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 […]

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


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 since For Those About To Rock. Yeah, […]

STRYPER- No More Hell to Pay REVIEW & “SYMPATHY,” VIDEO


You remember those black and yellow spandex clad Christian metallers, yeah, that Stryper. They have mounted a little comeback in recent years and this disc completes a full on metal re-emergence. No More Hell to Pay is packed with crunchy, tasty riffs, by Michael Sweet and Oz Fox and rock solid and at times impressive […]

COVERS ALBUM FOR ALBUM OF THE YEAR? ADRENALINE MOB KILLS!


COVERS ALBUM FOR ALBUM OF THE YEAR? ADRENALINE MOB KILLS! In my opinion, with this covers album, the answer is a HELL YES! ADRENALINE MOB’S Coverta is that fuckin good! It’s the best collection of hard rock and metal this poor soul has heard all of 2013. Granted, it has been a rather dreary, drabby list […]

BIGGEST NEWS IN HARD ROCK AND HEAVY METAL FEBRUARY 2013


BEST SAXON SONG SINCE….? KICK ASS SAXON SONG AND VIDEO! Filed Under Hard Rock News,Heavy Metal Music, Heavy Metal News, NEW RELEASES, VIDEO HEAVIER NEW STRYPER ALBUM COMING. WATCH EPK VIDEO. Filed Under Hard Rock News,Heavy Metal Music, Heavy Metal News, NEW RELEASES, VIDEO FORMER ALLMAN BROTHERS GUITARIST DIES Filed Under Hard Rock News LEGENDARY SUICIDAL TENDENCIES RELEASING ALL NEW ALBUM! Filed Under Hard Rock […]

SPECIAL POST FROM ONE OF 2010’S BEST ALBUMS : KROKUS – HOODOO WOMAN and GET ON OVER TO THE BRAND NEW HEAVY METAL MESSENGER!


http://youtu.be/qhw9Tthel7w      KROKUS REVIEW http://youtu.be/bKppsNln7Jg       HOODOO WOMAN VIDEO Firstly, I want to thank all of you loyal heavy metal and hard rock freaks for spending time with this blog. The Heavy Metal Messenger has had nearly 10,000 visits since I started it a few short months ago. Thank You. Thank You. Thank You. As an even […]

AVENGED SEVENFOLD AND BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE SECURED FOR UPROAR FESTIVAL. REMEMBER THOSE “HAIR OF THE DOG” GUYS…THEY’RE STILL ROCKIN’ NEW TUNEAGE. THE RONNIE JAMES DIO “STAND UP AND SHOUT” CANCER FUND HAS RAISED $450,000!!!


AVENGED SEVENFOLD will headline the second annual Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival, set to kick off August 26 and run through October 15. Also scheduled to appear are THREE DAYS GRACE, SEETHER, BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE and ESCAPE THE FATE on the main stage.SEVENDUST, BLACK TIDE, ART OF DYING and THE BLACK CLOUD COLLECTIVE will perform on the Best Buy Music Gear stage. “When we started hearing from […]