There’s nothing like bands that you listened to since the 80s releasing new albums to make you feel old. I feel old. A number of old school groups are out with new releases, to include Running Wild, Sodom, Grim Reaper, and Vicious Rumors.
In his father’s closely guarded garage a high school buddy of mine lifted the black covering of a midnight blue 68 Chevelle and revealed a truth I’ve never forgotten. You don’t improve on a classic by undermining its beauty through modernity. No, you leave it the fuck alone.
Drowning Pool is a well-known metal commodity. Sort of. For at least a decade I’ve detected their music from speakers inside rival football team’s locker rooms, as part of a pre-game pump yourself up setlist.
It’s my turn for a Friday night Six Pack. Tonight, go grab an imperial IPA, pour it into your favorite glass and get ready to hoist it along with these six epic Heavy Metal songs. Epic is thrown around a lot as a descriptor, but my take on “epic” is this:
I’m not 100% sure what “epic” metal is, but there seems to be a lot of bands out there trying to produce it. If “epic” is galloping guitars, deep bass, and thundering drums then Ravensire is in fact “epic.