Author Archives: Phil Lisotti

Album Review: Striker – Striker

STRIKER – STRIKER Release Date: February 24th, 2017 Bands like Striker have come many times before. Bands that are influenced so clearly by classic metal groups that they actually get to the point where it’s hard to believe you’re listening … Continue reading

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Album Review: A Breach of Silence – Secrets

A BREACH OF SILENCE – SECRETS Release Date: February 10th 2017 Secrets is the name of the upcoming third album by A Breach of Silence. I must be doing something right because for the third time I was asked to review it. Whether … Continue reading

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Album Review: Chrysalis – Reminder

CHRYSALIS – REMINDER Release Date: January 13th 2017 I’m happy to start 2017 off with a bang. Bands like Chrysalis are the best ones to write about because there’s usually so much to say. They categorize their sound as alternative metal, which … Continue reading

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Album Review: Defiant – Time Isn’t Healing

DEFIANT – TIME ISN’T HEALING Release Date: November 28th 2016 When I think of power metal I typically think of symphonic bands like Stratovarius or Sonata Arctica. Bands like these tend to have a sound so full with guitars and … Continue reading

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Album Review: Existance – Breaking The Rock

EXISTANCE – BREAKING THE ROCK Release Date – October 15th, 2016 The last two bands that I’ve been given to review, Existance as well as a band called Kryptos for a different site, have had a sound that would be described … Continue reading

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Album Review: Void King – There Is Nothing

VOID KING – THERE IS NOTHING Release Date – June 21st, 2016 I always seem to find myself reviewing stoner metal bands. Often it’s done reluctantly, because there doesn’t seem to be much else out there lately, and I end … Continue reading

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Album Review: Bloody Hammers “Lovely Sort of Death”

BLOODY HAMMERS – LOVELY SORT OF DEATH Release Date: August 5th, 2016 In 2014, thanks to Metal Nation Radio, I was given Under Satan’s Sun by Bloody Hammers to review. I had no prior knowledge of the band before that, … Continue reading

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Album Review: Third Ion – Biolith

THIRD ION– BIOLITH Release Date: July 8th, 2016 Canadian progressive metal band Third Ion is the type of prog band I’ve been wanting to review for some time now. I’ve had the pleasure of reviewing a few for various sites. … Continue reading

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Album Review: Scorpion Child – Acid Roulette

SCORPION CHILD – ACID ROULETTE Release Date: June 10th, 2016 It feels like a lifetime ago, but it has only been three years since Scorpion Child released their self titled debut album. Their classic hard rock influenced sound blended with … Continue reading

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Album Review: Tyfon’s Doom – Yeth Hound

TYFON’S DOOM – YETH HOUND Release Date: July 8th, 2016 In the hard rock/heavy metal genre as of late, to every EP/LP released by a traditional sounding heavy metal band, there seems to be another five albums released by intense … Continue reading

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Album Review: Wo Fat – Midnight Cometh

WO FAT – MIDNIGHT COMETH Release Date: May 20, 2016 Around the time that I reviewed Wo Fat‘s 2014 release The Conjuring, I had been getting a few albums to review by these Doom/”Stoner” metal bands that had albums full … Continue reading

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Album Review: Blasted To Static – Blasted To Static

BLASTED TO STATIC – BLASTED TO STATIC  Release Date: May 27th, 2016  I mainly know Jeff Martin as a drummer thanks to his stint in one of my favourite bands Badlands. However, I was well aware of his past as a vocalist, most … Continue reading

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Album Review: Erra – Drift

ERRA – DRIFT Release Date: April 8th, 2016  Erra is a progressive metalcore band from Alabama. Like progressive bands of any sort, they change the way their style of music is played. They make it more complex and separate themselves … Continue reading

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Album Review: Gypsy Chief Goliath – Citizens of Nowhere

GYPSY CHIEF GOLIATH – CITIZENS OF NOWHERE RELEASE DATE: APRIL 15TH, 2016 Imagine your typical doom/stoner metal band. Slow driving, riff heavy fuzzed out Black Sabbath influenced stuff. Usually these bands consist of something that can keep my attention, but it’s … Continue reading

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Album Review: A Rebel Few – As The Crow Flies

A REBEL FEW – AS THE CROW FLIES RELEASE DATE: APRIL 22nd, 2016 A Rebel Few once went by the name West Memphis Suicide. I caught a performance of theirs a couple of summers ago at a bar and got … Continue reading

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