More (Non-Metal) Guitar In The Monitor – May 2017

The continuation of our (sort of) monthly series focusing on recent non-metal releases that have been in constant rotation. This month we play some catch up and revisit albums from the beginning of 2017 through this past month…   Ak’chamel, The Mythik Tricksters – Transmissions From Boshqa There are few bands in the world that … More More (Non-Metal) Guitar In The Monitor – May 2017

More (Metal) Guitar in the Monitor – February 2017

The return of our monthly series looking at recent metal releases we’ve been digging…   The Ominous Circle – Appalling Ascension Completely brutal. Completely unrelenting. Portugal’s The Ominous Circle unleashed a hellish torment of death metal blasphemy back in January through one of our favorite labels, 20 Buck Spin. Combining a hammer-to-the-face approach with malevolent … More More (Metal) Guitar in the Monitor – February 2017

The Metal Dad’s Favorite Metal Albums of 2016

2016 may not have been the best year we’ve experienced for a host of reasons, but there’s no denying that 2016 produced some truly amazing metal records. All over the metal pantheon there were some stellar releases. As with the ‘non-metal’ version of this list, this is not to be considered a “best of” list. … More The Metal Dad’s Favorite Metal Albums of 2016

More (Metal) Guitar In the Monitor – December 2016

As we continue to trudge towards another year end (and year end list) we offer our final 2016 installment of our monthly metal albums round-up…   Bethlehem – Bethlehem In 1996, Germany’s Bethlehem released their Dictius Te Necare album. It was then, and still is one of the greatest black metal album ever released. (Or … More More (Metal) Guitar In the Monitor – December 2016