JUDAS PRIEST — Sin After Sin (review)

JUDAS PRIEST — Sin After Sin album cover Album · 1977 · Heavy Metal Buy this album from MMA partners
4/5 ·
Sinkadotentree
"Sad Wings Of Destiny" was a tough act to follow but i think they did very well with the 1977 release "Sin After Sin". And it's cool that Simon Phillips is on drums here. The guy can play and he's been involved with some excellent projects over the years including among others 801 and Gary Boyle's classic record "The Dancer". Things get started with "Sinner" with that low end riffing sound as Halford sings over top. The chorus kills ! Check out the incredible instrumental section starting before 3 minutes that lasts well over a minute. Nice. "Diamonds And Rust" a Joan Baez cover and i've never heard the original but i've known this song for a long time from their live album. A feel good tune. "Starbreaker" opens with drums before the guitars and bass kick in. We're grooving now as Halford joins in. Good tune. "Last Rose Of Summer" is out of left field isn't it ? A ballad-like song that is well done but not what you'd expect on a PRIEST record. "Let Us Pray / Call For The Priest" is good once it kicks into that uptempo sound. "Raw Deal" sounds great early with that guitar then the rest of the band starts to join in. I like this one a lot. "Here Come The Tears" is laid back but i like the guitar solo part way through that goes on and on. "Dissident Agressor" was later covered by SLAYER and is a definite highlight for me. This one kicks some ass for almost 3 minutes. So a solid record for sure and worth the four stars in my opinion.
Share this review

Review Comments

Post a public comment below | Send private message to the reviewer
Please login to post a shout
No shouts posted yet. Be the first member to do so above!

Review Index

Member Zone

Username:
Password:
Stay signed in

Metal Subgenres

Artists Alpha-index

MMA TOP 5 Metal ALBUMS

Rating by members, ranked by custom algorithm
Albums with 30 ratings and more
Master of Puppets Thrash Metal
METALLICA
Buy this album from our partners
Rust in Peace Thrash Metal
MEGADETH
Buy this album from our partners
Moving Pictures Hard Rock
RUSH
Buy this album from our partners
Powerslave NWoBHM
IRON MAIDEN
Buy this album from our partners
Dirt Alternative Metal
ALICE IN CHAINS
Buy this album from our partners

New Metal Artists

New Metal Releases

Legione Occulta / Ministerium Diaboli Doom Metal
ABYSMAL GRIEF
Buy this album from MMA partners
Revelation Hard Rock
MICHAEL SCHENKER FEST
Buy this album from MMA partners
Hold Back the Dawn Death Metal
GRAVEYARD
Buy this album from MMA partners
The Waking Void Sludge Metal
UNFURL
Buy this album from MMA partners
More new releases

New Metal Online Videos

More videos

New MMA Metal Forum Topics

More in the forums

New Site interactions

More...

Latest Metal News

members-submitted

More in the forums

Social Media

Follow us

Buy Metal Music Online