Spirit Web – S/T

Reviewed: August 2000Released: 2000, Stentorian RecordsRating: 4.0/5 Reviewer: EvilG For an unsigned band this is some really good material. These guys have their stuff totally down. Spirit Web are from Chicago and their bio claims that it’s members are from a bunch of well known Chicago metal bands…well they are…

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Venom – Resurrection

Reviewed: August 2000Released: 2000, Steamhammer/SPVRating: 4.5/5 Reviewer: EvilG As many of you no doubt know, Venom returned in 1997 to reclaim their satanic metal rites with the respectable CD entitled Cast In Stone. Now the band has recorded their second CD (their 13th overall) with the re-united line-up minus one…

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Persuader – The Hunter

Reviewed: August 2000Released: 2000, Loud N’ Proud RecordsRating: 5.0/5 Reviewer: EvilG This is totally astounding speed/power metal!! There’s no frills on here, just 45 minutes of pure aggression, lots of speed, double kicks aplenty, ripping solos, an excellent sound and mix, screaming / soaring vocals (Hansi Kürsch watch out)…you get…

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Vader – Litany

Reviewed: July 2000Released: 2000, Metal Blade RecordsRating: 5.0/5 Reviewer: EvilG What…ANOTHER death metal review?? Yes it’s true, this CD has torn my head off. My god, how do these guys manage to keep everything so tight yet maintain a non-noisy blast of sick death metal is beyond me. I’m kind…

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