Album Review: “Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes From a Memory” Dream Theater


Well, this album is currently celebrating its 15th anniversary in the last moments of the year 2014.  “Open Your Eyes Nicholas.”  That is right open them.  See the great music that Dream Theater can input into your memory.  A true band developing a cloud of progressive music that can shock the way John Petrucci can play guitar.  This album would be Jordan Rudess’s first test if he can stick to being with Dream Theater.  This was proven successful as Rudess has appeared in Dream Theater albums many years later.  “Fatal Tragedy” shows the improvisation that guitarist John Petrucci and Rudess can do together.  “The Dance of Eternity” impresses me with Petrucci using a seven stringed guitar to create music that will blow almost any hardcore DT fan away to fairy world.  This album certainly does not disappoint too many, even though it is not the group’s best line of work.[B-]

“Finally Free” by Dream Theater

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Album Review: “Practice What You Preach” Testament


Another Testament album being number three by Megaforce/ Atlantic Records.  Twenty-fives years after its first release, it is still one album that will blow many metal fans away.  This album provides an array of guitar tricks that Alex Skolnick and Eric Peterson do.  Whether it is sweep picking and dual guitar solos, these two guitarists can show the good musicianship they have. Tune  “Practice What You Preach” is heard with solos that are connected with guitarists from Brian May to Yngwie Malmsteen.  Even more amazing are the riffs/ power chords developed to create such an astonishing highway of melodies going through the listener’s ears. With  “Greenhouse Effect,” an identifiable solo mixed with Iron Maiden and Judas Priest.  “The Ballad” frames a piece of Ozzy Osbourne’s own Randy Rhoad’s famous solo in “Crazy Train.”  Once again, the incredible Chuck Billy shouts out about social issues and political corruption.  This album will please the average person listening to thrash metal albums like this one.  And even anyone trying to listen to any subgenre of heavy metal such as thrash.

“Practice What You Preach” by Testament

Album Review: “The New Order” Testament


Could Testament just be a great band or what.  Tel me why there is no such thing as the “Big Five” thrash metal group, Slayer, Anthrax, Metallica, Megadeth, and Testament?  “The New Order” is Testament’s second studio album released in the year 1988 under Megaforce/Atlantic Records.  Songs like ” Disciples of the Watch” provides ultimate shredding of guitarist Eric Peterson and Alex Skolnick at almost their best. For “Eerie Inhabitants,” Skolnick and Malmsteen clash together in the solo.  “Into the Pit” provides the kind of abrasive feeling of music you find in other bands like Metallica and Megadeth.  Amazing playing of Peterson and Skolnick blows your mind away with what these two musicians can do.  Chuck Billy’s unbelievable vocals on political corruption, doom, etc energizes the band’s crowds.  Want to know something else? Aerosmith’s famous song “Nobody’s Fault” makes an appearance.  This album is worth every dollar spent. [B]

“Into the Pit” by Testament

Anthrax Working On A Song For Game of Thrones Mixtape

“Big Four” thrash metal group Anthrax are reportedly working on a song for an upcoming Game of Thrones mixtape from HBO.  The band is currently in Los Angeles cooking up a studio album following their critically acclaimed one “Worship Music” back in 2011, according to