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Denouncement Pyre – Forever Burning – Album Review

Artist: Denouncement Pyre Album Title: Forever Burning Label: Agonia Records Date of Release: 17 June 2022 It wasn’t until I was doing my research ahead of this release, that I realised just how many bands that fall into the black/death/thrash arena hail from Australia. The most famous of these is arguably Deströyer 666, about which  Continue Reading »

Centinex – Death In Pieces – Album Review

Artist: Centinex Album Title: Death In Pieces Label: Agonia Records Date of Release: 29 May 2020 Sometimes, I am in the mood for some brutality to bludgeon me into submission. It might be because I’ve had a tough day at work, the kids have wound me up, or maybe because my sports team(s) have lost.  Continue Reading »

Forgotten Tomb – Nihilistic Estrangement – Album Review

Artist: Forgotten Tomb Album Title: Nihilistic Estrangement Label: Agonia Records Date of Release: 8 May 2020 I may need to rethink my moniker, because how can I call myself the ‘Man Of Much Metal’ when I am unaware of a band in the metal underground that has released nine albums and is (according to the  Continue Reading »

Halcyon Way – Bloody But Unbowed – Album Review

Artist: Halcyon Way Album Title: Bloody But Unbowed Label: Agonia Records Date Of Release: 3 August 2018 Back in Medieval times when Myspace was pretty much the only social media-type outlet online and the Blackberry was the iPhone of its day, I got chatting to Steve Braun, the vocalist with a band called Halcyon Way and  Continue Reading »

Album of the Year 2016 – Number 29

Welcome to day two of my ‘Album of the Year 2016’ top 30 countdown. If you missed the first post in this series, check it out here: Album of the Year 2016 – Number 30 As I stated at the beginning of the last post, 2016 has been an incredibly strong year for my personal  Continue Reading »

Half-Way Through 2016 – The Best So Far – Part 3

Welcome to my third and final post summarising the best releases during the first half of 2016. If you’ve missed parts 1 and 2, here are the links: Half-Way Through 2016 – The Best So Far – Part 1 Half-Way Through 2016 – The Best So Far – Part 2 But onto the main event  Continue Reading »

Half-Way Through 2016 – The Best So Far – Part 2

Welcome to the second instalment of my half-year round-up where I summarise my favourite albums that have been released during the first half of 2016. As I stated in Part 1, this year has been tremendously strong and so the candidates that feature in this list are all of the highest possible quality. So here  Continue Reading »

Glorior Belli – Sundown (The Flock That Welcomes) – Album Review

Artist: Glorior Belli Album Title: Sundown (The Flock That Welcomes) Label: Agonia Records Date Of Release: 13 May 2016 It would appear, certainly to me anyway, that black metal features more one-man bands than any other genre of metal. And here we have another in the form of Glorior Belli, the brainchild of French multi-instrumentalist  Continue Reading »

In Mourning – Afterglow – Album Review

Artist: In Mourning Album Title: Afterglow Label: Agonia Records Date Of Release: 20 May 2016 In Mourning is a name that that have flitted around the very edges of my consciousness for a few years now. ‘Afterglow’ however, takes the Swedish quintet out of my personal periphery and re-positions them at the very forefront of  Continue Reading »

October Tide – Winged Waltz – Album Review

Artist: October Tide Album Title: Winged Waltz Label: Agonia Records Date Of Release: 22 April 2016 I simply cannot believe that I don’t have any of the October Tide discography within my collection currently. It beggars belief on three counts: Firstly, I’m a bit of a sucker for that whole melodic dark/doom/death sound. Secondly October  Continue Reading »


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