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Fires In The Distance – Air Not Meant For Us – Album Review

Artist: Fires In The Distance Album Title: Air Not Meant For Us Label: Prosthetic Records Date of Release: 28 April 2023 Those who know me know that I have more than just a little soft spot for melodic death metal. When done correctly, it fuses together two of my favourite musical elements – melody and  Continue Reading »

Hanging Garden – The Garden – Album Review

  Artist: Hanging Garden Album Title: The Garden Label: Agonia Records Date of Release: 24 March 2023 The words ‘death’ and ‘doom’, when often uttered together alongside the word ‘metal’ are some of the most used when referring to music that emanates from Finland. Insomnium and Swallow The Sun are just two names that come  Continue Reading »

Album of the Year 2018 – Number 23

Welcome to the eighth instalment of 2018’s ‘Album of the Year’ series. We’re edging closer to the top 20 but don’t overlook any of the albums that find themselves nestled between 30 and 21. 2018 was the biggest year for in terms of numbers of detailed reviews – well over 100 albums were selected  Continue Reading »

In Vain – Currents – Album Review

Artist: In Vain Album Title: Currents Label: Indie Recordings Date Of Release: 26 January 2018 ‘Catchy, intense, unusual’ – quotes vocalist Sindre Nedland about the fourth album, ‘Currents’ from Norwegian extreme metal band, In Vain. It is a bold, clear statement, but as far as I’m concerned, it’s by-and-large an accurate one. I can’t quite  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 »

Album Of The Year 2013 – Number 19

Day 2 of my Album Of The Year 2013 countdown. Welcome back and thanks for reading. If you happened to miss Day 1, you can read it here. As always, this is a personal list and there’s bound to be people who agree or disagree with my choices. Please feel free to tell me exactly  Continue Reading »

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