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Enslaved – Caravans To The Outer Worlds – EP Review

Artist: Enslaved Album Title: Caravans To The Outer Worlds Label: Nuclear Blast Records Date of Release: 1 October 2021 I have a thoroughly odd relationship with Enslaved. I like the band, and I respect them highly for everything that they have achieved over the years, starting out as a straight-up black metal band, but slowly,  Continue Reading »

Enslaved – Utgard – Album Review

Artist: Enslaved Album Title: Utgard Label: Nuclear Blast Date of Release: September 2020 My unexpected review hiatus may have meant that I missed the release date but nevertheless I am compelled to focus today, on the new, eagerly-anticipated record from Enslaved, entitled ‘Utgard’. At it’s most simplistic, how could I possibly ignore an album with  Continue Reading »

Ivar Bjørnson and Einar Selvik – Hugsjá – Album Review

Artist: Ivar Bjørnson and Einar Selvik Album Title: Hugsjá Label: Norse Music Date Of Release: 20 April 2018 A significant change of career and continued parental responsibilities means that I am still playing catch up with my reviews at this congested period of the year. As such, the album central to this review has already  Continue Reading »

Album of the Year 2017 – Number 18

Welcome to day 13 of my ‘Album of the Year 2017 top 30 countdown’. Today’s entrant is going to be a familiar name to many but given the consistent quality of their output, I just couldn’t leave them out of the top 30. In keeping with previous posts in this series, you’ll find below a  Continue Reading »

Enslaved – E – Album Review

Artist: Enslaved Album Title: E Label: Nuclear Blast Date of Release: 13 October 2017 Someone very close to me was once fascinated by ancient Norse runes, so much so that he studied the alphabet and delved into the history and the myths with real passion. I often think that he was born in the wrong  Continue Reading »

BlogOfMuchMetal – Metal News – 9 August 2017

Welcome to my latest round-up of anticipated rock and metal releases on their way in the near future. It’s a big one today, so no big introduction from me. Let’s just get straight on with it. Enslaved release more details about their new album… Enslaved – E Date of release: 13 October 2017 Label: Nuclear  Continue Reading »

Essential rock & metal releases still to come in 2017 – Part 2

Welcome to Part 2 of my look ahead to what’s coming in the second-half of an already strong 2017. No long intro from me today, I’m just going to dive straight in… If you missed Part 1, here’s the link: Essential rock & metal releases still to come in 2017 – Part 1 Subterranean Masquerade  Continue Reading »

My most anticipated releases of 2017 – Part 3

Welcome to Part 3 of my series that takes a look at some of the best music that will/might/might not see the light of day in 2017. If you missed parts 1 and 2, they can be viewed here: My most anticipated releases of 2017 – Part 1 My most anticipated releases of 2017 –  Continue Reading »

Album of the Year 2016 – Number 27

It’s officially December, the day when I lose my annual battle about putting up the Christmas decorations in my house. I always want to wait longer but when I’m outnumbered 3 to 1 by excited girls, I know when to fight and when to accede for a quiet life. And if I give in, I  Continue Reading »

In The Woods – Pure – Album Review

Artist: In The Woods Album Title: Pure Label: Debemur Morti Productions Date Of Release: 16th September 2016 A mere 17 years since their last studio effort, ‘Strange In Stereo’, enigmatic Norwegian band In The Woods have emerged from their slumber and, to the great delight of aficionados and fans of extreme metal in general, have  Continue Reading »


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