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Great Metal Albums of 1986: Celtic Frost- Tragic Serenades | 80smetalman’s Blog

  A problem I have always had with EPs is that they can be easily missed by me. Often times, I would only hear about them via word of mouth or if I was lucky enough to see it at the record store. Therefore, many of them, like the 1986 offering “Tragic Serenades” from Swiss […]

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Fight to Free Arsames | 80smetalman’s Blog

The religious government of Iran is at it again! Iranian heavy metal band, Arsames, has been arrested and could face up to 15 years in jail for doing nothing more than playing heavy metal music. This is a travesty of justice. FFI: click the link below. […] Source: Fight to Free Arsames | 80smetalman’s Blog

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Great Rock Albums of 1986: Rolling Stones- Dirty Work | 80smetalman’s Blog

When I began re-familiarizing myself with the Rolling Stones’ 1986 album, “Dirty Work,” I suddenly realized that I might have committed a crime that I should be possibly hung for.… Source: Great Rock Albums of 1986: Rolling Stones- Dirty Work | 80smetalman’s Blog

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Great Rock Albums of 1986: Jackson Browne- Lives in the Balance | 80smetalman’s Blog

One tightrope that many rock artists from the 1970s had to walk in the 1980s was the one between what their traditional rock sound was and the new synth pop sounds of the new decade. If they were t… Source: Great Rock Albums of 1986: Jackson Browne- Lives in the Balance | 80smetalman’s Blog

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Great Rock Albums of 1986: Robert Palmer- Riptide | 80smetalman’s Blog

One of the most memorable images of early 1986, compliments of MTV, was Robert Palmer’s video for one of his most successful singles of all time, “Addicted to Love,” from the albu… Source: Great Rock Albums of 1986: Robert Palmer- Riptide | 80smetalman’s Blog

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Great Pop Albums of 1986: The Bangles- Different Light | 80smetalman’s Blog

Clear cut proof that I’m mellowing a little with old age. When the Bangles’ second album, “Different Light,” came out in early 1986,  I pretty much ignored it. The first sin… Source: Great Pop Albums of 1986: The Bangles- Different Light | 80smetalman’s Blog

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Great Metal Albums of 1985: Stormtroopers of Death- Speak English or Die | 80smetalman’s Blog

Out of all the great albums and concert memories which made my 1985, one album and one album alone, ended the year in style. That album happened to be “Speak English or Die” from the St… Source: Great Metal Albums of 1985: Stormtroopers of Death- Speak English or Die | 80smetalman’s Blog