• V1

    V1

    Armageddon: End of The Beginning (Frog Juice Production). Review by Carl F Gauze.

  • Deafheaven

    Deafheaven

    Deafheaven bring together death metal and shoegaze and people lose their minds over it. Jen Cray had to see for herself.

  • Saxon

    Saxon

    St. George’s Day Sacrifice – Live in Manchester (UDR Music). Review by Joe Frietze.

  • Saxon

    St. George’s Day Sacrifice – Live in Manchester (UDR Music). Review by Joe Frietze.

  • No Sleep ’til Sudbury

    No Sleep ’til Sudbury

    First-time author Brent Jensen delivers a lively and personal story of growing up in a small Canadian town during rock’s golden age of ’80s heavy metal.

  • Rebelution

    Rebelution

    Rebelution gives Jared Campbell and a whole lot of Cocoa Beach fans a fun Trop-Rock concert and a new dance move, the Cupup Headbob.

  • Iron Maiden

    Iron Maiden

    From Fear to Eternity: The Best of 1990-2010 (EMI). Review by Jen Cray.

  • Meat Loaf

    Meat Loaf

    For those in need of a concert that’s a little more theatrical than most, there’s Meat Loaf, served up with a side of Pearl. Jen Cray caught the Orlando date of the legendary rocker’s Hang Cool Teddy Bear Tour.

  • Scorpions

    Scorpions

    Throngs of faithful old-school arena rockers squeezed into their faded vintage Judas Priest and Iron Maiden T’s and partied once again like it was 1989 at the Tampa stop of the Scorpions “farewell” tour. Chris Long was, of course, among them.

  • Anvil

    Anvil

    This Is Thirteen (VH1 Classics). Review by Duncan B. Barlow.

  • Trivium

    Trivium

    Trivium traveled Into the Mouth of Hell and ended up back in their home town of Orlando.

  • Dolly Parton

    Dolly Parton

    Backwoods Barbie Collector’s Edition (Dolly). Review by Matthew Moyer.

  • Rise Against / Rancid

    Rise Against / Rancid

    The Rise Against/Rancid tour has been a hot ticket all summer, but only in Orlando was it scorching enough to not only require that a second date get added, but to result in a double night sell-out. Jen Cray squeezed into the pit for the opening evening.

  • Slipknot

    Slipknot

    While recognized more for their skin-crawling costumes than for their music, Slipknot are a speed metal band worthy of a little respect — as Jen Cray discovered recently at the Orlando date of the band’s current arena tour.

  • Iced Earth

    Iced Earth

    The Crucible of Man (Something Wicked Part 2) (SPV/Steamhammer). Review by Scott Adams.

  • Headhunter

    Headhunter

    Parasite of Society (Candlelight). Review by Matthew Moyer.

  • Nifelheim

    Nifelheim

    Envoy of Lucifer (Regain Records). Review by Matthew Moyer.

  • The Sword

    The Sword

    The Sword recently gave Orlando fans, including Jen Cray, a celebratory night of no-nonsense heavy metal.

  • Iron Maiden

    Iron Maiden

    On their Somewhere Back in Time Tour Iron Maiden resurrects songs from the greatest era of their long career: the 1980s. Jen Cray flew from Florida to New Jersey to catch one of the tour’s limited U.S. dates.

  • Darkest Hour

    Darkest Hour

    Deliver Us (Victory). Review by Jen Cray.

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