J. ALONSO – DAWN OF TEARS

INTERVIEW WITH J. ALONSO FROM “DAWN OF TEARS” Interviewed by Kyle Moore (The Metal Magnus) Dawn of Tears is a relatively new Spanish melodic death metal band that is deserving, yet long overdue for some real publicity in the metal world. Comparing their sound to other bands doesn’t serve them…

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Bruce Kulick

Interview with Bruce Kulick Conducted by Robert Williams Long considered by his peers to be one of today’s most in demand axemen, former KISS lead guitarist Bruce Kulick is set to offer up his third solo outing in the form of the upcoming "BK3" album. An all star cast of…

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January 2010

  New Drowning Pool Single – "Feel Like I Do" After months in a studio in New Jersey, earlier this week Drowning Pool posted the first taste of their upcoming album.  Details on the new record are coming soon, but you can check out the first single "Feel Like I…

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Best of 2009 – Robert

Top 20 1. Candlemass – Death Magic Doom Wow. Did Candlemass ever throw down the gauntlet on this disc. "The Bleeding Baroness" being worth the price of admission alone, every song on here is a masterpiece. Robert Lowe proving once more to be the perfect match for Candlemass after the…

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Best of 2009 – Rick

Top 20 1. Bloodbound – Tabula Rasa   With the return of Urban Breed, Bloodbound have finally moved up into the heavyweight category. Fresh from his departure from Tad Morose, Urban Breed and Bloodbound released NOSFERATU in 2005. It was a bit of a letdown and Urban left the band…

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BEST OF 2009

Best of 2009 As always, some restrictions are placed on our lists. The top albums are for releases from 2009 that are full albums (no EP’s or demos). They also have to be new studio albums for 2009, not re-recordings, re-releases, cover songs, or live material. For best new band,…

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Best of 2010 – Aaron Yurkiewicz

Top 20 1. Black Country Communion – BLACK COUNTRY There’s a reason why Glenn Hughes was one of Ronnie James Dio’s favorite singers – the guy is amazing. I knew from the first spin of this album that 2010 wasn’t going to get any better.  Heavy, bluesy, emotive, and original,…

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Best of 2009 – Theis

Top 20 1. Cain’s Offering – Gather The Faithful Cain’s Offering delivers an astonishing performance as they push and push you through their album filled with power metal! Spearheaded by Stratovarius singer Timo Kotipelto, who sounds incredibly fantastic, they manage to give you pleasure in every aspect of “Gather The…

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Best of 2009 – Marko

Top 20 Albums of 2009 1. KISS: Sonic Boom After eleven years of waiting we finally got new KISS album. SONIC BOOM is a great combination of 70’s and 80’s KISS and will please fans of both era’s. The whole band, especially Gene Simmons is, are really good mood here…

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