Classic Metal Reviews

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 »

Neglience - Coordinates of Confusion Album Cover
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Negligence – Coordinates of Confusion (, )
25th April 2011 -

I have recently had quite a large backlog of albums for review, so I decided to pick one at random, and landed on a band called Negligence, who I knew nothing about, so I was in the world of the musical unknown. Negligence hail from Slovenia, and to my knowledge are one of the first metal bands from their country (if… Read More »

Alter-Bridge-AB-III-Artwork
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Alter Bridge – AB III (, , )
25th April 2011 -

Artist: Alter Bridge Album Title: AB III Release Date: October 2010 Record Label: Roadrunner Records For Fans Of: Creed, Fozzy, Slash, Guns N Roses, Led Zeppellin, Foo Fighters, Metallica I’m going to start this review off by admitting something “uncool”. I really liked Creed back in the day. There, I said it, abuse will descend upon me from Twitter and… Read More »

Godsized -EP Artwork
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Godsized – The Phoney Tough & The Crazy Brave (, , )
25th April 2011 -

With riffs as big as their collective beards, UK band Godsized deliver the goods on their new EP ‘The Phoney Tough & The Crazy Brave’; a three track, 15 minute foray that is laden with whale sized, cancel that, Godsized hooks, melody, passion and power. Kicking off with the title track, Godsized set the mark with their low slung southern… Read More »

WARP RIDERS
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The Sword – Warp Riders ()
25th April 2011 -

I remember it well. I was driving home one Monday night, via the fish & chip shop as I’m a total health freak, and thought I’d try out the new ‘concept’ album from The Sword. The shiny new disc was duly inserted into the player and there it lived for a solid 5 days. I swear when I eventually did… Read More »