Category: Hard Rock

Fireball Ministry – The Second Great Awakening

From Los Angeles, California, Fireball Ministry is a stoner metal/hard rock band that plays fun music with a southern vibe. I had listened to this album a lot many years ago while visiting a friend in Arkansas, and so it does hold a special place with me. (more…)

Skizoo – Incerteza

Back in the days of Myspace, I was going through the music pages searching for bands from Spain. Because I have family there, I tried to find music from there, and it was by accident after going through pages of what appeared to be Spanish power metal, I stumbled across Skizoo. Skizoo was formed in 2005 by guitarists, Jorge Escobedo and Antonio Bernardini, who had just broken up the band, Sôber. Morti, of Bushido, El Fantasico Hombre Bala, his solo project, Ex Mundus, and now, InMune, was the vocalist. (more…)

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Disturbed – Believe

Disturbed’s sophomore album, Believe, was the first album that I bought back in my high school days. It was they who led me to embark on my continuing musical journey—let the ridicule begin. Believe marked a drastic shift in sound for Disturbed, and to this day, it remains their most mature album. It has very little of the so-called monkey sounds that are unfortunately vocalist’s David Draiman’s claim to fame that were prevalent on their debut album, The Sickness. With Believe, Disturbed leave the realm of that dreaded nu-metal and delve into hard rock bordering on metal. Believe establishes the formula, that Disturbed strays away from very little in future albums, with a predictable song (more…)

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