‘Sabotage,’ released in July 1975, finds Black Sabbath still at the height of its powers, but on the brink of slipping into chaos – and that translates into the music.
Savatage’s ‘Return to Wacken’ is a bit misleading, since it includes studio versions rather than live songs. But there’s still a reason to celebrate.
Turns out, the third ‘Decline of Western Civilization’ film – the only one I’d never seen before – was the most enlightening of them all.
‘Holy Diver, released on May 25, 1983, found Ronnie James Dio setting a new course after work with Rainbow and Black Sabbath.
Released on May 19, 1992, ‘Revenge’ is the one non-makeup record that belongs in the conversation with Kiss’ best work.
An all-star cast comes together to pay their respects to a legend on ‘Immortal Randy Rhoads: The Ultimate Tribute.’ Unfortunately, it doesn’t end well.
Guitarist Vernon Reid joins Something Else! to discuss Living Colour’s strikingly inventive debut ‘Vivid,’ released this month in 1988.
Queensryche’s ‘Operation: Mindcrime,’ released in May 1988, has the rare ability to tell a story while still providing an outstanding musical experience.
Although Paul Nemeth’s ‘Cataclysm Children’ is fiction, it was inspired by a real life incident involving black-metal musicians from Norway.
‘Seventh Son of a Seventh Son,’ released on April 11, 1988, started a journey. Iron Maiden is now a part of me, and I am a part of what’s kept them around.