Tom Hanno

Pallbearer – Mind Burns Alive

Pallbearer was introduced to me by Dr. X, a member of Utica, New York's maniacal Horrorcore Rap masters, Flesruoy Llik. The good Dr. knew that it would strike a chord...

Beyond The Pale – Monument In Time

The coalition of crushing metal connoisseurs that goes by the name Beyond The Pale is gearing up for the April 27th, 2024 release of their debut album, Monument In Time....

Scarefield – A Quiet Country

Scarefield brings us 11 “killer” tracks on their debut album, A Quiet Country; released March 25th, 2024. The duo of  Simone Manuli and Markus Kristoffersson do...

Fireblood – Hellalujah

Fireblood may have dropped their first album on April Fools Day, but the songs that they've presented us with are no joke! So much so, that I can't believe how many...

Judas Priest – Invincible Shield

What do you think of first when you hear the name Judas Priest? My immediate thoughts are of leather and spikes, hard hitting riffs that have only gotten heavier with...

Rickshaw Billie’s Burger Patrol – Big Dumb Riffs

Austin, Texas is home to one of the coolest bands out there, a unit known collectively as Rickshaw Billie's Burger Patrol. These three musicians, Leo Lydon (lead vocals,...

Exhorder – Defectum Omnium

Exhorder was formed in 1985 in New Orleans and have been credited for originating the “groove metal” sound that influenced bands like Pantera, White Zombie, etc....

Clouds Taste Satanic – 79 A.E.

I am a firm believer that Clouds Taste Satanic are the best instrumental band to ever grace our collective consciousness. My love for their patented brand of music began...

Ignited – Cradle Of The Wicked

If you like vocals that will bring bands like Iron Maiden and Dio to mind, then Ignited is going to rank high on your wishlist. Their newest album, Cradle Of The Wicked,...

Orbit Culture – The Forgotten

I’m absolutely obsessed with a Swedish band named Orbit Culture, and I’ve only just recently heard them for the first time. One of the genre tags attached to them is...