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Moonspell – Hermitage – Album Review

Artist: Moonspell Album Title: Hermitage Label: Napalm Records Date of Release: 26 February 2021 “We know that we are entering the final years of our career as musicians: the winter of our lifetime.”  What a quote from Moonspell frontman, Fernando Ribiero to read within the press release for ‘Hermitage’, the thirteenth album of the Portuguese  Continue Reading »

Album of the Year 2017 – Number 19

Welcome to day 12 of my ‘Album of the Year 2017 top 30 countdown’. I don’t wish to speak too soon, but it is looking more and more likely that I will finish this series before Christmas. I’m on a roll now, well into the top 20 and even though it’s the time for buying  Continue Reading »

Moonspell – 1755 – Album Review

Artist: Moonspell Album Title: 1755 Label: Napalm Records Date Of Release: 3 November 2017 I’ve had a soft spot for Moonspell ever since I heard the awesome ‘Irreligious’ back when I was a teenager. Songs like ‘Opium’, ‘Awake’ and the full-on epic majesty of closer ‘Full Moon Madness’ really captured my imagination. The rich, moody  Continue Reading »

BlogOfMuchMetal – Metal News – 24 July 2017

Well, while I’m on a roll, I may as well continue. And while so many bands are also on a roll of late it seems, I owe it to them to keep the news flowing. If you’ve missed any of my other posts in this series, links to all of them can be found at  Continue Reading »

Anticipated music in 2017 – an update – 11 March 2017

It is becoming something of a trend now that  almost immediately after I post one of these updates, one of the mentioned bands will release something new, either a new song or more detailed information about their upcoming release. On the one hand, it is quite funny. But on the other, it means that I’m  Continue Reading »

My Top 10 Songs of 2015

Bearing in mind how strong 2015 was for heavy metal – at least in my opinion – what better way to keep that year alive a little longer by taking a look at my favourite ten individual songs of the year? As with last year, this post is coming a bit late but hopefully you  Continue Reading »

Album Of The Year 2015 – Number 21

Ten days into this mammoth undertaken and I’m officially one third of the way through now. Or, another way to look at it is I’ve come to the end of the 50% extra free this year! Extending this series from 20 to 30 seemed like a good idea at the time but as my nights  Continue Reading »

Half-Way Through 2015 – The Best So Far – Part 1

So far, 2015 has been absolutely huge in terms of the sheer amount of great music that has been released. In fact, the first six months have been ridiculously strong. As such, it is very difficult to bring you my half-way round-up in the normal way – there’s just too much to fit in. And  Continue Reading »

Most Anticipated Album Releases of 2015 – Part 2

Naturally, as is always the way, there are just far too many anticipated releases during the coming year to fit into one post. Therefore, you’ll be delighted to know that I’ve put this second post together to raise awareness of yet more very important albums that are scheduled to be released during 2015. Based on  Continue Reading »

Unknown & Underrated – Part 4

In the fourth instalment of my ‘Unknown & Underrated’ series, I look at three very different bands, covering a wide range of genres. It is arguable that these bands are less unknown or underrated than others within the series but, from my perspective as a metal head in the UK, they are still in need  Continue Reading »

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