Album Review: The Metallica Blacklist

Metallica’s Black Album claims its place in musical history for numerous reasons, all of which have been discussed to death for the past three decades. Whilst its critical response and subsequent legacy has become overblown at this stage, it features Metallica at a crossroads. It would go onto to become the last good Metallica release … Continue reading Album Review: The Metallica Blacklist

Metallica to release remastered “Black Album” and “The Metallica Blacklist” featuring 53 artists

Metallica marks the 30th anniversary of its self-titled fifth album — aka The Black Album — with two landmark releases, both out September 10th on the band’s own Blackened Recordings. The Black Album is one of the most commercially successful and critically acclaimed records of all time. Its 1991 release not only gave Metallica its … Continue reading Metallica to release remastered “Black Album” and “The Metallica Blacklist” featuring 53 artists

2020 Crew Review: James “Jim” – Senior Editor

Oh, that time again? Dang, I guess I'd best string some words together. This year has been a pretty weird one for me personally, as I've found myself growing more and more detached from music as a whole and I'm probably not the only one. As Ross said in his review, the live music industry … Continue reading 2020 Crew Review: James “Jim” – Senior Editor

2020 Crew Review – Luke

2020 has been, without a doubt, the most insane year. There has been plenty of lows such as gigs, tours, and festivals being canceled among other things. However, despite all these lows, there have been some highs that I can look back on fondly. Here are some of my favourite things in 2020. Gig of … Continue reading 2020 Crew Review – Luke

Classic Covers: The Hu – “Sad But True” (via Metallica)

Mongolian monsters The Hu have caused quite the stir over the last year or so but have - like us all - been stuck in their caves for most of 2020. With tour plans shelved along with, in many places, the chance to get together for rehearsals a lot of bands have worked on single … Continue reading Classic Covers: The Hu – “Sad But True” (via Metallica)

Diamond Head cover Metallica’s “No Remorse” for classic album re-release

When Diamond Head first released Lightning To The Nations 40 years ago in 1980, few could have predicted the importance it would carry with regards to heavy metal’s new wave and sound. Stacked and packed with riffs, Lightning To The Nations would be one of the prime catalysts for a movement known as the New … Continue reading Diamond Head cover Metallica’s “No Remorse” for classic album re-release