Golden Oldie: Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators – Apocalyptic Love

Today, Apocalyptic Love turns ten years old. Not quite the “oldie” status given to most of the albums we look back on in this feature but hitting double figures isn’t something we should ignore given where it stands in the pantheon of the top-hatted six-string slinger’s catalogue. Working as Slash’s second solo album, whilst Velvet … Continue reading Golden Oldie: Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators – Apocalyptic Love

Golden Oldie: Ricky and Beze talk about Obituary – Cause of Death

What are the chances of two Moshville Times contributors having the exact same favourite death metal album of all time? To us, it seemed an easy answer as we are of course talking about Cause of Death by Obituary. It may have taken us a while, we are now countries apart, but finally got together … Continue reading Golden Oldie: Ricky and Beze talk about Obituary – Cause of Death

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