AC/DC “Rock or Bust.” Best AC/DC Album Since For Those About To Rock?


Originally posted on Heavy Metal Messenger:
Firstly, Shame, shame, shame on all of you Hard Rock and Metal fans that haven’t bought this album yet! Secondly, HOLY CRAP is this album good. This is easily the best work the boys from Down Under have done since “The Razor’s Edge and in my opinion, probably the best…

METALLICA’s Hardwired…To Self-Destruct Spurs the Return of Heavy Metal Messenger


After a long dormancy, one release has brought Heavy Metal Messenger back to the blogosphere: METALLICA’s Hardwired…To Self-Destruct. I am on my fourth listen and I am beginning to get headbangers whiplash! Each time I listen I enjoy it more. If you’ve only heard one or a few of these new songs you are doing yourself […]

The Iron Maidens Orchestrate Iron Maiden Takeover At House Of Blues Anaheim


By Andrew Bansal September 3rd 2015, House Of Blues, Anaheim CA:In the modern era of the music industry, album releases are nowhere near as highly anticipated as they once were, owing mainly due to the advent of pre-release leaks and piracy. But there are still a handful of exceptions to the norm, and a new […]

TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA New Album and Tour!


2015 Winter Tour Announcement + New Album! Dear TSO Fans, We are thrilled to announce that the 2015 Winter Tour will feature the live debut of ‘The Ghosts Of Christmas Eve‘! TSO will also release their newest full-length album titled ‘Letters From the Labyrinth‘ this winter! “‘The Ghosts of Christmas Eve’ brings me back to TSO’s beginnings. We recorded this TV […]

15 TRACKS THAT RUIN PERFECT ALBUMS. WRONG!


15 Terrible Songs That Ruin Supposedly Perfect Albums By Frank Donovan The Beatles’ Abbey Road, Stevie Wonder’s Songs in the Key of Life, Nirvana’s Nevermind–Even the most iconic and highly-regarded albums have a track that we always skip. We’re all for artists evolving their sound, but it’s often painfully clear when the sonic experimentation in the studio […]

DEF LEPPARD’S Phil Collen Pens New Tune For TESLA.


The guys in DEF LEPPARD have always had a close camaraderie with TESLA since they met in Amsterdam back in 1987, and now for the first time ever, TESLA is collaborating with DEF LEPPARD guitarist Phil Collen on a new single. Tentatively titled “Save That Goodness”, the new song has an upbeat catchy melody with […]

HEY SIS, FEEL THE YEARS! IT’S THE 30TH ANNIVERSARY RELEASE OF REO SPEEDWAGON’S HI INFIDELITY.


Originally posted on Heavy Metal Messenger:
Reading that REO SPEEDWAGON’S Hi Infidelity was getting a 30th Anniversary release this week made me think immediately of my baby sister. How she used drive my brother John and I completely batty with this record. How she drove our friends batty too. How my already batty Mother (sorry…