Bruce Moore

Bruce Moore

Senior Writer (Mechanicsville, VA, USA)
- Host of Brutally Delicious. Freelance Music Writer. Author. Video Editor. Audio Engineer.
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“For The Sake of Heaviness: The History of Metal Blade Records,” by Brian Slagel and Mark Eglinton, is a great audiobook primed to satisfy metal fans everywhere with its detailed examination of the illustrious history of metal’s founding record label.
on Apr 02, 2019
Celebrating the power of threes, the Body of Christ split is a decent, triple threat EP from extreme metal heavyweights TIMŌRĀTUS, Symphony of Heaven, and Bismoth.
on Mar 30, 2019
Metallica has teamed up with Arrogant Consortia and jumped into the beer business with their first heavy metal brew, the German pilsner “Enter Night”; and there is no gimmick here, just honest to goodness, solid-tasting beer.
on Mar 29, 2019
From the artwork to the big, pristine recording, XIII Minutes have turned in a top-notch product with Obsessed - out April 5th via Rottweiler Records - that most metal fans are likely to dig.
on Mar 27, 2019

7.5 / 10

Out now via Cleopatra Entertainment, Band vs Brand is an entertaining and in-depth look into the power of branding in today’s music industry.
on Mar 05, 2019

6.5 / 10

Published by Da Capo Press, Forever Nerdy: Living My Dorky Dreams and Staying Metal is a comedic memoir from Brian Posehn about his experience as a nerdy, metalhead kid who grew up to live his dreams as a Hollywood celebrity.
on Mar 01, 2019

8.5 / 10

Out March 1st via Century Media, Queensrÿche’s newest album, The Verdict, is another solid release in the band’s prodigious, decades-spanning catalogue.
on Feb 28, 2019
Lords of Chaos is Jonas Åkerlund’s entertaining look at the raw, violent and bizarre birth of true Norwegian black metal in the late 1980’s, out now via Century Media.
on Feb 27, 2019

5.5 / 10

Skin of Earth’s Burn Barrel EP, out December 28, 2018, via Sump Pump Records, is a brief effort that seems to work best as a background soundtrack accompanying your daily activities.
on Feb 06, 2019

7.5 / 10

Whitechapel’s newest effort, The Valley - via Metal Blade Records - is a solid album from a band that not only melts faces, but continues to evolve and stay relevant.
on Jan 18, 2019
Out January 25th on Century Media, Swallow the Sun’s new album, When A Shadow Is Forced Into The Light, is a mournful, emotional journey of epic proportions.
on Jan 11, 2019
Soilwork’s newest entry in their catalogue of unique death metal, Verkligheten - out January 11th on Nuclear Blast - is yet another solid outing that’s well worth checking out.
on Jan 09, 2019

7 / 10

Heavy Duty: Days and Nights in Judas Priest is a decent read with a lovely overview of the early history of a legendary heavy metal band.
on Jan 04, 2019

9.5 / 10

Songs for the Dead Live, out January 25, 2019 on Metal Blade Records, is the ultimate treat for King Diamond fans and an absolute must-have. Do not miss this one!
on Dec 20, 2018
Trollwar’s Oath of the Storm proudly waves the folk-metal banner and suggests this band is destined for truly great things.
on Dec 12, 2018
Extinction(s), out November 23rd via Century Media, is the seventh studio album from metal heavyweights Unearth, and it proves, once again, that the group is still a force to be reckoned with.
on Nov 14, 2018
Challenging metalcore convention, Silent Planet and Solid State Records combine for the group’s heavy-yet-complex third album, When the End Began.
on Nov 13, 2018

6.5 / 10

Michael Hebb’s Let’s Talk About Death (Over Dinner), published on October 2nd by Da Capo Lifelong Books, is a great read with lots of practical information about a taboo subject, and it is sure to leave readers with much to think about.
on Nov 13, 2018
Revocation dropped their newest release, The Outer Ones, September 28th on Metal Blade Records, and it’s a phenomenal, massive slab of metal destined to exceed even the wildest of expectations.
on Oct 25, 2018

7.5 / 10

Shadow Work, out October 26th on Century Media, is a beautiful swan song from the amazing, classically-trained operatic voice of the late Warren Dale.
on Oct 23, 2018


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