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Sutrah – Aletheia – EP Review

Artist: Sutrah Album Title: Aletheia Label: The Artisan Era Date of Release: 13 March 2020 What’s that? You’d like to be recommended something good within the progressive death metal subgenre? Well, it just so happens that I might have something for you. How serendipitous is that? The artist in question is Sutrah and they are  Continue Reading »

Dead Serenity – Beginnings – EP Review

Artist: Dead Serenity Album Title: Beginnings EP Label: Independent Date of Release: 26 February 2020 I’m game to try anything that’s sent to me and so, when invited to check out the debut EP by Finnish melodic death metal band Dead Serenity, I duly did so. Only formed last year, this EP has been created  Continue Reading »

Pure Wrath – The Forlorn Soldier – EP Review

Artist: Pure Wrath Album Title: The Forlorn Soldier Label: Debemur Morti Productions Date of Release: 6 March 2020 Consider this to be yet another excellent new discovery at the beginning of 2020, a year of some already great new discoveries. Before I received this EP, entitled ‘The Forlorn Soldier’, I had no clue as to  Continue Reading »

Ihsahn – Telemark – EP Review

Artist: Ihsahn Album Title: Telemark Label: Candlelight Records Date of Release: 14 February 2020 What can I possibly say about Ihsahn that hasn’t already been said? The word ‘legend’ is used very widely and flippantly these days but Ihsahn must surely be approaching this status within the world of heavy metal. For starters, there’s his  Continue Reading »

Into Pandemonium – Darkest Rise – EP Review

Artist: Into Pandemonium Album Title: Darkest Rise EP Label: Independent Release Date of Release: 31 January 2020 When you’re drowning in new music, and much of it is from established acts that you enjoy, it can be difficult to keep up-to-date with the happenings within more underground circles. However, manofmuchmetal.com was founded as an outlet  Continue Reading »

Swallow The Sun – Lumina Aurea – EP Review

Artist: Swallow The Sun Title: Lumina Aurea EP Label: Century Media Records Date of Release: 21 December 2018 Ok, it’s soapbox time again. I don’t take any pleasure in this, but I feel that something has to be said. This new EP for Swallow The Sun is only going to be made available, initially at  Continue Reading »

Threads Of Fate – A Funeral For The Virtuous – EP Review

Artist: Threads Of Fate Album Title: A Funeral For The Virtuous EP Label: Independent Release Date of Release: 23 November 2018 Every now and then, along comes a band or a new release that will force me to rethink my views and preferences in a certain area. Today, the release is a four-track EP and  Continue Reading »

Nachtmystium – Resilient – EP Review

Artist: Nachtmystium Album Title: Resilient EP Label: Prophecy Productions Date of Release: 30 November 2018 I spent sixteen years of my working life as an enforcement officer, tackling rogues and fraudsters hellbent on defrauding the innocent out of their hard-earned money. So it seems a little incongruous to spend my time reviewing a new release  Continue Reading »

Godless – Swarm – EP Review

Artist: Godless Album Title: Swarm EP Label: Independent Date of Release: 27 October 2018 The subcontinent has never been the greatest exponent of heavy metal but as the years go by, a few more names have made it into the consciousness of the metal masses. To date, Demonic Resurrection remain arguably the best known but  Continue Reading »

Nochnoy Dozor – Nochnoy Dozor – EP Review

Artist: Nochnoy Dozor Album Title: Nochnoy Dozor Label: Prophecy Productions Date of Release: 26 October 2018 With a name like this, you’d be forgiven for thinking that Nochnoy Dozor hailed from somewhere in Russia or the Baltic. As it turns out, the band are actually Greek, and came into existence in around 2015. This self-titled  Continue Reading »


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