Twenty years ago Electric Frankenstein released How To Make A Monster. Relieving the record through the lens of the 20th anniversary edition (Victory Records) proves just how lasting and influential this album is.
It’s been twenty years since the release of Filter’s breakthrough sophomore record, Title of Record, and that can only mean one thing… A deluxe 20th anniversary reissue. Look for it on August 9th via Craft Recordings.
While She Sleeps have unveiled a new video for the recently released alternative version of “Silence Speaks,” recorded live at St. Pancras Old Church last year.
Most Best-Of compilations tend to be a cash-grabbing marketing vehicle of old classics with a token new song to market as a single. Best Of Feeder happens to be an excellent nine song new album with 41 bonus old songs thrown in there for good measure – and it’s totally worth the money it will cost you.
A strange choice of reissue from the Feeder camp, so how does Renegades fair this time round? Read our review to find out what we thought…
Meshuggah has had such an incredible influence on modern metal. This EP is a remastered release of their 2004 EP, I, which according to their drummer Tomas Haake, was written first as a jam session that was later rehashed and tracked. It’s 21 minutes of groove and polyrhythms that will make your vertebrae bob on different beats.
Six albums in and you should know by now whether or not you’re a fan of OTT power metal titans, DragonForce. Maximum Overload won’t do anything to change that simply because it is ten tracks (plus five bonus tracks) of DragonForce doing exactly what it is that they do best and that, my friends, is dramatic, over-the-top, technical power metal.
In 2008, long time guitarist Timo Tolkki left Stratovarius and signed over the Stratovarius name, royalties and catalog to Timo Kotipelto, Jens Johansson, and Jörg Michael. What have these boys done since then? They recorded a new album Polaris and also re-released a special edition version of Infinite. This re-release comes as a two disc set, and boasts more new tracks.