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Long Distance Calling – How Do we Want To Live? – Album Review

Artist: Long Distance Calling Album Title: How Do We Want To Live? Label: InsideOut Music Date of Release: 26 June 2020 Long Distance Calling are one of those bands that defy all of my self-imposed logic and reasoning. The saying goes that there’s always an exception that proves a rule but, in the case of  Continue Reading »

…And Oceans – Cosmic World Mother – Album Review

Artist: …And Oceans Album Title: Cosmic World Mother Label: Season Of Mist Date of Release: 8 May 2020 In my recent review of the new Naglfar album, ‘Cerecloth’, I mentioned that I discovered them via a black metal compilation on the Blackend record label in the mid-nineties. That was volume two. Fast forward to 1999  Continue Reading »

Igorrr – Spirituality and Distortion – Album Review

Artist: Igorrr Album Title: Spirituality and Distortion Label: Metal Blade Records Date of Release: 27 March 2020 In the pursuit of reviewing this album, I have had to ask myself the same question several times: Is it possible to enjoy an album that you don’t really like but which you admire and respect? It may  Continue Reading »

Pure Reason Revolution – Eupnea – Album Review

Artist: Pure Reason Revolution Album Title: Eupnea Label: InsideOut Music Date of Release: 3 April 2020 I must admit that I missed Pure Reason Revolution the first time around. When they released their first three albums between 2006 and 2010, I must admit that I wasn’t as open to their electronic-heavy and spacey brand of  Continue Reading »

Frequency Drift – Letters To Maro – Album Review

Artist: Frequency Drift Album Title: Letters To Maro Label: Gentle Art Of Music/Soulfood Date Of Release: 13 April 2018 I think, finally, I may have got to the end of my backlog of albums released on 13th April this year. And what a way to finish. This is a rather unique and captivating album from  Continue Reading »

Jakub Zytecki – Feather Bed/Ladder Head – Album Review

Artist: Jakub Zytecki Album Title: Feather Bed/Ladder Head Label: Independent Release Release date: 23 February 2018 I may be a little out of my depth with this release, but as they say: ‘nothing ventured, nothing gained’. Plus, I like this music, so I feel it is my duty to write something about it. So, here  Continue Reading »

Anathema – The Optimist – Album Review

Artist: Anathema Album Title: The Optimist Label: Kscope Date of Release: 9 June 2017 Anathema is one of my top 5 bands of all time. As such, their new full-length release, ‘The Optimist’ is easily my most highly anticipated album release of 2017. Put simply, Anathema are a band that speaks to me. They are  Continue Reading »

Album of the Year 2016 – Number 10

Finally, after what seems like an age, my ‘Album of the Year 2016’ top 30 countdown reaches the top 10, those ten albums that have made the biggest impact upon me over the past year. As I’ve said many times throughout this series, this isn’t anything other than one person’s personal thoughts on the year  Continue Reading »

Riverside – Eye Of The Soundscape – Album Review

Artist: Riverside Album Title: Eye Of The Soundscape Label: InsideOut Music Date Of Release: 21 October 2016 How on Earth does one even begin to review an album like this? I have found this to be one of the most difficult reviews to write since I began the Blog Of Much Metal. Indeed, it is  Continue Reading »

Hanging Garden – Hereafter – EP Review

Artist: Hanging Garden Album Title: Hereafter EP Label: Lifeforce Records Date Of Release: 7 October 2016 I have been a bit of a fan of Hanging Garden for a few years now, having been charged with reviewing much of their previous output within the pages of Powerplay Magazine. Now that I’ve gone solo with the  Continue Reading »

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