Breaking Benjamin Goes Crazier For DARK BEFORE DAWN

Often, when a band takes a long hiatus, their return to the recording world isn’t relevant. Or good. Generally this is because they stopped taking drugs, their time off attributed to legal issues surrounding them or a loss of a key member or two because of their abuse. Drugs, hate them or leave them, are […]

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Death Metal Essentials by Walt Hades and The Maxx Axe

If you want to combine Horror with metal, then look no further than Mortician. This Yonkers, NY based death metal group has everything every good-hearted metal/horror fan could want; aggressive songs, brutal lyrics sung in true death form and an overall aura of blood curdling horror. “Hacked Up For Barbeque” is the 1996 debut album […]

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FLASH REVIEW – IT’S WAR EP

  IT’S WAR’s debut EP marks the return of a vocalist singer-songwriter, Lennon Murphy, after a nearly five-year hiatus.  As some of you are aware and some of you are not, the music industry hasn’t been very kind to Ms. Murphy.  She’s had her first hit song, “My Beautiful” (aka “Where Do I Fit In”) re-recorded into nearly every […]

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Essential Doom Metal, My Favorite Albums Of The Genre

Doom Metal is an extreme genre of Heavy Metal, with the foundation for it set by the Black Sabbath….who pretty much set the foundation for all things metal.  Pioneer Doom Metal bands such as Candlemass, Saint Vitus and Trouble rose to metal audience’s attention in the mid to late 80s.  Characteristics of Doom Metal include […]

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5 Metal Albums of 2015 That You Should Be Listening To……

We’re about halfway through the year and there have been a good amount of good albums that have been unleashed upon the “metal world”.  Here are five albums released this year that I have enjoyed immensely and I honestly feel that you should give them a listen to….. Soilwork-Live In The Heart of Helsinki Yep, […]

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