Tag: Metallica

NEWS: Frog Leap jump into the fire with Metallica’s “Battery”!

Getting some help in from Trey Xavier on guitars, Samus Paulicelli on drums and Noah Marin on Bass, Leo Moracchioli from Frog Leap Studio in Norway has dropped a cover of the “Master of Puppets” classic “Battery” from Metallica! The full band, Frog Leap, which features Rabea Massaad of Toska fame will be upon our shores for

Review: “The Onset of Eternal Darkness” by Climate of Fear

Formed from the ashes of a number of bands in 2017 and most notably featuring the vocal talents of former Desolated frontman Paul Williams are Climate of Fear. The bands debut EP “Holy Terror” was released in 2017 and we’ll received by fans and followers alike. Now it’s time for the band to spread their

Riff Police! Pull Over! #43: Opprobrium Vs Metallica!

Released in 1988 under the name Incubus, the New Orleans band now called Opprobrium enjoyed some influence with the Death Metal influenced Thrash sounds of their debut “Serpent Temptation”. A deluxe re-issue appeared via Relapse Records in 2016 with 4 additional tracks in the form of their 1987 original demo. There is one track, “Hunger

Riff Police! Pull Over! #42: Underside Vs Avenged Sevenfold!

Avenged Sevenfold lifting *ahem* being influenced by Metallica is pretty common knowledge. Why? Because it’s so blatantly obvious! To be fair, they’ve got a wealth of decent material of their own and they created a decent song around that Metallica riff. “Unholy Confessions” is a fans favourite and has all the trademarks of the classic

NEWS: Ahdy Khairat remasters Metallica!

Ahdy Khairat has taken “All Nightmare Long” from “Death Magnetic” by Metallica and made is sound immense with a new remix and remaster job. The new version benefits from a bigger bass sound that means the song overall delivers more punch than a prize fighter!

Riff Police! Pull Over! #39: Testament Vs Nuclear Assault!

Ah Testament. The Chuck Billy fronted Thrashers are one of a number of bands who could arguably be named as just outside of the “Big Four” that is Slayer, Metallica, Megadeth and of course Anthrax. The Berkeley Californian quintet formed in that classic Thrash era and second album “The New Order” broke the band into

Riff Police! Pull Over! #38 Metallica Vs Gama Bomb!

Signed to AFM Records and hailing from both Newry and Dublin are Ireland’s finest Thrash Metal five piece since… ever. Gama Bomb have been laying down the gauntlet to all challengers for the past 16 years and with newly released “Speed Between The Lines” are showing no sign of any let up. “Zombie Blood Nightmare”