Tag: Great Guitar

GLYDER Completes New Music Video for “Fade To Dust”

Glyder, those kickass Irish rockin’ dudes, recently completed filming a new music video for the first single “Fade to Dust” from their upcoming album “Backroads to Byzantium”.  The new album is set for an October 25th release on SPV/Steamhammer.  Check out the new video below. The song “Fade to Dust” can also be heard at:   …

Interview with Saxon’s BIFF BYFORD: “We should have been the opening act [The Big 4]”

Examiner.com’s Justin Tedaldi hooked it up with Saxon frontman Biff Byford about their upcoming album,  promoting heavy metal as a religion, the Big 4, and Elton John.  Portions of that interview can be seen below. Also, while I’ve got the content space available to do as well as the fact that I dig the hell …

PESTILENCE Album Review: ‘Doctrine’

Man, this album has got some bad reviews since its release back in April this year. So much so that I felt obliged to write a review of it and give my own thoughts. This is because Pestilence is a band I have always liked while it has been active since I bought their superb …

GIFT OF DESTINY Releases “Throttle” CD

Capturing a sound that manages to mix elements of Hard Core, Metal and old school Punk Rock, the four-man band Gift of Destiny should garner a strong following with their just-released CD, Throttle.  Hailing from Tempe, Arizona, the group consists of singer Los Hernandez, guitarist/ backing vocalist Mikey H, Drummer Jake, and Bassist B-Low. The …

The 2011 Great Guitar Solo Spotlight

Echoing last year’s call for discussion about great guitar riffs, this year music journalist Simon Reynolds has called for odes to the riff’s slightly-uncool sibling: the guitar solo. Naturally, you’re all welcome to join the festivities. Unlike the Great Internet Riff War of 2010, it’s a bit of a struggle at first to get people …

Helstar – Glory of Chaos

Houston-based HELSTAR have always been on the lips of die hard metalheads. Anyone who remembers the band’s start in the early ’80s have always referred to them as one of the best metal bands of that era. All the powerful HELSTAR trademarks are present on Glory of Chaos,  based around James Rivera’s distinct high-pitched vocals …

Saint Diablo – The Monster’s Real

With the much anticipated release of The Monster’s Real came an amazing CD that did not disappoint in any regard.  The SAINT DIABLO CD is full of high energy  while encompassing powerful lyrics all making you want to bang your head.  The vocals are clear and even the metal portions are well understood.  SAINT DIABLO …

Watain – Lawless Darkness

WATAIN create grim atmospheres and discordant sounds of evil. On the Swedish demons’ fourth release, Lawless Darkness, vocalist/bassist E (Erik Danielsson), drummer H (Hakan Jonsson) and guitarist P (Pelle Forsberg) play old-school evil black metal with flair. WATAIN are one of the most well-respected black metal artists of today, and they have really progressed their …

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