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Terra Rosa (JP) | 2017 | Live | Heavy Metal | 9.5/10
Legendary Japanese heavy metal band Terra Rosa has remained dormant since officially dissolving in 1992, with barely anything uttered in subsequent years, mostly to celebrate their glory days by mean... Read More

16 Views, 0 Replies, Last Post: Painkiller, 08-16-2017 01:31 AM
Sabbrabells (JP) | 1987 | Album | Heavy Metal | 9/10
Sabbrabells were a name that should have been mentioned alongside Japan's biggest metal bands, they were a mainstay of Japan's Kanto metal movement, with a relatively small but dedicated fan base, th... Read More

32 Views, 1 Replies, Last Post: Painkiller, 07-20-2017 05:04 PM
Loudness (JP) | 1985 | Album | Heavy Metal | 9.5/10
In 1984, riding off the high of their recent albums Disillusion and The Law of Devil's Land with subsequent successful tours in Europe and America, it was with good reason that Loudness thought they ... Read More

43 Views, 2 Replies, Last Post: Dark Wanderer, 07-23-2017 04:29 PM
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. Is it good? Yes, Proud to be Loud is good! This is coming from someone who mostly enjoys more extre... Read More

57 Views, 1 Replies, Last Post: Temple of Blood, 06-19-2017 03:58 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 split up, Nakama put together his own neoclassical/shred metal project, resulting in 1989's Point of N... Read More

76 Views, 3 Replies, Last Post: Sea of Madness, 04-19-2017 10:21 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 going through the whole discography of Judas Iscariot and his stuff is really raw, dirty and has tha... Read More

24 Views, 0 Replies, Last Post: MetalSamurai, 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 that preceded this one, their return-to-form release that had a vocal upgrade for once. Michael Kisk... Read More

23 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 about the production style and even the direction that they wanted to go on some of the songs that inh... Read More

15 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 rock, AOR, progressive rock, and even some traditional heavy metal into this rather varied release w... Read More

14 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 or just plain weird. This one is boring, so thankfully in my case, I can just skip ahead to the next... Read More

34 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 sellouts that they've shamefully become in the modern age. The band had an underground appeal, and ... Read More

28 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 with just a demo currently released. There are only two songs, but I've heard other ones that were reco... Read More

37 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 quality in comparison to its predecessor, The Endless Basis, but it certainly is a good album. Sase ... Read More

33 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 music that was heard on The Endless Basis. This time, they go for a more streamlined production style, ... Read More

47 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 place at Meguro Rock-May-Kan on December 21, 1991 and Umeda Banana Hall on January 17, 1992. It's worth ... Read More

35 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 set to absorb in its entirety. The problem with Live Concerto was its mixed list of songs on both the ... Read More

28 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 Fragments of the Moon would hit the shelves. Anything else before this live album would be the songs "... Read More

39 Views, 0 Replies, Last Post: Painkiller, 03-18-2017 05:29 PM
Concerto Moon (JP) | 1999 | Album | Speed/Power/Progressive Metal | 9/10
Rain Forest is certainly another outstanding album by legendary Japanese power metal band Concerto Moon. This time around, the band attempts to break out of the neoclassical/shred metal mold of the p... Read More

48 Views, 1 Replies, Last Post: Dark Wanderer, 03-19-2017 05:20 AM
Concerto Moon (JP) | 1998 | Album | Speed/Power/Progressive Metal | 9.5/10
Concerto Moon is one of the best Japanese bands I've ever heard, and definitely ranking among some of the BEST power metal in existence. They've defied all trends, simply by doing what they do best, ... Read More

31 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 split everyone up, and in turn, the man himself went on with starting his one-time solo band with his f... Read More

62 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 love about them. I first heard of them while looking up Mandrake Root Records' discography, and was in... Read More

75 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 a similar sound to check out, and Volfeed caught my attention. Although it was presumed as disappoi... Read More

93 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 Metallica's finest moments. Right before they went to record their second album, the band's gear wa... Read More

145 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 inaccessible, shred-crazy beginnings and softening up to major labels. Fortunately, all of the good ... Read More

53 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-stopping moments of beautiful harmonies started by clean passages and guided by headbanging, artiller... Read More

67 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 ______________________________________________________________ after releasing two albums in 1981 they march their... Read More

60 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 ______________________________________________________________ after their release of Future Shock in M... Read More

57 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 ______________________________________________________________ after releasing their debut lp Glory Road (a... Read More

48 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 ______________________________________________________________ after releasing one of his best album since hi... Read More

80 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 ______________________________________________________________ after leaving Deep Purple in 1973 he left t... Read More

88 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 art from a vastly unappreciated band. Precious was one of the many bands signed to the keyboard-lovin... Read More

170 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, Animal House has lot's of hints/nods to the original lineup; be it spine-chilling guitar stings that W... Read More

109 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 that I've heard, including even this one, just leave me with a bittersweet reaction. There are some g... Read More

182 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. Don't know if it's ok to post video reviews here, but here it is. Hoping to get around to doing mo... Read More

74 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 the radar when their debut hit store shelves in 1987. What a shame as this album is chock full of tig... Read More

107 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, released only a single full-length album; but what an album it is; a highlight reel of melodic tracks th... Read More

46 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 and die lyrics with some sample work that would really disturb some people. This album makes it clea... Read More

100 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 Mandrake Root Records, which was well-known for its staple releases by Hellen, Terra Rosa, Precious, Onmy... Read More

95 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 WE ARE FUCKING TALKING!!!! The band that turned me onto pagan metal and forever changed how I look... Read More

157 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 strong today albeit more vigilant and as most non-metal folk say: "elitist;" all thanks to this her... Read More

189 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 to lose my shit and go insane in public while blasting the mostly Swedish sonic badassery; this is on... Read More

131 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, mysanthropic melodeath with chainsaw guitars, hard-hitting drums, vocals of a pissed off guy with nothing to l... Read More

84 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, which was formed more than five years ago. Along for the ride is guitarist Hiromi Suzuki, who was pre... Read More

121 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't that far behind the eight-punch-combo perfection Tightrope. It's also the first Anthem album to b... Read More

170 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 just a year before 1986. That album was great stuff, showcasing heaps of memorable riffs and choruse... Read More

190 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 their native country. While Loudness was one of the lucky few to break the American music market in th... Read More

110 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!!!! This is a very enjoyable album of punchy guitarwork, Mark Tornillo's energetic vocals and fun so... Read More

218 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 releases before splitting up; the remixed demo in 1987 and this 6 track album of 1988. I enjoyed this album... Read More

90 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 all rolled up into one powerful collection of inspirational tracks which explode into action instantly... Read More

124 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 demo from 2015 is their first release yet. Although there are only three songs, the band is very muc... Read More

402 Views, 2 Replies, Last Post: Sea of Madness, 05-29-2016 08:28 AM
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