More (Non-Metal) Guitar In The Monitor – December 2016

As we wind our way towards another year end (and year end list) here’s the final 2016 installment of our monthly round-up extolling the virtues of some killer non-metal releases.   Klimt1918 – Sentimentale Jugend This is a two for the price of one, as Italy’s long-running Klimt1918 pack 19 songs into a double album … More More (Non-Metal) Guitar In The Monitor – December 2016

More (Metal) Guitar In The Monitor – November 2016

Continuing our monthly series focusing on recent metal releases that are rocking our world…   Ulcerate – Shrines of Paralysis In 2013, New Zealand’s Ulcerate showed up with a record that pretty much obliterated everything in its path and set everyone’s year-end lists ablaze. So three years later what do they do for an encore? … More More (Metal) Guitar In The Monitor – November 2016

More (Non-Metal) Guitar In The Monitor – November 2016

A continuing look at the non-metal albums that are heavily loved…   Emma Ruth Rundle – Marked For Death Much like recent releases from the likes of Troller and Darkher, I had a hard time deciding if this album should land on the metal or non-metal version of this monthly round-up. There are certainly moments … More More (Non-Metal) Guitar In The Monitor – November 2016

Fifty Bands, One State

I don’t often write “response posts” to things I’ve read. I think once during the lifetime of our old Lonesome Noise blog did I write a piece in direct response to something else that was written. (Apparently, I was really bugged by Zakk Wylde stating that Black Sabbath without Ozzy wasn’t really Black Sabbath…) Recently … More Fifty Bands, One State

Song Premiere: “Nod Off, Dream” by Broads

I’ve got you here my┬álovely…And I’ve stifled every scream… Broads, the duo comprised of vocalists and multi-instrumentalists Kelly Day and Jane Hendry, may not be a household name outside of their usual Down Under haunts but give it time. The Metal Dad is pretty convinced that’s about to change sooner rather than later. Originally born … More Song Premiere: “Nod Off, Dream” by Broads

More (Metal) Guitar In The Monitor – October 2016

Our monthly round-up of some recent metal releases that have been in heavy rotation…   Asphyx – Incoming Death In the long and uncompromising history of death metal there are certain bands whose influence has been felt since the first notes they belched forward. One of those acts is Dutch legends Asphyx. It has been … More More (Metal) Guitar In The Monitor – October 2016

More (Non-Metal) Guitar In The Monitor – October 2016

We continue on with our monthly look at some recent favorite (non-metal) albums…   S U R V I V E – RR7349 This summer has been the summer of Stranger Things. The hit Netflix series took all of the best things about classic Stephen King novels and campy 80s horror movies and meshed them … More More (Non-Metal) Guitar In The Monitor – October 2016

Video Premiere: Dr. Martino – “Clean Plate Club”

Connecticut garage/surf rock trio, Dr. Martino are set to unleash a brand new video for their track “Clean Plate Club” and The Metal Dad is very pleased to be offering up the world premiere. The track comes from a recent four-way split, entitled Calligrams that also featured CT acts Spectral Fangs, Terrible Roars, and Ghost … More Video Premiere: Dr. Martino – “Clean Plate Club”