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Naglfar – Cerecloth – Album Review

Artist: Naglfar Album Title: Cerecloth Label: Century Media Date of Release: 8 May 2020 Naglfar are one of the very first wave of black metal bands that I discovered back when I first found out about the genre in the mid-90s. It was thanks to their song, ‘Enslave The Astral Fortress’, which was the opening  Continue Reading »

Ultha – The Inextricable Wandering – Album Review

Artist: Ultha Album Title: The Inextricable Wandering Label: Century Media Records Date of Release: 5 October 2018 When an album is comprised of only six songs but has a running time of over 65 minutes, you can be sure that the listening experience that awaits is not going to be for those with a short  Continue Reading »

Marduk – Viktoria – Album Review

Artist: Marduk Album Title: Viktoria Label: Century Media Records Date of Release: 22 June 2018 At the outset of this review, I feel it is necessary to admit that I have never been that big a fan of Swedish black metal band Marduk. They are a band with which I am passingly familiar but that  Continue Reading »

Arch Enemy – Will To Power – Album Review

Artist: Arch Enemy Album Title: Will To Power Label: Century Media Records Date Of Release: 8 September 2017 Have I ever mentioned that I love early Arch Enemy? I’m talking ‘Burning Bridges’ and before. This, as far as I am concerned, was the pinnacle of their career, with ‘Stigmata’ remaining my personal favourite. I loved  Continue Reading »

Iced Earth – Incorruptible – Album Review

Artist: Iced Earth Album Title: Incorruptible Label: Century Media Records Date Of Release: 16 June 2017 The phrase ‘only time will tell’ features a lot in music reviews, certainly in mine. Over the years, I’ve had to listen to hundreds of albums and put pen to paper in double-quick time to submit my thoughts in  Continue Reading »

Dream Evil – Six – Album Review

Artist: Dream Evil Album Title: Six Label: Century Media Date Of Release: 26 May 2017 Dream Evil have been knocking around the metal scene for many years, having been created before the millennium by the renowned Studio Fredman producer Fredrik Nordström. It was his burning desire to create his own power metal band and Dream  Continue Reading »

Firespawn – The Reprobate – Album Review

Artist: Firespawn Album Title: The Reprobate Label: Century Media Records Date Of Release: 28 April 2017 My rekindled love and affection for old school death metal shows no signs of abating any time soon, certainly not when there are albums like these being released into the wild. ‘The Reprobate’ is the second full-length release from  Continue Reading »

Album of the Year 2016 – Number 7

Welcome to day 24 of my annual ‘Album of the Year – top 30 countdown’. Thank you everyone for the absolutely wonderful support throughout this series. It is a list that I put a lot of effort in to because I want the bands and albums featured to have one final and well-deserved moment in  Continue Reading »

Dark Tranquillity – Atoma – Album Review

Artist: Dark Tranquillity Album Title: Atoma Label: Century Media Date Of Release: 4 November 2016 It seems fitting that I am releasing this review on the eighth anniversary of my late brother’s passing. It is a horrendously sad time of the year but it is made a little more comforting by being surrounded by an  Continue Reading »

Periphery – Periphery III: Select Difficulty – Album Review

  Artist: Periphery Album Title: Periphery III: Select Difficulty Label: century Media Records Date Of Release: 22 July 2016 The wonderful curse of ‘too much music, too little time’ is the main reason for the delay in offering a review of this record. If I’m honest, there was also an element of ‘hmm, not sure  Continue Reading »

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