Best of 2016: EvilG

TOP 20 METAL albums #1. Testament – Brotherhood of the Snake Testament continues to wow me with their savage power, melody, riffs, drums, vocals, just everything about this band continues to exemplify perfection. #2. Primal Fear – Rulebreaker One of my fav bands continue their delivery of supreme power metal.…

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Best of 2016: Manos

Hellstar – Vampiro Amazing album released in the end of 2016. After 34 years of existence Helstar are in top form. Fast rhythms, insane singing creates a relentless album that doesn’t let it till final song. Absolutely killer! 2. Warfect – Scavangers From Kreator to Destruction to the golden days…

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Best of 2016: Oliver Manso

Top 10 Albums  1. AVANTASIA “Ghostlights” 2. AXEL RUDI PELL “Game of Sins” 3. ELDERBLOOD “Messiah” 4. EVERGREY “The Storm Within” 5. FORTERESSE “Thèmes pour la rébellion” 6. GRAVELAND “1050 Years of Pagan Cult” 7. HAMMERFALL “Built to Last” 8. RHAPSODY OF FIRE “Into the Legend” 9. SIRENIA “Dim Days…

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Best of 2016: Waspman

Top 20 Albums 1. Sabaton – The Last Stand Sabaton’s historical war metal machine just keeps on grinding forward. Bigger shows, bigger tours, more fans; these guys keep working hard. I know a lot of critics were down on this album but discerning ears will find Sabaton attempting to stretch…

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Best of 2016: JP

JP’s year in review list Another superb year for Metal.   I’ve noticed that some people break down the year in metal into a European vs. the USA theme.  I don’t think that is very fair because there are about 50 nations in the EU and only one America.  However,…

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Best of 2016: Brat

Top 20 2016 Almanac – Tsar Not since Avantasia, the Metal Opera, has a concept album grabbed me so much. How can it not with Victor Smolski as the maestro; David Readman and Andy B Franck on vocals; and a concept drawing from my heritage. Tsar has without a doubt…

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