Classic Metal Reviews

Judas Priest - Firepower Album Cover Artwork
Judas Priest – Firepower (, )
15th March 2018 -

What can you say about Judas Priest that hasn’t already been said? The metal gods looked set to call it a day, at least from live performing, a few years back, but thankfully reversed their decision thanks to their ability to continue performing at the highest level. A new album, Redeemer of Souls, and more touring, including a barnstorming performance… Read More »

Black Label Society Grimmest Hits Album Cover Artwork
Black Label Society – Grimmest Hits (, )
14th March 2018 -

Upon hearing the title Grimmest Hits, you could be mistaken for thinking this was a hits or singles collection instead of a studio album, but no, it is the name of the latest release by Black Label Society. I have always had a mixed relationship with Zakk Wylde and Black Label Society. I think we can all agree that Zakk… Read More »

Phil Campbell and the Bastard Sons - The Age Of Absurdity Album Cover Artwork
Phil Campbell & The Bastard Sons – The Age of Absurdity (, , )
31st January 2018 -

When Lemmy Kilmister passed away in 2015 it marked the end of one of the most iconic bands in rock music. Despite the end of the rock behemoth, not wanting to rest on his laurels, guitarist Phil Campbell is back with a brand new project. Roping in the support of his sons and former Attack! Attack! Vocalist Neil Starr, Phil… Read More »

Iced Earth - Incorruptible Album Cover
Iced Earth – Incorruptible (, , )
18th July 2017 -

Amazingly for a band that has been around 32 years (they started in 1985), has gone through over 20 members and is dropping its 12th Album Iced Earth are a band that had all but passed me by. I am aware of them mainly by seeing people wearing their t-shirts and the fact I have a friend who loves them…. Read More »

Airbourne – Breakin’ Outta Hell (, )
19th November 2016 -

Light the fuse and retreat to a safe distance, Airbourne are ‘Breakin’ Outta Hell’ so expect fireworks.