Posts Tagged ‘Guitar’

Mindshift 'Evilution' EP artwork (SoundCloud)

Mindshift ‘Evilution’ EP artwork (SoundCloud)

Wow. Stop right here. I’ve found a new force in heavy music. And you’re going to love it.

From Sweden, Mindshift has been around for a decade – but in the last few months, the band – Marcus Uggla, Johan Lund, Joakim Olausson, Kim Bengtsson and Eddie Siojo – has directed their energy towards a very heavy and melodic sound.

Since the release of self-funded EP No Regrets in 2012, a host of circumstances lead to Uggla becoming the new frontman for Mindshift. And boy, does he have a scream. (more…)

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Pop Evil Album Cover (Google Images)

Pop Evil Album Cover (Google Images)

Where War of Angels hit us with fast, roaring guitars and drums, Onyx has gone back to the roots of Lipstick On The Mirror to deliver a dark and melodic tempo.  And it is surprisingly good.

Pop Evil know how to deliver killer, hard music that gets you completely sucked in.  The beginning just fires away from the starting blocks like Usain Bolt, and even with the rock ballads in the middle, Onyx finishes with one hell of a bang. (more…)

The first album in thirteen years from the thrash metal band, and lead vocalist Mike Muir the only remaining member of the original band, comparisons to older Suicidal Tendencies is a little out of the question here.

Album number nine sees a fast, rocky tempo to the album.  All the while it feels like you could get up and play air guitar all day long to the guitar solos.   There may be a lot of changing of music “genre” but overall the combination of thrashing drums, and at times some blues guitar, works quite well. (more…)