Monument – Resting Place

Reviewed: August 1999Released: 1998, IndependentRating: 2.5/5 Reviewer: EvilG Oklahoma City’s Monument was formed in 1993 and have opened for the likes of Flotsam & Jetsam, Manifest Destiny and Nevermore. Monument’s music is mediocre metal taking a mixture of Bay area thrash and NYC hardcore. Thankfully it’s the thrash that primarily…

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Borislav Mitic – s/t

Reviewed: August 1999Released: 1999, ShrapnelRating: 4.0/5 Reviewer: EvilG Circling scales, sweeping arpeggios, classically influenced chord progressions, and a godly lead guitar tone. Fans of instrumental guitar music take note, there is a new guitar maestro on the scene. Borislav Mitic’s all instrumental CD runs the gamut from Yngwie-like shredding to…

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Resurrecturis – Nocturnal

Reviewed: July 1999Released: 1998, Power RecordsRating: 3.0/5 Reviewer: EvilG First of all, unless you speak Italian you’re wondering what in the hell is a “Resurrecturis.” Well apparently it’s a Latin funeral inscription that means “for those about to revive”. Interesting, but still not a memorable band name in my mind.…

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