Classic/Traditional Metal

Black Star Riders- Classic Rock Reborn

January 19, 2015
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Black Star Riders- Classic Rock Reborn

Classic rock can be stale. At its worst it is arrested musical development, dry-throated vocals and thin layers of sub-par guitar. I guess I’m saying, if I’m forced to endure awful music, I’d prefer it be from a generation closer to the now. Before you groan and sigh, hear the flip side.

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WLM Reviews: Jorn Lande & Trond Holter Present DRACULA: Swing of Death

January 7, 2015
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WLM Reviews: Jorn Lande & Trond Holter Present DRACULA: Swing of Death

If we were looking at a math equation and took Jorn Lande plus Teeny (Trond Holter) of WigWam the obvious answer would be early Dio inspired music that would make heavy metal traditionalists salivate.

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The Rough Boys prefer Blood, Booze, and Gasoline.

December 3, 2014
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The Rough Boys prefer Blood, Booze, and Gasoline.

What we see in the mirror and what others see may not be the same. When I read a claim that The Rough Boys were Motorhead crashing face first into Slayer I rolled me eyes.

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King Diamond Will Haunt You!

November 24, 2014
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King Diamond Will Haunt You!

“It’s alright to be a little scared,” he said as he lit the candles aligned in the pattern of a pentagram.  We sat on the carpet inside the round, down in his Silence of The Lambs basement, four teens prepared to enter the dark side through the power of a Ouija board.

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Machine Head- Bloodstone and Diamonds

November 18, 2014
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Machine Head- Bloodstone and Diamonds

Ever read any Russia Literature? Got a few decades to spare? The classics, which are astounding (Crime and Punshiment, Anna Karennina, The Brother’s Karamozov come to mind), are marathon reads, nothing casual to be found. Beauty in the pages within comes to form through excruciating detail and lengthy explanation.

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WLM Reviews: October 31 – Bury the Hatchet

October 26, 2014
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WLM Reviews: October 31 – Bury the Hatchet

What is this?  I feel like I’ve been transported to 1984 and someone put on the new Venom album, one I hadn’t heard before.  Just in time for Halloween, October 31 will Bury the Hatchet deep in your Metal heart.

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WLM Reviews: Orange Goblin – Back from the Abyss

October 11, 2014
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WLM Reviews: Orange Goblin – Back from the Abyss

  Dirty. Raunchy. Bluesy. Heavy. All words that describe the latest output from one of the UK’s best traditional-style Metal bands, Orange Goblin, on their eighth full length Back From the Abyss from Candlelight Records.

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5 Questions with Chris Jericho and Fozzy

September 29, 2014
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5 Questions with Chris Jericho and Fozzy

It’s not every day you have the honor to chat with a legendary personality, rock star, actor, and professional athlete. Fortune smiled on me as I sat down with Chris Jericho, lead singer of Fozzy, after they delivered a power packed mid-day set at Sonic Boom 2014.

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WLM Reviews: Work of Art – Framework

September 12, 2014
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WLM Reviews: Work of Art – Framework

What one of the pluses of having a large taste and expansion for metal is that, well in fact not much metal disappoints. There are both pros and cons to that statement, but today we bring you something a little more particular.

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WE ARE CONNECTED
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SAVAGE MACHINE

In metal I like the terms "traditional" in conjunction with "galloping." Those two terms can eas...


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