UNPARALLELED HEIGHT – Resurgence, Vol 1 (Album Review)

UNPARALLELED HEIGHT – Resurgence, Vol 1 (Album Review)

So you like metalcore riffing and the blast beats?  You love the aggression and technical chops, but you can’t stand the Cookie Monster vocals (as The Meister would say).  Unparalleled Height (UPH) have the answer (as did the late great Affiance) – get a fantastic singer in and utilise the growling sparingly! From the outskirts of Pittsburgh, these guys have released possibly my favorite EP of the year, so far.  This EP is made up…

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The Meister Becomes Metal Immortal with LADY BEAST

The Meister Becomes Metal Immortal with LADY BEAST

In exactly one week from today, I shall become Metal Immortal! Whatever do you mean Meister? Well, for those of you that follow me or Decibel Geek you are probably aware that I am an avid rock show enthusiast and travel as much as possible to festival events around the world. Rarely (OK, only one other time to date – Tora Tora in Memphis) do I do fly-ins for single show events. But that’s exactly…

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Lady Beast in Canada (Concert Review)

Lady Beast in Canada (Concert Review)

“The metal cuts our hearts but we bleed together. It now bonds us forever and ever. I pilot this machine, it’s powered by dreams! Together we will live our destiny…Our Heavy Metal Destiny!” – Lady Beast **Decibel Geek readers and listeners may be familiar with the name Lady Beast. Their 2015 album, rather inventively titled Lady Beast II, was reviewed here by The Meister (Lady Beast Cooks Up a Delicious NWOBHM Feast), who also caught them…

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Lady Beast II Cooks Up A Delicious NWOBHM Feast

Lady Beast II Cooks Up A Delicious NWOBHM Feast

Remember the NWOBHM (New Wave Of British Heavy Metal) movement that began in the late 70’s/early 80’s with bands such as Iron Maiden, Def Leppard, Judas Priest, Saxon and many more? Many of the bands that fall into this sub-genre or category are securely placed among my all time favorites, and pretty much any band playing that style is something that I enjoy. Well, I’m pleased to announce that classic formula NWOBHM in all it’s headbanging glory is…

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