Ten Terrific Thrashers From Tourniquet

American metal band Tourniquet is primarily known as a thrash metal band.  Throughout their career the band's music has incorporated many influences.  Their music has, to varying degrees, drawn from thrash metal, NWOBHM, classic rock, progressive rock, groove metal, grind core, classical music and doom metal.  These varied influences have given Tourniquet a unique approach … Continue reading Ten Terrific Thrashers From Tourniquet

Song Spotlight/Song Of The Week – Blood From Above by Stryper

Stryper has been on an incredible run since reforming in 2003.  This is especially true of the band's last three studio albums: No More Hell To Pay (2013), Fallen (2015) and God Damn Evil (2018).  The latter two albums are arguably the band's best. Part of the success of the recent albums lies in the … Continue reading Song Spotlight/Song Of The Week – Blood From Above by Stryper

Song Spotlight: Taken Down Below By John Elefante’s Mastedon

Many rock music fans know singer/songwriter John Elefante primarily for his work with the band Kansas.  Elefante fronted the band from 1982 to 1984.  His role included lead vocalist, songwriter and keyboard player.  I am a big fan of the two albums, Vinyl Confessions (1982) and Drastic Measures (1983), that he recorded with Kansas.  After … Continue reading Song Spotlight: Taken Down Below By John Elefante’s Mastedon