Voodoo Temple – Vessel Of Wrath

Voodoo Temple – Vessel Of Wrath

"Vessel Of Wrath" by Voodoo Temple is a back to basics heavy metal CD that features straight ahead riffs and a heavy as hell...
The Iron Maidens

The Iron Maidens

Finally, a tribute CD that is smokin' end to end and essentially captures the aura of the band being heralded, in this case the...

Symphorce – Godspeed

The ever-prolific Andy B. Franck has become what David T. Chastain was to the 80's;  a man who seem to always have new material...
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L.A. Guns – Monsters of Rock Cruise

We rode the elevator up to the pool stage show with Spike from the Quireboys, who jokingly told us that he'd just discovered that...
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John Corabi – Monsters of Rock Cruise

John Corabi has such a selection of great songs (and bands) to choose from there is an unwritten rule for me when it comes to...
Elektrik Mistress

Elektrik Mistress

One of the most immediate Stoner Rock albums I have ever heard. Formed in 1999, Elektrik Mistress draws influences from a plethora of bands...
Dogpound – The Hellbum

Dogpound – The Hellbum

Dogpound's "The Hellbum" is a good example of not judging the book by the cover.  I was expecting an alternative progressive borefest by looking...
Southern Gentlemen – Double Your Pleasure

Southern Gentlemen – Double Your Pleasure

When the package arrived from Leviathan Records, I was anxiously expecting the latest Chastain disc. Well, we did receive a “Chastain” disc, however it...
Royal Hunt – Fear

Royal Hunt – Fear

Royal Hunt returns with "Fear", their follow up to live CD and last studio CD, Paradox, with a new singer and a somewhat stripped...
Angel Dust - Of Human Bondage

Angel Dust – Of Human Bondage

Initial reports about the latest CD from Angel Dust did not bode well for longtime fans of the band.  All indications pointed towards a...
Praying Mantis – Nowhere To Hide

Praying Mantis – Nowhere To Hide

The latest release from Praying Mantis, "Nowhere To Hide", is a wonderfully composed piece of melodic hard rock. The CD opens with three straight...
Lunaris – The Infinite

Lunaris – The Infinite

Norwegian extreme metal band Lunaris features members of such acts as Borknagar, 1349 and Spiral Architect.  Considering the background of the musicians, one should...