TRESPASS – Footprints in the Rock (Album Review)

TRESPASS – Footprints in the Rock (Album Review)

Yet another of those bands from the 80s making a resurgence. Are we tired of it yet…hell no! Certainly not when they’re awesome. In this case, we have a band called Trespass. These guys started out in Suffolk, England in 1979. Originally put together by brothers Mark (guitar/vocals) and Paul Sutcliffe (drums), Dave Crawte (guitar), and Richard Penny (bass). A single issued in January 1980, “One of these Days”, saw some play on the radio airwaves….

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ARMORTURA – Armortura (January 26, 2018)

ARMORTURA – Armortura (January 26, 2018)

Danish metal label Mighty Music is set to release the self-titled debut album from UK thrashers Armortura on January 26, 2018. Armortura is a melodic thrash metal band based in North East England and although the music is loosely based on old school thrash, there are lots of modern and melodic influences that can be heard from the tight, harmonized guitars coupled with pounding bass lines and powerful vocals.Armortura was formed in April 2016 by ex-Holosade members Phil De Sade…

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FORCE MAJEURE – The Rise Of Starlit Fires (Album Review)

FORCE MAJEURE – The Rise Of Starlit Fires (Album Review)

In the neverending discovery of new bands and music, I present Force Majeure. The band exudes traditional metal, but inflected with some power elements. My first thoughts instantly gravitated to Doro. Why Doro Pesch? The German champion for female fronted metal issued her album Force Majeure in 1989 on the demise of Warlock. The Force Majeure moniker instantly takes me there in my head.  Hard to shake that image, but this is totally different. This Force Majeure is a melodic heavy…

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TAINTED LADY – How The Mighty Have Fallen (Album Review)

TAINTED LADY – How The Mighty Have Fallen (Album Review)

Holy Cow, there is a lot of new music out there.  Then you realize that even though we are in the U.S. there is a ton of new music in other countries too.  How do you consume it all?  How do you know what to listen to and what to pass on? We aren’t even sure that in the heyday of music if the record companies were really peddling the best of the best or…

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