Reviews

Tue, 09/20/2011 - 3:01pm
Josh Johns
Today I compiled a list of ten prominent heavy metal sub-genres, which I intend to go through one by one. Each week I will choose the best...
Wed, 09/14/2011 - 1:02pm
Josh Johns
  Alpha Tiger is in serious need of some exposure. If last.fm is any indication, 240 listeners by last count, of a band’s presence...
Mon, 09/12/2011 - 11:42am
Josh Johns
  I’m getting old. Old-er, anyway. I no longer push and sway to get to the front of the stage when a band I like is playing. I...
Wed, 09/07/2011 - 1:03pm
Josh Johns
With all my expectations met, the new Manilla Road album, Playground of the Damned, is on steady rotation here in the Metal Call Out compound...
Tue, 09/06/2011 - 3:36pm
Josh Johns
  On Friday Sparks and I had our arms twisted and were bribed with press passes to get our asses down to the Amon Amarth show at The...
Wed, 08/24/2011 - 3:25pm
Josh Johns
For the past few days I’ve been back-and-forthing with a buddy of mine about how awesome Pharaoh is, so I think to myself this morning,...
Tue, 08/16/2011 - 3:16pm
Josh Johns
And now... what you’ve all been waiting for; the second and final installment of our list of the best heavy metal albums of 2011 (so far...
Mon, 08/15/2011 - 7:26pm
Josh Johns
On July 2nd at exactly noon, the Gregorian calendar reached its median. This probably would have been a better time to list my favorite metal...
Thu, 08/11/2011 - 2:40pm
Josh Johns
It is with great ease and not a lick of trepidation that I say; Darkest Era is a legend in the making. They came blasting out of the gate this...
Fri, 07/29/2011 - 3:01pm
Josh Johns
Recently I’ve heard more than one metal scribe muse on how “unnecessary cover art is in this modern digital age” but they...