The Heavy Metal World Tour – Berlin, Germany

The Heavy Metal World Tour is a companion piece to weekly segment on The Metal Dad Radio Show. Each week we play a block of bands from a specific location from around the world, picked entirely at random. This week: Berlin, Germany Germany’s history of heavy metal exports is long, and impressive. From the earliest … More The Heavy Metal World Tour – Berlin, Germany

More (Non-Metal) Guitar In The Monitor – April 2018

Our (pseudo) monthly look at the albums we are currently loving the most.   Jeff Przech & The Outfit – Jeff Przech & The Outfit From the opening notes of the first toe-tapping single, “Maribelle”, it’s clear that Jeff Przech and his exceptional backing unit have brought their A-game. Przech is a thoughtful, soulful songwriter … More More (Non-Metal) Guitar In The Monitor – April 2018

More (Metal) Guitar In The Monitor – February 2018

Our pseudo-monthly look at some metal albums worth putting in your album rotation post haste.   Owl Maker – Paths of the Slain Personally speaking, one of my most-anticipated releases of 2018 comes from my own backyard in the form of the debut EP from three-piece stoner metal outfit Owl Maker. Frankly, trying to attach … More More (Metal) Guitar In The Monitor – February 2018

The Metal Dad’s Favorite Metal Albums of 2017

All Hell – The Grave Alchemist North Carolina’s All Hell delivered one of the most pleasant surprises for me in 2017. Filled with horror and goth-tinged death-n-roll, The Grave Alchemist was an infectious attention-grabber from note one. It was and still is a true headbanging affair worthy of multiple listens front to back. https://allhell.bandcamp.com/   … More The Metal Dad’s Favorite Metal Albums of 2017

The Metal Dad’s Favorite Non-Metal Albums of 2017

Ak’Chamel – Death Chants Few acts on this list, or on this planet, put out albums as singularly unique and engaging as Ak’Chamel. No two albums are ever alike, and yet each one is completely captivating in its cinematic-like compositions. Death Chants sees Ak’Chamel play with a bit more structure than their average releases are … More The Metal Dad’s Favorite Non-Metal Albums of 2017

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

Another in our pseudo-monthly series of posts featuring albums you should be inserting into your Walkman.   City Streets Country Roads – …and the world turned ever so slowly I listen to a lot of new music over the course of a year. A lot. Yet I have to look no further than the newest … More More (Non-Metal) Guitar In The Monitor – October 2017