Metal Reviews

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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 »

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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 »

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Conjurer – Mire (, , , )
22nd February 2018 -

Those who keep their fingers on the pulse of the UK’s underground metal scene would assume it’s going into cardiac arrest with the rate it’s pumping out brilliant records. After hearing Conjurer‘s 2016 debut EP listeners knew that the first full-length, Mire would be yet another palpitation for the British scene. It’s not surprising that another astonishing UK act’s debut is out… Read More »

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Black Moth – Anatomical Venus (, , )
20th February 2018 -

2018 is promising to be an incredibly big year for Black Moth. Hotly tipped from all corners of the industry to make a real impact over the next 12 months, the Leeds quintet are looking to take the first step to fulfilling their undoubted potential with new record ‘Anatomical Venus’, and what a first step it is. This is one… Read More »

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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 »