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Kino – Radio Voltaire – Album Review

Artist: Kino Album Title: Radio Voltaire Label: InsideOut Date Of Release: 23 March 2018 Regular readers of manofmuchmetal.com will know just how much admiration I have for John Mitchell. The guitarist, vocalist and songwriter has littered the world of progressive rock with some amazing performances within bands like It Bites, Frost* and Arena, and has  Continue Reading »

Half-way through 2017 – the best so far – Part 3

Welcome to the third and final part of my round-up, looking at the best albums to have been released during the first half of 2017. It is an eclectic list overall, where there’s room for extreme metal and progressive rock alike. But for someone who has wide-ranging tastes with a rock and metal framework, this  Continue Reading »

Lonely Robot – The Big Dream – Album Review

Artist: Lonely Robot Album Title: The Big Dream Label: InsideOut Music Date Of Release: 28 April 2017 Those who know me and my style of writing will know that I never shy away from bringing personal experiences into my reviews, particularly if it helps to contextualise or explain my feelings towards an album. And this  Continue Reading »

BlogOfMuchMetal – Metal News – 23 March 2017

As you can see from the title of this post, I’ve gone through a bit of a re-branding with these regular news reports. They will still focus on news about albums in the pipeline, so keep expecting updates on new releases, big album announcements, new tracks, studio reports etc. However, I wanted something a bit  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 »

Tilt – Hinterland – Album Review

Artist: Tilt Album Title: Hinterland Label: Tilt Music Date of Release: 30 June 2016 Out of the shadows of a progressive rock great, comes a brand new band that will, without any doubt at all, capture the attention of the prog rock genre. Their collective name is Tilt but individually, they number five talented musicians.  Continue Reading »

Frost* – Falling Satellites – Album Review

Artist: Frost* Album Title: Falling Satellites Label: InsideOut Music Date Of Release: 27 May 2016 I’m a late convert to the Frost* cause, but better late than never as the old saying goes. Last year, I had the pleasure of reviewing Lonely Robot, the debut album under that moniker from John Mitchell, he of Arena  Continue Reading »

The Mute Gods – Do Nothing Till You Hear From Me – Album Review

Artist: The Mute Gods Album Title: Do Nothing Till You Hear From Me Label: InsideOut Music Year Of Release: 2016 The Mute Gods is the moniker afforded to a new project that features a trio of well-known and revered names in the world of progressive rock music. The catalyst for the project is Nick Beggs,  Continue Reading »

Album Of The Year 2015 – Number 13

Welcome back everyone and welcome to the latest instalment of my Album Of The Year 2015 top 30 countdown. I sincerely hope that you’re enjoying reading this series as much as I’m enjoying putting it together. Each day I’m getting to listen to the best that a strong year has delivered and I then get  Continue Reading »

Half-Way Through 2015 – The Best So Far – Part 2

Welcome to part 2 of my round-up of the very best music that was released during the first six months of 2015. If you missed it, you can find Part 1 right here: Half-Way Through 2015 – The Best So Far – Part 1 As I mentioned before, this year has seen some extraordinarily strong  Continue Reading »


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