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Accept – Blind Rage (2014)

Band: Accept Release: Blind Rage (Full-Length) Genre: Traditional Heavy Metal Country: Germany Year: 2014 Label: Nuclear Blast Review “‘Blind Rage’ reminds us why heavy metal is the greatest music in the world” With an uproarious musical legacy spanning over 35 years, it is impossible to speak about the history of heavy metal without mentioning the one and only Accept; one of the genre’s most respected and consistent bands.  From “Restless and Wild” to “Balls to the Wall” to “Objection Overruled”, Accept‘s most successful albums were all beautifully engrossed by the same elements that make up their unique playing style.  Take...

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Xandril (Ger) – Demo Collection (1985-1988)

Band: Xandril Release: Rehearsal ’85, Rotting Paradise, The Vision, Perfect Darkness (Demos) Genre: Speed/Thrash Metal Country: Germany Year: 1985-1988 Label: Self-Released Tracklist Terminal Breath (Rehearsal '85)Guide the Wind (Rehearsal '85)Little Lady (Rehearsal '85)Lost in Paradise (Rehearsal '85)I Believe (Rehearsal '85)I.F.B. (Rehearsal '85)Terminal Breath (Rotting Paradise)Lost in Paradise (Rotting Paradise)Little Lady (Rotting Paradise)I Believe (Rotting Paradise)Guide the Wind (Rotting Paradise)Avalon (Rotting Paradise)Labyrinth (The Vision)The Bleak (The Vision)Holocaust (The Vision)Perfect Darkness (Perfect Darkness)No Hope (Perfect Darkness)Nearly Dead (Perfect Darkness) Rating: 92% Lineup Bettina Paschen: Vocals Jörg Schrör: Guitars Stephan Philipp: Guitars Marlon Erdmann: Drums André Philip:...

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Titan (Ger) – Metalfever (1983-1989)

Band: Titan Release: Metalfever (Compilation) Genre: Speed/Thrash Metal Country: Germany Year: Recorded from 1983-1989, Released in 2007 Label: German Democratic Recordings Tracklist IntroWas Ganz AnderesNie Mehr AlleinHey BonWir Wollen LebenKleider Machen LeuteSpießerMetalfeverDer MetalfanSchwerer Als Heavy MetalUnklarHistory of TerrorHoly WarThe Last NationBurning GroundCrusaders of DeathWith the Devil Rating: 88% Lineup Kai-Uwe Schneider: Vocals, Guitars Dirk David: Guitars Matthias Eschrich: Guitars Rico Kaps: Bass Thomas Lorenz: Drums Sylvio Zornsch:...

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Plattform – Heavy-Braut (1983-1989)

Band: Plattform Release: Heavy-Braut (Compilation) Genre: Traditional Heavy Metal Country: Germany Year: 1983-1989 Label: German Democratic Recordings Tracklist He Doctor (Der Simulant)Zieh LeineFliegenHeavy-BrautHaut und HaarLichter der NachtFeuerAbgehaunGefahrHeavy-Braut (live)Fieber (live)Der Schweinehund (live)Shout It Out (live)Abgehaun (live)Haut und Haar (live)Bloodstone (live)Orient-Express (instrumental)StapellaufKalt und heib Rating: 85% Lineup Micky: Vocals (1985-1990) Jacky Lee Man: Vocals (1983) Uwe Rublack: Guitars (1985-1990) Wolle: Guitars (1982-1990) Ulli: Drums Detlef Kotte:...

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Brainfever – Face to Face (1986)

Band: Brainfever Release: Face to Face (Full-Length) Genre: Speed Metal Country: Germany Year: 1986 Label: Bellaphon Records Buy the Brainfever T-Shirt Note The second and final full-length album by legendary German speed metallers Brainfever.  A step up from “Capture the Night”, “Face to Face” takes that classic speed metal sound we all know and love and totally revamps it, making way for a more memorable experience.  The riffs have greatly matured and vocalist Horst Neumann delivers a performance that can only be characterized by sheer passion, as felt throughout tracks like “Caught by the Fire” or “Devil’s Eyes”.  Surely this is...

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