Song Spotlight: In Time by Demon Hunter

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

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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