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Haken – Fauna – Album Review

Artist: Haken Album Title: Fauna Label: InsideOut Music Date of Release: 3 March 2023 The reason I got into progressive music around a quarter of a century ago, was because I wanted to be challenged. Up until then, I had got into heavier and heavier music, and enjoyed the discoveries that I’d made. But when  Continue Reading »

Riverside – ID.Entity – Album Review

Artist: Riverside Album Title: ID.Entity Label: Inside Out Music Date of Release: 20 January 2022 I’m going to start this review by being brutally honest and state that I have struggled with this album. I have been a fan of Polish progressive rock band Riverside since they released the wonderfully rich, melancholy, and melodious ‘Out  Continue Reading »

Caligula’s Horse – Rise Radiant – Review

Artist: Caligula’s Horse Album Title: Rise Radiant Label: Inside Out Music Date of Release: 22 May 2020 Oh, ‘Rise Radiant’, you have not been an easy mistress. Long have been the journeys with you by my side, where I have questioned and dissected our relationship in the most forensic of detail. ‘Am I just with  Continue Reading »

Album of the Year 2018 – Number 3

Welcome to the pre-penultimate chapter of my Album of the Year 2018 top 30 countdown. Today, it is the turn of the bronze medal record, the third best of the year. I’d begin this post with a far wittier and more interesting introduction were it not for the fact that I’m drinking my third large  Continue Reading »

Haken – Vector – Album Review

Artist: Haken Album Title: Vector Label: InsideOut Music Date of Release: 26 October 2018 Just to prove that I am not a completely blinkered and biased Haken fanboy, I am going to start the review of their latest record with something other than immediate, unfiltered hyperbole and gushing praise. That may or may not come  Continue Reading »

Album of the Year 2016 – Number 2

Welcome to the penultimate day in my 2016 ‘Album of the Year’ top 30 countdown. It is a series I started at the end of November, so around a month later, here we are nearly at the end of this rather epic journey. It’s one that I undertake every year, so I should be used  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 »

Album of the Year 2016 – number 20

It’s getting a little more serious now as I enter the Top 20 of my ‘Albums of the Year 2016’ top 30 countdown. Can you feel the tension start to increase? Your nerves jangling? Biting your nails?… What do you mean ‘no’? You heathens! Anyway, here we are over a third of the way through  Continue Reading »

Album of the Year 2016 – Number 25

Welcome to day six in my ‘Album of the Year 2016’ top 30 countdown. Thanks for staying with me. It already feels like I’ve been doing this for weeks, but at the same time, it is flying by. One of the best things about doing this series is that I get a real and genuine  Continue Reading »

Maschine – Naturalis – Album Review

Artist: Maschine Album Title: Naturalis Label: Inside Out Music Date Of Release: 18 November 2016 Regular readers of the Blog of Much Metal wil be familiar with my posts where I look into my crystal ball and comment on the albums that I most look forward to in the coming year. Regular readers will also  Continue Reading »


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