Venerable NWOBHM legends Iron Maiden have returned after a six year break with their seventeenth album Senjutsu. Was it worth the long wait or should they not have bothered? Continue reading
Blaze Bayley’s new album War Within Me is out, and as fans of his work with Iron Maiden and the majority of his solo stuff we had to check it out. Continue reading
It’s power metal March with Japan’s Lovebites dropping their excellent third album. Get ready to headbang. Continue reading
As 2019 comes to a close, so does the decade, and that means everybody’s not only looking back at the past year but the past ten. Contrarian as we are, we’re not going to do that here and just concentrate on what 2019 brought us in music. Also because ten years seems like a lot of work. So here we go, here’s what we enjoyed most this year.
Sabaton comes panzering along for the ninth time with The Great War. But is this the war to end all wars? Continue reading
Rotting Christ is back with a new album, but can The Heretics live up to expectations? Let’s find out. Continue reading
Although it’s hard not to jump on the bandwagon when talking about 2016 we still wish you a pleasant year’s end and a cheer for the new year. However, before we start the days that lay ahead with champagne and fireworks we counted our blessings which of course, also resulted in these two illustrious album year lists.
Mayan temples, voodoo rituals, redcoats, monsters, a Boeing 747 piloted by a vocalist and a bassist trying to shoot the audience with his bass guitar. Yep, Iron Maiden‘s back in town, and we were there. Because of course we were.
Obligatory clickbait-y intro: in case you’ve been living underneath a rock, there’s a new Iron Maiden album out. It’s called The Book of Souls, sports 92 minutes of new music and it’s the first they’ve put out in five long years. I know if it’s good or not, and I’m telling you after the cut.