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ENUFF Z NUFF/BULLET BOYS CONCERT REVIEW

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80's rockers ENUFF Z NUFF and BULLET BOYS brought their brand of hard rocking hair metal to the vault @ the greasy Luck Pub in New Bedford, Mass. Saturday night.  Tearing through a raucous rock and roll set of new and old songs, ENUFF Z NUFF was clearly a band that loves what they do. They tore the stage apart in unbridled rock and roll ecstasy and included the hits, "Fly High Michelle", and "New Thing" back to back. 

Performing in a reformatted bank  (Thus, the name of the club), leads to some serious acoustical challenges. The sound quality for ENUFF Z NUFF was spot on. In simplest terms, and despite being an almost nostalgic era act, ENUZZ Z NUFF displayed an incredibly diverse range of musicianship. This is how rock and roll was made, raw and exciting. They deliver.


Next up was BULLET BOYS, an 80's hard rock powerhouse that delivered a slew of hits, like "Smooth Up InYa", and "For the Love Of Money" While the trappings of MTV f…

ODEUM DEUS 2 song review

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Kobra And The Lotus Concert Review/Club Alchemy, Providence Rhode Island

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 It has certainly been awhile since I attended a hometown concert. But when I heard that the mighty Kobra And The Lotus was coming to a local venue I had to be there. The club is called ALCHEMY, located where another club called Jerkys used to be. Jerkys was a pickup bar that was as diverse in  attendees as you can imagine. Below Jerkys was a club called Hell, where on Sundays you could watch people being whipped on a spinning wheel....but I digress.
     Club ALCHEMY has created a  cool, vintage, rock club atmosphere. Very clean and dark. Pool table..classic video games. The layout reminded me of the old LIVING ROOM,( another Providence landmark club from a by gone era.) I grabbed a drink and watched the other bands in anticipation of finally seeing KATL live. 




 First band to take the stage was GRANNY 4 BARREL. Yes the lead singer has a granny persona complete with giant sewing needles in the white hair, and a rocking chair onstage. The band features an electric violinist who tore in…

SENSE OF FEAR---AS THE AGES PASSING BY

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SENSE OF FEAR is a classic heavy metal band that defines the meaning of the term "Heavy Metal". The album, "AS THE AGES PASSING BY", represents a text book delivery of perfect Molten Metal!. This is the way bands should sound. Raw, loud, un relentless and primed to take over the world.  Hailing from Greece, SOF do have an early heavy metal influence. Bands like, ICED EARTH, METAL CHURCH, and early MEGADETH come to mind as this album just tears into you. Heavy metal galloping at full speed like a runaway freight train. This is best played loud as hell.
     Check out "Slaughter Of Innocence", "Angel Of Steel", and the incredible guitar theatrics of "Black Hole". All in all this is one hell of a good record, chock full of every possible heavy metal standard you can raise your fist to. Enjoy this album. This band is poised to become unstoppable.

9/10 Wolf Howls
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LORDS OF BLACK---ICONS OF THE NEW DAYS

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LORDS OF BLACK
ICONS OF THE NEW DAYS
 Frontiers Records
Heavy Metal/Hard rock
release date may 11th
www.lordsofblack.com/



LORDS OF BLACK are a force to be reckoned with. The incredible dio-esque articulation of vocalist Ronnie Romero cannot be understated. His sonic prowess is perfectly captured on their latest offering, ICONS OF THE NEW DAYS. This album grabs you by the throat and doesn't let go. From start to finish every song is a master class in audio brilliance. Hard rock and metal intertwine around Romero's powerhouse voice and the shredding mastery of guitarist Tony Hernando. Songs like "World Gone Mad", "When A Hero Falls", and "The Edge Of Darkness", are highlights from this incredibly rich sounding release.
This is a must have for any fan of hard rock/heavy metal!

9/10 Wolf Howls

PRAYING MANTIS---GRAVITY

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MILLENNIAL REIGN-----THE GREAT DIVIDE

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Recently U.S. based power metal has seen a  resurgence. And while the genre is by no means dominating the airwaves, bands like MILLENIAL REIGN are contenders to change all of that. This band has some definite QUEENSRYCHE, and METAL CHURCH influences. From the opening Epic sound scape of "The Genesis" to the keyboard infused sonic tapestry of the closing title track, "The Great Divide" this is one album you cannot afford not to have in your collection. Monumental tracks to metal days gone by with a definite look to the future. MILLENNIAL REIGN are on track to become members of an elite power metal hierarchy. A new metal dawn is beginning and this band is at the forefront of that movement.

9/10 Wolf Howls


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Travis Wills  - Vocals
Dave Harvey - Guitars
Steve Nichols - Drums
Neil Bertrand - Bass

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VEGA --- ONLY HUMAN

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Another hard rock gem from the unrelenting Frontiers records label. This time it is VEGA, a Melodic hard rock band hailing from the UK. "Only Human" is the bands 5th studio album. The most immediate impression is that VEGA is hands down one of the best sounding bands I've heard so far this year. Melodic hard rock, with a dash of modern aor, mixed with radio friendly vocals. This band, VEGA, is the best of all possible hard rock worlds. At times the vocals remind a little bit of the late great Ronnie James Dio.(Yes he's that good).Guitar shredding abounds but contained within a tasteful melodic approach. Check out the lead on "Mess You Made." This album rocks from start top finish. I can hear some serious DEF LEPPARD and maybe even a BON JOVI influence.Especially on "come Back Again". and " Standing Still"

9/10 Wolf Howls





 Vega---Only Human
available May 11th On Frontiers Records.



Nick Workman: Lead vocals, backing vocals, acoustic …

Marita- Bloodlust review

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An interview with FAIRIES DEATH WALTZ

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An interview with FAIRIES DEATH WALTZ Operatic Gothic Metal
Give us a brief history of the band.    After far too much coffee and YouTube, Jeff decided to combine two of his favorite musical styles, Opera and Metal. In the spring of 2017, he was joined by Mary, and the duo with the aid of temporary members proceeded to play and record "In the Mourning". Upon finding Tony and Nolan, the permanent lineup was completed in October 2017.

Describe your live show    Loud, different, theatrical. Our fans know that Mary may be tied up at one point in the show, or even fully suspended by ropes, or may be harassing and whipping the audience.
The writing process of "In the Mourning"    The songs, with the exception of "Your Ophelia", were written by Jeff during the fall of 2016. Generally, he composes as a whole, meaning the rhythms and melody are created at the same moment, usually scratched out in sheet music, with the words coming after. "Your Ophelia" is …

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