Concert Review: Iron Maiden – Book Of Souls 2017 Tour

Posted by on Jul Sat, 2017 in Concert Review, Hard Rock, Heavy/Traditional Metal, Lifestyle, New Releases, Progressive Rock, Shock Rock

Concert Review: Iron Maiden – Book Of Souls 2017 Tour

The Summer of 2017 was kicked off with classic metal heavyweights Iron Maiden hitting the road on a worldwide tour, celebrating the recently released album, The Book of Souls. Old school metallers Kamelot and Exodus were special guests for the performance at San Bernadino, CA on July 1st.  Otherwise, the legendary Iron Maiden were accompanied only by Ghost B.C (often simplified to Ghost) throughout their North American leg of the tour. Before … read...

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Album Review: Iron Maiden – The Book Of Souls

Posted by on Sep Sun, 2015 in Album Review, Heavy/Traditional Metal, New Releases, Power Metal

Album Review: Iron Maiden – The Book Of Souls

Iron Maiden have already carved a distinguished niche for themselves in the world of metal, and this latest offering stays comfortably in that territory. This is a double edged sword: On one side, they retain the galloping riffs and powerful vocals that have always defined them, but on the other, they are not bringing anything new to the table. Some songs are indulgently long, making you savor the natural progression of the music. Others are … read...

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Concert Review: Hellfest 2014

Posted by on Jun Sat, 2014 in Black Metal, Concert Review, Death Metal, Folk Metal, Grind, Melodic Death Metal, Punk, Stoner Metal, Thrash

Concert Review: Hellfest 2014

For three days a year, the sleepy little town of Clisson in the French countryside is completely invaded by metalheads from all over the world. This is Hellfest, a metal festival that exploded from obscure beginnings to a world renowned event. This was my first time attending, but definitely not the last. My perception of music, society, and even time itself is irreversibly altered. Here’s why: 1. The Stages The mainstages were reserved for the … read...

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Cheer Up, Emo Kid

Posted by on Jun Thu, 2012 in Death Metal

I missed the Gaza show, due to the clusterfuck that passes as “Public Transportation” in New Mexico. Being stranded in the sketchy side of one of the most Meth-saturated cities in the country is pretty Metal, but it’s also pretty fucked up. So I cut my losses and drank an ungodly amount of Absinthe while listening to their stuff on Myspace. However, I am severely dissappointed that I didn’t get their autographs. I saved my  … read...

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Top 4 Metal Album Covers

Posted by on Mar Sun, 2012 in Uncategorized

Let’s face it, we kind of earned our reputation for corny album covers. For every masterpiece worthy of a full back tattoo, there are a zillion neon gory monstroties created by a graphic-designs drop out. For your sake, I have sifted through the good, the bad, and the ugly to give you four of my favorites. Let’s start it out with numba 4. 4. Last Of Lucy – Euphoric Obsession Cow holy, this is as psychedelic and morbid … read...

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