are a Spanish band with a Romanian singer. I do like these collaborations
because they prove that metal is above all colors and nationalities and most of
all because such collaborations usually give us good albums to listen to.
SNAKEYES have already impressed me with their 2015 debut album entitled
“Ultimate Sin” and so when I saw that they had released their sophomore album
entitled “Metal Monster” I was really intrigued to listen to their new work.
is a band formed in 1982 in Birmingham, United Kingdom and they were part of
the N.W.O.B.H.M. metal movement that has affected so drastically our sound. As
many bands of that era MILLENNIUM managed to release in 1983 their debut album under
the same name; after that they released some demos and called it a day in the
late 80’s. The band members, though, thought that they have more to give with
this band and I think that the new interest that the new bands show in the N.W.O.B.H.M.
sound motivated them to come back and in 2016 to release their sophomore album
entitled “Caught in a Warzone”. “Awakening” is the successor of that release
and let me tell you a few things about it.
"The Boss" Friedman left a huge mark on the scene as co-founder and
songwriter of Manowar in the 1980s. Between 1982 and 1988, the band released
one classic album after another and became the epitome of epic heavy metal. In 1989, Ross left the band and
indulged in other projects, in 2008 the cult guitarist launched his solo band
under the banner ROSS THE BOSS - again clearly geared towards traditional heavy
metal. The debut "New Metal Leader" was succeeded two years later by
this is not the first Italian band under the name HYPERION that I have the
chance to listen to, but it is definitely better. Actually when I received the
CD I thought that they were the reunion of the Italian power metal band
HYPERION that in 1999 released their one and as it seems only album entitled “Where
Stone Is Unscarred” through Massacre Records. The logo, though, and mainly the
music made me realize that I had to do with a totally different band.
Crucifier was formed in February 1995 by Hilas ëThanatoidí Kyriazis (vocals)
and bass guitarist Giorgos Kyriazis in Athens. With three demos: “Infernal
Pain” (1995), “Totally Madness” (1996) and “Fear Is Your Mind” (1998), and two
EPs “Innocent World” released in 2001 and “Escape or Die” from 2004 and after
two full-lengths, the debut “Merciless Conviction” (2002) and the last
acclaimed “Cursed Cross” (2006), the band is ready to hit the market again!
After several line-up changes, the band is now renewed and from 2007 and 2010
released four split album as well including the presence into “Thrash Metal
Blitzkrieg Vol. 3″ underground cult compilation. During its career The
Crucifier played many gigs around their Country supporting important
international metal acts.
Concrete Swine are streaming their new EP Zeppelin over Chernobyl and it is
available for streaming on Concrete Swine's Soundcloud page
over Chernobyl EP was recorded and mixed by Tero Kalliomäki at Killhill
Studio,Riihimäki, Finland. Mastering was handled by Collin Jordan (Ministry,
Voivod, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Buddy Guy, Eyehategod) at the Boiler Room in