Tag: Traditional

Memory Garden – 1349 Review

[Cover artwork by Gyula Havancsák] “It’s all fun and games until someone gets the Black Death.” ~ Albert of Saxony circa 1346, probably I’m not sure if any of you were there, but the early

Tower – Shock To The System Review

[Cover artwork by Morgan Jesse Lappin] “The guitar. It was the key, the sword in the stone, the staff of righteousness. As my father christened it, ‘that fucking guitar’,” remarked Bruce Springsteen during his six-month

First Fragment – Gloire Éternelle Review

[Artwork by Adam Burke / Nightjar Illustration] It’s probably not the best idea to kick things off by making an outlandish claim concerning First Fragment guitarist Phil Tougas being a shadowy villain bent on provoking

Where Angels Dare To Tread: A Solitude Aeturnus Primer

A case can and should be made for Arlington, Texas doom vets Solitude Aeturnus being in the running for the most underrated classic metal band to ever come out of these United States. True, an

Iron Maiden – Senjutsu Review

[Artwork by Mark “The Tinkerer” Wilkinson] Senjutsu is a wonderful album. And with 30+ years of Iron Maiden experience under my belt, you can absolutely positively 100% take that statement to the bank. Unless those

Iron Maiden – Senjutsu Rev… Well, Whatever The Hell You Want To Call It

Belt up, buttercups! Here comes our review of Senjutsu, fresh off the pr… Oh wait, we actually don’t have a review of the new Iron Maiden today, because we didn’t get a promo for the

Least To Beast: Iron Maiden Studio Albums Ranked

When considering discography rankings for legacy bands such as Iron Maiden with careers that stretch across multiple decades, it’s important to understand that said rankings are and will always be fluid and extremely situational. Consider

The B-Sides Of March: Iron Maiden’s Non-Album Killers

Greetings, friends. Welcome back to Iron Maiden Week! Before we get to the tunes, we must hop in our imaginary time machine for a little lesson on Ye Olden Times Ov Yore… Back when the