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How the New Wave of British Heavy Metal Changed Rock Music Forever

Winds of Time is a three-CD collection of songs by bands that barely anyone outside the UK have even heard of. It's also the Rosetta Stone of thrash metal.

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Christian Mistress: Possession

Christian Mistress is the real deal, and the band's fiery licks are free of any snobbery or passé revivalism.

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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.

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Hammers of Misfortune: 17th Street

The Hammers of Misfortune have produced an album that is equal parts beguiling, thought-provoking and absorbing.

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To Hell and Back: An Interview With Andy Sneap of Hell

Obscure New Wave of British Heavy Metal band Hell has made the unlikeliest of comebacks thanks to its biggest fan, who just so happens to be one of the most famous metal producers in the world.


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