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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Illwill – Evilution

Reviewed: July 1999Released: 1999, New Renaissance EntertainmentRating: 2.0/5 Reviewer: Joe When I first read about this side project of long-time King Diamond guitarist Andy LaRocque, which also featured former K.D. drummer Snowy Shaw and Mercyful Fate bassist Sharlee D’Angelo, I (and numerous other K.D./LaRocque fans) became rather anxious to hear…

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Mercyful Fate – 9

Reviewed: July 1999Released: 1999, Metal BladeRating: 4.0/5 Reviewer: Joe Since reforming in 1992, Mercyful Fate, the “Lords of Darkness”, have released an impressive number of five albums in just six years with almost as many member changes during that time. The release of 1993’s “In the Shadows” saw drummer Morton…

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