Tag Archives: NWOBHM

Iron Maiden Announces New Double Album The Book of Souls

Iron Maiden: The Book of Souls

British metal legends Iron Maiden have announced that the band will release a new double studio album entitled The Book of Souls on September 4, 2015. The album will feature 11 tracks spanning over 92 minutes of music making it the first studio double album the band has released. It is also the first studio

Metal Review: Hammer Fight: Chug of War (2013)

Hammer Fight Chug of War

New Jersey’s Hammer Fight is hitting us with their latest album, “Chug of War,” on November 12, 2013 via Horror Pain Gore Death Productions. After having released an EP last year, Hammer Fight hits us with their first full-length effort, which has an absolutely wicked tone. The shredding guitar sounds are the highlight to this

Diamond Head Announces U.S. Tour Dates With Raven

Diamond Head

NWOBHM act Diamond Head is heading back to the U.S. this Fall, and bringing Raven with them. Brian Tatler, guitarist for Diamond Head, comments on the upcoming tour: “Diamond Head is excited to be returning to the United States for a full West coast tour staring in Vancouver and finishing up in Texas. Special guests

Metal Review: Magister Templi | Lucifer Leviathan Logos (2013)

Norway doom/occult metal band Magister Templi is set to release their debut full-length release, “Lucifer Leviathan Logos,” through Cruz del Sur Music in May and all I can say is “Wow!” I honestly do not say that too often because bands do not give me a reason to say that all that often anymore, but

Saxon | Sacrifice (2013) Review

Forever to be known as one of the lesser bands in the NWoBHM scene, Saxon is back with their 19th studio album entitled “Sacrifice,” and with it, they are bringing a new edge to their sound. Their sound is much heavier including an almost thrash metal sound to this effort. After a brief introduction to

Satan | Life Sentence (2013) Review

It is hard to believe that it has been thirty years since we have heard anything from England’s NWOBHM band Satan, but with the release of “Life Sentence,” it will have been that long. Back in the 1980s, Satan’s name would be thrown into the mix with such bands as Blitzkrieg although their popularity was

Metal Review: Mortillery – Origin of Extinction (2013)

Female-fronted Canadian thrash metal band Mortillery is back with their follow-up to their debut “Murder Death Kill.” This year’s release is entitled “Origin of Extinction,” and is has a lot going for it. I have been in a classic thrash mood lately, so this one is working pretty well for me. “Origin of Extinction” opens

Grand Magus Announce European Tour With Enforcer and Angel Witch

Swedish heavy metal trio Grand Magus will team up with Nuclear Blast Records’s Enforcer to tour along with NWOBHM legends Angel Witch in a tour dubbed Hunting Across Europe Tour 2013. “Hellfire! 2013 starts with metal on metal. Can you take this? We will bring our latest album The Hunt on the road and conquer

Metal Review – Twisted Tower Dire – Make it Dark (2011)

Virginia’s Twisted Tower Dire emerged back in the mid-90s. Not only did they come out playing metal during a time when it was not in fashion, but they were big into classic metal and the NWOBHM. Turn the clock 15 years forward and Twisted Tower Dire is still making album, although Make it Dark is