All posts by Dave Pirtle

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Widow – On Fire Review

I love old school metal. Whenever I start to get bored with the metal scene, I can pop in an album like The Legacy or Eternal Nightmare and I’m immediately reminded of why I love

Demons & Wizards – Touched By The Crimson King Review

Like many metalheads, the prospect of Blind Guardian vocalist Hansi Kursch teaming up with Iced Earth guitarist and mastermind Jon Schaffer had my pink parts tingling in the time leading up to release of their

DevilDriver – The Fury Of Our Maker’s Hand Review

It was about a year and a half ago that I got this site’s community’s collective panties in a bunch – readers and staffers alike – by praising DevilDriver’s self-titled debut. Many of them were

Antagony – Rebirth Review

I have a long history with Antagony, so you’ll just have to indulge me as I give you a background featuring names and titles that will fly right over your head. I first discovered the

Running Wild – Rogues En Vogue Review

Running Wild is one of the last of a dying breed – a band that keeps on chugging solely on the support of their fans. No big concert tours, no multi-page spreads in major magazines,

Porcupine Tree – Deadwing Review

If you’ve been a metal fan at any point during this millennium, chances are good you’ve heard of Porcupine Tree. Chances are equally good that you’ve also heard them, whether you found them on their

Napalm Death – The Code Is Red…Long Live The Code Review

After 20+ years in the business, the name Napalm Death has become synonymous with the terms “death metal” and “grindcore”. And why not? They helped pioneer both styles and have been doing it longer than

Wednesday 13 – Transylvania 90210: Songs Of Death, Dying, and the Dead Review

So, just what is a restless frontman to do when his band goes on hiatus? Many times, they’ll go and record a solo album. This can go one of two ways: either it will sound