Golden Oldies / Album Review: Mr. Big – Lean Into It (re-issue)

Lean Into It is an undeniable classic of hair rock, and really launched Mr. Big into the big (sorry) time. It's littered with classics, from ballads to balls-out belters and it's about to be reissued with a bunch of extras. Mr. Big are one of those bands I'd love to see live but have never … Continue reading Golden Oldies / Album Review: Mr. Big – Lean Into It (re-issue)

Golden Oldies: Acid Bath – When the Kite Strings Pop

Now, I bet you were not expecting this from me, were you? What with me being all things death metal and all. Well as I am now writing my 200th article for Moshville Times and the fact that When the Kite Strings Pop is approaching its 25th anniversary next month, it felt a perfect time … Continue reading Golden Oldies: Acid Bath – When the Kite Strings Pop

Album Review: Metallica – …And Justice For All re-release

1988 and a band called Metallica were on the verge of breaking out of the niche "thrash" genre and becoming stupidly big. The album before their self-titled behemoth was ...And Justice For All and it did act as a bridge between their earlier material and the so-called "Black" album. It's just been re-released with up to … Continue reading Album Review: Metallica – …And Justice For All re-release

Golden Oldies: Guns N’ Roses – Appetite for Destruction

In three weeks, Appetite for Destruction turns 31 years old. Today, a remastered version is released. If you have a spare £850 lying around, you can get a four disc version of the album featuring the original album in its remastered form, everything the world’s former “most dangerous band in the world” recorded from this … Continue reading Golden Oldies: Guns N’ Roses – Appetite for Destruction

Golden Oldie: Obituary – Cause of Death

As I write my 100th article for Moshville Times, I am going to be a bit selfish here and review an album that changed my life forever. An album that I have listened to most in my life and still do to this day. As you all know I love my death metal and have … Continue reading Golden Oldie: Obituary – Cause of Death

Golden Oldies: Iron Maiden – Seventh Son of a Seventh Son

Happy 30th birthday to Iron Maiden's Seventh Son, an album that got many a metal fan into the genre and - in my case - my first heavy metal t-shirt. I remember picking up a "Can I Play With Madness" shirt in Makro, and that shirt was worn quite literally until it fell apart. I would … Continue reading Golden Oldies: Iron Maiden – Seventh Son of a Seventh Son