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 (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

More (Metal) Guitar In The Monitor – August 2017

It’s at this point I’m supposed to write something about how even though summer is winding down, the metal releases are “heating up” right? Say what you will for terrible cliches, there’s some truth to that statement. For your listening pleasure, here’s a handful of metal releases that you should put in your ear holes … More More (Metal) Guitar In The Monitor – August 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