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IRONFLAME – Blood Red Victory (Album Review)

Ride It’s always a great feeling riding into the New Year on the back of some quality heavy metal. This particular horse goes by the name of Ironflame and the flag they carry into battle is one of unerring power and strength. Multi-instrumentalist Andrew D’Cagna formed Ironflame in late 2016 as a solo project, but […]

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ANGEL WITCH – Angel of Light (Album Review)

Influential Angel Witch have been credited with being an influential band in the New Wave of British Heavy Metal movement in the early 1980s. By that time they had been around for several years but fortunately, their eponymous debut did not emerge until 1980. It was the track “Baphomet” which first garnered attention. The UK […]

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DEMON – Sweden Rock 2019 (Blog and Photos)

Demon are a British band formed in the late ’70s. They are considered an integral part of the New Wave of British Heavy Metal movement. Splitting up in the ’90s, vocalist and sole remaining founding member Dave Hill reformed Demon in 2001. Throughout the years, Demon have amassed a thirteen album collection. I, Rich “The […]

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SATAN – Cruel Magic (Album Review)

“Are you familiar with Satan? No not the ruler of the Underworld but the band. Yes, there’s a band with that, perhaps very unfortunately so, choice of name that may have helped to contain them in obscurity for much of their career.” I wrote that as my opening line when reviewing SATAN – Atom By […]

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TRAITORS GATE – Fallen (Album Review)

I was excited to see this album promo arrive in my media download pool. Unfortunately, I didn’t get the chance to spin it right away and it got put aside and forgotten with the travel of two weeks, two festivals in Sweden. The album was released by No Remorse Records on May 25, 2018. I […]

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TRESPASS – Footprints in the Rock (Album Review)

Yet another of those bands from the 80s making a resurgence. Are we tired of it yet…hell no! Certainly not when they’re awesome. In this case, we have a band called Trespass. These guys started out in Suffolk, England in 1979. Originally put together by brothers Mark (guitar/vocals) and Paul Sutcliffe (drums), Dave Crawte (guitar), […]

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MYTHRA – Still Burning (Album Review)

MYTHRA – Still Burning (Album Review)

Still Burning? Still a raging fireball is more like it! Underground NWOBHM cult act Mythra have offered up Still Burning for release April 28, 2017, on High Roller Records. I would venture to say that a lot of North Americans have not before heard the name Mythra. I was among this facet of the population until […]

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BROFEST #5 Wrap-Up Day 3 (Festival Review)

BROFEST #5 Wrap-Up Day 3 (Festival Review)

BROFEST UK 2017 FINAL DAY Here we go with the final day at Brofest #5 in Newcastle UK. So far over the last 2 days, we have seen some truly fantastic bands! Every act on the stage has come packing their A games to this incredibly well-organized festival event. For those enjoying the traditional or […]

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BroFest #5 Wrap-up Day 1 (Festival Review)

BroFest #5 Wrap-up Day 1 (Festival Review)

A salute to traditional heavy metal, BroFest has just completed its fifth annual event. The three day Brofest took place in Newcastle UK and featured acts such as Tokyo Blade, Battleaxe, Oliver/Dawson Saxon, Salem, Mythra, Saracen and many more. Where the festival’s moniker originated from is a mystery, but the event saw Decibel Geeks Mikael […]

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The Meister Becomes Metal Immortal with LADY BEAST

The Meister Becomes Metal Immortal with LADY BEAST

In exactly one week from today, I shall become Metal Immortal! Whatever do you mean Meister? Well, for those of you that follow me or Decibel Geek you are probably aware that I am an avid rock show enthusiast and travel as much as possible to festival events around the world. Rarely (OK, only one […]

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