Words for Metal Hammer. Previously TeamRock. Rock Sins Reviews Editor. Metal historian. aka Ali Zombie.
Not to be confused with an optimistic ode to the blessings of life, round two of 2016’s Sixx:A.M. domination ‘Prayers for the Blessed’ praises the flawed while shaking the perch of the blissfully ignorant.
The extravagantly produced, theme-driven AFI have been left in the 2000s, but that’s not necessarily a bad thing.
Clawing out of its cage, ‘Prayers for the Damned’ is Sixx:A.M.’s phenomenal ode to the personal battles that keep them alive.
Playful melodic punks Dead Frequency come bearing the gift of the fun factor with some ‘Tough Tracks and Setbacks’.
Trivium's bass player Paolo chooses the records that have soundtracked his life.
After three years away from the scene, Underoath came roaring back... but why now?
Enticing industrial-infused goth for the present day, Death Valley High are determined to prove they are ‘CVLT [AS FVK]'.
Light the fuse and retreat to a safe distance, Airbourne are ‘Breakin’ Outta Hell’ so expect fireworks.
If there's one person who knows his stuff when it comes to monstrous metal and shocking rock, it's the fiend from Finland himself, Mr Lordi.
Opeth’s ‘Sorceress’ is an enchanting siren, beckoning innocent passers-by toward their fate.
The finest anthems in metalcore heroes Asking Alexandria's repertoire.
When it comes to The Walking Dead, there’s no bigger fan than Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian. Which is why we asked him to pick his favourite scenes from TV”s greatest zombie series.
Rising from the ashes of punk’s sad downturn in recent years, The Decline reissue their second venture ‘Are You Gonna Eat That?’ to a scene in desperate need of such a rapturous shake-up.
Whisking you on a high school adventure of self-discovery and recovery, Bowling for Soup bassman’s Erik Chandler Band are here to tell you ‘The Truth’ about growing up.