DEVOID – Cup of Tears (Album Review)

DEVOID – Cup of Tears (Album Review)

When a record comes to you supplied by a label such as Melodic Rock Records, one would expect, well melodic rock. And yes there’s tons of melody ingrained in Devoid‘s Cup of Tears release. But there’s more. So much more. Power metal, I hear glorious power metal all over Cup of Tears. Some symphonic leanings are also involved. Simply put this record smashes at a high energy pace tearing you a new asshole from beginning…

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LAVALLE’s Dear Sanity gives a Nod to 80’s Glam Metal

LAVALLE’s Dear Sanity gives a Nod to 80’s Glam Metal

If glam metal is characterized by shredding guitar solos, extensive use of harmonies, and use of the power ballad, then LaValle has hit the mark with Dear Sanity. Actually a bullseye in this reviewer’s opinion. First of all, who is LaValle? Well, LaValle is a band formed out of a song writing partnership between guitar player Eddie LaValle and bass player Paul Logue (Eden’s Curse).  Now add Paul‘s friend singer Carsten Lizard Schultz and his best…

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