Progressive Metal Album Spotlight: When The Skies Are Grey by A Dying Planet

When The Skies Are Grey is the sophomore album by progressive metal newcomers A Dying Planet. The creative force behind the band is guitarist Jasun Tipton.  Tipton is known for his incredible work with the progressive metal bands Zero Hour, Abnormal Thought Patterns and Cynthesis.   Tipton serves as the band's songwriter as well as providing … Continue reading Progressive Metal Album Spotlight: When The Skies Are Grey by A Dying Planet

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

American Metal Band Messenger Deliver A Message of Hope With ‘In To Win’

Messenger is an American heavy metal band with three albums to date.  The band plays melodic modern metal that recalls the glory days of traditional heavy metal in the early to mid 1980's. I am referring to the days when heavy metal was just heavy metal.  The times before heavy metal splintered into endless genres … Continue reading American Metal Band Messenger Deliver A Message of Hope With ‘In To Win’