Vixen was formed in 1981, and changed their name to Hawaii in 1982. Among the members where guitarist Marty Friedman who later became a big name together with Jason Becker in Cacophony and later Megadeth.
4/10 … Although I don’t understand one single word of what they are singing about, and I’m a lyrics guy, I tend to love Russian metal and punk, the sound of the language fits like a glove to the aggressiveness of the music.
I just love that they put the man behind the group on the front cover instead of the band in itself … talk about megalomania 🙂
Opening track Капитал opens in full speed and I just love it when Antonina Zhmakova raspy voice kicks in. I heard from several people that they have a problem with her voice, which I don’t get at all. This is just how I want a female singer in metal to sound like. Next up, Мастер Снов is also really, really good with a keyboard that pretty prominent . As track number three we get the ballad Время Строить Храм that I could do without and the same goes for the next tracks, Такова Жизнь, Покоритель, Ночной звонок and Змей искуситель. They are all some kind of semi-ballards/bubblegum hard rock. The closing track Привкус воли is a nice piece of hard rock and again Antoninas voice gets to use. So all in all, I wished it had continued as it started but unfortunatly not.
Check out the updated 1970/80’s Heavy Metal Playlist with 350+ tracks on Spotify right here! It’s recommended that you listen to it with “shuffle” if you don’t want to listen to the same artist several tracks after each other. Some tracks are newer than the 80’s if they where made by a famous 1980’s band […]
9/10 … The first wave of “Swedish Death Metal” came from Stockholm (again, not to be confused with the Gothenburg sound from Swedens other coast), and consisted of the bands Carnage, Morbid and Nihilist, who fragmented later into Entombed, Dismember and Unleashed. Many of these bands used the trademark Tomas Skogsberg/Sunlight Studios “buzzsaw” guitar tone. It was created by using heavily detuned electric guitars (usually C# standard or lower), a maxed out Boss HM-2 Heavy Metal pedal (see YouTube video at the bottom of this page), sometimes in combination with a single guitar through a Boss DS-1 Distortion pedal. The originator of this guitar sound was Nihilist guitarist Leffe Cuzner, though it was evolved and altered over the years.
10/10 … This is the perfect concert, the ultimate Black Sabbath show off. Forget all about ”Live at Last” and ”Live Evil”, this is it, a 100-minute perfect performance recorded in New Jersey for the famous American radio show King Biscuit Flower Hour at the beginning of the LP promotion tour for ‘Sabotage’.
The sounds is awesome, raw but still with that ”Wall of Sound” that only Butler and Iommi can create together. Ozzy’s voice sounds fantastic. Not a single half-assed track or filler, just the best all spiced up with among other things a 14-minute jam.
For us, the fans of the Friday the 13th franchise it has long been a wet dreams to get these early movies completely uncut. But it has felt like you might as well forget about it, since according to all ”experts” it has been thrown away a long time ago and could not be found […]
This book came out in 2010, and are now long out-of-print. You will have to sell your sibling to get the money for it second hand … or at least pony-up about $100 for it. Okey, your sibling might have a higher (or lower) value than that, but you get the point. Further down on […]
9/10 … The show in itself is really good, and they travel to all kinds of locations to investigate. Since it’s American produced we get the usual half whispering narrator and some shaky hand held camera to make it more exciting for the general public. But all in all really good.
This escape theory is certainly interesting and since I’m an open minded person, I don’t discard claims like this when there are enough evidence to back them up. But the official story might as well be correct one, we will probably never know with a 100% certainty.
Vader, a Death Metal band from Poland that was formed back in 1986. On this one, “Impressions In Blood” the bands seventh studio album, not counting the cover album “Future of the Past” from 1996 we find the track “Helleluyah (God Is Dead)”.
A music video was shot and it was directed by Andrzej Wyrozębski. Janusz Król was responsible for special effects and the set design for the video, while Sławomir Panasewicz was the cameraman. In Poland, the album “Impressions in Blood” landed at position No. 8. The album also charted in Japan.
I have been a Black Sabbath fan ever since I was a small child, I loved the mystic surrounding the first self-titled album, both the music and the cover I could look at for hours wondering who that mysterious lady was. But the 1980’s era wasn’t for me at the time, but I have the […]
7/10 … I don’t really know who to review this, you really have to listen for yourself. But it’s certainly interesting, both in a historical and musical sense. A couple of tracks feels more like random sounds then music, but the last track ”Поток/Stream” by Mr. Schnittke is just amazing and I listened to it over and over again! It would fit right into any modern day Dark Ambient compilation.
9/10 … The eerie opening of the first track “Reek of Putrefaction” sets the mode before all hells breaks loose … just jawdropping. ”Exhumed to Consume” is up next with the immortal opening lines “Grimly I dig up the turfs, To remove the corrupted stiffs, Trying to contain my excitement, As I desecrate graveolent crypts”, and we are of on a FANTASTIC journey to a depraved persons mind. “Symphonies of Sickness” couldn’t be a more appropiate title for this work of filth. We then get a couple of mid-tempo pieces in the middle before finishing off with some filthy brutal stuff. It just have to be experienced.
10/10 … After watching two seasons of this documentary TV Show, I think it is by far the best one I have ever seen. The host or main researcher Luis Elizondo, a former military counter-intelligence officer approaches this topic really serious and with a scientific mindset. He doesn’t go close to claiming it’s ”little gray men”, but know the phenomena is real and wants to find answers to what it could be.
I came by these awesome paintings by Melvin Musovic in a Swedish horror movie group on Facebook. I fell in love with them at once. Do you know all these horror icons? Uppdate 2020-08-29 (12 new artworks added) Click on the picture for a bigger version! The original archive of Melvin Musovic. Click on the […]
6/10 … I love watching fighting scenes with Jackie Chan, unfortunately I don’t always like his movies when they have too much of the ”slipping-on-banana-peel” humor in them, that seems to be as common in Hong Kong kung-fu movies as dancing in Bollywood movies from India. But his more ”serious” movie like Rumble in the Bronx or Police Story are just awesome.