Sepultura – Arise

Sepultura – Arise   Arise is the fourth studio album by Brazilian heavy metal band Sepultura, released in 1991. Upon its release, the album received top reviews from heavy metal magazines such as Rock Hard, Kerrang! and Metal Forces. Arise is considered Sepultura’s finest hour among longtime fans. While the music on Arise was mostly […]

Anthrax – Among the Living

Anthrax – Among the Living   Among the Living is the third studio album by American thrash metal band, Anthrax. It was released in March 1987, and was certified gold by the RIAA on July 31, 1990. The BBC has described the album as “arguably their big breakthrough”, and “often cited by fans as their […]

Pantera – Power Metal

Pantera – Power Metal   Power Metal is the fourth studio album by heavy metal band Pantera, released in May 1988. It is the first Pantera album to feature Phil Anselmo on vocals, as part of a line-up which would last until the band’s official split in 2003. The album showcases a more aggressive style […]

Overkill – Taking Over

Overkill – Taking Over   Taking Over is the second studio album by thrash metal band Overkill, released in March 1987. The album is Overkill’s last to feature drummer Rat Skates, who left the band later in 1987 and was replaced by Sid Falck. Overkill toured for less than a year to promote Taking Over. […]

Type O Negative – October Rust

Type O Negative – October Rust   October Rust is the fourth album by Type O Negative. It was released in 1996. This is the first album with Johnny Kelly credited as the band’s drummer. October Rust has more ballads and less of the doom metal sound of previous or subsequent albums. It also features […]

Slipknot – All Hope Is Gone

Slipknot – All Hope Is Gone   All Hope Is Gone is the fourth studio album by American metal band Slipknot. Released on August 20, 2008. Preparation for the album began in 2007, while recording started in February 2008 in the band’s home state of Iowa. Before the album’s launch, Slipknot released a series of […]

Helloween – Walls of Jericho

Helloween – Walls of Jericho   Walls of Jericho is the debut full-length studio album by German power metal band Helloween, released in 1985 on LP by Noise Records. It is the only album featuring Kai Hansen as lead vocalist, although he would continue to act as guitarist on subsequent albums. In 1988, Walls of […]

Black Sabbath – Black Sabbath

Black Sabbath – Black Sabbath   Black Sabbath is the debut album by the English rock band Black Sabbath. Released on 13 February 1970 in the United Kingdom and on 1 June 1970 in the United States, the album reached number eight on the UK Albums Charts and number 23 on the Billboard charts. Although […]

Slayer – South of Heaven

Slayer – South of Heaven   South of Heaven is the fourth studio album by American thrash metal band Slayer. Released on July 5, 1988, the album was the band’s second collaboration with record producer Rick Rubin, whose production skills on Slayer’s previous album Reign in Blood had helped the band’s sound evolve. South of […]