"Return to Port Royal: Definitive Edition" is a freshly re-recorded and updated version of Blazon Stone's first album, originally released in 2013.
"Metal Strikes Back: Definitive Edition" is an updated, newly re-recorded version of the 2nd album from Swedish speed metallers Rocka Rollas.
"Shadows of the Past" is a 2CD retrospective from French heavy metal band Last Prophecy.
Sylent Storm is a traditional metal band from Oregon, USA, whose debut album "The Fire Never Dies" was released in November 2020 on Stormspell Records.
AC/DC's seventeenth studio album, POWER UP, was released in November 2020.
Deliverance's fourth album, "Stay of Execution," was released in 1992. It marked the beginning of their move away from thrash metal into more experimental territory.
LeadBreaker is a Swedish heavy metal band whose self titled debut album was released by Stormspell Records in September 2020.
"Scepter of Domination" is the debut full length album by power metallers Dragonrider, released in 2020 by Stormspell Records.
"Psychodelic" is the full length debut album by Rich Kid Express, a retro flavored hard rock band from North Carolina.
"Metal City" is the fourteenth studio album by NWOBHM legends RAVEN, released in 2020.
1987's "Pleasures of the Flesh" was the second studio album by Bay Area thrash metal pioneers Exodus, introducing new front man Steve "Zetro" Sousa.
1988's "Ram It Down" seems to have been forgotten by all but the most diehard Judas Priest fans.
Savatage's second major label release, 1986's "Fight for the Rock," was an ill-advised commercial disaster that almost destroyed the band.
"Born To Fly" is the first new studio album from San Francisco glam rockers Jetboy since 1990.
"Even The Devil Believes" is the 13th studio album from Christian rock stalwarts Stryper, released in 2020.
Judas Priest's "Demolition," released in 2001, was the second (and final) studio album to feature replacement vocalist Tim "Ripper" Owens.
"Friday The 13th: Vengeance" is an unofficial "fan film" that takes place after the events of 1986's "Friday The 13th Part VI: Jason Lives."
German thrash metallers TANKARD celebrated their 25th anniversary in 2007 with "Best Case Scenario: 25 Years In Beers," a compilation of their greatest hits.
"Behind Enemy Lines" was the first (and only) studio album by the Christian heavy metal band Recon, released in 1990.
Classic metal stalwarts Metal Church released "From The Vault," a collection of rare and unreleased tracks, in 2020.
In 2013, former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted struck out on his own with "Heavy Metal Music," the lone full length album from his solo band Newsted.
"Choice of Weapon" is the 9th studio album by UK rock legends The Cult, released in 2012.
"Coup d'Etat" was the third album (and major label debut) by The Plasmatics, the punk/metal audio terrorists led by warrior woman Wendy O. Williams.
Wicked Smile is an Australian hard rock band featuring former members of Pegazus and Black Majesty. Their debut EP "Delirium" was released in July 2020.
Kix's second studio album, "Cool Kids," was released in 1983.
Detroit rockers Artificial Agent's fourth studio album, "Death Ray," was released in 2020.
Rich Kid Express is a retro-flavored hard rock band whose debut EP, "Bubblegum Radio" was released in 2020.
The Midnight Devils is an '80s style sleaze glam rock band from Omaha, Nebraska. Their debut album, "Something Bigger," was released in 2018.
The four films that make up "The Substitute" action-movie franchise are a mixed bag of readin', writin', and roundhouse kickin'.
Refuge is a side project of the long running German power metal band Rage.
On 2004's "Probot" album, Dave Grohl of Nirvana and Foo Fighters fame collaborated with a dozen of his favorite '80s thrash, hardcore and crossover musicians to create an old school metal monster!
2019's "Rust" is the fifth studio release by Swedish sleaze metal merchants Crashdïet, and the first to feature new vocalist Gabriel Keyes.
More than three decades after they were released, the debut albums by the "Big 4" of thrash metal—Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth, and Anthrax—continue to resonate with metal fans.
This 1992 compilation album of the hair-metal queen's greatest hits is the only Lita Ford CD you'll ever need.
Ilium is a melodic power metal band from Australia whose eighth studio album, "Carcinogeist," was released in 2020.
The Coronavirus Lockdown shows no signs of slowing down yet, so here are ten more hard rock and heavy metal songs to add to your Virus and Disease related playlists.
On 1997's "Return to Paradise" album, the reunited Styx blazes through a live set of their greatest hits, and adds three new studio tracks.
"Dark Awakening" is the fourth studio album by Shadowkiller, a traditional metal band from Sacramento, California.
Forgotten Legacy was a Pennsylvania based heavy metal band. Their 2009 EP "The Oracle" was reissued with bonus tracks in 2020 by Stormspell Records.
To get you ready for the COVID-19 Coronavirus, here are ten heavy metal songs about viruses and disease to listen to while you're in quarantine.
Former Judas Priest frontman Rob Halford gave the late '90s aggro-industrial rock thing a try with a new band called "Two." Their lone album, "Voyeurs," was released in 1998.
The 1990s were a rough decade for Heavy Metal, but Motörhead didn't notice or care.
On 1980's "End of the Century," the punk mainstays of the Ramones tried to invade mainstream rock, with the help of legendary record producer Phil Spector. It didn't end well.
"One Live Night" is a 1995 live album by the recently-reunited Dokken, playing a mostly "unplugged" set.
Recorded in 1975, "On Parole" was supposed to be Motörhead's debut album, but it wasn't released till four years later.
1990 was a pretty good year for hard rock and heavy metal. Here are just some of the albums that are celebrating their 30th anniversary in 2020.
"Theatre of Pain" was Mötley Crüe's third studio album, released in 1985.
"Sgt. Hetfield's Motorbreath Pub Band" is the debut album from metal mash-up maestros Beatallica, released in 2007.
"Queen of the Hill" is the second full length release from Kairos, a traditional heavy metal band from Gothenburg, Sweden.
"Haunted Symphony" is the debut EP by Timeless Haunt, a spooky theatrical metal band from the Eastern U.S.
On 1997's "Shadowlife," '80s rockers Dokken tried adapting to the '90s rock sound. It didn't go over well at the time, but how does it sound years later?
Haunted by Silhouettes is a melodic death metal band from Trondheim, Norway, whose second full-length album, "The Last Day on Earth," was released in October of 2019.
Crow's Flight is a melodic power metal band from Finland who released their second full-length album, "The Storm," in October of 2019.
"Dead Winter Dead," released in 1995, was Savatage's ninth studio album and second Rock Opera. It's best known for the track "Christmas Eve (Sarajevo 12/24)," which inspired the massively popular Trans-Siberian Orchestra project.
"From the Underground and Below" was Overkill's ninth studio album, released in 1997.
Released in 1991, "Streets" was Savatage's sixth studio album and their first foray into the rock opera genre.
"Beyond Magnetic" is a 4-track EP by Metallica, released in 2011. The songs were leftovers from the "Death Magnetic" album sessions in 2008.
"Animal Boy" was the Ramones' ninth studio album, released in 1986.
"Walk Among Us" is the debut studio album by New Jersey's legendary Misfits, released in 1982.
"Van Halen III," released in 1998, is the lone VH album to feature Gary Cherone of Extreme on lead vocals.
"Halfway to Sanity" was the Ramones' tenth studio album, released in 1987.
I never gave the Sammy Hagar era of Van Halen a chance when it was current, but I warmed up to it decades later. Better late than never, right?
Queensrÿche's "The Verdict" was released in March 2019. It's the progressive metal legends' third studio album with frontman Todd La Torre.
In this unintentionally hilarious Christian ministry tape from 1987, anti-rock evangelists Dan & Steve Peters find out if Stryper are really rockin' for the Rock, or if they're working undercover for Satan.
"Obsessions" was the fourth studio album by the Chicago-based Christian metal band Sacred Warrior. Originally released in 1991, it was reissued in 2019 by Retroactive Records.
Italian schlock kingpin Bruno Mattei's "Shocking Dark," aka "Terminator 2" (yes, really) is an awesomely awful spaghetti remix of two of James Cameron's greatest works.
Originally scheduled for a 1996 release, KISS' grunge-flavored "Carnival of Souls: The Final Sessions" album was shelved in favor of a reunion of the original band.
"Overload: A Tribute to Metallica" is a compilation album released in 1998 by Dwell Records, featuring a selection of underground metal bands covering the best of Metallica.
Another selection of weird, creepy, and just plain WTF album covers rescued from the thrift shop LP bin.
Warrior Path is a heavy metal band from Greece, whose self-titled debut album was released by Stormspell Records in 2019.
Swedish Pirate Metal act Blazon Stone has released their latest album, "Hymns of Triumph and Death," through Stormspell Records.
"Constellation" is the posthumous debut from Starlight, a now-defunct Swedish speed metal band inspired by early Helloween.
99 Crimes is a new three piece hard rock band fronted by guitarist/vocalist Paul Lidel of Dirty Looks and Dangerous Toys fame.
British symphonic power metallers GRIMGOTTS are back with their second full length release, "Dragons of the Ages," on Stormspell Records.
In November 1992, Ronnie James Dio split from Black Sabbath just before two gigs opening for Ozzy Osbourne. Who could fill Dio's shoes and save the day? None other than the Metal God, Rob Halford of Judas Priest fame!
The vinyl LP bin at your local thrift store is a great place to find weird, forgotten records from days gone by. Take a look at what I scrounged up during a recent expedition.
In "Class of 1999," students at a gang-infested high school battle a trio of new "teachers" who are actually military robots with lethal intentions. It's "The Terminator" meets "The Blackboard Jungle!"
"Istor" is the debut album from Ty Morn, a symphonic power metal project from the United Kingdom.
"The Last Shark," aka "Great White," is a 1981 "Jaws" knock-off from Italy that was sued out of U.S. theaters in 1982.
The first volume of the "Metal Massacre" compilation album series featured recordings by rookie metal acts like Malice, Black 'N Blue, and an unknown band called Metallica. (Whatever happened to them, anyway?)
"Until the Light Takes Us" is an engrossing documentary about the wave of Black Metal related crimes that swept through Norway in the early 1990s.
The late Luke Perry stars opposite Martin Sheen in this made-for-TV disaster movie about top secret weather-control technology gone wrong.
Overkill's 19th studio album, "The Wings of War," was released in February of 2019
Metal Church's twelfth studio album, "Damned If You Do," was released in December of 2018.
In 1983's "Frightmare" (aka "The Horror Star"), a group of horror film fans steal the corpse of their favorite old time scary movie actor. Hilarity does not ensue.
"Concrete and Terror" is the debut album from Peacemaker, a new heavy metal band featuring vocalist Ronny Munroe (ex-Metal Church) and members of Tango Down, House of Lords, and Obsession.
Raven's latest live recording, "Screaming Murder Death From Above: Live in Aalborg" was taped in Denmark in 2017. It's the NWOBHM legends' first release with new drummer Mike Heller
1984's "Animalize" was the second album of KISS' "non-makeup" era, and their first - and last - album to feature guitarist Mark St. John.
Iron Maiden vocalist Bruce Dickinson's fourth solo disc, "Accident Of Birth," is still the man's finest work outside of Iron Maiden and one of the best metal discs of the '90s.
Warrior Soul's fourth album, "Chill Pill," was the sound of a once-promising band coming apart at the seams.
Legendary metal screamer Rob Halford of Judas Priest fame threw his fans a curve ball in 2009 when he released a surprisingly effective Christmas album.
Stuck Backwards is a Virginia-based hardcore/thrash/punk/metal band whose second album, "Fear of a Prison Planet," was released in August 2017. Fans of GWAR, Municipal Waste, and the Dead Kennedys will appreciate these guys.
"Cross Purposes," released in 1994, was Black Sabbath's fourth album with lead vocalist Tony Martin.
1989's "Headless Cross" was the strongest Black Sabbath album in a number of years, but unfortunately for the band, few were listening.
Hunting the Hidden is a melodic death metal band from Trondheim, Norway, who have just released their second album, entitled "Aphelion."
Fronted by the legendary King Diamond, Denmark's Mercyful Fate combined haunting melodies and occult-themed lyrics to create an addictive blend of devilish metal that still has no equal.
California's SADUS represented the ultimate in extreme and technical Thrash Metal in the late 1980s.
At the height of the late '80s thrash metal craze, Arizona's ATROPHY released two albums that still have a cult following to this day. Mosh it up!
Dokken's "Erase the Slate" was the band's first studio album without guitar wizard George Lynch and was considered a return-to-form after the disastrous "Shadowlife."
"Hangman's Revelations" is the fifth full length album by the Finnish melodic power metal band Masquerage, released by Stormspell Records in 2018.
"Live in Overhausen" is the latest live release from thrash metal legends OVERKILL. The band performed two of their most pivotal albums—"Feel The Fire" and "Horrorscope"—live in their entirety at a very special show in Germany in 2016.
In 1988 the avant-garde black/thrash metal band Celtic Frost released "Cold Lake" - a bizarre attempt to jump on the glam-metal band wagon. The band probably wishes this one would stay forgotten!
Released in 1986, "Master of the Metal" was the second album by Messiah Prophet, a Pennsylvania based Christian heavy metal band.
"Eternal Soldier" is the fourth full length release from science-fiction obsessed power metallers, Ancient Empire.
"Visions" is the debut album by Carriage, a Virginia-based traditional heavy metal band inspired by Mercyful Fate, King Diamond, Savatage, Judas Priest, and Black Sabbath.
As more and more people dump their CD collections in favor of vinyl or streaming, thrift stores have become the best place to CD fanatics to bulk up their stash!
The used-record bin at your local thrift shop can provide an endless cavalcade of unintentional comedy. Gaze in horror at these vinyl atrocities from days gone by!
In the fourth "Prom Night" installment, a quartet of post-prom partying teens get a visit from a psychotic priest intent on teaching them the error of their sinful ways. Hilarity does not ensue.
In the seventh "Friday" installment, Jason Voorhees faces off against a troubled girl with psycho-kinetic powers. Has the hockey masked maniac finally met his match?
Stygian Oath is a traditional heavy metal band from Thessaloniki, Greece that has just released their debut six-song EP through Stormspell Records.
STRYPER's 13th studio album, entitled "Even The Devil Believes," was released in 2020. In honor of their 30+ years of rockin' for the Rock, here are 25 fascinating facts about these Christian metal pioneers.
Siren is a cult 1980s heavy metal band from Florida. Their new release "Up From the Depths" is a 2-disc collection of vintage album cuts, demo & unreleased tracks and four new songs.
"Unforeseen Consequences" is the first full length album from Bulgarian thrash metal band Terravore.
"Time Is Death" is the second full length album from Lucifer's Hammer, a traditional heavy metal band from Chile.
1999's "Helldorado" was seen as a comeback album for shock rockers W.A.S.P., fronted by the legendary Blackie Lawless. How does it hold up 20 years later?
Spellwitch hails from Finland and they play classy, melodic '80s style metal in the vein of Dio, King Diamond and early Savatage
"A Message From the Past" is the debut album by Runelord, a power metal project featuring members of Rocka Rollas, Blazon Stone, and The Outer Limits
"Celtic Kings" is the fifth and final, long-awaited, album by Cederick Forsberg and his merry band of Swedish power/speed metal barbarians.
The debut album by prog-rock "Supergroup" Asia was an instant success in 1982. The band featured members of Yes, King Crimson, the Buggles, and ELP.
Lemmy and company may be gone, but Motörhead's bad-ass musical legacy lives on. Here are 25 facts about the loudest band in the world.
A decade after his peak as a blaxploitation bad-ass, NFL star turned action hero Fred Williamson was trapped in cheap Italian cop movies like the "Black Cobra" series.
Before Body Count and Living Colour, there was Black Death, the first all-black heavy metal band. Their 1984 album is an over-the-top cult classic of indie metal mayhem. Bang Thy Head!
"Seeking the Heavens" is the debut EP from Skyward, a new melodic power metal band from the U.K.
"Demonicon" is the latest full length release from HAIDUK, a one man black/death metal project from Canada.
"Revelation Highway" is the first new studio album from '80s rockers Babylon A.D. in more than fifteen years.
In "Predator 2," the alien big-game hunter has his sights set on the urban jungle of Los Angeles, where he tangles with drug cartels, the U.S. government, and tough cop Danny Glover.
The British heavy metal band Slander has just released "Resolution Defiance," their first new studio album in more than 25 years, on Stormspell Records.
"Lions of the Sea" is the first full length release from Grimgotts, a fantasy-themed symphonic power metal band from the United Kingdom.
Often referred to as "Christian Rock's answer to AC/DC," X-Sinner's debut album still sounds great more than 25 years after its original release.
"The Tower" is the third full-length album from the science-fiction themed American heavy metal band, Ancient Empire.
Stormspell Records presents "The End of All Ends," a collection of long-lost tracks by the cult Swedish power/thrash metal band Detest.
"Gods of Terror" is the debut album from Sweden's newest traditional-metal warriors, Raging Fate.
The Outer Limits, a thrash metal band from Bulgaria, just released their second album "Apocalypto" on Stormspell Records.
The debut album from Finland's Nighstryke, "Power Shall Prevail," is aimed at fans of NWOBHM and classic '80s power/speed metal.
"Goddess of Flame" is the debut full-length album from Volcana, a heavy stoner/doom metal band featuring members of Vindicator, Warbringer, and Seven Witches.
1985's "Hard Rock Zombies" is one of those "so bad it's good" movies that defies description -- you just have to see for yourself.
No-budget horror maven Andy Milligan takes on the haunted-house genre in 1984's "Carnage" - which currently holds the coveted title of Worst Movie I Have Ever Seen.
It took ten years to escape from Development Hell, but 2003 saw Freddy Krueger of "Nightmare On Elm Street" finally go toe-to-toe with Jason Voorhees of "Friday the 13th" fame. Horror fans rejoiced!
Many horror film aficionados consider 1977's "Suspiria" to be Italian terror titan Dario Argento's finest work. How does this groundbreaking film hold up 40 years later?
"Lost Between Dimensions" is the debut release from Swedish symphonic power metallers Palantir.
"Chronicles" is the latest release from Numenor, a symphonic black/power metal band from Serbia.
Yuri Fulone is a one-man power metal project from Brazil. "Your Kingdom Will Fall" is his second full length album release.
"Twisting the Blade" is the second album by Stereo Nasty, a traditional heavy metal band from Kildare, Ireland.
"Slaves of Fate" is the new album from Fire Strike, a female fronted "true metal" band from Brazil.
The pirate metal horde returns! "Down in the Dark" is the fourth full length release from Swedish power metal masters Blazon Stone.
"Blood Tide" is a mostly awful monster flick set in the sunny Mediterranean, starring Martin Kove, James Earl Jones, and Lydia Cornell.
Winters Bane's "Heart of a Killer" is best remembered as the debut recording by Tim Owens - later known as "Ripper" when he replaced Rob Halford in Judas Priest.
A "Dollar Store DVD" review of "Abraxas: Guardian Of The Universe" starring Jesse "The Body" Ventura and "Laser Mission" starring the late Brandon Lee.
The Serbian female fronted epic power metal band Claymorean returns with their second full-length release, "Sounds From a Dying World," on Stormspell Records.
Enter the Night is the third release from the melodic power metal project Cloven Altar, featuring Cederick "Ced" Forsberg (Rocka Rollas) and Dustin Altar.
Sir Roger Moore played Ian Fleming's secret agent James Bond in seven films between 1973 and 1985. In honor of his passing, a long time fan reviews the man's 007 appearances.
"Santa Claus Conquers The Martians" has to be seen by all bad movie aficionados at least once.
In the 10th "Friday The 13th" installment, the unstoppable Jason Voorhees jumps four and a half centuries into the future to kill horny teens aboard a space station. Um... what?
Mini reviews of "Creature" and "Slipstream," two cheap sci-fi movies from a dollar store double feature DVD.
"Starcrash" (1978) is a so-bad-it's-cool low budget "Star Wars" wanna-be from Italy, starring Caroline Munro as space-faring mega-babe Stella Star, who saves the universe from the evil Zarth Arn.
The legendary Wolverine made his first full appearance in Incredible Hulk #181 in 1974. It's a Holy Grail book for comic collectors and many years ago I foolishly let one slip through my fingers!
KISS' 1998 album "Psycho Circus" was the first new studio album in almost twenty years by the reunited original band... but did it live up to the hype?
Rob Halford abruptly left Judas Priest in the early 1990s and formed a new, grittier heavy metal band called Fight.
"War of the Roses" is the third full length album by power metal band Blazon Stone, released on Stormspell Records in November 2016.
Here's another batch of creepy cult classics that you can watch for free on YouTube!
YouTube is a treasure trove of forgotten low budget action/adventure movies. If you need a retro butt kickin' movie fix, here are ten suggestions.
YouTube is a treasure trove of full length forgotten and obscure horror films. Here are ten suggestions for your Halloween season viewing
In July 2016, Hastings Entertainment announced that all 128 of their music/video/book superstores were closing - a victim of changing trends in the way Americans consume media.
Crystal Pepsi was a massive failure when it was introduced in 1993, but its cult following celebrated its return—for a limited time, of course—in 2018.
Faith No More's genre-bending hard rock classic "The Real Thing" was originally released in 1989 and was reissued as a deluxe 2-CD set in 2015.
Reviewing my latest haul of CDs from Stormspell Records, the tiny-but-true indie heavy metal label.
I celebrated Record Store Day 2016 by purchasing five recent titles from Stormspell Records - a tiny but true independent metal label dedicated to keeping the spirit of '80s metal alive!
I hadn't seen this Z-grade Spanish "Raiders of the Lost Ark" wanna-be since I was in junior high... aaaaand yep, it's just as bad as I remembered!!
I continue my investigation of mid 1960s "Eurospy" films -the low budget knockoffs made to cash in on the then-current James Bond craze.
Part 2 of my investigation into the wild world of "Eurospy" movies - cheap, low budget secret agent flicks made in the '60s to capitalize on the James Bond craze.
During the James Bond craze of the mid 1960s, European B-Movie studios cashed in with dozens of knockoff spy flicks. Today these mostly forgotten films are referred to as "Eurospy" movies.
1993's "Cyborg 2" (aka "Cyborg 2: Glass Shadow") is a direct to video sequel that probably would've been long forgotten by now if not for its star: a young, then-unknown Angelina Jolie
Members of Motley Crue, Dokken, Def Leppard, Iron Maiden, Megadeth and more came together to pay respects to shock rock icon Alice Cooper on this entertaining 1999 tribute album.
HANDS OF STEEL - aka ATOMIC CYBORG - is a low budget "Terminator" knock-off from Italy that even shoe horns in some ultra macho arm wrestling (?) action.
Cannon's "Ninja Trilogy" comes to a close with this bizarre saga in which a young aerobics instructor is possessed by the demonic spirit of an evil Ninja!
In 1986's "Breeders," an alien stalks and violates virginal young women in New York City in order to spawn the next generation of his race.
On their second album with new front man Todd LaTorre, Queensrÿche sounds more confident and focused than they have in a very long time.
Annabelle's not the only creepy killer girl doll in Hollywood. Witness 1991's Dolly Dearest, in which a family is terrorized by a malevolent spirit in the form of the daughter's favorite doll.
In the 1985 cult classic "Demons", a mysterious evil jumps out of the screen during a horror film showing and possesses the audience. Hilarity ensues.
The four members of KISS took a massive gamble when they all released solo albums on the same day in September 1978. Instead of platinum success, it was the beginning of the end for the original band.
Ruh-roh, Raggy! The Mystery Machine gang comes to the aid of the Hottest Band in the World in this all new animated feature film.
On Whitesnake's new CD, The Purple Album, vocalist David Coverdale puts a 21st century spin on some classic cuts by his first band, the legendary Deep Purple.
In 1992, I performed my first - and only - stage dive at a Scatterbrain concert in New York City. Hilarity ensued.
These Swedish sleaze merchants morphed from a generic glam-to-the-max band into a high tech, industrial-rock combo over the course of their three studio albums.
This "Original Album Classics" release features three vintage albums by the Swiss hard rock act KROKUS, reissued in nifty little LP style sleeves
The cross-dressing heavy metal legends have hung up their makeup bags for good. The author, a longtime "SMF," looks back at 40 years of metal, mascara and mayhem.
James Bond fans had two 007 movies to choose from in 1983 - Roger Moore's "Octopussy" and Sean Connery's "Never Say Never Again," which was made by a rival studio after a long legal battle.
2003's "St. Anger" is considered to be Metallica's worst album. In 2015, two fans recorded their own version of the disc (with better production) in hopes that people might give it another try.
Warrant sensed change in the air as the Grunge Decade began, so they tried to toughen up their sound with 1992's "Dog Eat Dog" album. Was the experiment successful?
Staten Island, New York's KILLEN released an album in 1987 and a demo in 1989... and then they disappeared. Their debut album was reissued by Cult Metal Classics in 2015.
Die Happy was a short-lived Christian heavy metal band that rose from the ashes of the notorious Vengeance Rising. Their three-album discography still sounds pretty good today.
I saw Overkill for the first time in 20 years at Starland Ballroom in Sayreville, New Jersey on Sept. 27, 2014 ... and it was a most excellent thrashin' trip down Metal Memory Lane!
More than 30 years ago, I came close to participating in the National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C... but my skills betrayed me at the worst possible time.
The author, a middle aged fat guy, attempts to get on the track to fitness, aided by the handy dandy RUNKEEPER app for his Android phone.
A long time fan examines all four of the Philadelphia-based "hair metal" band's studio albums.
The Disc Genie, a supposedly award-winning "AS SEEN ON TV" product, promises that it can repair "Up to 100 Game Discs, DVDs, and CDs." But does the Disc Genie actually work? Let's find out!
I'm usually not very picky when it comes to beer, but after trying the abomination known as BOXER, I felt it was my duty to warn fellow beer drinkers about this noxious brew.
Record stores may be a dying breed, but thankfully music collecting addicts can still get their fix at their local thrift stores!
"Killers" was KISS' second "greatest hits" compilation, and was only released outside of the U.S. It is noteworthy because it featured four "new" songs.
Beau Nasty was a "one and done" hair metal band whose lone album, 1989's "Dirty, But Well Dressed," is not only a decent listen, but a sought-after collectible too.