The collectible eight pound 17" X 3" metal eagle, which has the ability to be hung on a wall, the special edition, limited to only 3000 copies will include deluxe digipak (folds out into "inverted cross"), bonus BluRay & DVD including "SLAYER Live At Wacken 2014" and "Making Of Repentless Documentary", bonus live CD "SLAYER Live At Wacken 2014", fold-out poster, album sticker and numbered certificate
Metal Evolution presents 11 episodes based on the ground-breaking Heavy Metal Family Tree. This 26 sub-genre genealogical chart reveals the vast complex progeny of heavy metal from Early Metal and Shock Rock to Thrash, from Progressive Metal to Grunge and Nu Metal.
The rock journeyman finally releases his solo debut. It’s just over a decade since Jason Newsted called time on his 15 years with Metallica, a gig he landed after the tragic death of original bassist Cliff Burton. Since then he’s become one of the most prolific players on the circuit, including stints with Ozzy Osbourne and thrash legends Voivod. Jason ‘New Kid’ is 50 now, and Heavy Metal Music – there’s some statement of intent – is as solid as his lengthy CV would lead you to expect.Its chugging riffery and Newsted’s near-spoken growl pinpoint largely legacy influences – the nu metal crowd might find it a little too trad. But at its best, as on the churning …As the Crow Flies, or on the crunching, Sabbath slowburn of Futurereality, it’s a blast, and his sure-footed backing (including Staind guitarist Mike Mushok) play up a storm. Hugely likeable, highly recommended.
Pain of Salvation - Be Live (2005). An theatrical experience more than a listening experience. "Be" is one of those few albums that is actually set up to be a drama. The whole storyline is bigger than the music itself, with Gildenlow's unabashed and unshameful politics set loose and in full force. As is with most Pain of Salvation releases, the lead man has no hiding of where he stands on global issues and usually has that at the forefront of his music.
Pain of Salvation - The Second Death of Pain of Salvation (2009). Pain Of Salvation can expertly deliver their melodically dense sound in a live concert setting, as evidenced by The Second Death of Pain of Salvation…