Video: Judas Priest – “Lightning Strike” From Firepower, out March 9 on Sony Music. The thing about being a Judas Priest fan is that it is not based on rationality. Unless, of course, you think sitting in a dark basement room with your favorite bottle listening to “Better By You, Better Than Me” is reasonable. … Continue reading New Judas Priest video: Lightning Strike
Christian Mistress – Possession (Relapse) If memory serves, Girlschool was the only band of The New Wave of British Heavy Metal that featured women in the line-up. I bring this up because you cannot get away from the fact that Olympia, Washington’s Christian Mistress conjures up the exact kind of feel that is reserved for … Continue reading Christian Mistress – Possession
Testament – Dark Roots Of Earth (Nuclear Blast) To be honest, I would rather see Testament included in the “Big 4” line-up than Anthrax. The lineage is there and, most importantly, the band has parlayed its third decade into an example that even headliners Metallica should have considered well before the submission that was Death … Continue reading Testament – Dark Roots Of Earth
Saint Vitus – Lillie: F-65 (Season of Mist) The running joke with Saint Vitus’ 1986 record Born Too Late was that it confirmed what everyone already knew about the band. It’s like someone stumbled across a lost tribe of the Sons of Silence motorcycle club where downers was part of their food pyramid and the … Continue reading Saint Vitus – Lillie F-65
Last seen outside of Harpo’s in Detroit…
Laugh all you like, the dude has more views than you.
The Oakland metal band creates its first truly great album.
Almost 30 years on, Slayer is still punishing with brutality.
Austin metal alternating between hardcore shredding and sludgy nodding.
How many of us have been there? YouTube: Rockin’ Out Baby