Classic Metal Reviews

Dark Roots of Earth
Testament – Dark Roots of Earth (, , )
23rd October 2012 -

It’s been over four years since bay area thrash legends Testament released one of the best albums of their career so far, The Formation of Damnation. They have now returned with The Dark Roots Of Earth, released on the awesome Nuclear Blast Records, and expectations for this album were very high indeed. The opening song of Testament’s tenth studio album… Read More »

Triaxis Rage & Retribution album cover
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
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
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
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=””] 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 »