So, as it turns out, Metallica posted a remastered version of "Disposable Heroes" from the Master Of Puppets album on their official YouTube channel. It's currently the only officially remastered track that's available online.
Ironically, it's also my favorite Metallica tune, so I'm fine with it being Metallica's choice for showing us their remastered version of the record. And, quite frankly, it sounds fucking awesome.
Fear of the Dark - is the ninth studio album by the band Iron Maiden, released on 12 May 1992 as No. 1 in the UK.The album released three singles, "Be Quick or Be Dead" (released on April 13 of the same year, ranking # 1), "From Here to Eternity" (released June 29, 21) and "Wasting Love" in the month of September.This album marks an important milestone: it would be the last one to record with Bruce Dickinson until his meeting for Brave New World, the vocalist would be replaced by an old acquaintance of the band, Blaze Bayley.Anyone who knows about Iron Maiden's discography (even if it's visual) will notice right away that Eddie the Head (the icon of the group) on the cover is not the usual caricatured we saw on the covers of previous albums. That's because the creator of the character, Derek Riggs, did not participate in the design of the illustration, was replaced by Melvyn Grant (the same that would draw the cover of the album Virtual XI).
This weekend jam out with your clam out. It's Moon Tooth with their amazing 2016 album Chromaparagon!
What do you get when you mix tasty licks, aggressive tones, angelic voices, and instrument mastery together? Eargasms... your ears cum rivers of whatever it is ear cum is made out of.
Moon Tooth cover a lot of ground when it comes to mixing genres and they somehow make them all mesh into one another quite fantastically. This is one of the few albums in my library where once I start the opening track "Queen Wolf" I tend to keep the album on until it's played all the way through.
Lead singer John Carbone has a fantastic voice that manages to be both powerful and soothing, and Nick Lee kicks out a lot of different guitar styles from blues to sheer thrash.
I'm 100% certain that once you hear the opening track to this album you'll be just as crazy about this band as I am. However, if you're in a bit of a hurry to get to the really good stuff they have to offer give the opening track "Queen Wolf", "Vesuvius II", and "Chroma" a listen at the very least.
This time it's American thrash band Carnivore's self-titled debut, which was released in 1985.
What's unique about this album and band in general is that they used elements of music which were contradictory to the thrash scene at that time, including downtuned guitars, extremely doomy breakdowns, and of course, the clear-as-day gothic metal in the mid-section of the song "Male Supremacy", and a different kind of weird breakdowns in the song "God is Dead". All of that makes them a band that was way ahead of its time.
While the group wasn't as remembered in the metal scene as Peter Steele's next band Type O Negative, they still left a big mark in New York's, and the worldwide scene in general.
So I just sort of stumbled onto this, but apperently a bunch of metal musicians got together in celebration of Pink Floyd's 50th anniversary and covered their album Dark Side of the Moon in its entirety.
It's a really great tribute and well worth the listen. I'm not a huge Pink Floyd fan, but this was quite a surprising listen and I've been jamming it for the past 2 days now.
New album of the week is the Swedish black metal act Hermóðr with their album What Once Was Beautiful.
I don't know shit about this band nor can I really find anything. They have a whole mess of albums and constantly put out great stuff basically every year. The band has that classic Swedish vibe that sort of ties into a bit of folk metal. I highly recommend them to anyone looking for a new band.
Pardon me for not updating the album of the week once again.
This week we're back in action with a classic record by a classic American thrash metal band called Sacred Reich, which was released in 1987.
The album was recently reissued (and possibly even remastered) by Metal Blade Records, with an entirely different artwork in place of the "original" one, which turns out that it actually was the original, but the label ultimately decided to create a "minimalistic" version of it due to the original being deemed as too "punk rock" at the time.
Anyway, this album is full of headbanging material that is bound to make you wanna break shit in front of you.