My uncle "Scotty," who played saxophone (and other instruments) in jazz bands for decades, is gone. Here is a tribute to him and his music.
Robert Horvat, who has lately been blogging a lot of great music, interviews the powerful singer behind one of Turkey's most interesting musical exports.
Heavy Metal Overload brings us four tracks from upcoming releases by four hard-hitting metal bands.
It's been a while since I reblogged an album review, much less a classic album. But old time 80s rocker Mike Ladano couldn't resist revisiting [...]
I did not go to Wacken Open Air, the "heavy metal Woodstock" that occurs every year in the farm fields outside of the town of [...]
One aspect of history that doesn't get nearly enough attention as it should is the music of the past. People in all eras were surrounded [...]
I've never listened to much Manilla Road before, but this track from their 2001 album seems as good a place to start as any.
It's hard to believe this iconic song by Metallica was released as a single 25 years ago. Where has the time gone?
Here are Heavy Metal Overload's choices for the best metal slabs of the year just past.
Mike Ladano reviews Metallica's new slab. How does it sound to fans of the band's more "classic" era?