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Delain – The Human Contradiction (2014)

Every now and then, I come across a record that for some weird reason seems to call out to me for a listen despite past history.

Fred Phillips’ Best of 2013 (Metal and Hard Rock): Amon Amarth, Tom Keifer, Black Sabbath, Carcass

Fred Phillips’ Best of 2013 (Metal and Hard Rock): Amon Amarth, Tom Keifer, Black Sabbath, Carcass

Any time my year-end list starts with more than 20 candidates, it’s been a pretty metal year for me. That was the case for 2013

New Music Monday: Neil Young, Jellyfish, Nightwish, Rod Stewart, Bloodgood, the Byrds, Deep Purple

New Music Monday: Neil Young, Jellyfish, Nightwish, Rod Stewart, Bloodgood, the Byrds, Deep Purple

Fans get an opportunity to explore intimate, revealing live music from both Neil Young and Jellyfish this week, though the sessions took place decades apart.

Nightwish – Showtime, Storytime (2013)

I’ll make a confession at the top of this review that will invalidate my opinion in the eyes of many Nightwish fans, but I didn’t really like the band with Tarja Turunen.

Fred Phillips’ Top Albums for 2012: Metal and Hard Rock

For hard rock and metal, 2012 certainly wasn’t the best year that I can remember. In all honesty, there were only a few albums that came across my desk that really excited me.

New Music Monday: Anathema, Deep Purple, Jack White, Peter Gabriel, Volbeat

Now that you’ve devoured all of the weekend’s Record Store Day goodies, time to refocus on the next round of tasty musical newness headed your way — including 2012 releases from Anathema, Jack White and the Maccabees