My A To Z Music Challenge: Letter X – Xenon

For better or worse Xenon will go down as the band that didn't make it. The New Jersey based metal band seemed poised right on the very brink of stardom in the 1980's. Yet for some reason their break never came. They definitely had the talent, the songs and a large local fan following. Perhaps … Continue reading My A To Z Music Challenge: Letter X – Xenon

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My A To Z Music Challenge: Letter S – Shadow Gallery

What do you do if you have a divided musical heart? Half of you has a love for 1970's progressive rock and the other half heavy metal of the 1980's and 1990's. The solution is an easy one. You form the progressive metal band Shadow Gallery and equally indulge both sides of your divided heart. … Continue reading My A To Z Music Challenge: Letter S – Shadow Gallery

My A To Z Music Challenge: Letter G – Gojira

Gojira is such a unique metal band, mixing elements of thrash metal, technical metal, death metal and progressive rock. Lyrically they steer so far clear of clichéd heavy metal lyrics. Their approach to metal is so refreshing. Even their album covers avoid the morbid and macabre album cover art far to prevalent in heavy metal. The … Continue reading My A To Z Music Challenge: Letter G – Gojira

My A To Z Music Challenge: Letter B – Believer

Believer began their career in 1986 as a heavy metal band. A few years later they transitioned into thrash metal. Throughout their history the band has experienced line up changes on every album. Despite these changes the band's overall sound has remained constant. Kurt Bachman, (vocals, guitars), and Joey Daub (drums) have remained the constants … Continue reading My A To Z Music Challenge: Letter B – Believer