Album of the Week: Death – The Sound of Perseverance (1998)

You already know that Death is one of the original Death Metal bands out of Florida, and you already know that they are one of my favorites (and one of the “OG's" Top Five Favorites)! The Sound of Perseverance is Death's seventh and final studio album, released August 31, 1998 by Nuclear Blast. You really can’t go … Continue reading Album of the Week: Death – The Sound of Perseverance (1998)

Album of the Week: Death – Spiritual Healing (1990)

30 years ago the best Death album (in my opinion) and one of the greatest Death Metal albums of all time (again, IMO) was unleashed onto the world! Spiritual Healing was originally released on Combat Records in February of 1990, and was reissued (with bonus material) on Relapse Records in November 2012.  It was Death's third studio … Continue reading Album of the Week: Death – Spiritual Healing (1990)

Album of the Week: Cannibal Corpse – Tomb of the Mutilated (1992)

Censored Album Cover It is no coincidence that another of my favorite records, and one of THE best Death Metal albums in history, features Chris Barnes! Tomb of the Mutilated was released through Metal Blade Records in 1992. This is their third studio album, and where Cannibal Corpse really hit their stride. Of course, Chris Barnes handles … Continue reading Album of the Week: Cannibal Corpse – Tomb of the Mutilated (1992)

Classic Album of the Week: Mötley Crüe: Shout at the Devil

“When this record broke, we were in complete shock and awe over the band’s appearance and sound,” the OG says about Motley Crue's 1983 sophomore release, Shout at the Devil. “We were listening to AC/DC, Van Halen, Boston, Scorpions, Black Sabbath, and the like; even KISS, with its use of make-up and shock appeal didn’t prepare … Continue reading Classic Album of the Week: Mötley Crüe: Shout at the Devil