Album Review : The Sawed Offs “Punk Rock! The Way It Was!”

Artist: The Sawed Offs Album: Punk Rock! The Way It Was! By: Max Volume Let’s just agree the album is a brilliant effort put forward by The Sawed Offs. Starting with the CD cover that appears to be hand-drawn by a 3rd-grade student related to Read More …

Album Review : Last Bullet “80 – 69 – 64 “

Artist: Last Bullet Album: 80 – 69 – 64 By: Dude Diablo If you believe the music moguls of the world, the only music that anyone with a pair for working ears listens to is their label’s crap. Yup, crap which comes nicely packaged like Read More …

Album Review : Raw Silk “The Borders of Light”

Band: Raw Silk Album: The Borders of Light By: M.Loop A very well produced album that incorporates various styles: hard rock, pop rock, art rock and progressive rock. The musicianship by Chris Dando on vocals and keyboards, Daryl Gardner on rhythm guitar, Kostas Kyriakidis on Read More …

Album Review : Brad Curtis & The Some X 6 Band “Like A Sonic Gypsy”

Artist: Brad Curtis & The Some X 6 Band Album: Like A Sonic Gypsy By: Dude Diablo Last evening. After a slim supper of low salt potato chips and ice cold beer, I moseyed (mozied – this spelling makes more sense to me so I’m Read More …

Album Review : Niviane “The Druid King”

Band: Niviane Album: The Druid King By: M.Loop I was listening to the cool heavy metal intro to album “The Druid King” by Niviane, enjoying the opening measures of the song “The Beserker” when, all of a sudden I heard the most devastating animal howl Read More …

Album Review : Jay Clark Band “Cocked & Loaded”

Band: Jay Clark Band Album : Cocked & Loaded By: Dude Diablo Sssssshhhhh!!! Its Sunday & time to wake up the town. Just click onto Get Wild by the Jay Clark Band, crank it & that’ll get that job done. Sure, you might get evicted Read More …

Album Review : Baleful Creed “Seismic Shifter”

Band: Baleful Creed Album: Seismic Shifter By: Dude Diablo There’s nothin’ better than waking up with a razor edge to take on the day. In fact, I like being hit in the face with a thunder burning steamroller to get ‘er going. Let’s face it, Read More …

Album Review : Walpyrgus “Walpyrgus Nights”

Band: Walpyrgus Album: Walpyrgus Nights By: M.Loop A conglomerate of veteran Heavy Metal musicians joined together in North Carolina under the moniker of WALPYRGUS, this experienced six piece band knows how to rock hard. They sound stadium ready and feature an array of tunes that Read More …

Album Review : Woodhawk “Beyond The Sun”

Band: Woodhawk Album: Beyond The Sun By: Dude Diablo Screamin’ outta the Canadian Rockies hell bent for leather, they rip through the foothills with guns blazing & land on the plains to claim what is rightfully theirs…………. all that is before them. They call themselves Read More …

Album Review : Achiote “Loneliness Of Endless Days”

Band: Achiote Album: Loneliness Of Endless Days By: M. Loop Excellent dynamics and extreme creativity are everywhere on “Loneliness Of Endless Days” by Finnish metal band Achiote. I really enjoyed this album. I read on line that the band had a lot internal turmoil during Read More …

Album Review : My Own Ghost “Life On Standby”

Album Review : My Own Ghost “Life On Standby” Band: My Own Ghost Album: Life On Standby By: Dude Diablo Would you give up your own ghost for the luxury of ’10 Weeks of Summer’ right now? I don’t know where you’re hangin’ your hat Read More …

Album Review : Seven Hard Years “Stories We Tell”

Band: Seven Hard Years Album: Stories We Tell By: M. Loop Check all the boxes: 1. Great high pitched vocals with tremendous technique. 2. Hook after hook choruses with big harmonies. 3. Fiery guitar solos. 4. Thunder god rhythm section. 5. Dynamics to suck you Read More …

Album Review : ART “Planet Zero”

Album Review : ART “Planet Zero” Band: ART Album: Planet Zero By: Dude Diablo We all have to start thinking big picture just like ART does. I’m not talking global here, I’m talking universally intergalactic. Listening to their music is like hearing lightyears beyond skyscrapers. Read More …

Album Review : Skyline “Nowhere Here”

Band: Skyline Album: Nowhere Here By: M. Loop Italian independent rock band Skyline has talent to burn. Wonderful vocals by Edoardo Pacchiotti and a rock solid rhythm section nails down the powerful tunes on “Nowhere Here”. Reminiscent of Filter and Puddle Of Mudd, Skyline combines Read More …

Album Review : The Empty Hearts “The Empty Hearts”

Band: The Empty Hearts Album: The Empty Hearts By: Dude Diablo There is a lot to be said for going it alone but lets face it James Dean: no man, woman or beast is a bloody island. Sure, you can build a house of cards Read More …