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Ten-Heresy And Creed (Frontiers)

 

TEN Heresy And Creed

This is the new album of Ten, which is a hard rock band from the U.K. Their style could be described as melodic hard rock with many pompous elements. The band was created back in 1995 by vocalist Gary Hughes.This is their tenth full length (what a coincidence heh, heh) and is being released by Frontiers Records. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on May 8, 2013 in 2012

 

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Deep Machine-Whispers In The Black (High Roller)

Deep Machine

This is an EP by the British band, Deep Machine, that’s into the N.W.O.B.H.M. scene. They were as popular as bands like early Praying Mantis and early Angelwitch and various live tapes of Deep Machine were floating around the tape trading circuit. Deep Machine released 4 demos back in the ’80s (demo ’80, demo ’81, Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on April 24, 2013 in 2012

 

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Attic-The Invocation (Van Records)

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Attic is a new metal band from Germany. They released their homonym demo a couple of months ago and now they are going to release their debut full length album. Their style is heavily influenced by Mercyful Fate. Especially the voice of Meister Cagliostro is quite similar to that of King Diamond. The guitar work of the album Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on March 12, 2013 in 2012

 

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Vanderbuyst-Flying Dutchmen (Van Records)

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Vanderbuyst is a Dutch band as you can imagine by reading their name. The band is a power trio and as we all know the majority of power trios is really great! This is the third album of the band but I didn’t have the chance to listen to one of their previous albums. Their style is old school hard rock with some heavy metal elements!   Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on March 6, 2013 in 2012

 

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Persian Risk-Once A King (vinyl-High Roller, cd-private)

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Persian Risk is an N.W.O.B.H.M. act. They were formed in 1979 (!) in Cardiff. Through the decade of the 1980s they released a single (“Calling for You”, 1981), an EP (“Too Different”, 1984) and a full length album (“Rise Up”, 1986). The mastermind of the band is Carl Sentence who has sung in a couple of other bands (Tokyo Blade- Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on February 6, 2013 in 2012

 

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Alloy 20- Part I: Lost in the Veil of Darkness (private)

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Alloy 20 is a new metal band from USA. The band consists of members that have played in other bands. The singer of the band is Jeffrey Grove, who was the singer of Omega Point. They released a really great demo back in 1991 which was re-mastered and officially released in a limited edition (1000 copies) in 2009 by Arkeyn Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on January 29, 2013 in 2012

 

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Scorcher-Armageddon From The Sky (Steel Gallery)

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Scorcher is a new metal band from Serres (a city in northern Greece). This is its debut album and its  leader is Vagelis Tekas (Tex), an ex- member of DRAGON’s LAIR, a heavy/power metal group which released a homonymous EP back in 2007.Tex after his work with Dragon’s Lair formed a band named Tex and released a Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on January 16, 2013 in 2012

 

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