June 14 – Review by Officer Nice – HELLRIDE – GOODBYES TO FOREVER (Fastball / Rock Inc.)

I will not be too long with this one. I have never heard before of the term Acoustic Metal and I actually am not in the mood to discuss it. In my opinion Heavy Metal is a genre where musicians use distortion on their guitars to sound heavy, loud and mean…. Music where you can hear screaming leads, thundering drums… In my opinion Metal musicians are often great musicians who are able to add a wide range of emotions into their music. Besides these ingredients Heavy Metal is also a way of life.

Anyway, inventing a new subgenre and label it as Heavy Metal without sounding Heavy is a bit bizarre. It is like having sex with a doll a guess… It might be fun but the real stuff is far better. READ MORE…