ESSENTIAL TRACKS – THIN LIZZY (Feature)

ESSENTIAL TRACKS – THIN LIZZY (Feature)

THIN LIZZY – The Legend Thin Lizzy.  Legendary band. Creative masters. Formed in Dublin, Ireland in 1969. Two of the founding members, drummer Brian Downey and bass guitarist and lead vocalist Phil Lynott, met while still in school. Lynott was at helm of the group throughout their recording career of twelve studio albums, writing most of the material. The singles “Whiskey in the Jar” (a traditional Irish ballad), “Jailbreak“, and “The Boys Are Back in…

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ESSENTIAL TRACKS # 4 – AC/DC (Feature)

ESSENTIAL TRACKS # 4 – AC/DC (Feature)

AC/DC – The Legends For those who have been living in caves for forty years, AC/DC are an Australian rock band formed in Sydney in 1973 by brothers Malcolm (RIP) and Angus Young.  They are back in the news with rumours about a new album being recorded, which may or may not feature riffs by Malcolm before he sadly passed away. AC/DC underwent several line-up changes before releasing their first album, High Voltage, in 1975….

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SHUMAUN – One Day Closer To Yesterday (Album Review)

SHUMAUN – One Day Closer To Yesterday (Album Review)

SHUMAUN – The Band The dark days are upon us. The world is in crisis and our lives make us yearn for something better. Then, you catch a glimpse of dawn in the corner of your eye and your mind passes to a higher plain of consciousness. Shumaun have made a record for today’s new dawn. A shift in the usual paradigm of sophomore slumps and missed opportunities. They have sent the ball out of…

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TOP ALBUMS of 2018 (Collective Staff Articles)

TOP ALBUMS of 2018 (Collective Staff Articles)

2018 was a blockbuster of heavy music madness! From the Black Metal shores to the Folk Metal forests to the Hard Rock heartlands, our favourite music has served up a massive sonic snowball for us all to enjoy.  We wanted to celebrate the year in Decibel Geek style. So we asked our fantastic writers to pick their top ten records. And why their 2018 picks have made the grade. Decibel Geek Staff Picks for TOP…

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COXY’s Top Ten of 2018 (Top Albums 2018)

COXY’s Top Ten of 2018 (Top Albums 2018)

So, another year in the can.  Trash can or celluloid can, you decide.  My life has ridden an unremarkable 12 months, apart from dislocating my shoulder twice in the same 24 hours and the two month rehab for this goddamn painful accident.  I hit 50 years of age and grew lots more grey hair.  However, the music has been amazing and I therefore commend the following slabs of wax to you as my Top Ten…

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KILLER BEE To Release Five Singles For New Album (News)

KILLER BEE To Release Five Singles For New Album (News)

KILLER BEE will be releasing “Victorious” and four other singles and videos from the upcoming Album Remember The Times. This will be released on 1st February 2019. “Victorious” is released on 30th November and Decibel Geek has had a sneak preview of the track.  The lead single is strong, anthemic and driven by a killer bass line.  If this is the direction for the follow up to 2016’s Eye In The Sky, then we are…

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LOGICAL TERROR (Interview)

LOGICAL TERROR (Interview)

Italian progressive metallers Logical Terror were formed in 2010 in Modena and have issued a number of cool albums, which have garnered a loyal world-wide following. The band is comprised of Emiliano Gozzi on vocals, Julius Morse Sic on vocals, Claudio Corvo Mulas on guitar, Simone Clementi on guitar and Warren Gnudi on thunderous drums. On the eve of the release of their latest single “Nightmare“, I was thrilled to chat to vocalist Julius about…

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STARS ALIGNED – From Darkness To Light (Album Review)

STARS ALIGNED – From Darkness To Light (Album Review)

Stars Aligned are a grunge-influenced band from the Chicagoland area of Illinois.  They feature Mike “Gunny” Wulf (an active Marine) on vocals and guitar, James Purpura on drums and Jonathan Raz on bass.  They were formerly known as Panic Switch, but changed their name in 2017. STARS ALIGNED – From Darkness To Light There have been many great rock and metal albums released in 2018.  I have been amazed at the sheer depth and quality…

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KILLER BEE – Filming New Videos (News)

KILLER BEE – Filming New Videos (News)

The Swedish-Canadian band KILLER BEE are going to Israel between 21-25 November to shoot a video for the upcoming album Remember The Times, due for release in early 2019.  The band are also going to play two intimate nights in Jerusalem and Tel-Aviv, to do some songs for fun.  Killer Bee are also planning on releasing a whopping five videos for the album, so keep an eye out for these! Firstly, the band are going…

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UNDERTOW – Markus Brand (Interview)

UNDERTOW – Markus Brand (Interview)

Undertow have been around as a band since 1993; 25 years and eight albums of rocking heaviness from the super talented German outfit.  The current lineup is Andreas Hund (bass), Joachim “Joschi” Baschin (vocals/guitars), Oliver Rieger (drums) and Markus “Brandy” Brand (lead guitars). I was not aware of their existence until The Meister asked if I could check them out.  I listened to their latest record Reap The Storm and I have now fallen in…

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