Rush – Snakes & Arrows Review

Originally written by Jon Eardley Alright, so we’re a little late to the party on this one but here we are nevertheless. Fans of Rush are well aware of the band’s history and privy to

Job For A Cowboy – Genesis Review

Originally written by Erik Thomas. Synopsis: * takes deep breath and prepares for lash overload from the fanboys….* Here goes… Review: So, here is the heavily hyped and anticipated debut from the Arizona band that

Sarpanitum – Despoilment Of Origin Review

Originally written by Jason Jordan. Occasionally a band will categorize themselves with several genre tags, and Sarpanitum’s self-proclaimed brand of “brutal blackened death metal” is indeed the most apt description for their 36-minute debut Despoilment of Origin.

Odious Mortem – Cryptic Implosion Review

originally written by Jim Brandon While recently many popular mid/upper tier forerunners of the death metal scene are putting out killer albums in 2007, the early buzz band has been Santa Cruz, California five-piece kill team, Odious Mortem.

Saxon – The Inner Sanctum Review

Originally written by Chris Chellis. After treading in safe territory for far too long, NWOBHM legends Saxon surprised many with the undeniably heavy and modern-sounding Lionheart in 2004. Sure the production could have used more grit to match the

Ozzy Osbourne – Black Rain Review

Well, well, well . . . what have we here? Why, it’s the new Ozzy Osbourne record! I was skeptical how this would turn out following the dreck that was Down to Earth, and actually

Despised Icon – The Ills of Modern Man Review

Originally written by Erik Thomas. Holy fuck. I really thought that Canada’s Despised Icon could never top 2005’s The Healing Process, (one of my favorite albums of that year) but with a little line-up tweak plying the same technical

Pelican – City Of Echoes Review

originally written by Chris McDonald Pelican’s 2005 masterpiece The Fire In Our Throats Will Beckon The Thawwas easily one of the best releases of that year in my book. While I was already familiar with the

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