What Rocked in 2017? We Answer! – Best of 2017 ep307

What Rocked in 2017? We Answer! – Best of 2017 ep307

If you think Rock is dead, then we have three hours of audio that prove you wrong. The Best of 2017 features twenty songs from the best Rock and Metal albums released over the past year.  We’ve selected our top 10 albums and are going to spin tracks from each in a 3-hour marathon episode. Additionally, you’ll get discussion on some the events that made 2017 a banner year for Decibel Geek. Best of 2017…

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25 Albums Turning 25 That Don’t Suck (1993)

25 Albums Turning 25 That Don’t Suck (1993)

This, my fourth edition of 25 Albums Turning 25 That Don’t Suck, was easily the hardest. While years past I found myself weeding my list down to 25, this year’s list almost included three live records from Iron Maiden and one Poison album.  1993 was not a banner year for rock music.  The first wave of grunge had settled down.  Kurt Cobain was arrested in a domestic incident with his wife Courtney Love.  Bruce Dickinson…

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Unabomber Caught, KISS Reunite, and Beatles Galore! – 1996 Year in Review Pt1

Unabomber Caught, KISS Reunite, and Beatles Galore! – 1996 Year in Review Pt1

This week we look at 1996, a year that celebrated the past while looking to the future. In part 1, we dig into the first half of 1996; and it was a busy six months. January includes stories on the evils of Alternative Rock and near fatal incidents involving some big name celebrities. Additionally, it included new releases from ACCEPT and Mr. Big. We head into February of 1996 by discussing some fantastic rock releases….

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OVERKILL Release Trailer for Album; Announce North American Tour (news)

OVERKILL Release Trailer for Album; Announce North American Tour (news)

  Legendary New Jersey thrashers, OVERKILL, will unleash their upcoming studio album, The Grinding Wheel, on February 10th, 2017 via Nuclear Blast. The band revealed their fifth trailer on YouTube. Bobby talks about his heavy metal charity organisation “Rock Against Dystrophy“. Watch the video here: If you missed the previous trailers, check them out here: Trailer #1:  Trailer #2: Trailer #3: Trailer #4: The Grinding Wheel was produced by the band and mixed by Andy Sneap (MEGADETH, ACCEPT, EXODUS)….

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Album Anticipation 2017 – Ep268

Album Anticipation 2017 – Ep268

It’s a new year filled with new album possibilities and Aaron Camaro, covering for an ailing Chris Czynszak, takes you through his Album Anticipation 2017. In this hour-plus episode, Aaron talks about the possible rock/metal releases slated for the new year. Album Anticipation 2017   In this long-form episode you’ll hear tracks from great artists such as Lizzy Borden, Danko Jones, Guns N’ Roses, Jack Russell’s Great White, Marilyn Manson, Orchid, ACCEPT, Phil Lews &…

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OVERKILL – The Grinding Wheel (February 10, 2017)

OVERKILL – The Grinding Wheel (February 10, 2017)

Today, legendary New Jersey thrashers, Overkill, have announced their upcoming eighteenth album The Grinding Wheel. The album will be released on February 10, 2017, via Nuclear Blast. Bobby “Blitz” Ellsworth comments: “Grinding on! Here we come again kids, strapped to the Grinding Wheel! Bang your head.” The Grinding Wheel was produced by the band and mixed by Andy Sneap (Testament, Exodus, Accept). The artwork was created again by Travis Smith (Nevermore, Opeth, Soilwork, Death…). The Grinding Wheel track listing 1. “Mean Green…

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