Tag Archive: Heavy Metal

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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Sep 06

Album Review: Ghost – Infestissumam

Ghost - Infestissumam

Ghost [Sweden]
Infestissumam
2013
Full Length
Loma Vista Recordings
Heavy Metal

Ghost‘s debut Opus Eponymous in 2010 took the metal world by storm, with the throwback to 60s and 70s rock and the occult theme and the album somewhat single-handedly bringing occult rock to the fore again, popularising the …

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Jul 10

Album Review: Black Sabbath – 13

Black Sabbath - 13

Black Sabbath [UK]
13
2013
Full Length
Vertigo Records
Heavy/Doom Metal

Like most of the other classic metal that I listen to these days, I got into Black Sabbath pretty late, falling in love with the Dio-era Heaven and Hell album before anything else, being a fan of Dio‘s solo works and having Holy …

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