September 18 – New Review By Stefan – SILENT SHADOWS – TRANSITIONS (Arkeyn Steel Records)

What could be nicer to start your day by making a review related to your beloved music genre, in my case US Metal ! In the meantime I’ve already thoroughly listened to all the songs of Silent Shadows, formed in 1997. I can speak with great praise about this band from West Haven, Connecticut USA, their demo “Transitions” was launched in 1999.

At that time it was a difficult period for the US Metal scene due to the fact that Grunge music was on the rise. I’ve never understood that such a fussy scene jeopardized the further development of many US Metal bands. But it happened and many of our favorite acts had to give up, unfortunately ! On the other hand I also knew with certainty that the Grunge scene was not long lived, I’ve always known this movement was a periodic success, according to what I know right now I was right at the time. In the end the curtain fell largely on the Grunge genre and the good news is that, we US Metal maniacs, kept fighting until the end and survived the storm. Just look at all the many bands that are coming on the market now. My motto is still loud, US Metal Still Reigns Supreme… and I’m very proud of ! READ MORE…