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(TheBRHM.com) After going into the new wave of thrash metal briefly, let’s look at five landmark albums from the period!  These albums might or might not be the band’s best offering but it’s definitely in the running for being significant or defining the new wave of thrash metal. Municipal Waste ...

(TheBRHM.com) We’ve discussed two previous Bad Brains albums over on ThyBlackMan via 1983’s Rico for Light and 1986’s I Against I. This time we’re getting into the band’s last release of the decade in Quickness. Released in 1989, Quickness continues in the same vein as I Against I with some ...

(TheBRHM.com) We’re at the third album of a very hot, creative period for hardcore pioneers Bad Brains. Three albums marked a major change in sound for the band. The first step came with 1986’s I Against I. Bad Brains Explored a Fusion with Metal This album’s sound saw the band ...

(TheBRHM.com) We dipped a toe into Caribbean metal and had a brief look at Lord Ifrit—or Ohene Ifrit—and his different projects and involvement in bands. One band we breezed past was his most recent project Broken Messiah. If you’ve heard his material in Orisha Shakpana—and if you haven’t, give it ...

(TheBRHM.com) When we last dove into Judas Priest, it was to look at the band’s 1970s releases. How we look at the extremely hot 1980s. Not only was it a period where Priest put out a number of classic albums but it was a hot period for metal in general. ...

(TheBRHM.com) Over on ThyBlackMan, we went into the Katon W. De Pena-led Hirax and the band’s debut Raging Violence, released in 1985. Formed in 1984 ended in 1989 but returned in 2000 with Katon as the lead singer and the album The New Age of Terror four years later. The ...

(TheBRHM.com) Seattle-based band Skelator is one my favorite bands to come from the New Wave of American Heavy Metal. While I will do a dive into their work, this is about Holy Tyrant which is headed up by former Skelator bassist Rahsaan Davis. Who Are Holy Tyrant? Davis made the ...

(TheBRHM.com) I’ve mentioned in previous articles on ThyBlackMan that Judas Priest is one of my favorite bands of all time. In a career that just crossed the 50-year mark Priest has dropped nineteen albums. Judas Priest: 19 Albums and Counting Of those nineteen, seventeen we’re headed up by my favorite ...

(TheBRHM.com) In 1984, Memphis act Xavion released their sole album Burnin’ Hot. They would release a video for “Eat Your Heart Out” which resulted in the band becoming the first Black rock act to be featured on MTV. Unfortunately, the band was out of the game before the decade ended. ...

(TheBRHM.com) Over on AfroGamers, I did two lists of heavy metal for nerds. It didn’t have anything elaborate for music nerds but if you enjoy comics, video games, and stuff of that nature, check the list out. One album I mentioned was Under Jolly Roger by Running Wild. Running Wild ...