Russell Allen

  • Allen-Olzon – Worlds Apart Review

    As a Jorn Lande fan, I was skeptical going in, but as an Allen and Olzon fan, I knew that the project wouldn’t suffer.; it would just be a...
    March 22, 2020
  • Adrenaline Mob – We The People Review

    “We the People” is an album that brings Adrenaline Mob back into the spotlight....
    June 3, 2017
  • Adrenaline Mob – Dearly Departed Review

    Adrenaline Mob have released 2 fantastic albums of their own material (Omerta 2012 & Men of Honor 2014), an album of cover versions (Coverta 2013) and now a record...
    February 9, 2015
  • Level 10 – Chapter 1 Review

    The latest example of a super group is Level 10. Let's start with the two main players in the formation of the band. First, there's Russell Allen, the great...
    January 2, 2015
  • Allen/Lande – The Great Divide Review

    But I can reassure you: "The Great Divide" isn't such a disaster like "Angels Of The Apocalypse" No, it's even far away from being a disaster. It feels like...
    October 25, 2014
  • Adrenaline Mob – Men of Honor Review

    Portnoy had more name recognition. When I heard that The Mob was back and about to release a new album with AJ Pero of Twisted Sister banging the skins...
    February 5, 2014
  • Symphony X – Iconoclast

    it has aggression, transgression, thought provoking lyrics, and sheer earshot of a rhythm section. By the way definition of Iconoclast? "A destroyer of images used in religious worship."....ouch...that's all...
    June 22, 2011
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  • Dark Sarah – Attack of Orym Review

    Compared to the previous two albums I've heard, Attack of Orym has a much more electronic-flavored sound to it, sometimes going for a more trance-metal-infused sound with light power...
    January 27, 2023
  • Twilight Force – At the Heart of Wintervale Review

    Stylistically, Twilight Force has evolved in ways that very much reflect what Rhapsody themselves went through over the years, starting as a fun, simple fantasy-themed power metal band with...
    January 23, 2023
  • Riverside – ID.Entity Review

    Riverside started in 2001 and hails from Warsaw, Poland. The progressive metal outfit premiered with ‘Out of Myself’, an album that was independently released and led to a deal...
    January 20, 2023
  • The Winery Dogs – III Review

    Kotzen kick things off with impunity, as Portnoy and Sheehan comply to the addicting beat with a master-class instrumentation performance. The chorus here is super catchy and stands out...
    January 19, 2023
  • Jared James Nichols – Jared James Nichols Review

    Unfairly lumped in with the young bluesmen like Laurence Jones, Joe Bonamassa, etc Jared James Nichols is so much more. Yeah, his music is blues based but in the...
    January 17, 2023
  • Uriah Heep – Chaos And Colour Review

    Uriah Heep stepped in at the last minute to headline last year’s Stonedead Festival and at that particular time they were in the middle of recording ‘Chaos And Colour’...
    January 13, 2023
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