Deep Purple

The New NWOBHM - Monument fly the flag for metal both old and new.

With two successful EP's, a redefining cover of Deep Purple's Black Night and some big tours coming up. Monument's own axe-man Lew Stephens caught up for a quick chat.

Since the passing of Deep Purple keyboardist and co-founder Jon Lord, almost a year ago, much of the metal world has been in mourning, as one of the

Mat Sinner, bassist & vocalist with (among other things) Primal Fear and Sinner, talks to Metal as Fuck.

Mat Sinner; the patience of a saint...

Have you ever tried ringing a phone number over a 100 times in an hour? If so, then you’ll probably understand that it gets a bit annoying after a while.

Symphony X - Iconoclast (Nuclear Blast/Riot)

New Jersey's finest return with more gloriously overblown tunes of glory.
Release Date: 
16 Jun 2011 - 11:30pm

What to make of this, Symphony X’s eighth studio release?

Graveyard - Hisingen Blues (Nuclear Blast/Riot)

Swedish retro rockers try again to convince us that the past is where its at - with no little success.
Release Date: 
24 Mar 2011 - 11:30pm

“Are you listening to the good Graveyard from Spain, or the useless one from Sweden?”

Hellbastard - Eco War (Selfmadegod Records)

Despite having been around since 1986, with a decade-plus hiatus in the middle, Hellbastard is still joyfully mired in the maliciously metal muck: halfway between its crust leanings and thrash influences.

The latest EP from relatively recently reformed U.K.

Moonstone Project - Rebel Run (Blistering Records/Warner)

Italian guitar wizard Matt Filippino and cohort Alessandro Del Vecchio have put together an album of classic rock that will make any 70s/80s heavy rock fan pump one fist in the air while adjusting the codpiece with the other.

With Rebel Run, the second release under the Moonstone Project moniker, Matt Filippino has put together a solid rhythm unit including bassist Nik