TOMORROW’S OUTLOOK – A Voice Unheard (Album Review)

TOMORROW’S OUTLOOK – A Voice Unheard (Album Review)

Tomorrow’s Outlook formed in 2007 in Sørvik, Troms County, Norway. That’s Arctic Northern Norway. Sounds way too cold for this Canadian Metalhead! The original formation saw songwriter Trond Nicolaisen and bassist/songwriter Andreas Stenseth joining forces. In present times as of 2018 the core line-up duo has added guitarist Øystein K. Hanssen. The boys take their time on creating an album. Since inception, Tomorrow’s Outlook has issued only one album, the full-length 34613 in February of…

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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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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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Primal Fear Delivers The Black

Primal Fear Delivers The Black

Primal Fear may not be a particularly household name over here in North America, but the German power metal outfit has issued 10 albums since formation in 1997, most charting well in countries like their home of Germany but also in Japan and Sweden.  Molded in the vein of other such great German power metal bands as the internationally successful Helloween, Primal Fear was founded by former Gamma Ray vocalist Ralf Scheepers and Sinner bassist Mat…

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My Top 10 Albums of 2013 – Shawn “Animalize” Irwin

My Top 10 Albums of 2013 – Shawn “Animalize” Irwin

In 2013 I was dipping into the world of Symphonic Metal. Standing strong on my usual preference of Melodic Rock here are my favorites for 2013. My Top 10 for 2013 were: 10 – Pink Cream 69 – Ceremonial After a long six-year wait, Pink Cream 69 was back in 2013 with their new album Ceremonial. On first hearing this band in early 1990’s, I have followed them through their long career. I was happy…

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