Classic Metal Reviews

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Triaxis – Rage & Retribution (, , )
8th October 2012 -

Artist: Triaxis Album: Rage & Retribution Label: Rocksector Release Date: 8th October 2012 For Fans Of: Iron Maiden, Metallica, Nightwish, Symphony X, Joe Satriani 2012 has been a very good year for British metal, with quality new albums emerging from all corners. With Welsh five piece Triaxis releasing their second studio album Rage & Retribution, their first since deservedly getting… Read More »

Fozzy Sin And Bones Album Cover
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Fozzy – Sin And Bones Review (, , )
12th August 2012 -

Band: Fozzy Album: Sin And Bones Release Date: 14th August 2012 Record Label: Century Media Records For Fans Of: Iron Maiden, Metallica, Anthrax, Foo Fighters, Avenged Sevenfold, Stuck Mojo Back in 2010 I deemed Fozzy’s fourth album, Chasing The Grail, my album of the year for this website. A wonderful blend of modern hard rock and metal, it ticked all… Read More »

dream theater - a dramatic turn of events album cover
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Dream Theater – A Dramatic Turn Of Events (, , )
8th September 2011 -

The first Dream Theater album without Mike Portnoy was always going to be a very interesting experience. After the band’s long and well publicised search for his replacement, they found a most capable drummer in Mike Mangini, no less than the fastest drummer in the world. With Mike on board the band set about carving out the first Dream Theater… Read More »

hell - human remains
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Hell – Human Remains ()
12th May 2011 -

[gameinfo title=”Album Info” album_name=”Human Remains” publishers=”Nuclear Blast” genres=”NWOBHM” release_date=”13/05/11″ buy_link=”http://playcom.at/rocksins/19055475.html”] Albums like this really don’t come along too often. In an age where music is so easily accessible and consequentially disposable, it is rare to find an album that will bully its way into your eardrums, kicking out any other bands vying for your attention. Way back when, I would… Read More »

Cauldron Burning Fortune
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Cauldron – Burning Fortune ()
25th April 2011 -

The problem with Traditional Metal is in the title, it’s traditional, hence it’s been done before by bands who created the sound, and that we now love. Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, Saxon, Def Leppard, Diamond Head, the list goes on. These bands shaped the new wave of British heavy metal and produced albums that are now part of our psyche,… Read More »