Osiris (Can) – Demos + EP (1986-1993)

Band: Osiris Release: Compilation of Demos and EP: “Osiris 1st Edition (1986)”, “The Hand of Fate (1989)”, “Osiris (1992)”, “Osiris 2nd Edition EP (1993)” Genre: Power/Progressive Metal Country: Canada Year: 1986-1993 Label: Self-Released Review As a Canadian, it’s almost impossible not to feel a sense of pride when one of your country’s bands releases some of the most amazing heavy metal ever heard.  Within the underground metal scene, countries around the world have had their share of heavy metal glory.  To put this into perspective, Sweden has Gotham City and Heavy Load, France has Sortilege and ADX, Germany has...

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M.A.C.E – State of Excitement (1989)

Band: M.A.C.E Release: State of Excitement (Full-Length) Genre: Speed/Thrash Metal Country: Italy Year: 1989 Label: LM Records Buy from: eBay Tracklist State Of ExcitementThe Wane Of ErgAnother WarThe BeastHysteriaHidden PowerEvil ShotLive To Ride Til You Die Rating: 87% Lineup Fausto Lombardini: Vocals Stefano Pallucco: Guitars Marco Radicchi: Guitars Luca Pallucco: Bass Fabio Adami:...

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Shocksplit – Under Wraps EP (1989)

Band: Shocksplit Release: Under Wraps (EP) Genre: Heavy Metal Country: United Kingdom Year: 1989 Label: Blue Tongue Records Buy from: eBay Highlights: “Undo the Chains”, “The End is Nigh” Tracklist Undo the ChainsTake Me in HeatRunning AwayThe End is Nigh Rating: 85% Lineup Andy “Crate” Carter: Vocals “Rocket” Roy Percival: Guitars Alan “Styx” Ellis: Drums Rob “Badfoot” Young:...

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Thunder Rider – Tales of Darkness and Light (1989)

Tooltip Text Band: Thunder Rider Release: Tales of Darkness and Light (Full-Length) Genre: Epic/Power Metal Country: Canada Year: 1989 Label: Dance Planet Records Buy from: eBay Tracklist Death to DeathElectric ChairExecutionerFor Christ's SakeRain DanceBlackwingGalaxyPreacher Rating: 82% Lineup John “Skull” Blackwing: Vocals, Guitars, Keyboards, Flute Bruce “Arion Axmun: Corian: Guitars Pat Hammer: Drums Nick Stilldream:...

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