Tag: Oz

Last Rites’ Facebook Albums Of The Week: February 3rd – February 9th

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

Against The Grain – An Interview With Oz

originally written by Juho Mikkonen This week we take the time machine all the way back to the formative years of Finnish underground metal (it was either this or travel back in time to find

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

Oz – Burning Leather Review

After humbler hard rock beginnings, Finland’s Oz metalled up and dropped an overlooked gem in 1983’s Fire In The Brain, a Scandinavian stab at NWOBHM guitar-driven OTT glory that tipped the hat to the likes of