Unleash The Archers – Time Stands Still (2015) – Review

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Talk about boundless energy. I am listening to the 2015 3rd studio album Time Stands Still of Unleash the Archers. And holy shit, these guys take off like a fucking rocket on steroids. Only this is one of those hate/love affairs all over again.

Something is rotten in this record that has received mostly positives to date. When frankly, it is not all infinitive bliss. Yeah, you heard that one right: It is technically flawless, but looking at it as the sum of all parts? Not so sure.

Unleash The Archers perform a brand of Power and Speed Metal that is for sure [...] Click to raid more!

Krokus – Headhunter (1983) – Review

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Krokus spawned a few remarkable records in their early days. Names like Pay It In Metal, Hardware, Metal Rendez-Vous still resound to this day. The latter caused this reviewer to seriously veer towards this band, by the way. And it makes sweaty, rocky concerts in “the pit” come back to memory.

But nothing mentioned before really blew the true Heavy Metal record Headhunter of 1983 out of the water, their 7th studio album. Not equaled then, and not ever since. And – clearly – the record was a true forerunner to what was to become speed and thrash. [...] Click to raid more!