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Sunday, May 22 2011

The 25 Best Progressive Rock Songs of All Time

Put as simply -- and starkly -- as possible, many beautiful babies were thrown out with the bath water by hidebound critics who were content to sniffingly dismiss the more ambitious (pretentious!) works that certain bands were putting out as a matter of course in the early-to-mid-‘70s.


Columns

Monday, October 7 2013

A Good Death

All heavy metal bands burn out eventually, but when and how they end matters most. A good death counts for a lot in the genre, because it marks the final point in a band's quest for immortality.


Reviews

Sunday, July 6 2014

Judas Priest: Redeemer of Souls

This is Judas Priest as they haven't been heard in nearly 25 years. Not since Painkiller has the band had this much power, energy, or hooks.


Thursday, October 4 2012

Judas Priest: Screaming for Vengeance (Special 30th Anniversary Edition)

Regardless of the original album's use of unimaginative filler, and irrespective of debates about which Priest album truly reigns supreme, there's every reason to leap at this 30th anniversary edition of Screaming for Vengeance.


Thursday, January 12 2012

Judas Priest: The Chosen Few

The Chosen Few makes for a nice treat, but hardly an essential one. This is just another in an increasingly long line of Judas Priest compilations, and there are more comprehensive and interesting Priest collections available.


Thursday, July 29 2010

Judas Priest: Setlist: The Very Best of Judas Priest Live

Greatest hits albums don't offer much that's exciting to longtime fans. Greatest live hits albums offer even less, especially for fans of a band with as much recorded live material as Judas Priest.


Thursday, May 27 2010

Judas Priest: British Steel: 30th Anniversary Edition

The metal gods' commercial breakthrough album has been deservingly given the deluxe reissue treatment.


Blogs

Wednesday, July 16 2014

Metal Gods: The 15 Best Judas Priest Songs

Hot on the heels of the iconic metal group's new album Redeemer of Souls, Sound Affects combs through Priest's vast and astounding back catalog to round up its greatest tracks.


Thursday, February 10 2011

Let Me Be Rocked: Judas Priest's "Breaking the Law"

What does it mean to be rocked? Often, it's just best to let the music overtake you.


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