Angel Witch

June 5, 2012

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Angel Witch (London, England)              Among the ranks of bands like Judas Priest and Iron Maiden they brought a bit darker of an aura around the melodic plains of the NWOBHM movement.  They’ve had a major role in early metal from one solitary album.             […]

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Diamond Head

May 2, 2012

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Diamond Head (Stourbridge, England)                    “Am I Evil?  I am Man, yes I am.”  Those words would never have been uttered had it not been for Diamond Head.  A band that gave to Metallica and Megadeth a style they would adapt and transform over and over again. […]

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Judas Priest

April 3, 2012

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Judas Priest (Birmingham, England)                   Rob Halford, frontman of Judas Priest and widely renowned as a Metal God has a range that spans 4 octaves and is known for those high, screeching screams on top of melodic mastery.  Judas Priest are one of the metal originators, first forming in 1970.  Ian Hill, […]

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Motorhead

March 31, 2012

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Motorhead (Chelsea, England)                 Considered one of the originators of the New Wave Of Britisth Heavy Metal (NWOBHM) Motorhead stand tall above most.  Ian Fraser Kilmister singer/bassist AKA Lemmy, created Motorhead in 1975.  He named the band Motorhead after the last song he wrote for Hawkwind, from which […]

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Iron Maiden

March 19, 2012

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Iron Maiden (London, England)                    How much has Iron Maiden influenced metal music?  Take a look at your collection and name one band they haven’t had an influence on directly or in-directly.  Go ahead and try, I’ll wait.  Well, you might be able to name a few, but not […]

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