Friday, January 10 2014
Lashing out the action, returning the reaction. Weak are ripped and torn away. Hypnotizing power, crushing all that cower. The 158th most acclaimed album of all time is here to stay. A 1986 metal landmark is this week's Counterbalance.
Tuesday, July 9 2013
Heavy metal band Lesbian's third full-length release stands with some of the best progressive metal epics, but could use some cleaner, less murky production to showcase their classical fused into the alloy that is Forestelevision.
Sunday, April 7 2013
Speed Metal slapstick with a nasty bite that will cause many to long for their old Sodom records.
Wednesday, November 2 2011
They may not be making headlines with their albums, but Megadeth is still one of the best thrash bands around, and this new album only adds to that reputation.
Thursday, October 27 2011
Should this consistent improvement in Revocation’s musical quality keep up for all future albums, they will definitely be one of the most talented bands the Western extreme metal community has ever seen in ages.
Monday, January 10 2011
Now that they've found their sound, the Tennessee group intensifies their Southern metal and thrash fusion to create their strongest album yet.
Sunday, November 21 2010
Continuing the growth of the American melodic death metal scene, this young North Carolina quintet succeeds through experimentation and innovation.
Monday, August 23 2010
Young thrashers justify the hype of their debut by following it up with a concept album that positively slays.
Monday, June 14 2010
Veteran thrashers return after an eight-year hiatus with an album that will surprise fans at first, but will grow into a sure classic over time.
Wednesday, June 2 2010
Ohio-based quintet Woe of Tyrants craft a magnificent album with a unique genre-fusing sound, proving that they have staying power beyond many of their peers.