FEBRUARY 11 – MESHEEN – A MATTER OF TIME (Sonic Age Records – Cult Metal Classic Records) – Review by Stefan

While the outside temperature has dropped considerably below zero and the earth’s surface is covered with a layer of snow I let myself warm up listening to first class Hard Rock/Heavy Metal from LA California. Formed in 1990, Mesheen’s first demo filled with three songs came out two years later. For the real thing, a 10 song loaded album, they had to wait until 1999, “A Matter Of Time” was recorded and released on CDR !

In December of 2020, Greece’s Sonic Age Records came up with a genius idea to reissue the album, remastered and with new cover artwork. This edition is beautifully packaged and checking out the booklet the lyrics are there, also admiring authentic photos adds value to this very interesting product ! Mesheen’s sound reflects how it used to be, straight ahead US Hard Rock/Heavy Metal without too much fuss. After the glorious 80’s Metal era I stepped into the nineties and it has been bands like this that had me completely in their grip. READ MORE…