The list author says: "Eighties metal was better than we give it credit for. We all think hair, and cheeze, but some of it was actually quite signifigant in the history of rock, and more importantly metal. I know my list is mainly mainstream hard rock, but these are the bands I still listen to all these years later."
"While I prefer Bon Scott fronted AC/DC, this CD easily delivers as the best album the band has to offer. Not totally metal, but in the eighties our definition of metal was a little different than it is now."
"Back in the day Helloween almost went mainstream, and had regular MTV airtime. This is the first great power metal album, and just an all around great eighties metal CD. Helloween is one of the most underated bands in metal history."