SAVAGE MASTER – Sign to Shadow Kingdom Records (News)

SAVAGE MASTER – Sign to Shadow Kingdom Records (News)

Today, Shadow Kingdom Records is proud to announce the signing of Savage Master. The first fruit of this union shall be the American band’s massively anticipated third album, titled Myth, Magic & Steel, which is expected to see release through Shadow Kingdom this autumn on CD, vinyl LP, and cassette tape formats. One of the most exciting and electrifying bands in today’s occult heavy metal scene, for the past six years, Savage Master have swiftly…

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WITCHES HEX FEST 2019 – Female Fronted Festival (News)

WITCHES HEX FEST 2019 – Female Fronted Festival (News)

Just when CGCM/Decibel Geek followers and friends of Rich “The Meister” Dillon thought he couldn’t possibly add another event into his already packed yearly schedule, along comes WITCHES HEX FEST 2019. This first-year event takes place in Cleveland, Ohio on August 9 & 10, 2019. Billed as: “Heavy metal fest featuring only true female-fronted bands. From old glories to newer assaults!”, this is perfect for The Meister. As well as the awesome bands (see current…

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METAL IMMORTAL FESTIVAL – Lineup Unveiled (News)

METAL IMMORTAL FESTIVAL – Lineup Unveiled (News)

Pittsburgh based Traditional Metal band Lady Beast is presenting a one-day music festival! The first time event, named after the band’s 2016 EP, Metal Immortal, takes place on June 29, 2019. The band’s frontwoman, Deborah Levine is spearheading the project and monumental task. Posted on Deborah Levine‘s Facebook Page a couple of days ago was the METAL IMMORTAL FESTIVAL Lineup: “Alright, metal maniacs you have been patient long enough! Myself and the rest of Lady Beast…

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LEGIONS OF METAL II FESTIVAL – Day Two (Festival Report)

LEGIONS OF METAL II FESTIVAL – Day Two (Festival Report)

LEGIONS OF METAL II FESTIVAL While obviously paramount, every festival is about more than the music. The social aspect and expanding your worldwide network of like-minded friends has to come into play somewhere as well. Also eating, that’s important too! This means at a jam-packed event like the Legions of Metal II Festival, it is inevitable that you will not see some of the acts on stage. Also, I did not enjoy every band I…

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LEGIONS OF METAL II 2018 Announcements (News)

LEGIONS OF METAL II 2018 Announcements (News)

LEGIONS OF METAL II 2018 Born out of the ashes of Ragnarokkr Festival, the premiere Legions of Metal took place in Chicago last year. A fully loaded bill loaded with old school Traditional flavored metal bands from around the world. Held over three days, including a pre-party, the event saw Decibel Geek website editor Rich “The Meister” Dillon making the journey from Toronto. Heralded as a great success by festival attendees and judging by the…

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SAVAGE MASTER – Creature of the Flames/Toronto (EP & Concert Review)

SAVAGE MASTER – Creature of the Flames/Toronto (EP & Concert Review)

Galloping out of the fires of Hell (Louisville Kentucky), Savage Master charge upward, riding hard and fast. The full on leader of female fronted occult heavy metal. Their blend of NWOBHM tinged, speed-laden, thrash-influenced metal hits hard. Relatively new, Savage Master began life in 2013 and have risen quickly in establishing a name for themselves. With a roster of Adam Neal (guitar), Larry Myers (guitar), Brandon Brown (bass), John Littlejohn (drums) and Stacey Savage (vocals) they…

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Savage Master – With Whips and Chains (Album Review)

Savage Master – With Whips and Chains (Album Review)

My first reaction to this band was laughter. Now before ya’ll jump my shit, let me explain. Savage Master makes no bones about who they are. In fact, they wave their freak flag proudly. Being unfamiliar with the band, I looked them up on their Facebook page and laughed – Because I had just returned to my high school days of old school, dark, occult metal. I was in my bedroom with the Boris Vallejo posters…

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Savage Master – Mask of the Devil (Re-issue) (May 20, 2016)

Savage Master – Mask of the Devil (Re-issue) (May 20, 2016)

Just as Savage Master‘s second album With Whips And Chains has been released to worldwide critical acclaim, it’s time to have a look at what happened before this groundbreaking release. Savage Master were formed in October 2013 by guitarist Adam Neal and female vocalist Stacey “Savage” Peak in Louisville, Kentucky (of all places). Taking their striking image from the 1960’s cult movie Black Sunday (aka The Mask Of Satan), portraying executioners under the command of a…

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Savage Master – With Whips and Chains (May 13, 2016)

Savage Master – With Whips and Chains (May 13, 2016)

Savage Master were formed in October 2013 by guitarist Adam Neal and Stacey “Savage” Peak in Louisville, Kentucky (of all places), featuring a lethal dose of female vocals soaring on Lucifer‘s wings, over sick rockin’ guitar riffs straight from the depths of hell. Taking their striking image from the 1960’s cult movie Black Sunday (aka The Mask of Satan), portraying executioners under the command of a witch, the band’s first album Mask Of The Devil did…

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