"Unforeseen Consequences" is the first full length album from Bulgarian thrash metal band Terravore.
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 almost 20 years later?
This article is a countdown of the 50 most important, successful, and influential Japanese metal bands of all time.
In this article I will take you through the different stylistic trends and eras of visual kei in relation to Japanese metal music.
"Time Is Death" is the second full length album from Lucifer's Hammer, a traditional heavy metal band from Chile.
Formed in 1981, Loudness is the best known Heavy Metal band from Japan. They're mainly remembered in the U.S. for their hit "Crazy Nights," from 1985's Thunder in the East album.
On 1993's "Edge of Thorns," progressive metal titans Savatage replaced longtime screamer Jon Oliva with new vocalist Zak Stevens. The result was one of the finest albums of their long career.
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!
STRYPER released their 12th studio album, entitled "God Damn Evil," in 2018. In honor of their 30+ years of rockin' for the Rock, here are 25 fascinating facts about these Christian metal pioneers.
German elements like the sharp blackletter font and the runic umlaut dots were a popular source of visual branding among many seminal heavy metal and hard rock groups in the 1970s and 80s.
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.
It may be hard to believe, but Metallica's now-legendary debut album, KILL'EM ALL, will be 35 years old in 2018. Here are some memories of the first time I heard this genre-defining album.
Stygian Oath is a traditional heavy metal band from Thessaloniki, Greece that has just released their debut six-song EP through Stormspell Records.
Queensryche's split with original vocalist Geoff Tate was one of the most bizarre rock dramas in recent memory. Let's find out how it all went down and how it was resolved.
Stormspell Records found a 1986 tape by a lost band possibly known as "Steel Assassin." All attempts to locate them have come up empty. Maybe you can help solve this Heavy Metal Mystery!
Billed as "Black Sabbath Featuring Tony Iommi," 1986's "Seventh Star" album is one of the most misunderstood records in the Sabbath catalog.