The Trench Reynolds Report

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I don’t want to overhype this but Into The Wild Life is the best Halestorm album so far. It is their heaviest album by far and a little more dark than previous albums. Even the ballads are heavy. Now I’m not talking about sacrificing babies in satanic rituals dark but the album has just enough …

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Anymore I only do reviews of something if it’s really good and Megadeth’s latest album Super Collider is damn good. It’s an almost flawless album in my opinion. Now some people have complained that it isn’t head stomping, mosh pitting, face breaking thrash metal but I’m ok with that. Even without that level of thrash …

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I’ve been a huge fan of Halestorm since I saw them at the Uproar Festival in 2010. I loved their debut album, I thought it was almost flawless. I bought the ReAnimate EP when it came out and was amazed how they could take some crappy songs and make them into amazing covers. I bought …

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Just like I said about Iced Earth’s Jon Schaffer, Dave Mustaine is conspiracy theorist and ego-maniacal prick but he’s also a musical genius. However that did not translate well on Megadeth’s new album Th1rt3en. While Dave’s conspiracy minded lyrics were great on United Abominations it was annoying on Endgame and just downright boring on Th1rt3en. …

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If Black Sabbath had written Stairway to Heaven it would be Bible Black.
This song is an instant classic that should be in the pantheon of Dio-Era Sabbath songs like the song Heaven and Hell. Unfortunately the rest of the album doesn’t rock as hard. Oh it rocks all right and it’s a great album. It’s just not as good as other Dio Sabbath albums. Yes I think Dehumanizer is a better album. But it’s still the Dio fronted Black Sabbath so it’s automatically awesome.
Highly Recommended.
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Last night I purchased Operation Mindcrime II by Queensryche. The follow-up to my favorite album of all time Operation: Mindcrime. Plusses: The political rhetoric was kept to a minimum Even more of Pamela Moore, the voice of Mary Great lyrics Geoff Tate’s vocals are still strong The song “The Chase” with Ronnie James Dio is …

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