Heeding The Call
I don’t know why but I’m starting to find certain Power Metal bands to be rather entertaining. I’ve always kinda liked Manowar – not because of the loincloths or due to some homoerotic fantasism – but because they rock with a big grin on their faces. It’s pure cheese but fabulous all the same – you don’t need to be poe-faced to rock.
Hammerfall fit into the same category. They’re hopelessly unfashionable but they’re so much fun that I can’t help liking them.
I love brass band music. Not quite as much as Metal, but there are certain pieces that really create an emotional response that Metal cannot normally get anywhere near. One of these pieces is the..
So, my mammoth listen-through of Metal Hammer’s top 100 albums of 2017 begins. My ears have been subjected to 2,275 different artists, according to Last.fm, but I have not heard of any of the first..
Christmas always starts early for me. I don’t want it to, but I play in a brass band, and so I’m required to practice Yuletide tunes as early as late October some years. I am..