Tag: Frontiers

Missing Pieces: The Best Of What We Missed In 2022 So Far, Vol. 2

This is Vol. 2 of our annual mid-year wrap-up, compiling our hand-selected best of the records we somehow neglected to cover during the first half of 2022. You should’ve already read Part 1, but if

Missing Pieces: The Best Of What We Missed In 2021 So Far, Volume 2

This is Part 2 of our 2021 Missing Pieces series, in which we offer praise to some great stuff we missed during the initial press cycles. Have a gander at Part 1 if you haven’t,

Sunbomb – Evil And Divine Review

Another of Frontiers Records’ apparently endless combinations of hard rock all-stars, Sunbomb is the pairing of Stryper vocalist / guitarist Michael Sweet with L.A. Guns / ex-Brides Of Destruction shredder Tracii Guns. Per Guns, the

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