30 August 2017

Old Season - Archaic Creation (2009)


Band : Old Season
Country : Ireland
Release : Archaic Creation
Year : 2009
Genre : Epic, Heavy, Doom Metal
File Info : MP3, 320 Kbps
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Frank Brennan - Vocals
Jimmy Blanchfield - Guitar
Anto Walsh - Drums
Dermod Smyth - Keyboards
Dave Copley - Bass
Ciaran Doyle - Guitar


1. Meet Me On The Battlefield
2. Forever Damned
3. The Mission
4. Prowler
5. Bitter Is The Wind
6. At The Hollow
7. The Heathens' Dance
8. A Soldier's Song

29 August 2017

Helloween - Karaoke Remix Vol.2 (Japanese Comp. 1998)


Band ⇉ Helloween
Country ⇉ Germany
Release ⇉ Karaoke Remix Vol.2 (Japanese Compilation)
Year ⇉ 1998
Genre ⇉ Power Metal
File Info ⇉ MP3, 320 Kbps
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INFO : Remixed versions of 14 existing album tracks. All lead vocal parts were removed. Japan only release.


1. Irritation
2. Sole Survivor
3. Where The Rain Grows
4. Why?
5. Perfect Gentleman
6. We Burn
7. Steel Tormentor
8. Wake Up The Mountain
9. Power
10. Forever And One (Neverland)
11. The Time Of The Oath
12. Hey Lord!
13. I Can
14. Midnight Sun

Helloween - Karaoke Remix Vol.1 (Japanese Comp. 1998)


Band ⇉ Helloween
Country ⇉ Germany
Release ⇉ Karaoke Remix Vol.1 (Japanese Compilation)
Year ⇉ 1998
Genre ⇉ Power, Speed Metal
File Info ⇉ MP3, 320 Kbps
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INFO : Remixed versions of 8 existing album tracks. All lead vocal parts were removed. Japan only release.


1. Walls Of Jericho
2. Ride The Sky
3. How Many Tears
4. Future World
5. Halloween
6. Dr. Stein
7. First Time
8. Step Out Of Hell

28 August 2017

Black Death - Demo III (1983)


Band : Black Death
Country : USA
Release : Demo III
Year : 1983
Genre : Heavy Metal
File Info : MP3, 320 Kbps
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Greg Hicks - Guitar
Phil Bullard (R.I.P. 2008) - Drums
Siki Spacek - Vocals/Guitar
Darrell Harris - Bass


Author Notes : The Third Demo of the band.


1. Taken By Force
2. Breaking The Chains Of Hell
3. Where Tears Run Red
4. The Last Prophet Of The Rise Of The Beast

Tyrant's Reign - Tyrant's Reign (Comp. 2004)


Band : Tyrant's Reign
Country : USA
Release : Tyrant's Reign (Compilation)
Year : 2004
Genre : Speed, Thrash Metal
File Info : MP3, 320 Kbps
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Band Sites for SUPPORT : FaceBook


INFO : A compilation of Unreleased stuff, Demo and Live recordings. Remixed & remastered in 2004 for the first time ever on LP/CD.


1. Thrashing Metal Maniacs
2. Star Chamber
3. S.O.S.
4. Kill Or Be Killed
5. The Amulet
6. Passage To Eternity
7. Forever And A Day
8. Tyrant's Reign
9. Jack The Ripper
10. Unconditional Surrender
11. Insanity

Tracks Info :
Tracks 1, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9 recorded at Opus Studios, June-July 1988.
Tracks 2, 3, 6 recorded at Star Trax, November 1989.
Tracks 10-11 recorded Live at Rehearsal July 1989.

25 August 2017

Dio - Dio's Inferno, The Last In Live (Live 1998)


Band ➢ Dio
Country ➢ USA
Release ➢ Dio's Inferno, The Last In Live (Live)
Year ➢ 1998
Genre ➢ Heavy Metal
File Info ➢ MP3, 192 Kbps
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Ronnie James Dio (R.I.P. 2010) - Vocals
Tracy Grijalva - Guitars
Larry "Bones" Dennison - Bass
Scott Warren - Keyboards
Vinny Appice - Drums


Material taken from the following performances :

Live 30.11.1996 in New York, The United States
Live 2.03.1997 in Bremen, Germany
Live 11.04.1997 in Schaumburg, The United States
Live 10.05.1997 in Kawasaki, Japan
Live 11.05.1997 in Kawasaki, Japan
Live 31.05.1997 in Chicago, The United States


1. Intro
2. Jesus, Mary And Holy Ghost
3. Straight Though The Heart
4. Don't Talk To Strangers
5. Holy Diver
6. Drum Solo
7. Heaven And Hell (Black Sabbath cover)
8. Double Monday
9. Stand Up And Shout
10. Hunter Of The Heart
11. Mistreated (Deep Purple cover)/Catch the Rainbow (Rainbow cover)
12. Guitar Solo
13. Last In Line
14. Rainbow In The Dark
15. The Mob Rules (Black Sabbath cover)
16. Man On The Silver Mountain (Rainbow cover)
17. Long Live Rock'N'Roll (Rainbow cover)
18. We Rock

Queensryche - Take Cover (Comp. 2007)


Band : Queensryche
Country : USA
Release : Take Cover (Compilation)
Year : 2007
Genre : Heavy, Progressive Metal
File Info : MP3, 320 Kbps
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Geoff Tate - Vocals
Michael Wilton - Guitar
Mike Stone - Guitar [Ex-Eden/Ex-Craig Goldy's Ritual (USA)]
Eddie Jackson - Bass
Scott Rockenfield - Drums


Author Notes : A Compilation with cover songs.


1. Welcome To The Machine / Pink Floyd
2. Heaven On Their Minds / Andrew Lloyd Webber & Tim Rice
3. Almost Cut My Hair / Crosby, Stills, Nash, & Young
4. For What It's Worth / Buffalo Springfield
5. For The Love Of Money / The O'Jays
6. Innuendo / Queen
7. Neon Knights / Black Sabbath
8. Synchronicity II / The Police
9. Red Rain / Peter Gabriel
10. Odissea / Carlo Marrale & Cheope
11. Bullet The Blue Sky (Live) / U2

Virgin Steele - The Black Light Bucchanalia (2010) [Digipak Edition]


Band : Virgin Steele
Country : USA
Release : The Black Light Bucchanalia [Digipak Edition]
Year : 2010

Genre : Epic, Heavy, Progressive Metal
File Info : MP3, 320 Kbps
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Frank Gilchriest - Drums
David DeFeis - Vocals/Keyboards/Bass/Lead Guitar (Track 11)
Edward Pursino - Guitar
Joshua Block - Guitar


Etchings:
1. "Asmodeus-The Destroyer" by Collin de Plancy (Dictionaire Infernale, 1825) (cover of regular CD edition).
2. "Temptation of Saint Anthony" by Martin Schongauer (Germany, 1470) (cover of LP edition).
3. "The Witches Sabbath on the Brocken" & "The Nightmare" by Simonet.
4. Various executions by Joost Damhouder.


CD1 :
1. By The Hammer Of Zeus (And The Wrecking Ball Of Thor)
2. Pagan Heart
3. The Bread Of Wickedness
4. In A Dream Of Fire
5. Nepenthe (I Live Tomorrow)
6. The Orpheus Taboo
7. To Crown Them With Halos (Parts 1 & 2)
8. The Black Light Bacchanalia (The Age That Is To Come)
9. The Torture's Of The Damned
10. Necropolis (He Answers Them With Death)
11. Eternal Regret

CD2 - Bonus :
1. When I'm Silent (The Wind Of Voices)
2. Silent Sorrow
3. From A Whisper To A Scream (The Spoken Biography)

Virgin Steele - Nocturnes Of Hellfire & Damnation (2015)


Band : Virgin Steele
Country : USA
Release : Nocturnes Of Hellfire & Damnation
Year : 2015

Genre : Epic, Heavy, Progressive Metal
File Info : MP3, 320 Kbps
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David DeFeis - Vocals/Keyboards
Edward Pursino - Guitar
Joshua Block - Bass/Guitar


INFO : Once again, David is hearkening back to his days with "Exorcist", as "Queen Of The Dead" and "Black Sun- Black Mass" are direct re-works of "Exorcist" songs, with the same lyrics but slightly different musical compositions.


1. Lucifer's Hammer
2. Queen Of The Dead
3. To Darkness Eternal
4. Black Sun-Black Mass
5. Persephone
6. Devilhead
7. Demolition Queen
8. The Plague And The Fire
9. We Disappear
10. A Damned Apparition
11. Glamour
12. Delirium
13. Hymns To Damnation
14. Fallen Angels

24 August 2017

Eternal Winter - Within The Castle Shadowgate (2014)


Band : Eternal Winter
Country : USA
Release : Within The Castle Shadowgate
Year : 2014
Genre : Epic, Power Metal
File Info : MP3, 320 Kbps
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Matthew Knight - Vocals/Guitar/Add. Keyboards
Gordon Burchell - Bass
Josh Johnson - Drums/Guitar
Keith Moye - Keyboards

Guests :
Matt Brookins - Drums (Tracks 3,6,9,11,12) [Odin's Court (USA)]
Matt Aub - Add. Vocals (Track 8) [Timelord/Ex-Forgotten Realm (USA)]
Howie Bentley - Lead Guitar (Track 7) [Cauldron Born/Briton Rites (USA)]


1. True Knight's Overture (Prelude To Dark Encounters)
2. Majesty Of Starlight
3. Under The Spell
4. Rumble With The Tyrant
5. An Oath Of Vengeance
6. Ride Of The Crimson Pegasus (Flight To The Island Of Dreams)
7. Within The Castle Shadowgate
8. The Spirit
9. Moonlight Over The Crystal Valleys
10. Forboding Shores (Rise Of The Serpent King)
11. Leviathan's Wrath
12. Hymn To Ereyth

22 August 2017

Valentin The Mad - Everything On The Line (2017) [Streaming Audio]


Band : Valentin The Mad
Country : Israel
Release : Everything On The Line (New Track)
Year : 2017
Genre : Shred, Heavy, Progressive Metal
File Info : Streaming Audio
Valentin The Mad BandCamp Site
Valentin The Mad Facebook Site
Valentin The Mad Twitter Site



Author Notes : Info is send to me via E-mail :
Hey Andrew, this one took a long while, but after 2 years of not posting anything new I finally have a new track out called Everything on the Line. Would be happy to have it featured on Riddle of Steel.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Instrumental solo artist Valentin The Mad releases a new track from his solo project. Everything on the Line is a heavy metal instrumental. The theme behind the track is the choice of dedicating yourself to art, and the range of emotions going on through the mind of the artist.

Listen the Track here :

Battlecry - Cry Of The Warrior (Demo 1985)

 
Band : Battlecry
Country : Belgium
Release : Cry Of The Warrior (Demo)
Year : 1985
Genre : Heavy, Speed Metal
File Info : MP3, 320 Kbps
Download : ][ Yandex ][


Pierre C. - Drums
Chris de Turck - Guitar [Ex-Target (BEL)]
Jos van Geit - Guitar
Chris Ketelaer - Vocals
Johan "Wannes" Susant - Bass [Ex-Target/Ex-Crossfire (BEL)]


Side A
1. Sword of Hatred 05:06  
2. Hot-Blooded Woman 03:57  
3. Centre of the Storm 04:25
Side B
4. Excalibur 03:52  
5. Still in Trance 03:47  
6. Fight Tonight 04:47

Armageddon - REV.16:16 (EP 1991)


Band : Armageddon
Country : Cyprus
Release : REV.16:16 (EP)
Year : 1991
Genre : Heavy, Progressive Metal
File Info : MP3, 128 Kbps
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Antony Loizides - Bass
Jimmy Mavrommatis - Vocals
Blake Helton - Drums
Kikis Apostolou - Guitars [Arrayan Path (CYP)]


1. Raiders of Steel 05:09  
2. Judgement's Day 03:42  
3. The Colours Bleed to One 03:23  
4. Rockin' the Universe 04:12

HighLight - A Night At Valhalla (Demo 1983)


Band : HighLight
Country : Sweden
Release : A Night At Valhalla (Demo)
Year : 1983
Genre : Heavy Metal
File Info : MP3, VBR
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Author Notes : The first Demo of the band. Front post cover is a self-made one.


Brÿnwolf Leufvenius - Drums
Michael Leufvenius - Guitars
Magnus Leufvenius - Bass/Vocals

Past Member :
Patrik - Drums


1. Children Of The Brave
 
2. Rape & Plunder (A Night At Valhalla)
 
3. Pagans
 
4. Pilgrim

21 August 2017

Queensryche - Operation : Mindcrime (1988) [Reissue/Remastered 2003]


Band : Queensryche
Country : USA
Release : Operation : Mindcrime
Year : 1988 [Reissue / Remastered 2003]
Genre : Heavy, Progressive Metal
File Info : MP3, 320 Kbps
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Geoff Tate - Vocals/Keyboards
Michael Wilton - Guitar
Scott Rockenfield - Drums/Keyboards (Track 10)
Chris DeGarmo - Guitar
Eddie Jackson - Bass

Guests :
Anthony Valentine (R.I.P. 2015) - Add. Vocals
Mike Snyder - Add. Vocals
Pamela Moore - Add. Vocals
Debbie Wheeler - Add. Vocals
Scott Mateer - Add. Vocals
Michael Kamen (R.I.P. 2003) - Choirs/Cello


Author Notes : A Concept Album.


1. I Remember Now
2. Anarchy-X
3. Revolution Calling
4. Operation: Mindcrime
5. Speak
6. Spreading The Disease
7. The Mission
8. Suite Sister Mary
9. The Needle Lies
10. Electric Requiem
11. Breaking The Silence
12. I Don't Believe In Love
13. Waiting For 22
14. My Empty Room
15. Eyes Of A Stranger

Reissue 2003 Bonus Tracks :
16. The Mission (Live at The Hammersmith Odeon, London, UK on 15 November 1990)
17. My Empty Room (Live at The Astoria Theatre, London, UK on 20 October 1994)

Queensryche - Promised Land (1994) [Reissue/Remastered 2003]


Band : Queensryche
Country : USA
Release : Promised Land
Year : 1994 [Reissue / Remastered 2003]
Genre : Heavy, Power, Progressive Metal
File Info : MP3, 320 Kbps
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Geoff Tate - Vocals/Saxophone/Keyboards
Chris DeGarmo - Guitar/Piano/Cello/Sitar
Michael Wilton - Guitar
Eddie Jackson - Bass
Scott Rockenfield - Drums


INFO : The band temporarily moved to a secluded island for the recording of this album. "9:28 am" is a reference to the moment "Scott Rockenfield" was born.


1. 9:28 A.M.
2. I Am I
3. Damaged
4. Out Of Mind
5. Bridge
6. Promised Land
7. Disconnected
8. Lady Jane
9. My Global Mind
10. One More Time
11. Someone Else

Reissue 2003 Bonus Tracks :
12. Real World
13. Someone Else (With Full Band)
14. Damaged (Live)
15. Real World (Live)

Queensryche - Queensryche (EP 1983) [Reissue/Remastered 2003]


Band : Queensryche
Country : USA
Release : Queensryche (EP)
Year : 1983 [Reissue / Remastered 2003]
Genre : Heavy, Power Metal
File Info : MP3, 320 Kbps
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Michael Wilton - Guitar
Geoff Tate - Vocals
Eddie Jackson - Bass
Chris DeGarmo - Guitar
Scott Rockenfield - Drums


1. Queen Of The Reich
2. Nightrider
3. Blinded
4. The Lady Wore Black

Reissue 2003 Live Bonus Tracks :

Live At Ni-Hon Seinen-Kan, Tokyo, Japan 08.03.1984 :
5. Nightrider
6. Prophecy
7. Deliverance
8. Child Of Fire
9. En Force
10. Blinded
11. The Lady Wore Black
12. Warning
13. Take Hold Of The Flame
14. Queen Of The Reich

20 August 2017

Queensryche - Condition Human (2015)


Band : Queensryche
Country : USA
Release : Condition Human
Year : 2015
Genre : Heavy, Power, Progressive Metal
File Info : MP3, 320 Kbps
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Band Sites :
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Eddie Jackson - Bass/Backing Vocals
Scott Rockenfield - Drums/Programming
Michael Wilton - Guitar
Parker Lundgren - Guitar
Todd La Torre - Vocals/Programming
[Ex-Crimson Glory (USA)]

Guest : Zeuss - Programming


1.Arrow of Time 03:59
2. Guardian 04:19
3. Hellfire 05:05
4. Toxic Remedy 04:09
5. Selfish Lives 04:57
6. Eye9 03:20
7. Bulletproof 04:00
8. Hourglass 05:09
9. Just Us 05:58
10. All There Was 03:44
11. The Aftermath 00:56
12. Condition Hüman 07:45

Queensryche - Queensryche (2013)


Band : Queensryche
Country : USA
Release : Queensryche
Year : 2013
Genre : Heavy, Power, Progressive Metal
File Info : MP3, 320 Kbps
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Band Sites :
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Guests :
Pamela Moore - Backing Vocals (Track 8)
Andrew Raiher - Violin/Add. Orchestral Arrangements

Band :
Eddie Jackson - Bass/Backing Vocals
Scott Rockenfield - Drums/Orchestral Arrangemnts
Michael Wilton - Guitar
Parker Lundgren - Guitar
Todd La Torre - Vocals
[Ex-Crimson Glory (USA)]




  
1.X2 01:09
2. Where Dreams Go to Die 04:25
3. Spore 03:25
4. In This Light 03:23
5. Redemption 04:16
6. Vindication 03:26
7. Midnight Lullaby 00:55
8. A World Without 04:11
9. Don't Look Back 03:13
10. Fallout 02:46
11. Open Road 03:54

Satan - Atom By Atom (2015)


Band : Satan
Country : Great Britain
Release : Atom By Atom
Year : 2015
Genre : NWOBHM/Heavy Metal, Heavy Metal
File Info : MP3, 320 Kbps
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INFO : According to an interview with "Steve Ramsey", the band had decided between either "Atom by Atom" or "In Contempt" as an album title, and they gave those choices and the album lyrics to cover artist "Eliran Kantor", who came up with the cover idea and selected the former as a title to match it.


Graeme English - Bass
Sean Taylor - Drums
Russ Tippins - Guitar
Steve Ramsey - Guitar
Brian Ross - Vocals

Guests (Add. Vocals Track 10) :
Ellen Clarke
Kevin Thewlis


1.Farewell Evolution 04:35
2. Fallen Saviour 04:14
3. Ruination 05:29
4. The Devil's Infantry 04:58
5. Atom by Atom 03:59
6. In Contempt 04:51
7. My Own God 04:35
8. Ahriman 04:00
9. Bound in Enmity 04:04
10. The Fall of Persephone 06:50

Paul Chain - Whited Sepulchres (1991)


Band : Paul Chain
Country : Italy
Release : Whited Sepulchres
Year : 1991
Genre : Doom Metal
File Info : MP3, 192 Kbps
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Paul Chain (R.I.P.) - Bass (Track 1)/Guitars/Vocals/Organ/Effects (Tracks 2+5) [Ex-Death SS (ITA)]
Thomas Hand Chaste - Drums (Track 2) [Ex-Death SS (ITA)]
Lux Spitfire - Drums (Track 1)
Alexander Scardavian - Guitar (Track 1)
Claud Galley - Bass (Track 2) [Ex-Death SS (ITA)]

Guest : Gilas - Vocals (Track 5)


1. Whited Sepulchres 20:00  
2. The Fox in the Park 08:15  
3. Traffic 07:30  
4. Two Minutes 02:00  
5. Are You Ready? 08:00

Anthem - Tightrope (1986) [Japanese Reissue/Remastered 2005]


Band : Anthem
Country : Japan
Release : Tightrope
Year : 1986 [Japanese Reissue / Remastered 2005]
Genre : Heavy Metal
File Info : MP3, 320 Kbps, Covers
Download : ][ Mega ][
Band Sites for SUPPORT :
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Naoto Shibata - Bass [Ex-Loudness (JPN)]
Eizo Sakamoto - Vocals
Takamasa Ohuchi - Drums
Hiroya Fukuda - Guitars


1.Victim in Your Eyes 03:43
2. Night After Night 05:23
3. Death to Death 04:14
4. Tightrope Dancer 04:22
5. Driving Wire 04:22
6. Finger's on the Trigger 04:32
7. Light It Up 05:53
8. Black Eyed Tough 04:23
9. Back Street Groove* 03:20  
10. Still I'm in Chain (Unreleased)* 05:03  
11. Ready to Ride* 04:36  
12. Shed* 04:04  
13. Tightrope Dancer (Vocal Retake Version)* 04:25

*Reissue 2005 Bonus Tracks

Anthem - Anthem (1985) [Japanese Reissue/Remastered 2005]


Band : Anthem
Country : Japan
Release : Anthem
Year : 1985 [Japanese Reissue / Remastered 2005]
Genre : Heavy Metal
File Info : MP3, 320 Kbps, Covers
Download : ][ Mega ][
Band Sites for SUPPORT :
Official Site
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Naoto Shibata - Bass [Ex-Loudness (JPN)]
Eizo Sakamoto - Vocals
Takamasa Ohuchi - Drums
Hiroya Fukuda - Guitars


1.Wild Anthem 04:25
2. Red Light Fever 03:03
3. Lay Down 04:49
4. Racin' Rock 03:04
5. Warning Action! 04:08
6. Turn Back to the Night 04:23
7. Rock 'n' Roll Stars 03:40
8. Blind City 04:28
9. Star Formation 04:49
10. Steeler 03:38
11. Rock 'n' Roll Stars (English Version)* 03:43  
12. Steeler (English Version)* 03:39  
13. Wild Anthem (Vocal Retake Version)* 04:27

*Reissue 2005 Bonus Tracks

Lethal Steel - Demo (2012)


Band : Lethal Steel
Country : Sweden
Release : Demo
Year : 2012
Genre : Heavy Metal
File Info : MP3, 192 Kbps
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Sebbe - Bass
Leo - Drums
Johan - Guitar
Viktor - Vocals
Jonte - Guitar


1. March of the Caroleans 04:10  
2. Retribution 04:25  
3. Lethal Steel 02:47  
4. Don't Look Back 04:15