BADLANDS – DREAMS IN THE DARK – FROM THE VAULT

Today we take a trip back to 1989, to the self titled first album by Badlands released on Atlantic Records and the track, Dreams In The Dark. The album which features Ray Gillen – vocals, Eric Singer – drums, Jake E. Lee – guitars and Greg Chaisson – bass was one of the best breakout albums selling 400,000 copies by 1990 and landed them on the Billboard Chart at number 57. The video for Dreams In The Dark, was...

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LETHAL – IMMUNE
Nov24

LETHAL – IMMUNE

Today we take a trip back to 1990 to the first album by Kentucky natives, Lethal called Programmed and the track, Immune. Lethal formed in 1982 by brothers Eric and Glen Cook, faced several line-up changes before releasing their first album, Programmed in 1990 on Metal Blade records. While the band had released a demo called The Arrival in 1987, Programmed pushed them into the spotlight and their video for the track, Immune received...

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HELLOWEEN – HALLOWEEN

Even though Halloween was last Friday, let’s take a trip back to 1987 to the Keeper of the Seven Keys, Part 1 album by German power metallers, Helloween and the track, Halloween. The song originally over 13 minutes long was edited down to a little over 5 minutes for the music video which appeared in heavy rotation on MTV. This was the first Helloween album with vocalist Michael Kiske and is considered to be the album that...

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YOU CAN’T BRING ME DOWN – SUICIDAL TENDENCIES
Oct06

YOU CAN’T BRING ME DOWN – SUICIDAL TENDENCIES

Today was a prefect day to take a trip back to 1990 to a song off the Lights…Camera…Revolution! album by Suicidal Tendencies and a song that is one of my personal favorites, You Can’t Bring Me Down. The song transitioned Sucidial Tendencies to not only being known as a hardcore band but also as a thrash band. The video received substansial airplay on MTV’s Headbanger’s Ball and became one of...

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EXODUS – FABULOUS DISASTER – FROM THE VAULT
Jun06

EXODUS – FABULOUS DISASTER – FROM THE VAULT

In honor of Steve ‘Zetro’ Souza’s return to Exodus, today we take a trip back to 1989 to the third album by San Francisco Bay Area thrash band, Exodus called Fabulous Disaster. The album released by Combat Records features the song Toxic Waltz, which was often seen on MTV’s Headbanger’s Ball, and includes a cover of the War song Low Rider. The band lineup for Fabulous Disaster includes: Steve “Zetro” Souza...

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