MojoSep 25, 2013It's chugging, stoner rock riff solace to those bored by the cod therapy of Some Kind Of Monster. [Oct 2013, p.98]
Classic Rock MagazineAug 21, 2013An incendiary cocktail of muscular grooves, designed to delight and thrill the metallic faithful. [Aug 2013, p.88]
Aug 6, 2013From the heads-down assault of Soldierhead to the mutant grandeur of King of the Underdogs, this is a joyous statement of intent, heavy on hooks and propulsive riffing, and manifestly more convincing than anything Newsted's former comrades seem capable of at this point.
Kerrang!Aug 22, 2013It's a visceral, straightforward assault,, and what really shines through is a grasp of songwriting that was once sorely underused and a sense of commitment and passion that was never really in doubt. [27 Jul 2013, p.52]
Q MagazineJan 27, 2014Well worth exploring. [Oct 2013, p.102]
Oct 10, 2014Really enjoyed the album after stumbling across it on Spotify.
Listened to it until the songs would not leave my head, something thatReally enjoyed the album after stumbling across it on Spotify.
Listened to it until the songs would not leave my head, something that Metallica haven't managed since way back when.
Long time dead is the highlight for me. Great song.… Expand
Aug 30, 2013The first solo album by Jason Newsted is nothing short of what we expected. "Heavy Metal Music" does exactly what it says on the tin. It is aThe first solo album by Jason Newsted is nothing short of what we expected. "Heavy Metal Music" does exactly what it says on the tin. It is a blast of pure, unadulterated heavy metal. It is a wonder why Newsted's former employers Metallica didn't let him write too many songs when they are as good as this. The two standout songs are "Soldierhead" and "King of the Underdogs". This a fun album essential for any heavy metal purist.… Collapse
Oct 21, 2013Yes, it's true, Jason is back and we all love Jason! But if we are perfectly honest this is not a great record. Im not saying that is a badYes, it's true, Jason is back and we all love Jason! But if we are perfectly honest this is not a great record. Im not saying that is a bad one but it left me with nothing too remarkable. Although the band has potential, lets hope better records for the future.… Expand
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