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Music Review: Condition Critical CD: Operational Hazard

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BY: TJ Fowler

Available: Now

Label: Burned by God Records

Official Websites:

www.conditioncriticalthrash.com

www.burnedbygodrecords.com

 

Extreme metal has always been a very hit or miss category for me.  Usually more miss than hit.  But on occasion I do run across a band that turns out to be a pleasant surprise.  While I was in Nashville to cover the Sabaton/Nightwish show I was approached by one of the road crew who asked me if I would take the time to listen to a couple CDs of bands he had on his label.  One of these bands of course Condition Critical which I will be discussing here. Continue reading Music Review: Condition Critical CD: Operational Hazard

Music Review: Hammer Fight CD: Chug of War

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Available: Now

Label: Horror Gore Pain Death Productions

Officials Websites:

https://www.facebook.com/HammerFight

 

New Jersey has had a long history of thrash metal with Overkill being one of the more famous bands from the state.  As a result, there seems to be a revival of thrash metal from the state with bands like Midnite Hellion and in the band being reviewed here, Hammer Fight.  Hammer Fight’s songs tend to lean a little more on the lighter side of things in terms of subject matter in some songs as opposed to Overkill but make no mistake the band has got thrash metal running through its veins pretty strong. Continue reading Music Review: Hammer Fight CD: Chug of War

Music Review: Midnite Hellion EP: Hour of the Wolf

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Available: NOW

Official Websites:

www.midnitehellion.com
www.facebook.com/midnitehellion
www.youtube.com/midnitehellion
www.reverbnation.com/midnitehellion
www.twitter.com/midnitehellion

 

Several months ago I got the opportunity to review the first LP ‘Into the Unknown’ from New Jersey metal band Midnite Hellion.  In that review I mentioned how I thought the band was a solid NWOBHM styled group with a vocalist that I thought was good at singing in the mid range area but was lacking in the higher range notes and this was one of the areas I thought Midnite Hellion could improve upon.  Well they certainly improved in the vocal department…by completely changing the singer altogether. Continue reading Music Review: Midnite Hellion EP: Hour of the Wolf

Video: ANTHRAX’s JOEY BELLADONNA Sings National Anthem At CHICAGO BULLS Game

ANTHRAX frontman Joey Belladonna sang the U.S. national anthem last night (Friday, April 5) at the Chicago Bulls vs. Orlando Magic game at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. You can now watch fan-filmed video footage of his performance below. ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian tweeted after the game: “Yep, he nailed it!!!” Continue reading Video: ANTHRAX’s JOEY BELLADONNA Sings National Anthem At CHICAGO BULLS Game

THE MISFITS – New Video Interview With Eric “Chupacabra” Arce And Jerry Only Posted

Metal Rules! TV recently caught up with THE MISFITS’ Eric “Chupacabra” Arce and Jerry Only at Monster Mania Con in Cherry Hill, NJ. CHeck out the short video interview below: Continue reading THE MISFITS – New Video Interview With Eric “Chupacabra” Arce And Jerry Only Posted