Discography Reviews: Metallica – Ride the Lightning

The beginning of Metallica’s increasing momentum was an inferno of raw brutal metal and style-forming songwriting. Around this time we’re talking about incomparable class right through and on Ride the Lightning some of the band’s greatest classics fight for our attention. The album kicks off with two of […]

Discography Review: Metallica – St. Anger

A severely lousy record. A frontal stomach splash. A pathetic attempt to combine sounds and tones in hope that it will remind of music. The band was in a state of disintegration during the recording and the disharmony between the band members is clearly heard through the speakers, […]

Discography Review: Metallica – Death Magnetic

Since sometime in the 90’s, Metallica has been a sitcom of wrong decisions. Sometime back then they should have had hired an editor with total freedom of action who was given the mandate to exercise loving violence on the band’s confused extravagances. Because if you removed some incomprehensible […]

RECENT CREAM by Monroe (VOL 2)

12 new good tunes for people who like good music. Picked by yours truly, Sam Monroe. NOVA TWINS – Antagonist 2. KIIMI – Trust 3. RINA SAWAYAMA – Enter Sandman 4. ZORNHEYM – Slumber Comes in TIme 5. VERONICA MAGGIO – Daddy Issues 6. MASTODON – Gigantium 7. […]

Discography Review: Metallica & Lou Reed – Lulu

Seriously speaking, this is probably the worst thing I’ve ever heard in my entire life. Sure, all bands can drop a bad record and come back. But how do you come back after something like this? It’s completely incomprehensible how no one in the band, or the record […]

Discography Review: Metallica – Hardwired… to Self-Destruct

Metallica have become a band who tries to be smarter than they are. They are a gang of savage riffing rockheads, but I feel that they so bad want to be artistic innovators or creative geniuses.  Therefore this albums sounds kind of like an overthought Guide Michelin-dish, crafted […]