F E A T U R E

Release Recollections: Iced Earth - "Burnt Offerings"
5/24/2013 2:51:16 PM by Eric




We had four metal guys in our group growing up. Normally one of us would take one for the team and deprive themselves of a good taco meal to special order a CD from companies like Century Media, Relapse or Noise. Typically the mom and pop we utilized, "The Record Exchange", took our five dollars and ordered some album or band that we knew nothing about. In the sixty to ninety days shipping wait we typically swore that upon its arrival this special disc would be the greatest thing since Drew Barrymore dropped her drawers for Playboy (we saw the pics at the Gettymart).

So with great anticipation and foolish spending we ran down to "The Record Exchange" and special ordered Tampa, Florida band Iced Earth "Burnt Offerings". At the time, based on album title alone, we had collectively agreed that Iced Earth were the greatest band ever and once we actually heard them then we could be reassured of our faith.

[Full Column Link]



<< back >>






RANDOM ACTS OF METAL
· Mudvayne· Steel Prophet
· Children Of Bodom· Poisonblack
· Narziß· Machine Head
· Skullview· Celestial Ode
· Helloween· Godsmack
· Circle II Circle· Seether
· Rawhead Rexx· Dark Moor
· Firewind· Ion Vein
· Fireball Ministry· Dragonforce
· Curriculum Mortis· King Diamond
· Guardians Of Time· Duke
· Krisiun· Project: Failing Flesh
· Deivos· Doro
· Mother Misery· I Hate Sally
· Icon And The Black Roses· Disarmonia Mundi
· Jorn· U.D.O.
· Cyst· Feinstein
· Krokus· Bonfire
· Rhapsody of Fire· Division
· Internal Bleeding· Jamie. St. James
· Dark Ruin· Witchburner
· Arch Enemy· Blind Guardian
· Jackyl· Tsjuder
· Karmakanic· Rush
· Crowbar· Motley Crue
· Helgrind· Image
· Belef· Quiet Riot
· Desire Black· Carina Alfie
· Angtoria· Backyard Babies
· Freedom Call· Boomerang
· Frantic Bleep· Magica
· Fire Alley· Kryoburn
· System Of A Down· Mirador
· Dynamic Lights· Ritual Killer
· Nightvision· Thor
· Edenbridge· Armored Saint
· Blood Thirsty Demons· Penetrator
· ASG· Third Degree
· Mabon· Ewigkeit
· Dechrist· Overmars
· Avulsed· Celebratum
· Vanquished· End of Level Boss
· Second Shadow· Witchery
· Sepultura· Degree Absolute
· Moonspell· The Smashup
· Vreid· Abysmal Dawn
· Royal Hunt· Fragments of Unbecoming
· Smohalla· Azure
· Space Odyssey· Paul Bonrud
· Amon Amarth· Sahg
· Mouth of the Architect· Jeff Walker und Die Fluffers
· Teeth of the Hydra· Biolich
· Cheva· Demise
· Celtic Frost· Lecherous Nocturne
· Onslaught· Battered
· Necrophobic· Abigail Williams
· Mendeed· Satariel
· Trouble· Rob Zombie
· Manes· Denial Fiend
· Echoes of Eternity· Keldian
· Deceiver· Straight Line Stitch
· Son of Eric· Luna Mortis
· My Dying Bride· Uli Jon Roth
· Sister Sin