Tag Archives: Pantera

Album review: FIGHT – War Of Words/A Small Deadly Space

FIGHT - War Of Words

BGO Records [Release date 27.09.19] BGO Records re-issue Fight’s two albums on one CD with sleeve notes by Neil Daniels. Fight featured Rob Halford, fresh from leaving Judas Priest in 1992, and he was joined by Priest drummer Scott Travis, … Continue reading

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Album review: SPREADING THE DISEASE – Insurrection

Facebook page [Release date 26.01.18] I reviewed Spreading The Disease’s EP a couple of years ago and that featured the awesome song ‘Bulldozer’ – a song that did what it said on the tin, namely rolling over the listener with some … Continue reading

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Album review: REX BROWN – Smoke On This

REX BROWN - Smoke On This

[Release date 28.07.17] Judge a book by its cover at your peril, especially when that man is former Pantera/Down bass-slinger turned six-stringer, Rex Brown – who comes off an entire life of rocking the road with a firm vow to … Continue reading

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Quick plays: BLASTED, LOST GRAVITY, ANOTHER DEAD HERO, BRYAN ADAMS

Blasted - Curtain Call

      BLASTED – Curtain Call Self Release  [Release date - Out Now] Blasted are a foursome from Switzerland who formed in 2006. They claim influences from Pantera and Lamb of God and aim to be ‘metal’ as well … Continue reading

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Album review: IRON KNIGHTS – Iron Knights

Iron Knights

Metalbox Recordings (Release date – Out now) If you look at Iron Knights’ Facebook page it states ‘ Iron Knights are a heavy metal band – nothing to sidetrack you from the music’ and listening to this self-titled debut I … Continue reading

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Book review: ‘Reinventing Metal – The True Story of Pantera’ by Neil Daniels

Backbeat Books Or to give the book it’s full title “Reinventing Metal- The True Story of Pantera and the Tragically Short Life of Dimebag Darrell”. Another in depth and insightful rock biography from the much published Neil Daniels. This time … Continue reading

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Album review: TYR – Valkyrja

      Metal Blade Records (Release date – 17th Sept 2013) This is TYR’s seventh album and once again it plunges the listener into the dark world of Norse mythology and ancient gods. ‘Valkyrja’ is a concept album loosely … Continue reading

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Backstage Heroes: Interview with Neil Daniels

Author Neil Daniels is as busy as ever with three new books out now published by Createspace Books (‘AOR Chronicles’  ‘Rock & Metal Chronicles’ & ‘Hard Rock Rebels’) and titles on Pantera, UFO, Bon Jovi’s classic ‘Slippery When Wet’ album and … Continue reading

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KILL DEVIL HILL announce London gig

***HEAVY METAL SUPERSTAR BAND’S SEPTEMBER 25th LONDON GARAGE GIG CONFIRMED FOLLOWING RAVE REVIEWS FOR DEBUT ‘KILL DEVIL HILL’ ALBUM*** “On paper, Kill Devil Hill – featuring Pantera’s Rex Brown and Heaven and Hell’s Vinnie Appice, could seem the kind of … Continue reading

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