TOP 20 albums for 2008
1. Airbourne: Runnin’ Wild
2. Motörhead: Motörizer
3. Testament: Formation OF Damnation
4. AC/DC: Black Ice
5. Mötley Crue: Saints Of Los Angeles
6. Iced Earth: The Crucible Of Man
7. Whitesnake: Good To Be Bad
8. Alice Cooper: Along Came A Spider
9. Buckcherry: Black Butterfly
10. Avantasia: The Scarecrow
11. Yngwie Malmsteen: Perpetual Flame
12. Dokken: Lightning Strikes Again
13. Tesla: Forever More
14. Judas Priest: Nostradamus
15. Exodus: Let There Be Blood
16. Slipknot: All Hope Is Gone
17. Uriah Heep: Wake The Sleeper
18. Backyard Babies: s/t
19. Guns n Roses: Chinese Democracy
20. Def Leppard: Songs From The Sparkle Lounge
DVD of the year
Paul Stanley: One Live KISS
Best new band
Disappoinments of the year
Metallica: Death Magnetic:
In brief, Death Magnetic is breathless and dull album. Yes, it’s better than it’s predecessor but there’s not much needed to do that.
New albums of Guns’n Roses of Judas Priest:
Although both albums have a few good tracks, those both are still huge disappoinments. Too much expectations here ….
Breakup of Hanoi Rocks:
It’s sad when one of your alltime favourite bands decides to quit. Fortunately there are still few show to go before it’s over.
Biggest hopes for 2009
New studio albums from KISS and Ace Frehley
The other has been on works since early nineties and the other one was never going to be happen at all… This is going to be really interesting year for KISS fans !
New albums from Anthrax, Heaven & Hell, Y&T, Slayer, Ozzy, Suicidal Tendencies and more..
Although this year was a great year in release wise there are many interesting and desirable albums coming on next year.
Swedenrock is always great !!! The best festival in the world !!!
Best events/concerts of 2008:
Ace Frehley: U.K -tour
KISS: Alive 35 -tour
Swedenrock Festival 2008
Alice Cooper: Psycho Drama -tour
Whitesnake: Good To Be Bad -tour