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Orden Ogan – Gunmen – Album Review

Artist: Orden Ogan Album Title: Gunmen Label: AFM Records Date of Release: 7 July 2017 This is getting embarrassing. Over the past couple of decades, I have built up what I would like to think is a fairly extensive and varied knowledge of vast swathes of the heavy metal world, even occasionally veering into rockier  Continue Reading »

Nailed To Obscurity – King Delusion – Album Review

Artist: Nailed To Obscurity Album Title: King Delusion Label: Apostasy Records Date Of Release: 3 February 2017 Melodic death/doom metal is a niche genre that has always found favour with me. I love the blend of extremity combined with dark, bleak atmospheres and melancholic beauty; it is the perfect blend for people like me. So  Continue Reading »

Deserted Fear – Dead Shores Rising – Album Review

Artist: Deserted Fear Album Title: Dead Shores Rising Label: Century Media Records Date of Release: 2017 My ambition to try to listen to more bands than ever in 2017 is off to a flyer with yet another new discovery that ticks plenty of boxes. The band in question is Deserted Fear, a German old school  Continue Reading »

Kreator – Gods of Violence – Album Review

Artist: Kreator Album Title: Gods of Violence Label: Nuclear Blast Date Of Release: 27 January 2017 Occasionally, just occasionally, I can be a prize idiot. Like the time I sliced the tip of my finger off by choosing a knife for a job that would have been perfect for a pair of scissors. Or the  Continue Reading »

Album Of The Year 2015 – Number 5

Well, here we are, into the final five places in my ‘Album of the Year 2015’ Top 30 countdown. Are you excited? I hope so. It has been a long journey to get to this point – late nights, early mornings and very little sleep in between. But it has been worth it, because it  Continue Reading »

Vanden Plas – Chronicles Of The Immortals: Netherworld II – Album Review

Artist: Vanden Plas Album Title: Chronicles Of The Immortals: Netherworld II Label: Frontiers Records Year Of Release: 2015 Those familiar with my blog will know about my admiration for Germany’s Vanden Plas. During a career that has stretched over an impressive 20-plus years and eight studio albums, I’m not convinced that Messrs Stephan Lill (guitars),  Continue Reading »

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