Tag Archive: Heavy Metal

Jul 27

Album Review: The Dagger – The Dagger

The Dagger - The Dagger

The Dagger [Sweden]
The Dagger
2014
Full Length
Century Media Records
Heavy Metal/Hard Rock

We already know the love for the old school with the ever-increasing number of bands emulating the style that Sweden pioneered, particularly in the death metal genre. On the other hand, there is an increasing number …

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Jul 06

Album Review: Parris Hyde – I Killed My Wife with a Knife

Parris Hyde - I Killed My Wife with a Knife

Parris Hyde [Italy]
I Killed My Wife with a Knife
2013
EP
Independent
Hard Rock/Heavy Metal

When I received the promotional package of Italian melodic hard rock/heavy metal band Parris Hyde, I wasn’t sure whether to take them seriously or not at all. On top of the CD containing the …

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Apr 07

Album Review: Various Artists – Ronnie James Dio: This Is Your Life

Ronnie James Dio - This Is Your Life

Various Artists
Ronnie James Dio: This is Your Life
2014
Compilation
Rhino Entertainment
Heavy Metal

It has been 4 long years since the passing of Dio, and numerous tributes to the legendary voice of heavy metal have sprung up, with Jorn‘s album Dio being one of my personal favourites. This year see …

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Mar 26

Views from the Pit: Paul Di’Anno Live in Singapore

Paul Di'Anno Live in Singapore

Fans of old school heavy metal rejoiced as Paul Di’Anno, the original voice of Iron Maiden hit the shores of Singapore last night. While Bruce Dickinson may be known as the air-raid siren for his works on The Number of the Beast and The Trooper, Paul Di’Anno’s work with the band has a more punkish vibe, with classics like Wrathchild, Killers …

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Mar 04

Album Review: Witchseeker – Night Rituals

Witchseeker - Night Rituals

Witchseeker [Singapore]
Night Rituals
2014
EP
Ravage Records
Thrash/Heavy Metal/Crossover

After the excellent debut release from local thrashers Sintoxicate, comes Witchseeker‘s debut EP, Night Rituals. The band’s main goal is to spread the word of old school heavy and thrash metal to the masses, and Night Rituals is the band’s effort to meet …

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