Much like Stryper, Mortification is a bold, in your face Christian metal band. Whereas Stryper opted for melodic metal, Mortification has predominately produced extreme metal. Primarily known as a death metal band, Mortification has also released thrash metal albums, as well as more traditional heavy metal albums. Regardless of the metal subgenre the one constant … Continue reading Album Spotlight: Erasing The Goblin By Mortification
Join The Dead is an excellent thrash metal band with one release to date. In 2012 the band released a self titled EP. Overall they derive their sound from the late 1980's, early 1990's Bay Area thrash scene. The music of Join The Dead is akin to the sounds of bands like Testament, Metallica and … Continue reading My A To Z Music Challenge: Letter J – Join The Dead
Hating Evil is a thrash metal band out of Brazil with one album to date, Rotten Inside (2014). The sound of Hating Evil is extremely easy to describe. Imagine that it is 1986 and Slayer is preparing to go into the recording studio. While writing songs the band members have a religious epiphany and they … Continue reading My A To Z Music Challenge: Letter H – Hating Evil
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
Extol is a Christian metal band that are not for the faint of heart. They truly are a HEAVY metal band. The music is complex, fast and heavy. To say that the vocals are extreme is an understatement. Extreme metal vocal stylings may not be for everyone, but Extol contains some of the best in the … Continue reading My A To Z Music Challenge: Letter E – Extol
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
When it comes to heavy metal I miss the 80's. Especially the early to mid 80's when metal was just metal. Generally if it was heavy it was just called heavy metal. In today's metal scene there are genres with sub genres for sub genres of genres that no one's even sure what the original … Continue reading Genre Overload!!!