Tag: Groove Metal

Apr 18

Grumpynators – Wonderland

Grumpynators may have a tongue-in-cheek name, but on Wonderland they prove that they are capable musicians and songwriters, bringing familiar Volbeat and Social Distortion-esque tunes to old school rock ‘n’ roll lovers, with a double-bass included to add that unique touch to their sound.

Dec 21

Album Review: Alkira – Juggernaut

Alkira [Australia] Juggernaut 2014 Full Length Independent Thrash/Groove Metal Hot on the heels of their excellent EP, Red Devil last year, Alkira this year drops their full length album Juggernaut, a 50-odd minute, erm, juggernaut release. With the hype that the band has managed to create with the energetic material on Red Devil, Juggernaut was certainly one of the releases that …

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May 11

Album Review: Volbeat – Outlaw Gentlemen & Shady Ladies

Volbeat [Denmark] Outlaw Gentlemen & Shady Ladies 2013 Full Length Vertigo Records Heavy/Groove Metal I’ve heard Volbeat‘s name being thrown around for quite some time now, but never really thought of checking them out until a friend brought them up a couple of months back, telling me to check their performance at Wacken 2012 out. …

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Dec 05

Album Review: Slam One Down – Who Really Wants to Live Forever

Slam One Down [USA] Who Really Wants To Live Forever 2012 Full Length Pour One Out Music Thrash/Groove Metal In this day and age where being really innovative in terms of music has become really difficult, one method taken by bands to catch the attention of music-lovers is in the packaging of their releases, and Slam …

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Jun 01

Album Review: Misguided Aggression – Flood the Common Ground

Misguided Aggression [Canada]Flood the Common Ground2011Full LengthYear of the Sun RecordsDeath/Groove Metal At the opposite end of the bestial war metal side of the spectrum of Canada, young bands such as Misguided Aggression are wreaking their own brand of chaos and destruction. After numerous independent releases, the young band last year finally clinched a record deal, …

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