It’s been an extremely long week at work and I’ve been so stressed from it that I’ve had a hard time relaxing. Nothing says “relaxation” than a good slice of Metal!
Joe Lynn Turner – Second Hand Life (2007, Limited Edition): 13 songs of pure Melodic Rock by one of the smoothest singers in all of Rock. This album is automatically in my Top 5 of 2007 without question.
Halford – Metal God Essentials Vol.1 (2007, Limited Edition): Rob Halford = Heavy Metal. An essential release for Rob Halford fans.
Halford – Resurrection (2000): One of the best “comeback” albums ever, Halford proving that he is the Metal God and that Judas Priest needed Rob more than he needed Priest.
Iced Earth – Framing Armageddon (2007): I was so disappointed in 2004’s THE GLORIUS BURDEN that I didn’t have high expectations for this album. So far, I’m pleasantly surprised. It seems that Tim Owens has found his voice within the Iced Earth framework.
Motley Crue – New Tattoo (2000): Very underrated record by the Crue, probably the record they should have made instead of GENERATION SWINE (1997). Who cares if Tommy Lee is on drums?
Melodica – Love Metal (2001): A fine album of solid AOR/Melodic Hard Rock from Ted Poley (Danger Danger).
Ted Nugent – Love Grenade (2007): I’m still trying to get into Ted’s new record but it just hasn’t been getting the spins.
Icarus Witch – Songs For The Lost (2007): One of my favorite new bands. This latest album is good but I really haven’t given it proper spins because of it’s place in line with all the new releases.