1980s, was a completely different beast from the sappy, formulaic... Read More

12 Views, 0 Replies, Last Post: Painkiller, 03-24-2017 07:03 AM
Coven (JP) | 2016 | Demo | Heavy Metal | 7.5/10
Coven is a fairly recent heavy metal band from Japan that's been making some waves already, and wit... Read More

26 Views, 1 Replies, Last Post: Too Dark Park, 03-23-2017 08:35 PM
Terra Rosa (JP) | 1990 | Album | Heavy Metal | 9/10
Here we are with Terra Rosa's final 1990 album, Sase. I didn't really think Honesty measured up in ... Read More

10 Views, 0 Replies, Last Post: Painkiller, 03-23-2017 05:25 PM
Terra Rosa (JP) | 1989 | Album | Heavy Metal | 8/10
Terra Rosa's second album, Honesty, takes a surprising sound direction, just after the timeless mus... Read More

24 Views, 3 Replies, Last Post: Dark Wanderer, 03-19-2017 09:25 PM
Terra Rosa (JP) | 1992 | Live | Heavy Metal | 9/10
Here we are with Terra Rosa's then-farewell release, two explosive live performances that took plac... Read More

16 Views, 0 Replies, Last Post: Painkiller, 03-19-2017 06:28 PM
Concerto Moon (JP) | 1999 | Live | Speed/Power/Progressive Metal | 8.5/10
Another great live album release by Concerto Moon, and this time around, there's actually a full se... Read More

22 Views, 1 Replies, Last Post: Dark Wanderer, 03-22-2017 11:09 AM
Concerto Moon (JP) | 1997 | Live | Speed/Power/Progressive Metal | 8/10
A very short live album, but it's the very first Concerto Moon release, just a few months before Fr... Read More

19 Views, 0 Replies, Last Post: Painkiller, 03-18-2017 05:29 PM
Concerto Moon (JP) | 1999 | Album | Speed/Power/Progressive Metal | 8.5/10
Rain Forest is certainly another outstanding album by legendary Japanese power metal band Concerto ... Read More

21 Views, 1 Replies, Last Post: Dark Wanderer, 03-19-2017 05:20 AM
Concerto Moon (JP) | 1998 | Album | Speed/Power/Progressive Metal | 9/10
Concerto Moon is one of the best Japanese bands I've ever heard, and definitely ranking among some ... Read More

13 Views, 0 Replies, Last Post: Painkiller, 03-18-2017 04:49 PM
Don Dokken (US) | 1990 | Album | Miscellaneous | 7.5/10
After enduing many hardships with the other three members of his band, Don Dokken was forced to spl... Read More

44 Views, 1 Replies, Last Post: Eddie the Head, 03-03-2017 08:29 AM
Onmyouza (陰陽座) (JP) | 2002 | Album | Heavy Metal | 9.5/10
Onmyouza (陰陽座) is not your average, everyday band, let alone from Japan. There's just so much to lo... Read More

38 Views, 2 Replies, Last Post: Painkiller, 02-18-2017 05:43 PM
Volfeed (JP) | 1995 | Single/EP | Heavy Metal | 8.5/10
Not long after I discovered Terra Rosa, I was looking for another female-fronted Japanese band with... Read More

71 Views, 0 Replies, Last Post: Painkiller, 01-25-2017 03:56 AM
Metallica (US) | 1984 | Album | Thrash Metal | 10/10
After releasing Kill 'Em All 1983, Metallica set out to make another masterpiece. Ride and Kill are... Read More

122 Views, 0 Replies, Last Post: Intelligenza, 01-20-2017 08:30 PM
Yngwie J. Malmsteen | 1986 | Album | Speed/Power/Progressive Metal | 9/10
Trilogy can be considered the breaking point between Swedish guitar virtuoso Yngwie J. Malmsteen's ... Read More

43 Views, 0 Replies, Last Post: Painkiller, 01-13-2017 10:36 AM
Disarmonia Mundi (IT) | 2009 | Album | Death Metal | 10/10
Disarmonia Mundi are a melodic death metal band with progressive elements with many intense, time-s... Read More

48 Views, 0 Replies, Last Post: JaanMetalsson, 01-10-2017 01:36 AM
Gillan (UK) | 1982 | Album | Heavy Metal | 9/10
Artist: Gillan (UK) Album: Magic Year: 1982 Label: Virgin Records Rating: 9/10 _______________... Read More

42 Views, 0 Replies, Last Post: Heavy Thrashhead, 12-28-2016 04:13 AM
Gillan (UK) | 1981 | Album | Heavy Metal | 8.5/10
Artist: Gillan (UK) Album: Double Trouble Year: 1981 Label: Virgin Records Rating: 8.5/10 ____... Read More

46 Views, 2 Replies, Last Post: Painkiller, 12-28-2016 02:24 AM
Gillan (UK) | 1981 | Album | Heavy Metal | 8/10
Artist: Gillan (UK) Album: Future Shock Year: 1981 Label: Virgin Records Rating: 8/10 ________... Read More

35 Views, 0 Replies, Last Post: Heavy Thrashhead, 12-27-2016 09:56 PM
Gillan (UK) | 1980 | Album | Heavy Metal | 8/10
Artist: Gillan (UK) Album: Glory Road Year: 1980 Label: Virgin Records Rating: 8/10 __________... Read More

60 Views, 1 Replies, Last Post: Painkiller, 01-31-2017 05:05 PM
Gillan (UK) | 1979 | Album | Heavy Metal | 9/10
Artist: Gillan (UK) Album: Mr. Universe Year: 1979 Label: Acrobat Records Rating: 9/10 _______... Read More

67 Views, 2 Replies, Last Post: Heavy Thrashhead, 12-27-2016 03:46 AM
Precious (JP) | 1990 | Album | Heavy Metal | 10/10
What we have here is not only an amazing power metal album, but also a highly influential work of a... Read More

119 Views, 9 Replies, Last Post: Painkiller, 03-17-2017 11:44 AM
U.D.O. (DE) | 1987 | Album | Heavy Metal | 8.5/10
The ACCEPT album that could have been but done by the former frontman as a side-project instead, An... Read More

96 Views, 7 Replies, Last Post: JaanMetalsson, 12-19-2016 02:39 AM
Ozzy Osbourne (UK) | 1986 | Album | Heavy Metal | 8/10
Well, I've decided to finally review an Ozzy Osbourne album. To be honest, all of his solo albums t... Read More

131 Views, 12 Replies, Last Post: Mick Bynes, 12-30-2016 02:13 PM
Metal Church (US) | 2016 | Album | Speed/Power/Progressive Metal | 9/10
I forgot to post this here a while back, but I did a video review of Metal Church's latest album XI... Read More

58 Views, 3 Replies, Last Post: Psychosurgery, 11-17-2016 10:28 PM
E-X-E (US) | 1987 | Album | Thrash Metal | 9/10
Artist: E-X-E Release: Stricken By Might (1987) Rating: 9/10 E-X-E registered barely a blip on t... Read More

93 Views, 0 Replies, Last Post: Ded Bolt, 11-16-2016 02:27 AM
Zero Degree (DE) | 2010 | Album | Death Metal | 10/10
Zero Degree, like Voices of Ruin (US) is an underground melodic death metal band that for now, rele... Read More

38 Views, 0 Replies, Last Post: JaanMetalsson, 11-13-2016 12:15 AM
Lost Dreams (AT) | 2008 | Album | Death Metal | 10/10
THIS. ALBUM! :king: Dark, bleak melodies with heavy riffs and nihilistic, suicidal, ready to kill ... Read More

82 Views, 0 Replies, Last Post: JaanMetalsson, 09-18-2016 02:17 AM
Concerto Moon (JP) | 1997 | Album | Speed/Power/Progressive Metal | 9.5/10
I first stumbled upon Concerto Moon while looking for more albums pressed by the long-defunct Mandr... Read More

58 Views, 0 Replies, Last Post: Painkiller, 09-15-2016 05:15 AM
Pagan Reign (RU) | 2006 | Album | Other | 10/10
PREFACE: Tverd' derives from Russian word "Tverdyi" (Hard) or "Tverdyna" (Fortress/Stronghold) NOW... Read More

122 Views, 0 Replies, Last Post: JaanMetalsson, 09-04-2016 03:53 AM
Arkona (Аркона) (RU) | 2007 | Album | Other | 3.5/10
I discovered this album during the opening stages of my love affair with pagan metal which is still... Read More

144 Views, 0 Replies, Last Post: JaanMetalsson, 09-04-2016 02:14 AM
Amon Amarth (SE) | 2008 | Album | Death Metal | 10/10
2008 was a good year for modern metal with many standout releases coming out where each caused me t... Read More

110 Views, 0 Replies, Last Post: JaanMetalsson, 09-04-2016 01:22 AM
Voices of Ruin (US) | 2010 | Album | Death Metal | 10/10
[video=youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GakHoVqDYGU[/video] What an album! Dark, mysanthrop... Read More

75 Views, 0 Replies, Last Post: JaanMetalsson, 08-31-2016 02:03 AM
Kruberablinka (JP) | 2016 | Single/EP | Heavy Metal | 9/10
As most people already know, Kruberablinka is original Terra Rosa vocalist Kazue Akao's new band, w... Read More

107 Views, 0 Replies, Last Post: Painkiller, 07-14-2016 11:52 PM
Anthem (JP) | 1987 | Album | Heavy Metal | 9.5/10
Bound to Break is the third Anthem album, and inarguably one of their very best releases, which isn... Read More

151 Views, 1 Replies, Last Post: JaanMetalsson, 07-01-2016 04:40 AM
Anthem (JP) | 1986 | Album | Heavy Metal | 9.5/10
With Tightrope, Anthem made a rapid evolution from their self-titled debut album that was released ... Read More

167 Views, 2 Replies, Last Post: Painkiller, 07-01-2016 04:32 PM
Anthem (JP) | 1985 | Album | Heavy Metal | 9/10
Anthem is a legendary Japanese heavy metal band that never quite got that much credit outside of th... Read More

96 Views, 3 Replies, Last Post: Painkiller, 06-24-2016 01:21 AM
Accept (DE) | 2010 | Album | Heavy Metal | 10/10
Blood of the Nations is ACCEPT saying WE ARE STRONG AND WE HAVE MORE TEUTONIC TERROR TO GO AROUND!!... Read More

203 Views, 7 Replies, Last Post: JaanMetalsson, 01-10-2017 12:42 AM
Straightway (US) | 1988 | Album | Heavy Metal | 9/10
Straightway was a Christian-themed melodic heavy metal band from Texas who had a total of 2 release... Read More

82 Views, 0 Replies, Last Post: JaanMetalsson, 05-31-2016 02:33 AM
Crimson Shadows (CA) | 2014 | Album | Death Metal | 10/10
[attachment=171] HOLY FUCK WHAT AN ALBUM!!!! This is what I love about Melodic Death Metal/MDM al... Read More

116 Views, 0 Replies, Last Post: JaanMetalsson, 05-24-2016 03:24 AM
Substratum (US) | 2015 | Demo | Heavy Metal | 7/10
Substratum is a heavy metal band from Seattle, Washington. They formed in December 2013, but their ... Read More

379 Views, 2 Replies, Last Post: Sea of Madness, 05-29-2016 08:28 AM
Liege Lord (US) | 1987 | Album | Speed/Power/Progressive Metal | 9.5/10
Burn to My Touch is American power metal band Liege Lord's second album, and their last album with ... Read More

220 Views, 3 Replies, Last Post: Faber, 08-08-2016 05:42 AM
Iron Maiden (UK) | 1984 | Album | Heavy Metal | 8.5/10
[attachment=169] Artist: Iron Maiden (UK) Release: Powerslave (1984) Rating: 8.5/10 From the ... Read More

105 Views, 2 Replies, Last Post: Metalmaniaxe, 05-20-2016 10:08 PM
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