What’s up this week…..

If you’ve visited in the last 24 hours, you’ll have noticed that I posted 3 new album reviews almost right away: the new Kataklysm, Ihsahn, and Shannon. Unfortunately, a computer issue crept up and I had a spotty connection all week so I had to cram everything into one day. Things have been fixed and everything will hopefully return to normal so I should have a few things coming this week…..

At the top of the review list I have the new W.A.S.P. and Michael Schenker albums that I have been promising to write up but haven’t and the new Dokken record that is getting a fair amount of airplay. I’ve also been listening to the new Night Ranger album that comes out in July and the new Moonspell and Headhunter albums that are being released June 10th…..I wouldn’t mind getting a couple of these done by the weekend so everyone knows what they might be buying in the next few weeks but only if there’s time.

Some notable releases this week include the Man Raze debut, SURREAL, with Phil Collen (Def Leppard/Girl), Simon Laffy (Girl), Paul Crook (Sex Pistols) and the new Journey record, REVELATION, that is going to be a controversial album with the Steve Perry fanatics taking aim. The new Disturbed album hits stores also on Tuesday but I’m not sure if that’s on my list especially when I didn’t go out and buy the new Royal Hunt album last Tuesday! I’ve been spinning that Man Raze album and I’ve been on a Def Lep kick lately so that review is a definite.

So here’s what’s coming:

  • Man Raze – Surreal review
  • Journey – Revelation review (by the weekend)
  • Dokken – Lightning Strikes Again review
  • MSG – In The Midst Of Beauty review ( this WILL get done!)
  • W.A.S.P. – Dominator review
  • Current playlist
  • Metal Mixtape
  • any news that comes along

I have two projects that are ongoing: the first is making that database of my collection…..it’s not going well, I’m only about 300 albums in. The second is answering some questions that were sent to me for an interview, more on that later. I am also going to hit a Metal shop that I forgot about in Providence but I’m not sure what day that will happen. I normally don’t hit it because the selection is spotty but a search for a certain album has made this a mandatory stop this week and I’ve heard from a few people that the shop is doing well. I might take the digital camera with me so I can add some pictures to the hunt!

Rock on!


8 comments on “What’s up this week…..

  1. Yessssssssss, it will be great if you take some photos of the record shop and your hunt for cd´s. That will be coollllllllllllllllllll. I hope you will do that Steve. I am going to wait for those reviews as well.
    Take careeeeeeeeeeeee.

  2. Ooooohhhh, A new Disturbed album, eh? I may have to mosey over and grab that with the new Tyr. My local store still hadn’t received “Land” yet. Here’s hoping!

  3. The Man Raze CD is AWESOME!! If your looking for something original and different thats the one for you! Its an eclectic mix of different genres from rock, to dub to reggae, even a little country twang. If your expecting a Lep or Pistols album, your in for a surprise. Although the influence is definately there.

  4. Man Raze is a new and exciting band with a sound like no other. Very original and different with something for everyone’s musical taste. If you are looking for something new, get this CD you won’t be disappointed.

  5. You must hear the Man Raze CD! Lost of different styles all mixed together. I suppose that can be expected with members of Def Leppard and Sex Pistols in the same band! I especially like the reggae influnce in there as well. Phil Collen has a great voice in addition to his great guitar work on this album. Every song different from the last. Very original. Great rock album.

  6. Rene – If I go to the Armageddon shop I will takes a few pics.

    DPTH – The new Tyr is out June 10, check this Tuesday.

    Everyone from the Man Raze camp – Please leave your comments on the review page too so your opinions are posted there as well.

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