SUICIDAL TENDENCIES The 23rd of August 2011 Virgin Oil Helsinki Finland Article and pictures by Marko Syrjala and Arto Lehtinen Suicidal Tendencies have regularly visited Finland within a couple of years. A few years back, the five-piece crossover masters headlined the Tuska Open Air metal festival, arranging a real nightmarish…
Hellfest – Clisson France 17-18-19 June 2011 Hellfest arrives for its 5th edition. The French festival has been growing incredibly huge and very fast. This year it traditional location in the sport facilities of Clisson couldn’t take anymore of the mass of metalheads coming to this small part…
Summer Rock Festival Friluftsbadet, Svedala, Sweden 14-16/7 – 2011 Electric Boys -Mustasch – The Poodles Review and live pictures by: Anders Sandvall 2010 was the year when this festival broke all its records and was totally sold out. I had never seen so many people at this festival during all…
Circle Of Silence Guitarists Tobias Pfahl, Christian Sommerfeld and bass player Bjorn Boehm Interviewed by: Anders Sandvall Thanks to Tom Hack at Massacre Records for setting up this interview . Thanks to Massacre Records for the promo pictures of the band. Additional promo pictures of the band are taken from…
Reviewed: October 2011 Released: 1998, Heinemann LibraryRating: 2.5/5 Reviewer: JP Preamble/Intro The first and perhaps only book about Metal aimed at middle school. A curio with quite a few errors.
Reviewed: October 2011 Released: 2011, Wymer PublishingRating: 4.0/5 Reviewer: JP Preamble/Intro The complete story of the British Steel album in a handy CD sized book.
Reviewed: October 2011Released: 2011, n/aRating: 4.5/5 Reviewer: JP Preamble/Intro The most bitchin\’ metal lifestyle \’zine in the history of mankind.
Reviewed: October 2011 Released: 2000, Collectors Guide PublishingRating: 4.5/5 Reviewer: JP Preamble/Intro A very well done analysis of the role on influence of the Top 50 Metal bands of all time.
Reviewed: October 2011 Released: 2011, Bazillion PointsRating: 4.5/5 Reviewer: JP Preamble/Intro A beautiful, hardbound collection of every issue of the legendary fanzine Slayer Mag, with many bonus features.
Reviewed: October 2011 Released: 2005, Omnibus PressRating: 4.0/5 Reviewer: JP Preamble/Intro Great overview of extreme metal in it\’s various permutations.
Reviewed: October 2011 Released: 2005, Scrap Metal RecordsRating: 3.5/5 Reviewer: JP Preamble/Intro For the NWOBHM Vinyl collector in all of us.
Reviewed: October 2011 Released: 2009, AshgateRating: 3.0/5 Reviewer: JP Preamble/Intro A scholarly collection of essays about British Metal, looking at history, gender, religion and more.
Reviewed: October 2011 Released: 2011, Eagle Rock Entertainment/Armoury RecordsRating: 4.0/5 Reviewer: Robert Williams Preamble/Intro Two NYC concerts in one package; a show from 1982 and one from 2001.
Reviewed: October 2011 Released: 2011, Eagle VisionRating: 4.5/5 Reviewer: JP Preamble/Intro A documentary about the break up of the band in 1976 and some bonus concert footage.