Blast From the Past

TSA – Heavy Metal World

May 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

“Alcoholism, bad drains, long queues, peeling plaster, overcrowded homes and buses, polluted air, heavy falls of soot and chemical dust, unmade pavements, sub-standard [...]

Sacrilegium – Wicher

April 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

Metal is one of the few genres where following obscure bands is treasured. Believe it or not there are plenty of bands out there who have managed to generate hype but for [...]

Black Sabbath – Sabbath Bloody Sabbath

January 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

The story of metal began with a special band that I believe to be the greatest band of all time: Black Sabbath. The original lineup of the band consists of Bill Ward, Geezer [...]

Flower Travellin’ Band – Satori

January 22, 2015 // 0 Comments

It’s 1971. The hippie era was coming to an end. Psychedelic rock was declining. Black Sabbath and Led Zeppelin were the heaviest thing out there. Metal was in its infancy. [...]

Scorpions – Blackout

December 18, 2014 // 0 Comments

One of my favorite heavy metal bands of all time is Scorpions. Few bands have made a global impact on the world and helped it prosper. Their participation in historical [...]

Blast From The Past: Trouble – Psalm 9

October 23, 2014 // 0 Comments

“Hey Jack, do you want to see The Skull at The Underworld next month?” asked MetalRecusants Big Wig Dom, his beautiful hair flowing in the wind. “Sure, why [...]

Blast From The Past: Pentagram – Relentless

October 16, 2014 // 0 Comments

HISTORY Doom metal pioneers Pentagram have one of the strangest histories in metal. Pentagram has featured over 35 total band members who have come and gone, two different [...]

Blast From The Past: Mastodon – Leviathan

August 30, 2014 // 0 Comments

Mastodon are one of the most important bands of the 21st century, on record and as a live act (read my review of them at Sonisphere here). Their albums are all unique to [...]
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