Various Artists Tales From The Crypt: Monsters Of Metal
Released: 2000, The Right Stuff - Capitol Records
Reviewer: Keith McDonald
I never heard of this label before, but I do like what they are releasing. Some great tracks by metal bands that ARE metal. A lot of older material from some legendary artists including Heaven And Hell from Black Sabbath and Queensryche's Eyes of A Stranger. Added into the mix is Apartment 26 (featuring Biff Butler, son of Geezer) with Hallucination, which is a decent track. The entire disc is full of metal artists lead by Judas Priest's "Beyond The Realms of Death", Pantera's "Cemetery Gates", Megadeth's "Five Magics" and some added surprises. Prong shows up with a great track as does Metal Church. Even though compilations are a dime a dozen these days, this is a set that will not disappoint the true metalhead. Check it out.