CRYSTAL BALL – Déjà-Voodoo (Album Review)

CRYSTAL BALL – Déjà-Voodoo (Album Review)

 Crystal Ball released their first album in 1999 with In The Beginning. After the successful release of their 8th album, Liferider, in 2015, Crystal Ball are back with their next effort Déjà-Voodoo which will be released September 2016 on Massacre Records. Original members Scott Leach (guitar) and Marcel Sardella (drums) are joined by Steven Mageney (vocals), Cris Stone (bass) and Tony “T.C.” Castell (guitar). With Liferider finishing 5th in my Top 10 releases of 2015 I have been waiting to get my hands on this CD…

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Album Review: Primal Fear – Rulebreaker

Album Review: Primal Fear – Rulebreaker

With ten studio albums released and the last release 2 years ago, German heavy metal band Primal Fear is back with Rulebreaker to be released January 22nd, in Europe and January 29th, 2016 in North America on Frontiers Records. I first heard of Primal Fear just over 2 years ago. When their last CD Delivering the Black was released I knew by the end of 2014 it would be in my top 10 for that year….

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Interviewing A Stud: The Meister interviews Mika Kansikas of Finland’s STUD

Interviewing A Stud: The Meister interviews Mika Kansikas of Finland’s STUD

Remember those albums that you saved up your hard earned paper route money to buy way back when you were just a kid?  You brought them home, tore into the cellophane wrappers and played them over and over again with an indescribable excitement each and every time.  You knew the words to every single song, often belting them out along to the spinning record.  When together with friends, you couldn’t wait to introduce them to…

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