More (Non-Metal) Guitar In The Monitor – April 2019

Our pseudo-monthly dive into the non-metal albums that are locked into heavy rotation.   Savannah King – Cliffrose It reads like the great American novel – young, talented musician hops in a camper van, leaves behind virtually everyone and everything in order to travel the back roads of America, while penning one of the best … More More (Non-Metal) Guitar In The Monitor – April 2019

More (Metal) Guitar In The Monitor – March 2019

Our (pseudo) monthly look at the new metal releases that have been in recent heavy rotation…   Magic Circle – Departed Souls I’ve been contemplating proto-metal for what seems like an eternity. There is a never-ending well of bands from the late 1960s through the entire decade of the 1970s that one could wormhole through … More More (Metal) Guitar In The Monitor – March 2019

More (Non-Metal) Guitar In the Monitor – February 2019

Our (not-so) monthly look at the recent and upcoming non-metal albums that have been tickling our ears on a regular basis.   Xavier Serrano – Bell Chimes of Yesteryear After a stint fronting indie-folk outfit, Kindred Queer, and a run of three solo EPs, New Haven, Connecticut’s Xavier Serrano has already established himself as a … More More (Non-Metal) Guitar In the Monitor – February 2019

More (Metal) Guitar In The Monitor – January 2019

The return of our (hopefully soon to be again) monthly column where we look at the new metal releases currently in heavy rotation at The Metal Dad household.   Critical Defiance – Misconception Anyone who follows our Metal Dad Radio Show knows the Heavy Metal World Tour segment featured a handful of Chilean bands a … More More (Metal) Guitar In The Monitor – January 2019

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 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