SATAN – Cruel Magic (Album Review)

SATAN – Cruel Magic (Album Review)

“Are you familiar with Satan? No not the ruler of the Underworld but the band. Yes, there’s a band with that, perhaps very unfortunately so, choice of name that may have helped to contain them in obscurity for much of their career.” I wrote that as my opening line when reviewing SATAN – Atom By Atom in 2015. I stand by it now, approximately three years later. That very Atom By Atom release saw placement…

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Album Review: Satan – Atom by Atom

Album Review: Satan – Atom by Atom

Are you familiar with Satan? No not the ruler of the Underworld but the band. Yes, there’s a band with that, perhaps very unfortunately so, choice of name that may have helped to contain them in obscurity for much of their career. Satan started out as far back as 1979 in Newcastle, England, and as a part of the New Wave Of British Heavy Metal Movement they were considered influential for playing a form of proto-thrash/speed…

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Satan – Atom by Atom (Oct 16, 2015)

Satan – Atom by Atom (Oct 16, 2015)

The band Satan was born in Newcastle, England in 1979 and were a part of the New Wave Of British Heavy Metal movement. Throughout their existence, they remained mostly enshrouded in obscurity but were considered influential for playing a form of proto-thrash metal that was fairly advanced by the standards of the early 1980’s. Satan has endured roster and moniker changes (Blind Fury-1album / Pariah-3 albums) over the years but have managed to issue several albums…

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Sympathy For The Devil

Sympathy For The Devil

O’ Devil Where Art Thou? Satan.  Lucifer.  Angel of Death.  Beelzebub.  No matter the name all religions have some sort of Devil tempting us.  And as long as there has been a Devil there has been zealots with skeleton filled closets, warning us of the devils influence through music.  And while it may have been this influence that kept Elvis’ hips from being showed on national television, it certainly didn’t start with Elvis.  Mephistopheles has a long connection…

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