The fact that the band Slaves to Sirens exists is impressive, but that they live, love, and breathe to play metal takes things to another level. Sirens documents the journey. Review by Charles DJ Deppner.
See the last live show of metal pioneers Black Sabbath.
Founder relates the ups and downs of the long-running metal label.
Stan Lee’s Comikaze invades L.A.
Aftershock (UDR GmbH). Review by Carl F Gauze.
How does one make a book about Motorhead, hard-drugging and hard-thrashing metal godfathers, boring? Read on…
Various Artists (Armoury Records). Review by Matthew Moyer.
Conquistadors of War. Review by Al Pergande.
This Is Thirteen (VH1 Classics). Review by Duncan B. Barlow.
Spike Jonze interprets Maurice Sendak’s classic children’s story and accidentally produces a subtle and nuanced experience for the adult.
Satanic Blasphemies (Regain Records). Review by Matthew Moyer.
Shelton Hull suspects Jimmy Page is pleased with this unabashedly unauthorized biography.
The Crucible of Man (Something Wicked Part 2) (SPV/Steamhammer). Review by Scott Adams.
Spread the Fire (Metal Blade Records). Review by Matthew Moyer.
D.E.V.O.L.U.T.I.O.N. (Candlelight). Review by Matthew Moyer.
Scott Adams finds that his leather chaps-wearing inner metal fan is satisfied by this new heavily illustrated tribute to the British metal gods. Need research fodder to debate the relative merits of British Steel over Screaming for Vengeance? This book is for you!
Black Sabbath. The name alone conjures up images of protean Metal, the stuff that called the demons forth and made the parents sweat. Matthew Moyer tells us why Doom Let Loose is the definitive guide to the definitive metal band.
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A Tribute To Guns N’ Roses (Law of Intertia). Review by Nick Plante.
Sabbatum: A Medieval Tribute to Black Sabbath (The Music Cartel). Review by David Lee Beowulf.
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