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Kamelot – The Awakening – Album Review

Artist: Kamelot Album Title: The Awakening Label: Napalm Records Date of Release: 17 March 2023 My relationship with Kamelot has been a rocky one. My personal discovery of the band occurred around the release of ‘Karma’, thanks to the skills of the owner of the best record shop in East Anglia at the time. As  Continue Reading »

Delain – Dark Waters – Album Review

Artist: Delain Album Title: Dark Waters Label: Napalm Records Date of Release: 10 February 2023 In 2021, Delain disbanded, leaving fans wondering whether or not we’d seen the end of the Dutch symphonic metal band. I wasn’t one of them though, as I’d never been particularly enamoured by them, and the fact that they might  Continue Reading »

Katatonia – Sky Void Of Stars – Album Review

Artist: Katatonia Album Title: Sky Void Of Stars Label: Napalm Records Date of Release: 20 January 2023 Long-time readers and supporters of manofmuchmetal.net will be aware that this is my first review in several months. Truth be told, I went so hard and fast at the start of 2022, that I hit burn-out, and couldn’t  Continue Reading »

Bloodbath – Survival Of The Sickest – Album Review

Artist: Bloodbath Album Title: Survival Of The Sickest Label: Napalm Records Date of Release: 9 September 2022 Bearing in mind that I spent the entirety of the pandemic repping these guys with my Bloodbath facemask, it would feel incongruous were I not to review their latest album, even if it did drop during a period  Continue Reading »

Wind Rose – Warfront – Album Review

Artist: Wind Rose Album Title: Warfront Label: Napalm Records Date of Release: 10 June 2022 I have taken a listen to this mainly because I was asked to by a loyal and supportive reader of manofmuchmetal.com. If it hadn’t been for this request, it’s quite likely that I would have let this album drift past  Continue Reading »

Battlelore – The Return Of The Shadow – Album Review

Artist: Battlelore Album Title: The Return Of The Shadow Label: Napalm Records Date of Release: 3 June 2022 Am I the only one to get excited when a band returns from an extended hiatus? It is especially exciting when the hiatus began to feel like it might be more of a complete end, with hopes  Continue Reading »

Crematory – Inglorious Darkness – Album Review

Artist: Crematory Album Title: Inglorious Darkness Label: Napalm Records Date of Release: 27 May 2022 It feels like Crematory have been around forever. They have long been a part of my musical life, having discovered them a frightening number of years ago as a teenager. The fact that they have been in existence for over  Continue Reading »

Oh Hiroshima – Myriad – Album Review

Artist: Oh Hiroshima Album Title: Myriad Label: Napalm Records Date of Release: 4 March 2022 During the near decade that I have run manofmuchmetal.com, I have had to face many of my long-held prejudices and reassess plenty of my likes and dislikes from a musical perspective. In the intervening years, I have now accepted and  Continue Reading »

HammerFall – Hammer Of Dawn – Album Review

Artist: HammerFall Album Title: Hammer Of Dawn Label: Napalm Records Date of Release:  25 February 2022 I’m not entirely sure why I’m reviewing this record because it feels a little like a redundant exercise. Existing fans won’t care what I and others have to say for they will no doubt have the album on pre-order  Continue Reading »

Dagoba – By Night – Album Review

Artist: Dagoba Album Title: By Night Label: Napalm Records Date of Release:  18 February 2022 Never having listened to a single second of any of Dagoba’s previous seven albums, this review could have gone in any number of directions. However, the fact that I am offering my thoughts on it, should tell you that album  Continue Reading »


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