Tag: Annihilator

Annihilator – Ballistic, Sadistic Review

The ups and downs of Annihilator’s 35-plus year career are dizzying on every level, from lineup churn, label changes, and good old fashioned album quality. The one consistent, of course, has been mastermind Jeff Waters,

Best Of 2017 – Dave Pirtle: Blitz – The Expurgated Version (The One Without Venenum)

To say it’s been a rough year would be an understatement. I don’t even have to dive deep into the current socio-political climate. This is about ME, goddamnit. Hell, I’ve been so self-involved that I

80s Essentials – Volume Eight

Welcome to Volume Eight of The Most Essential Albums of the Eighties. Previous volumes are available here. What’s in store this week? Just another ten examples of the wild diversity of 80s metal: straight-up heavy

Annihilator – Annihilator Review

What do you expect from a new Annihilator album? If it’s anything but a whole big ol’ boatload of rippin riffs and fiery shredwork in songs that are about equal parts killer and filler, then

Annihilator – Metal Review

Why does the music industry hate Annihilator? I suppose having a lineup that is in a constant state of flux could make a label leery to extend a contract. Quality-wise they have been one of

Annihilator – Ten Years In Hell Review

Originally written by Chris Chellis. While Annihilator version 2006 may no longer be of interest to the same fan base the group garnered in its early years, this spiffy new DVD should certainly turn those stubborn heads.