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

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