Tim Ripper Owens

Interview – K. K. Downing

When you think of one of the most influential guitarists in Heavy Metal history, you would be remise not to include Mr. K.K. Downing. A signature part of the fire that help Judas Priest rise to the top between 1970 and 2011, Downing’s aggressive and ... Read More

Spirits of Fire – Spirits of Fire (Album Review)

Spirits of Fire are an intense new Heavy Metal supergroup featuring the brilliance of Savatage/Trans-Siberian Orchestra Guitarist Chris Caffery, Testament/Death Bassist Steve Di Giorgio, ex-Fates Warning/Warlord Drummer Mark Zonder, and ex-Judas Priest Vocalist, the great Tim “Ripper” Owens. One of several new Metal albums this year, Spirits ... Read More

Primal Fear – Apocalypse (Album Review)

As the wheels of the German Power Metal machine turn, the force of Heavy Metal’s ever growing sub-genre multiplies by the minute thanks to compelling acts such as Avantasia, Powerwolf, and, the band we spotlight today, Primal Fear. Back by way of the band’s desire ... Read More