Heather Wright

About the Author Heather Wright


Halcyon Way, ‘Conquer’ – Album Review

August 29, 2014
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When pop culture seems to rule the world, there are still those, especially in the metal community, that are ready to challenge the status quo. Metal has always challenged the boundaries, through vocal styles, lyrics, or the thunderous rage of the guitar, bass and drums. That being said, a lot of newer metal bands take up this banner, a stand out being Halcyon Way.


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Fozzy, ‘Do You Wanna Start a War’ – Album Review

August 11, 2014
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Needless to say, the entire disc is all over the map, taking inspiration wherever Jericho and Fozzy can find it. Even though each track jumps from genre to genre, they somehow find a way to pull it off. Fozzy gives the listeners a little taste of everything; there is something for everyone here. That is what makes this disc successful, and few hard rock or heavy metal bands could pull that off with such reckless abandon.


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Ted Nugent, ‘ShutUp&Jam!’ – Album Review

June 20, 2014
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Music fans know him by several monikers:  “Motor City Madman,” “Gonzo,” and even “Uncle Ted,” but no regardless of what the fans call him, Ted Nugent is one of the most iconic rock guitarists of all time. Ted Nugent, even in the early days of his forty-plus year career, has always been an in-your-face, take-no-prisoners artist who is a diehard advocate of all things rock and roll.


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Black Label Society, ‘Catacombs of the Black Vatican’ – Album Review

April 18, 2014
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Every thirty years or so, a guitarist comes along that sets the metal community on fire; in this case, that fire has been has been burning since Zakk Wylde came onto the scene as Ozzy Osbourne’s protégé and lead guitarist. Virtually a child prodigy, Zakk created guitar riffs that shocked and amazed Ozzy’s fans; how could this skinny blond haired kid make sounds come out of a guitar that nobody had ever heard before?


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D.A.D., ’30 Years of Hits: The Best of D.A.D. 1984-2014′ – Album Review

March 26, 2014
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D.A.D. is not what you might typically expect from a band who holds the title of Denmark’s most widely recognized rock group. This is a band whose style expands far outside of its geographical boundaries. With a catalog of music that has spanned over thirty years, D.A.D. (or Disneyland after Dark), has fused elements from several different genres of rock.


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