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Marzi Montazeri Feat. Tim ‘Ripper’ Owens - The Uprising album review

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Cover art for Marzi Montazeri Feat. Tim ‘Ripper’ Owens - The Uprising album

Ferocious and incendiary, one-time Superjoint Ritual guitarist Montazeri and ex-Judas Priest vocalist Owens bring out the beast in each other on this EP.

Malcolm Dome had an illustrious and celebrated career which stretched back to working for Record Mirror magazine in the late 70s and Metal Fury in the early 80s before joining Kerrang! at its launch in 1981. His first book, Encyclopedia Metallica (opens in new tab), published in 1981, may have been the inspiration for the name of a certain band formed that same year. Dome is also credited with inventing the term "thrash metal" while writing about the Anthrax song Metal Thrashing Mad in 1984. With the launch of Classic Rock magazine in 1998 he became involved with that title, sister magazine Metal Hammer, and was a contributor to Prog magazine since its inception in 2009.