The Nearly Deads – Revenge Of The Nearly Deads

The Nearly Deads – Revenge Of The Nearly Deads

Artist: The Nearly Deads Album: Revenge Of The Nearly Deads Genre: Alternative / Hard Rock Label: The Nearly Deads Release Date: June 9, 2017 Review: If you’re into Halestorm, you’ve got to check out The Nearly Deads. Starting with the “Diamond in the Rough”, the band shows that they have what it takes to kick out the jams. It’s a great opening track with a lot of energy. Lead vocalist, T.J. has a great voice. It’s incredibly smooth,…

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Air Raid – Across The Line

Air Raid – Across The Line

Artist: Air Raid Album: Across The Line Genre: Metal Label: High Roller Records Release Date: September 29, 2017 Reviewed by: Bobby Caughron Review: Wow! this is my first experience with this band and these Sweden natives kick major ass! This is classic metal in all of it’s glory. If you like the classic style of Accept, Dio, Iron Maiden, etc. You need to add this to your collection. Across The Line kicks you in the face with…

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Coldspell – A New World Arise

Coldspell – A New World Arise

Artist: Coldspell Album: A New World Arise Genre: Metal Label: Escape Music Ltd Release Date: September 22, 2017 Reviewed by: Bobby Caughron Review: Wow! Just Wow! This is my first time listening to Coldspell. All I keep thinking, is how is it that this band is not on a major label? This is some of the best stuff that I’ve heard in quite a long time. Starting off with the energetic first track, Forevermore, this is pure melodic metal…

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Ektomorf: Warpath

Ektomorf: Warpath

Artist: Ektomorf Album: Warpath Genre: Metal Label: AFM Records Release Date: June 30, 2017 Review: Finally, we get a live performance of Ektomorf. I’ve been a fan for quite some time and really dig their sound. Although, I’ve never had the chance to actually see them perform live, this seems to be a great representation of what the band brings. If you get the deluxe edition with CD / DVD you get even more live goodness…

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The Grand Masquerade – MMXVI Review

The Grand Masquerade – MMXVI Review

Artist: The Grand Masquerade  Album: MMXVI  Genre: Melodic Hard Rock Label: Spinnup Release Date: August 2016 Reviewed by: Bobby Caughron Review: Wow! This five track debut EP by The Grand Masquerade is simply outstanding!  Hailing from Sweden, this four piece have created an incredible first outing. Starting out with the opening track “By My Side”, you’ll quickly understand that is a focused, professional band with the ability to craft some of the most catchy songs you’ll hear from…

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Wayward Sons, Ghosts Of Yet To Come – Album Review

Wayward Sons, Ghosts Of Yet To Come – Album Review

Artist: Wayward Sons Album: Ghosts Of Yet To Come Genre: Melodic Metal / Hard Rock Label: Frontiers Music srl. Release Date: September 15, 2017 Reviewed by: Madz Lenthal (http://denimandblether.blogspot.co.uk/) Review: More than 20 years after Little Angels disbanded, vocalist Toby Jepson is back with a bang. After writing and producing for the likes of Toseland and The Answer, as well as performing with GUN, Fastway and Dio Disciples since Little Angels called it a day,…

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Nasty – Realigion

Nasty – Realigion

Artist: Nasty Album: Realigion Genre: Hardcore / Metal Label: BDHW Records Release Date:  September 2017 Review: If brutality is what you crave, then look no further. You’ve found it with “Realigion” by Nasty. Like a jackhammer to the head, the band comes out swinging and never let up…not once, throughout the whole album.  Starting of with F.Y.W., yes, it stands for exactly what you’d think it does, you are bombarded with an artillery shell attack of brutal, Teutonic…

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Shadowside – Shades Of Humanity

Shadowside – Shades Of Humanity

Artist: Shadowside Album: Shades Of Humanity Genre: Metal Label: EMP Label Group Release Date: June 27, 2017 Review: I’m really impressed with the latest outing from Shadowside. This album sees the band proving once and for all that they are in the same league as bands like Arch Enemy, In This Moment and Battle Beast. Shades Of Humanity starts off strong with the album opener “The Fall”. Dani Nolden has a great voice. She’s able to hit the high…

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Lords Of Altamont – The Wild Sounds Of Altamont

Lords Of Altamont – The Wild Sounds Of Altamont

Artist: Lords Of Altamont Album: The Wild Sounds Of Altamont Genre: Rock / Garage Rock / Hard Rock Label: Heavy Psych Sounds Release Date: October 6, 2017 Reviewed by: Bobby Caughron Review: I first took notice of The Lords Of Altamont with their 2002 release “To Hell With The Lords Of Altamont”. I stumbled on them quite by accident and thought the name was cool. I remember wondering how many 20-somethings of the current generation knew about The…

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H.E.A.T. – Into The Great Unknown

H.E.A.T. – Into The Great Unknown

Artist: H.E.A.T. Album: Into The Great Unknown Genre: Hard Rock / Melodic Metal Label: EarMusic Release Date: September 17, 2017 Reviewed by: Madz Lenthal http://denimandblether.blogspot.co.uk/ Review: H.E.A.T fans have been getting a bit hot under the collar recently. Lead single, Time On Our Side split opinion with it’s contemporary sound, but do not fear, it sits at the heart of a tremendous record. The talented 5 piece have indeed experimented with more modern recording sounds, and in…

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