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WAIT – The End Of Noise – Album Review

Artist: WAIT Album Title: The End Of Noise Label: The Artisan Era Date of Release:  11 February 2022 An acronym for ‘We Are In Transit’, WAIT is an interesting find and one I thought I should bring to everyone’s attention. WAIT is currently a trio and if you like metal, there’s a decent chance that  Continue Reading »

Album Of The Year 2021 – Number 22

Welcome to Day 9 of my ‘Album of The Year 2021 Top 30 Countdown’. I can’t quite believe that I’m this far through already, it doesn’t seem possible if I’m honest. Maybe it’s because I’m having fun? Surely not! As I write this series, I’m reminded of what a positive year it has been for  Continue Reading »

Vola – Witness – Album Review

Artist: Vola Album Title: Witness Label: Mascot Records Date of Release: 21 May 2021 To me, ‘Applause Of A Distant Crowd’ was one of the best albums released during 2018, securing the number 11 spot in that year’s ‘Album of the Year’ list. With hindsight, it ought to have been even higher, as it just  Continue Reading »

Perduratum – Exile’s Anthology – EP Review

  Artist: Perduratum Album Title: Exile’s Anthology Label: Independent Release Date of Release: 10 October 2020 Now here’s a nice little find for those of us who have a penchant for progressive metal. That find comes in the form of Perduratum, a Mexican quintet who came to life last year and who bring us their  Continue Reading »

Album of the Year 2018 – Number 10

Welcome to the latest instalment of my Album of the Year 2018 top 30 countdown. We’ve reached the top 10! Finally we’re at the business end of this epic undertaking and the final ten records are genuinely the very best that 2018 has had to offer, at least from my perspective. Over the year, I  Continue Reading »

Album of the Year 2018 – Number 27

Welcome to day four of my Album of the Year 2018 top 30 countdown. How can it be day four already? It only feels like I started this yesterday. You might feel differently, but as far as I am concerned, I’m in the zone and I’m already starting to get caught up in this series.  Continue Reading »

Vola – Applause Of A Distant Crowd – Album Review

Artist: Vola Album Title: Applause Of A Distant Crowd Label: Mascot Label Group Date of Release: 12 October 2018 This review is being brought to you via the phrases, ‘whoops’, ‘I dropped the ball’ and ‘nobody’s perfect’ via the school of ‘better late than never’. Yes, I’ve done it again and nearly let another record  Continue Reading »

Distorted Harmony – A Way Out – Album Review

Artist: Distorted Harmony Album Title: A Way Out Label: Independent Date Of Release: 19 July 2018 “To be honest…I can’t stand it anymore. I am bored by the general construction of that kind of music…” This was the comment from Yoav Efron of Distorted Harmony when I interviewed him in 2014 following the release of  Continue Reading »

Follow The Cipher – Follow The Cipher – Album Review

Artist: Follow The Cipher Album Title: Follow The Cipher Label: Nuclear Blast Date Of Release: 11 May 2018 Sweden’s Follow The Cipher are a new band on the heavy metal block, with this self-titled record their debut offering. And yet, despite only being in existence for a few short years, here’s a band about which  Continue Reading »

Divine Realm – Nordicity – EP Review

Artist: Divine Realm Album Title: Nordicity Label: Independent Date Of Release: 2 March 2018 “As far as the concept behind the title, ‘Nordicity’ represents a place in our lives annually where our Canadian weather forces us into musical hibernation. The days are short, dark, and we are indoors creating the majority of our work and  Continue Reading »

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