Metallica – Kill ‘Em All (92.5)


It was 1980 and a young band from San Francisco had hopes and dreams and the everlasting love of making thrash metal music. It began with a simple advertisement in a local newspaper by drummer Lars Ulrich.  In 1982, Ulrich, guitarist/vocalist James Hetfield and guitarist Lloyd Grant had finished their first compilation. Bass player Ron…

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Pantera – Cowboys from Hell (90)


Having started out as a glam metal band, everything changed for Pantera with the notable addition of Phil Anselmo as their new vocalist back in 1987. With the release of their fifth studio album, Cowboys from Hell, Pantera shocked the rock world with its new speed, groove metal sound. The Abbott brothers (Vinny Paul on…

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Black Sabbath – 13 (80)


“Is this the end of the beginning? Or the beginning of the end?” Either way, the godfathers of metal are back in (part of) their original form in 2013. After parting ways with Ozzy Osbourne in 1979, Black Sabbath has reformed with the Prince of Darkness on vocals once again to release their new album,…

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