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Old Metal Thursday, A to Z: OVERKILL

OVERKILL.  Too obvious?  Too bad!  (Or maybe !!!FUCK YOU!!! fits here.)   There are many longstanding bands in metal preceded by their own reputations and OVERKILL is near the top of that heap.   176 more words

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Old Metal Thursday, A to Z: KING DIAMOND

K is apparently for KOPOUT.  In all fairness to me, I’d feel totally remiss in my duties if KING DIAMOND didn’t get the plug as the most obvious of choices for this annoying 5-point Scrabble tile.  101 more words

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Old Metal Thursday, A to Z: JAG PANZER

Time is limited for me today, so it’s fortunate our Old Metal Thursday feature speaks entirely for itself.  More than that, JAG PANZER’s once inexplicably obscure 1984 masterpiece… 69 more words

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Hey, this vinyl playing thing is pretty fun!

My first ever trip to purchase vinyl met with good results but I’ve already decided to avoid buying new records. I’ll take the hand-me-downs instead. I was aware that new vinyl releases were expensive but it wasn’t until browsing through a bin of new releases did the costs of this wave of nostalgia really sink in. 392 more words


Old Metal Thursday, A to Z: IRON ANGEL

What do we want?


When do we want it?

WELL HOPEFULLY…well, hopefully right now because that’s what you’re getting in IRON ANGEL and their sloppy, spirited, lovable speed/thrash debut album… 329 more words

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Gimme Gimme Gimme

It’s here! Our amazing friends at The Business, purveyors of fine vinyl LPs to quality record shops and discerning fans alike, worldwide, have Merry Ellen Kirk’s “Feather & a Leaf,” the first release from UNTIDE Records and her first appearance on vinyl, ready for purchase. 13 more words

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New Release Review -- ACCEPT "Blind Rage"

ACCEPT (GER) – Blind Rage
Nuclear Blast Records
Release date: August 19, 2014

In three words: Heavy metal.  Metal.

What kills: With more hooks than your grandfather’s tackle box, only better organized, these contemporaries of your grandfather continue to churn out quality heavy metal that belies their extensive history, triumphs and failures all.  532 more words

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