Best of 2018 – Ep347

Best of 2018 – Ep347

We hit the ground running in 2019 but looking back at our favorite songs and albums of last year with Best of 2018! If you have friends that say there’s no good music being produced these days just punch them in the nuts and direct them to this episode. In this mega-long episode, we’re turning you onto some incredible rock and metal that came out last year. Best of 2018   Best of 2018 has…

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SHAWN “Animalize” IRWIN’s Top Ten of 2018 (Top Albums 2018)

SHAWN “Animalize” IRWIN’s Top Ten of 2018 (Top Albums 2018)

As 2018 quickly comes to a conclusion, it is time to reflect on over 130 new music releases that were discovered this year and to pick my Top Ten for 2018. Bringing these down to my Top 10 has not been an easy task. Some worthy mentions would be new releases from Holter, Tokyo Blade, Magnum, Ten, Stryper, W.E.T., Saxon, Mob Rules, Kamelot, Eliene, Udo, and Red Dragon Cartel. The recap of my last few…

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PRIMAL FEAR – Apocalypse (August 10, 2018)

PRIMAL FEAR – Apocalypse (August 10, 2018)

Sounds of the apocalypse German metallers Primal Fear are set to release their new album Apocalypse on August 10th through Frontiers Music SRL. This is the 12th album the band have unleashed on the metal world and to whet your appetite for the upcoming release the band have also released the lyric video for the awesome “Hounds of Justice” single. If this track is the sign of things to come, then this will be one hell…

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My Top 10 Albums of 2017 – Shawn “Animalize” Irwin

My Top 10 Albums of 2017 – Shawn “Animalize” Irwin

Be sure to check out the Decibel Geek website contributor’s collective compilation of the top albums: Best of 2017 Article As 2017 quickly approaches its conclusion, I find it appropriate to reflect on almost 150 new releases of music that I have discovered over the course of the year. Admittedly, my favorites tend to be from the Melodic Rock and Symphonic Metal genres. Regardless, I am proud to present my Top Ten for 2017. To…

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PRIMAL FEAR – Best Of Fear (November 10, 2017)

PRIMAL FEAR – Best Of Fear (November 10, 2017)

Best of Fear, as the name implies, is a new best-of compilation from German heavy metal masters, Primal Fear. This double album culls together the best material from Primal Fear’s last 10 years of work (including the albums New Religion, 16.6 (Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead), Unbreakable, Delivering the Black and Rulebreaker), plus four brand new songs recorded specifically for this release. This comprehensive overview of Primal Fear‘s body of work over the past ten…

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SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL 2017 – A Recap in photos

SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL 2017 – A Recap in photos

Sweden Rock Festival 2017 For the second year in a row, I was able to go to Sweden Rock. This time I was fortunate to see Canadian hard rock band Helix live in Sweden, along with Edguy, Aerosmith, Saxon, Lionheart and many more. I had a great time once again with my Decibel Geek brethren and hope to continue returning year after year to this awesome festival. Here is a recap of the bands I…

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The 2017 SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL – Day 3 Recap (Feature/Festival Review)

The 2017 SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL – Day 3 Recap (Feature/Festival Review)

Friday, June 9, 2017 – Sweden Rock Festival 2017 – Day #3 Bring on the coffee! Rising and gathering at breakfast in the hotel lobby, coffee began its waking effects. With four dudes sharing a hotel room, grabbing a morning shower is a procedure of waiting no matter what you do. But being last and stepping into an inch of cold water covering the floor is uncool guys! Not their fault particularly, we still can’t…

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PRIMAL FEAR – Angels of Mercy – Live in Germany (June 2, 2017)

PRIMAL FEAR – Angels of Mercy – Live in Germany (June 2, 2017)

German metal legends Primal Fear are returning with a vengeance on June 2, 2017, with a brand new live album/home video, entitled Angels of Mercy – Live in Germany on Frontiers Music srl. 2016 was a very busy year for Primal Fear. Following the release of their latest killer studio album, Rulebreaker in January, the metal warriors embarked on a world tour which shattered all the previously held records for shows played in one year…

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The Best of 2016 (Decibel Geek Staff Picks)

The Best of 2016 (Decibel Geek Staff Picks)

Hello, and welcome to Decibel Geek. For the uninitiated, we are a hard rock/heavy metal website and weekly podcast. Decibel Geek began as a weekly podcast presented by hosts Chris Czynszak and Aaron Camaro and has grown into what you find here today. Alongside the weekly issued, absolutely free podcast episodes, our website features photograph galleries from live events around the world as well a direct feed to our YouTube channel, DBGTV. Our writing team encompasses some…

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My Top 10 Albums of 2016 – Shawn “Animalize” Irwin

Another year has passed with new music and what a year it has been. With over 100 releases for me to go through to try and break it down to my personal top 10 favorite, wasn’t easy! As a fan of different styles of music, it was hard to pick what I feel as my Top 10. One day it might be some heavier music where other days more melodic. So many other great releases came…

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