Spirit, energy, and excellent songs: Flotsam and Jetsam reinvent themselves with their self-titled new album

Flotsam and Jetsam have been one of those bands that never received enough credit for the great work and for how they have kept on going since the 1980s. Not only have they released thrash metal classics such as Doomsday for the Deceiver (1986), No Place for Disgrace (1988), and When the Storm Comes Down (1990), they have kept going when […]

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Best Hard Rock and Heavy Metal Albums of 1986

I have always considered 1986 to be one of the best years in hard rock and heavy metal history given the greatness of the albums that were released that year. Unfortunately, I was too young to really know of them, let alone understand or appreciate them. But when […]

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“No Place for Disgrace” by Flotsam and Jetsam: The Original (1988) and the Re-recorded Version (2014)

Hardcore metalheads are very well aware of the great music Arizona metal veterans Flotsam and Jetsam published since the mid-1980s. My favourite of their albums has always been their 1988 Elektra-release “No Place for Disgrace”. The album is musically and production-wise characteristic of that time and contains some great metal anthems, such as the title-track “No Place for Disgrace”, “N.E. Terror”, or the Elton John-cover “Saturday Night’s Alright for Fighting”. […]

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