Tag: Iced Earth

Last Rites’ Facebook Albums Of The Week: April 15–21

“Album Of The Day” is a new Last Rites Facebook feature we started recently whose purpose is quite straight-forward: highlight one album per day and say a few words about it. Understanding that not everyone

Iced Earth – Plagues Of Babylon Review

Along with earlier pioneers like Jag Panzer and Helstar, Florida’s Iced Earth was responsible for a somewhat uniquely American vein of power metal, taming the histrionics of certain European strains of the stuff and putting

Iced Earth – Dystopia Review

As if a band as unstable as Iced Earth doesn’t already imply this… LONG STORY SHORT: The “voice of Iced Earth” Matt Barlow is once again out of the ranks, evidently retired, this time not

Vintage Hallows – Iced Earth

Yes, Iced Earth’s 2001 album Horror Show is probably as obvious a choice for a Halloween album as one could ever hope to find, but here’s the thing: it’s also a pretty kickass heavy metal record. Having capped

90s Essentials – Volume Four

Considering the album that sits atop this list, Volume 4 of MetalReview’s 100 Most Essential Albums of the 90s could very well just be titled EPIC WEEK. With major classics of folk and Viking metal

Iced Earth – The Crucible Of Man Review

Originally written by Kris Yancey A couple months prior to December 2007, I was given the opportunity to interview Tim ‘Ripper’ Owens, then-vocalist of Iced Earth. I have always had an immense amount of respect for

Iced Earth – Framing Armageddon Review

Dave Pirtle’s take: I’m not really much for concept albums. It’s not that I don’t like them, I just don’t get all wrapped up in the story. Sure, I can appreciate the stories behind albums

Iced Earth – Overture Of The Wicked EP (Review)

Originally written by Jon Eardley After serving up what many considered to be a complete flop in the first Tim Owens fronted Iced Earth offering entitled The Glorious Burden, Jon Schaffer and company return with