Words: Alan Daly Pics: © Olga Kuzmenko Photography The first full day of Bloodstock 2018 starts out overcast but dry, as hungover heads come to life around the campsite. We make our way back to the arena to the sound of klaxons summoning the pre-noon risers to the Ronnie James Dio stage where British […]
I find some of the best bands in metal are those who are able to take strong influences from the genre staples, but instead of just imitating them straight up, they find ways to incorporate their own unique touches to help stand out from the pack, mixing together modern and classic elements to create something truly special
My reviews tend to be a flight of idea-ish. Some people dig it, some perhaps not. Sometimes a band will inadvertently stir up a good old-fashioned rant without even being the target of it, per se.
You’ve got to have some superstar cache if you can call in the talents of Tommy Aldridge, Marco Mendoza, and Rocky Romero to join your band.
Combined with the sublime quality of the remastered classic, the EPs, and bonus tracks, I can absolutely say that this entire compilation really is a must-have for any fan.
Scoff if you will, but ASoT is prepared to slay posers around the world for that which they hold so dearly.
I say it all the time, but as good as everything else is, the most important aspect of an album is the songwriting,
in a year full of surprises, anything can happen, and sure enough, while Chapter X hasn’t blown me away or anything, it has indeed left me entertained and has proven to be the first Tad Morose album I can consistently listen to and enjoy.
If the third album is a decisive factor for a band’s career I must conclude that we will hear much more of Lords Of Black over the coming years.