Album Review: SPELLCASTER - Night Hides the World

Posted by | July 18, 2016

The band draws instant comparisons to their peers in Holy Grail, Skelator, Monument and White Wizard, which also means they like their Jag Panzer, Vicious Rumors, Helstar, Armored Saint and, of course, Iron Maiden. And it’s this combination of past and present stabs at metal that give Spellcaster’s material a more streamlined, song-oriented feel.

| July 18, 2016

Album Review: VARIOUS ARTISTS Metal Massacre 14

Posted by | April 7, 2016

Along with the two volumes of Metal for Muthas, the Metal Massacre series loom large over the history of heavy metal in the 1980's. Where Muthas was a short-lived showcase for UK artists dabbling in the freshly minted New Wave of British Heavy Metal genre, Metal Massacre enjoyed a much more extended stretch highlighting a variety of new sounds emerging (mostly) out of the US west coast.

| April 7, 2016