Classic Metal Reviews

Spellcaster - Night Hides The World Album Cover
Spellcaster – Night Hides The World (, )
9th June 2016 -

Hailing from Portland, Oregon, Spellcaster have teamed up with noted metal label Prosthetic Records to unveil their third album (and first for Prosthetic), Night Hides The World. The album springs out of the traps with the very enjoyable Aria. The opening riff is something that could have come from the early riff book of Judas Priest’s KK Downing while vocalist… Read More »

Iron Maiden – The Book Of Souls (, )
7th October 2015 -

There’s no disputing that Iron Maiden are, along with Black Sabbath, the most famous British heavy metal band of all time. Songs such as “Run to the Hills” and “Number of the Beast” are synonymous with the public perception of the genre, and turn of the century albums including 2010’s global No. 1, The Final Frontier, cemented the band’s lasting… Read More »

Bad Solution – Self Destruct ()
6th July 2015 -

Kingston based band Bad Solution’s debut EP, Self Destruct, is four chunks of hefty, melodic modern metal in the vein of Avenged Sevenfold and Five Finger Death Punch. Two mighty inspirations, so how does Bad Solution’s take hold up? Very well, actually. The EP sets out its stall with opener Self Destruct, which begins with a piano and string section but… Read More »

Enforcer – From Beyond (, , )
31st March 2015 -

Swedish heavy metal four piece Enforcer have never conformed to the modern developments of heavy metal. Since their inception back in 2004 the band have actively stuck to the roots of old school heavy metal replicating the sound of bands like Exciter and Anvil for example. Now, in 2015 the band are set to unleash their fourth studio record, From… Read More »

Steel Panther All You Can Eat Album Cover
Steel Panther – All You Can Eat (, )
26th June 2014 -

Good times are abound in the world of Steel Panther. Their profile, particularly in the UK has never been higher and they’ve just performed their highest profile performance at the Download Festival so far at the 2014 edition. They’ve also announced their first UK arena show at Wembley Arena for March 2015 on the back of the release of their… Read More »