Saxon – Carpe Diem

Every metal record should start with a high pitched “YYYEEEAAAAAHH!”. Thankfully, retirement dodging NWOBHM stalwarts Saxon have delivered this with aplomb on 23rd studio album Carpe Diem. Yes. Twenty-third. This is the band who headlined the Whisky A Go Go in LA, supported by a young band making their live debut: Metallica. Since then Saxon…

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hell - human remains

    Hell – Human Remains

    [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….

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