Hot off the Press

Modern Melodic Metal

by Joe Mis - Senior Columnist – Thrive is the debut solo album from Angelica Rylin, the lead vocalist of the Swedish rockers The Murder of My Sweet. Following a dream, Angelica has put together a strong melodic rock release that should have broad appeal, especially to fans of Heart, Robin [...]
by Joe Mis - Senior Columnist – Take one part Bullet For My Valentine, add one part Lady Gaga and a hint of underground metal, beat vigorously with massive double bass drums and slice with razor sharp guitar riffs – that’s probably an apt recipe for Amaranthe’s upcoming sophomore album, [...]
by Joe Mis - Senior Columnist – Italy’s Netherfall has recently released a self-titled debut album. This Milan-based four piece metal act for some odd reason the band is labeled as “alternative metal,” but they are far from it, tending to sound more like straight up hard rock or [...]