Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Hook of the Day - Skeletonwitch "Repulsive Salvation"

The new Skeletonwitch record is thrashtastic. Buy it.

Watch 500.000 rock & metal videos on ROCKTUBE

Monday, October 12, 2009

Album (P)review: W.A.S.P. "Babylon"

by Myche

I just want to get this off my chest before I start reading any reviews that tell me otherwise: the new W.A.S.P. album is very good - their best for as long as I remember. Admittedly, I'm the guy who always throws W.A.S.P. around when talking about underrated metal bands - and I've been listening to them ever since seeing them as an opener for KISS on the Asylum tour (W.A.S.P. was supporting my still favorite of theirs, The Last Command).

So no big surprise that I checked this out. Well, I'm glad I did. It's the classic W.A.S.P. sound through and through. Big sound. Similar in slam-potential to "Mercy" from Dominator. One knock some people will have is that out of nine tracks, two are covers. But the original songs are so strong, I'm not complaining at all. Hats off to Blackie if he felt that he wrote seven good songs and didn't want to screw it up with more filler. You could probably make the argument that he may have painted himself in a corner for volume with The Neon God.

I doubt this will win over new fans or people that never really liked W.A.S.P. But old fans need to make sure not to miss this.

Here's the first two tracks on the album, "Crazy" and "Live To Die Another Day".

P.S. Pretty kick-ass album art as well...

Friday, October 09, 2009

Hook of the Day - The Gates of Slumber "Ice Worm"

Not much of a video, but no matter, the song rules.

Thursday, October 08, 2009

Hook of the Day: Converge "Axe to Fall"

Do yourself a favor and buy Converge's "Axe to Fall" when it comes out later this month.