New Releases

New Release Highlight: Ironflame – Blood Red Victory Review

Ironflame are back! They have not been away for long though, since Andrew D’Cagna (involved in a ton of projects and bands, past and present) is in non-stop mode, delivering the band’s 3rd album in less than 4 years since their debut. Moreover, he is responsible for everything (apart from the lead guitar parts) making this a hyper prolific, one-man, do-it-all modern power metal operation.

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New Release Highlight: Throne of Iron – Adventure One Review

The world of underground heavy metal was firmly shaken in the summer of 2018 when one of its most prominent figures, Mark “The Shark” Shelton, leader of Manilla Road and epic metal forefather, passed away suddenly. Tucker Thomasson (already a veteran of the Indiana metal scene with sludge/doom quartet Thorr-Axe and various other projects) was one of those people, basically deciding overnight to record a 3-song demo by himself and form a band in his memory (also covered M.R.’s “Crystal Logic” from their eponymous masterpiece) – and thus Throne of Iron was born.

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Readers’ Choice: Voting for the Best Traditional Metal Albums of 2019

The end of the year is drawing to a close and it’s safe to say that 2019 has been a monumental year for traditional heavy metal. The Ride into Glory author team has already began comparing notes as we compile our “Best of 2019” article similar to last year’s. This year, we plan to do things a little differently. We’re still going to have our own best of 2019 list, but we also want to hear from you: our wonderful readers!