3 PARTS DEAD – Master (EP Review)

3 PARTS DEAD – Master (EP Review)

Back in the early eighties, there were record stores in the mall, as well as free standing stores. The free standing stores were the real gems. That is where you could find just about any band that had an album out. It could be new, older or even import, but you were sure to find something that would catch your eye. Since the only way that I found news out was either “MTV” or from…

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Dark Mourning – Dark Mourning (EP Review)

Dark Mourning – Dark Mourning (EP Review)

Ever since I took an interest in rock and heavy metal music I have looked for the next band that really, for lack of a better way to describe it, gets into my head. To my surprise, I was given this opportunity to check out this new band out of Winnipeg, Canada called Dark Mourning. I know what your thinking, cool name but can they deliver? I am here to say, Yes they can! The three…

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Jeff Scott Soto – Divak (Album Review)

Jeff Scott Soto – Divak (Album Review)

It was back in the summer of 1983 when I first discovered hard rock and heavy metal. In a lot of ways Jeff Scott Soto was one of the first singers that I had heard and quickly became one of my favorites. Problem was that in 1983 it was very hard to keep up with your favorite bands. There were only the magazines at the bookstore or supermarket. Fast forward to 2016 and what do…

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Heavy Star – Electric Overdrive (Album Review)

Heavy Star – Electric Overdrive (Album Review)

Electric Overdrive is the debut album from the Italian hard rock band Heavy Star. I have read the eighties hard rock sound is alive and well overseas and after listening to this album I can really see why some people think like that way. Heavy Star sounds like a heavier version of all those great eighties bands. The album kicks off with “Love N Affection”.  Right off the bat the song grabs your attention. It…

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Desert Dragon – Before the Storm (Album Review)

Desert Dragon – Before the Storm (Album Review)

Before the Storm is Desert Dragon’s third album, first with their new lead singer Joseph Michael. Prior to this release, the band issued two other albums, the full-length Desert Dragon and the EP Desolation) both with former lead singer “Ross”. The album kicks off with an instrumental song called “Desert Dragon”. While listening to this song I kept expecting the lyrics to start, but they never do. The song can easily be something you would…

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