THE HALO EFFECT – ‘DAYS OF THE LOST’ (Nuclear Blast) MELODIC DEATH METAL

REVIEW BY THE ROCK ‘N’ ROLL PREACHER I have been anxiously awaiting the arrival of this album for nearly a year now – and after all the suspense and build up, the fear is that it will disappoint … I need not have worried, this is an absolute MONSTER of an album, and is immediately… Continue reading THE HALO EFFECT – ‘DAYS OF THE LOST’ (Nuclear Blast) MELODIC DEATH METAL

MEGADETH – ‘THE SICK, THE DYING, & THE DEAD’ (Universal) THRASH METAL

Review By The Rock ‘n’ Roll Preacher One of the most eagerly awaited albums of 2022 is finally upon us, and despite the travails that interrupted its recording, on the whole, it does not disappoint. Of course, during said recording came the Dave Ellefson ‘incident’, which has caused much talk, and led to his abrupt… Continue reading MEGADETH – ‘THE SICK, THE DYING, & THE DEAD’ (Universal) THRASH METAL

Prowler — REACTIVATE

reviewed by Darren Joyce Original New Wave of British Heavy Metal band Prowler were formed in 1975 by Brothers John and Trev Pattenden (Guitar and Bass respectively) and Martin Burrows (Guitar). Originating from Basildon, Essex they played many gigs with the likes of Budgie, Atomic Rooster and other New Wave Of British Heavy Metal contemporaries… Continue reading Prowler — REACTIVATE

Tyrannosaurus Nebulous Tyrant Lizard King (Album Review)

Reviewed by Darren Joyce Tyrannosaurus Nebulous from Stourbridge, England are a four piece  hard rock band who cite Influences as Metallica, Ugly Kid Joe, Jimmy Hendrix, ZZ Top, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Jeff Healy, Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, Black Sabbath, Led Zeppelin, Slash, Brian May, AC/DC, Black Crowes, The Beatles, the Eagles, Eric Clapton, Thin Lizzy,… Continue reading Tyrannosaurus Nebulous Tyrant Lizard King (Album Review)

SATAN Earth Infernal (Album Review)

Reviewed by Dennis Jarman As I’ve said countless times before, the NWOBHM (New Wave Of British Heavy Metal) genre that sprang up in the late 1970’s spawned many bands, one of which is still a firm favourite of mine. The band is Newcastle Upon Tyne based Satan formed in 1979 who have just released their… Continue reading SATAN Earth Infernal (Album Review)