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Dynazty – Final Advent – Album Review

Artist: Dynazty Album Title: Final Advent Label: AFM Records Date of Release: 26 August 2022 Who doesn’t enjoy a good old slab of modern melodic metal every now and again? I sure do, and so, with the sun beating down, and a glass of something cold in hand, it feels like the perfect time to  Continue Reading »

Fallen Sanctuary – Terranova – Album Review

Artist: Fallen Sanctuary Album Title: Terranova Label: AFM Records Date of Release: 24 June 2022 On paper, this album should be a home run. I’m a massive fan of Austrian melodic metal band Serenity, in particular the vocal stylings of Georg Neuhauser which are always out of the top drawer. I also found ‘Viridian’, the  Continue Reading »

Serious Black – Vengeance Is Mine – Album Review

Artist: Serious Black Album Title: Vengeance Is Mine Label: AFM Records Date of Release:  25 February 2022 This is now the third release from Serious Black that I have reviewed within the pages of manofmuchmetal.com and it is safe to say that the results have been rather varied. 2017’s ‘Magic’ scored highly, as it delivered  Continue Reading »

Brainstorm – Wall Of Skulls – Album Review

Artist: Brainstorm Album Title: Wall Of Skulls Label: AFM Records Date of Release: 17 September 2021 The catch-up continues after my three-month hiatus, with the latest release from German power metal band, Brainstorm. Entitled ‘Wall Of Skulls’, this is the thirteenth full-length album from the Heidenheim-based quintet, and it was released midway through September on  Continue Reading »

Bloodbound – Creatures Of The Dark Realm – Album Review

Artist: Bloodbound Album Title: Creatures Of The Dark Realm Label: AFM Records Date of Release: 28 May 2021 Sweden’s Bloodbound are another of those bands that has always been at the periphery of my knowledge. I have dipped into their back catalogue from time to time since their formation just after the Millennium, and it’s  Continue Reading »

Arion – Vultures Die Alone – Album Review

Artist: Arion Album Title: Vultures Die Alone Label: AFM Records Date of Release: 9 April 2021 Over the past couple of years, it feels as if there have been an abundance of bands that I should dislike, releasing albums that get under my skin. Arion are one of these bands, and their third outing, ‘Vultures  Continue Reading »

Metalite – A Virtual World – Album Review

Artist: Metalite Album Title: A Virtual World Label: AFM Records Date of Release: 26 March 2021 Oh, I don’t know, I just don’t know about this album. Regular readers will know that I have a pretty high cheese tolerance when it comes to heavy music. I may like some of the farthest and darkest reaches  Continue Reading »

Orden Ogan – Final Days – Album Review

Artist: Orden Ogan Album Title: Final Days Label: AFM Records Date of Release: 12 March 2021 When I reviewed ‘Gunman’ back in 2017, it was my first exposure to the German metal band by the name of Orden Ogan, despite the fact that their name was something of an institution in certain quarters. However, I  Continue Reading »

Evergrey – Escape Of The Phoenix – Album Review

Artist: Evergrey Album Title: Escape Of The Phoenix Label: AFM Records Date of Release: 26 February 2021 There was a reason why I was so excited a few years ago when Evergrey announced the return of two ex-members to the fold. It was because I knew that the line-up was the best that it could  Continue Reading »

Album Of The Year 2020 – Number 3

Welcome to instalment number twenty-eight of my 2020 ‘Album of the Year Top 30 countdown’. That means we’ve reached the final three places for 2020. I hope you’re as excited as I am about this? Thank you again to you all for sticking with me and joining me on this rather epic annual tradition. It  Continue Reading »


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