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

TANKARD – ‘FOR A THOUSAND BEERS’ (BMG RIGHTS) THRASH METAL

Dennis Jarman reviews. Rewind to 1988 to my tape trading days as a fellow trader from Germany sent me The Morning After album by a band called Tankard. It was all thrilling thrash metal, but they had a punk edge to, point proven by the stone-cold classic song ‘Try Again’. Fast forward to 2022 as… Continue reading TANKARD – ‘FOR A THOUSAND BEERS’ (BMG RIGHTS) THRASH METAL