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Dödsrit – Nocturnal Will – Album Review

Artist: Dödsrit Album Title: Nocturnal Will Label: Wolves Of Hades Date of Release: 22 March 2024 Who said that black metal had to be grim, raw, and nasty? It can be all those things, and there are many who might believe that this is the only way for black metal to be. Everyone is entitled  Continue Reading »

Temtris – Khaos Divine – Album Review

Artist: Temtris Album Title: Khaos Divine Label: Wormholedeath Records Date of Release: 17 March 2023 This review has been a long time coming, but I am finally bringing you my considered thoughts about the latest instalment from the Temtris camp, ‘Khaos Divine’. Those of you who are familiar with my website may remember that I  Continue Reading »

Ironflame – Where Madness Dwells – Album Review

Artist: Ironflame Album Title: Where Madness Dwells Label: High Roller Records Date of Release: 1 July 2022 If I’m honest, when I saw this release nestled within my promo pile, I didn’t have high expectations for it. I’d never heard of Ironflame before, and the questionable and dated cover artwork did nothing to whet my  Continue Reading »

Album Of The Year 2021 – Number 23

Welcome to Day 8 of my ‘Album of the Year 2021 Top 30 Countdown’. We’re into the second week now, and things are getting more intense all the time…or is that just me? I really hope that you’re enjoying this year’s series, regardless of whether you are a long term follower, or have stumbled onto  Continue Reading »

Temtris – Ritual Warfare – Album Review

Artist: Temtris  Album Title: Ritual Warfare  Label: Wormholedeath  Date of Release: 30 April 2021  It will always remain a mystery as to why some bands make it big, whilst others struggle to get the attention they deserve. Right place, right time? Bias? Nepotism? Faces just don’t fit? It’s probably a mixture of all these factors to be honest, but it  Continue Reading »

Warrior Path – The Mad King – Album Review

Artist: Warrior Path Album Title: The Mad King Label: Symmetric Records Date of Release: 5 March 2021 I have been a fan of Daniel Heiman for many years, dating back to the very first time I heard his vocal skills with Lost Horizon on their two studio albums released at the beginning of the Millennium.  Continue Reading »

Selenseas – The Outer Limits – Album Review

Artist: Selenseas Album Title: The Outer Limits Label: Rockshots Records Date of Release: 7 August 2020 I can count on the fingers of one hand the number of Russian bands that I like. In fact, I’m pretty sure that Mechanical Poet are the only Russians I have in my collection at all. So, as it  Continue Reading »

Battle Born – Battle Born – EP Review

Artist: Battle Born Album Title: Battle Born Label: Independent Release Date of Release: 26 June 2020 There are times when you just have to embrace the silliness. I mean, who doesn’t enjoy it when all the stops are pulled out in the pursuit of entertainment? And when it comes to classic power metal, silliness is  Continue Reading »

Asenblut – Die Wilde Jagd – Album Review

Artist: Asenblut Album Title: Die Wilde Jagd Label: AFM Records Date of Release: 17 April 2020 Lift your hunting horns, your axes, and your tankards to the sky, and praise the Gods of ancient mythology, for Asenblut are back with their latest Viking/melodic death metal album, entitled ‘Die Wilde Jagd’ (The Wild Hunt). I ended  Continue Reading »

Live Gig Review: Iron Maiden – The O2, London – 11 August 2018

Artist: Iron Maiden Venue: The O2 Date: 11 August 2018 “Matt – What are the odds you’d like to go see Iron Maiden together at the O2 on the 11th of August?” There are worse ways to wake up, I can tell you – especially when the message comes from none other than Nick Van  Continue Reading »

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