Tag: Frontiers

Stryper – God Damn Evil Review

Coming off two of their strongest records, our Christian friends are courting some controversy with this one, their twelfth full-length — the title alone was enough to get the record banned from Wal-Mart. They partially

Lione/Conti – Lione/Conti Review

Fade in: EXTERIOR: A CHARMING ITALIAN CAFE – MIDDAY Three tenors gather for a friendly lunch. After a heavy-handed Frappato pour or four, one tenor gets up to use the can. SERVER: “Your bill, gentlemen.

Primal Fear – Rulebreaker Review

The title Rulebreaker is certainly an ironic one – Primal Fear is about as by-the-book as they come. If you chainsawed up a dozen European trad metal bands – and who among us hasn’t thought

Stryper – Fallen Review

When I was a kid in the late 80s, when heavy metal was still scary to me and to most of the world, I wore out a cassette of Stryper’s Soldiers Under Command. That album

Primal Fear – Delivering The Black Review

Originally written by Ian Chainey Germany’s Primal Fear is a project plated with a metal attracting the lightning bolts of ire from young cumulonimbi riding high on the winds of change. (Admission: Specific instances of

Stryper – No More Hell To Pay Review

I know I’ll probably get crucified for choosing to cover this record, but that’s my cross to bear… Let’s go ahead and address the 400-pound gorilla in the room so that those of you who

Beyond the Bridge – The Old Man And The Spirit Review

Warning: if you have an aversion to soulful, artsy, and uplifting prog metal, you are hereby kindly asked to leave the room. No really, you’ll have to wait outside; we don’t serve your kind here.

Dario Mollo / Tony Martin – The Third Cage Review

I’m not here to pull the wool over anyone’s eyes; this particular brand of hard rock is not likely to have a great deal of appeal with the majority of our regular readers. And even