Category: 2002

Pretty Maids - Planet Panic

Pretty Maids – Planet Panic 0 (0)

Danish metallers Pretty Maids have a solid core of followers here at GD. Admittedly, by 2002, one could theorize that…

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Silent Rage - Still Alive

Silent Rage – Still Alive 0 (0)

It would be unfair to compare ‘Still Alive’ with Silent Rage’s prior efforts, as a lot of water has passed…

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Xinema - Different Ways

Xinema – Different Ways 5 (1)

A three-piece band that were previously known as Madrigal, Xinema have both the songs and musical chops to make it.

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Atello - Welcome To The Wrecking Ball

Atello – Welcome To The Wrecking Ball 0 (0)

I cannot find any fault with Atello’s WTTWB’. It’s superbly done and the performances are first rate.

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Grand Illusion - View From The Top

Grand Illusion – View From The Top 5 (1)

This Grand Illusion album has everything a die-hard melodic rocker would ever want in under a hours worth of listening….

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Toto - Through The Looking Glass

Toto – Through The Looking Glass 2 (1)

If you are a Toto completist, then there is obviously no hope for you when it comes to this album….

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Manowar - Warriors Of The World

Manowar – Warriors Of The World 0 (0)

Unfortunately, this is Manowar’s weakest effort to date. The tried and tested formula of metal overcoming all seem to have…

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Spock's Beard - Snow

Spock’s Beard – 2002 Snow 0 (0)

The album may offer little variation on previous outings by Spock’s Beard, but fans of the band are going to…

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Harem Scarem - Weight Of The World

Harem Scarem – Weight Of The World 0 (0)

The Harem Scarem class of 2002 is an intoxicating brew of debut era HS, melded with the modern pop/rock tones…

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Dio - Killing The Dragon

Dio – Killing The Dragon 0 (0)

Even though the sound is vintage Dio, it’s updated enough to be more than a 1984 retread. Modern production techniques…

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Harlan Cage - Temple Of Tears

Harlan Cage – Temple Of Tears 3.5 (2)

Now signed with the fledgling Swedish label Atenzia, Harlan Cage are a flagship band on a label representing the best…

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Journey - Red 13

Journey – Red 13 (EP) 3 (1)

An overlooked part of Journey’s discography is the four-track EP from 2002 called ‘Red 13’.

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Bon Jovi - Bounce

Bon Jovi – Bounce 2 (1)

Bon Jovi bounce back from their 2000 effort ‘Crush’ which in itself was a return from a lengthy hiatus. They…

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