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