MARS – Metaldrone

Reviewed: March 1999Released: 1998, IndependentRating: 2.5/5 Reviewer: EvilG Originally Released: 1987, Re-released: 1998 This CD is a re-release of a band that I have never heard of even though I listened to metal in the 80’s. So the question – “why was a re-release necessary” – needs asking. The CD…

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Low Down – Dark and Simple

Reviewed: March 1999Released: 1998, IntroMentalRating: 2.5/5 Reviewer: EvilG Melody…something sorely lacking in many newer North American bands. Denmark’s Low Down, while not the most aggressive band I’ve had the pleasure of listening to lately, could clearly teach a few “musicians” a thing or two on the subject. Out of the…

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Zakas – Shunk Daddy Grind

Reviewed: January 1999Released: 1998, IndependentRating: 2.0/5 Reviewer: EvilG Can you say weird? Well Zakas can! This CD really defies any categorization. At times Sakas sound heavy with an Entombed sounding guitarist crunching away, then bang, they are playing something that sounds like it originated from the twilight zone. So just…

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