For many the decade of 1990's was a strange, transitional time period for popular music. This was especially true for rock, hard rock and heavy metal music. The decade saw the rise of alternative rock, grunge, alternative metal, pop punk and nu-metal, among other genres and sub genres. I must admit that for a time … Continue reading 9 Notable Rock And Metal Albums From The 1990’s
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
Stryper is currently in the studio recording a brand new album. The untitled project will be the follow-up to the band's album God Damn Evil (2018). The new album will be their eleventh original studio album. Michael Sweet recently stated that this new album will be the band's best and most powerful to date. … Continue reading Will 2020 Be Stryper’s Best Year?
Stryper front man Michael Sweet has been on an incredibly creative run over the last few years. The last three Stryper albums: No More Hell To Pay (2013), Fallen (2015) and God Damn Evil (2018), are among the band's best work. Sweet himself has recently released three killer solo albums: I'm Not Your Suicide (2014), … Continue reading Sweet & Bettencourt, A Band I Want To See And Hear
The song In Time, from Demon Hunter's seventh album Extremist (2014), encapsulates why I love this band. The album's ninth song is a study in contrasts. It is simultaneously melodic and crushingly heavy and abrasive. The song opens with a guitar riff that mirrors the 1980's thrash metal scene. The opening riff would not have … Continue reading Song Spotlight: In Time by Demon Hunter