U.D.O. – Game Over (AFM Records)

I'm sure we all know this by now but U.D.O. is a German heavy metal band that was formed by the vocalist Udo Dirkschneider in 1987 after he had left fellow German metal band Accept. Since then, Dirkschneider he has carved out a huge and spectacular career for himself and his new band and has..

Gus G – Quantum Leap (AFM Records)

Gus G - or to give him his real name - Konstantinos Karamitroudis, is most certainly building up a huge reputation as a metal guitarist of the highest standing and this Greek musician has a CV than is truly mouth watering. How incredible must it be to casually drop out in conversation that you have..

Manimal – Armageddon (AFM Records)

Manimal began life in Gothenburg, Sweden back in 2001 with Armageddon being album number four coming some three years after the release of Purgatorio. Each release has seen an exponential increase in the band's sound which is pitched somewhere between classic heavy metal and power metal and the musicians very much wear their hearts on..

Kryptos – Force Of Danger (AFM Records)

Kryptos formed in Bangalore, India in 1998 and the classic heavy metal band has been developing an ever growing reputation ever since. Force Of Danger is the band's sixth album and follows on from 2019's Afterburner which was actually the first time I came across them. It's strange that you have a mental picture in..